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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 37 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.93% 4.92% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 5.24% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 8
Average daily rate
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- £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
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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
305 248 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.02% 93.94% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 124 184
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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
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 January 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Temenos T24
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Temenos

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) J2SE
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) EJB
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Temenos
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian