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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 710 798 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.30% 8.38% 7.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.47% 24.42% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 532 434
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £37.50 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2585 3268 3254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.84% 34.34% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 2000 1907
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 105
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Berkshire +17 133 £375 -6.25% 46
Buckinghamshire +4 119 £375 +6.38% 21
Hampshire -6 110 £425 +9.67% 47
Oxfordshire +4 108 £475 - 50
Surrey -9 81 £450 +5.88% 51
West Sussex +4 56 £488 +8.50% 9
Middlesex +17 30 £368 -1.01%
Kent +19 26 £525 +61.53% 4
East Sussex 0 25 £325 -23.52% 9
Sussex -1 3 £373 -12.35% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 778 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (27.10%) SQL
3 433 (26.31%) Spring
4 400 (24.30%) JavaScript
5 371 (22.54%) Scrum
6 352 (21.39%) Linux
7 328 (19.93%) Oracle
8 314 (19.08%) XML
9 303 (18.41%) TDD
10 294 (17.86%) HTML
11 269 (16.34%) Web Services
12 267 (16.22%) JUnit
13 259 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
14 240 (14.58%) REST
15 238 (14.46%) Jenkins
16 232 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
17 226 (13.73%) Python
18 222 (13.49%) J2EE
19 218 (13.24%) JSON
20 213 (12.94%) Finance
21 212 (12.88%) Security Cleared
22 207 (12.58%) Maven
23 206 (12.52%) CSS
23 206 (12.52%) Tomcat
24 194 (11.79%) Selenium
25 193 (11.73%) Cucumber
26 188 (11.42%) BDD
27 186 (11.30%) Git (software)
28 179 (10.87%) Software Engineering
29 175 (10.63%) RESTful

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
1 206 (12.52%) Tomcat
2 155 (9.42%) JBoss
3 119 (7.23%) Apache
4 105 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 88 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
6 85 (5.16%) WebLogic
7 70 (4.25%) Apache Spark
8 56 (3.40%) Confluence
9 35 (2.13%) Apache Solr
10 32 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 31 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 30 (1.82%) Apache Pig
13 28 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 26 (1.58%) nginx
15 24 (1.46%) SharePoint
16 22 (1.34%) OpenStack
17 20 (1.22%) Jetty
18 19 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
19 18 (1.09%) CMS
20 14 (0.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 39 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.55%) MS Office
4 6 (0.36%) MS Project
5 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.91%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.30%) Magento
4 5 (0.30%) Staffware
5 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Primavera
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.061%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.061%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.061%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.061%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 232 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
4 80 (4.86%) PaaS
5 77 (4.68%) GitHub
6 35 (2.13%) SaaS
7 25 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 21 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.79%) IaaS
12 11 (0.67%) Heroku
13 9 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.55%) Force.com
14 7 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.36%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.30%) Office 365
17 4 (0.24%) Boomi
18 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.28%) LDAP
2 53 (3.22%) HTTP
3 33 (2.00%) DNS
4 29 (1.76%) Firewall
4 29 (1.76%) Internet
5 22 (1.34%) Network Security
6 18 (1.09%) LAN
7 17 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.91%) SSL
9 13 (0.79%) Kerberos
9 13 (0.79%) WAN
10 11 (0.67%) SNMP
11 10 (0.61%) SSH
12 8 (0.49%) Intranet
12 8 (0.49%) SAN
13 7 (0.43%) VPN
14 6 (0.36%) BIG-IP
14 6 (0.36%) IPv6
14 6 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
15 5 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (8.81%) MongoDB
2 120 (7.29%) Big Data
3 117 (7.11%) Hadoop
4 105 (6.38%) MySQL
5 101 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 84 (5.10%) NoSQL
7 80 (4.86%) Oracle Database
8 74 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
9 69 (4.19%) Relational Database
10 67 (4.07%) HBase
11 61 (3.71%) Apache Hive
12 46 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (2.37%) Couchbase
14 33 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.15%) DB2
16 19 (1.15%) Sqoop
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.79%) Data Mining
18 13 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 267 (16.22%) JUnit
2 238 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 207 (12.58%) Maven
4 194 (11.79%) Selenium
5 193 (11.73%) Cucumber
6 186 (11.30%) Git (software)
7 155 (9.42%) JIRA
8 135 (8.20%) Subversion
9 112 (6.80%) Mockito
10 99 (6.01%) Gradle
11 96 (5.83%) Eclipse
12 73 (4.43%) SoapUI
13 61 (3.71%) Ant
14 54 (3.28%) WebDriver
15 47 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 43 (2.61%) JMeter
17 38 (2.31%) Spock
18 28 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
19 27 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
20 26 (1.58%) IntelliJ
General
1 213 (12.94%) Finance
2 78 (4.74%) Publishing
3 56 (3.40%) Banking
4 39 (2.37%) Retail
5 26 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.15%) Marketing
7 16 (0.97%) Legal
8 11 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.43%) Back Office
10 7 (0.43%) Front Office
10 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.36%) Electronics
11 6 (0.36%) Games
12 5 (0.30%) Military
12 5 (0.30%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.24%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 902 (54.80%) Developer
2 553 (33.60%) Java Developer
3 130 (7.90%) Architect
4 125 (7.59%) Analyst
5 86 (5.22%) Software Engineer
6 82 (4.98%) Senior Developer
7 72 (4.37%) Agile Developer
8 71 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 70 (4.25%) Agile Java Developer
10 67 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 62 (3.77%) Java Engineer
12 61 (3.71%) Tester
13 59 (3.58%) Consultant
14 56 (3.40%) Software Developer
15 54 (3.28%) Administrator
16 52 (3.16%) AWS Developer
17 51 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
18 43 (2.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 43 (2.61%) Java Software Developer
18 43 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (26.31%) Spring
2 314 (19.08%) XML
3 294 (17.86%) HTML
4 269 (16.34%) Web Services
5 240 (14.58%) REST
6 222 (13.49%) J2EE
7 218 (13.24%) JSON
8 206 (12.52%) CSS
9 175 (10.63%) RESTful
10 165 (10.02%) AngularJS
11 149 (9.05%) SOAP
12 126 (7.65%) .NET
12 126 (7.65%) Java EE
13 121 (7.35%) Hibernate
14 114 (6.93%) HTML5
15 103 (6.26%) JMS
16 96 (5.83%) jQuery
17 88 (5.35%) JSP
18 72 (4.37%) XSLT
19 69 (4.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.58%) Computer Science
3 38 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 27 (1.64%) User Experience
6 22 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 22 (1.34%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 21 (1.28%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 19 (1.15%) Smart Meter
10 17 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.03%) Data Integration
11 15 (0.91%) Cryptography
12 13 (0.79%) Statistics
13 12 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.61%) Grid Computing
14 10 (0.61%) Taxonomies
15 9 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 352 (21.39%) Linux
2 151 (9.17%) Unix
3 121 (7.35%) Windows
4 64 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (2.86%) Android
6 43 (2.61%) Solaris
7 17 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.79%) CentOS
9 13 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.73%) AIX
10 12 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.61%) Debian
12 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.24%) zOS
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (22.54%) Scrum
3 303 (18.41%) TDD
4 259 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
5 188 (11.42%) BDD
6 179 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 144 (8.75%) MVC
8 132 (8.02%) Kanban
9 127 (7.72%) Migration
10 126 (7.65%) Web Development
11 124 (7.53%) Open Source
12 121 (7.35%) Unit Testing
13 120 (7.29%) DevOps
14 96 (5.83%) SOA
15 94 (5.71%) OO
16 93 (5.65%) E-Commerce
17 89 (5.41%) Microservices
18 84 (5.10%) Automated Testing
19 83 (5.04%) Test Automation
20 82 (4.98%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 446 (27.10%) SQL
2 400 (24.30%) JavaScript
3 226 (13.73%) Python
4 157 (9.54%) Scala
5 154 (9.36%) C++
6 125 (7.59%) C#
7 114 (6.93%) Ruby
8 94 (5.71%) Perl
9 75 (4.56%) C
10 74 (4.50%) Groovy
11 71 (4.31%) Bash Shell
12 70 (4.25%) PHP
13 40 (2.43%) Shell Script
14 33 (2.00%) VB
15 27 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.22%) ABAP
17 19 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.09%) Go
18 18 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 16 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 212 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 151 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 93 (5.65%) Degree
4 37 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.52%) ISEB
7 9 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.55%) PhD
8 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.24%) CCNA
10 3 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.18%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CCNP
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.12%) RHCA
11 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.62%) QA
2 24 (1.46%) SLA
3 15 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.91%) SDET
4 11 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 2 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (5.47%) Docker
2 30 (1.82%) HDFS
3 29 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 22 (1.34%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 12 (0.73%) vSphere
8 10 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.43%) Postfix
11 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.12%) vCloud
13 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.061%) iptables
14 1 (0.061%) KVM
14 1 (0.061%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (3.28%) Puppet
2 49 (2.98%) Ansible
3 35 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.40%) Oozie
5 22 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 15 (0.91%) Packer
7 14 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 12 (0.73%) Ambari
9 11 (0.67%) OpenAM
9 11 (0.67%) OpenIDM
10 9 (0.55%) logstash
11 6 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.24%) Control-M
12 4 (0.24%) Pingdom
12 4 (0.24%) SELinux
12 4 (0.24%) Terraform
13 3 (0.18%) Consul
13 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 328 (19.93%) Oracle
2 81 (4.92%) VMware
3 66 (4.01%) Microsoft
4 60 (3.65%) Red Hat
5 59 (3.58%) IBM
6 36 (2.19%) SAP
7 35 (2.13%) Google
8 29 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 28 (1.70%) Talend
10 23 (1.40%) HP
11 22 (1.34%) Cloudera
12 19 (1.15%) Cisco
13 18 (1.09%) Adobe
13 18 (1.09%) hybris
14 16 (0.97%) Hortonworks
15 15 (0.91%) Jaspersoft
15 15 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.79%) Splunk
16 13 (0.79%) TIBCO
17 12 (0.73%) webMethods
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Martin & Conley
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Inspire Corporation Limited
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £585 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £495 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago