The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Web Developer
Rank 528 520 566
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 44 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.090% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.098% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 22
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£400 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.81% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -11 42 £413 -4.06% 14
London +9 24 £475 -1.29% 5
South East -3 5 £353 -11.87% 4
City of London +22 4 £475 +3.26%
Hampshire - 4 £353 - 1
Yorkshire -1 3 £275 -16.03% 3
Scotland - 2 £288 -
Glasgow - 2 £288 -
East of England -21 1 £375 -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (72.53%) JavaScript
3 56 (61.54%) Spring
4 46 (50.55%) CSS
4 46 (50.55%) jQuery
5 45 (49.45%) J2EE
6 44 (48.35%) HTML
7 41 (45.05%) Maven
8 33 (36.26%) XML
9 32 (35.16%) JSP
10 31 (34.07%) Tomcat
10 31 (34.07%) Subversion
11 25 (27.47%) Eclipse
11 25 (27.47%) UNIX
12 24 (26.37%) Linux
12 24 (26.37%) Apache
13 23 (25.27%) Ant
14 21 (23.08%) Hibernate
15 20 (21.98%) Java EE
16 19 (20.88%) JSTL
17 17 (18.68%) JUnit
17 17 (18.68%) Oracle
17 17 (18.68%) REST
18 16 (17.58%) SQL
19 15 (16.48%) CMS
20 14 (15.38%) TDD
20 14 (15.38%) XSLT
21 13 (14.29%) Alterian
21 13 (14.29%) MVC
22 12 (13.19%) Finance

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 31 (34.07%) Tomcat
2 24 (26.37%) Apache
3 15 (16.48%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) WordPress
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (45.05%) Maven
2 31 (34.07%) Subversion
3 25 (27.47%) Eclipse
4 23 (25.27%) Ant
5 17 (18.68%) JUnit
6 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
7 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
8 7 (7.69%) Selenium
9 5 (5.49%) Hudson
10 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.30%) Mockito
11 3 (3.30%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.10%) TestNG
12 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.10%) JBehave
12 1 (1.10%) DbUnit
12 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.10%) JProfiler
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (61.54%) Spring
2 46 (50.55%) CSS
2 46 (50.55%) jQuery
3 45 (49.45%) J2EE
4 44 (48.35%) HTML
5 33 (36.26%) XML
6 32 (35.16%) JSP
7 21 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 20 (21.98%) Java EE
9 19 (20.88%) JSTL
10 17 (18.68%) REST
11 14 (15.38%) XSLT
12 10 (10.99%) CSS3
12 10 (10.99%) Web Services
13 9 (9.89%) .NET
14 8 (8.79%) HTML5
15 7 (7.69%) JSON
15 7 (7.69%) Spring MVC
16 6 (6.59%) JSF
17 5 (5.49%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.10%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.10%) Online Games
2 1 (1.10%) Open Source
2 1 (1.10%) iPad
2 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.10%) W3C
2 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.10%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) UNIX
2 24 (26.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) TDD
2 13 (14.29%) MVC
3 9 (9.89%) Web Development
3 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.79%) Web Application Development
5 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.49%) OO
6 5 (5.49%) Scrum
7 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.30%) OWASP
8 3 (3.30%) BDD
8 3 (3.30%) UML
8 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.20%) OOP
9 2 (2.20%) SOA
9 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.20%) B2B
9 2 (2.20%) User Experience Design
10 1 (1.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (72.53%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.58%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.30%) C
7 2 (2.20%) VB6
7 2 (2.20%) XPath
7 2 (2.20%) VB
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PHP5
8 1 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Alterian
3 4 (4.40%) JBoss
4 3 (3.30%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) Zend
5 2 (2.20%) Sybase
5 2 (2.20%) Sage
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
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