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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 75 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.93% 5.30% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.90% 12.30% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 5
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£375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £664
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.35 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.80%
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
179 122 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 52.34% 43.11% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 78 26
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £22.81 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £13.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £160.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 87 (71.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (48.36%) Web Services
3 55 (45.08%) Jenkins
4 52 (42.62%) Scrum
5 48 (39.34%) TDD
6 42 (34.43%) Maven
7 39 (31.97%) JSON
7 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
8 37 (30.33%) Puppet
8 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (29.51%) Spring
10 34 (27.87%) JUnit
10 34 (27.87%) Selenium
11 33 (27.05%) Subversion
12 30 (24.59%) RESTful
12 30 (24.59%) Mockito
13 29 (23.77%) JavaScript
14 27 (22.13%) BDD
15 26 (21.31%) Vagrant
16 25 (20.49%) Linux
17 24 (19.67%) Hibernate
18 23 (18.85%) MVC
19 22 (18.03%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (18.03%) CSS
19 22 (18.03%) Amazon EC2
20 21 (17.21%) Spring MVC
20 21 (17.21%) REST
21 20 (16.39%) SQL
22 19 (15.57%) HTML
22 19 (15.57%) Java EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (12.30%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.48%) Apache
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (9.02%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.74%) TeamSite
4 7 (5.74%) CMS
4 7 (5.74%) Node.js
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.46%) Confluence
6 2 (1.64%) JBoss
6 2 (1.64%) Drupal
6 2 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.03%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.30%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) Internet
2 7 (5.74%) Network Security
3 5 (4.10%) SSL
3 5 (4.10%) DSL
3 5 (4.10%) Firewall
4 2 (1.64%) NGN
5 1 (0.82%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 55 (45.08%) Jenkins
2 42 (34.43%) Maven
3 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
4 34 (27.87%) Selenium
4 34 (27.87%) JUnit
5 33 (27.05%) Subversion
6 30 (24.59%) Mockito
7 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
8 16 (13.11%) Ant
9 13 (10.66%) Eclipse
10 10 (8.20%) RSpec
10 10 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (7.38%) QUnit
12 8 (6.56%) SoapUI
13 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
13 7 (5.74%) JIRA
14 6 (4.92%) JMeter
14 6 (4.92%) Grunt
14 6 (4.92%) Appium
15 5 (4.10%) Robotium
General
1 9 (7.38%) Publishing
2 6 (4.92%) Turkish Language
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (57.38%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Architect
4 14 (11.48%) Android Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Lead Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.74%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.46%) Automation Test Analyst
13 3 (2.46%) Automation Analyst
13 3 (2.46%) Agile Test Analyst
14 2 (1.64%) Front-End Developer
14 2 (1.64%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (48.36%) Web Services
2 39 (31.97%) JSON
3 36 (29.51%) Spring
4 30 (24.59%) RESTful
5 24 (19.67%) Hibernate
6 22 (18.03%) CSS
7 21 (17.21%) Spring MVC
7 21 (17.21%) REST
8 19 (15.57%) Java EE
8 19 (15.57%) HTML
9 18 (14.75%) JPA
10 17 (13.93%) Android SDK
11 16 (13.11%) Ajax
12 13 (10.66%) .NET
13 12 (9.84%) XML
13 12 (9.84%) SOAP
14 10 (8.20%) jQuery
15 9 (7.38%) JNI
15 9 (7.38%) Android NDK
16 8 (6.56%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Open Source
2 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) User Experience
4 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.46%) GIS
6 2 (1.64%) W3C
7 1 (0.82%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.82%) Robotics
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.49%) Linux
2 18 (14.75%) Android
3 10 (8.20%) CentOS
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (71.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) Scrum
3 48 (39.34%) TDD
4 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (22.13%) BDD
6 23 (18.85%) MVC
7 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
7 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.48%) User Stories
8 14 (11.48%) Android Development
8 14 (11.48%) SOA
9 12 (9.84%) OO
9 12 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (9.02%) Kanban
11 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.38%) BPEL
12 9 (7.38%) Web Development
12 9 (7.38%) TOGAF
12 9 (7.38%) DevOps
13 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.77%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.39%) SQL
3 12 (9.84%) Ruby
4 10 (8.20%) C#
5 8 (6.56%) PHP
5 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.92%) Python
7 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.82%) COBOL
9 1 (0.82%) Delphi
9 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) ISEB
3 4 (3.28%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.82%) HNC
5 1 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.64%) WCAG
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) VirtualBox
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.92%) Docker
4 2 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (30.33%) Puppet
2 26 (21.31%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Oracle
2 6 (4.92%) VMware
2 6 (4.92%) Google
3 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.28%) EMC
5 3 (2.46%) HP
6 2 (1.64%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.82%) Telerik
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.82%) WSO2
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