The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South Coast with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South Coast
Rank 1 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 60.00% - 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South Coast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Coast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South Coast 60.00% 21.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.00% +56.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South Coast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South Coast citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the South Coast

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in the South Coast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in the South Coast

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in the South Coast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the South Coast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 South Coast region with a requirement for Java.

1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Haskell
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Pattern Matching
2 2 (50.00%) ML
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) RAML
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Flask
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) FreeMarker
3 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (25.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) FreeMarker
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) RAML
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Pattern Matching
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Haskell
1 2 (50.00%) ML
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle