The table below looks at the statistics for the Java 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 58 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1591 1520 1658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.03% 3.15% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.39% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1123 1136
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 11
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
UK

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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Java 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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 979 £500 -4.76% 272
South East +52 170 £350 - 64
South West +2 128 £375 +16.27% 39
East of England +36 101 £440 +10.00% 32
North West -11 73 £375 +5.63% 63
Yorkshire -16 53 £350 +7.69% 48
West Midlands +2 31 £325 +9.24% 10
North East -20 25 £350 - 4
East Midlands -11 19 £363 -9.37% 11
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3011 (100.00%) Java
2 1537 (51.05%) Spring
3 1318 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
4 990 (32.88%) Hibernate
5 873 (28.99%) TDD
6 780 (25.91%) SQL
7 777 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 740 (24.58%) Oracle
9 732 (24.31%) J2EE
10 683 (22.68%) HTML
11 612 (20.33%) Web Services
12 592 (19.66%) XML
13 587 (19.50%) Linux
14 534 (17.73%) Finance
15 509 (16.90%) Scrum
16 485 (16.11%) CSS
17 479 (15.91%) Maven
18 478 (15.88%) MVC
19 477 (15.84%) Banking
20 440 (14.61%) OO
21 422 (14.02%) UNIX
22 392 (13.02%) JUnit
23 391 (12.99%) Multithreading
24 373 (12.39%) BDD
25 363 (12.06%) Relational Database
26 358 (11.89%) Spring MVC
27 353 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
27 353 (11.72%) REST
28 345 (11.46%) Front Office
29 331 (10.99%) Subversion

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 327 (10.86%) Tomcat
2 173 (5.75%) WebSphere
3 170 (5.65%) Apache
4 165 (5.48%) WebLogic
5 84 (2.79%) CMS
6 64 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 53 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 47 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
9 36 (1.20%) Confluence
10 35 (1.16%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 30 (1.00%) Liferay
13 29 (0.96%) Jetty
14 28 (0.93%) MQSeries
15 26 (0.86%) Node.js
16 23 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (0.73%) Mule
18 20 (0.66%) GlassFish
19 19 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
20 18 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.033%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (1.30%) RMDS
2 31 (1.03%) ION MarketView
3 26 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.23%) Murex MxG2000
5 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.17%) Tridion
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.100%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.100%) Magento
9 2 (0.066%) Shopify
9 2 (0.066%) ENOVIA
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.066%) Summit
9 2 (0.066%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.033%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.033%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (0.73%) GitHub
5 21 (0.70%) SaaS
6 12 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.23%) Heroku
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.100%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.066%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.033%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.033%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.033%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.033%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.033%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 134 (4.45%) HTTP
2 69 (2.29%) Internet
3 59 (1.96%) LDAP
4 38 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.56%) Intranet
6 13 (0.43%) AMQP
7 12 (0.40%) Multicast
8 10 (0.33%) SSH
8 10 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.33%) SSL
9 8 (0.27%) DSL
9 8 (0.27%) SNMP
10 6 (0.20%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.13%) Firewall
12 3 (0.100%) Extranet
12 3 (0.100%) DNS
12 3 (0.100%) WAN
12 3 (0.100%) LAN
13 2 (0.066%) NFC
13 2 (0.066%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (12.06%) Relational Database
2 233 (7.74%) MySQL
3 204 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 173 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 153 (5.08%) SQL Server
6 147 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 118 (3.92%) RDBMS
8 102 (3.39%) Big Data
9 91 (3.02%) Hadoop
10 86 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 58 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 57 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (1.73%) Neo4j
14 33 (1.10%) Redis
14 33 (1.10%) CouchDB
15 32 (1.06%) MariaDB
16 31 (1.03%) Hazelcast
17 30 (1.00%) DB2
18 27 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
19 24 (0.80%) KDB
Development Applications
1 479 (15.91%) Maven
2 392 (13.02%) JUnit
3 331 (10.99%) Subversion
4 296 (9.83%) Eclipse
5 261 (8.67%) Git (software)
6 205 (6.81%) Jenkins
7 165 (5.48%) Ant
8 134 (4.45%) Cucumber
9 129 (4.28%) Selenium
10 119 (3.95%) Mockito
11 110 (3.65%) JIRA
12 101 (3.35%) Hudson
13 72 (2.39%) TeamCity
14 50 (1.66%) jMock
15 49 (1.63%) IntelliJ
16 35 (1.16%) Gradle
17 28 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 27 (0.90%) CruiseControl
18 27 (0.90%) Jasmine
19 24 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
General
1 534 (17.73%) Finance
2 477 (15.84%) Banking
3 345 (11.46%) Front Office
4 268 (8.90%) Investment Banking
5 85 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 53 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.73%) Marketing
8 50 (1.66%) Retail
9 40 (1.33%) Back Office
10 36 (1.20%) Games
11 35 (1.16%) Electronics
12 34 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.70%) Publishing
14 19 (0.63%) Advertising
15 10 (0.33%) Automotive
16 8 (0.27%) German Language
17 7 (0.23%) Legal
18 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.13%) Billing
20 3 (0.100%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1537 (51.05%) Spring
2 990 (32.88%) Hibernate
3 732 (24.31%) J2EE
4 683 (22.68%) HTML
5 612 (20.33%) Web Services
6 592 (19.66%) XML
7 485 (16.11%) CSS
8 358 (11.89%) Spring MVC
9 353 (11.72%) REST
10 329 (10.93%) jQuery
11 318 (10.56%) JSP
12 267 (8.87%) JMS
13 263 (8.73%) RESTful
14 249 (8.27%) Java EE
15 242 (8.04%) SOAP
16 204 (6.78%) Ajax
17 181 (6.01%) Struts
17 181 (6.01%) JSON
18 156 (5.18%) HTML5
19 154 (5.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 236 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 197 (6.54%) Open Source
3 149 (4.95%) Fixed Income
4 145 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 120 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 113 (3.75%) Derivative
7 76 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 65 (2.16%) Equities
9 59 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 50 (1.66%) User Experience
11 45 (1.49%) Credit Risk
12 28 (0.93%) Market Risk
13 26 (0.86%) DTV
14 23 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
14 23 (0.76%) Digital Media
15 21 (0.70%) N-Tier
16 19 (0.63%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.60%) GIS
17 18 (0.60%) Visualisation
18 17 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 587 (19.50%) Linux
2 422 (14.02%) UNIX
3 95 (3.16%) Windows
4 83 (2.76%) Mac OS X
5 50 (1.66%) Android
6 41 (1.36%) Solaris
7 28 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.60%) CentOS
10 14 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.43%) HPUX
12 8 (0.27%) Fedora
12 8 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.23%) AIX
14 3 (0.100%) Debian
15 2 (0.066%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.066%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.033%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1318 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
2 873 (28.99%) TDD
3 509 (16.90%) Scrum
4 478 (15.88%) MVC
5 440 (14.61%) OO
6 391 (12.99%) Multithreading
7 373 (12.39%) BDD
8 353 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
9 277 (9.20%) E-Commerce
10 258 (8.57%) Low Latency
11 224 (7.44%) Software Engineering
12 195 (6.48%) Web Development
13 191 (6.34%) SOA
14 187 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 171 (5.68%) Pair Programming
16 137 (4.55%) Mentoring
17 133 (4.42%) UML
18 125 (4.15%) OOD
19 106 (3.52%) Configuration Management
20 96 (3.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3011 (100.00%) Java
2 780 (25.91%) SQL
3 777 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 257 (8.54%) Scala
5 183 (6.08%) PL/SQL
6 164 (5.45%) C#
7 161 (5.35%) C++
8 152 (5.05%) Python
9 133 (4.42%) Groovy
10 77 (2.56%) PHP
11 68 (2.26%) Ruby
12 61 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 53 (1.76%) C
14 46 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 43 (1.43%) Perl
16 34 (1.13%) Clojure
17 33 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 33 (1.10%) XPath
18 13 (0.43%) PHP5
19 10 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 220 (7.31%) Degree
2 171 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 92 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 26 (0.86%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.20%) PhD
7 5 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.066%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.033%) HND
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.52%) QA
2 5 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (0.100%) HL7
4 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.066%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.066%) SLA
4 2 (0.066%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.033%) EMIR
5 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (0.40%) Shibboleth
2 8 (0.27%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.23%) Docker
4 6 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.17%) HDFS
6 3 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.066%) vCloud
8 1 (0.033%) GridGain
8 1 (0.033%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 37 (1.23%) Puppet
2 25 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.30%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.23%) OpenAM
4 7 (0.23%) YUM
5 5 (0.17%) Oozie
6 3 (0.100%) Ansible
6 3 (0.100%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.100%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.066%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.066%) Salt
7 2 (0.066%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.033%) logstash
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.033%) OpenView
8 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 740 (24.58%) Oracle
2 268 (8.90%) JBoss
3 131 (4.35%) Sybase
4 88 (2.92%) TIBCO
5 66 (2.19%) IBM
6 59 (1.96%) Google
7 50 (1.66%) 29West
8 41 (1.36%) Adobe
9 38 (1.26%) ION Trading
10 35 (1.16%) FatWire
10 35 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 32 (1.06%) SAP
11 32 (1.06%) Microsoft
12 27 (0.90%) hybris
13 25 (0.83%) Perforce
13 25 (0.83%) Sun
14 22 (0.73%) Bloomberg
15 19 (0.63%) Reuters
16 17 (0.56%) Murex
16 17 (0.56%) ATG
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago