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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 624 620 568
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -52
Contract jobs citing Java SE 26 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 31
Median daily rate £438 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £588 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%

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
16194 16027 15399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.63% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11240 10816 9791
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 273 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.37 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%

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 23 August 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 9 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 23 August 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 -4 23 £438 -12.50% 11
London -10 20 £475 -5.00% 4
Glasgow - 3 £275 - 1
Scotland - 3 £275 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
City of London +39 2 £525 +23.52% 1
Croydon - 1 - -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 62 (98.41%) Java
2 45 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.97%) Java EE
3 34 (53.97%) HTML
4 31 (49.21%) CSS
5 28 (44.44%) HTML5
5 28 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 23 (36.51%) Front End Development
7 21 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 21 (33.33%) Microservices
7 21 (33.33%) RESTful
8 20 (31.75%) TDD
8 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (26.98%) XML
10 16 (25.40%) Spring
11 15 (23.81%) Software Architecture
12 14 (22.22%) OO
12 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.63%) Finance
14 12 (19.05%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) CQRS
15 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
15 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (17.46%) Maven
16 10 (15.87%) Linux
16 10 (15.87%) SQL
16 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
16 10 (15.87%) Android
16 10 (15.87%) Android Development
17 9 (14.29%) J2EE

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 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.76%) JBoss
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.59%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) HBase
4 3 (4.76%) Impala
4 3 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
1 11 (17.46%) Maven
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Subversion
3 5 (7.94%) Mockito
4 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.76%) Gradle
6 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.59%) Robolectric
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (87.30%) Developer
2 41 (65.08%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Senior Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Android Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) HTML
1 34 (53.97%) Java EE
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
3 28 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 28 (44.44%) HTML5
4 21 (33.33%) RESTful
5 17 (26.98%) XML
6 16 (25.40%) Spring
7 12 (19.05%) Web Services
8 9 (14.29%) J2EE
8 9 (14.29%) JSP
9 8 (12.70%) REST
9 8 (12.70%) Servlets
9 8 (12.70%) SOAP
10 7 (11.11%) JDBC
10 7 (11.11%) jQuery
11 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) JMS
12 4 (6.35%) Ajax
12 4 (6.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.59%) Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Equities
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Android
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Front End Development
3 21 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 21 (33.33%) Microservices
4 20 (31.75%) TDD
5 15 (23.81%) Software Architecture
6 14 (22.22%) OO
7 12 (19.05%) CQRS
8 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (15.87%) Android Development
9 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
10 7 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (9.52%) Web Development
12 5 (7.94%) MVC
12 5 (7.94%) Open Source
12 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.35%) BDD
13 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (6.35%) OOP
13 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Scala
5 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) OCA
4 1 (1.59%) OCAJ
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.59%) BEA
3 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Murex
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) Reuters
3 1 (1.59%) Sybase
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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