The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 233 235 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.012% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.013% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
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£518 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 - -
Java Software Engineer
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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
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 9 £518 -
Surrey - 4 £325 - 1
Hampshire -19 2 £370 -10.30% 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - - 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 15 (57.69%) XML
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (53.85%) Publishing
6 13 (50.00%) XSLT
7 12 (46.15%) SOA
7 12 (46.15%) WebLogic
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle ADF
8 10 (38.46%) XQuery
8 10 (38.46%) XPath
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (38.46%) Digital Media
8 10 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (34.62%) Spring
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) J2EE
11 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) Linux
12 5 (19.23%) HTML
12 5 (19.23%) BDD
13 4 (15.38%) ICEfaces
13 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
13 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
13 4 (15.38%) C

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) NetBeans
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) QUnit
General
1 14 (53.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) XML
2 13 (50.00%) XSLT
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle ADF
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (34.62%) Spring
5 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) ICEfaces
7 4 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Swing
7 4 (15.38%) JSF
7 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (11.54%) JNI
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) Java SE
9 2 (7.69%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) JSON
10 1 (3.85%) EJB
10 1 (3.85%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) OOD
7 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) UML
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) ICONIX
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) XQuery
2 10 (38.46%) XPath
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) SAP