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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Application Developer
UK
Rank 562 587 549
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 29 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.061% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.064% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 30
Median daily rate £438 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +37 25 £425 +1.19% 6
North West +22 5 £425 +7.93%
South West +22 5 £438 - 1
London +14 5 £340 -34.92% 3
South East +19 4 £525 +25.00% 1
Manchester +15 4 £425 -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Wales - 4 £533 -
Gloucestershire +5 3 £450 -
Kent - 3 £525 -
Gloucester - 3 £450 -
Faversham - 3 £525 -
South Wales - 2 £533 -
East of England +3 1 - - 1
Essex -3 1 - -
Basildon -13 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £338 -
Swansea - 1 £425 -
West Wales - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £338 -
Wiltshire - 1 £330 -
Devon - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 £330 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.67%) Spring
4 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
5 18 (30.00%) HTML
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) Web Services
7 15 (25.00%) Finance
8 14 (23.33%) CSS
8 14 (23.33%) Open Source
8 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
9 13 (21.67%) J2EE
9 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
10 12 (20.00%) Maven
10 12 (20.00%) TDD
10 12 (20.00%) XML
10 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.33%) Scrum
11 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
12 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (16.67%) Ansible
12 10 (16.67%) REST
13 9 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) jQuery
14 8 (13.33%) Subversion
14 8 (13.33%) Windows

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 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) TestFlight
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Google Play
4 1 (1.67%) iTunes
4 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.33%) DB2
2 5 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (8.33%) SQLite
3 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) KDB
4 1 (1.67%) Kdb+
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) Maven
3 8 (13.33%) Subversion
4 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.33%) Ant
5 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 4 (6.67%) Android Studio
6 4 (6.67%) CocoaPods
6 4 (6.67%) Mockito
6 4 (6.67%) Xcode
7 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.00%) jMock
8 2 (3.33%) Selenium
9 1 (1.67%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.67%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Electronics
4 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Spring
2 18 (30.00%) HTML
3 15 (25.00%) Web Services
4 14 (23.33%) CSS
5 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
5 13 (21.67%) J2EE
6 12 (20.00%) XML
7 10 (16.67%) REST
8 9 (15.00%) jQuery
9 7 (11.67%) RESTful
9 7 (11.67%) SOAP
10 6 (10.00%) JSP
10 6 (10.00%) XSLT
11 5 (8.33%) Apache Flex
11 5 (8.33%) JSON
11 5 (8.33%) Struts
11 5 (8.33%) UDDI
11 5 (8.33%) WSDL
11 5 (8.33%) XHTML
11 5 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.67%) Equities
5 1 (1.67%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.67%) TWAP
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Android
2 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (23.33%) Open Source
4 12 (20.00%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (11.67%) BDD
8 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.00%) Change Control
9 5 (8.33%) Android Development
9 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.33%) MVC
9 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.67%) UML
10 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.67%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.67%) MiFID
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.67%) CA
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) ILOG
5 1 (1.67%) Kony
5 1 (1.67%) OpenText
5 1 (1.67%) Sun
5 1 (1.67%) Xamarin