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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 574 544 533
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 45 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 32
Average daily rate £400 £500 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +22.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £555 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.75% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 25 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 40 £400 -20.00% 8
London -27 19 £425 -15.00% 1
South East +1 10 £408 +25.38% 1
Surrey -4 7 £420 +29.23%
City of London +27 5 £575 +15.00%
Scotland -4 5 £400 -
Edinburgh - 5 £400 -
South West +6 4 - -
Somerset - 4 - -
Yeovil - 4 - -
Ipswich - 3 £400 -
Reading - 3 £375 -
Leeds - 3 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 2
East of England - 3 £400 -
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Leatherhead - 2 £375 -
Reigate - 2 £420 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
Milton Keynes +7 1 - -
North West -18 1 £425 +7.93% 1
Redhill - 1 £420 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
4 31 (39.24%) HTML
5 30 (37.97%) XML
6 28 (35.44%) SQL
7 26 (32.91%) Finance
7 26 (32.91%) Eclipse
8 25 (31.65%) TDD
9 21 (26.58%) Unix
10 19 (24.05%) Banking
10 19 (24.05%) HTML5
11 18 (22.78%) JMS
12 16 (20.25%) CSS
12 16 (20.25%) Web Services
12 16 (20.25%) Oracle
12 16 (20.25%) MongoDB
13 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
13 15 (18.99%) UML
14 14 (17.72%) Linux
14 14 (17.72%) SDLC
14 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
15 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
15 13 (16.46%) Java SE
15 13 (16.46%) Java EE
15 13 (16.46%) Spring
16 12 (15.19%) Maven
16 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
16 12 (15.19%) OO
16 12 (15.19%) SOAP

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (13.92%) JBoss
1 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) CMS
3 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.06%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (5.06%) Jetty
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Foundation
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) MongoDB
2 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.59%) DB2
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Eclipse
2 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) Maven
4 8 (10.13%) Subversion
5 7 (8.86%) JUnit
6 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.59%) Toad
7 5 (6.33%) Ant
7 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.06%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (5.06%) GitLab
8 4 (5.06%) JMeter
8 4 (5.06%) Selenium
9 2 (2.53%) JIRA
9 2 (2.53%) JProfiler
10 1 (1.27%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.27%) Gatling
10 1 (1.27%) Hudson
10 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (32.91%) Finance
2 19 (24.05%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Front Office
5 2 (2.53%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) HTML
2 30 (37.97%) XML
3 19 (24.05%) HTML5
4 18 (22.78%) JMS
5 16 (20.25%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) Web Services
6 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
7 13 (16.46%) Java EE
7 13 (16.46%) Java SE
7 13 (16.46%) Spring
8 12 (15.19%) SOAP
9 9 (11.39%) J2EE
10 8 (10.13%) JAX-RS
11 7 (8.86%) Apache CXF
11 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (7.59%) RESTful
13 5 (6.33%) EJB
13 5 (6.33%) JPA
13 5 (6.33%) JSF
13 5 (6.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.06%) Derivative
3 4 (5.06%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.27%) Blog
5 1 (1.27%) Equities
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Unix
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) TDD
3 15 (18.99%) UML
4 14 (17.72%) SDLC
5 12 (15.19%) OO
6 9 (11.39%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (11.39%) Risk Management
6 9 (11.39%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) OOD
8 7 (8.86%) Content Management
8 7 (8.86%) Migration
8 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.59%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.59%) Wealth Management
10 5 (6.33%) BDD
10 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.33%) Process Management
10 5 (6.33%) Web Development
11 4 (5.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.44%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) Python
5 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.33%) Jython
7 5 (6.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.06%) XPath
9 3 (3.80%) Groovy
10 2 (2.53%) C++
10 2 (2.53%) PHP
11 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) C#
11 1 (1.27%) Go
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) IBM
3 9 (11.39%) Sybase
4 7 (8.86%) Adobe
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) Currenex
6 1 (1.27%) hybris
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
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