Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Java 436 298 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.43% 8.14% 6.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.18% 27.02% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 143 154
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £418 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% -6.70% +17.76%
10th Percentile £386 £334 £305
90th Percentile £563 £530 £554
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.40 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £41.40 £40.59 £24.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £46.90 £49.60
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +11.84%

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 1,604 1,103 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 42.06% 30.13% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,066 621 691
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £279
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +2.33% +11.69%
10th Percentile £22.70 £19.07 £20.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £57.64
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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
Portsmouth +17 71 £475 +10.98% 9
Basingstoke +24 47 £488 +21.88% 7
Fareham +20 46 £500 +1.52% 3
Farnborough -5 38 £475 +11.76% 6
Southampton +5 30 £475 +15.85% 16
Hook +7 18 £475 -
Aldershot +2 18 £450 +25.00%
Romsey - 15 £525 - 6
Winchester +7 12 £410 -13.68%
Fleet -6 11 £388 - 1
Eastleigh - 11 £525 -
Andover -4 8 £450 +20.00%
Havant -4 6 - - 1
Lymington - 5 £250 - 1
Waterlooville - 1 £263 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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.

1 239 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (41.28%) Spring
3 147 (33.72%) TDD
4 128 (29.36%) Linux
5 125 (28.67%) JavaScript
6 122 (27.98%) NoSQL
7 118 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
8 105 (24.08%) Amazon AWS
9 97 (22.25%) Kafka
10 95 (21.79%) Microservices
11 91 (20.87%) Java 8
12 90 (20.64%) Ansible
13 88 (20.18%) Puppet
14 87 (19.95%) Git (software)
14 87 (19.95%) HTML
15 86 (19.72%) Unix
16 85 (19.50%) Opscode Chef
17 82 (18.81%) BDD
18 81 (18.58%) Security Cleared
18 81 (18.58%) SQL
19 79 (18.12%) Docker
20 76 (17.43%) CSS
20 76 (17.43%) Hadoop
21 75 (17.20%) Big Data
21 75 (17.20%) Python
22 73 (16.74%) Oracle
23 72 (16.51%) Software Engineering
24 71 (16.28%) AngularJS
25 69 (15.83%) SC Cleared
25 69 (15.83%) Apache

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 69 (15.83%) Apache
2 63 (14.45%) Tomcat
3 51 (11.70%) JBoss
4 44 (10.09%) WebLogic
5 41 (9.40%) Apache Spark
6 39 (8.94%) WebSphere
7 36 (8.26%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (7.11%) OpenStack
9 22 (5.05%) Jetty
10 15 (3.44%) Apache Qpid
10 15 (3.44%) Jupyter
11 13 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.61%) IIS
13 6 (1.38%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (1.15%) Documentum
14 5 (1.15%) JRun
14 5 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (24.08%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (11.70%) GitHub
4 12 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (2.52%) PaaS
6 7 (1.61%) IaaS
7 6 (1.38%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (1.38%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.38%) Serverless
8 5 (1.15%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.15%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.92%) SaaS
9 4 (0.92%) Yarn
10 2 (0.46%) Boomi
10 2 (0.46%) npm
11 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.23%) Dialogflow
11 1 (0.23%) Google Play
11 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.90%) HTTP
2 8 (1.83%) iSCSI
3 7 (1.61%) SNMP
4 6 (1.38%) Broadband
4 6 (1.38%) RFID
4 6 (1.38%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.92%) Internet
6 4 (0.92%) SSL
7 3 (0.69%) LAN
7 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.46%) Firewall
8 2 (0.46%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) DVB
9 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (27.98%) NoSQL
2 76 (17.43%) Hadoop
3 75 (17.20%) Big Data
4 53 (12.16%) MySQL
5 47 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (9.17%) MongoDB
7 38 (8.72%) HBase
8 33 (7.57%) Parquet
9 21 (4.82%) SQL Server
10 18 (4.13%) Oracle Database
11 16 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.52%) Cloudant
12 11 (2.52%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.06%) Couchbase
14 8 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (1.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 87 (19.95%) Git (software)
2 60 (13.76%) Jenkins
3 36 (8.26%) Selenium
4 33 (7.57%) Gradle
5 31 (7.11%) MSTest
5 31 (7.11%) NUnit
6 30 (6.88%) JUnit
7 27 (6.19%) JIRA
8 24 (5.50%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.50%) Maven
9 18 (4.13%) Eclipse
9 18 (4.13%) git-flow
9 18 (4.13%) Vagrant
10 16 (3.67%) Subversion
11 13 (2.98%) Mockito
11 13 (2.98%) Protractor
12 7 (1.61%) JMeter
12 7 (1.61%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.38%) JBehave
General
1 39 (8.94%) Finance
2 19 (4.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.83%) Automotive
4 7 (1.61%) Marketing
5 6 (1.38%) Electronics
5 6 (1.38%) Retail
6 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Military
7 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Avionics
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 294 (67.43%) Developer
2 217 (49.77%) Java Developer
3 33 (7.57%) Software Engineer
4 23 (5.28%) Senior Developer
5 21 (4.82%) Big Data Engineer
5 21 (4.82%) Data Engineer
6 20 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 18 (4.13%) Hadoop Developer
7 18 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (3.67%) Backend Developer
9 15 (3.44%) Test Engineer
10 13 (2.98%) HTML Developer
10 13 (2.98%) Software Developer
11 12 (2.75%) Angular Developer
11 12 (2.75%) Architect
11 12 (2.75%) HTML CSS Developer
11 12 (2.75%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 12 (2.75%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (2.75%) Technical Leader
11 12 (2.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (41.28%) Spring
2 97 (22.25%) Kafka
3 87 (19.95%) HTML
4 76 (17.43%) CSS
5 71 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 62 (14.22%) REST
7 59 (13.53%) Middleware
8 57 (13.07%) J2EE
9 55 (12.61%) JSON
10 52 (11.93%) RabbitMQ
11 49 (11.24%) RESTful
11 49 (11.24%) Spring Boot
11 49 (11.24%) XML
12 48 (11.01%) Apache Avro
12 48 (11.01%) Hibernate
13 44 (10.09%) Node.js
14 41 (9.40%) React
15 28 (6.42%) HTML5
15 28 (6.42%) Web Services
16 26 (5.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (8.26%) Virtual Team
3 35 (8.03%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.92%) Cloud Native
8 4 (0.92%) Fintech
8 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.92%) User Experience
9 3 (0.69%) Clustering
9 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.69%) RIA
10 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.23%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 128 (29.36%) Linux
2 86 (19.72%) Unix
3 34 (7.80%) Windows
4 22 (5.05%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.44%) Android
5 15 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.75%) VMS
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.92%) Solaris
8 4 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.46%) AIX
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (33.72%) TDD
3 118 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
4 95 (21.79%) Microservices
5 82 (18.81%) BDD
6 72 (16.51%) Software Engineering
7 66 (15.14%) Scrum
8 56 (12.84%) OO
9 44 (10.09%) Unit Testing
10 40 (9.17%) Migration
11 38 (8.72%) Multithreading
12 35 (8.03%) DevOps
13 34 (7.80%) Benchmarking
13 34 (7.80%) Test Automation
14 29 (6.65%) MVC
15 28 (6.42%) System Testing
16 26 (5.96%) Test Scripting
17 25 (5.73%) Analytics
18 23 (5.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 22 (5.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 125 (28.67%) JavaScript
2 91 (20.87%) Java 8
3 81 (18.58%) SQL
4 75 (17.20%) Python
5 47 (10.78%) PHP
6 35 (8.03%) Shell Script
7 33 (7.57%) C++
8 32 (7.34%) C#
9 21 (4.82%) C
10 20 (4.59%) Apple Swift
11 17 (3.90%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.29%) Scala
13 9 (2.06%) Go
14 7 (1.61%) Perl
14 7 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.15%) Ruby
15 5 (1.15%) U-SQL
16 4 (0.92%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 69 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 54 (12.39%) Degree
4 13 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.83%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.15%) CCIE
9 5 (1.15%) CCNA
9 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.15%) OSCP
9 5 (1.15%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.69%) CISSP
10 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.69%) ISEB
10 3 (0.69%) OSCE
11 2 (0.46%) SANS
12 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.83%) QA
1 8 (1.83%) SLA
2 6 (1.38%) GDPR
3 5 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.69%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (18.12%) Docker
2 39 (8.94%) HDFS
3 34 (7.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.83%) NFS
5 5 (1.15%) OpenAM
5 5 (1.15%) OpenDJ
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.46%) vSphere
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 90 (20.64%) Ansible
2 88 (20.18%) Puppet
3 85 (19.50%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (8.72%) Hadoop YARN
5 33 (7.57%) Kubernetes
6 22 (5.05%) Cobbler
7 8 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.61%) nmon
9 6 (1.38%) HP ALM
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.15%) Terraform
11 4 (0.92%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.69%) MOM
13 2 (0.46%) Mesos
13 2 (0.46%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.23%) Kibana
14 1 (0.23%) logstash
14 1 (0.23%) Nagios
14 1 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 73 (16.74%) Oracle
2 18 (4.13%) IBM
2 18 (4.13%) Red Hat
3 17 (3.90%) Zend
4 16 (3.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.75%) Google
6 9 (2.06%) HP
7 7 (1.61%) Cisco
8 6 (1.38%) Databricks
8 6 (1.38%) Splunk
9 5 (1.15%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.15%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.15%) SAP
9 5 (1.15%) Sencha
9 5 (1.15%) Talend
10 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.92%) Remedy
11 3 (0.69%) Juniper
11 3 (0.69%) VMware