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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 574 581 536
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 37 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.035% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.038% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 16
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£525 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 11 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 29 July 2015. 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 +8 37 £525 +2.43% 11
London +24 32 £525 -12.50% 8
City of London +23 27 £525 -16.00% 4
Sheffield - 3 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 1
West Midlands +3 1 - -
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 40 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 37 (52.86%) RDBMS
4 32 (45.71%) SDLC
5 21 (30.00%) Banking
5 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (27.14%) Front Office
7 17 (24.29%) Derivative
7 17 (24.29%) Multithreading
8 16 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
8 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 16 (22.86%) UNIX
9 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 15 (21.43%) Equities
10 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 13 (18.57%) Spring
12 11 (15.71%) TDD
13 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.00%) HTML
15 7 (10.00%) Oracle
15 7 (10.00%) Sybase
15 7 (10.00%) MVC
15 7 (10.00%) JMS
15 7 (10.00%) RESTful
16 6 (8.57%) HTML5

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.71%) Mule
1 4 (5.71%) Mule ESB
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 37 (52.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) OLAP
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JUnit
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.71%) Gradle
2 2 (2.86%) Ant
2 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.86%) Mockito
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 21 (30.00%) Banking
2 19 (27.14%) Front Office
3 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (14.29%) Finance
5 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Spring
2 7 (10.00%) RESTful
2 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) JMS
3 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
3 6 (8.57%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) HTML5
3 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.71%) JDBC
6 3 (4.29%) J2EE
6 3 (4.29%) JSON
6 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.29%) Java SE
7 2 (2.86%) Java EE
7 2 (2.86%) JPA
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (24.29%) Derivative
3 15 (21.43%) Equities
4 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) SDLC
2 17 (24.29%) Multithreading
3 16 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
3 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
4 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.71%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) MVC
8 6 (8.57%) Scrum
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.29%) UML
10 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.86%) Content Management
11 2 (2.86%) Web Development
11 2 (2.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) Groovy
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.86%) Korn
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) OCP
1 1 (1.43%) OCA
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.43%) OCAJ
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
1 7 (10.00%) Sybase
2 5 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (5.71%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.43%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft