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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Java Developer
Rank 543 555 520
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 77 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 48 49
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£500 £568 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% +13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £398 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -20.50%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 July 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 19 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 July 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 -6 74 £500 -11.89% 7
London +18 69 £500 -11.89% 7
City of London +2 24 £531 -11.45% 2
Scotland -9 2 £413 -1.78%
North West -25 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Edinburgh -8 1 £413 -1.78%
South East -14 1 £475 +26.66%
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £413 -
Wales - 1 £350 -

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
2 116 (87.88%) TDD
3 65 (49.24%) Spring
4 58 (43.94%) BDD
5 56 (42.42%) Hibernate
6 54 (40.91%) Pair Programming
7 53 (40.15%) Scrum
8 39 (29.55%) Scala
9 38 (28.79%) MongoDB
10 35 (26.52%) Kanban
10 35 (26.52%) HTML
11 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 29 (21.97%) Subversion
13 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
14 27 (20.45%) Web Services
15 26 (19.70%) JMS
15 26 (19.70%) Multithreading
15 26 (19.70%) REST
15 26 (19.70%) JAX-RS
16 24 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (17.42%) RESTful
17 23 (17.42%) SQL
18 22 (16.67%) Banking
19 21 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (15.91%) MVC
20 20 (15.15%) Open Source
20 20 (15.15%) Groovy
21 19 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering

Agile Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (11.36%) MQSeries
1 15 (11.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.55%) Jetty
4 3 (2.27%) Confluence
4 3 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) 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
2 3 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.79%) MongoDB
2 24 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (12.88%) Hadoop
4 16 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.06%) Neo4j
6 8 (6.06%) Big Data
7 4 (3.03%) HBase
8 2 (1.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.97%) Subversion
3 11 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.58%) JUnit
5 9 (6.82%) Mockito
5 9 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.06%) Maven
7 6 (4.55%) Selenium
8 5 (3.79%) JBehave
9 4 (3.03%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.03%) Spock
10 3 (2.27%) Geb
10 3 (2.27%) JMeter
10 3 (2.27%) JIRA
10 3 (2.27%) Hudson
11 2 (1.52%) Bower
11 2 (1.52%) jMock
12 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.76%) Gradle
12 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 22 (16.67%) Banking
2 9 (6.82%) Front Office
3 8 (6.06%) Finance
4 5 (3.79%) Games
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (49.24%) Spring
2 56 (42.42%) Hibernate
3 35 (26.52%) HTML
4 27 (20.45%) Web Services
5 26 (19.70%) JMS
5 26 (19.70%) REST
5 26 (19.70%) JAX-RS
6 23 (17.42%) RESTful
7 17 (12.88%) Spring MVC
8 16 (12.12%) J2EE
9 15 (11.36%) iBATIS
9 15 (11.36%) Ehcache
10 9 (6.82%) CSS
10 9 (6.82%) SOAP
11 8 (6.06%) JSON
12 6 (4.55%) HTML5
13 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.79%) XML
13 5 (3.79%) JSP
14 4 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (1.52%) STB
3 2 (1.52%) Blog
3 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) UNIX
1 14 (10.61%) Linux
2 9 (6.82%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (87.88%) TDD
3 58 (43.94%) BDD
4 54 (40.91%) Pair Programming
5 53 (40.15%) Scrum
6 35 (26.52%) Kanban
7 26 (19.70%) Multithreading
8 21 (15.91%) MVC
9 20 (15.15%) Open Source
10 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
10 19 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (13.64%) SOA
12 15 (11.36%) Release Management
12 15 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (7.58%) User Stories
13 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.82%) OOD
14 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
14 9 (6.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (29.55%) Scala
3 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.42%) SQL
5 20 (15.15%) Groovy
6 19 (14.39%) C#
7 16 (12.12%) Ruby
8 15 (11.36%) C++
9 7 (5.30%) Python
10 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Puppet
1 4 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Graphite
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%) SOASTA, Inc
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