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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / England
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 5298 5568 5250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.66% 11.67% 11.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 30.24% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3679 3824 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 £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 71 53
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
16955 18410 17857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.53% 38.59% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11754 12628 11898
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 462 391
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 2897 £525 +1.44% 903
South East +5 720 £450 +8.43% 248
Yorkshire +2 338 £425 -5.55% 141
South West 0 317 £413 +5.76% 124
North West -1 308 £425 +6.25% 152
East of England +10 290 £400 -5.88% 117
West Midlands -4 157 £425 +7.93% 44
East Midlands +4 141 £400 +8.10% 49
North East -11 99 £350 -9.67% 29
Midlands +4 8 £400 -15.78%
South Coast +7 3 £550 +80.32%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 5800 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2860 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 2741 (24.80%) TDD
4 2540 (22.98%) Spring
5 2347 (21.24%) SQL
6 2246 (20.32%) Linux
7 2162 (19.56%) Scrum
8 2154 (19.49%) HTML
9 2020 (18.28%) Finance
10 1905 (17.24%) Python
11 1869 (16.91%) Oracle
12 1843 (16.68%) Git (software)
13 1745 (15.79%) Web Services
14 1730 (15.65%) Jenkins
15 1655 (14.97%) BDD
16 1623 (14.69%) CSS
17 1613 (14.59%) DevOps
18 1598 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
19 1534 (13.88%) REST
20 1521 (13.76%) XML
21 1340 (12.12%) Scala
22 1328 (12.02%) Banking
23 1287 (11.64%) Unix
24 1211 (10.96%) J2EE
25 1174 (10.62%) AngularJS
26 1172 (10.60%) OO
27 1145 (10.36%) Maven
28 1144 (10.35%) Amazon AWS
29 1129 (10.22%) RESTful
30 1111 (10.05%) Microservices

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
1 735 (6.65%) Tomcat
2 698 (6.32%) Apache Spark
3 666 (6.03%) Apache
4 553 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 538 (4.87%) Confluence
6 446 (4.04%) JBoss
7 436 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 333 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
9 235 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 205 (1.85%) nginx
11 202 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 199 (1.80%) CMS
13 157 (1.42%) Apache Pig
14 136 (1.23%) OpenStack
14 136 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
15 134 (1.21%) Mule
16 131 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
17 107 (0.97%) IIS
18 102 (0.92%) Apache Solr
19 84 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 155 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 56 (0.51%) MS Office
3 32 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.12%) SPSS
7 11 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.081%) MS Project
8 9 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.063%) Weka
10 6 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.045%) HipChat
12 4 (0.036%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.027%) Simulink
14 2 (0.018%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.018%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.018%) Stata
14 2 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 112 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 77 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 41 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
4 39 (0.35%) ION MarketView
5 31 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 29 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 28 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 27 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 24 (0.22%) RMDS
9 24 (0.22%) Unica
10 19 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 18 (0.16%) Magento
12 17 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 15 (0.14%) Endur
13 15 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
14 14 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
15 13 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
16 12 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 12 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1144 (10.35%) Amazon AWS
2 389 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 312 (2.82%) GitHub
4 218 (1.97%) PaaS
5 177 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 133 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 127 (1.15%) SaaS
8 115 (1.04%) IaaS
9 111 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 91 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 74 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 58 (0.52%) Google App Engine
13 52 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
14 48 (0.43%) OpenShift
15 45 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 39 (0.35%) Heroku
17 36 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 34 (0.31%) Slack
19 32 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
20 30 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 598 (5.41%) HTTP
2 336 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 233 (2.11%) Internet
4 231 (2.09%) SSL
5 160 (1.45%) Firewall
6 157 (1.42%) LDAP
7 125 (1.13%) DNS
8 97 (0.88%) Network Security
9 84 (0.76%) Kerberos
10 60 (0.54%) HTTPS
11 56 (0.51%) FTP
12 51 (0.46%) RTSP
13 44 (0.40%) DHCP
14 43 (0.39%) MQTT
15 42 (0.38%) SSH
16 34 (0.31%) LAN
17 32 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
18 31 (0.28%) IPsec
19 30 (0.27%) Intranet
20 28 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 993 (8.98%) Big Data
2 935 (8.46%) Hadoop
3 869 (7.86%) MongoDB
4 799 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 741 (6.70%) Relational Database
6 652 (5.90%) SQL Server
7 605 (5.47%) MySQL
8 599 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
9 390 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 390 (3.53%) Oracle Database
10 354 (3.20%) Apache Hive
11 269 (2.43%) HBase
12 218 (1.97%) Redis
13 199 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 184 (1.66%) DB2
15 168 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
16 103 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
16 103 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 96 (0.87%) Sqoop
18 87 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1843 (16.68%) Git (software)
2 1730 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 1145 (10.36%) Maven
4 1080 (9.77%) JIRA
5 1037 (9.38%) Selenium
6 900 (8.14%) Cucumber
7 850 (7.69%) JUnit
8 577 (5.22%) Subversion
9 439 (3.97%) Gradle
10 430 (3.89%) WebDriver
11 402 (3.64%) Eclipse
12 372 (3.37%) Mockito
13 347 (3.14%) Ant
14 238 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 237 (2.14%) SoapUI
16 204 (1.85%) IntelliJ
17 183 (1.66%) TeamCity
18 174 (1.57%) JMeter
19 146 (1.32%) Bitbucket
20 128 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 2020 (18.28%) Finance
2 1328 (12.02%) Banking
3 475 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 412 (3.73%) Front Office
5 411 (3.72%) Retail
6 259 (2.34%) Marketing
7 244 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 193 (1.75%) Games
9 154 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 137 (1.24%) Publishing
11 126 (1.14%) Back Office
12 113 (1.02%) Electronics
13 78 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 53 (0.48%) Advertising
15 52 (0.47%) Legal
16 50 (0.45%) Law
17 49 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 34 (0.31%) Automotive
19 27 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 23 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6582 (59.55%) Developer
2 4078 (36.90%) Java Developer
3 962 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 924 (8.36%) Architect
5 713 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 551 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 528 (4.78%) Agile Developer
8 479 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 473 (4.28%) Analyst
10 454 (4.11%) Java Engineer
11 445 (4.03%) Scala Developer
12 367 (3.32%) Consultant
13 351 (3.18%) Tester
14 341 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
15 335 (3.03%) Software Engineer
16 304 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
17 255 (2.31%) Software Developer
18 249 (2.25%) Full Stack Developer
19 243 (2.20%) Java Scala Developer
20 242 (2.19%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2540 (22.98%) Spring
2 2154 (19.49%) HTML
3 1745 (15.79%) Web Services
4 1623 (14.69%) CSS
5 1534 (13.88%) REST
6 1521 (13.76%) XML
7 1211 (10.96%) J2EE
8 1174 (10.62%) AngularJS
9 1129 (10.22%) RESTful
10 1074 (9.72%) JSON
11 1054 (9.54%) Hibernate
12 992 (8.98%) HTML5
13 908 (8.22%) SOAP
14 837 (7.57%) Node.js
15 762 (6.89%) .NET
16 596 (5.39%) jQuery
17 581 (5.26%) CSS3
18 510 (4.61%) Java EE
19 465 (4.21%) Kafka
20 456 (4.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 551 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 412 (3.73%) User Experience
3 401 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 323 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 300 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 234 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 231 (2.09%) Fixed Income
8 208 (1.88%) Derivative
9 206 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 188 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 175 (1.58%) Equities
12 123 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 122 (1.10%) Fintech
14 95 (0.86%) Data Centre
15 93 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
16 89 (0.81%) Client/Server
17 83 (0.75%) Management Information System
18 80 (0.72%) Digital Media
18 80 (0.72%) iPad
19 79 (0.71%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2246 (20.32%) Linux
2 1287 (11.64%) Unix
3 671 (6.07%) Windows
4 435 (3.94%) Android
5 264 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 216 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 174 (1.57%) CentOS
8 125 (1.13%) AIX
9 123 (1.11%) Solaris
10 122 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 114 (1.03%) Windows Server
12 94 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 43 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (0.35%) HPUX
15 36 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 31 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (0.27%) Debian
18 28 (0.25%) CoreOS
19 25 (0.23%) Mac OS
19 25 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5800 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2741 (24.80%) TDD
3 2162 (19.56%) Scrum
4 1655 (14.97%) BDD
5 1613 (14.59%) DevOps
6 1598 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
7 1172 (10.60%) OO
8 1111 (10.05%) Microservices
9 1110 (10.04%) Open Source
10 1030 (9.32%) Software Engineering
11 805 (7.28%) E-Commerce
12 653 (5.91%) SOA
13 650 (5.88%) Kanban
14 649 (5.87%) MVC
15 643 (5.82%) Web Development
16 630 (5.70%) SDLC
17 614 (5.56%) Unit Testing
18 605 (5.47%) Configuration Management
19 581 (5.26%) Automated Testing
20 573 (5.18%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2860 (25.88%) JavaScript
2 2347 (21.24%) SQL
3 1905 (17.24%) Python
4 1340 (12.12%) Scala
5 926 (8.38%) C#
6 915 (8.28%) Ruby
7 697 (6.31%) C++
8 548 (4.96%) Perl
9 488 (4.42%) C
10 471 (4.26%) PHP
11 413 (3.74%) Bash Shell
12 390 (3.53%) Shell Script
13 359 (3.25%) Groovy
14 358 (3.24%) PL/SQL
15 226 (2.04%) Go
16 209 (1.89%) R
17 110 (1.00%) XPath
18 109 (0.99%) PowerShell
19 103 (0.93%) Clojure
20 99 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 823 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 568 (5.14%) Degree
3 503 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 197 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 128 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 101 (0.91%) ISEB
7 92 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 43 (0.39%) Sun Certification
9 38 (0.34%) PhD
10 24 (0.22%) CISSP
10 24 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.20%) BC Cleared
12 16 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.12%) PMP
13 13 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.11%) AWS Certification
14 12 (0.11%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.11%) RHCE
15 11 (0.100%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 725 (6.56%) QA
2 109 (0.99%) SDET
3 78 (0.71%) MiFID
4 70 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 61 (0.55%) SLA
6 46 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.37%) EMIR
8 40 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 37 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
10 34 (0.31%) FATCA
11 16 (0.14%) WCAG
12 14 (0.13%) HL7
13 11 (0.100%) SEPA
14 9 (0.081%) PA-DSS
15 7 (0.063%) WAI
16 6 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 5 (0.045%) ISO20022
17 5 (0.045%) JSP 440
18 3 (0.027%) IFRS
19 2 (0.018%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 997 (9.02%) Docker
2 168 (1.52%) HDFS
3 150 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 85 (0.77%) Apache Flume
6 60 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 36 (0.33%) Xen
9 31 (0.28%) vSphere
10 30 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 25 (0.23%) vCloud
12 20 (0.18%) NFS
13 16 (0.14%) Hyper-V
14 14 (0.13%) etcd
14 14 (0.13%) flannel
14 14 (0.13%) Shibboleth
14 14 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 12 (0.11%) LXC
16 11 (0.100%) KVM
16 11 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 809 (7.32%) Puppet
2 668 (6.04%) Ansible
3 495 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 203 (1.84%) Kubernetes
5 138 (1.25%) Terraform
6 121 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
7 98 (0.89%) Kibana
8 89 (0.81%) Nagios
9 73 (0.66%) logstash
9 73 (0.66%) Oozie
10 67 (0.61%) Salt
11 55 (0.50%) Mesos
12 48 (0.43%) Graphite
13 45 (0.41%) Grafana
14 42 (0.38%) Consul
15 40 (0.36%) Tivoli
16 39 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
16 39 (0.35%) ZABBIX
17 35 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 35 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1869 (16.91%) Oracle
2 426 (3.85%) IBM
3 371 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 311 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 277 (2.51%) SAP
6 268 (2.42%) Google
7 267 (2.42%) Adobe
8 249 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 243 (2.20%) VMware
10 199 (1.80%) hybris
11 187 (1.69%) Splunk
12 179 (1.62%) Sybase
13 150 (1.36%) MuleSoft
14 141 (1.28%) TIBCO
15 129 (1.17%) ATG
16 125 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
17 113 (1.02%) Hortonworks
17 113 (1.02%) HP
18 103 (0.93%) Cloudera
19 90 (0.81%) New Relic
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 4 weeks
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Yoh
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Rullion
Rate: £490 - £494 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago