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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 541 571 567
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 101 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 42 39
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.72% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.69%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +45 101 £405 -4.70% 50
South East +23 25 £360 -4.00% 9
South West +19 21 £363 -3.33% 7
London +1 18 £475 -8.65% 18
West Midlands - 18 £415 - 1
Shropshire - 13 £415 -
Telford - 12 £415 -
North West -3 9 £325 - 2
Bristol - 8 £325 - 3
Kent - 7 £750 -
City of London +36 6 £475 +15.15% 4
Middlesex - 6 £350 -
Manchester - 6 £250 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 5 £350 -25.53% 3
Oxford +5 5 £350 -30.00%
Swindon +1 5 £363 -3.33% 1
Wiltshire -6 5 £363 -3.33% 1
East of England +19 4 £480 - 8
Hampshire +6 4 £390 +18.18%
Yorkshire +2 4 £570 +72.72% 2
West Yorkshire +1 4 £570 +78.12% 1
Leeds -4 4 £570 +78.12% 1
Stockport - 4 £250 -
Cheshire -1 3 £425 -
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Devon +5 2 £383 -
Exeter +4 2 £383 -
Coventry - 2 £388 -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
Tonbridge - 2 £750 -

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 105 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (53.67%) Software Engineering
4 69 (38.98%) Spring
5 59 (33.33%) Linux
6 50 (28.25%) SQL
7 47 (26.55%) Unix
7 47 (26.55%) Hibernate
8 45 (25.42%) TDD
9 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
10 43 (24.29%) REST
11 41 (23.16%) HTML
12 40 (22.60%) J2EE
13 37 (20.90%) CSS
13 37 (20.90%) Scala
14 36 (20.34%) Finance
15 35 (19.77%) Oracle
15 35 (19.77%) Microservices
16 33 (18.64%) Selenium
17 32 (18.08%) DevOps
18 31 (17.51%) BDD
19 30 (16.95%) OO
20 29 (16.38%) Scrum
21 27 (15.25%) JUnit
22 26 (14.69%) MongoDB
23 25 (14.12%) XML
23 25 (14.12%) JSON
24 24 (13.56%) Git (software)
25 23 (12.99%) Jenkins
25 23 (12.99%) 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 23 (12.99%) WebLogic
2 18 (10.17%) JBoss
3 15 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (6.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 11 (6.21%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.65%) GlassFish
6 9 (5.08%) Apache
7 8 (4.52%) Apache Spark
8 6 (3.39%) Jetty
9 5 (2.82%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.26%) Liferay
11 3 (1.69%) Confluence
11 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.13%) nginx
13 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.56%) IIS
13 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.52%) Google App Engine
4 8 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.95%) PaaS
6 6 (3.39%) Heroku
7 4 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.69%) SaaS
9 2 (1.13%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.56%) GitHub
10 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) HTTP
2 6 (3.39%) Internet
2 6 (3.39%) SAN
3 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.26%) AMQP
4 4 (2.26%) LDAP
5 2 (1.13%) SNMP
6 1 (0.56%) DVB
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.69%) MongoDB
2 21 (11.86%) MySQL
2 21 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (6.21%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.69%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.13%) DB2
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.13%) Redis
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.56%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) Impala
10 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Selenium
2 27 (15.25%) JUnit
3 24 (13.56%) Git (software)
4 23 (12.99%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.60%) Mockito
6 16 (9.04%) Maven
7 14 (7.91%) Eclipse
8 11 (6.21%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.65%) Subversion
10 8 (4.52%) Gradle
10 8 (4.52%) JProfiler
11 6 (3.39%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.82%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.82%) JIRA
12 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.26%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.26%) TestComplete
14 1 (0.56%) FindBugs
General
1 36 (20.34%) Finance
2 18 (10.17%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Retail
4 7 (3.95%) Games
5 6 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.69%) Military
7 2 (1.13%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.98%) Spring
2 47 (26.55%) Hibernate
3 43 (24.29%) REST
4 41 (23.16%) HTML
5 40 (22.60%) J2EE
6 37 (20.90%) CSS
7 25 (14.12%) JSON
7 25 (14.12%) XML
8 22 (12.43%) HTML5
9 21 (11.86%) RESTful
10 20 (11.30%) AngularJS
10 20 (11.30%) Web Services
11 18 (10.17%) SOAP
12 16 (9.04%) J2SE
12 16 (9.04%) Play Framework
13 15 (8.47%) Java EE
14 14 (7.91%) GWT
15 13 (7.34%) Node.js
16 11 (6.21%) JPA
16 11 (6.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 7 (3.95%) User Experience
4 5 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.82%) SCADA
5 4 (2.26%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.26%) Derivative
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.69%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.56%) DTV
8 1 (0.56%) Equities
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.33%) Linux
2 47 (26.55%) Unix
3 10 (5.65%) Windows
4 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Fedora
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (53.67%) Software Engineering
3 45 (25.42%) TDD
4 35 (19.77%) Microservices
5 32 (18.08%) DevOps
6 31 (17.51%) BDD
7 30 (16.95%) OO
8 29 (16.38%) Scrum
9 22 (12.43%) Unit Testing
10 19 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.60%) Open Source
12 15 (8.47%) SDLC
13 14 (7.91%) High Availability
13 14 (7.91%) Migration
13 14 (7.91%) OOP
14 13 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.34%) OOD
15 11 (6.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (6.21%) Multithreading
16 10 (5.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (28.25%) SQL
3 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 37 (20.90%) Scala
5 20 (11.30%) C++
6 19 (10.73%) C
7 16 (9.04%) Ruby
8 14 (7.91%) C#
9 12 (6.78%) Python
10 11 (6.21%) Perl
11 10 (5.65%) Go
12 6 (3.39%) Clojure
13 5 (2.82%) PHP
14 3 (1.69%) ANSI C
14 3 (1.69%) Haskell
14 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.69%) Tcl
15 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.65%) Degree
3 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.13%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) SDET
3 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.13%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (12.43%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) vSphere
3 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) Puppet
2 6 (3.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.56%) Oozie
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (19.77%) Oracle
2 17 (9.60%) Google
3 13 (7.34%) webMethods
4 12 (6.78%) Sybase
5 8 (4.52%) Adobe
6 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.26%) IBM
8 3 (1.69%) OpenTV
8 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.13%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.13%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.56%) Perforce
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk
10 1 (0.56%) Sun
10 1 (0.56%) Sunopsis
10 1 (0.56%) Teradata
10 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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