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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 6166 5662 4757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.45% 10.76% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.31% 27.93% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4339 3832 3239
Median daily rate £475 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 52
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
20344 20270 19472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.08% 38.50% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14099 13953 12773
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 478 389
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 3247 £500 - 891
South East +13 883 £450 +7.14% 210
Yorkshire +4 468 £450 +5.88% 120
North West +2 389 £425 -5.55% 139
South West +2 299 £393 -7.64% 94
East of England 0 273 £441 +14.41% 172
West Midlands +20 262 £425 +6.25% 55
North East -9 192 £350 -22.22% 27
East Midlands +7 138 £434 +2.05% 50
Midlands -9 6 £525 +5.00%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6233 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
2 3300 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 2860 (23.03%) Spring
4 2799 (22.54%) TDD
5 2632 (21.20%) HTML
6 2617 (21.07%) SQL
7 2610 (21.02%) Linux
8 2357 (18.98%) Scrum
9 2316 (18.65%) Oracle
10 2204 (17.75%) Finance
11 2067 (16.65%) Web Services
12 1941 (15.63%) CSS
13 1765 (14.21%) REST
14 1748 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
15 1704 (13.72%) Jenkins
16 1695 (13.65%) XML
17 1693 (13.63%) Git (software)
18 1615 (13.01%) J2EE
19 1613 (12.99%) Python
20 1572 (12.66%) BDD
21 1516 (12.21%) DevOps
22 1483 (11.94%) Unix
23 1406 (11.32%) Scala
24 1382 (11.13%) AngularJS
25 1326 (10.68%) Maven
26 1299 (10.46%) HTML5
27 1283 (10.33%) Banking
28 1227 (9.88%) RESTful
29 1214 (9.78%) Open Source
30 1173 (9.45%) Hibernate

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
1 966 (7.78%) Tomcat
2 716 (5.77%) JBoss
3 696 (5.60%) Apache
4 695 (5.60%) WebSphere
5 557 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 518 (4.17%) Apache Spark
7 440 (3.54%) Confluence
8 311 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
9 275 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 248 (2.00%) CMS
11 194 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 185 (1.49%) Mule
13 160 (1.29%) IIS
13 160 (1.29%) SharePoint
14 153 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
14 153 (1.23%) nginx
15 152 (1.22%) Apache Solr
16 135 (1.09%) OpenStack
17 118 (0.95%) Apache Pig
18 101 (0.81%) Jetty
Applications
1 237 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 82 (0.66%) MS Office
3 63 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.14%) SPSS
7 16 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.097%) MS Project
10 11 (0.089%) HipChat
11 10 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.064%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.064%) PaintShop Pro
12 8 (0.064%) Windchill
13 7 (0.056%) Stata
14 5 (0.040%) Mingle
15 4 (0.032%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.016%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.016%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 82 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 64 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 43 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 38 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 34 (0.27%) Magento
6 30 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 27 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 24 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 23 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 23 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
11 18 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
12 17 (0.14%) RMDS
13 15 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
14 14 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
14 14 (0.11%) SAP HR
15 13 (0.10%) ION MarketView
16 12 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
16 12 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 9 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1110 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 429 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (2.89%) GitHub
4 209 (1.68%) PaaS
5 172 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 172 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 141 (1.14%) SaaS
7 107 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 101 (0.81%) IaaS
9 96 (0.77%) Amazon S3
10 64 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 47 (0.38%) Google App Engine
12 46 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
13 44 (0.35%) OpenShift
14 37 (0.30%) Force.com
14 37 (0.30%) Office 365
15 36 (0.29%) Heroku
16 33 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
17 31 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
18 28 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 652 (5.25%) HTTP
2 370 (2.98%) Network Security
3 255 (2.05%) LDAP
4 252 (2.03%) Internet
5 237 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 220 (1.77%) SSL
7 204 (1.64%) Firewall
8 153 (1.23%) DNS
9 73 (0.59%) FTP
10 66 (0.53%) Kerberos
11 60 (0.48%) SAN
12 50 (0.40%) VPN
13 48 (0.39%) HTTPS
14 47 (0.38%) MQTT
15 44 (0.35%) DHCP
15 44 (0.35%) LAN
16 43 (0.35%) SSH
16 43 (0.35%) WAN
17 39 (0.31%) NAS
18 37 (0.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (8.04%) MongoDB
2 811 (6.53%) SQL Server
3 808 (6.51%) Hadoop
4 780 (6.28%) Big Data
4 780 (6.28%) NoSQL
5 729 (5.87%) MySQL
6 723 (5.82%) Relational Database
7 578 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
8 528 (4.25%) Oracle Database
9 378 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 283 (2.28%) Apache Hive
11 244 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 232 (1.87%) HBase
13 214 (1.72%) DB2
14 209 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
15 161 (1.30%) Redis
16 110 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 108 (0.87%) Neo4j
18 77 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
19 76 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1704 (13.72%) Jenkins
2 1693 (13.63%) Git (software)
3 1326 (10.68%) Maven
4 1078 (8.68%) JUnit
5 1045 (8.42%) JIRA
6 1014 (8.17%) Selenium
7 861 (6.93%) Cucumber
8 723 (5.82%) Subversion
9 484 (3.90%) Eclipse
10 407 (3.28%) WebDriver
11 370 (2.98%) Gradle
12 361 (2.91%) Ant
13 341 (2.75%) Mockito
14 300 (2.42%) SoapUI
15 264 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 247 (1.99%) IntelliJ
17 212 (1.71%) JMeter
18 194 (1.56%) TeamCity
19 149 (1.20%) Hudson
20 121 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2204 (17.75%) Finance
2 1283 (10.33%) Banking
3 496 (3.99%) Retail
4 398 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 345 (2.78%) Front Office
6 285 (2.30%) Marketing
7 211 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 161 (1.30%) Publishing
9 138 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 128 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 116 (0.93%) Games
12 103 (0.83%) Back Office
13 85 (0.68%) Electronics
14 66 (0.53%) Automotive
15 62 (0.50%) Advertising
16 37 (0.30%) Law
17 34 (0.27%) Legal
18 33 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 33 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 20 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7174 (57.77%) Developer
2 4413 (35.54%) Java Developer
3 1199 (9.66%) Architect
4 1109 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 848 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 652 (5.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 650 (5.23%) Analyst
8 637 (5.13%) Agile Developer
9 583 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
10 555 (4.47%) Scala Developer
11 457 (3.68%) Consultant
12 416 (3.35%) Java Engineer
13 375 (3.02%) Java Architect
14 368 (2.96%) Tester
15 350 (2.82%) Software Engineer
16 335 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
17 322 (2.59%) Java Scala Developer
18 307 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
19 286 (2.30%) Lead Developer
20 285 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2860 (23.03%) Spring
2 2632 (21.20%) HTML
3 2067 (16.65%) Web Services
4 1941 (15.63%) CSS
5 1765 (14.21%) REST
6 1695 (13.65%) XML
7 1615 (13.01%) J2EE
8 1382 (11.13%) AngularJS
9 1299 (10.46%) HTML5
10 1227 (9.88%) RESTful
11 1173 (9.45%) Hibernate
12 1156 (9.31%) JSON
13 1072 (8.63%) SOAP
14 926 (7.46%) .NET
15 857 (6.90%) Node.js
16 759 (6.11%) jQuery
17 720 (5.80%) CSS3
18 644 (5.19%) JSP
19 590 (4.75%) Java EE
20 536 (4.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 689 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
2 419 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 372 (3.00%) User Experience
4 355 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 314 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 298 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 276 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 202 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 164 (1.32%) Derivative
10 157 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 135 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 130 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 126 (1.01%) Management Information System
14 118 (0.95%) Equities
15 111 (0.89%) Data Centre
16 98 (0.79%) Fintech
16 98 (0.79%) Mathematics
17 93 (0.75%) Data Integration
18 88 (0.71%) Visualisation
19 80 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2610 (21.02%) Linux
2 1483 (11.94%) Unix
3 902 (7.26%) Windows
4 417 (3.36%) Android
5 328 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 235 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 201 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 196 (1.58%) Solaris
9 137 (1.10%) CentOS
10 127 (1.02%) AIX
11 98 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 90 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 75 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 68 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 57 (0.46%) Windows 7
16 31 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 26 (0.21%) zOS
18 23 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
19 22 (0.18%) RancherOS
20 21 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6233 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2799 (22.54%) TDD
3 2357 (18.98%) Scrum
4 1748 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
5 1572 (12.66%) BDD
6 1516 (12.21%) DevOps
7 1214 (9.78%) Open Source
8 1106 (8.91%) OO
9 1059 (8.53%) Software Engineering
10 969 (7.80%) Web Development
11 944 (7.60%) E-Commerce
12 887 (7.14%) Microservices
13 786 (6.33%) SOA
14 772 (6.22%) MVC
15 719 (5.79%) Kanban
16 671 (5.40%) Pair Programming
17 597 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
18 589 (4.74%) Unit Testing
19 558 (4.49%) SDLC
20 546 (4.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3300 (26.57%) JavaScript
2 2617 (21.07%) SQL
3 1613 (12.99%) Python
4 1406 (11.32%) Scala
5 952 (7.67%) C#
6 951 (7.66%) Ruby
7 860 (6.93%) C++
8 788 (6.35%) PHP
9 638 (5.14%) Perl
10 525 (4.23%) C
11 432 (3.48%) Bash Shell
12 418 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 390 (3.14%) Shell Script
14 348 (2.80%) Groovy
15 196 (1.58%) Clojure
16 175 (1.41%) Go
17 168 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 159 (1.28%) VB
19 123 (0.99%) R
20 121 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1100 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 691 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 661 (5.32%) Degree
4 273 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 155 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 135 (1.09%) ISEB
7 133 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 51 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 46 (0.37%) Sun Certification
11 42 (0.34%) PhD
12 32 (0.26%) MCSE
13 30 (0.24%) CISSP
14 25 (0.20%) BC Cleared
15 22 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
16 21 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (0.15%) MCITP
17 19 (0.15%) MCSA
18 16 (0.13%) MCP
19 15 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 701 (5.65%) QA
2 101 (0.81%) SDET
3 91 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 64 (0.52%) SLA
5 48 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 20 (0.16%) MiFID
9 19 (0.15%) WCAG
10 15 (0.12%) FATCA
11 13 (0.10%) SEPA
12 12 (0.097%) GCP
13 7 (0.056%) EMIR
13 7 (0.056%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.056%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (0.056%) ISO20022
14 4 (0.032%) HL7
14 4 (0.032%) WAI
15 3 (0.024%) COBIT
System Software
1 768 (6.18%) Docker
2 234 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 203 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 129 (1.04%) HDFS
5 106 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 103 (0.83%) Apache Flume
7 64 (0.52%) vSphere
8 53 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 50 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 41 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 41 (0.33%) KVM
11 40 (0.32%) Xen
12 34 (0.27%) etcd
13 33 (0.27%) flannel
14 22 (0.18%) VMware ESX
15 20 (0.16%) NFS
16 16 (0.13%) Postfix
16 16 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (0.12%) Samba
18 14 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 923 (7.43%) Puppet
2 500 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 477 (3.84%) Ansible
4 180 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 107 (0.86%) Nagios
6 90 (0.72%) logstash
7 81 (0.65%) Terraform
8 79 (0.64%) Kibana
9 63 (0.51%) Mesos
10 61 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
11 53 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 53 (0.43%) Oozie
12 50 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
13 47 (0.38%) Consul
14 46 (0.37%) Graphite
15 45 (0.36%) Control-M
16 44 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 41 (0.33%) Packer
18 35 (0.28%) Grafana
18 35 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 2316 (18.65%) Oracle
2 678 (5.46%) IBM
3 494 (3.98%) Microsoft
4 381 (3.07%) VMware
5 356 (2.87%) Red Hat
6 298 (2.40%) Adobe
7 295 (2.38%) Google
8 223 (1.80%) hybris
9 222 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 209 (1.68%) SAP
11 185 (1.49%) MuleSoft
12 162 (1.30%) Splunk
13 156 (1.26%) HP
13 156 (1.26%) Sybase
14 137 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
15 129 (1.04%) TIBCO
16 111 (0.89%) Talend
17 106 (0.85%) Sun
18 97 (0.78%) Cisco
18 97 (0.78%) Informatica
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Posted: 25 minutes ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 27 minutes ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + be - likely extension
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + be - likely extension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 minutes ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £540 - £635 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday