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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 580 557 518
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
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£388 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 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 3 March 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 -9 7 £388 +3.33% 30
South West -13 3 £388 - 6
Wiltshire - 3 £388 -
Swindon - 3 £388 -
East of England +6 2 £425 -5.55% 1
East Midlands - 2 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - -
London - - - - 10
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Spring
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) MVC
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle
8 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 9 (34.62%) JSP
8 9 (34.62%) OO
8 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
9 8 (30.77%) Web Services
10 7 (26.92%) Python
10 7 (26.92%) J2EE
11 6 (23.08%) JUnit
11 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
11 6 (23.08%) JSON
12 5 (19.23%) jQuery
12 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
12 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
12 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
12 5 (19.23%) Ajax
13 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 4 (15.38%) Apache
13 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (15.38%) XSLT

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Spring
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) JSP
4 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE
7 6 (23.08%) JSON
8 5 (19.23%) Ajax
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) Spring Security
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (15.38%) REST
9 4 (15.38%) CSS3
9 4 (15.38%) XSLT
10 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
10 3 (11.54%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) JDBC
11 2 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) TDD
3 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (11.54%) OOD
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 1 (3.85%) ICONIX
9 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) FatWire
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