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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Java Developer
Rank 569 522 535
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 44 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 51
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£580 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-29.89% +5.55%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -39 43 £586 +17.25% 5
London -26 29 £600 +14.28% 3
South East - 9 £317 - 2
City of London +7 8 £578 +15.50% 2
Slough - 5 £317 - 2
Berkshire - 5 £317 - 2
South West - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
1 103 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (82.52%) TDD
3 51 (49.51%) Pair Programming
3 51 (49.51%) JavaScript
4 46 (44.66%) Scrum
5 40 (38.83%) OO
6 39 (37.86%) Banking
7 35 (33.98%) Python
8 33 (32.04%) Investment Banking
8 33 (32.04%) Hibernate
9 30 (29.13%) Linux
9 30 (29.13%) SQL
10 29 (28.16%) Oracle
10 29 (28.16%) BDD
11 27 (26.21%) Scala
12 26 (25.24%) Spring
12 26 (25.24%) Relational Database
13 25 (24.27%) User Stories
14 24 (23.30%) RDBMS
15 23 (22.33%) Web Development
16 21 (20.39%) jMock
16 21 (20.39%) OOD
16 21 (20.39%) Technical Analysis
17 20 (19.42%) J2SE
17 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (15.53%) Front Office
18 16 (15.53%) RESTful
19 15 (14.56%) Groovy
19 15 (14.56%) HTML

Agile Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.91%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.94%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.97%) Liferay
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) Relational Database
2 24 (23.30%) RDBMS
3 13 (12.62%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) Big Data
8 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.97%) DB2
9 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) jMock
2 12 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.74%) Subversion
5 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.85%) JUnit
6 5 (4.85%) Selenium
7 4 (3.88%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.88%) Mockito
8 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.94%) TestNG
8 2 (1.94%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.94%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.94%) JIRA
8 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.94%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.94%) Gradle
9 1 (0.97%) Spock
9 1 (0.97%) Geb
General
1 39 (37.86%) Banking
2 33 (32.04%) Investment Banking
3 16 (15.53%) Front Office
4 13 (12.62%) Finance
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) Hibernate
2 26 (25.24%) Spring
3 20 (19.42%) J2SE
4 16 (15.53%) RESTful
5 15 (14.56%) HTML
6 12 (11.65%) Web Services
7 11 (10.68%) Spring MVC
8 9 (8.74%) Grails
9 7 (6.80%) CSS
9 7 (6.80%) JMS
9 7 (6.80%) SOAP
10 6 (5.83%) XML
11 4 (3.88%) JSON
11 4 (3.88%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.88%) REST
11 4 (3.88%) JPA
12 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.91%) HTML5
12 3 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Open Source
2 9 (8.74%) Derivative
3 7 (6.80%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.85%) Equities
5 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Social Media
7 1 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (82.52%) TDD
3 51 (49.51%) Pair Programming
4 46 (44.66%) Scrum
5 40 (38.83%) OO
6 29 (28.16%) BDD
7 25 (24.27%) User Stories
8 23 (22.33%) Web Development
9 21 (20.39%) OOD
9 21 (20.39%) Technical Analysis
10 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (13.59%) MVC
12 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
15 7 (6.80%) SOA
15 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
15 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
16 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
16 6 (5.83%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (49.51%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.98%) Python
4 30 (29.13%) SQL
5 27 (26.21%) Scala
6 15 (14.56%) Groovy
7 7 (6.80%) Clojure
8 4 (3.88%) C#
9 3 (2.91%) Ruby
10 2 (1.94%) Perl
10 2 (1.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.97%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Oozie
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Oracle
2 3 (2.91%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.97%) GigaSpaces
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