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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Web Developer
Rank 579 570 535
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 41 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.075% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.081% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 34
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£480 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £284 £295
% change year-on-year
+58.59% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 22 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 31 July 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 -24 40 £485 +21.25% 13
London +4 28 £485 +2.10% 4
South East -7 7 £500 +41.84% 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £500 - 2
Oxford - 4 £500 -
City of London -10 3 £538 +13.15% 2
Reading - 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
South West - 2 £450 - 3
East of England 0 1 - - 1
Scotland -11 1 £415 +44.34% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £450 - 1
Manchester - 1 £388 -
Edinburgh - 1 £415 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £388 -

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 42 (65.63%) HTML
4 39 (60.94%) CSS
5 35 (54.69%) Web Development
6 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (45.31%) Spring
8 26 (40.63%) TDD
9 23 (35.94%) MVC
9 23 (35.94%) XML
10 22 (34.38%) Web Services
10 22 (34.38%) HTML5
11 21 (32.81%) jQuery
12 18 (28.13%) Scrum
13 17 (26.56%) Hibernate
14 16 (25.00%) Oracle
15 15 (23.44%) SQL
16 13 (20.31%) J2EE
16 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
16 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
17 12 (18.75%) SOA
17 12 (18.75%) JUnit
17 12 (18.75%) Linux
17 12 (18.75%) JSP
18 11 (17.19%) Banking
18 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
19 10 (15.63%) Scalatra
19 10 (15.63%) New Relic
19 10 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.38%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) CMS
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) AMQP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) DB2
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) Mahout
5 1 (1.56%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.56%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JUnit
2 8 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 8 (12.50%) Subversion
2 8 (12.50%) Mockito
3 7 (10.94%) Ant
3 7 (10.94%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) Gradle
7 1 (1.56%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.56%) Grunt
7 1 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.56%) QUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 11 (17.19%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.56%) French Language
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) HTML
2 39 (60.94%) CSS
3 29 (45.31%) Spring
4 23 (35.94%) XML
5 22 (34.38%) Web Services
5 22 (34.38%) HTML5
6 21 (32.81%) jQuery
7 17 (26.56%) Hibernate
8 13 (20.31%) J2EE
9 12 (18.75%) JSP
10 10 (15.63%) XSL
10 10 (15.63%) Scalatra
11 9 (14.06%) REST
11 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
12 8 (12.50%) Java EE
12 8 (12.50%) XSLT
12 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (10.94%) JPA
14 6 (9.38%) CSS3
14 6 (9.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) W3C
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Web Development
2 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.63%) TDD
4 23 (35.94%) MVC
5 18 (28.13%) Scrum
6 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
7 12 (18.75%) SOA
8 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.63%) Kanban
9 10 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 10 (15.63%) Automated Testing
10 9 (14.06%) SDLC
11 6 (9.38%) BDD
12 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.25%) OO
14 3 (4.69%) API Development
15 2 (3.13%) Content Management
15 2 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Groovy
5 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.13%) Scala
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) Korn
7 1 (1.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.56%) OCMJD
3 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Varnish
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.81%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) MOM
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) New Relic
3 6 (9.38%) hybris
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe
5 2 (3.13%) Sun
5 2 (3.13%) Alterian
5 2 (3.13%) Endeca
6 1 (1.56%) Sybase
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
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Cambridge
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Bristol
CPS Group
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Swindon
CPS Group
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