Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Application Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 821 796
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 53 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.053% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.056% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 59
England median daily rate £468 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £371 £315 £350
90th Percentile £600 £553 £545
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Developer in England

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Applications Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Applications Developer in England

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Applications Developer in England

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Applications Developer in England

Java Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 29 £471 -3.33% 3
South East +11 14 £500 +53.85%
East of England -15 4 £475 -
North of England +54 2 £361 -23.95% 1
Midlands +22 2 £268 -21.38% 1
South West -11 2 - -
West Midlands +32 1 £200 -40.74%
North West +14 1 £398 -16.32%
East Midlands -8 1 £335 -2.33% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Java Applications Developer
UK

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Applications 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 across the England region featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Spring
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Oracle
4 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.53%) Finance
4 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (22.64%) TDD
5 12 (22.64%) OO
6 11 (20.75%) Banking
7 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
7 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.98%) Maven
8 9 (16.98%) XML
8 9 (16.98%) J2EE
9 8 (15.09%) JUnit
9 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
9 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
9 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
10 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
10 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
10 7 (13.21%) JMS
10 7 (13.21%) Web Services

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.55%) JBoss
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
1 1 (1.89%) npm
1 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) 4G
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Redis
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.77%) Ingres
5 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) Maven
3 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.09%) JUnit
4 6 (11.32%) JIRA
4 6 (11.32%) Subversion
5 4 (7.55%) Ant
6 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.66%) Mockito
7 2 (3.77%) Gradle
7 2 (3.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) Spock
8 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.89%) jMock
8 1 (1.89%) Mocha
8 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Front Office
3 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Spring
2 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
3 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
3 9 (16.98%) J2EE
3 9 (16.98%) XML
4 8 (15.09%) HTML
5 7 (13.21%) JMS
5 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
5 7 (13.21%) Web Services
6 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 6 (11.32%) Java EE
7 5 (9.43%) JSON
7 5 (9.43%) Middleware
7 5 (9.43%) REST
7 5 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (7.55%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.55%) FpML
8 4 (7.55%) jQuery
8 4 (7.55%) React
8 4 (7.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.77%) Derivative
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) OO
2 12 (22.64%) TDD
3 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.21%) MVC
6 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.43%) OOD
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.66%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) C
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) XPath
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) R
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) MiFID
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) Serena
3 1 (1.89%) VMware