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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 19 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.82% 10.68% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.59% 28.57% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 23
Median daily rate £400 £395 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
88 126 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.21% 37.39% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 96 81
Median daily rate £379 £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% +17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 21 (42.00%) Oracle
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Web Services
3 15 (30.00%) Mockito
4 13 (26.00%) RESTful
4 13 (26.00%) Spring
4 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (24.00%) Maven
5 12 (24.00%) Scrum
6 10 (20.00%) Gradle
7 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (18.00%) Linux
7 9 (18.00%) Selenium
7 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (16.00%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (16.00%) Multithreading
8 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.00%) Windows
8 8 (16.00%) JUnit
8 8 (16.00%) Microservices
9 7 (14.00%) Spring Boot
9 7 (14.00%) Android Development
9 7 (14.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) J2EE
9 7 (14.00%) Android
9 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (14.00%) Spring Integration
9 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (14.00%) 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 6 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Mockito
2 12 (24.00%) Maven
3 10 (20.00%) Gradle
4 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.00%) Selenium
5 8 (16.00%) JUnit
6 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (12.00%) JMeter
8 5 (10.00%) Appium
8 5 (10.00%) Hamcrest
9 4 (8.00%) Ant
9 4 (8.00%) Artifactory
9 4 (8.00%) Robotium
9 4 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (8.00%) Subversion
10 3 (6.00%) Android Studio
10 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
10 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Identity Management Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Subject Matter Expert
9 1 (2.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 13 (26.00%) RESTful
2 13 (26.00%) Spring
3 7 (14.00%) J2EE
3 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (14.00%) Spring Boot
3 7 (14.00%) Spring Integration
4 6 (12.00%) EJB
4 6 (12.00%) JPA
4 6 (12.00%) JSON
4 6 (12.00%) SOAP
5 4 (8.00%) Android SDK
5 4 (8.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) RoboGuice
5 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (8.00%) XML
6 3 (6.00%) OpenCL
6 3 (6.00%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.00%) XSLT
8 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.00%) Physics
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) HACMP
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) HPUX
4 2 (4.00%) NetWare
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) Microservices
4 8 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.00%) Android Development
6 6 (12.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Process Management
6 6 (12.00%) SOA
6 6 (12.00%) TDD
6 6 (12.00%) UML
7 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) User Stories
8 3 (6.00%) BDD
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) C++
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) Korn
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Compaq
3 2 (4.00%) EMC
3 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Veritas
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat