The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 62 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.12% 7.91% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.51% 21.71% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £448 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £33.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 - £23.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 - £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
161 129 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.27% 36.44% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 98 50
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 88 (67.18%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (43.51%) Scrum
3 53 (40.46%) Web Services
4 46 (35.11%) Jenkins
5 43 (32.82%) Cucumber
6 42 (32.06%) TDD
7 41 (31.30%) Maven
8 40 (30.53%) JUnit
9 36 (27.48%) Linux
10 35 (26.72%) Spring
10 35 (26.72%) BDD
10 35 (26.72%) Selenium
11 34 (25.95%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (23.66%) Mockito
13 31 (23.66%) Subversion
14 30 (22.90%) SOAP
15 26 (19.85%) Apache
15 26 (19.85%) Puppet
15 26 (19.85%) Git (software)
16 25 (19.08%) Open Source
16 25 (19.08%) Hibernate
17 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
17 24 (18.32%) RESTful
17 24 (18.32%) Android
18 22 (16.79%) Oracle
18 22 (16.79%) SOA
18 22 (16.79%) JSON
19 20 (15.27%) REST
19 20 (15.27%) Android SDK

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (19.85%) Apache
2 13 (9.92%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (5.34%) Confluence
4 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.34%) JBoss
5 5 (3.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (7.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) Network Security
3 4 (3.05%) Firewall
4 3 (2.29%) DSL
4 3 (2.29%) SSL
5 2 (1.53%) X.509
5 2 (1.53%) NGN
6 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.76%) NAS
6 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.95%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (8.40%) MySQL
3 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 46 (35.11%) Jenkins
2 43 (32.82%) Cucumber
3 41 (31.30%) Maven
4 40 (30.53%) JUnit
5 35 (26.72%) Selenium
6 31 (23.66%) Subversion
6 31 (23.66%) Mockito
7 26 (19.85%) Git (software)
8 18 (13.74%) Ant
9 11 (8.40%) RSpec
10 10 (7.63%) SoapUI
11 9 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (6.87%) JIRA
12 8 (6.11%) Appium
13 7 (5.34%) JMeter
14 5 (3.82%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (3.82%) Artifactory
14 5 (3.82%) Robotium
15 4 (3.05%) SpecFlow
15 4 (3.05%) Gradle
General
1 10 (7.63%) Publishing
2 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Finance
4 4 (3.05%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (51.15%) Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.56%) Architect
4 18 (13.74%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (13.74%) Android Developer
5 17 (12.98%) Lead Architect
6 13 (9.92%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Test Leader
9 8 (6.11%) Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Java Architect
13 3 (2.29%) Agile Test Analyst
13 3 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
14 2 (1.53%) Hybris Developer
14 2 (1.53%) Automation Analyst
14 2 (1.53%) Automation Test Analyst
14 2 (1.53%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.46%) Web Services
2 35 (26.72%) Spring
3 30 (22.90%) SOAP
4 25 (19.08%) Hibernate
5 24 (18.32%) RESTful
6 22 (16.79%) JSON
7 20 (15.27%) REST
7 20 (15.27%) Android SDK
8 19 (14.50%) Java EE
9 17 (12.98%) Spring MVC
10 16 (12.21%) HTML
11 15 (11.45%) CSS
12 13 (9.92%) J2EE
13 11 (8.40%) EJB
13 11 (8.40%) Ajax
13 11 (8.40%) JPA
14 10 (7.63%) .NET
15 9 (6.87%) XML
15 9 (6.87%) SAML
15 9 (6.87%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) Open Source
2 4 (3.05%) GIS
3 3 (2.29%) Clustering
3 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.53%) W3C
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.76%) Robotics
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.48%) Linux
2 24 (18.32%) Android
3 14 (10.69%) Windows
4 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.29%) CentOS
7 2 (1.53%) UNIX
7 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (67.18%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (43.51%) Scrum
3 42 (32.06%) TDD
4 35 (26.72%) BDD
5 33 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (16.79%) SOA
7 20 (15.27%) Android Development
8 19 (14.50%) Unit Testing
9 18 (13.74%) TOGAF
10 17 (12.98%) MVC
10 17 (12.98%) Test Automation
11 16 (12.21%) OO
12 13 (9.92%) User Stories
13 12 (9.16%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (9.16%) Web Development
13 12 (9.16%) Automated Testing
14 11 (8.40%) UML
15 9 (6.87%) OOP
15 9 (6.87%) Kanban
15 9 (6.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.98%) Ruby
3 7 (5.34%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) PHP
5 4 (3.05%) Python
6 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.29%) C#
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 2 (1.53%) Groovy
7 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.76%) COBOL
8 1 (0.76%) Delphi
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) HNC
5 1 (0.76%) HND
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) WCAG
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.53%) Docker
3 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (19.85%) Puppet
2 16 (12.21%) Vagrant
3 6 (4.58%) TeamSite
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) Oracle
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.82%) Apigee
4 3 (2.29%) HP
5 2 (1.53%) Siebel
5 2 (1.53%) VMware
5 2 (1.53%) hybris
6 1 (0.76%) Lumension
6 1 (0.76%) WSO2
6 1 (0.76%) Telerik
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) ESRI