The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Java 1010 686 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.45% 7.18% 6.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.93% 20.50% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 415 330
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 10
Median hourly rate £26.25 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £35.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3163 3347 2942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.85% 35.03% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1959 2121 1600
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 87 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java
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 across the South East region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java
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 across the South East region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Java
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 213 £475 +5.55% 47
Berkshire +8 183 £450 +12.50% 58
Hampshire +1 152 £425 +12.58% 41
Surrey -1 127 £463 +9.79% 47
Buckinghamshire +24 118 £353 -17.05% 20
West Sussex +11 95 £475 +26.66% 15
East Sussex +9 40 £500 +23.07% 19
Middlesex +11 31 £360 -4.00% 3
Kent +22 19 £450 +28.57% 4
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Sussex -2 2 £475 -2.56%
Home Counties - 1 £440 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Java.

1 815 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (27.90%) Spring
3 526 (27.32%) SQL
4 433 (22.49%) Oracle
5 432 (22.44%) JavaScript
6 429 (22.29%) Linux
7 419 (21.77%) HTML
8 359 (18.65%) Scrum
9 353 (18.34%) Web Services
10 338 (17.56%) JUnit
11 328 (17.04%) CSS
12 309 (16.05%) REST
13 302 (15.69%) XML
14 291 (15.12%) Security Cleared
15 278 (14.44%) TDD
16 274 (14.23%) Python
16 274 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
17 261 (13.56%) Jenkins
18 254 (13.19%) Finance
19 250 (12.99%) SC Cleared
20 247 (12.83%) JSON
21 234 (12.16%) C#
22 225 (11.69%) RESTful
23 212 (11.01%) Git (software)
24 211 (10.96%) Software Engineering
25 210 (10.91%) Subversion
26 208 (10.81%) Scala
27 201 (10.44%) J2EE
28 196 (10.18%) MVC
29 195 (10.13%) Tomcat

Java
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
1 195 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 191 (9.92%) JBoss
3 96 (4.99%) Apache
3 96 (4.99%) Confluence
4 86 (4.47%) WebLogic
5 77 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 56 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 49 (2.55%) IIS
8 39 (2.03%) SharePoint
9 38 (1.97%) Apache Spark
10 36 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
11 34 (1.77%) OpenStack
12 29 (1.51%) CMS
13 21 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
14 19 (0.99%) Apache Pig
15 18 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.68%) GlassFish
16 13 (0.68%) SAS
17 10 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.25%) MS Office
4 10 (0.52%) MS Project
5 9 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.052%) GIMP
9 1 (0.052%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.26%) Magento
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.26%) Staffware
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.10%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.10%) Movex
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.10%) Primavera
9 1 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 186 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (3.64%) PaaS
4 43 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.77%) GitHub
6 31 (1.61%) SaaS
7 25 (1.30%) Heroku
8 20 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.99%) Boomi
10 14 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.68%) Bluemix
12 11 (0.57%) IaaS
12 11 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.52%) Force.com
14 8 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.21%) Office 365
17 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 136 (7.06%) HTTP
2 51 (2.65%) SSL
3 46 (2.39%) LDAP
3 46 (2.39%) Network Security
4 37 (1.92%) Firewall
5 35 (1.82%) DNS
5 35 (1.82%) Internet
6 24 (1.25%) SAN
7 17 (0.88%) FTP
8 13 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.52%) VPN
10 9 (0.47%) AMQP
10 9 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.47%) Intranet
10 9 (0.47%) IPv6
10 9 (0.47%) LAN
10 9 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (0.47%) SNMP
11 8 (0.42%) SMTP
12 7 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 122 (6.34%) Oracle Database
3 117 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 116 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 92 (4.78%) MySQL
6 91 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
7 84 (4.36%) NoSQL
8 71 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 66 (3.43%) Big Data
10 50 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (2.08%) Apache Hive
12 37 (1.92%) HBase
13 35 (1.82%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (1.51%) DB2
17 26 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
18 24 (1.25%) Couchbase
19 22 (1.14%) Redis
20 20 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 338 (17.56%) JUnit
2 261 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 212 (11.01%) Git (software)
4 210 (10.91%) Subversion
5 191 (9.92%) Maven
6 172 (8.94%) JIRA
7 171 (8.88%) Selenium
8 146 (7.58%) Cucumber
9 111 (5.77%) Eclipse
10 94 (4.88%) Mockito
11 83 (4.31%) SoapUI
12 73 (3.79%) Gradle
13 54 (2.81%) JMeter
14 53 (2.75%) WebDriver
15 47 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 42 (2.18%) Talend Open Studio
17 40 (2.08%) Hamcrest
17 40 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 39 (2.03%) Ant
19 31 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 254 (13.19%) Finance
2 72 (3.74%) Banking
3 58 (3.01%) Retail
4 53 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.39%) Publishing
6 19 (0.99%) Marketing
7 18 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.68%) Front Office
10 10 (0.52%) Electronics
11 9 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.42%) Back Office
12 8 (0.42%) Legal
13 7 (0.36%) Law
14 6 (0.31%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.26%) Local Government
16 4 (0.21%) Games
16 4 (0.21%) German Language
16 4 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 1046 (54.34%) Developer
2 636 (33.04%) Java Developer
3 170 (8.83%) Architect
4 153 (7.95%) Analyst
5 125 (6.49%) Senior Developer
6 109 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 93 (4.83%) Software Engineer
8 91 (4.73%) Scala Developer
9 88 (4.57%) Java Engineer
10 85 (4.42%) Agile Developer
11 72 (3.74%) Agile Java Developer
11 72 (3.74%) Test Analyst
12 70 (3.64%) Consultant
12 70 (3.64%) Software Developer
13 66 (3.43%) Support Engineer
14 60 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
15 49 (2.55%) Java Scala Developer
15 49 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
16 48 (2.49%) Java Software Engineer
17 47 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (27.90%) Spring
2 419 (21.77%) HTML
3 353 (18.34%) Web Services
4 328 (17.04%) CSS
5 309 (16.05%) REST
6 302 (15.69%) XML
7 247 (12.83%) JSON
8 225 (11.69%) RESTful
9 201 (10.44%) J2EE
10 186 (9.66%) HTML5
11 169 (8.78%) SOAP
12 161 (8.36%) AngularJS
13 155 (8.05%) Hibernate
14 154 (8.00%) .NET
15 139 (7.22%) Ajax
16 131 (6.81%) Java EE
16 131 (6.81%) jQuery
17 130 (6.75%) JSP
18 120 (6.23%) CSS3
19 102 (5.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (3.69%) User Experience
2 70 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 55 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 52 (2.70%) PKI
5 47 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 47 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 32 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.30%) Smart Meter
8 22 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 19 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 19 (0.99%) Statistics
10 18 (0.94%) Data Integration
11 17 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 16 (0.83%) Data Centre
13 15 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
15 11 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 429 (22.29%) Linux
2 187 (9.71%) Unix
3 163 (8.47%) Windows
4 94 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (2.81%) Android
6 47 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 41 (2.13%) Solaris
8 26 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.94%) AIX
10 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.62%) CentOS
11 12 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.42%) zOS
13 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.31%) Debian
15 4 (0.21%) HPUX
16 3 (0.16%) NetWare
16 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (18.65%) Scrum
3 278 (14.44%) TDD
4 274 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
5 211 (10.96%) Software Engineering
6 196 (10.18%) MVC
7 186 (9.66%) Open Source
8 184 (9.56%) Web Development
9 170 (8.83%) DevOps
10 156 (8.10%) BDD
11 125 (6.49%) Kanban
12 124 (6.44%) Migration
13 121 (6.29%) Automated Testing
14 117 (6.08%) SOA
15 98 (5.09%) E-Commerce
16 93 (4.83%) ETL
17 91 (4.73%) Unit Testing
18 86 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 86 (4.47%) OO
19 83 (4.31%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 526 (27.32%) SQL
2 432 (22.44%) JavaScript
3 274 (14.23%) Python
4 234 (12.16%) C#
5 208 (10.81%) Scala
6 191 (9.92%) Ruby
7 139 (7.22%) C++
8 118 (6.13%) PHP
9 111 (5.77%) Perl
10 91 (4.73%) Bash Shell
11 90 (4.68%) C
12 65 (3.38%) Groovy
13 57 (2.96%) VB
14 55 (2.86%) Shell Script
15 52 (2.70%) T-SQL
16 45 (2.34%) PL/SQL
17 39 (2.03%) Go
18 34 (1.77%) PowerShell
19 23 (1.19%) F#
20 20 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 291 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 250 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 126 (6.55%) Degree
4 48 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 44 (2.29%) ISEB
6 21 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (0.57%) CCNA
8 11 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.26%) CISSP
12 4 (0.21%) GIAC
12 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.16%) MCITP
13 3 (0.16%) MCTS
14 2 (0.10%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.88%) QA
2 26 (1.35%) SLA
3 14 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.42%) FIPS 140-2
5 5 (0.26%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.052%) COBIT
9 1 (0.052%) SDET
System Software
1 67 (3.48%) Docker
2 61 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.56%) vSphere
5 16 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 15 (0.78%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.73%) HDFS
8 6 (0.31%) Postfix
9 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.16%) GPFS
12 1 (0.052%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.052%) GeoWebCache
12 1 (0.052%) GridGain
12 1 (0.052%) KVM
12 1 (0.052%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.052%) vCloud
12 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (2.23%) Ansible
2 38 (1.97%) Puppet
3 25 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.57%) OpenAM
6 11 (0.57%) OpenIDM
7 10 (0.52%) Oozie
8 8 (0.42%) Control-M
8 8 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.26%) SCCM
11 4 (0.21%) Nagios
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
13 2 (0.10%) Amdocs OSS
13 2 (0.10%) Mesos
13 2 (0.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 433 (22.49%) Oracle
2 109 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.30%) Google
4 90 (4.68%) VMware
5 79 (4.10%) IBM
6 53 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 44 (2.29%) HP
8 42 (2.18%) Talend
9 28 (1.45%) SAP
10 24 (1.25%) Atlassian
10 24 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.14%) hybris
12 20 (1.04%) FatWire
13 19 (0.99%) Dell
14 18 (0.94%) Remedy
15 16 (0.83%) Fujitsu
16 15 (0.78%) Cloudera
16 15 (0.78%) ForgeRock
16 15 (0.78%) TIBCO
17 13 (0.68%) Rally
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 per day, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £399 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago