The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 54 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 48 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.73% 1.77% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 1.88% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 6
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£394 £420 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1664 1433 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.65% 93.97% 91.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 699 546
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 150 134
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.08 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.82% +14.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the East Midlands region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the East Midlands region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +15 27 £300 +1.69%
Lincolnshire - 6 £425 -
Nottinghamshire -26 4 £475 +13.09% 4
Derbyshire +3 3 £340 +4.61%
Leicestershire +3 2 £425 +8.97%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 85 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) Spring
3 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
4 27 (31.76%) JSP
4 27 (31.76%) MVC
5 25 (29.41%) Web Services
6 24 (28.24%) Tomcat
7 23 (27.06%) HTML
7 23 (27.06%) Scrum
7 23 (27.06%) Java EE
8 22 (25.88%) Ajax
9 20 (23.53%) Maven
10 19 (22.35%) JUnit
10 19 (22.35%) CSS
11 18 (21.18%) Hibernate
11 18 (21.18%) Subversion
11 18 (21.18%) TDD
12 15 (17.65%) SOA
12 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
13 14 (16.47%) J2EE
13 14 (16.47%) JBoss
13 14 (16.47%) Linux
14 13 (15.29%) SOAP
14 13 (15.29%) Oracle
14 13 (15.29%) Spring MVC
14 13 (15.29%) jQuery
15 11 (12.94%) Finance
15 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
15 11 (12.94%) JSON

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 24 (28.24%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.47%) JBoss
3 6 (7.06%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.88%) Apache
4 5 (5.88%) Liferay
5 4 (4.71%) CMS
5 4 (4.71%) Magnolia
6 3 (3.53%) Mule ESB
6 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.53%) Mule
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) MySQL
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Maven
2 19 (22.35%) JUnit
3 18 (21.18%) Subversion
4 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.41%) Ant
7 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.06%) Grunt
7 6 (7.06%) Bower
7 6 (7.06%) Spock
8 5 (5.88%) Gradle
8 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.71%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.53%) Lombardi
10 3 (3.53%) JIRA
11 2 (2.35%) Selenium
11 2 (2.35%) jMock
11 2 (2.35%) QUnit
11 2 (2.35%) Checkstyle
12 1 (1.18%) Log4j
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) Spring
2 27 (31.76%) JSP
3 25 (29.41%) Web Services
4 23 (27.06%) HTML
4 23 (27.06%) Java EE
5 22 (25.88%) Ajax
6 19 (22.35%) CSS
7 18 (21.18%) Hibernate
8 14 (16.47%) J2EE
9 13 (15.29%) SOAP
9 13 (15.29%) Spring MVC
9 13 (15.29%) jQuery
10 11 (12.94%) JSON
10 11 (12.94%) REST
11 10 (11.76%) JSTL
11 10 (11.76%) JPA
12 8 (9.41%) HTML5
12 8 (9.41%) XHTML
13 6 (7.06%) Struts
13 6 (7.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) MVC
3 23 (27.06%) Scrum
4 18 (21.18%) TDD
5 15 (17.65%) SOA
6 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.06%) OOP
7 6 (7.06%) Web Design
7 6 (7.06%) Progressive Enhancement
7 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.06%) Graceful Degradation
8 5 (5.88%) UML
8 5 (5.88%) Microservices
9 4 (4.71%) OO
9 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.71%) Kanban
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.53%) User Stories
10 3 (3.53%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) Scala
6 1 (1.18%) ABAP
6 1 (1.18%) VBA
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) HND
2 2 (2.35%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.35%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) hybris
3 4 (4.71%) IBM
3 4 (4.71%) Endeca
4 3 (3.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.35%) Sun
5 2 (2.35%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) SAP