Period
to 15 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 38 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 138 134 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.47% 4.89% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.18% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 120 36
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +15.29%
10th Percentile £369 £400 £400
90th Percentile £625 £596 £636
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -5.03%

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 2,912 2,586 1,908
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.35% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,055 1,821 1,206
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -
10th Percentile £306 £278 £164
90th Percentile £606 £578 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 80 111
Surrey median hourly rate £21.60 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.34 £11.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.92 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 0 32 £500 - 23
Camberley -2 27 £575 +1.10% 4
Reigate -1 10 £435 -13.00% 1
Staines -15 10 £500 +2.56% 3
Redhill +7 8 £400 +8.84% 2
Woking - 4 £475 - 2
Chertsey - 3 £388 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 2 £442 +2.79%
Weybridge - 2 £488 -
Epsom +3 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (82.61%) Spring
3 86 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (45.65%) TDD
5 52 (37.68%) Spring Boot
6 45 (32.61%) Java 8
7 39 (28.26%) RESTful
8 37 (26.81%) REST
9 36 (26.09%) Microservices
10 34 (24.64%) Finance
11 33 (23.91%) Linux
12 32 (23.19%) Kafka
13 31 (22.46%) Scrum
14 30 (21.74%) Jenkins
15 28 (20.29%) Big Data
16 26 (18.84%) J2EE
16 26 (18.84%) BDD
16 26 (18.84%) JSON
17 25 (18.12%) Maven
18 24 (17.39%) Hadoop
18 24 (17.39%) Docker
19 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (16.67%) JUnit
20 22 (15.94%) Apache
20 22 (15.94%) Apache Spark
20 22 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
21 21 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
21 21 (15.22%) DevOps
21 21 (15.22%) Unix
21 21 (15.22%) Git (software)

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 22 (15.94%) Apache
1 22 (15.94%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.17%) GemFire
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
1 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.29%) Big Data
2 24 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 17 (12.32%) NoSQL
4 16 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.97%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.52%) MySQL
7 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.90%) HBase
10 3 (2.17%) Parquet
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.45%) Redis
12 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.72%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.72%) GIS
12 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.12%) Maven
3 23 (16.67%) JUnit
4 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.80%) JIRA
6 4 (2.90%) Gradle
6 4 (2.90%) Mockito
7 3 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.17%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.72%) Ant
9 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.72%) git-flow
9 1 (0.72%) GitLab
9 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.72%) NUnit
9 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.72%) Subversion
9 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (24.64%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Advertising
4 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (82.61%) Spring
2 52 (37.68%) Spring Boot
3 39 (28.26%) RESTful
4 37 (26.81%) REST
5 32 (23.19%) Kafka
6 26 (18.84%) J2EE
6 26 (18.84%) JSON
7 21 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
8 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.04%) Middleware
9 16 (11.59%) Hibernate
10 13 (9.42%) JMS
10 13 (9.42%) Spark Streaming
11 11 (7.97%) Web Services
12 10 (7.25%) OAuth
12 10 (7.25%) RAML
13 8 (5.80%) JPA
13 8 (5.80%) Node.js
14 7 (5.07%) Apache Camel
14 7 (5.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Smart Home
2 6 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.45%) Tandem
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Derivative
6 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.91%) Linux
2 21 (15.22%) Unix
3 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (45.65%) TDD
3 36 (26.09%) Microservices
4 31 (22.46%) Scrum
5 26 (18.84%) BDD
6 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (15.22%) DevOps
9 20 (14.49%) SDLC
10 15 (10.87%) Kanban
11 13 (9.42%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.42%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (9.42%) System Testing
11 13 (9.42%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.97%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.07%) Information Security
13 7 (5.07%) Open Source
14 6 (4.35%) B2C
14 6 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
14 6 (4.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (32.61%) Java 8
3 18 (13.04%) SQL
4 10 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.52%) Scala
6 3 (2.17%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.72%) C#
7 1 (0.72%) Cypher
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) XAML
7 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 24 (17.39%) Docker
2 16 (11.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (5.07%) HDFS
4 4 (2.90%) Firmware
5 2 (1.45%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.17%) Ansible
4 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.45%) Puppet
4 2 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.72%) Kibana
5 1 (0.72%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) MuleSoft
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) Google
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.45%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat