The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 6240 5233 4462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.51% 10.12% 9.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 26.42% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3505 2949
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 88 43
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.09 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19852 19809 18154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.79% 38.32% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13728 13553 11836
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 399 376
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the England region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in England

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the England region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Java
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
London +2 3160 £500 - 890
South East +13 1011 £450 +12.50% 279
North West +8 457 £420 -1.17% 193
Yorkshire +11 418 £425 +13.33% 129
West Midlands +24 327 £415 +3.75% 90
South West 0 307 £393 -4.84% 142
East of England +2 288 £415 +5.06% 136
North East -19 127 £410 +2.50% 27
East Midlands +14 125 £420 +12.00% 87
Midlands -9 7 £538 -17.30% 2
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Java.

1 6225 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3284 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 2887 (23.09%) Spring
4 2821 (22.56%) TDD
5 2699 (21.58%) Linux
6 2695 (21.55%) HTML
7 2620 (20.95%) SQL
8 2535 (20.27%) Oracle
9 2378 (19.02%) Scrum
10 2287 (18.29%) Finance
11 2208 (17.66%) Web Services
12 2011 (16.08%) CSS
13 1816 (14.52%) REST
14 1774 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
15 1733 (13.86%) XML
16 1676 (13.40%) Git (software)
17 1657 (13.25%) J2EE
18 1583 (12.66%) Unix
19 1557 (12.45%) Jenkins
20 1524 (12.19%) Python
21 1506 (12.04%) DevOps
22 1480 (11.84%) BDD
23 1406 (11.24%) Banking
24 1339 (10.71%) Maven
25 1301 (10.40%) Scala
26 1274 (10.19%) Hibernate
27 1264 (10.11%) HTML5
28 1225 (9.80%) AngularJS
29 1193 (9.54%) Open Source
30 1189 (9.51%) RESTful

Java
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
1 944 (7.55%) Tomcat
2 737 (5.89%) JBoss
3 669 (5.35%) Apache
4 628 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 586 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 431 (3.45%) Confluence
7 404 (3.23%) Apache Spark
8 242 (1.94%) CMS
9 226 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
10 192 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 192 (1.54%) IIS
11 187 (1.50%) Mule
12 181 (1.45%) OpenStack
13 172 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
14 148 (1.18%) nginx
15 140 (1.12%) SharePoint
16 136 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
17 130 (1.04%) Jetty
18 126 (1.01%) Apache Pig
19 101 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 242 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 106 (0.85%) MS Office
3 64 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 32 (0.26%) SPSS
6 29 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 18 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.14%) MS Project
9 14 (0.11%) HipChat
10 12 (0.096%) Stata
11 9 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.048%) Windchill
14 5 (0.040%) Mathematica
14 5 (0.040%) Mingle
15 4 (0.032%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
16 3 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 104 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 61 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 47 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 42 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 41 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 32 (0.26%) Magento
7 31 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 27 (0.22%) ION MarketView
9 26 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
10 20 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 19 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 17 (0.14%) Eloqua
13 16 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
14 15 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
15 14 (0.11%) BigMachines
15 14 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
15 14 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
16 12 (0.096%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 12 (0.096%) SDL Web 8
16 12 (0.096%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1073 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 406 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 302 (2.42%) GitHub
4 191 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 159 (1.27%) PaaS
6 155 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 132 (1.06%) SaaS
8 117 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 102 (0.82%) IaaS
10 98 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 79 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 64 (0.51%) Google App Engine
13 61 (0.49%) Heroku
14 42 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 42 (0.34%) OpenShift
15 37 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
15 37 (0.30%) Force.com
16 33 (0.26%) Google Analytics
17 29 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
18 28 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 735 (5.88%) HTTP
2 374 (2.99%) Network Security
3 263 (2.10%) Internet
4 246 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 225 (1.80%) SSL
6 218 (1.74%) LDAP
7 170 (1.36%) Firewall
8 160 (1.28%) DNS
9 84 (0.67%) FTP
10 79 (0.63%) SAN
11 55 (0.44%) VPN
12 52 (0.42%) DHCP
13 49 (0.39%) IPsec
13 49 (0.39%) Kerberos
14 46 (0.37%) SSH
15 45 (0.36%) WAN
16 44 (0.35%) HTTPS
16 44 (0.35%) LAN
17 41 (0.33%) NAS
18 38 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1081 (8.64%) MongoDB
2 838 (6.70%) SQL Server
3 832 (6.65%) Relational Database
4 831 (6.65%) NoSQL
5 751 (6.01%) MySQL
6 705 (5.64%) Hadoop
7 664 (5.31%) Big Data
8 597 (4.77%) Oracle Database
9 559 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
10 426 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 296 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 275 (2.20%) Apache Hive
13 227 (1.82%) DB2
14 216 (1.73%) HBase
15 198 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 174 (1.39%) Neo4j
17 151 (1.21%) Redis
18 116 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 80 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 75 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1676 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 1557 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 1339 (10.71%) Maven
4 1123 (8.98%) JUnit
5 1045 (8.36%) JIRA
6 862 (6.89%) Selenium
7 792 (6.33%) Subversion
8 745 (5.96%) Cucumber
9 467 (3.73%) Eclipse
10 385 (3.08%) Mockito
11 347 (2.77%) Ant
12 344 (2.75%) Gradle
13 336 (2.69%) WebDriver
14 290 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 237 (1.90%) SoapUI
16 201 (1.61%) IntelliJ
17 188 (1.50%) TeamCity
18 167 (1.34%) JMeter
19 139 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 137 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 2287 (18.29%) Finance
2 1406 (11.24%) Banking
3 491 (3.93%) Retail
4 435 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 407 (3.25%) Front Office
6 295 (2.36%) Marketing
7 262 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 158 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 139 (1.11%) Publishing
10 124 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 117 (0.94%) Games
12 113 (0.90%) Electronics
13 112 (0.90%) Back Office
14 55 (0.44%) Advertising
15 53 (0.42%) Automotive
16 45 (0.36%) Legal
17 44 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 41 (0.33%) Law
20 25 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7203 (57.60%) Developer
2 4523 (36.17%) Java Developer
3 1230 (9.84%) Architect
4 1197 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 900 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 729 (5.83%) Agile Developer
7 665 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 650 (5.20%) Analyst
9 649 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
10 524 (4.19%) Scala Developer
11 456 (3.65%) Consultant
12 428 (3.42%) Java Engineer
13 381 (3.05%) Java Architect
14 367 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
15 357 (2.85%) Software Engineer
16 313 (2.50%) Tester
17 297 (2.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 292 (2.34%) Java Scala Developer
18 292 (2.34%) Lead Developer
19 291 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2887 (23.09%) Spring
2 2695 (21.55%) HTML
3 2208 (17.66%) Web Services
4 2011 (16.08%) CSS
5 1816 (14.52%) REST
6 1733 (13.86%) XML
7 1657 (13.25%) J2EE
8 1274 (10.19%) Hibernate
9 1264 (10.11%) HTML5
10 1225 (9.80%) AngularJS
11 1189 (9.51%) RESTful
12 1087 (8.69%) SOAP
13 1012 (8.09%) .NET
14 1008 (8.06%) JSON
15 798 (6.38%) Node.js
16 743 (5.94%) jQuery
17 703 (5.62%) CSS3
18 700 (5.60%) JSP
19 596 (4.77%) Java EE
20 543 (4.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 664 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 436 (3.49%) User Experience
3 422 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 380 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 361 (2.89%) Digital Media
6 346 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 302 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 214 (1.71%) Derivative
9 209 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 146 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 143 (1.14%) Equities
12 124 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 123 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 119 (0.95%) Management Information System
15 117 (0.94%) Data Centre
16 110 (0.88%) Data Structures
17 103 (0.82%) Data Integration
18 97 (0.78%) Mathematics
19 82 (0.66%) Clustering
19 82 (0.66%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2699 (21.58%) Linux
2 1583 (12.66%) Unix
3 979 (7.83%) Windows
4 413 (3.30%) Android
5 350 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 232 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 205 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 173 (1.38%) Solaris
9 136 (1.09%) CentOS
10 130 (1.04%) AIX
10 130 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 94 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 88 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.26%) zOS
16 31 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
17 25 (0.20%) CoreOS
17 25 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
18 22 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6225 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2821 (22.56%) TDD
3 2378 (19.02%) Scrum
4 1774 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
5 1506 (12.04%) DevOps
6 1480 (11.84%) BDD
7 1193 (9.54%) Open Source
8 1135 (9.08%) OO
9 1060 (8.48%) Software Engineering
10 985 (7.88%) Web Development
11 937 (7.49%) E-Commerce
12 839 (6.71%) SOA
13 792 (6.33%) MVC
14 779 (6.23%) Microservices
15 698 (5.58%) Pair Programming
16 683 (5.46%) Kanban
17 671 (5.37%) SDLC
18 619 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
19 574 (4.59%) Configuration Management
20 551 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3284 (26.26%) JavaScript
2 2620 (20.95%) SQL
3 1524 (12.19%) Python
4 1301 (10.40%) Scala
5 1046 (8.36%) C#
6 998 (7.98%) Ruby
7 877 (7.01%) C++
8 782 (6.25%) PHP
9 634 (5.07%) Perl
10 499 (3.99%) C
11 474 (3.79%) PL/SQL
12 429 (3.43%) Bash Shell
13 402 (3.21%) Shell Script
14 395 (3.16%) Groovy
15 207 (1.66%) PowerShell
16 186 (1.49%) VB
17 169 (1.35%) Go
18 167 (1.34%) Clojure
19 122 (0.98%) R
20 120 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1182 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 742 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 707 (5.65%) Degree
4 267 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 158 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 138 (1.10%) ISEB
7 117 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 57 (0.46%) Sun Certification
9 51 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 45 (0.36%) PhD
11 39 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
13 29 (0.23%) BC Cleared
13 29 (0.23%) CISSP
14 24 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 22 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (0.16%) CCNA
17 19 (0.15%) MCSE
18 17 (0.14%) MCITP
19 16 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 605 (4.84%) QA
2 89 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 70 (0.56%) SLA
4 60 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.34%) SDET
6 20 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 18 (0.14%) SEPA
8 17 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.13%) WCAG
10 13 (0.10%) MiFID
11 12 (0.096%) PCI DSS
12 10 (0.080%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.072%) FIPS 140-2
13 9 (0.072%) GCP
13 9 (0.072%) ISO20022
14 7 (0.056%) HL7
15 6 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.048%) EMIR
16 5 (0.040%) COBIT
16 5 (0.040%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 696 (5.57%) Docker
2 237 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 113 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 105 (0.84%) vSphere
6 81 (0.65%) HDFS
7 72 (0.58%) Apache Flume
8 66 (0.53%) Hyper-V
9 51 (0.41%) KVM
10 46 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 44 (0.35%) Xen
12 43 (0.34%) VMware ESX
13 34 (0.27%) etcd
14 30 (0.24%) flannel
15 28 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 24 (0.19%) NFS
17 17 (0.14%) SRDF
18 16 (0.13%) Ceph
19 15 (0.12%) GlusterFS
19 15 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 941 (7.52%) Puppet
2 476 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 400 (3.20%) Ansible
4 172 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 136 (1.09%) Nagios
6 111 (0.89%) logstash
7 79 (0.63%) Kibana
8 73 (0.58%) Graphite
9 69 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 54 (0.43%) Control-M
10 54 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
11 51 (0.41%) Mesos
12 50 (0.40%) Grafana
13 45 (0.36%) Salt
14 43 (0.34%) Terraform
15 39 (0.31%) Oozie
16 38 (0.30%) Packer
17 37 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 37 (0.30%) SCCM
18 35 (0.28%) Consul
Vendors
1 2535 (20.27%) Oracle
2 665 (5.32%) IBM
3 545 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 428 (3.42%) VMware
5 390 (3.12%) Google
6 383 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 254 (2.03%) Adobe
8 226 (1.81%) SAP
9 207 (1.66%) Atlassian
10 170 (1.36%) Splunk
11 165 (1.32%) Sybase
12 164 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 160 (1.28%) HP
14 148 (1.18%) hybris
15 141 (1.13%) TIBCO
16 121 (0.97%) MuleSoft
17 120 (0.96%) Talend
18 117 (0.94%) ATG
19 110 (0.88%) Informatica
20 97 (0.78%) Sun
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day pls send cv
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day Please Send CV
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology People UK
Rate: ££ day rates dependent on your exp
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 per day, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days hols
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Networkers
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Coded People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago