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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 611 593 581
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 36 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.077% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.081% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 26
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 30 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 4 May 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 -30 33 £450 +2.85% 5
London -23 17 £450 -14.28%
Yorkshire +2 7 £450 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +10 6 £425 +17.24%
Leeds -2 6 £400 +10.34%
North West 0 4 £405 +4.51% 1
Cheshire -11 2 £475 +22.58% 1
Lancashire - 2 £335 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £450 -
Chester - 2 £475 -
Preston - 2 £335 -
North East - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £354 -
East of England +7 1 £500 +14.28%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £450 -5.26%
Sheffield -17 1 £450 -5.26%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £220 -
Gloucester - 1 £345 -
Cambridge - 1 £500 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £220 -
South West - 1 £345 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £220 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £345 -
Glasgow - 1 £363 -
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Wales - 1 - -
Greenock - 1 £345 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (32.81%) Web Services
5 19 (29.69%) Spring
6 18 (28.13%) HTML
7 16 (25.00%) CSS
8 14 (21.88%) Oracle
9 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
9 13 (20.31%) Linux
9 13 (20.31%) Finance
10 12 (18.75%) RESTful
10 12 (18.75%) MVC
10 12 (18.75%) TDD
11 11 (17.19%) Maven
11 11 (17.19%) Web Development
11 11 (17.19%) HTML5
12 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
12 10 (15.63%) Kanban
12 10 (15.63%) XML
13 9 (14.06%) JUnit
13 9 (14.06%) Scrum
13 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (14.06%) Web Application Development
14 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.50%) JPA
14 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
14 8 (12.50%) Subversion
14 8 (12.50%) JBoss
15 7 (10.94%) SQL

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 8 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.56%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.56%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.13%) NFC
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.38%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.25%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.13%) DB2
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Maven
2 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.06%) JUnit
4 8 (12.50%) Subversion
5 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 6 (9.38%) Gradle
5 6 (9.38%) IntelliJ
5 6 (9.38%) JBehave
6 5 (7.81%) Ant
7 2 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.13%) FishEye
7 2 (3.13%) JIRA
7 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.13%) Toad
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.56%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Front Office
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) Web Services
2 19 (29.69%) Spring
3 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 16 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) RESTful
6 11 (17.19%) HTML5
7 10 (15.63%) XML
8 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 8 (12.50%) JPA
9 7 (10.94%) J2EE
10 6 (9.38%) Java EE
10 6 (9.38%) JSON
10 6 (9.38%) Scalatra
10 6 (9.38%) SOAP
11 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.81%) REST
11 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
12 3 (4.69%) Java SE
12 3 (4.69%) JDBC
12 3 (4.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.69%) EPoS
4 2 (3.13%) DTV
4 2 (3.13%) Equities
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.56%) STB
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Android
3 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Unix
5 3 (4.69%) Windows
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) MVC
2 12 (18.75%) TDD
3 11 (17.19%) Web Development
4 10 (15.63%) Kanban
5 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
5 9 (14.06%) Web Application Development
6 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
8 6 (9.38%) Refactoring
8 6 (9.38%) SOA
8 6 (9.38%) SOLID
9 5 (7.81%) Android Development
9 5 (7.81%) Functional Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Python
5 5 (7.81%) C++
6 4 (6.25%) C
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) ECMAScript
8 2 (3.13%) ES6
8 2 (3.13%) Jython
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.56%) Lua
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) OCA
4 1 (1.56%) OCAJ
4 1 (1.56%) OCP
4 1 (1.56%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Control-M
1 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) New Relic
2 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) Axway
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
4 2 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Murex
5 1 (1.56%) OpenText
5 1 (1.56%) Sun
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase