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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 540 568 533
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 90 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 34
Median daily rate £400 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.72% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +26.92%
Java Software Developer
UK

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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 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
South West +18 19 £363 -3.33% 6
West Midlands - 18 £415 - 4
South East +8 17 £350 -5.08% 11
London -12 13 £475 -1.04% 18
North West +3 10 £400 - 6
East of England +22 8 £480 +26.31% 5
Yorkshire 0 3 £570 +72.72% 6
North East - 2 £325 - 2
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (56.02%) Software Engineering
4 66 (39.76%) Spring
5 54 (32.53%) Linux
6 50 (30.12%) SQL
7 49 (29.52%) Hibernate
8 43 (25.90%) Unix
9 42 (25.30%) REST
10 41 (24.70%) TDD
11 39 (23.49%) Selenium
11 39 (23.49%) J2EE
11 39 (23.49%) Scala
12 37 (22.29%) Microservices
12 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
13 36 (21.69%) HTML
14 34 (20.48%) CSS
14 34 (20.48%) DevOps
15 32 (19.28%) Oracle
16 31 (18.67%) XML
17 30 (18.07%) BDD
18 29 (17.47%) Finance
18 29 (17.47%) JSON
19 28 (16.87%) MongoDB
20 26 (15.66%) Docker
20 26 (15.66%) Scrum
20 26 (15.66%) JUnit
21 24 (14.46%) WebLogic
22 22 (13.25%) SOAP
23 21 (12.65%) C++

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 24 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.64%) JBoss
3 13 (7.83%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (7.23%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.63%) GlassFish
6 10 (6.02%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (5.42%) Apache
8 8 (4.82%) Apache Spark
8 8 (4.82%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.41%) Liferay
9 4 (2.41%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.81%) Confluence
10 3 (1.81%) Jetty
11 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.20%) nginx
11 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.60%) IIS
12 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (6.02%) Google App Engine
3 10 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.61%) PaaS
5 5 (3.01%) Heroku
6 4 (2.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.81%) SaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.63%) HTTP
2 6 (3.61%) SAN
3 4 (2.41%) AMQP
3 4 (2.41%) LDAP
4 3 (1.81%) Internet
5 2 (1.20%) SNMP
6 1 (0.60%) DVB
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.87%) MongoDB
2 21 (12.65%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.45%) MySQL
4 15 (9.04%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.23%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.81%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.20%) DB2
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.20%) Redis
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.60%) Big Data
10 1 (0.60%) GIS
10 1 (0.60%) KDB
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.60%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 39 (23.49%) Selenium
2 26 (15.66%) JUnit
3 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.04%) Eclipse
5 14 (8.43%) Mockito
6 13 (7.83%) Maven
7 11 (6.63%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.82%) JProfiler
9 7 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (4.22%) JIRA
9 7 (4.22%) Subversion
9 7 (4.22%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.61%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.61%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.61%) SpecFlow
11 5 (3.01%) Gradle
12 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.41%) TestComplete
13 3 (1.81%) TestNG
General
1 29 (17.47%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Retail
4 6 (3.61%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.61%) Games
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
5 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Military
6 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.76%) Spring
2 49 (29.52%) Hibernate
3 42 (25.30%) REST
4 39 (23.49%) J2EE
5 36 (21.69%) HTML
6 34 (20.48%) CSS
7 31 (18.67%) XML
8 29 (17.47%) JSON
9 22 (13.25%) SOAP
10 20 (12.05%) J2SE
10 20 (12.05%) RESTful
11 19 (11.45%) HTML5
11 19 (11.45%) Play Framework
12 17 (10.24%) Web Services
13 16 (9.64%) AngularJS
14 15 (9.04%) Java EE
15 12 (7.23%) Node.js
16 11 (6.63%) JPA
16 11 (6.63%) Middleware
17 10 (6.02%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.22%) User Experience
2 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.01%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.01%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.01%) SCADA
3 4 (2.41%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.81%) Derivative
4 3 (1.81%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.81%) Interactive TV
4 3 (1.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.60%) Equities
5 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.60%) Physics
5 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.53%) Linux
2 43 (25.90%) Unix
3 11 (6.63%) Windows
4 6 (3.61%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Fedora
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (56.02%) Software Engineering
3 41 (24.70%) TDD
4 37 (22.29%) Microservices
5 34 (20.48%) DevOps
6 30 (18.07%) BDD
7 26 (15.66%) Scrum
8 21 (12.65%) Open Source
9 20 (12.05%) OO
10 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (10.24%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.43%) High Availability
12 14 (8.43%) OOP
13 13 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (7.23%) Test Automation
15 11 (6.63%) SDLC
16 10 (6.02%) Migration
16 10 (6.02%) MVC
17 9 (5.42%) Kanban
17 9 (5.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (30.12%) SQL
3 39 (23.49%) Scala
4 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
5 21 (12.65%) C++
6 16 (9.64%) C#
7 15 (9.04%) C
7 15 (9.04%) Python
8 14 (8.43%) Ruby
9 13 (7.83%) Perl
10 8 (4.82%) Go
11 5 (3.01%) Clojure
12 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.81%) ANSI C
13 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.81%) Tcl
14 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.20%) Haskell
14 2 (1.20%) PHP
15 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.63%) Degree
3 7 (4.22%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) SDET
3 3 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (15.66%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (12.65%) Puppet
2 5 (3.01%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) Oozie
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) webMethods
3 16 (9.64%) Google
4 10 (6.02%) Adobe
5 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.01%) Sybase
7 4 (2.41%) IBM
7 4 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.81%) OpenTV
8 3 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.81%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.20%) Sun
10 1 (0.60%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.60%) Perforce
10 1 (0.60%) Splunk
10 1 (0.60%) Sunopsis
10 1 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.60%) Twitter