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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 636 619 622
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 19 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.061% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.064% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 13
Median daily rate £400 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £349 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +31.81%
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 15 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 26 September 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 -4 19 £400 -23.80% 4
London -21 9 £500 -4.76% 1
South East +20 7 £358 +10.07%
Buckinghamshire +21 5 - -
Buckingham - 3 - -
North West +17 2 £400 +19.40%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +9 1 £275 -38.88%
City of London -7 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £375 -
Exeter - 1 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £441 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 - 1

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) Finance
5 14 (24.56%) HTML
6 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 12 (21.05%) CSS
6 12 (21.05%) Spring
7 11 (19.30%) Banking
7 11 (19.30%) Oracle
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
7 11 (19.30%) Apache Spark
8 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
8 10 (17.54%) Python
8 10 (17.54%) TDD
9 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.79%) ETL
9 9 (15.79%) Perl
9 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
10 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
10 8 (14.04%) J2EE
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.28%) JSP
11 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (12.28%) BDD
11 7 (12.28%) Big Data

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 (19.30%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.53%) Apache
2 6 (10.53%) Apache Pig
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
2 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.28%) Big Data
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 6 (10.53%) HBase
5 6 (10.53%) Impala
5 6 (10.53%) Sqoop
6 5 (8.77%) PowerCenter
7 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.51%) MySQL
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.75%) DB2
10 1 (1.75%) KDB
10 1 (1.75%) Kdb+
10 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) Ant
4 3 (5.26%) Bower
4 3 (5.26%) CruiseControl
4 3 (5.26%) EasyMock
4 3 (5.26%) Hudson
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.75%) Gradle
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Danish Language
6 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 12 (21.05%) CSS
2 12 (21.05%) Spring
3 8 (14.04%) J2EE
4 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.28%) JSP
5 6 (10.53%) Java EE
5 6 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) XML
6 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.77%) Apache Camel
6 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 5 (8.77%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) HTML5
7 4 (7.02%) RESTful
7 4 (7.02%) Sass
8 3 (5.26%) REST
8 3 (5.26%) Servlets
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Telematics
2 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Equities
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.54%) TDD
4 9 (15.79%) ETL
4 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) Data Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) MapReduce
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.02%) Content Management
9 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.02%) Kanban
9 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
9 4 (7.02%) MVC
10 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Python
5 9 (15.79%) Perl
6 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.53%) Scala
7 3 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) CFML
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Apache Flume
1 6 (10.53%) HDFS
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (8.77%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Cloudera
3 5 (8.77%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Murex
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe