The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Application Developer
Rank 596 556 565
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 8 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -16.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 28 July 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 20 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 28 July 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 8 £475 +51.03% 1
London +16 7 £475 +33.80% 1
City of London +14 5 £475 +51.03% 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Spring
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) JSON
7 8 (32.00%) OO
7 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) J2EE
8 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
10 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 4 (16.00%) SOA
12 3 (12.00%) C#
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) Scrum
12 3 (12.00%) .NET
12 3 (12.00%) HTML5
12 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
12 3 (12.00%) RESTful
12 3 (12.00%) Scala
12 3 (12.00%) Java EE
12 3 (12.00%) Degree
13 2 (8.00%) JIRA
13 2 (8.00%) Maven
13 2 (8.00%) GWT

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.00%) Mule
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Mockito
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) TestNG
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) Spring
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) J2EE
4 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (32.00%) JSON
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Java EE
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) GWT
7 2 (8.00%) Middleware
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) JSP
8 1 (4.00%) SOAP
8 1 (4.00%) JMS
8 1 (4.00%) JDBC
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
8 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Equities
1 1 (4.00%) Online Games
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Business Development
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) RAD
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) PHP5
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Sage
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter