Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 81 93
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 82 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.33% 2.37% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.56% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 75
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £330 £310
90th Percentile £538 £538 £461
South East median daily rate £475 £466 £400
% change year-on-year +1.93% +16.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +35.71%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +20.00%

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 3356 3556 4247
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.44% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2216 2603
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 281
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke -15 13 £400 -
Farnborough +3 10 £473 - 2
Hook +9 9 £250 -46.81%
Aldershot +2 5 £525 +20.00%
Portsmouth -8 5 £400 +8.11% 1
Fareham +3 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Southampton +7 2 £463 -2.63% 4
Fleet +6 1 £450 -14.29% 1
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (46.34%) Linux
4 35 (42.68%) SQL
4 35 (42.68%) Unit Testing
5 34 (41.46%) TDD
5 34 (41.46%) Web Services
6 31 (37.80%) Spring
7 29 (35.37%) J2EE
8 28 (34.15%) Oracle
9 27 (32.93%) Apache
10 25 (30.49%) RESTful
11 24 (29.27%) Jenkins
11 24 (29.27%) Scrum
11 24 (29.27%) Degree
12 23 (28.05%) JUnit
13 22 (26.83%) Hibernate
14 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
15 20 (24.39%) JSON
15 20 (24.39%) System Testing
16 19 (23.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 19 (23.17%) Kafka
17 18 (21.95%) Hadoop
17 18 (21.95%) Gradle
17 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
17 18 (21.95%) Middleware
18 17 (20.73%) Unix
18 17 (20.73%) Subversion
18 17 (20.73%) GitHub
18 17 (20.73%) Big Data

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 27 (32.93%) Apache
2 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.07%) Apache Spark
4 13 (15.85%) GlassFish
4 13 (15.85%) Liferay
5 11 (13.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (13.41%) GemFire
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.22%) FileNet
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) GitHub
2 11 (13.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.44%) SNMP
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) Hadoop
2 17 (20.73%) Big Data
3 16 (19.51%) HBase
4 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database
5 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (13.41%) Apache Hive
6 11 (13.41%) OLTP
7 5 (6.10%) Parquet
8 4 (4.88%) MySQL
9 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.22%) DB2
10 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 23 (28.05%) JUnit
3 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 18 (21.95%) Gradle
4 17 (20.73%) Subversion
5 11 (13.41%) Eclipse
5 11 (13.41%) IntelliJ
6 8 (9.76%) Maven
7 5 (6.10%) Ant
8 4 (4.88%) JIRA
9 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.44%) Mockito
10 2 (2.44%) NetBeans
10 2 (2.44%) Selenium
10 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
11 1 (1.22%) Babel
11 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) Web Services
2 31 (37.80%) Spring
3 29 (35.37%) J2EE
4 25 (30.49%) RESTful
5 22 (26.83%) Hibernate
6 20 (24.39%) JSON
7 19 (23.17%) Kafka
8 18 (21.95%) Middleware
9 15 (18.29%) JAXB
9 15 (18.29%) Spring Boot
10 14 (17.07%) REST
11 13 (15.85%) Apache Camel
11 13 (15.85%) Ehcache
11 13 (15.85%) EJB
11 13 (15.85%) EJB 3.0
11 13 (15.85%) JAX-RS
11 13 (15.85%) JPA
12 12 (14.63%) Spark Streaming
12 12 (14.63%) Spring Integration
13 9 (10.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (19.51%) Virtual Team
3 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (14.63%) Replication
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Unix
3 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) Unit Testing
3 34 (41.46%) TDD
4 24 (29.27%) Scrum
5 20 (24.39%) System Testing
6 16 (19.51%) Benchmarking
7 13 (15.85%) BDD
8 12 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (13.41%) Acceptance Criteria
9 11 (13.41%) ETL
9 11 (13.41%) MapReduce
9 11 (13.41%) User Stories
9 11 (13.41%) Validation
10 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.98%) OO
11 8 (9.76%) OOD
11 8 (9.76%) SOA
12 7 (8.54%) Kanban
13 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (42.68%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) Shell Script
4 15 (18.29%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) C#
6 2 (2.44%) Lua
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (19.51%) HDFS
3 9 (10.98%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 13 (15.85%) HP
3 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.76%) Software AG
4 8 (9.76%) webMethods
5 6 (7.32%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) Hortonworks