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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 55 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1706 1575 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.21% 3.27% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 3.53% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1185 1082
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £23.13 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.40 £46.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 1016 £500 -4.76% 253
South East +49 175 £350 - 77
East of England +44 135 £450 +38.46% 33
South West +9 130 £380 +20.63% 43
North West -1 90 £375 +7.14% 74
Yorkshire -26 57 £350 +7.69% 38
West Midlands +7 37 £370 +34.54% 21
East Midlands -1 24 £450 +24.13% 8
North East -25 24 £353 +29.95% 9
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3050 (99.97%) Java
2 1539 (50.44%) Spring
3 1355 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
4 963 (31.56%) Hibernate
5 912 (29.89%) TDD
6 795 (26.06%) JavaScript
7 786 (25.76%) SQL
8 743 (24.35%) J2EE
9 731 (23.96%) Oracle
10 727 (23.83%) HTML
11 639 (20.94%) Web Services
12 620 (20.32%) XML
13 600 (19.67%) Linux
14 525 (17.21%) CSS
15 518 (16.98%) Scrum
16 516 (16.91%) Finance
17 509 (16.68%) Banking
18 485 (15.90%) MVC
19 471 (15.44%) UNIX
20 466 (15.27%) Maven
21 442 (14.49%) OO
22 404 (13.24%) Relational Database
23 400 (13.11%) Multithreading
24 395 (12.95%) JUnit
25 378 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
26 371 (12.16%) Spring MVC
27 368 (12.06%) BDD
28 364 (11.93%) REST
29 358 (11.73%) Front Office
30 346 (11.34%) JSP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 338 (11.08%) Tomcat
2 268 (8.78%) JBoss
3 197 (6.46%) Apache
4 175 (5.74%) WebSphere
5 148 (4.85%) WebLogic
6 94 (3.08%) CMS
7 61 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 57 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 45 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
10 34 (1.11%) Node.js
10 34 (1.11%) Confluence
11 30 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 26 (0.85%) Jetty
13 25 (0.82%) Liferay
13 25 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.75%) GlassFish
15 22 (0.72%) Alfresco
16 20 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
17 19 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
18 17 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (0.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.066%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.033%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (1.08%) RMDS
2 32 (1.05%) ION MarketView
3 23 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.23%) Murex MxG2000
5 7 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.20%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.098%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.066%) Shopify
9 2 (0.066%) ENOVIA
9 2 (0.066%) Magento
10 1 (0.033%) Tridion
10 1 (0.033%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.033%) Endur
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.033%) Summit
10 1 (0.033%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.75%) GitHub
5 17 (0.56%) SaaS
6 13 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.16%) Heroku
9 2 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.033%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.033%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.033%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.033%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.033%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 146 (4.79%) HTTP
2 78 (2.56%) LDAP
3 67 (2.20%) Internet
4 36 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.59%) Intranet
6 16 (0.52%) AMQP
7 12 (0.39%) Multicast
7 12 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.39%) SNMP
8 11 (0.36%) SSL
8 11 (0.36%) SSH
9 8 (0.26%) DSL
10 4 (0.13%) Firewall
10 4 (0.13%) Extranet
11 3 (0.098%) DNS
11 3 (0.098%) WAN
11 3 (0.098%) LAN
12 2 (0.066%) SAN
12 2 (0.066%) ASN.1
12 2 (0.066%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (13.24%) Relational Database
2 248 (8.13%) MySQL
3 195 (6.39%) MongoDB
4 162 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 148 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 128 (4.20%) RDBMS
7 124 (4.06%) SQL Server
8 88 (2.88%) Big Data
9 82 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 77 (2.52%) Hadoop
11 68 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 54 (1.77%) MariaDB
13 51 (1.67%) Neo4j
14 50 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (1.47%) DB2
16 35 (1.15%) Redis
17 34 (1.11%) Hazelcast
18 30 (0.98%) CouchDB
19 29 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
20 26 (0.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 466 (15.27%) Maven
2 395 (12.95%) JUnit
3 312 (10.23%) Subversion
4 292 (9.57%) Eclipse
5 251 (8.23%) Git (software)
6 210 (6.88%) Jenkins
7 177 (5.80%) Ant
8 140 (4.59%) Selenium
9 132 (4.33%) Cucumber
10 119 (3.90%) JIRA
11 116 (3.80%) Mockito
12 99 (3.24%) Hudson
13 72 (2.36%) TeamCity
14 55 (1.80%) IntelliJ
15 53 (1.74%) jMock
16 34 (1.11%) CruiseControl
17 33 (1.08%) Gradle
18 31 (1.02%) Jasmine
19 27 (0.88%) Apache Ivy
20 23 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 516 (16.91%) Finance
2 509 (16.68%) Banking
3 358 (11.73%) Front Office
4 283 (9.28%) Investment Banking
5 73 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.80%) Marketing
7 50 (1.64%) Retail
8 43 (1.41%) Back Office
8 43 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.18%) Games
10 32 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.02%) Publishing
12 29 (0.95%) Electronics
13 18 (0.59%) Advertising
14 9 (0.29%) Legal
15 8 (0.26%) German Language
16 7 (0.23%) Automotive
17 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.16%) Billing
19 4 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1539 (50.44%) Spring
2 963 (31.56%) Hibernate
3 743 (24.35%) J2EE
4 727 (23.83%) HTML
5 639 (20.94%) Web Services
6 620 (20.32%) XML
7 525 (17.21%) CSS
8 371 (12.16%) Spring MVC
9 364 (11.93%) REST
10 346 (11.34%) JSP
11 310 (10.16%) jQuery
12 268 (8.78%) RESTful
13 266 (8.72%) JMS
14 257 (8.42%) Java EE
15 247 (8.10%) SOAP
16 203 (6.65%) JSON
17 200 (6.56%) Ajax
18 177 (5.80%) Struts
18 177 (5.80%) JPA
19 172 (5.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 251 (8.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 187 (6.13%) Open Source
3 152 (4.98%) Fixed Income
4 142 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 131 (4.29%) Derivative
6 120 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 99 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (2.33%) Equities
9 63 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 62 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 51 (1.67%) User Experience
12 50 (1.64%) Mathematics
13 41 (1.34%) Credit Risk
14 31 (1.02%) Market Risk
15 30 (0.98%) Visualisation
16 26 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
17 25 (0.82%) N-Tier
18 24 (0.79%) Digital Media
19 23 (0.75%) DTV
20 21 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 600 (19.67%) Linux
2 471 (15.44%) UNIX
3 99 (3.24%) Windows
4 96 (3.15%) Mac OS X
5 50 (1.64%) Android
6 37 (1.21%) Solaris
7 30 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.56%) CentOS
10 15 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.26%) Fedora
11 8 (0.26%) AIX
11 8 (0.26%) HPUX
12 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.098%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.066%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.066%) Debian
14 2 (0.066%) VMS
14 2 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1355 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (29.89%) TDD
3 518 (16.98%) Scrum
4 485 (15.90%) MVC
5 442 (14.49%) OO
6 400 (13.11%) Multithreading
7 378 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
8 368 (12.06%) BDD
9 288 (9.44%) E-Commerce
10 283 (9.28%) Low Latency
11 223 (7.31%) Web Development
12 222 (7.28%) SOA
13 215 (7.05%) Software Engineering
14 202 (6.62%) Unit Testing
15 173 (5.67%) Pair Programming
16 128 (4.20%) Mentoring
17 122 (4.00%) OOD
18 117 (3.83%) User Stories
19 108 (3.54%) UML
20 107 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3050 (99.97%) Java
2 795 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 786 (25.76%) SQL
4 232 (7.60%) Scala
5 182 (5.97%) PL/SQL
6 179 (5.87%) C#
7 160 (5.24%) C++
8 158 (5.18%) Python
9 122 (4.00%) Groovy
10 85 (2.79%) Ruby
11 82 (2.69%) PHP
12 70 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 62 (2.03%) Bash Shell
14 57 (1.87%) C
14 57 (1.87%) Perl
15 42 (1.38%) Clojure
16 28 (0.92%) XPath
17 22 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.43%) PHP5
19 12 (0.39%) Lua
Qualifications
1 212 (6.95%) Degree
2 201 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 107 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 68 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 30 (0.98%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.23%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.20%) PhD
8 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.066%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.033%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.033%) OCP
10 1 (0.033%) OCA
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.033%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (3.57%) QA
2 5 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (0.098%) HL7
3 3 (0.098%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.066%) SLA
4 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.033%) EMIR
5 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.033%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (0.49%) Shibboleth
2 9 (0.29%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.26%) Docker
4 6 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.16%) HDFS
6 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.098%) GridGain
7 3 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.066%) vCloud
9 1 (0.033%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 47 (1.54%) Puppet
2 27 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.23%) Oozie
4 7 (0.23%) YUM
5 5 (0.16%) OpenAM
5 5 (0.16%) Ansible
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.098%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.066%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.066%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.066%) Salt
9 1 (0.033%) logstash
9 1 (0.033%) SCOM
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.033%) OpenView
9 1 (0.033%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.033%) Nagios
Vendors
1 731 (23.96%) Oracle
2 134 (4.39%) Sybase
3 100 (3.28%) TIBCO
4 70 (2.29%) IBM
5 54 (1.77%) Google
6 46 (1.51%) 29West
7 45 (1.47%) Adobe
8 39 (1.28%) FatWire
9 38 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 36 (1.18%) ION Trading
11 27 (0.88%) hybris
11 27 (0.88%) Sun
11 27 (0.88%) SAP
12 25 (0.82%) Microsoft
13 22 (0.72%) Perforce
14 19 (0.62%) Murex
15 18 (0.59%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.56%) Bloomberg
17 16 (0.52%) Zend
17 16 (0.52%) Reuters
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