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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 62 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1508 1417 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.96% 2.96% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 3.19% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1029 1140
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
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 £36.00 £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
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 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 -3 943 £500 -4.76% 290
South East +63 167 £350 - 70
South West +11 102 £325 -7.14% 40
East of England +34 85 £400 - 28
North West +5 72 £350 -1.40% 68
Yorkshire +6 63 £328 -2.23% 45
West Midlands +8 35 £320 -1.53% 10
North East -6 25 £325 -7.14% 6
East Midlands -12 15 £338 -15.62% 7
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2807 (99.96%) Java
2 1467 (52.24%) Spring
3 923 (32.87%) Hibernate
4 824 (29.34%) TDD
5 750 (26.71%) JavaScript
6 740 (26.35%) SQL
7 700 (24.93%) J2EE
8 669 (23.82%) Oracle
9 641 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
10 637 (22.69%) HTML
11 575 (20.48%) Web Services
12 549 (19.55%) XML
13 536 (19.09%) Finance
14 505 (17.98%) Linux
15 479 (17.06%) CSS
16 462 (16.45%) Maven
17 457 (16.27%) Scrum
18 442 (15.74%) Banking
19 420 (14.96%) MVC
20 407 (14.49%) OO
21 392 (13.96%) JUnit
22 367 (13.07%) Multithreading
23 358 (12.75%) UNIX
24 352 (12.54%) BDD
25 338 (12.04%) jQuery
26 326 (11.61%) REST
27 315 (11.22%) Front Office
28 312 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
29 310 (11.04%) Tomcat
30 304 (10.83%) Spring MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 310 (11.04%) Tomcat
2 161 (5.73%) WebLogic
2 161 (5.73%) Apache
3 160 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 81 (2.88%) CMS
5 67 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 53 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 45 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
8 39 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
9 37 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 36 (1.28%) Confluence
11 28 (1.00%) MQSeries
12 27 (0.96%) Liferay
13 26 (0.93%) Jetty
14 24 (0.85%) GlassFish
15 23 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.82%) Node.js
16 22 (0.78%) Mule
17 21 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
18 18 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (0.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.43%) MS Office
3 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.036%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (1.18%) RMDS
2 26 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.78%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.28%) Tridion
5 5 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
6 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.11%) Magento
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.071%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.071%) Summit
8 2 (0.071%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.071%) Shopify
9 1 (0.036%) Global One
9 1 (0.036%) BusinessWare
9 1 (0.036%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.036%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.68%) SaaS
5 16 (0.57%) GitHub
6 11 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.25%) Heroku
8 5 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.071%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.036%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.036%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.74%) HTTP
2 75 (2.67%) Internet
3 48 (1.71%) LDAP
4 36 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.64%) Intranet
6 12 (0.43%) AMQP
7 10 (0.36%) SSH
7 10 (0.36%) Multicast
7 10 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 10 (0.36%) SSL
8 7 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.25%) DSL
9 4 (0.14%) Firewall
9 4 (0.14%) SNMP
9 4 (0.14%) DNS
10 3 (0.11%) FTP
10 3 (0.11%) Extranet
10 3 (0.11%) WAN
10 3 (0.11%) LAN
10 3 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (10.11%) Relational Database
2 210 (7.48%) MySQL
3 198 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 185 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 164 (5.84%) SQL Server
6 138 (4.91%) Oracle Database
7 102 (3.63%) Big Data
8 100 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 99 (3.53%) RDBMS
10 93 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (1.21%) CouchDB
13 34 (1.21%) Redis
14 33 (1.18%) KDB
15 28 (1.00%) Neo4j
16 24 (0.85%) Hazelcast
16 24 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (0.85%) DB2
17 19 (0.68%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 462 (16.45%) Maven
2 392 (13.96%) JUnit
3 295 (10.51%) Subversion
4 285 (10.15%) Eclipse
5 217 (7.73%) Git (software)
6 185 (6.59%) Jenkins
7 156 (5.56%) Ant
8 138 (4.91%) Mockito
9 129 (4.59%) Cucumber
10 121 (4.31%) Selenium
11 105 (3.74%) JIRA
12 101 (3.60%) Hudson
13 68 (2.42%) TeamCity
14 41 (1.46%) jMock
15 35 (1.25%) IntelliJ
16 34 (1.21%) TestNG
16 34 (1.21%) DbUnit
17 31 (1.10%) Gradle
18 30 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 27 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 536 (19.09%) Finance
2 442 (15.74%) Banking
3 315 (11.22%) Front Office
4 258 (9.19%) Investment Banking
5 77 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 54 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.67%) Retail
8 45 (1.60%) Marketing
9 44 (1.57%) Back Office
10 35 (1.25%) Electronics
10 35 (1.25%) Games
11 33 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.68%) Publishing
13 15 (0.53%) Advertising
14 13 (0.46%) German Language
15 11 (0.39%) Automotive
16 7 (0.25%) Legal
17 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.18%) Billing
18 3 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1467 (52.24%) Spring
2 923 (32.87%) Hibernate
3 700 (24.93%) J2EE
4 637 (22.69%) HTML
5 575 (20.48%) Web Services
6 549 (19.55%) XML
7 479 (17.06%) CSS
8 338 (12.04%) jQuery
9 326 (11.61%) REST
10 304 (10.83%) Spring MVC
11 285 (10.15%) JSP
12 261 (9.29%) JMS
13 237 (8.44%) Java EE
14 232 (8.26%) RESTful
15 223 (7.94%) SOAP
16 181 (6.45%) Ajax
17 176 (6.27%) Struts
18 171 (6.09%) JSON
19 154 (5.48%) JPA
20 151 (5.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 191 (6.80%) Open Source
3 161 (5.73%) Fixed Income
4 123 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 104 (3.70%) Derivative
6 75 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.10%) Equities
8 56 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 49 (1.75%) Credit Risk
10 26 (0.93%) DTV
11 25 (0.89%) Market Risk
12 24 (0.85%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.68%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.64%) Web 2.0
14 18 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
15 16 (0.57%) GIS
15 16 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
17 13 (0.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 13 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 505 (17.98%) Linux
2 358 (12.75%) UNIX
3 88 (3.13%) Windows
4 50 (1.78%) Mac OS X
5 47 (1.67%) Solaris
6 43 (1.53%) Android
7 20 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.57%) HPUX
10 13 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.36%) CentOS
12 7 (0.25%) Fedora
13 6 (0.21%) AIX
14 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.071%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.036%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (29.34%) TDD
2 641 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 457 (16.27%) Scrum
4 420 (14.96%) MVC
5 407 (14.49%) OO
6 367 (13.07%) Multithreading
7 352 (12.54%) BDD
8 312 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 268 (9.54%) E-Commerce
10 247 (8.80%) Low Latency
11 215 (7.66%) Software Engineering
12 179 (6.37%) SOA
13 165 (5.88%) Pair Programming
14 163 (5.80%) Unit Testing
15 153 (5.45%) Web Development
16 137 (4.88%) UML
17 109 (3.88%) OOD
18 95 (3.38%) Kanban
19 83 (2.96%) Configuration Management
20 65 (2.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2807 (99.96%) Java
2 750 (26.71%) JavaScript
3 740 (26.35%) SQL
4 239 (8.51%) Scala
5 166 (5.91%) PL/SQL
6 155 (5.52%) C#
7 150 (5.34%) C++
8 146 (5.20%) Groovy
9 130 (4.63%) Python
10 63 (2.24%) PHP
11 59 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 58 (2.07%) Ruby
13 47 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 44 (1.57%) C
14 44 (1.57%) Perl
15 39 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 38 (1.35%) XPath
17 36 (1.28%) Clojure
18 19 (0.68%) VB
19 11 (0.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 206 (7.34%) Degree
2 143 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 18 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.14%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.14%) PhD
7 2 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.071%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.036%) HND
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.31%) QA
2 5 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (0.11%) HL7
3 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.071%) SLA
4 2 (0.071%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.071%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.036%) EMIR
5 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 11 (0.39%) Shibboleth
2 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.18%) Docker
3 5 (0.18%) HDFS
4 4 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.071%) vCloud
5 2 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.036%) GridGain
6 1 (0.036%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 27 (0.96%) Puppet
2 25 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.21%) OpenAM
4 6 (0.21%) YUM
5 5 (0.18%) Oozie
6 3 (0.11%) OpenSSO
6 3 (0.11%) Salt
7 2 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.071%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.036%) Nagios
8 1 (0.036%) logstash
Vendors
1 669 (23.82%) Oracle
2 228 (8.12%) JBoss
3 132 (4.70%) Sybase
4 89 (3.17%) TIBCO
5 68 (2.42%) IBM
6 64 (2.28%) Google
7 49 (1.75%) 29West
8 47 (1.67%) Microsoft
9 40 (1.42%) ION Trading
10 36 (1.28%) Adobe
11 32 (1.14%) SAP
12 27 (0.96%) FatWire
13 25 (0.89%) Red Hat
14 24 (0.85%) Perforce
15 23 (0.82%) hybris
16 21 (0.75%) Bloomberg
16 21 (0.75%) Sun
17 19 (0.68%) Atomikos
18 18 (0.64%) ATG
19 17 (0.61%) Reuters
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