Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 56 244 435
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 6.60% 10.10% 13.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 24.85% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 188 323
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £401 £325 £400
90th Percentile £575 £638 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £53.75 £22.90 £15.20
90th Percentile £61.25 £52.50 £51.28
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 280 982 1,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.98% 40.63% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 718 975
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £259 £331 £325
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 34
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +12.99% +1.14%
10th Percentile £40.80 £41.25 £25.38
90th Percentile £63.25 £52.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +8 9 £438 -16.67%
Guildford -11 8 £550 +10.00% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames +9 7 £500 -18.03%
Leatherhead +5 4 £500 +33.33% 3
Woking +16 3 £475 +31.94% 1
Staines +1 3 £438 +52.17%
Reigate -6 3 £525 -11.58% 1
Redhill +2 2 - -
Camberley -2 2 £550 -2.22%
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Scrum
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) SQL
4 19 (33.93%) AWS
4 19 (33.93%) DevOps
5 17 (30.36%) Node.js
5 17 (30.36%) Python
5 17 (30.36%) Microservices
6 16 (28.57%) Spring
7 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
8 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.00%) Linux
9 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
10 12 (21.43%) Azure
10 12 (21.43%) Finance
11 11 (19.64%) Kanban
11 11 (19.64%) Serverless
12 10 (17.86%) Data Integration
13 9 (16.07%) TDD
13 9 (16.07%) Maven
13 9 (16.07%) JIRA
13 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
13 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.07%) Ansible
13 9 (16.07%) Docker
13 9 (16.07%) Big Data
14 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.29%) Middleware

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 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) Mendix
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) WildFly
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) AWS
2 12 (21.43%) Azure
3 11 (19.64%) Serverless
4 7 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 7 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (10.71%) Heroku
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (7.14%) Logic Apps
8 3 (5.36%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (5.36%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (5.36%) AWS Step Functions
8 3 (5.36%) GCP
8 3 (5.36%) Kong
8 3 (5.36%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.57%) Akamai
9 2 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (3.57%) Cloudflare
9 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) AMQP
1 3 (5.36%) DSL
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) SSH
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Big Data
2 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (5.36%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.36%) HBase
4 3 (5.36%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Redis
5 2 (3.57%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.57%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) Power BI
5 2 (3.57%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.07%) JIRA
3 9 (16.07%) Maven
4 7 (12.50%) Subversion
5 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.93%) FindBugs
6 5 (8.93%) JUnit
6 5 (8.93%) Log4j
6 5 (8.93%) Mercurial
6 5 (8.93%) Selenium
6 5 (8.93%) SonarQube
7 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.36%) Liquibase
7 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.57%) Mocha
8 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.79%) JBehave
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Scrum Master
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Node.js
2 16 (28.57%) Spring
3 8 (14.29%) Middleware
4 7 (12.50%) REST
5 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.71%) React
5 6 (10.71%) RESTful
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) Kafka
6 5 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.14%) JSON
7 4 (7.14%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) Express
8 3 (5.36%) J2EE
8 3 (5.36%) SOAP
8 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) CentOS
2 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Debian
3 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Scrum
3 19 (33.93%) DevOps
4 17 (30.36%) Microservices
5 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (19.64%) Kanban
7 10 (17.86%) Data Integration
8 9 (16.07%) TDD
9 8 (14.29%) SDLC
10 7 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
10 7 (12.50%) SOA
10 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 5 (8.93%) Change Control
12 5 (8.93%) Front End Development
12 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (8.93%) System Testing
12 5 (8.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Groovy
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
7 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) Solidity
7 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) XPath
8 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) SANS
5 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GDPR
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) HDFS
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.93%) Terraform
3 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.57%) Consul
4 2 (3.57%) Grafana
4 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.57%) Kibana
4 2 (3.57%) Oozie
4 2 (3.57%) Packer
4 2 (3.57%) Prometheus
4 2 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Databricks
3 3 (5.36%) Splunk
4 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Tableau
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) Samsung