Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 47 44
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 82 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.21% 0.43% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.77% 0.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 2 1
Southampton median daily rate £513 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -2.63% +33.33%
10th Percentile £463 £411 £463
90th Percentile £538 £524 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +28.13% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -7.37%

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 520 443 458
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 94.66% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 275 315
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 37
Southampton median hourly rate £14.50 £21.31 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.96% +52.21% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.32 £11.38
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.09 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +27.27%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (97.56%) Hibernate
2 80 (97.56%) Spring
3 77 (93.90%) TDD
4 72 (87.80%) MongoDB
4 72 (87.80%) NoSQL
5 69 (84.15%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (81.71%) BDD
7 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (63.41%) Spring Boot
9 51 (62.20%) Java 8
10 50 (60.98%) Microservices
10 50 (60.98%) RESTful
10 50 (60.98%) Maven
11 49 (59.76%) Docker
12 47 (57.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (53.66%) MVC
13 44 (53.66%) JMS
13 44 (53.66%) Web Services
14 43 (52.44%) REST
15 42 (51.22%) Scala
15 42 (51.22%) Spring MVC
15 42 (51.22%) Git (software)
15 42 (51.22%) MQSeries
15 42 (51.22%) Games
15 42 (51.22%) Couchbase
15 42 (51.22%) Jenkins
15 42 (51.22%) Play Framework
15 42 (51.22%) Java 9
16 30 (36.59%) Amazon AWS

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 42 (51.22%) MQSeries
2 25 (30.49%) JBoss
2 25 (30.49%) Jetty
2 25 (30.49%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 30 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (87.80%) MongoDB
1 72 (87.80%) NoSQL
2 47 (57.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 42 (51.22%) Couchbase
4 25 (30.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.10%) Redis
5 5 (6.10%) Riak
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (60.98%) Maven
2 42 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 42 (51.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 42 (51.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (97.56%) Hibernate
1 80 (97.56%) Spring
2 52 (63.41%) Spring Boot
3 50 (60.98%) RESTful
4 44 (53.66%) JMS
4 44 (53.66%) Web Services
5 43 (52.44%) REST
6 42 (51.22%) Play Framework
6 42 (51.22%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.44%) CSS
7 2 (2.44%) CSS3
7 2 (2.44%) GWT
7 2 (2.44%) HTML
7 2 (2.44%) HTML5
7 2 (2.44%) Java EE
7 2 (2.44%) JSF
7 2 (2.44%) JSP
7 2 (2.44%) XSLT
8 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (84.15%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Linux
1 1 (1.22%) Unix
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (93.90%) TDD
2 67 (81.71%) BDD
3 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (60.98%) Microservices
5 44 (53.66%) MVC
6 25 (30.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 25 (30.49%) Multithreading
6 25 (30.49%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 3 (3.66%) OO
8 3 (3.66%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.44%) Coaching
9 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (1.22%) Migration
10 1 (1.22%) OOD
10 1 (1.22%) SysML
10 1 (1.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (62.20%) Java 8
3 42 (51.22%) Java 9
3 42 (51.22%) Scala
4 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) SQL
5 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.44%) XQuery
6 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (59.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) Ansible
1 25 (30.49%) Cobbler
1 25 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (30.49%) Puppet
2 7 (8.54%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle