Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 45 45
Rank change year-on-year +35 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 61 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.73% 0.22% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.06% 0.23% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 1 4
Southampton median daily rate £513 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +44.83% -2.12%
10th Percentile £394 £513 £324
90th Percentile £538 £538 £454
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.62% +5.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 506 444 471
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 96.73% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 278 332
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £300 £144 £203
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 31
Southampton median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% +17.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £26.48 £18.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% - +42.86%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (96.72%) Spring
3 57 (93.44%) Hibernate
4 53 (86.89%) TDD
5 52 (85.25%) NoSQL
6 51 (83.61%) MongoDB
7 47 (77.05%) Greenfield Project
8 46 (75.41%) BDD
9 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (50.82%) RESTful
11 29 (47.54%) Maven
11 29 (47.54%) Docker
11 29 (47.54%) Spring Boot
12 28 (45.90%) Microservices
12 28 (45.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (45.90%) Java 8
12 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (44.26%) Web Services
14 26 (42.62%) JMS
15 25 (40.98%) JBoss
15 25 (40.98%) Jetty
15 25 (40.98%) REST
16 24 (39.34%) MVC
17 23 (37.70%) Games
17 23 (37.70%) Tomcat
17 23 (37.70%) Multithreading
17 23 (37.70%) Scala
17 23 (37.70%) Hadoop
17 23 (37.70%) Spring MVC
17 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 25 (40.98%) JBoss
1 25 (40.98%) Jetty
2 23 (37.70%) MQSeries
2 23 (37.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
1 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (85.25%) NoSQL
2 51 (83.61%) MongoDB
3 28 (45.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (37.70%) Couchbase
4 23 (37.70%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.84%) Redis
6 5 (8.20%) Riak
7 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Maven
2 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
2 23 (37.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 23 (37.70%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) Spring
2 57 (93.44%) Hibernate
3 31 (50.82%) RESTful
4 29 (47.54%) Spring Boot
5 27 (44.26%) Web Services
6 26 (42.62%) JMS
7 25 (40.98%) REST
8 23 (37.70%) Play Framework
8 23 (37.70%) Spring MVC
9 5 (8.20%) GWT
10 3 (4.92%) CSS
10 3 (4.92%) HTML
10 3 (4.92%) Java EE
10 3 (4.92%) JSF
10 3 (4.92%) JSP
10 3 (4.92%) XSLT
11 2 (3.28%) Apache Commons
11 2 (3.28%) J2EE
11 2 (3.28%) Servlets
11 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 47 (77.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) TDD
2 46 (75.41%) BDD
3 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) Microservices
5 24 (39.34%) MVC
6 23 (37.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 23 (37.70%) Multithreading
6 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.92%) Coaching
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.28%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.64%) OOD
11 1 (1.64%) SysML
11 1 (1.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) Java 8
3 23 (37.70%) Java 9
3 23 (37.70%) Scala
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) XQuery
6 2 (3.28%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (37.70%) Ansible
1 23 (37.70%) Cobbler
1 23 (37.70%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (37.70%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Google
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle