The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 570 529 544
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 19 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.066% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.072% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.81 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -25 17 £513 +25.00% 18
London -19 14 £600 +14.28% 12
City of London +26 8 £625 - 3
East of England -31 1 £375 +3.44% 1
South East - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Halstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Horley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Spring
3 31 (55.36%) Finance
4 27 (48.21%) Oracle
5 23 (41.07%) Hibernate
6 19 (33.93%) J2EE
6 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
7 18 (32.14%) HTML
7 18 (32.14%) SQL
8 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 13 (23.21%) TDD
9 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
9 13 (23.21%) Web Services
9 13 (23.21%) XML
9 13 (23.21%) UML
10 12 (21.43%) JBoss
10 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.43%) jQuery
11 11 (19.64%) JSF
11 11 (19.64%) Ajax
11 11 (19.64%) CSS
11 11 (19.64%) Scala
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
12 10 (17.86%) WebLogic
13 9 (16.07%) Scrum
13 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.07%) QA
13 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
13 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
13 9 (16.07%) MySQL

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 7 (12.50%) CMS
4 7 (12.50%) Escenic
4 7 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) Liferay
7 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP PM
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.07%) MySQL
5 7 (12.50%) Big Data
5 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.36%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Front Office
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Back Office
4 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) Spring
2 23 (41.07%) Hibernate
3 19 (33.93%) J2EE
4 18 (32.14%) HTML
5 13 (23.21%) Web Services
5 13 (23.21%) XML
6 12 (21.43%) jQuery
7 11 (19.64%) JSF
7 11 (19.64%) Ajax
7 11 (19.64%) CSS
8 9 (16.07%) JDBC
8 9 (16.07%) HTML5
9 8 (14.29%) CSS3
9 8 (14.29%) Struts
9 8 (14.29%) JMS
10 7 (12.50%) Java RMI
10 7 (12.50%) LAMP
10 7 (12.50%) .NET
10 7 (12.50%) EJB
10 7 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Derivative
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) UNIX
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
1 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) UML
1 13 (23.21%) TDD
2 9 (16.07%) Scrum
2 9 (16.07%) OOP
2 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 8 (14.29%) OOD
4 7 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (12.50%) RUP
4 7 (12.50%) BDD
5 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.71%) Low Latency
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) MVC
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Scala
5 8 (14.29%) C#
6 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) OCAJ
4 3 (5.36%) OCP
4 3 (5.36%) OCA
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Twitter
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase