The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Application Developer
UK / England
Rank 536 587 554
Rank change year-on-year +51 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 41 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.051% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.054% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 29
Median daily rate £363 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £568 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.95% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -15.95% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 14 £350 -26.31% 7
South East - 14 £445 -
South West +7 7 £375 +25.00% 3
North West +22 2 £438 -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
North East -8 1 £383 -23.50%
East of England - 1 £235 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Java Applications Developer
UK

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.94%) Spring
4 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.26%) HTML
5 20 (32.26%) CSS
5 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 19 (30.65%) Maven
7 18 (29.03%) Hibernate
7 18 (29.03%) SQL
7 18 (29.03%) J2EE
7 18 (29.03%) Linux
8 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
9 15 (24.19%) Oracle
10 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
11 12 (19.35%) Scrum
11 12 (19.35%) TDD
12 11 (17.74%) JIRA
12 11 (17.74%) Web Services
12 11 (17.74%) XML
12 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
13 10 (16.13%) Unix
13 10 (16.13%) Ant
13 10 (16.13%) Subversion
13 10 (16.13%) Finance
13 10 (16.13%) MVC
13 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.13%) Open Source
13 10 (16.13%) Docker

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.29%) Apache
4 6 (9.68%) JBoss
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) TestFlight
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.06%) DB2
2 5 (8.06%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQLite
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) HBase
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.61%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (30.65%) Maven
3 11 (17.74%) JIRA
4 10 (16.13%) Ant
4 10 (16.13%) Subversion
5 8 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
5 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.90%) JUnit
6 6 (9.68%) Mercurial
6 6 (9.68%) Mockito
7 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (8.06%) Xcode
8 4 (6.45%) Android Studio
8 4 (6.45%) CocoaPods
9 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.84%) ERwin
9 3 (4.84%) jMock
9 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) Spring
2 20 (32.26%) CSS
2 20 (32.26%) HTML
3 18 (29.03%) Hibernate
3 18 (29.03%) J2EE
4 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
5 11 (17.74%) Web Services
5 11 (17.74%) XML
6 9 (14.52%) jQuery
6 9 (14.52%) RESTful
7 8 (12.90%) JSP
7 8 (12.90%) SOAP
7 8 (12.90%) Spring MVC
8 6 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 6 (9.68%) JSON
8 6 (9.68%) REST
9 5 (8.06%) Node.js
9 5 (8.06%) React
9 5 (8.06%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.45%) iPhone
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Android
4 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (19.35%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) TDD
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
4 10 (16.13%) Open Source
5 8 (12.90%) BDD
5 8 (12.90%) OO
6 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) UML
7 5 (8.06%) Change Control
7 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
7 5 (8.06%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Android Development
8 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.45%) RAD
8 4 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.45%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Ada
6 3 (4.84%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) OCPJP
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.23%) Varnish
4 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) OpenText
3 1 (1.61%) Splunk
3 1 (1.61%) Sun
3 1 (1.61%) Tealium
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