Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 36 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 190 131 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.89% 4.88% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 5.13% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 117 57
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £288
90th Percentile £588 £601 £582
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% -0.56%

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 3,044 2,552 2,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.01% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,138 1,800 1,478
Surrey median daily rate £468 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £206
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 110
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -20.90% +13.37%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.79 £11.52
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £45.10
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 51 £500 +2.56% 7
Weybridge - 23 £575 - 1
Camberley -3 21 £575 +2.22% 3
Staines -24 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Redhill +14 11 £400 -30.43% 4
Chertsey - 5 £400 -
Leatherhead -4 4 £538 +19.44% 5
Reigate -16 4 £435 -13.00%
Woking +6 3 £513 +37.58% 2
Epsom +5 1 £325 -38.10%
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 1 - - 1
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Egham - 1 £150 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (78.42%) Spring
3 115 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (54.21%) TDD
5 80 (42.11%) Spring Boot
6 70 (36.84%) Microservices
7 65 (34.21%) RESTful
7 65 (34.21%) Java 8
8 60 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 59 (31.05%) Kafka
10 58 (30.53%) Maven
11 52 (27.37%) Hibernate
12 50 (26.32%) Hadoop
13 49 (25.79%) JavaScript
14 47 (24.74%) Big Data
15 45 (23.68%) REST
15 45 (23.68%) BDD
15 45 (23.68%) Linux
16 44 (23.16%) J2EE
17 43 (22.63%) Apache
18 41 (21.58%) Finance
19 40 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
20 39 (20.53%) Docker
21 37 (19.47%) JSON
22 36 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (18.95%) Git (software)
23 35 (18.42%) Apache Camel
24 34 (17.89%) Apache Spark
25 33 (17.37%) Greenfield Project
26 32 (16.84%) Hadoop YARN

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 43 (22.63%) Apache
2 34 (17.89%) Apache Spark
3 15 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.79%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.74%) GemFire
6 7 (3.68%) Drupal
7 5 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.05%) JBoss
9 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) Jetty
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 47 (24.74%) Big Data
3 17 (8.95%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.74%) HBase
5 9 (4.74%) MySQL
6 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.53%) GIS
10 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.53%) Power BI
10 1 (0.53%) Redis
10 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 60 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 58 (30.53%) Maven
3 36 (18.95%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.58%) JUnit
5 13 (6.84%) JIRA
6 8 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.16%) Mockito
8 5 (2.63%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.11%) Gradle
10 3 (1.58%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.53%) Ant
11 1 (0.53%) git-flow
11 1 (0.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.53%) TestNG
11 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 41 (21.58%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Advertising
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Front Office
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (78.42%) Spring
2 80 (42.11%) Spring Boot
3 65 (34.21%) RESTful
4 59 (31.05%) Kafka
5 52 (27.37%) Hibernate
6 45 (23.68%) REST
7 44 (23.16%) J2EE
8 40 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
9 37 (19.47%) JSON
10 35 (18.42%) Apache Camel
11 32 (16.84%) Middleware
12 31 (16.32%) AngularJS
13 19 (10.00%) React
13 19 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
14 18 (9.47%) HTML
15 17 (8.95%) jQuery
16 16 (8.42%) JPA
17 13 (6.84%) Node.js
17 13 (6.84%) OAuth
17 13 (6.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.37%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.11%) Fintech
3 4 (2.11%) Smart Home
3 4 (2.11%) Tandem
4 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.53%) Equities
5 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.53%) PKI
5 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Linux
2 32 (16.84%) Unix
3 7 (3.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (54.21%) TDD
3 70 (36.84%) Microservices
4 45 (23.68%) BDD
5 36 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (15.79%) OO
7 26 (13.68%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.63%) Project Management
9 23 (12.11%) System Testing
9 23 (12.11%) Unit Testing
10 18 (9.47%) Kanban
10 18 (9.47%) Open Source
10 18 (9.47%) Scrum
11 16 (8.42%) DevOps
12 13 (6.84%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (6.32%) SDLC
13 12 (6.32%) Threat Detection
14 10 (5.26%) Analytics
14 10 (5.26%) Software Engineering
15 9 (4.74%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (34.21%) Java 8
3 49 (25.79%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.74%) SQL
5 8 (4.21%) Scala
6 3 (1.58%) C++
6 3 (1.58%) Python
7 2 (1.05%) PHP
7 2 (1.05%) XPath
8 1 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) Cypher
8 1 (0.53%) Java 9
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) BC Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.21%) Degree
5 6 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 39 (20.53%) Docker
2 32 (16.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (4.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (16.84%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (3.16%) Ansible
2 6 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.16%) Puppet
3 3 (1.58%) Kibana
3 3 (1.58%) logstash
4 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (6.84%) Oracle
2 2 (1.05%) Google
3 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.53%) VMware