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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 896 730 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.75% 7.39% 6.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.45% 21.69% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 472 318
Median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £35.00 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £40.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3042 3365 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.51% 34.07% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 2123 1679
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 118 110
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 200 £475 -5.00% 36
Berkshire +15 167 £440 +7.97% 43
Hampshire -1 159 £435 +12.25% 47
Buckinghamshire +11 97 £450 +12.50% 24
West Sussex +4 88 £460 - 2
Surrey -3 87 £475 +11.11% 47
East Sussex +23 46 £450 - 9
Middlesex 0 20 £360 -4.00% 3
Kent +1 11 £625 +78.57% 3
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Sussex +2 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £440 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 808 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (27.75%) Spring
3 510 (27.48%) SQL
4 429 (23.11%) Linux
5 420 (22.63%) JavaScript
6 399 (21.50%) Oracle
7 387 (20.85%) Scrum
8 370 (19.94%) HTML
9 351 (18.91%) Web Services
10 325 (17.51%) JUnit
11 316 (17.03%) REST
12 312 (16.81%) XML
13 305 (16.43%) TDD
14 267 (14.39%) CSS
15 264 (14.22%) Security Cleared
15 264 (14.22%) Jenkins
16 263 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
17 261 (14.06%) JSON
18 255 (13.74%) Python
19 242 (13.04%) Finance
20 224 (12.07%) Tomcat
21 220 (11.85%) J2EE
22 218 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
23 212 (11.42%) RESTful
23 212 (11.42%) SC Cleared
24 210 (11.31%) Maven
25 209 (11.26%) Selenium
26 203 (10.94%) JBoss
27 198 (10.67%) Software Engineering
27 198 (10.67%) Git (software)

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
1 224 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 203 (10.94%) JBoss
3 116 (6.25%) Apache
4 94 (5.06%) WebLogic
5 88 (4.74%) WebSphere
6 76 (4.09%) Confluence
7 67 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
8 66 (3.56%) Apache Spark
9 50 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 38 (2.05%) SharePoint
11 32 (1.72%) Apache Pig
12 31 (1.67%) Apache Solr
13 29 (1.56%) IIS
14 25 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 21 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
16 20 (1.08%) CMS
16 20 (1.08%) OpenStack
17 18 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.86%) Documentum
18 16 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 59 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.54%) MS Office
3 10 (0.54%) MS Project
4 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
3 11 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.27%) Magento
6 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.16%) Staffware
8 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.11%) Movex
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.11%) Primavera
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.054%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 218 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (4.53%) PaaS
4 69 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (2.80%) GitHub
6 43 (2.32%) SaaS
7 22 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (1.19%) Heroku
8 21 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.81%) IaaS
11 14 (0.75%) Boomi
12 9 (0.48%) Bluemix
12 9 (0.48%) Force.com
12 9 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (0.48%) Office 365
13 8 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.23%) HTTP
2 56 (3.02%) LDAP
3 44 (2.37%) Network Security
4 40 (2.16%) DNS
5 35 (1.89%) Firewall
6 31 (1.67%) SSL
7 29 (1.56%) Internet
8 17 (0.92%) FTP
8 17 (0.92%) SAN
9 13 (0.70%) LAN
9 13 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.59%) WAN
11 10 (0.54%) SNMP
12 9 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.48%) IPv6
12 9 (0.48%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (0.48%) SSH
13 8 (0.43%) AMQP
14 7 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (7.65%) MongoDB
2 117 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 113 (6.09%) Oracle Database
4 105 (5.66%) Big Data
5 101 (5.44%) Hadoop
6 100 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 98 (5.28%) MySQL
8 85 (4.58%) NoSQL
9 81 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (3.23%) Apache Hive
11 59 (3.18%) HBase
12 53 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 43 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (1.99%) Couchbase
15 34 (1.83%) RDBMS
16 28 (1.51%) DB2
17 26 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
19 20 (1.08%) Sqoop
20 16 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 325 (17.51%) JUnit
2 264 (14.22%) Jenkins
3 210 (11.31%) Maven
4 209 (11.26%) Selenium
5 198 (10.67%) Cucumber
5 198 (10.67%) Git (software)
6 177 (9.54%) Subversion
7 162 (8.73%) JIRA
8 106 (5.71%) Mockito
9 103 (5.55%) Eclipse
10 94 (5.06%) SoapUI
11 92 (4.96%) Gradle
12 65 (3.50%) WebDriver
13 58 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 56 (3.02%) JMeter
15 45 (2.42%) Ant
16 42 (2.26%) Hamcrest
17 39 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
18 38 (2.05%) Spock
19 33 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 242 (13.04%) Finance
2 61 (3.29%) Publishing
3 59 (3.18%) Retail
4 54 (2.91%) Banking
5 38 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 18 (0.97%) Marketing
7 16 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.65%) Front Office
10 9 (0.48%) Legal
11 7 (0.38%) Back Office
12 5 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.27%) Local Government
12 5 (0.27%) Military
12 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.22%) Electronics
13 4 (0.22%) Games
13 4 (0.22%) German Language
13 4 (0.22%) Law
14 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 982 (52.91%) Developer
2 617 (33.24%) Java Developer
3 173 (9.32%) Architect
4 146 (7.87%) Analyst
5 107 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 96 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 95 (5.12%) Software Engineer
8 88 (4.74%) Java Engineer
9 81 (4.36%) Agile Developer
10 77 (4.15%) Test Analyst
11 73 (3.93%) Agile Java Developer
12 71 (3.83%) Consultant
13 68 (3.66%) Scala Developer
14 64 (3.45%) Tester
15 63 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
16 60 (3.23%) Support Engineer
17 59 (3.18%) Software Developer
18 54 (2.91%) Administrator
18 54 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
19 51 (2.75%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (27.75%) Spring
2 370 (19.94%) HTML
3 351 (18.91%) Web Services
4 316 (17.03%) REST
5 312 (16.81%) XML
6 267 (14.39%) CSS
7 261 (14.06%) JSON
8 220 (11.85%) J2EE
9 212 (11.42%) RESTful
10 182 (9.81%) AngularJS
11 173 (9.32%) SOAP
12 161 (8.67%) .NET
13 159 (8.57%) HTML5
14 138 (7.44%) Hibernate
15 119 (6.41%) JSP
16 115 (6.20%) jQuery
17 108 (5.82%) JMS
18 106 (5.71%) Ajax
19 104 (5.60%) Java EE
20 96 (5.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 46 (2.48%) User Experience
4 41 (2.21%) Digital Media
5 38 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (1.99%) Cryptography
7 34 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 26 (1.40%) PKI
9 25 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.35%) Smart Meter
10 23 (1.24%) Data Integration
10 23 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 21 (1.13%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.13%) Statistics
12 20 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.70%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 429 (23.11%) Linux
2 196 (10.56%) Unix
3 139 (7.49%) Windows
4 75 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (2.26%) Solaris
6 41 (2.21%) Android
7 36 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.81%) AIX
10 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.38%) CentOS
13 7 (0.38%) Debian
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (20.85%) Scrum
3 305 (16.43%) TDD
4 263 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
5 198 (10.67%) Software Engineering
6 197 (10.61%) BDD
7 166 (8.94%) Web Development
8 165 (8.89%) Open Source
9 155 (8.35%) DevOps
10 149 (8.03%) Kanban
11 147 (7.92%) MVC
12 144 (7.76%) Migration
13 125 (6.73%) SOA
14 104 (5.60%) Automated Testing
15 103 (5.55%) E-Commerce
16 99 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 99 (5.33%) Unit Testing
17 91 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
17 91 (4.90%) Microservices
18 84 (4.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 510 (27.48%) SQL
2 420 (22.63%) JavaScript
3 255 (13.74%) Python
4 198 (10.67%) Scala
5 174 (9.38%) C#
6 152 (8.19%) C++
7 144 (7.76%) Ruby
8 113 (6.09%) PHP
9 107 (5.77%) Perl
10 86 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 80 (4.31%) C
12 79 (4.26%) Groovy
13 54 (2.91%) Shell Script
14 46 (2.48%) VB
15 39 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 31 (1.67%) Go
16 31 (1.67%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.29%) F#
18 23 (1.24%) PowerShell
19 18 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 264 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 212 (11.42%) SC Cleared
3 112 (6.03%) Degree
4 52 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 43 (2.32%) ISEB
6 29 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.59%) CCNA
8 11 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.43%) PhD
10 6 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.22%) CISSP
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.11%) CCNP
12 2 (0.11%) GIAC
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.11%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.71%) QA
2 32 (1.72%) SLA
3 12 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.43%) SDET
6 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.054%) COBIT
10 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.054%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (4.69%) Docker
2 50 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.62%) HDFS
4 29 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.24%) Apache Flume
5 23 (1.24%) vSphere
6 15 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.81%) ISA Server
7 8 (0.43%) Postfix
8 7 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.054%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.054%) GPFS
12 1 (0.054%) KVM
12 1 (0.054%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.054%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.054%) vCloud
12 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (2.48%) Ansible
2 43 (2.32%) Puppet
3 27 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
4 23 (1.24%) Oozie
5 20 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 17 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (0.86%) Packer
8 14 (0.75%) OpenAM
8 14 (0.75%) OpenIDM
9 10 (0.54%) Ambari
10 6 (0.32%) Control-M
10 6 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.16%) Nagios
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.16%) SCOM
11 3 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
12 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 399 (21.50%) Oracle
2 94 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 88 (4.74%) VMware
4 83 (4.47%) IBM
5 67 (3.61%) Google
6 54 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 43 (2.32%) HP
8 34 (1.83%) SAP
9 33 (1.78%) Talend
10 32 (1.72%) Atlassian
11 24 (1.29%) Cloudera
12 23 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.13%) Cisco
14 19 (1.02%) hybris
14 19 (1.02%) TIBCO
15 17 (0.92%) ForgeRock
16 15 (0.81%) Fujitsu
16 15 (0.81%) Rally
16 15 (0.81%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.75%) Dell
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