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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Application Developer
UK
Rank 561 590 577
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 35 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.055% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.058% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 27
Median daily rate £404 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -

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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +54 35 £404 +0.93% 11
London +7 9 £333 -11.33% 8
South East +19 8 £525 +25.00%
South West +15 7 £403 +34.16% 1
Berkshire +23 4 £365 -
North West +13 4 £425 +7.93%
East Midlands - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Manchester +12 3 £425 -
Reading +11 3 - -
Gloucestershire +4 2 £455 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £343 -
Gloucester - 2 £455 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Yeovil - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £343 -
Yorkshire +17 1 - -
City of London 0 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 1 £383 -23.50%
Tyne and Wear -17 1 £383 -23.50%
North East -19 1 £383 -23.50%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.82%) Spring
4 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
5 20 (29.85%) HTML
6 19 (28.36%) Web Services
6 19 (28.36%) Hibernate
6 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
7 17 (25.37%) Maven
7 17 (25.37%) CSS
8 16 (23.88%) SQL
8 16 (23.88%) J2EE
9 15 (22.39%) XML
9 15 (22.39%) Finance
9 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
10 14 (20.90%) Open Source
11 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (19.40%) TDD
11 13 (19.40%) Oracle
12 12 (17.91%) Scrum
12 12 (17.91%) REST
13 11 (16.42%) RESTful
13 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
13 11 (16.42%) JIRA
13 11 (16.42%) Linux
14 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
14 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
14 10 (14.93%) Ansible

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%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) TestFlight
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) Google Play
4 1 (1.49%) iTunes
4 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 5 (7.46%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (7.46%) SQLite
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) KDB
6 1 (1.49%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.49%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.37%) Maven
3 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.42%) JIRA
5 9 (13.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
5 9 (13.43%) Subversion
6 7 (10.45%) JUnit
7 6 (8.96%) Ant
7 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.96%) Mockito
8 5 (7.46%) Mercurial
8 5 (7.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (7.46%) Xcode
9 4 (5.97%) Android Studio
9 4 (5.97%) CocoaPods
10 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
10 3 (4.48%) jMock
11 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (2.99%) Selenium
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Spring
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
3 19 (28.36%) Hibernate
3 19 (28.36%) Web Services
4 17 (25.37%) CSS
5 16 (23.88%) J2EE
6 15 (22.39%) XML
7 12 (17.91%) REST
8 11 (16.42%) RESTful
9 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.94%) jQuery
10 8 (11.94%) JSON
10 8 (11.94%) SOAP
11 6 (8.96%) JSP
11 6 (8.96%) XSLT
12 5 (7.46%) Struts
12 5 (7.46%) UDDI
12 5 (7.46%) WSDL
12 5 (7.46%) XHTML
12 5 (7.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) iPhone
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Equities
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.49%) TWAP
5 1 (1.49%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Android
3 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.46%) Unix
5 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (20.90%) Open Source
4 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 12 (17.91%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (11.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.45%) OO
10 6 (8.96%) Change Control
10 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.96%) MVC
10 6 (8.96%) UML
11 5 (7.46%) Android Development
11 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.46%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (7.46%) Performance Testing
11 5 (7.46%) RAD
11 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) Apple Swift
4 5 (7.46%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Ada
6 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.99%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Kony
4 1 (1.49%) OpenText
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk
4 1 (1.49%) Sun
4 1 (1.49%) Tealium
4 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
London
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