20 Best Java

to Hire
in 2023

Looking to hire Java freelancers with the perfect set of skills for your next project? Work with the world's best freelancing talent on Contra.

transparent shapes
Recommended 1x
Cinzia Nicoletti's avatar
Top Independent

Cinzia Nicoletti

33100 Udine, Province of Udine, Italy

Technologically advanced solutions made with 💖

Recommended 1x
Laureana Logioia's avatar

Laureana Logioia


Customer Success | User Experiences and Journeys

vijay b's avatar

vijay b


do what you love, you'll never work a day again

Horace Lawrence's avatar

Horace Lawrence

South Windsor, CT, USA

Your Vision, Our Expertise

Arnaldo Matute's avatar

Arnaldo Matute


Data Analysis & Modeling within the reach of SMEs

Johnny Pao's avatar

Johnny Pao

Provo, UT, USA

Expert in TypeScript, React, Node.js

Priority  Technologies's avatar

Priority Technologies

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Priority Technologies: Empowering Innovation.

Alber de Jesus Barros Miranda's avatar

Alber de Jesus Barros Miranda

Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Passionate Fullstack Engineer, 10+ yrs exp.

Gaurav Bhatia's avatar

Gaurav Bhatia

Chandigarh, India

Crafting Goal-Oriented Web Applications

Konstantinos Ntavarinos's avatar

Konstantinos Ntavarinos

Heraklion, Greece

Fullstack Developer

Daniel Ndambuki's avatar

Daniel Ndambuki

Nairobi, Kenya

Reliable & Affordable Fullstack Developer

Howard Wallace's avatar

Howard Wallace

Lynchburg, VA, USA

Experienced Web & Graphic Designer

Abinadi  's avatar


Utah, USA

Experienced Software Engineer & Web Developer

Ian Wilson's avatar

Ian Wilson

Seattle, WA, USA

Software Engineer and Technical Leader

Gideon okoroafor's avatar

Gideon okoroafor

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Passionate Flutter Dev 🚀

Sebastian Merelo's avatar

Sebastian Merelo

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Got a game idea? Let's bring your vision to life.

Ayush Jain's avatar

Ayush Jain

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Java, SpringBoot, microservices guru

Saurabh  Ranjan 's avatar

Saurabh Ranjan

Patna, Bihar, India

Confident, Consistent Content Researcher

Brooklynn Rutherford's avatar

Brooklynn Rutherford

Nova Scotia, Canada

Front-End/Full Stack Developer

Java related tools for your next project

Common projects for Java experts

Building scalable web applications using Java and Java frameworks.

Creating robust software applications with Java.

Developing Android apps using Java.

Building and maintaining Java-based microservices.

Creating and managing databases using Java Database Connectivity (JDBC).

Developing enterprise-level applications using Java Enterprise Edition (JEE).

Tips for working with and hiring Java experts

Understand your project requirements

Clearly outline the project requirements and the specific Java skills you are looking for. This will ensure that you hire a Java expert who is well-suited for your project.

Check their past projects

Review the Java expert's previous work to ensure they have the relevant experience and skills. Look for projects that are similar to yours and check the reviews they received.

Ensure they have the necessary skills

Make sure the Java expert is proficient in Java-related tools like Java Development Kit (JDK), Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), and Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Their knowledge of these tools is crucial for the success of your project.

Maintain regular communication

Keep a steady flow of communication with the Java expert throughout the project. Regular updates on the project's progress can help mitigate any issues that may arise. Use the Contra platform for all your communication needs.

How to hire Java experts

Define your needs

Be clear about your project requirements and the specific Java skills you need. This will help you find a Java expert who is the best fit for your project.

Post a detailed job

Include detailed information about your project, the skills required, and the project timeline when posting a job on Contra. This will attract Java experts who are well-suited for your project.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist Java experts based on their skills, experience, and project fit. Look for experts who have worked on projects similar to yours.

Conduct interviews

Ask potential hires about their experience, approach to problem-solving, and familiarity with Java tools and frameworks. This will help you determine if they're the right fit for your project.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right Java expert, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Java experts

1. Can you describe a complex problem you had to solve using Java? How did you approach the problem and what was the outcome?

2. What Java frameworks are you most experienced with and why do you prefer them?

3. Can you describe a time when you had to optimize Java code for performance? What steps did you take?

Hire the best freelancers with ease

Hire now
Discover vettedtalent

Discover vetted

Connect with verified, high-quality freelancers.

Expert matching foryour opportunity

Expert matching for
your opportunity

Post your opportunity and we’ll do the work for you.

Managecontracts & payments

contracts & payments

Create contracts, pay, and chat with freelancers.

Scale your business

Scale your business

Focus on core business functions by outsourcing.

Save time & money

Save time & money

Let our team help you through the process of hiring, all for free.

99% of Clients report having a positive experience on Contra

Frequently asked

Java is a high-level, class-based, object-oriented programming language that is designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is a general-purpose programming language intended to let application developers write once, run anywhere (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation.

Java is a high-level, class-based, object-oriented programming language that is designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is a general-purpose programming language intended to let application developers write once, run anywhere (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation.

A freelance Java expert designs and develops high-quality Java applications. They write well-designed, efficient code and ensure designs are in compliance with specifications. They also prepare and produce releases of software components. Freelance Java experts can work on a variety of projects, including building web applications, Android apps, and enterprise-level applications.

Hiring a Java expert on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Java experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Java experts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Java is versatile and can be used for various types of projects, including building web applications, developing Android apps, creating server-side applications for online forums and stores, developing enterprise-level applications for businesses, and more.

The cost of hiring a Java expert on Contra can vary depending on the complexity of the project and the expert's experience and skills. However, on average, Java experts charge between $25 and $95 per hour.

Freelance Java experts are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

Start hiring

Hire now
contra logo

Related articles