The median contractor rate for a Java Programmer was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Java Programmer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 572 548
Rank change year-on-year +33 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 44 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 47
Median daily rate £460 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £315 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £375 £394
% change year-on-year +22.66% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.25 -

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 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
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 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +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 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Programmer in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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 +22 16 £500 +11.11% 8
South East +20 14 £475 +26.66% 2
West Midlands +22 13 £460 -3.15%
North West +25 1 £425 +21.42%
Java Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) Linux
4 26 (44.07%) Scala
5 25 (42.37%) Open Source
5 25 (42.37%) Puppet
5 25 (42.37%) MongoDB
5 25 (42.37%) Docker
5 25 (42.37%) CSS
5 25 (42.37%) JSON
6 24 (40.68%) XML
6 24 (40.68%) IntelliJ
6 24 (40.68%) Play Framework
6 24 (40.68%) Microservices
7 23 (38.98%) NoSQL
8 15 (25.42%) SQL
9 13 (22.03%) Degree
10 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.25%) SDLC
11 9 (15.25%) Finance
12 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
12 8 (13.56%) C
13 7 (11.86%) C#
13 7 (11.86%) Sybase
13 7 (11.86%) Unix
13 7 (11.86%) Spring
14 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
14 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (10.17%) OO
14 6 (10.17%) SQL Server

Java Programmer 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 2 (3.39%) Liferay
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) MongoDB
2 23 (38.98%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.78%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) JUnit
2 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Front Office
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) CSS
1 25 (42.37%) JSON
2 24 (40.68%) Play Framework
2 24 (40.68%) XML
3 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
4 7 (11.86%) Spring
5 5 (8.47%) J2EE
6 4 (6.78%) Web Services
7 3 (5.08%) .NET
7 3 (5.08%) Java EE
7 3 (5.08%) NHibernate
7 3 (5.08%) REST
8 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.39%) JPA
8 2 (3.39%) Node.js
8 2 (3.39%) SOAP
8 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.69%) HTML
9 1 (1.69%) JAXB
9 1 (1.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) RIA
3 1 (1.69%) AS400
3 1 (1.69%) Equities
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Open Source
3 24 (40.68%) Microservices
4 9 (15.25%) SDLC
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) OO
5 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.47%) Investment Management
6 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) Workflow
8 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) BDD
8 3 (5.08%) Kanban
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.08%) Office Automation
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) Scala
3 15 (25.42%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.56%) C
6 7 (11.86%) C#
7 6 (10.17%) C++
7 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby
9 3 (5.08%) VB
10 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.69%) Clojure
11 1 (1.69%) COBOL
11 1 (1.69%) Groovy
11 1 (1.69%) Haskell
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (1.69%) RPG
11 1 (1.69%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (42.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Sybase
2 5 (8.47%) webMethods
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Infragistics
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
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