The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Web Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Web Developer
Rank 612 578 556
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 31 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 40
Median daily rate £400 £425 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Java Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Web Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -10 28 £373 -12.35% 12
South East -17 7 £375 +13.63% 4
Devon +3 6 £320 -17.41% 1
South West -3 6 £320 -17.41% 2
London -4 5 £575 +21.05% 2
West Midlands -14 5 £400 +60.00%
West Sussex -27 4 - - 2
Crawley - 4 - - 2
South Wales - 3 £400 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £220 -
Wales - 3 £400 - 1
City of London +34 2 £600 +26.31%
East Midlands +8 2 £425 +3.65% 2
East of England +6 2 £405 +20.44% 2
North West -14 2 £363 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £500 +60.00% 1
Berkshire -5 1 £375 +14.50% 1
Cheshire -6 1 £363 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £500 - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £310 -
North East - 1 - -

Java Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Java Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 59 (98.33%) Java
2 56 (93.33%) Web Development
3 48 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 45 (75.00%) CSS
5 42 (70.00%) HTML
6 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (46.67%) Spring
8 21 (35.00%) TDD
8 21 (35.00%) Web Services
9 19 (31.67%) XML
9 19 (31.67%) J2EE
10 17 (28.33%) jQuery
11 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 15 (25.00%) Front End Development
12 14 (23.33%) RESTful
12 14 (23.33%) MVC
13 11 (18.33%) N-Tier
13 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
13 11 (18.33%) SQL
13 11 (18.33%) XSLT
13 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
13 11 (18.33%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (18.33%) Build Automation
13 11 (18.33%) REST
14 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.67%) JDBC
14 10 (16.67%) Oracle
15 9 (15.00%) Linux
15 9 (15.00%) Eclipse

Java Web 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 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Node.js
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.33%) Bluemix
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (15.00%) Subversion
2 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.67%) Selenium
4 6 (10.00%) JUnit
5 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.67%) Ant
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.00%) Maven
8 2 (3.33%) Checkstyle
8 2 (3.33%) JIRA
8 2 (3.33%) QUnit
9 1 (1.67%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.00%) Banking
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Publishing
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (75.00%) CSS
2 42 (70.00%) HTML
3 28 (46.67%) Spring
4 21 (35.00%) Web Services
5 19 (31.67%) J2EE
5 19 (31.67%) XML
6 17 (28.33%) jQuery
7 14 (23.33%) RESTful
8 11 (18.33%) REST
8 11 (18.33%) XSLT
9 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 10 (16.67%) JDBC
10 8 (13.33%) Ajax
10 8 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 8 (13.33%) JSON
10 8 (13.33%) Spring MVC
11 7 (11.67%) GWT
11 7 (11.67%) HTML5
11 7 (11.67%) Java EE
11 7 (11.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) Online Games
3 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (93.33%) Web Development
2 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) TDD
4 15 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 11 (18.33%) Build Automation
6 11 (18.33%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
9 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
11 5 (8.33%) OO
12 4 (6.67%) SOA
12 4 (6.67%) Workflow
13 3 (5.00%) OOP
13 3 (5.00%) SDLC
13 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
14 2 (3.33%) Microservices
14 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) Java
2 48 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) C
4 5 (8.33%) PHP
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
5 4 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) XPath
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (3.33%) Groovy
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) C-shell
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.33%) OCMJD
3 2 (3.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Blue Prism
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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