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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 13 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 18 32 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.20% 12.03% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 44.44% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 39
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £425 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.02%

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
80 72 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.00% 27.07% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 121
Median daily rate £331 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.13% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -6.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (32.35%) DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) PHP
4 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 8 (23.53%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) QA
5 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
5 7 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (17.65%) Microservices
6 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 6 (17.65%) Selenium
7 5 (14.71%) JIRA
7 5 (14.71%) Java EE
7 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 5 (14.71%) Retail
7 5 (14.71%) Maven
7 5 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (14.71%) Docker
7 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (11.76%) Splunk
8 4 (11.76%) REST
8 4 (11.76%) Ansible
8 4 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server

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 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.76%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) HBase
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Selenium
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) Maven
4 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.94%) Ant
7 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) JBehave
7 1 (2.94%) jMock
7 1 (2.94%) Mockito
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) Java EE
3 4 (11.76%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Microservices
5 4 (11.76%) BDD
5 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Kanban
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PHP
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.76%) Groovy
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Scala
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.94%) Go
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
2 4 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (11.76%) RHCE
2 4 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) ATG
3 3 (8.82%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.94%) MapR
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) Xamarin