The median contractor rate for a Java Software Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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 Software Developer
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 255 260
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Median daily rate £410 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £569 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +5.80% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.47% +5.62%  

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 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the South East

Java Software 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 Software Developer in the South East.

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

Java Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Developer in the South East

Java Software 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 Software Developer in the South East.

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

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +13 8 £450 +19.60% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £410 - 3
Middlesex - 2 £560 -
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
4 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
6 16 (44.44%) Spring
7 13 (36.11%) TDD
8 12 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 12 (33.33%) JUnit
8 12 (33.33%) Maven
8 12 (33.33%) DevOps
9 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
9 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
9 11 (30.56%) Java EE
9 11 (30.56%) BPEL
9 11 (30.56%) BPMN
9 11 (30.56%) JBoss
9 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Process Server
9 11 (30.56%) Publishing
9 11 (30.56%) Migration
10 10 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.78%) Alfresco
10 10 (27.78%) GitHub
10 10 (27.78%) Mockito
10 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
11 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 9 (25.00%) C#
11 9 (25.00%) C++

Java Software 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 11 (30.56%) JBoss
1 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
1 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Process Server
2 10 (27.78%) Alfresco
2 10 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) GitHub
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Google App Engine
3 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) JUnit
1 12 (33.33%) Maven
2 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.78%) Mockito
4 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
5 6 (16.67%) JIRA
5 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.78%) Gradle
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) TestNG
7 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (30.56%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Spring
2 11 (30.56%) Java EE
3 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) XML
4 7 (19.44%) REST
5 6 (16.67%) MFC
5 6 (16.67%) WCF
5 6 (16.67%) XML Messaging
6 5 (13.89%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) OAuth
7 2 (5.56%) OAuth2
7 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 6 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
4 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 12 (33.33%) DevOps
5 12 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 11 (30.56%) BPEL
6 11 (30.56%) BPMN
6 11 (30.56%) Migration
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Code Coverage
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.67%) Data Transformation
8 6 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (16.67%) SDLC
8 6 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.67%) Telerik
2 4 (11.11%) Google
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