The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 40 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.14% 1.82% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 1.94% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -32.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £263 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +4.71%
Java Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
376 310 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.48% 93.94% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 220 89
Average daily rate £375 £320 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £169 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 40
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Southampton region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Southampton region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (82.35%) Scrum
4 26 (76.47%) Web Services
5 25 (73.53%) Spring
6 24 (70.59%) JUnit
7 22 (64.71%) Mockito
8 21 (61.76%) TDD
9 20 (58.82%) Selenium
9 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (58.82%) Cucumber
9 20 (58.82%) BDD
9 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
10 19 (55.88%) Hibernate
11 18 (52.94%) MVC
11 18 (52.94%) Linux
12 16 (47.06%) Spring MVC
12 16 (47.06%) JPA
13 13 (38.24%) RESTful
13 13 (38.24%) Vagrant
13 13 (38.24%) Puppet
13 13 (38.24%) SOA
14 12 (35.29%) Web Development
14 12 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (32.35%) Maven
15 11 (32.35%) Subversion
16 10 (29.41%) Kanban
17 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
17 9 (26.47%) SOAP
18 8 (23.53%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) TeamSite
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) NGN
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) JUnit
2 22 (64.71%) Mockito
3 20 (58.82%) Cucumber
3 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) Selenium
4 11 (32.35%) Subversion
4 11 (32.35%) Maven
5 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.82%) RSpec
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) Web Services
2 25 (73.53%) Spring
3 19 (55.88%) Hibernate
4 16 (47.06%) Spring MVC
4 16 (47.06%) JPA
5 13 (38.24%) RESTful
6 9 (26.47%) SOAP
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 7 (20.59%) SAML
8 7 (20.59%) OpenID
8 7 (20.59%) JSON
8 7 (20.59%) OAuth2
9 6 (17.65%) Ajax
9 6 (17.65%) REST
9 6 (17.65%) PostGIS
10 3 (8.82%) HTML
10 3 (8.82%) XML
11 2 (5.88%) Struts
11 2 (5.88%) XSLT
11 2 (5.88%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Scrum
3 21 (61.76%) TDD
4 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (58.82%) BDD
5 18 (52.94%) MVC
6 13 (38.24%) SOA
7 12 (35.29%) Web Development
8 10 (29.41%) Kanban
9 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
10 6 (17.65%) OO
11 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
11 5 (14.71%) BPEL
11 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Change Control
12 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 2 (5.88%) UML
13 2 (5.88%) ICONIX
13 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VirtualBox
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
1 13 (38.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) WSO2