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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 47 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.13% 5.69% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.97% 26.39% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
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
147 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.06% 21.56% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 36
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.11 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.15% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.38 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.92%) Web Services
3 39 (44.83%) Scrum
3 39 (44.83%) Jenkins
4 33 (37.93%) Cucumber
4 33 (37.93%) TDD
5 28 (32.18%) Spring
6 26 (29.89%) Puppet
7 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
8 24 (27.59%) SQL
9 23 (26.44%) RESTful
9 23 (26.44%) Vagrant
10 22 (25.29%) Selenium
11 21 (24.14%) JSON
12 20 (22.99%) JUnit
12 20 (22.99%) SOAP
13 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (20.69%) Maven
14 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
15 17 (19.54%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (19.54%) Amazon S3
15 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (18.39%) CentOS
16 16 (18.39%) Hibernate
16 16 (18.39%) Linux
16 16 (18.39%) Tomcat
16 16 (18.39%) CSS
16 16 (18.39%) Oracle
17 15 (17.24%) VMware
17 15 (17.24%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (18.39%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.64%) Apache
3 8 (9.20%) Node.js
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.60%) Confluence
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (2.30%) JBoss
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.15%) Drupal
8 1 (1.15%) WordPress
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.15%) TeamSite
8 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon S3
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) DSL
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) QlikView
6 1 (1.15%) SQLite
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 33 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 22 (25.29%) Selenium
4 20 (22.99%) JUnit
5 18 (20.69%) Maven
6 15 (17.24%) Subversion
7 14 (16.09%) Mockito
8 12 (13.79%) SoapUI
9 11 (12.64%) SpecFlow
9 11 (12.64%) RSpec
9 11 (12.64%) Eclipse
10 8 (9.20%) QUnit
11 7 (8.05%) Grunt
11 7 (8.05%) JIRA
12 5 (5.75%) JMeter
12 5 (5.75%) FitNesse
13 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
13 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.60%) LoadRunner
14 3 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 5 (5.75%) Retail
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Turkish Language
3 1 (1.15%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Test Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Product Owner
7 4 (4.60%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.60%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Architect
9 2 (2.30%) Tester
9 2 (2.30%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.30%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) Web Services
2 28 (32.18%) Spring
3 23 (26.44%) RESTful
4 21 (24.14%) JSON
5 20 (22.99%) SOAP
6 16 (18.39%) CSS
6 16 (18.39%) Hibernate
7 14 (16.09%) HTML
7 14 (16.09%) .NET
7 14 (16.09%) JPA
8 13 (14.94%) Ajax
9 11 (12.64%) Spring MVC
10 9 (10.34%) XML
11 7 (8.05%) PostGIS
12 6 (6.90%) REST
12 6 (6.90%) jQuery
12 6 (6.90%) Java EE
12 6 (6.90%) JSP
13 4 (4.60%) Dojo
14 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Open Source
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (12.64%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.75%) GIS
3 4 (4.60%) FMCG
3 4 (4.60%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
1 16 (18.39%) CentOS
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Scrum
3 33 (37.93%) TDD
4 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.94%) BDD
6 13 (14.94%) MVC
6 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.79%) DevOps
8 11 (12.64%) User Stories
9 9 (10.34%) SOA
10 8 (9.20%) Test Strategy
11 7 (8.05%) Data Transformation
11 7 (8.05%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Web Development
12 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.75%) ERP
13 4 (4.60%) CRM
13 4 (4.60%) BPEL
13 4 (4.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) Ruby
4 8 (9.20%) C#
5 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) Python
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Groovy
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) BC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) vCloud
2 7 (8.05%) VirtualBox
3 4 (4.60%) Docker
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (29.89%) Puppet
2 23 (26.44%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.45%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 13 (14.94%) EMC
4 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.75%) Tripwire
5 5 (5.75%) ESRI
6 4 (4.60%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.15%) webMethods
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Rate: Excellent market rates
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Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
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Rate: £320 - £350 per annum
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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