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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Application Developer
Rank 606 603 570
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.016% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
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£400 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +51.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £268 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £600 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £295
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 8 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 31 July 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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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 -19 14 £400 -15.78% 3
Yorkshire - 11 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £400 - 1
Leeds - 9 £400 - 1
London -7 2 £450 -5.26%
Essex - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) C
2 11 (68.75%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) EPoS
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JBoss
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 2 (12.50%) JPA
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) UML

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) JDeveloper
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) EclipseLink
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) JPA
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) TopLink
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) JSF
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Apache CXF
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) DHTML
5 1 (6.25%) Vaadin
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (12.50%) OOD
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) C
2 11 (68.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Lotus
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
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Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago