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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 55 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1779 1546 1447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.30% 3.02% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 3.27% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 1104 1056
Average daily rate
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£450 £436 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 19
Average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £30.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £37.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
London +7 1041 £500 +1.52% 280
South East -9 182 £400 +14.28% 70
East of England +34 148 £385 -3.75% 38
North West +7 113 £413 +20.00% 59
Yorkshire +14 111 £400 +23.07% 35
South West -10 99 £425 +25.92% 33
North East -15 33 £425 +30.76% 7
East Midlands +2 26 £325 -7.14% 11
West Midlands -6 24 £350 +11.55% 7
Midlands +6 3 £500 +25.00%
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3285 (99.94%) Java
2 1713 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1279 (38.91%) Spring
4 1086 (33.04%) TDD
5 896 (27.26%) JavaScript
6 817 (24.86%) HTML
7 773 (23.52%) J2EE
8 762 (23.18%) Web Services
9 752 (22.88%) SQL
10 725 (22.06%) Hibernate
11 654 (19.90%) Oracle
12 638 (19.41%) Scrum
13 616 (18.74%) Finance
14 614 (18.68%) Linux
15 532 (16.18%) Maven
16 524 (15.94%) CSS
17 516 (15.70%) REST
18 494 (15.03%) XML
19 483 (14.69%) Banking
20 473 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
21 471 (14.33%) Git (software)
22 441 (13.42%) JUnit
23 440 (13.39%) Multithreading
24 438 (13.33%) Security Cleared
25 420 (12.78%) BDD
26 413 (12.56%) OO
27 400 (12.17%) RESTful
28 375 (11.41%) UNIX
29 362 (11.01%) MVC
30 348 (10.59%) Jenkins

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 333 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 323 (9.83%) JBoss
3 192 (5.84%) Apache
4 189 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 173 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 96 (2.92%) Node.js
7 94 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 90 (2.74%) Confluence
9 84 (2.56%) Jetty
10 82 (2.49%) Mule
11 61 (1.86%) CMS
12 59 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 59 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
13 52 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
14 46 (1.40%) Apache Solr
15 45 (1.37%) Apache Spark
15 45 (1.37%) Mule ESB
16 44 (1.34%) MQSeries
17 27 (0.82%) GlassFish
18 26 (0.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 37 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.46%) MS Office
3 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.061%) GIMP
5 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (0.24%) Tridion
5 8 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.15%) Cordys
7 4 (0.12%) RMDS
8 3 (0.091%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.061%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.061%) Summit
9 2 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.061%) Magento
9 2 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.030%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 1 (0.030%) Exstream
10 1 (0.030%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 179 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (1.83%) GitHub
3 21 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 14 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
7 11 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.33%) SaaS
8 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.21%) PaaS
9 7 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.15%) Google Checkout
11 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.12%) IaaS
12 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.061%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.061%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 142 (4.32%) HTTP
2 98 (2.98%) Internet
3 45 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.03%) SSL
5 21 (0.64%) LDAP
5 21 (0.64%) Firewall
6 19 (0.58%) AMQP
7 14 (0.43%) SNMP
8 13 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.30%) Intranet
10 8 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.24%) X.509
10 8 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (0.18%) FTP
12 5 (0.15%) SAN
13 4 (0.12%) VPN
13 4 (0.12%) Multicast
14 3 (0.091%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (0.091%) DNS
15 2 (0.061%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (9.95%) Relational Database
2 301 (9.16%) MongoDB
3 266 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 245 (7.45%) SQL Server
5 233 (7.09%) MySQL
6 185 (5.63%) Hadoop
7 154 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 143 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 130 (3.95%) Big Data
10 113 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 92 (2.80%) RDBMS
12 82 (2.49%) DB2
13 60 (1.83%) HBase
14 51 (1.55%) Neo4j
15 34 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 28 (0.85%) Redis
16 28 (0.85%) Apache Hive
17 20 (0.61%) KDB
18 18 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 532 (16.18%) Maven
2 471 (14.33%) Git (software)
3 441 (13.42%) JUnit
4 348 (10.59%) Jenkins
5 319 (9.70%) Subversion
6 241 (7.33%) Eclipse
7 174 (5.29%) Cucumber
8 164 (4.99%) JIRA
9 156 (4.75%) Mockito
10 155 (4.72%) Ant
11 118 (3.59%) Gradle
12 102 (3.10%) Selenium
13 76 (2.31%) IntelliJ
14 64 (1.95%) TeamCity
15 46 (1.40%) jMock
16 41 (1.25%) Hudson
17 39 (1.19%) Geb
18 38 (1.16%) Spock
19 33 (1.00%) JMeter
20 32 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 616 (18.74%) Finance
2 483 (14.69%) Banking
3 262 (7.97%) Front Office
4 251 (7.64%) Investment Banking
5 71 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 66 (2.01%) Retail
7 36 (1.10%) Marketing
8 35 (1.06%) Publishing
9 34 (1.03%) Games
10 33 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.70%) Back Office
13 19 (0.58%) Automotive
14 13 (0.40%) Legal
15 12 (0.37%) Electronics
16 10 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.21%) Advertising
18 6 (0.18%) Military
19 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1279 (38.91%) Spring
2 817 (24.86%) HTML
3 773 (23.52%) J2EE
4 762 (23.18%) Web Services
5 725 (22.06%) Hibernate
6 524 (15.94%) CSS
7 516 (15.70%) REST
8 494 (15.03%) XML
9 400 (12.17%) RESTful
10 325 (9.89%) SOAP
11 315 (9.58%) HTML5
12 286 (8.70%) JSP
12 286 (8.70%) JMS
13 277 (8.43%) jQuery
14 260 (7.91%) Java EE
15 258 (7.85%) Spring MVC
16 257 (7.82%) JSON
17 205 (6.24%) AngularJS
18 176 (5.35%) Ajax
19 170 (5.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 176 (5.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 148 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (3.62%) Derivative
4 86 (2.62%) Equities
5 81 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 71 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (1.86%) Fixed Income
8 55 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 51 (1.55%) Market Risk
10 47 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
11 42 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 40 (1.22%) User Experience
13 38 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 36 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 34 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 28 (0.85%) Credit Risk
17 20 (0.61%) Mathematics
18 18 (0.55%) Visualisation
19 17 (0.52%) Web 2.0
20 16 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 614 (18.68%) Linux
2 375 (11.41%) UNIX
3 116 (3.53%) Windows
4 99 (3.01%) Mac OS X
5 42 (1.28%) Solaris
6 41 (1.25%) CentOS
7 38 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 29 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.70%) Android
10 9 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.24%) AIX
11 8 (0.24%) HPUX
11 8 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.18%) VMS
13 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.061%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.030%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.030%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1713 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1086 (33.04%) TDD
3 638 (19.41%) Scrum
4 473 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
5 440 (13.39%) Multithreading
6 420 (12.78%) BDD
7 413 (12.56%) OO
8 362 (11.01%) MVC
9 294 (8.94%) Pair Programming
10 287 (8.73%) SOA
11 269 (8.18%) Software Engineering
12 250 (7.61%) E-Commerce
13 213 (6.48%) SDLC
14 205 (6.24%) Web Development
15 194 (5.90%) Unit Testing
16 190 (5.78%) Open Source
17 175 (5.32%) Low Latency
18 157 (4.78%) Kanban
19 134 (4.08%) User Stories
20 131 (3.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3285 (99.94%) Java
2 896 (27.26%) JavaScript
3 752 (22.88%) SQL
4 272 (8.28%) Scala
5 203 (6.18%) Python
6 179 (5.45%) C#
7 162 (4.93%) Groovy
8 143 (4.35%) C++
9 121 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 110 (3.35%) Ruby
11 78 (2.37%) Perl
12 69 (2.10%) C
13 59 (1.79%) PHP
13 59 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 52 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.34%) XPath
16 19 (0.58%) Lua
17 17 (0.52%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.46%) Clojure
19 11 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 438 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 226 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 160 (4.87%) Degree
4 128 (3.89%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.00%) Sun Certification
6 14 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 11 (0.33%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.27%) PhD
9 9 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.21%) OCAJ
10 7 (0.21%) OCP
10 7 (0.21%) OCA
11 6 (0.18%) OCMJD
12 4 (0.12%) OCPJWCD
13 2 (0.061%) HND
13 2 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.22%) QA
2 10 (0.30%) SLA
3 6 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.091%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.091%) EMIR
5 2 (0.061%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.030%) MiFID
6 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.030%) HL7
6 1 (0.030%) CDISC
6 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (1.67%) Docker
2 25 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 14 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.40%) HDFS
6 10 (0.30%) GridGain
7 8 (0.24%) vCloud
8 7 (0.21%) vSphere
8 7 (0.21%) Varnish
9 6 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
10 5 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.15%) Squid
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.091%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.030%) Samba
12 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 89 (2.71%) Puppet
2 52 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.88%) Ansible
4 19 (0.58%) Vagrant
5 16 (0.49%) Kibana
6 14 (0.43%) ZABBIX
7 12 (0.37%) logstash
7 12 (0.37%) Graphite
7 12 (0.37%) Rundeck
8 11 (0.33%) Salt
9 9 (0.27%) Oozie
9 9 (0.27%) Nagios
9 9 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.24%) Apache Shiro
11 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.12%) MOM
13 3 (0.091%) Control-M
13 3 (0.091%) yum
14 2 (0.061%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 654 (19.90%) Oracle
2 139 (4.23%) Sybase
3 108 (3.29%) IBM
4 70 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 63 (1.92%) Adobe
6 61 (1.86%) Google
7 47 (1.43%) Microsoft
8 45 (1.37%) hybris
9 39 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 31 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 30 (0.91%) VMware
12 26 (0.79%) Sun
13 20 (0.61%) SAP
13 20 (0.61%) Informatica
14 19 (0.58%) FatWire
15 18 (0.55%) New Relic
15 18 (0.55%) MuleSoft
15 18 (0.55%) Solace
16 14 (0.43%) Splunk
17 13 (0.40%) ATG
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