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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 48 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1697 1209 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.67% 2.72% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 2.93% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 855 803
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £32.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.88 £51.83 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 +17 1089 £525 +5.00% 258
South East +7 168 £360 -2.70% 112
North West +22 137 £365 +1.38% 55
South West +11 96 £400 +23.07% 58
Yorkshire +16 75 £338 - 36
East of England +7 59 £375 - 60
East Midlands +26 37 £375 - 17
West Midlands -15 18 £355 +33.96% 14
North East -18 16 £325 -7.14% 6
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3463 (99.97%) Java
2 1598 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1477 (42.64%) Spring
4 1018 (29.39%) TDD
5 967 (27.92%) Hibernate
6 923 (26.65%) HTML
7 827 (23.87%) J2EE
8 825 (23.82%) JavaScript
9 799 (23.07%) Oracle
10 775 (22.37%) SQL
11 737 (21.28%) Linux
12 716 (20.67%) Web Services
13 646 (18.65%) XML
14 571 (16.48%) UNIX
15 569 (16.43%) Maven
16 567 (16.37%) CSS
17 557 (16.08%) Finance
18 554 (15.99%) Scrum
19 526 (15.18%) Banking
20 510 (14.72%) REST
21 503 (14.52%) JUnit
22 478 (13.80%) Relational Database
23 472 (13.63%) OO
24 462 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
25 450 (12.99%) MVC
26 436 (12.59%) BDD
27 427 (12.33%) Multithreading
28 416 (12.01%) Front Office
29 387 (11.17%) Subversion
30 378 (10.91%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 371 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 252 (7.27%) JBoss
3 187 (5.40%) Apache
4 174 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 166 (4.79%) WebSphere
6 116 (3.35%) CMS
7 70 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
8 46 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 42 (1.21%) Node.js
10 39 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 35 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
11 35 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
12 32 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 31 (0.89%) Confluence
14 28 (0.81%) Jetty
14 28 (0.81%) Mule
15 26 (0.75%) Alfresco
16 22 (0.64%) Liferay
17 18 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.26%) MS Office
3 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.058%) GIMP
5 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (1.18%) ION MarketView
2 24 (0.69%) RMDS
3 19 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
7 6 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.087%) Magento
9 3 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.087%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.058%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.058%) Summit
11 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.029%) ENOVIA
11 1 (0.029%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.029%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.029%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (0.95%) Amazon S3
4 27 (0.78%) GitHub
5 11 (0.32%) SaaS
6 9 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.12%) PaaS
9 3 (0.087%) ElastiCache
9 3 (0.087%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.029%) Heroku
10 1 (0.029%) IaaS
10 1 (0.029%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 233 (6.73%) HTTP
2 71 (2.05%) Internet
3 63 (1.82%) LDAP
4 21 (0.61%) AMQP
5 17 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.43%) SNMP
6 15 (0.43%) Intranet
7 13 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.35%) SSH
9 8 (0.23%) DSL
10 7 (0.20%) SSL
11 5 (0.14%) Extranet
11 5 (0.14%) Multicast
12 4 (0.12%) Firewall
13 3 (0.087%) DVB
13 3 (0.087%) Network Security
13 3 (0.087%) MQTT
14 2 (0.058%) NGN
14 2 (0.058%) NFC
14 2 (0.058%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (13.80%) Relational Database
2 245 (7.07%) MongoDB
3 214 (6.18%) MySQL
4 173 (4.99%) Oracle Database
5 164 (4.73%) RDBMS
6 157 (4.53%) NoSQL
7 134 (3.87%) SQL Server
8 115 (3.32%) Neo4j
9 103 (2.97%) Big Data
10 99 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 77 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 66 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
13 61 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 59 (1.70%) DB2
15 42 (1.21%) MariaDB
16 35 (1.01%) Hazelcast
17 34 (0.98%) Couchbase
18 33 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
19 28 (0.81%) KDB
20 26 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 569 (16.43%) Maven
2 503 (14.52%) JUnit
3 387 (11.17%) Subversion
4 378 (10.91%) Git (software)
5 294 (8.49%) Eclipse
6 256 (7.39%) Jenkins
7 204 (5.89%) Ant
8 169 (4.88%) Cucumber
9 167 (4.82%) Mockito
10 145 (4.19%) JIRA
11 142 (4.10%) Selenium
12 76 (2.19%) TeamCity
13 67 (1.93%) IntelliJ
14 61 (1.76%) Hudson
15 58 (1.67%) jMock
16 41 (1.18%) Gradle
17 38 (1.10%) CruiseControl
18 33 (0.95%) ClearCase
19 29 (0.84%) SoapUI
20 28 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
General
1 557 (16.08%) Finance
2 526 (15.18%) Banking
3 416 (12.01%) Front Office
4 289 (8.34%) Investment Banking
5 68 (1.96%) Publishing
6 64 (1.85%) Marketing
7 59 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.27%) Retail
9 36 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 33 (0.95%) Games
11 26 (0.75%) Advertising
12 23 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.58%) Electronics
14 19 (0.55%) Back Office
15 13 (0.38%) Legal
16 11 (0.32%) Automotive
17 9 (0.26%) Law
18 5 (0.14%) Military
18 5 (0.14%) Dutch Language
18 5 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1477 (42.64%) Spring
2 967 (27.92%) Hibernate
3 923 (26.65%) HTML
4 827 (23.87%) J2EE
5 716 (20.67%) Web Services
6 646 (18.65%) XML
7 567 (16.37%) CSS
8 510 (14.72%) REST
9 366 (10.57%) JSP
10 339 (9.79%) Spring MVC
11 338 (9.76%) RESTful
12 316 (9.12%) SOAP
13 284 (8.20%) jQuery
14 268 (7.74%) Java EE
15 266 (7.68%) JMS
16 226 (6.52%) JSON
17 207 (5.98%) HTML5
18 205 (5.92%) JPA
19 201 (5.80%) JAX-RS
20 195 (5.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 289 (8.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 201 (5.80%) Derivative
3 162 (4.68%) Open Source
4 143 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 140 (4.04%) Fixed Income
5 140 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 82 (2.37%) Equities
8 66 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 62 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 59 (1.70%) User Experience
11 37 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
12 36 (1.04%) N-Tier
12 36 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
13 27 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 27 (0.78%) Visualisation
13 27 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 26 (0.75%) Grid Computing
15 24 (0.69%) Market Risk
16 21 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 737 (21.28%) Linux
2 571 (16.48%) UNIX
3 171 (4.94%) Mac OS X
4 105 (3.03%) Windows
5 49 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (1.18%) Android
7 27 (0.78%) Solaris
8 17 (0.49%) CentOS
9 16 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.14%) VMS
12 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.12%) AIX
13 4 (0.12%) HPUX
13 4 (0.12%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.12%) Fedora
14 3 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.058%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1598 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1018 (29.39%) TDD
3 554 (15.99%) Scrum
4 472 (13.63%) OO
5 462 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
6 450 (12.99%) MVC
7 436 (12.59%) BDD
8 427 (12.33%) Multithreading
9 266 (7.68%) Web Development
10 264 (7.62%) Low Latency
11 258 (7.45%) SOA
12 222 (6.41%) E-Commerce
13 217 (6.26%) Software Engineering
14 179 (5.17%) Unit Testing
15 163 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 153 (4.42%) Web Design
17 146 (4.21%) Configuration Management
18 144 (4.16%) Pair Programming
19 138 (3.98%) User Stories
20 118 (3.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3463 (99.97%) Java
2 825 (23.82%) JavaScript
3 775 (22.37%) SQL
4 218 (6.29%) C#
5 197 (5.69%) Scala
6 182 (5.25%) PL/SQL
7 179 (5.17%) Python
8 170 (4.91%) C++
9 107 (3.09%) Ruby
10 94 (2.71%) Groovy
11 76 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 73 (2.11%) Perl
12 73 (2.11%) PHP
13 54 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 52 (1.50%) XPath
15 49 (1.41%) C
16 36 (1.04%) Clojure
17 25 (0.72%) XQuery
18 18 (0.52%) Lua
19 13 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 274 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 205 (5.92%) Degree
3 119 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 106 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 42 (1.21%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.38%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.12%) PhD
11 3 (0.087%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.029%) OCP
12 1 (0.029%) OCA
12 1 (0.029%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.029%) HND
12 1 (0.029%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.51%) QA
2 7 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.087%) SLA
5 2 (0.058%) HL7
5 2 (0.058%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.029%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.029%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (0.69%) Docker
2 18 (0.52%) VirtualBox
3 13 (0.38%) Shibboleth
4 11 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.17%) Varnish
7 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.087%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.058%) GridGain
10 1 (0.029%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.029%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.029%) RHEV
10 1 (0.029%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (1.85%) Puppet
2 37 (1.07%) Vagrant
3 23 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
5 11 (0.32%) Ansible
6 5 (0.14%) yum
6 5 (0.14%) Kibana
7 4 (0.12%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.12%) StatsD
8 3 (0.087%) SCOM
8 3 (0.087%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.087%) Oozie
9 2 (0.058%) Graphite
9 2 (0.058%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.058%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.058%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.058%) Control-M
10 1 (0.029%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.029%) Nagios
Vendors
1 799 (23.07%) Oracle
2 147 (4.24%) Sybase
3 111 (3.20%) TIBCO
4 66 (1.91%) IBM
5 64 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 62 (1.79%) Adobe
7 52 (1.50%) ION Trading
8 34 (0.98%) hybris
9 31 (0.89%) 29West
10 30 (0.87%) SAP
11 28 (0.81%) Google
12 25 (0.72%) Microsoft
13 24 (0.69%) FatWire
14 23 (0.66%) Sun
14 23 (0.66%) Atlassian
15 22 (0.64%) Murex
16 17 (0.49%) Perforce
16 17 (0.49%) Bloomberg
17 13 (0.38%) Canoo
18 12 (0.35%) Reuters
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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North East
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