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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 719 496 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.23% 5.42% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.75% 16.88% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 269 262
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£380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £42.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +22.79%
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
3305 2939 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.24% 32.12% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1902 1604 1248
Average daily rate £350 £332 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 118 197
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +21 196 £375 +3.44% 71
Hampshire +9 190 £385 -3.75% 56
Surrey +6 127 £350 -6.66% 64
Buckinghamshire +2 71 £375 - 23
Oxfordshire +6 52 £450 - 65
West Sussex +6 37 £313 -18.83% 18
East Sussex +14 23 £333 +15.65% 11
Middlesex -3 12 £413 -28.26% 2
Kent -13 7 £295 -18.62% 27
Home Counties +3 1 £450 -
M4 Corridor 0 1 - -
Sussex - - - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 507 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (24.06%) Oracle
3 335 (23.84%) SQL
4 282 (20.07%) Linux
5 281 (20.00%) HTML
6 274 (19.50%) Spring
7 273 (19.43%) Web Services
8 248 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 225 (16.01%) TDD
10 216 (15.37%) XML
11 214 (15.23%) Scrum
12 212 (15.09%) CSS
13 185 (13.17%) SOAP
14 177 (12.60%) J2EE
15 172 (12.24%) UNIX
16 170 (12.10%) Software Engineering
17 165 (11.74%) .NET
18 163 (11.60%) C#
18 163 (11.60%) Finance
19 162 (11.53%) Jenkins
20 160 (11.39%) Hibernate
21 148 (10.53%) Maven
22 146 (10.39%) SOA
23 139 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
24 138 (9.82%) Subversion
24 138 (9.82%) Tomcat
25 137 (9.75%) OO
25 137 (9.75%) Security Cleared
26 135 (9.61%) Selenium
26 135 (9.61%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 138 (9.82%) Tomcat
2 134 (9.54%) Apache
3 131 (9.32%) WebLogic
4 77 (5.48%) WebSphere
5 69 (4.91%) JBoss
6 52 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 48 (3.42%) CMS
8 27 (1.92%) Node.js
9 21 (1.49%) Confluence
10 19 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (1.00%) IIS
11 14 (1.00%) Alfresco
12 13 (0.93%) Documentum
12 13 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
13 12 (0.85%) TeamSite
14 11 (0.78%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.71%) Mule
16 9 (0.64%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 49 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.99%) MS Office
3 16 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.64%) RoboHelp
6 9 (0.64%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.43%) MS Project
8 5 (0.36%) GIMP
9 2 (0.14%) Simulink
10 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
5 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.21%) Magento
6 3 (0.21%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.14%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.071%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 1 (0.071%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.42%) SaaS
2 41 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.71%) Force.com
4 21 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 19 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.64%) GitHub
9 6 (0.43%) PaaS
9 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.36%) IaaS
11 1 (0.071%) Heroku
11 1 (0.071%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.071%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.91%) Internet
2 42 (2.99%) HTTP
3 28 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.78%) SAN
5 19 (1.35%) Firewall
6 17 (1.21%) DNS
7 15 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (1.00%) Network Security
9 13 (0.93%) SSL
10 12 (0.85%) NAS
11 9 (0.64%) Intranet
11 9 (0.64%) LDAP
12 7 (0.50%) SSH
12 7 (0.50%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.43%) MPLS
13 6 (0.43%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.36%) VPN
14 5 (0.36%) LAN
14 5 (0.36%) SDH
14 5 (0.36%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 95 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 69 (4.91%) MySQL
4 60 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 48 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 43 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 39 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 34 (2.42%) Big Data
11 30 (2.14%) DB2
12 26 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.93%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.93%) OLTP
17 12 (0.85%) SAP BW
17 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 162 (11.53%) Jenkins
2 148 (10.53%) Maven
3 138 (9.82%) Subversion
4 135 (9.61%) Selenium
4 135 (9.61%) JUnit
5 117 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 102 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 98 (6.98%) Eclipse
8 67 (4.77%) JIRA
9 61 (4.34%) Ant
10 49 (3.49%) Mockito
11 37 (2.63%) WebDriver
12 28 (1.99%) Visual Studio
13 24 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.71%) SoapUI
14 23 (1.64%) RSpec
15 22 (1.57%) Toad
16 21 (1.49%) ClearCase
16 21 (1.49%) JMeter
17 18 (1.28%) Appium
General
1 163 (11.60%) Finance
2 57 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 56 (3.99%) Publishing
4 48 (3.42%) Banking
5 44 (3.13%) Retail
6 31 (2.21%) Marketing
7 17 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.93%) Electronics
9 10 (0.71%) Back Office
9 10 (0.71%) Turkish Language
10 8 (0.57%) Military
11 6 (0.43%) Games
12 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.21%) Advertising
13 3 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Legal
15 1 (0.071%) Korean Language
15 1 (0.071%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 690 (49.11%) Developer
2 364 (25.91%) Java Developer
3 169 (12.03%) Architect
4 162 (11.53%) Analyst
5 78 (5.55%) Software Engineer
6 77 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 52 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 45 (3.20%) Tester
9 39 (2.78%) Android Developer
10 36 (2.56%) Software Developer
11 34 (2.42%) Consultant
12 33 (2.35%) Senior Developer
13 32 (2.28%) Lead Developer
14 31 (2.21%) AWS Developer
15 28 (1.99%) Technical Architect
15 28 (1.99%) Agile Java Developer
16 26 (1.85%) Business Analyst
17 25 (1.78%) Project Manager
17 25 (1.78%) Data Architect
18 24 (1.71%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (20.00%) HTML
2 274 (19.50%) Spring
3 273 (19.43%) Web Services
4 216 (15.37%) XML
5 212 (15.09%) CSS
6 185 (13.17%) SOAP
7 177 (12.60%) J2EE
8 165 (11.74%) .NET
9 160 (11.39%) Hibernate
10 128 (9.11%) RESTful
11 125 (8.90%) JSON
12 121 (8.61%) Java EE
13 100 (7.12%) REST
14 99 (7.05%) jQuery
15 88 (6.26%) HTML5
16 84 (5.98%) JSP
17 83 (5.91%) Middleware
18 66 (4.70%) Ajax
19 53 (3.77%) CSS3
20 52 (3.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.33%) Open Source
2 64 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 42 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.63%) User Experience
7 23 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.35%) Smart Meter
8 19 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.28%) PKI
10 17 (1.21%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.07%) GIS
12 14 (1.00%) W3C
13 12 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.85%) Clustering
14 10 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.71%) CMDB
14 10 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.64%) Web 2.0
15 9 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 282 (20.07%) Linux
2 172 (12.24%) UNIX
3 129 (9.18%) Windows
4 91 (6.48%) Android
5 42 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.35%) Solaris
6 33 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (2.28%) AIX
8 15 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.71%) CentOS
12 8 (0.57%) HPUX
13 7 (0.50%) NetWare
13 7 (0.50%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.28%) zOS
15 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (16.01%) TDD
3 214 (15.23%) Scrum
4 170 (12.10%) Software Engineering
5 146 (10.39%) SOA
6 139 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
7 137 (9.75%) OO
8 108 (7.69%) BDD
9 93 (6.62%) Unit Testing
10 90 (6.41%) E-Commerce
11 88 (6.26%) Test Automation
12 81 (5.77%) MVC
13 80 (5.69%) Web Development
14 62 (4.41%) UML
15 57 (4.06%) Data Modelling
15 57 (4.06%) Configuration Management
16 52 (3.70%) Project Management
17 50 (3.56%) Automated Testing
18 49 (3.49%) TOGAF
19 48 (3.42%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 335 (23.84%) SQL
2 248 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 163 (11.60%) C#
4 127 (9.04%) C++
5 105 (7.47%) Python
6 104 (7.40%) Perl
7 102 (7.26%) PL/SQL
8 72 (5.12%) Ruby
9 69 (4.91%) C
10 58 (4.13%) PHP
11 36 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.99%) XPath
14 27 (1.92%) Apex Code
15 26 (1.85%) Scala
16 25 (1.78%) XQuery
17 20 (1.42%) Objective-C
18 19 (1.35%) Groovy
18 19 (1.35%) VB
19 16 (1.14%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 137 (9.75%) Security Cleared
2 108 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 68 (4.84%) Degree
4 39 (2.78%) ISEB
5 23 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.50%) HND
8 6 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.21%) HNC
11 2 (0.14%) CISSP
11 2 (0.14%) PMP
11 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.14%) MCTS
11 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.071%) HP APS
12 1 (0.071%) MCITP
12 1 (0.071%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.13%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.43%) WCAG
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.071%) EMIR
System Software
1 21 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (1.00%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.85%) Docker
6 8 (0.57%) Samba
7 7 (0.50%) GPFS
8 6 (0.43%) NFS
9 4 (0.28%) HDFS
9 4 (0.28%) vSphere
10 3 (0.21%) Firmware
11 2 (0.14%) iptables
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
11 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.14%) Postfix
11 2 (0.14%) XenServer
12 1 (0.071%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.071%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.071%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 74 (5.27%) Puppet
2 39 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 23 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.50%) Ansible
7 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.28%) Control-M
9 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.21%) SELinux
9 3 (0.21%) Salt
10 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.14%) Nagios
10 2 (0.14%) WSUS
10 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 338 (24.06%) Oracle
2 83 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 47 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (3.13%) VMware
5 40 (2.85%) IBM
6 39 (2.78%) HP
7 32 (2.28%) Adobe
8 31 (2.21%) SAP
9 30 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.85%) TIBCO
11 24 (1.71%) webMethods
12 21 (1.49%) Google
13 15 (1.07%) Cramer
14 14 (1.00%) Remedy
15 13 (0.93%) BMC
15 13 (0.93%) Hitachi
15 13 (0.93%) EMC
15 13 (0.93%) Sybase
16 11 (0.78%) Veritas
16 11 (0.78%) CA
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
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Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day N/A
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
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Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum (pro rata) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Rate: £370.37 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
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