Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 70 52
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 191 66 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.31% 2.93% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 3.11% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 47 98
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +33.33%
10th Percentile £394 £313 £329
90th Percentile £588 £648 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% +3.37% +5.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,867 2,122 2,432
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 94.19% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,000 1,401 1,601
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £238
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 81 182
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -19.57% +24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.50 £11.03
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.50 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.40%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Surrey

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Surrey

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Surrey

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Surrey

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +2 32 £500 +5.26% 4
Staines +8 30 £488 - 3
Camberley +6 29 £575 +4.55% 6
Weybridge -4 23 £575 -
Redhill - 14 £400 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £484 -
Egham - 5 £450 -
Leatherhead -3 3 £550 +22.22% 2
Reigate -30 3 £500 +25.00% 5
Caterham - 2 £400 -
Chertsey - 1 £425 - 1
Epsom - 1 £325 -
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 191 (100.00%) Java
2 148 (77.49%) Spring
3 116 (60.73%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (51.83%) TDD
5 85 (44.50%) Spring Boot
6 76 (39.79%) Java 8
7 68 (35.60%) Microservices
8 56 (29.32%) Jenkins
9 52 (27.23%) RESTful
10 50 (26.18%) Linux
11 49 (25.65%) Hibernate
12 48 (25.13%) REST
13 47 (24.61%) Kafka
14 46 (24.08%) Finance
15 45 (23.56%) BDD
16 44 (23.04%) JavaScript
17 42 (21.99%) Unix
17 42 (21.99%) RabbitMQ
17 42 (21.99%) Big Data
18 39 (20.42%) Apache
19 38 (19.90%) Maven
20 37 (19.37%) J2EE
20 37 (19.37%) Hadoop
21 34 (17.80%) JSON
22 33 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (16.75%) Open Source
24 31 (16.23%) Apache Camel
24 31 (16.23%) AngularJS
25 30 (15.71%) Docker
25 30 (15.71%) Unit Testing

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 39 (20.42%) Apache
2 25 (13.09%) Apache Spark
3 17 (8.90%) Tomcat
4 16 (8.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (5.24%) GemFire
6 9 (4.71%) Mule
7 8 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.14%) JBoss
9 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.57%) Drupal
11 1 (0.52%) Confluence
11 1 (0.52%) Jetty
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.57%) GitHub
5 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
3 1 (0.52%) SNMP
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.99%) Big Data
2 37 (19.37%) Hadoop
3 19 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.85%) HBase
4 15 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (7.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.28%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.76%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.14%) MySQL
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.57%) DB2
9 3 (1.57%) GIS
9 3 (1.57%) Parquet
10 2 (1.05%) Redis
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 56 (29.32%) Jenkins
2 38 (19.90%) Maven
3 28 (14.66%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.90%) JUnit
5 12 (6.28%) JIRA
6 8 (4.19%) Gradle
7 6 (3.14%) Mockito
8 5 (2.62%) Cobertura
9 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.57%) JBehave
9 3 (1.57%) Liquibase
9 3 (1.57%) Spock
9 3 (1.57%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.05%) NUnit
10 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.05%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (24.08%) Finance
2 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.09%) Banking
3 4 (2.09%) Electronics
3 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.09%) Marketing
3 4 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.05%) Games
4 2 (1.05%) Law
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (77.49%) Spring
2 85 (44.50%) Spring Boot
3 52 (27.23%) RESTful
4 49 (25.65%) Hibernate
5 48 (25.13%) REST
6 47 (24.61%) Kafka
7 42 (21.99%) RabbitMQ
8 37 (19.37%) J2EE
9 34 (17.80%) JSON
10 31 (16.23%) AngularJS
10 31 (16.23%) Apache Camel
11 30 (15.71%) Middleware
12 24 (12.57%) Web Services
13 22 (11.52%) JPA
14 19 (9.95%) HTML
15 16 (8.38%) Java EE
15 16 (8.38%) React
16 15 (7.85%) Spark Streaming
17 14 (7.33%) JMS
17 14 (7.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.62%) Clustering
5 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.57%) Fintech
6 3 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.18%) Linux
2 42 (21.99%) Unix
3 7 (3.66%) Windows
4 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.62%) Android
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (60.73%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (51.83%) TDD
3 68 (35.60%) Microservices
4 45 (23.56%) BDD
5 32 (16.75%) Open Source
6 30 (15.71%) Scrum
6 30 (15.71%) Unit Testing
7 28 (14.66%) OO
7 28 (14.66%) Test Automation
8 26 (13.61%) Project Management
9 24 (12.57%) System Testing
10 23 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (9.95%) Kanban
12 14 (7.33%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (7.33%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.28%) Open Source Development
14 11 (5.76%) API Development
14 11 (5.76%) Capacity Management
14 11 (5.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (39.79%) Java 8
3 44 (23.04%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.14%) SQL
5 14 (7.33%) Python
6 8 (4.19%) Scala
7 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.62%) PHP
9 4 (2.09%) Groovy
10 3 (1.57%) C#
10 3 (1.57%) VBA
11 2 (1.05%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) Java 9
11 2 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (1.05%) XAML
12 1 (0.52%) COBOL
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) Go
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.38%) Degree
2 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.14%) BC Cleared
3 6 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.62%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.09%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (15.71%) Docker
2 28 (14.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (5.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (14.66%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (4.19%) Ansible
3 6 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) logstash
4 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (12.57%) Oracle
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.62%) SAP
3 3 (1.57%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.52%) VMware