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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 32 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 209 296 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.04% 5.44% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 5.72% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 261 270
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £187.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.52%
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
3291 5171 5568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.07% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 4037 4013
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 78 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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.

1 458 (99.57%) Java
2 291 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (47.61%) TDD
4 207 (45.00%) Finance
5 168 (36.52%) Banking
6 156 (33.91%) Spring
7 118 (25.65%) JavaScript
8 110 (23.91%) HTML
9 107 (23.26%) Scrum
10 98 (21.30%) BDD
11 93 (20.22%) Maven
12 91 (19.78%) SQL
12 91 (19.78%) CSS
12 91 (19.78%) AngularJS
13 83 (18.04%) Web Services
14 78 (16.96%) Oracle
14 78 (16.96%) HTML5
15 76 (16.52%) Pair Programming
16 75 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
17 71 (15.43%) REST
18 70 (15.22%) Scala
19 67 (14.57%) Investment Banking
20 65 (14.13%) Derivative
21 60 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (12.61%) Unix
23 56 (12.17%) Node.js
24 55 (11.96%) NoSQL
25 53 (11.52%) MongoDB
25 53 (11.52%) CSS3
25 53 (11.52%) Front Office

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 33 (7.17%) Tomcat
2 30 (6.52%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.91%) JBoss
4 15 (3.26%) Jetty
5 14 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (2.17%) Mule
7 10 (2.17%) nginx
8 8 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.74%) Mule ESB
9 5 (1.09%) Apache
9 5 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.43%) WildFly
13 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Loan IQ
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 75 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.30%) GitHub
7 5 (1.09%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.65%) PaaS
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.43%) Heroku
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.22%) Google Play
10 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.96%) HTTP
2 3 (0.65%) FTP
3 2 (0.43%) MQTT
3 2 (0.43%) Network Security
3 2 (0.43%) RTSP
4 1 (0.22%) Broadband
4 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.96%) NoSQL
2 53 (11.52%) MongoDB
3 49 (10.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 49 (10.65%) Big Data
4 37 (8.04%) MySQL
5 33 (7.17%) Hadoop
6 23 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.83%) Apache Hive
9 13 (2.83%) KDB
9 13 (2.83%) Neo4j
10 11 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.96%) Impala
12 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.52%) HBase
14 6 (1.30%) SimpleDB
15 5 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 93 (20.22%) Maven
2 45 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 41 (8.91%) IntelliJ
3 41 (8.91%) JUnit
4 34 (7.39%) Jenkins
5 32 (6.96%) Eclipse
6 24 (5.22%) Selenium
7 19 (4.13%) Cucumber
7 19 (4.13%) Subversion
8 17 (3.70%) Gradle
9 11 (2.39%) Ant
9 11 (2.39%) JIRA
10 9 (1.96%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.74%) Mockito
11 8 (1.74%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.30%) GitLab
12 6 (1.30%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.09%) JBehave
13 5 (1.09%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 207 (45.00%) Finance
2 168 (36.52%) Banking
3 67 (14.57%) Investment Banking
4 53 (11.52%) Front Office
5 18 (3.91%) Back Office
6 12 (2.61%) Marketing
7 11 (2.39%) Law
7 11 (2.39%) Retail
8 8 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
9 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.65%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (33.91%) Spring
2 110 (23.91%) HTML
3 91 (19.78%) AngularJS
3 91 (19.78%) CSS
4 83 (18.04%) Web Services
5 78 (16.96%) HTML5
6 71 (15.43%) REST
7 56 (12.17%) Node.js
8 53 (11.52%) CSS3
9 48 (10.43%) J2EE
10 46 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 43 (9.35%) SOAP
12 39 (8.48%) XML
13 38 (8.26%) jQuery
14 37 (8.04%) JMS
15 29 (6.30%) GWT
15 29 (6.30%) JSON
15 29 (6.30%) Struts
16 27 (5.87%) Struts2
17 26 (5.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.13%) Derivative
2 44 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.35%) Equities
5 18 (3.91%) Fixed Income
6 17 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.96%) User Experience
9 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (1.52%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.09%) Fintech
13 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.87%) Statistics
13 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.65%) Life Science
14 3 (0.65%) Video on Demand
14 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.61%) Unix
2 48 (10.43%) Linux
3 9 (1.96%) Windows
4 8 (1.74%) Android
4 8 (1.74%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.09%) Solaris
6 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (47.61%) TDD
3 107 (23.26%) Scrum
4 98 (21.30%) BDD
5 76 (16.52%) Pair Programming
6 60 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (11.30%) OO
8 51 (11.09%) Multithreading
9 45 (9.78%) Kanban
10 38 (8.26%) Unit Testing
11 37 (8.04%) Low Latency
11 37 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 35 (7.61%) DevOps
13 32 (6.96%) MVC
14 30 (6.52%) E-Commerce
15 29 (6.30%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (6.09%) Automated Testing
16 28 (6.09%) Software Engineering
17 26 (5.65%) Web Development
18 25 (5.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 458 (99.57%) Java
2 118 (25.65%) JavaScript
3 91 (19.78%) SQL
4 70 (15.22%) Scala
5 34 (7.39%) C#
6 22 (4.78%) Python
6 22 (4.78%) Ruby
7 20 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 19 (4.13%) Groovy
8 19 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 17 (3.70%) Clojure
10 9 (1.96%) Jython
11 8 (1.74%) PHP
12 7 (1.52%) C
12 7 (1.52%) Haskell
13 6 (1.30%) C++
14 5 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.87%) Perl
16 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.26%) Degree
2 14 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.87%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) SDET
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.91%) Docker
2 7 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.65%) HDFS
4 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 22 (4.78%) Puppet
2 13 (2.83%) Ansible
3 8 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (16.96%) Oracle
2 26 (5.65%) Google
3 10 (2.17%) Sybase
4 9 (1.96%) New Relic
5 6 (1.30%) IBM
5 6 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.09%) VMware
7 4 (0.87%) ATG
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.65%) Demandware
8 3 (0.65%) Facebook
8 3 (0.65%) hybris
8 3 (0.65%) Intershop
8 3 (0.65%) Murex
8 3 (0.65%) Twitter
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe
9 2 (0.43%) HP
9 2 (0.43%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.43%) Solace
9 2 (0.43%) Sun
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