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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 25 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 300 274 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.05% 4.58% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 4.89% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 230 194
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £525
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 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 567 (100.00%) Java
2 281 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (34.92%) Spring
4 179 (31.57%) TDD
5 158 (27.87%) Front Office
6 128 (22.57%) Linux
7 123 (21.69%) Hibernate
8 121 (21.34%) Multithreading
9 117 (20.63%) Banking
10 115 (20.28%) UNIX
11 114 (20.11%) SQL
12 112 (19.75%) Oracle
13 109 (19.22%) JavaScript
14 104 (18.34%) Finance
15 103 (18.17%) HTML
16 95 (16.75%) Derivative
17 94 (16.58%) J2EE
18 90 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 89 (15.70%) BDD
20 80 (14.11%) Low Latency
20 80 (14.11%) C#
21 75 (13.23%) OO
22 70 (12.35%) Web Services
23 69 (12.17%) Scrum
24 67 (11.82%) Maven
24 67 (11.82%) JUnit
25 65 (11.46%) Investment Banking
26 64 (11.29%) RESTful
27 57 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
27 57 (10.05%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 46 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.88%) JBoss
3 21 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
4 17 (3.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 12 (2.12%) CMS
5 12 (2.12%) TIBCO EMS
6 11 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.41%) Apache
8 8 (1.41%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.88%) Node.js
9 5 (0.88%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.53%) Jetty
11 3 (0.53%) Liferay
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.47%) RMDS
2 11 (1.94%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Heroku
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.18%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.82%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.88%) Multicast
3 5 (0.88%) LDAP
4 2 (0.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.35%) DVB
4 2 (0.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.35%) AMQP
5 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.18%) SNMP
5 1 (0.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.70%) Relational Database
2 31 (5.47%) MongoDB
3 27 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 25 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 22 (3.88%) DB2
6 21 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.53%) Big Data
8 17 (3.00%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.65%) KDB
10 14 (2.47%) MySQL
11 12 (2.12%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.12%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.41%) Redis
15 7 (1.23%) Jackrabbit
16 4 (0.71%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.35%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 67 (11.82%) Maven
1 67 (11.82%) JUnit
2 49 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.47%) Subversion
4 36 (6.35%) TeamCity
5 32 (5.64%) Ant
6 27 (4.76%) Mockito
7 23 (4.06%) CruiseControl
8 18 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 17 (3.00%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.00%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.47%) Selenium
11 13 (2.29%) Hudson
12 12 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.23%) JIRA
14 7 (1.23%) jMock
15 6 (1.06%) JMeter
16 4 (0.71%) JBehave
16 4 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (27.87%) Front Office
2 117 (20.63%) Banking
3 104 (18.34%) Finance
4 65 (11.46%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.94%) Games
5 11 (1.94%) Back Office
6 9 (1.59%) Publishing
7 8 (1.41%) Advertising
8 7 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.23%) Retail
9 3 (0.53%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (34.92%) Spring
2 123 (21.69%) Hibernate
3 103 (18.17%) HTML
4 94 (16.58%) J2EE
5 70 (12.35%) Web Services
6 64 (11.29%) RESTful
7 55 (9.70%) REST
8 48 (8.47%) XML
9 46 (8.11%) HTML5
10 45 (7.94%) JMS
11 43 (7.58%) jQuery
12 40 (7.05%) Spring MVC
13 39 (6.88%) CSS
13 39 (6.88%) JSP
14 35 (6.17%) JDBC
15 30 (5.29%) Swing
16 28 (4.94%) Servlets
17 25 (4.41%) AngularJS
17 25 (4.41%) SOAP
18 24 (4.23%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.75%) Derivative
2 90 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (8.99%) Fixed Income
4 30 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.35%) Credit Derivative
6 18 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
8 15 (2.65%) Grid Computing
9 14 (2.47%) Market Risk
9 14 (2.47%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.29%) Equities
11 12 (2.12%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.76%) User Experience
13 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.41%) Open Source
15 7 (1.23%) Fat Client
15 7 (1.23%) Thin Client
16 6 (1.06%) Online Games
16 6 (1.06%) Mathematics
17 5 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 128 (22.57%) Linux
2 115 (20.28%) UNIX
3 12 (2.12%) Mac OS X
4 8 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (1.06%) Windows
6 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.53%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) VMS
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (31.57%) TDD
3 121 (21.34%) Multithreading
4 89 (15.70%) BDD
5 80 (14.11%) Low Latency
6 75 (13.23%) OO
7 69 (12.17%) Scrum
8 57 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 47 (8.29%) MVC
11 38 (6.70%) SOA
12 33 (5.82%) Data Modelling
13 29 (5.11%) Electronic Trading
14 25 (4.41%) Web Development
15 21 (3.70%) Unit Testing
16 20 (3.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 19 (3.35%) Analytics
18 18 (3.17%) User Stories
18 18 (3.17%) Algorithmic Trading
18 18 (3.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 567 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (20.11%) SQL
3 109 (19.22%) JavaScript
4 80 (14.11%) C#
5 57 (10.05%) C++
6 36 (6.35%) Scala
7 18 (3.17%) Python
8 17 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.82%) Groovy
10 12 (2.12%) C
10 12 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.59%) Ruby
12 7 (1.23%) VB
13 6 (1.06%) PHP
13 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.88%) Perl
15 4 (0.71%) VBA
16 3 (0.53%) Clojure
16 3 (0.53%) R
16 3 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (6.00%) Degree
2 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.18%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.18%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 112 (19.75%) Oracle
2 55 (9.70%) Sybase
3 41 (7.23%) TIBCO
4 18 (3.17%) ION Trading
5 12 (2.12%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.94%) 29West
7 10 (1.76%) Adobe
8 9 (1.59%) Murex
9 8 (1.41%) IBM
10 7 (1.23%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.88%) Google
12 4 (0.71%) Perforce
12 4 (0.71%) Tradeweb
12 4 (0.71%) MarketAxess
13 3 (0.53%) Calypso
13 3 (0.53%) Reuters
13 3 (0.53%) FatWire
14 2 (0.35%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.35%) ATG
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