The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 31 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.07% 2.53% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 2.68% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £373
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
Java Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
458 448 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.90% 94.51% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 296 152
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) Spring
3 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
6 12 (35.29%) Oracle
7 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
8 10 (29.41%) Web Services
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 10 (29.41%) JPA
8 10 (29.41%) RESTful
8 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
9 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
9 9 (26.47%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) TDD
10 8 (23.53%) Maven
10 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
10 8 (23.53%) J2EE
10 8 (23.53%) HTML5
11 7 (20.59%) BDD
11 7 (20.59%) XML
11 7 (20.59%) JBoss
11 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
12 6 (17.65%) MVC
12 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
12 6 (17.65%) UNIX
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
12 6 (17.65%) jQuery

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) JBoss
2 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
4 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) SAS
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) AMQP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Maven
3 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
4 5 (14.71%) IntelliJ
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) WebStorm
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.88%) Mockito
6 2 (5.88%) Gradle
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) Spring
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
3 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
4 10 (29.41%) Web Services
4 10 (29.41%) JPA
4 10 (29.41%) RESTful
5 8 (23.53%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) J2EE
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) Servlets
9 4 (11.76%) Struts
9 4 (11.76%) Ajax
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 4 (11.76%) JSP
9 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 4 (11.76%) REST
10 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.82%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) BDD
5 6 (17.65%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Microservices
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.76%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Coaching
8 2 (5.88%) User Stories
8 2 (5.88%) BPMN
8 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.88%) Information Security
8 2 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Groovy
4 3 (8.82%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Varnish
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Intershop
2 4 (11.76%) hybris
2 4 (11.76%) Demandware
3 3 (8.82%) WorldPay
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
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