The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Application Developer
Rank 577 555 538
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 8 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £328 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Applications Developer
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47197 44125 44556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.57% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30320 27264 25557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1929 2395
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
London +11 4 £438 +59.09% 1
North West - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 £320 -
South East - - - - 2
Java Applications Developer
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Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 6 (31.58%) Maven
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
6 4 (21.05%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) JBoss
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Subversion
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) Hudson
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
8 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) XSD
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Security
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 2 (10.53%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.26%) JSF
7 1 (5.26%) Java EE
7 1 (5.26%) JFace
7 1 (5.26%) J2ME
7 1 (5.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) EMV
3 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) RAD
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) VB6
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Sage
2 1 (5.26%) Green Hills
2 1 (5.26%) Zend