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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Java Developer
Rank 557 534 503
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 51 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.068% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.073% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 38
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£580 £525 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £446 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-29.66% +2.85%
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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 -13 50 £580 +10.47% 3
London +23 32 £600 +14.28% 3
South East - 15 £317 -
City of London +9 13 £580 +13.17% 1
Slough - 6 £317 -
Berkshire - 6 £317 -
Scotland -10 1 £423 +5.62%
Warwick - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 92 (100.00%) Java
1 92 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (73.91%) TDD
3 44 (47.83%) Pair Programming
4 42 (45.65%) Scrum
5 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
6 34 (36.96%) SQL
7 32 (34.78%) Hibernate
8 31 (33.70%) Oracle
9 30 (32.61%) Linux
10 29 (31.52%) Banking
11 28 (30.43%) OO
11 28 (30.43%) User Stories
12 22 (23.91%) Investment Banking
12 22 (23.91%) BDD
13 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (22.83%) Python
13 21 (22.83%) Technical Analysis
13 21 (22.83%) Relational Database
14 20 (21.74%) RDBMS
14 20 (21.74%) Spring
15 19 (20.65%) Web Development
15 19 (20.65%) jMock
16 16 (17.39%) OOD
16 16 (17.39%) J2SE
16 16 (17.39%) Web Services
16 16 (17.39%) HTML
16 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
17 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
18 13 (14.13%) Scala

Agile Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.09%) Node.js
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Liferay
4 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) Relational Database
2 20 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (1.09%) Redis
6 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) jMock
2 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.78%) Subversion
5 8 (8.70%) JUnit
5 8 (8.70%) Selenium
6 7 (7.61%) Mockito
7 6 (6.52%) Maven
8 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.35%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.09%) Spock
11 1 (1.09%) Geb
11 1 (1.09%) FindBugs
11 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.09%) Gradle
11 1 (1.09%) Checkstyle
11 1 (1.09%) JIRA
11 1 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 29 (31.52%) Banking
2 22 (23.91%) Investment Banking
3 11 (11.96%) Front Office
4 9 (9.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) Hibernate
2 20 (21.74%) Spring
3 16 (17.39%) J2SE
3 16 (17.39%) Web Services
3 16 (17.39%) HTML
4 11 (11.96%) RESTful
5 10 (10.87%) Spring MVC
6 7 (7.61%) JPA
7 6 (6.52%) Grails
8 5 (5.43%) CSS
9 4 (4.35%) SOAP
9 4 (4.35%) REST
10 3 (3.26%) JAX-RS
10 3 (3.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.26%) J2EE
11 2 (2.17%) Rendezvous
11 2 (2.17%) Middleware
11 2 (2.17%) Struts
11 2 (2.17%) Servlets
11 2 (2.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Open Source
2 5 (5.43%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.26%) Derivative
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (73.91%) TDD
3 44 (47.83%) Pair Programming
4 42 (45.65%) Scrum
5 28 (30.43%) OO
5 28 (30.43%) User Stories
6 22 (23.91%) BDD
7 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (22.83%) Technical Analysis
8 19 (20.65%) Web Development
9 16 (17.39%) OOD
10 12 (13.04%) MVC
11 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.87%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.61%) Kanban
13 7 (7.61%) SOA
14 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
14 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.96%) SQL
4 21 (22.83%) Python
5 13 (14.13%) Scala
6 10 (10.87%) Groovy
7 6 (6.52%) Clojure
8 2 (2.17%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) R
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (4.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.09%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
1 8 (8.70%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.17%) Oozie
3 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.09%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (1.09%) Sybase
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