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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 30 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 306 366 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.17% 4.99% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 5.38% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 317 256
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
5450 6798 7238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.15% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3939 4959 5244
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 149 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 525 (100.00%) Java
2 259 (49.33%) Spring
3 172 (32.76%) TDD
4 156 (29.71%) Hibernate
5 148 (28.19%) Banking
6 139 (26.48%) Front Office
7 136 (25.90%) SQL
8 132 (25.14%) Oracle
9 131 (24.95%) Multithreading
10 129 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (24.00%) Finance
12 112 (21.33%) JavaScript
13 103 (19.62%) J2EE
14 90 (17.14%) Linux
15 88 (16.76%) E-Commerce
15 88 (16.76%) Low Latency
16 87 (16.57%) BDD
17 86 (16.38%) Investment Banking
18 82 (15.62%) Web Services
19 81 (15.43%) UNIX
20 74 (14.10%) OO
20 74 (14.10%) JUnit
21 73 (13.90%) Scrum
22 71 (13.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 70 (13.33%) Fixed Income
24 69 (13.14%) JMS
25 68 (12.95%) MVC
26 67 (12.76%) HTML
27 64 (12.19%) Maven
28 61 (11.62%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (6.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 30 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.19%) WebLogic
4 22 (4.19%) Apache
5 8 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (1.52%) Liferay
6 7 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (1.14%) CMS
8 5 (0.95%) AquaLogic
8 5 (0.95%) Mule
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.95%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.57%) Confluence
10 3 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) MS Office
1 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) RMDS
2 7 (1.33%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.38%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.76%) GitHub
3 2 (0.38%) Heroku
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.19%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.48%) HTTP
1 13 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.71%) LDAP
3 7 (1.33%) Internet
3 7 (1.33%) Multicast
4 4 (0.76%) SSL
5 2 (0.38%) DSL
5 2 (0.38%) NFC
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.14%) Relational Database
2 47 (8.95%) MongoDB
3 40 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 34 (6.48%) SQL Server
5 26 (4.95%) MySQL
6 24 (4.57%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.05%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.86%) Big Data
9 15 (2.86%) KDB
10 11 (2.10%) CouchDB
11 9 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.52%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.95%) JasperReports
15 5 (0.95%) Redis
16 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (14.10%) JUnit
2 64 (12.19%) Maven
3 43 (8.19%) Subversion
4 36 (6.86%) Git (software)
5 28 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.57%) Mockito
6 24 (4.57%) Eclipse
7 23 (4.38%) TeamCity
8 22 (4.19%) Cucumber
8 22 (4.19%) Ant
9 21 (4.00%) Jasmine
10 16 (3.05%) Hudson
11 14 (2.67%) JIRA
11 14 (2.67%) jMock
12 12 (2.29%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.90%) Selenium
14 8 (1.52%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.33%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.33%) Apache Ivy
16 5 (0.95%) TestNG
General
1 148 (28.19%) Banking
2 139 (26.48%) Front Office
3 126 (24.00%) Finance
4 86 (16.38%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.57%) Back Office
6 19 (3.62%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.48%) Games
8 8 (1.52%) Retail
9 4 (0.76%) German Language
9 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 4 (0.76%) Publishing
9 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (49.33%) Spring
2 156 (29.71%) Hibernate
3 103 (19.62%) J2EE
4 82 (15.62%) Web Services
5 69 (13.14%) JMS
6 67 (12.76%) HTML
7 50 (9.52%) XML
8 48 (9.14%) Spring MVC
8 48 (9.14%) RESTful
9 47 (8.95%) CSS
10 40 (7.62%) jQuery
11 37 (7.05%) Java EE
12 34 (6.48%) SOAP
13 32 (6.10%) JSP
14 31 (5.90%) HTML5
14 31 (5.90%) REST
15 27 (5.14%) Ajax
16 25 (4.76%) JDBC
17 18 (3.43%) .NET
17 18 (3.43%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 70 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 55 (10.48%) Derivative
4 22 (4.19%) Credit Risk
4 22 (4.19%) Open Source
5 19 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.24%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.67%) Equities
8 13 (2.48%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.29%) Credit Derivative
10 9 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.14%) TWAP
11 6 (1.14%) VWAP
12 5 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (0.95%) Grid Computing
13 4 (0.76%) Online Games
14 3 (0.57%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.57%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.57%) Robotics
14 3 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.14%) Linux
2 81 (15.43%) UNIX
3 10 (1.90%) Windows
4 8 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.95%) Solaris
7 3 (0.57%) Android
7 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (32.76%) TDD
2 131 (24.95%) Multithreading
3 129 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (16.76%) E-Commerce
4 88 (16.76%) Low Latency
5 87 (16.57%) BDD
6 74 (14.10%) OO
7 73 (13.90%) Scrum
8 68 (12.95%) MVC
9 51 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (6.10%) SOA
11 28 (5.33%) Risk Management
12 27 (5.14%) Unit Testing
13 26 (4.95%) Algorithmic Trading
14 25 (4.76%) UML
15 24 (4.57%) Extreme Programming
16 22 (4.19%) Web Development
17 21 (4.00%) Analytics
18 20 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
19 19 (3.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 525 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (25.90%) SQL
3 112 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.62%) C#
5 52 (9.90%) Scala
6 39 (7.43%) C++
7 31 (5.90%) PL/SQL
8 29 (5.52%) Python
9 26 (4.95%) Groovy
10 24 (4.57%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.48%) Ruby
13 9 (1.71%) Clojure
14 7 (1.33%) VB
14 7 (1.33%) C
15 6 (1.14%) Perl
15 6 (1.14%) Korn
16 5 (0.95%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (9.33%) Degree
2 14 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) PhD
5 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) HDFS
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.76%) Puppet
2 4 (0.76%) Oozie
3 3 (0.57%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.38%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 132 (25.14%) Oracle
2 61 (11.62%) Sybase
3 44 (8.38%) TIBCO
4 27 (5.14%) JBoss
5 16 (3.05%) ION Trading
6 14 (2.67%) 29West
6 14 (2.67%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.71%) IBM
8 8 (1.52%) Murex
9 6 (1.14%) Adobe
9 6 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.14%) Google
10 5 (0.95%) Reuters
11 4 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.76%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.76%) Perforce
12 3 (0.57%) Akamai
12 3 (0.57%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.38%) BEA
13 2 (0.38%) Informatica
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