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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 621 615 564
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -51
Contract jobs citing Java SE 30 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.054% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 29
Median daily rate £425 £478 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £346 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -7.33%
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
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 28 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 28 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
(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 -18 21 £438 -12.50% 11
London +4 17 £438 -12.50% 8
Glasgow - 9 £270 -
Scotland - 9 £270 -
Nottingham - 3 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Croydon - 2 - -
City of London +44 1 £500 +17.64% 2
Bromley - 1 £438 -
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 78 (98.73%) Java
2 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (54.43%) Java EE
4 39 (49.37%) HTML
5 34 (43.04%) AngularJS
6 33 (41.77%) XML
7 28 (35.44%) CSS
7 28 (35.44%) HTML5
8 26 (32.91%) TDD
9 25 (31.65%) Finance
10 24 (30.38%) Spring
11 22 (27.85%) Web Services
11 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
12 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
13 20 (25.32%) SQL
13 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
14 19 (24.05%) SOAP
14 19 (24.05%) Microservices
15 18 (22.78%) Oracle
15 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (22.78%) Hibernate
15 18 (22.78%) Front End Development
16 17 (21.52%) Maven
17 16 (20.25%) REST
17 16 (20.25%) RESTful
18 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
18 15 (18.99%) Linux
19 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
19 14 (17.72%) Multithreading
20 13 (16.46%) Software Architecture

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 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.92%) JBoss
3 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.86%) Confluence
4 7 (8.86%) FileNet
4 7 (8.86%) GeoServer
4 7 (8.86%) IIS
4 7 (8.86%) LiveCycle
5 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (1.27%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.27%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Gliffy
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.27%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) FTP
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) Modbus
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) RS-232
3 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) HBase
6 3 (3.80%) Impala
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.53%) MySQL
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Maven
2 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) Subversion
4 11 (13.92%) JUnit
5 10 (12.66%) JIRA
6 9 (11.39%) Selenium
7 8 (10.13%) Ant
7 8 (10.13%) Eclipse
8 7 (8.86%) DbUnit
8 7 (8.86%) Hudson
8 7 (8.86%) Spock
8 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.80%) Gradle
12 2 (2.53%) Log4j
13 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
13 1 (1.27%) JMeter
13 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Front Office
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Law
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (89.87%) Developer
2 59 (74.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Android Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.86%) XML Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Agile Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (54.43%) Java EE
2 39 (49.37%) HTML
3 34 (43.04%) AngularJS
4 33 (41.77%) XML
5 28 (35.44%) CSS
5 28 (35.44%) HTML5
6 24 (30.38%) Spring
7 22 (27.85%) Web Services
8 19 (24.05%) SOAP
9 18 (22.78%) Hibernate
10 16 (20.25%) REST
10 16 (20.25%) RESTful
11 12 (15.19%) jQuery
12 11 (13.92%) J2EE
12 11 (13.92%) JSP
13 10 (12.66%) JMS
14 9 (11.39%) JSF
15 8 (10.13%) JDBC
15 8 (10.13%) XSD
15 8 (10.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
1 7 (8.86%) Replication
2 5 (6.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.80%) Equities
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 9 (11.39%) Android
4 4 (5.06%) Windows
5 2 (2.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) TDD
3 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
4 19 (24.05%) Microservices
5 18 (22.78%) Front End Development
6 14 (17.72%) Multithreading
7 13 (16.46%) OO
7 13 (16.46%) Software Architecture
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.66%) CQRS
9 9 (11.39%) Android Development
10 8 (10.13%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.13%) MVC
10 8 (10.13%) Scrum
10 8 (10.13%) SDLC
11 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (98.73%) Java
2 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.32%) SQL
4 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.06%) Scala
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
3 7 (8.86%) OCA
3 7 (8.86%) OCAJ
3 7 (8.86%) OCP
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (6.33%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Oozie
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) Adobe
3 7 (8.86%) ILOG
3 7 (8.86%) Kofax
3 7 (8.86%) Splunk
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Cognos
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) BEA
6 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.27%) Murex
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Reuters
6 1 (1.27%) Sybase
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO