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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 545 526 506
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing Java SE 25 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.092% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 23
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£450 £420 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
13519 13322 11390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.37% 27.77% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9053 8933 7343
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 172 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
(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 -1 12 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England - 6 £400 - 2
North East -11 3 - -
North West -23 3 £375 +15.38% 1
East Midlands -22 1 £340 -19.04% 3
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (55.10%) Spring
4 25 (51.02%) Java EE
4 25 (51.02%) J2EE
5 20 (40.82%) XML
6 18 (36.73%) TDD
7 17 (34.69%) Web Development
8 15 (30.61%) WebSphere
8 15 (30.61%) Servlets
9 14 (28.57%) JSP
9 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 13 (26.53%) Oracle
10 13 (26.53%) HTML
10 13 (26.53%) Web Services
10 13 (26.53%) Maven
11 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.49%) SQL
11 12 (24.49%) Linux
11 12 (24.49%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (22.45%) Jackrabbit
12 11 (22.45%) Apache Sling
12 11 (22.45%) Eclipse
12 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
12 11 (22.45%) JUnit
12 11 (22.45%) UNIX
12 11 (22.45%) Subversion
12 11 (22.45%) MVC

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (30.61%) WebSphere
2 14 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
4 9 (18.37%) JBoss
5 5 (10.20%) CMS
6 4 (8.16%) Apache
6 4 (8.16%) GlassFish
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
7 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (4.08%) Confluence
9 1 (2.04%) Node.js
9 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
9 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Jackrabbit
2 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.04%) Redis
8 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Maven
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 11 (22.45%) JUnit
2 11 (22.45%) Eclipse
3 8 (16.33%) Mockito
4 6 (12.24%) Selenium
5 5 (10.20%) Ant
6 4 (8.16%) JIRA
6 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.08%) Hudson
8 2 (4.08%) AccuRev
8 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (4.08%) JMeter
8 2 (4.08%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Front Office
3 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 36 (73.47%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Java Programmer
3 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Programmer
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 3 (6.12%) SOA Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.08%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.04%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) Spring
2 25 (51.02%) Java EE
2 25 (51.02%) J2EE
3 20 (40.82%) XML
4 15 (30.61%) Servlets
5 14 (28.57%) JSP
6 13 (26.53%) HTML
6 13 (26.53%) Web Services
7 11 (22.45%) Apache Sling
8 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
8 10 (20.41%) CSS
8 10 (20.41%) SOAP
9 9 (18.37%) JPA
10 8 (16.33%) RESTful
11 7 (14.29%) REST
11 7 (14.29%) XSLT
11 7 (14.29%) Spring MVC
12 6 (12.24%) Ajax
12 6 (12.24%) Struts
12 6 (12.24%) Apache Felix
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) Derivative
3 5 (10.20%) Equities
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) VME
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) Web Development
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (22.45%) MVC
7 10 (20.41%) OO
8 8 (16.33%) SEO
9 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
9 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) SDLC
11 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum
11 4 (8.16%) OOD
11 4 (8.16%) B2C
12 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) COBOL
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) OCAJ
2 4 (8.16%) OCP
2 4 (8.16%) OCA
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Adobe
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.08%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
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