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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Web Developer
Rank 587 549 577
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 25 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.076% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£365 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £240 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £575 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £283 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.15% -15.35%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 23 £365 -18.88% 21
London +5 11 £425 -10.52% 15
Yorkshire +2 3 £330 -5.71% 1
City of London +24 2 £475 -10.58% 2
South East +4 2 £375 -6.25% 2
Brighton -10 1 - -
Glasgow -12 1 - -
East Sussex -13 1 - -
Scotland -13 1 - -
South West -48 1 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hackney - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Livingston - - - -

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (69.74%) JavaScript
3 48 (63.16%) Spring
4 36 (47.37%) J2EE
5 31 (40.79%) HTML
5 31 (40.79%) CSS
6 29 (38.16%) jQuery
7 28 (36.84%) Maven
8 26 (34.21%) JSP
9 23 (30.26%) Tomcat
10 21 (27.63%) XML
10 21 (27.63%) UNIX
10 21 (27.63%) Subversion
10 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
10 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.37%) Java EE
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle
11 17 (22.37%) JUnit
11 17 (22.37%) Apache
12 16 (21.05%) Eclipse
13 15 (19.74%) Linux
14 13 (17.11%) SQL
14 13 (17.11%) MVC
14 13 (17.11%) TDD
15 11 (14.47%) JSTL
15 11 (14.47%) Ant
15 11 (14.47%) REST
15 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
16 10 (13.16%) Web Services
17 9 (11.84%) XSLT

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (30.26%) Tomcat
2 17 (22.37%) Apache
3 9 (11.84%) CMS
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.95%) AquaLogic
4 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) Drupal
6 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) AMQP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Maven
2 21 (27.63%) Subversion
3 17 (22.37%) JUnit
4 16 (21.05%) Eclipse
5 11 (14.47%) Ant
5 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
6 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.58%) Selenium
8 4 (5.26%) Hudson
9 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.95%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.32%) Gradle
11 1 (1.32%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.32%) Mockito
11 1 (1.32%) JBehave
11 1 (1.32%) HttpUnit
11 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (63.16%) Spring
2 36 (47.37%) J2EE
3 31 (40.79%) HTML
3 31 (40.79%) CSS
4 29 (38.16%) jQuery
5 26 (34.21%) JSP
6 21 (27.63%) XML
6 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
7 17 (22.37%) Java EE
8 11 (14.47%) JSTL
8 11 (14.47%) REST
9 10 (13.16%) Web Services
10 9 (11.84%) XSLT
10 9 (11.84%) Spring MVC
11 7 (9.21%) SOAP
11 7 (9.21%) JSON
12 6 (7.89%) JSF
13 4 (5.26%) Servlets
13 4 (5.26%) GWT
14 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Open Source
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) UNIX
2 15 (19.74%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) MVC
2 13 (17.11%) TDD
3 8 (10.53%) Web Application Development
3 8 (10.53%) Web Development
4 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.58%) Scrum
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.95%) BDD
7 3 (3.95%) OWASP
7 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.95%) UML
7 3 (3.95%) OOP
7 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.63%) OO
9 1 (1.32%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.32%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.32%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.32%) User Stories
9 1 (1.32%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (69.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.58%) C
6 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
8 1 (1.32%) PHP5
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Alterian
3 5 (6.58%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) Sybase
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) Sage
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Remote
Posted: 25 days ago