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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 42 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 3.19% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 3.46% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -8.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £354 £373
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
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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
372 347 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.37% 92.29% 97.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 260 213
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.65% +65.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £32.90 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
3 21 (87.50%) SOAP
3 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (79.17%) Scrum
5 17 (70.83%) Linux
6 15 (62.50%) SOA
7 14 (58.33%) J2EE
8 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (45.83%) MySQL
9 11 (45.83%) Oracle
9 11 (45.83%) EJB
10 10 (41.67%) Spring
10 10 (41.67%) RESTful
11 9 (37.50%) BDD
11 9 (37.50%) TDD
11 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (37.50%) UML
11 9 (37.50%) JUnit
11 9 (37.50%) Windows
11 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
12 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 8 (33.33%) Selenium
12 8 (33.33%) Mockito
12 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
13 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (29.17%) HTML
13 7 (29.17%) Process Management
13 7 (29.17%) JBoss

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (45.83%) MySQL
3 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JUnit
2 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) Mockito
2 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.83%) Subversion
5 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 21 (87.50%) SOAP
3 14 (58.33%) J2EE
4 11 (45.83%) EJB
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) RESTful
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (20.83%) OAuth2
8 5 (20.83%) OpenID
8 5 (20.83%) SAML
8 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
10 2 (8.33%) REST
11 1 (4.17%) PostGIS
11 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
11 1 (4.17%) JPA
11 1 (4.17%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) SOA
4 9 (37.50%) UML
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) Process Management
6 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) Change Control
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 2 (8.33%) MVC
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) B2B
10 1 (4.17%) B2C
10 1 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) Kanban
10 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) WSO2
3 1 (4.17%) Apigee
3 1 (4.17%) hybris