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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Java Developer
Rank 546 561 526
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 85 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 46 45
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£500 £559 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% +11.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
- -13.15%
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 17 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 31 August 2015. 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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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 +1 81 £500 -11.89% 6
London +38 78 £500 -11.89% 6
City of London +11 24 £513 -6.81% 3
Scotland -9 3 £413 -8.33%
North West -29 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £394 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh -15 1 £413 -8.33%
Wales - 1 £350 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
1 132 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (88.64%) TDD
3 65 (49.24%) Spring
4 63 (47.73%) BDD
5 61 (46.21%) Pair Programming
6 53 (40.15%) Scrum
7 51 (38.64%) Hibernate
8 45 (34.09%) MongoDB
9 39 (29.55%) Scala
10 38 (28.79%) Kanban
10 38 (28.79%) HTML
11 34 (25.76%) Git (software)
12 33 (25.00%) Subversion
13 32 (24.24%) Multithreading
14 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
14 31 (23.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (23.48%) JAX-RS
15 28 (21.21%) JMS
15 28 (21.21%) RESTful
16 27 (20.45%) SQL
17 26 (19.70%) MVC
17 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (18.94%) Open Source
18 25 (18.94%) Groovy
19 24 (18.18%) C#
19 24 (18.18%) REST
20 22 (16.67%) Web Services
20 22 (16.67%) SOA
21 21 (15.91%) Banking

Agile Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (14.39%) MQSeries
1 19 (14.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.06%) Apache Spark
4 7 (5.30%) Jetty
5 4 (3.03%) Confluence
5 4 (3.03%) Node.js
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) HTTP
2 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.09%) MongoDB
2 31 (23.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 17 (12.88%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.06%) Neo4j
6 8 (6.06%) Big Data
7 6 (4.55%) HBase
8 4 (3.03%) Redis
9 2 (1.52%) MySQL
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (25.76%) Git (software)
2 33 (25.00%) Subversion
3 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.06%) Maven
5 7 (5.30%) JUnit
6 6 (4.55%) Mockito
7 5 (3.79%) Spock
7 5 (3.79%) JBehave
7 5 (3.79%) Selenium
8 4 (3.03%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.03%) JIRA
8 4 (3.03%) Geb
9 3 (2.27%) JMeter
10 2 (1.52%) Bower
10 2 (1.52%) Hudson
11 1 (0.76%) Gradle
11 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 21 (15.91%) Banking
2 10 (7.58%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Front Office
4 5 (3.79%) Games
5 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (49.24%) Spring
2 51 (38.64%) Hibernate
3 38 (28.79%) HTML
4 31 (23.48%) JAX-RS
5 28 (21.21%) JMS
5 28 (21.21%) RESTful
6 24 (18.18%) REST
7 22 (16.67%) Web Services
8 21 (15.91%) Spring MVC
9 19 (14.39%) iBATIS
9 19 (14.39%) Ehcache
10 14 (10.61%) J2EE
11 10 (7.58%) CSS
12 7 (5.30%) JSON
12 7 (5.30%) HTML5
13 5 (3.79%) XML
13 5 (3.79%) .NET
13 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.79%) Apache Camel
13 5 (3.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.03%) User Experience
2 4 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 3 (2.27%) STB
4 2 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) UNIX
1 15 (11.36%) Linux
2 9 (6.82%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (88.64%) TDD
3 63 (47.73%) BDD
4 61 (46.21%) Pair Programming
5 53 (40.15%) Scrum
6 38 (28.79%) Kanban
7 32 (24.24%) Multithreading
8 26 (19.70%) MVC
9 25 (18.94%) Open Source
10 22 (16.67%) SOA
11 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
11 19 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (14.39%) Release Management
11 19 (14.39%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.09%) User Stories
14 10 (7.58%) Microservices
14 10 (7.58%) OOD
15 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
15 9 (6.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (29.55%) Scala
3 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.45%) SQL
5 25 (18.94%) Groovy
6 24 (18.18%) C#
7 20 (15.15%) Ruby
8 19 (14.39%) C++
9 4 (3.03%) Python
10 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) Degree
3 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Nagios
1 3 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Graphite
2 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (2.27%) Splunk
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle
2 2 (1.52%) VMware
2 2 (1.52%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) Sybase
3 1 (0.76%) Informatica
3 1 (0.76%) Percona
3 1 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
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