Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 72 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 119 93 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.45% 2.63% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 2.85% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 45 109
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £388 £350 £313
90th Percentile £525 £538 £459
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.80% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +26.67%
South East median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -3.53% -5.03% +23.45%

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 3,238 3,268 3,990
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.96% 92.37% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,918 2,027 2,450
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 222 249
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.52% +55.31%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.63 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +21.88%

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 January 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 January 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 17 £475 -9.52% 1
Basingstoke -14 10 £400 - 2
Hook +1 6 £250 -46.81% 2
Southampton +3 4 £438 +29.63% 9
Aldershot 0 4 £525 +20.00% 1
Fareham -1 4 £438 +6.12%
Portsmouth -8 3 £400 +8.11%
Fleet +3 1 £525 - 1
Winchester -7 1 £475 +9.20% 2
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (52.94%) Linux
4 62 (52.10%) Unit Testing
5 58 (48.74%) Spring
5 58 (48.74%) Jenkins
6 49 (41.18%) Web Services
6 49 (41.18%) SQL
7 48 (40.34%) TDD
7 48 (40.34%) RESTful
8 43 (36.13%) J2EE
8 43 (36.13%) Kafka
9 42 (35.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 42 (35.29%) Oracle
9 42 (35.29%) Git (software)
10 41 (34.45%) Degree
11 40 (33.61%) Big Data
12 37 (31.09%) Apache
13 36 (30.25%) Gradle
14 35 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (29.41%) JSON
15 33 (27.73%) System Testing
15 33 (27.73%) Middleware
16 32 (26.89%) Unix
16 32 (26.89%) Hadoop
16 32 (26.89%) GitHub
16 32 (26.89%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (26.89%) Linux Command Line
17 31 (26.05%) Virtual Team
17 31 (26.05%) REST

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 37 (31.09%) Apache
2 27 (22.69%) GlassFish
2 27 (22.69%) Liferay
3 24 (20.17%) Apache Spark
4 18 (15.13%) Tomcat
5 11 (9.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (9.24%) GemFire
6 4 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.52%) Confluence
8 2 (1.68%) FileNet
8 2 (1.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.89%) GitHub
2 11 (9.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.68%) SNMP
3 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.61%) Big Data
2 32 (26.89%) Hadoop
3 30 (25.21%) HBase
4 27 (22.69%) Oracle Database
4 27 (22.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 27 (22.69%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (15.97%) Parquet
6 11 (9.24%) Apache Hive
6 11 (9.24%) OLTP
7 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.68%) DB2
8 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (48.74%) Jenkins
2 42 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 36 (30.25%) Gradle
4 23 (19.33%) JUnit
5 14 (11.76%) Subversion
6 13 (10.92%) Selenium
7 11 (9.24%) IntelliJ
8 8 (6.72%) Maven
9 7 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 6 (5.04%) Ant
11 5 (4.20%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
11 5 (4.20%) JIRA
12 3 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (1.68%) LoadUI
13 2 (1.68%) Mockito
13 2 (1.68%) NetBeans
13 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.68%) StarTeam
13 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (48.74%) Spring
2 49 (41.18%) Web Services
3 48 (40.34%) RESTful
4 43 (36.13%) J2EE
4 43 (36.13%) Kafka
5 35 (29.41%) JSON
6 33 (27.73%) Middleware
7 32 (26.89%) RabbitMQ
8 31 (26.05%) REST
9 29 (24.37%) JAXB
10 28 (23.53%) JPA
11 27 (22.69%) EJB
11 27 (22.69%) EJB 3.0
11 27 (22.69%) JAX-RS
12 25 (21.01%) Ehcache
12 25 (21.01%) Spring Boot
13 22 (18.49%) Spark Streaming
13 22 (18.49%) Spring Integration
14 19 (15.97%) Apache Avro
14 19 (15.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Linux Command Line
2 31 (26.05%) Virtual Team
3 29 (24.37%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.24%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (9.24%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (52.94%) Linux
2 32 (26.89%) Unix
3 12 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.10%) Unit Testing
3 48 (40.34%) TDD
4 35 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (27.73%) System Testing
6 30 (25.21%) Benchmarking
7 25 (21.01%) BDD
8 23 (19.33%) Scrum
9 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
10 15 (12.61%) Microservices
11 12 (10.08%) Acceptance Criteria
11 12 (10.08%) User Stories
11 12 (10.08%) Validation
12 11 (9.24%) ETL
12 11 (9.24%) MapReduce
12 11 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (6.72%) Kanban
14 8 (6.72%) OO
15 5 (4.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (41.18%) SQL
3 31 (26.05%) Shell Script
4 29 (24.37%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.68%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) Lua
6 2 (1.68%) Python
7 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (34.45%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) QA
System Software
1 42 (35.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 30 (25.21%) HDFS
3 5 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (24.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (35.29%) Oracle
2 27 (22.69%) HP
3 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.24%) Hortonworks
5 9 (7.56%) IBM
6 4 (3.36%) Software AG
6 4 (3.36%) webMethods
7 2 (1.68%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft