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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank - 39 33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 0 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.05% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.19% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 14
Average daily rate - £388 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 335 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.50% 87.93% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 144 223
Average daily rate £338 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 54
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
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 23 April 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 15 (88.24%) Tomcat
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
4 12 (70.59%) CGI
4 12 (70.59%) Finance
4 12 (70.59%) Subversion
5 10 (58.82%) Apache
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) Solaris
7 8 (47.06%) Sun
8 7 (41.18%) J2EE
9 6 (35.29%) Sybase
10 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 4 (23.53%) TDD
10 4 (23.53%) OO
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) OOD
11 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 3 (17.65%) QA
11 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
12 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 2 (11.76%) MySQL
13 1 (5.88%) .NET
13 1 (5.88%) J2SE
13 1 (5.88%) UML
13 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
13 1 (5.88%) Advertising

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (88.24%) Tomcat
2 10 (58.82%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CGI
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Sun
2 6 (35.29%) Sybase
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle