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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2292 1936 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.47% 3.82% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 4.03% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1407 1117
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £632
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £36.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £46.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1223 £525 - 322
South East +36 294 £425 +13.33% 74
Yorkshire +25 231 £425 +6.25% 47
North West +19 192 £375 -4.15% 58
South West 0 110 £388 -3.12% 42
East of England -4 90 £401 +1.39% 31
West Midlands +27 70 £390 +16.41% 16
North East -17 53 £325 +4.41% 3
East Midlands -7 37 £356 -4.36% 7
Midlands -5 4 - - 1
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4402 (99.95%) Java
2 2552 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1905 (43.26%) Spring
4 1658 (37.65%) TDD
5 1270 (28.84%) JavaScript
6 1103 (25.05%) HTML
7 1038 (23.57%) Scrum
8 1019 (23.14%) Web Services
9 930 (21.12%) Hibernate
10 917 (20.82%) Finance
11 897 (20.37%) REST
12 827 (18.78%) Oracle
13 808 (18.35%) SQL
14 767 (17.42%) CSS
15 741 (16.83%) BDD
16 719 (16.33%) Maven
17 709 (16.10%) J2EE
18 701 (15.92%) Linux
19 667 (15.15%) Banking
20 647 (14.69%) XML
21 640 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
22 635 (14.42%) Git (software)
23 594 (13.49%) RESTful
24 572 (12.99%) JUnit
25 531 (12.06%) NoSQL
26 528 (11.99%) Unix
27 518 (11.76%) Pair Programming
28 510 (11.58%) Jenkins
29 509 (11.56%) AngularJS
30 499 (11.33%) OO

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 417 (9.47%) Tomcat
2 352 (7.99%) JBoss
3 254 (5.77%) Node.js
4 247 (5.61%) Apache
5 157 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 155 (3.52%) WebLogic
7 120 (2.72%) Jetty
8 93 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 76 (1.73%) Confluence
10 74 (1.68%) Apache Spark
11 73 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
12 62 (1.41%) CMS
13 57 (1.29%) Mule
14 50 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 36 (0.82%) GlassFish
16 35 (0.79%) nginx
17 31 (0.70%) Apache Solr
18 29 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 25 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
20 21 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 16 (0.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.068%) MS Office
3 3 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.023%) GIMP
5 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 42 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.34%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
5 10 (0.23%) RMDS
6 7 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.091%) BigMachines
7 4 (0.091%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.091%) Summit
8 3 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.045%) Magento
9 2 (0.045%) Maximo
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.045%) Revive Adserver
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.023%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.023%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 267 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.11%) GitHub
3 45 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (0.52%) PaaS
7 17 (0.39%) Google Analytics
8 16 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (0.27%) Heroku
12 11 (0.25%) SaaS
13 9 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.16%) Bluemix
16 4 (0.091%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.091%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 294 (6.68%) HTTP
2 101 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 66 (1.50%) Internet
4 39 (0.89%) SSL
5 19 (0.43%) Network Security
6 18 (0.41%) LDAP
7 15 (0.34%) SNMP
8 13 (0.30%) SAN
9 11 (0.25%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.23%) Multicast
11 6 (0.14%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.091%) AMQP
13 4 (0.091%) Firewall
13 4 (0.091%) FTP
14 2 (0.045%) Intranet
14 2 (0.045%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.045%) NFC
14 2 (0.045%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.045%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (12.06%) NoSQL
2 457 (10.38%) MongoDB
3 369 (8.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 366 (8.31%) Relational Database
5 300 (6.81%) MySQL
6 260 (5.90%) SQL Server
7 211 (4.79%) Hadoop
8 190 (4.31%) Oracle Database
9 168 (3.81%) Big Data
10 164 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
11 119 (2.70%) Neo4j
12 109 (2.48%) RDBMS
13 75 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 68 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 57 (1.29%) DB2
16 51 (1.16%) Hazelcast
17 49 (1.11%) HBase
17 49 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (0.75%) CouchDB
18 33 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 719 (16.33%) Maven
2 635 (14.42%) Git (software)
3 572 (12.99%) JUnit
4 510 (11.58%) Jenkins
5 411 (9.33%) Subversion
6 331 (7.52%) Cucumber
7 294 (6.68%) Mockito
8 284 (6.45%) JIRA
9 258 (5.86%) Eclipse
10 182 (4.13%) Gradle
11 181 (4.11%) Selenium
12 168 (3.81%) Ant
13 84 (1.91%) JMeter
14 80 (1.82%) IntelliJ
15 74 (1.68%) TeamCity
16 72 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 68 (1.54%) Hudson
18 53 (1.20%) JBehave
19 46 (1.04%) SoapUI
20 45 (1.02%) Spock
General
1 917 (20.82%) Finance
2 667 (15.15%) Banking
3 329 (7.47%) Front Office
4 258 (5.86%) Investment Banking
5 128 (2.91%) Retail
6 94 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 92 (2.09%) Marketing
8 73 (1.66%) Games
9 64 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 48 (1.09%) Electronics
11 30 (0.68%) Publishing
12 24 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.43%) Back Office
14 17 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 17 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.36%) Legal
16 11 (0.25%) Billing
17 8 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.16%) Automotive
18 7 (0.16%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1905 (43.26%) Spring
2 1103 (25.05%) HTML
3 1019 (23.14%) Web Services
4 930 (21.12%) Hibernate
5 897 (20.37%) REST
6 767 (17.42%) CSS
7 709 (16.10%) J2EE
8 647 (14.69%) XML
9 594 (13.49%) RESTful
10 509 (11.56%) AngularJS
11 458 (10.40%) HTML5
12 457 (10.38%) SOAP
13 409 (9.29%) JSON
14 315 (7.15%) jQuery
15 300 (6.81%) Java EE
16 292 (6.63%) JMS
17 238 (5.40%) JPA
18 234 (5.31%) Ajax
19 228 (5.18%) Spring MVC
20 222 (5.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 203 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 173 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (3.07%) Derivative
4 131 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 127 (2.88%) Equities
6 90 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 83 (1.88%) Fixed Income
8 74 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 66 (1.50%) User Experience
10 53 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 47 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 42 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 40 (0.91%) N-Tier
14 39 (0.89%) Fintech
15 33 (0.75%) Grid Computing
16 29 (0.66%) Market Risk
17 25 (0.57%) Digital Media
18 24 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
19 23 (0.52%) iPad
20 20 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 701 (15.92%) Linux
2 528 (11.99%) Unix
3 125 (2.84%) Windows
4 118 (2.68%) Mac OS X
5 61 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (1.29%) Android
7 25 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.39%) CentOS
9 16 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 16 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.34%) Solaris
11 14 (0.32%) Windows Server
12 13 (0.30%) AIX
13 9 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.068%) zOS
15 2 (0.045%) SUSE
16 1 (0.023%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2552 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1658 (37.65%) TDD
3 1038 (23.57%) Scrum
4 741 (16.83%) BDD
5 640 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
6 518 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 499 (11.33%) OO
8 485 (11.01%) Multithreading
9 366 (8.31%) Software Engineering
10 359 (8.15%) MVC
11 329 (7.47%) SDLC
12 328 (7.45%) Kanban
13 314 (7.13%) Open Source
14 290 (6.58%) Unit Testing
15 278 (6.31%) E-Commerce
16 274 (6.22%) Low Latency
17 269 (6.11%) Microservices
18 255 (5.79%) Web Development
19 237 (5.38%) DevOps
20 225 (5.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4402 (99.95%) Java
2 1270 (28.84%) JavaScript
3 808 (18.35%) SQL
4 450 (10.22%) Scala
5 285 (6.47%) Python
6 218 (4.95%) C#
7 196 (4.45%) PL/SQL
8 178 (4.04%) Ruby
9 174 (3.95%) Groovy
10 160 (3.63%) C++
11 111 (2.52%) C
12 98 (2.23%) PHP
13 79 (1.79%) Perl
14 69 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 60 (1.36%) Clojure
16 53 (1.20%) Bash Shell
17 32 (0.73%) Go
18 30 (0.68%) XPath
19 24 (0.54%) Jython
20 17 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 404 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 242 (5.50%) Degree
3 213 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 116 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 40 (0.91%) Sun Certification
6 36 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 21 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (0.41%) OCP
10 17 (0.39%) OCA
11 16 (0.36%) OCAJ
12 12 (0.27%) ISEB
13 10 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.18%) PhD
15 6 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
16 5 (0.11%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.11%) PMP
16 5 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 2 (0.045%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.18%) QA
2 47 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (0.45%) SLA
4 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 9 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.11%) MiFID
7 3 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.023%) Basel III
9 1 (0.023%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.023%) EMIR
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.023%) SEPA
9 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 146 (3.32%) Docker
2 14 (0.32%) HDFS
3 13 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.20%) vSphere
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.16%) Varnish
7 4 (0.091%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.045%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.045%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.045%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.023%) GridGain
9 1 (0.023%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.023%) LXC
9 1 (0.023%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 69 (1.57%) Puppet
2 31 (0.70%) Graphite
3 23 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.39%) Oozie
5 15 (0.34%) Kubernetes
6 13 (0.30%) Ansible
7 8 (0.18%) Control-M
8 7 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.16%) MOM
8 7 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.14%) BladeLogic
9 6 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (0.11%) logstash
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.091%) Nagios
11 4 (0.091%) yum
12 3 (0.068%) Opsview
13 2 (0.045%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 827 (18.78%) Oracle
2 109 (2.48%) IBM
3 107 (2.43%) Google
4 103 (2.34%) Sybase
5 58 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 53 (1.20%) SAP
7 51 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 44 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 42 (0.95%) Adobe
10 39 (0.89%) Microsoft
11 35 (0.79%) SOASTA, Inc
12 29 (0.66%) ION Trading
13 28 (0.64%) DataSynapse
14 26 (0.59%) hybris
14 26 (0.59%) WSO2
15 25 (0.57%) ATG
15 25 (0.57%) VMware
16 22 (0.50%) Calypso
16 22 (0.50%) Murex
17 18 (0.41%) Sun
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