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 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 575 586 548
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 21 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.018% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
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£320 £356 £619
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -42.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £318 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £394 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £25.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 2015.

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 16 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 May 2015. 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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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 -10 20 £320 -8.57% 18
London +9 8 £300 -17.24% 4
South West +15 5 £375 +31.57% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 4
Leeds - 5 £320 - 1
Swindon +9 3 £375 -
Wiltshire +4 3 £375 +31.57%
Somerset - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £388 -
Livingston - 1 £388 -
Wells - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £388 - 3

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 15 (53.57%) JUnit
3 15 (53.57%) CSS
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (46.43%) Oracle
5 13 (46.43%) MVC
6 12 (42.86%) Spring
7 11 (39.29%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) JSP
9 9 (32.14%) Web Services
9 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
10 8 (28.57%) Ajax
10 8 (28.57%) JIRA
10 8 (28.57%) JBoss
10 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (25.00%) SOA
11 7 (25.00%) Ant
11 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (25.00%) Apache Camel
12 6 (21.43%) Selenium
12 6 (21.43%) jQuery
12 6 (21.43%) Maven
12 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
12 6 (21.43%) JDBC

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (28.57%) JBoss
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
3 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.14%) nginx
5 2 (7.14%) Confluence
5 2 (7.14%) Alfresco
6 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
1 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) JUnit
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Ant
4 6 (21.43%) Selenium
4 6 (21.43%) Maven
5 5 (17.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.71%) Subversion
6 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) JSP
4 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 8 (28.57%) Ajax
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) JDBC
7 6 (21.43%) XSLT
8 5 (17.86%) XML
8 5 (17.86%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 5 (17.86%) PhoneGap
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (7.14%) XHTML
9 2 (7.14%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (46.43%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) SOA
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (21.43%) OOD
6 6 (21.43%) OOP
6 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (21.43%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) UML
7 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Mobile Development
7 5 (17.86%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) logstash
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
1 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
1 2 (7.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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