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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 6164 5165 4726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.66% 10.16% 9.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.37% 26.45% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4433 3523 3170
Median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.80 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.69%
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
19040 19526 18487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.12% 38.40% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 13272 12224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 395 404
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 £15.85 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 3100 £500 - 835
South East +11 960 £450 +12.50% 289
North West +7 534 £413 -2.94% 147
Yorkshire +12 412 £425 +13.33% 132
West Midlands +28 309 £409 +4.80% 67
South West +2 301 £400 -3.03% 128
East of England +4 270 £400 +6.52% 119
North East -20 135 £375 - 25
East Midlands -1 125 £401 +6.80% 49
Midlands -9 7 £538 -17.30% 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5932 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3121 (26.20%) JavaScript
3 2797 (23.48%) Spring
4 2756 (23.13%) TDD
5 2665 (22.37%) Linux
6 2636 (22.13%) HTML
7 2483 (20.84%) SQL
8 2438 (20.47%) Oracle
9 2275 (19.10%) Scrum
10 2203 (18.49%) Finance
11 2194 (18.42%) Web Services
12 1977 (16.60%) CSS
13 1740 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
14 1672 (14.04%) XML
15 1665 (13.98%) REST
16 1610 (13.51%) Git (software)
17 1566 (13.15%) Unix
18 1548 (12.99%) J2EE
19 1543 (12.95%) Python
20 1528 (12.83%) Jenkins
21 1435 (12.05%) DevOps
22 1421 (11.93%) BDD
23 1362 (11.43%) Banking
24 1321 (11.09%) Maven
25 1232 (10.34%) Hibernate
26 1186 (9.96%) HTML5
27 1159 (9.73%) RESTful
28 1154 (9.69%) Security Cleared
29 1150 (9.65%) Scala
30 1131 (9.49%) OO

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
1 889 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 705 (5.92%) JBoss
3 654 (5.49%) Apache
4 596 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 528 (4.43%) WebLogic
6 389 (3.27%) Confluence
7 321 (2.69%) Apache Spark
8 236 (1.98%) CMS
9 209 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 195 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 180 (1.51%) IIS
12 169 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
13 153 (1.28%) nginx
14 151 (1.27%) Jetty
15 145 (1.22%) Mule
16 133 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 132 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
18 113 (0.95%) Apache Pig
19 105 (0.88%) SharePoint
20 97 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 216 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 107 (0.90%) MS Office
3 52 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 48 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.24%) SPSS
6 27 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (0.17%) MS Project
8 17 (0.14%) HipChat
9 16 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.10%) Stata
12 8 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.050%) Windchill
14 5 (0.042%) FrameMaker
14 5 (0.042%) Mathematica
15 4 (0.034%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.034%) RoboHelp
16 3 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.025%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 97 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 52 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 50 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 38 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 37 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.28%) Magento
7 32 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
8 28 (0.24%) ION MarketView
9 26 (0.22%) Eloqua
10 23 (0.19%) BigMachines
11 19 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 18 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
13 14 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 14 (0.12%) Unica
14 13 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
14 13 (0.11%) RMDS
15 12 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
16 11 (0.092%) OpenText MBPM
17 9 (0.076%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 989 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 334 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 265 (2.22%) GitHub
4 192 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 134 (1.12%) PaaS
6 127 (1.07%) SaaS
7 122 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 108 (0.91%) IaaS
9 100 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 96 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 86 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 68 (0.57%) Heroku
13 60 (0.50%) Google App Engine
14 45 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
15 37 (0.31%) Google Analytics
16 36 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
16 36 (0.30%) Force.com
17 34 (0.29%) OpenShift
17 34 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 28 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 741 (6.22%) HTTP
2 326 (2.74%) Network Security
3 262 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 249 (2.09%) Internet
5 206 (1.73%) SSL
6 181 (1.52%) LDAP
7 160 (1.34%) DNS
8 140 (1.18%) Firewall
9 80 (0.67%) SAN
10 78 (0.65%) FTP
11 48 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 48 (0.40%) VPN
12 47 (0.39%) DHCP
12 47 (0.39%) IPsec
13 42 (0.35%) WAN
14 41 (0.34%) LAN
14 41 (0.34%) SSH
15 37 (0.31%) Kerberos
16 36 (0.30%) NAS
16 36 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1030 (8.65%) MongoDB
2 853 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 801 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 794 (6.66%) SQL Server
5 727 (6.10%) MySQL
6 623 (5.23%) Hadoop
7 599 (5.03%) Big Data
8 544 (4.57%) Oracle Database
9 535 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
10 485 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 287 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 262 (2.20%) Apache Hive
13 216 (1.81%) DB2
14 180 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
15 172 (1.44%) HBase
16 163 (1.37%) Neo4j
17 153 (1.28%) Redis
18 109 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
19 87 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 84 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1610 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 1528 (12.83%) Jenkins
3 1321 (11.09%) Maven
4 1046 (8.78%) JUnit
5 1000 (8.39%) JIRA
6 798 (6.70%) Subversion
7 780 (6.55%) Selenium
8 695 (5.83%) Cucumber
9 438 (3.68%) Eclipse
10 354 (2.97%) Mockito
11 328 (2.75%) Ant
12 321 (2.69%) Gradle
13 279 (2.34%) WebDriver
14 254 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 210 (1.76%) SoapUI
16 170 (1.43%) TeamCity
17 161 (1.35%) Hudson
17 161 (1.35%) JMeter
18 159 (1.33%) IntelliJ
19 132 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2203 (18.49%) Finance
2 1362 (11.43%) Banking
3 452 (3.79%) Front Office
4 446 (3.74%) Retail
5 438 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 273 (2.29%) Marketing
7 270 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 148 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 119 (1.00%) Games
10 114 (0.96%) Publishing
11 111 (0.93%) Electronics
12 108 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 102 (0.86%) Back Office
14 58 (0.49%) Automotive
15 54 (0.45%) Legal
16 49 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 42 (0.35%) Advertising
17 42 (0.35%) Law
18 37 (0.31%) Retail Banking
19 33 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6986 (58.64%) Developer
2 4421 (37.11%) Java Developer
3 1168 (9.80%) Senior Developer
4 1166 (9.79%) Architect
5 874 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 731 (6.14%) Agile Developer
7 651 (5.46%) Agile Java Developer
8 644 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 605 (5.08%) Analyst
10 468 (3.93%) Scala Developer
11 406 (3.41%) Consultant
12 391 (3.28%) Java Engineer
13 364 (3.06%) Java Architect
14 355 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
15 347 (2.91%) Software Engineer
16 285 (2.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 275 (2.31%) Software Developer
17 275 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
18 270 (2.27%) Lead Developer
19 269 (2.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2797 (23.48%) Spring
2 2636 (22.13%) HTML
3 2194 (18.42%) Web Services
4 1977 (16.60%) CSS
5 1672 (14.04%) XML
6 1665 (13.98%) REST
7 1548 (12.99%) J2EE
8 1232 (10.34%) Hibernate
9 1186 (9.96%) HTML5
10 1159 (9.73%) RESTful
11 1131 (9.49%) AngularJS
12 1000 (8.39%) SOAP
13 984 (8.26%) .NET
14 913 (7.66%) JSON
15 728 (6.11%) Node.js
16 725 (6.09%) jQuery
17 673 (5.65%) CSS3
18 635 (5.33%) JSP
19 516 (4.33%) Java EE
20 500 (4.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 600 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 405 (3.40%) User Experience
3 387 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 369 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 368 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 315 (2.64%) Digital Media
7 288 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 237 (1.99%) Derivative
9 188 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 147 (1.23%) Equities
11 144 (1.21%) Fixed Income
12 138 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 114 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 113 (0.95%) Management Information System
15 108 (0.91%) Data Centre
16 104 (0.87%) Data Structures
17 95 (0.80%) Mathematics
18 89 (0.75%) Data Integration
19 85 (0.71%) iPad
20 79 (0.66%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2665 (22.37%) Linux
2 1566 (13.15%) Unix
3 951 (7.98%) Windows
4 382 (3.21%) Android
5 351 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 199 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 187 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 152 (1.28%) CentOS
9 142 (1.19%) Solaris
10 133 (1.12%) Mac OS X
11 123 (1.03%) AIX
12 90 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 69 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (0.33%) zOS
16 36 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 28 (0.24%) Debian
18 26 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
19 24 (0.20%) CoreOS
20 22 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5932 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2756 (23.13%) TDD
3 2275 (19.10%) Scrum
4 1740 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
5 1435 (12.05%) DevOps
6 1421 (11.93%) BDD
7 1131 (9.49%) OO
8 1089 (9.14%) Open Source
9 1001 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 921 (7.73%) Web Development
11 899 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 805 (6.76%) SOA
13 727 (6.10%) MVC
14 722 (6.06%) Pair Programming
15 718 (6.03%) Microservices
16 646 (5.42%) SDLC
17 616 (5.17%) Kanban
18 600 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
19 598 (5.02%) Multithreading
20 576 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3121 (26.20%) JavaScript
2 2483 (20.84%) SQL
3 1543 (12.95%) Python
4 1150 (9.65%) Scala
5 1053 (8.84%) C#
6 999 (8.39%) Ruby
7 875 (7.34%) C++
8 737 (6.19%) PHP
9 629 (5.28%) Perl
10 494 (4.15%) Bash Shell
11 480 (4.03%) PL/SQL
12 473 (3.97%) C
13 403 (3.38%) Shell Script
14 357 (3.00%) Groovy
15 234 (1.96%) PowerShell
16 187 (1.57%) Go
17 171 (1.44%) VB
18 146 (1.23%) Clojure
19 136 (1.14%) R
20 107 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1154 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 719 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 696 (5.84%) Degree
4 248 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 146 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 121 (1.02%) ISEB
7 113 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
8 53 (0.44%) Sun Certification
9 50 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 47 (0.39%) PhD
11 38 (0.32%) BC Cleared
12 34 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
14 28 (0.24%) CISSP
15 26 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 19 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.14%) CCNA
18 16 (0.13%) MCITP
19 15 (0.13%) MCSE
20 14 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 555 (4.66%) QA
2 92 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 77 (0.65%) SLA
4 60 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 26 (0.22%) SDET
6 22 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 21 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.13%) WCAG
9 13 (0.11%) HL7
10 12 (0.10%) MiFID
10 12 (0.10%) SEPA
11 11 (0.092%) FIPS 140-2
11 11 (0.092%) ISO 14001
12 8 (0.067%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.050%) EMIR
13 6 (0.050%) ISO20022
14 4 (0.034%) DICOM
14 4 (0.034%) FATCA
System Software
1 658 (5.52%) Docker
2 250 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 119 (1.00%) vSphere
5 102 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 71 (0.60%) HDFS
7 56 (0.47%) Apache Flume
8 51 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 48 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 43 (0.36%) Xen
11 42 (0.35%) KVM
12 40 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 29 (0.24%) etcd
14 27 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 27 (0.23%) NFS
15 25 (0.21%) flannel
16 23 (0.19%) GlusterFS
17 20 (0.17%) Ceph
18 19 (0.16%) vCloud
19 17 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 924 (7.76%) Puppet
2 450 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 384 (3.22%) Ansible
4 155 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 140 (1.18%) logstash
6 139 (1.17%) Nagios
7 100 (0.84%) Kibana
8 88 (0.74%) Graphite
9 64 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 61 (0.51%) Salt
11 57 (0.48%) Grafana
12 50 (0.42%) Control-M
13 46 (0.39%) Mesos
14 39 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
15 37 (0.31%) Packer
16 35 (0.29%) SCCM
17 34 (0.29%) Oozie
18 33 (0.28%) HAProxy
19 32 (0.27%) ZABBIX
20 30 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2438 (20.47%) Oracle
2 588 (4.94%) IBM
3 500 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 431 (3.62%) VMware
5 362 (3.04%) Red Hat
6 360 (3.02%) Google
7 216 (1.81%) SAP
8 198 (1.66%) Adobe
9 191 (1.60%) Atlassian
10 179 (1.50%) Splunk
10 179 (1.50%) Sybase
11 168 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 154 (1.29%) HP
13 147 (1.23%) hybris
14 142 (1.19%) TIBCO
15 131 (1.10%) ATG
16 126 (1.06%) Informatica
17 116 (0.97%) Pega
18 101 (0.85%) Talend
19 84 (0.71%) webMethods
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £400-550/day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £3400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits for Perm
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: Up to £500 per day or up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago