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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 575 544 554
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.019% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.020% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
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£375 £420 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +36.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
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
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -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 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 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 31 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
South East -18 5 £355 - 3
North West -10 2 £350 +12.90% 1
South West - 2 £375 - 1
London +4 1 £450 -2.70% 4
Yorkshire -4 1 £400 +33.33% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £463 -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Java Software Developer
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Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Spring
4 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 14 (51.85%) Web Services
6 12 (44.44%) J2EE
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
8 10 (37.04%) MVC
9 9 (33.33%) Spring MVC
10 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
11 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
11 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.93%) Degree
11 7 (25.93%) TDD
11 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
12 6 (22.22%) jQuery
12 6 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
12 6 (22.22%) EJB
13 5 (18.52%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) Swing
13 5 (18.52%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
13 5 (18.52%) TIBCO
13 5 (18.52%) Scrum
13 5 (18.52%) BDD
13 5 (18.52%) JSF
13 5 (18.52%) Multimedia
14 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) Riak
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
1 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Multimedia
2 4 (14.81%) Publishing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Spring
2 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 12 (44.44%) J2EE
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
7 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (22.22%) EJB
8 5 (18.52%) JSF
8 5 (18.52%) Swing
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) XSLT
10 3 (11.11%) JSP
10 3 (11.11%) CSS
10 3 (11.11%) REST
11 2 (7.41%) Spring Batch
11 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
11 2 (7.41%) JPA
11 2 (7.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) OOD
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.70%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.41%) FatWire
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Google