The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.45% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 93.55% 95.65% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 14
Average daily rate £438 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £363 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Home Counties region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Home Counties region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWare
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Mockito
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Vitria