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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 36 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 280 274 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.74% 4.68% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 5.08% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 222 272
Average daily rate
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£550 £546 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -6.66%
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
5455 5390 6593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.12% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3933 4841
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 533 (100.00%) Java
2 293 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (37.90%) TDD
4 180 (33.77%) Spring
5 137 (25.70%) Multithreading
6 136 (25.52%) Banking
7 126 (23.64%) Oracle
8 124 (23.26%) Finance
9 112 (21.01%) Hibernate
10 105 (19.70%) SQL
11 98 (18.39%) Linux
12 97 (18.20%) JavaScript
13 93 (17.45%) Front Office
13 93 (17.45%) Maven
14 92 (17.26%) HTML
15 89 (16.70%) Web Services
16 84 (15.76%) Scala
17 83 (15.57%) Scrum
18 79 (14.82%) J2EE
19 76 (14.26%) BDD
19 76 (14.26%) REST
20 75 (14.07%) UNIX
21 73 (13.70%) OO
21 73 (13.70%) Git (software)
22 69 (12.95%) Investment Banking
23 68 (12.76%) JMS
24 66 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
25 65 (12.20%) Subversion
26 64 (12.01%) XML
27 63 (11.82%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 42 (7.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (6.00%) JBoss
4 22 (4.13%) Apache Spark
5 21 (3.94%) Apache
6 14 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.25%) Jetty
8 11 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.06%) Node.js
9 10 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.88%) Confluence
10 7 (1.31%) CMS
11 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.75%) MTS
13 3 (0.56%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.56%) Mule
14 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.38%) Liferay
14 2 (0.38%) WMQI
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) MS Office
1 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.75%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.00%) HTTP
2 7 (1.31%) Internet
2 7 (1.31%) LDAP
2 7 (1.31%) AMQP
3 2 (0.38%) X.509
3 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.57%) Hadoop
2 50 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 44 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 41 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 40 (7.50%) Big Data
6 35 (6.57%) SQL Server
7 28 (5.25%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.94%) DB2
8 21 (3.94%) MySQL
9 18 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.25%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.88%) HBase
12 9 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.31%) KDB
14 6 (1.13%) Jackrabbit
14 6 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.75%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 93 (17.45%) Maven
2 73 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 65 (12.20%) Subversion
4 51 (9.57%) JUnit
5 39 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 27 (5.07%) Cucumber
7 25 (4.69%) TeamCity
8 24 (4.50%) Mockito
9 20 (3.75%) Eclipse
10 17 (3.19%) JIRA
11 15 (2.81%) Ant
11 15 (2.81%) Gradle
12 9 (1.69%) Selenium
13 7 (1.31%) JMeter
14 6 (1.13%) Hudson
15 5 (0.94%) JBehave
15 5 (0.94%) Jasmine
16 4 (0.75%) Mocha
16 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 136 (25.52%) Banking
2 124 (23.26%) Finance
3 93 (17.45%) Front Office
4 69 (12.95%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.44%) Retail
6 12 (2.25%) Games
7 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.13%) Back Office
9 5 (0.94%) Publishing
10 4 (0.75%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (33.77%) Spring
2 112 (21.01%) Hibernate
3 92 (17.26%) HTML
4 89 (16.70%) Web Services
5 79 (14.82%) J2EE
6 76 (14.26%) REST
7 68 (12.76%) JMS
8 64 (12.01%) XML
9 63 (11.82%) RESTful
10 45 (8.44%) SOAP
11 39 (7.32%) CSS
12 38 (7.13%) AngularJS
13 34 (6.38%) HTML5
14 33 (6.19%) Java EE
15 31 (5.82%) JSON
16 28 (5.25%) JAX-RS
17 27 (5.07%) .NET
18 25 (4.69%) JSP
19 21 (3.94%) FIX Protocol
20 20 (3.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 44 (8.26%) Derivative
3 38 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 17 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 17 (3.19%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.63%) Market Risk
6 14 (2.63%) Equities
7 13 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.50%) Grid Computing
11 7 (1.31%) User Experience
12 5 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.56%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 98 (18.39%) Linux
2 75 (14.07%) UNIX
3 14 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 10 (1.88%) Windows
5 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.75%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (37.90%) TDD
3 137 (25.70%) Multithreading
4 83 (15.57%) Scrum
5 76 (14.26%) BDD
6 73 (13.70%) OO
7 66 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (11.07%) Low Latency
9 46 (8.63%) Pair Programming
10 45 (8.44%) Web Development
11 34 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 33 (6.19%) E-Commerce
13 30 (5.63%) MVC
13 30 (5.63%) Open Source
14 27 (5.07%) OOD
15 26 (4.88%) DevOps
16 25 (4.69%) SDLC
17 24 (4.50%) SOA
18 23 (4.32%) OOP
18 23 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 533 (100.00%) Java
2 105 (19.70%) SQL
3 97 (18.20%) JavaScript
4 84 (15.76%) Scala
5 63 (11.82%) C#
6 39 (7.32%) C++
7 23 (4.32%) Groovy
8 19 (3.56%) Python
9 10 (1.88%) Ruby
9 10 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (0.56%) Perl
13 2 (0.38%) PHP
13 2 (0.38%) C
13 2 (0.38%) Clojure
14 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (5.82%) Degree
2 26 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.13%) PhD
5 4 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.63%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) EMIR
3 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (1.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.75%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) GridGain
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.63%) Puppet
2 7 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.75%) Nagios
3 4 (0.75%) Oozie
4 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) yum
5 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 126 (23.64%) Oracle
2 37 (6.94%) Sybase
3 13 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 10 (1.88%) Adobe
4 10 (1.88%) ION Trading
5 9 (1.69%) IBM
6 8 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.13%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.94%) Microsoft
10 4 (0.75%) eSpeed
10 4 (0.75%) FatWire
10 4 (0.75%) VMware
10 4 (0.75%) Tradeweb
10 4 (0.75%) SOASTA, Inc
11 3 (0.56%) hybris
11 3 (0.56%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.38%) Informatica
12 2 (0.38%) Reuters
12 2 (0.38%) SAP
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