Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 34 25
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 85 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.28% 2.63% 6.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.02% 8.00% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 9 15
Southampton median daily rate £513 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £351 £313 £299
90th Percentile £569 £555 £503
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £46.25 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +12.50%

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 274 150 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 52.49% 32.82% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 91 97
Southampton median daily rate £475 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +9.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £261
90th Percentile £575 £565 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Southampton median hourly rate £43.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +232.69% - -42.22%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.38 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.28% +1.19% +7.69%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018, 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 63 (74.12%) Spring
2 59 (69.41%) Hibernate
3 55 (64.71%) TDD
4 54 (63.53%) NoSQL
5 53 (62.35%) MongoDB
6 49 (57.65%) Greenfield Project
7 48 (56.47%) BDD
8 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 33 (38.82%) RESTful
11 31 (36.47%) Microservices
12 30 (35.29%) Spring Boot
12 30 (35.29%) Java 8
12 30 (35.29%) Docker
12 30 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (35.29%) Maven
12 30 (35.29%) Web Services
13 29 (34.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (32.94%) JBoss
14 28 (32.94%) Software Engineering
14 28 (32.94%) Multithreading
15 27 (31.76%) JMS
16 26 (30.59%) MVC
16 26 (30.59%) Jetty
16 26 (30.59%) REST
16 26 (30.59%) Ansible
17 25 (29.41%) Jenkins
18 24 (28.24%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (28.24%) Play Framework
18 24 (28.24%) Puppet

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 28 (32.94%) JBoss
2 26 (30.59%) Jetty
3 24 (28.24%) MQSeries
3 24 (28.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
1 1 (1.18%) Network Security
1 1 (1.18%) SNMP
1 1 (1.18%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (63.53%) NoSQL
2 53 (62.35%) MongoDB
3 29 (34.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (28.24%) Couchbase
4 24 (28.24%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.06%) Redis
6 5 (5.88%) Riak
7 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (35.29%) Maven
3 25 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.71%) LabVIEW
5 3 (3.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.35%) Selenium
7 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (28.24%) Games
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (85.88%) Developer
2 63 (74.12%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
4 5 (5.88%) AWS Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (4.71%) Architect
5 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Java Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.35%) Tester
8 1 (1.18%) Ada Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Android Software Engineer
8 1 (1.18%) Information Analyst
8 1 (1.18%) Integration Architect
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (1.18%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (74.12%) Spring
2 59 (69.41%) Hibernate
3 33 (38.82%) RESTful
4 30 (35.29%) Spring Boot
4 30 (35.29%) Web Services
5 27 (31.76%) JMS
6 26 (30.59%) REST
7 24 (28.24%) Play Framework
7 24 (28.24%) Spring MVC
8 7 (8.24%) .NET
8 7 (8.24%) HTML
9 6 (7.06%) CSS
10 5 (5.88%) GWT
10 5 (5.88%) WPF
11 4 (4.71%) J2EE
11 4 (4.71%) JSP
11 4 (4.71%) XML
12 3 (3.53%) jQuery
12 3 (3.53%) Servlets
12 3 (3.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (57.65%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) TDD
2 48 (56.47%) BDD
3 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.47%) Microservices
5 28 (32.94%) Multithreading
5 28 (32.94%) Software Engineering
6 26 (30.59%) MVC
7 24 (28.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (10.59%) DevOps
9 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.71%) Android Development
11 3 (3.53%) Coaching
11 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.53%) Image Processing
11 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.53%) Multithreaded Programming
12 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.35%) Physics
12 2 (2.35%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (2.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) Java 8
2 24 (28.24%) Java 9
2 24 (28.24%) Scala
3 12 (14.12%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.76%) C#
6 6 (7.06%) C++
7 3 (3.53%) Python
7 3 (3.53%) XQuery
8 2 (2.35%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Ada
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) CISM
3 1 (1.18%) CISSP
System Software
1 30 (35.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (30.59%) Ansible
2 24 (28.24%) Cobbler
2 24 (28.24%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (28.24%) Puppet
3 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) ATG
3 2 (2.35%) hybris
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat