Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 14 32
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 29 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.11% 10.26% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.76% 20.60% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 9
Southampton median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £401 £367
90th Percentile £634 £590 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £488 £410
% change year-on-year -2.56% +18.90% -5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £44.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27% +13.55%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 173 233 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 36.42% 49.79% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 149 85
Southampton median daily rate £455 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +16.13% +9.93%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £270
90th Percentile £575 £561 £530
Hampshire median daily rate £455 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +3.94% +9.38% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Southampton median hourly rate £41.25 £48.75 £45.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +7.40% +14.91%
10th Percentile £37.13 £40.65 £42.00
90th Percentile £44.38 £52.88 £51.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £44.12
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.01% +3.80%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Southampton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Southampton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Southampton

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Spring
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
5 9 (31.03%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 7 (24.14%) REST
7 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
8 6 (20.69%) Docker
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) OOP
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Refactoring
9 5 (17.24%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Ruby
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
9 5 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (17.24%) RESTful

Java
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 4 (13.79%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Azure
2 4 (13.79%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (6.90%) AWS
3 2 (6.90%) GCP
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.45%) QGIS
5 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) GitLab
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Gatling
6 1 (3.45%) Geb
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) Spock
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Spring
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) Kafka
6 4 (13.79%) Node.js
7 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.34%) React
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.90%) Vue.js
9 1 (3.45%) Express
9 1 (3.45%) Guice
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) OAuth
9 1 (3.45%) OAuth2
9 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
9 1 (3.45%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) OOP
4 5 (17.24%) Refactoring
4 5 (17.24%) Sprint Planning
4 5 (17.24%) Sprint Retrospective
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Coaching
5 4 (13.79%) Component Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Measurement
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) Java 8
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Go
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCDA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 5 (17.24%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.45%) Kibana
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) ESRI
3 3 (10.34%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Talend