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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 45 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 217 216 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.02% 3.63% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 3.93% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 185 204
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £546
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £667 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -6.41%
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 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 512 (100.00%) Java
2 269 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (33.79%) Spring
4 172 (33.59%) TDD
5 112 (21.88%) Front Office
6 110 (21.48%) SQL
6 110 (21.48%) Multithreading
7 108 (21.09%) Linux
8 106 (20.70%) Hibernate
9 101 (19.73%) Banking
10 99 (19.34%) JavaScript
11 91 (17.77%) HTML
11 91 (17.77%) Oracle
12 87 (16.99%) Finance
13 86 (16.80%) OO
14 82 (16.02%) UNIX
14 82 (16.02%) J2EE
15 73 (14.26%) Web Services
15 73 (14.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 69 (13.48%) Derivative
17 67 (13.09%) C#
18 66 (12.89%) Low Latency
19 59 (11.52%) RESTful
19 59 (11.52%) Maven
20 58 (11.33%) BDD
21 56 (10.94%) REST
21 56 (10.94%) Scrum
22 53 (10.35%) JUnit
22 53 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
23 49 (9.57%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 28 (5.47%) JBoss
3 17 (3.32%) Oracle Coherence
4 14 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.54%) Apache
6 12 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.34%) CMS
7 9 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.37%) Node.js
9 6 (1.17%) Jetty
10 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.78%) Confluence
11 2 (0.39%) MTS
11 2 (0.39%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.39%) Mule
11 2 (0.39%) Liferay
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (0.78%) MS Office
2 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.59%) RMDS
3 1 (0.20%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Heroku
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.54%) HTTP
2 7 (1.37%) Internet
3 5 (0.98%) AMQP
4 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.39%) X.509
4 2 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.20%) Multicast
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.20%) Hadoop
1 42 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 30 (5.86%) Big Data
3 25 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.30%) DB2
6 21 (4.10%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.71%) MySQL
8 15 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.76%) Jackrabbit
11 9 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.76%) HBase
12 7 (1.37%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.98%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.59%) Redis
15 3 (0.59%) OLAP
15 3 (0.59%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 59 (11.52%) Maven
2 53 (10.35%) JUnit
3 45 (8.79%) Subversion
4 44 (8.59%) Git (software)
5 26 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 25 (4.88%) Ant
7 21 (4.10%) Mockito
8 20 (3.91%) Eclipse
9 17 (3.32%) Jenkins
10 14 (2.73%) CruiseControl
10 14 (2.73%) Selenium
10 14 (2.73%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.76%) JIRA
12 7 (1.37%) JBehave
12 7 (1.37%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.17%) Gradle
14 5 (0.98%) Hudson
15 4 (0.78%) Mocha
16 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
16 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 112 (21.88%) Front Office
2 101 (19.73%) Banking
3 87 (16.99%) Finance
4 43 (8.40%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.34%) Retail
6 9 (1.76%) Publishing
7 8 (1.56%) Back Office
7 8 (1.56%) Games
8 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.98%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (33.79%) Spring
2 106 (20.70%) Hibernate
3 91 (17.77%) HTML
4 82 (16.02%) J2EE
5 73 (14.26%) Web Services
6 59 (11.52%) RESTful
7 56 (10.94%) REST
8 40 (7.81%) AngularJS
9 39 (7.62%) JSP
10 38 (7.42%) XML
10 38 (7.42%) JMS
11 37 (7.23%) HTML5
12 32 (6.25%) CSS
13 31 (6.05%) Servlets
14 30 (5.86%) SOAP
15 29 (5.66%) Swing
15 29 (5.66%) Java EE
16 28 (5.47%) jQuery
17 27 (5.27%) JAX-RS
18 21 (4.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 69 (13.48%) Derivative
3 27 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.93%) Fixed Income
5 14 (2.73%) Equities
6 13 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.34%) Grid Computing
7 12 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.34%) Market Risk
8 10 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (1.17%) User Experience
11 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.59%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 108 (21.09%) Linux
2 82 (16.02%) UNIX
3 9 (1.76%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.98%) Windows
6 3 (0.59%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (33.59%) TDD
3 110 (21.48%) Multithreading
4 86 (16.80%) OO
5 66 (12.89%) Low Latency
6 58 (11.33%) BDD
7 56 (10.94%) Scrum
8 53 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (7.42%) Web Development
10 35 (6.84%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.05%) MVC
11 31 (6.05%) Electronic Trading
12 27 (5.27%) OOP
12 27 (5.27%) Data Modelling
13 25 (4.88%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 21 (4.10%) SOA
14 21 (4.10%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.91%) Pair Programming
16 19 (3.71%) Open Source
17 17 (3.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 512 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (21.48%) SQL
3 99 (19.34%) JavaScript
4 67 (13.09%) C#
5 49 (9.57%) Scala
6 39 (7.62%) C++
7 17 (3.32%) Python
8 9 (1.76%) Groovy
9 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.98%) C
12 4 (0.78%) Ruby
13 3 (0.59%) Clojure
13 3 (0.59%) Perl
14 2 (0.39%) XQuery
14 2 (0.39%) PHP
14 2 (0.39%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 25 (4.88%) Degree
2 20 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Basel III
2 1 (0.20%) EMIR
2 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) HDFS
2 2 (0.39%) GridGain
3 1 (0.20%) Varnish
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Puppet
2 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.59%) Oozie
3 2 (0.39%) Nagios
3 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) yum
4 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (17.77%) Oracle
2 34 (6.64%) Sybase
3 16 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.76%) IBM
4 9 (1.76%) Adobe
5 7 (1.37%) ION Trading
5 7 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.78%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.59%) FatWire
8 2 (0.39%) Intel
8 2 (0.39%) eSpeed
8 2 (0.39%) Reuters
8 2 (0.39%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.39%) Tradeweb
8 2 (0.39%) hybris
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.20%) Nuxeo
9 1 (0.20%) WorldPay
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