The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Java Developer
Rank 313 436 475
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 341 165 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 125 90
Average daily rate £500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £620 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Agile Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Agile Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the UK.

Agile Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Agile Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the UK.

Agile Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +124 319 £515 +3.00% 68
London +70 203 £525 -4.54% 42
City of London +47 41 £525 -9.48% 14
Yorkshire +10 28 £463 +23.33% 3
North West +7 27 £450 - 2
South East -7 26 £450 +42.18% 8
West Yorkshire +11 24 £463 +23.33% 2
Leeds +1 24 £463 +23.33% 2
Manchester - 19 £450 - 2
Scotland +6 16 £380 -5.88%
Edinburgh +1 16 £380 -1.29%
South West +10 11 £400 +6.66% 4
East of England +6 11 £525 +5.00% 3
Oxfordshire +5 7 £450 -10.00% 1
North East - 7 £500 - 1
Oxford - 7 £450 -
East Midlands - 6 £438 -
Somerset - 6 £500 - 3
Hertfordshire +10 5 £513 +2.50% 2
Wiltshire +3 5 £375 +10.29% 1
Swindon +2 5 £375 +10.29% 1
Cheshire -3 5 £356 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £500 - 1
Berkshire -6 4 £450 +46.57% 3
Reading -9 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Croydon -10 4 £375 -
Hampshire -11 4 £325 -12.75%
Surrey - 4 £431 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £513 -

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Agile 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 Agile Java Developer in their job title.

1 603 (100.00%) Java
1 603 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (73.96%) TDD
3 337 (55.89%) Scrum
4 314 (52.07%) Spring
5 219 (36.32%) Pair Programming
6 213 (35.32%) NoSQL
7 208 (34.49%) BDD
8 175 (29.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 173 (28.69%) HTML
10 167 (27.69%) JavaScript
11 163 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
12 157 (26.04%) REST
13 132 (21.89%) MongoDB
14 130 (21.56%) Kanban
15 121 (20.07%) Web Services
16 119 (19.73%) Hibernate
17 110 (18.24%) Finance
18 100 (16.58%) CSS
19 98 (16.25%) Maven
20 94 (15.59%) Tomcat
20 94 (15.59%) Jenkins
21 88 (14.59%) Banking
22 86 (14.26%) Scala
23 84 (13.93%) DevOps
23 84 (13.93%) Multithreading
24 83 (13.76%) JUnit
25 80 (13.27%) Git (software)
26 79 (13.10%) Linux
27 78 (12.94%) Unix

Agile Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Agile 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 Agile Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 94 (15.59%) Tomcat
2 53 (8.79%) Apache
3 46 (7.63%) Jetty
4 38 (6.30%) JBoss
5 27 (4.48%) Node.js
6 16 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.32%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.66%) Confluence
10 8 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.16%) Alfresco
11 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.50%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.50%) Mule
13 3 (0.50%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.33%) nginx
14 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.17%) Cordys
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.49%) GitHub
3 7 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.50%) Force.com
5 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.30%) HTTP
2 23 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.82%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) Firewall
4 2 (0.33%) SSL
4 2 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) NFC
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (35.32%) NoSQL
2 175 (29.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 132 (21.89%) MongoDB
4 35 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 32 (5.31%) MySQL
6 31 (5.14%) Relational Database
7 28 (4.64%) Hadoop
8 24 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.65%) Big Data
10 14 (2.32%) SQL Server
11 11 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.33%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.16%) HBase
14 6 (1.00%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.66%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.66%) Redis
16 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.50%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 98 (16.25%) Maven
2 94 (15.59%) Jenkins
3 83 (13.76%) JUnit
4 80 (13.27%) Git (software)
5 65 (10.78%) Subversion
6 50 (8.29%) Cucumber
7 48 (7.96%) Mockito
8 38 (6.30%) Gradle
9 36 (5.97%) Eclipse
10 28 (4.64%) JIRA
11 22 (3.65%) JMeter
12 20 (3.32%) JProfiler
13 16 (2.65%) Selenium
14 12 (1.99%) IntelliJ
15 10 (1.66%) Ant
16 9 (1.49%) Hudson
17 8 (1.33%) Jasmine
18 6 (1.00%) CruiseControl
18 6 (1.00%) Vagrant
19 5 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
General
1 110 (18.24%) Finance
2 88 (14.59%) Banking
3 19 (3.15%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.49%) Retail
5 11 (1.82%) Front Office
6 5 (0.83%) Games
6 5 (0.83%) Publishing
6 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (52.07%) Spring
2 173 (28.69%) HTML
3 157 (26.04%) REST
4 121 (20.07%) Web Services
5 119 (19.73%) Hibernate
6 100 (16.58%) CSS
7 65 (10.78%) XML
8 63 (10.45%) RESTful
9 56 (9.29%) J2EE
10 55 (9.12%) SOAP
11 47 (7.79%) AngularJS
12 44 (7.30%) HTML5
13 42 (6.97%) Java EE
14 38 (6.30%) jQuery
15 36 (5.97%) JSON
16 33 (5.47%) ActiveMQ
16 33 (5.47%) JMS
17 26 (4.31%) Ajax
18 24 (3.98%) Akka
18 24 (3.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.48%) STB
2 19 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.32%) Equities
4 13 (2.16%) Algorithms
5 11 (1.82%) User Experience
6 9 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.33%) Ontologies
8 7 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.83%) Derivative
10 4 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.66%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.66%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.33%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.33%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.33%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.10%) Linux
2 78 (12.94%) Unix
3 13 (2.16%) Mac OS X
4 9 (1.49%) Windows
5 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (73.96%) TDD
3 337 (55.89%) Scrum
4 219 (36.32%) Pair Programming
5 208 (34.49%) BDD
6 163 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
7 130 (21.56%) Kanban
8 84 (13.93%) DevOps
8 84 (13.93%) Multithreading
9 72 (11.94%) Software Engineering
10 71 (11.77%) SDLC
11 66 (10.95%) Concurrent Programming
12 57 (9.45%) Unit Testing
13 39 (6.47%) E-Commerce
14 38 (6.30%) Mentoring
14 38 (6.30%) OO
15 37 (6.14%) SOA
16 35 (5.80%) Open Source
17 29 (4.81%) User Stories
18 27 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 603 (100.00%) Java
2 167 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 86 (14.26%) Scala
4 61 (10.12%) SQL
5 43 (7.13%) Ruby
6 40 (6.63%) Python
7 30 (4.98%) Groovy
8 14 (2.32%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.99%) C#
10 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.33%) SPARQL
11 7 (1.16%) PHP
12 6 (1.00%) C
13 5 (0.83%) C++
13 5 (0.83%) Perl
14 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.50%) Go
14 3 (0.50%) SOQL
15 2 (0.33%) FQL
Qualifications
1 35 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.47%) Degree
3 16 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.64%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (6.63%) Docker
2 6 (1.00%) Apache Flume
2 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (2.16%) Graphite
2 12 (1.99%) Puppet
3 9 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.16%) Oozie
5 3 (0.50%) Ansible
5 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.33%) Kibana
6 2 (0.33%) logstash
6 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.33%) Salt
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (12.77%) Oracle
2 15 (2.49%) SOASTA, Inc
3 6 (1.00%) VMware
4 4 (0.66%) Adobe
5 3 (0.50%) ATG
5 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.50%) HP
5 3 (0.50%) InterSystems
5 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.33%) Apple
6 2 (0.33%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.33%) Splunk
6 2 (0.33%) Twitter
7 1 (0.17%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.17%) New Relic
7 1 (0.17%) PayPal
7 1 (0.17%) Percona
7 1 (0.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.17%) WSO2
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