Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 35 22
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 70 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.80% 2.73% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.67% 7.50% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 9 22
Southampton median daily rate £513 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -11.11% +25.00%
10th Percentile £406 £349 £314
90th Percentile £538 £575 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £405 £449
% change year-on-year +23.46% -9.75% +18.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £44.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.15 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% -5.52% +6.25%

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 253 160 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 53.49% 36.45% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 88 87
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £338 £294 £210
90th Percentile £538 £529 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £45.39 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +14.91% +5.33%
10th Percentile £39.45 £42.00 £24.31
90th Percentile £43.55 £51.25 £43.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 58 (82.86%) TDD
2 55 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 54 (77.14%) Spring
4 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (68.57%) MongoDB
6 47 (67.14%) BDD
6 47 (67.14%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (65.71%) NoSQL
8 41 (58.57%) Java 8
9 40 (57.14%) Docker
10 38 (54.29%) Scala
11 37 (52.86%) RESTful
11 37 (52.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (52.86%) Microservices
12 36 (51.43%) Spring Boot
13 35 (50.00%) JMS
14 34 (48.57%) MVC
14 34 (48.57%) Maven
14 34 (48.57%) Jenkins
15 32 (45.71%) REST
15 32 (45.71%) Git (software)
15 32 (45.71%) Web Services
16 31 (44.29%) MQSeries
16 31 (44.29%) Spring MVC
16 31 (44.29%) Games
16 31 (44.29%) Couchbase
16 31 (44.29%) Play Framework
16 31 (44.29%) Java 9
17 20 (28.57%) Hadoop
17 20 (28.57%) Software Engineering

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 31 (44.29%) MQSeries
2 14 (20.00%) JBoss
2 14 (20.00%) Jetty
2 14 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Azure Machine Learning
3 6 (8.57%) Serverless
4 5 (7.14%) Azure Functions
4 5 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (4.29%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) MongoDB
2 46 (65.71%) NoSQL
3 37 (52.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (44.29%) Couchbase
5 20 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 7 (10.00%) Big Data
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (8.57%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (7.14%) Data Lake
8 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.14%) HDInsight
8 5 (7.14%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.43%) MySQL
9 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (48.57%) Jenkins
1 34 (48.57%) Maven
2 32 (45.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.71%) JUnit
4 3 (4.29%) Mockito
4 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 31 (44.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) Developer
2 59 (84.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Software Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (1.43%) Android Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Angular Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (1.43%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (78.57%) Hibernate
2 54 (77.14%) Spring
3 37 (52.86%) RESTful
4 36 (51.43%) Spring Boot
5 35 (50.00%) JMS
6 32 (45.71%) REST
6 32 (45.71%) Web Services
7 31 (44.29%) Play Framework
7 31 (44.29%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.71%) CSS
8 4 (5.71%) HTML
9 3 (4.29%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.29%) HTML5
9 3 (4.29%) Kafka
9 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.29%) React
10 2 (2.86%) CSS3
11 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.43%) LESS
11 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (67.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (82.86%) TDD
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (67.14%) BDD
4 37 (52.86%) Microservices
5 34 (48.57%) MVC
6 20 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 17 (24.29%) Multithreading
8 14 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (10.00%) Machine Learning
10 5 (7.14%) Analytics
10 5 (7.14%) Deep Learning
10 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.71%) ETL
11 4 (5.71%) Migration
11 4 (5.71%) OO
12 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.29%) High Availability
12 3 (4.29%) Kanban
12 3 (4.29%) Scrum
13 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) Java 8
2 38 (54.29%) Scala
3 31 (44.29%) Java 9
4 11 (15.71%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.14%) U-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) Ansible
2 17 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (24.29%) Puppet
3 14 (20.00%) Cobbler
4 7 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Databricks
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Talend