The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 34 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.85% 1.57% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 1.64% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate
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£383 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 304 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.30% 95.30% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 180 121
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 48 65
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 July 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (46.67%) Maven
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) JPA
6 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Open Source
8 3 (20.00%) Mockito
8 3 (20.00%) RESTful

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) JasperReports
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) Mockito
5 2 (13.33%) RSpec
5 2 (13.33%) Grunt
6 1 (6.67%) QUnit
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.67%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) HttpUnit
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) JPA
4 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) PostGIS
7 2 (13.33%) JDBC
7 2 (13.33%) JSP
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) JTS
8 1 (6.67%) JSF
8 1 (6.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Linked Data
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (13.33%) vCloud
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle