The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 617 608 604
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 11 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.067% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.070% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 23
Median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £573 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 - -

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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
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 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
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 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Java Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Programmer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 -9 11 £375 -14.28% 17
London -13 7 £388 -26.19% 10
Croydon - 4 £388 -
North West +9 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 - -
South East +24 1 £275 -34.52% 1
Berkshire +11 1 £275 -38.88%
City of London -16 1 £525 - 2

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) Finance
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) SDLC
7 9 (20.93%) Hadoop
7 9 (20.93%) Apache Spark
7 9 (20.93%) HTML
7 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 9 (20.93%) ETL
8 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
8 8 (18.60%) Spring
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
8 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
9 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
9 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
9 7 (16.28%) Data Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) Big Data
9 7 (16.28%) Banking
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) Perl
9 7 (16.28%) J2EE
9 7 (16.28%) Python
9 7 (16.28%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 6 (13.95%) Apache Pig
10 6 (13.95%) Sqoop

Java Programmer 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 9 (20.93%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Pig
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) Liferay
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Hadoop
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Big Data
3 7 (16.28%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Hive
4 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (13.95%) HBase
4 6 (13.95%) Impala
4 6 (13.95%) Sqoop
5 5 (11.63%) PowerCenter
5 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) Bower
4 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.33%) EasyMock
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Gradle
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Mockito
4 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Danish Language
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) CSS
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) J2EE
4 6 (13.95%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (11.63%) Apache Camel
5 5 (11.63%) Java EE
5 5 (11.63%) JSP
6 4 (9.30%) RESTful
6 4 (9.30%) XML
7 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
7 3 (6.98%) Servlets
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.65%) EJB
8 2 (4.65%) JDBC
8 2 (4.65%) jQuery
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) Struts
8 2 (4.65%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Telematics
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
4 1 (2.33%) Equities
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) SDLC
3 9 (20.93%) ETL
4 7 (16.28%) Data Architecture
4 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) MapReduce
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.65%) Content Management
9 2 (4.65%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.65%) Kanban
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Perl
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 6 (13.95%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Apache Flume
1 6 (13.95%) HDFS
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (11.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Cloudera
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Murex
4 2 (4.65%) Sun
4 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
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