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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 34 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 299 385 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.08% 5.35% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 5.79% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 336 254
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £650 £646
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 541 (100.00%) Java
2 259 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (47.69%) Spring
4 176 (32.53%) TDD
5 157 (29.02%) Hibernate
6 144 (26.62%) Banking
7 141 (26.06%) Front Office
8 139 (25.69%) SQL
9 134 (24.77%) Oracle
10 130 (24.03%) Multithreading
11 123 (22.74%) Finance
12 117 (21.63%) JavaScript
13 106 (19.59%) J2EE
14 94 (17.38%) E-Commerce
15 91 (16.82%) Linux
16 89 (16.45%) Low Latency
17 88 (16.27%) BDD
18 84 (15.53%) UNIX
18 84 (15.53%) Investment Banking
19 81 (14.97%) Web Services
20 79 (14.60%) Scrum
21 78 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 73 (13.49%) OO
23 70 (12.94%) MVC
24 66 (12.20%) HTML
25 65 (12.01%) JUnit
26 64 (11.83%) Fixed Income
27 63 (11.65%) JMS
28 61 (11.28%) Maven
29 60 (11.09%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (6.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 28 (5.18%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.25%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 18 (3.33%) Apache
6 9 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
6 9 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.48%) Liferay
7 8 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.11%) CMS
9 5 (0.92%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.92%) Mule
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.55%) Jetty
11 3 (0.55%) AquaLogic
11 3 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) MS Office
1 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.40%) RMDS
2 8 (1.48%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.37%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.74%) GitHub
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Heroku
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.77%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.03%) HTTP
3 9 (1.66%) LDAP
4 8 (1.48%) Multicast
5 7 (1.29%) Internet
6 4 (0.74%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) NFC
8 1 (0.18%) AMQP
8 1 (0.18%) Firewall
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
8 1 (0.18%) LAN
8 1 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.61%) Relational Database
2 46 (8.50%) MongoDB
3 38 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 32 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 26 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.81%) MySQL
6 17 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (2.96%) Big Data
7 16 (2.96%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.22%) KDB
9 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.66%) CouchDB
11 8 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.48%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.92%) Redis
14 5 (0.92%) JasperReports
14 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 65 (12.01%) JUnit
2 61 (11.28%) Maven
3 43 (7.95%) Subversion
4 35 (6.47%) Git (software)
5 27 (4.99%) Jenkins
6 25 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 24 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 23 (4.25%) Cucumber
9 22 (4.07%) Jasmine
10 20 (3.70%) Ant
10 20 (3.70%) Mockito
11 15 (2.77%) jMock
11 15 (2.77%) Hudson
12 13 (2.40%) CruiseControl
13 11 (2.03%) JIRA
14 9 (1.66%) Selenium
15 8 (1.48%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.29%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (1.29%) Mercurial
17 5 (0.92%) TestNG
General
1 144 (26.62%) Banking
2 141 (26.06%) Front Office
3 123 (22.74%) Finance
4 84 (15.53%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.88%) Back Office
6 19 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.40%) Games
8 10 (1.85%) Retail
9 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (47.69%) Spring
2 157 (29.02%) Hibernate
3 106 (19.59%) J2EE
4 81 (14.97%) Web Services
5 66 (12.20%) HTML
6 63 (11.65%) JMS
7 52 (9.61%) XML
8 51 (9.43%) Spring MVC
9 49 (9.06%) RESTful
10 43 (7.95%) CSS
11 40 (7.39%) jQuery
12 35 (6.47%) Java EE
13 33 (6.10%) REST
14 31 (5.73%) Ajax
14 31 (5.73%) HTML5
15 30 (5.55%) JDBC
15 30 (5.55%) JSP
15 30 (5.55%) SOAP
16 17 (3.14%) Struts
16 17 (3.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 64 (11.83%) Fixed Income
3 60 (11.09%) Derivative
4 33 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.07%) Open Source
6 21 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.70%) Credit Risk
8 19 (3.51%) Market Risk
9 16 (2.96%) Credit Derivative
9 16 (2.96%) Equities
10 12 (2.22%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.29%) TWAP
11 7 (1.29%) VWAP
12 6 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (0.92%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.74%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.74%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.74%) Online Games
14 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.82%) Linux
2 84 (15.53%) UNIX
3 10 (1.85%) Windows
4 9 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (1.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.55%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Solaris
7 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (32.53%) TDD
3 130 (24.03%) Multithreading
4 94 (17.38%) E-Commerce
5 89 (16.45%) Low Latency
6 88 (16.27%) BDD
7 79 (14.60%) Scrum
8 73 (13.49%) OO
9 70 (12.94%) MVC
10 53 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (6.10%) SOA
12 30 (5.55%) Risk Management
13 29 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 29 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.18%) Algorithmic Trading
15 23 (4.25%) UML
15 23 (4.25%) Extreme Programming
15 23 (4.25%) Web Development
15 23 (4.25%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (3.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 541 (100.00%) Java
2 139 (25.69%) SQL
3 117 (21.63%) JavaScript
4 59 (10.91%) C#
5 56 (10.35%) Scala
6 39 (7.21%) C++
7 30 (5.55%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.99%) Python
9 23 (4.25%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.07%) Groovy
11 13 (2.40%) Ruby
12 12 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.85%) Clojure
14 7 (1.29%) C
15 4 (0.74%) Perl
15 4 (0.74%) Korn
16 3 (0.55%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.55%) PHP
16 3 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (9.43%) Degree
2 13 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.92%) PhD
5 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) HDFS
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.92%) Puppet
2 4 (0.74%) Oozie
3 3 (0.55%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.55%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (24.77%) Oracle
2 60 (11.09%) Sybase
3 44 (8.13%) TIBCO
4 26 (4.81%) JBoss
5 16 (2.96%) 29West
6 13 (2.40%) ION Trading
7 10 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 9 (1.66%) IBM
8 9 (1.66%) Murex
9 6 (1.11%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.11%) Adobe
9 6 (1.11%) Google
10 5 (0.92%) Reuters
11 4 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.74%) Perforce
11 4 (0.74%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.55%) Akamai
12 3 (0.55%) FatWire
12 3 (0.55%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.37%) Cognos
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