Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 783 788
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 76 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.044% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 39
England median daily rate £490 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.79% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £431 £342 £309
90th Percentile £660 £599 £528
UK median daily rate £490 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +22.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £31.00 £160.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.63% +238.62% -
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £160.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year -80.63% +238.62% -

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 87,818 80,118 93,602
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.88% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,161 52,395 61,231
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,720 2,707 3,059
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 0 66 £494 +9.72% 2
North of England -8 4 £408 +11.64% 2
East of England -1 3 £431 +26.84%
North West -3 3 £365 - 1
Midlands 0 2 £400 -4.76% 1
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Java Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 76 (100.00%) Java
1 76 (100.00%) Web Development
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (48.68%) Web Services
4 35 (46.05%) E-Commerce
5 33 (43.42%) Banking
5 33 (43.42%) B2C
6 32 (42.11%) RESTful
7 31 (40.79%) REST
7 31 (40.79%) SOAP
7 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
8 26 (34.21%) JUnit
8 26 (34.21%) Apache
8 26 (34.21%) MVC
9 25 (32.89%) Tomcat
10 24 (31.58%) Finance
10 24 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (31.58%) TestNG
10 24 (31.58%) Dropwizard
11 19 (25.00%) React
12 18 (23.68%) Games
12 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
13 16 (21.05%) Spring
14 14 (18.42%) CSS
14 14 (18.42%) HTML
15 11 (14.47%) HTML5
16 10 (13.16%) Web Application Development
16 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 10 (13.16%) Front End Development
17 9 (11.84%) MongoDB

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 26 (34.21%) Apache
2 25 (32.89%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.58%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) MongoDB
1 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
1 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) JUnit
2 24 (31.58%) TestNG
3 6 (7.89%) Maven
4 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.26%) Ant
5 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.26%) Selenium
5 4 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.32%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.32%) Flyway
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Mockito
General
1 33 (43.42%) Banking
2 24 (31.58%) Finance
3 18 (23.68%) Games
3 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.21%) Front Office
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.68%) Web Services
2 32 (42.11%) RESTful
3 31 (40.79%) REST
3 31 (40.79%) SOAP
4 24 (31.58%) Dropwizard
5 19 (25.00%) React
6 16 (21.05%) Spring
7 14 (18.42%) CSS
7 14 (18.42%) HTML
8 11 (14.47%) HTML5
9 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.53%) Node.js
11 7 (9.21%) Angular 2
11 7 (9.21%) J2EE
11 7 (9.21%) Socket.IO
12 4 (5.26%) Ajax
13 3 (3.95%) XML
14 2 (2.63%) Spring Boot
14 2 (2.63%) Spring MVC
15 1 (1.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Fixed Income
2 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Web Development
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) E-Commerce
4 33 (43.42%) B2C
5 26 (34.21%) MVC
6 10 (13.16%) Front End Development
6 10 (13.16%) Web Application Development
7 9 (11.84%) Microservices
8 7 (9.21%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (9.21%) TDD
9 5 (6.58%) Open Source
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.95%) SDLC
12 2 (2.63%) Kanban
12 2 (2.63%) Performance Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
12 2 (2.63%) Quantitative Investing
12 2 (2.63%) Scrum
13 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.21%) TypeScript
4 3 (3.95%) Java 8
5 2 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Groovy
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) Scala
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) ION Trading
2 3 (3.95%) Adobe
3 2 (2.63%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Omniture
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle