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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 571 592 551
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 90 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.72% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +26.92%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 +39 90 £400 -5.88% 62
South West +14 19 £363 -3.33% 7
West Midlands - 18 £415 - 4
South East +13 17 £350 -5.08% 10
London -17 13 £475 -1.04% 18
Shropshire - 12 £415 -
Telford - 11 £415 -
North West +16 10 £400 - 7
East of England +25 8 £480 +26.31% 7
Manchester - 8 £250 - 5
City of London +52 7 £475 +15.15% 3
Middlesex - 6 £350 -
Bristol - 6 £323 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 5 £350 -30.00% 2
Swindon +4 5 £363 -3.33%
Oxford 0 5 £350 -30.00%
Wiltshire -1 5 £363 -3.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 4 £480 +26.31% 3
Stockport - 4 £250 -
Yorkshire -12 3 £570 +72.72% 6
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £570 - 3
Leeds - 3 £570 - 3
Devon +11 2 £383 -
Exeter +5 2 £383 -
Bedfordshire +5 2 - -
Cheshire +3 2 £425 - 1
Hampshire +2 2 £450 +36.36% 3
Kent - 2 £750 -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (56.80%) Software Engineering
4 66 (39.05%) Spring
5 54 (31.95%) Linux
6 50 (29.59%) SQL
7 49 (28.99%) Hibernate
8 43 (25.44%) Unix
9 42 (24.85%) J2EE
9 42 (24.85%) REST
10 41 (24.26%) TDD
11 40 (23.67%) JavaScript
12 39 (23.08%) HTML
12 39 (23.08%) Selenium
12 39 (23.08%) Scala
13 37 (21.89%) Microservices
13 37 (21.89%) CSS
14 34 (20.12%) DevOps
15 32 (18.93%) Oracle
16 31 (18.34%) XML
17 30 (17.75%) BDD
18 29 (17.16%) Finance
18 29 (17.16%) JSON
19 28 (16.57%) MongoDB
20 26 (15.38%) Docker
20 26 (15.38%) Scrum
20 26 (15.38%) JUnit
21 24 (14.20%) WebLogic
22 23 (13.61%) OO
23 22 (13.02%) HTML5

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 24 (14.20%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.47%) JBoss
3 13 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (7.10%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.51%) GlassFish
6 10 (5.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (5.33%) Apache
8 8 (4.73%) Apache Spark
8 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.37%) Liferay
9 4 (2.37%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.78%) Confluence
10 3 (1.78%) Jetty
11 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.18%) nginx
11 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.59%) IIS
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.92%) Google App Engine
3 10 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.55%) PaaS
5 5 (2.96%) Heroku
6 4 (2.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.78%) SaaS
8 2 (1.18%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) HTTP
2 6 (3.55%) SAN
3 4 (2.37%) AMQP
3 4 (2.37%) LDAP
4 3 (1.78%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) SNMP
6 1 (0.59%) DVB
6 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) MongoDB
2 21 (12.43%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.24%) MySQL
4 15 (8.88%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.10%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.78%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.18%) Redis
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) GIS
10 1 (0.59%) Impala
10 1 (0.59%) KDB
10 1 (0.59%) QGIS
10 1 (0.59%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 39 (23.08%) Selenium
2 26 (15.38%) JUnit
3 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.83%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.88%) Eclipse
5 14 (8.28%) Mockito
6 13 (7.69%) Maven
7 11 (6.51%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.73%) JProfiler
9 7 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (4.14%) JIRA
9 7 (4.14%) Subversion
9 7 (4.14%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.55%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.55%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.96%) Gradle
12 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.37%) TestComplete
13 3 (1.78%) JBehave
General
1 29 (17.16%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Retail
4 6 (3.55%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.55%) Games
5 4 (2.37%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Military
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.05%) Spring
2 49 (28.99%) Hibernate
3 42 (24.85%) J2EE
3 42 (24.85%) REST
4 39 (23.08%) HTML
5 37 (21.89%) CSS
6 31 (18.34%) XML
7 29 (17.16%) JSON
8 22 (13.02%) HTML5
8 22 (13.02%) SOAP
9 20 (11.83%) J2SE
9 20 (11.83%) RESTful
10 19 (11.24%) Play Framework
11 17 (10.06%) Web Services
12 16 (9.47%) AngularJS
13 15 (8.88%) Java EE
14 12 (7.10%) Node.js
15 11 (6.51%) JPA
15 11 (6.51%) Middleware
16 10 (5.92%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.14%) User Experience
2 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.96%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.96%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.96%) SCADA
3 4 (2.37%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.78%) Derivative
4 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.78%) Interactive TV
4 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.59%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.59%) Equities
5 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.59%) Physics
5 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.95%) Linux
2 43 (25.44%) Unix
3 11 (6.51%) Windows
4 6 (3.55%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.59%) Fedora
7 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (56.80%) Software Engineering
3 41 (24.26%) TDD
4 37 (21.89%) Microservices
5 34 (20.12%) DevOps
6 30 (17.75%) BDD
7 26 (15.38%) Scrum
8 23 (13.61%) OO
9 21 (12.43%) Open Source
10 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (10.06%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.28%) High Availability
12 14 (8.28%) OOP
13 13 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (7.10%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.10%) Test Automation
15 11 (6.51%) SDLC
16 10 (5.92%) Migration
16 10 (5.92%) MVC
17 9 (5.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (29.59%) SQL
3 40 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 39 (23.08%) Scala
5 21 (12.43%) C++
6 18 (10.65%) C
7 17 (10.06%) Ruby
8 16 (9.47%) C#
9 15 (8.88%) Python
10 13 (7.69%) Perl
11 8 (4.73%) Go
12 5 (2.96%) Clojure
12 5 (2.96%) PHP
13 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.78%) ANSI C
14 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.78%) Tcl
15 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.18%) Haskell
16 1 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.51%) Degree
3 7 (4.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) QA
2 7 (4.14%) SDET
3 3 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (12.43%) Puppet
2 5 (2.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.59%) Oozie
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (18.93%) Oracle
2 17 (10.06%) webMethods
3 16 (9.47%) Google
4 10 (5.92%) Adobe
5 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.96%) Sybase
7 4 (2.37%) IBM
7 4 (2.37%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.78%) OpenTV
8 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.78%) VMware
9 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.18%) Sun
10 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.59%) Perforce
10 1 (0.59%) Splunk
10 1 (0.59%) Sunopsis
10 1 (0.59%) Teradata
10 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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