The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK / England
Rank 42 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1897 2084 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.58% 4.48% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 4.72% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 1565 1477
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 6
Median hourly rate £36.63 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.61% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £39.30 £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £57.00 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £44.38 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-16.05% +5.97%

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 1097 £525 - 323
South East +3 230 £457 +10.78% 92
South West -3 141 £414 +6.77% 48
Yorkshire +4 112 £419 -6.94% 51
East of England +17 105 £420 +0.29% 40
North West 0 105 £425 +8.97% 42
West Midlands 0 36 £425 +30.76% 20
East Midlands -7 26 £416 -2.05% 17
North East -47 26 £348 -0.71% 9
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 4107 (99.98%) Java
2 2490 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1739 (42.33%) Spring
4 1418 (34.52%) TDD
5 1207 (29.38%) JavaScript
6 976 (23.76%) Scrum
7 941 (22.91%) HTML
8 899 (21.88%) SQL
9 872 (21.23%) REST
10 793 (19.30%) Hibernate
11 772 (18.79%) Finance
12 769 (18.72%) Web Services
13 749 (18.23%) BDD
14 731 (17.79%) Git (software)
15 712 (17.33%) CSS
16 650 (15.82%) Oracle
17 649 (15.80%) Linux
18 630 (15.34%) Maven
19 612 (14.90%) XML
20 607 (14.78%) Jenkins
21 606 (14.75%) J2EE
22 594 (14.46%) Banking
23 586 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
24 579 (14.09%) RESTful
24 579 (14.09%) Microservices
25 577 (14.05%) AngularJS
26 541 (13.17%) JUnit
27 511 (12.44%) Scala
28 497 (12.10%) JSON
29 489 (11.90%) OO

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 341 (8.30%) Tomcat
2 235 (5.72%) JBoss
3 225 (5.48%) Apache Spark
4 210 (5.11%) WebSphere
5 176 (4.28%) Apache
6 154 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
7 135 (3.29%) WebLogic
8 112 (2.73%) Confluence
9 82 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 69 (1.68%) CMS
11 63 (1.53%) Mule
12 61 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 56 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 48 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
15 43 (1.05%) Apache Solr
16 40 (0.97%) Jetty
17 36 (0.88%) Mule ESB
18 34 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
19 30 (0.73%) Alfresco
20 28 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.19%) MS Office
3 4 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.024%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.024%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.024%) Weka
4 1 (0.024%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (0.49%) ION MarketView
3 20 (0.49%) RMDS
4 10 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.24%) Unica
5 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.049%) Magento
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.049%) Summit
8 1 (0.024%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.024%) Endur
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.024%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 374 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (2.82%) GitHub
3 106 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (0.93%) PaaS
7 32 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
8 30 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (0.49%) IaaS
11 17 (0.41%) Heroku
12 13 (0.32%) SaaS
13 12 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.29%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.15%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.15%) Route 53
14 6 (0.15%) Slack
15 5 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 204 (4.97%) HTTP
2 58 (1.41%) Internet
3 44 (1.07%) RTSP
4 31 (0.75%) MQTT
5 30 (0.73%) LDAP
6 23 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 22 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 19 (0.46%) SSH
9 14 (0.34%) Firewall
10 12 (0.29%) AMQP
10 12 (0.29%) Intranet
10 12 (0.29%) SSL
11 10 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.22%) FTP
12 9 (0.22%) RTP
13 7 (0.17%) ICMP
14 6 (0.15%) SNMP
15 5 (0.12%) LAN
15 5 (0.12%) Network Security
15 5 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 359 (8.74%) NoSQL
3 332 (8.08%) Big Data
4 315 (7.67%) Hadoop
5 307 (7.47%) Relational Database
6 258 (6.28%) MySQL
7 218 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
7 218 (5.31%) SQL Server
8 173 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 125 (3.04%) Oracle Database
10 87 (2.12%) HBase
11 77 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 68 (1.66%) Redis
13 60 (1.46%) DB2
14 59 (1.44%) Apache Hive
15 45 (1.10%) Neo4j
16 33 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
18 31 (0.75%) Hazelcast
19 30 (0.73%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 731 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 630 (15.34%) Maven
3 607 (14.78%) Jenkins
4 541 (13.17%) JUnit
5 292 (7.11%) JIRA
6 281 (6.84%) Subversion
7 276 (6.72%) Cucumber
8 233 (5.67%) Gradle
9 232 (5.65%) Mockito
10 224 (5.45%) Eclipse
11 196 (4.77%) Selenium
12 189 (4.60%) Ant
13 116 (2.82%) IntelliJ
14 92 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 72 (1.75%) TeamCity
16 70 (1.70%) Spock
17 50 (1.22%) SoapUI
18 44 (1.07%) Bitbucket
18 44 (1.07%) WebDriver
19 43 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 772 (18.79%) Finance
2 594 (14.46%) Banking
3 259 (6.30%) Front Office
4 250 (6.09%) Investment Banking
5 122 (2.97%) Retail
6 84 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 64 (1.56%) Publishing
8 62 (1.51%) Marketing
9 57 (1.39%) Games
10 48 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.90%) Electronics
12 30 (0.73%) Back Office
13 27 (0.66%) Advertising
14 25 (0.61%) Law
15 24 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.56%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.34%) Legal
18 11 (0.27%) Automotive
19 7 (0.17%) Aerospace
20 5 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1739 (42.33%) Spring
2 941 (22.91%) HTML
3 872 (21.23%) REST
4 793 (19.30%) Hibernate
5 769 (18.72%) Web Services
6 712 (17.33%) CSS
7 612 (14.90%) XML
8 606 (14.75%) J2EE
9 579 (14.09%) RESTful
10 577 (14.05%) AngularJS
11 497 (12.10%) JSON
12 451 (10.98%) SOAP
13 425 (10.35%) HTML5
14 325 (7.91%) jQuery
15 301 (7.33%) Java EE
16 282 (6.86%) JMS
17 279 (6.79%) Node.js
18 277 (6.74%) Spring MVC
19 256 (6.23%) JSP
20 251 (6.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 168 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 165 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (3.29%) Fixed Income
4 122 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 121 (2.95%) Derivative
6 112 (2.73%) Equities
7 95 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 87 (2.12%) Data Structures
9 85 (2.07%) User Experience
10 84 (2.04%) Algorithms
11 69 (1.68%) Mobile App
12 45 (1.10%) Mathematics
13 40 (0.97%) Fintech
14 38 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 37 (0.90%) Video on Demand
16 36 (0.88%) Market Risk
17 34 (0.83%) Public Cloud
18 30 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
19 29 (0.71%) Economics
19 29 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 649 (15.80%) Linux
2 374 (9.10%) Unix
3 134 (3.26%) Windows
4 93 (2.26%) Android
5 68 (1.66%) Mac OS X
6 63 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 41 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 19 (0.46%) CentOS
10 11 (0.27%) Debian
10 11 (0.27%) Solaris
11 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.12%) AIX
12 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.097%) HPUX
13 4 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.024%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2490 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1418 (34.52%) TDD
3 976 (23.76%) Scrum
4 749 (18.23%) BDD
5 586 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
6 579 (14.09%) Microservices
7 489 (11.90%) OO
8 416 (10.13%) MVC
9 399 (9.71%) Pair Programming
10 396 (9.64%) Software Engineering
11 367 (8.93%) DevOps
12 354 (8.62%) Multithreading
13 329 (8.01%) Kanban
14 302 (7.35%) Open Source
15 272 (6.62%) E-Commerce
16 265 (6.45%) Web Development
17 239 (5.82%) Unit Testing
18 210 (5.11%) SOA
19 208 (5.06%) Low Latency
20 203 (4.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4107 (99.98%) Java
2 1207 (29.38%) JavaScript
3 899 (21.88%) SQL
4 511 (12.44%) Scala
5 303 (7.38%) Python
6 202 (4.92%) C#
7 192 (4.67%) Groovy
8 163 (3.97%) C++
9 159 (3.87%) Ruby
10 119 (2.90%) C
11 113 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 101 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 82 (2.00%) Clojure
14 72 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 68 (1.66%) Perl
16 56 (1.36%) XPath
17 53 (1.29%) PHP
18 38 (0.93%) Go
18 38 (0.93%) Haskell
19 34 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 364 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 184 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 146 (3.55%) Degree
4 104 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 54 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.15%) ISEB
9 5 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.073%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.073%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.073%) OCPJWCD
10 3 (0.073%) PhD
11 1 (0.024%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.024%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.024%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (2.70%) QA
2 25 (0.61%) MiFID
3 22 (0.54%) FATCA
4 20 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.44%) EMIR
7 17 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.24%) SDET
9 8 (0.19%) SLA
10 6 (0.15%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.049%) HL7
12 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.024%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.024%) SEPA
13 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 359 (8.74%) Docker
2 27 (0.66%) Apache Flume
3 23 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.49%) HDFS
5 10 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.12%) Shibboleth
7 5 (0.12%) vSphere
8 4 (0.097%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.073%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.049%) Varnish
10 2 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.024%) LXC
11 1 (0.024%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 137 (3.33%) Puppet
2 102 (2.48%) Ansible
3 54 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.49%) Terraform
6 13 (0.32%) Oozie
7 11 (0.27%) Kibana
7 11 (0.27%) OpenAM
8 9 (0.22%) Packer
9 8 (0.19%) Grafana
9 8 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (0.19%) HP Fortify
10 7 (0.17%) logstash
10 7 (0.17%) SELinux
11 6 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.15%) Control-M
11 6 (0.15%) OpenIDM
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 5 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 650 (15.82%) Oracle
2 102 (2.48%) IBM
3 82 (2.00%) Sybase
4 71 (1.73%) Adobe
5 67 (1.63%) Google
5 67 (1.63%) hybris
6 61 (1.48%) TIBCO
7 60 (1.46%) SAP
8 56 (1.36%) MuleSoft
9 50 (1.22%) Solace
10 45 (1.10%) Microsoft
10 45 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.02%) ATG
12 40 (0.97%) ION Trading
13 32 (0.78%) Perforce
14 28 (0.68%) New Relic
15 24 (0.58%) Splunk
16 23 (0.56%) VMware
17 22 (0.54%) Reuters
17 22 (0.54%) Talend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £395 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £385 to £425 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adteq
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago