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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK / England
Rank 41 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2003 2200 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.79% 4.69% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 4.93% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1688 1489
Median daily rate £471 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% +17.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £49.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
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 £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -3 1093 £513 -2.38% 369
South East +11 268 £450 +12.50% 82
South West +4 151 £405 +1.25% 43
North West -5 125 £413 +3.12% 62
Yorkshire +4 124 £400 -3.03% 64
East of England +22 99 £405 -10.00% 38
West Midlands +13 60 £445 +36.92% 17
East Midlands +1 34 £395 +1.93% 21
North East -42 34 £350 +7.69% 10
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Midlands +2 1 £400 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 4060 (99.98%) Java
2 2433 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1738 (42.80%) Spring
4 1396 (34.38%) TDD
5 1154 (28.42%) JavaScript
6 928 (22.85%) Scrum
7 914 (22.51%) HTML
8 905 (22.29%) SQL
9 861 (21.20%) REST
10 820 (20.19%) Hibernate
11 779 (19.18%) Finance
12 777 (19.13%) Web Services
13 758 (18.67%) Git (software)
14 727 (17.90%) BDD
15 694 (17.09%) CSS
16 681 (16.77%) Oracle
17 672 (16.55%) Linux
18 648 (15.96%) XML
19 642 (15.81%) Microservices
20 622 (15.32%) Banking
21 610 (15.02%) Maven
22 597 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
23 575 (14.16%) Jenkins
24 565 (13.91%) J2EE
25 563 (13.86%) RESTful
25 563 (13.86%) AngularJS
26 518 (12.76%) JUnit
27 495 (12.19%) OO
28 490 (12.07%) Scala
29 473 (11.65%) JSON

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
1 293 (7.21%) Tomcat
2 214 (5.27%) Apache Spark
3 210 (5.17%) JBoss
4 205 (5.05%) WebSphere
5 167 (4.11%) Apache
6 154 (3.79%) WebLogic
7 129 (3.18%) Confluence
8 128 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
9 109 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 71 (1.75%) CMS
11 68 (1.67%) Mule
12 65 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 55 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
14 49 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 38 (0.94%) Mule ESB
16 34 (0.84%) Apache Solr
17 33 (0.81%) Jetty
18 29 (0.71%) GlassFish
19 28 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
20 27 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.049%) InVision
3 2 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.049%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.049%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.049%) Weka
4 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 45 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 40 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.66%) ION MarketView
4 18 (0.44%) RMDS
5 10 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.25%) Unica
6 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.049%) Magento
10 2 (0.049%) Murex MxG2000
10 2 (0.049%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.049%) Summit
11 1 (0.025%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.025%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 370 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (2.24%) GitHub
3 81 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (0.81%) PaaS
6 31 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
7 26 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (0.59%) IaaS
10 22 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (0.44%) Heroku
12 16 (0.39%) Google App Engine
13 13 (0.32%) SaaS
14 12 (0.30%) Slack
14 12 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.22%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (0.17%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 214 (5.27%) HTTP
2 59 (1.45%) Internet
3 43 (1.06%) RTSP
4 30 (0.74%) MQTT
4 30 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 20 (0.49%) LDAP
7 18 (0.44%) SSH
8 14 (0.34%) SSL
9 12 (0.30%) Firewall
9 12 (0.30%) Intranet
10 10 (0.25%) AMQP
11 9 (0.22%) ICMP
11 9 (0.22%) RTP
12 8 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.17%) FTP
13 7 (0.17%) Skype
14 6 (0.15%) SNMP
15 5 (0.12%) LAN
16 4 (0.098%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 352 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 338 (8.32%) Relational Database
4 310 (7.63%) Big Data
5 258 (6.35%) Hadoop
6 257 (6.33%) MySQL
7 227 (5.59%) SQL Server
8 213 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
9 176 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 138 (3.40%) Oracle Database
11 86 (2.12%) HBase
12 83 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 75 (1.85%) DB2
14 59 (1.45%) Redis
15 53 (1.31%) Apache Hive
16 49 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (1.16%) Neo4j
18 34 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
19 32 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (0.79%) KDB
Development Applications
1 758 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 610 (15.02%) Maven
3 575 (14.16%) Jenkins
4 518 (12.76%) JUnit
5 313 (7.71%) JIRA
6 289 (7.12%) Subversion
7 261 (6.43%) Cucumber
8 237 (5.84%) Mockito
9 232 (5.71%) Eclipse
10 228 (5.61%) Gradle
11 185 (4.56%) Selenium
12 182 (4.48%) Ant
13 128 (3.15%) IntelliJ
14 88 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 75 (1.85%) TeamCity
16 53 (1.31%) Hudson
17 51 (1.26%) Bitbucket
18 50 (1.23%) Spock
19 47 (1.16%) SoapUI
20 37 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 779 (19.18%) Finance
2 622 (15.32%) Banking
3 279 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 271 (6.67%) Front Office
5 102 (2.51%) Retail
6 92 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 63 (1.55%) Marketing
8 58 (1.43%) Games
9 54 (1.33%) Publishing
10 49 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.03%) Electronics
12 30 (0.74%) Back Office
13 23 (0.57%) Advertising
14 22 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 21 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.52%) Law
16 16 (0.39%) Legal
17 13 (0.32%) Automotive
18 9 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1738 (42.80%) Spring
2 914 (22.51%) HTML
3 861 (21.20%) REST
4 820 (20.19%) Hibernate
5 777 (19.13%) Web Services
6 694 (17.09%) CSS
7 648 (15.96%) XML
8 565 (13.91%) J2EE
9 563 (13.86%) AngularJS
9 563 (13.86%) RESTful
10 473 (11.65%) JSON
11 438 (10.79%) SOAP
12 417 (10.27%) HTML5
13 317 (7.81%) Java EE
14 290 (7.14%) Spring Boot
15 289 (7.12%) jQuery
16 275 (6.77%) Node.js
17 270 (6.65%) JMS
18 263 (6.48%) Spring MVC
19 239 (5.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 184 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 154 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (3.55%) Fixed Income
4 139 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 138 (3.40%) Derivative
6 120 (2.95%) Equities
7 91 (2.24%) Data Structures
8 87 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 87 (2.14%) User Experience
9 83 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 40 (0.98%) Fintech
11 40 (0.98%) Video on Demand
12 39 (0.96%) Market Risk
13 36 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 35 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 33 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 32 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
17 30 (0.74%) N-Tier
18 29 (0.71%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 672 (16.55%) Linux
2 408 (10.05%) Unix
3 114 (2.81%) Windows
4 93 (2.29%) Android
5 75 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 60 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 50 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.49%) CentOS
10 15 (0.37%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.30%) Debian
12 11 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.27%) Solaris
13 4 (0.098%) AIX
13 4 (0.098%) HPUX
14 3 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.074%) VMS
14 3 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2433 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1396 (34.38%) TDD
3 928 (22.85%) Scrum
4 727 (17.90%) BDD
5 642 (15.81%) Microservices
6 597 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
7 495 (12.19%) OO
8 415 (10.22%) DevOps
9 397 (9.78%) MVC
10 395 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 366 (9.01%) Pair Programming
12 353 (8.69%) Multithreading
13 313 (7.71%) Open Source
14 294 (7.24%) Kanban
15 274 (6.75%) Web Development
16 249 (6.13%) E-Commerce
16 249 (6.13%) Unit Testing
17 240 (5.91%) SDLC
18 236 (5.81%) SOA
19 228 (5.61%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4060 (99.98%) Java
2 1154 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 905 (22.29%) SQL
4 490 (12.07%) Scala
5 321 (7.90%) Python
6 224 (5.52%) C#
7 179 (4.41%) Ruby
8 178 (4.38%) Groovy
9 163 (4.01%) C++
10 127 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 118 (2.91%) C
12 105 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 76 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 65 (1.60%) Perl
15 59 (1.45%) Clojure
16 57 (1.40%) PHP
17 55 (1.35%) XPath
18 47 (1.16%) Go
19 34 (0.84%) Korn
20 29 (0.71%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 334 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 174 (4.28%) SC Cleared
3 161 (3.96%) Degree
4 93 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 52 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 35 (0.86%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.17%) ISEB
9 6 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.12%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.098%) PhD
12 3 (0.074%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.074%) OCPJWCD
13 2 (0.049%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.025%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.025%) Brainbench
14 1 (0.025%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.025%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (2.78%) QA
2 39 (0.96%) MiFID
3 25 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 24 (0.59%) EMIR
5 22 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 22 (0.54%) FATCA
6 20 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.27%) SLA
8 10 (0.25%) SDET
9 6 (0.15%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.074%) HL7
10 3 (0.074%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.025%) SEPA
System Software
1 371 (9.14%) Docker
2 25 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 18 (0.44%) HDFS
4 17 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 5 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.12%) vSphere
8 4 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.098%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.098%) Varnish
8 4 (0.098%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.025%) LXC
9 1 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 139 (3.42%) Puppet
2 102 (2.51%) Ansible
3 62 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 21 (0.52%) Terraform
6 15 (0.37%) Kibana
6 15 (0.37%) Oozie
7 13 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (0.25%) OpenAM
9 9 (0.22%) logstash
9 9 (0.22%) SELinux
10 8 (0.20%) Grafana
11 7 (0.17%) Salt
12 6 (0.15%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.15%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.12%) Consul
13 5 (0.12%) Nagios
13 5 (0.12%) OpenIDM
13 5 (0.12%) TeamSite
14 4 (0.098%) Packer
Vendors
1 681 (16.77%) Oracle
2 91 (2.24%) IBM
3 90 (2.22%) Sybase
4 75 (1.85%) Google
5 72 (1.77%) TIBCO
6 67 (1.65%) Adobe
7 64 (1.58%) SAP
8 56 (1.38%) hybris
9 53 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 50 (1.23%) MuleSoft
11 47 (1.16%) ION Trading
12 45 (1.11%) Microsoft
13 44 (1.08%) Solace
14 38 (0.94%) ATG
15 35 (0.86%) Perforce
16 32 (0.79%) New Relic
17 26 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
18 25 (0.62%) Splunk
19 23 (0.57%) Atlassian
20 22 (0.54%) Reuters
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 4 weeks
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Yoh
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £535 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
keytree
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Rullion
Rate: £490 - £494 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £300 per day 6 month contract £300 a day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday