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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 619 636 611
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 30 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.062% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 23
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £393 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.37% -
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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 28 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 25 September 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 +20 27 £400 -3.03% 9
London +4 13 £500 +8.10% 1
South East +20 6 £325 -26.76%
South West +16 3 £400 -5.88% 4
Scotland +20 2 £310 -
City of London +17 2 £588 +6.81%
Hampshire +7 2 £363 -18.30%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £375 -11.76%
Gloucester -2 2 £375 -11.76%
Oxfordshire -7 2 £371 -21.84%
Oxford -15 2 £371 -
Coventry - 2 £363 -
West Midlands - 2 £363 -
Hook - 1 £300 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £293 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
North West - 1 £475 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £343 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £343 - 1
Leicester - 1 £343 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 £340 -
Chester - 1 £475 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.33%) Finance
4 22 (32.84%) Web Services
5 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
6 20 (29.85%) XML
7 19 (28.36%) Spring
7 19 (28.36%) JSON
8 18 (26.87%) J2EE
9 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
10 14 (20.90%) RESTful
10 14 (20.90%) HTML
10 14 (20.90%) Linux
11 13 (19.40%) JDBC
11 13 (19.40%) Kanban
12 12 (17.91%) BDD
12 12 (17.91%) SOAP
13 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
13 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
14 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
14 10 (14.93%) AOP
14 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
14 10 (14.93%) CSS
14 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.93%) WSDL
14 10 (14.93%) JAXB
14 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (13.43%) SQL
15 9 (13.43%) JUnit

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 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) JBoss
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Google Play
1 1 (1.49%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) KDB
3 2 (2.99%) Kdb+
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQLite
4 1 (1.49%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) JUnit
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) JBehave
3 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.97%) Gradle
3 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Ant
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.49%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) ERwin
5 1 (1.49%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Mockito
5 1 (1.49%) Moq
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) Web Services
2 20 (29.85%) XML
3 19 (28.36%) JSON
3 19 (28.36%) Spring
4 18 (26.87%) J2EE
5 14 (20.90%) HTML
5 14 (20.90%) RESTful
6 13 (19.40%) JDBC
7 12 (17.91%) SOAP
8 10 (14.93%) CSS
8 10 (14.93%) JAXB
8 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
8 10 (14.93%) WSDL
9 7 (10.45%) HTML5
10 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.46%) JSP
11 4 (5.97%) .NET
11 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.48%) EJB
12 3 (4.48%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.49%) Derivative
4 1 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.49%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) TWAP
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.49%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Kanban
3 12 (17.91%) BDD
4 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
4 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.93%) AOP
5 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.94%) Functional Testing
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.46%) SOA
8 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
8 5 (7.46%) Web Development
9 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.97%) MVC
9 4 (5.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) Lua
6 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) VB6
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) MiFID
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
1 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.48%) New Relic
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Perforce
5 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.49%) CA
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) ILOG
5 1 (1.49%) Kony
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin