Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 249 247 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.17% 6.87% 8.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.76% 21.18% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 145 245
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £448 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.38% +15.48% +6.90%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £313
90th Percentile £549 £543 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.15 £42.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +6.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £39.83 £27.50 £33.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £51.38 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%

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 1,048 1,166 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.16% 32.42% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 706 861
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £254 £266 £263
90th Percentile £525 £521 £478
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 82
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +7.95% +12.49%
10th Percentile £19.34 £20.05 £15.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.20 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Basingstoke +6 34 £420 -16.42% 17
Farnborough +1 21 £450 -6.49% 11
Havant - 13 £400 - 1
Andover +21 12 £375 -11.24%
Southampton -16 12 £400 -11.11% 20
Fareham -1 9 £500 +5.26% 7
Hook -3 9 £250 -51.46% 3
Aldershot +2 6 £525 +20.00% 1
Portsmouth -7 6 £400 +8.84% 2
Winchester -21 6 £488 +16.07% 6
Fleet -2 3 £330 -35.61%
Eastleigh 0 2 - - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (47.39%) Linux
2 105 (42.17%) Oracle
3 100 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (37.75%) SQL
5 76 (30.52%) Web Services
5 76 (30.52%) Jenkins
6 69 (27.71%) Unit Testing
7 66 (26.51%) Spring
8 59 (23.69%) Unix
9 58 (23.29%) Git (software)
10 57 (22.89%) TDD
11 53 (21.29%) Apache
12 51 (20.48%) J2EE
13 50 (20.08%) RESTful
14 49 (19.68%) Degree
15 48 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (18.47%) Test Automation
16 46 (18.47%) JavaScript
17 45 (18.07%) Kafka
18 44 (17.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 44 (17.67%) Oracle Database
18 44 (17.67%) System Testing
19 43 (17.27%) Middleware
20 42 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 42 (16.87%) Big Data
21 41 (16.47%) GitHub
21 41 (16.47%) Security Cleared
21 41 (16.47%) Red Hat
21 41 (16.47%) JSON
22 40 (16.06%) HP

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 53 (21.29%) Apache
2 35 (14.06%) Tomcat
3 28 (11.24%) Apache Spark
4 26 (10.44%) GlassFish
4 26 (10.44%) Liferay
5 17 (6.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (6.83%) JBoss
6 14 (5.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (5.22%) GemFire
8 12 (4.82%) SAS
9 10 (4.02%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.61%) Confluence
10 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.80%) FileNet
12 1 (0.40%) Kentico
12 1 (0.40%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.47%) GitHub
2 18 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.02%) PaaS
4 5 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.80%) Force.com
6 2 (0.80%) npm
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) Boomi
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.40%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.62%) PuTTY
1 14 (5.62%) WinSCP
2 13 (5.22%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.81%) Wireshark
4 6 (2.41%) SSL
5 4 (1.61%) SNMP
5 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.20%) Firewall
6 3 (1.20%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.80%) DNS
7 2 (0.80%) HTTP
8 1 (0.40%) Internet
8 1 (0.40%) LAN
8 1 (0.40%) Network Security
8 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.67%) Oracle Database
2 42 (16.87%) Big Data
3 39 (15.66%) Hadoop
4 35 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (13.25%) HBase
6 27 (10.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (9.64%) SQL Server
8 19 (7.63%) Parquet
9 18 (7.23%) Relational Database
10 16 (6.43%) RDBMS
11 15 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (5.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (5.62%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (5.22%) Apache Hive
13 13 (5.22%) OLTP
13 13 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (4.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 9 (3.61%) OLAP
16 9 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 76 (30.52%) Jenkins
2 58 (23.29%) Git (software)
3 38 (15.26%) Gradle
3 38 (15.26%) Selenium
4 31 (12.45%) JUnit
5 28 (11.24%) Eclipse
6 27 (10.84%) Cucumber
7 26 (10.44%) Ant
8 19 (7.63%) SoapUI
9 18 (7.23%) Maven
10 16 (6.43%) Subversion
11 14 (5.62%) HP UFT
11 14 (5.62%) LoadRunner
11 14 (5.62%) Oracle APEX
11 14 (5.62%) SpecFlow
11 14 (5.62%) TestNG
12 13 (5.22%) IntelliJ
13 11 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.21%) JIRA
15 6 (2.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (11.65%) Finance
2 14 (5.62%) Banking
3 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.01%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Games
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 164 (65.86%) Developer
2 115 (46.18%) Java Developer
3 23 (9.24%) Big Data Developer
4 15 (6.02%) Analyst
4 15 (6.02%) Test Engineer
5 13 (5.22%) Test Automation Engineer
6 11 (4.42%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.02%) Apache Spark Developer
8 9 (3.61%) Architect
8 9 (3.61%) Consultant
8 9 (3.61%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.21%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.21%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.81%) Agile Developer
10 7 (2.81%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (2.81%) SAS Developer
10 7 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.81%) Systems Developer
10 7 (2.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.52%) Web Services
2 66 (26.51%) Spring
3 51 (20.48%) J2EE
4 50 (20.08%) RESTful
5 45 (18.07%) Kafka
6 43 (17.27%) Middleware
7 41 (16.47%) JSON
8 40 (16.06%) .NET
9 35 (14.06%) REST
10 34 (13.65%) RabbitMQ
11 28 (11.24%) JAXB
12 27 (10.84%) EJB
12 27 (10.84%) EJB 3.0
12 27 (10.84%) HTML
12 27 (10.84%) JPA
12 27 (10.84%) Spring Boot
13 26 (10.44%) JAX-RS
14 25 (10.04%) Ehcache
14 25 (10.04%) XML
15 24 (9.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.65%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (13.25%) Virtual Team
3 28 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (5.62%) Replication
6 11 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.21%) User Experience
9 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.01%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.20%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.40%) Fintech
14 1 (0.40%) Social Media
14 1 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 118 (47.39%) Linux
2 59 (23.69%) Unix
3 42 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (11.24%) Windows
5 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.41%) AIX
8 4 (1.61%) Android
9 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.80%) Solaris
9 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.71%) Unit Testing
3 57 (22.89%) TDD
4 48 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (18.47%) Test Automation
6 44 (17.67%) System Testing
7 38 (15.26%) Scrum
8 32 (12.85%) BDD
8 32 (12.85%) Benchmarking
9 26 (10.44%) DevOps
10 24 (9.64%) Acceptance Criteria
11 23 (9.24%) Migration
12 20 (8.03%) Software Engineering
12 20 (8.03%) User Stories
13 19 (7.63%) Front End Development
14 18 (7.23%) ETL
15 17 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (6.43%) API Testing
16 16 (6.43%) Microservices
16 16 (6.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (37.75%) SQL
2 46 (18.47%) JavaScript
3 36 (14.46%) PL/SQL
4 34 (13.65%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.62%) F#
6 13 (5.22%) C#
7 11 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.21%) Python
9 7 (2.81%) C
10 6 (2.41%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.61%) C++
11 4 (1.61%) Lua
11 4 (1.61%) Perl
11 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.61%) VBA
11 4 (1.61%) VBScript
12 3 (1.20%) Groovy
12 3 (1.20%) PHP
12 3 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (19.68%) Degree
2 41 (16.47%) Security Cleared
3 35 (14.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.21%) ISEB
4 8 (3.21%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.61%) RHCE
5 4 (1.61%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.20%) CISSP
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.04%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (17.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 33 (13.25%) HDFS
3 13 (5.22%) vSphere
4 6 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.01%) Docker
6 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.20%) NFS
7 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (11.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (5.22%) Puppet
3 12 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.61%) Ansible
4 4 (1.61%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.80%) logstash
6 2 (0.80%) Terraform
7 1 (0.40%) Packer
Vendors
1 105 (42.17%) Oracle
2 41 (16.47%) Red Hat
3 40 (16.06%) HP
4 24 (9.64%) VMware
5 22 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.43%) Software AG
6 16 (6.43%) webMethods
7 13 (5.22%) IBM
8 10 (4.02%) Hortonworks
9 9 (3.61%) Splunk
10 7 (2.81%) Talend
11 4 (1.61%) Tableau
11 4 (1.61%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.20%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.20%) Lieberman
12 3 (1.20%) Thycotic
13 2 (0.80%) Cloudera
13 2 (0.80%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.80%) Pega
13 2 (0.80%) Symantec