The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 615 598
Rank change year-on-year +49 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 21 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.070% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.074% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 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 £517 £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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +32 20 £425 -10.52% 6
South East +45 8 £425 -
London -3 7 £370 -6.85% 4
Hampshire - 4 - -
South West 0 2 £775 +103.94%
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £775 -
Winchester - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £775 -
Berkshire +19 1 - -
East of England -8 1 £425 -12.82%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 -
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Woking - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.94%) Spring
4 22 (35.48%) Linux
5 20 (32.26%) Oracle
5 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.26%) AngularJS
6 18 (29.03%) CSS
6 18 (29.03%) J2EE
7 17 (27.42%) SQL
7 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
8 16 (25.81%) HTML
9 15 (24.19%) Unix
10 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
11 13 (20.97%) Maven
12 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
13 11 (17.74%) Apache Camel
13 11 (17.74%) JIRA
13 11 (17.74%) MVC
13 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
13 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
13 11 (17.74%) Ant
14 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
14 10 (16.13%) TDD
14 10 (16.13%) Docker
15 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
15 9 (14.52%) Open Source

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (20.97%) Tomcat
2 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
3 9 (14.52%) JBoss
4 7 (11.29%) Apache
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.61%) CMS
8 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.61%) Actimize
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) GitHub
2 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) HBase
4 2 (3.23%) Parquet
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.97%) Maven
3 11 (17.74%) Ant
3 11 (17.74%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (9.68%) ERwin
5 6 (9.68%) JUnit
6 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
6 5 (8.06%) Subversion
7 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.45%) Gradle
7 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.84%) JDeveloper
8 3 (4.84%) Mockito
8 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) Spring
2 20 (32.26%) AngularJS
3 18 (29.03%) CSS
3 18 (29.03%) J2EE
4 16 (25.81%) HTML
5 11 (17.74%) Apache Camel
6 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
7 9 (14.52%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (14.52%) JSP
7 9 (14.52%) Node.js
7 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
7 9 (14.52%) XML
8 8 (12.90%) React
8 8 (12.90%) REST
8 8 (12.90%) RESTful
9 7 (11.29%) JMS
9 7 (11.29%) jQuery
9 7 (11.29%) Servlets
9 7 (11.29%) SOAP
9 7 (11.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Unix
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.74%) MVC
4 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) OO
5 9 (14.52%) Open Source
5 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) SOA
6 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.29%) BDD
7 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (9.68%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (9.68%) UML
9 4 (6.45%) RAD
9 4 (6.45%) System Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) Ada
5 3 (4.84%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) OCPJP
4 5 (8.06%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.23%) HDFS
4 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Serena
3 1 (1.61%) Splunk
3 1 (1.61%) Tealium
3 1 (1.61%) VMware
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago