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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 31 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 300 364 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.16% 5.02% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 5.42% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 314 258
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £507
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
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
5359 6714 7231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.13% 92.63% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3875 4903 5242
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £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 91 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 516 (100.00%) Java
2 255 (49.42%) Spring
3 167 (32.36%) TDD
4 154 (29.84%) Hibernate
5 148 (28.68%) Banking
6 137 (26.55%) Front Office
7 136 (26.36%) SQL
8 132 (25.58%) Oracle
9 129 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 124 (24.03%) Finance
11 109 (21.12%) JavaScript
12 102 (19.77%) J2EE
13 87 (16.86%) Linux
13 87 (16.86%) Low Latency
14 86 (16.67%) Investment Banking
15 85 (16.47%) E-Commerce
16 84 (16.28%) BDD
17 81 (15.70%) Web Services
18 80 (15.50%) UNIX
19 75 (14.53%) OO
20 74 (14.34%) JUnit
21 72 (13.95%) Scrum
22 71 (13.76%) JMS
23 70 (13.57%) Fixed Income
24 69 (13.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 67 (12.98%) MVC
26 66 (12.79%) Maven
26 66 (12.79%) HTML
27 61 (11.82%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (7.36%) Oracle Coherence
2 30 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 22 (4.26%) Apache
5 8 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (1.36%) Liferay
6 7 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.16%) CMS
8 5 (0.97%) AquaLogic
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.78%) Mule
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.58%) Confluence
10 3 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) MS Office
1 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.94%) RMDS
2 7 (1.36%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.78%) GitHub
3 2 (0.39%) Heroku
3 2 (0.39%) 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 (2.52%) HTTP
2 12 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.74%) LDAP
4 7 (1.36%) Internet
5 6 (1.16%) Multicast
6 4 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.39%) DSL
7 2 (0.39%) NFC
8 1 (0.19%) AMQP
8 1 (0.19%) Firewall
8 1 (0.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) WAN
8 1 (0.19%) FTP
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.11%) Relational Database
2 46 (8.91%) MongoDB
3 40 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 34 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.04%) MySQL
6 24 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.91%) KDB
10 14 (2.71%) Big Data
11 10 (1.94%) CouchDB
12 9 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.55%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.97%) JasperReports
16 5 (0.97%) Redis
17 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (14.34%) JUnit
2 66 (12.79%) Maven
3 43 (8.33%) Subversion
4 36 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 28 (5.43%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.65%) Mockito
6 24 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 22 (4.26%) Ant
7 22 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 22 (4.26%) TeamCity
8 20 (3.88%) Jasmine
9 16 (3.10%) Hudson
10 14 (2.71%) JIRA
10 14 (2.71%) jMock
11 11 (2.13%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.94%) Selenium
13 8 (1.55%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.36%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.36%) Apache Ivy
15 5 (0.97%) TestNG
General
1 148 (28.68%) Banking
2 137 (26.55%) Front Office
3 124 (24.03%) Finance
4 86 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.65%) Back Office
6 19 (3.68%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.33%) Games
8 8 (1.55%) Retail
9 4 (0.78%) German Language
9 4 (0.78%) Advertising
9 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.58%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (49.42%) Spring
2 154 (29.84%) Hibernate
3 102 (19.77%) J2EE
4 81 (15.70%) Web Services
5 71 (13.76%) JMS
6 66 (12.79%) HTML
7 50 (9.69%) XML
8 47 (9.11%) Spring MVC
8 47 (9.11%) RESTful
9 46 (8.91%) CSS
10 39 (7.56%) jQuery
11 37 (7.17%) Java EE
12 34 (6.59%) SOAP
13 31 (6.01%) JSP
13 31 (6.01%) REST
14 30 (5.81%) HTML5
15 26 (5.04%) Ajax
16 24 (4.65%) JDBC
17 18 (3.49%) .NET
17 18 (3.49%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.57%) Fixed Income
2 69 (13.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 54 (10.47%) Derivative
4 22 (4.26%) Credit Risk
4 22 (4.26%) Open Source
5 19 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.49%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.71%) Equities
8 12 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
8 12 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.97%) VWAP
10 5 (0.97%) TWAP
10 5 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (0.97%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.58%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.58%) RIA
11 3 (0.58%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 87 (16.86%) Linux
2 80 (15.50%) UNIX
3 10 (1.94%) Windows
4 8 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.97%) Solaris
7 3 (0.58%) Android
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (32.36%) TDD
2 129 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 87 (16.86%) Low Latency
4 85 (16.47%) E-Commerce
5 84 (16.28%) BDD
6 75 (14.53%) OO
7 72 (13.95%) Scrum
8 67 (12.98%) MVC
9 51 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (6.20%) SOA
11 27 (5.23%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.04%) Risk Management
13 25 (4.84%) UML
14 24 (4.65%) Algorithmic Trading
14 24 (4.65%) Extreme Programming
15 21 (4.07%) Web Development
16 20 (3.88%) Analytics
17 19 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (3.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 516 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (26.36%) SQL
3 109 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.82%) C#
5 51 (9.88%) Scala
6 39 (7.56%) C++
7 31 (6.01%) PL/SQL
8 28 (5.43%) Python
9 27 (5.23%) Groovy
10 24 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.71%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.52%) Ruby
13 9 (1.74%) Clojure
14 7 (1.36%) VB
14 7 (1.36%) C
15 6 (1.16%) Perl
15 6 (1.16%) Korn
16 5 (0.97%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (9.30%) Degree
2 14 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) PhD
5 2 (0.39%) 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 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) HDFS
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.78%) Puppet
2 4 (0.78%) Oozie
3 3 (0.58%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 132 (25.58%) Oracle
2 61 (11.82%) Sybase
3 45 (8.72%) TIBCO
4 27 (5.23%) JBoss
5 16 (3.10%) ION Trading
6 14 (2.71%) 29West
6 14 (2.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.74%) IBM
8 8 (1.55%) Murex
9 6 (1.16%) Adobe
9 6 (1.16%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.97%) Reuters
10 5 (0.97%) Google
11 4 (0.78%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.78%) Perforce
12 3 (0.58%) Akamai
12 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.58%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.39%) BEA
13 2 (0.39%) Informatica
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