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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 614 585 583
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 34 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.077% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.082% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 23
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 £335 £316 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £380
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 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 26 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 -19 32 £450 +9.09% 6
London -20 16 £425 -2.85% 1
North West -17 6 £475 +22.58% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £450 +20.00%
Cheshire -2 4 £475 +22.58%
Chester - 4 £475 -
Leeds 0 3 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire -3 3 £425 +13.33%
Gloucestershire - 2 £363 -
Lancashire - 2 £335 -
Preston - 2 £335 -
South West - 2 £363 - 1
East of England +11 1 £500 - 2
South Yorkshire -6 1 £450 -5.26%
South East -9 1 - - 1
Sheffield -18 1 £450 -5.26%
Swansea - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £345 -
Greenock - 1 £345 -
Bradford - 1 £450 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £220 -
Cambridge - 1 £500 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £220 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £220 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 59 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 20 (33.90%) Web Services
5 18 (30.51%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) Spring
6 17 (28.81%) CSS
7 13 (22.03%) Linux
8 12 (20.34%) RESTful
8 12 (20.34%) Kanban
8 12 (20.34%) MVC
8 12 (20.34%) Finance
8 12 (20.34%) TDD
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.95%) Oracle
9 10 (16.95%) HTML5
10 9 (15.25%) Web Application Development
10 9 (15.25%) J2EE
10 9 (15.25%) XML
10 9 (15.25%) Scrum
11 8 (13.56%) Maven
11 8 (13.56%) Web Development
11 8 (13.56%) JUnit
11 8 (13.56%) JBoss
11 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
11 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.56%) JSON
12 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
12 7 (11.86%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (11.86%) SOA

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 (13.56%) JBoss
2 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.69%) Mule
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.39%) NFC
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.56%) JUnit
1 8 (13.56%) Maven
2 6 (10.17%) Gradle
2 6 (10.17%) IntelliJ
2 6 (10.17%) JBehave
3 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.78%) Ant
4 4 (6.78%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.39%) FishEye
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.69%) ERwin
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Web Services
2 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 18 (30.51%) Spring
3 17 (28.81%) CSS
4 12 (20.34%) RESTful
5 10 (16.95%) HTML5
6 9 (15.25%) J2EE
6 9 (15.25%) XML
7 8 (13.56%) JSON
8 7 (11.86%) SOAP
9 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.17%) Dropwizard
9 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.17%) Hystrix
9 6 (10.17%) Scalatra
10 5 (8.47%) JDBC
10 5 (8.47%) JPA
10 5 (8.47%) REST
10 5 (8.47%) Spring MVC
10 5 (8.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.08%) EPoS
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Android
3 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.08%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Kanban
2 12 (20.34%) MVC
2 12 (20.34%) TDD
3 9 (15.25%) Scrum
3 9 (15.25%) Web Application Development
4 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.56%) Web Development
5 7 (11.86%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (11.86%) SOA
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
6 6 (10.17%) Refactoring
6 6 (10.17%) SOLID
7 5 (8.47%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C
4 3 (5.08%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) ECMAScript
5 2 (3.39%) ES6
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Jython
6 1 (1.69%) Lua
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) New Relic
2 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.08%) Axway
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Apple
4 2 (3.39%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) OpenText
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