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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 214 245 238
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 19 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 19
Median daily rate £600 £338 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £360 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.31% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £47.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +2.70%

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
6771 7870 8682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.25% 94.24% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3911 4624 4712
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 412 423
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.02 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 11 £600 +26.31% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 - -
Hampshire +15 2 £400 - 3
Surrey +15 1 - - 4
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
3 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (78.05%) Spring
5 29 (70.73%) TDD
6 24 (58.54%) Scrum
7 23 (56.10%) Publishing
7 23 (56.10%) JUnit
7 23 (56.10%) Cucumber
8 19 (46.34%) WebSphere
8 19 (46.34%) Linux
8 19 (46.34%) JBoss
8 19 (46.34%) Maven
9 18 (43.90%) Web Services
9 18 (43.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (41.46%) Tomcat
11 16 (39.02%) HTML
11 16 (39.02%) RESTful
11 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (36.59%) HTML5
12 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (36.59%) SQL
12 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
13 14 (34.15%) GitHub
13 14 (34.15%) Java EE
13 14 (34.15%) Mockito
14 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
14 13 (31.71%) Pair Programming
15 12 (29.27%) JSON
15 12 (29.27%) BDD

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 19 (46.34%) JBoss
1 19 (46.34%) WebSphere
2 18 (43.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (41.46%) Tomcat
4 11 (26.83%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (24.39%) Alfresco
5 10 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
7 6 (14.63%) Apache
8 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
8 5 (12.20%) Jetty
8 5 (12.20%) nginx
9 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
10 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
10 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
10 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (34.15%) GitHub
3 8 (19.51%) Amazon S3
3 8 (19.51%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) Couchbase
5 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.44%) OrientDB
7 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Cucumber
1 23 (56.10%) JUnit
2 19 (46.34%) Maven
3 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
4 14 (34.15%) Mockito
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
5 6 (14.63%) Gradle
6 5 (12.20%) Selenium
6 5 (12.20%) Subversion
7 4 (9.76%) Spock
8 2 (4.88%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) Ant
9 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (56.10%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) Spring
2 18 (43.90%) Web Services
3 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 16 (39.02%) RESTful
4 15 (36.59%) HTML5
5 14 (34.15%) Java EE
6 12 (29.27%) JSON
7 9 (21.95%) EJB
7 9 (21.95%) REST
7 9 (21.95%) XML
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
9 5 (12.20%) J2EE
9 5 (12.20%) JMS
9 5 (12.20%) Lucene
10 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.32%) Spring Boot
12 2 (4.88%) Node.js
13 1 (2.44%) CSS
13 1 (2.44%) ELK Stack
13 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.44%) IVR
2 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (70.73%) TDD
4 24 (58.54%) Scrum
5 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (31.71%) Pair Programming
6 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
7 12 (29.27%) BDD
8 11 (26.83%) BPEL
8 11 (26.83%) BPMN
8 11 (26.83%) Migration
9 10 (24.39%) DevOps
9 10 (24.39%) Web Development
10 8 (19.51%) Content Enrichment
10 8 (19.51%) Open Source
11 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
12 4 (9.76%) Kanban
13 3 (7.32%) Microservices
13 3 (7.32%) SOA
14 2 (4.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) C++
6 7 (17.07%) Ruby
7 6 (14.63%) Scala
8 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
9 3 (7.32%) C
9 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.44%) C#
10 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Avaya
2 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat