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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK
Rank 574 552 565
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing Java SE 19 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 31
Median daily rate £475 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 January 2017.

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 8 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 January 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 -19 19 £475 +13.09% 17
London -6 13 £525 +10.52% 9
City of London +7 4 £550 +10.00% 4
North West +25 3 £475 -
Hampshire +9 2 - -
South East -4 2 - - 4
Farnborough - 2 - -
Cheshire +26 1 - -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) HTML
4 22 (50.00%) TDD
4 22 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 21 (47.73%) Java EE
6 19 (43.18%) Spring
6 19 (43.18%) RESTful
7 17 (38.64%) Maven
8 16 (36.36%) CSS
8 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 14 (31.82%) JUnit
9 14 (31.82%) J2EE
9 14 (31.82%) Microservices
9 14 (31.82%) HTML5
9 14 (31.82%) Mockito
10 13 (29.55%) Web Services
11 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (27.27%) Web Development
11 12 (27.27%) REST
11 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 11 (25.00%) JSP
13 10 (22.73%) Linux
13 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
14 9 (20.45%) Servlets
14 9 (20.45%) Scrum
14 9 (20.45%) Subversion
14 9 (20.45%) jQuery

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 8 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Jetty
4 1 (2.27%) Mule
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (18.18%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) HBase
6 1 (2.27%) Impala
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Maven
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) JUnit
2 14 (31.82%) Mockito
3 9 (20.45%) Subversion
4 8 (18.18%) JIRA
5 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
7 4 (9.09%) Selenium
8 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.55%) Ant
9 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.27%) git-flow
10 1 (2.27%) Gradle
10 1 (2.27%) JBehave
10 1 (2.27%) JMeter
10 1 (2.27%) Robolectric
10 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Finnish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 17 (38.64%) Senior Developer
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Development Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Java Development Manager
7 4 (9.09%) UI Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Web Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Java Swing Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.27%) Games Developer
10 1 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) HTML
2 21 (47.73%) Java EE
3 19 (43.18%) RESTful
3 19 (43.18%) Spring
4 16 (36.36%) CSS
5 14 (31.82%) HTML5
5 14 (31.82%) J2EE
6 13 (29.55%) Web Services
7 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.27%) REST
8 11 (25.00%) JSP
9 9 (20.45%) jQuery
9 9 (20.45%) JSON
9 9 (20.45%) Servlets
10 8 (18.18%) Apache Felix
10 8 (18.18%) Apache Sling
11 6 (13.64%) Ajax
11 6 (13.64%) SOAP
11 6 (13.64%) XML
12 5 (11.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Derivative
2 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 22 (50.00%) TDD
3 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.82%) Microservices
5 12 (27.27%) Web Development
6 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.45%) Scrum
8 8 (18.18%) CQRS
8 8 (18.18%) DevOps
8 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (18.18%) SEO
8 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
9 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.36%) MVC
11 4 (9.09%) AOP
11 4 (9.09%) Business Transformation
11 4 (9.09%) Kanban
11 4 (9.09%) Release Management
11 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) Go
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.27%) MOM
2 1 (2.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
1 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
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