Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 392 215 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.24% 5.78% 8.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.03% 18.07% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 115 225
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £302 £293 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £498
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25.08 £40.00 £38.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £51.25 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year - +56.52% -29.88%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,450 1,190 1,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 37.88% 31.98% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 680 913
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £395 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +6.47% +3.06%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £514 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 81
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19.49 £28.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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 +27 62 £513 +36.67% 31
Farnborough +6 48 £475 +2.70% 14
Portsmouth +6 35 £250 -32.20% 15
Andover +18 27 £369 +13.46% 1
Basingstoke +2 21 £269 -28.33% 14
Fareham +8 16 £375 - 12
Winchester -13 16 £403 -8.00% 3
Hook +16 11 £300 +30.43% 1
Fleet -6 7 £400 -23.81% 1
Aldershot -5 6 £408 -9.44% 2
Romsey - 5 £400 - 2
Gosport - 3 £413 - 1
Havant -6 1 - - 2
Liphook - 1 - -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 189 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (39.03%) Spring
3 150 (38.27%) Linux
4 137 (34.95%) Web Services
5 119 (30.36%) Oracle
6 114 (29.08%) Git (software)
7 109 (27.81%) RESTful
8 108 (27.55%) TDD
9 107 (27.30%) Jenkins
10 89 (22.70%) Test Automation
11 88 (22.45%) Security Cleared
12 87 (22.19%) Selenium
13 85 (21.68%) Scrum
14 83 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (20.66%) Unix
16 77 (19.64%) JavaScript
16 77 (19.64%) SC Cleared
17 72 (18.37%) BDD
17 72 (18.37%) Finance
17 72 (18.37%) DevOps
18 71 (18.11%) Degree
18 71 (18.11%) JSON
19 69 (17.60%) REST
19 69 (17.60%) Greenfield Project
20 68 (17.35%) SQL
21 66 (16.84%) Maven
21 66 (16.84%) Kafka
22 63 (16.07%) Hibernate
23 62 (15.82%) Microservices
23 62 (15.82%) Apache Spark

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 62 (15.82%) Apache Spark
2 51 (13.01%) JBoss
3 36 (9.18%) Apache
4 31 (7.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 29 (7.40%) Tomcat
6 22 (5.61%) GlassFish
6 22 (5.61%) WebSphere
7 17 (4.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (4.34%) WebLogic
8 16 (4.08%) Jetty
9 15 (3.83%) Liferay
10 13 (3.32%) GemFire
10 13 (3.32%) Oracle Service Bus
10 13 (3.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (2.81%) MQSeries
12 10 (2.55%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.79%) IIS
13 7 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (1.02%) CMS
14 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.02%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.22%) GitHub
2 38 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.57%) PaaS
5 6 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (1.53%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.02%) IaaS
7 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.77%) npm
8 2 (0.51%) Boomi
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.38%) PuTTY
2 23 (5.87%) WinSCP
3 13 (3.32%) Kerberos
3 13 (3.32%) SNMP
4 11 (2.81%) HTTP
5 9 (2.30%) SAN
6 7 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.28%) Firewall
8 4 (1.02%) DNS
8 4 (1.02%) LAN
8 4 (1.02%) Network Security
9 3 (0.77%) Wireless
10 2 (0.51%) WAN
11 1 (0.26%) DVB
11 1 (0.26%) NAS
11 1 (0.26%) SMS
11 1 (0.26%) SSL
11 1 (0.26%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 58 (14.80%) Hadoop
3 52 (13.27%) Big Data
4 48 (12.24%) SQL Server
5 47 (11.99%) NoSQL
6 34 (8.67%) HBase
6 34 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (8.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 32 (8.16%) MySQL
9 30 (7.65%) MongoDB
10 27 (6.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (6.38%) Relational Database
12 24 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (5.36%) RDBMS
15 18 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (4.08%) Parquet
17 15 (3.83%) Oracle Database 12c
17 15 (3.83%) Redis
18 11 (2.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 114 (29.08%) Git (software)
2 107 (27.30%) Jenkins
3 87 (22.19%) Selenium
4 66 (16.84%) Maven
5 60 (15.31%) Cucumber
5 60 (15.31%) Eclipse
6 52 (13.27%) JUnit
7 50 (12.76%) SoapUI
8 41 (10.46%) Subversion
9 33 (8.42%) Ant
9 33 (8.42%) Gradle
10 30 (7.65%) HP UFT
11 29 (7.40%) Oracle APEX
12 28 (7.14%) SpecFlow
13 26 (6.63%) IntelliJ
13 26 (6.63%) TestNG
14 25 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (6.12%) JIRA
16 22 (5.61%) LoadRunner
17 20 (5.10%) Mockito
General
1 72 (18.37%) Finance
2 20 (5.10%) Games
3 14 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.04%) Military
5 6 (1.53%) Banking
5 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.77%) Automotive
7 2 (0.51%) Billing
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Avionics
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (63.01%) Developer
2 183 (46.68%) Java Developer
3 27 (6.89%) Software Developer
4 25 (6.38%) Architect
5 24 (6.12%) Big Data Developer
6 23 (5.87%) Apache Spark Developer
7 21 (5.36%) Tester
8 20 (5.10%) Analyst
9 16 (4.08%) Test Engineer
10 15 (3.83%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.57%) Automation Tester
12 13 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.32%) Java Software Developer
12 13 (3.32%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.32%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.81%) Test Automation Engineer
14 10 (2.55%) Hadoop Developer
14 10 (2.55%) Java Engineer
14 10 (2.55%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (39.03%) Spring
2 137 (34.95%) Web Services
3 109 (27.81%) RESTful
4 71 (18.11%) JSON
5 69 (17.60%) REST
6 66 (16.84%) Kafka
7 63 (16.07%) Hibernate
8 52 (13.27%) Spring Boot
9 51 (13.01%) RabbitMQ
9 51 (13.01%) XML
10 49 (12.50%) .NET
11 45 (11.48%) HTML
12 44 (11.22%) Java EE
13 42 (10.71%) AngularJS
14 41 (10.46%) Middleware
15 39 (9.95%) J2EE
15 39 (9.95%) JSP
16 38 (9.69%) JMS
17 37 (9.44%) EJB
18 33 (8.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.60%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (6.63%) Virtual Team
4 21 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.81%) User Experience
7 10 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.53%) Fintech
8 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.02%) Replication
11 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 150 (38.27%) Linux
2 81 (20.66%) Unix
3 56 (14.29%) Windows
4 33 (8.42%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.55%) Android
7 10 (2.55%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.28%) AIX
10 3 (0.77%) Solaris
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (27.55%) TDD
3 89 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 85 (21.68%) Scrum
5 83 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (18.37%) BDD
6 72 (18.37%) DevOps
7 62 (15.82%) Microservices
8 39 (9.95%) Software Engineering
9 37 (9.44%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.40%) MVC
10 29 (7.40%) Performance Testing
11 28 (7.14%) API Testing
12 27 (6.89%) Decision-Making
12 27 (6.89%) SOA
13 26 (6.63%) Kanban
14 23 (5.87%) System Integration Testing
15 22 (5.61%) OO
15 22 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (5.61%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 77 (19.64%) JavaScript
2 68 (17.35%) SQL
3 44 (11.22%) Java 8
4 36 (9.18%) C#
5 33 (8.42%) Shell Script
6 29 (7.40%) Python
7 28 (7.14%) F#
8 23 (5.87%) PL/SQL
9 21 (5.36%) C++
9 21 (5.36%) Scala
10 14 (3.57%) Ruby
11 12 (3.06%) Java 9
12 11 (2.81%) Go
13 10 (2.55%) Perl
14 9 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.79%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.28%) PHP
18 4 (1.02%) BeanShell
18 4 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 77 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 71 (18.11%) Degree
4 27 (6.89%) ISEB
4 27 (6.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (6.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.51%) OCA
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.26%) CISM
12 1 (0.26%) CISSP
12 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.12%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) GDPR
4 2 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (10.97%) HDFS
2 36 (9.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 28 (7.14%) Docker
4 23 (5.87%) vSphere
5 8 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (10.20%) HP ALM
2 31 (7.91%) Hadoop YARN
3 22 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (4.59%) Puppet
5 14 (3.57%) Ansible
6 12 (3.06%) Cobbler
7 7 (1.79%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.79%) Terraform
8 6 (1.53%) vRealize
9 5 (1.28%) SCCM
9 5 (1.28%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.02%) Kibana
11 3 (0.77%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.51%) MOM
12 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.26%) Grafana
13 1 (0.26%) Nagios
13 1 (0.26%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 119 (30.36%) Oracle
2 48 (12.24%) HP
3 34 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 34 (8.67%) VMware
4 33 (8.42%) Red Hat
5 29 (7.40%) Software AG
6 28 (7.14%) webMethods
7 19 (4.85%) Hortonworks
8 14 (3.57%) IBM
9 9 (2.30%) Cisco
9 9 (2.30%) Google
9 9 (2.30%) Remedy
10 8 (2.04%) SAP
11 7 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.79%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.53%) Splunk
13 5 (1.28%) BMC
13 5 (1.28%) EMC
14 4 (1.02%) hybris
15 3 (0.77%) Citrix