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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Java Developer
Rank 522 520 501
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 61 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.069% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.074% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 35
Average daily rate
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£575 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.87% -11.11%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 15 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 30 January 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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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 +12 60 £578 +10.00% 9
London +9 41 £580 +10.47% 5
City of London +19 20 £600 +14.28% 2
South East - 16 £317 - 2
Hampshire - 8 - -
Berkshire - 8 £317 - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
1 104 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (75.96%) TDD
3 40 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 38 (36.54%) Pair Programming
5 37 (35.58%) Scrum
6 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
7 31 (29.81%) SQL
7 31 (29.81%) User Stories
8 30 (28.85%) Oracle
8 30 (28.85%) Linux
9 28 (26.92%) Banking
10 27 (25.96%) Spring
11 24 (23.08%) OO
12 22 (21.15%) BDD
13 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
14 20 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
14 20 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (18.27%) jMock
16 18 (17.31%) RDBMS
16 18 (17.31%) Web Services
16 18 (17.31%) Python
16 18 (17.31%) HTML
16 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
17 17 (16.35%) Investment Banking
17 17 (16.35%) Web Development
18 14 (13.46%) OOD
18 14 (13.46%) J2SE
18 14 (13.46%) Cucumber
19 13 (12.50%) Degree

Agile Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.85%) JBoss
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.96%) Liferay
2 1 (0.96%) Confluence
2 1 (0.96%) Mule
2 1 (0.96%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.31%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.88%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) Redis
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) jMock
2 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.46%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.58%) JUnit
5 10 (9.62%) Maven
6 9 (8.65%) Subversion
7 8 (7.69%) Selenium
7 8 (7.69%) Mockito
8 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.85%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.92%) JIRA
11 1 (0.96%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.96%) TestNG
11 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.96%) Spock
11 1 (0.96%) Geb
11 1 (0.96%) Gradle
General
1 28 (26.92%) Banking
2 17 (16.35%) Investment Banking
3 12 (11.54%) Front Office
4 8 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 27 (25.96%) Spring
3 18 (17.31%) Web Services
3 18 (17.31%) HTML
4 14 (13.46%) J2SE
5 8 (7.69%) REST
5 8 (7.69%) RESTful
6 7 (6.73%) JPA
6 7 (6.73%) Spring MVC
7 6 (5.77%) SOAP
7 6 (5.77%) JAX-RS
8 4 (3.85%) jQuery
9 3 (2.88%) Apache Camel
9 3 (2.88%) J2EE
10 2 (1.92%) Servlets
10 2 (1.92%) Apache CXF
11 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.96%) Velocity
11 1 (0.96%) JSR 168
11 1 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Open Source
2 5 (4.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) Equities
5 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.85%) Linux
2 9 (8.65%) UNIX
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (75.96%) TDD
3 38 (36.54%) Pair Programming
4 37 (35.58%) Scrum
5 31 (29.81%) User Stories
6 24 (23.08%) OO
7 22 (21.15%) BDD
8 20 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
8 20 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (16.35%) Web Development
10 14 (13.46%) OOD
11 11 (10.58%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (9.62%) Test Automation
13 8 (7.69%) MVC
13 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
15 6 (5.77%) SOA
15 6 (5.77%) Kanban
16 5 (4.81%) Unit Testing
17 4 (3.85%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 31 (29.81%) SQL
4 18 (17.31%) Python
5 11 (10.58%) Scala
6 3 (2.88%) Groovy
7 2 (1.92%) Clojure
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.96%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Vagrant
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (28.85%) Oracle
2 1 (0.96%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (0.96%) Sybase
2 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
2 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
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