The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Web Developer
Rank 552 540 510
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 24 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.070% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.076% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 14
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£400 £265 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -35.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £229 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £265 £329
% change year-on-year
+46.22% -19.39%
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
48562 47237 41574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.41% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29824 27903 23737
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 1861 2009 2246
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 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Java Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Web Developer within the UK.

Java Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Java Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Web Developer within the UK.

Java Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Web 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 Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 -42 23 £395 +49.05% 6
London +6 11 £500 +5.31% 5
South East - 6 £375 -
City of London +6 5 £525 +7.69% 1
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
North West -8 3 £388 -
West Midlands -20 2 £220 -16.98%
Manchester - 2 £388 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - - 3
Belfast - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Plymouth - - - - 1

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (63.79%) HTML
3 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (60.34%) Spring
4 33 (56.90%) CSS
5 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (39.66%) MVC
7 20 (34.48%) TDD
8 19 (32.76%) Spring MVC
9 17 (29.31%) Web Development
9 17 (29.31%) Web Services
9 17 (29.31%) J2EE
10 14 (24.14%) jQuery
10 14 (24.14%) Maven
11 13 (22.41%) HTML5
12 12 (20.69%) Subversion
13 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
13 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
13 11 (18.97%) Scrum
14 10 (17.24%) Games
14 10 (17.24%) Publishing
14 10 (17.24%) OO
14 10 (17.24%) JUnit
15 9 (15.52%) Linux
15 9 (15.52%) JSP
15 9 (15.52%) Struts
15 9 (15.52%) JSF
15 9 (15.52%) GWT
16 8 (13.79%) Tapestry

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) AMQP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Maven
2 12 (20.69%) Subversion
3 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) JUnit
5 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) Mockito
6 4 (6.90%) Ant
7 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.45%) JBehave
7 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium
8 1 (1.72%) TestNG
8 1 (1.72%) GitLab
8 1 (1.72%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.72%) WebObjects
General
1 10 (17.24%) Publishing
1 10 (17.24%) Games
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) HTML
2 35 (60.34%) Spring
3 33 (56.90%) CSS
4 19 (32.76%) Spring MVC
5 17 (29.31%) Web Services
5 17 (29.31%) J2EE
6 14 (24.14%) jQuery
7 13 (22.41%) HTML5
8 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
9 9 (15.52%) Struts
9 9 (15.52%) GWT
9 9 (15.52%) JSF
9 9 (15.52%) JSP
10 8 (13.79%) XML
10 8 (13.79%) Tapestry
10 8 (13.79%) Stripes Framework
10 8 (13.79%) Apache Wicket
10 8 (13.79%) RIFE
10 8 (13.79%) REST
11 6 (10.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.45%) Online Games
2 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.72%) Open Source
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) MVC
3 20 (34.48%) TDD
4 17 (29.31%) Web Development
5 11 (18.97%) Scrum
6 10 (17.24%) OO
7 8 (13.79%) B2B
8 7 (12.07%) SOA
9 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.34%) BDD
9 6 (10.34%) Microservices
10 5 (8.62%) CRM
11 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (5.17%) Web Application Development
12 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (5.17%) OOP
13 2 (3.45%) OOD
13 2 (3.45%) Web Design
13 2 (3.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) C++
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Scala
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Alterian
2 2 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Atomikos
3 1 (1.72%) Sun