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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 556 547 543
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Java SE 33 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.060% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 22
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +23 20 £500 -5.66% 7
South East -25 5 £500 +17.64%
North East - 3 £368 -
North West -33 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £388 -
East of England - 1 £275 -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.00%) Java EE
4 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (40.00%) SOAP
5 22 (36.67%) Spring
5 22 (36.67%) Maven
6 21 (35.00%) OO
6 21 (35.00%) REST
7 20 (33.33%) Web Services
7 20 (33.33%) TDD
8 19 (31.67%) HTML
9 18 (30.00%) XML
9 18 (30.00%) Finance
9 18 (30.00%) Degree
10 17 (28.33%) Linux
10 17 (28.33%) SQL
11 16 (26.67%) Oracle
11 16 (26.67%) CSS
11 16 (26.67%) WebSphere
12 15 (25.00%) Eclipse
13 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
14 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
14 13 (21.67%) MVC
15 12 (20.00%) JBoss
15 12 (20.00%) Ant
15 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (20.00%) JPA
15 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 11 (18.33%) SDLC

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
3 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
4 12 (20.00%) JBoss
5 6 (10.00%) Apache
5 6 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (5.00%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.33%) Confluence
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
8 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.67%) Mule
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Cordys
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.67%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
8 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.67%) HBase
9 1 (1.67%) Redis
9 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Maven
2 15 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (20.00%) Ant
4 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
5 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (13.33%) Subversion
7 5 (8.33%) JUnit
7 5 (8.33%) Toad
8 4 (6.67%) JIRA
9 3 (5.00%) Selenium
9 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.33%) Liquibase
10 2 (3.33%) AccuRev
10 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.33%) Hudson
10 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.33%) JMeter
11 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Front Office
6 3 (5.00%) Legal
7 2 (3.33%) Marketing
8 1 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 42 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Programmer
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Test Specialist
6 1 (1.67%) Java Programmer
6 1 (1.67%) Trainer
6 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Software Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) Java EE
2 24 (40.00%) SOAP
3 22 (36.67%) Spring
4 21 (35.00%) REST
5 20 (33.33%) Web Services
6 19 (31.67%) HTML
7 18 (30.00%) XML
8 16 (26.67%) CSS
9 12 (20.00%) JPA
10 11 (18.33%) J2EE
10 11 (18.33%) Servlets
11 10 (16.67%) JMS
12 8 (13.33%) Spring MVC
13 7 (11.67%) Java EE 5
14 6 (10.00%) JSP
14 6 (10.00%) Struts
14 6 (10.00%) JSF
14 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
15 5 (8.33%) Ajax
16 4 (6.67%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Equities
5 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) Solaris
4 4 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) OO
3 20 (33.33%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) MVC
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.33%) SDLC
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (16.67%) BDD
7 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.67%) Web Development
8 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Open Source
8 9 (15.00%) OOD
9 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
10 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.33%) UML
12 4 (6.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.67%) Jython
5 4 (6.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) XPath
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) OCAJ
2 7 (11.67%) OCP
2 7 (11.67%) OCA
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
1 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 6 (10.00%) Adobe
4 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago