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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 601 639 593
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 33 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.045% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 26
Median daily rate £463 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £315 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 27 August 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 29 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 27 August 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 +24 31 £475 +18.75% 8
London +15 13 £500 - 1
Chester - 6 £475 -
Cheshire - 6 £475 -
North West - 6 £475 - 1
South East +11 5 £313 -9.42% 1
South West +8 3 £425 - 3
Gloucestershire +8 3 £425 -
Scotland +12 2 £310 - 2
Gloucester +3 2 £400 -5.88%
Coventry - 2 £363 -
Hampshire - 2 £363 -
West Midlands - 2 £363 -
City of London +33 1 £650 +18.18%
Cambridgeshire +27 1 £475 -
East of England +21 1 £475 - 1
Cambridge +21 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Oxfordshire 0 1 £325 -31.57% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £293 -
Leicestershire - 1 £343 -
Feltham - 1 £340 -
Leicester - 1 £343 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £325 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £343 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) Spring
3 23 (34.33%) Web Services
4 21 (31.34%) Finance
5 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.88%) J2EE
6 16 (23.88%) XML
6 16 (23.88%) JSON
6 16 (23.88%) Kanban
7 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
7 14 (20.90%) HTML
7 14 (20.90%) Linux
8 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
8 13 (19.40%) RESTful
9 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.91%) SOAP
9 12 (17.91%) CSS
9 12 (17.91%) JDBC
10 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
10 11 (16.42%) BDD
11 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
11 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.93%) WSDL
11 10 (14.93%) JAXB
11 10 (14.93%) AOP
12 9 (13.43%) TDD

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%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.49%) Mule
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.49%) Bluemix
1 1 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) 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 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.49%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) KDB
4 1 (1.49%) Kdb+
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.43%) JUnit
3 8 (11.94%) JBehave
4 6 (8.96%) Gradle
4 6 (8.96%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.97%) Maven
6 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) Ant
8 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.49%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) ERwin
8 1 (1.49%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.49%) JIRA
8 1 (1.49%) Mockito
8 1 (1.49%) Moq
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) Spring
1 23 (34.33%) Web Services
2 16 (23.88%) J2EE
2 16 (23.88%) JSON
2 16 (23.88%) XML
3 14 (20.90%) HTML
4 13 (19.40%) RESTful
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) JDBC
5 12 (17.91%) SOAP
6 10 (14.93%) JAXB
6 10 (14.93%) JAX-WS
6 10 (14.93%) WSDL
7 8 (11.94%) HTML5
8 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.96%) Dropwizard
8 6 (8.96%) Hystrix
8 6 (8.96%) Scalatra
9 5 (7.46%) JSP
10 4 (5.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Derivative
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Kanban
3 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.42%) BDD
4 11 (16.42%) Integration Testing
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%) TDD
7 8 (11.94%) Functional Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Scrum
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
7 8 (11.94%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.49%) ES6
6 1 (1.49%) Lua
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) VB6
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) 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%) MiFID
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 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) New Relic
3 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) Perforce
5 1 (1.49%) Axway
5 1 (1.49%) CA
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) ILOG
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago