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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 600 585 563
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs citing Java SE 38 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 47
Median daily rate £388 £448 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
-36.62% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%

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
15246 15434 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.51% 27.49% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10737 10309 9776
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 £283 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 222 219
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 13 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 1 July 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
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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 -1 29 £438 -3.84% 6
London 0 27 £444 -11.25% 3
Glasgow - 9 £270 - 1
Scotland - 9 £270 - 1
Croydon - 6 - -
City of London +28 2 £381 -10.29% 2
Bromley - 1 £438 -
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Telford - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 84 (98.82%) Java
2 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (55.29%) Java EE
4 42 (49.41%) HTML
5 41 (48.24%) XML
6 33 (38.82%) CSS
6 33 (38.82%) AngularJS
7 30 (35.29%) Finance
8 29 (34.12%) Web Services
8 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
9 28 (32.94%) SQL
9 28 (32.94%) Spring
10 27 (31.76%) SOAP
11 26 (30.59%) TDD
12 25 (29.41%) HTML5
13 23 (27.06%) Maven
13 23 (27.06%) Oracle
13 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
14 22 (25.88%) Mentoring
15 19 (22.35%) Unix
16 18 (21.18%) Hibernate
16 18 (21.18%) REST
16 18 (21.18%) Microservices
17 17 (20.00%) Front End Development
17 17 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (20.00%) Linux
18 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
18 16 (18.82%) JMS
18 16 (18.82%) Multithreading
19 15 (17.65%) RESTful

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 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
2 15 (17.65%) JBoss
3 13 (15.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.59%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.24%) Confluence
5 7 (8.24%) FileNet
5 7 (8.24%) GeoServer
5 7 (8.24%) IIS
5 7 (8.24%) LiveCycle
5 7 (8.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.53%) Apache
6 3 (3.53%) Apache TomEE
6 3 (3.53%) Jetty
7 2 (2.35%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.18%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Gliffy
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) Modbus
3 1 (1.18%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) RS-232
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) MySQL
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.18%) HBase
8 1 (1.18%) Impala
8 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Maven
2 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.47%) Ant
3 14 (16.47%) Subversion
4 12 (14.12%) Eclipse
5 11 (12.94%) JUnit
5 11 (12.94%) Selenium
6 10 (11.76%) JIRA
7 7 (8.24%) DbUnit
7 7 (8.24%) Hudson
7 7 (8.24%) Spock
7 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.88%) Toad
10 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.53%) GitLab
10 3 (3.53%) JMeter
11 2 (2.35%) Log4j
11 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.88%) Front Office
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (89.41%) Developer
2 64 (75.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (12.94%) SQL Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Android Developer
5 9 (10.59%) XML Developer
6 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Programmer
7 6 (7.06%) Programmer
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.71%) Java Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.29%) Java EE
2 42 (49.41%) HTML
3 41 (48.24%) XML
4 33 (38.82%) AngularJS
4 33 (38.82%) CSS
5 29 (34.12%) Web Services
6 28 (32.94%) Spring
7 27 (31.76%) SOAP
8 25 (29.41%) HTML5
9 18 (21.18%) Hibernate
9 18 (21.18%) REST
10 16 (18.82%) JMS
11 15 (17.65%) RESTful
12 14 (16.47%) JPA
13 13 (15.29%) JSF
14 12 (14.12%) jQuery
15 11 (12.94%) J2EE
15 11 (12.94%) JSP
16 10 (11.76%) XSD
16 10 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.59%) Replication
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) User Experience
5 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.53%) Equities
6 3 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.18%) Derivative
8 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Unix
2 17 (20.00%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Android
4 6 (7.06%) Windows
5 2 (2.35%) AIX
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) TDD
3 22 (25.88%) Mentoring
4 18 (21.18%) Microservices
5 17 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 16 (18.82%) Multithreading
7 13 (15.29%) OO
8 12 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (14.12%) MVC
8 12 (14.12%) Software Architecture
9 9 (10.59%) Android Development
9 9 (10.59%) BDD
9 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
9 9 (10.59%) SDLC
9 9 (10.59%) Validation
10 8 (9.41%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 8 (9.41%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 84 (98.82%) Java
2 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.94%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.59%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.53%) C++
8 3 (3.53%) XPath
9 2 (2.35%) Jython
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) C#
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) OCA
3 8 (9.41%) OCAJ
3 8 (9.41%) OCP
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 5 (5.88%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Adobe
3 7 (8.24%) IBM
3 7 (8.24%) ILOG
3 7 (8.24%) Kofax
3 7 (8.24%) Splunk
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) BEA
6 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.18%) Murex
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Reuters
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase
6 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
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