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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 512 530 547
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 65 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 30
Median daily rate £433 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -13.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -13.51%

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
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +5 21 £415 -7.77% 20
South East +28 18 £600 +60.00% 15
East of England +12 8 £350 -15.15% 9
Yorkshire +19 6 £275 -43.87% 7
North West +19 3 £563 - 8
North East -19 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 3 - - 5
South West -8 2 £472 +18.00% 8
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (46.85%) Software Engineering
4 65 (45.45%) TDD
5 61 (42.66%) Spring
6 48 (33.57%) Scrum
7 45 (31.47%) JavaScript
8 40 (27.97%) SQL
9 36 (25.17%) Maven
10 35 (24.48%) HTML
10 35 (24.48%) JUnit
10 35 (24.48%) Cucumber
11 34 (23.78%) BDD
12 33 (23.08%) Linux
13 32 (22.38%) Web Services
14 30 (20.98%) Jenkins
15 28 (19.58%) Python
15 28 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (18.18%) DevOps
17 25 (17.48%) RESTful
18 23 (16.08%) XML
18 23 (16.08%) Publishing
19 22 (15.38%) Tomcat
19 22 (15.38%) JBoss
19 22 (15.38%) Ruby
20 21 (14.69%) C#
20 21 (14.69%) C++
21 20 (13.99%) JSON
21 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
21 20 (13.99%) REST

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 22 (15.38%) JBoss
1 22 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.29%) WebSphere
3 17 (11.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (9.79%) Apache
5 11 (7.69%) Alfresco
5 11 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
6 9 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (6.29%) WebLogic
7 6 (4.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (3.50%) Jetty
8 5 (3.50%) nginx
9 3 (2.10%) Confluence
9 3 (2.10%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.40%) CMS
11 1 (0.70%) Documentum
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (12.59%) GitHub
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.90%) Amazon S3
3 7 (4.90%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.10%) Heroku
5 3 (2.10%) PaaS
5 3 (2.10%) SaaS
6 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.70%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) HTTP
2 5 (3.50%) LAN
3 4 (2.80%) LDAP
4 2 (1.40%) MQTT
4 2 (1.40%) RTSP
4 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.29%) MySQL
2 9 (6.29%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.90%) Couchbase
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.10%) Redis
7 2 (1.40%) Big Data
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.70%) Riak
8 1 (0.70%) SQLite
8 1 (0.70%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 36 (25.17%) Maven
2 35 (24.48%) Cucumber
2 35 (24.48%) JUnit
3 30 (20.98%) Jenkins
4 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
5 16 (11.19%) Selenium
6 14 (9.79%) JIRA
6 14 (9.79%) Mockito
7 9 (6.29%) Gradle
8 8 (5.59%) Eclipse
8 8 (5.59%) Subversion
8 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (4.20%) Ant
10 6 (4.20%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.50%) TestNG
12 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.80%) Spock
13 3 (2.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (16.08%) Publishing
2 12 (8.39%) Finance
3 8 (5.59%) Banking
4 5 (3.50%) Games
5 3 (2.10%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Military
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (42.66%) Spring
2 35 (24.48%) HTML
3 32 (22.38%) Web Services
4 25 (17.48%) RESTful
5 23 (16.08%) XML
6 20 (13.99%) JSON
6 20 (13.99%) REST
7 18 (12.59%) HTML5
8 16 (11.19%) AngularJS
9 15 (10.49%) .NET
10 13 (9.09%) CSS
10 13 (9.09%) J2EE
10 13 (9.09%) Java EE
11 12 (8.39%) Hibernate
12 10 (6.99%) EJB
13 8 (5.59%) Play Framework
13 8 (5.59%) Spring Boot
14 7 (4.90%) Node.js
14 7 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (4.20%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.20%) Replication
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.40%) RIA
4 2 (1.40%) Social Media
4 2 (1.40%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.70%) Blog
5 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.70%) Statistics
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.08%) Linux
2 11 (7.69%) Windows
3 8 (5.59%) Android
3 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.20%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (72.03%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (46.85%) Software Engineering
3 65 (45.45%) TDD
4 48 (33.57%) Scrum
5 34 (23.78%) BDD
6 28 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (18.18%) DevOps
8 16 (11.19%) Automated Testing
8 16 (11.19%) MVC
9 15 (10.49%) Pair Programming
10 14 (9.79%) Microservices
10 14 (9.79%) Migration
10 14 (9.79%) Open Source
10 14 (9.79%) SDLC
10 14 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.39%) Kanban
11 12 (8.39%) OO
12 11 (7.69%) BPEL
12 11 (7.69%) BPMN
12 11 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (31.47%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.97%) SQL
4 28 (19.58%) Python
5 22 (15.38%) Ruby
6 21 (14.69%) C#
6 21 (14.69%) C++
7 18 (12.59%) Scala
8 8 (5.59%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.90%) Groovy
10 5 (3.50%) C
11 4 (2.80%) Go
11 4 (2.80%) Perl
11 4 (2.80%) PHP
12 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.40%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.70%) Ada
14 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) Degree
3 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.40%) ISEB
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) SDET
2 6 (4.20%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (10.49%) Docker
2 3 (2.10%) vSphere
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle
2 6 (4.20%) Adobe
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.50%) Telerik
4 2 (1.40%) Facebook
4 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Google
5 1 (0.70%) Luciad
5 1 (0.70%) MapR
5 1 (0.70%) Sybase
5 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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