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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 548 527 521
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Java SE 34 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.092% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 20
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£455 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £318 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +3.70%
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
14114 13723 12573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.70% 28.15% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9631 9045 8085
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £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 203 203 325
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -13 19 £500 +14.28% 5
East of England - 6 £400 - 1
North West -18 5 £375 +15.38% 5
North East -18 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Java EE
4 25 (46.30%) Spring
5 20 (37.04%) TDD
6 19 (35.19%) OO
7 17 (31.48%) SOAP
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
7 17 (31.48%) HTML
7 17 (31.48%) Linux
7 17 (31.48%) REST
8 15 (27.78%) J2EE
8 15 (27.78%) Maven
8 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
9 14 (25.93%) Web Services
9 14 (25.93%) XML
10 13 (24.07%) JBoss
10 13 (24.07%) Oracle
10 13 (24.07%) SQL
10 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
10 13 (24.07%) Degree
10 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
11 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 12 (22.22%) Finance
11 12 (22.22%) MVC
11 12 (22.22%) CSS
11 12 (22.22%) Servlets
12 11 (20.37%) Web Development
13 10 (18.52%) Tomcat

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) JBoss
3 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
4 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (14.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Apache
7 4 (7.41%) GlassFish
8 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (3.70%) Confluence
10 1 (1.85%) Node.js
10 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.85%) CMS
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) HBase
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Maven
2 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
3 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.11%) Ant
5 6 (11.11%) JUnit
6 5 (9.26%) Subversion
7 4 (7.41%) JIRA
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium
8 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.70%) Liquibase
9 2 (3.70%) AccuRev
9 2 (3.70%) Mockito
9 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.70%) Hudson
9 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.70%) JMeter
9 2 (3.70%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Front Office
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 37 (68.52%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Programmer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Java Software Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) Java EE
2 25 (46.30%) Spring
3 17 (31.48%) HTML
3 17 (31.48%) SOAP
3 17 (31.48%) REST
4 15 (27.78%) J2EE
5 14 (25.93%) Web Services
5 14 (25.93%) XML
6 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) Servlets
7 9 (16.67%) JPA
8 8 (14.81%) JSP
9 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
10 6 (11.11%) Apache Sling
10 6 (11.11%) Java EE 5
10 6 (11.11%) Struts
10 6 (11.11%) Ajax
10 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.26%) EclipseLink
12 4 (7.41%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Equities
5 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) AIX
4 4 (7.41%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) Windows
5 2 (3.70%) VME
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) OO
4 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.22%) MVC
6 11 (20.37%) Web Development
7 10 (18.52%) SDLC
8 9 (16.67%) OOD
9 8 (14.81%) BDD
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.96%) Open Source
10 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
12 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
12 4 (7.41%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) COBOL
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) OCAJ
2 6 (11.11%) OCP
2 6 (11.11%) OCA
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Atlassian
3 6 (11.11%) Adobe
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
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