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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 927 675 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.63% 6.80% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.36% 20.76% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 380 311
Median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 23
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £50.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
3269 3252 3053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.96% 32.77% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1952 1725
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 116 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £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 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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
Surrey +1 174 £475 +18.75% 43
Hampshire +3 172 £375 -1.31% 43
West Sussex +29 148 £475 +52.00% 23
Berkshire -2 146 £425 +6.25% 44
Buckinghamshire +9 116 £400 +8.84% 17
Oxfordshire +13 84 £450 - 51
Kent +12 49 £606 +120.45% 16
East Sussex +7 24 £463 +32.14% 15
Middlesex +4 11 £400 +45.45% 5
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 714 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (26.55%) JavaScript
3 436 (26.31%) Spring
4 423 (25.53%) SQL
4 423 (25.53%) HTML
5 376 (22.69%) Linux
6 367 (22.15%) Oracle
7 347 (20.94%) CSS
8 317 (19.13%) Web Services
9 277 (16.72%) Scrum
10 273 (16.48%) XML
11 252 (15.21%) Security Cleared
12 240 (14.48%) REST
13 238 (14.36%) Python
14 232 (14.00%) JUnit
15 226 (13.64%) SC Cleared
15 226 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
16 221 (13.34%) Subversion
17 210 (12.67%) Unix
18 209 (12.61%) Hibernate
18 209 (12.61%) TDD
18 209 (12.61%) Jenkins
19 201 (12.13%) Finance
20 200 (12.07%) C#
21 193 (11.65%) Git (software)
22 185 (11.16%) Maven
22 185 (11.16%) JBoss
23 182 (10.98%) J2EE
23 182 (10.98%) MVC
24 178 (10.74%) Windows

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
1 185 (11.16%) JBoss
2 126 (7.60%) Tomcat
3 95 (5.73%) Apache
4 88 (5.31%) Node.js
5 71 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 69 (4.16%) WebLogic
7 68 (4.10%) Confluence
8 52 (3.14%) IIS
9 45 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
10 41 (2.47%) OpenStack
11 40 (2.41%) CMS
12 39 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (1.63%) SharePoint
14 22 (1.33%) SAS
15 21 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 19 (1.15%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.84%) Drupal
19 13 (0.78%) GlassFish
19 13 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.63%) MS Office
3 18 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.18%) GIMP
8 3 (0.18%) MS Project
9 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.12%) Weka
10 1 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.60%) BigMachines
3 10 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 10 (0.60%) OpenText Process Suite
4 8 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.42%) Magento
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.18%) Maximo
8 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.18%) Staffware
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.12%) Movex
10 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.060%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.060%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 120 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.29%) PaaS
4 26 (1.57%) Heroku
5 25 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (1.39%) SaaS
7 17 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.60%) Force.com
8 10 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (0.48%) Boomi
9 8 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
10 7 (0.42%) Bluemix
10 7 (0.42%) Route 53
10 7 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.30%) GitHub
13 4 (0.24%) IaaS
13 4 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 136 (8.21%) HTTP
2 39 (2.35%) SSL
3 36 (2.17%) Internet
4 33 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.93%) Network Security
6 28 (1.69%) LDAP
7 24 (1.45%) Firewall
8 22 (1.33%) SAN
9 17 (1.03%) DNS
10 15 (0.91%) Intranet
11 14 (0.84%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.66%) SMTP
13 10 (0.60%) FTP
13 10 (0.60%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.54%) AMQP
14 9 (0.54%) LAN
15 8 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (0.42%) Bluetooth
16 7 (0.42%) SSH
17 6 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 111 (6.70%) NoSQL
3 108 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 90 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 85 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 74 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (4.28%) MySQL
8 65 (3.92%) Big Data
9 59 (3.56%) Hadoop
10 55 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (1.99%) DB2
12 29 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.39%) Redis
15 22 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
19 14 (0.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 232 (14.00%) JUnit
2 221 (13.34%) Subversion
3 209 (12.61%) Jenkins
4 193 (11.65%) Git (software)
5 185 (11.16%) Maven
6 157 (9.47%) Selenium
7 139 (8.39%) JIRA
8 128 (7.72%) Eclipse
9 97 (5.85%) Cucumber
10 75 (4.53%) Ant
11 69 (4.16%) Gradle
12 64 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 62 (3.74%) SoapUI
14 42 (2.53%) JMeter
14 42 (2.53%) Mockito
15 41 (2.47%) Artifactory
15 41 (2.47%) WebDriver
16 30 (1.81%) Checkstyle
16 30 (1.81%) FindBugs
17 27 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 201 (12.13%) Finance
2 74 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 68 (4.10%) Retail
4 62 (3.74%) Banking
5 39 (2.35%) Publishing
6 22 (1.33%) Electronics
7 21 (1.27%) Marketing
8 14 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.60%) Back Office
12 9 (0.54%) Legal
13 6 (0.36%) Billing
13 6 (0.36%) Law
14 5 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.24%) Games
15 4 (0.24%) German Language
15 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 935 (56.43%) Developer
2 534 (32.23%) Java Developer
3 153 (9.23%) Architect
4 138 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 127 (7.66%) Analyst
6 110 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 82 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 80 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
9 78 (4.71%) Agile Developer
10 72 (4.35%) Java Engineer
11 67 (4.04%) Scala Developer
12 65 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
12 65 (3.92%) Test Analyst
13 61 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 60 (3.62%) Android Developer
15 57 (3.44%) Consultant
16 56 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
16 56 (3.38%) Software Developer
17 49 (2.96%) Java Architect
18 44 (2.66%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (26.31%) Spring
2 423 (25.53%) HTML
3 347 (20.94%) CSS
4 317 (19.13%) Web Services
5 273 (16.48%) XML
6 240 (14.48%) REST
7 209 (12.61%) Hibernate
8 182 (10.98%) J2EE
9 177 (10.68%) RESTful
10 176 (10.62%) SOAP
11 174 (10.50%) HTML5
12 173 (10.44%) JSON
13 143 (8.63%) Java EE
14 133 (8.03%) jQuery
15 130 (7.85%) AngularJS
16 121 (7.30%) Ajax
17 119 (7.18%) .NET
18 114 (6.88%) CSS3
19 109 (6.58%) JSP
20 85 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (4.77%) User Experience
2 65 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.50%) PKI
5 47 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 44 (2.66%) Cryptography
6 44 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 30 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 24 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.27%) Smart Meter
11 15 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.78%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.72%) Statistics
14 10 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
15 8 (0.48%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.48%) W3C
16 7 (0.42%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 376 (22.69%) Linux
2 210 (12.67%) Unix
3 178 (10.74%) Windows
4 87 (5.25%) Android
5 84 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.45%) Solaris
9 23 (1.39%) CentOS
10 21 (1.27%) AIX
11 14 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.66%) zOS
13 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.36%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.30%) HPUX
16 4 (0.24%) NetWare
17 3 (0.18%) Debian
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 714 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (16.72%) Scrum
3 226 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 209 (12.61%) TDD
5 182 (10.98%) MVC
6 165 (9.96%) Web Development
7 161 (9.72%) Open Source
8 158 (9.54%) DevOps
9 156 (9.41%) Software Engineering
10 115 (6.94%) BDD
11 112 (6.76%) OO
12 111 (6.70%) Unit Testing
13 104 (6.28%) Automated Testing
14 93 (5.61%) Migration
15 89 (5.37%) SOA
16 87 (5.25%) E-Commerce
17 82 (4.95%) Waterfall
18 80 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 78 (4.71%) Configuration Management
19 78 (4.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 440 (26.55%) JavaScript
2 423 (25.53%) SQL
3 238 (14.36%) Python
4 200 (12.07%) C#
5 177 (10.68%) Ruby
6 124 (7.48%) C++
7 119 (7.18%) PHP
8 112 (6.76%) Scala
9 111 (6.70%) PL/SQL
10 91 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 76 (4.59%) C
12 75 (4.53%) Perl
13 61 (3.68%) Shell Script
14 38 (2.29%) VB
15 36 (2.17%) Go
16 34 (2.05%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.81%) PowerShell
18 25 (1.51%) Groovy
19 23 (1.39%) R
20 21 (1.27%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 252 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 226 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 119 (7.18%) Degree
4 39 (2.35%) ISEB
5 35 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.97%) Sun Certification
7 15 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.42%) CCNA
8 7 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.36%) GIAC
9 6 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.24%) CEH
11 4 (0.24%) OCP
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.18%) OCA
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.02%) QA
2 21 (1.27%) SLA
3 15 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.66%) FIPS 140-2
5 4 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.060%) HL7
8 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.060%) SDET
System Software
1 54 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.66%) Docker
3 34 (2.05%) vSphere
4 26 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.42%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.30%) GPFS
6 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.18%) HDFS
9 2 (0.12%) Firmware
9 2 (0.12%) GridGain
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.060%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.060%) Postfix
10 1 (0.060%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.060%) XenApp
10 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (3.08%) Ansible
2 38 (2.29%) Puppet
3 23 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (1.03%) Graphite
6 15 (0.91%) logstash
7 13 (0.78%) Terraform
8 9 (0.54%) Nagios
9 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (0.36%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.36%) OpenIDM
11 5 (0.30%) CA Wily
11 5 (0.30%) Control-M
12 4 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
12 4 (0.24%) Nessus
12 4 (0.24%) SCCM
12 4 (0.24%) yum
13 3 (0.18%) Mesos
13 3 (0.18%) nmon
Vendors
1 367 (22.15%) Oracle
2 87 (5.25%) Google
3 84 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 57 (3.44%) IBM
5 48 (2.90%) VMware
6 44 (2.66%) HP
7 36 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 35 (2.11%) hybris
9 29 (1.75%) Adobe
9 29 (1.75%) SAP
10 27 (1.63%) Talend
11 23 (1.39%) Remedy
11 23 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (1.21%) Informatica
13 17 (1.03%) webMethods
14 16 (0.97%) ATG
15 15 (0.91%) Atlassian
16 14 (0.84%) TIBCO
17 12 (0.72%) CA
17 12 (0.72%) FatWire
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 months contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
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Woking, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
NIIT Technologies
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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