The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Web Developer
UK
Rank 564 610 587
Rank change year-on-year +46 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 32 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.060% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.063% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 19
Median daily rate £370 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £369 £330
% change year-on-year -32.20% +11.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £160.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.62% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.25 -

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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Java Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Web Developer in the UK

Java Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Web Developer in the UK

Java Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Web Developer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Web Developer in the UK

Java Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Web Developer in the UK

Java Web Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +22 19 £431 +7.81% 5
London +33 13 £431 +1.47% 1
Wales - 9 £225 -
Cardiff - 9 £225 -
South Wales - 9 £225 -
Scotland - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh - 4 £400 -
South East +23 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -10 2 - -
North East -12 2 - -
Sunderland - 2 - -
City of London +3 1 £575 -4.16%
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

Java Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 featuring Java Web Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (93.88%) Web Development
3 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
4 29 (59.18%) Spring
5 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (48.98%) HTML
7 22 (44.90%) CSS
8 17 (34.69%) Hibernate
9 16 (32.65%) Front End Development
10 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
11 14 (28.57%) Scrum
12 13 (26.53%) Maven
12 13 (26.53%) HTML5
13 12 (24.49%) SQL
13 12 (24.49%) Microservices
14 11 (22.45%) React
14 11 (22.45%) MySQL
14 11 (22.45%) Finance
14 11 (22.45%) jQuery
15 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
15 10 (20.41%) JUnit
15 10 (20.41%) SOAP
15 10 (20.41%) XML
15 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
15 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
16 9 (18.37%) Docker
16 9 (18.37%) RUP
16 9 (18.37%) Ant
16 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
17 8 (16.33%) Selenium

Java Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 4 (8.16%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.08%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Maven
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.41%) JUnit
3 9 (18.37%) Ant
4 8 (16.33%) Selenium
5 7 (14.29%) Subversion
6 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
7 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.08%) Mockito
9 1 (2.04%) Grunt
9 1 (2.04%) gulp
9 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.04%) JIRA
9 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.04%) Protractor
9 1 (2.04%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Publishing
5 2 (4.08%) Games
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) Spring
2 24 (48.98%) HTML
3 22 (44.90%) CSS
4 17 (34.69%) Hibernate
5 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
6 13 (26.53%) HTML5
7 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 11 (22.45%) React
8 10 (20.41%) SOAP
8 10 (20.41%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) J2EE
10 7 (14.29%) Apache Camel
10 7 (14.29%) JSP
10 7 (14.29%) REST
11 6 (12.24%) Java EE
11 6 (12.24%) Web Services
12 5 (10.20%) CSS3
12 5 (10.20%) Ember.js
12 5 (10.20%) JSF
12 5 (10.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Fintech
4 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.08%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Web Development
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Front End Development
4 14 (28.57%) Scrum
5 12 (24.49%) Microservices
6 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
6 9 (18.37%) RUP
7 8 (16.33%) TDD
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) MVC
9 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (8.16%) SOA
11 3 (6.12%) BDD
11 3 (6.12%) Defect Management
11 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
11 3 (6.12%) SDLC
11 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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