The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 31 10 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.82% 8.55% 20.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.90% 50.00% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 40
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£500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £410 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £635 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 20 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.86% 17.09% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 90
Average daily rate £475 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £485 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Canary Wharf region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Canary Wharf region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Maven
3 18 (37.50%) Adobe
3 18 (37.50%) J2EE
3 18 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (35.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 16 (33.33%) JBoss
6 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
6 14 (29.17%) JSP
6 14 (29.17%) Servlets
7 13 (27.08%) CMS
7 13 (27.08%) JSTL
7 13 (27.08%) JSR 170
7 13 (27.08%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (22.92%) Banking
8 11 (22.92%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) UNIX
10 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.75%) Derivative
11 8 (16.67%) Linux
11 8 (16.67%) C#
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) CSS
12 7 (14.58%) Spring
12 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
12 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
12 7 (14.58%) SDLC
13 6 (12.50%) HTML5
13 6 (12.50%) TDD
13 6 (12.50%) JSON

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (33.33%) JBoss
3 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
4 13 (27.08%) CMS
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Impala
2 2 (4.17%) HBase
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Maven
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) NUnit
3 3 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) Mockito
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Front Office
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Business Architect
5 3 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) J2EE
2 14 (29.17%) JSP
2 14 (29.17%) Servlets
3 13 (27.08%) JSR 170
3 13 (27.08%) JSTL
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 7 (14.58%) Spring
5 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) .NET
5 6 (12.50%) JSON
5 6 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (10.42%) Ajax
7 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (8.33%) CSS3
7 4 (8.33%) PhoneGap
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.25%) Java EE
8 3 (6.25%) Apache Flex
8 3 (6.25%) XML
9 2 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Derivative
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Equities
3 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Wiki
5 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) UNIX
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
3 7 (14.58%) SDLC
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) Web Development
5 4 (8.33%) Web Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.25%) BDD
6 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) R
6 1 (2.08%) Jython
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) GridGain
2 1 (2.08%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Adobe
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Solace
4 1 (2.08%) Talarian
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Perforce
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Tradeweb