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 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 Developer
Rank 52 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1749 1457 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.36% 3.07% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 3.30% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1089 978
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.70 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
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 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 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.

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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 1062 £500 - 246
South East +30 189 £410 +17.07% 92
South West +12 115 £400 +29.03% 34
North West +14 110 £375 +7.14% 67
East of England +33 105 £450 +28.57% 40
Yorkshire -3 80 £375 +15.38% 41
West Midlands -3 27 £370 +39.62% 9
North East -23 27 £350 +30.84% 5
East Midlands -5 25 £450 +26.76% 11
Java Developer
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Java 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 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 3275 (99.97%) Java
2 1517 (46.31%) Spring
3 1505 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
4 987 (30.13%) Hibernate
5 983 (30.01%) TDD
6 834 (25.46%) HTML
7 807 (24.63%) Oracle
8 803 (24.51%) JavaScript
9 795 (24.27%) SQL
10 770 (23.50%) J2EE
11 666 (20.33%) Linux
12 661 (20.18%) Web Services
13 628 (19.17%) XML
14 546 (16.67%) Scrum
15 544 (16.61%) CSS
16 543 (16.58%) Banking
17 524 (16.00%) UNIX
18 521 (15.90%) Finance
19 517 (15.78%) Maven
20 481 (14.68%) MVC
21 456 (13.92%) Relational Database
22 454 (13.86%) REST
23 433 (13.22%) JUnit
24 431 (13.16%) OO
25 419 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
26 407 (12.42%) Multithreading
27 390 (11.90%) BDD
28 387 (11.81%) Front Office
29 373 (11.39%) Spring MVC
30 362 (11.05%) JSP

Java 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 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
1 346 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 253 (7.72%) JBoss
3 197 (6.01%) Apache
4 158 (4.82%) WebSphere
5 154 (4.70%) WebLogic
6 116 (3.54%) CMS
7 62 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 61 (1.86%) Adobe CQ
9 42 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (1.25%) Apache Solr
11 36 (1.10%) Node.js
12 33 (1.01%) Confluence
12 33 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 29 (0.89%) Jetty
14 28 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
15 27 (0.82%) GlassFish
16 25 (0.76%) Alfresco
17 23 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 22 (0.67%) Liferay
19 20 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (0.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.15%) MS Office
3 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.031%) MS Project
4 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.031%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.031%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 35 (1.07%) ION MarketView
2 30 (0.92%) RMDS
3 21 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
6 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.092%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.061%) Magento
11 2 (0.061%) ENOVIA
11 2 (0.061%) Shopify
12 1 (0.031%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.031%) Lawson
12 1 (0.031%) CODA-Financials
12 1 (0.031%) Endur
12 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (0.95%) GitHub
4 28 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.43%) SaaS
7 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.12%) Heroku
10 2 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.031%) PaaS
11 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.031%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.031%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 200 (6.11%) HTTP
2 77 (2.35%) LDAP
3 67 (2.05%) Internet
4 31 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.61%) Intranet
6 19 (0.58%) AMQP
7 13 (0.40%) SNMP
8 11 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.34%) SSH
9 10 (0.31%) Multicast
10 8 (0.24%) SSL
10 8 (0.24%) DSL
11 5 (0.15%) Extranet
11 5 (0.15%) Network Security
12 3 (0.092%) DVB
13 2 (0.061%) Firewall
13 2 (0.061%) NGN
13 2 (0.061%) NFC
13 2 (0.061%) MQTT
14 1 (0.031%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (13.92%) Relational Database
2 243 (7.42%) MySQL
2 243 (7.42%) MongoDB
3 170 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 167 (5.10%) Oracle Database
5 143 (4.37%) RDBMS
6 130 (3.97%) SQL Server
7 105 (3.21%) Big Data
8 97 (2.96%) Neo4j
9 96 (2.93%) Hadoop
10 84 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 76 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 54 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (1.65%) MariaDB
13 45 (1.37%) DB2
14 38 (1.16%) Redis
15 35 (1.07%) Hazelcast
16 32 (0.98%) KDB
17 29 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 517 (15.78%) Maven
2 433 (13.22%) JUnit
3 335 (10.23%) Subversion
4 303 (9.25%) Git (software)
5 277 (8.46%) Eclipse
6 235 (7.17%) Jenkins
7 171 (5.22%) Ant
8 149 (4.55%) Mockito
9 146 (4.46%) Cucumber
10 138 (4.21%) Selenium
11 118 (3.60%) JIRA
12 84 (2.56%) Hudson
13 66 (2.01%) TeamCity
13 66 (2.01%) IntelliJ
14 62 (1.89%) jMock
15 34 (1.04%) Gradle
16 31 (0.95%) CruiseControl
17 30 (0.92%) Jasmine
18 23 (0.70%) Mercurial
18 23 (0.70%) JMeter
General
1 543 (16.58%) Banking
2 521 (15.90%) Finance
3 387 (11.81%) Front Office
4 303 (9.25%) Investment Banking
5 66 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 61 (1.86%) Marketing
7 50 (1.53%) Publishing
8 49 (1.50%) Retail
9 43 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.25%) Games
11 32 (0.98%) Back Office
11 32 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.76%) Electronics
13 23 (0.70%) Advertising
14 12 (0.37%) Legal
15 11 (0.34%) Automotive
16 8 (0.24%) German Language
17 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.15%) Billing
18 5 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1517 (46.31%) Spring
2 987 (30.13%) Hibernate
3 834 (25.46%) HTML
4 770 (23.50%) J2EE
5 661 (20.18%) Web Services
6 628 (19.17%) XML
7 544 (16.61%) CSS
8 454 (13.86%) REST
9 373 (11.39%) Spring MVC
10 362 (11.05%) JSP
11 295 (9.00%) RESTful
12 289 (8.82%) jQuery
13 265 (8.09%) SOAP
14 261 (7.97%) JMS
15 259 (7.91%) Java EE
16 222 (6.78%) JSON
17 200 (6.11%) JPA
18 198 (6.04%) Ajax
19 196 (5.98%) HTML5
20 178 (5.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 258 (7.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 194 (5.92%) Open Source
3 173 (5.28%) Fixed Income
4 148 (4.52%) Derivative
5 137 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 121 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 106 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 78 (2.38%) Equities
9 67 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 61 (1.86%) Algorithms
11 55 (1.68%) User Experience
12 42 (1.28%) Mathematics
13 32 (0.98%) Market Risk
13 32 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
14 31 (0.95%) Digital Media
15 30 (0.92%) Visualisation
16 29 (0.89%) Credit Risk
17 27 (0.82%) N-Tier
18 25 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
19 22 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 666 (20.33%) Linux
2 524 (16.00%) UNIX
3 147 (4.49%) Mac OS X
4 91 (2.78%) Windows
5 50 (1.53%) Android
6 33 (1.01%) Solaris
7 30 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
10 17 (0.52%) CentOS
11 13 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.18%) AIX
12 6 (0.18%) HPUX
13 5 (0.15%) VMS
13 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.12%) Fedora
15 3 (0.092%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.061%) Debian
16 2 (0.061%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1505 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 983 (30.01%) TDD
3 546 (16.67%) Scrum
4 481 (14.68%) MVC
5 431 (13.16%) OO
6 419 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
7 407 (12.42%) Multithreading
8 390 (11.90%) BDD
9 268 (8.18%) Low Latency
10 267 (8.15%) E-Commerce
11 261 (7.97%) SOA
11 261 (7.97%) Web Development
12 222 (6.78%) Software Engineering
13 192 (5.86%) Unit Testing
14 183 (5.59%) Pair Programming
15 146 (4.46%) Configuration Management
16 144 (4.40%) Mentoring
17 143 (4.37%) Responsive Web Design
18 128 (3.91%) User Stories
19 126 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3275 (99.97%) Java
2 803 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 795 (24.27%) SQL
4 232 (7.08%) Scala
5 217 (6.62%) C#
6 187 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 173 (5.28%) Python
8 172 (5.25%) C++
9 126 (3.85%) Groovy
10 97 (2.96%) Ruby
11 79 (2.41%) PHP
12 72 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 66 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 63 (1.92%) Perl
15 53 (1.62%) C
16 40 (1.22%) Clojure
17 39 (1.19%) XPath
18 18 (0.55%) T-SQL
19 15 (0.46%) XQuery
20 13 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 230 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 223 (6.81%) Degree
3 114 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 77 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 29 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.27%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.18%) PhD
8 3 (0.092%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.031%) HND
9 1 (0.031%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.031%) OCP
9 1 (0.031%) OCA
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (3.17%) QA
2 5 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
3 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.092%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.061%) SLA
5 2 (0.061%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.031%) EMIR
6 1 (0.031%) HL7
6 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.031%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (0.49%) Shibboleth
2 15 (0.46%) Docker
3 14 (0.43%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.15%) HDFS
7 2 (0.061%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.061%) vCloud
7 2 (0.061%) GridGain
8 1 (0.031%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 60 (1.83%) Puppet
2 29 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.24%) Ansible
6 7 (0.21%) YUM
7 6 (0.18%) Oozie
7 6 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.092%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.061%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.061%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.061%) SCOM
10 2 (0.061%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.061%) Salt
11 1 (0.031%) logstash
11 1 (0.031%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.031%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.031%) OpenView
Vendors
1 807 (24.63%) Oracle
2 145 (4.43%) Sybase
3 131 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 69 (2.11%) IBM
5 55 (1.68%) Adobe
6 51 (1.56%) Google
7 45 (1.37%) ION Trading
8 40 (1.22%) 29West
9 39 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 38 (1.16%) FatWire
11 33 (1.01%) Microsoft
12 26 (0.79%) SAP
12 26 (0.79%) Murex
12 26 (0.79%) hybris
13 23 (0.70%) Sun
14 19 (0.58%) Bloomberg
14 19 (0.58%) Perforce
15 17 (0.52%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.49%) Reuters
17 15 (0.46%) Zend
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