Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 161 90 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.31% 2.46% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 2.64% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 42 106
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £318
90th Percentile £526 £538 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +3.57%
10th Percentile £43.00 £33.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.60 £47.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% +1.19%

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 3,526 3,405 3,992
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 92.96% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 2,075 2,593
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £257
90th Percentile £550 £548 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 263 201
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.67 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.20 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +8.82%

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 22 April 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
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 22 April 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
Farnborough +3 33 £425 -19.05% 4
Southampton +13 10 £400 +18.52% 7
Portsmouth -3 7 £250 -28.06% 2
Fleet -7 5 £400 -23.81% 1
Basingstoke -14 4 £381 - 6
Fareham -5 3 £488 +39.36%
Winchester -15 3 £435 -0.57% 1
Hook - 3 £475 -
Romsey - 3 £400 - 1
Aldershot -8 1 £563 +25.00% 1
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (59.01%) Spring
3 88 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (54.66%) Jenkins
4 81 (50.31%) Linux
5 79 (49.07%) RESTful
6 72 (44.72%) Git (software)
6 72 (44.72%) Web Services
7 62 (38.51%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (37.89%) Oracle
9 59 (36.65%) Unit Testing
10 55 (34.16%) TDD
11 51 (31.68%) SQL
12 50 (31.06%) Kafka
13 48 (29.81%) EJB
14 47 (29.19%) JAXB
14 47 (29.19%) Big Data
15 46 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
15 46 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 46 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (28.57%) REST
16 45 (27.95%) Oracle Database
17 44 (27.33%) Test Automation
17 44 (27.33%) Finance
18 43 (26.71%) JSON
18 43 (26.71%) Degree
18 43 (26.71%) Hadoop YARN
19 42 (26.09%) Selenium
19 42 (26.09%) J2EE
20 40 (24.84%) Unix

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 35 (21.74%) GlassFish
1 35 (21.74%) Liferay
2 31 (19.25%) Apache Spark
3 29 (18.01%) Apache
4 16 (9.94%) JBoss
5 11 (6.83%) WebLogic
6 10 (6.21%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.86%) Confluence
10 3 (1.86%) GemFire
10 3 (1.86%) Jetty
11 2 (1.24%) FileNet
11 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.39%) GitHub
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.86%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.86%) PaaS
4 2 (1.24%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.19%) Big Data
2 45 (27.95%) Oracle Database
3 37 (22.98%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (21.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 27 (16.77%) Hadoop
6 25 (15.53%) HBase
7 22 (13.66%) Parquet
8 15 (9.32%) MySQL
8 15 (9.32%) Relational Database
9 11 (6.83%) RDBMS
10 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.48%) Redis
13 3 (1.86%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.86%) OLTP
13 3 (1.86%) SQLite
14 2 (1.24%) DB2
14 2 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 88 (54.66%) Jenkins
2 72 (44.72%) Git (software)
3 42 (26.09%) Selenium
4 38 (23.60%) JUnit
5 35 (21.74%) Gradle
6 29 (18.01%) Maven
7 26 (16.15%) Subversion
8 22 (13.66%) Cucumber
9 17 (10.56%) SoapUI
10 15 (9.32%) Eclipse
10 15 (9.32%) IntelliJ
11 11 (6.83%) Bitbucket
12 10 (6.21%) JIRA
13 9 (5.59%) XMLSpy
14 8 (4.97%) LoadUI
15 7 (4.35%) Ant
16 6 (3.73%) Mockito
17 3 (1.86%) DbUnit
17 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 3 (1.86%) XMLUnit
General
1 44 (27.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Games
4 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (59.01%) Spring
2 79 (49.07%) RESTful
3 72 (44.72%) Web Services
4 50 (31.06%) Kafka
5 48 (29.81%) EJB
6 47 (29.19%) JAXB
7 46 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
7 46 (28.57%) REST
8 43 (26.71%) JSON
9 42 (26.09%) J2EE
10 39 (24.22%) EJB 3.0
10 39 (24.22%) JPA
11 38 (23.60%) JAX-RS
12 36 (22.36%) Middleware
13 33 (20.50%) Ehcache
14 32 (19.88%) Spring Boot
15 30 (18.63%) Java EE
16 28 (17.39%) JSP
17 26 (16.15%) Spark Streaming
18 25 (15.53%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (16.77%) Virtual Team
3 26 (16.15%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (15.53%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.73%) Replication
6 4 (2.48%) User Experience
7 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.31%) Linux
2 40 (24.84%) Unix
3 8 (4.97%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (38.51%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (36.65%) Unit Testing
4 55 (34.16%) TDD
5 44 (27.33%) Test Automation
6 32 (19.88%) BDD
6 32 (19.88%) Microservices
7 25 (15.53%) Benchmarking
8 24 (14.91%) Scrum
9 22 (13.66%) Decision-Making
9 22 (13.66%) Kalman Filter
10 21 (13.04%) System Testing
11 13 (8.07%) Kanban
11 13 (8.07%) OO
12 11 (6.83%) SOA
13 8 (4.97%) Front End Development
13 8 (4.97%) Pair Programming
14 7 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (3.73%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 161 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (31.68%) SQL
3 37 (22.98%) PL/SQL
4 29 (18.01%) Shell Script
5 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.94%) Java 8
7 4 (2.48%) Go
7 4 (2.48%) Python
7 4 (2.48%) Ruby
8 3 (1.86%) C++
8 3 (1.86%) XQuery
9 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (26.71%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 25 (15.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (26.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 35 (21.74%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (37.89%) Oracle
2 35 (21.74%) HP
3 24 (14.91%) Hortonworks
4 6 (3.73%) IBM
4 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.48%) Google
6 3 (1.86%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.62%) hybris