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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Java 990 678 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.03% 7.30% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 21.16% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 403 347
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 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
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
3150 3204 2954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.09% 34.49% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1956 1997 1626
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 85 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 156 £450 +12.50% 61
Hampshire +3 155 £401 +1.39% 38
Surrey +3 149 £450 +9.75% 62
West Sussex +22 142 £475 +40.74% 15
Oxfordshire +9 135 £463 +8.82% 43
Buckinghamshire +12 117 £340 -9.33% 21
East Sussex +18 41 £500 +37.93% 18
Kent +29 35 £750 +140.00% 6
Middlesex +23 35 £360 - 4
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 721 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (27.38%) Spring
3 465 (26.09%) SQL
4 434 (24.35%) Linux
5 419 (23.51%) HTML
6 410 (23.01%) Oracle
7 393 (22.05%) JavaScript
8 351 (19.70%) Web Services
9 341 (19.14%) CSS
10 313 (17.56%) Scrum
11 291 (16.33%) XML
12 288 (16.16%) JUnit
13 287 (16.11%) REST
14 281 (15.77%) Python
15 263 (14.76%) Security Cleared
16 256 (14.37%) TDD
17 253 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
18 242 (13.58%) Finance
19 231 (12.96%) SC Cleared
20 228 (12.79%) C#
21 226 (12.68%) Jenkins
22 218 (12.23%) Subversion
23 207 (11.62%) Git (software)
24 201 (11.28%) Ruby
25 196 (11.00%) JBoss
26 195 (10.94%) Software Engineering
27 192 (10.77%) JSON
28 189 (10.61%) RESTful
29 184 (10.33%) HTML5
30 183 (10.27%) Open Source

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 (11.00%) JBoss
2 157 (8.81%) Tomcat
3 100 (5.61%) Apache
4 89 (4.99%) Confluence
5 78 (4.38%) WebSphere
6 57 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 56 (3.14%) WebLogic
8 52 (2.92%) IIS
9 42 (2.36%) OpenStack
10 36 (2.02%) SharePoint
11 32 (1.80%) CMS
12 22 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (1.23%) SAS
13 20 (1.12%) Apache Spark
13 20 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.84%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (0.67%) GlassFish
16 12 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 11 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 62 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.46%) MS Office
3 24 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.56%) MS Project
5 9 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.11%) Weka
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.056%) GIMP
7 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.34%) Magento
3 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.22%) Staffware
6 3 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.11%) Movex
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 128 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.92%) PaaS
4 35 (1.96%) SaaS
5 27 (1.52%) Heroku
6 19 (1.07%) Boomi
7 17 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.73%) Bluemix
9 10 (0.56%) IaaS
9 10 (0.56%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.45%) Force.com
11 7 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.39%) GitHub
12 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (8.02%) HTTP
2 45 (2.53%) Network Security
3 43 (2.41%) SSL
4 42 (2.36%) LDAP
5 32 (1.80%) Internet
6 31 (1.74%) DNS
7 28 (1.57%) Firewall
8 27 (1.52%) SAN
9 21 (1.18%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.90%) FTP
11 11 (0.62%) AMQP
11 11 (0.62%) Intranet
11 11 (0.62%) SMTP
12 9 (0.51%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.51%) LAN
12 9 (0.51%) VPN
13 8 (0.45%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.34%) WAN
15 5 (0.28%) DHCP
15 5 (0.28%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 96 (5.39%) MySQL
3 96 (5.39%) Oracle Database
4 87 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 80 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 64 (3.59%) Big Data
8 63 (3.54%) Hadoop
9 56 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 30 (1.68%) DB2
12 24 (1.35%) HBase
12 24 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.29%) Redis
14 21 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 288 (16.16%) JUnit
2 226 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 218 (12.23%) Subversion
4 207 (11.62%) Git (software)
5 164 (9.20%) Maven
6 161 (9.03%) JIRA
7 160 (8.98%) Selenium
8 117 (6.57%) Eclipse
9 111 (6.23%) Cucumber
10 73 (4.10%) SoapUI
11 60 (3.37%) Gradle
12 55 (3.09%) JMeter
13 51 (2.86%) Mockito
14 47 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (2.64%) WebDriver
15 41 (2.30%) Ant
16 38 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
17 29 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (1.52%) Artifactory
19 26 (1.46%) Hamcrest
General
1 242 (13.58%) Finance
2 70 (3.93%) Banking
3 64 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.09%) Retail
5 29 (1.63%) Publishing
6 20 (1.12%) Marketing
7 19 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.90%) Legal
9 11 (0.62%) Electronics
9 11 (0.62%) Front Office
10 10 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.51%) Back Office
12 7 (0.39%) Law
13 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.22%) Games
15 4 (0.22%) German Language
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 982 (55.11%) Developer
2 578 (32.44%) Java Developer
3 159 (8.92%) Architect
4 145 (8.14%) Analyst
5 127 (7.13%) Senior Developer
6 109 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 97 (5.44%) Software Engineer
8 88 (4.94%) Scala Developer
9 87 (4.88%) Java Engineer
10 72 (4.04%) Agile Developer
11 69 (3.87%) Test Analyst
12 68 (3.82%) Software Developer
13 61 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
13 61 (3.42%) Consultant
14 57 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
14 57 (3.20%) Support Engineer
15 51 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
16 50 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 47 (2.64%) Java Scala Developer
18 44 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (27.38%) Spring
2 419 (23.51%) HTML
3 351 (19.70%) Web Services
4 341 (19.14%) CSS
5 291 (16.33%) XML
6 287 (16.11%) REST
7 192 (10.77%) JSON
8 189 (10.61%) RESTful
9 184 (10.33%) HTML5
10 172 (9.65%) Hibernate
11 170 (9.54%) J2EE
12 164 (9.20%) SOAP
13 136 (7.63%) .NET
14 134 (7.52%) Ajax
15 130 (7.30%) Java EE
15 130 (7.30%) jQuery
16 125 (7.01%) CSS3
17 123 (6.90%) AngularJS
18 119 (6.68%) JSP
19 103 (5.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 68 (3.82%) Computer Science
2 66 (3.70%) User Experience
3 65 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (3.20%) PKI
5 51 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 49 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 44 (2.47%) Digital Media
8 39 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.29%) Statistics
10 23 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.01%) Smart Meter
13 16 (0.90%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.79%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.73%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
17 11 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 10 (0.56%) Hedge funds
19 9 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 434 (24.35%) Linux
2 174 (9.76%) Unix
3 161 (9.03%) Windows
4 84 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (3.59%) Android
6 46 (2.58%) Windows Server
7 31 (1.74%) Solaris
8 23 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.84%) CentOS
10 13 (0.73%) AIX
11 11 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.62%) zOS
12 7 (0.39%) Debian
12 7 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.28%) HPUX
15 4 (0.22%) NetWare
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (17.56%) Scrum
3 256 (14.37%) TDD
4 253 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
5 195 (10.94%) Software Engineering
6 183 (10.27%) Open Source
7 178 (9.99%) MVC
8 177 (9.93%) Web Development
9 168 (9.43%) DevOps
10 135 (7.58%) BDD
11 115 (6.45%) Automated Testing
12 107 (6.00%) SOA
13 95 (5.33%) Migration
14 92 (5.16%) E-Commerce
15 91 (5.11%) Unit Testing
16 90 (5.05%) ETL
17 86 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
18 82 (4.60%) Kanban
18 82 (4.60%) OO
19 80 (4.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 465 (26.09%) SQL
2 393 (22.05%) JavaScript
3 281 (15.77%) Python
4 228 (12.79%) C#
5 201 (11.28%) Ruby
6 171 (9.60%) Scala
7 133 (7.46%) C++
8 128 (7.18%) PHP
9 108 (6.06%) Perl
10 105 (5.89%) Bash Shell
11 92 (5.16%) C
12 59 (3.31%) PL/SQL
12 59 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 48 (2.69%) T-SQL
14 44 (2.47%) Go
14 44 (2.47%) Groovy
15 42 (2.36%) VB
16 33 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.23%) R
18 18 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 263 (14.76%) Security Cleared
2 231 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 124 (6.96%) Degree
4 44 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 42 (2.36%) ISEB
6 15 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (0.51%) CCNA
8 9 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.34%) GIAC
10 6 (0.34%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.28%) CISSP
11 5 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.22%) CEH
13 3 (0.17%) MCITP
13 3 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.15%) QA
2 25 (1.40%) SLA
3 14 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.56%) FIPS 140-2
5 4 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.056%) COBIT
8 1 (0.056%) HL7
8 1 (0.056%) SDET
System Software
1 63 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.09%) Docker
3 34 (1.91%) vSphere
4 29 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.73%) ISA Server
6 11 (0.62%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.39%) HDFS
8 6 (0.34%) Postfix
9 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.22%) GPFS
11 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.11%) GridGain
12 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.056%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.056%) GeoWebCache
13 1 (0.056%) KVM
13 1 (0.056%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.056%) vCloud
13 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (2.30%) Ansible
2 34 (1.91%) Puppet
3 28 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 21 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.56%) Oozie
6 10 (0.56%) OpenAM
6 10 (0.56%) OpenIDM
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.39%) Nagios
9 5 (0.28%) Control-M
9 5 (0.28%) Graphite
9 5 (0.28%) logstash
10 4 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.22%) Nessus
10 4 (0.22%) SCCM
10 4 (0.22%) Terraform
11 3 (0.17%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 410 (23.01%) Oracle
2 99 (5.56%) Google
3 95 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 80 (4.49%) IBM
5 73 (4.10%) VMware
6 47 (2.64%) HP
7 38 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 38 (2.13%) Talend
8 30 (1.68%) hybris
9 23 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.23%) SAP
11 20 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.12%) FatWire
11 20 (1.12%) Remedy
12 19 (1.07%) Dell
13 18 (1.01%) Informatica
14 15 (0.84%) ATG
14 15 (0.84%) webMethods
15 14 (0.79%) ForgeRock
15 14 (0.79%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
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West Sussex
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Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per annum
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Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
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Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
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Leatherhead
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Hampshire
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Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Berkshire
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Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
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Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: £25,070 per annum
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London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
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Bracknell
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Winchester, Hampshire
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