Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 784 767
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 75 42 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.047% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.049% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 61
England median daily rate £575 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £386 £183 £310
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £498 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +24.38% -4.76% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK median hourly rate - - £31.00

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 87,421 85,327 94,319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.78% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,646 56,201 61,003
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,544 2,910 3,601
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 60 £625 +38.89% 2
Midlands +13 5 £410 -
South East -25 5 £363 -7.05% 4
East Midlands +4 3 £423 +0.60%
East of England - 3 £388 -
North of England +33 2 £408 +126.39% 2
West Midlands +10 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £450 +150.00%
North West - 1 £365 - 1
Java Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Java Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (93.33%) Web Development
3 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 33 (44.00%) Banking
4 33 (44.00%) REST
5 32 (42.67%) Web Services
5 32 (42.67%) Finance
6 28 (37.33%) React
7 25 (33.33%) RESTful
8 24 (32.00%) Games
8 24 (32.00%) SOAP
9 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
10 21 (28.00%) MVC
11 20 (26.67%) E-Commerce
11 20 (26.67%) JUnit
12 19 (25.33%) HTML
13 18 (24.00%) CSS
13 18 (24.00%) Tomcat
13 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
14 17 (22.67%) Apache
15 15 (20.00%) B2C
15 15 (20.00%) TestNG
15 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (20.00%) Spring
15 15 (20.00%) Dropwizard
16 14 (18.67%) HTML5
17 12 (16.00%) Maven
18 11 (14.67%) TDD
19 9 (12.00%) SQL

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 18 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (22.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) JBoss
4 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) JUnit
2 15 (20.00%) TestNG
3 12 (16.00%) Maven
4 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.67%) Selenium
5 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.33%) Ant
6 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.67%) Mockito
9 1 (1.33%) Flyway
9 1 (1.33%) Gradle
9 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (44.00%) Banking
2 32 (42.67%) Finance
3 24 (32.00%) Games
4 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.33%) Retail
7 3 (4.00%) Front Office
8 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) REST
2 32 (42.67%) Web Services
3 28 (37.33%) React
4 25 (33.33%) RESTful
5 24 (32.00%) SOAP
6 19 (25.33%) HTML
7 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 18 (24.00%) CSS
8 15 (20.00%) Dropwizard
8 15 (20.00%) Spring
9 14 (18.67%) HTML5
10 8 (10.67%) J2EE
11 5 (6.67%) Java EE
11 5 (6.67%) XML
12 4 (5.33%) Spring MVC
13 3 (4.00%) Backbone.js
13 3 (4.00%) JSON
14 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (2.67%) Node.js
14 2 (2.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Unix
3 2 (2.67%) Debian
3 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (93.33%) Web Development
2 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) MVC
4 20 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 15 (20.00%) B2C
6 11 (14.67%) TDD
7 7 (9.33%) Scrum
7 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.00%) Validation
8 6 (8.00%) Visual Effects
9 4 (5.33%) Data Governance
9 4 (5.33%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.33%) Open Source
9 4 (5.33%) Prototyping
9 4 (5.33%) SOA
10 3 (4.00%) Kanban
10 3 (4.00%) Low Latency
10 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.00%) SQL
4 8 (10.67%) C#
4 8 (10.67%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) C++
5 1 (1.33%) Groovy
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.33%) Xamarin