The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 23 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 249 279 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.35% 4.86% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 5.14% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 252 219
Median daily rate £538 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £649 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £187.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +7.63%
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
3239 5432 5593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.66% 94.67% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4186 4158
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 95 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 27 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 306 (59.88%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (51.47%) TDD
3 263 (51.47%) Finance
4 217 (42.47%) Banking
5 168 (32.88%) Spring
6 134 (26.22%) Pair Programming
7 117 (22.90%) REST
8 115 (22.50%) Scrum
9 113 (22.11%) BDD
10 110 (21.53%) JavaScript
11 104 (20.35%) SQL
12 101 (19.77%) NoSQL
13 99 (19.37%) HTML
14 97 (18.98%) Oracle
15 91 (17.81%) Web Services
16 87 (17.03%) Derivative
16 87 (17.03%) Apache Cassandra
17 85 (16.63%) Front Office
18 82 (16.05%) CSS
19 78 (15.26%) Maven
20 72 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
21 67 (13.11%) MongoDB
21 67 (13.11%) AngularJS
21 67 (13.11%) OO
22 66 (12.92%) Investment Banking
23 65 (12.72%) Linux
24 64 (12.52%) SDLC
25 63 (12.33%) Unix
25 63 (12.33%) HTML5

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 28 (5.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 20 (3.91%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.94%) Jetty
5 10 (1.96%) JBoss
5 10 (1.96%) Mule
5 10 (1.96%) nginx
5 10 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.59%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.39%) WMQI
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.20%) GemFire
11 1 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.39%) Maximo
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (0.39%) RMDS
3 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
5 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.39%) Heroku
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.20%) Google Play
7 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.17%) HTTP
2 2 (0.39%) FTP
2 2 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.20%) Broadband
3 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.77%) NoSQL
2 87 (17.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 67 (13.11%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.05%) Relational Database
5 35 (6.85%) MySQL
6 30 (5.87%) Big Data
6 30 (5.87%) SQL Server
7 23 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 21 (4.11%) Hadoop
9 20 (3.91%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.54%) Apache Hive
11 13 (2.54%) Neo4j
12 12 (2.35%) KDB
13 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.76%) Impala
14 9 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (1.17%) SimpleDB
17 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 78 (15.26%) Maven
2 38 (7.44%) JUnit
3 34 (6.65%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.26%) IntelliJ
5 31 (6.07%) Eclipse
6 29 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 28 (5.48%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.72%) Selenium
9 17 (3.33%) Subversion
10 15 (2.94%) Mockito
11 12 (2.35%) JIRA
12 11 (2.15%) Gradle
13 9 (1.76%) Ant
13 9 (1.76%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.37%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.17%) Hudson
16 5 (0.98%) EasyMock
16 5 (0.98%) Jasmine
17 4 (0.78%) Appium
17 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 263 (51.47%) Finance
2 217 (42.47%) Banking
3 85 (16.63%) Front Office
4 66 (12.92%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.13%) Back Office
6 11 (2.15%) Games
7 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.37%) Retail
9 6 (1.17%) Publishing
10 5 (0.98%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (32.88%) Spring
2 117 (22.90%) REST
3 99 (19.37%) HTML
4 91 (17.81%) Web Services
5 82 (16.05%) CSS
6 67 (13.11%) AngularJS
7 63 (12.33%) HTML5
8 60 (11.74%) Hibernate
9 54 (10.57%) J2EE
10 46 (9.00%) Node.js
11 43 (8.41%) XML
12 40 (7.83%) CSS3
13 38 (7.44%) JMS
13 38 (7.44%) RESTful
13 38 (7.44%) SOAP
14 34 (6.65%) jQuery
15 32 (6.26%) JSON
16 29 (5.68%) Struts
17 27 (5.28%) GWT
17 27 (5.28%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.03%) Derivative
2 58 (11.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.46%) Fixed Income
5 25 (4.89%) Equities
6 19 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.94%) Grid Computing
8 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.98%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.78%) Fintech
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.78%) Statistics
13 3 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.59%) STB
13 3 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.72%) Linux
2 63 (12.33%) Unix
3 7 (1.37%) Android
3 7 (1.37%) Windows
4 5 (0.98%) Solaris
5 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (59.88%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (51.47%) TDD
3 134 (26.22%) Pair Programming
4 115 (22.50%) Scrum
5 113 (22.11%) BDD
6 67 (13.11%) OO
7 64 (12.52%) SDLC
8 57 (11.15%) Multithreading
9 56 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (8.41%) Low Latency
11 40 (7.83%) Kanban
11 40 (7.83%) Mentoring
12 36 (7.05%) Unit Testing
13 33 (6.46%) E-Commerce
14 27 (5.28%) Microservices
15 25 (4.89%) DevOps
16 23 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (4.50%) MVC
16 23 (4.50%) OOD
16 23 (4.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 511 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (21.53%) JavaScript
3 104 (20.35%) SQL
4 57 (11.15%) Scala
5 37 (7.24%) C#
6 32 (6.26%) PL/SQL
7 22 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 19 (3.72%) Ruby
9 18 (3.52%) Groovy
9 18 (3.52%) Python
10 10 (1.96%) Clojure
11 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.57%) Perl
12 7 (1.37%) C++
13 6 (1.17%) PHP
14 5 (0.98%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (0.98%) C
14 5 (0.98%) Jython
15 3 (0.59%) Haskell
15 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (3.33%) Degree
2 11 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.13%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) SDET
3 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.96%) Docker
2 4 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 10 (1.96%) Puppet
2 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.17%) Ansible
4 4 (0.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 97 (18.98%) Oracle
2 23 (4.50%) Sybase
3 14 (2.74%) DataSynapse
4 11 (2.15%) Google
5 6 (1.17%) New Relic
6 5 (0.98%) Murex
7 4 (0.78%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.78%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.59%) ATG
8 3 (0.59%) Facebook
8 3 (0.59%) Twitter
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe
9 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.39%) IBM
9 2 (0.39%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.20%) Apigee
10 1 (0.20%) Calypso
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.20%) Solace
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