The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 596 612 588
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing Java SE 26 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 14
Median daily rate £475 £488 £541
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
- +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £58.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +95.00%
Java SE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15430 15199 14127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 28.77% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10754 10591 9327
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 269 158
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in England

Java SE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java SE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java SE Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java SE
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 SE within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 18 £513 +2.50% 12
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
South East +8 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (71.43%) Java EE
4 35 (62.50%) HTML
5 32 (57.14%) CSS
6 30 (53.57%) HTML5
7 29 (51.79%) AngularJS
8 28 (50.00%) Front End Development
9 26 (46.43%) Microservices
10 25 (44.64%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (42.86%) RESTful
12 23 (41.07%) Mentoring
13 19 (33.93%) TDD
14 17 (30.36%) Spring
15 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
15 15 (26.79%) Software Architecture
16 14 (25.00%) CQRS
16 14 (25.00%) Maven
16 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 13 (23.21%) Linux
17 13 (23.21%) Finance
18 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (21.43%) Unix
18 12 (21.43%) Web Services
18 12 (21.43%) XML
18 12 (21.43%) REST
19 10 (17.86%) J2EE
19 10 (17.86%) JUnit
20 9 (16.07%) jQuery
21 8 (14.29%) Web Development

Java SE
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 3 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (5.36%) Apache Solr
1 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Mule
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.79%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.36%) HBase
3 3 (5.36%) Impala
3 3 (5.36%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.00%) Maven
3 10 (17.86%) JUnit
4 8 (14.29%) Mockito
5 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.93%) JIRA
6 5 (8.93%) Selenium
6 5 (8.93%) Subversion
7 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.36%) Gradle
8 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.79%) JBehave
8 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.79%) Robolectric
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 41 (73.21%) Java Developer
3 20 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 19 (33.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (19.64%) Agile Developer
5 11 (19.64%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Agile Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Java Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Web Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Web Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) Java EE
2 35 (62.50%) HTML
3 32 (57.14%) CSS
4 30 (53.57%) HTML5
5 29 (51.79%) AngularJS
6 24 (42.86%) RESTful
7 17 (30.36%) Spring
8 12 (21.43%) REST
8 12 (21.43%) Web Services
8 12 (21.43%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) J2EE
10 9 (16.07%) jQuery
11 8 (14.29%) JDBC
12 7 (12.50%) SOAP
13 6 (10.71%) JSP
13 6 (10.71%) Servlets
14 5 (8.93%) Dojo
14 5 (8.93%) JSON
14 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
15 4 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 26 (46.43%) Microservices
4 23 (41.07%) Mentoring
5 19 (33.93%) TDD
6 15 (26.79%) Software Architecture
7 14 (25.00%) CQRS
8 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.29%) MVC
9 8 (14.29%) Web Development
10 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (10.71%) AOP
11 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Release Management
12 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
13 4 (7.14%) OOP
13 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 4 (7.14%) Workflow
13 4 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Scala
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Oozie
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) BEA
3 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.79%) Murex
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Reuters
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase
3 1 (1.79%) TIBCO