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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Web Developer
Rank 606 606 571
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 34 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.055% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 37
Average daily rate £400 £389 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £241 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £495 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £321 £305
% change year-on-year
+12.84% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -16 33 £400 -1.23% 10
North West -2 9 £400 -
South East -7 9 £495 +50.00% 1
London -21 7 £575 +21.05% 6
City of London +36 4 £600 +26.31%
Crawley - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £325 -
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
South West +2 3 £320 - 1
Cheshire -5 3 £400 -
West Midlands -14 3 £220 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £495 -
Devon - 3 £320 -
East of England +10 2 £405 +29.60%
Birmingham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £500 +60.00%
Essex - 1 £310 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £220 -
Cambridge - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £220 - 1

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 50 (98.04%) Java
2 47 (92.16%) Web Development
3 43 (84.31%) JavaScript
4 36 (70.59%) CSS
4 36 (70.59%) HTML
5 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (52.94%) Spring
7 19 (37.25%) TDD
8 17 (33.33%) Web Services
9 15 (29.41%) XML
9 15 (29.41%) jQuery
10 14 (27.45%) J2EE
11 13 (25.49%) Front End Development
12 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
13 11 (21.57%) XSLT
13 11 (21.57%) MVC
13 11 (21.57%) RESTful
14 10 (19.61%) JDBC
14 10 (19.61%) SQL
14 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
15 9 (17.65%) HTML5
15 9 (17.65%) N-Tier
15 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (15.69%) JSON
16 8 (15.69%) Spring MVC
16 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
16 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
16 8 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
16 8 (15.69%) REST
16 8 (15.69%) Build Automation

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.80%) Node.js
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.96%) CMS
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.92%) Ant
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Banking
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Games
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) CSS
1 36 (70.59%) HTML
2 27 (52.94%) Spring
3 17 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) jQuery
4 15 (29.41%) XML
5 14 (27.45%) J2EE
6 11 (21.57%) RESTful
6 11 (21.57%) XSLT
7 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
7 10 (19.61%) JDBC
8 9 (17.65%) HTML5
9 8 (15.69%) JSON
9 8 (15.69%) REST
9 8 (15.69%) Spring MVC
10 7 (13.73%) GWT
11 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
12 5 (9.80%) Ajax
12 5 (9.80%) Java EE
12 5 (9.80%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Online Games
3 3 (5.88%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Web Development
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) TDD
4 13 (25.49%) Front End Development
5 11 (21.57%) MVC
6 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.69%) Build Automation
7 8 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
9 5 (9.80%) OO
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) Workflow
11 3 (5.88%) BDD
11 3 (5.88%) Microservices
11 3 (5.88%) SOA
11 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.92%) Web Design
13 1 (1.96%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) Java
2 43 (84.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) C
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) XPath
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) Go
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) C-shell
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Blue Prism
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Sybase
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago