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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 552 574 523
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 38 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.024% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.026% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 13
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£525 £500 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £306 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +30 31 £525 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
South East -24 2 £325 +4.83% 2
West Midlands +9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 7
Java Programmer
UK

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) Relational Database
3 33 (58.93%) RDBMS
4 32 (57.14%) SQL
5 27 (48.21%) SDLC
6 21 (37.50%) Front Office
7 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
8 17 (30.36%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (28.57%) Equities
9 16 (28.57%) Risk Management
10 15 (26.79%) TDD
11 12 (21.43%) Banking
11 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.64%) Derivative
13 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
13 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.29%) Sybase
14 8 (14.29%) HTML
14 8 (14.29%) UNIX
14 8 (14.29%) JMS
14 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
14 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 7 (12.50%) HTML5
15 7 (12.50%) Web Services
16 6 (10.71%) Finance
17 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
17 5 (8.93%) XML
17 5 (8.93%) Oracle

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 33 (58.93%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) DB2
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.93%) Gradle
2 4 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Ant
3 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 21 (37.50%) Front Office
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) HTML
1 8 (14.29%) JMS
2 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) HTML5
3 5 (8.93%) RESTful
3 5 (8.93%) XML
3 5 (8.93%) Spring
4 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) Struts
5 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) JPA
5 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.57%) XSD
5 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 2 (3.57%) JDBC
5 2 (3.57%) JSP
5 2 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (28.57%) Equities
3 11 (19.64%) Derivative
4 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) SDLC
2 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
2 17 (30.36%) Electronic Trading
3 16 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 15 (26.79%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Content Management
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
9 2 (3.57%) UML
9 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.79%) Open Source
10 1 (1.79%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (57.14%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Korn
5 2 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) OCP
1 1 (1.79%) OCA
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.79%) OCAJ
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Sybase
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.79%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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