The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 553 542 501
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 29 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.062% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.066% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 21
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£525 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £302 £363
% change year-on-year
+32.34% -16.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Java Programmer
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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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Programmer across the England region.

Java Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Java Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Programmer across the England region.

Java Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 0 25 £525 +23.52% 6
Yorkshire -18 2 £400 +31.36%
South West +2 1 - -
Java Programmer
UK

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (58.57%) SQL
3 39 (55.71%) Relational Database
4 36 (51.43%) RDBMS
5 29 (41.43%) SDLC
6 25 (35.71%) Banking
7 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
7 18 (25.71%) UNIX
7 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (24.29%) Front Office
8 17 (24.29%) Data Modelling
9 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.86%) Derivative
10 15 (21.43%) Finance
11 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 13 (18.57%) Electronic Trading
12 13 (18.57%) Spring
13 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
13 12 (17.14%) Equities
14 8 (11.43%) JMS
14 8 (11.43%) Oracle
15 7 (10.00%) Sybase
15 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
15 7 (10.00%) TDD
15 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
15 7 (10.00%) RESTful
16 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
16 6 (8.57%) JavaScript

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.29%) Mule
2 3 (4.29%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (55.71%) Relational Database
2 36 (51.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JUnit
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.29%) Gradle
3 2 (2.86%) Ant
3 2 (2.86%) Mockito
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (35.71%) Banking
2 17 (24.29%) Front Office
3 15 (21.43%) Finance
4 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Spring
2 8 (11.43%) JMS
3 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (10.00%) RESTful
4 5 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
5 4 (5.71%) J2EE
5 4 (5.71%) Java SE
5 4 (5.71%) Swing
5 4 (5.71%) HTML5
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.29%) JPA
6 3 (4.29%) Java EE
6 3 (4.29%) JSON
6 3 (4.29%) JDBC
7 2 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (22.86%) Derivative
3 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (17.14%) Equities
5 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) UNIX
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) VME
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) SDLC
2 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
3 17 (24.29%) Data Modelling
4 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.57%) Electronic Trading
6 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.00%) TDD
8 6 (8.57%) OO
8 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) MVC
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
11 3 (4.29%) UML
11 3 (4.29%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.86%) Low Latency
12 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.86%) Web Development
12 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
12 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (58.57%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) COBOL
5 2 (2.86%) Korn
5 2 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (1.43%) Scala
6 1 (1.43%) Lua
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Clojure
6 1 (1.43%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) OCP
1 2 (2.86%) OCA
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (2.86%) OCAJ
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Sybase
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (2.86%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.43%) hybris
6 1 (1.43%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft