The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 35 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.00% 1.56% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 1.66% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
436 362 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.36% 94.27% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 159 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 105
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cambridge region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) J2SE
5 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Dojo
7 3 (21.43%) Sun
7 3 (21.43%) JBoss
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Solaris
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) JSP
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Triplestore
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) J2SE
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) Dojo
5 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 2 (14.29%) JPA
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 2 (14.29%) CGI
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Jena
6 1 (7.14%) DOM
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Ontologies
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OO
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) RDF
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SPARQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
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