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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 40 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 2.96% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 3.19% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £310 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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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
334 313 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.76% 92.60% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 154 197
Average daily rate £340 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 71
Average hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.86 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Spring
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) OO
5 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
5 8 (42.11%) Maven
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) J2EE
7 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
7 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (31.58%) J2SE
7 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
8 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
9 4 (21.05%) Sun
9 4 (21.05%) JBoss
9 4 (21.05%) UNIX
9 4 (21.05%) Solaris
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) UML
10 3 (15.79%) JSP
10 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (15.79%) Perl

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Documentum
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Triplestore
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) JMeter
6 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) J2EE
4 6 (31.58%) J2SE
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) JSP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) Dojo
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) REST
7 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 2 (10.53%) JPA
7 2 (10.53%) Apache Jena
7 2 (10.53%) XSD
7 2 (10.53%) CGI
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Ontologies
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) RDF
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) SPARQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) HP