The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 611 598 591
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 37 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.071% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 27
Median daily rate £475 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £309 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title.

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 27 June 2016.

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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 35 £475 +16.92% 4
London -6 16 £397 -11.72% 1
North West - 11 £475 -
Chester - 9 £475 -
Cheshire - 9 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £380 -
South West - 4 £380 -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £488 - 1
Cambridge +18 2 £488 - 1
East of England +15 2 £488 - 1
South East +1 2 - - 2
Gloucester - 2 £345 -
Preston - 2 £335 -
Lancashire - 2 £335 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Milton Keynes +10 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £345 -
Greenock - 1 £345 -
Swansea - 1 - -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Java Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.68%) Web Services
4 21 (33.33%) Spring
5 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
6 17 (26.98%) Kanban
7 15 (23.81%) RESTful
7 15 (23.81%) Linux
8 14 (22.22%) JSON
8 14 (22.22%) Finance
9 13 (20.63%) CSS
9 13 (20.63%) HTML
9 13 (20.63%) J2EE
10 12 (19.05%) XML
11 11 (17.46%) TDD
11 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
11 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
12 10 (15.87%) JDBC
12 10 (15.87%) SOAP
13 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.29%) WSDL
13 9 (14.29%) JAXB
13 9 (14.29%) MVC
13 9 (14.29%) AOP
13 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
13 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (14.29%) JAX-WS
13 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 9 (14.29%) BDD
13 9 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.59%) Mule
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.17%) NFC
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) JBehave
2 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Gradle
3 6 (9.52%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Ant
6 1 (1.59%) ERwin
6 1 (1.59%) Mockito
6 1 (1.59%) Moq
6 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) Web Services
2 21 (33.33%) Spring
3 15 (23.81%) RESTful
4 14 (22.22%) JSON
5 13 (20.63%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) HTML
5 13 (20.63%) J2EE
6 12 (19.05%) XML
7 10 (15.87%) JDBC
7 10 (15.87%) SOAP
8 9 (14.29%) JAXB
8 9 (14.29%) JAX-WS
8 9 (14.29%) WSDL
9 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.11%) HTML5
11 6 (9.52%) Dropwizard
11 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) Hystrix
11 6 (9.52%) Scalatra
12 4 (6.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) EPoS
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Kanban
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.46%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) AOP
4 9 (14.29%) BDD
4 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 9 (14.29%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.70%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
5 8 (12.70%) SOA
5 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
6 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) C
4 3 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) ECMAScript
5 2 (3.17%) ES6
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Lua
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.52%) New Relic
4 3 (4.76%) Axway
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) OpenText
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
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