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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 33 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 286 302 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.07% 4.44% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 4.76% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 255 176
Average daily rate
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£530 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £329 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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.

1 585 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (39.15%) Spring
4 193 (32.99%) TDD
5 160 (27.35%) Front Office
6 146 (24.96%) Banking
7 140 (23.93%) Hibernate
8 137 (23.42%) Multithreading
9 133 (22.74%) Oracle
10 129 (22.05%) SQL
11 118 (20.17%) Finance
12 114 (19.49%) Linux
13 112 (19.15%) JavaScript
14 107 (18.29%) UNIX
15 104 (17.78%) BDD
16 99 (16.92%) J2EE
17 94 (16.07%) Derivative
18 92 (15.73%) Low Latency
19 88 (15.04%) HTML
20 85 (14.53%) Investment Banking
21 83 (14.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 80 (13.68%) Scrum
23 77 (13.16%) E-Commerce
24 76 (12.99%) C#
25 75 (12.82%) Web Services
26 74 (12.65%) OO
27 70 (11.97%) Maven
28 69 (11.79%) Fixed Income
29 67 (11.45%) JUnit
30 62 (10.60%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (7.01%) Tomcat
2 26 (4.44%) Oracle Coherence
3 24 (4.10%) JBoss
4 20 (3.42%) Adobe CQ
5 14 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.88%) CMS
7 11 (1.88%) TIBCO EMS
8 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.37%) Apache
9 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.85%) Node.js
10 5 (0.85%) Jetty
11 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.68%) Mule
11 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.51%) Liferay
13 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.74%) RMDS
2 13 (2.22%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.34%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.34%) Heroku
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.17%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.88%) HTTP
3 8 (1.37%) LDAP
4 7 (1.20%) Multicast
5 2 (0.34%) AMQP
5 2 (0.34%) NFC
5 2 (0.34%) DVB
5 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
6 1 (0.17%) Internet
6 1 (0.17%) DSL
6 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.06%) Relational Database
2 35 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 27 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.93%) Big Data
7 18 (3.08%) KDB
8 17 (2.91%) DB2
9 16 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.74%) MySQL
9 16 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.54%) Redis
12 9 (1.54%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.03%) Jackrabbit
15 4 (0.68%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 70 (11.97%) Maven
2 67 (11.45%) JUnit
3 50 (8.55%) Git (software)
4 46 (7.86%) Subversion
5 33 (5.64%) TeamCity
6 27 (4.62%) Ant
7 25 (4.27%) Mockito
8 22 (3.76%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.59%) Eclipse
9 21 (3.59%) Jenkins
10 20 (3.42%) CruiseControl
11 16 (2.74%) Selenium
12 15 (2.56%) Jasmine
13 13 (2.22%) Hudson
14 9 (1.54%) JIRA
15 7 (1.20%) JMeter
15 7 (1.20%) jMock
15 7 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
17 5 (0.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 160 (27.35%) Front Office
2 146 (24.96%) Banking
3 118 (20.17%) Finance
4 85 (14.53%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.74%) Games
6 12 (2.05%) Back Office
7 11 (1.88%) Retail
8 10 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.20%) Advertising
10 6 (1.03%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (39.15%) Spring
2 140 (23.93%) Hibernate
3 99 (16.92%) J2EE
4 88 (15.04%) HTML
5 75 (12.82%) Web Services
6 62 (10.60%) RESTful
7 55 (9.40%) XML
8 47 (8.03%) REST
9 45 (7.69%) Spring MVC
10 44 (7.52%) JMS
11 41 (7.01%) jQuery
11 41 (7.01%) HTML5
12 39 (6.67%) CSS
13 36 (6.15%) JDBC
14 35 (5.98%) JSP
15 27 (4.62%) Servlets
16 26 (4.44%) SOAP
17 25 (4.27%) Java EE
18 24 (4.10%) Ajax
19 23 (3.93%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.07%) Derivative
2 83 (14.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 69 (11.79%) Fixed Income
4 32 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.62%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.93%) Credit Derivative
7 21 (3.59%) Equities
8 17 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (2.91%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.56%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.22%) Grid Computing
11 11 (1.88%) Open Source
12 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.54%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.20%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.20%) Online Games
15 6 (1.03%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.49%) Linux
2 107 (18.29%) UNIX
3 11 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.03%) Windows
6 4 (0.68%) Android
6 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.51%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (32.99%) TDD
3 137 (23.42%) Multithreading
4 104 (17.78%) BDD
5 92 (15.73%) Low Latency
6 80 (13.68%) Scrum
7 77 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 74 (12.65%) OO
9 58 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (9.23%) MVC
11 44 (7.52%) SOA
12 30 (5.13%) Algorithmic Trading
13 25 (4.27%) Web Development
14 23 (3.93%) Electronic Trading
15 22 (3.76%) Kanban
15 22 (3.76%) Unit Testing
15 22 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (3.76%) Risk Management
16 20 (3.42%) Analytics
16 20 (3.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 585 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (22.05%) SQL
3 112 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 76 (12.99%) C#
5 55 (9.40%) C++
6 44 (7.52%) Scala
7 29 (4.96%) PL/SQL
8 24 (4.10%) Python
9 20 (3.42%) Groovy
9 20 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.71%) Ruby
10 10 (1.71%) C
11 7 (1.20%) VB
12 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.85%) PHP
14 4 (0.68%) Perl
14 4 (0.68%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.51%) VBA
15 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (7.18%) Degree
2 5 (0.85%) PhD
3 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.88%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) HDFS
1 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.34%) Oozie
3 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.34%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 133 (22.74%) Oracle
2 60 (10.26%) Sybase
3 48 (8.21%) TIBCO
4 20 (3.42%) ION Trading
5 15 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.71%) 29West
6 10 (1.71%) Adobe
6 10 (1.71%) IBM
6 10 (1.71%) Murex
7 8 (1.37%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.20%) Google
9 6 (1.03%) Perforce
10 4 (0.68%) Tradeweb
10 4 (0.68%) MarketAxess
10 4 (0.68%) Reuters
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.51%) Calypso
11 3 (0.51%) Informatica
11 3 (0.51%) ATG
11 3 (0.51%) FatWire
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