The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Developer role 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 609 565 565
Rank change year-on-year
-44 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 3 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.037% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +3 2 £388 -10.14% 6
South East -34 1 - - 4
Java Software Developer
UK

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Software Developer in their job title 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 with Java Software Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 12 (52.17%) JUnit
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
7 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) OO
9 6 (26.09%) JBoss
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) Python
9 6 (26.09%) Selenium
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
9 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) JSON
10 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) PhoneGap
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java Software Developer in their job title 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 with Java Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) JBoss
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Alfresco
3 3 (13.04%) nginx
3 3 (13.04%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
1 3 (13.04%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) JUnit
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) Ant
4 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (13.04%) Gradle
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.04%) Maven
5 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Mockito
6 1 (4.35%) JProfiler
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
2 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) PhoneGap
4 5 (21.74%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) JSP
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) JDBC
6 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
6 3 (13.04%) Drools
6 3 (13.04%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Mobile Development
5 5 (21.74%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) OOD
7 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
1 3 (13.04%) logstash
1 3 (13.04%) Kibana
1 3 (13.04%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Talend
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat