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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 28 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.62% 1.95% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 2.03% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £404 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -6.41%
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
314 296 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.62% 96.42% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 227 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 55
Average hourly rate £12.05 £33.40 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.92% +138.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £17.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £72.50 £26.75
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 29 May 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (96.88%) Web Services
3 29 (90.63%) Scrum
4 24 (75.00%) Linux
5 20 (62.50%) SOAP
5 20 (62.50%) Spring
6 17 (53.13%) TDD
6 17 (53.13%) Selenium
6 17 (53.13%) JUnit
6 17 (53.13%) SOA
6 17 (53.13%) Mockito
6 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
6 17 (53.13%) BDD
7 16 (50.00%) Hibernate
8 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
9 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (37.50%) RESTful
10 12 (37.50%) J2EE
11 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
11 11 (34.38%) EJB
12 10 (31.25%) Oracle
12 10 (31.25%) Web Development
12 10 (31.25%) Spring MVC
12 10 (31.25%) MVC
13 9 (28.13%) MySQL
13 9 (28.13%) UML
13 9 (28.13%) Windows
13 9 (28.13%) SAML

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.75%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
1 17 (53.13%) JUnit
1 17 (53.13%) Mockito
1 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
2 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
3 8 (25.00%) Maven
4 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) Web Services
2 20 (62.50%) SOAP
2 20 (62.50%) Spring
3 16 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (37.50%) RESTful
4 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 11 (34.38%) EJB
6 10 (31.25%) Spring MVC
7 9 (28.13%) SAML
7 9 (28.13%) OAuth2
7 9 (28.13%) OpenID
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) JPA
9 7 (21.88%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) PostGIS
11 4 (12.50%) REST
11 4 (12.50%) HTML5
12 3 (9.38%) Ajax
12 3 (9.38%) JSON
13 2 (6.25%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) Scrum
3 17 (53.13%) TDD
3 17 (53.13%) SOA
3 17 (53.13%) BDD
4 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) Web Development
5 10 (31.25%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) UML
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Process Management
7 7 (21.88%) OO
7 7 (21.88%) Change Control
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
1 5 (15.63%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Apigee
3 1 (3.13%) hybris
3 1 (3.13%) WSO2
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