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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 53 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1740 1385 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.44% 2.75% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.98% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 979 853
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £25.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £40.00 £45.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 1018 £525 +5.00% 259
South East -1 172 £370 -7.45% 84
South West +19 113 £400 +14.28% 30
North West +9 112 £388 +3.33% 49
Yorkshire -4 106 £400 +23.07% 24
East of England +53 102 £390 +5.76% 30
East Midlands +24 48 £373 -11.30% 13
West Midlands -16 31 £335 +14.04% 12
North East +6 27 £320 +16.36% 7
Midlands +3 3 £550 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3437 (99.97%) Java
2 1673 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1272 (37.00%) Spring
4 1045 (30.40%) TDD
5 891 (25.92%) HTML
6 844 (24.55%) J2EE
7 843 (24.52%) Hibernate
8 827 (24.05%) JavaScript
9 763 (22.19%) SQL
10 739 (21.50%) Web Services
11 731 (21.26%) Oracle
12 693 (20.16%) Linux
13 561 (16.32%) Scrum
14 556 (16.17%) Finance
15 548 (15.94%) REST
16 534 (15.53%) XML
17 515 (14.98%) CSS
18 511 (14.86%) Maven
19 493 (14.34%) OO
20 481 (13.99%) Banking
21 479 (13.93%) JUnit
22 475 (13.82%) UNIX
23 441 (12.83%) Relational Database
24 431 (12.54%) BDD
24 431 (12.54%) Multithreading
25 416 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
26 391 (11.37%) Front Office
27 375 (10.91%) MVC
28 356 (10.35%) Git (software)
29 355 (10.33%) Subversion

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 343 (9.98%) Tomcat
2 247 (7.18%) JBoss
3 195 (5.67%) WebLogic
4 172 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 158 (4.60%) Apache
6 99 (2.88%) CMS
7 68 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 58 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
9 47 (1.37%) Mule
10 41 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
11 40 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 39 (1.13%) Node.js
13 35 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 34 (0.99%) Apache Solr
14 34 (0.99%) Confluence
15 31 (0.90%) Jetty
16 30 (0.87%) Mule ESB
17 29 (0.84%) GlassFish
18 27 (0.79%) Apache Spark
19 20 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.38%) MS Office
3 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.087%) GIMP
5 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (1.08%) ION MarketView
2 21 (0.61%) RMDS
3 16 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.12%) Magento
7 2 (0.058%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.058%) Summit
7 2 (0.058%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.029%) Tridion
8 1 (0.029%) Lawson
8 1 (0.029%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.029%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.029%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.029%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.029%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 132 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (0.96%) GitHub
4 23 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (0.23%) SaaS
9 7 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.12%) PaaS
12 2 (0.058%) Google Checkout
12 2 (0.058%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.029%) Force.com
13 1 (0.029%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 209 (6.08%) HTTP
2 81 (2.36%) Internet
3 28 (0.81%) LDAP
4 25 (0.73%) AMQP
5 22 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 14 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 13 (0.38%) X.509
9 11 (0.32%) Firewall
9 11 (0.32%) SSH
10 8 (0.23%) SNMP
11 5 (0.15%) Intranet
12 4 (0.12%) Multicast
12 4 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.12%) Network Security
13 3 (0.087%) SSL
13 3 (0.087%) VPN
13 3 (0.087%) Extranet
13 3 (0.087%) DVB
14 2 (0.058%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (12.83%) Relational Database
2 242 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 193 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 166 (4.83%) MySQL
4 166 (4.83%) Oracle Database
5 165 (4.80%) NoSQL
6 147 (4.28%) Hadoop
7 146 (4.25%) RDBMS
8 136 (3.96%) Big Data
9 102 (2.97%) Neo4j
10 83 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
11 66 (1.92%) DB2
12 52 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 51 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 36 (1.05%) Couchbase
15 29 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (0.70%) KDB
17 23 (0.67%) Hazelcast
18 21 (0.61%) Jackrabbit
19 20 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 511 (14.86%) Maven
2 479 (13.93%) JUnit
3 356 (10.35%) Git (software)
4 355 (10.33%) Subversion
5 267 (7.77%) Eclipse
6 211 (6.14%) Jenkins
7 183 (5.32%) Ant
8 169 (4.92%) Cucumber
9 163 (4.74%) Mockito
10 127 (3.69%) JIRA
11 122 (3.55%) Selenium
12 63 (1.83%) jMock
13 51 (1.48%) Gradle
14 46 (1.34%) TeamCity
15 45 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 43 (1.25%) IntelliJ
17 30 (0.87%) ClearCase
18 29 (0.84%) Hudson
19 22 (0.64%) TestNG
19 22 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 556 (16.17%) Finance
2 481 (13.99%) Banking
3 391 (11.37%) Front Office
4 270 (7.85%) Investment Banking
5 63 (1.83%) Marketing
6 55 (1.60%) Publishing
7 48 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.31%) Games
9 44 (1.28%) Retail
10 40 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.67%) Advertising
12 21 (0.61%) Back Office
13 17 (0.49%) Automotive
14 15 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.44%) Electronics
15 14 (0.41%) Legal
16 9 (0.26%) French Language
17 7 (0.20%) Law
18 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1272 (37.00%) Spring
2 891 (25.92%) HTML
3 844 (24.55%) J2EE
4 843 (24.52%) Hibernate
5 739 (21.50%) Web Services
6 548 (15.94%) REST
7 534 (15.53%) XML
8 515 (14.98%) CSS
9 349 (10.15%) SOAP
10 337 (9.80%) JSP
10 337 (9.80%) RESTful
11 265 (7.71%) jQuery
12 262 (7.62%) Spring MVC
13 254 (7.39%) HTML5
14 244 (7.10%) Java EE
15 224 (6.52%) JMS
16 213 (6.20%) JSON
17 212 (6.17%) JAX-RS
18 192 (5.58%) JPA
19 180 (5.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 273 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 199 (5.79%) Derivative
3 173 (5.03%) Open Source
4 132 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 131 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 127 (3.69%) Equities
7 106 (3.08%) Fixed Income
8 64 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
10 56 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 42 (1.22%) N-Tier
12 39 (1.13%) User Experience
13 36 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 28 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 28 (0.81%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.67%) Market Risk
16 22 (0.64%) Digital Media
16 22 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
17 21 (0.61%) Grid Computing
18 19 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 693 (20.16%) Linux
2 475 (13.82%) UNIX
3 142 (4.13%) Mac OS X
4 127 (3.69%) Windows
5 39 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (0.90%) Solaris
7 20 (0.58%) Android
8 11 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.26%) CentOS
10 8 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.20%) AIX
11 7 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.12%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.087%) VMS
16 2 (0.058%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1673 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1045 (30.40%) TDD
3 561 (16.32%) Scrum
4 493 (14.34%) OO
5 431 (12.54%) BDD
5 431 (12.54%) Multithreading
6 416 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 375 (10.91%) MVC
8 269 (7.82%) SOA
9 267 (7.77%) Low Latency
10 257 (7.48%) Software Engineering
11 249 (7.24%) Web Development
12 207 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 167 (4.86%) Pair Programming
14 159 (4.62%) Unit Testing
15 155 (4.51%) Responsive Web Design
16 149 (4.33%) Web Design
17 147 (4.28%) User Stories
18 132 (3.84%) OOP
19 126 (3.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3437 (99.97%) Java
2 827 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 763 (22.19%) SQL
4 219 (6.37%) Python
5 212 (6.17%) C#
6 185 (5.38%) Scala
7 145 (4.22%) C++
8 133 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 83 (2.41%) Ruby
10 64 (1.86%) Groovy
11 61 (1.77%) Perl
12 54 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 50 (1.45%) PHP
14 48 (1.40%) XPath
15 45 (1.31%) C
16 28 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.70%) Clojure
18 22 (0.64%) XQuery
19 17 (0.49%) Lua
20 12 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 290 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 224 (6.52%) Degree
3 128 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 113 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.02%) Sun Certification
6 16 (0.47%) OCPJP
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.087%) HND
9 3 (0.087%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.058%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.058%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.058%) OCAJ
10 2 (0.058%) OCP
10 2 (0.058%) OCA
10 2 (0.058%) PhD
11 1 (0.029%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (1.92%) QA
2 10 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.17%) EMIR
4 4 (0.12%) SLA
5 2 (0.058%) Basel III
5 2 (0.058%) HL7
5 2 (0.058%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.058%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (0.67%) Docker
2 15 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.17%) Varnish
4 5 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.12%) HDFS
6 2 (0.058%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.058%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.029%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.029%) GridGain
7 1 (0.029%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 51 (1.48%) Puppet
2 38 (1.11%) Vagrant
3 25 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.38%) Ansible
5 8 (0.23%) Kibana
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.15%) StatsD
7 4 (0.12%) Oozie
8 3 (0.087%) Nagios
8 3 (0.087%) TIBCO Hawk
8 3 (0.087%) Salt
8 3 (0.087%) logstash
8 3 (0.087%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.058%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.058%) SCOM
9 2 (0.058%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.058%) Control-M
9 2 (0.058%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.029%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.029%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 731 (21.26%) Oracle
2 136 (3.96%) Sybase
3 95 (2.76%) IBM
4 86 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 62 (1.80%) Adobe
6 53 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 47 (1.37%) ION Trading
7 47 (1.37%) hybris
8 34 (0.99%) Microsoft
9 30 (0.87%) Google
10 29 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 29 (0.84%) SAP
11 24 (0.70%) Sun
12 21 (0.61%) FatWire
13 15 (0.44%) ForgeRock
14 11 (0.32%) Reuters
15 10 (0.29%) Talend
15 10 (0.29%) webMethods
16 9 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.26%) Informatica
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