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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 56 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1572 1300 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.20% 2.71% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 2.93% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 979 893
Average daily rate
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£428 £440 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 21
Average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £34.95 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £41.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +4 874 £500 - 289
South East -6 162 £400 +3.22% 69
Yorkshire -12 112 £400 +23.07% 23
South West +21 110 £400 +6.66% 38
North West +23 106 £400 +6.52% 49
East of England +47 93 £375 +7.14% 25
East Midlands +7 44 £400 -4.76% 5
North East +8 33 £325 -3.70% 10
West Midlands -8 29 £325 - 25
Midlands 0 1 £350 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3340 (99.97%) Java
2 1609 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1288 (38.55%) Spring
4 1014 (30.35%) TDD
5 843 (25.23%) J2EE
6 842 (25.20%) JavaScript
7 825 (24.69%) HTML
8 817 (24.45%) Hibernate
9 775 (23.20%) SQL
10 741 (22.18%) Web Services
11 696 (20.83%) Oracle
12 663 (19.84%) Linux
13 567 (16.97%) Scrum
14 558 (16.70%) Finance
15 535 (16.01%) XML
16 506 (15.15%) CSS
17 497 (14.88%) REST
18 495 (14.82%) OO
19 485 (14.52%) Maven
20 482 (14.43%) JUnit
21 465 (13.92%) Banking
22 439 (13.14%) Multithreading
23 434 (12.99%) UNIX
24 401 (12.00%) Relational Database
25 395 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
26 386 (11.55%) BDD
27 364 (10.89%) MVC
28 359 (10.75%) RESTful
29 358 (10.72%) Front Office
30 349 (10.45%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 332 (9.94%) Tomcat
2 267 (7.99%) JBoss
3 198 (5.93%) WebLogic
4 193 (5.78%) WebSphere
5 152 (4.55%) Apache
6 86 (2.57%) CMS
7 61 (1.83%) Mule
8 59 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 57 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
10 51 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
11 47 (1.41%) Confluence
12 44 (1.32%) Node.js
13 40 (1.20%) Mule ESB
14 37 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 35 (1.05%) Jetty
16 29 (0.87%) GlassFish
16 29 (0.87%) Apache Solr
17 26 (0.78%) Apache Spark
17 26 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.78%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.45%) MS Office
3 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.060%) GIMP
6 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (0.96%) ION MarketView
2 21 (0.63%) RMDS
3 18 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.15%) Tridion
9 4 (0.12%) Magento
10 2 (0.060%) Summit
10 2 (0.060%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.030%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.030%) SAP xRPM
11 1 (0.030%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.030%) BASE24
11 1 (0.030%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.29%) GitHub
3 29 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.21%) SaaS
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.090%) Google Checkout
12 3 (0.090%) IaaS
12 3 (0.090%) PaaS
13 2 (0.060%) Heroku
14 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 173 (5.18%) HTTP
2 88 (2.63%) Internet
3 29 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.84%) LDAP
5 23 (0.69%) AMQP
6 14 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 14 (0.42%) X.509
7 13 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.33%) Firewall
9 8 (0.24%) SNMP
9 8 (0.24%) SSH
10 6 (0.18%) SSL
10 6 (0.18%) FTP
11 4 (0.12%) Network Security
11 4 (0.12%) Multicast
12 3 (0.090%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.090%) VPN
12 3 (0.090%) Intranet
13 2 (0.060%) Extranet
13 2 (0.060%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 211 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 204 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 174 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 174 (5.21%) MySQL
5 152 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 150 (4.49%) Hadoop
7 136 (4.07%) RDBMS
8 130 (3.89%) Big Data
9 79 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 68 (2.04%) DB2
11 65 (1.95%) Neo4j
12 46 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 41 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (1.11%) Couchbase
15 25 (0.75%) Hazelcast
16 23 (0.69%) HBase
16 23 (0.69%) Apache Hive
17 20 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 485 (14.52%) Maven
2 482 (14.43%) JUnit
3 349 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 337 (10.09%) Subversion
5 274 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 221 (6.61%) Jenkins
7 184 (5.51%) Ant
8 166 (4.97%) Cucumber
9 133 (3.98%) Mockito
9 133 (3.98%) JIRA
10 119 (3.56%) Selenium
11 63 (1.89%) Gradle
12 55 (1.65%) jMock
13 46 (1.38%) TeamCity
14 45 (1.35%) SoapUI
15 44 (1.32%) IntelliJ
16 32 (0.96%) ClearCase
17 28 (0.84%) Hudson
18 25 (0.75%) Jasmine
19 24 (0.72%) Spock
General
1 558 (16.70%) Finance
2 465 (13.92%) Banking
3 358 (10.72%) Front Office
4 264 (7.90%) Investment Banking
5 61 (1.83%) Retail
5 61 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 58 (1.74%) Marketing
7 48 (1.44%) Publishing
8 42 (1.26%) Games
8 42 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.66%) Back Office
10 21 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.54%) Advertising
12 17 (0.51%) Electronics
13 14 (0.42%) Automotive
14 10 (0.30%) Legal
15 9 (0.27%) French Language
16 7 (0.21%) Military
16 7 (0.21%) Law
17 6 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1288 (38.55%) Spring
2 843 (25.23%) J2EE
3 825 (24.69%) HTML
4 817 (24.45%) Hibernate
5 741 (22.18%) Web Services
6 535 (16.01%) XML
7 506 (15.15%) CSS
8 497 (14.88%) REST
9 359 (10.75%) RESTful
10 344 (10.30%) SOAP
11 315 (9.43%) JSP
12 269 (8.05%) jQuery
13 263 (7.87%) Spring MVC
14 255 (7.63%) HTML5
15 244 (7.30%) Java EE
16 233 (6.97%) JMS
17 209 (6.26%) JSON
18 194 (5.81%) JPA
19 183 (5.48%) Ajax
20 180 (5.39%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 252 (7.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 181 (5.42%) Derivative
3 162 (4.85%) Open Source
4 134 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 127 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 124 (3.71%) Equities
7 83 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 65 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 49 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
11 44 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 40 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.05%) User Experience
14 32 (0.96%) Market Risk
15 26 (0.78%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.69%) Client/Server
17 21 (0.63%) Visualisation
17 21 (0.63%) Grid Computing
18 18 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
18 18 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 663 (19.84%) Linux
2 434 (12.99%) UNIX
3 138 (4.13%) Windows
4 107 (3.20%) Mac OS X
5 45 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (1.08%) Solaris
7 24 (0.72%) Android
8 13 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.39%) CentOS
9 9 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.24%) AIX
11 6 (0.18%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.15%) HPUX
13 4 (0.12%) VMS
13 4 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.060%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1609 (48.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1014 (30.35%) TDD
3 567 (16.97%) Scrum
4 495 (14.82%) OO
5 439 (13.14%) Multithreading
6 395 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
7 386 (11.55%) BDD
8 364 (10.89%) MVC
9 263 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 263 (7.87%) Low Latency
10 248 (7.42%) SOA
11 222 (6.64%) E-Commerce
11 222 (6.64%) Web Development
12 166 (4.97%) Pair Programming
13 157 (4.70%) Unit Testing
14 146 (4.37%) User Stories
15 138 (4.13%) UML
16 130 (3.89%) OOP
17 123 (3.68%) OOD
18 117 (3.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3340 (99.97%) Java
2 842 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 775 (23.20%) SQL
4 220 (6.58%) Python
5 193 (5.78%) Scala
6 190 (5.69%) C#
7 141 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 137 (4.10%) C++
9 81 (2.42%) Ruby
10 70 (2.10%) Groovy
11 64 (1.92%) Perl
12 52 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 51 (1.53%) XPath
14 49 (1.47%) PHP
15 45 (1.35%) C
16 30 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 22 (0.66%) Clojure
18 21 (0.63%) XQuery
19 19 (0.57%) Lua
20 11 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 329 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 203 (6.08%) Degree
3 154 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 127 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 39 (1.17%) Sun Certification
6 17 (0.51%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.090%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.090%) HND
11 2 (0.060%) OCP
11 2 (0.060%) OCA
11 2 (0.060%) PhD
11 2 (0.060%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.060%) OCMJD
12 1 (0.030%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (1.98%) QA
2 9 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.18%) EMIR
4 4 (0.12%) SLA
5 2 (0.060%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.060%) HL7
5 2 (0.060%) Basel III
6 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (0.81%) Docker
2 10 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.18%) Varnish
5 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.12%) HDFS
6 3 (0.090%) Platform Symphony
6 3 (0.090%) GridGain
6 3 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.090%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.060%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.060%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.030%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 55 (1.65%) Puppet
2 38 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (0.90%) Vagrant
4 14 (0.42%) Ansible
5 11 (0.33%) Kibana
6 5 (0.15%) StatsD
6 5 (0.15%) Oozie
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.090%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.090%) logstash
8 3 (0.090%) Salt
8 3 (0.090%) Nagios
8 3 (0.090%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.060%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.060%) Control-M
9 2 (0.060%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.030%) Graphite
10 1 (0.030%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.030%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 696 (20.83%) Oracle
2 130 (3.89%) Sybase
3 104 (3.11%) IBM
4 71 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 60 (1.80%) Adobe
6 53 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 47 (1.41%) hybris
8 39 (1.17%) Atlassian
9 36 (1.08%) ION Trading
10 31 (0.93%) Microsoft
11 30 (0.90%) SAP
11 30 (0.90%) Google
12 28 (0.84%) Sun
13 19 (0.57%) FatWire
14 14 (0.42%) ForgeRock
15 12 (0.36%) ATG
16 11 (0.33%) Talend
16 11 (0.33%) Reuters
16 11 (0.33%) Informatica
17 10 (0.30%) webMethods
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