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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 529 524 491
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 42 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.072% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.077% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 28
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£500 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £579 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 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 28 January 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 +3 41 £500 +11.11% 16
London +39 33 £513 +10.81% 12
City of London +25 14 £500 -19.19% 3
South East -11 5 £325 -
Surrey - 5 £325 -
North West -1 1 £388 - 1
Manchester -3 1 £388 - 1
South West -20 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Evesham - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
South Wales - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) SQL
3 29 (42.03%) Relational Database
4 27 (39.13%) Banking
5 25 (36.23%) RDBMS
6 23 (33.33%) Oracle
7 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (31.88%) Spring
8 20 (28.99%) UNIX
9 19 (27.54%) Finance
10 18 (26.09%) Data Modelling
10 18 (26.09%) Web Services
11 17 (24.64%) OO
12 16 (23.19%) Hibernate
13 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
14 12 (17.39%) Derivative
14 12 (17.39%) J2EE
15 11 (15.94%) PL/SQL
15 11 (15.94%) TDD
15 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
16 10 (14.49%) Mathematics
16 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
16 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
17 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
17 9 (13.04%) RESTful
18 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
18 8 (11.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 8 (11.59%) HTML
18 8 (11.59%) Swing
19 7 (10.14%) Linux

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) RMDS
1 1 (1.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) Relational Database
2 25 (36.23%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) OLAP
7 1 (1.45%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.45%) Riak
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Maven
2 6 (8.70%) Ant
2 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 4 (5.80%) JIRA
4 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.80%) JUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) jMock
5 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.90%) Toad
5 2 (2.90%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.45%) Mockito
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) Redmine
6 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (39.13%) Banking
2 19 (27.54%) Finance
3 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.70%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) Spring
2 18 (26.09%) Web Services
3 16 (23.19%) Hibernate
4 12 (17.39%) J2EE
5 9 (13.04%) RESTful
6 8 (11.59%) HTML
6 8 (11.59%) Swing
7 7 (10.14%) XML
7 7 (10.14%) SOAP
8 6 (8.70%) JSON
9 5 (7.25%) JSF
9 5 (7.25%) J2SE
9 5 (7.25%) Struts
9 5 (7.25%) REST
10 4 (5.80%) jQuery
10 4 (5.80%) ICEfaces
10 4 (5.80%) Java EE
10 4 (5.80%) JSP
10 4 (5.80%) Servlets
10 4 (5.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.39%) Derivative
3 10 (14.49%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.80%) Open Source
5 4 (5.80%) SWIFT
5 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.45%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) UNIX
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Data Modelling
3 17 (24.64%) OO
4 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
5 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) Web Development
9 4 (5.80%) User Stories
9 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
10 3 (4.35%) OOD
10 3 (4.35%) SOA
10 3 (4.35%) CRM
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.35%) UML
10 3 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) C++
6 3 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) Clojure
7 2 (2.90%) ClojureScript
7 2 (2.90%) COBOL
7 2 (2.90%) C
7 2 (2.90%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) JCL
8 1 (1.45%) Korn
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.45%) OCP
5 1 (1.45%) OCA
5 1 (1.45%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Graphite
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Sybase
3 3 (4.35%) ION Trading
3 3 (4.35%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Sencha
4 1 (1.45%) 29West
4 1 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
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