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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 34 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 265 261 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.87% 4.03% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 4.36% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 219 192
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£525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 557 (100.00%) Java
2 285 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (34.11%) TDD
4 176 (31.60%) Spring
5 126 (22.62%) Front Office
6 120 (21.54%) Linux
7 112 (20.11%) Hibernate
8 110 (19.75%) SQL
9 109 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 109 (19.57%) HTML
10 108 (19.39%) Banking
10 108 (19.39%) Multithreading
11 94 (16.88%) UNIX
12 89 (15.98%) Finance
13 86 (15.44%) J2EE
14 84 (15.08%) Derivative
14 84 (15.08%) BDD
15 82 (14.72%) C#
15 82 (14.72%) Oracle
16 80 (14.36%) OO
17 75 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 74 (13.29%) REST
19 71 (12.75%) Low Latency
19 71 (12.75%) Web Services
20 67 (12.03%) Maven
21 61 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
22 59 (10.59%) Scrum
23 58 (10.41%) RESTful
24 52 (9.34%) Tomcat
24 52 (9.34%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (9.34%) Tomcat
2 27 (4.85%) JBoss
3 19 (3.41%) Adobe CQ
4 16 (2.87%) TIBCO EMS
5 13 (2.33%) Apache
6 12 (2.15%) CMS
7 11 (1.97%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.26%) Jetty
11 7 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.26%) Node.js
12 6 (1.08%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.54%) Mule
13 3 (0.54%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.36%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.36%) Liferay
14 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) MS Office
2 3 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.54%) RMDS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.18%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Heroku
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.23%) HTTP
2 5 (0.90%) AMQP
3 4 (0.72%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) DVB
4 2 (0.36%) X.509
4 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.36%) LDAP
5 1 (0.18%) Multicast
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.16%) Relational Database
2 43 (7.72%) Hadoop
3 32 (5.75%) MongoDB
4 30 (5.39%) Big Data
5 29 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 25 (4.49%) DB2
7 20 (3.59%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.59%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.87%) MySQL
9 15 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.15%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.80%) Jackrabbit
11 10 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.44%) KDB
12 8 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.26%) HBase
14 6 (1.08%) Redis
14 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.54%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 67 (12.03%) Maven
2 52 (9.34%) JUnit
3 46 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 45 (8.08%) Subversion
5 28 (5.03%) Mockito
6 26 (4.67%) Ant
7 23 (4.13%) TeamCity
8 18 (3.23%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.87%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.69%) CruiseControl
10 15 (2.69%) Selenium
11 11 (1.97%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.26%) Hudson
13 6 (1.08%) JIRA
14 5 (0.90%) JMeter
14 5 (0.90%) JBehave
14 5 (0.90%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.72%) Mocha
General
1 126 (22.62%) Front Office
2 108 (19.39%) Banking
3 89 (15.98%) Finance
4 44 (7.90%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.15%) Games
6 9 (1.62%) Retail
6 9 (1.62%) Advertising
7 8 (1.44%) Back Office
8 7 (1.26%) Publishing
9 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (31.60%) Spring
2 112 (20.11%) Hibernate
3 109 (19.57%) HTML
4 86 (15.44%) J2EE
5 74 (13.29%) REST
6 71 (12.75%) Web Services
7 58 (10.41%) RESTful
8 45 (8.08%) HTML5
9 42 (7.54%) JSP
10 41 (7.36%) AngularJS
11 40 (7.18%) XML
12 38 (6.82%) JMS
13 36 (6.46%) Servlets
13 36 (6.46%) CSS
13 36 (6.46%) jQuery
14 35 (6.28%) JAX-RS
15 31 (5.57%) SOAP
16 29 (5.21%) Spring MVC
17 28 (5.03%) Swing
18 25 (4.49%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.08%) Derivative
2 75 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (5.39%) Fixed Income
4 24 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
6 17 (3.05%) Open Source
7 12 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.15%) Grid Computing
8 11 (1.97%) Equities
8 11 (1.97%) Market Risk
8 11 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.62%) User Experience
10 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.72%) Online Games
14 3 (0.54%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (21.54%) Linux
2 94 (16.88%) UNIX
3 13 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.36%) Android
5 2 (0.36%) CentOS
5 2 (0.36%) Windows
5 2 (0.36%) VMS
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (34.11%) TDD
3 108 (19.39%) Multithreading
4 84 (15.08%) BDD
5 80 (14.36%) OO
6 71 (12.75%) Low Latency
7 61 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (10.59%) Scrum
9 39 (7.00%) MVC
10 38 (6.82%) Data Modelling
11 37 (6.64%) E-Commerce
11 37 (6.64%) Electronic Trading
11 37 (6.64%) Web Development
12 34 (6.10%) SOA
13 27 (4.85%) OOP
14 26 (4.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 21 (3.77%) Pair Programming
15 21 (3.77%) Software Engineering
16 19 (3.41%) Web Design
17 18 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 557 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (19.75%) SQL
3 109 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 82 (14.72%) C#
5 51 (9.16%) C++
6 45 (8.08%) Scala
7 22 (3.95%) Python
8 10 (1.80%) Groovy
9 9 (1.62%) C
10 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.26%) VB
12 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.90%) Ruby
14 4 (0.72%) Perl
15 3 (0.54%) PHP
15 3 (0.54%) Clojure
15 3 (0.54%) VBA
16 2 (0.36%) R
16 2 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (5.39%) Degree
2 10 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.72%) SC 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 6 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Basel III
2 1 (0.18%) EMIR
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.54%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.36%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) Oozie
1 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.36%) Nagios
2 2 (0.36%) Puppet
2 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.18%) yum
3 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.18%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 82 (14.72%) Oracle
2 49 (8.80%) Sybase
3 32 (5.75%) TIBCO
4 14 (2.51%) ION Trading
5 13 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.15%) Adobe
7 9 (1.62%) 29West
8 8 (1.44%) IBM
9 7 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.26%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.90%) Tradeweb
11 4 (0.72%) MarketAxess
12 3 (0.54%) Murex
13 2 (0.36%) SAP
13 2 (0.36%) Reuters
13 2 (0.36%) hybris
13 2 (0.36%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.36%) FatWire
13 2 (0.36%) WorldPay
14 1 (0.18%) Nuxeo
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