The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 28 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.67% 4.14% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 4.35% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 13
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
347 483 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 95.27% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 338 288
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 35
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Spring
5 11 (45.83%) TDD
6 10 (41.67%) REST
7 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) JSON
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (25.00%) JUnit
9 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) HTML5
9 6 (25.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
10 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
10 5 (20.83%) Maven
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
11 4 (16.67%) JPA
11 4 (16.67%) Scrum
11 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (16.67%) JSF
11 4 (16.67%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) MVC

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 4 (16.67%) Mockito
4 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.50%) WebStorm
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Spring
2 10 (41.67%) REST
3 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) JSON
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
7 4 (16.67%) JPA
7 4 (16.67%) JSF
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) Angular 2
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE
8 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
9 2 (8.33%) Node.js
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
10 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Ontologies
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Visual Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) API Design
6 3 (12.50%) BPMN
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) Scala
4 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle