Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -18
Contract jobs citing Java 9 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.93% 4.77% 7.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 18.46% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 37
Southampton median daily rate £388 £449 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.65% +28.21% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £261
90th Percentile £553 £556 £480
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +14.29%

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 176 130 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.69% 25.84% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 194
Southampton median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £219 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £398 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +7.43% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Java.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Groovy
4 3 (33.33%) API Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Gatling
4 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Gatling
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) JMeter
2 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) EDI
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) API Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) R
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle