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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 34 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.42% 11.98% 8.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.13% 33.61% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 18
Average daily rate
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£395 £353 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
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
147 119 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.72% 35.63% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 80 47
Average daily rate £350 £330 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.58 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 75 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Scrum
3 41 (36.94%) Web Services
4 36 (32.43%) SOAP
4 36 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (32.43%) TDD
4 36 (32.43%) Cucumber
5 33 (29.73%) BDD
6 31 (27.93%) Jenkins
7 30 (27.03%) Linux
7 30 (27.03%) JUnit
8 28 (25.23%) Apache
9 27 (24.32%) Selenium
9 27 (24.32%) Open Source
10 26 (23.42%) RESTful
11 25 (22.52%) Spring
12 24 (21.62%) SOA
12 24 (21.62%) Java EE
12 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 22 (19.82%) Subversion
13 22 (19.82%) Oracle
14 21 (18.92%) Mockito
15 20 (18.02%) Maven
15 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (16.22%) TOGAF
17 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
18 16 (14.41%) Hibernate
18 16 (14.41%) Android
19 15 (13.51%) J2EE
20 14 (12.61%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (25.23%) Apache
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.31%) Confluence
3 7 (6.31%) JBoss
4 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) X.509
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.90%) NAS
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.71%) MySQL
3 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (32.43%) Cucumber
2 31 (27.93%) Jenkins
3 30 (27.03%) JUnit
4 27 (24.32%) Selenium
5 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
6 22 (19.82%) Subversion
7 21 (18.92%) Mockito
8 20 (18.02%) Maven
9 9 (8.11%) JIRA
10 8 (7.21%) Ant
10 8 (7.21%) SoapUI
11 7 (6.31%) JMeter
12 6 (5.41%) RSpec
12 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
12 6 (5.41%) HP UFT
13 5 (4.50%) Appium
14 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
15 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.80%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Publishing
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Developer
2 33 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 30 (27.03%) Architect
4 25 (22.52%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (15.32%) Lead Architect
6 13 (11.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Android Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.41%) Java Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Tester
13 2 (1.80%) Administrator
13 2 (1.80%) Siebel Administrator
13 2 (1.80%) Front-End Developer
13 2 (1.80%) Agile Test Analyst
13 2 (1.80%) Automation Engineer
13 2 (1.80%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) Web Services
2 36 (32.43%) SOAP
3 26 (23.42%) RESTful
4 25 (22.52%) Spring
5 24 (21.62%) Java EE
6 16 (14.41%) Hibernate
7 15 (13.51%) J2EE
8 12 (10.81%) HTML
8 12 (10.81%) SAML
8 12 (10.81%) OAuth2
8 12 (10.81%) OpenID
9 11 (9.91%) EJB
9 11 (9.91%) Android SDK
10 8 (7.21%) .NET
10 8 (7.21%) JSON
11 6 (5.41%) REST
11 6 (5.41%) HTML5
11 6 (5.41%) CSS
12 5 (4.50%) Spring MVC
13 4 (3.60%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) GIS
2 5 (4.50%) Clustering
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Linux
2 16 (14.41%) Android
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.80%) UNIX
6 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Scrum
3 36 (32.43%) TDD
4 33 (29.73%) BDD
5 27 (24.32%) Open Source
6 24 (21.62%) SOA
7 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.22%) TOGAF
9 14 (12.61%) OO
9 14 (12.61%) Android Development
10 12 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.81%) Change Control
10 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
11 11 (9.91%) Web Development
12 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.01%) User Stories
13 9 (8.11%) UML
14 7 (6.31%) Process Management
14 7 (6.31%) SDLC
15 6 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.71%) Ruby
3 7 (6.31%) PHP
4 3 (2.70%) Python
4 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.80%) SQL
5 2 (1.80%) Perl
5 2 (1.80%) Groovy
5 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.90%) COBOL
6 1 (0.90%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) CCNP
5 1 (0.90%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Docker
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Puppet
2 5 (4.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) WMI
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Oracle
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Apigee
4 4 (3.60%) WSO2
4 4 (3.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.80%) hybris
5 2 (1.80%) Siebel
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) Lumension
6 1 (0.90%) Apple
6 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.90%) ESRI