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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 23 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.11% 22.77% 24.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.76% 58.97% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 37
Average daily rate £600 £513 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £725 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
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
42 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.07% 38.61% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 61
Average daily rate £475 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £703 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Banking
3 24 (39.34%) TDD
4 22 (36.07%) Finance
5 21 (34.43%) BDD
6 19 (31.15%) SQL
7 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
7 13 (21.31%) Investment Banking
8 12 (19.67%) Linux
8 12 (19.67%) Python
8 12 (19.67%) Front Office
9 11 (18.03%) Scrum
9 11 (18.03%) Oracle
9 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
9 11 (18.03%) Big Data
10 10 (16.39%) Scala
10 10 (16.39%) Selenium
11 9 (14.75%) Ruby
11 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
11 9 (14.75%) Perl
11 9 (14.75%) C#
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.11%) OO
12 8 (13.11%) Unix
12 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) WebDriver
12 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.11%) Spring
12 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
13 7 (11.48%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) BGP
1 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) IPsec
1 1 (1.64%) IPv6
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) LDAP
1 1 (1.64%) Multicast
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
1 1 (1.64%) OSPF
1 1 (1.64%) SNA
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) VPN
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
1 1 (1.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Big Data
2 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.84%) HBase
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) Impala
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.56%) DB2
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.64%) Parquet
7 1 (1.64%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
2 10 (16.39%) Selenium
3 8 (13.11%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.84%) JIRA
6 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.56%) JBehave
7 4 (6.56%) Maven
7 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.28%) Hudson
8 2 (3.28%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (3.28%) jMock
8 2 (3.28%) Mockito
8 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (45.90%) Banking
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 13 (21.31%) Investment Banking
4 12 (19.67%) Front Office
5 3 (4.92%) Back Office
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Scala Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Developer in Test
6 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Fidessa Developer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Scala Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Spring
2 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) Drools
3 4 (6.56%) HTML5
3 4 (6.56%) J2EE
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) Akka
4 3 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (4.92%) JMS
5 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.28%) Java EE
5 2 (3.28%) JDBC
5 2 (3.28%) JMX
5 2 (3.28%) JPA
5 2 (3.28%) JSON
5 2 (3.28%) JTA
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.84%) Equities
2 5 (8.20%) Derivative
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Wiki
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Unix
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Debian
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) TDD
3 21 (34.43%) BDD
4 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.03%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
7 8 (13.11%) OO
7 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) DevOps
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.56%) Functional Programming
10 4 (6.56%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.56%) Test-First Development
10 4 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) Python
3 10 (16.39%) Scala
4 9 (14.75%) C#
4 9 (14.75%) Perl
4 9 (14.75%) Ruby
5 4 (6.56%) Go
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.92%) R
6 3 (4.92%) Tcl
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Clojure
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
1 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SDET
3 1 (1.64%) Basel III
3 1 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) iptables
1 1 (1.64%) Postfix
1 1 (1.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Sybase
3 3 (4.92%) Fidessa
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) Actimize
5 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) LANSA
5 1 (1.64%) Lotus
5 1 (1.64%) Palantir
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) Reuters
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Solace
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO