The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 9 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.13% 11.51% 12.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.68% 29.17% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 38 27
Median daily rate £475 £383 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% +7.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
Java
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 144 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.57% 39.45% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 110 79
Median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Southampton region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Southampton region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Java.

1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Web Services
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
4 13 (29.55%) Spring
4 13 (29.55%) RESTful
5 11 (25.00%) Mockito
6 8 (18.18%) Maven
6 8 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 8 (18.18%) JUnit
6 8 (18.18%) Microservices
7 7 (15.91%) Spring Integration
7 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
7 7 (15.91%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) Windows
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.91%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
7 7 (15.91%) Selenium
8 6 (13.64%) TDD
8 6 (13.64%) JPA
8 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.64%) J2EE
8 6 (13.64%) MVC
8 6 (13.64%) JMeter
8 6 (13.64%) Gradle
8 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Drupal
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Mockito
2 8 (18.18%) JUnit
2 8 (18.18%) Maven
3 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.91%) Selenium
4 6 (13.64%) Gradle
4 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.64%) JMeter
5 5 (11.36%) Hamcrest
6 3 (6.82%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.55%) Xcode
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Subject Matter Expert
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 13 (29.55%) RESTful
2 13 (29.55%) Spring
3 7 (15.91%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
3 7 (15.91%) Spring Integration
4 6 (13.64%) J2EE
4 6 (13.64%) JPA
5 4 (9.09%) EJB
5 4 (9.09%) SOAP
5 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 4 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) OpenCL
6 3 (6.82%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.55%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) JSON
7 2 (4.55%) XSLT
8 1 (2.27%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.82%) Physics
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) HACMP
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) HPUX
3 2 (4.55%) NetWare
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.18%) Microservices
3 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.64%) MVC
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) Process Management
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (6.82%) Android Development
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) ERP
9 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.27%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) Korn
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) Go
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Compaq
3 2 (4.55%) EMC
3 2 (4.55%) Hitachi
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Veritas
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat