Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 98 91
Rank change year-on-year +54 -7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 182 68 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.76% 1.81% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 1.91% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 34 64
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £326 £240 £325
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.79% +6.55%
10th Percentile £42.38 £40.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.79% +6.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,612 3,553 4,050
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.82% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,096 2,124 2,624
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 252 216
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.11 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +15.11%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Hampshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Hampshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Hampshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Hampshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java Developer in Hampshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 40 £513 - 11
Farnborough -5 26 £425 -19.05% 7
Portsmouth -1 18 £250 -30.80% 3
Winchester -11 8 £395 -9.71% 1
Fleet -4 7 £400 -23.81%
Fareham +2 6 £375 +7.14%
Andover - 5 £413 -
Basingstoke +11 3 £343 - 4
Romsey - 3 £400 -
Hook +7 2 - -
Aldershot -6 2 £563 +25.00% 1
Havant - 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 182 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (62.64%) Spring
3 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (40.11%) RESTful
5 72 (39.56%) Git (software)
6 69 (37.91%) TDD
7 68 (37.36%) Jenkins
8 67 (36.81%) Web Services
9 58 (31.87%) Maven
10 56 (30.77%) Linux
11 51 (28.02%) Hibernate
12 50 (27.47%) Greenfield Project
13 48 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (25.27%) REST
14 46 (25.27%) Finance
15 44 (24.18%) Microservices
16 43 (23.63%) Spring Boot
16 43 (23.63%) Oracle
16 43 (23.63%) JUnit
17 39 (21.43%) NoSQL
17 39 (21.43%) BDD
18 37 (20.33%) Kafka
19 36 (19.78%) Java EE
20 34 (18.68%) Java 8
21 33 (18.13%) JSON
21 33 (18.13%) JavaScript
22 32 (17.58%) SQL
22 32 (17.58%) Selenium
23 31 (17.03%) EJB
24 30 (16.48%) Test Automation

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (15.93%) JBoss
2 28 (15.38%) Apache Spark
3 15 (8.24%) GlassFish
4 14 (7.69%) Jetty
4 14 (7.69%) Liferay
4 14 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 12 (6.59%) Apache
6 12 (6.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (6.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (6.04%) MQSeries
8 9 (4.95%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.24%) GitHub
3 4 (2.20%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.65%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Boomi
5 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.14%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.20%) SNMP
3 2 (1.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.10%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.55%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 30 (16.48%) Hadoop
3 28 (15.38%) Big Data
4 27 (14.84%) MongoDB
5 25 (13.74%) Oracle Database
6 22 (12.09%) MySQL
7 18 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (8.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (8.24%) Relational Database
10 14 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (7.14%) RDBMS
12 11 (6.04%) Couchbase
13 10 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (4.95%) HBase
14 9 (4.95%) Redis
15 8 (4.40%) Parquet
16 5 (2.75%) MariaDB
16 5 (2.75%) Riak
16 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
17 3 (1.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 72 (39.56%) Git (software)
2 68 (37.36%) Jenkins
3 58 (31.87%) Maven
4 43 (23.63%) JUnit
5 32 (17.58%) Selenium
6 27 (14.84%) Subversion
7 21 (11.54%) Cucumber
7 21 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 21 (11.54%) Gradle
8 19 (10.44%) IntelliJ
9 17 (9.34%) SoapUI
10 16 (8.79%) JIRA
11 12 (6.59%) Mockito
12 10 (5.49%) XMLSpy
13 7 (3.85%) Bitbucket
13 7 (3.85%) LoadUI
14 4 (2.20%) HttpUnit
14 4 (2.20%) JMeter
14 4 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (25.27%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Games
3 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.30%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Military
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (62.64%) Spring
2 73 (40.11%) RESTful
3 67 (36.81%) Web Services
4 51 (28.02%) Hibernate
5 46 (25.27%) REST
6 43 (23.63%) Spring Boot
7 37 (20.33%) Kafka
8 36 (19.78%) Java EE
9 33 (18.13%) JSON
10 31 (17.03%) EJB
11 29 (15.93%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (14.84%) JAXB
12 27 (14.84%) JSP
13 26 (14.29%) JMS
14 23 (12.64%) J2EE
14 23 (12.64%) XML
15 20 (10.99%) EJB 3.0
15 20 (10.99%) Middleware
16 19 (10.44%) CSS
16 19 (10.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.47%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (14.84%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.20%) Fintech
5 4 (2.20%) Replication
5 4 (2.20%) User Experience
6 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.77%) Linux
2 28 (15.38%) Unix
3 8 (4.40%) Ubuntu
3 8 (4.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.91%) TDD
3 48 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (24.18%) Microservices
5 39 (21.43%) BDD
6 30 (16.48%) Test Automation
7 29 (15.93%) Scrum
8 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
9 21 (11.54%) Decision-Making
9 21 (11.54%) MVC
10 15 (8.24%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (7.69%) SOA
12 13 (7.14%) Kanban
12 13 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.14%) OO
13 12 (6.59%) UML
14 11 (6.04%) DevOps
14 11 (6.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 10 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 182 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (18.68%) Java 8
3 33 (18.13%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.58%) SQL
5 15 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.59%) Java 9
7 11 (6.04%) Scala
7 11 (6.04%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.30%) C++
8 6 (3.30%) Python
9 5 (2.75%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.20%) Go
10 4 (2.20%) Ruby
10 4 (2.20%) XQuery
11 3 (1.65%) C#
11 3 (1.65%) Perl
12 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.10%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) ABAP
13 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (15.38%) Degree
2 13 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.19%) Docker
2 21 (11.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (8.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (11.54%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (7.69%) HP ALM
3 13 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.04%) Ansible
4 11 (6.04%) Cobbler
4 11 (6.04%) Puppet
5 6 (3.30%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.55%) MOM
6 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (23.63%) Oracle
2 19 (10.44%) Hortonworks
3 14 (7.69%) HP
4 4 (2.20%) Google
4 4 (2.20%) IBM
5 3 (1.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.10%) Remedy
7 1 (0.55%) BMC
7 1 (0.55%) Dell
7 1 (0.55%) hybris
7 1 (0.55%) Perforce
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Software AG
7 1 (0.55%) webMethods