The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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 Web Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 615 604
Rank change year-on-year +41 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 36 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.067% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.070% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 35
Median daily rate £498 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £312 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £508 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
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 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Web Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Web Developer in the UK

Java Web Developer
Top 20 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 28 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 +40 34 £498 +24.37% 6
London +26 22 £625 +25.00%
South East +26 4 £383 - 3
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £395 -21.00% 1
Cambridge +7 4 £395 -21.00% 1
East of England 0 4 £395 -7.05% 1
Berkshire +22 3 £365 -2.66%
City of London +1 3 £498 -17.08%
Scotland +34 2 £400 -
West Midlands +22 2 £475 +53.22% 1
Birmingham +14 2 £475 +115.90%
Newbury - 2 - -
North West +21 1 £365 -21.08%
Edinburgh +15 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire 0 1 £420 -1.17%
East Midlands -10 1 £420 -1.17%
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - 1 £365 -
Reading - 1 £365 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 67 (98.53%) Java
2 53 (77.94%) Web Development
3 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
5 31 (45.59%) Spring
6 29 (42.65%) HTML
7 24 (35.29%) CSS
8 23 (33.82%) TDD
9 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
10 20 (29.41%) Hibernate
11 19 (27.94%) Banking
12 18 (26.47%) Maven
12 18 (26.47%) Scrum
12 18 (26.47%) SQL
12 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
13 17 (25.00%) HTML5
14 16 (23.53%) Selenium
14 16 (23.53%) jQuery
14 16 (23.53%) REST
15 15 (22.06%) Investment Banking
15 15 (22.06%) Web Services
15 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
16 14 (20.59%) React
16 14 (20.59%) Front End Development
17 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
18 12 (17.65%) XML
18 12 (17.65%) J2EE
18 12 (17.65%) Finance
19 11 (16.18%) Oracle
19 11 (16.18%) Ant

Java Web 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 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.71%) Apache
3 8 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (10.29%) JBoss
5 5 (7.35%) CMS
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Jetty
8 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.47%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) MySQL
2 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.47%) KDB
7 1 (1.47%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Maven
2 16 (23.53%) Selenium
3 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.18%) Ant
4 11 (16.18%) JUnit
5 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.76%) Subversion
6 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.41%) Hudson
7 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.41%) Liquibase
8 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.94%) Mockito
8 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.47%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (27.94%) Banking
2 15 (22.06%) Investment Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Finance
4 9 (13.24%) Front Office
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) Spring
2 29 (42.65%) HTML
3 24 (35.29%) CSS
4 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
5 20 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 17 (25.00%) HTML5
7 16 (23.53%) jQuery
7 16 (23.53%) REST
8 15 (22.06%) Web Services
9 14 (20.59%) React
10 12 (17.65%) J2EE
10 12 (17.65%) XML
11 9 (13.24%) Ajax
11 9 (13.24%) Backbone.js
11 9 (13.24%) SOAP
12 8 (11.76%) JSON
13 7 (10.29%) Apache Camel
13 7 (10.29%) Java EE
13 7 (10.29%) RESTful
14 6 (8.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Fintech
4 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Life Science
5 1 (1.47%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Debian
4 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (77.94%) Web Development
2 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.82%) TDD
4 18 (26.47%) Scrum
4 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 14 (20.59%) Front End Development
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.18%) Data Protection
6 11 (16.18%) Microservices
7 10 (14.71%) MVC
8 9 (13.24%) Low Latency
8 9 (13.24%) Multithreading
8 9 (13.24%) RUP
9 6 (8.82%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.82%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.35%) SOA
10 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) Java
2 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.47%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Groovy
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Sybase
3 3 (4.41%) Progress
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe
4 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft