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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 28 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.38% 1.85% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 1.94% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -25.00%
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 £38.00 £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
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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
318 258 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.17% 95.20% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 174 81
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £198 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £40.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) Spring
4 25 (69.44%) Web Services
5 24 (66.67%) Scrum
6 23 (63.89%) TDD
6 23 (63.89%) JUnit
7 21 (58.33%) MVC
7 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (58.33%) Mockito
7 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
8 20 (55.56%) Hibernate
8 20 (55.56%) Selenium
9 19 (52.78%) Spring MVC
9 19 (52.78%) Cucumber
9 19 (52.78%) BDD
10 18 (50.00%) JPA
11 16 (44.44%) Vagrant
11 16 (44.44%) Linux
12 15 (41.67%) Maven
12 15 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (36.11%) Puppet
13 13 (36.11%) RESTful
13 13 (36.11%) JSON
13 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
14 11 (30.56%) VirtualBox
14 11 (30.56%) SOA
15 10 (27.78%) CSS
15 10 (27.78%) Web Development
15 10 (27.78%) Kanban

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) TeamSite
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) NGN
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) JUnit
2 21 (58.33%) Mockito
2 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 20 (55.56%) Selenium
4 19 (52.78%) Cucumber
5 15 (41.67%) Maven
6 9 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (8.33%) QUnit
7 3 (8.33%) RSpec
7 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.78%) Ant
8 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Spring
2 25 (69.44%) Web Services
3 20 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 19 (52.78%) Spring MVC
5 18 (50.00%) JPA
6 13 (36.11%) RESTful
6 13 (36.11%) JSON
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 9 (25.00%) Ajax
9 7 (19.44%) SOAP
10 6 (16.67%) XML
10 6 (16.67%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) PostGIS
11 5 (13.89%) HTML
12 4 (11.11%) SAML
12 4 (11.11%) OpenID
12 4 (11.11%) OAuth2
13 3 (8.33%) Dojo
14 2 (5.56%) XSLT
14 2 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 23 (63.89%) TDD
4 21 (58.33%) MVC
4 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (52.78%) BDD
6 11 (30.56%) SOA
7 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 10 (27.78%) Kanban
8 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.89%) BPEL
10 4 (11.11%) OO
11 3 (8.33%) Change Control
11 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.56%) UML
12 2 (5.56%) ICONIX
12 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VirtualBox
2 6 (16.67%) Docker
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) Vagrant
2 13 (36.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) WSO2
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat