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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 38 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 1.72% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.78% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +8.26%
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
376 337 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.16% 96.84% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 213 202
Average daily rate £413 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -46.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (75.00%) Spring
4 14 (70.00%) HTML
5 13 (65.00%) TDD
6 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (35.00%) Node.js
9 7 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (35.00%) Microservices
9 7 (35.00%) N-Tier
9 7 (35.00%) JBoss
9 7 (35.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) XML
10 6 (30.00%) CSS
10 6 (30.00%) SOA
10 6 (30.00%) MOM
10 6 (30.00%) Middleware
10 6 (30.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (30.00%) CouchDB
11 5 (25.00%) HTML5
11 5 (25.00%) REST
11 5 (25.00%) JSON
11 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (25.00%) Web Development

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (35.00%) JBoss
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (30.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (10.00%) Mockito
4 2 (10.00%) WebStorm
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Spring
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) JPA
8 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
9 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
9 1 (5.00%) Smart GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
9 2 (10.00%) Analytics
9 2 (10.00%) BPMN
9 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (10.00%) Information Security
9 2 (10.00%) MVC
9 2 (10.00%) Open Source
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
10 1 (5.00%) Document Management
10 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 6 (30.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat