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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Web Developer
Rank 566 539 557
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 34 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.067% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.073% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 23
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£365 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £264 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.45% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 -17 33 £365 -23.15% 16
London -8 15 £450 -14.28% 8
Yorkshire +8 3 £330 -7.04% 1
South East -11 3 £375 -6.25% 5
City of London +21 2 £475 -10.58% 4
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Glasgow -9 1 - - 1
Scotland -20 1 - - 1
East of England -21 1 - -
South West -32 1 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Street - - - -

Java Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (69.51%) JavaScript
3 51 (62.20%) Spring
4 40 (48.78%) J2EE
5 36 (43.90%) CSS
5 36 (43.90%) jQuery
6 34 (41.46%) Maven
7 33 (40.24%) HTML
8 28 (34.15%) JSP
9 26 (31.71%) XML
9 26 (31.71%) Tomcat
10 25 (30.49%) Subversion
11 21 (25.61%) Hibernate
11 21 (25.61%) UNIX
12 20 (24.39%) Eclipse
13 19 (23.17%) Linux
13 19 (23.17%) Oracle
14 18 (21.95%) Apache
15 17 (20.73%) Ant
15 17 (20.73%) JUnit
15 17 (20.73%) Java EE
16 15 (18.29%) SQL
17 13 (15.85%) TDD
17 13 (15.85%) JSTL
18 12 (14.63%) Finance
19 11 (13.41%) MVC
19 11 (13.41%) CMS
19 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
19 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
20 10 (12.20%) REST

Java Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (31.71%) Tomcat
2 18 (21.95%) Apache
3 11 (13.41%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) AquaLogic
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Drupal
6 1 (1.22%) WordPress
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (41.46%) Maven
2 25 (30.49%) Subversion
3 20 (24.39%) Eclipse
4 17 (20.73%) Ant
4 17 (20.73%) JUnit
5 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.32%) Selenium
8 5 (6.10%) Hudson
9 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.66%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.44%) Mockito
12 1 (1.22%) DbUnit
12 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.22%) JBehave
12 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.22%) TestNG
12 1 (1.22%) HttpUnit
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.20%) Spring
2 40 (48.78%) J2EE
3 36 (43.90%) CSS
3 36 (43.90%) jQuery
4 33 (40.24%) HTML
5 28 (34.15%) JSP
6 26 (31.71%) XML
7 21 (25.61%) Hibernate
8 17 (20.73%) Java EE
9 13 (15.85%) JSTL
10 10 (12.20%) REST
11 9 (10.98%) Web Services
11 9 (10.98%) XSLT
12 8 (9.76%) JSF
13 7 (8.54%) Spring MVC
14 5 (6.10%) JSON
14 5 (6.10%) GWT
15 4 (4.88%) Servlets
15 4 (4.88%) SOAP
15 4 (4.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.22%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.22%) iPad
2 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.22%) W3C
2 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.22%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) UNIX
2 19 (23.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) TDD
2 11 (13.41%) MVC
3 9 (10.98%) Web Development
4 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.54%) Web Application Development
6 5 (6.10%) Scrum
6 5 (6.10%) OO
7 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.88%) BDD
7 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.66%) OWASP
8 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.66%) UML
9 2 (2.44%) OOP
9 2 (2.44%) B2B
10 1 (1.22%) RDF
10 1 (1.22%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.22%) E-business
10 1 (1.22%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (69.51%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.29%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.88%) C
5 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) VB6
8 1 (1.22%) Korn
8 1 (1.22%) XPath
8 1 (1.22%) PHP5
8 1 (1.22%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) Alterian
3 4 (4.88%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Zend
5 2 (2.44%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) hybris
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) Sage
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