Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 468 241 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.15% 6.83% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.89% 22.09% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 137 163
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +15.13%
10th Percentile £334 £294 £319
90th Percentile £538 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £40.99 £39.93 £27.50
90th Percentile £55.70 £47.55 £46.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -18.75%

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 1,620 1,091 1,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 42.05% 30.93% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,089 643 755
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £519 £508
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 51 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25.95 £19.34 £31.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £50.00 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +36 96 £513 +32.26% 20
Portsmouth +24 74 £525 +31.25% 9
Fareham +21 43 £500 - 14
Basingstoke -4 36 £475 +18.75% 15
Farnborough +3 34 £500 +12.36% 7
Winchester +15 28 £410 -13.68% 1
Fleet -4 16 £328 -11.62%
Hook +3 12 £300 +20.00% 1
Andover -8 10 £375 - 6
Lymington - 10 £250 -
Havant -12 8 £450 +12.50%
Aldershot -3 7 £400 -23.81% 6
Romsey - 5 £450 - 1
Gosport - 4 £419 -
Eastleigh +1 3 £525 -
Liphook - 1 - -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 225 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (44.87%) TDD
3 204 (43.59%) Spring
4 174 (37.18%) NoSQL
5 170 (36.32%) BDD
6 137 (29.27%) Hibernate
7 135 (28.85%) Greenfield Project
8 118 (25.21%) Amazon AWS
9 114 (24.36%) Puppet
9 114 (24.36%) MongoDB
10 113 (24.15%) Ansible
11 112 (23.93%) Opscode Chef
12 109 (23.29%) Hadoop
13 107 (22.86%) Tomcat
14 106 (22.65%) Linux
15 101 (21.58%) Software Engineering
16 100 (21.37%) REST
17 94 (20.09%) Web Services
18 93 (19.87%) JavaScript
18 93 (19.87%) JBoss
19 91 (19.44%) Microservices
20 90 (19.23%) RESTful
20 90 (19.23%) Git (software)
20 90 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
21 86 (18.38%) Jenkins
22 84 (17.95%) Java 8
23 81 (17.31%) Oracle
24 80 (17.09%) Spring Boot
25 76 (16.24%) Docker
26 68 (14.53%) Security Cleared

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
1 107 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 93 (19.87%) JBoss
3 62 (13.25%) Jetty
4 59 (12.61%) Apache
5 42 (8.97%) MQSeries
5 42 (8.97%) WebSphere
6 41 (8.76%) WebLogic
7 32 (6.84%) OpenStack
8 28 (5.98%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.28%) Apache Qpid
11 6 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (1.28%) Jupyter
11 6 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.07%) Confluence
12 5 (1.07%) GemFire
12 5 (1.07%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.07%) IIS
12 5 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.28%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.85%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 118 (25.21%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (13.03%) GitHub
3 40 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.56%) PaaS
5 5 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.07%) IaaS
6 4 (0.85%) npm
7 3 (0.64%) Boomi
7 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Serverless
8 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.99%) SNMP
2 13 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 11 (2.35%) HTTP
4 7 (1.50%) Internet
5 6 (1.28%) SAN
6 5 (1.07%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.85%) DVB
7 4 (0.85%) Firewall
7 4 (0.85%) RFID
8 3 (0.64%) LAN
8 3 (0.64%) WAN
8 3 (0.64%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.43%) DNS
9 2 (0.43%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.43%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.21%) NAS
10 1 (0.21%) SSL
10 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (37.18%) NoSQL
2 114 (24.36%) MongoDB
3 109 (23.29%) Hadoop
4 53 (11.32%) MySQL
5 51 (10.90%) Big Data
6 48 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (8.97%) Couchbase
7 42 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (6.84%) HBase
9 24 (5.13%) Cloudant
10 23 (4.91%) Parquet
11 22 (4.70%) SQL Server
12 13 (2.78%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.50%) Redis
16 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
16 5 (1.07%) Riak
17 4 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 90 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 86 (18.38%) Jenkins
3 66 (14.10%) Maven
4 37 (7.91%) Selenium
5 32 (6.84%) MSTest
5 32 (6.84%) NUnit
6 29 (6.20%) Gradle
7 28 (5.98%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.13%) Subversion
9 23 (4.91%) JUnit
9 23 (4.91%) Protractor
10 21 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 19 (4.06%) git-flow
12 17 (3.63%) JIRA
13 13 (2.78%) JBehave
14 12 (2.56%) NetBeans
15 8 (1.71%) LoadRunner
15 8 (1.71%) SoapUI
16 7 (1.50%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (10.26%) Finance
2 43 (9.19%) Games
3 4 (0.85%) Electronics
3 4 (0.85%) Marketing
3 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.64%) Automotive
5 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.43%) Avionics
5 2 (0.43%) Banking
5 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.21%) Advertising
6 1 (0.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.21%) Local Government
6 1 (0.21%) Military
6 1 (0.21%) Publishing
6 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 352 (75.21%) Developer
2 275 (58.76%) Java Developer
3 23 (4.91%) Software Engineer
4 22 (4.70%) Test Engineer
5 21 (4.49%) Software Developer
6 20 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (3.21%) HTML Developer
7 15 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (3.21%) Web Developer
8 14 (2.99%) HTML CSS Developer
8 14 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
9 13 (2.78%) Big Data Developer
9 13 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.56%) Analyst
10 12 (2.56%) Hadoop Developer
10 12 (2.56%) PHP Developer
10 12 (2.56%) Tester
11 11 (2.35%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (2.14%) Java Engineer
12 10 (2.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (43.59%) Spring
2 137 (29.27%) Hibernate
3 100 (21.37%) REST
4 94 (20.09%) Web Services
5 90 (19.23%) RESTful
6 80 (17.09%) Spring Boot
7 66 (14.10%) CSS
7 66 (14.10%) HTML
8 56 (11.97%) AngularJS
8 56 (11.97%) J2EE
9 55 (11.75%) JSON
10 52 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 50 (10.68%) Kafka
12 46 (9.83%) JMS
13 44 (9.40%) Play Framework
14 37 (7.91%) XML
15 35 (7.48%) HTML5
16 34 (7.26%) Middleware
16 34 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (6.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 135 (28.85%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (5.98%) Virtual Team
3 27 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.71%) User Experience
7 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.50%) Fintech
8 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.64%) RIA
10 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.43%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.21%) ASIC
11 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.21%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (22.65%) Linux
2 59 (12.61%) Unix
3 39 (8.33%) Windows
4 20 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.07%) AIX
7 4 (0.85%) Solaris
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.64%) Android
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.21%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (44.87%) TDD
3 170 (36.32%) BDD
4 101 (21.58%) Software Engineering
5 91 (19.44%) Microservices
6 90 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (13.68%) Multithreading
8 62 (13.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 62 (13.25%) MVC
9 50 (10.68%) OO
10 44 (9.40%) Test Automation
11 41 (8.76%) Migration
12 37 (7.91%) DevOps
13 28 (5.98%) Unit Testing
14 24 (5.13%) Benchmarking
14 24 (5.13%) UML
15 21 (4.49%) Front End Development
15 21 (4.49%) System Testing
15 21 (4.49%) Test Scripting
15 21 (4.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (19.87%) JavaScript
2 84 (17.95%) Java 8
3 53 (11.32%) SQL
4 46 (9.83%) Scala
5 45 (9.62%) Java 9
6 44 (9.40%) Python
7 29 (6.20%) Shell Script
8 26 (5.56%) C#
9 24 (5.13%) C++
10 16 (3.42%) PHP
11 12 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.35%) C
13 10 (2.14%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.71%) Jython
15 7 (1.50%) VB
16 5 (1.07%) F#
16 5 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.85%) ABAP
17 4 (0.85%) Tcl
18 3 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 68 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.32%) Degree
3 57 (12.18%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.21%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.35%) ISEB
6 7 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.21%) CISM
11 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.50%) QA
1 7 (1.50%) SLA
2 4 (0.85%) PMO
3 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 76 (16.24%) Docker
2 42 (8.97%) HDFS
3 26 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (2.78%) NFS
5 5 (1.07%) OpenAM
5 5 (1.07%) OpenDJ
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.64%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 114 (24.36%) Puppet
2 113 (24.15%) Ansible
3 112 (23.93%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (13.46%) Cobbler
5 24 (5.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 19 (4.06%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.92%) HP ALM
7 9 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (1.71%) Terraform
9 4 (0.85%) MOM
10 3 (0.64%) nmon
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.43%) Nagios
11 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.43%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.21%) Ambari
12 1 (0.21%) Oozie
12 1 (0.21%) SCCM
12 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (17.31%) Oracle
2 27 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 15 (3.21%) Remedy
4 11 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.14%) HP
5 10 (2.14%) IBM
5 10 (2.14%) Splunk
6 8 (1.71%) Cisco
7 6 (1.28%) BMC
7 6 (1.28%) ForgeRock
7 6 (1.28%) VMware
8 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.07%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.85%) SAP
10 3 (0.64%) Dell
10 3 (0.64%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.64%) Software AG
10 3 (0.64%) Talend
11 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.43%) Google