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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 221 242 242
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 15 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 17
Median daily rate £560 £520 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £643 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +14.06%

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 7 £600 - 3
Hampshire +11 3 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire +5 2 - -
Berkshire +19 1 - - 3
Surrey +15 1 - - 3
Middlesex - 1 £560 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
3 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (75.00%) Spring
5 26 (72.22%) TDD
6 20 (55.56%) Scrum
7 18 (50.00%) Publishing
7 18 (50.00%) JUnit
7 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
8 17 (47.22%) WebSphere
8 17 (47.22%) JBoss
9 16 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (41.67%) Linux
10 15 (41.67%) Web Services
10 15 (41.67%) Maven
10 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (38.89%) Java EE
11 14 (38.89%) Pair Programming
12 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
12 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
13 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (33.33%) SQL
13 12 (33.33%) HTML
14 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Process Server
14 11 (30.56%) BPEL
14 11 (30.56%) Migration
14 11 (30.56%) RESTful
14 11 (30.56%) HTML5
14 11 (30.56%) Mockito
14 11 (30.56%) BPMN

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 17 (47.22%) JBoss
1 17 (47.22%) WebSphere
2 16 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (27.78%) Alfresco
4 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
5 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (11.11%) Apache
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
8 3 (8.33%) Jetty
8 3 (8.33%) nginx
9 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
10 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
10 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (30.56%) GitHub
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
2 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 18 (50.00%) JUnit
2 15 (41.67%) Maven
3 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) Mockito
5 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.11%) Gradle
7 3 (8.33%) Selenium
7 3 (8.33%) Subversion
8 2 (5.56%) Ant
8 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.56%) JIRA
9 1 (2.78%) Spock
9 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Spring
2 15 (41.67%) Web Services
3 14 (38.89%) Java EE
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) HTML5
5 11 (30.56%) RESTful
6 8 (22.22%) JSON
6 8 (22.22%) REST
6 8 (22.22%) XML
7 7 (19.44%) EJB
8 4 (11.11%) .NET
8 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
9 3 (8.33%) Lucene
9 3 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
10 2 (5.56%) J2EE
10 2 (5.56%) JMS
10 2 (5.56%) Node.js
11 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
11 1 (2.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.78%) IVR
2 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (72.22%) TDD
4 20 (55.56%) Scrum
5 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (38.89%) Pair Programming
7 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
8 11 (30.56%) BPEL
8 11 (30.56%) BPMN
8 11 (30.56%) DevOps
8 11 (30.56%) Migration
9 10 (27.78%) BDD
10 7 (19.44%) Web Development
11 6 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
12 5 (13.89%) Microservices
12 5 (13.89%) Open Source
13 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
13 3 (8.33%) SOA
14 2 (5.56%) Kanban
14 2 (5.56%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) Scala
7 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.33%) C
7 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Avaya
2 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat