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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 18 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.74% 11.04% 11.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.96% 29.82% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 35
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£525 £700 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £585 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £1,000 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
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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
53 57 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.46% 37.01% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 104
Average daily rate £525 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £353 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Linux
5 13 (32.50%) Spring
6 12 (30.00%) Maven
6 12 (30.00%) Degree
7 11 (27.50%) Scrum
7 11 (27.50%) .NET
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle
8 10 (25.00%) UNIX
8 10 (25.00%) Banking
8 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (22.50%) Multithreading
9 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
10 8 (20.00%) HTML5
10 8 (20.00%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) Derivative
10 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 8 (20.00%) OO
10 8 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) OOP
11 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (17.50%) Front Office
11 7 (17.50%) Analytics
12 6 (15.00%) BDD
12 6 (15.00%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (17.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.50%) Endur
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) AMQP
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) Impala
4 1 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Maven
2 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) Ant
4 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) Grunt
4 3 (7.50%) Bower
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) NUnit
6 1 (2.50%) VisualVM
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.50%) Front Office
5 4 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Games
7 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Release Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Tester
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Spring
2 11 (27.50%) .NET
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (15.00%) JMS
4 6 (15.00%) J2EE
4 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) XML
5 5 (12.50%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) JTA
6 4 (10.00%) Java EE
6 4 (10.00%) XSL
6 4 (10.00%) CSS
6 4 (10.00%) SOAP
6 4 (10.00%) JPA
7 3 (7.50%) JSP
7 3 (7.50%) Swing
7 3 (7.50%) CSS3
7 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) Derivative
4 5 (12.50%) Equities
5 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (7.50%) RIA
7 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.00%) Physics
8 1 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.50%) Replication
8 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
8 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (22.50%) Multithreading
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) OOP
5 7 (17.50%) Analytics
6 6 (15.00%) BDD
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Quantitative Investing
8 4 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.00%) C++
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) VBA
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) R
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Jython
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Basel III
2 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe
3 4 (10.00%) Perforce
3 4 (10.00%) hybris
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.00%) Trayport
5 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.50%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.50%) Actian
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.50%) Tradeweb
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft