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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 37 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 19 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.70% 3.07% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 3.28% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -9.33%
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
480 457 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.57% 93.46% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 310 148
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Spring
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) JPA
7 7 (28.00%) RESTful
7 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) UNIX
8 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.00%) JBoss
9 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) Servlets
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
10 4 (16.00%) hybris
10 4 (16.00%) Demandware
10 4 (16.00%) BDD
10 4 (16.00%) CSS
10 4 (16.00%) JSP
10 4 (16.00%) Struts
10 4 (16.00%) MySQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
6 1 (4.00%) Jetty
6 1 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) AMQP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Spring
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) J2EE
4 7 (28.00%) JPA
4 7 (28.00%) RESTful
5 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Servlets
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) JSP
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) Struts
7 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.00%) Middleware
9 2 (8.00%) Java EE
9 2 (8.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Microservices
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.00%) Garbage Collection
7 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Varnish
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Intershop
2 4 (16.00%) hybris
2 4 (16.00%) Demandware
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) WorldPay
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