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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 607 600 583
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 40 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.059% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.062% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 24
Median daily rate £400 £525 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +72.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £458 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 20 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 30 June 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 +13 35 £400 -23.80% 13
London 0 12 £475 -9.52% 7
North West - 11 £400 -
Cheshire - 7 £350 -
Chester - 7 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +13 6 - -
South East +10 6 - - 1
East of England - 5 - - 1
Ipswich - 5 - -
Suffolk - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £375 -
Manchester - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
Milton Keynes +6 3 - -
City of London +36 2 - - 4
Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 85 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.94%) Finance
4 25 (29.41%) Banking
5 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 23 (27.06%) SQL
6 19 (22.35%) Unix
7 17 (20.00%) TDD
8 16 (18.82%) Spring
8 16 (18.82%) Linux
8 16 (18.82%) HTML
8 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.65%) XML
10 14 (16.47%) Web Services
10 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (15.29%) OO
11 13 (15.29%) CSS
12 12 (14.12%) Oracle
12 12 (14.12%) Python
12 12 (14.12%) Scrum
12 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
13 11 (12.94%) BDD
13 11 (12.94%) J2EE
14 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
14 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
14 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
14 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
15 9 (10.59%) Maven
15 9 (10.59%) WebSphere

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 (10.59%) Apache
1 9 (10.59%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.41%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.88%) JBoss
3 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.53%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (3.53%) Jetty
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
7 1 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.71%) Big Data
4 4 (4.71%) DB2
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.53%) HBase
5 3 (3.53%) Impala
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) Sqoop
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.18%) KDB
7 1 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.59%) Maven
3 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.24%) Selenium
4 6 (7.06%) Ant
4 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.88%) JUnit
5 5 (5.88%) Subversion
6 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.71%) Hudson
6 4 (4.71%) JMeter
7 3 (3.53%) Bower
7 3 (3.53%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.53%) EasyMock
7 3 (3.53%) GitLab
7 3 (3.53%) Mockito
8 2 (2.35%) Gradle
8 2 (2.35%) Toad
9 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 25 (29.41%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Front Office
5 3 (3.53%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Military
6 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) HTML
1 16 (18.82%) Spring
2 15 (17.65%) XML
3 14 (16.47%) Web Services
4 13 (15.29%) CSS
5 11 (12.94%) J2EE
6 9 (10.59%) Java EE
6 9 (10.59%) JMS
7 8 (9.41%) JSP
8 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.24%) SOAP
9 6 (7.06%) Java SE
10 5 (5.88%) jQuery
10 5 (5.88%) XSLT
11 4 (4.71%) EJB
11 4 (4.71%) JPA
11 4 (4.71%) Middleware
11 4 (4.71%) Node.js
11 4 (4.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.88%) Telematics
4 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.35%) Derivative
6 2 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Equities
7 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.18%) VSAM
7 1 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Unix
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) TDD
3 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.29%) OO
5 12 (14.12%) Scrum
5 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.94%) BDD
7 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.59%) SDLC
9 8 (9.41%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (9.41%) MVC
9 8 (9.41%) OOD
9 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
10 7 (8.24%) Kanban
10 7 (8.24%) Migration
11 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.06%) ETL
11 6 (7.06%) UML
12 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (27.06%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) Python
4 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.88%) Perl
6 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (3.53%) Scala
7 3 (3.53%) XPath
8 2 (2.35%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) Jython
8 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.18%) CFML
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.53%) HDFS
2 1 (1.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) IBM
3 7 (8.24%) Sybase
4 5 (5.88%) Hortonworks
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.88%) WSO2
5 3 (3.53%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Murex
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.18%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.18%) Rally