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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 22 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.37% 33.68% 11.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.81% 52.85% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 16
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£450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
47 123 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 43.52% 63.73% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 145
Average daily rate £450 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 (60.61%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Oracle
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Spring
6 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.21%) hybris
7 7 (21.21%) Adobe
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.18%) Scala
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (15.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
9 5 (15.15%) SAP
9 5 (15.15%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) JDeveloper
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.12%) Python
10 4 (12.12%) Sybase
10 4 (12.12%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.03%) GemFire
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SPDY
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JDeveloper
2 4 (12.12%) JUnit
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Mockito
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (3.03%) TestNG
5 1 (3.03%) Jtest
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.03%) RequisitePro
5 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Rose
5 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.06%) ASP Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.09%) J2EE
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) ActiveX
5 2 (6.06%) JavaBeans
5 2 (6.06%) JSP
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) XSD
5 2 (6.06%) XSL
5 2 (6.06%) MCollective
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) UML
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Scala
3 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) VB6
5 3 (9.09%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) R
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Mesos
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Salt
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) hybris
2 7 (21.21%) Adobe
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 4 (12.12%) Sybase
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.03%) Perforce
6 1 (3.03%) Cognos