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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 6283 5135 4554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.33% 10.13% 9.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.12% 26.86% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4428 3452 3112
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 82 62
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.06 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £47.70 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
19559 19120 18607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.38% 37.72% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13604 12629 12311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 413 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 3272 £518 +3.50% 845
South East +12 932 £450 +14.64% 282
North West +10 557 £400 - 166
Yorkshire +11 481 £425 +6.25% 136
West Midlands +18 275 £433 +8.12% 83
South West +2 268 £400 -1.23% 114
East of England +7 248 £425 +6.25% 121
North East -9 133 £335 +3.87% 21
East Midlands -10 112 £370 -7.50% 57
Midlands -13 8 £500 +11.11% 2
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5904 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 3055 (26.12%) JavaScript
3 2705 (23.13%) TDD
4 2688 (22.98%) Spring
5 2629 (22.48%) Linux
6 2554 (21.84%) HTML
7 2290 (19.58%) Oracle
8 2281 (19.50%) SQL
9 2260 (19.32%) Scrum
10 2109 (18.03%) Web Services
11 2096 (17.92%) Finance
12 1857 (15.88%) CSS
13 1696 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
14 1611 (13.78%) REST
15 1609 (13.76%) Unix
16 1583 (13.54%) Git (software)
17 1556 (13.30%) Jenkins
18 1554 (13.29%) Python
19 1518 (12.98%) XML
20 1484 (12.69%) J2EE
21 1436 (12.28%) BDD
22 1418 (12.12%) DevOps
23 1376 (11.77%) Banking
24 1337 (11.43%) Maven
25 1219 (10.42%) OO
26 1210 (10.35%) Hibernate
27 1186 (10.14%) Security Cleared
28 1170 (10.00%) RESTful
29 1126 (9.63%) HTML5
30 1084 (9.27%) Scala

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
1 950 (8.12%) Tomcat
2 748 (6.40%) Node.js
3 732 (6.26%) JBoss
4 710 (6.07%) Apache
5 540 (4.62%) WebSphere
6 501 (4.28%) WebLogic
7 419 (3.58%) Confluence
8 286 (2.45%) Apache Spark
9 218 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
10 215 (1.84%) CMS
11 200 (1.71%) IIS
12 198 (1.69%) Jetty
12 198 (1.69%) OpenStack
13 169 (1.45%) nginx
14 159 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
15 138 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 115 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
17 114 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
18 111 (0.95%) Mule
19 110 (0.94%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 197 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 108 (0.92%) MS Office
3 53 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 50 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.23%) SPSS
6 26 (0.22%) HipChat
7 18 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.13%) MS Project
9 14 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (0.10%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.094%) Stata
12 8 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.043%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.034%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.034%) Siemens NX
15 3 (0.026%) GIMP
15 3 (0.026%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 95 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 82 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 52 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 36 (0.31%) BigMachines
4 36 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 32 (0.27%) Magento
6 29 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.22%) ION MarketView
8 24 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
9 13 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
10 12 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.10%) RMDS
11 11 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
11 11 (0.094%) Unica
12 9 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
13 8 (0.068%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 8 (0.068%) Summit
14 7 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 944 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (1.86%) GitHub
4 189 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 138 (1.18%) PaaS
6 134 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 113 (0.97%) IaaS
8 108 (0.92%) SaaS
9 91 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 86 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 81 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
12 70 (0.60%) Heroku
13 48 (0.41%) Google App Engine
14 46 (0.39%) Force.com
15 41 (0.35%) Google Analytics
16 40 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 34 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
18 29 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 27 (0.23%) Route 53
20 26 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 734 (6.28%) HTTP
2 344 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 285 (2.44%) Internet
4 228 (1.95%) Network Security
5 219 (1.87%) SSL
6 160 (1.37%) DNS
7 142 (1.21%) LDAP
8 123 (1.05%) Firewall
9 94 (0.80%) FTP
10 68 (0.58%) SAN
11 64 (0.55%) IPsec
12 62 (0.53%) DHCP
13 58 (0.50%) HTTPS
14 40 (0.34%) VPN
15 39 (0.33%) SSH
16 38 (0.32%) SNMP
17 36 (0.31%) LAN
18 34 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
19 32 (0.27%) WAN
20 30 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1073 (9.17%) MongoDB
2 984 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 791 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 730 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 720 (6.16%) MySQL
6 611 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 610 (5.22%) Big Data
8 583 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 527 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
10 496 (4.24%) Oracle Database
11 269 (2.30%) Apache Hive
11 269 (2.30%) RDBMS
12 211 (1.80%) DB2
13 178 (1.52%) HBase
14 168 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 168 (1.44%) Neo4j
15 155 (1.33%) Redis
16 127 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
17 104 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
18 87 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1583 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 1556 (13.30%) Jenkins
3 1337 (11.43%) Maven
4 982 (8.40%) JIRA
5 947 (8.10%) JUnit
6 837 (7.16%) Subversion
7 768 (6.57%) Selenium
8 738 (6.31%) Cucumber
9 450 (3.85%) Eclipse
10 383 (3.27%) Mockito
11 345 (2.95%) Ant
12 325 (2.78%) Gradle
13 255 (2.18%) WebDriver
14 240 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 178 (1.52%) TeamCity
16 168 (1.44%) JMeter
16 168 (1.44%) SoapUI
17 167 (1.43%) Hudson
18 142 (1.21%) IntelliJ
19 119 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2096 (17.92%) Finance
2 1376 (11.77%) Banking
3 500 (4.28%) Investment Banking
4 491 (4.20%) Front Office
5 439 (3.75%) Retail
6 304 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 258 (2.21%) Marketing
8 153 (1.31%) Games
9 151 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 129 (1.10%) Electronics
11 103 (0.88%) Publishing
12 89 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 85 (0.73%) Back Office
14 63 (0.54%) Legal
15 52 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 49 (0.42%) Billing
17 43 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 40 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 37 (0.32%) Automotive
20 33 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 6904 (59.03%) Developer
2 4421 (37.80%) Java Developer
3 1125 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 1111 (9.50%) Architect
5 851 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 758 (6.48%) Agile Developer
7 673 (5.75%) Agile Java Developer
8 632 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 597 (5.10%) Analyst
10 417 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 408 (3.49%) Scala Developer
12 372 (3.18%) Java Engineer
13 368 (3.15%) Consultant
14 336 (2.87%) Java Architect
15 330 (2.82%) Software Engineer
16 287 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
17 284 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 267 (2.28%) Technical Architect
19 261 (2.23%) Software Developer
20 245 (2.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2688 (22.98%) Spring
2 2554 (21.84%) HTML
3 2109 (18.03%) Web Services
4 1857 (15.88%) CSS
5 1611 (13.78%) REST
6 1518 (12.98%) XML
7 1484 (12.69%) J2EE
8 1210 (10.35%) Hibernate
9 1170 (10.00%) RESTful
10 1126 (9.63%) HTML5
11 1028 (8.79%) AngularJS
12 977 (8.35%) SOAP
13 972 (8.31%) .NET
14 887 (7.58%) JSON
15 717 (6.13%) jQuery
16 589 (5.04%) CSS3
17 525 (4.49%) JSP
18 517 (4.42%) Java EE
19 493 (4.22%) Ajax
20 480 (4.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 553 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 414 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 408 (3.49%) User Experience
4 369 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 359 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 247 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 220 (1.88%) Digital Media
8 215 (1.84%) Derivative
9 202 (1.73%) Equities
10 161 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 155 (1.33%) Visualisation
12 141 (1.21%) Fixed Income
13 124 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 109 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 107 (0.91%) Management Information System
16 103 (0.88%) Mathematics
17 100 (0.86%) Fintech
18 88 (0.75%) PKI
19 83 (0.71%) Data Integration
20 80 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2629 (22.48%) Linux
2 1609 (13.76%) Unix
3 953 (8.15%) Windows
4 395 (3.38%) Android
5 354 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 219 (1.87%) CentOS
7 204 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 171 (1.46%) Mac OS X
9 163 (1.39%) AIX
10 156 (1.33%) Windows Server
11 153 (1.31%) Solaris
12 134 (1.15%) Ubuntu
13 58 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 45 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 37 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (0.29%) Debian
17 33 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 32 (0.27%) zOS
19 23 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5904 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2705 (23.13%) TDD
3 2260 (19.32%) Scrum
4 1696 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1436 (12.28%) BDD
6 1418 (12.12%) DevOps
7 1219 (10.42%) OO
8 986 (8.43%) Open Source
9 956 (8.17%) Software Engineering
10 855 (7.31%) E-Commerce
11 806 (6.89%) Web Development
12 794 (6.79%) SOA
13 733 (6.27%) Pair Programming
14 732 (6.26%) MVC
15 717 (6.13%) SDLC
16 667 (5.70%) Multithreading
17 665 (5.69%) Configuration Management
18 622 (5.32%) Microservices
19 619 (5.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 597 (5.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3055 (26.12%) JavaScript
2 2281 (19.50%) SQL
3 1554 (13.29%) Python
4 1084 (9.27%) Scala
5 1038 (8.88%) Ruby
6 1019 (8.71%) C#
7 829 (7.09%) C++
8 678 (5.80%) PHP
9 627 (5.36%) Perl
10 521 (4.45%) Bash Shell
11 490 (4.19%) PL/SQL
12 444 (3.80%) C
13 427 (3.65%) Shell Script
14 361 (3.09%) Groovy
15 235 (2.01%) PowerShell
16 199 (1.70%) Go
17 148 (1.27%) VB
18 127 (1.09%) Clojure
19 110 (0.94%) Objective-C
19 110 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 1186 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 725 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 710 (6.07%) Degree
4 282 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 148 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 131 (1.12%) ISEB
7 103 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 50 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 46 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 40 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 37 (0.32%) PhD
12 34 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 31 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
14 22 (0.19%) OCP
15 20 (0.17%) OCA
16 19 (0.16%) OCAJ
17 18 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (0.15%) CCNA
19 15 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 538 (4.60%) QA
2 115 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 115 (0.98%) SLA
3 75 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.19%) SDET
8 18 (0.15%) MiFID
9 15 (0.13%) WCAG
10 13 (0.11%) HL7
11 12 (0.10%) FIPS 140-2
12 11 (0.094%) COBIT
13 10 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.086%) SEPA
14 9 (0.077%) EMIR
14 9 (0.077%) ISO 14001
15 7 (0.060%) JSP 440
16 6 (0.051%) ISO20022
17 4 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 580 (4.96%) Docker
2 279 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 126 (1.08%) vSphere
5 87 (0.74%) HDFS
6 62 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 59 (0.50%) Apache Flume
8 47 (0.40%) Xen
9 36 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 34 (0.29%) Hyper-V
11 30 (0.26%) KVM
11 30 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (0.22%) NFS
13 20 (0.17%) GlusterFS
13 20 (0.17%) Varnish
14 17 (0.15%) Ceph
15 16 (0.14%) vCloud
16 13 (0.11%) Samba
17 9 (0.077%) Time Sharing Option
18 8 (0.068%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 927 (7.93%) Puppet
2 433 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 350 (2.99%) Ansible
4 164 (1.40%) Nagios
5 125 (1.07%) logstash
6 119 (1.02%) Kubernetes
7 98 (0.84%) Graphite
8 80 (0.68%) Kibana
9 65 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 65 (0.56%) Salt
10 62 (0.53%) ZABBIX
11 49 (0.42%) Grafana
12 46 (0.39%) Mesos
13 40 (0.34%) Control-M
14 36 (0.31%) Icinga
14 36 (0.31%) Oozie
15 33 (0.28%) SCCM
16 32 (0.27%) HAProxy
16 32 (0.27%) yum
17 30 (0.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 2290 (19.58%) Oracle
2 486 (4.16%) IBM
3 449 (3.84%) Microsoft
4 438 (3.75%) VMware
5 325 (2.78%) Google
6 319 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 247 (2.11%) SAP
8 206 (1.76%) Adobe
9 201 (1.72%) Atlassian
10 183 (1.56%) Splunk
11 175 (1.50%) Sybase
12 162 (1.39%) Informatica
12 162 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 155 (1.33%) HP
14 140 (1.20%) ATG
15 137 (1.17%) hybris
16 129 (1.10%) TIBCO
17 120 (1.03%) Pega
18 82 (0.70%) Talend
19 80 (0.68%) Siebel
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £585 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £550 per day +
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oscar
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £299 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Shropshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Shropshire
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 9 hours ago