Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 100 320 366
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 7.32% 11.19% 12.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.70% 25.52% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 246 280
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £385 £328 £387
90th Percentile £575 £625 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £473
% change year-on-year - +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.11% +7.14%
South East median hourly rate £39.77 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% - +4.65%

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 483 1,254 1,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.33% 43.86% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 934 895
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £338 £319
90th Percentile £602 £589 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 23
Median hourly rate £45.99 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.02% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £20.38 £19.88 £40.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £53.63 £52.05
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Surrey

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Java in Surrey

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Surrey over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Surrey

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Surrey.

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 4 April 2020. 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
Epsom +7 14 £413 -21.43% 2
Camberley 0 13 £548 -0.45% 11
Leatherhead +13 11 £500 +36.99% 3
Guildford -13 9 £550 +10.00% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 7 £500 +7.24%
Reigate -4 6 £525 +7.69% 2
Staines -8 4 £450 - 6
Redhill -6 3 £525 +31.25% 2
Woking +6 2 £600 +41.18% 11
Dorking - 1 - - 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) Scrum
3 38 (38.00%) Spring
4 30 (30.00%) SQL
5 29 (29.00%) Python
6 28 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 27 (27.00%) DevOps
7 27 (27.00%) Test Automation
8 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 25 (25.00%) AWS
9 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 24 (24.00%) Microservices
10 23 (23.00%) Linux
11 22 (22.00%) Node.js
12 21 (21.00%) Finance
13 20 (20.00%) TDD
13 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
15 18 (18.00%) Azure
15 18 (18.00%) Serverless
16 15 (15.00%) Ansible
16 15 (15.00%) System Testing
16 15 (15.00%) Data Integration
16 15 (15.00%) Hibernate
16 15 (15.00%) Maven
16 15 (15.00%) Tomcat
17 14 (14.00%) Subversion
17 14 (14.00%) JIRA
17 14 (14.00%) Kanban
17 14 (14.00%) Amazon S3

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 15 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.00%) Mendix
4 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.00%) WildFly
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.00%) AWS
2 18 (18.00%) Azure
2 18 (18.00%) Serverless
3 14 (14.00%) Amazon S3
4 13 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (9.00%) Heroku
6 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (6.00%) Kong
8 5 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (5.00%) GitHub
9 4 (4.00%) Amazon Cognito
9 4 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (3.00%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (3.00%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (3.00%) OpenShift
11 2 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (2.00%) PaaS
11 2 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) AMQP
2 3 (3.00%) DSL
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) DHCP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.00%) Network Security
3 2 (2.00%) SSH
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.00%) VPN
3 2 (2.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Big Data
2 9 (9.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
6 4 (4.00%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (3.00%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.00%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.00%) MySQL
7 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.00%) Redis
7 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) Power BI
8 2 (2.00%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.00%) Maven
4 14 (14.00%) JIRA
4 14 (14.00%) Subversion
5 12 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 11 (11.00%) FindBugs
6 11 (11.00%) Log4j
6 11 (11.00%) Mercurial
6 11 (11.00%) SonarQube
7 10 (10.00%) JUnit
8 9 (9.00%) Selenium
9 6 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.00%) Liquibase
11 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.00%) Mocha
12 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Automotive
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (57.00%) Developer
2 26 (26.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (8.00%) Node.js Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Scrum Master
6 6 (6.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.00%) Spring
2 22 (22.00%) Node.js
3 15 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 14 (14.00%) RESTful
5 13 (13.00%) Middleware
6 12 (12.00%) REST
7 11 (11.00%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (10.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) HTML
10 7 (7.00%) JSON
10 7 (7.00%) Web Services
11 6 (6.00%) GWT
11 6 (6.00%) Kafka
11 6 (6.00%) React
12 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.00%) CSS3
12 5 (5.00%) XML
13 4 (4.00%) HTML5
13 4 (4.00%) J2EE
14 3 (3.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.00%) PKI
2 2 (2.00%) User Experience
2 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) CentOS
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.00%) Debian
3 11 (11.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.00%) Android
4 4 (4.00%) Unix
4 4 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) Scrum
3 27 (27.00%) DevOps
3 27 (27.00%) Test Automation
4 24 (24.00%) Microservices
5 20 (20.00%) TDD
6 15 (15.00%) Data Integration
6 15 (15.00%) System Testing
7 14 (14.00%) Kanban
7 14 (14.00%) SDLC
8 10 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.00%) ETL
8 10 (10.00%) Project Delivery
8 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.00%) SOA
10 8 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 8 (8.00%) Open Source
11 7 (7.00%) User Stories
12 6 (6.00%) BDD
12 6 (6.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.00%) SQL
2 29 (29.00%) Python
3 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.00%) C++
5 5 (5.00%) C#
5 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.00%) Groovy
6 3 (3.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.00%) Java 8
7 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) Solidity
8 1 (1.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.00%) SANS
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Docker
2 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.00%) HDFS
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Ansible
2 7 (7.00%) Terraform
3 6 (6.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.00%) Oozie
5 2 (2.00%) Consul
5 2 (2.00%) Grafana
5 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.00%) Kibana
5 2 (2.00%) Packer
5 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.00%) Databricks
4 3 (3.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.00%) Splunk
5 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) Tableau
5 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) WorldPay