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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 545 613 576
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 72 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.046% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.048% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 35
Median daily rate £466 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £349 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £503 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £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 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +34 26 £500 +42.34% 9
London +11 16 £475 -1.04% 16
East of England +23 13 £480 +25.08% 9
Yorkshire +21 6 £450 +20.00% 3
South West +20 6 £430 - 4
West Midlands -14 4 £425 - 2
North West +3 1 £400 -11.11% 5
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (55.43%) Software Engineering
4 78 (44.57%) Spring
5 59 (33.71%) Linux
6 53 (30.29%) TDD
7 51 (29.14%) HTML
7 51 (29.14%) SQL
8 45 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 44 (25.14%) Selenium
10 43 (24.57%) JSON
10 43 (24.57%) Hibernate
11 40 (22.86%) XML
11 40 (22.86%) Scala
11 40 (22.86%) REST
12 39 (22.29%) Unix
13 38 (21.71%) J2EE
13 38 (21.71%) BDD
14 37 (21.14%) Web Services
15 36 (20.57%) JUnit
15 36 (20.57%) Scrum
16 35 (20.00%) MongoDB
17 34 (19.43%) DevOps
17 34 (19.43%) Microservices
18 33 (18.86%) HTML5
18 33 (18.86%) CSS
19 32 (18.29%) Open Source
19 32 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (17.71%) WebLogic
21 29 (16.57%) C++

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 31 (17.71%) WebLogic
2 29 (16.57%) Tomcat
3 24 (13.71%) JBoss
4 18 (10.29%) Apache
5 15 (8.57%) WebSphere
6 13 (7.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (7.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (4.00%) nginx
8 7 (4.00%) OpenStack
9 6 (3.43%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.86%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.86%) Jetty
11 4 (2.29%) Confluence
12 3 (1.71%) Liferay
13 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.57%) CMS
14 1 (0.57%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.71%) Google App Engine
4 10 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.57%) Heroku
5 8 (4.57%) PaaS
6 7 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 7 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.86%) GitHub
8 4 (2.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.71%) SaaS
10 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) HTTP
2 8 (4.57%) LDAP
3 4 (2.29%) AMQP
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) MQTT
4 2 (1.14%) RTSP
4 2 (1.14%) SNMP
5 1 (0.57%) DVB
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.86%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.86%) MySQL
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.29%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.29%) Redis
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.14%) Big Data
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.57%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.57%) Riak
10 1 (0.57%) SQLite
10 1 (0.57%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 44 (25.14%) Selenium
2 36 (20.57%) JUnit
3 29 (16.57%) Jenkins
4 27 (15.43%) Cucumber
4 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
5 26 (14.86%) Maven
6 18 (10.29%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.43%) JIRA
8 12 (6.86%) Subversion
9 10 (5.71%) Gradle
10 9 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.14%) WebDriver
11 8 (4.57%) Mockito
12 7 (4.00%) IntelliJ
12 7 (4.00%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.86%) Ant
13 5 (2.86%) SonarQube
13 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.29%) JBehave
14 4 (2.29%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (14.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Publishing
3 10 (5.71%) Banking
4 9 (5.14%) Retail
5 5 (2.86%) Military
6 4 (2.29%) Games
7 3 (1.71%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (44.57%) Spring
2 51 (29.14%) HTML
3 43 (24.57%) Hibernate
3 43 (24.57%) JSON
4 40 (22.86%) REST
4 40 (22.86%) XML
5 38 (21.71%) J2EE
6 37 (21.14%) Web Services
7 33 (18.86%) CSS
7 33 (18.86%) HTML5
8 29 (16.57%) RESTful
9 21 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 21 (12.00%) Play Framework
10 18 (10.29%) J2SE
11 17 (9.71%) SOAP
12 16 (9.14%) EJB
13 15 (8.57%) .NET
14 13 (7.43%) JMS
15 11 (6.29%) GWT
15 11 (6.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.86%) Cloud Native
2 5 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.86%) SCADA
3 4 (2.29%) User Experience
4 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.71%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.14%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.14%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.57%) Blog
6 1 (0.57%) Derivative
6 1 (0.57%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.57%) Physics
6 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.71%) Linux
2 39 (22.29%) Unix
3 14 (8.00%) Windows
4 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Fedora
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (55.43%) Software Engineering
3 53 (30.29%) TDD
4 38 (21.71%) BDD
5 36 (20.57%) Scrum
6 34 (19.43%) DevOps
6 34 (19.43%) Microservices
7 32 (18.29%) Open Source
8 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (8.00%) MVC
11 13 (7.43%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.29%) High Availability
12 11 (6.29%) SDLC
12 11 (6.29%) Web Development
13 10 (5.71%) Kanban
13 10 (5.71%) OO
14 9 (5.14%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 175 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (29.14%) SQL
3 45 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.86%) Scala
5 29 (16.57%) C++
6 27 (15.43%) Python
7 23 (13.14%) Ruby
8 21 (12.00%) C#
9 11 (6.29%) C
10 10 (5.71%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.71%) Go
10 10 (5.71%) Perl
11 6 (3.43%) Clojure
11 6 (3.43%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.29%) PHP
13 3 (1.71%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.71%) Tcl
14 2 (1.14%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.14%) Groovy
14 2 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) Degree
4 6 (3.43%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) QA
2 12 (6.86%) SDET
3 3 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (15.43%) Docker
2 6 (3.43%) vSphere
3 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (13.14%) Puppet
2 4 (2.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) Oracle
2 17 (9.71%) Google
2 17 (9.71%) webMethods
3 10 (5.71%) Adobe
4 6 (3.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.86%) VMware
6 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.29%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.71%) IBM
8 2 (1.14%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.14%) Sun
8 2 (1.14%) Sybase
8 2 (1.14%) Telerik
9 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.57%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.57%) Luciad
9 1 (0.57%) MapR
9 1 (0.57%) Splunk
9 1 (0.57%) Teradata
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter