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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 60 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.19% 4.05% 8.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.47% 14.61% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 10
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£350 £384 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £311 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £644
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 £37.50 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
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
152 89 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.55% 27.73% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 55 33
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £24.44 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £36.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 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 November 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 76 (75.25%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (58.42%) Web Services
3 51 (50.50%) Scrum
4 47 (46.53%) Jenkins
5 40 (39.60%) Cucumber
5 40 (39.60%) TDD
6 35 (34.65%) Puppet
7 31 (30.69%) Spring
8 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
9 29 (28.71%) RESTful
9 29 (28.71%) Vagrant
10 28 (27.72%) SQL
11 27 (26.73%) Selenium
12 26 (25.74%) JSON
12 26 (25.74%) JUnit
13 25 (24.75%) Maven
14 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (22.77%) Test Automation
15 23 (22.77%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (20.79%) Amazon S3
16 21 (20.79%) BDD
16 21 (20.79%) Hibernate
16 21 (20.79%) CSS
16 21 (20.79%) Linux
17 19 (18.81%) SOAP
17 19 (18.81%) Mockito
18 18 (17.82%) JPA
18 18 (17.82%) CentOS
18 18 (17.82%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 18 (17.82%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.90%) Node.js
3 9 (8.91%) Apache
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (7.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.96%) Confluence
6 3 (2.97%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (1.98%) TeamSite
7 2 (1.98%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) Drupal
7 2 (1.98%) WordPress
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Amazon EC2
1 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (20.79%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Internet
2 6 (5.94%) Network Security
3 5 (4.95%) SSL
4 4 (3.96%) DSL
4 4 (3.96%) Firewall
5 2 (1.98%) NGN
6 1 (0.99%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) QlikView
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 47 (46.53%) Jenkins
2 40 (39.60%) Cucumber
3 27 (26.73%) Selenium
4 26 (25.74%) JUnit
5 25 (24.75%) Maven
6 19 (18.81%) Mockito
7 18 (17.82%) Subversion
8 15 (14.85%) RSpec
8 15 (14.85%) Eclipse
9 14 (13.86%) SoapUI
10 13 (12.87%) SpecFlow
11 10 (9.90%) QUnit
12 9 (8.91%) Grunt
13 7 (6.93%) JIRA
14 6 (5.94%) JMeter
15 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
15 5 (4.95%) FitNesse
16 3 (2.97%) Hudson
16 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
16 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.94%) Turkish Language
2 1 (0.99%) Games
2 1 (0.99%) Retail
2 1 (0.99%) Marketing
2 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Developer
2 31 (30.69%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.96%) Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Tester
8 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Automation Tester
8 3 (2.97%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (58.42%) Web Services
2 31 (30.69%) Spring
3 29 (28.71%) RESTful
4 26 (25.74%) JSON
5 21 (20.79%) Hibernate
5 21 (20.79%) CSS
6 19 (18.81%) SOAP
7 18 (17.82%) .NET
7 18 (17.82%) JPA
8 17 (16.83%) HTML
9 16 (15.84%) Spring MVC
10 15 (14.85%) Ajax
11 10 (9.90%) jQuery
12 9 (8.91%) XML
13 8 (7.92%) Java EE
13 8 (7.92%) PostGIS
14 7 (6.93%) JSP
15 6 (5.94%) REST
16 5 (4.95%) Leaflet
16 5 (4.95%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Open Source
2 10 (9.90%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) User Experience
5 5 (4.95%) GIS
6 3 (2.97%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 18 (17.82%) CentOS
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (75.25%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (50.50%) Scrum
3 40 (39.60%) TDD
4 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (22.77%) Test Automation
6 21 (20.79%) BDD
7 18 (17.82%) MVC
8 14 (13.86%) DevOps
9 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.88%) SOA
11 10 (9.90%) Test Strategy
12 9 (8.91%) Web Development
13 8 (7.92%) Kanban
14 7 (6.93%) ERP
15 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
15 6 (5.94%) OO
15 6 (5.94%) BPEL
15 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
15 6 (5.94%) User Stories
16 5 (4.95%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) JavaScript
2 28 (27.72%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) Ruby
4 11 (10.89%) C#
5 7 (6.93%) PHP
5 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.94%) Python
7 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) Delphi
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.99%) HNC
6 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) VirtualBox
2 9 (8.91%) vCloud
3 6 (5.94%) Docker
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (34.65%) Puppet
2 29 (28.71%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.97%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Oracle
2 15 (14.85%) VMware
3 13 (12.87%) EMC
4 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.94%) Google
6 5 (4.95%) ESRI
6 5 (4.95%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.99%) Telerik
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) webMethods
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
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