The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -23 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 71 156 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.94% 7.84% 7.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.96% 24.76% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 106 111
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £316 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +12.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.63 £24.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £57.50 £54.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 548 630 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.41% 31.66% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 932 850
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 83 59
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £58.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Hampshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Hampshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Hampshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Hampshire

Java
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -5 9 £375 -25.00% 10
Basingstoke -11 9 £342 -8.80% 9
Farnborough -1 6 £388 -13.88% 8
Winchester -7 6 £475 +18.75% 4
Hook +10 4 £230 -16.36%
Southampton -4 4 £350 -26.31% 6
Fareham -5 3 £425 +18.05% 2
Andover +2 2 £348 -0.71% 2
Aldershot 0 2 £525 -
Eastleigh -1 2 - -
Tadley - 1 - -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 96 (43.84%) Linux
2 80 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (31.96%) Security Cleared
4 62 (28.31%) Oracle
5 61 (27.85%) SQL
5 61 (27.85%) Web Services
6 59 (26.94%) SC Cleared
7 54 (24.66%) JBoss
8 46 (21.00%) Windows
9 41 (18.72%) Apache
9 41 (18.72%) Red Hat
10 40 (18.26%) Spring
11 36 (16.44%) JavaScript
12 35 (15.98%) Scrum
13 34 (15.53%) ActiveMQ
14 33 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (15.07%) Tomcat
15 32 (14.61%) J2EE
16 31 (14.16%) Git (software)
17 30 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 30 (13.70%) REST
17 30 (13.70%) TDD
18 29 (13.24%) Unix
19 28 (12.79%) SOAP
19 28 (12.79%) Oracle Database
19 28 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (12.33%) .NET
20 27 (12.33%) XML
20 27 (12.33%) Subversion
21 26 (11.87%) Relational Database

Java
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 54 (24.66%) JBoss
2 41 (18.72%) Apache
3 33 (15.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.20%) ATG Dynamo
6 6 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.37%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.91%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.46%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.46%) CICS
10 1 (0.46%) GemFire
10 1 (0.46%) nginx
10 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.65%) GitHub
3 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Boomi
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.57%) HTTP
2 6 (2.74%) Wireshark
3 5 (2.28%) Firewall
3 5 (2.28%) LAN
3 5 (2.28%) PuTTY
3 5 (2.28%) WinSCP
4 4 (1.83%) DNS
5 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.91%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.91%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.91%) DVB
6 2 (0.91%) Internet
6 2 (0.91%) LDAP
6 2 (0.91%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.91%) SNMP
6 2 (0.91%) VLAN
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (12.79%) Oracle Database
3 26 (11.87%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.96%) RDBMS
5 20 (9.13%) SQL Server
6 16 (7.31%) Redis
7 14 (6.39%) MySQL
8 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.28%) HBase
10 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.83%) Parquet
11 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.37%) Big Data
12 3 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.33%) Subversion
3 24 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 23 (10.50%) JIRA
5 22 (10.05%) Eclipse
6 15 (6.85%) Ant
6 15 (6.85%) Selenium
7 12 (5.48%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.02%) JUnit
9 10 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (4.57%) Gradle
10 9 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (3.20%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.20%) HP UFT
11 7 (3.20%) Log4j
11 7 (3.20%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (2.74%) LoadRunner
12 6 (2.74%) Maven
12 6 (2.74%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.28%) TestNG
General
1 14 (6.39%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.02%) Finance
3 7 (3.20%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.83%) Electronics
4 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.37%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Billing
6 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (53.88%) Developer
2 69 (31.51%) Java Developer
3 17 (7.76%) Analyst
4 14 (6.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (5.94%) Applications Developer
6 12 (5.48%) Consultant
6 12 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.02%) Tester
8 10 (4.57%) Agile Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (4.57%) C++ Developer
8 10 (4.57%) C++/Java Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Java Applications Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (4.11%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.11%) Java Engineer
9 9 (4.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (27.85%) Web Services
2 40 (18.26%) Spring
3 34 (15.53%) ActiveMQ
4 32 (14.61%) J2EE
5 30 (13.70%) REST
6 28 (12.79%) SOAP
7 27 (12.33%) .NET
7 27 (12.33%) XML
8 25 (11.42%) HTML
9 21 (9.59%) Apache Camel
10 20 (9.13%) JMS
11 19 (8.68%) AngularJS
11 19 (8.68%) Hibernate
12 18 (8.22%) CSS
12 18 (8.22%) Java EE
12 18 (8.22%) Middleware
13 17 (7.76%) Ajax
14 16 (7.31%) RESTful
15 14 (6.39%) jQuery
16 12 (5.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.94%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.11%) Smart Meter
3 7 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.74%) PKI
4 6 (2.74%) User Experience
5 5 (2.28%) Replication
5 5 (2.28%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.91%) STB
9 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.46%) CMDB
9 1 (0.46%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.46%) Vector Graphics
9 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 96 (43.84%) Linux
2 46 (21.00%) Windows
3 30 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (13.24%) Unix
5 7 (3.20%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.83%) Solaris
8 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.98%) Scrum
3 30 (13.70%) TDD
4 28 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (11.87%) DevOps
6 25 (11.42%) Test Automation
7 24 (10.96%) BDD
8 21 (9.59%) Microservices
9 20 (9.13%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.13%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.76%) System Testing
11 15 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.85%) Front End Development
11 15 (6.85%) SDLC
12 14 (6.39%) Integration Testing
13 13 (5.94%) SOA
13 13 (5.94%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (5.48%) Web Development
15 11 (5.02%) MVC
15 11 (5.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.85%) SQL
2 36 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.13%) C++
4 19 (8.68%) Perl
5 16 (7.31%) PHP
6 15 (6.85%) C#
7 14 (6.39%) Bash Shell
7 14 (6.39%) Python
8 12 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.57%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.20%) Ruby
11 6 (2.74%) C
12 5 (2.28%) F#
12 5 (2.28%) Scala
13 4 (1.83%) VB
14 3 (1.37%) Delphi
15 2 (0.91%) Groovy
15 2 (0.91%) Jython
15 2 (0.91%) VBA
15 2 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (31.96%) Security Cleared
2 59 (26.94%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.50%) RHCE
4 22 (10.05%) CISSP
5 20 (9.13%) RHCSA
6 14 (6.39%) Degree
7 10 (4.57%) ISEB
8 7 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.37%) SANS
12 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (5.94%) Docker
2 8 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.28%) HDFS
3 5 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.83%) vSphere
5 3 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.91%) Samba
6 2 (0.91%) vCloud
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (8.22%) Puppet
2 16 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.28%) Cobbler
4 4 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.83%) vRealize
5 3 (1.37%) Ansible
6 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.91%) logstash
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 62 (28.31%) Oracle
2 41 (18.72%) Red Hat
3 17 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.39%) VMware
5 11 (5.02%) HP
6 8 (3.65%) ATG
7 7 (3.20%) IBM
8 6 (2.74%) Splunk
9 5 (2.28%) Software AG
9 5 (2.28%) Talend
9 5 (2.28%) webMethods
10 4 (1.83%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.83%) SAP
11 3 (1.37%) Arqiva
11 3 (1.37%) CA
11 3 (1.37%) Remedy
11 3 (1.37%) Telerik
11 3 (1.37%) WSO2
12 2 (0.91%) Informatica
12 2 (0.91%) Thales
Hampshire
Pearson Frank
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £25,070 to £57,300 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 15 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 12 days ago