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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 35 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 268 299 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.99% 5.14% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.58% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 252 314
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
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 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 486 (100.00%) Java
2 266 (54.73%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (36.63%) TDD
4 177 (36.42%) Spring
5 138 (28.40%) Banking
6 133 (27.37%) Multithreading
7 131 (26.95%) Finance
8 123 (25.31%) Oracle
9 103 (21.19%) Hibernate
10 96 (19.75%) Maven
10 96 (19.75%) SQL
10 96 (19.75%) JavaScript
11 92 (18.93%) Linux
12 89 (18.31%) Front Office
13 85 (17.49%) HTML
14 78 (16.05%) Scrum
15 75 (15.43%) Web Services
16 74 (15.23%) JMS
17 72 (14.81%) J2EE
17 72 (14.81%) Git (software)
18 71 (14.61%) UNIX
18 71 (14.61%) Investment Banking
19 69 (14.20%) Scala
20 68 (13.99%) XML
21 67 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
21 67 (13.79%) REST
22 65 (13.37%) OO
23 63 (12.96%) BDD
24 61 (12.55%) C#
25 58 (11.93%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (8.64%) Oracle Coherence
2 35 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 29 (5.97%) JBoss
4 20 (4.12%) Apache Spark
5 18 (3.70%) Apache
6 14 (2.88%) Jetty
7 12 (2.47%) Confluence
8 11 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 10 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.06%) Node.js
10 8 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.03%) CMS
12 4 (0.82%) MTS
13 3 (0.62%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.41%) FileNet
14 2 (0.41%) WMQI
14 2 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) MS Office
1 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.62%) RMDS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Heroku
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.88%) HTTP
2 5 (1.03%) LDAP
2 5 (1.03%) AMQP
3 4 (0.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) DSL
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.08%) Relational Database
2 48 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 45 (9.26%) Hadoop
4 39 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 37 (7.61%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.20%) Big Data
7 29 (5.97%) Oracle Database
8 20 (4.12%) DB2
8 20 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (3.50%) MySQL
11 10 (2.06%) HBase
11 10 (2.06%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.65%) KDB
14 6 (1.23%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.82%) Jackrabbit
15 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.62%) OLAP
16 3 (0.62%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 96 (19.75%) Maven
2 72 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 58 (11.93%) Subversion
4 50 (10.29%) JUnit
5 40 (8.23%) Jenkins
6 27 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 27 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 22 (4.53%) Mockito
8 19 (3.91%) Gradle
9 18 (3.70%) Ant
9 18 (3.70%) JIRA
10 16 (3.29%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.85%) IntelliJ
12 8 (1.65%) JMeter
12 8 (1.65%) Selenium
13 6 (1.23%) Hudson
14 4 (0.82%) FishEye
14 4 (0.82%) JBehave
14 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 138 (28.40%) Banking
2 131 (26.95%) Finance
3 89 (18.31%) Front Office
4 71 (14.61%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.67%) Retail
6 11 (2.26%) Games
7 7 (1.44%) Legal
7 7 (1.44%) Publishing
8 6 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.03%) Back Office
10 4 (0.82%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (36.42%) Spring
2 103 (21.19%) Hibernate
3 85 (17.49%) HTML
4 75 (15.43%) Web Services
5 74 (15.23%) JMS
6 72 (14.81%) J2EE
7 68 (13.99%) XML
8 67 (13.79%) REST
9 57 (11.73%) RESTful
10 37 (7.61%) CSS
11 36 (7.41%) Java EE
12 34 (7.00%) SOAP
13 31 (6.38%) JSON
14 28 (5.76%) .NET
15 26 (5.35%) HTML5
16 25 (5.14%) JAX-RS
16 25 (5.14%) AngularJS
17 24 (4.94%) jQuery
18 22 (4.53%) Spring MVC
19 21 (4.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.82%) Derivative
4 26 (5.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 17 (3.50%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.88%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.47%) Market Risk
8 11 (2.26%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.26%) Equities
9 10 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.06%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.65%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.23%) User Experience
12 5 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
15 2 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 92 (18.93%) Linux
2 71 (14.61%) UNIX
3 12 (2.47%) Mac OS X
4 10 (2.06%) Windows
5 4 (0.82%) Android
5 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (54.73%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (36.63%) TDD
3 133 (27.37%) Multithreading
4 78 (16.05%) Scrum
5 67 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (13.37%) OO
7 63 (12.96%) BDD
8 47 (9.67%) Low Latency
8 47 (9.67%) Pair Programming
9 39 (8.02%) Web Development
10 35 (7.20%) MVC
11 34 (7.00%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.17%) Software Engineering
13 29 (5.97%) Open Source
13 29 (5.97%) SDLC
14 28 (5.76%) DevOps
15 26 (5.35%) OOD
16 24 (4.94%) SOA
17 23 (4.73%) Unit Testing
18 22 (4.53%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 486 (100.00%) Java
2 96 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 96 (19.75%) SQL
3 69 (14.20%) Scala
4 61 (12.55%) C#
5 35 (7.20%) C++
6 22 (4.53%) Groovy
7 14 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.67%) Python
8 13 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.85%) Ruby
10 8 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (0.41%) C
12 2 (0.41%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
13 1 (0.21%) Clojure
13 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 28 (5.76%) Degree
2 22 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.44%) PhD
5 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) EMIR
3 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (2.06%) Docker
2 6 (1.23%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.03%) HDFS
4 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.62%) GridGain
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.88%) Puppet
2 4 (0.82%) Oozie
2 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.62%) Nagios
3 3 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Control-M
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 123 (25.31%) Oracle
2 38 (7.82%) Sybase
3 15 (3.09%) TIBCO
4 8 (1.65%) Adobe
4 8 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.44%) ION Trading
5 7 (1.44%) IBM
6 6 (1.23%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.82%) eSpeed
7 4 (0.82%) InterSystems
7 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.82%) Tradeweb
7 4 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (0.82%) WorldPay
7 4 (0.82%) VMware
8 3 (0.62%) FatWire
9 2 (0.41%) Informatica
9 2 (0.41%) Reuters
9 2 (0.41%) Solace
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