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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
London / City of London
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 197 249 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.75% 7.76% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.11% 8.13% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 228 286
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

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
2772 3062 4915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.03% 95.48% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2195 2417 3762
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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.

1 437 (100.00%) Java
2 270 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (46.68%) TDD
4 132 (30.21%) BDD
5 128 (29.29%) Spring
6 121 (27.69%) Finance
7 111 (25.40%) Banking
8 105 (24.03%) Scrum
9 100 (22.88%) Microservices
10 91 (20.82%) HTML
11 88 (20.14%) JavaScript
11 88 (20.14%) SQL
11 88 (20.14%) Front Office
12 85 (19.45%) Jenkins
13 83 (18.99%) Multithreading
14 79 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
15 73 (16.70%) DevOps
16 70 (16.02%) REST
16 70 (16.02%) Scala
17 65 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (14.87%) Oracle
17 65 (14.87%) Linux
18 64 (14.65%) CSS
19 63 (14.42%) JSON
20 62 (14.19%) Pair Programming
20 62 (14.19%) Git (software)
20 62 (14.19%) Big Data
21 61 (13.96%) Investment Banking
22 59 (13.50%) Unix
23 58 (13.27%) Web Services

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 51 (11.67%) Apache Spark
2 25 (5.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 16 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.52%) JBoss
5 8 (1.83%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.83%) Mule
5 8 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.60%) Apache
6 7 (1.60%) Confluence
7 4 (0.92%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.69%) CMS
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.46%) Liferay
9 2 (0.46%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.92%) RMDS
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.14%) GitHub
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.69%) Slack
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.44%) HTTP
2 35 (8.01%) RTSP
3 28 (6.41%) MQTT
4 7 (1.60%) RTP
5 6 (1.37%) Internet
6 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.69%) AMQP
8 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) Intranet
9 1 (0.23%) Multicast
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) SNMP
9 1 (0.23%) SSH
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.19%) Big Data
2 52 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 52 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 45 (10.30%) Hadoop
4 43 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (6.64%) MySQL
6 24 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.81%) SQL Server
8 16 (3.66%) HBase
9 11 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.29%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.83%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.83%) DB2
12 7 (1.60%) KDB
12 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.14%) Kdb+
15 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.92%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.92%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 85 (19.45%) Jenkins
2 62 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 51 (11.67%) Maven
4 43 (9.84%) JUnit
5 25 (5.72%) Mockito
5 25 (5.72%) Subversion
6 24 (5.49%) JIRA
7 23 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 20 (4.58%) IntelliJ
9 17 (3.89%) Selenium
10 16 (3.66%) Grunt
11 15 (3.43%) Ant
11 15 (3.43%) Eclipse
12 12 (2.75%) Gradle
12 12 (2.75%) Vagrant
13 11 (2.52%) CruiseControl
13 11 (2.52%) EasyMock
14 10 (2.29%) Hudson
15 9 (2.06%) Bower
16 8 (1.83%) Build Forge
General
1 121 (27.69%) Finance
2 111 (25.40%) Banking
3 88 (20.14%) Front Office
4 61 (13.96%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.06%) Retail
7 6 (1.37%) Advertising
7 6 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Back Office
8 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.14%) Games
9 4 (0.92%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (29.29%) Spring
2 91 (20.82%) HTML
3 70 (16.02%) REST
4 64 (14.65%) CSS
5 63 (14.42%) JSON
6 58 (13.27%) Web Services
7 54 (12.36%) Hibernate
8 49 (11.21%) AngularJS
9 45 (10.30%) HTML5
10 43 (9.84%) XML
11 41 (9.38%) J2EE
11 41 (9.38%) Kafka
12 37 (8.47%) JMS
13 34 (7.78%) RESTful
14 31 (7.09%) Protocol Buffers
15 29 (6.64%) Node.js
16 28 (6.41%) Dropwizard
16 28 (6.41%) jQuery
17 25 (5.72%) JSP
18 24 (5.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (10.53%) Derivative
3 36 (8.24%) Equities
4 33 (7.55%) Public Cloud
4 33 (7.55%) Video on Demand
5 32 (7.32%) Fixed Income
6 22 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 20 (4.58%) Streaming Video
8 19 (4.35%) Market Risk
9 14 (3.20%) Credit Risk
9 14 (3.20%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (2.97%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.52%) N-Tier
13 9 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.06%) Grid Computing
14 8 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.87%) Linux
2 59 (13.50%) Unix
3 12 (2.75%) Windows
4 9 (2.06%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.83%) Android
5 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (46.68%) TDD
3 132 (30.21%) BDD
4 105 (24.03%) Scrum
5 100 (22.88%) Microservices
6 83 (18.99%) Multithreading
7 73 (16.70%) DevOps
8 65 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (14.19%) Pair Programming
10 49 (11.21%) Kanban
11 48 (10.98%) Low Latency
12 47 (10.76%) MVC
13 41 (9.38%) OO
14 39 (8.92%) Software Engineering
15 38 (8.70%) High Availability
16 36 (8.24%) Electronic Trading
17 32 (7.32%) Concurrent Programming
18 31 (7.09%) Risk Management
19 28 (6.41%) Refactoring
20 27 (6.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 437 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (20.14%) JavaScript
2 88 (20.14%) SQL
3 70 (16.02%) Scala
4 42 (9.61%) Python
5 36 (8.24%) C
6 21 (4.81%) C#
7 17 (3.89%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.43%) Groovy
9 14 (3.20%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.97%) Haskell
11 9 (2.06%) C++
11 9 (2.06%) Ruby
12 5 (1.14%) Clojure
13 4 (0.92%) Go
13 4 (0.92%) Perl
14 3 (0.69%) Jython
14 3 (0.69%) PHP
14 3 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (4.58%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.20%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (6.41%) Docker
2 7 (1.60%) HDFS
3 4 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.46%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.89%) Puppet
2 5 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.69%) Ansible
3 3 (0.69%) Oozie
4 1 (0.23%) Marathon
4 1 (0.23%) Mesos
4 1 (0.23%) MOM
4 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (14.87%) Oracle
2 19 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 16 (3.66%) Sybase
4 13 (2.97%) New Relic
5 7 (1.60%) Brightcove
6 6 (1.37%) ION Trading
6 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.14%) SAP
8 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.92%) IBM
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.92%) Reuters
8 4 (0.92%) Talend
8 4 (0.92%) WorldPay
9 3 (0.69%) Adobe
10 2 (0.46%) Apple
10 2 (0.46%) Google
10 2 (0.46%) Solace
10 2 (0.46%) Teradata
11 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
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