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 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 6173 5030 4571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.53% 10.05% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.27% 26.48% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4405 3452 3136
Median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 62
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £32.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £50.44 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
19129 18999 18455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.83% 37.95% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 12804 12356
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 398 432
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 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 30 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 30 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 3137 £513 +2.50% 911
South East +14 967 £450 +12.50% 276
North West +7 524 £413 -2.94% 186
Yorkshire +11 439 £425 +6.25% 126
West Midlands +30 306 £428 +6.87% 69
South West +3 291 £391 -2.18% 120
East of England +8 266 £401 +0.12% 127
North East -22 126 £350 -6.04% 22
East Midlands -10 107 £375 -0.66% 51
Midlands -8 4 £525 -12.50%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 5914 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3047 (25.99%) JavaScript
3 2765 (23.59%) Spring
4 2718 (23.19%) TDD
5 2685 (22.91%) Linux
6 2578 (21.99%) HTML
7 2373 (20.24%) Oracle
8 2371 (20.23%) SQL
9 2265 (19.32%) Scrum
10 2148 (18.32%) Web Services
11 2108 (17.98%) Finance
12 1907 (16.27%) CSS
13 1715 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 1660 (14.16%) REST
15 1585 (13.52%) XML
16 1577 (13.45%) Unix
17 1571 (13.40%) Git (software)
18 1553 (13.25%) Jenkins
19 1533 (13.08%) Python
20 1512 (12.90%) J2EE
21 1457 (12.43%) DevOps
22 1406 (11.99%) BDD
23 1345 (11.47%) Maven
24 1343 (11.46%) Banking
25 1226 (10.46%) Hibernate
26 1212 (10.34%) Security Cleared
27 1191 (10.16%) RESTful
28 1168 (9.96%) OO
29 1141 (9.73%) HTML5
30 1137 (9.70%) 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
1 920 (7.85%) Tomcat
2 713 (6.08%) Node.js
3 708 (6.04%) JBoss
4 697 (5.95%) Apache
5 548 (4.67%) WebSphere
6 505 (4.31%) WebLogic
7 420 (3.58%) Confluence
8 309 (2.64%) Apache Spark
9 233 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
10 228 (1.95%) CMS
11 202 (1.72%) IIS
12 193 (1.65%) OpenStack
13 175 (1.49%) Jetty
14 167 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
15 163 (1.39%) nginx
16 129 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 123 (1.05%) Mule
18 120 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
19 107 (0.91%) Apache Pig
20 106 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 210 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 112 (0.96%) MS Office
3 55 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 48 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.24%) SPSS
6 26 (0.22%) HipChat
7 20 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.14%) MS Project
9 15 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (0.10%) Stata
11 10 (0.085%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.043%) FrameMaker
13 5 (0.043%) Windchill
14 4 (0.034%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.034%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.034%) Siemens NX
15 3 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.026%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 93 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 65 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 53 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 33 (0.28%) Magento
5 31 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 31 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 30 (0.26%) BigMachines
6 30 (0.26%) Eloqua
7 29 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 28 (0.24%) ION MarketView
9 14 (0.12%) RMDS
10 13 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.11%) Unica
11 12 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 11 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
13 9 (0.077%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 9 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
13 9 (0.077%) Summit
14 8 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 963 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 301 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (2.13%) GitHub
4 189 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 134 (1.14%) PaaS
6 127 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 126 (1.07%) SaaS
8 107 (0.91%) IaaS
9 91 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 88 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 88 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 71 (0.61%) Heroku
12 52 (0.44%) Google App Engine
13 41 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 41 (0.35%) Force.com
13 41 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 40 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 33 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
16 30 (0.26%) OpenShift
17 28 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 755 (6.44%) HTTP
2 308 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 280 (2.39%) Network Security
4 270 (2.30%) Internet
5 223 (1.90%) SSL
6 163 (1.39%) DNS
7 155 (1.32%) LDAP
8 132 (1.13%) Firewall
9 100 (0.85%) FTP
10 72 (0.61%) SAN
11 60 (0.51%) IPsec
12 58 (0.49%) DHCP
13 53 (0.45%) HTTPS
14 45 (0.38%) SSH
15 42 (0.36%) VPN
16 40 (0.34%) SNMP
17 34 (0.29%) LAN
18 33 (0.28%) Intranet
19 32 (0.27%) WAN
20 31 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1040 (8.87%) MongoDB
2 930 (7.93%) NoSQL
3 785 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 766 (6.53%) SQL Server
5 704 (6.01%) MySQL
6 605 (5.16%) Hadoop
7 604 (5.15%) Big Data
8 541 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
9 531 (4.53%) Oracle Database
10 526 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 278 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 263 (2.24%) Apache Hive
13 205 (1.75%) DB2
14 182 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
15 168 (1.43%) Neo4j
16 165 (1.41%) HBase
17 161 (1.37%) Redis
18 117 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 102 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
20 81 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1571 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 1553 (13.25%) Jenkins
3 1345 (11.47%) Maven
4 1006 (8.58%) JIRA
5 993 (8.47%) JUnit
6 797 (6.80%) Subversion
7 765 (6.53%) Selenium
8 708 (6.04%) Cucumber
9 465 (3.97%) Eclipse
10 368 (3.14%) Mockito
11 341 (2.91%) Ant
12 307 (2.62%) Gradle
13 262 (2.24%) WebDriver
14 240 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 191 (1.63%) SoapUI
16 172 (1.47%) JMeter
17 166 (1.42%) TeamCity
18 158 (1.35%) Hudson
19 152 (1.30%) IntelliJ
20 126 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2108 (17.98%) Finance
2 1343 (11.46%) Banking
3 469 (4.00%) Front Office
4 444 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 437 (3.73%) Retail
6 284 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 261 (2.23%) Marketing
8 143 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 136 (1.16%) Games
10 114 (0.97%) Electronics
11 104 (0.89%) Publishing
12 87 (0.74%) Back Office
13 84 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 60 (0.51%) Legal
15 51 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 50 (0.43%) Automotive
17 41 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 37 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 36 (0.31%) Billing
19 36 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 6871 (58.62%) Developer
2 4385 (37.41%) Java Developer
3 1170 (9.98%) Senior Developer
4 1162 (9.91%) Architect
5 886 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 724 (6.18%) Agile Developer
7 657 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 643 (5.49%) Agile Java Developer
9 586 (5.00%) Analyst
10 457 (3.90%) Scala Developer
11 383 (3.27%) Java Engineer
12 379 (3.23%) Consultant
13 367 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 358 (3.05%) Java Architect
15 337 (2.87%) Software Engineer
16 284 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
17 275 (2.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 274 (2.34%) Software Developer
19 266 (2.27%) Technical Architect
20 255 (2.18%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2765 (23.59%) Spring
2 2578 (21.99%) HTML
3 2148 (18.32%) Web Services
4 1907 (16.27%) CSS
5 1660 (14.16%) REST
6 1585 (13.52%) XML
7 1512 (12.90%) J2EE
8 1226 (10.46%) Hibernate
9 1191 (10.16%) RESTful
10 1141 (9.73%) HTML5
11 1074 (9.16%) AngularJS
12 1000 (8.53%) SOAP
13 991 (8.45%) .NET
14 902 (7.69%) JSON
15 709 (6.05%) jQuery
16 618 (5.27%) CSS3
17 588 (5.02%) JSP
18 507 (4.33%) Java EE
19 471 (4.02%) JMS
20 470 (4.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 573 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 401 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 395 (3.37%) User Experience
4 362 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 350 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 276 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 266 (2.27%) Digital Media
8 219 (1.87%) Derivative
9 174 (1.48%) Algorithms
10 158 (1.35%) Equities
11 147 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 135 (1.15%) Fixed Income
13 113 (0.96%) Data Centre
14 109 (0.93%) Management Information System
15 103 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 96 (0.82%) Mathematics
17 94 (0.80%) PKI
18 92 (0.78%) Data Integration
19 87 (0.74%) iPad
20 82 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2685 (22.91%) Linux
2 1577 (13.45%) Unix
3 957 (8.16%) Windows
4 376 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 367 (3.13%) Android
6 191 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 187 (1.60%) CentOS
8 175 (1.49%) Windows Server
9 158 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 142 (1.21%) AIX
11 141 (1.20%) Solaris
12 115 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 63 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 38 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 34 (0.29%) zOS
17 31 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 27 (0.23%) Windows XP
19 26 (0.22%) Debian
20 23 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5914 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2718 (23.19%) TDD
3 2265 (19.32%) Scrum
4 1715 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 1457 (12.43%) DevOps
6 1406 (11.99%) BDD
7 1168 (9.96%) OO
8 1060 (9.04%) Open Source
9 970 (8.28%) Software Engineering
10 883 (7.53%) E-Commerce
11 853 (7.28%) Web Development
12 798 (6.81%) SOA
13 720 (6.14%) Pair Programming
14 718 (6.13%) MVC
15 684 (5.84%) Microservices
16 671 (5.72%) SDLC
17 643 (5.49%) Configuration Management
18 634 (5.41%) Multithreading
19 600 (5.12%) Unit Testing
20 598 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3047 (25.99%) JavaScript
2 2371 (20.23%) SQL
3 1533 (13.08%) Python
4 1137 (9.70%) Scala
5 1034 (8.82%) C#
6 999 (8.52%) Ruby
7 851 (7.26%) C++
8 711 (6.07%) PHP
9 625 (5.33%) Perl
10 522 (4.45%) Bash Shell
11 496 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 465 (3.97%) C
13 401 (3.42%) Shell Script
14 345 (2.94%) Groovy
15 235 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 186 (1.59%) Go
17 163 (1.39%) VB
18 130 (1.11%) Clojure
19 126 (1.07%) R
20 102 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1212 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 749 (6.39%) SC Cleared
3 700 (5.97%) Degree
4 266 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 157 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 120 (1.02%) ISEB
7 107 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 58 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 52 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 42 (0.36%) BC Cleared
10 42 (0.36%) PhD
11 35 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
13 26 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 21 (0.18%) CISSP
15 18 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (0.15%) CCNA
17 16 (0.14%) MCITP
18 14 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 13 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 519 (4.43%) QA
2 103 (0.88%) SLA
3 101 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 70 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.15%) SDET
9 16 (0.14%) WCAG
10 13 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
10 13 (0.11%) HL7
11 12 (0.10%) MiFID
12 11 (0.094%) COBIT
13 10 (0.085%) ISO 14001
14 9 (0.077%) SEPA
15 8 (0.068%) JSP 440
16 6 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
16 6 (0.051%) EMIR
16 6 (0.051%) ISO20022
17 4 (0.034%) ISO27002
System Software
1 633 (5.40%) Docker
2 273 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 125 (1.07%) vSphere
5 76 (0.65%) HDFS
6 53 (0.45%) Apache Flume
7 52 (0.44%) Xen
8 51 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 44 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 40 (0.34%) Hyper-V
11 36 (0.31%) KVM
12 32 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 25 (0.21%) NFS
14 24 (0.20%) etcd
15 22 (0.19%) GlusterFS
16 20 (0.17%) flannel
17 19 (0.16%) Ceph
18 18 (0.15%) vCloud
19 12 (0.10%) Samba
20 11 (0.094%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 951 (8.11%) Puppet
2 434 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 371 (3.16%) Ansible
4 149 (1.27%) logstash
5 147 (1.25%) Nagios
6 138 (1.18%) Kubernetes
7 100 (0.85%) Kibana
8 97 (0.83%) Graphite
9 69 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
10 63 (0.54%) Salt
11 56 (0.48%) Grafana
12 45 (0.38%) Control-M
13 42 (0.36%) Mesos
13 42 (0.36%) ZABBIX
14 37 (0.32%) Packer
15 36 (0.31%) SCCM
16 34 (0.29%) HAProxy
16 34 (0.29%) yum
17 33 (0.28%) Terraform
18 32 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2373 (20.24%) Oracle
2 527 (4.50%) IBM
3 484 (4.13%) Microsoft
4 455 (3.88%) VMware
5 360 (3.07%) Red Hat
6 344 (2.93%) Google
7 231 (1.97%) SAP
8 195 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 194 (1.66%) Adobe
10 185 (1.58%) Splunk
11 176 (1.50%) Sybase
12 169 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
13 165 (1.41%) HP
14 153 (1.31%) Informatica
15 147 (1.25%) hybris
16 145 (1.24%) ATG
17 137 (1.17%) TIBCO
18 114 (0.97%) Pega
19 93 (0.79%) Talend
20 83 (0.71%) webMethods
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 4-8 weeks contract (immediate start)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago