The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 232 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.048% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.051% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -28.75%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8210 7777 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.63% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 3995 4079
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 560 642
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.03 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Java Software Engineer
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -5 6 £475 +35.71% 1
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £278 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) Maven
6 4 (25.00%) Mockito
6 4 (25.00%) DbUnit
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) TestNG
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (18.75%) JUnit
7 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Groovy
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) GWT
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
7 3 (18.75%) Atomikos
7 3 (18.75%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (18.75%) Guice
8 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (12.50%) SaaS
8 2 (12.50%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) Mockito
2 4 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) TestNG
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) Gradle
4 1 (6.25%) MyEclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) GWT
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
4 3 (18.75%) Guice
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (12.50%) JSP
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) JSF
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) VXML
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Struts
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
6 1 (6.25%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) RAD
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) XQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atomikos
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss