The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Java Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 497 531 554
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 78 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 32
Median daily rate £415 £441 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £394 £382
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.59 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.35% +3.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39180 45432 45208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.10% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25756 29645 28239
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1536 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Developer across the England region.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Developer across the England region.

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +13 33 £438 -17.45% 22
South East +28 20 £415 +2.15% 8
East of England +4 9 £350 -6.66% 4
East Midlands - 5 £413 - 1
Yorkshire +23 4 £275 -24.65% 6
South West -10 4 £472 +18.00% 4
North East - 3 £350 - 1
Java Software Developer
UK

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Java Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (41.83%) Software Engineering
4 61 (39.87%) TDD
5 58 (37.91%) Spring
6 51 (33.33%) Scrum
7 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
8 42 (27.45%) SQL
9 33 (21.57%) Web Services
9 33 (21.57%) Maven
10 32 (20.92%) HTML
11 31 (20.26%) DevOps
12 29 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (18.30%) JUnit
13 28 (18.30%) Cucumber
13 28 (18.30%) BDD
14 26 (16.99%) Jenkins
14 26 (16.99%) C#
15 25 (16.34%) Linux
16 24 (15.69%) RESTful
17 22 (14.38%) C++
17 22 (14.38%) XML
17 22 (14.38%) Docker
17 22 (14.38%) REST
18 21 (13.73%) JBoss
18 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
19 20 (13.07%) Automated Testing
20 19 (12.42%) Ruby
20 19 (12.42%) Mentoring
20 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills

Java Software Developer Skill Set
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 21 (13.73%) JBoss
2 18 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 16 (10.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (9.80%) Tomcat
5 11 (7.19%) WebSphere Process Server
6 10 (6.54%) Alfresco
7 9 (5.88%) Apache
8 8 (5.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (3.92%) WebLogic
10 5 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (3.27%) Confluence
11 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.96%) CMS
11 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.96%) Jetty
11 3 (1.96%) nginx
11 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.65%) Documentum
12 1 (0.65%) Lightstreamer
12 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.15%) GitHub
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.61%) PaaS
5 3 (1.96%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (1.96%) Heroku
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.65%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
2 6 (3.92%) LAN
3 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.31%) SSL
4 2 (1.31%) VoIP
4 2 (1.31%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) MQTT
5 1 (0.65%) RTSP
5 1 (0.65%) Skype
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.88%) MySQL
3 8 (5.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.96%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.96%) Redis
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.65%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) Riak
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (21.57%) Maven
2 28 (18.30%) Cucumber
2 28 (18.30%) JUnit
3 26 (16.99%) Jenkins
4 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
5 16 (10.46%) JIRA
6 13 (8.50%) Mockito
6 13 (8.50%) Selenium
7 11 (7.19%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.58%) Gradle
10 6 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.92%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.27%) Ant
11 5 (3.27%) Subversion
12 4 (2.61%) Hudson
12 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 18 (11.76%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Publishing
3 11 (7.19%) Banking
4 8 (5.23%) Games
5 5 (3.27%) Retail
6 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.96%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (37.91%) Spring
2 33 (21.57%) Web Services
3 32 (20.92%) HTML
4 24 (15.69%) RESTful
5 22 (14.38%) REST
5 22 (14.38%) XML
6 18 (11.76%) HTML5
7 16 (10.46%) CSS
7 16 (10.46%) Hibernate
8 15 (9.80%) .NET
8 15 (9.80%) AngularJS
9 14 (9.15%) Java EE
10 11 (7.19%) JSON
11 10 (6.54%) J2EE
11 10 (6.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (6.54%) Spring Boot
12 9 (5.88%) EJB
13 7 (4.58%) Ajax
13 7 (4.58%) Play Framework
13 7 (4.58%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.92%) Replication
4 4 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.61%) Social Media
5 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.31%) Derivative
5 2 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.31%) RIA
5 2 (1.31%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Equities
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.34%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) Android
2 12 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.54%) Windows
4 6 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (41.83%) Software Engineering
3 61 (39.87%) TDD
4 51 (33.33%) Scrum
5 31 (20.26%) DevOps
6 29 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (18.30%) BDD
8 20 (13.07%) Automated Testing
9 19 (12.42%) Mentoring
9 19 (12.42%) Microservices
10 17 (11.11%) SDLC
11 16 (10.46%) Kanban
11 16 (10.46%) Pair Programming
12 15 (9.80%) MVC
12 15 (9.80%) OO
13 14 (9.15%) Unit Testing
14 13 (8.50%) Migration
14 13 (8.50%) Open Source
15 11 (7.19%) BPMN
15 11 (7.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
3 42 (27.45%) SQL
4 26 (16.99%) C#
5 22 (14.38%) C++
6 19 (12.42%) Ruby
7 18 (11.76%) Python
8 16 (10.46%) Scala
9 7 (4.58%) Groovy
10 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.27%) C
11 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.61%) Go
13 3 (1.96%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.96%) PHP
14 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.65%) Ada
15 1 (0.65%) Clojure
15 1 (0.65%) Perl
15 1 (0.65%) Rust
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.31%) ISEB
4 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.65%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (14.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (5.23%) Adobe
1 8 (5.23%) Oracle
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Telerik
4 4 (2.61%) Facebook
4 4 (2.61%) Google
5 3 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.31%) IBM
6 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.31%) Sybase
7 1 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Luciad
7 1 (0.65%) MapR
7 1 (0.65%) Xamarin