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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 587 555 556
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 34 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.087% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.092% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 23
Average daily rate £400 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £358 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +32.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Java Programmer
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 11 £575 +15.00% 5
North West -2 9 £350 -15.15% 2
West Midlands -10 5 £475 +17.28% 1
East of England +11 3 £450 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £338 -3.57%
South East -15 2 £381 -23.75%
South West -4 1 - -
Java Programmer
UK

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) SQL
4 24 (33.80%) XML
4 24 (33.80%) Finance
5 22 (30.99%) Unix
5 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
6 19 (26.76%) Web Services
6 19 (26.76%) Banking
7 17 (23.94%) HTML
8 16 (22.54%) Oracle
8 16 (22.54%) OO
8 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (21.13%) Eclipse
9 15 (21.13%) Linux
9 15 (21.13%) CSS
9 15 (21.13%) TDD
9 15 (21.13%) Spring
10 14 (19.72%) UML
10 14 (19.72%) SDLC
10 14 (19.72%) Java SE
11 13 (18.31%) SOAP
11 13 (18.31%) J2EE
12 12 (16.90%) Python
13 11 (15.49%) JMS
14 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.08%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
14 10 (14.08%) Maven
14 10 (14.08%) Scrum

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (12.68%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.86%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) JBoss
5 4 (5.63%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (5.63%) Jetty
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.41%) Confluence
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.63%) DB2
5 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Eclipse
2 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) Maven
3 8 (11.27%) JUnit
4 7 (9.86%) Subversion
5 6 (8.45%) Ant
5 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.45%) Toad
6 5 (7.04%) JMeter
6 5 (7.04%) Selenium
7 4 (5.63%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (5.63%) GitLab
8 2 (2.82%) Hudson
9 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.41%) Gradle
9 1 (1.41%) JIRA
9 1 (1.41%) jMock
9 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.63%) Front Office
4 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) XML
2 19 (26.76%) Web Services
3 17 (23.94%) HTML
4 15 (21.13%) CSS
4 15 (21.13%) Spring
5 14 (19.72%) Java SE
6 13 (18.31%) J2EE
6 13 (18.31%) SOAP
7 11 (15.49%) JMS
8 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.27%) Java EE
8 8 (11.27%) JAX-RS
9 7 (9.86%) Apache CXF
10 5 (7.04%) EJB
10 5 (7.04%) HTML5
10 5 (7.04%) JPA
10 5 (7.04%) JSF
10 5 (7.04%) RESTful
10 5 (7.04%) XSD
10 5 (7.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Derivative
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Blog
6 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Unix
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) TDD
4 14 (19.72%) SDLC
4 14 (19.72%) UML
5 10 (14.08%) Electronic Trading
5 10 (14.08%) OOD
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
6 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) Web Development
9 6 (8.45%) BDD
9 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.04%) MVC
10 5 (7.04%) Process Management
10 5 (7.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) Python
5 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.04%) Jython
7 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (5.63%) XPath
9 3 (4.23%) C#
10 2 (2.82%) C++
10 2 (2.82%) Groovy
10 2 (2.82%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) Go
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Sybase
3 8 (11.27%) IBM
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.04%) WSO2
6 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.41%) hybris
6 1 (1.41%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.41%) Rally