The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 588 598
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 20 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.072% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.076% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 27
Median daily rate £425 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -7.89% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
South East +36 8 £425 -
London -15 7 £370 -6.85% 4
South West +3 2 £775 +103.94%
East of England -6 1 £425 -12.82%
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £500 -
Java Applications Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) Spring
4 21 (34.43%) Linux
5 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.79%) AngularJS
6 19 (31.15%) Oracle
7 18 (29.51%) CSS
7 18 (29.51%) J2EE
8 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
9 16 (26.23%) HTML
9 16 (26.23%) SQL
10 15 (24.59%) Unix
11 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
12 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
12 13 (21.31%) Maven
13 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.03%) Apache Camel
14 11 (18.03%) JIRA
14 11 (18.03%) MVC
14 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
14 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
14 11 (18.03%) Ant
15 10 (16.39%) TDD
15 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
15 10 (16.39%) Docker
16 9 (14.75%) Open Source
16 9 (14.75%) Node.js

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 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
3 9 (14.75%) JBoss
4 7 (11.48%) Apache
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.64%) CMS
9 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.64%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) HBase
3 2 (3.28%) Parquet
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.31%) Maven
3 11 (18.03%) Ant
3 11 (18.03%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (9.84%) ERwin
5 6 (9.84%) JUnit
6 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
6 5 (8.20%) Subversion
7 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.56%) Gradle
7 4 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.92%) JDeveloper
8 3 (4.92%) Mockito
8 3 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.28%) Xcode
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
2 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Spring
2 20 (32.79%) AngularJS
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) J2EE
4 16 (26.23%) HTML
5 11 (18.03%) Apache Camel
6 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
7 9 (14.75%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (14.75%) JSP
7 9 (14.75%) Node.js
7 9 (14.75%) Spring MVC
7 9 (14.75%) XML
8 8 (13.11%) React
8 8 (13.11%) REST
8 8 (13.11%) RESTful
9 7 (11.48%) JMS
9 7 (11.48%) jQuery
9 7 (11.48%) Servlets
9 7 (11.48%) SOAP
9 7 (11.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (18.03%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) Open Source
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) SOA
6 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.84%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (9.84%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (9.84%) UML
9 4 (6.56%) RAD
9 4 (6.56%) System Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.23%) SQL
4 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.92%) Ada
5 3 (4.92%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) C++
5 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.64%) Groovy
7 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) OCPJP
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.28%) HDFS
4 1 (1.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Serena
3 1 (1.64%) Splunk
3 1 (1.64%) Tealium
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago