The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Programming Languages category 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 605 496 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.58% 5.84% 6.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.41% 17.12% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 285 339
Average daily rate
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£368 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 16
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £23.13 £27.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2964 2898 3015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.22% 34.12% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1473 1514
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 158 191
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
England

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 -2 161 £375 +1.48% 55
Berkshire -5 127 £350 -17.64% 56
Surrey +4 121 £369 -7.81% 71
Buckinghamshire +9 93 £350 -15.15% 18
Kent +19 20 £525 +6.32% 15
East Sussex +13 20 £363 - 12
Oxfordshire -18 18 £375 -11.76% 18
Middlesex +7 17 £350 -13.58% 2
West Sussex -5 12 £450 +28.57% 13
Thames Valley +7 3 £450 -
Sussex -2 1 - -
Home Counties -7 1 £413 +17.85%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 359 (30.76%) SQL
2 335 (28.71%) Oracle
3 305 (26.14%) Spring
4 260 (22.28%) Linux
5 241 (20.65%) Web Services
6 231 (19.79%) HTML
7 210 (17.99%) XML
8 208 (17.82%) JavaScript
8 208 (17.82%) .NET
9 198 (16.97%) UNIX
10 188 (16.11%) J2EE
11 183 (15.68%) Hibernate
12 182 (15.60%) CSS
13 181 (15.51%) Finance
14 173 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
15 152 (13.02%) C#
16 142 (12.17%) Windows
17 132 (11.31%) Scrum
18 124 (10.63%) C++
18 124 (10.63%) SQL Server
19 120 (10.28%) Security Cleared
20 119 (10.20%) TDD
21 114 (9.77%) OO
22 112 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
23 106 (9.08%) Eclipse
24 105 (9.00%) SOA
24 105 (9.00%) SOAP
25 103 (8.83%) MVC
26 101 (8.65%) Subversion
26 101 (8.65%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 92 (7.88%) WebSphere
2 76 (6.51%) Tomcat
3 70 (6.00%) Apache
4 53 (4.54%) WebLogic
5 40 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 38 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 30 (2.57%) Apache ServiceMix
8 27 (2.31%) Confluence
9 23 (1.97%) CMS
10 18 (1.54%) IIS
10 18 (1.54%) Liferay
11 15 (1.29%) Node.js
11 15 (1.29%) Documentum
12 12 (1.03%) GlassFish
13 11 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (0.94%) Apache Pig
14 10 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.86%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.60%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.51%) FileNet
Applications
1 39 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.37%) MS Office
3 10 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.60%) MS Project
4 7 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.17%) Mingle
7 1 (0.086%) FastStats
7 1 (0.086%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.086%) SPSS
7 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.086%) Simulink
7 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.086%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
2 10 (0.86%) Magento
3 8 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) Staffware
7 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.26%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.17%) HFM
8 2 (0.17%) BusinessWare
8 2 (0.17%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.14%) SaaS
2 19 (1.63%) Force.com
3 14 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.86%) GitHub
7 9 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.77%) PaaS
8 7 (0.60%) IaaS
9 5 (0.43%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.086%) Office 365
11 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.71%) SAN
2 49 (4.20%) Internet
3 45 (3.86%) HTTP
4 35 (3.00%) LDAP
5 25 (2.14%) Firewall
6 23 (1.97%) DNS
7 22 (1.89%) SSL
8 18 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (1.29%) FTP
11 14 (1.20%) Intranet
12 11 (0.94%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.86%) SSH
14 9 (0.77%) Network Security
14 9 (0.77%) VPN
15 8 (0.69%) DHCP
15 8 (0.69%) SNMP
15 8 (0.69%) NAS
16 7 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
16 7 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.34%) MySQL
3 72 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 62 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 44 (3.77%) DB2
6 33 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 30 (2.57%) Big Data
10 29 (2.49%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.14%) DTS
12 24 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (1.97%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 106 (9.08%) Eclipse
2 101 (8.65%) Maven
2 101 (8.65%) Subversion
3 88 (7.54%) JUnit
4 77 (6.60%) Jenkins
5 68 (5.83%) Selenium
6 63 (5.40%) Git (software)
7 49 (4.20%) JIRA
8 48 (4.11%) Ant
9 34 (2.91%) TestNG
10 33 (2.83%) Mockito
11 30 (2.57%) Cucumber
12 27 (2.31%) DbUnit
13 26 (2.23%) Visual Studio
14 24 (2.06%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.97%) SoapUI
16 19 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
17 18 (1.54%) LoadRunner
18 17 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
18 17 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 181 (15.51%) Finance
2 59 (5.06%) Retail
3 56 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.83%) Marketing
5 32 (2.74%) Banking
6 24 (2.06%) Electronics
7 23 (1.97%) Games
8 21 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.29%) Automotive
10 13 (1.11%) Back Office
10 13 (1.11%) Military
11 9 (0.77%) Billing
11 9 (0.77%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.60%) Publishing
14 5 (0.43%) Legal
15 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Front Office
16 3 (0.26%) Advertising
16 3 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 588 (50.39%) Developer
2 326 (27.93%) Java Developer
3 150 (12.85%) Analyst
4 96 (8.23%) Architect
5 68 (5.83%) Senior Developer
6 52 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 45 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 44 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 39 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (3.26%) Consultant
11 37 (3.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 31 (2.66%) Technical Architect
13 29 (2.49%) Web Developer
13 29 (2.49%) Front-End Developer
14 28 (2.40%) Project Manager
15 26 (2.23%) Business Analyst
15 26 (2.23%) Tester
15 26 (2.23%) Administrator
15 26 (2.23%) Test Engineer
16 25 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (26.14%) Spring
2 241 (20.65%) Web Services
3 231 (19.79%) HTML
4 210 (17.99%) XML
5 208 (17.82%) .NET
6 188 (16.11%) J2EE
7 183 (15.68%) Hibernate
8 182 (15.60%) CSS
9 105 (9.00%) SOAP
10 88 (7.54%) jQuery
11 75 (6.43%) JSP
12 67 (5.74%) JSON
13 56 (4.80%) Java EE
13 56 (4.80%) REST
14 54 (4.63%) Ajax
14 54 (4.63%) Middleware
15 52 (4.46%) HTML5
16 47 (4.03%) RESTful
16 47 (4.03%) GWT
17 43 (3.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.60%) Open Source
2 54 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.11%) Replication
8 12 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 11 (0.94%) GIS
10 10 (0.86%) Clustering
10 10 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (0.77%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.69%) Statistics
12 8 (0.69%) CMDB
12 8 (0.69%) W3C
12 8 (0.69%) DTV
13 7 (0.60%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.60%) iPhone
14 6 (0.51%) Social Media
14 6 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 260 (22.28%) Linux
2 198 (16.97%) UNIX
3 142 (12.17%) Windows
4 38 (3.26%) Android
5 36 (3.08%) Solaris
6 30 (2.57%) AIX
7 28 (2.40%) Apple iOS
8 26 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.29%) CentOS
10 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.11%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.77%) HPUX
13 7 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.43%) NetWare
14 5 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (11.31%) Scrum
3 119 (10.20%) TDD
4 114 (9.77%) OO
5 112 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (9.00%) SOA
7 103 (8.83%) MVC
8 98 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 90 (7.71%) Software Engineering
10 66 (5.66%) CRM
11 60 (5.14%) UML
12 59 (5.06%) Unit Testing
13 53 (4.54%) Web Development
13 53 (4.54%) Migration
14 52 (4.46%) ITIL
15 49 (4.20%) Multithreading
16 42 (3.60%) OOD
17 39 (3.34%) Project Management
18 38 (3.26%) Test Automation
19 36 (3.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 359 (30.76%) SQL
2 208 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 152 (13.02%) C#
4 124 (10.63%) C++
5 92 (7.88%) Python
6 88 (7.54%) C
7 86 (7.37%) Perl
8 70 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 70 (6.00%) VB
9 60 (5.14%) Shell Script
10 57 (4.88%) PHP
11 41 (3.51%) Groovy
12 37 (3.17%) Ruby
13 25 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.80%) VBScript
15 20 (1.71%) Scala
16 19 (1.63%) Apex Code
16 19 (1.63%) Korn
16 19 (1.63%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 120 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 81 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 78 (6.68%) Degree
4 49 (4.20%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.49%) ISEB
6 20 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.63%) CCNA
7 19 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 16 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.77%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.69%) MCSE
12 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.60%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.43%) CCVP
13 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.43%) MCTS
13 5 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.20%) QA
2 12 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.43%) HL7
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.17%) SLA
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.77%) vCloud
4 7 (0.60%) NFS
5 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.43%) GPFS
6 4 (0.34%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.26%) Xen
8 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.17%) KVM
8 2 (0.17%) Docker
9 1 (0.086%) XenApp
9 1 (0.086%) vSphere
9 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.086%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (2.40%) Puppet
2 26 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.60%) nmon
6 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.34%) Nagios
8 4 (0.34%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.17%) SCCM
11 1 (0.086%) Munin
11 1 (0.086%) YUM
11 1 (0.086%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.086%) OpenView
11 1 (0.086%) MOM
11 1 (0.086%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.086%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 335 (28.71%) Oracle
2 67 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.23%) HP
4 57 (4.88%) IBM
4 57 (4.88%) Google
5 50 (4.28%) JBoss
6 42 (3.60%) SAP
6 42 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (3.26%) VMware
8 33 (2.83%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.80%) Cisco
10 20 (1.71%) Sun
10 20 (1.71%) EMC
10 20 (1.71%) hybris
10 20 (1.71%) Facebook
10 20 (1.71%) Twitter
11 19 (1.63%) Talend
11 19 (1.63%) Atomikos
12 17 (1.46%) ESRI
13 14 (1.20%) CA
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenstone, Kent, South East
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £370 - £400 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago