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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 257 234 230
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.098% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£425 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+69.23% +14.03%
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
8712 8450 7613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.48% 92.39% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4632 3894
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 423 588
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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
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 June 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 -22 5 £410 +36.66% 4
Berkshire +8 3 £450 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Spring
3 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) JSF
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) JUnit
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (29.41%) JBoss
7 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 5 (29.41%) EJB
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (23.53%) Java EE
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon S3
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
2 3 (17.65%) ClearQuest
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Mockito
4 1 (5.88%) QUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Spring
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) JSF
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
4 5 (29.41%) EJB
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (23.53%) Java EE
6 3 (17.65%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
7 2 (11.76%) Drools
7 2 (11.76%) ICEfaces
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Talend