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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Web Developer
Rank 558 522 520
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 25 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.064% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.070% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 10
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£394 £265 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.58% -34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £265 £333
% change year-on-year
+48.58% -20.30%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -23 24 £388 +46.22% 6
London -4 14 £438 -5.40% 5
South East - 6 £375 -
City of London +13 4 £525 +10.52% 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Manchester - 2 £388 -
North West - 2 £388 -
Edinburgh -4 1 £415 +27.69%
Scotland -9 1 £415 +27.69%
East of England - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 35 (61.40%) HTML
3 32 (56.14%) Spring
4 30 (52.63%) CSS
5 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (36.84%) MVC
7 19 (33.33%) J2EE
8 17 (29.82%) Web Services
8 17 (29.82%) Spring MVC
9 16 (28.07%) TDD
10 13 (22.81%) Maven
10 13 (22.81%) Web Development
10 13 (22.81%) jQuery
11 12 (21.05%) HTML5
12 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
12 11 (19.30%) JSF
12 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
13 10 (17.54%) XML
13 10 (17.54%) JSP
13 10 (17.54%) JUnit
13 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
14 9 (15.79%) Struts
14 9 (15.79%) Linux
14 9 (15.79%) OO
14 9 (15.79%) Scrum
14 9 (15.79%) Publishing
14 9 (15.79%) Subversion
15 8 (14.04%) GWT
15 8 (14.04%) SOAP

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) AMQP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.75%) OLAP
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Maven
2 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) JUnit
4 9 (15.79%) Subversion
5 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.02%) Mockito
7 3 (5.26%) Ant
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium
8 2 (3.51%) JBehave
8 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.75%) WebObjects
9 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.75%) TestNG
9 1 (1.75%) GitLab
General
1 9 (15.79%) Publishing
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Games
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) HTML
2 32 (56.14%) Spring
3 30 (52.63%) CSS
4 19 (33.33%) J2EE
5 17 (29.82%) Web Services
5 17 (29.82%) Spring MVC
6 13 (22.81%) jQuery
7 12 (21.05%) HTML5
8 11 (19.30%) JSF
8 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
9 10 (17.54%) XML
9 10 (17.54%) JSP
10 9 (15.79%) Struts
11 8 (14.04%) GWT
11 8 (14.04%) SOAP
12 7 (12.28%) Stripes Framework
12 7 (12.28%) Apache Wicket
12 7 (12.28%) Tapestry
12 7 (12.28%) RIFE
12 7 (12.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Online Games
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Open Source
2 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) MVC
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 13 (22.81%) Web Development
5 9 (15.79%) OO
5 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) B2B
6 7 (12.28%) SOA
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
7 6 (10.53%) Microservices
8 5 (8.77%) CRM
9 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.26%) OOP
10 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (3.51%) Web Design
11 2 (3.51%) OOD
12 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) XPath
5 1 (1.75%) VB6
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) Alterian
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Sun
3 1 (1.75%) Sage
3 1 (1.75%) Atomikos
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