The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 26 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.81% 9.33% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.57% 28.09% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 9
Average daily rate £315 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £523 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.65% 33.21% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 53 32
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) Web Services
3 15 (35.71%) Spring
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (33.33%) C
5 12 (28.57%) PHP
6 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.81%) VB
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
7 10 (23.81%) Replication
7 10 (23.81%) Java EE
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 9 (21.43%) XML
9 8 (19.05%) JSON
10 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 7 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 7 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (16.67%) Apache CXF
10 7 (16.67%) Liferay
10 7 (16.67%) RESTful
10 7 (16.67%) Talend
11 6 (14.29%) Big Data
11 6 (14.29%) Puppet
11 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.67%) Liferay
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) Big Data
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.90%) QlikView
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
6 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.38%) JasperReports
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) JDeveloper
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
6 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) Mockito
6 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.38%) RSpec
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
3 5 (11.90%) DBA
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Product Development Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Domino Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Web Services
2 15 (35.71%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) Java EE
4 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 9 (21.43%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) JSON
6 7 (16.67%) .NET
6 7 (16.67%) Apache CXF
6 7 (16.67%) RESTful
7 5 (11.90%) J2EE
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.52%) LAMP
9 3 (7.14%) Middleware
10 2 (4.76%) PostGIS
10 2 (4.76%) WSDL
10 2 (4.76%) EJB
10 2 (4.76%) XSD
10 2 (4.76%) XSLT
10 2 (4.76%) JDBC
10 2 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Replication
2 6 (14.29%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Scrum
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 5 (11.90%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) UML
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.76%) User Stories
7 2 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) C
3 12 (28.57%) PHP
4 10 (23.81%) VB
5 5 (11.90%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) OCP
3 1 (2.38%) OCA
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
1 7 (16.67%) Talend
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
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