The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 35 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 276 331 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.69% 4.66% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 5.03% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 274 279
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Java Developer
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 270 (52.22%) Spring
3 172 (33.27%) TDD
4 158 (30.56%) Banking
4 158 (30.56%) Hibernate
5 142 (27.47%) SQL
6 139 (26.89%) Finance
7 132 (25.53%) Front Office
8 131 (25.34%) Multithreading
9 130 (25.15%) Oracle
10 127 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (22.63%) JavaScript
12 101 (19.54%) J2EE
13 92 (17.79%) Web Services
14 88 (17.02%) Investment Banking
15 85 (16.44%) JMS
16 82 (15.86%) Low Latency
17 80 (15.47%) HTML
17 80 (15.47%) Scrum
18 78 (15.09%) E-Commerce
19 77 (14.89%) JUnit
19 77 (14.89%) BDD
20 75 (14.51%) OO
21 73 (14.12%) MVC
22 72 (13.93%) Fixed Income
23 71 (13.73%) Maven
23 71 (13.73%) Linux
24 70 (13.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 67 (12.96%) Sybase
26 66 (12.77%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (7.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 22 (4.26%) Apache
2 22 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.87%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.29%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.71%) Apache Solr
6 13 (2.51%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.35%) Liferay
7 7 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.97%) AquaLogic
8 5 (0.97%) Confluence
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.77%) Mule
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
10 3 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.58%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) RMDS
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.77%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.77%) GitHub
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.13%) HTTP
2 9 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.74%) LDAP
3 6 (1.16%) Internet
4 4 (0.77%) Multicast
5 2 (0.39%) NFC
5 2 (0.39%) SSL
5 2 (0.39%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) DSL
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.67%) NoSQL
1 50 (9.67%) Relational Database
2 48 (9.28%) MongoDB
3 36 (6.96%) SQL Server
4 27 (5.22%) MySQL
5 24 (4.64%) Oracle Database
6 23 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.29%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.29%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.09%) KDB
9 13 (2.51%) Big Data
10 11 (2.13%) CouchDB
11 9 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.16%) OLAP
13 6 (1.16%) JasperReports
14 5 (0.97%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.77%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (14.89%) JUnit
2 71 (13.73%) Maven
3 43 (8.32%) Subversion
4 28 (5.42%) Mockito
5 27 (5.22%) Ant
6 26 (5.03%) Git (software)
7 25 (4.84%) Jenkins
8 24 (4.64%) Jasmine
9 21 (4.06%) Eclipse
10 20 (3.87%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.29%) JIRA
11 17 (3.29%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.71%) Hudson
13 13 (2.51%) jMock
14 11 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
15 10 (1.93%) Selenium
16 9 (1.74%) CruiseControl
17 6 (1.16%) IntelliJ
18 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
19 4 (0.77%) Hamcrest
General
1 158 (30.56%) Banking
2 139 (26.89%) Finance
3 132 (25.53%) Front Office
4 88 (17.02%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.84%) Back Office
6 18 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.32%) Games
8 8 (1.55%) Retail
9 4 (0.77%) German Language
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (52.22%) Spring
2 158 (30.56%) Hibernate
3 101 (19.54%) J2EE
4 92 (17.79%) Web Services
5 85 (16.44%) JMS
6 80 (15.47%) HTML
7 66 (12.77%) CSS
8 54 (10.44%) jQuery
9 51 (9.86%) Java EE
9 51 (9.86%) Spring MVC
10 49 (9.48%) XML
11 44 (8.51%) HTML5
12 37 (7.16%) RESTful
12 37 (7.16%) Ajax
13 35 (6.77%) SOAP
14 34 (6.58%) REST
15 32 (6.19%) JSP
16 30 (5.80%) JDBC
17 29 (5.61%) CSS3
18 27 (5.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.93%) Fixed Income
2 70 (13.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (9.09%) Derivative
4 25 (4.84%) Open Source
5 22 (4.26%) Credit Risk
6 21 (4.06%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.29%) Market Risk
8 16 (3.09%) Equities
9 12 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.32%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.77%) TWAP
10 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.77%) Online Games
10 4 (0.77%) VWAP
10 4 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (0.58%) GIS
11 3 (0.58%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.58%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.73%) Linux
2 57 (11.03%) UNIX
3 8 (1.55%) Windows
4 5 (0.97%) Solaris
4 5 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.58%) Android
5 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (33.27%) TDD
2 131 (25.34%) Multithreading
3 127 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (15.86%) Low Latency
5 80 (15.47%) Scrum
6 78 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 77 (14.89%) BDD
8 75 (14.51%) OO
9 73 (14.12%) MVC
10 54 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (6.19%) Analytics
12 31 (6.00%) UML
13 26 (5.03%) OOD
13 26 (5.03%) Extreme Programming
13 26 (5.03%) Unit Testing
14 23 (4.45%) SOA
14 23 (4.45%) Web Development
15 22 (4.26%) Risk Management
16 17 (3.29%) Software Engineering
17 16 (3.09%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 142 (27.47%) SQL
3 117 (22.63%) JavaScript
4 62 (11.99%) C#
5 47 (9.09%) Scala
6 37 (7.16%) C++
7 33 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 32 (6.19%) Python
9 21 (4.06%) Groovy
10 20 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.71%) Ruby
13 12 (2.32%) VB
14 9 (1.74%) Perl
14 9 (1.74%) Clojure
15 8 (1.55%) C
16 6 (1.16%) Korn
17 5 (0.97%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (8.51%) Degree
2 15 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.13%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.58%) HDFS
2 1 (0.19%) Squid
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.77%) Oozie
1 4 (0.77%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.39%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 130 (25.15%) Oracle
2 67 (12.96%) Sybase
3 52 (10.06%) TIBCO
4 25 (4.84%) JBoss
5 17 (3.29%) ION Trading
5 17 (3.29%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.09%) 29West
7 6 (1.16%) Murex
8 5 (0.97%) Adobe
8 5 (0.97%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.77%) hybris
10 3 (0.58%) ATG
10 3 (0.58%) Google
10 3 (0.58%) IBM
10 3 (0.58%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.58%) Akamai
11 2 (0.39%) Splunk
11 2 (0.39%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.39%) BEA
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