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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 25 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.90% 1.34% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 1.39% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -31.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Java Developer
Hampshire

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
318 288 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.81% 96.32% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 189 86
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £32.85 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) Spring
4 18 (60.00%) TDD
4 18 (60.00%) MVC
4 18 (60.00%) Web Services
5 17 (56.67%) Scrum
6 16 (53.33%) Hibernate
6 16 (53.33%) Spring MVC
6 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (53.33%) JUnit
6 16 (53.33%) JPA
6 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 16 (53.33%) Vagrant
7 15 (50.00%) Mockito
8 14 (46.67%) Selenium
9 13 (43.33%) JSON
9 13 (43.33%) Maven
9 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
9 13 (43.33%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (40.00%) BDD
10 12 (40.00%) Puppet
10 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (36.67%) VirtualBox
12 10 (33.33%) RESTful
12 10 (33.33%) Linux
13 9 (30.00%) Oracle
13 9 (30.00%) Amazon S3
13 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (26.67%) Test Automation

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) TeamSite
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) NGN
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) JUnit
1 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (50.00%) Mockito
3 14 (46.67%) Selenium
4 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
4 13 (43.33%) Maven
5 6 (20.00%) Subversion
6 4 (13.33%) QUnit
7 3 (10.00%) RSpec
8 1 (3.33%) Ant
8 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.33%) Grunt
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Spring
2 18 (60.00%) Web Services
3 16 (53.33%) Hibernate
3 16 (53.33%) Spring MVC
3 16 (53.33%) JPA
4 13 (43.33%) JSON
5 10 (33.33%) RESTful
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
6 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 6 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) Dojo
10 3 (10.00%) PostGIS
10 3 (10.00%) SOAP
11 2 (6.67%) Drools
11 2 (6.67%) Java EE
11 2 (6.67%) jQuery
12 1 (3.33%) Java SE
12 1 (3.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.33%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) TDD
2 18 (60.00%) MVC
3 17 (56.67%) Scrum
4 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (40.00%) BDD
6 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Kanban
7 7 (23.33%) SOA
8 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.67%) BPEL
8 5 (16.67%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) ICONIX
9 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) UML
10 1 (3.33%) OO
10 1 (3.33%) Workflow
10 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VirtualBox
2 6 (20.00%) Docker
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Vagrant
2 12 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) EMC
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
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