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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 16 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 13 27 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.58% 10.55% 24.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.31% 31.03% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 33
Median daily rate £538 £403 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.54% +10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
64 87 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.47% 33.98% 55.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (32.14%) DevOps
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) PHP
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (21.43%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) Maven
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) Java EE
7 5 (17.86%) Selenium
7 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (17.86%) Docker
7 5 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (14.29%) Ansible
8 4 (14.29%) Splunk
8 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) JIRA
8 4 (14.29%) Groovy
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Linux

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 7 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) HBase
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) JBehave
6 1 (3.57%) jMock
6 1 (3.57%) Mockito
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) Java EE
3 3 (10.71%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) JPA
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Microservices
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) API Development
8 1 (3.57%) API Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (3.57%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PHP
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.29%) Groovy
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (7.14%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) ATG
3 3 (10.71%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.57%) MapR
5 1 (3.57%) SAP