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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 610 613 615
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 34 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.073% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.077% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 12
Median daily rate £441 £525 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +37.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £574 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £240
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 19 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 29 August 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 -3 33 £445 -15.19% 8
London -33 13 £500 -4.76% 3
South East +18 10 £441 +35.53% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 9 - -
North West - 5 £400 -
Manchester - 5 £400 -
East of England +25 4 - - 2
Suffolk +10 4 - -
Ipswich 0 4 - -
Buckingham - 4 - -
Milton Keynes +13 3 - -
City of London +2 2 - -
West Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Leeds 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £441 -
Croydon - 1 £375 -

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.53%) Finance
5 15 (22.06%) TDD
5 15 (22.06%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
7 13 (19.12%) Spring
7 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.12%) Scrum
8 12 (17.65%) Banking
8 12 (17.65%) CSS
9 11 (16.18%) Hadoop
9 11 (16.18%) Apache Spark
10 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
10 10 (14.71%) J2EE
10 10 (14.71%) Oracle
10 10 (14.71%) Python
11 9 (13.24%) ETL
11 9 (13.24%) Perl
11 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
11 9 (13.24%) Unit Testing
12 8 (11.76%) BDD
12 8 (11.76%) JSP
12 8 (11.76%) Web Services
12 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
13 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (10.29%) Kanban

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 11 (16.18%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.29%) Big Data
5 6 (8.82%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.82%) HBase
5 6 (8.82%) Impala
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.82%) Sqoop
6 5 (7.35%) PowerCenter
7 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.94%) MySQL
10 1 (1.47%) DB2
10 1 (1.47%) KDB
10 1 (1.47%) Kdb+
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) JUnit
2 4 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) Ant
3 3 (4.41%) Bower
3 3 (4.41%) CruiseControl
3 3 (4.41%) EasyMock
3 3 (4.41%) Hudson
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) Mockito
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Gradle
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) HTML
2 13 (19.12%) Spring
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 10 (14.71%) J2EE
5 8 (11.76%) JSP
5 8 (11.76%) Web Services
6 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.82%) Spark Streaming
7 6 (8.82%) XML
8 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.35%) Apache Camel
8 5 (7.35%) jQuery
8 5 (7.35%) Node.js
9 4 (5.88%) HTML5
9 4 (5.88%) Java EE
9 4 (5.88%) Sass
10 3 (4.41%) JMS
10 3 (4.41%) RESTful
10 3 (4.41%) Servlets
10 3 (4.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Telematics
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Equities
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.47%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) TDD
3 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (19.12%) Scrum
4 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) ETL
5 9 (13.24%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.76%) BDD
6 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
7 7 (10.29%) Kanban
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.82%) MapReduce
9 5 (7.35%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
9 5 (7.35%) MVC
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.88%) Content Management
10 4 (5.88%) OO
10 4 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) SQL
4 10 (14.71%) Python
5 9 (13.24%) Perl
6 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.82%) Scala
7 3 (4.41%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) CFML
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Apache Flume
1 6 (8.82%) HDFS
2 1 (1.47%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (7.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
3 5 (7.35%) Hortonworks
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) WSO2
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Murex
5 2 (2.94%) Sun
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft