The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 654 710 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.89% 11.89% 11.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.15% 28.28% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 574 564
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.96 - £39.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Java
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2323 2511 2731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.22% 42.07% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1982 2108
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 29
Average hourly rate £24.23 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java
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 across the City of London region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java
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 across the City of London region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 597 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (25.86%) SQL
3 301 (21.56%) Finance
4 296 (21.20%) TDD
5 293 (20.99%) Linux
6 275 (19.70%) JavaScript
7 262 (18.77%) Banking
8 248 (17.77%) HTML
9 244 (17.48%) Spring
10 241 (17.26%) Oracle
11 218 (15.62%) UNIX
12 188 (13.47%) C#
13 187 (13.40%) OO
14 173 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
15 168 (12.03%) Web Services
16 162 (11.60%) Front Office
17 161 (11.53%) .NET
18 153 (10.96%) Scrum
19 150 (10.74%) Python
20 148 (10.60%) J2EE
21 147 (10.53%) Hibernate
22 146 (10.46%) C++
23 145 (10.39%) Multithreading
24 143 (10.24%) BDD
25 140 (10.03%) XML
26 129 (9.24%) CSS
27 128 (9.17%) Derivative
28 127 (9.10%) Scala
29 126 (9.03%) Git (software)
30 124 (8.88%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (6.30%) Tomcat
2 69 (4.94%) Apache
3 52 (3.72%) WebSphere
4 49 (3.51%) JBoss
5 37 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 33 (2.36%) Node.js
7 32 (2.29%) Apache Spark
8 27 (1.93%) IIS
9 26 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 25 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
11 20 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.22%) CMS
12 17 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (1.07%) SharePoint
14 14 (1.00%) Jetty
14 14 (1.00%) Confluence
15 12 (0.86%) Apache Pig
15 12 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
17 8 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 27 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.79%) MS Office
3 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Project
4 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.21%) HipChat
6 1 (0.072%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.64%) RMDS
2 7 (0.50%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.43%) BigMachines
4 4 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (0.21%) Loan IQ
5 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.072%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.072%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.072%) Radian6
7 1 (0.072%) ACBS
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.072%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.072%) Endur
7 1 (0.072%) Summit
7 1 (0.072%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.22%) SaaS
4 16 (1.15%) Force.com
5 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.50%) PaaS
7 7 (0.50%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.29%) Heroku
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.14%) GitHub
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.51%) HTTP
2 33 (2.36%) Internet
3 25 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.50%) SSL
5 20 (1.43%) Firewall
6 17 (1.22%) LDAP
7 11 (0.79%) DNS
8 8 (0.57%) AMQP
9 6 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.43%) WAN
10 5 (0.36%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.36%) LAN
10 5 (0.36%) DMZ
10 5 (0.36%) Multicast
11 4 (0.29%) SAN
11 4 (0.29%) IPsec
11 4 (0.29%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.21%) FCoE
12 3 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 98 (7.02%) Big Data
4 93 (6.66%) Hadoop
5 70 (5.01%) MySQL
6 65 (4.66%) MongoDB
7 63 (4.51%) RDBMS
8 43 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 42 (3.01%) Oracle Database
10 37 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.15%) DB2
12 28 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (1.93%) Apache Hive
14 26 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.72%) QlikView
16 18 (1.29%) HBase
17 17 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 126 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 124 (8.88%) Maven
2 124 (8.88%) Jenkins
3 95 (6.81%) Subversion
4 86 (6.16%) JUnit
5 83 (5.95%) Selenium
6 65 (4.66%) Cucumber
7 62 (4.44%) TeamCity
8 58 (4.15%) JIRA
9 46 (3.30%) Ant
9 46 (3.30%) Eclipse
10 36 (2.58%) WebDriver
11 26 (1.86%) Jasmine
12 24 (1.72%) Hudson
12 24 (1.72%) Mockito
13 22 (1.58%) JMeter
14 17 (1.22%) Gradle
15 15 (1.07%) Mercurial
15 15 (1.07%) JBehave
15 15 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 301 (21.56%) Finance
2 262 (18.77%) Banking
3 162 (11.60%) Front Office
4 110 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 45 (3.22%) Retail
6 39 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.65%) Back Office
8 16 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.15%) Marketing
9 15 (1.07%) Publishing
10 12 (0.86%) Advertising
11 11 (0.79%) Games
12 9 (0.64%) Legal
13 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Automotive
15 4 (0.29%) French Language
16 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.21%) Electronics
17 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 873 (62.54%) Developer
2 512 (36.68%) Java Developer
3 136 (9.74%) Senior Developer
4 117 (8.38%) Architect
5 105 (7.52%) Analyst
6 87 (6.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 49 (3.51%) Scala Developer
8 48 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 44 (3.15%) C# Developer
11 42 (3.01%) Programmer
12 40 (2.87%) Agile Java Developer
13 32 (2.29%) Analyst Programmer
14 31 (2.22%) Android Developer
15 30 (2.15%) C++ Developer
16 28 (2.01%) Java Programmer
16 28 (2.01%) Java Analyst Programmer
17 26 (1.86%) Web Developer
18 25 (1.79%) Technical Architect
19 23 (1.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (17.77%) HTML
2 244 (17.48%) Spring
3 168 (12.03%) Web Services
4 161 (11.53%) .NET
5 148 (10.60%) J2EE
6 147 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 140 (10.03%) XML
8 129 (9.24%) CSS
9 119 (8.52%) HTML5
10 109 (7.81%) REST
11 101 (7.23%) RESTful
12 93 (6.66%) AngularJS
13 92 (6.59%) jQuery
14 71 (5.09%) JSON
15 64 (4.58%) JSP
15 64 (4.58%) SOAP
16 55 (3.94%) Middleware
17 54 (3.87%) Java EE
18 53 (3.80%) JMS
19 43 (3.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.17%) Derivative
2 94 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (6.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.79%) Fixed Income
7 35 (2.51%) Mathematics
8 32 (2.29%) Equities
9 31 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.15%) User Experience
10 30 (2.15%) Visualisation
11 28 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.58%) Market Risk
13 20 (1.43%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
15 18 (1.29%) Grid Computing
16 12 (0.86%) Credit Risk
17 11 (0.79%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.72%) Data Centre
19 9 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 293 (20.99%) Linux
2 218 (15.62%) UNIX
3 87 (6.23%) Windows
4 51 (3.65%) Android
5 24 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.65%) Solaris
7 18 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.29%) AIX
11 3 (0.21%) VMS
11 3 (0.21%) CentOS
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.072%) SUSE
13 1 (0.072%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (21.20%) TDD
3 187 (13.40%) OO
4 173 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
5 153 (10.96%) Scrum
6 145 (10.39%) Multithreading
7 143 (10.24%) BDD
8 110 (7.88%) SDLC
9 108 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 97 (6.95%) DevOps
11 93 (6.66%) Low Latency
12 91 (6.52%) Data Modelling
13 72 (5.16%) OOP
13 72 (5.16%) MVC
13 72 (5.16%) Open Source
14 69 (4.94%) SOA
15 68 (4.87%) Web Development
16 55 (3.94%) Software Engineering
17 54 (3.87%) Configuration Management
17 54 (3.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 361 (25.86%) SQL
2 275 (19.70%) JavaScript
3 188 (13.47%) C#
4 150 (10.74%) Python
5 146 (10.46%) C++
6 127 (9.10%) Scala
7 75 (5.37%) Ruby
8 60 (4.30%) Perl
9 53 (3.80%) PHP
10 30 (2.15%) Bash Shell
11 29 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 28 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.79%) Groovy
14 24 (1.72%) C
15 23 (1.65%) Apex Code
16 22 (1.58%) VBA
17 16 (1.15%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.86%) PowerShell
19 10 (0.72%) Go
20 8 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 96 (6.88%) Degree
2 43 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.43%) ISEB
7 4 (0.29%) PhD
7 4 (0.29%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) CISSP
9 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.072%) CCNP
10 1 (0.072%) CISA
10 1 (0.072%) CISM
10 1 (0.072%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.58%) QA
2 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.21%) Basel III
3 3 (0.21%) SLA
3 3 (0.21%) COBIT
3 3 (0.21%) EMIR
4 2 (0.14%) HL7
4 2 (0.14%) DICOM
4 2 (0.14%) COREP
4 2 (0.14%) FINREP
5 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.79%) HDFS
4 10 (0.72%) Docker
4 10 (0.72%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.36%) Varnish
7 4 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.29%) NFS
7 4 (0.29%) KVM
8 3 (0.21%) SRDF
8 3 (0.21%) Xen
9 2 (0.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.14%) GridGain
9 2 (0.14%) Squid
10 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.072%) vSphere
10 1 (0.072%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 64 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
2 63 (4.51%) Puppet
3 23 (1.65%) Ansible
4 11 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.79%) Salt
5 10 (0.72%) yum
6 9 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.64%) Oozie
7 7 (0.50%) Nagios
7 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.43%) SCOM
8 6 (0.43%) Graphite
8 6 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.36%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.29%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.29%) StatsD
11 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.21%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 241 (17.26%) Oracle
2 64 (4.58%) Sybase
3 54 (3.87%) IBM
4 38 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 31 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 29 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.79%) Adobe
7 25 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.50%) hybris
9 18 (1.29%) VMware
10 17 (1.22%) Google
11 16 (1.15%) webMethods
12 15 (1.07%) Splunk
13 14 (1.00%) Bloomberg
14 12 (0.86%) ION Trading
14 12 (0.86%) ATG
14 12 (0.86%) Informatica
14 12 (0.86%) CA
15 11 (0.79%) SAP
16 10 (0.72%) Business Objects
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £750.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 - 500 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday