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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 35 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.77% 11.92% 8.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.66% 33.96% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 20
Average daily rate
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£391 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.56% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £256 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
118 106 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.31% 35.10% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 48
Average daily rate £363 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £18.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 77 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.61%) Scrum
3 45 (39.13%) Web Services
4 43 (37.39%) Jenkins
5 40 (34.78%) TDD
6 39 (33.91%) Cucumber
7 34 (29.57%) Maven
8 33 (28.70%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (28.70%) Linux
8 33 (28.70%) JUnit
9 32 (27.83%) BDD
10 31 (26.96%) SOAP
10 31 (26.96%) Subversion
11 30 (26.09%) Spring
11 30 (26.09%) Selenium
11 30 (26.09%) Git (software)
12 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (25.22%) Mockito
13 27 (23.48%) Apache
14 26 (22.61%) Open Source
15 25 (21.74%) RESTful
16 24 (20.87%) Android
17 23 (20.00%) SOA
18 22 (19.13%) Oracle
19 21 (18.26%) Hibernate
20 20 (17.39%) JSON
20 20 (17.39%) Android SDK
20 20 (17.39%) Android Development
21 19 (16.52%) Unit Testing
21 19 (16.52%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 27 (23.48%) Apache
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.09%) Confluence
5 6 (5.22%) JBoss
6 2 (1.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) X.509
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) NAS
3 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.70%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.57%) MySQL
3 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.87%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 43 (37.39%) Jenkins
2 39 (33.91%) Cucumber
3 34 (29.57%) Maven
4 33 (28.70%) JUnit
5 31 (26.96%) Subversion
6 30 (26.09%) Selenium
6 30 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 29 (25.22%) Mockito
8 16 (13.91%) Ant
9 9 (7.83%) JIRA
9 9 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (6.96%) SoapUI
10 8 (6.96%) Appium
11 7 (6.09%) JMeter
11 7 (6.09%) RSpec
12 5 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (4.35%) Artifactory
12 5 (4.35%) Robotium
13 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
13 4 (3.48%) Gradle
General
1 10 (8.70%) Publishing
2 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Finance
4 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Developer
2 34 (29.57%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Architect
4 18 (15.65%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (15.65%) Android Developer
5 17 (14.78%) Lead Architect
6 13 (11.30%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Test Leader
8 7 (6.09%) Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Java Architect
12 2 (1.74%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.74%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (1.74%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.74%) Hybris Developer
12 2 (1.74%) Administrator
12 2 (1.74%) Siebel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.13%) Web Services
2 31 (26.96%) SOAP
3 30 (26.09%) Spring
4 25 (21.74%) RESTful
5 21 (18.26%) Hibernate
6 20 (17.39%) JSON
6 20 (17.39%) Android SDK
7 18 (15.65%) Java EE
8 16 (13.91%) REST
9 13 (11.30%) J2EE
10 11 (9.57%) EJB
10 11 (9.57%) SAML
10 11 (9.57%) OAuth2
10 11 (9.57%) OpenID
11 10 (8.70%) HTML
11 10 (8.70%) Spring MVC
12 9 (7.83%) JNI
12 9 (7.83%) Android NDK
13 8 (6.96%) RoboGuice
13 8 (6.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Clustering
2 4 (3.48%) GIS
3 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.87%) Robotics
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.70%) Linux
2 24 (20.87%) Android
3 13 (11.30%) Windows
4 8 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.74%) UNIX
7 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.61%) Scrum
3 40 (34.78%) TDD
4 32 (27.83%) BDD
5 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (22.61%) Open Source
7 23 (20.00%) SOA
8 20 (17.39%) Android Development
9 19 (16.52%) Unit Testing
10 18 (15.65%) TOGAF
11 16 (13.91%) OO
12 14 (12.17%) Automated Testing
13 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
14 12 (10.43%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (10.43%) User Stories
14 12 (10.43%) Web Development
15 11 (9.57%) Change Control
16 10 (8.70%) MVC
17 9 (7.83%) UML
17 9 (7.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.30%) Ruby
3 5 (4.35%) PHP
4 3 (2.61%) Python
4 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.74%) Groovy
5 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.74%) SQL
5 2 (1.74%) Perl
6 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) C#
6 1 (0.87%) COBOL
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (2.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CCNP
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.87%) WMI
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) Apigee
4 4 (3.48%) VMware
5 3 (2.61%) WSO2
6 2 (1.74%) hybris
6 2 (1.74%) Siebel
7 1 (0.87%) ESRI
7 1 (0.87%) Apple
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) Lumension
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