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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 566 607 566
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 67 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.059% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 34
Median daily rate £432 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £344 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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 East +26 18 £450 +24.13% 7
London -19 14 £475 -3.06% 23
East of England +24 10 £480 +25.08% 7
South West - 10 £363 - 5
West Midlands - 9 £415 - 2
North West +14 4 £400 - 10
Yorkshire -4 2 £298 -23.22% 4
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 104 (63.03%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (57.58%) Software Engineering
4 74 (44.85%) Spring
5 54 (32.73%) Linux
6 52 (31.52%) SQL
7 47 (28.48%) Hibernate
7 47 (28.48%) TDD
8 44 (26.67%) Selenium
9 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
10 41 (24.85%) HTML
10 41 (24.85%) J2EE
11 39 (23.64%) Unix
11 39 (23.64%) Scala
12 38 (23.03%) REST
13 37 (22.42%) BDD
13 37 (22.42%) Microservices
13 37 (22.42%) XML
13 37 (22.42%) JSON
14 35 (21.21%) JUnit
15 33 (20.00%) CSS
16 32 (19.39%) Scrum
17 31 (18.79%) MongoDB
17 31 (18.79%) DevOps
18 29 (17.58%) RESTful
18 29 (17.58%) Oracle
19 27 (16.36%) WebLogic
19 27 (16.36%) Jenkins
20 26 (15.76%) Docker
20 26 (15.76%) Open Source

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 27 (16.36%) WebLogic
2 22 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.12%) JBoss
4 14 (8.48%) Apache
5 13 (7.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 11 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.06%) GlassFish
8 9 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (4.24%) Apache Spark
10 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (2.42%) Jetty
12 4 (2.42%) nginx
12 4 (2.42%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.82%) Confluence
13 3 (1.82%) Liferay
14 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
14 2 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.61%) IIS
15 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.48%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.06%) Google App Engine
4 10 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.03%) Heroku
5 5 (3.03%) PaaS
6 4 (2.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (2.42%) GitHub
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.82%) SaaS
8 2 (1.21%) Bluemix
8 2 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) HTTP
2 7 (4.24%) LDAP
3 4 (2.42%) AMQP
4 3 (1.82%) SAN
5 2 (1.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.21%) LAN
5 2 (1.21%) SNMP
6 1 (0.61%) DVB
6 1 (0.61%) MQTT
6 1 (0.61%) RTSP
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.52%) MySQL
2 19 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.70%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.27%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.42%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.21%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) KDB
9 1 (0.61%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.61%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 44 (26.67%) Selenium
2 35 (21.21%) JUnit
3 27 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 21 (12.73%) Cucumber
5 20 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 20 (12.12%) Maven
6 17 (10.30%) Eclipse
7 14 (8.48%) Mockito
8 11 (6.67%) JIRA
9 9 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (5.45%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.85%) SpecFlow
10 8 (4.85%) Subversion
11 7 (4.24%) JProfiler
12 6 (3.64%) Gradle
12 6 (3.64%) IntelliJ
12 6 (3.64%) SonarQube
12 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.03%) JBehave
13 5 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Publishing
3 8 (4.85%) Banking
4 7 (4.24%) Retail
5 5 (3.03%) Games
5 5 (3.03%) Military
6 4 (2.42%) Back Office
6 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (44.85%) Spring
2 47 (28.48%) Hibernate
3 41 (24.85%) HTML
3 41 (24.85%) J2EE
4 38 (23.03%) REST
5 37 (22.42%) JSON
5 37 (22.42%) XML
6 33 (20.00%) CSS
7 29 (17.58%) RESTful
8 25 (15.15%) HTML5
9 24 (14.55%) Web Services
10 20 (12.12%) J2SE
10 20 (12.12%) Play Framework
11 18 (10.91%) AngularJS
12 17 (10.30%) SOAP
13 15 (9.09%) Node.js
14 13 (7.88%) .NET
14 13 (7.88%) JMS
15 12 (7.27%) EJB
16 11 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.03%) Cloud Native
1 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 5 (3.03%) Data Integration
1 5 (3.03%) SCADA
1 5 (3.03%) User Experience
2 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (1.82%) Derivative
2 3 (1.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (1.82%) Interactive TV
2 3 (1.82%) Replication
2 3 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.61%) Equities
3 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.61%) NHS
3 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Ontologies
3 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.73%) Linux
2 39 (23.64%) Unix
3 15 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Fedora
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (63.03%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.58%) Software Engineering
3 47 (28.48%) TDD
4 37 (22.42%) BDD
4 37 (22.42%) Microservices
5 32 (19.39%) Scrum
6 31 (18.79%) DevOps
7 26 (15.76%) Open Source
8 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.30%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.70%) MVC
11 15 (9.09%) OO
11 15 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (8.48%) OOP
13 13 (7.88%) Kanban
14 12 (7.27%) High Availability
15 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
16 9 (5.45%) SDLC
16 9 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (31.52%) SQL
3 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 39 (23.64%) Scala
5 25 (15.15%) C++
6 21 (12.73%) Python
7 18 (10.91%) C#
8 16 (9.70%) Ruby
9 14 (8.48%) C
10 13 (7.88%) Perl
11 7 (4.24%) Go
12 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.03%) Clojure
14 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.82%) ANSI C
15 3 (1.82%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.82%) PHP
15 3 (1.82%) Tcl
16 2 (1.21%) Haskell
17 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.06%) Degree
2 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.21%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) QA
2 10 (6.06%) SDET
3 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (15.76%) Docker
2 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (13.33%) Puppet
2 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (17.58%) Oracle
2 17 (10.30%) webMethods
3 16 (9.70%) Google
4 10 (6.06%) Adobe
5 7 (4.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.03%) VMware
7 4 (2.42%) IBM
7 4 (2.42%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.82%) OpenTV
8 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.21%) Sun
9 2 (1.21%) Telerik
10 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.61%) Perforce
10 1 (0.61%) Splunk
10 1 (0.61%) Sybase
10 1 (0.61%) Teradata
10 1 (0.61%) Twitter