Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 26 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23 +27
Contract jobs citing Java 12 34 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 5.83% 6.05% 19.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 15.45% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 93
Median daily rate £381 £520 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.68% +1.46% +38.98%
10th Percentile £301 £399 £394
90th Percentile £525 £650 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £484 £475
% change year-on-year -1.81% +1.84% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.00 £48.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -40.51% +8.33% +5.88%

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 66 220 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 32.04% 39.15% 56.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 139 218
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £319 £315 £334
90th Percentile £575 £596 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +20.48% -8.57%
10th Percentile £22.75 £33.68 £28.63
90th Percentile £42.64 £53.75 £48.13
Median hourly rate £33.75 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -26.63% +8.24% -1.16%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Southampton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for Java in Southampton

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Southampton over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Southampton

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for Java in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Debt
4 2 (16.67%) Backlog Prioritisation
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (16.67%) Travis CI
4 2 (16.67%) Swagger
4 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Talend
5 1 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (8.33%) Kafka

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Firebase
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Zeppelin
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Gatling
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Locust
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Java Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Swagger
2 1 (8.33%) amCharts
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) D3.js
2 1 (8.33%) FreeMarker
2 1 (8.33%) GraphQL
2 1 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Backlog Prioritisation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Debt
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) API Design
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) API Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Kotlin
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Ambari
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) IBM