The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 182 191 222
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 26 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £625 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
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 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java Programmer
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 Programmer across the City of London region.

Java Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Programmer
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 Programmer across the City of London region.

Java Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Relational Database
2 33 (89.19%) RDBMS
3 31 (83.78%) SQL
4 28 (75.68%) SDLC
5 18 (48.65%) Front Office
6 16 (43.24%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (40.54%) Multithreading
7 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
7 15 (40.54%) Equities
8 14 (37.84%) Data Modelling
9 13 (35.14%) UNIX
9 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
9 13 (35.14%) Derivative
9 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
9 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
9 13 (35.14%) Banking
10 7 (18.92%) TDD
11 4 (10.81%) HTML5
11 4 (10.81%) HTML
11 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.11%) Sybase
12 3 (8.11%) JMS
12 3 (8.11%) Web Services
12 3 (8.11%) Groovy
12 3 (8.11%) RESTful
12 3 (8.11%) Gradle
12 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (5.41%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (89.19%) RDBMS
1 33 (89.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Gradle
General
1 18 (48.65%) Front Office
2 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
1 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 3 (8.11%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) JMS
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XSD
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Equities
1 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (35.14%) Derivative
2 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
2 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) SDLC
2 16 (43.24%) Electronic Trading
3 15 (40.54%) Multithreading
3 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 14 (37.84%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Management
8 1 (2.70%) MVC
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (83.78%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Groovy
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Sybase
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle