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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Programmer
UK
Rank 560 569 553
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 36 49 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 51
Median daily rate £460 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 16 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +32 34 £460 +15.00% 12
West Midlands +15 12 £455 -4.21% 1
London -6 11 £500 +14.28% 4
South East +12 9 £488 +21.87% 3
West Sussex -7 5 £488 +30.00%
Scotland +18 2 - -
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
North West +15 1 £425 -
Surrey +7 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £400 - 3
City of London -4 1 £525 -8.69%
Suffolk -5 1 £400 -
Ipswich -10 1 £400 -
Egham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) Linux
3 22 (47.83%) Docker
4 21 (45.65%) XML
4 21 (45.65%) CSS
4 21 (45.65%) JSON
4 21 (45.65%) Scala
4 21 (45.65%) Open Source
4 21 (45.65%) Puppet
5 20 (43.48%) IntelliJ
5 20 (43.48%) Play Framework
5 20 (43.48%) MongoDB
5 20 (43.48%) Microservices
6 19 (41.30%) NoSQL
7 10 (21.74%) SDLC
8 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.22%) SQL
9 7 (15.22%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) J2EE
10 6 (13.04%) Finance
11 5 (10.87%) OO
11 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
11 5 (10.87%) Spring
12 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
12 4 (8.70%) Scrum
12 4 (8.70%) Workflow

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 2 (4.35%) Liferay
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) MongoDB
2 19 (41.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) IntelliJ
2 3 (6.52%) JUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) CSS
1 21 (45.65%) JSON
1 21 (45.65%) XML
2 20 (43.48%) Play Framework
3 6 (13.04%) J2EE
4 5 (10.87%) Spring
5 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.52%) Java EE
5 3 (6.52%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (4.35%) Node.js
6 2 (4.35%) RESTful
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.17%) Grails
7 1 (2.17%) J2SE
7 1 (2.17%) JAXB
7 1 (2.17%) JMS
7 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) RIA
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Equities
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Open Source
3 20 (43.48%) Microservices
4 10 (21.74%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Kanban
7 3 (6.52%) SOA
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) BDD
8 2 (4.35%) Case Management
8 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (4.35%) OOD
8 2 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (4.35%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Scala
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) Clojure
7 1 (2.17%) COBOL
7 1 (2.17%) Go
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) Haskell
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) RPG
7 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Sybase
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP