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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 561 550 566
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 19 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.027% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 12
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£375 £420 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +34.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
North West -4 6 £350 +12.90% 2
South East -9 5 £355 - 7
South West - 3 £375 -
London +5 2 £431 -6.75% 5
East of England - 2 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Java Software Developer
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Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Spring
4 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle
7 10 (38.46%) HTML
7 10 (38.46%) J2EE
8 9 (34.62%) MVC
9 8 (30.77%) Spring MVC
10 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
10 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
10 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) EJB
11 6 (23.08%) TDD
11 6 (23.08%) jQuery
11 6 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
12 5 (19.23%) JSF
12 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
12 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 5 (19.23%) TIBCO
12 5 (19.23%) Scrum
12 5 (19.23%) SQL
12 5 (19.23%) Swing
13 4 (15.38%) Python
13 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
13 4 (15.38%) XSLT
13 4 (15.38%) JUnit

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
1 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
2 4 (15.38%) Publishing
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Spring
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) Spring MVC
5 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
6 6 (23.08%) EJB
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (19.23%) JSF
7 5 (19.23%) Swing
8 4 (15.38%) XSLT
9 3 (11.54%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) JSP
10 2 (7.69%) CSS
10 2 (7.69%) JPA
10 2 (7.69%) GWT
10 2 (7.69%) Spring Batch
10 2 (7.69%) Spring Integration
10 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (11.54%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.85%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) FatWire
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss