Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.11% 0.58% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.62% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 16
Southampton median daily rate £425 £338 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -10.60% +7.86%
10th Percentile £390 £331 £313
90th Percentile £460 £344 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £448 £375
% change year-on-year -10.61% +19.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +16.13% -18.42% +26.67%

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 419 484 572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 93.44% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 299 387
Southampton median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £223 £187 £220
90th Percentile £575 £608 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 51
Southampton median hourly rate £43.35 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.97% -19.44% +31.15%
10th Percentile £15.07 £10.52 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £36.75 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.17 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -23.32% +8.70% +31.43%

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 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 20 February 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (60.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) GWT
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Swagger
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) XQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE

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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) GWT
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) JSF
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Swagger
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards