Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 408 203 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.07% 5.84% 7.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.88% 18.30% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 112 180
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.05% +12.26%
10th Percentile £322 £250 £325
90th Percentile £538 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.69% -9.66% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27.53 £40.00 £41.45
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.90 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +250.00% -68.75%

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 1,518 1,109 1,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.18% 31.92% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 649 785
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +1.37%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 60 74
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £21.75 £21.87 £22.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.15 £59.14
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +35 95 £513 +38.98% 21
Portsmouth +23 73 £525 +31.25% 13
Winchester +7 25 £410 -13.68% 3
Fareham +19 24 £500 +25.00% 5
Basingstoke -12 22 £395 -1.25% 22
Farnborough -6 17 £475 +9.20% 6
Fleet -8 16 £352 -5.31% 3
Andover -4 13 £369 -0.34% 3
Hook +4 12 £300 +20.00% 3
Lymington - 10 £250 -
Havant -8 8 £450 +12.50% 5
Aldershot -6 4 £408 -22.38% 1
Gosport - 4 £419 -
Liphook - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £450 - 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 179 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (41.18%) Spring
3 150 (36.76%) TDD
4 136 (33.33%) BDD
5 131 (32.11%) NoSQL
6 126 (30.88%) Hibernate
7 122 (29.90%) Greenfield Project
8 105 (25.74%) Web Services
9 99 (24.26%) MongoDB
10 95 (23.28%) Linux
11 88 (21.57%) Git (software)
12 84 (20.59%) Software Engineering
13 83 (20.34%) RESTful
14 81 (19.85%) Hadoop
14 81 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
14 81 (19.85%) JBoss
15 80 (19.61%) JavaScript
16 79 (19.36%) Tomcat
17 78 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
18 77 (18.87%) Ansible
18 77 (18.87%) REST
19 75 (18.38%) Puppet
19 75 (18.38%) Java 8
20 73 (17.89%) Microservices
20 73 (17.89%) Spring Boot
21 72 (17.65%) Security Cleared
22 71 (17.40%) Maven
23 68 (16.67%) Oracle
23 68 (16.67%) Docker
24 65 (15.93%) Jenkins

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 81 (19.85%) JBoss
2 79 (19.36%) Tomcat
3 49 (12.01%) Jetty
4 42 (10.29%) MQSeries
5 32 (7.84%) Apache
5 32 (7.84%) Apache Spark
6 26 (6.37%) WebSphere
7 19 (4.66%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.19%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.21%) GlassFish
10 8 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.98%) CMS
13 4 (0.98%) Confluence
14 3 (0.74%) GemFire
14 3 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.47%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.09%) GitHub
3 24 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.72%) PaaS
5 4 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.74%) Boomi
6 3 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.74%) npm
6 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.90%) SNMP
2 12 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 11 (2.70%) HTTP
4 9 (2.21%) PuTTY
5 7 (1.72%) Internet
5 7 (1.72%) WinSCP
6 6 (1.47%) SAN
7 4 (0.98%) DVB
7 4 (0.98%) Firewall
8 2 (0.49%) DNS
8 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.49%) LAN
8 2 (0.49%) WAN
8 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.25%) NAS
9 1 (0.25%) Network Security
9 1 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (32.11%) NoSQL
2 99 (24.26%) MongoDB
3 81 (19.85%) Hadoop
4 49 (12.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 42 (10.29%) Couchbase
6 38 (9.31%) MySQL
7 31 (7.60%) SQL Server
8 29 (7.11%) Big Data
9 20 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (4.41%) HBase
11 14 (3.43%) Oracle Database
11 14 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.96%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.47%) Redis
17 5 (1.23%) Parquet
17 5 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 88 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 71 (17.40%) Maven
3 65 (15.93%) Jenkins
4 48 (11.76%) Selenium
5 34 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 30 (7.35%) Cucumber
7 25 (6.13%) JUnit
8 24 (5.88%) Subversion
9 20 (4.90%) JIRA
10 18 (4.41%) Gradle
11 17 (4.17%) Protractor
12 16 (3.92%) SoapUI
13 15 (3.68%) HP UFT
14 14 (3.43%) LoadRunner
14 14 (3.43%) NetBeans
15 13 (3.19%) MSTest
15 13 (3.19%) NUnit
16 12 (2.94%) git-flow
16 12 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (11.03%) Finance
2 43 (10.54%) Games
3 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 4 (0.98%) Marketing
5 3 (0.74%) Automotive
5 3 (0.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Avionics
6 2 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Local Government
7 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 285 (69.85%) Developer
2 233 (57.11%) Java Developer
3 23 (5.64%) Software Engineer
4 20 (4.90%) Test Engineer
5 18 (4.41%) Software Developer
6 17 (4.17%) Tester
7 16 (3.92%) Big Data Developer
8 15 (3.68%) Analyst
9 14 (3.43%) Apache Spark Developer
9 14 (3.43%) Java Engineer
9 14 (3.43%) Java Software Developer
9 14 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (2.94%) HTML Developer
10 12 (2.94%) PHP Developer
10 12 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.94%) Web Developer
11 11 (2.70%) Automation Tester
11 11 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (41.18%) Spring
2 126 (30.88%) Hibernate
3 105 (25.74%) Web Services
4 83 (20.34%) RESTful
5 77 (18.87%) REST
6 73 (17.89%) Spring Boot
7 57 (13.97%) HTML
8 56 (13.73%) CSS
9 47 (11.52%) JMS
9 47 (11.52%) Spring MVC
10 44 (10.78%) AngularJS
10 44 (10.78%) Play Framework
11 35 (8.58%) JSON
12 31 (7.60%) J2EE
12 31 (7.60%) jQuery
12 31 (7.60%) Kafka
12 31 (7.60%) XML
13 28 (6.86%) .NET
13 28 (6.86%) HTML5
14 21 (5.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 122 (29.90%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (2.70%) Virtual Team
3 8 (1.96%) User Experience
4 7 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.72%) Fintech
4 7 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.74%) RIA
7 3 (0.74%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.28%) Linux
2 51 (12.50%) Windows
3 44 (10.78%) Unix
4 24 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.96%) Android
8 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.23%) AIX
9 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.49%) Debian
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (36.76%) TDD
3 136 (33.33%) BDD
4 84 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 73 (17.89%) Microservices
6 58 (14.22%) MVC
7 52 (12.75%) Multithreading
8 51 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 50 (12.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 44 (10.78%) DevOps
11 30 (7.35%) Scrum
12 29 (7.11%) UML
13 28 (6.86%) OO
14 20 (4.90%) Test Scripting
15 18 (4.41%) Migration
15 18 (4.41%) Network Management
15 18 (4.41%) Web Development
16 17 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
16 17 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.61%) JavaScript
2 75 (18.38%) Java 8
3 52 (12.75%) SQL
4 49 (12.01%) Scala
5 46 (11.27%) Java 9
6 35 (8.58%) Python
7 25 (6.13%) C#
8 20 (4.90%) C++
9 17 (4.17%) PHP
10 15 (3.68%) F#
11 11 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.45%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.21%) C
13 9 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.72%) Jython
14 7 (1.72%) VB
15 5 (1.23%) Perl
15 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.23%) R
15 5 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 62 (15.20%) SC Cleared
3 58 (14.22%) Degree
4 13 (3.19%) ISEB
5 11 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.25%) CISM
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.96%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (16.67%) Docker
2 32 (7.84%) HDFS
3 12 (2.94%) NFS
4 9 (2.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.96%) vSphere
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.25%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 78 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
2 77 (18.87%) Ansible
3 75 (18.38%) Puppet
4 49 (12.01%) Cobbler
5 13 (3.19%) HP ALM
6 11 (2.70%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.96%) Terraform
8 7 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.98%) Kibana
9 4 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.74%) MOM
10 3 (0.74%) vRealize
11 2 (0.49%) nmon
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.25%) Grafana
12 1 (0.25%) Nagios
12 1 (0.25%) SCCM
12 1 (0.25%) SCOM
12 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (16.67%) Oracle
2 32 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 18 (4.41%) HP
4 17 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.68%) Remedy
6 14 (3.43%) Software AG
7 13 (3.19%) webMethods
8 11 (2.70%) IBM
9 10 (2.45%) VMware
10 9 (2.21%) Cisco
11 7 (1.72%) BMC
12 6 (1.47%) Splunk
13 5 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.23%) Hortonworks
14 4 (0.98%) Google
15 3 (0.74%) Dell
15 3 (0.74%) hybris
15 3 (0.74%) SAP
16 2 (0.49%) Adobe
16 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds