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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 674 573 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.79% 6.16% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.74% 19.02% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 311 299
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 27
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £42.50 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
3250 3012 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.74% 32.39% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1946 1704 1380
Average daily rate £350 £335 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 225
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 2015.

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 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
Berkshire +16 181 £400 +14.28% 60
Hampshire -5 152 £380 -0.32% 37
Surrey +9 127 £400 +1.58% 53
Buckinghamshire -4 86 £365 +5.03% 15
Oxfordshire +9 59 £450 +38.46% 29
West Sussex -3 36 £380 -1.29% 8
East Sussex -11 12 £350 - 9
Kent -13 8 £275 -26.66% 13
Middlesex -7 4 £275 -43.73% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 459 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (24.74%) Oracle
3 322 (24.14%) SQL
4 291 (21.81%) HTML
5 285 (21.36%) Linux
6 283 (21.21%) Web Services
7 267 (20.01%) JavaScript
8 242 (18.14%) Spring
9 226 (16.94%) XML
10 212 (15.89%) CSS
11 208 (15.59%) TDD
12 200 (14.99%) Scrum
13 185 (13.87%) J2EE
14 181 (13.57%) UNIX
15 170 (12.74%) Finance
16 167 (12.52%) Software Engineering
17 158 (11.84%) SOAP
17 158 (11.84%) SOA
18 150 (11.24%) C#
19 148 (11.09%) .NET
20 141 (10.57%) Hibernate
21 140 (10.49%) Maven
22 139 (10.42%) Selenium
22 139 (10.42%) Jenkins
23 137 (10.27%) JUnit
24 134 (10.04%) OO
25 133 (9.97%) Windows
26 130 (9.75%) C++
27 128 (9.60%) Security Cleared
28 127 (9.52%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 125 (9.37%) WebLogic
2 123 (9.22%) Apache
2 123 (9.22%) Tomcat
3 93 (6.97%) JBoss
3 93 (6.97%) WebSphere
4 48 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 48 (3.60%) CMS
5 22 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (1.50%) Confluence
7 19 (1.42%) Node.js
7 19 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (0.97%) IIS
9 11 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.82%) Mule
10 10 (0.75%) Commerce Server
11 9 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (0.67%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.60%) Mule ESB
12 8 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 52 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.02%) MS Office
3 17 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.67%) FrameMaker
6 9 (0.67%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.37%) GIMP
8 4 (0.30%) MS Project
9 3 (0.22%) Simulink
10 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
3 11 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
6 4 (0.30%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.30%) BusinessWare
7 3 (0.22%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.22%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.15%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.15%) Staffware
9 1 (0.075%) Maximo
9 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.075%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.92%) SaaS
3 19 (1.42%) Amazon S3
4 17 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (0.75%) Force.com
7 10 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (0.67%) GitHub
8 9 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.30%) Boomi
10 4 (0.30%) IaaS
10 4 (0.30%) PaaS
11 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.22%) Google Checkout
12 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.075%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.50%) Internet
2 46 (3.45%) HTTP
3 33 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.10%) SAN
5 18 (1.35%) SSL
6 17 (1.27%) Firewall
7 16 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (0.97%) Network Security
9 12 (0.90%) DNS
9 12 (0.90%) LAN
10 11 (0.82%) WAN
10 11 (0.82%) LDAP
11 10 (0.75%) SSH
12 9 (0.67%) Intranet
13 7 (0.52%) NAS
13 7 (0.52%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.45%) VPN
15 5 (0.37%) IPsec
15 5 (0.37%) FCoE
16 4 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 68 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (4.95%) MySQL
5 58 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.60%) DB2
7 38 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 37 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 35 (2.62%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.47%) Big Data
11 32 (2.40%) MongoDB
12 30 (2.25%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.20%) OLTP
13 16 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.90%) SAP BW
17 11 (0.82%) Informix
18 10 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 140 (10.49%) Maven
2 139 (10.42%) Selenium
2 139 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 137 (10.27%) JUnit
4 127 (9.52%) Subversion
5 110 (8.25%) Git (software)
6 109 (8.17%) Cucumber
7 93 (6.97%) Eclipse
8 65 (4.87%) Ant
9 58 (4.35%) JIRA
10 47 (3.52%) Mockito
11 39 (2.92%) WebDriver
12 30 (2.25%) SoapUI
13 26 (1.95%) Visual Studio
14 25 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.65%) ClearCase
16 21 (1.57%) Toad
17 20 (1.50%) RSpec
18 19 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
18 19 (1.42%) Appium
General
1 170 (12.74%) Finance
2 70 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 58 (4.35%) Retail
4 47 (3.52%) Banking
5 41 (3.07%) Publishing
6 29 (2.17%) Marketing
7 18 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.82%) Electronics
9 10 (0.75%) Back Office
10 7 (0.52%) Games
11 6 (0.45%) Military
12 5 (0.37%) Legal
12 5 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Advertising
14 3 (0.22%) Front Office
14 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Turkish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 655 (49.10%) Developer
2 339 (25.41%) Java Developer
3 160 (11.99%) Architect
4 148 (11.09%) Analyst
5 79 (5.92%) Software Engineer
6 69 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 53 (3.97%) Test Analyst
8 46 (3.45%) Tester
9 39 (2.92%) Android Developer
9 39 (2.92%) Consultant
9 39 (2.92%) Senior Developer
10 29 (2.17%) Lead Developer
11 28 (2.10%) Administrator
12 26 (1.95%) Support Analyst
12 26 (1.95%) Technical Architect
12 26 (1.95%) AWS Developer
13 25 (1.87%) Automation Tester
13 25 (1.87%) Lead Architect
13 25 (1.87%) Software Developer
13 25 (1.87%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (21.81%) HTML
2 283 (21.21%) Web Services
3 242 (18.14%) Spring
4 226 (16.94%) XML
5 212 (15.89%) CSS
6 185 (13.87%) J2EE
7 158 (11.84%) SOAP
8 148 (11.09%) .NET
9 141 (10.57%) Hibernate
10 105 (7.87%) JSON
11 100 (7.50%) REST
12 99 (7.42%) Java EE
13 93 (6.97%) RESTful
14 90 (6.75%) jQuery
15 89 (6.67%) HTML5
16 86 (6.45%) Middleware
17 77 (5.77%) JSP
18 71 (5.32%) Ajax
19 59 (4.42%) AngularJS
20 54 (4.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.60%) Open Source
2 68 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 44 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.10%) User Experience
7 22 (1.65%) CMDB
8 20 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.20%) GIS
10 14 (1.05%) PKI
10 14 (1.05%) W3C
11 13 (0.97%) Clustering
11 13 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
12 11 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.67%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.60%) iPhone
14 8 (0.60%) HACMP
15 7 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 285 (21.36%) Linux
2 181 (13.57%) UNIX
3 133 (9.97%) Windows
4 93 (6.97%) Android
5 42 (3.15%) AIX
6 40 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 38 (2.85%) Solaris
8 21 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.75%) CentOS
10 10 (0.75%) HPUX
11 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.60%) NetWare
13 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.37%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (15.59%) TDD
3 200 (14.99%) Scrum
4 167 (12.52%) Software Engineering
5 158 (11.84%) SOA
6 134 (10.04%) OO
7 124 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (8.40%) BDD
9 102 (7.65%) E-Commerce
10 97 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 82 (6.15%) MVC
12 79 (5.92%) UML
13 72 (5.40%) Test Automation
14 68 (5.10%) Web Development
15 59 (4.42%) Data Modelling
16 58 (4.35%) Automated Testing
17 56 (4.20%) Project Management
18 55 (4.12%) ITIL
19 52 (3.90%) TOGAF
20 49 (3.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 322 (24.14%) SQL
2 267 (20.01%) JavaScript
3 150 (11.24%) C#
4 130 (9.75%) C++
5 103 (7.72%) Python
6 88 (6.60%) Perl
7 85 (6.37%) PL/SQL
8 77 (5.77%) C
9 71 (5.32%) Ruby
10 58 (4.35%) PHP
11 31 (2.32%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.87%) XPath
14 24 (1.80%) XQuery
15 23 (1.72%) VB
15 23 (1.72%) Scala
16 19 (1.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 18 (1.35%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.12%) Groovy
19 14 (1.05%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 128 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 99 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 71 (5.32%) Degree
4 42 (3.15%) ISEB
5 22 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.52%) HND
9 4 (0.30%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CCNP
11 2 (0.15%) CCNA
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.15%) HNC
11 2 (0.15%) MCSE
12 1 (0.075%) CISA
12 1 (0.075%) MCSA
12 1 (0.075%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.20%) QA
2 9 (0.67%) SLA
3 6 (0.45%) WCAG
4 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
5 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.075%) COBIT
6 1 (0.075%) EMIR
System Software
1 25 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.05%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.60%) GPFS
4 8 (0.60%) Docker
4 8 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.60%) Samba
5 6 (0.45%) NFS
6 4 (0.30%) Firmware
7 3 (0.22%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.22%) XenServer
8 2 (0.15%) iptables
8 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.15%) Postfix
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
9 1 (0.075%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.075%) vCloud
9 1 (0.075%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.075%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (4.05%) Puppet
2 33 (2.47%) Vagrant
3 22 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.75%) TeamSite
7 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.37%) CloudHub
9 4 (0.30%) Ansible
9 4 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.30%) Control-M
10 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.22%) Salt
10 3 (0.22%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.15%) SELinux
11 2 (0.15%) SCCM
11 2 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 330 (24.74%) Oracle
2 84 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.27%) IBM
4 54 (4.05%) HP
5 47 (3.52%) VMware
6 35 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (2.55%) SAP
8 31 (2.32%) webMethods
9 28 (2.10%) Adobe
10 26 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.80%) CA
12 22 (1.65%) BMC
13 21 (1.57%) TIBCO
14 19 (1.42%) ServiceNow
15 18 (1.35%) Google
16 16 (1.20%) Sybase
17 14 (1.05%) Remedy
18 13 (0.97%) Cisco
18 13 (0.97%) Veritas
19 12 (0.90%) Citrix
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Reco Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago