The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 38 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 271 361 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.53% 4.96% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 5.37% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 321 195
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £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 £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Java Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the City of London region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the City of London region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 547 (100.00%) Java
2 269 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (47.17%) Spring
4 180 (32.91%) TDD
5 150 (27.42%) Hibernate
6 148 (27.06%) Banking
7 142 (25.96%) Front Office
8 138 (25.23%) Multithreading
9 131 (23.95%) Oracle
10 130 (23.77%) SQL
11 128 (23.40%) Finance
12 116 (21.21%) JavaScript
13 104 (19.01%) J2EE
14 98 (17.92%) E-Commerce
15 96 (17.55%) Low Latency
16 91 (16.64%) BDD
16 91 (16.64%) Linux
17 90 (16.45%) UNIX
18 87 (15.90%) Investment Banking
19 84 (15.36%) Web Services
20 83 (15.17%) Scrum
21 78 (14.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 73 (13.35%) HTML
23 72 (13.16%) Fixed Income
23 72 (13.16%) Derivative
24 66 (12.07%) MVC
24 66 (12.07%) JUnit
25 65 (11.88%) OO
26 63 (11.52%) Sybase
27 61 (11.15%) C#

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (6.76%) Tomcat
2 32 (5.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 26 (4.75%) JBoss
4 21 (3.84%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.84%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.56%) Apache
6 10 (1.83%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (1.83%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.46%) Liferay
9 7 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.28%) CMS
10 6 (1.10%) Mule
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.73%) Jetty
13 3 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) MS Office
1 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (2.93%) RMDS
2 11 (2.01%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.37%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Heroku
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.18%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.01%) LDAP
2 11 (2.01%) HTTP
3 8 (1.46%) Multicast
4 5 (0.91%) Internet
5 4 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) NFC
7 1 (0.18%) DSL
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) SNMP
7 1 (0.18%) LAN
7 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.69%) Relational Database
2 35 (6.40%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 29 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.84%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.84%) MySQL
6 20 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.29%) Big Data
8 13 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.38%) KDB
9 9 (1.65%) DB2
10 8 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.10%) Redis
13 5 (0.91%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.91%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (12.07%) JUnit
2 59 (10.79%) Maven
3 43 (7.86%) Git (software)
4 40 (7.31%) Subversion
5 26 (4.75%) TeamCity
6 25 (4.57%) Jenkins
7 24 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 22 (4.02%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.66%) Jasmine
10 19 (3.47%) Mockito
10 19 (3.47%) Ant
11 15 (2.74%) Hudson
12 14 (2.56%) CruiseControl
13 13 (2.38%) Selenium
13 13 (2.38%) jMock
14 10 (1.83%) JIRA
15 7 (1.28%) JMeter
15 7 (1.28%) Mercurial
16 6 (1.10%) IntelliJ
17 5 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 148 (27.06%) Banking
2 142 (25.96%) Front Office
3 128 (23.40%) Finance
4 87 (15.90%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.84%) Back Office
6 18 (3.29%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.93%) Games
8 11 (2.01%) Retail
9 6 (1.10%) Publishing
10 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (47.17%) Spring
2 150 (27.42%) Hibernate
3 104 (19.01%) J2EE
4 84 (15.36%) Web Services
5 73 (13.35%) HTML
6 61 (11.15%) JMS
7 57 (10.42%) XML
8 56 (10.24%) RESTful
9 51 (9.32%) Spring MVC
10 43 (7.86%) CSS
11 42 (7.68%) jQuery
12 34 (6.22%) HTML5
12 34 (6.22%) REST
13 33 (6.03%) Ajax
14 32 (5.85%) Java EE
14 32 (5.85%) JDBC
14 32 (5.85%) SOAP
15 29 (5.30%) JSP
16 18 (3.29%) Rendezvous
17 17 (3.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 72 (13.16%) Fixed Income
2 72 (13.16%) Derivative
3 32 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.12%) Algorithms
5 20 (3.66%) Open Source
6 19 (3.47%) Market Risk
7 18 (3.29%) Credit Derivative
8 16 (2.93%) Equities
8 16 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.74%) Credit Risk
10 14 (2.56%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.38%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.28%) TWAP
13 7 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.28%) VWAP
13 7 (1.28%) Online Games
14 6 (1.10%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.64%) Linux
2 90 (16.45%) UNIX
3 9 (1.65%) Windows
3 9 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (0.91%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.55%) Android
5 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Debian
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (32.91%) TDD
3 138 (25.23%) Multithreading
4 98 (17.92%) E-Commerce
5 96 (17.55%) Low Latency
6 91 (16.64%) BDD
7 83 (15.17%) Scrum
8 66 (12.07%) MVC
9 65 (11.88%) OO
10 54 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (6.76%) SOA
12 33 (6.03%) Unit Testing
13 30 (5.48%) Algorithmic Trading
14 28 (5.12%) Risk Management
15 27 (4.94%) Mentoring
16 25 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (4.57%) Web Development
17 23 (4.20%) Extreme Programming
18 21 (3.84%) UML
19 19 (3.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 547 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (23.77%) SQL
3 116 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.15%) C#
5 49 (8.96%) Scala
6 41 (7.50%) C++
7 31 (5.67%) PL/SQL
8 28 (5.12%) Python
9 25 (4.57%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.39%) Groovy
11 14 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.38%) Ruby
13 7 (1.28%) C
14 6 (1.10%) Perl
15 5 (0.91%) PHP
15 5 (0.91%) Korn
15 5 (0.91%) Clojure
16 4 (0.73%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.55%) VBA
17 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (8.59%) Degree
2 8 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.91%) PhD
4 4 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) HDFS
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) Puppet
1 5 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.73%) Oozie
3 3 (0.55%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.37%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (23.95%) Oracle
2 63 (11.52%) Sybase
3 52 (9.51%) TIBCO
4 15 (2.74%) ION Trading
5 12 (2.19%) 29West
6 11 (2.01%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.01%) Murex
7 9 (1.65%) IBM
8 7 (1.28%) Adobe
8 7 (1.28%) Google
9 6 (1.10%) Perforce
10 5 (0.91%) Reuters
10 5 (0.91%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.73%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.55%) FatWire
12 3 (0.55%) Splunk
12 3 (0.55%) Informatica
12 3 (0.55%) Calypso
13 2 (0.37%) BEA
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