Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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 Web Developer
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 773 810
Rank change year-on-year +18 +37 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 78 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.067% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.071% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 57
England median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -8.57%
10th Percentile £413 £358 £306
90th Percentile £800 £638 £504
UK median daily rate £525 £458 £400
% change year-on-year +14.75% +14.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £31.00 £160.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.63% +236.84% -
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £160.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -80.63% +236.84% -

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 89,720 83,662 96,751
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.95% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,343 54,527 63,723
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,888 2,713 2,885
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%

Java Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Web Developer in England

Java Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Web Developer in England

Java Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Web Developer in England over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Web Developer in England

Java Web 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 Web Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Web Developer in England

Java Web 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 Web Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. 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 -11 67 £550 - 1
South West - 5 £395 -
North of England -13 4 £425 +16.44% 1
East of England +7 2 £475 +11.76%
North West -22 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Java Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, Java Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Java Web Developer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Java
1 78 (100.00%) Web Development
2 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
3 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (44.87%) Banking
4 35 (44.87%) Web Services
5 29 (37.18%) E-Commerce
6 27 (34.62%) RESTful
7 26 (33.33%) Finance
8 25 (32.05%) B2C
8 25 (32.05%) REST
9 24 (30.77%) HTML
9 24 (30.77%) Spring
10 22 (28.21%) SOAP
11 21 (26.92%) CSS
12 20 (25.64%) React
13 18 (23.08%) HTML5
14 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (21.79%) MVC
15 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
15 16 (20.51%) Games
15 16 (20.51%) Tomcat
15 16 (20.51%) Front End Development
15 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
16 15 (19.23%) Linux
16 15 (19.23%) Apache
16 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
17 14 (17.95%) JUnit
17 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
18 13 (16.67%) Angular 2

Java Web 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 16 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 15 (19.23%) Apache
3 9 (11.54%) JBoss
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) JUnit
2 13 (16.67%) TestNG
3 11 (14.10%) Maven
4 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.41%) Ant
6 5 (6.41%) Selenium
6 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.56%) Subversion
8 1 (1.28%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.28%) Grunt
8 1 (1.28%) gulp
8 1 (1.28%) JIRA
8 1 (1.28%) Mocha
8 1 (1.28%) PostCSS
8 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 35 (44.87%) Banking
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (20.51%) Games
3 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
4 12 (15.38%) Front Office
5 5 (6.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.87%) Web Services
2 27 (34.62%) RESTful
3 25 (32.05%) REST
4 24 (30.77%) HTML
4 24 (30.77%) Spring
5 22 (28.21%) SOAP
6 21 (26.92%) CSS
7 20 (25.64%) React
8 18 (23.08%) HTML5
9 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
10 13 (16.67%) Angular 2
10 13 (16.67%) Dropwizard
10 13 (16.67%) Node.js
11 12 (15.38%) J2EE
11 12 (15.38%) Socket.IO
12 4 (5.13%) jQuery
12 4 (5.13%) XML
13 3 (3.85%) Ajax
13 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
14 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 9 (11.54%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Web Development
2 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.18%) E-Commerce
4 25 (32.05%) B2C
5 17 (21.79%) MVC
6 16 (20.51%) Front End Development
7 13 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 12 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
9 11 (14.10%) Microservices
10 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.26%) Open Source
12 7 (8.97%) TDD
13 5 (6.41%) SOA
14 3 (3.85%) BDD
14 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
14 3 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (3.85%) Scrum
14 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.13%) Java 8
5 2 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) WAI
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) ION Trading
2 2 (2.56%) Coverity
2 2 (2.56%) IBM
2 2 (2.56%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe
3 1 (1.28%) Capita
3 1 (1.28%) Demandware
3 1 (1.28%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Omniture
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com