The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 42 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 259 225 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.01% 3.61% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 3.89% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 191 252
Average daily rate £550 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 278 (53.77%) Spring
3 174 (33.66%) Hibernate
4 168 (32.50%) Banking
5 151 (29.21%) TDD
6 147 (28.43%) Oracle
7 143 (27.66%) Finance
8 139 (26.89%) SQL
9 120 (23.21%) Multithreading
10 109 (21.08%) JMS
11 108 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
12 106 (20.50%) Front Office
13 105 (20.31%) HTML
14 104 (20.12%) JavaScript
15 98 (18.96%) Investment Banking
16 90 (17.41%) Web Services
17 88 (17.02%) J2EE
18 86 (16.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 85 (16.44%) MVC
20 84 (16.25%) CSS
21 80 (15.47%) OO
22 79 (15.28%) Scrum
23 77 (14.89%) Linux
24 72 (13.93%) JUnit
25 67 (12.96%) Low Latency
26 66 (12.77%) Sybase
26 66 (12.77%) Maven
27 62 (11.99%) XML
27 62 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
28 59 (11.41%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 25 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 24 (4.64%) Apache
4 23 (4.45%) Apache Solr
5 21 (4.06%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.48%) CMS
7 16 (3.09%) TIBCO EMS
8 15 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.93%) Adobe CQ
9 10 (1.93%) Alfresco
10 7 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.97%) GemFire
12 5 (0.97%) Mule
12 5 (0.97%) Liferay
13 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.77%) Confluence
13 4 (0.77%) AquaLogic
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.58%) RMDS
4 1 (0.19%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.71%) HTTP
2 6 (1.16%) Internet
3 3 (0.58%) LDAP
4 2 (0.39%) FTP
4 2 (0.39%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) DSL
5 1 (0.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.03%) MongoDB
2 54 (10.44%) Relational Database
3 50 (9.67%) NoSQL
4 35 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 33 (6.38%) MySQL
6 32 (6.19%) RDBMS
7 26 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.09%) KDB
10 14 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.93%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.55%) Big Data
13 7 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.35%) DB2
14 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.16%) Triplestore
15 5 (0.97%) DB2 UDB
15 5 (0.97%) JasperReports
15 5 (0.97%) OLAP
15 5 (0.97%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 72 (13.93%) JUnit
2 66 (12.77%) Maven
3 51 (9.86%) Subversion
4 37 (7.16%) Mockito
5 27 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 27 (5.22%) Ant
6 26 (5.03%) Jenkins
6 26 (5.03%) Hudson
7 24 (4.64%) Eclipse
8 18 (3.48%) JIRA
9 17 (3.29%) Jasmine
9 17 (3.29%) Cucumber
10 16 (3.09%) Selenium
11 13 (2.51%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.32%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
14 9 (1.74%) jMock
15 8 (1.55%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.35%) JBehave
17 6 (1.16%) ClearCase
General
1 168 (32.50%) Banking
2 143 (27.66%) Finance
3 106 (20.50%) Front Office
4 98 (18.96%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.09%) Back Office
6 13 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.93%) Retail
8 6 (1.16%) Marketing
8 6 (1.16%) Games
9 5 (0.97%) Advertising
9 5 (0.97%) Publishing
10 4 (0.77%) German Language
11 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (53.77%) Spring
2 174 (33.66%) Hibernate
3 109 (21.08%) JMS
4 105 (20.31%) HTML
5 90 (17.41%) Web Services
6 88 (17.02%) J2EE
7 84 (16.25%) CSS
8 62 (11.99%) XML
9 59 (11.41%) jQuery
10 56 (10.83%) Spring MVC
11 55 (10.64%) HTML5
12 51 (9.86%) JSP
13 45 (8.70%) SOAP
13 45 (8.70%) Java EE
14 44 (8.51%) CSS3
15 43 (8.32%) REST
15 43 (8.32%) Struts
16 42 (8.12%) RESTful
17 33 (6.38%) Ajax
18 32 (6.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 56 (10.83%) Derivative
3 52 (10.06%) Fixed Income
4 31 (6.00%) Equities
5 25 (4.84%) Open Source
6 18 (3.48%) Credit Risk
7 17 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.16%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.16%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.77%) Online Games
12 4 (0.77%) iPad
12 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.89%) Linux
2 56 (10.83%) UNIX
3 14 (2.71%) Windows
4 8 (1.55%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.35%) Solaris
6 2 (0.39%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (29.21%) TDD
2 120 (23.21%) Multithreading
3 108 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (16.44%) MVC
5 80 (15.47%) OO
6 79 (15.28%) Scrum
7 67 (12.96%) Low Latency
8 62 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (11.41%) BDD
10 54 (10.44%) E-Commerce
11 33 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 32 (6.19%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.00%) UML
14 28 (5.42%) Analytics
15 26 (5.03%) SOA
16 22 (4.26%) OOD
17 20 (3.87%) Web Development
17 20 (3.87%) Software Engineering
18 19 (3.68%) Workflow
19 18 (3.48%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 139 (26.89%) SQL
3 104 (20.12%) JavaScript
4 54 (10.44%) C#
5 48 (9.28%) Scala
5 48 (9.28%) C++
6 29 (5.61%) PL/SQL
7 27 (5.22%) Python
8 22 (4.26%) Ruby
9 20 (3.87%) Groovy
10 16 (3.09%) C
11 14 (2.71%) Perl
12 11 (2.13%) VB
13 10 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.97%) XQuery
16 3 (0.58%) XPath
16 3 (0.58%) Korn
16 3 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (6.38%) Degree
2 9 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.39%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.35%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) Squid
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.32%) Puppet
2 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 147 (28.43%) Oracle
2 66 (12.77%) Sybase
3 36 (6.96%) TIBCO
4 19 (3.68%) 29West
4 19 (3.68%) JBoss
5 16 (3.09%) ION Trading
6 14 (2.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (1.93%) Murex
8 9 (1.74%) hybris
9 8 (1.55%) Adobe
9 8 (1.55%) Endeca
10 7 (1.35%) Actimize
10 7 (1.35%) FatWire
11 6 (1.16%) ATG
12 5 (0.97%) Fidessa
12 5 (0.97%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.77%) Vertica
13 4 (0.77%) Bloomberg
14 3 (0.58%) Calypso
15 2 (0.39%) Tradeweb
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