The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 613 577 557
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -20
Contract jobs citing Java SE 38 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 38
Median daily rate £355 £430 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £331 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £428 £375
% change year-on-year
-28.36% +14.00%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14868 14585 14718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9574 9788
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 203 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE within the UK.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java SE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java SE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java SE within the UK.

Java SE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java SE
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 0 32 £400 -11.11% 6
London +3 24 £438 -2.77% 1
Glasgow - 6 £253 -
Scotland - 6 £253 -
City of London +37 5 £450 -
Croydon - 5 - - 1
South East - 5 £400 - 2
Guildford - 3 £400 - 2
Surrey - 3 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £358 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £358 -
East Midlands +18 1 £338 -0.73%
Tyne and Wear -50 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -50 1 - - 1
North East -53 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £338 -
Telford - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £338 -
Bromley - 1 £438 -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Java SE.

1 99 (99.00%) Java
2 61 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (54.00%) Java EE
4 53 (53.00%) XML
5 52 (52.00%) HTML
6 43 (43.00%) CSS
7 42 (42.00%) Web Services
8 41 (41.00%) SQL
8 41 (41.00%) Finance
9 40 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 37 (37.00%) Oracle
10 37 (37.00%) SOAP
11 34 (34.00%) Maven
12 31 (31.00%) AngularJS
13 30 (30.00%) Spring
13 30 (30.00%) Unix
14 28 (28.00%) TDD
15 26 (26.00%) HTML5
16 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 24 (24.00%) Ant
17 24 (24.00%) JMS
17 24 (24.00%) Eclipse
18 23 (23.00%) JPA
18 23 (23.00%) Mentoring
19 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
19 21 (21.00%) Subversion
19 21 (21.00%) JSF
20 20 (20.00%) PL/SQL
21 19 (19.00%) WebLogic
21 19 (19.00%) Linux

Java SE
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 19 (19.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (18.00%) JBoss
3 17 (17.00%) Tomcat
4 16 (16.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (9.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (8.00%) Confluence
7 7 (7.00%) FileNet
7 7 (7.00%) GeoServer
7 7 (7.00%) IIS
7 7 (7.00%) LiveCycle
8 5 (5.00%) Apache
9 4 (4.00%) Apache TomEE
9 4 (4.00%) GlassFish
9 4 (4.00%) Jetty
9 4 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.00%) Mule
10 1 (1.00%) Node.js
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Gliffy
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (2.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.00%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) GitHub
2 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
1 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) FTP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.00%) Modbus
2 1 (1.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) RS-232
2 1 (1.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (34.00%) Maven
2 24 (24.00%) Ant
2 24 (24.00%) Eclipse
3 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (21.00%) Subversion
4 15 (15.00%) JIRA
5 13 (13.00%) Toad
6 12 (12.00%) JUnit
6 12 (12.00%) Selenium
7 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.00%) DbUnit
8 7 (7.00%) Hudson
8 7 (7.00%) Spock
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
11 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.00%) GitLab
11 4 (4.00%) JMeter
11 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 41 (41.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Front Office
5 4 (4.00%) Legal
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Law
7 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (87.00%) Developer
2 78 (78.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 14 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (13.00%) Java Programmer
5 13 (13.00%) Programmer
6 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (10.00%) XML Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Technical Leader
9 6 (6.00%) Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Android Developer
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) XML Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) XML Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.00%) Java EE
2 53 (53.00%) XML
3 52 (52.00%) HTML
4 43 (43.00%) CSS
5 42 (42.00%) Web Services
6 37 (37.00%) SOAP
7 31 (31.00%) AngularJS
8 30 (30.00%) Spring
9 26 (26.00%) HTML5
10 24 (24.00%) JMS
11 23 (23.00%) JPA
12 21 (21.00%) JSF
13 18 (18.00%) Hibernate
14 17 (17.00%) REST
15 16 (16.00%) EJB
16 15 (15.00%) JRules
16 15 (15.00%) RESTful
17 14 (14.00%) jQuery
18 13 (13.00%) J2EE
19 11 (11.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.00%) Replication
3 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.00%) User Experience
5 4 (4.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (3.00%) Equities
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Unix
2 19 (19.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 6 (6.00%) Android
5 4 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
6 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) TDD
3 23 (23.00%) Mentoring
4 16 (16.00%) Front End Development
4 16 (16.00%) Microservices
4 16 (16.00%) Scrum
5 15 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 15 (15.00%) MVC
6 13 (13.00%) Software Architecture
6 13 (13.00%) UML
7 12 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (12.00%) OO
8 11 (11.00%) Integration Testing
8 11 (11.00%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
9 10 (10.00%) SDLC
9 10 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.00%) Validation
10 8 (8.00%) BDD
10 8 (8.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (99.00%) Java
2 41 (41.00%) SQL
3 40 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (12.00%) Python
5 12 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.00%) Jython
7 8 (8.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (5.00%) C++
9 4 (4.00%) XPath
10 3 (3.00%) PHP
11 2 (2.00%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.00%) C
11 2 (2.00%) C#
12 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) OCA
3 10 (10.00%) OCAJ
3 10 (10.00%) OCP
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (8.00%) Degree
5 4 (4.00%) BC Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (37.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) IBM
3 8 (8.00%) Adobe
4 7 (7.00%) ILOG
4 7 (7.00%) Kofax
4 7 (7.00%) Splunk
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) Cognos
6 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.00%) Siebel
7 1 (1.00%) BEA
7 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.00%) ESRI
7 1 (1.00%) Murex
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) Reuters
7 1 (1.00%) Sybase
7 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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