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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / England
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 5088 5263 5097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.25% 11.49% 11.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.33% 29.47% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3499 3604 3625
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 42
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.90 £30.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +14.22%

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
16777 17856 17234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.39% 38.98% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 12218 11696
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 482 385
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 2898 £525 +5.00% 899
South East +1 610 £450 +8.43% 263
East of England +7 312 £400 -3.03% 130
North West +4 289 £425 +3.03% 124
Yorkshire -1 289 £450 -1.09% 152
South West -1 273 £413 +10.00% 153
West Midlands +2 154 £425 - 66
East Midlands +5 118 £420 +5.00% 55
North East -13 98 £350 -12.50% 26
Midlands +3 6 £425 -
South Coast +5 3 £550 +80.32%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 5893 (52.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2918 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 2784 (24.81%) TDD
4 2561 (22.82%) Spring
5 2400 (21.39%) SQL
6 2250 (20.05%) Linux
7 2238 (19.94%) Scrum
8 2193 (19.54%) HTML
9 2005 (17.87%) Finance
10 1830 (16.31%) Oracle
11 1826 (16.27%) Python
12 1778 (15.85%) Web Services
13 1769 (15.77%) Git (software)
14 1756 (15.65%) Jenkins
15 1706 (15.20%) BDD
16 1646 (14.67%) CSS
17 1629 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
18 1578 (14.06%) DevOps
19 1568 (13.97%) REST
20 1515 (13.50%) XML
21 1374 (12.24%) Scala
22 1289 (11.49%) Banking
23 1280 (11.41%) J2EE
24 1269 (11.31%) Unix
25 1190 (10.61%) Maven
26 1177 (10.49%) AngularJS
27 1169 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
28 1159 (10.33%) OO
29 1150 (10.25%) RESTful
30 1087 (9.69%) JSON

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
1 796 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 702 (6.26%) Apache Spark
3 647 (5.77%) Apache
4 572 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 524 (4.67%) Confluence
6 472 (4.21%) JBoss
7 408 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 358 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
9 207 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 204 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 200 (1.78%) CMS
12 185 (1.65%) nginx
13 153 (1.36%) Apache Pig
14 149 (1.33%) OpenStack
15 144 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
16 139 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
17 136 (1.21%) Mule
18 127 (1.13%) Apache Solr
19 116 (1.03%) SharePoint
20 102 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 172 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 60 (0.53%) MS Office
3 44 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.089%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.089%) SPSS
9 7 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.062%) HipChat
9 7 (0.062%) MS Project
10 6 (0.053%) Weka
11 5 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.045%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.027%) Windchill
13 2 (0.018%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.018%) Simulink
13 2 (0.018%) Stata
Business Applications
1 107 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 62 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 40 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 30 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 29 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 28 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.23%) RMDS
8 25 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 24 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 24 (0.21%) Magento
10 23 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 21 (0.19%) SAP HR
12 18 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 18 (0.16%) Unica
13 15 (0.13%) SAP hybris
14 14 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
15 13 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
15 13 (0.12%) Endur
16 12 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 9 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1169 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 392 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 341 (3.04%) GitHub
4 240 (2.14%) PaaS
5 178 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 167 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 130 (1.16%) SaaS
8 118 (1.05%) IaaS
9 106 (0.94%) Amazon S3
10 84 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 73 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 62 (0.55%) OpenShift
13 59 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
14 41 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
15 39 (0.35%) Heroku
16 35 (0.31%) Google App Engine
17 30 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
18 29 (0.26%) Office 365
19 28 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 26 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 568 (5.06%) HTTP
2 314 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 220 (1.96%) Internet
4 212 (1.89%) SSL
5 199 (1.77%) LDAP
6 163 (1.45%) Firewall
7 132 (1.18%) Network Security
8 130 (1.16%) DNS
9 86 (0.77%) Kerberos
10 55 (0.49%) HTTPS
11 53 (0.47%) RTSP
12 51 (0.45%) FTP
13 45 (0.40%) MQTT
14 40 (0.36%) SSH
15 37 (0.33%) DHCP
16 34 (0.30%) LAN
17 32 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
18 31 (0.28%) VPN
19 27 (0.24%) Intranet
19 27 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1007 (8.97%) Big Data
2 990 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 900 (8.02%) MongoDB
4 816 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 714 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 656 (5.85%) MySQL
7 655 (5.84%) SQL Server
8 612 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
9 381 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 366 (3.26%) Apache Hive
11 365 (3.25%) Oracle Database
12 273 (2.43%) HBase
13 228 (2.03%) Redis
14 190 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 185 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
16 169 (1.51%) DB2
17 97 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
18 94 (0.84%) Sqoop
19 92 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
20 86 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1769 (15.77%) Git (software)
2 1756 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 1190 (10.61%) Maven
4 1067 (9.51%) JIRA
5 1049 (9.35%) Selenium
6 930 (8.29%) Cucumber
7 912 (8.13%) JUnit
8 584 (5.20%) Subversion
9 431 (3.84%) Gradle
10 427 (3.81%) WebDriver
11 396 (3.53%) Eclipse
12 377 (3.36%) Ant
13 365 (3.25%) Mockito
14 274 (2.44%) SoapUI
15 255 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 201 (1.79%) JMeter
17 199 (1.77%) IntelliJ
18 185 (1.65%) TeamCity
19 147 (1.31%) Vagrant
20 138 (1.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 2005 (17.87%) Finance
2 1289 (11.49%) Banking
3 465 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 422 (3.76%) Retail
5 386 (3.44%) Front Office
6 262 (2.33%) Marketing
7 217 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 197 (1.76%) Games
9 154 (1.37%) Publishing
10 150 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 122 (1.09%) Back Office
12 105 (0.94%) Electronics
13 79 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 59 (0.53%) Advertising
15 52 (0.46%) Legal
16 50 (0.45%) Retail Banking
17 48 (0.43%) Law
18 37 (0.33%) Automotive
19 26 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
20 22 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6610 (58.91%) Developer
2 4118 (36.70%) Java Developer
3 999 (8.90%) Senior Developer
4 957 (8.53%) Architect
5 763 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 570 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 552 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 511 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 507 (4.52%) Analyst
10 471 (4.20%) Scala Developer
11 457 (4.07%) Java Engineer
12 383 (3.41%) Consultant
13 353 (3.15%) Tester
14 333 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
14 333 (2.97%) Software Engineer
15 304 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
16 257 (2.29%) Java Architect
17 255 (2.27%) Java Scala Developer
18 243 (2.17%) Automation Tester
18 243 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2561 (22.82%) Spring
2 2193 (19.54%) HTML
3 1778 (15.85%) Web Services
4 1646 (14.67%) CSS
5 1568 (13.97%) REST
6 1515 (13.50%) XML
7 1280 (11.41%) J2EE
8 1177 (10.49%) AngularJS
9 1150 (10.25%) RESTful
10 1087 (9.69%) JSON
11 1021 (9.10%) HTML5
12 1020 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 918 (8.18%) SOAP
14 836 (7.45%) Node.js
15 736 (6.56%) .NET
16 659 (5.87%) jQuery
17 603 (5.37%) CSS3
18 520 (4.63%) Java EE
19 481 (4.29%) JMS
20 469 (4.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 591 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 397 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 369 (3.29%) User Experience
4 294 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 262 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 239 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 219 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 219 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 187 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 180 (1.60%) Derivative
10 168 (1.50%) Equities
11 136 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 135 (1.20%) Mathematics
13 116 (1.03%) Fintech
14 114 (1.02%) Digital Media
15 112 (1.00%) Visualisation
16 98 (0.87%) Management Information System
17 92 (0.82%) Data Centre
17 92 (0.82%) Data Integration
18 84 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2250 (20.05%) Linux
2 1269 (11.31%) Unix
3 713 (6.35%) Windows
4 396 (3.53%) Android
5 265 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 204 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 185 (1.65%) CentOS
8 138 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 135 (1.20%) Solaris
10 118 (1.05%) AIX
11 109 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 88 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 50 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (0.43%) Windows 7
15 34 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (0.29%) HPUX
17 31 (0.28%) CoreOS
18 25 (0.22%) Debian
18 25 (0.22%) Windows XP
19 24 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5893 (52.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2784 (24.81%) TDD
3 2238 (19.94%) Scrum
4 1706 (15.20%) BDD
5 1629 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
6 1578 (14.06%) DevOps
7 1159 (10.33%) OO
8 1080 (9.62%) Open Source
9 1046 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 1044 (9.30%) Microservices
11 843 (7.51%) E-Commerce
12 702 (6.26%) Kanban
13 685 (6.10%) Web Development
14 668 (5.95%) MVC
15 642 (5.72%) SOA
16 629 (5.61%) Pair Programming
17 606 (5.40%) Unit Testing
18 600 (5.35%) Continuous Delivery
19 590 (5.26%) Configuration Management
20 581 (5.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2918 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 2400 (21.39%) SQL
3 1826 (16.27%) Python
4 1374 (12.24%) Scala
5 897 (7.99%) Ruby
6 874 (7.79%) C#
7 708 (6.31%) C++
8 575 (5.12%) Perl
9 511 (4.55%) PHP
10 499 (4.45%) C
11 421 (3.75%) Bash Shell
12 384 (3.42%) Shell Script
13 364 (3.24%) Groovy
14 341 (3.04%) PL/SQL
15 215 (1.92%) Go
16 194 (1.73%) R
17 139 (1.24%) Clojure
18 124 (1.11%) PowerShell
19 110 (0.98%) XPath
20 101 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 892 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 553 (4.93%) Degree
3 536 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 237 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 137 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 111 (0.99%) ISEB
7 106 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 37 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 35 (0.31%) PhD
10 33 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (0.20%) BC Cleared
12 21 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (0.16%) CISSP
14 16 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.14%) MCSE
15 13 (0.12%) PMP
16 12 (0.11%) RHCE
17 11 (0.098%) AWS Certification
17 11 (0.098%) MCSA
17 11 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 703 (6.27%) QA
2 119 (1.06%) SDET
3 65 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 64 (0.57%) SLA
5 53 (0.47%) MiFID
6 47 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 44 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 34 (0.30%) EMIR
9 30 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
9 30 (0.27%) FATCA
10 18 (0.16%) WCAG
11 9 (0.080%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.080%) PA-DSS
12 8 (0.071%) SEPA
13 7 (0.062%) HL7
13 7 (0.062%) WAI
14 4 (0.036%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.027%) GCP
System Software
1 937 (8.35%) Docker
2 165 (1.47%) HDFS
3 157 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 154 (1.37%) Active Directory
5 89 (0.79%) Apache Flume
6 62 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 34 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
9 30 (0.27%) vSphere
9 30 (0.27%) Xen
10 25 (0.22%) vCloud
11 20 (0.18%) etcd
11 20 (0.18%) flannel
11 20 (0.18%) NFS
12 18 (0.16%) Hyper-V
13 16 (0.14%) VirtualBox
14 15 (0.13%) Shibboleth
15 14 (0.12%) KVM
15 14 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 806 (7.18%) Puppet
2 652 (5.81%) Ansible
3 512 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
4 184 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 128 (1.14%) Terraform
6 119 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
7 104 (0.93%) Kibana
8 90 (0.80%) Nagios
9 80 (0.71%) logstash
10 71 (0.63%) Oozie
11 60 (0.53%) Salt
12 56 (0.50%) Mesos
13 49 (0.44%) Consul
14 45 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
15 43 (0.38%) Grafana
15 43 (0.38%) ZABBIX
16 42 (0.37%) Graphite
17 41 (0.37%) Tivoli
18 39 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
19 38 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 1830 (16.31%) Oracle
2 451 (4.02%) IBM
3 372 (3.32%) Microsoft
4 312 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 261 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 261 (2.33%) VMware
6 258 (2.30%) SAP
7 255 (2.27%) Adobe
8 237 (2.11%) Google
9 225 (2.01%) hybris
10 193 (1.72%) Splunk
11 180 (1.60%) MuleSoft
12 160 (1.43%) Sybase
13 126 (1.12%) HP
14 123 (1.10%) TIBCO
15 120 (1.07%) ATG
16 115 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
17 105 (0.94%) Hortonworks
18 98 (0.87%) Cloudera
19 96 (0.86%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West
Salt
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £400 to £525 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 1 hour ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £440 per day + Neg
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago