The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Application Developer
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 269 266
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.023% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -7.89% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Developer in the South East

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Applications Developer in the South East

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Applications Developer in the South East

Java Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 - -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Java Applications Developer
England

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Java Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 7 (31.82%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (31.82%) JBoss
3 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
3 7 (31.82%) Apache Camel
3 7 (31.82%) Docker
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) J2EE
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) Apache
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 7 (31.82%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) HBase
2 2 (9.09%) Parquet
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Gradle
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Mockito
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) git-flow
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) jMock
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
1 7 (31.82%) Apache Camel
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Avro
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Kafka
5 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
6 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe