Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 209 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.37% 3.71% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 3.91% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 78 79
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £400 £362 £305
90th Percentile £588 £575 £579
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.62% +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 3,099 2,380 2,460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.82% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,149 1,628 1,660
Surrey median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £242
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 113
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +6 51 £500 +5.26% 8
Weybridge - 27 £575 -
Camberley +1 26 £575 +10.58% 2
Staines -6 24 £488 +2.63%
Redhill - 13 £400 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £484 -
Leatherhead +4 4 £538 +16.22% 4
Chertsey - 3 £425 -
Epsom -1 1 £325 -38.10% 1
Reigate -30 1 £450 +12.50%
Egham - 1 £150 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 158 (75.60%) Spring
3 132 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (54.55%) TDD
5 87 (41.63%) Spring Boot
6 81 (38.76%) Java 8
7 77 (36.84%) Microservices
8 73 (34.93%) Jenkins
9 72 (34.45%) RESTful
10 65 (31.10%) Kafka
11 61 (29.19%) Hibernate
12 59 (28.23%) JavaScript
13 57 (27.27%) Maven
14 55 (26.32%) Hadoop
15 54 (25.84%) BDD
16 53 (25.36%) Big Data
17 52 (24.88%) Linux
18 49 (23.44%) Apache
19 47 (22.49%) Finance
20 46 (22.01%) J2EE
20 46 (22.01%) REST
21 45 (21.53%) RabbitMQ
22 43 (20.57%) JSON
23 42 (20.10%) Unix
24 41 (19.62%) Greenfield Project
25 40 (19.14%) Apache Camel
26 39 (18.66%) Middleware
27 37 (17.70%) Apache Spark
27 37 (17.70%) Hadoop YARN
27 37 (17.70%) Docker

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 49 (23.44%) Apache
2 37 (17.70%) Apache Spark
3 18 (8.61%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (6.70%) GemFire
6 9 (4.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (4.31%) Drupal
7 7 (3.35%) JBoss
8 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.44%) Mule
10 2 (0.96%) Jetty
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.48%) Confluence
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.96%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.48%) npm
4 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) HTTP
2 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 53 (25.36%) Big Data
3 19 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.18%) HBase
5 14 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.35%) MySQL
9 4 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.44%) GIS
10 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.44%) Redis
11 2 (0.96%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.96%) Riak
12 1 (0.48%) DB2
12 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (34.93%) Jenkins
2 57 (27.27%) Maven
3 37 (17.70%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.18%) JIRA
5 14 (6.70%) JUnit
6 8 (3.83%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.87%) Mockito
8 5 (2.39%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.91%) Gradle
10 3 (1.44%) Cobertura
10 3 (1.44%) Liquibase
10 3 (1.44%) NUnit
11 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.96%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.48%) JBehave
12 1 (0.48%) TestNG
12 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 47 (22.49%) Finance
2 5 (2.39%) Banking
3 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.96%) Law
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Front Office
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (75.60%) Spring
2 87 (41.63%) Spring Boot
3 72 (34.45%) RESTful
4 65 (31.10%) Kafka
5 61 (29.19%) Hibernate
6 46 (22.01%) J2EE
6 46 (22.01%) REST
7 45 (21.53%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (20.57%) JSON
9 40 (19.14%) Apache Camel
10 39 (18.66%) Middleware
11 36 (17.22%) AngularJS
12 24 (11.48%) JPA
13 22 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
14 20 (9.57%) HTML
14 20 (9.57%) jQuery
14 20 (9.57%) React
15 19 (9.09%) Web Services
16 16 (7.66%) OAuth
17 13 (6.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.62%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.39%) Fintech
4 4 (1.91%) Tandem
5 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Equities
7 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.88%) Linux
2 42 (20.10%) Unix
3 8 (3.83%) Windows
4 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.44%) Android
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (54.55%) TDD
3 77 (36.84%) Microservices
4 54 (25.84%) BDD
5 37 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (16.75%) OO
7 31 (14.83%) Test Automation
7 31 (14.83%) Unit Testing
8 30 (14.35%) Project Management
8 30 (14.35%) Scrum
9 29 (13.88%) Open Source
10 27 (12.92%) System Testing
11 22 (10.53%) Kanban
12 18 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (7.66%) SDLC
14 15 (7.18%) DevOps
15 14 (6.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 12 (5.74%) Software Engineering
17 10 (4.78%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (4.78%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (38.76%) Java 8
3 59 (28.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.78%) Scala
4 10 (4.78%) SQL
5 6 (2.87%) Python
6 5 (2.39%) PHP
7 4 (1.91%) C#
8 3 (1.44%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) Java 9
9 2 (0.96%) Ruby
9 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.96%) XAML
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Cypher
10 1 (0.48%) Go
10 1 (0.48%) VBA
10 1 (0.48%) XPath
10 1 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.78%) BC Cleared
2 10 (4.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (4.78%) Degree
3 9 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 37 (17.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 37 (17.70%) Docker
2 12 (5.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (17.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (4.31%) Ansible
3 7 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.96%) Kibana
4 2 (0.96%) logstash
5 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (11.00%) Oracle
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.96%) Apple
3 2 (0.96%) Google
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.48%) SAP
4 1 (0.48%) VMware