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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 67 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.36% 5.90% 8.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.68% 16.67% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
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£343 £360 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £420 £652
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
157 102 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 47.72% 35.42% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 29
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 82 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (60.19%) Web Services
3 51 (47.22%) Scrum
4 48 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 41 (37.96%) Cucumber
5 41 (37.96%) TDD
6 39 (36.11%) Puppet
7 33 (30.56%) Spring
8 31 (28.70%) Maven
8 31 (28.70%) Selenium
9 30 (27.78%) Vagrant
10 29 (26.85%) RESTful
10 29 (26.85%) JSON
10 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
10 29 (26.85%) SQL
10 29 (26.85%) JUnit
11 28 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
13 23 (21.30%) Linux
13 23 (21.30%) Subversion
14 22 (20.37%) Hibernate
14 22 (20.37%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (20.37%) Mockito
15 21 (19.44%) BDD
15 21 (19.44%) MVC
15 21 (19.44%) CSS
16 19 (17.59%) HTML
16 19 (17.59%) Spring MVC
17 18 (16.67%) Amazon S3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (10.19%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.41%) Node.js
4 6 (5.56%) TeamSite
4 6 (5.56%) CMS
5 5 (4.63%) Apache
6 3 (2.78%) Confluence
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (1.85%) JBoss
7 2 (1.85%) WordPress
7 2 (1.85%) Drupal
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.63%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) Network Security
1 7 (6.48%) Internet
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) DSL
2 5 (4.63%) SSL
3 2 (1.85%) NGN
4 1 (0.93%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 41 (37.96%) Cucumber
3 31 (28.70%) Maven
3 31 (28.70%) Selenium
4 29 (26.85%) JUnit
5 23 (21.30%) Subversion
6 22 (20.37%) Mockito
7 14 (12.96%) SoapUI
8 13 (12.04%) SpecFlow
8 13 (12.04%) Eclipse
9 12 (11.11%) RSpec
10 10 (9.26%) QUnit
11 8 (7.41%) Ant
12 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
12 7 (6.48%) JIRA
12 7 (6.48%) Grunt
13 6 (5.56%) JMeter
14 5 (4.63%) FitNesse
14 5 (4.63%) LoadRunner
15 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (5.56%) Turkish Language
2 4 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Developer
2 32 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Test Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (60.19%) Web Services
2 33 (30.56%) Spring
3 29 (26.85%) RESTful
3 29 (26.85%) JSON
4 22 (20.37%) Hibernate
5 21 (19.44%) CSS
6 19 (17.59%) HTML
6 19 (17.59%) Spring MVC
7 18 (16.67%) .NET
8 17 (15.74%) SOAP
9 16 (14.81%) JPA
10 14 (12.96%) Ajax
11 12 (11.11%) XML
11 12 (11.11%) REST
12 11 (10.19%) jQuery
13 8 (7.41%) Java EE
14 6 (5.56%) JSP
14 6 (5.56%) PostGIS
14 6 (5.56%) HTML5
15 5 (4.63%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.33%) Open Source
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) User Experience
4 3 (2.78%) GIS
5 2 (1.85%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) Robotics
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.30%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) CentOS
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) Windows
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (47.22%) Scrum
3 41 (37.96%) TDD
4 28 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 21 (19.44%) BDD
6 21 (19.44%) MVC
7 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.96%) SOA
9 13 (12.04%) DevOps
10 10 (9.26%) Test Strategy
11 9 (8.33%) BPEL
12 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.41%) User Stories
12 8 (7.41%) Kanban
13 7 (6.48%) Web Development
13 7 (6.48%) OO
13 7 (6.48%) ERP
14 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
1 29 (26.85%) SQL
2 18 (16.67%) Ruby
3 11 (10.19%) C#
4 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.48%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) Python
6 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Delphi
9 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) BC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) ISEB
4 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) HNC
5 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) VirtualBox
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (5.56%) Docker
4 5 (4.63%) vCloud
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (36.11%) Puppet
2 30 (27.78%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.78%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Oracle
2 11 (10.19%) VMware
3 9 (8.33%) EMC
3 9 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.56%) Google
5 5 (4.63%) ESRI
6 4 (3.70%) Tripwire
7 3 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago