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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 584 583 544
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -39
Contract jobs citing Java SE 29 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.067% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 28
Median daily rate £438 £455 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £425 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
-36.62% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
14257 14206 13650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.07% 27.87% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10153 9683 9019
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 206 201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 27 £444 -11.25% 3
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 65 (98.48%) Java
2 40 (60.61%) Java EE
3 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (51.52%) HTML
5 33 (50.00%) CSS
6 31 (46.97%) XML
7 29 (43.94%) Web Services
8 28 (42.42%) Finance
9 25 (37.88%) SQL
10 24 (36.36%) AngularJS
11 23 (34.85%) HTML5
11 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
12 22 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 20 (30.30%) Oracle
13 20 (30.30%) SOAP
14 19 (28.79%) Unix
14 19 (28.79%) TDD
14 19 (28.79%) Spring
15 18 (27.27%) Microservices
16 17 (25.76%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (25.76%) Linux
16 17 (25.76%) Front End Development
17 16 (24.24%) JMS
17 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
17 16 (24.24%) Maven
18 15 (22.73%) RESTful
19 12 (18.18%) Software Architecture
20 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
21 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
21 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery

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 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.12%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (4.55%) Jetty
6 2 (3.03%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.52%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) Modbus
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) RS-232
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) HBase
6 1 (1.52%) Impala
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Maven
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.61%) Ant
4 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) Toad
6 4 (6.06%) JUnit
6 4 (6.06%) Selenium
7 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.55%) GitLab
7 3 (4.55%) JIRA
7 3 (4.55%) JMeter
8 2 (3.03%) Log4j
8 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.52%) Mockito
9 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
2 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Front Office
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Developer
2 55 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 9 (13.64%) XML Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Java Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Java Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Programmer
8 4 (6.06%) XML Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) XML Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) Java EE
2 34 (51.52%) HTML
3 33 (50.00%) CSS
4 31 (46.97%) XML
5 29 (43.94%) Web Services
6 24 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 23 (34.85%) HTML5
8 20 (30.30%) SOAP
9 19 (28.79%) Spring
10 16 (24.24%) JMS
11 15 (22.73%) RESTful
12 9 (13.64%) REST
13 8 (12.12%) EJB
13 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
13 8 (12.12%) J2EE
13 8 (12.12%) Java EE 5
13 8 (12.12%) JDBC
13 8 (12.12%) JPA
13 8 (12.12%) JSP
14 7 (10.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Equities
4 3 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Unix
2 17 (25.76%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) AIX
4 2 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 19 (28.79%) TDD
4 18 (27.27%) Microservices
5 17 (25.76%) Front End Development
6 12 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (13.64%) BDD
8 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
8 9 (13.64%) MVC
8 9 (13.64%) SDLC
8 9 (13.64%) Validation
9 8 (12.12%) Concurrent Programming
9 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.12%) CQRS
9 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
9 8 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.58%) AOP
10 5 (7.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (98.48%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.58%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) C++
7 3 (4.55%) XPath
8 2 (3.03%) Jython
8 2 (3.03%) Scala
8 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) C#
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) OCA
1 8 (12.12%) OCAJ
1 8 (12.12%) OCP
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (10.61%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) BEA
4 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.52%) Murex
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) Reuters
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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