Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 39 27
Rank change year-on-year +35 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 95 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.79% 2.14% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.76% 5.68% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 8 17
Southampton median daily rate £513 £369 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.98% -17.60% +19.33%
10th Percentile £404 £321 £304
90th Percentile £538 £446 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £400 £435
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.05% +12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £46.25 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.69% -9.66% +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 290 176 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 54.31% 37.61% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 104 94
Southampton median daily rate £475 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £338 £254 £248
90th Percentile £565 £521 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £45.20 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +73.83% -7.14%
10th Percentile £28.63 £42.04 £12.31
90th Percentile £48.13 £49.91 £43.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 October 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 21 October 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 82 (86.32%) Spring
2 80 (84.21%) Hibernate
3 78 (82.11%) TDD
4 72 (75.79%) MongoDB
4 72 (75.79%) NoSQL
5 69 (72.63%) BDD
5 69 (72.63%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (54.74%) Spring Boot
7 52 (54.74%) Java 8
8 51 (53.68%) RESTful
9 50 (52.63%) Maven
9 50 (52.63%) Microservices
10 49 (51.58%) Docker
11 47 (49.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 46 (48.42%) Git (software)
13 45 (47.37%) MVC
13 45 (47.37%) Web Services
14 44 (46.32%) JMS
15 43 (45.26%) REST
16 42 (44.21%) Couchbase
16 42 (44.21%) Jenkins
16 42 (44.21%) Play Framework
16 42 (44.21%) Scala
16 42 (44.21%) Spring MVC
16 42 (44.21%) MQSeries
16 42 (44.21%) Games
16 42 (44.21%) Java 9
17 30 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (30.53%) Multithreading

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 42 (44.21%) MQSeries
2 25 (26.32%) JBoss
2 25 (26.32%) Jetty
2 25 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
1 1 (1.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (75.79%) MongoDB
1 72 (75.79%) NoSQL
2 47 (49.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 42 (44.21%) Couchbase
4 25 (26.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.26%) Redis
5 5 (5.26%) Riak
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (52.63%) Maven
2 46 (48.42%) Git (software)
3 42 (44.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.21%) LabVIEW
5 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.11%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
7 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (44.21%) Games
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (90.53%) Developer
2 82 (86.32%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.32%) Lead Developer
3 6 (6.32%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Java Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Tester
7 2 (2.11%) Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.05%) Architect
8 1 (1.05%) AWS Architect
8 1 (1.05%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (1.05%) Information Analyst
8 1 (1.05%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (1.05%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.05%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (86.32%) Spring
2 80 (84.21%) Hibernate
3 52 (54.74%) Spring Boot
4 51 (53.68%) RESTful
5 45 (47.37%) Web Services
6 44 (46.32%) JMS
7 43 (45.26%) REST
8 42 (44.21%) Play Framework
8 42 (44.21%) Spring MVC
9 6 (6.32%) CSS
9 6 (6.32%) HTML
10 3 (3.16%) HTML5
10 3 (3.16%) JSP
10 3 (3.16%) XML
11 2 (2.11%) CSS3
11 2 (2.11%) GWT
11 2 (2.11%) J2EE
11 2 (2.11%) Java EE
11 2 (2.11%) jQuery
11 2 (2.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (72.63%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.11%) TDD
2 69 (72.63%) BDD
3 57 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (52.63%) Microservices
5 45 (47.37%) MVC
6 29 (30.53%) Multithreading
6 29 (30.53%) Software Engineering
7 25 (26.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (7.37%) DevOps
9 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.26%) Android Development
10 5 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (3.16%) Image Processing
11 3 (3.16%) Multithreaded Programming
11 3 (3.16%) OO
12 2 (2.11%) Coaching
12 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.11%) Physics
12 2 (2.11%) Programme Management
12 2 (2.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) Java 8
2 42 (44.21%) Java 9
2 42 (44.21%) Scala
3 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.37%) SQL
4 5 (5.26%) C#
4 5 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (2.11%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.11%) XQuery
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.05%) CISM
4 1 (1.05%) CISSP
4 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (51.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) Ansible
2 25 (26.32%) Cobbler
2 25 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (26.32%) Puppet
3 7 (7.37%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle
2 2 (2.11%) hybris