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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 5690 5646 5307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.34% 11.12% 10.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.29% 28.51% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3990 3896 3872
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 85 48
Median hourly rate £39.88 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £29.00 £26.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
18786 19801 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.74% 39.01% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13030 13611 13365
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 509 393
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 3200 £525 +5.00% 909
South East +4 724 £450 +5.88% 223
North West +7 351 £413 -2.94% 132
Yorkshire +2 342 £450 -5.26% 112
East of England +2 285 £400 -3.03% 141
South West +6 276 £425 +6.25% 136
West Midlands +4 200 £413 -2.94% 59
North East -6 142 £360 -5.26% 30
East Midlands +14 122 £425 - 45
Midlands +2 8 £463 -22.91%
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 6065 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3167 (26.76%) JavaScript
3 2778 (23.48%) TDD
4 2620 (22.14%) Spring
5 2615 (22.10%) SQL
6 2399 (20.27%) HTML
7 2310 (19.52%) Scrum
8 2292 (19.37%) Linux
9 2097 (17.72%) Finance
10 2040 (17.24%) Oracle
11 1862 (15.74%) Web Services
12 1787 (15.10%) CSS
13 1757 (14.85%) Git (software)
14 1748 (14.77%) Python
15 1712 (14.47%) BDD
16 1710 (14.45%) Jenkins
17 1654 (13.98%) REST
18 1648 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
19 1627 (13.75%) XML
20 1565 (13.23%) DevOps
21 1446 (12.22%) J2EE
22 1431 (12.09%) Scala
23 1368 (11.56%) Unix
24 1345 (11.37%) AngularJS
25 1282 (10.83%) Banking
26 1198 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
27 1196 (10.11%) Maven
28 1175 (9.93%) RESTful
29 1152 (9.74%) Open Source
30 1149 (9.71%) HTML5

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
1 857 (7.24%) Tomcat
2 676 (5.71%) Apache
3 671 (5.67%) Apache Spark
4 663 (5.60%) WebSphere
5 565 (4.77%) JBoss
6 522 (4.41%) Confluence
7 479 (4.05%) WebLogic
8 372 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
9 272 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 207 (1.75%) CMS
11 199 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 172 (1.45%) Mule
13 171 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 168 (1.42%) nginx
15 151 (1.28%) Apache Solr
16 147 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 146 (1.23%) SharePoint
18 145 (1.23%) OpenStack
19 138 (1.17%) Apache Pig
20 126 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 208 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 69 (0.58%) MS Office
3 63 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.085%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.085%) SPSS
11 9 (0.076%) MS Project
12 8 (0.068%) HipChat
13 7 (0.059%) PaintShop Pro
14 5 (0.042%) Weka
15 4 (0.034%) Mingle
15 4 (0.034%) Windchill
16 3 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
17 2 (0.017%) Mathematica
17 2 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 91 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 85 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 52 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 36 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 32 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (0.27%) Magento
7 30 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 24 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 24 (0.20%) SAP HR
9 20 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 20 (0.17%) RMDS
10 19 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 19 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
11 16 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
11 16 (0.14%) Unica
12 13 (0.11%) Endur
13 12 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.093%) OpenText MBPM
15 9 (0.076%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1198 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
2 452 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 362 (3.06%) GitHub
4 252 (2.13%) PaaS
5 211 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 188 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 149 (1.26%) SaaS
8 109 (0.92%) IaaS
9 108 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 102 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 67 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 59 (0.50%) OpenShift
13 57 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
14 40 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 34 (0.29%) Google App Engine
16 33 (0.28%) Heroku
16 33 (0.28%) Office 365
17 31 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
17 31 (0.26%) Force.com
17 31 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 536 (4.53%) HTTP
2 246 (2.08%) LDAP
3 238 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 237 (2.00%) Internet
5 198 (1.67%) SSL
6 194 (1.64%) Network Security
7 177 (1.50%) Firewall
8 130 (1.10%) DNS
9 97 (0.82%) Kerberos
10 52 (0.44%) MQTT
11 49 (0.41%) RTSP
12 46 (0.39%) FTP
13 45 (0.38%) LAN
14 43 (0.36%) VPN
15 39 (0.33%) WAN
16 37 (0.31%) DHCP
17 35 (0.30%) SAN
18 34 (0.29%) HTTPS
18 34 (0.29%) Intranet
19 32 (0.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 969 (8.19%) MongoDB
2 957 (8.09%) Hadoop
3 940 (7.94%) Big Data
4 780 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 756 (6.39%) SQL Server
6 732 (6.19%) Relational Database
7 683 (5.77%) MySQL
8 603 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
9 404 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 403 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 343 (2.90%) Apache Hive
12 286 (2.42%) HBase
13 220 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 211 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
15 196 (1.66%) Redis
16 171 (1.45%) DB2
17 95 (0.80%) Sqoop
18 94 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
19 93 (0.79%) Neo4j
20 85 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1757 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 1710 (14.45%) Jenkins
3 1196 (10.11%) Maven
4 1087 (9.19%) JIRA
5 1055 (8.92%) Selenium
6 1004 (8.48%) JUnit
7 910 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 629 (5.32%) Subversion
9 441 (3.73%) Eclipse
10 425 (3.59%) WebDriver
11 407 (3.44%) Gradle
12 388 (3.28%) Mockito
13 373 (3.15%) Ant
14 294 (2.48%) SoapUI
15 277 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 220 (1.86%) IntelliJ
17 205 (1.73%) JMeter
18 199 (1.68%) TeamCity
19 150 (1.27%) Vagrant
20 137 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2097 (17.72%) Finance
2 1282 (10.83%) Banking
3 485 (4.10%) Retail
4 447 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 367 (3.10%) Front Office
6 283 (2.39%) Marketing
7 209 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 182 (1.54%) Publishing
9 171 (1.45%) Games
10 141 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 115 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 109 (0.92%) Back Office
13 89 (0.75%) Electronics
14 75 (0.63%) Advertising
15 52 (0.44%) Legal
16 47 (0.40%) Automotive
17 43 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 32 (0.27%) Law
19 23 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 20 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6918 (58.46%) Developer
2 4193 (35.43%) Java Developer
3 1025 (8.66%) Senior Developer
4 1024 (8.65%) Architect
5 774 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 597 (5.05%) Agile Developer
7 593 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
8 592 (5.00%) Analyst
9 550 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
10 494 (4.17%) Scala Developer
11 426 (3.60%) Consultant
12 409 (3.46%) Java Engineer
13 363 (3.07%) Tester
14 362 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
15 329 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 302 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
17 285 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 275 (2.32%) Java Architect
19 269 (2.27%) Java Scala Developer
20 252 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2620 (22.14%) Spring
2 2399 (20.27%) HTML
3 1862 (15.74%) Web Services
4 1787 (15.10%) CSS
5 1654 (13.98%) REST
6 1627 (13.75%) XML
7 1446 (12.22%) J2EE
8 1345 (11.37%) AngularJS
9 1175 (9.93%) RESTful
10 1149 (9.71%) HTML5
11 1138 (9.62%) JSON
12 1087 (9.19%) Hibernate
13 983 (8.31%) SOAP
14 880 (7.44%) Node.js
15 807 (6.82%) .NET
16 736 (6.22%) jQuery
17 668 (5.65%) CSS3
18 572 (4.83%) Java EE
19 548 (4.63%) JSP
20 538 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 637 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 420 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 378 (3.19%) User Experience
4 281 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 272 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 257 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 213 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 188 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 177 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 162 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 154 (1.30%) Derivative
12 147 (1.24%) Equities
13 143 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 134 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 110 (0.93%) Data Centre
16 104 (0.88%) Management Information System
17 103 (0.87%) Fintech
18 102 (0.86%) Visualisation
19 101 (0.85%) Data Integration
20 90 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2292 (19.37%) Linux
2 1368 (11.56%) Unix
3 767 (6.48%) Windows
4 410 (3.46%) Android
5 296 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 217 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 177 (1.50%) Solaris
8 161 (1.36%) CentOS
9 146 (1.23%) Windows Server
10 136 (1.15%) AIX
11 98 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 88 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 73 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 61 (0.52%) Windows 7
15 50 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (0.30%) HPUX
17 33 (0.28%) CoreOS
18 27 (0.23%) RancherOS
19 26 (0.22%) zOS
20 25 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6065 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2778 (23.48%) TDD
3 2310 (19.52%) Scrum
4 1712 (14.47%) BDD
5 1648 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
6 1565 (13.23%) DevOps
7 1152 (9.74%) Open Source
8 1126 (9.52%) OO
9 1075 (9.08%) Software Engineering
10 912 (7.71%) Microservices
11 902 (7.62%) E-Commerce
12 813 (6.87%) Web Development
13 758 (6.41%) MVC
14 744 (6.29%) Kanban
15 666 (5.63%) SOA
16 658 (5.56%) Pair Programming
17 625 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
18 607 (5.13%) Unit Testing
19 596 (5.04%) SDLC
20 558 (4.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3167 (26.76%) JavaScript
2 2615 (22.10%) SQL
3 1748 (14.77%) Python
4 1431 (12.09%) Scala
5 912 (7.71%) Ruby
6 909 (7.68%) C#
7 798 (6.74%) C++
8 614 (5.19%) Perl
9 593 (5.01%) PHP
10 506 (4.28%) C
11 419 (3.54%) Bash Shell
12 387 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 370 (3.13%) PL/SQL
14 347 (2.93%) Groovy
15 198 (1.67%) Go
16 179 (1.51%) Clojure
17 170 (1.44%) R
18 125 (1.06%) PowerShell
19 124 (1.05%) VB
20 110 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 980 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 608 (5.14%) Degree
3 582 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 280 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 133 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 129 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 121 (1.02%) ISEB
8 38 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 36 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (0.29%) PhD
11 23 (0.19%) MCSE
12 20 (0.17%) BC Cleared
13 18 (0.15%) CISSP
14 16 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.14%) MCSA
15 15 (0.13%) PMP
16 13 (0.11%) MCP
17 11 (0.093%) A+ Certification
17 11 (0.093%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 709 (5.99%) QA
2 123 (1.04%) SDET
3 76 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 54 (0.46%) SLA
5 48 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 38 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.26%) FATCA
7 31 (0.26%) MiFID
8 22 (0.19%) WCAG
9 13 (0.11%) EMIR
9 13 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 13 (0.11%) SEPA
10 12 (0.10%) GCP
11 10 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.059%) HL7
12 7 (0.059%) WAI
13 6 (0.051%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.051%) PA-DSS
14 5 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.034%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 860 (7.27%) Docker
2 202 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 179 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 153 (1.29%) HDFS
5 100 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 79 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 42 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 36 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 36 (0.30%) Xen
10 33 (0.28%) vSphere
11 31 (0.26%) etcd
11 31 (0.26%) flannel
11 31 (0.26%) KVM
12 27 (0.23%) NFS
13 20 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.14%) SRDF
15 14 (0.12%) vCloud
15 14 (0.12%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 810 (6.85%) Puppet
2 582 (4.92%) Ansible
3 515 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 176 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 112 (0.95%) Terraform
6 88 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 83 (0.70%) Nagios
8 81 (0.68%) logstash
9 80 (0.68%) Kibana
10 68 (0.57%) Mesos
11 63 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
12 60 (0.51%) Oozie
13 56 (0.47%) Salt
14 50 (0.42%) Consul
14 50 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
14 50 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 41 (0.35%) Tivoli
16 40 (0.34%) Rancher
16 40 (0.34%) ZABBIX
17 38 (0.32%) Marathon
Vendors
1 2040 (17.24%) Oracle
2 568 (4.80%) IBM
3 435 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 334 (2.82%) Adobe
5 328 (2.77%) Red Hat
6 313 (2.65%) VMware
7 272 (2.30%) Atlassian
8 249 (2.10%) Google
9 238 (2.01%) hybris
10 236 (1.99%) SAP
11 214 (1.81%) MuleSoft
12 183 (1.55%) Splunk
13 178 (1.50%) Sybase
14 140 (1.18%) HP
15 132 (1.12%) TIBCO
16 126 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
17 103 (0.87%) Cloudera
18 98 (0.83%) Hortonworks
19 96 (0.81%) New Relic
20 95 (0.80%) ATG
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates - 12 months initially
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6 months rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday