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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 51 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1759 1352 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.49% 2.86% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 3.09% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 991 895
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.40 £51.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 1081 £525 +5.00% 200
South East +18 178 £400 +18.95% 73
North West +27 130 £375 +7.14% 42
South West +26 102 £400 +18.51% 40
Yorkshire +1 92 £375 +15.38% 27
East of England +18 88 £425 +17.24% 26
East Midlands 0 32 £375 +4.16% 8
North East -22 27 £325 +18.18% 5
West Midlands -16 25 £366 +38.20% 7
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3351 (99.97%) Java
2 1540 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1488 (44.39%) Spring
4 1010 (30.13%) TDD
5 981 (29.27%) Hibernate
6 871 (25.98%) HTML
7 815 (24.31%) Oracle
8 804 (23.99%) JavaScript
9 783 (23.36%) SQL
10 778 (23.21%) J2EE
11 686 (20.47%) Linux
12 672 (20.05%) Web Services
13 640 (19.09%) XML
14 552 (16.47%) UNIX
15 546 (16.29%) Scrum
16 539 (16.08%) CSS
17 537 (16.02%) Banking
18 536 (15.99%) Maven
19 527 (15.72%) Finance
20 471 (14.05%) MVC
21 470 (14.02%) Relational Database
22 467 (13.93%) REST
23 463 (13.81%) JUnit
24 446 (13.31%) OO
25 441 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
26 420 (12.53%) BDD
27 409 (12.20%) Multithreading
28 401 (11.96%) Front Office
29 373 (11.13%) JSP
30 356 (10.62%) Spring MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 354 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 254 (7.58%) JBoss
3 184 (5.49%) Apache
4 170 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 162 (4.83%) WebLogic
6 128 (3.82%) CMS
7 72 (2.15%) Adobe CQ
8 54 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 41 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 40 (1.19%) Apache Solr
11 38 (1.13%) Node.js
12 33 (0.98%) Confluence
13 32 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 29 (0.87%) Alfresco
16 28 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
17 27 (0.81%) Jetty
18 26 (0.78%) Mule
19 25 (0.75%) GlassFish
20 23 (0.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (0.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.15%) MS Office
3 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.030%) MS Project
5 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.030%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 37 (1.10%) ION MarketView
2 31 (0.92%) RMDS
3 20 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
5 9 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.089%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.060%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.060%) ENOVIA
12 1 (0.030%) Lawson
12 1 (0.030%) Endur
12 1 (0.030%) CODA-Financials
12 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.030%) Adaptiv
12 1 (0.030%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (0.92%) GitHub
4 28 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.36%) SaaS
7 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.089%) PaaS
9 3 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.060%) Heroku
11 1 (0.030%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (6.21%) HTTP
2 74 (2.21%) LDAP
3 60 (1.79%) Internet
4 22 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.54%) AMQP
6 17 (0.51%) Intranet
7 14 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.39%) SNMP
8 13 (0.39%) SSH
9 8 (0.24%) DSL
10 7 (0.21%) Multicast
11 6 (0.18%) SSL
12 5 (0.15%) Extranet
13 3 (0.089%) DVB
13 3 (0.089%) Network Security
14 2 (0.060%) NGN
14 2 (0.060%) NFC
14 2 (0.060%) MQTT
15 1 (0.030%) VoIP
15 1 (0.030%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (14.02%) Relational Database
2 247 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 235 (7.01%) MySQL
4 169 (5.04%) Oracle Database
5 168 (5.01%) NoSQL
6 163 (4.86%) RDBMS
7 129 (3.85%) SQL Server
8 109 (3.25%) Big Data
9 104 (3.10%) Neo4j
10 100 (2.98%) Hadoop
11 74 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 73 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 53 (1.58%) MariaDB
14 52 (1.55%) DB2
15 51 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (0.95%) Redis
17 30 (0.89%) KDB
18 28 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (0.84%) Hazelcast
19 26 (0.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 536 (15.99%) Maven
2 463 (13.81%) JUnit
3 349 (10.41%) Subversion
4 335 (9.99%) Git (software)
5 285 (8.50%) Eclipse
6 245 (7.31%) Jenkins
7 187 (5.58%) Ant
8 152 (4.53%) Mockito
9 147 (4.39%) Cucumber
10 143 (4.27%) Selenium
11 137 (4.09%) JIRA
12 75 (2.24%) Hudson
12 75 (2.24%) TeamCity
13 70 (2.09%) IntelliJ
14 54 (1.61%) jMock
15 34 (1.01%) CruiseControl
16 32 (0.95%) Gradle
17 30 (0.89%) ClearCase
18 29 (0.87%) Jasmine
19 26 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 537 (16.02%) Banking
2 527 (15.72%) Finance
3 401 (11.96%) Front Office
4 299 (8.92%) Investment Banking
5 64 (1.91%) Marketing
6 63 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 57 (1.70%) Publishing
8 44 (1.31%) Retail
9 39 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.07%) Games
11 29 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.81%) Advertising
13 24 (0.72%) Back Office
14 22 (0.66%) Electronics
15 13 (0.39%) Legal
16 11 (0.33%) Automotive
17 7 (0.21%) German Language
18 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.15%) Billing
19 5 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1488 (44.39%) Spring
2 981 (29.27%) Hibernate
3 871 (25.98%) HTML
4 778 (23.21%) J2EE
5 672 (20.05%) Web Services
6 640 (19.09%) XML
7 539 (16.08%) CSS
8 467 (13.93%) REST
9 373 (11.13%) JSP
10 356 (10.62%) Spring MVC
11 314 (9.37%) RESTful
12 281 (8.38%) SOAP
13 274 (8.17%) jQuery
14 264 (7.88%) Java EE
15 240 (7.16%) JMS
16 218 (6.50%) JSON
17 204 (6.09%) HTML5
18 202 (6.03%) JPA
19 198 (5.91%) Struts
20 194 (5.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 260 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 184 (5.49%) Derivative
3 170 (5.07%) Open Source
4 164 (4.89%) Fixed Income
5 138 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 121 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 85 (2.54%) Equities
9 67 (2.00%) Data Structures
10 61 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 60 (1.79%) User Experience
12 39 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
13 37 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 34 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
14 34 (1.01%) Digital Media
15 30 (0.89%) N-Tier
15 30 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 28 (0.84%) Market Risk
17 24 (0.72%) Grid Computing
18 21 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 686 (20.47%) Linux
2 552 (16.47%) UNIX
3 157 (4.68%) Mac OS X
4 97 (2.89%) Windows
5 48 (1.43%) Android
6 34 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (0.84%) Solaris
8 21 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 16 (0.48%) CentOS
11 12 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.18%) HPUX
13 5 (0.15%) VMS
13 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.12%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.089%) AIX
15 3 (0.089%) Fedora
15 3 (0.089%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.060%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1540 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1010 (30.13%) TDD
3 546 (16.29%) Scrum
4 471 (14.05%) MVC
5 446 (13.31%) OO
6 441 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 420 (12.53%) BDD
8 409 (12.20%) Multithreading
9 261 (7.79%) SOA
10 257 (7.67%) Low Latency
11 254 (7.58%) Web Development
12 246 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 221 (6.59%) Software Engineering
14 179 (5.34%) Unit Testing
15 162 (4.83%) Pair Programming
16 148 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
17 144 (4.30%) Configuration Management
18 137 (4.09%) Web Design
19 127 (3.79%) User Stories
20 123 (3.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3351 (99.97%) Java
2 804 (23.99%) JavaScript
3 783 (23.36%) SQL
4 216 (6.44%) C#
5 212 (6.32%) Scala
6 194 (5.79%) PL/SQL
7 171 (5.10%) Python
8 169 (5.04%) C++
9 106 (3.16%) Groovy
10 96 (2.86%) Ruby
11 79 (2.36%) PHP
12 69 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 62 (1.85%) Perl
14 55 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 48 (1.43%) XPath
16 47 (1.40%) C
17 35 (1.04%) Clojure
18 16 (0.48%) XQuery
19 15 (0.45%) Lua
20 12 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 250 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 221 (6.59%) Degree
3 119 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 90 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 39 (1.16%) Sun Certification
6 11 (0.33%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.18%) PhD
10 5 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.030%) HND
12 1 (0.030%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.030%) OCP
12 1 (0.030%) OCA
12 1 (0.030%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.089%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.089%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.060%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.060%) SLA
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.030%) HL7
5 1 (0.030%) Basel III
5 1 (0.030%) EMIR
System Software
1 19 (0.57%) Docker
2 16 (0.48%) Shibboleth
2 16 (0.48%) VirtualBox
3 11 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.15%) HDFS
6 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.089%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.089%) Varnish
8 2 (0.060%) GridGain
9 1 (0.030%) RHEV
9 1 (0.030%) vCloud
9 1 (0.030%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 65 (1.94%) Puppet
2 33 (0.98%) Vagrant
3 31 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.24%) Ansible
6 7 (0.21%) yum
7 5 (0.15%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.15%) Oozie
8 4 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.089%) Graphite
9 3 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.060%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.060%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.060%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.060%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.060%) SCOM
10 2 (0.060%) StatsD
10 2 (0.060%) Salt
10 2 (0.060%) Kibana
11 1 (0.030%) logstash
Vendors
1 815 (24.31%) Oracle
2 146 (4.36%) Sybase
3 124 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 73 (2.18%) IBM
5 61 (1.82%) Adobe
6 46 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 46 (1.37%) ION Trading
7 42 (1.25%) Google
8 38 (1.13%) FatWire
9 35 (1.04%) 29West
10 30 (0.89%) SAP
10 30 (0.89%) hybris
11 28 (0.84%) Microsoft
12 25 (0.75%) Sun
13 23 (0.69%) Murex
14 19 (0.57%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.54%) Perforce
15 18 (0.54%) Bloomberg
16 15 (0.45%) Reuters
16 15 (0.45%) Zend
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