Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 January 2019 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 362 356 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.78% 13.05% 8.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.56% 33.94% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 278 108
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £358 £400 £278
90th Percentile £625 £600 £619
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Surrey median hourly rate £16.48 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.39% +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £15.55 £42.50 £18.38
90th Percentile £18.24 £51.00 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -15.63%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,363 1,049 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.34% 38.45% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 748 449
Surrey median daily rate £484 £463 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +11.45% -1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £311
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 34
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £27.90
90th Percentile £51.50 £50.25 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Surrey

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Surrey

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Surrey

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Surrey

Java
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 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 +4 67 £500 - 42
Staines +3 50 £500 - 5
Camberley +2 44 £550 -2.22% 2
Reigate -2 38 £488 -9.30% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames -8 29 £484 -4.35% 2
Redhill +1 12 £400 -15.79% 1
Woking +12 10 £475 -5.00% 8
Weybridge +3 3 £488 +8.33% 4
Chertsey -10 3 £388 +19.23% 4
Leatherhead -15 3 £350 -22.22% 14
Epsom 0 1 - - 1
Tadworth - 1 - -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 190 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (37.57%) Spring
3 94 (25.97%) TDD
4 87 (24.03%) Scrum
5 86 (23.76%) SQL
6 68 (18.78%) Linux
7 66 (18.23%) Microservices
8 65 (17.96%) BDD
9 62 (17.13%) DevOps
9 62 (17.13%) JavaScript
9 62 (17.13%) Finance
10 61 (16.85%) Python
10 61 (16.85%) Test Automation
11 60 (16.57%) Jenkins
11 60 (16.57%) Spring Boot
12 57 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 56 (15.47%) REST
14 55 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (14.64%) RESTful
16 52 (14.36%) Hadoop
16 52 (14.36%) Big Data
17 50 (13.81%) Docker
17 50 (13.81%) Git (software)
18 49 (13.54%) Java 8
19 47 (12.98%) Selenium
19 47 (12.98%) AngularJS
19 47 (12.98%) Maven
20 45 (12.43%) SDLC
21 44 (12.15%) Unix
22 42 (11.60%) Oracle

Java
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 35 (9.67%) Apache Spark
2 27 (7.46%) Apache
3 24 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.70%) Confluence
5 9 (2.49%) SAS
6 6 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.66%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.38%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.10%) FileNet
8 4 (1.10%) IIS
9 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.83%) GemFire
10 2 (0.55%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.55%) CICS
10 2 (0.55%) CMS
10 2 (0.55%) Mule
10 2 (0.55%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.38%) SPSS
2 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.04%) BrowserStack
4 8 (2.21%) GitHub
5 6 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.66%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.38%) IaaS
6 5 (1.38%) npm
7 4 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.83%) SaaS
8 3 (0.83%) Serverless
8 3 (0.83%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.55%) PaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.28%) BIME
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) Kerberos
1 3 (0.83%) Network Security
1 3 (0.83%) Wireless
2 2 (0.55%) LAN
2 2 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.36%) Big Data
1 52 (14.36%) Hadoop
2 40 (11.05%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.63%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.52%) MySQL
5 20 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.70%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.87%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.76%) HBase
8 10 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.49%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.49%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (2.21%) Power BI
11 5 (1.38%) Parquet
11 5 (1.38%) SAS EBI
11 5 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 60 (16.57%) Jenkins
2 50 (13.81%) Git (software)
3 47 (12.98%) Maven
3 47 (12.98%) Selenium
4 37 (10.22%) JUnit
5 30 (8.29%) Cucumber
6 28 (7.73%) WebDriver
7 26 (7.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (5.80%) JIRA
8 21 (5.80%) JMeter
9 20 (5.52%) SoapUI
10 15 (4.14%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.59%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.59%) SonarQube
12 12 (3.31%) PyCharm
13 10 (2.76%) Gradle
14 9 (2.49%) Protractor
15 8 (2.21%) GitLab
16 7 (1.93%) Jasmine
16 7 (1.93%) MSBuild
General
1 62 (17.13%) Finance
2 30 (8.29%) Banking
3 12 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.93%) Legal
5 5 (1.38%) Advertising
6 4 (1.10%) Retail
7 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 223 (61.60%) Developer
2 147 (40.61%) Java Developer
3 32 (8.84%) Analyst
4 26 (7.18%) Senior Developer
5 23 (6.35%) Test Engineer
6 20 (5.52%) Architect
7 15 (4.14%) Software Engineer
8 14 (3.87%) Developer in Test
9 13 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (3.59%) Java Engineer
9 13 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (3.59%) Senior Test Engineer
9 13 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (3.59%) Tester
10 12 (3.31%) Big Data Developer
10 12 (3.31%) Senior Test Automation Developer
10 12 (3.31%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (3.31%) Test Automation Developer
11 11 (3.04%) Apache Spark Developer
11 11 (3.04%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.57%) Spring
2 60 (16.57%) Spring Boot
3 56 (15.47%) REST
4 53 (14.64%) RESTful
5 47 (12.98%) AngularJS
6 42 (11.60%) CSS
6 42 (11.60%) Kafka
6 42 (11.60%) Web Services
7 41 (11.33%) J2EE
7 41 (11.33%) JSON
8 29 (8.01%) HTML
8 29 (8.01%) jQuery
9 25 (6.91%) Node.js
10 22 (6.08%) .NET
11 21 (5.80%) Middleware
12 20 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (4.97%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.70%) XML
15 16 (4.42%) Spark Streaming
16 15 (4.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.59%) Algorithms
3 12 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.21%) Smart Home
6 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.38%) User Experience
8 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.10%) Fintech
8 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.55%) Blog
9 2 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.55%) Tandem
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.78%) Linux
2 44 (12.15%) Unix
3 12 (3.31%) Windows
4 8 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.21%) SUSE
5 6 (1.66%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.10%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.83%) Android
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.97%) TDD
3 87 (24.03%) Scrum
4 66 (18.23%) Microservices
5 65 (17.96%) BDD
6 62 (17.13%) DevOps
7 61 (16.85%) Test Automation
8 55 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (12.43%) SDLC
10 35 (9.67%) Open Source
11 31 (8.56%) Kanban
12 28 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (7.73%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.63%) Software Engineering
14 22 (6.08%) Data Modelling
14 22 (6.08%) OO
14 22 (6.08%) SDET
15 20 (5.52%) Identity Access Management
16 18 (4.97%) ITIL
16 18 (4.97%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (23.76%) SQL
2 62 (17.13%) JavaScript
3 61 (16.85%) Python
4 49 (13.54%) Java 8
5 39 (10.77%) C#
6 27 (7.46%) Scala
7 20 (5.52%) C++
8 13 (3.59%) C
9 12 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.49%) Cypher
10 9 (2.49%) Ruby
11 8 (2.21%) R
12 7 (1.93%) Groovy
12 7 (1.93%) PHP
13 6 (1.66%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.38%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.38%) Perl
14 5 (1.38%) XAML
15 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.80%) Degree
4 13 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.66%) HND
5 6 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.10%) ISEB
8 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PMP
8 3 (0.83%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.91%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 50 (13.81%) Docker
2 19 (5.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (4.14%) HDFS
4 10 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.93%) OpenAM
6 4 (1.10%) Firmware
7 2 (0.55%) ACF2
7 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.55%) RACF
7 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (5.80%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (3.59%) Ansible
2 13 (3.59%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.93%) Puppet
3 7 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.66%) Terraform
5 5 (1.38%) HP ALM
5 5 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.10%) Nagios
7 3 (0.83%) Oozie
8 2 (0.55%) Ambari
8 2 (0.55%) Grafana
8 2 (0.55%) Graphite
8 2 (0.55%) QRadar
8 2 (0.55%) Salt
9 1 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) logstash
9 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (11.60%) Oracle
2 21 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.87%) SAP
4 12 (3.31%) CA
4 12 (3.31%) MuleSoft
5 9 (2.49%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.49%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.21%) IBM
7 7 (1.93%) ForgeRock
8 6 (1.66%) HP
8 6 (1.66%) Splunk
9 5 (1.38%) Google
9 5 (1.38%) VMware
10 4 (1.10%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.10%) BMC
10 4 (1.10%) Tableau
11 3 (0.83%) McAfee
11 3 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.55%) Cisco