Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 829 794
Rank change year-on-year +42 -35 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 91 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.061% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.065% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 52 82
UK median daily rate £498 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.38% -9.86% +10.94%
10th Percentile £356 £210 £313
90th Percentile £638 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £413
% change year-on-year +4.58% -7.27% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Java Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 12 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +39 84 £525 +31.25% 3
London +26 63 £625 +33.33%
UK excluding London +26 28 £400 +4.58% 4
South East +1 8 £365 -6.41%
East of England -16 7 £400 -5.88% 1
Midlands +26 5 £450 +12.50%
Scotland -5 5 £350 -
East Midlands +2 3 £423 -0.59%
West Midlands +21 2 £475 +53.23%
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1
North of England +57 1 £450 +119.51% 2
Yorkshire +28 1 £450 +150.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (78.02%) Web Development
3 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
4 39 (42.86%) Web Services
5 38 (41.76%) Banking
6 37 (40.66%) HTML
6 37 (40.66%) REST
7 36 (39.56%) CSS
8 33 (36.26%) AngularJS
9 32 (35.16%) React
10 29 (31.87%) Finance
10 29 (31.87%) Spring
11 26 (28.57%) TDD
11 26 (28.57%) RESTful
12 21 (23.08%) Selenium
12 21 (23.08%) HTML5
13 20 (21.98%) Test Automation
13 20 (21.98%) Maven
14 19 (20.88%) MVC
15 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
15 17 (18.68%) Games
15 17 (18.68%) SOAP
16 15 (16.48%) JUnit
16 15 (16.48%) Scrum
17 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
17 14 (15.38%) SQL
18 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
18 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
19 12 (13.19%) Low Latency

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 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (10.99%) Apache
4 9 (9.89%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.10%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) QlikView
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Selenium
2 20 (21.98%) Maven
3 15 (16.48%) JUnit
4 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (12.09%) WebDriver
6 7 (7.69%) Ant
7 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
7 6 (6.59%) TestNG
8 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.20%) Hudson
9 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.20%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.20%) Mockito
9 2 (2.20%) Subversion
10 1 (1.10%) Flyway
10 1 (1.10%) Gradle
10 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (41.76%) Banking
2 29 (31.87%) Finance
3 17 (18.68%) Games
3 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
4 14 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 12 (13.19%) Front Office
6 6 (6.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) Web Services
2 37 (40.66%) HTML
2 37 (40.66%) REST
3 36 (39.56%) CSS
4 33 (36.26%) AngularJS
5 32 (35.16%) React
6 29 (31.87%) Spring
7 26 (28.57%) RESTful
8 21 (23.08%) HTML5
9 17 (18.68%) SOAP
10 12 (13.19%) J2EE
11 11 (12.09%) Backbone.js
12 9 (9.89%) Spring MVC
12 9 (9.89%) XML
13 7 (7.69%) Java EE
14 6 (6.59%) Dropwizard
14 6 (6.59%) Hibernate
14 6 (6.59%) jQuery
14 6 (6.59%) JSON
15 5 (5.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) Debian
3 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.20%) Android
4 2 (2.20%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (78.02%) Web Development
2 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) TDD
4 20 (21.98%) Test Automation
5 19 (20.88%) MVC
6 15 (16.48%) Scrum
7 12 (13.19%) Low Latency
7 12 (13.19%) Multithreading
8 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) B2C
10 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.59%) Open Source
10 6 (6.59%) SOA
10 6 (6.59%) Validation
10 6 (6.59%) Visual Effects
11 5 (5.49%) Microservices
11 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.38%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) Python
5 9 (9.89%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (1.10%) Go
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 2 (2.20%) Progress
2 2 (2.20%) Sybase
3 1 (1.10%) BroadSoft
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.10%) Xamarin