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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 34 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.83% 1.19% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 1.23% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £355 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
338 325 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.35% 97.01% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 214 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 48 69
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) Spring
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
5 11 (55.00%) Maven
6 10 (50.00%) JSON
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
8 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (40.00%) Selenium
8 8 (40.00%) JPA
8 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (35.00%) RESTful
9 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
9 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (35.00%) Ajax
9 7 (35.00%) JUnit
10 6 (30.00%) CSS
10 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
10 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
10 6 (30.00%) VirtualBox
10 6 (30.00%) Mockito
11 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) XML
11 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (20.00%) Dojo

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Maven
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (35.00%) JUnit
4 6 (30.00%) Mockito
5 4 (20.00%) QUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Grunt
6 2 (10.00%) Ant
6 2 (10.00%) RSpec
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.00%) JMeter
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) HttpUnit
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Spring
2 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) JPA
4 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 7 (35.00%) RESTful
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Dojo
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 2 (10.00%) REST
10 2 (10.00%) PostGIS
10 2 (10.00%) JTS
10 2 (10.00%) J2EE
10 2 (10.00%) JDBC
10 2 (10.00%) JSP
10 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VirtualBox
2 4 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) VMware