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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 40 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 255 259 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.37% 4.50% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 4.87% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 207 236
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.30 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.49%
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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 537 (100.00%) Java
2 285 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (35.75%) TDD
4 179 (33.33%) Spring
5 123 (22.91%) Multithreading
6 120 (22.35%) Banking
7 116 (21.60%) Hibernate
8 115 (21.42%) Finance
9 110 (20.48%) SQL
10 107 (19.93%) Oracle
11 105 (19.55%) Linux
12 103 (19.18%) JavaScript
13 102 (18.99%) HTML
14 100 (18.62%) Front Office
15 84 (15.64%) Web Services
16 82 (15.27%) UNIX
16 82 (15.27%) OO
16 82 (15.27%) J2EE
17 79 (14.71%) Maven
18 74 (13.78%) Scala
18 74 (13.78%) BDD
19 73 (13.59%) Scrum
20 71 (13.22%) REST
21 66 (12.29%) RESTful
21 66 (12.29%) C#
22 64 (11.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 63 (11.73%) Low Latency
24 61 (11.36%) Git (software)
25 57 (10.61%) JMS
25 57 (10.61%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 35 (6.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 31 (5.77%) JBoss
4 18 (3.35%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.98%) Apache
6 13 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.68%) Jetty
9 9 (1.68%) CMS
10 8 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.49%) Node.js
11 6 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.93%) Confluence
13 4 (0.74%) MTS
14 3 (0.56%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.37%) Mule
15 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) MS Office
1 4 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.56%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.17%) HTTP
2 8 (1.49%) Internet
3 7 (1.30%) AMQP
4 5 (0.93%) LDAP
5 2 (0.37%) X.509
5 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.12%) Hadoop
2 44 (8.19%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.89%) Big Data
4 32 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 30 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 29 (5.40%) SQL Server
7 23 (4.28%) MySQL
8 21 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.72%) DB2
10 14 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.23%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.49%) HBase
14 7 (1.30%) Jackrabbit
15 5 (0.93%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.93%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.56%) SQL Navigator
17 3 (0.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 79 (14.71%) Maven
2 61 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 57 (10.61%) Subversion
4 54 (10.06%) JUnit
5 30 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 27 (5.03%) TeamCity
7 22 (4.10%) Ant
8 21 (3.91%) Cucumber
8 21 (3.91%) Mockito
9 20 (3.72%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.42%) JIRA
11 10 (1.86%) Selenium
12 9 (1.68%) Gradle
13 8 (1.49%) CruiseControl
14 7 (1.30%) Hudson
14 7 (1.30%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.12%) JBehave
16 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.74%) JMeter
16 4 (0.74%) Mocha
General
1 120 (22.35%) Banking
2 115 (21.42%) Finance
3 100 (18.62%) Front Office
4 52 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.42%) Retail
6 11 (2.05%) Games
7 9 (1.68%) Publishing
8 7 (1.30%) Back Office
9 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (33.33%) Spring
2 116 (21.60%) Hibernate
3 102 (18.99%) HTML
4 84 (15.64%) Web Services
5 82 (15.27%) J2EE
6 71 (13.22%) REST
7 66 (12.29%) RESTful
8 57 (10.61%) JMS
9 48 (8.94%) XML
10 40 (7.45%) AngularJS
11 39 (7.26%) SOAP
11 39 (7.26%) CSS
12 38 (7.08%) HTML5
13 34 (6.33%) JSP
14 33 (6.15%) Java EE
14 33 (6.15%) JAX-RS
15 26 (4.84%) .NET
16 25 (4.66%) Servlets
16 25 (4.66%) Swing
16 25 (4.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 56 (10.43%) Derivative
3 34 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.35%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.98%) Market Risk
6 15 (2.79%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 12 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.05%) Equities
9 10 (1.86%) User Experience
10 9 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.68%) Grid Computing
11 8 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.49%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.56%) Reference Data
15 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 105 (19.55%) Linux
2 82 (15.27%) UNIX
3 15 (2.79%) Mac OS X
4 10 (1.86%) Windows
5 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (35.75%) TDD
3 123 (22.91%) Multithreading
4 82 (15.27%) OO
5 74 (13.78%) BDD
6 73 (13.59%) Scrum
7 63 (11.73%) Low Latency
8 54 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (7.45%) Web Development
10 35 (6.52%) Pair Programming
10 35 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 32 (5.96%) MVC
12 29 (5.40%) Software Engineering
13 27 (5.03%) OOP
14 24 (4.47%) OOD
15 22 (4.10%) SOA
15 22 (4.10%) Electronic Trading
15 22 (4.10%) Open Source
15 22 (4.10%) SDLC
16 21 (3.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 537 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (20.48%) SQL
3 103 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 74 (13.78%) Scala
5 66 (12.29%) C#
6 40 (7.45%) C++
7 18 (3.35%) Python
7 18 (3.35%) Groovy
8 9 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.12%) Ruby
11 5 (0.93%) C
12 3 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.37%) XQuery
13 2 (0.37%) Perl
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.19%) XPath
14 1 (0.19%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (5.21%) Degree
2 25 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) EMIR
3 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.12%) Docker
2 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.56%) GridGain
4 2 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (2.23%) Puppet
2 7 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.74%) Nagios
3 4 (0.74%) Oozie
4 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) yum
5 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 107 (19.93%) Oracle
2 35 (6.52%) Sybase
3 15 (2.79%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.68%) Adobe
4 9 (1.68%) ION Trading
4 9 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.49%) IBM
6 6 (1.12%) Bloomberg
7 5 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.74%) Tradeweb
8 4 (0.74%) eSpeed
9 3 (0.56%) FatWire
10 2 (0.37%) Reuters
10 2 (0.37%) SAP
10 2 (0.37%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.37%) hybris
10 2 (0.37%) Splunk
11 1 (0.19%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.19%) Talend
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £700 - £800 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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