The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 561 576 573
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 79 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 32
Average daily rate £425 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £320 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 April 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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 76 £425 +13.33% 51
London -7 29 £508 -7.72% 19
South East +3 20 £638 +44.88% 10
South West +3 11 £410 +9.33% 4
Hampshire - 9 £323 - 1
West Midlands -8 7 £390 +24.80% 3
Kent - 7 £750 - 1
North West -5 5 £425 - 6
Shropshire - 5 £390 -
Telford - 5 £390 -
Cheshire - 4 £425 - 1
Somerset +9 3 - -
Glasgow +5 3 - -
Yorkshire -9 3 £510 +54.54% 2
Leeds -11 3 £510 +59.37% 2
West Yorkshire -14 3 £510 +59.37% 2
Scotland -20 3 - - 2
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Gloucestershire +8 2 £550 - 1
Swindon +3 2 £369 -1.66%
Wiltshire -3 2 £369 -1.66%
Coventry - 2 £388 -
Bristol - 2 £325 - 3
Yeovil - 2 - -
Tonbridge - 2 £750 - 1
City of London +42 1 £425 - 5
Berkshire +7 1 £425 -
Reading -8 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 £400 -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Software Developer in their job title.

1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 96 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (50.34%) Software Engineering
4 58 (38.93%) Spring
5 47 (31.54%) TDD
6 46 (30.87%) Finance
7 45 (30.20%) Linux
8 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
9 37 (24.83%) OO
9 37 (24.83%) REST
10 36 (24.16%) BDD
11 33 (22.15%) Unix
11 33 (22.15%) SQL
11 33 (22.15%) Hibernate
12 31 (20.81%) Scrum
12 31 (20.81%) J2EE
12 31 (20.81%) HTML
13 28 (18.79%) JUnit
14 27 (18.12%) Oracle
14 27 (18.12%) Jenkins
15 26 (17.45%) CSS
16 25 (16.78%) Microservices
17 24 (16.11%) Maven
18 23 (15.44%) MySQL
19 22 (14.77%) Scala
19 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
19 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
20 20 (13.42%) Mockito
20 20 (13.42%) SDLC
21 18 (12.08%) NoSQL

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.40%) Node.js
2 12 (8.05%) JBoss
3 11 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (6.71%) GlassFish
5 9 (6.04%) Apache Spark
6 8 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.70%) Apache
8 6 (4.03%) Jetty
8 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.68%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.01%) Confluence
11 2 (1.34%) nginx
12 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.67%) Liferay
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.03%) PaaS
4 5 (3.36%) Heroku
5 3 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.34%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.34%) SaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) GitHub
7 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) HTTP
2 7 (4.70%) Internet
3 6 (4.03%) SAN
4 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.01%) AMQP
6 2 (1.34%) LDAP
6 2 (1.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.67%) DVB
7 1 (0.67%) Firewall
7 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.44%) MySQL
2 18 (12.08%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.41%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (6.71%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.01%) DB2
9 3 (2.01%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.34%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.34%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.34%) Redis
11 1 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.67%) GIS
11 1 (0.67%) Impala
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 28 (18.79%) JUnit
2 27 (18.12%) Jenkins
3 24 (16.11%) Maven
4 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
5 20 (13.42%) Mockito
6 17 (11.41%) Selenium
7 13 (8.72%) Cucumber
8 12 (8.05%) Subversion
9 9 (6.04%) Eclipse
9 9 (6.04%) JProfiler
10 7 (4.70%) Gradle
10 7 (4.70%) IntelliJ
11 6 (4.03%) Protractor
12 4 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.01%) JBehave
13 3 (2.01%) JIRA
13 3 (2.01%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.01%) TestComplete
14 2 (1.34%) Gerrit
General
1 46 (30.87%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Banking
3 11 (7.38%) Games
4 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.01%) Electronics
8 2 (1.34%) Back Office
8 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.34%) Marketing
8 2 (1.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (38.93%) Spring
2 37 (24.83%) REST
3 33 (22.15%) Hibernate
4 31 (20.81%) HTML
4 31 (20.81%) J2EE
5 26 (17.45%) CSS
6 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
7 17 (11.41%) Java EE
7 17 (11.41%) RESTful
8 16 (10.74%) Web Services
9 14 (9.40%) XML
10 13 (8.72%) HTML5
10 13 (8.72%) Middleware
11 12 (8.05%) JPA
11 12 (8.05%) JSON
12 10 (6.71%) SOAP
13 9 (6.04%) CSS3
14 7 (4.70%) J2SE
14 7 (4.70%) JMS
14 7 (4.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.71%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.03%) Derivative
3 6 (4.03%) User Experience
4 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.34%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.20%) Linux
2 33 (22.15%) Unix
3 7 (4.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (50.34%) Software Engineering
3 47 (31.54%) TDD
4 37 (24.83%) OO
5 36 (24.16%) BDD
6 31 (20.81%) Scrum
7 25 (16.78%) Microservices
8 20 (13.42%) SDLC
9 18 (12.08%) DevOps
10 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (11.41%) Unit Testing
11 14 (9.40%) High Availability
11 14 (9.40%) OOD
12 13 (8.72%) Multithreading
13 12 (8.05%) Kanban
13 12 (8.05%) Migration
14 10 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (6.71%) OOP
14 10 (6.71%) Pair Programming
14 10 (6.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
3 33 (22.15%) SQL
4 22 (14.77%) Scala
5 18 (12.08%) C
6 14 (9.40%) Ruby
7 11 (7.38%) C++
8 10 (6.71%) Go
9 8 (5.37%) Perl
10 7 (4.70%) C#
10 7 (4.70%) Python
11 6 (4.03%) PHP
12 3 (2.01%) Groovy
12 3 (2.01%) Haskell
12 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.34%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.71%) Degree
3 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) ISEB
4 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.38%) Docker
2 3 (2.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) Puppet
2 5 (3.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.34%) Nagios
3 2 (1.34%) Opsview
4 1 (0.67%) Oozie
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (18.12%) Oracle
2 13 (8.72%) Sybase
3 6 (4.03%) Google
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.01%) IBM
5 3 (2.01%) webMethods
6 2 (1.34%) OpenTV
6 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.67%) Perforce
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Sunopsis
7 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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