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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 33 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 1.39% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 1.47% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
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
400 340 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.56% 94.18% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 263 151
Average daily rate £385 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 56
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (89.74%) Scrum
3 35 (89.74%) Web Services
4 26 (66.67%) Linux
5 25 (64.10%) Spring
6 23 (58.97%) JUnit
7 21 (53.85%) TDD
7 21 (53.85%) Selenium
7 21 (53.85%) Mockito
7 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
7 21 (53.85%) BDD
8 20 (51.28%) Hibernate
8 20 (51.28%) SOAP
9 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
10 17 (43.59%) SOA
11 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
11 15 (38.46%) MVC
12 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
12 14 (35.90%) RESTful
13 12 (30.77%) JPA
13 12 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (30.77%) Maven
13 12 (30.77%) Web Development
14 11 (28.21%) J2EE
14 11 (28.21%) CSS
15 10 (25.64%) Oracle
15 10 (25.64%) EJB
15 10 (25.64%) Internet

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (17.95%) JBoss
3 7 (17.95%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) JUnit
2 21 (53.85%) Selenium
2 21 (53.85%) Mockito
2 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
4 12 (30.77%) Maven
5 9 (23.08%) Subversion
6 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.69%) RSpec
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) Web Services
2 25 (64.10%) Spring
3 20 (51.28%) Hibernate
3 20 (51.28%) SOAP
4 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
5 14 (35.90%) RESTful
6 12 (30.77%) JPA
7 11 (28.21%) J2EE
7 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 10 (25.64%) EJB
9 9 (23.08%) OAuth2
9 9 (23.08%) OpenID
9 9 (23.08%) SAML
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
11 6 (15.38%) Ajax
12 5 (12.82%) REST
12 5 (12.82%) PostGIS
12 5 (12.82%) JSON
13 4 (10.26%) HTML5
14 3 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (89.74%) Scrum
3 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 21 (53.85%) BDD
4 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (43.59%) SOA
6 15 (38.46%) MVC
7 12 (30.77%) Web Development
8 10 (25.64%) UML
8 10 (25.64%) Kanban
9 8 (20.51%) OO
10 7 (17.95%) Change Control
10 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Process Management
12 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
13 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
14 2 (5.13%) BPEL
14 2 (5.13%) ICONIX
14 2 (5.13%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
1 10 (25.64%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Apigee
3 1 (2.56%) WSO2
3 1 (2.56%) hybris