The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Applications 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 Java Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Application Developer
Rank 595 578 563
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 11 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.002% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 13
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£425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £375
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -8 11 £425 - 6
London - 8 £450 - 4
City of London - 3 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £250 -
East of England - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Applications 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 Java Applications Developer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Spring
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Maven
6 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
7 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (22.73%) RESTful
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) J2EE
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 3 (13.64%) Subversion
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Scala
9 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) BDD
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) MVC
9 3 (13.64%) SOA

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Applications 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 Java Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Hudson
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Spring
2 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) RESTful
5 5 (22.73%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
8 2 (9.09%) JSP
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) REST
8 2 (9.09%) GWT
8 2 (9.09%) Spring Security
9 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
9 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
9 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
9 1 (4.55%) Java EE
9 1 (4.55%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Equities
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) TDD
2 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Programming
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) RAD
5 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) PHP5
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Green Hills
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Sage
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago