The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 578 634 582
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 75 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.050% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.053% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 38
Median daily rate £466 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Software Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +58 73 £466 -1.89% 56
South East +43 26 £500 +42.34% 9
London -1 17 £475 -1.04% 19
Oxfordshire - 16 £500 - 3
East of England +20 13 £480 +25.08% 9
Oxford - 12 £500 - 1
South West +18 6 £430 - 3
Yorkshire +16 6 £450 +16.12% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 5 £480 +26.31% 6
Hampshire +8 4 £415 +7.09% 1
Bedfordshire -4 4 - - 1
West Midlands -28 4 £425 - 2
Luton - 4 - -
Kidlington - 4 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 3 £350 -9.67% 1
Sheffield +3 3 £160 -58.70% 1
South Yorkshire -2 3 £160 -58.70% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 4
Kent - 3 £600 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Leeds - 3 £475 - 3
City of London - 3 £400 - 3
Cambridge +22 2 - - 4
Somerset +20 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £410 -
Telford - 2 £415 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £410 -
Shropshire - 2 £415 -

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Java Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 112 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (55.87%) Software Engineering
4 81 (45.25%) Spring
5 60 (33.52%) Linux
6 55 (30.73%) TDD
7 51 (28.49%) HTML
7 51 (28.49%) SQL
8 46 (25.70%) JavaScript
9 45 (25.14%) Selenium
10 44 (24.58%) Hibernate
11 43 (24.02%) JSON
12 42 (23.46%) Scala
12 42 (23.46%) REST
13 41 (22.91%) BDD
14 40 (22.35%) XML
15 39 (21.79%) Unix
15 39 (21.79%) Web Services
15 39 (21.79%) J2EE
16 37 (20.67%) JUnit
17 36 (20.11%) Scrum
17 36 (20.11%) Microservices
18 35 (19.55%) MongoDB
19 34 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (18.99%) DevOps
20 33 (18.44%) Open Source
20 33 (18.44%) HTML5
20 33 (18.44%) RESTful
20 33 (18.44%) CSS
21 31 (17.32%) WebLogic

Java Software Developer Skill Set
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 31 (17.32%) WebLogic
2 30 (16.76%) Tomcat
3 24 (13.41%) JBoss
4 19 (10.61%) Apache
5 15 (8.38%) WebSphere
6 14 (7.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (7.26%) WebLogic Portal
8 9 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (5.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (3.91%) GlassFish
9 7 (3.91%) nginx
9 7 (3.91%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.79%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.79%) Jetty
11 4 (2.23%) Confluence
12 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.68%) Liferay
13 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.56%) CMS
13 1 (0.56%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.82%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.59%) Google App Engine
4 10 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.47%) Heroku
5 8 (4.47%) PaaS
6 7 (3.91%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.91%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.79%) GitHub
8 4 (2.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.68%) SaaS
10 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) HTTP
2 8 (4.47%) LDAP
3 4 (2.23%) AMQP
4 2 (1.12%) LAN
4 2 (1.12%) MQTT
4 2 (1.12%) RTSP
4 2 (1.12%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) DVB
5 1 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.55%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.38%) MySQL
5 9 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.03%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.23%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.23%) Redis
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.12%) Big Data
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.56%) Riak
11 1 (0.56%) SQLite
11 1 (0.56%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 45 (25.14%) Selenium
2 37 (20.67%) JUnit
3 29 (16.20%) Jenkins
4 27 (15.08%) Cucumber
4 27 (15.08%) Git (software)
5 26 (14.53%) Maven
6 18 (10.06%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.26%) JIRA
8 12 (6.70%) Subversion
9 10 (5.59%) Gradle
10 9 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.03%) Mockito
10 9 (5.03%) WebDriver
11 7 (3.91%) IntelliJ
11 7 (3.91%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.79%) Ant
12 5 (2.79%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.23%) JProfiler
13 4 (2.23%) TestNG
General
1 26 (14.53%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Publishing
3 10 (5.59%) Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Retail
5 5 (2.79%) Military
6 4 (2.23%) Games
7 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (45.25%) Spring
2 51 (28.49%) HTML
3 44 (24.58%) Hibernate
4 43 (24.02%) JSON
5 42 (23.46%) REST
6 40 (22.35%) XML
7 39 (21.79%) J2EE
7 39 (21.79%) Web Services
8 33 (18.44%) CSS
8 33 (18.44%) HTML5
8 33 (18.44%) RESTful
9 22 (12.29%) Play Framework
10 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.06%) J2SE
12 17 (9.50%) SOAP
13 16 (8.94%) EJB
14 15 (8.38%) .NET
15 14 (7.82%) JMS
16 12 (6.70%) Node.js
17 11 (6.15%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.79%) Cloud Native
2 5 (2.79%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.79%) SCADA
3 4 (2.23%) User Experience
4 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.68%) Replication
5 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.12%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.56%) Blog
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Derivative
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Physics
6 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.52%) Linux
2 39 (21.79%) Unix
3 14 (7.82%) Windows
4 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Fedora
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (55.87%) Software Engineering
3 55 (30.73%) TDD
4 41 (22.91%) BDD
5 36 (20.11%) Microservices
5 36 (20.11%) Scrum
6 34 (18.99%) DevOps
7 33 (18.44%) Open Source
8 19 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.38%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (7.82%) High Availability
10 14 (7.82%) MVC
10 14 (7.82%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.15%) Kanban
11 11 (6.15%) OO
11 11 (6.15%) SDLC
11 11 (6.15%) Web Development
12 10 (5.59%) OOP
13 9 (5.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (28.49%) SQL
3 46 (25.70%) JavaScript
4 42 (23.46%) Scala
5 29 (16.20%) C++
6 27 (15.08%) Python
7 23 (12.85%) Ruby
8 21 (11.73%) C#
9 11 (6.15%) C
10 10 (5.59%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.59%) Go
10 10 (5.59%) Perl
11 6 (3.35%) Clojure
11 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.23%) PHP
13 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.68%) Tcl
14 2 (1.12%) R
14 2 (1.12%) XPath
14 2 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.59%) Degree
4 6 (3.35%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.61%) QA
2 12 (6.70%) SDET
3 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (15.64%) Docker
2 6 (3.35%) vSphere
3 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (12.85%) Puppet
2 4 (2.23%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Oracle
2 17 (9.50%) Google
2 17 (9.50%) webMethods
3 10 (5.59%) Adobe
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.79%) VMware
6 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.23%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.68%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.12%) Sun
8 2 (1.12%) Sybase
8 2 (1.12%) Telerik
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.56%) Luciad
9 1 (0.56%) MapR
9 1 (0.56%) Splunk
9 1 (0.56%) Teradata
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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