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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 6227 5445 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.41% 10.44% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.78% 27.08% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4389 3613 3098
Median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 99 51
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.75 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £55.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
20232 20109 19074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.32% 38.57% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 13718 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 442 386
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 3257 £500 - 784
South East +12 976 £450 +12.07% 212
North West +7 436 £425 - 171
Yorkshire +6 426 £430 +7.50% 105
South West +1 301 £400 -5.88% 142
West Midlands +15 281 £413 +7.14% 67
East of England 0 268 £425 +10.38% 121
North East -6 139 £350 -17.64% 36
East Midlands +6 130 £430 +0.58% 80
Midlands -10 10 £525 -12.50%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6151 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3266 (26.36%) JavaScript
3 2886 (23.29%) Spring
4 2752 (22.21%) TDD
5 2644 (21.34%) Linux
6 2601 (20.99%) HTML
7 2579 (20.81%) SQL
8 2408 (19.43%) Oracle
9 2372 (19.14%) Scrum
10 2219 (17.91%) Finance
11 2132 (17.21%) Web Services
12 1948 (15.72%) CSS
13 1804 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
14 1728 (13.95%) REST
15 1685 (13.60%) XML
16 1663 (13.42%) Git (software)
17 1638 (13.22%) J2EE
18 1615 (13.03%) Jenkins
19 1549 (12.50%) DevOps
20 1515 (12.23%) Unix
21 1511 (12.19%) Python
22 1477 (11.92%) BDD
23 1354 (10.93%) Scala
24 1348 (10.88%) Maven
25 1288 (10.39%) Banking
25 1288 (10.39%) AngularJS
26 1274 (10.28%) HTML5
27 1214 (9.80%) Hibernate
28 1202 (9.70%) RESTful
29 1178 (9.51%) Open Source

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
1 984 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 740 (5.97%) JBoss
3 677 (5.46%) Apache
4 662 (5.34%) WebSphere
5 557 (4.50%) WebLogic
6 462 (3.73%) Apache Spark
7 454 (3.66%) Confluence
8 285 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 251 (2.03%) CMS
10 231 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 186 (1.50%) Mule
12 180 (1.45%) OpenStack
13 176 (1.42%) IIS
14 175 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
15 158 (1.28%) SharePoint
16 154 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 148 (1.19%) nginx
18 122 (0.98%) Apache Solr
19 119 (0.96%) Jetty
20 118 (0.95%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 246 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 84 (0.68%) MS Office
3 69 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 33 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.18%) SPSS
7 17 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 15 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.12%) HipChat
9 14 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.10%) MS Project
11 11 (0.089%) Stata
12 9 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.065%) Windchill
14 7 (0.056%) PaintShop Pro
15 6 (0.048%) InfoPath
16 5 (0.040%) Mathematica
16 5 (0.040%) Mingle
17 3 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
17 3 (0.024%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 102 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 58 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 36 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 34 (0.27%) Magento
6 32 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 28 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 27 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 23 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 22 (0.18%) ION MarketView
11 20 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
11 20 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
13 15 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
15 12 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
16 11 (0.089%) OpenText MBPM
16 11 (0.089%) RMDS
16 11 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 10 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1109 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 411 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 341 (2.75%) GitHub
4 194 (1.57%) PaaS
5 176 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 155 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 129 (1.04%) SaaS
8 115 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 101 (0.82%) Amazon S3
10 95 (0.77%) IaaS
11 76 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 48 (0.39%) OpenShift
13 46 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 46 (0.37%) Heroku
14 43 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
15 32 (0.26%) Force.com
16 31 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
16 31 (0.25%) Office 365
17 29 (0.23%) Google Analytics
18 28 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 670 (5.41%) HTTP
2 404 (3.26%) Network Security
3 259 (2.09%) LDAP
4 242 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 239 (1.93%) Internet
6 221 (1.78%) SSL
7 174 (1.40%) Firewall
8 169 (1.36%) DNS
9 79 (0.64%) FTP
10 67 (0.54%) SAN
11 63 (0.51%) VPN
12 52 (0.42%) SSH
13 49 (0.40%) Kerberos
14 48 (0.39%) DHCP
15 45 (0.36%) IPsec
16 42 (0.34%) HTTPS
17 38 (0.31%) NAS
17 38 (0.31%) SNMP
18 36 (0.29%) WAN
19 35 (0.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 794 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 770 (6.21%) NoSQL
4 758 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 748 (6.04%) MySQL
6 729 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 695 (5.61%) Big Data
8 573 (4.62%) Oracle Database
9 560 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
10 377 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 282 (2.28%) Apache Hive
12 252 (2.03%) RDBMS
13 229 (1.85%) HBase
14 225 (1.82%) DB2
15 197 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
16 172 (1.39%) Redis
17 138 (1.11%) Neo4j
18 112 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 78 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
20 71 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1663 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 1615 (13.03%) Jenkins
3 1348 (10.88%) Maven
4 1108 (8.94%) JUnit
5 1072 (8.65%) JIRA
6 917 (7.40%) Selenium
7 798 (6.44%) Cucumber
8 766 (6.18%) Subversion
9 445 (3.59%) Eclipse
10 371 (2.99%) Ant
11 365 (2.95%) Gradle
12 364 (2.94%) Mockito
13 355 (2.86%) WebDriver
14 306 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 272 (2.20%) SoapUI
16 228 (1.84%) IntelliJ
17 203 (1.64%) JMeter
18 194 (1.57%) TeamCity
19 146 (1.18%) Hudson
20 129 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2219 (17.91%) Finance
2 1288 (10.39%) Banking
3 506 (4.08%) Retail
4 387 (3.12%) Investment Banking
5 350 (2.82%) Front Office
6 290 (2.34%) Marketing
7 239 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 156 (1.26%) Publishing
9 155 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 129 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 120 (0.97%) Games
12 108 (0.87%) Electronics
13 106 (0.86%) Back Office
14 59 (0.48%) Advertising
14 59 (0.48%) Automotive
15 44 (0.36%) Law
16 42 (0.34%) Legal
17 37 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 26 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7082 (57.15%) Developer
2 4385 (35.39%) Java Developer
3 1208 (9.75%) Architect
4 1119 (9.03%) Senior Developer
5 842 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 710 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 681 (5.50%) Agile Developer
8 640 (5.17%) Analyst
9 608 (4.91%) Agile Java Developer
10 556 (4.49%) Scala Developer
11 467 (3.77%) Consultant
12 426 (3.44%) Java Engineer
13 377 (3.04%) Java Architect
14 366 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
15 347 (2.80%) Software Engineer
16 341 (2.75%) Tester
17 319 (2.57%) Java Scala Developer
18 296 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
19 290 (2.34%) Lead Developer
20 285 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2886 (23.29%) Spring
2 2601 (20.99%) HTML
3 2132 (17.21%) Web Services
4 1948 (15.72%) CSS
5 1728 (13.95%) REST
6 1685 (13.60%) XML
7 1638 (13.22%) J2EE
8 1288 (10.39%) AngularJS
9 1274 (10.28%) HTML5
10 1214 (9.80%) Hibernate
11 1202 (9.70%) RESTful
12 1062 (8.57%) SOAP
13 1053 (8.50%) JSON
14 971 (7.84%) .NET
15 856 (6.91%) Node.js
16 744 (6.00%) jQuery
17 703 (5.67%) CSS3
18 691 (5.58%) JSP
19 585 (4.72%) Java EE
20 546 (4.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 687 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 420 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 397 (3.20%) User Experience
4 392 (3.16%) Digital Media
5 320 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 320 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 296 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 203 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 180 (1.45%) Derivative
9 148 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 133 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 131 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 118 (0.95%) Equities
13 113 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 109 (0.88%) Data Centre
15 101 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 96 (0.77%) Visualisation
17 91 (0.73%) Mathematics
18 86 (0.69%) Fintech
19 78 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2644 (21.34%) Linux
2 1515 (12.23%) Unix
3 965 (7.79%) Windows
4 409 (3.30%) Android
5 335 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 235 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 211 (1.70%) Windows Server
8 184 (1.48%) Solaris
9 143 (1.15%) CentOS
10 116 (0.94%) AIX
11 96 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 95 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 80 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 62 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 50 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 31 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 29 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 29 (0.23%) zOS
18 26 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
19 25 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6151 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2752 (22.21%) TDD
3 2372 (19.14%) Scrum
4 1804 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1549 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1477 (11.92%) BDD
7 1178 (9.51%) Open Source
8 1086 (8.76%) OO
9 1071 (8.64%) Software Engineering
10 991 (8.00%) Web Development
11 954 (7.70%) E-Commerce
12 824 (6.65%) Microservices
13 801 (6.46%) SOA
14 798 (6.44%) MVC
15 696 (5.62%) Kanban
16 675 (5.45%) Pair Programming
17 616 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
18 575 (4.64%) SDLC
19 562 (4.54%) Automated Testing
20 555 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3266 (26.36%) JavaScript
2 2579 (20.81%) SQL
3 1511 (12.19%) Python
4 1354 (10.93%) Scala
5 999 (8.06%) Ruby
6 971 (7.84%) C#
7 870 (7.02%) C++
8 824 (6.65%) PHP
9 638 (5.15%) Perl
10 487 (3.93%) C
11 439 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 424 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 385 (3.11%) Shell Script
14 364 (2.94%) Groovy
15 199 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 182 (1.47%) Clojure
16 182 (1.47%) Go
17 170 (1.37%) VB
18 135 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 111 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 1139 (9.19%) Security Cleared
2 731 (5.90%) SC Cleared
3 677 (5.46%) Degree
4 271 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 154 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 141 (1.14%) ISEB
7 110 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 55 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 47 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 45 (0.36%) PhD
11 41 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (0.23%) CISSP
13 26 (0.21%) BC Cleared
14 25 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
16 23 (0.19%) MCSE
17 20 (0.16%) CCNA
18 16 (0.13%) CISA
18 16 (0.13%) CISM
18 16 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (5.07%) QA
2 79 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 71 (0.57%) SDET
4 68 (0.55%) SLA
5 52 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 17 (0.14%) WCAG
9 14 (0.11%) SEPA
10 12 (0.097%) MiFID
11 11 (0.089%) GCP
11 11 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (0.065%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.065%) ISO20022
13 7 (0.056%) FATCA
13 7 (0.056%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.048%) FIPS 140-2
14 6 (0.048%) HL7
15 5 (0.040%) COBIT
16 4 (0.032%) EMIR
System Software
1 747 (6.03%) Docker
2 246 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 212 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 101 (0.82%) HDFS
6 95 (0.77%) Apache Flume
7 90 (0.73%) vSphere
8 63 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 45 (0.36%) KVM
9 45 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 40 (0.32%) etcd
11 37 (0.30%) Xen
12 36 (0.29%) flannel
13 32 (0.26%) VMware ESX
14 26 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 20 (0.16%) NFS
16 17 (0.14%) ISA Server
17 16 (0.13%) Samba
18 13 (0.10%) Postfix
18 13 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 931 (7.51%) Puppet
2 502 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 461 (3.72%) Ansible
4 180 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 119 (0.96%) Nagios
6 105 (0.85%) logstash
7 86 (0.69%) Kibana
8 71 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 64 (0.52%) Mesos
10 63 (0.51%) Terraform
11 58 (0.47%) Graphite
12 56 (0.45%) Control-M
13 54 (0.44%) Packer
14 52 (0.42%) Consul
15 51 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
16 44 (0.36%) Oozie
17 43 (0.35%) Grafana
18 41 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
19 39 (0.31%) SCCM
20 36 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 2408 (19.43%) Oracle
2 667 (5.38%) IBM
3 513 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 396 (3.20%) VMware
5 376 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 351 (2.83%) Google
7 271 (2.19%) Adobe
8 212 (1.71%) SAP
9 210 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 192 (1.55%) hybris
11 178 (1.44%) Splunk
12 157 (1.27%) HP
13 154 (1.24%) MuleSoft
14 145 (1.17%) Sybase
15 143 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
16 121 (0.98%) TIBCO
17 116 (0.94%) Talend
18 101 (0.82%) ATG
18 101 (0.82%) Informatica
19 98 (0.79%) Sun
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago