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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 40 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.53% 7.07% 6.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.75% 22.92% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
126 96 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.31% 30.87% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 46
Average daily rate £350 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £12.45 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 34 (50.75%) Web Services
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 24 (35.82%) Scrum
4 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
5 18 (26.87%) Spring
6 17 (25.37%) Cucumber
7 16 (23.88%) Puppet
7 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.90%) .NET
8 14 (20.90%) C
8 14 (20.90%) SOAP
9 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
9 13 (19.40%) Tomcat
9 13 (19.40%) Open Source
9 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
10 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
10 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (17.91%) ISO 9001
10 12 (17.91%) VB
10 12 (17.91%) Linux
10 12 (17.91%) ITIL
10 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
10 12 (17.91%) Apache
10 12 (17.91%) Replication
10 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.91%) Maven
11 11 (16.42%) PHP
11 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (16.42%) Vagrant

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (19.40%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.91%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (11.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.96%) QlikView
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.96%) Big Data
5 4 (5.97%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) SQLite
8 1 (1.49%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.37%) Cucumber
3 12 (17.91%) Maven
4 10 (14.93%) Selenium
5 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
5 9 (13.43%) SpecFlow
6 7 (10.45%) RSpec
6 7 (10.45%) JUnit
7 5 (7.46%) Subversion
7 5 (7.46%) Mockito
8 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.48%) Grunt
10 2 (2.99%) JIRA
11 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.49%) QUnit
11 1 (1.49%) JMeter
11 1 (1.49%) Ant
11 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.49%) HttpUnit
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) DBA
4 6 (8.96%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.96%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.46%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
8 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) Web Services
2 18 (26.87%) Spring
3 14 (20.90%) SOAP
3 14 (20.90%) .NET
4 9 (13.43%) Ajax
4 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.94%) CSS
6 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.96%) JSON
6 6 (8.96%) Spring MVC
6 6 (8.96%) JPA
7 5 (7.46%) RESTful
7 5 (7.46%) HTML
7 5 (7.46%) JSP
7 5 (7.46%) XML
7 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) PostGIS
8 4 (5.97%) Struts
8 4 (5.97%) LAMP
8 4 (5.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Open Source
2 12 (17.91%) Replication
3 5 (7.46%) FMCG
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.48%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.99%) GIS
7 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) CentOS
3 2 (2.99%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Scrum
2 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
3 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.93%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) DevOps
5 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
5 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.94%) Data Transformation
7 7 (10.45%) User Stories
7 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.45%) MVC
7 7 (10.45%) Migration
8 6 (8.96%) Web Application Development
8 6 (8.96%) ETL
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
9 5 (7.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) C
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) VB
5 11 (16.42%) PHP
6 9 (13.43%) Ruby
7 7 (10.45%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) vCloud
2 4 (5.97%) VirtualBox
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Puppet
2 11 (16.42%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) EMC
1 9 (13.43%) VMware
2 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) ESRI
5 3 (4.48%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.49%) webMethods
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) Lotus
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