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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 26 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 294 269 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.81% 4.57% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 4.91% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 224 194
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£550 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +4.71%
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
4703 5480 5394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.02% 93.20% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3606 3857 3988
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 88 133
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015, 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.

1 576 (100.00%) Java
2 293 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (33.85%) TDD
4 192 (33.33%) Spring
5 140 (24.31%) Front Office
6 117 (20.31%) Linux
7 116 (20.14%) HTML
7 116 (20.14%) Hibernate
8 115 (19.97%) JavaScript
9 112 (19.44%) SQL
9 112 (19.44%) Multithreading
10 108 (18.75%) Banking
11 104 (18.06%) UNIX
12 100 (17.36%) Finance
13 96 (16.67%) Oracle
14 95 (16.49%) BDD
15 87 (15.10%) Derivative
15 87 (15.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 86 (14.93%) J2EE
17 80 (13.89%) C#
18 78 (13.54%) Low Latency
19 76 (13.19%) OO
20 74 (12.85%) Web Services
21 69 (11.98%) Scrum
22 65 (11.28%) Maven
23 64 (11.11%) REST
23 64 (11.11%) RESTful
24 63 (10.94%) JUnit
25 57 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
26 55 (9.55%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 51 (8.85%) Tomcat
2 23 (3.99%) Adobe CQ
3 21 (3.65%) JBoss
4 13 (2.26%) CMS
5 12 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
5 12 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (1.91%) Apache
6 11 (1.91%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.39%) Node.js
8 8 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.87%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.87%) Jetty
11 4 (0.69%) Liferay
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.52%) Mule
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) ION MarketView
2 10 (1.74%) RMDS
3 3 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Heroku
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.17%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.30%) HTTP
2 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.69%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) AMQP
3 4 (0.69%) LDAP
4 3 (0.52%) Multicast
5 2 (0.35%) DVB
6 1 (0.17%) X.509
6 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.03%) Relational Database
2 35 (6.08%) Hadoop
3 32 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 26 (4.51%) Big Data
5 25 (4.34%) SQL Server
6 22 (3.82%) DB2
6 22 (3.82%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.43%) MySQL
9 13 (2.26%) KDB
9 13 (2.26%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.56%) Jackrabbit
12 9 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.22%) Redis
15 5 (0.87%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.35%) HBase
16 2 (0.35%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 65 (11.28%) Maven
2 63 (10.94%) JUnit
3 51 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 47 (8.16%) Subversion
5 30 (5.21%) Mockito
6 29 (5.03%) TeamCity
7 27 (4.69%) Ant
8 20 (3.47%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.30%) CruiseControl
10 18 (3.13%) Jenkins
11 16 (2.78%) Selenium
12 15 (2.60%) Eclipse
12 15 (2.60%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.08%) Hudson
14 8 (1.39%) JIRA
15 6 (1.04%) jMock
15 6 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.04%) JMeter
16 5 (0.87%) JBehave
16 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 140 (24.31%) Front Office
2 108 (18.75%) Banking
3 100 (17.36%) Finance
4 51 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.43%) Games
6 12 (2.08%) Back Office
7 9 (1.56%) Publishing
8 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.39%) Advertising
9 7 (1.22%) Retail
10 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (33.33%) Spring
2 116 (20.14%) Hibernate
2 116 (20.14%) HTML
3 86 (14.93%) J2EE
4 74 (12.85%) Web Services
5 64 (11.11%) RESTful
5 64 (11.11%) REST
6 50 (8.68%) HTML5
7 46 (7.99%) XML
7 46 (7.99%) jQuery
8 42 (7.29%) JSP
8 42 (7.29%) CSS
9 41 (7.12%) JMS
9 41 (7.12%) AngularJS
10 38 (6.60%) Spring MVC
11 33 (5.73%) Servlets
12 32 (5.56%) JDBC
12 32 (5.56%) JAX-RS
13 28 (4.86%) SOAP
14 26 (4.51%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 87 (15.10%) Derivative
2 41 (7.12%) Fixed Income
3 25 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
5 14 (2.43%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.26%) Grid Computing
6 13 (2.26%) Equities
7 12 (2.08%) Market Risk
7 12 (2.08%) Open Source
8 11 (1.91%) Credit Derivative
9 9 (1.56%) User Experience
9 9 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.04%) Online Games
12 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.69%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (20.31%) Linux
2 104 (18.06%) UNIX
3 14 (2.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.52%) Windows
4 3 (0.52%) CentOS
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.35%) VMS
5 2 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.17%) Debian
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (33.85%) TDD
3 112 (19.44%) Multithreading
4 95 (16.49%) BDD
5 78 (13.54%) Low Latency
6 76 (13.19%) OO
7 69 (11.98%) Scrum
8 57 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 44 (7.64%) MVC
11 35 (6.08%) Data Modelling
12 34 (5.90%) SOA
13 32 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
14 31 (5.38%) Web Development
15 25 (4.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 22 (3.82%) Software Engineering
17 20 (3.47%) Analytics
17 20 (3.47%) User Stories
18 19 (3.30%) OOP
19 18 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 576 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (19.97%) JavaScript
3 112 (19.44%) SQL
4 80 (13.89%) C#
5 55 (9.55%) C++
6 42 (7.29%) Scala
7 23 (3.99%) Python
8 15 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.91%) C
10 10 (1.74%) Ruby
11 9 (1.56%) Groovy
11 9 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.22%) VB
14 6 (1.04%) Perl
14 6 (1.04%) PHP
15 4 (0.69%) Clojure
16 3 (0.52%) VBA
17 2 (0.35%) R
17 2 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (5.38%) Degree
2 8 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.22%) VCP4
4 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) PhD
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.35%) Puppet
2 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) yum
3 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 96 (16.67%) Oracle
2 52 (9.03%) Sybase
3 38 (6.60%) TIBCO
4 18 (3.13%) ION Trading
5 12 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.74%) Adobe
6 10 (1.74%) 29West
7 7 (1.22%) Murex
8 6 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.87%) IBM
10 4 (0.69%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.69%) FatWire
10 4 (0.69%) Tradeweb
10 4 (0.69%) MarketAxess
11 3 (0.52%) Google
11 3 (0.52%) Calypso
12 2 (0.35%) SAP
12 2 (0.35%) ATG
12 2 (0.35%) Perforce
12 2 (0.35%) hybris
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