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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 603 591 594
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 27 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.096% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.10% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 31
Median daily rate £450 £420 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 26 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 7 December 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 -8 19 £438 +4.16% 10
Wales +2 8 £539 -
London -11 5 £450 +2.85% 3
South East +23 4 £471 +7.71%
South West +16 4 £450 - 4
South Wales +6 3 £525 -
West Wales - 3 £538 -
Swansea - 3 £538 -
North West +4 2 £425 +14.86% 1
Manchester +2 2 £425 +6.25%
Kent - 2 £525 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £438 -
Gloucester - 2 £438 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Berkshire +10 1 £325 -
Basildon +1 1 - -
Essex +1 1 - -
East of England -1 1 - - 2
Oxford -1 1 £418 -12.10%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £418 -12.10%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £338 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £338 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.59%) Finance
5 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
6 18 (30.51%) Web Services
7 17 (28.81%) Spring
8 14 (23.73%) HTML
8 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (22.03%) XML
9 13 (22.03%) J2EE
10 11 (18.64%) JSON
10 11 (18.64%) RESTful
10 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
11 10 (16.95%) Ansible
11 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
11 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
12 9 (15.25%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (15.25%) Open Source
12 9 (15.25%) REST
12 9 (15.25%) SQL
12 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
13 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
13 8 (13.56%) Scrum
13 8 (13.56%) TDD
13 8 (13.56%) JDBC
14 7 (11.86%) CSS
14 7 (11.86%) SOAP

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 4 (6.78%) JBoss
1 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) TestFlight
3 1 (1.69%) Google Play
3 1 (1.69%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQLite
5 2 (3.39%) KDB
5 2 (3.39%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) Maven
4 5 (8.47%) JUnit
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.08%) Mockito
6 3 (5.08%) Subversion
7 2 (3.39%) Android Studio
7 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.39%) CocoaPods
7 2 (3.39%) JBehave
7 2 (3.39%) jMock
7 2 (3.39%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) Xcode
8 1 (1.69%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.69%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.69%) git-flow
8 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Electronics
4 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Web Services
2 17 (28.81%) Spring
3 14 (23.73%) HTML
4 13 (22.03%) J2EE
4 13 (22.03%) XML
5 11 (18.64%) JSON
5 11 (18.64%) RESTful
6 9 (15.25%) REST
7 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
7 8 (13.56%) JDBC
8 7 (11.86%) CSS
8 7 (11.86%) SOAP
9 5 (8.47%) HTML5
9 5 (8.47%) JSP
9 5 (8.47%) WSDL
10 4 (6.78%) .NET
10 4 (6.78%) JAXB
10 4 (6.78%) JAX-WS
11 3 (5.08%) jQuery
11 3 (5.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.69%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Equities
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.69%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) TWAP
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Android
4 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.25%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (15.25%) Open Source
4 8 (13.56%) Scrum
4 8 (13.56%) TDD
5 7 (11.86%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Kanban
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) AOP
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.78%) OO
8 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.78%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.39%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.39%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.69%) MiFID
1 1 (1.69%) SDET
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) ILOG
5 1 (1.69%) Kony
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin