Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 323 249 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.66% 6.87% 8.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.85% 21.58% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 137 242
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £328 £303 £313
90th Percentile £538 £556 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £42.15 £24.00 £35.80
90th Percentile £47.05 £51.50 £48.17
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +24.14% -9.38%

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 1,203 1,154 1,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.27% 31.86% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 668 901
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.16% -
10th Percentile £305 £281 £263
90th Percentile £531 £527 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 80 68
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.38% +10.53%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.58 £16.73
90th Percentile £50.08 £54.13 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +12.68%

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 24 April 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
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 24 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 50 £425 -19.05% 18
Southampton +4 26 £400 -17.95% 15
Andover +20 20 £375 +15.38% 3
Basingstoke -15 19 £343 -14.38% 18
Portsmouth -3 14 £352 -2.70% 10
Fareham -4 12 £493 +17.26% 6
Hook +18 7 £475 - 1
Havant -3 5 - - 4
Fleet -10 5 £400 -23.81% 2
Winchester -23 5 £420 -4.00% 1
Aldershot -6 4 £380 -17.84% 1
Romsey - 4 £400 - 7
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 163 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (47.06%) Linux
3 123 (38.08%) Spring
4 121 (37.46%) Jenkins
5 119 (36.84%) Oracle
5 119 (36.84%) Web Services
6 109 (33.75%) Git (software)
7 102 (31.58%) RESTful
8 94 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (26.93%) TDD
10 85 (26.32%) Test Automation
11 80 (24.77%) Selenium
12 78 (24.15%) Unix
13 76 (23.53%) Oracle Database
14 74 (22.91%) Kafka
15 73 (22.60%) SQL
15 73 (22.60%) Scrum
16 71 (21.98%) JSON
17 69 (21.36%) Unit Testing
18 67 (20.74%) Degree
19 66 (20.43%) Big Data
19 66 (20.43%) REST
20 65 (20.12%) RabbitMQ
21 64 (19.81%) Finance
22 63 (19.50%) Security Cleared
23 58 (17.96%) HP
24 57 (17.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
25 56 (17.34%) Cucumber
25 56 (17.34%) Middleware
26 55 (17.03%) Enterprise Software

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 (16.72%) Apache Spark
2 47 (14.55%) Apache
3 38 (11.76%) GlassFish
4 35 (10.84%) Liferay
5 32 (9.91%) JBoss
6 29 (8.98%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (5.26%) WebLogic
8 15 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (4.33%) Tomcat
10 13 (4.02%) WebSphere
11 12 (3.72%) GemFire
11 12 (3.72%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (2.79%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.86%) IIS
13 6 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.24%) Confluence
14 4 (1.24%) Jetty
15 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.62%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.55%) GitHub
2 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.72%) PaaS
5 5 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.24%) Bluemix
6 4 (1.24%) IaaS
6 4 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.24%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.31%) Boomi
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.31%) Route 53
8 1 (0.31%) Serverless
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.50%) Kerberos
1 21 (6.50%) PuTTY
1 21 (6.50%) WinSCP
2 7 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.86%) Firewall
4 5 (1.55%) HTTP
5 4 (1.24%) LAN
5 4 (1.24%) SAN
5 4 (1.24%) SNMP
6 3 (0.93%) Network Security
6 3 (0.93%) Wireless
7 2 (0.62%) DNS
7 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.62%) WAN
8 1 (0.31%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) SMS
8 1 (0.31%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 66 (20.43%) Big Data
3 48 (14.86%) Hadoop
4 40 (12.38%) HBase
5 38 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (11.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 32 (9.91%) SQL Server
8 31 (9.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (8.98%) Parquet
10 26 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (7.43%) MySQL
11 24 (7.43%) Relational Database
12 20 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (5.88%) RDBMS
14 12 (3.72%) NoSQL
15 10 (3.10%) Redis
16 5 (1.55%) Apache Hive
17 4 (1.24%) SAP BW
17 4 (1.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 121 (37.46%) Jenkins
2 109 (33.75%) Git (software)
3 80 (24.77%) Selenium
4 56 (17.34%) Cucumber
5 44 (13.62%) JUnit
6 42 (13.00%) Eclipse
6 42 (13.00%) Gradle
7 41 (12.69%) SoapUI
8 35 (10.84%) Subversion
9 34 (10.53%) Maven
10 29 (8.98%) Ant
11 23 (7.12%) HP UFT
11 23 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (6.81%) Oracle APEX
13 21 (6.50%) SpecFlow
13 21 (6.50%) TestNG
14 19 (5.88%) IntelliJ
15 18 (5.57%) JIRA
16 16 (4.95%) LoadRunner
17 14 (4.33%) Mockito
General
1 64 (19.81%) Finance
2 13 (4.02%) Banking
2 13 (4.02%) Games
3 9 (2.79%) Military
3 9 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.93%) Retail
5 2 (0.62%) Billing
5 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (67.80%) Developer
2 161 (49.85%) Java Developer
3 28 (8.67%) Big Data Developer
4 26 (8.05%) Architect
5 24 (7.43%) Apache Spark Developer
6 21 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 17 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 15 (4.64%) Analyst
9 14 (4.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (4.33%) Tester
10 13 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.10%) Developer in Test
11 10 (3.10%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Automation Tester
12 9 (2.79%) Hadoop Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Java Architect
12 9 (2.79%) JSP Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (38.08%) Spring
2 119 (36.84%) Web Services
3 102 (31.58%) RESTful
4 74 (22.91%) Kafka
5 71 (21.98%) JSON
6 66 (20.43%) REST
7 65 (20.12%) RabbitMQ
8 56 (17.34%) Middleware
9 54 (16.72%) EJB
10 53 (16.41%) J2EE
11 50 (15.48%) JAXB
12 47 (14.55%) JPA
13 45 (13.93%) .NET
14 41 (12.69%) EJB 3.0
15 39 (12.07%) JAX-RS
16 38 (11.76%) Java EE
16 38 (11.76%) JSP
16 38 (11.76%) Spring Boot
17 34 (10.53%) HTML
17 34 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.03%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (13.00%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (11.15%) Virtual Team
4 35 (10.84%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.17%) User Experience
7 5 (1.55%) Replication
8 4 (1.24%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Fintech
10 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.31%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 152 (47.06%) Linux
2 78 (24.15%) Unix
3 33 (10.22%) Windows
4 27 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.43%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.79%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.86%) Android
9 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.62%) AIX
10 2 (0.62%) Solaris
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
3 87 (26.93%) TDD
4 85 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 73 (22.60%) Scrum
6 69 (21.36%) Unit Testing
7 55 (17.03%) DevOps
8 52 (16.10%) BDD
9 46 (14.24%) Microservices
10 31 (9.60%) Benchmarking
11 29 (8.98%) Decision-Making
12 28 (8.67%) System Testing
13 25 (7.74%) Kanban
13 25 (7.74%) SOA
14 23 (7.12%) Kalman Filter
15 22 (6.81%) Migration
15 22 (6.81%) Performance Testing
16 21 (6.50%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (6.19%) API Testing
18 19 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.60%) SQL
2 53 (16.41%) JavaScript
3 48 (14.86%) Shell Script
4 40 (12.38%) PL/SQL
5 23 (7.12%) Java 8
6 21 (6.50%) F#
7 19 (5.88%) C#
7 19 (5.88%) Python
8 15 (4.64%) C++
9 9 (2.79%) Ruby
10 8 (2.48%) Go
10 8 (2.48%) Scala
11 7 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.86%) Perl
13 5 (1.55%) C
14 4 (1.24%) BeanShell
14 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.24%) XQuery
15 3 (0.93%) R
15 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (20.74%) Degree
2 63 (19.50%) Security Cleared
3 53 (16.41%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.57%) ISEB
4 18 (5.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 18 (5.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.62%) OCA
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.62%) RHCE
9 2 (0.62%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.29%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) GDPR
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (17.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 39 (12.07%) HDFS
3 20 (6.19%) vSphere
4 10 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.62%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) Docker
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (17.03%) HP ALM
2 52 (16.10%) Hadoop YARN
3 13 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.10%) Puppet
5 5 (1.55%) Ansible
6 4 (1.24%) SCCM
6 4 (1.24%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.93%) Terraform
7 3 (0.93%) vRealize
8 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.62%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (36.84%) Oracle
2 58 (17.96%) HP
3 32 (9.91%) VMware
4 31 (9.60%) Red Hat
5 30 (9.29%) Microsoft
6 24 (7.43%) Hortonworks
7 20 (6.19%) Software AG
7 20 (6.19%) webMethods
8 12 (3.72%) IBM
9 7 (2.17%) SAP
10 6 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.86%) Cisco
10 6 (1.86%) Google
10 6 (1.86%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.55%) Splunk
11 5 (1.55%) Talend
12 4 (1.24%) EMC
13 3 (0.93%) ATG
13 3 (0.93%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards