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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 21 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 248 215 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.80% 6.20% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 6.48% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 186 259
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £395 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
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
3043 3318 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2633 4267
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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.

1 445 (99.55%) Java
2 299 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (46.31%) TDD
4 135 (30.20%) Finance
5 115 (25.73%) Banking
6 113 (25.28%) Spring
7 112 (25.06%) BDD
8 105 (23.49%) Scrum
9 104 (23.27%) HTML
10 98 (21.92%) JavaScript
11 90 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
12 86 (19.24%) SQL
13 84 (18.79%) Jenkins
14 80 (17.90%) Scala
15 77 (17.23%) Front Office
16 75 (16.78%) Web Services
17 74 (16.55%) CSS
17 74 (16.55%) AngularJS
18 73 (16.33%) Big Data
18 73 (16.33%) DevOps
18 73 (16.33%) Microservices
19 71 (15.88%) REST
19 71 (15.88%) Multithreading
20 67 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
21 64 (14.32%) Pair Programming
22 62 (13.87%) Git (software)
22 62 (13.87%) HTML5
23 60 (13.42%) Maven
24 58 (12.98%) Investment Banking
24 58 (12.98%) JSON

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 53 (11.86%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.47%) JBoss
3 11 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (2.01%) Apache
4 9 (2.01%) Mule ESB
4 9 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.79%) Mule
6 6 (1.34%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 2 (0.45%) Confluence
9 2 (0.45%) Liferay
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) RMDS
2 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.57%) GitHub
5 6 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Google Play
9 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.62%) HTTP
2 31 (6.94%) RTSP
3 29 (6.49%) MQTT
4 5 (1.12%) Internet
5 3 (0.67%) AMQP
6 2 (0.45%) RTP
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) Multicast
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) SNMP
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.33%) Big Data
2 54 (12.08%) Hadoop
2 54 (12.08%) MongoDB
3 42 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 38 (8.50%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.71%) MySQL
6 26 (5.82%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.82%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.58%) HBase
8 13 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.46%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.57%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.12%) Spark SQL
14 4 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.67%) DB2
15 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (18.79%) Jenkins
2 62 (13.87%) Git (software)
3 60 (13.42%) Maven
4 44 (9.84%) JUnit
5 26 (5.82%) Subversion
6 24 (5.37%) Selenium
7 23 (5.15%) IntelliJ
8 21 (4.70%) Gradle
9 20 (4.47%) Cucumber
10 17 (3.80%) Mockito
11 16 (3.58%) JIRA
12 15 (3.36%) Ant
12 15 (3.36%) Vagrant
13 14 (3.13%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.46%) CruiseControl
14 11 (2.46%) Grunt
15 10 (2.24%) SoapUI
16 9 (2.01%) Bower
16 9 (2.01%) Hudson
17 8 (1.79%) Build Forge
General
1 135 (30.20%) Finance
2 115 (25.73%) Banking
3 77 (17.23%) Front Office
4 58 (12.98%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.91%) Retail
6 11 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.46%) Marketing
7 10 (2.24%) Back Office
7 10 (2.24%) Law
7 10 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.34%) Games
9 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 4 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (25.28%) Spring
2 104 (23.27%) HTML
3 75 (16.78%) Web Services
4 74 (16.55%) AngularJS
4 74 (16.55%) CSS
5 71 (15.88%) REST
6 62 (13.87%) HTML5
7 58 (12.98%) JSON
8 48 (10.74%) Hibernate
9 44 (9.84%) Kafka
10 42 (9.40%) J2EE
11 40 (8.95%) XML
12 39 (8.72%) Node.js
13 37 (8.28%) JMS
14 36 (8.05%) jQuery
15 32 (7.16%) CSS3
15 32 (7.16%) Protocol Buffers
15 32 (7.16%) RESTful
16 25 (5.59%) Dropwizard
16 25 (5.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (10.29%) Derivative
3 34 (7.61%) Public Cloud
4 33 (7.38%) Equities
5 30 (6.71%) Video on Demand
6 26 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (5.59%) Fixed Income
7 25 (5.59%) Mathematics
8 20 (4.47%) Computer Science
9 18 (4.03%) Market Risk
10 15 (3.36%) Streaming Video
11 14 (3.13%) N-Tier
12 12 (2.68%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.68%) User Experience
13 11 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (2.01%) Grid Computing
15 8 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (1.57%) Credit Risk
17 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.41%) Linux
2 46 (10.29%) Unix
3 15 (3.36%) Windows
4 9 (2.01%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.12%) Android
6 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (46.31%) TDD
3 112 (25.06%) BDD
4 105 (23.49%) Scrum
5 73 (16.33%) DevOps
5 73 (16.33%) Microservices
6 71 (15.88%) Multithreading
7 67 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (14.32%) Pair Programming
9 44 (9.84%) MVC
10 40 (8.95%) Kanban
10 40 (8.95%) Low Latency
11 39 (8.72%) High Availability
11 39 (8.72%) Software Engineering
12 33 (7.38%) OO
13 32 (7.16%) Automated Testing
14 31 (6.94%) Concurrent Programming
14 31 (6.94%) Risk Management
15 30 (6.71%) Web Development
16 29 (6.49%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 445 (99.55%) Java
2 98 (21.92%) JavaScript
3 86 (19.24%) SQL
4 80 (17.90%) Scala
5 51 (11.41%) Python
6 40 (8.95%) C
7 34 (7.61%) C#
8 19 (4.25%) Groovy
9 17 (3.80%) Ruby
10 15 (3.36%) Clojure
11 14 (3.13%) Haskell
12 10 (2.24%) C++
13 8 (1.79%) Jython
14 7 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.12%) PHP
16 4 (0.89%) Perl
16 4 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.92%) Degree
2 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.37%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) SDET
3 2 (0.45%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (6.71%) Docker
2 9 (2.01%) HDFS
3 8 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (5.82%) Puppet
2 13 (2.91%) Ansible
3 5 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.67%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (10.96%) Oracle
2 24 (5.37%) Google
3 18 (4.03%) TIBCO
4 17 (3.80%) Sybase
5 11 (2.46%) New Relic
6 9 (2.01%) IBM
7 8 (1.79%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.12%) Reuters
8 5 (1.12%) SAP
9 4 (0.89%) Talend
9 4 (0.89%) VMware
10 3 (0.67%) ATG
10 3 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.67%) Demandware
10 3 (0.67%) hybris
10 3 (0.67%) Intershop
10 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.67%) Remedy
10 3 (0.67%) Solace
11 2 (0.45%) MuleSoft
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