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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 29 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 215 240 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.29% 5.21% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 5.47% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 206 271
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £406 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +25.73%
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
3247 4391 5588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.27% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 3454 4099
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 457 (99.56%) Java
2 298 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (48.80%) TDD
4 182 (39.65%) Finance
5 144 (31.37%) Banking
6 126 (27.45%) Spring
7 120 (26.14%) JavaScript
7 120 (26.14%) BDD
8 115 (25.05%) HTML
9 106 (23.09%) Scrum
10 93 (20.26%) Amazon AWS
10 93 (20.26%) AngularJS
11 91 (19.83%) CSS
12 86 (18.74%) SQL
12 86 (18.74%) Maven
13 82 (17.86%) HTML5
14 78 (16.99%) Pair Programming
15 76 (16.56%) Scala
16 75 (16.34%) Web Services
17 64 (13.94%) REST
17 64 (13.94%) Oracle
18 62 (13.51%) Investment Banking
19 61 (13.29%) Front Office
19 61 (13.29%) Big Data
20 60 (13.07%) Derivative
21 59 (12.85%) Jenkins
21 59 (12.85%) MongoDB
22 57 (12.42%) Node.js
22 57 (12.42%) DevOps
23 56 (12.20%) Multithreading

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 41 (8.93%) Apache Spark
2 24 (5.23%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.92%) JBoss
4 14 (3.05%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.40%) Mule
5 11 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (1.96%) Apache
6 9 (1.96%) Mule ESB
7 8 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.53%) Jetty
8 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.09%) nginx
10 4 (0.87%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.44%) CMS
12 2 (0.44%) Confluence
12 2 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.65%) RMDS
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 93 (20.26%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.31%) GitHub
7 5 (1.09%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.22%) Google Play
10 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.54%) HTTP
2 24 (5.23%) MQTT
2 24 (5.23%) RTSP
3 3 (0.65%) Network Security
4 2 (0.44%) FTP
4 2 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.29%) Big Data
2 59 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 42 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 42 (9.15%) Hadoop
4 41 (8.93%) NoSQL
5 32 (6.97%) MySQL
6 19 (4.14%) SQL Server
7 17 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.83%) HBase
9 13 (2.83%) KDB
9 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.96%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.53%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.53%) SimpleDB
12 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.09%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 86 (18.74%) Maven
2 59 (12.85%) Jenkins
3 53 (11.55%) Git (software)
4 42 (9.15%) JUnit
5 40 (8.71%) IntelliJ
6 30 (6.54%) Eclipse
7 24 (5.23%) Cucumber
8 23 (5.01%) Selenium
9 19 (4.14%) Gradle
9 19 (4.14%) Subversion
10 15 (3.27%) JIRA
11 9 (1.96%) Mockito
11 9 (1.96%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.74%) Ant
12 8 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.74%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.31%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.09%) GitLab
14 5 (1.09%) JBehave
15 4 (0.87%) JSUnit
General
1 182 (39.65%) Finance
2 144 (31.37%) Banking
3 62 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 61 (13.29%) Front Office
5 15 (3.27%) Back Office
6 11 (2.40%) Retail
7 10 (2.18%) Law
7 10 (2.18%) Marketing
8 9 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
10 4 (0.87%) Games
10 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (27.45%) Spring
2 115 (25.05%) HTML
3 93 (20.26%) AngularJS
4 91 (19.83%) CSS
5 82 (17.86%) HTML5
6 75 (16.34%) Web Services
7 64 (13.94%) REST
8 57 (12.42%) Node.js
9 52 (11.33%) CSS3
10 47 (10.24%) JSON
11 43 (9.37%) J2EE
12 41 (8.93%) Hibernate
13 37 (8.06%) jQuery
13 37 (8.06%) XML
14 36 (7.84%) Kafka
15 35 (7.63%) JMS
16 34 (7.41%) SOAP
17 24 (5.23%) Protocol Buffers
17 24 (5.23%) RESTful
18 23 (5.01%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.07%) Derivative
2 47 (10.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.66%) Public Cloud
5 25 (5.45%) Video on Demand
6 22 (4.79%) Equities
7 20 (4.36%) Mathematics
8 16 (3.49%) Fixed Income
9 15 (3.27%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.61%) Streaming Video
11 10 (2.18%) Market Risk
11 10 (2.18%) User Experience
12 9 (1.96%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (1.31%) Hedge funds
15 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.09%) Fintech
15 5 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 4 (0.87%) N-Tier
16 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.98%) Unix
2 47 (10.24%) Linux
3 12 (2.61%) Windows
4 7 (1.53%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.31%) Android
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (48.80%) TDD
3 120 (26.14%) BDD
4 106 (23.09%) Scrum
5 78 (16.99%) Pair Programming
6 57 (12.42%) DevOps
7 56 (12.20%) Multithreading
8 54 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (10.46%) OO
10 46 (10.02%) Kanban
11 43 (9.37%) Microservices
12 40 (8.71%) Low Latency
13 34 (7.41%) Unit Testing
14 32 (6.97%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.54%) High Availability
15 30 (6.54%) MVC
16 29 (6.32%) Automated Testing
16 29 (6.32%) E-Commerce
16 29 (6.32%) Web Development
17 27 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 457 (99.56%) Java
2 120 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 86 (18.74%) SQL
4 76 (16.56%) Scala
5 45 (9.80%) Python
6 34 (7.41%) C#
7 29 (6.32%) C
8 20 (4.36%) Ruby
9 19 (4.14%) Clojure
9 19 (4.14%) Groovy
10 16 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.18%) Jython
13 9 (1.96%) PHP
14 7 (1.53%) C++
14 7 (1.53%) Haskell
15 5 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.87%) Perl
17 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (3.27%) Degree
2 11 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.10%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) SDET
3 1 (0.22%) MiFID
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (4.14%) Docker
2 10 (2.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.96%) HDFS
4 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) GridGain
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (6.10%) Puppet
2 13 (2.83%) Ansible
3 7 (1.53%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (13.94%) Oracle
2 25 (5.45%) Google
3 13 (2.83%) Sybase
4 12 (2.61%) New Relic
5 7 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.31%) IBM
6 6 (1.31%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.09%) VMware
8 4 (0.87%) SAP
9 3 (0.65%) ATG
9 3 (0.65%) Demandware
9 3 (0.65%) Facebook
9 3 (0.65%) hybris
9 3 (0.65%) Intershop
9 3 (0.65%) Murex
9 3 (0.65%) Remedy
9 3 (0.65%) Reuters
9 3 (0.65%) Solace
9 3 (0.65%) Twitter
10 2 (0.44%) MuleSoft
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