The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 233 232 241
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 37 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 7
Median daily rate £475 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -
Java Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 12 £725 -
Oxfordshire +12 11 £413 -6.25% 2
Middlesex - 7 £325 -
Hampshire -1 3 - - 4
West Sussex -29 2 £475 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Java Software Engineer
England

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Java Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Java
1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (43.75%) TDD
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (35.42%) Oracle
5 16 (33.33%) DevOps
6 15 (31.25%) Web Services
7 14 (29.17%) Ruby
7 14 (29.17%) Spring
8 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 13 (27.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (27.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (27.08%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (25.00%) PaaS
9 12 (25.00%) Docker
9 12 (25.00%) Linux
9 12 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) HTML
10 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
10 10 (20.83%) Go
11 9 (18.75%) Heroku
11 9 (18.75%) C++
11 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (18.75%) Multithreading
12 8 (16.67%) Perl
12 8 (16.67%) C#
12 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
12 8 (16.67%) OpenStack

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 6 (12.50%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.00%) PaaS
3 9 (18.75%) Heroku
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (4.17%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) AMQP
2 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.42%) Redis
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Mockito
4 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 14 (29.17%) Spring
3 13 (27.08%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 7 (14.58%) XML
6 6 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (10.42%) JMS
7 5 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (10.42%) STL
7 5 (10.42%) XHTML
8 4 (8.33%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) REST
9 3 (6.25%) CSS
9 3 (6.25%) EJB
9 3 (6.25%) Java EE
9 3 (6.25%) OpenCL
9 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.25%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Cloud Native
1 5 (10.42%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) AIX
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) HPUX
5 1 (2.08%) NetWare
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (43.75%) TDD
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (33.33%) DevOps
5 13 (27.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 8 (16.67%) Microservices
8 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.42%) High Availability
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) Content Enrichment
10 3 (6.25%) Android Development
10 3 (6.25%) UML
11 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
11 2 (4.17%) ITIL
11 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) Ruby
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Go
5 9 (18.75%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 8 (16.67%) C#
6 8 (16.67%) Perl
7 7 (14.58%) C
8 5 (10.42%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) Scala
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) Jython
10 1 (2.08%) Korn
10 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Docker
2 6 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Mesos
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Telelogic
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Veritas
3 1 (2.08%) VMware