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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Java 77 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.58% 4.75% 9.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.29% 11.81% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 16
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£393 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
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
196 144 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 44.75% 40.22% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 105 49
Average daily rate £375 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 97 (65.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (40.27%) Web Services
3 58 (38.93%) Scrum
4 55 (36.91%) Jenkins
5 50 (33.56%) TDD
6 45 (30.20%) Maven
7 43 (28.86%) Cucumber
8 40 (26.85%) JUnit
9 39 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (25.50%) Linux
11 37 (24.83%) Subversion
11 37 (24.83%) Puppet
12 34 (22.82%) Spring
13 33 (22.15%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (22.15%) BDD
13 33 (22.15%) RESTful
13 33 (22.15%) Selenium
14 32 (21.48%) JSON
15 31 (20.81%) Mockito
16 27 (18.12%) JavaScript
17 26 (17.45%) SOAP
17 26 (17.45%) Open Source
17 26 (17.45%) Java EE
18 25 (16.78%) Oracle
18 25 (16.78%) SOA
18 25 (16.78%) Hibernate
19 24 (16.11%) Apache
19 24 (16.11%) Android
19 24 (16.11%) Git (software)
19 24 (16.11%) Test Automation

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (16.11%) Apache
2 16 (10.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (10.74%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.40%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.70%) TeamSite
4 7 (4.70%) CMS
4 7 (4.70%) Confluence
5 6 (4.03%) Node.js
6 5 (3.36%) JBoss
7 2 (1.34%) Drupal
7 2 (1.34%) WordPress
7 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (8.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 13 (8.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) Internet
2 7 (4.70%) Network Security
3 6 (4.03%) Firewall
4 5 (3.36%) SSL
4 5 (3.36%) DSL
5 2 (1.34%) NGN
5 2 (1.34%) X.509
6 1 (0.67%) HTTP
6 1 (0.67%) NAS
6 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.15%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.37%) MySQL
3 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 55 (36.91%) Jenkins
2 45 (30.20%) Maven
3 43 (28.86%) Cucumber
4 40 (26.85%) JUnit
5 37 (24.83%) Subversion
6 33 (22.15%) Selenium
7 31 (20.81%) Mockito
8 24 (16.11%) Git (software)
9 18 (12.08%) Ant
10 14 (9.40%) RSpec
11 12 (8.05%) SoapUI
12 11 (7.38%) Eclipse
13 9 (6.04%) JMeter
13 9 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (6.04%) JIRA
14 7 (4.70%) QUnit
14 7 (4.70%) Appium
15 6 (4.03%) Grunt
15 6 (4.03%) SpecFlow
16 5 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (6.71%) Publishing
2 4 (2.68%) Marketing
2 4 (2.68%) Turkish Language
2 4 (2.68%) Banking
2 4 (2.68%) Finance
2 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (51.01%) Developer
2 38 (25.50%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.78%) Architect
4 21 (14.09%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (12.75%) Android Developer
6 17 (11.41%) Lead Architect
7 13 (8.72%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 12 (8.05%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) Test Leader
12 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
13 4 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Java Architect
13 4 (2.68%) Software Developer
14 3 (2.01%) DevOps Engineer
14 3 (2.01%) Agile Test Analyst
15 2 (1.34%) Automation Test Analyst
15 2 (1.34%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.27%) Web Services
2 34 (22.82%) Spring
3 33 (22.15%) RESTful
4 32 (21.48%) JSON
5 26 (17.45%) SOAP
5 26 (17.45%) Java EE
6 25 (16.78%) Hibernate
7 22 (14.77%) REST
8 21 (14.09%) CSS
8 21 (14.09%) Android SDK
9 20 (13.42%) HTML
10 17 (11.41%) Spring MVC
11 15 (10.07%) .NET
12 14 (9.40%) JPA
13 12 (8.05%) Ajax
14 10 (6.71%) jQuery
14 10 (6.71%) XML
15 9 (6.04%) JNI
15 9 (6.04%) Android NDK
16 8 (5.37%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Open Source
2 7 (4.70%) User Experience
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.01%) GIS
5 3 (2.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) W3C
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.50%) Linux
2 24 (16.11%) Android
3 9 (6.04%) Windows
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.34%) UNIX
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (65.10%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.93%) Scrum
3 50 (33.56%) TDD
4 39 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (22.15%) BDD
6 25 (16.78%) SOA
7 24 (16.11%) Test Automation
8 21 (14.09%) Unit Testing
9 20 (13.42%) Android Development
10 19 (12.75%) OO
10 19 (12.75%) MVC
11 18 (12.08%) TOGAF
12 14 (9.40%) User Stories
13 12 (8.05%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (8.05%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.38%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.38%) Web Development
15 10 (6.71%) Kanban
15 10 (6.71%) Automated Testing
16 9 (6.04%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.12%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.09%) Ruby
3 19 (12.75%) SQL
4 10 (6.71%) PHP
5 6 (4.03%) C#
6 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.68%) Python
7 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.34%) Groovy
8 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) COBOL
9 1 (0.67%) Delphi
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) MCP
4 1 (0.67%) HNC
4 1 (0.67%) HND
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.67%) CCNP
4 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.34%) WCAG
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (6.04%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.01%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (24.83%) Puppet
2 24 (16.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Oracle
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.03%) Google
4 3 (2.01%) HP
4 3 (2.01%) VMware
5 2 (1.34%) Siebel
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) ESRI
6 1 (0.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) WSO2
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