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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 573 541 539
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs citing Java SE 24 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.061% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 18
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£500 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -
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
14448 13881 13442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.11% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9902 9079 8717
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 202 278
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 £17.98 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 July 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 July 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 +5 18 £500 -4.76% 6
North West -18 3 £325 - 2
North East -28 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) Java EE
4 24 (45.28%) Spring
5 20 (37.74%) TDD
5 20 (37.74%) OO
6 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.96%) REST
8 17 (32.08%) HTML
8 17 (32.08%) Linux
8 17 (32.08%) SOAP
8 17 (32.08%) Maven
9 16 (30.19%) WebSphere
10 14 (26.42%) Degree
10 14 (26.42%) J2EE
11 13 (24.53%) Web Services
11 13 (24.53%) XML
11 13 (24.53%) JBoss
11 13 (24.53%) Eclipse
11 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
12 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
12 12 (22.64%) SQL
12 12 (22.64%) CSS
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle
12 12 (22.64%) Finance
12 12 (22.64%) MVC
13 11 (20.75%) Servlets
14 10 (18.87%) OOD

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (30.19%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.53%) JBoss
3 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
4 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
5 7 (13.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Apache
7 4 (7.55%) GlassFish
8 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (3.77%) Confluence
10 1 (1.89%) Node.js
10 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.43%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Maven
2 13 (24.53%) Eclipse
3 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.32%) Ant
6 5 (9.43%) JUnit
7 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 4 (7.55%) Subversion
8 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.77%) Liquibase
9 2 (3.77%) AccuRev
9 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.77%) Hudson
9 2 (3.77%) Selenium
9 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.77%) JMeter
9 2 (3.77%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 36 (67.92%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.77%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Java Software Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Java EE
2 24 (45.28%) Spring
3 18 (33.96%) REST
4 17 (32.08%) HTML
4 17 (32.08%) SOAP
5 14 (26.42%) J2EE
6 13 (24.53%) Web Services
6 13 (24.53%) XML
7 12 (22.64%) CSS
8 11 (20.75%) Servlets
9 8 (15.09%) JPA
10 7 (13.21%) JSP
10 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
11 6 (11.32%) Ajax
11 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
11 6 (11.32%) Struts
12 5 (9.43%) JMS
12 5 (9.43%) Java EE 5
12 5 (9.43%) Apache Sling
12 5 (9.43%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
2 7 (13.21%) AIX
3 4 (7.55%) Solaris
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) TDD
2 20 (37.74%) OO
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (22.64%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) OOD
5 10 (18.87%) Web Development
6 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (16.98%) SDLC
7 8 (15.09%) Open Source
7 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Software Delivery
9 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.55%) B2C
11 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Groovy
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) OCAJ
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) OCP
2 5 (9.43%) OCA
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Atlassian
3 6 (11.32%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) EnterpriseDB
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