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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 633 618 594
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 28 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.054% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.057% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 24
Median daily rate £475 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 22 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 29 July 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 -4 28 £475 +22.58% 6
London -1 10 £425 -5.55% 2
North West - 8 £475 - 1
Chester - 8 £475 -
Cheshire - 8 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 4 £400 -5.88%
South West -2 4 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +9 3 £293 -7.14% 1
Gloucester +4 2 £400 -5.88%
Cambridge +16 1 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £475 -
East of England +15 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes +15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £343 +5.53%
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £293 -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Feltham - 1 £340 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £343 -
Leicestershire - 1 £343 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) Web Services
4 23 (34.33%) Spring
5 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 17 (25.37%) Finance
6 17 (25.37%) Kanban
7 16 (23.88%) JSON
7 16 (23.88%) J2EE
8 15 (22.39%) HTML
8 15 (22.39%) XML
8 15 (22.39%) Linux
8 15 (22.39%) RESTful
9 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
9 13 (19.40%) CSS
10 12 (17.91%) SOAP
10 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
11 11 (16.42%) BDD
11 11 (16.42%) TDD
11 11 (16.42%) JDBC
11 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.93%) WSDL
12 10 (14.93%) JAXB
12 10 (14.93%) AOP
12 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
12 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
12 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (14.93%) Git (software)

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 (11.94%) JBoss
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.49%) Mule
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%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.49%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.49%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) KDB
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) JBehave
2 8 (11.94%) JUnit
3 6 (8.96%) Gradle
3 6 (8.96%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.97%) Maven
5 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.49%) Ant
7 1 (1.49%) ERwin
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) Mockito
7 1 (1.49%) Moq
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) Web Services
2 23 (34.33%) Spring
3 16 (23.88%) J2EE
3 16 (23.88%) JSON
4 15 (22.39%) HTML
4 15 (22.39%) RESTful
4 15 (22.39%) XML
5 13 (19.40%) CSS
6 12 (17.91%) SOAP
7 11 (16.42%) JDBC
8 10 (14.93%) JAXB
8 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
8 10 (14.93%) WSDL
9 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.94%) HTML5
10 6 (8.96%) Dropwizard
10 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.96%) Hystrix
10 6 (8.96%) Scalatra
11 5 (7.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) EPoS
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Derivative
4 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Kanban
3 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.42%) BDD
4 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
4 11 (16.42%) TDD
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 9 (13.43%) MVC
6 9 (13.43%) Scrum
7 8 (11.94%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
7 8 (11.94%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
8 7 (10.45%) Functional Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Pair Programming
9 6 (8.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) C
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) C++
4 2 (2.99%) ECMAScript
4 2 (2.99%) ES6
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Lua
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.49%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
1 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.96%) New Relic
3 3 (4.48%) Axway
4 2 (2.99%) Perforce
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) CA
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
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