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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 56 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1634 1392 1356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.17% 2.82% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 3.05% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1028 997
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 21
Average hourly rate £41.38 £34.75 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% +17.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £30.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £39.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 974 £500 - 314
South East +4 187 £400 +10.34% 70
East of England +41 128 £385 -2.53% 36
South West +7 111 £400 +23.07% 50
North West +8 90 £400 +14.28% 70
Yorkshire -8 83 £400 +23.07% 40
North East -25 19 £350 +7.69% 6
East Midlands +1 17 £350 +2.18% 12
West Midlands -11 16 £350 +7.69% 18
Midlands 0 1 - - 1
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3365 (99.94%) Java
2 1693 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
3 1288 (38.25%) Spring
4 1087 (32.28%) TDD
5 870 (25.84%) JavaScript
6 817 (24.26%) HTML
7 816 (24.24%) J2EE
8 788 (23.40%) SQL
9 787 (23.37%) Hibernate
10 776 (23.05%) Web Services
11 693 (20.58%) Oracle
12 640 (19.01%) Linux
13 632 (18.77%) Scrum
14 620 (18.41%) Finance
15 555 (16.48%) REST
16 524 (15.56%) Maven
17 508 (15.09%) XML
18 505 (15.00%) CSS
19 492 (14.61%) Banking
20 474 (14.08%) Multithreading
21 467 (13.87%) JUnit
22 433 (12.86%) Git (software)
23 432 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
24 430 (12.77%) OO
25 415 (12.33%) BDD
26 407 (12.09%) UNIX
27 396 (11.76%) Security Cleared
28 376 (11.17%) Relational Database
29 367 (10.90%) MVC
30 361 (10.72%) RESTful

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 355 (10.54%) Tomcat
2 316 (9.39%) JBoss
3 190 (5.64%) Apache
4 188 (5.58%) WebSphere
5 184 (5.46%) WebLogic
6 91 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 86 (2.55%) Mule
8 81 (2.41%) Confluence
9 70 (2.08%) CMS
10 68 (2.02%) Jetty
11 61 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 56 (1.66%) Node.js
13 53 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
14 47 (1.40%) Mule ESB
15 44 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
16 43 (1.28%) Apache Solr
17 42 (1.25%) Apache Spark
18 40 (1.19%) MQSeries
19 30 (0.89%) Liferay
20 26 (0.77%) GlassFish
Applications
1 34 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.36%) MS Office
3 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.089%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.089%) GIMP
5 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.65%) ION MarketView
2 17 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.45%) RMDS
4 14 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.21%) Tridion
7 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.089%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.089%) Magento
9 2 (0.059%) Cordys
9 2 (0.059%) Summit
9 2 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.030%) BASE24
10 1 (0.030%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.030%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 1 (0.030%) Exstream
10 1 (0.030%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 170 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (1.51%) GitHub
3 20 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 15 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.21%) SaaS
8 7 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.18%) PaaS
9 6 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.15%) Google Checkout
11 4 (0.12%) IaaS
11 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.089%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.059%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.059%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 175 (5.20%) HTTP
2 103 (3.06%) Internet
3 47 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.07%) LDAP
5 26 (0.77%) AMQP
6 22 (0.65%) SSL
7 17 (0.50%) Firewall
8 15 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.42%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.42%) X.509
10 11 (0.33%) Intranet
11 7 (0.21%) FTP
12 6 (0.18%) SNMP
12 6 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
13 5 (0.15%) SAN
14 4 (0.12%) Multicast
15 3 (0.089%) DNS
16 2 (0.059%) VPN
16 2 (0.059%) ATM
16 2 (0.059%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (11.17%) Relational Database
2 280 (8.32%) MongoDB
3 235 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 231 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 219 (6.50%) MySQL
6 185 (5.49%) Hadoop
7 147 (4.37%) Oracle Database
8 134 (3.98%) Big Data
9 116 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 100 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 96 (2.85%) RDBMS
12 77 (2.29%) DB2
13 67 (1.99%) Neo4j
14 45 (1.34%) HBase
15 37 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (0.74%) Redis
17 23 (0.68%) Apache Hive
18 22 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (0.62%) KDB
20 17 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 524 (15.56%) Maven
2 467 (13.87%) JUnit
3 433 (12.86%) Git (software)
4 334 (9.92%) Subversion
5 301 (8.94%) Jenkins
6 253 (7.51%) Eclipse
7 175 (5.20%) Cucumber
8 158 (4.69%) Ant
9 157 (4.66%) JIRA
10 155 (4.60%) Mockito
11 102 (3.03%) Selenium
12 94 (2.79%) Gradle
13 61 (1.81%) IntelliJ
14 54 (1.60%) TeamCity
15 47 (1.40%) jMock
16 36 (1.07%) SoapUI
16 36 (1.07%) Hudson
17 31 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (0.92%) Spock
18 30 (0.89%) Geb
General
1 620 (18.41%) Finance
2 492 (14.61%) Banking
3 309 (9.18%) Front Office
4 262 (7.78%) Investment Banking
5 69 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 64 (1.90%) Retail
7 53 (1.57%) Marketing
8 44 (1.31%) Games
9 40 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.13%) Publishing
11 27 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.77%) Back Office
13 17 (0.50%) Electronics
14 16 (0.48%) Automotive
15 10 (0.30%) Advertising
15 10 (0.30%) Legal
15 10 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.24%) French Language
17 6 (0.18%) Military
18 3 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1288 (38.25%) Spring
2 817 (24.26%) HTML
3 816 (24.24%) J2EE
4 787 (23.37%) Hibernate
5 776 (23.05%) Web Services
6 555 (16.48%) REST
7 508 (15.09%) XML
8 505 (15.00%) CSS
9 361 (10.72%) RESTful
10 329 (9.77%) SOAP
11 308 (9.15%) HTML5
12 296 (8.79%) JSP
13 276 (8.20%) Spring MVC
14 272 (8.08%) JMS
15 268 (7.96%) jQuery
16 265 (7.87%) JSON
17 253 (7.51%) Java EE
18 214 (6.36%) AngularJS
19 193 (5.73%) JPA
20 186 (5.52%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 222 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 151 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (4.10%) Derivative
4 116 (3.45%) Equities
5 100 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 75 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 52 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
9 48 (1.43%) Market Risk
9 48 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 41 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 37 (1.10%) User Experience
12 33 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 28 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 27 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 26 (0.77%) Visualisation
16 25 (0.74%) Credit Risk
17 21 (0.62%) Mathematics
17 21 (0.62%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 640 (19.01%) Linux
2 407 (12.09%) UNIX
3 140 (4.16%) Windows
4 117 (3.47%) Mac OS X
5 38 (1.13%) Solaris
5 38 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (0.86%) CentOS
7 26 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 24 (0.71%) Android
9 10 (0.30%) AIX
10 9 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.21%) HPUX
12 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.18%) VMS
13 6 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.030%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1693 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1087 (32.28%) TDD
3 632 (18.77%) Scrum
4 474 (14.08%) Multithreading
5 432 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
6 430 (12.77%) OO
7 415 (12.33%) BDD
8 367 (10.90%) MVC
9 300 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 277 (8.23%) SOA
11 265 (7.87%) Pair Programming
12 244 (7.25%) Low Latency
13 241 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 230 (6.83%) SDLC
15 229 (6.80%) Web Development
16 182 (5.41%) Unit Testing
17 174 (5.17%) Open Source
18 156 (4.63%) User Stories
19 137 (4.07%) Kanban
20 136 (4.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3365 (99.94%) Java
2 870 (25.84%) JavaScript
3 788 (23.40%) SQL
4 265 (7.87%) Scala
5 230 (6.83%) Python
6 189 (5.61%) C#
7 153 (4.54%) C++
8 121 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 117 (3.47%) Groovy
10 101 (3.00%) Ruby
11 68 (2.02%) C
12 66 (1.96%) Perl
13 55 (1.63%) PHP
14 50 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 46 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.10%) XPath
17 18 (0.53%) Clojure
18 17 (0.50%) Lua
19 16 (0.48%) T-SQL
20 11 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 396 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 193 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 186 (5.52%) Degree
4 132 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 30 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.39%) OCPJP
7 11 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 9 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.24%) PhD
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.18%) OCMJD
12 4 (0.12%) OCP
12 4 (0.12%) OCA
12 4 (0.12%) OCAJ
12 4 (0.12%) OCPJWCD
13 2 (0.059%) HND
14 1 (0.030%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (2.91%) QA
2 7 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (0.21%) SLA
3 6 (0.18%) EMIR
4 3 (0.089%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.059%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.030%) Basel III
System Software
1 48 (1.43%) Docker
2 12 (0.36%) Apache Flume
2 12 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.27%) HDFS
3 9 (0.27%) GridGain
4 5 (0.15%) Varnish
5 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.12%) vCloud
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.089%) Squid
6 3 (0.089%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.089%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.030%) Samba
7 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 88 (2.61%) Puppet
2 55 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.68%) Ansible
4 22 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.39%) Kibana
6 12 (0.36%) Graphite
7 11 (0.33%) Nagios
8 10 (0.30%) Apache Shiro
9 9 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.24%) Rundeck
10 8 (0.24%) logstash
11 7 (0.21%) Salt
12 6 (0.18%) Oozie
13 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.089%) Control-M
14 3 (0.089%) yum
14 3 (0.089%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.089%) MOM
15 2 (0.059%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 693 (20.58%) Oracle
2 127 (3.77%) Sybase
3 112 (3.33%) IBM
4 76 (2.26%) TIBCO
5 70 (2.08%) Adobe
6 48 (1.43%) Google
7 46 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 46 (1.37%) hybris
8 38 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 36 (1.07%) Microsoft
10 28 (0.83%) SAP
11 26 (0.77%) Sun
12 25 (0.74%) ION Trading
13 23 (0.68%) FatWire
14 19 (0.56%) Informatica
15 16 (0.48%) VMware
16 14 (0.42%) Splunk
17 13 (0.39%) ForgeRock
18 12 (0.36%) Talend
18 12 (0.36%) ATG
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday