The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK
Rank 37 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2258 2353 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.96% 4.59% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 4.84% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1796 1573
Median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 15
Median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% +12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £39.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £57.00 £48.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +21.11%

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
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 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer within the UK.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer within the UK.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Java 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -1 2066 £475 +2.70% 695
London -4 1117 £513 -2.38% 360
South East +13 273 £444 +10.93% 85
City of London -3 198 £550 +4.76% 89
South West +6 150 £405 +1.25% 43
North West -6 124 £425 +9.67% 59
East of England +32 123 £475 +8.57% 44
Yorkshire -1 121 £400 - 56
Scotland +15 105 £350 -6.66% 23
West Yorkshire -1 82 £400 - 38
Leeds -1 79 £400 - 33
Buckinghamshire +14 65 £350 -1.40% 9
West Midlands +19 62 £440 +35.38% 14
Edinburgh +18 62 £350 -3.44% 9
Oxfordshire +16 54 £500 +13.63% 22
Manchester -15 52 £413 +5.76% 39
Hertfordshire +24 51 £525 +5.00% 11
Wales +24 49 £419 +11.66% 13
Milton Keynes +12 49 £350 -1.40% 9
East Midlands +11 44 £400 +3.22% 25
Cheshire +16 42 £425 +9.67% 15
Hampshire -21 42 £525 +38.15% 14
Glasgow +13 40 £350 -3.44% 12
Berkshire +12 40 £425 - 17
South Wales +32 39 £403 +7.33% 9
Essex +16 39 £447 -0.66% 12
Gloucestershire -1 38 £425 -18.26% 8
South Yorkshire +14 37 £400 - 11
North East -34 37 £350 +7.69% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 33 £350 +12.00% 8

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Java 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 Developer in the job title.

1 4560 (99.98%) Java
2 2756 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1940 (42.53%) Spring
4 1577 (34.58%) TDD
5 1247 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 1093 (23.96%) Scrum
7 1064 (23.33%) SQL
8 1029 (22.56%) HTML
9 969 (21.25%) REST
10 912 (20.00%) Finance
11 911 (19.97%) Hibernate
12 895 (19.62%) Web Services
13 825 (18.09%) Git (software)
14 815 (17.87%) BDD
15 787 (17.25%) Linux
16 765 (16.77%) CSS
17 744 (16.31%) Microservices
18 742 (16.27%) Oracle
19 734 (16.09%) XML
20 692 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
21 690 (15.13%) Banking
22 682 (14.95%) Maven
23 658 (14.43%) Jenkins
24 637 (13.97%) AngularJS
25 635 (13.92%) RESTful
26 612 (13.42%) J2EE
27 564 (12.37%) JUnit
28 560 (12.28%) OO
29 546 (11.97%) JSON
30 517 (11.34%) Scala

Java 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
1 306 (6.71%) Tomcat
2 238 (5.22%) JBoss
3 213 (4.67%) Apache Spark
4 201 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 190 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 179 (3.92%) Apache
7 143 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
8 139 (3.05%) Confluence
9 127 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 74 (1.62%) CMS
11 73 (1.60%) Mule
12 64 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 56 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
14 55 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 40 (0.88%) Mule ESB
16 36 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
17 34 (0.75%) Apache Solr
18 33 (0.72%) Jetty
19 30 (0.66%) GlassFish
20 27 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.044%) InVision
3 2 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.044%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.044%) Weka
4 1 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 59 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 44 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 34 (0.75%) ION MarketView
4 16 (0.35%) RMDS
5 11 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.24%) Unica
6 8 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 7 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.066%) Murex MxG2000
11 2 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.044%) Endur
11 2 (0.044%) Magento
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.044%) Summit
12 1 (0.022%) BondVision
12 1 (0.022%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 418 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.04%) GitHub
3 83 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
6 33 (0.72%) PaaS
7 28 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (0.57%) IaaS
9 21 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (0.39%) Heroku
11 17 (0.37%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.29%) SaaS
13 12 (0.26%) Slack
13 12 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.22%) Twilio
15 9 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.20%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 242 (5.31%) HTTP
2 59 (1.29%) Internet
3 39 (0.86%) RTSP
4 30 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 28 (0.61%) LDAP
5 28 (0.61%) MQTT
6 22 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 17 (0.37%) SSH
8 13 (0.29%) SSL
9 12 (0.26%) Firewall
10 11 (0.24%) Intranet
11 10 (0.22%) AMQP
12 9 (0.20%) ICMP
12 9 (0.20%) RTP
13 8 (0.18%) Kerberos
14 7 (0.15%) FTP
14 7 (0.15%) Skype
15 6 (0.13%) LAN
15 6 (0.13%) SNMP
16 4 (0.088%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 423 (9.27%) MongoDB
3 417 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 325 (7.13%) Big Data
5 287 (6.29%) MySQL
6 262 (5.74%) Hadoop
7 236 (5.17%) SQL Server
8 224 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
9 183 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 158 (3.46%) Oracle Database
11 105 (2.30%) RDBMS
12 92 (2.02%) HBase
13 91 (2.00%) DB2
14 64 (1.40%) Neo4j
15 58 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
16 57 (1.25%) Apache Hive
17 56 (1.23%) Redis
18 37 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
19 36 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
20 34 (0.75%) KDB
Development Applications
1 825 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 682 (14.95%) Maven
3 658 (14.43%) Jenkins
4 564 (12.37%) JUnit
5 346 (7.59%) JIRA
6 329 (7.21%) Cucumber
7 305 (6.69%) Subversion
8 258 (5.66%) Eclipse
9 252 (5.53%) Mockito
10 250 (5.48%) Gradle
11 238 (5.22%) Selenium
12 198 (4.34%) Ant
13 129 (2.83%) IntelliJ
14 83 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 77 (1.69%) TeamCity
16 73 (1.60%) JBehave
17 63 (1.38%) Hudson
18 57 (1.25%) Bitbucket
18 57 (1.25%) SoapUI
19 48 (1.05%) Spock
General
1 912 (20.00%) Finance
2 690 (15.13%) Banking
3 294 (6.45%) Front Office
4 289 (6.34%) Investment Banking
5 106 (2.32%) Retail
6 104 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 76 (1.67%) Marketing
8 69 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.32%) Games
10 58 (1.27%) Publishing
11 56 (1.23%) Electronics
12 30 (0.66%) Back Office
13 25 (0.55%) Law
14 24 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 22 (0.48%) Advertising
15 22 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.37%) Legal
17 14 (0.31%) Automotive
18 10 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1940 (42.53%) Spring
2 1029 (22.56%) HTML
3 969 (21.25%) REST
4 911 (19.97%) Hibernate
5 895 (19.62%) Web Services
6 765 (16.77%) CSS
7 734 (16.09%) XML
8 637 (13.97%) AngularJS
9 635 (13.92%) RESTful
10 612 (13.42%) J2EE
11 546 (11.97%) JSON
12 491 (10.77%) SOAP
13 451 (9.89%) HTML5
14 355 (7.78%) Java EE
15 341 (7.48%) Spring Boot
16 302 (6.62%) JMS
17 295 (6.47%) jQuery
18 280 (6.14%) Spring MVC
19 279 (6.12%) Node.js
20 242 (5.31%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 205 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 195 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 163 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 158 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 151 (3.31%) Equities
6 150 (3.29%) Derivative
7 98 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 98 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 97 (2.13%) User Experience
9 95 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 71 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 48 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
12 46 (1.01%) Fintech
13 43 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 39 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 38 (0.83%) Market Risk
16 33 (0.72%) Public Cloud
16 33 (0.72%) Virtual Team
17 30 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
17 30 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 787 (17.25%) Linux
2 497 (10.90%) Unix
3 142 (3.11%) Windows
4 99 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 95 (2.08%) Android
6 62 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.42%) CentOS
10 13 (0.29%) Solaris
11 12 (0.26%) Debian
11 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.26%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.11%) VMS
13 4 (0.088%) AIX
13 4 (0.088%) HPUX
14 3 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.022%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2756 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1577 (34.58%) TDD
3 1093 (23.96%) Scrum
4 815 (17.87%) BDD
5 744 (16.31%) Microservices
6 692 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
7 560 (12.28%) OO
8 462 (10.13%) DevOps
9 455 (9.98%) Software Engineering
10 413 (9.06%) MVC
11 381 (8.35%) Multithreading
12 375 (8.22%) Open Source
13 369 (8.09%) Pair Programming
14 325 (7.13%) Kanban
15 297 (6.51%) Web Development
16 279 (6.12%) SOA
17 275 (6.03%) SDLC
17 275 (6.03%) Unit Testing
18 267 (5.85%) Low Latency
19 257 (5.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4560 (99.98%) Java
2 1247 (27.34%) JavaScript
3 1064 (23.33%) SQL
4 517 (11.34%) Scala
5 376 (8.24%) Python
6 251 (5.50%) C#
7 190 (4.17%) C++
7 190 (4.17%) Groovy
8 187 (4.10%) Ruby
9 152 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 129 (2.83%) C
11 113 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 76 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 74 (1.62%) Perl
14 71 (1.56%) Go
15 61 (1.34%) XPath
16 58 (1.27%) Clojure
17 56 (1.23%) PHP
18 31 (0.68%) Korn
19 28 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 393 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 213 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 188 (4.12%) Degree
4 97 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 57 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 35 (0.77%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.15%) ISEB
9 6 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.11%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.088%) PhD
12 3 (0.066%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.066%) OCPJWCD
13 2 (0.044%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.022%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.022%) Brainbench
14 1 (0.022%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.022%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (3.35%) QA
2 46 (1.01%) MiFID
3 27 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 27 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
4 26 (0.57%) EMIR
5 20 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.42%) FATCA
7 11 (0.24%) SLA
8 9 (0.20%) SDET
9 6 (0.13%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.066%) HL7
10 3 (0.066%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.022%) SEPA
System Software
1 402 (8.81%) Docker
2 25 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 19 (0.42%) HDFS
4 15 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.15%) Shibboleth
7 6 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.11%) Varnish
8 5 (0.11%) vSphere
9 4 (0.088%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.088%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.022%) LXC
10 1 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.022%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 147 (3.22%) Puppet
2 134 (2.94%) Ansible
3 68 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 23 (0.50%) Terraform
6 16 (0.35%) Kibana
6 16 (0.35%) Oozie
7 15 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (0.22%) logstash
8 10 (0.22%) OpenAM
9 9 (0.20%) SELinux
10 7 (0.15%) Grafana
10 7 (0.15%) Salt
11 6 (0.13%) Consul
11 6 (0.13%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.11%) MOM
12 5 (0.11%) Nagios
12 5 (0.11%) OpenIDM
12 5 (0.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 742 (16.27%) Oracle
2 107 (2.35%) Sybase
3 100 (2.19%) IBM
4 81 (1.78%) TIBCO
5 79 (1.73%) Google
6 77 (1.69%) SAP
7 75 (1.64%) Adobe
8 63 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 54 (1.18%) ION Trading
10 52 (1.14%) hybris
11 49 (1.07%) MuleSoft
12 48 (1.05%) Microsoft
13 41 (0.90%) Solace
14 40 (0.88%) Perforce
15 36 (0.79%) ATG
16 31 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
17 30 (0.66%) New Relic
18 26 (0.57%) Atlassian
18 26 (0.57%) Splunk
19 22 (0.48%) Reuters
London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £525 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £650 to £700 p/day
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate - 12 months initially
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £355 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £751 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £380 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago