The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 587 540 569
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 14 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.066% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.071% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 24
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£463 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £348 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £605 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 20 August 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 13 £463 +23.33% 22
London -4 10 £500 +26.58% 13
City of London +33 6 £625 - 5
South East 0 2 £310 - 5
Wales - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Programmer in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) Spring
3 30 (55.56%) Finance
4 26 (48.15%) Oracle
5 23 (42.59%) Hibernate
6 18 (33.33%) J2EE
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
7 17 (31.48%) SQL
8 16 (29.63%) HTML
9 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
10 13 (24.07%) Web Services
10 13 (24.07%) XML
10 13 (24.07%) UML
10 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
11 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.37%) JSF
12 11 (20.37%) jQuery
12 11 (20.37%) JBoss
12 11 (20.37%) Scala
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
13 10 (18.52%) CSS
13 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
13 10 (18.52%) Ajax
14 9 (16.67%) Scrum
14 9 (16.67%) QA
14 9 (16.67%) JMS
14 9 (16.67%) MySQL
14 9 (16.67%) JDBC
14 9 (16.67%) OOP

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.96%) MQSeries
3 7 (12.96%) CMS
3 7 (12.96%) Escenic
3 7 (12.96%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Liferay
6 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP PM
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.67%) MySQL
5 7 (12.96%) Big Data
5 7 (12.96%) Hadoop
6 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.96%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Front Office
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Investment Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Back Office
4 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Local Government
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) Spring
2 23 (42.59%) Hibernate
3 18 (33.33%) J2EE
4 16 (29.63%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) Web Services
5 13 (24.07%) XML
6 11 (20.37%) JSF
6 11 (20.37%) jQuery
7 10 (18.52%) Ajax
7 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 9 (16.67%) JDBC
8 9 (16.67%) JMS
8 9 (16.67%) HTML5
9 8 (14.81%) CSS3
10 7 (12.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (12.96%) Java RMI
10 7 (12.96%) LAMP
10 7 (12.96%) Struts
10 7 (12.96%) .NET
10 7 (12.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Derivative
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) TDD
2 13 (24.07%) UML
3 9 (16.67%) OOP
3 9 (16.67%) Scrum
3 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.81%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
5 7 (12.96%) RUP
5 7 (12.96%) BDD
6 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) Scala
4 8 (14.81%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
6 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) OCAJ
4 2 (3.70%) OCP
4 2 (3.70%) OCA
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
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