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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 962 663 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.56% 6.94% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.85% 20.77% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 383 336
Median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 20
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.30 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.18 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
3118 3192 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.22% 33.42% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 1963 1654
Median daily rate £400 £358 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 89 106
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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
West Sussex +24 174 £485 +21.25% 10
Hampshire +12 174 £400 +5.96% 41
Surrey +4 165 £456 +11.28% 70
Berkshire -1 147 £450 +12.50% 72
Buckinghamshire +5 99 £400 +8.47% 25
Oxfordshire +7 91 £475 +5.55% 34
Kent +23 49 £650 +104.72% 14
East Sussex +17 32 £475 +35.71% 11
Middlesex +14 20 £360 -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 719 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (27.21%) Spring
3 444 (25.87%) HTML
4 431 (25.12%) SQL
5 419 (24.42%) JavaScript
5 419 (24.42%) Linux
6 386 (22.49%) Oracle
7 361 (21.04%) CSS
8 354 (20.63%) Web Services
9 282 (16.43%) Scrum
10 279 (16.26%) XML
10 279 (16.26%) REST
11 262 (15.27%) Security Cleared
12 258 (15.03%) Python
13 255 (14.86%) JUnit
14 234 (13.64%) TDD
15 233 (13.58%) SC Cleared
16 232 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
17 227 (13.23%) Subversion
18 220 (12.82%) Finance
19 215 (12.53%) Jenkins
20 213 (12.41%) C#
21 204 (11.89%) Git (software)
22 198 (11.54%) RESTful
23 196 (11.42%) JBoss
24 194 (11.31%) JSON
25 192 (11.19%) Ruby
26 191 (11.13%) HTML5
27 190 (11.07%) Unix
28 189 (11.01%) Hibernate

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
1 196 (11.42%) JBoss
2 144 (8.39%) Tomcat
3 92 (5.36%) Apache
4 77 (4.49%) Confluence
5 73 (4.25%) Node.js
6 70 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 60 (3.50%) WebLogic
8 56 (3.26%) IIS
9 53 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 41 (2.39%) OpenStack
11 40 (2.33%) CMS
12 38 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (1.75%) SharePoint
14 22 (1.28%) SAS
15 20 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 20 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.93%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.76%) Drupal
18 12 (0.70%) GlassFish
18 12 (0.70%) Mule
Applications
1 63 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.52%) MS Office
3 21 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.29%) MS Project
8 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.17%) GIMP
10 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.12%) Weka
11 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
1 12 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.47%) OpenText Process Suite
4 7 (0.41%) Magento
5 6 (0.35%) BigMachines
5 6 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.23%) Staffware
7 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.12%) Movex
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.45%) PaaS
4 29 (1.69%) SaaS
5 27 (1.57%) Heroku
6 22 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.99%) Boomi
8 12 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.64%) Bluemix
10 10 (0.58%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.58%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.47%) Force.com
11 8 (0.47%) GitHub
11 8 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
12 7 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.41%) IaaS
13 6 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.29%) Route 53
14 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (8.62%) HTTP
2 45 (2.62%) SSL
3 38 (2.21%) Network Security
4 32 (1.86%) Internet
5 29 (1.69%) LDAP
6 27 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.40%) Firewall
7 24 (1.40%) SAN
8 21 (1.22%) DNS
9 19 (1.11%) FTP
10 17 (0.99%) Intranet
11 13 (0.76%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.64%) AMQP
12 11 (0.64%) SMTP
13 10 (0.58%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.52%) LAN
15 8 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (0.41%) SSH
17 6 (0.35%) WAN
18 5 (0.29%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 122 (7.11%) Relational Database
3 95 (5.54%) Oracle Database
4 91 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 80 (4.66%) MySQL
6 75 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 63 (3.67%) Big Data
9 54 (3.15%) Hadoop
10 52 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (1.86%) DB2
12 32 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.34%) Redis
15 22 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 16 (0.93%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 255 (14.86%) JUnit
2 227 (13.23%) Subversion
3 215 (12.53%) Jenkins
4 204 (11.89%) Git (software)
5 173 (10.08%) Maven
6 156 (9.09%) Selenium
7 143 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 143 (8.33%) JIRA
8 101 (5.89%) Cucumber
9 66 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 64 (3.73%) Ant
11 60 (3.50%) Gradle
12 51 (2.97%) JMeter
13 50 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 43 (2.51%) Mockito
14 43 (2.51%) WebDriver
15 32 (1.86%) Artifactory
15 32 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
16 25 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 220 (12.82%) Finance
2 74 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 66 (3.85%) Banking
3 66 (3.85%) Retail
4 37 (2.16%) Publishing
5 19 (1.11%) Marketing
6 15 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 14 (0.82%) Electronics
7 14 (0.82%) Legal
8 10 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 10 (0.58%) Back Office
9 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.41%) Law
9 7 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.29%) Front Office
11 4 (0.23%) German Language
11 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.17%) Advertising
12 3 (0.17%) Automotive
12 3 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 971 (56.59%) Developer
2 577 (33.62%) Java Developer
3 162 (9.44%) Architect
4 137 (7.98%) Senior Developer
5 119 (6.93%) Analyst
6 114 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 90 (5.24%) Software Engineer
8 81 (4.72%) Java Engineer
8 81 (4.72%) Scala Developer
9 70 (4.08%) Agile Developer
10 67 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 64 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 63 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 63 (3.67%) Software Developer
13 61 (3.55%) Test Analyst
14 60 (3.50%) Consultant
15 59 (3.44%) Agile Java Developer
16 55 (3.21%) Android Developer
17 49 (2.86%) Java Architect
18 48 (2.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (27.21%) Spring
2 444 (25.87%) HTML
3 361 (21.04%) CSS
4 354 (20.63%) Web Services
5 279 (16.26%) REST
5 279 (16.26%) XML
6 198 (11.54%) RESTful
7 194 (11.31%) JSON
8 191 (11.13%) HTML5
9 189 (11.01%) Hibernate
10 180 (10.49%) J2EE
10 180 (10.49%) SOAP
11 141 (8.22%) Java EE
12 133 (7.75%) Ajax
13 131 (7.63%) AngularJS
14 128 (7.46%) jQuery
15 126 (7.34%) CSS3
16 120 (6.99%) .NET
17 114 (6.64%) JSP
18 91 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.49%) User Experience
2 69 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 62 (3.61%) PKI
4 60 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.80%) Cryptography
5 48 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 47 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 33 (1.92%) Digital Media
8 31 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.28%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.11%) Smart Meter
11 16 (0.93%) Statistics
12 15 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.82%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
15 11 (0.64%) W3C
16 8 (0.47%) Data Integration
16 8 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.47%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 419 (24.42%) Linux
2 190 (11.07%) Unix
3 171 (9.97%) Windows
4 97 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (4.78%) Android
6 51 (2.97%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.46%) CentOS
9 23 (1.34%) Solaris
10 17 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.82%) AIX
11 14 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.64%) zOS
13 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.29%) HPUX
16 4 (0.23%) NetWare
17 3 (0.17%) Debian
17 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (16.43%) Scrum
3 234 (13.64%) TDD
4 232 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
5 179 (10.43%) Open Source
6 174 (10.14%) DevOps
7 173 (10.08%) Web Development
8 170 (9.91%) MVC
8 170 (9.91%) Software Engineering
9 117 (6.82%) BDD
10 114 (6.64%) Automated Testing
11 101 (5.89%) SOA
12 100 (5.83%) Unit Testing
13 99 (5.77%) Migration
14 96 (5.59%) OO
15 95 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
16 91 (5.30%) E-Commerce
17 85 (4.95%) Configuration Management
17 85 (4.95%) Web Design
18 77 (4.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 431 (25.12%) SQL
2 419 (24.42%) JavaScript
3 258 (15.03%) Python
4 213 (12.41%) C#
5 192 (11.19%) Ruby
6 141 (8.22%) Scala
7 126 (7.34%) PHP
8 124 (7.23%) C++
9 104 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 87 (5.07%) Perl
10 87 (5.07%) PL/SQL
11 79 (4.60%) C
12 60 (3.50%) Shell Script
13 47 (2.74%) T-SQL
14 40 (2.33%) VB
15 38 (2.21%) Go
16 35 (2.04%) PowerShell
17 31 (1.81%) Groovy
18 23 (1.34%) R
19 15 (0.87%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 262 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 233 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 124 (7.23%) Degree
4 36 (2.10%) ISEB
5 35 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.64%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.47%) CCNA
8 8 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.35%) GIAC
9 6 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.29%) CISSP
10 5 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.23%) CEH
12 3 (0.17%) MCITP
12 3 (0.17%) MCTS
12 3 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.26%) QA
2 25 (1.46%) SLA
3 16 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.70%) FIPS 140-2
5 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.058%) HL7
8 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.058%) SDET
System Software
1 57 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.62%) Docker
3 33 (1.92%) vSphere
4 25 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.58%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.23%) GPFS
6 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.17%) HDFS
8 2 (0.12%) GridGain
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.058%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.058%) KVM
9 1 (0.058%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.058%) Postfix
9 1 (0.058%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.058%) vCloud
9 1 (0.058%) Xen
9 1 (0.058%) XenApp
9 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (3.03%) Ansible
2 44 (2.56%) Puppet
3 24 (1.40%) Kubernetes
4 23 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.99%) Graphite
6 15 (0.87%) logstash
7 14 (0.82%) Terraform
8 12 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.52%) Nagios
10 8 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.35%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.35%) OpenIDM
12 5 (0.29%) SCCM
13 4 (0.23%) Control-M
13 4 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.23%) Nessus
13 4 (0.23%) yum
14 3 (0.17%) nmon
14 3 (0.17%) Oozie
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 386 (22.49%) Oracle
2 98 (5.71%) Google
3 88 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 70 (4.08%) IBM
5 55 (3.21%) VMware
6 46 (2.68%) HP
7 40 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 36 (2.10%) hybris
9 32 (1.86%) Talend
10 28 (1.63%) Adobe
11 27 (1.57%) SAP
12 25 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (1.40%) Informatica
14 22 (1.28%) Remedy
15 19 (1.11%) TIBCO
16 17 (0.99%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.99%) Dell
17 16 (0.93%) FatWire
18 15 (0.87%) ATG
19 14 (0.82%) webMethods
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
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Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Surrey
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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South East
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Reading, Berkshire
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