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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 197 216 219
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.16% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£625 £625 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £593 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Front Office
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) Derivative
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) JMS
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) JDBC
5 7 (63.64%) Spring
5 7 (63.64%) Low Latency
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
6 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
6 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
6 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
6 6 (54.55%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
6 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (54.55%) UML
6 6 (54.55%) Banking
6 6 (54.55%) Back Office
6 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
7 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
9 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 10 (90.91%) Front Office
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Back Office
4 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) JMS
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
1 7 (63.64%) JDBC
2 6 (54.55%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Derivative
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Low Latency
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
2 6 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) 29West