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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 532 572 579
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 76 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.089% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.094% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 31
Median daily rate £466 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.75 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% -1.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £45.75 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -1.08%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +39 27 £508 +17.79% 14
London +5 18 £513 +13.88% 20
East of England - 9 £350 - 13
Yorkshire +24 8 £450 -8.16% 5
South West +4 8 £494 +23.50% 4
North West +5 3 £563 +25.00% 8
West Midlands -7 2 £325 - 2
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (45.39%) Software Engineering
4 56 (39.72%) TDD
5 54 (38.30%) Spring
6 39 (27.66%) Scrum
6 39 (27.66%) SQL
7 36 (25.53%) BDD
8 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
8 35 (24.82%) JUnit
8 35 (24.82%) Linux
9 34 (24.11%) HTML
10 32 (22.70%) Cucumber
11 31 (21.99%) XML
11 31 (21.99%) Maven
12 30 (21.28%) Python
13 28 (19.86%) Web Services
14 27 (19.15%) Selenium
15 26 (18.44%) JSON
15 26 (18.44%) Jenkins
16 25 (17.73%) Scala
17 24 (17.02%) DevOps
18 23 (16.31%) RESTful
18 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (16.31%) C++
18 23 (16.31%) Tomcat
19 22 (15.60%) Open Source
20 21 (14.89%) MongoDB
20 21 (14.89%) REST
20 21 (14.89%) Amazon AWS

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 23 (16.31%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.48%) JBoss
3 18 (12.77%) WebSphere
4 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
4 16 (11.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (9.93%) Apache
6 9 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (5.67%) Alfresco
8 7 (4.96%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (3.55%) Apache Solr
9 5 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (3.55%) Jetty
9 5 (3.55%) nginx
9 5 (3.55%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
11 3 (2.13%) Confluence
11 3 (2.13%) Liferay
12 2 (1.42%) CMS
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.64%) GitHub
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.96%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.96%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.84%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.13%) Heroku
7 3 (2.13%) PaaS
7 3 (2.13%) SaaS
8 2 (1.42%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.71%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) HTTP
2 5 (3.55%) LAN
2 5 (3.55%) LDAP
3 2 (1.42%) MQTT
3 2 (1.42%) RTSP
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.09%) MySQL
2 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.96%) Couchbase
6 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.13%) Redis
9 2 (1.42%) Big Data
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.71%) Riak
10 1 (0.71%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 35 (24.82%) JUnit
2 32 (22.70%) Cucumber
3 31 (21.99%) Maven
4 27 (19.15%) Selenium
5 26 (18.44%) Jenkins
6 20 (14.18%) Git (software)
7 15 (10.64%) JIRA
8 12 (8.51%) Eclipse
9 11 (7.80%) Mockito
10 10 (7.09%) WebDriver
11 9 (6.38%) Gradle
12 8 (5.67%) Subversion
13 7 (4.96%) Ant
13 7 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
14 6 (4.26%) TestNG
15 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
15 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (2.84%) SpecFlow
16 4 (2.84%) Spock
General
1 20 (14.18%) Publishing
2 14 (9.93%) Finance
3 10 (7.09%) Banking
4 7 (4.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.13%) Military
7 2 (1.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (38.30%) Spring
2 34 (24.11%) HTML
3 31 (21.99%) XML
4 28 (19.86%) Web Services
5 26 (18.44%) JSON
6 23 (16.31%) RESTful
7 21 (14.89%) REST
8 20 (14.18%) HTML5
9 19 (13.48%) J2EE
10 16 (11.35%) Hibernate
11 13 (9.22%) .NET
11 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
11 13 (9.22%) CSS
12 11 (7.80%) EJB
12 11 (7.80%) Play Framework
13 9 (6.38%) Java EE
14 7 (4.96%) Spring Boot
15 6 (4.26%) JMS
15 6 (4.26%) MFC
15 6 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.26%) Replication
4 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.42%) RIA
4 2 (1.42%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.71%) Blog
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.71%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.71%) Physics
5 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) SCADA
5 1 (0.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) Linux
2 14 (9.93%) Unix
3 11 (7.80%) Windows
4 7 (4.96%) Android
5 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.39%) Software Engineering
3 56 (39.72%) TDD
4 39 (27.66%) Scrum
5 36 (25.53%) BDD
6 24 (17.02%) DevOps
7 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.60%) Open Source
9 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.22%) Microservices
11 12 (8.51%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.51%) MVC
11 12 (8.51%) Pair Programming
12 11 (7.80%) SDLC
12 11 (7.80%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
13 10 (7.09%) Migration
13 10 (7.09%) Web Development
14 8 (5.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (27.66%) SQL
3 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
4 30 (21.28%) Python
5 25 (17.73%) Scala
6 23 (16.31%) C++
7 17 (12.06%) C#
7 17 (12.06%) Ruby
8 8 (5.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.26%) Groovy
10 5 (3.55%) Perl
11 4 (2.84%) C
11 4 (2.84%) Clojure
11 4 (2.84%) Go
11 4 (2.84%) PHP
12 3 (2.13%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.42%) R
14 1 (0.71%) Rust
14 1 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.51%) Degree
2 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.42%) ISEB
4 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) QA
2 12 (8.51%) SDET
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Puppet
2 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (6.38%) Adobe
2 6 (4.26%) Google
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle
2 6 (4.26%) webMethods
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) Telerik
4 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.13%) VMware
5 2 (1.42%) IBM
5 2 (1.42%) Sun
6 1 (0.71%) Luciad
6 1 (0.71%) MapR
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Teradata
Central London / West End
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Rate: £400 - £430 Per Annum
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