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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK
Rank 41 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2086 2281 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.65% 4.49% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 4.73% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1707 1582
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 4
Median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £40.00 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £50.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -5 1871 £475 - 634
London -2 1075 £525 - 323
South East +5 239 £454 +7.97% 89
City of London -2 193 £550 +4.76% 86
South West -6 134 £415 +7.09% 46
Yorkshire +1 107 £425 -5.55% 47
East of England +17 106 £419 -1.47% 39
North West -5 105 £425 +8.97% 47
Wales +28 83 £438 +16.66% 7
Scotland +11 81 £363 -3.33% 22
West Yorkshire -1 72 £425 -5.55% 32
Leeds -4 67 £425 -5.55% 27
Edinburgh +7 54 £364 -3.00% 14
South Wales +17 53 £438 +14.75% 3
Manchester 0 51 £413 -2.94% 29
Buckinghamshire +24 48 £350 -1.40% 10
Hampshire -2 42 £450 +20.00% 13
Berkshire +11 40 £425 -5.55% 23
Gloucestershire +1 38 £455 +9.63% 12
Essex +14 37 £350 -36.36% 5
West Midlands +4 36 £425 +30.76% 18
Milton Keynes +18 35 £350 -1.40% 9
South Yorkshire +3 35 £425 -5.55% 3
Oxfordshire +10 34 £538 +19.44% 19
Hertfordshire +29 31 £525 +31.25% 17
Sheffield +2 30 £425 -5.55% 1
Cheshire +1 29 £425 +9.67% 12
Bristol +11 28 £420 +29.23% 17
Surrey -13 28 £480 +14.28% 12
Exeter +7 27 £445 +2.89% 2

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 4562 (100.00%) Java
2 2817 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1893 (41.49%) Spring
4 1588 (34.81%) TDD
5 1295 (28.39%) JavaScript
6 1168 (25.60%) Scrum
7 1053 (23.08%) HTML
8 1023 (22.42%) SQL
9 970 (21.26%) REST
10 908 (19.90%) Web Services
11 885 (19.40%) Hibernate
12 856 (18.76%) BDD
13 853 (18.70%) Finance
14 779 (17.08%) CSS
15 759 (16.64%) Git (software)
16 718 (15.74%) Oracle
17 717 (15.72%) Linux
18 713 (15.63%) XML
19 711 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
20 697 (15.28%) Maven
21 684 (14.99%) Jenkins
22 673 (14.75%) J2EE
23 655 (14.36%) RESTful
24 641 (14.05%) Microservices
25 634 (13.90%) AngularJS
26 616 (13.50%) Banking
27 596 (13.06%) JUnit
28 568 (12.45%) JSON
29 548 (12.01%) Scala
30 536 (11.75%) OO

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
1 367 (8.04%) Tomcat
2 308 (6.75%) JBoss
3 230 (5.04%) Apache Spark
4 219 (4.80%) WebSphere
5 195 (4.27%) Apache
6 167 (3.66%) WebLogic
7 159 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
8 114 (2.50%) Confluence
9 101 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 71 (1.56%) CMS
11 65 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 63 (1.38%) Mule
13 58 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 46 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
15 44 (0.96%) Apache Solr
16 39 (0.85%) Jetty
17 38 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
17 38 (0.83%) Mule ESB
18 33 (0.72%) Alfresco
18 33 (0.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.18%) MS Office
3 4 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.022%) Weka
4 1 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 53 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (0.44%) RMDS
4 19 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.22%) Unica
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.066%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.044%) Magento
9 2 (0.044%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.044%) Summit
10 1 (0.022%) Endur
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.022%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 424 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (2.61%) GitHub
3 108 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (0.83%) PaaS
7 33 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
8 32 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.42%) IaaS
11 17 (0.37%) Heroku
12 14 (0.31%) SaaS
13 13 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.13%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.13%) Route 53
15 6 (0.13%) Slack
16 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.088%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 234 (5.13%) HTTP
2 58 (1.27%) Internet
3 44 (0.96%) RTSP
4 33 (0.72%) LDAP
5 31 (0.68%) MQTT
6 21 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 21 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.42%) SSH
8 13 (0.28%) Intranet
9 12 (0.26%) AMQP
9 12 (0.26%) Firewall
10 11 (0.24%) SSL
11 10 (0.22%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.20%) FTP
12 9 (0.20%) RTP
13 7 (0.15%) ICMP
14 6 (0.13%) SNMP
15 5 (0.11%) LAN
15 5 (0.11%) Unified Communications
16 4 (0.088%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (9.34%) NoSQL
2 422 (9.25%) MongoDB
3 392 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 352 (7.72%) Big Data
5 327 (7.17%) Hadoop
6 271 (5.94%) MySQL
7 228 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 224 (4.91%) SQL Server
9 180 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 154 (3.38%) Oracle Database
11 97 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 90 (1.97%) HBase
13 75 (1.64%) DB2
14 67 (1.47%) Redis
15 63 (1.38%) Apache Hive
16 54 (1.18%) Neo4j
17 37 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
18 34 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (0.68%) Couchbase
20 30 (0.66%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 759 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 697 (15.28%) Maven
3 684 (14.99%) Jenkins
4 596 (13.06%) JUnit
5 336 (7.37%) Cucumber
6 331 (7.26%) JIRA
7 314 (6.88%) Subversion
8 257 (5.63%) Gradle
9 254 (5.57%) Eclipse
10 251 (5.50%) Selenium
11 235 (5.15%) Mockito
12 206 (4.52%) Ant
13 121 (2.65%) IntelliJ
14 95 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 76 (1.67%) JBehave
16 72 (1.58%) TeamCity
17 71 (1.56%) Spock
18 62 (1.36%) SoapUI
19 46 (1.01%) Bitbucket
19 46 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 853 (18.70%) Finance
2 616 (13.50%) Banking
3 277 (6.07%) Front Office
4 244 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 130 (2.85%) Retail
6 96 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 74 (1.62%) Marketing
8 68 (1.49%) Publishing
9 67 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 55 (1.21%) Games
11 49 (1.07%) Electronics
12 31 (0.68%) Back Office
13 27 (0.59%) Law
14 26 (0.57%) Advertising
15 23 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.28%) Legal
18 12 (0.26%) Automotive
19 6 (0.13%) Aerospace
20 5 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1893 (41.49%) Spring
2 1053 (23.08%) HTML
3 970 (21.26%) REST
4 908 (19.90%) Web Services
5 885 (19.40%) Hibernate
6 779 (17.08%) CSS
7 713 (15.63%) XML
8 673 (14.75%) J2EE
9 655 (14.36%) RESTful
10 634 (13.90%) AngularJS
11 568 (12.45%) JSON
12 517 (11.33%) SOAP
13 449 (9.84%) HTML5
14 360 (7.89%) Java EE
15 348 (7.63%) jQuery
16 326 (7.15%) JMS
17 288 (6.31%) Node.js
18 283 (6.20%) Spring MVC
19 281 (6.16%) JSP
20 264 (5.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 195 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 183 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 144 (3.16%) Fixed Income
4 138 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 127 (2.78%) Derivative
6 123 (2.70%) Equities
7 113 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 88 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 86 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 85 (1.86%) User Experience
11 75 (1.64%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.21%) Mathematics
13 43 (0.94%) Fintech
14 42 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
15 41 (0.90%) Virtual Team
16 37 (0.81%) Market Risk
16 37 (0.81%) Video on Demand
17 34 (0.75%) Public Cloud
18 29 (0.64%) Economics
18 29 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 717 (15.72%) Linux
2 427 (9.36%) Unix
3 163 (3.57%) Windows
4 95 (2.08%) Android
5 73 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 66 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 43 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 19 (0.42%) CentOS
10 12 (0.26%) Solaris
11 11 (0.24%) Debian
12 5 (0.11%) AIX
12 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.088%) HPUX
13 4 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.066%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.022%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2817 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1588 (34.81%) TDD
3 1168 (25.60%) Scrum
4 856 (18.76%) BDD
5 711 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
6 641 (14.05%) Microservices
7 536 (11.75%) OO
8 443 (9.71%) Software Engineering
9 430 (9.43%) MVC
10 412 (9.03%) Pair Programming
11 395 (8.66%) DevOps
12 391 (8.57%) Open Source
13 384 (8.42%) Kanban
14 380 (8.33%) Multithreading
15 287 (6.29%) Web Development
16 281 (6.16%) E-Commerce
17 270 (5.92%) SOA
18 258 (5.66%) Unit Testing
19 233 (5.11%) SDLC
20 230 (5.04%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4562 (100.00%) Java
2 1295 (28.39%) JavaScript
3 1023 (22.42%) SQL
4 548 (12.01%) Scala
5 366 (8.02%) Python
6 222 (4.87%) C#
7 204 (4.47%) Groovy
8 180 (3.95%) C++
9 163 (3.57%) Ruby
10 133 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 126 (2.76%) C
12 101 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 87 (1.91%) Clojure
14 82 (1.80%) Perl
15 70 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 62 (1.36%) XPath
17 53 (1.16%) PHP
18 50 (1.10%) Go
19 39 (0.85%) Haskell
20 34 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 433 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 234 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 172 (3.77%) Degree
4 114 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 58 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (0.59%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.13%) ISEB
9 5 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.066%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.066%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.066%) OCPJWCD
10 3 (0.066%) PhD
11 1 (0.022%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.022%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.022%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.022%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (3.35%) QA
2 24 (0.53%) MiFID
3 22 (0.48%) FATCA
4 21 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 19 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.37%) EMIR
8 9 (0.20%) SDET
9 8 (0.18%) SLA
10 6 (0.13%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.044%) HL7
12 2 (0.044%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.044%) SEPA
13 1 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 379 (8.31%) Docker
2 27 (0.59%) Apache Flume
3 26 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.44%) HDFS
5 10 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.11%) vSphere
8 4 (0.088%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.066%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.044%) Varnish
10 2 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.022%) LXC
11 1 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.022%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.022%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 143 (3.13%) Ansible
2 142 (3.11%) Puppet
3 56 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.44%) Terraform
6 15 (0.33%) Oozie
7 12 (0.26%) Kibana
8 11 (0.24%) OpenAM
9 9 (0.20%) Packer
10 8 (0.18%) Grafana
10 8 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.18%) HP Fortify
11 7 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.15%) logstash
11 7 (0.15%) SELinux
12 6 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.13%) Control-M
12 6 (0.13%) OpenIDM
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 718 (15.74%) Oracle
2 108 (2.37%) IBM
3 95 (2.08%) Sybase
4 73 (1.60%) Adobe
5 72 (1.58%) Google
5 72 (1.58%) SAP
6 67 (1.47%) hybris
7 66 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 61 (1.34%) TIBCO
9 56 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 50 (1.10%) Solace
11 45 (0.99%) Microsoft
12 41 (0.90%) ATG
13 39 (0.85%) ION Trading
14 34 (0.75%) Perforce
15 27 (0.59%) New Relic
16 25 (0.55%) VMware
17 24 (0.53%) Reuters
18 23 (0.50%) Atlassian
18 23 (0.50%) Splunk
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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South East
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Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Exeter, Devon
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South West
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Warrington, Cheshire
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