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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 560 740 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.94% 13.53% 12.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.56% 29.52% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 625 582
Median daily rate £513 £525 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £111.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
1720 2507 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.96% 45.84% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 2085 1914
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £31.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.49% -29.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 589 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (35.01%) Finance
3 352 (31.04%) TDD
4 326 (28.75%) JavaScript
5 289 (25.49%) Banking
6 238 (20.99%) HTML
7 214 (18.87%) Scrum
8 210 (18.52%) Linux
9 207 (18.25%) SQL
10 198 (17.46%) Spring
11 182 (16.05%) CSS
12 180 (15.87%) BDD
13 173 (15.26%) AngularJS
13 173 (15.26%) Web Services
14 170 (14.99%) DevOps
15 164 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
16 156 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
17 152 (13.40%) Oracle
18 149 (13.14%) Unix
19 145 (12.79%) HTML5
20 137 (12.08%) Node.js
20 137 (12.08%) REST
21 136 (11.99%) Scala
22 135 (11.90%) OO
23 130 (11.46%) Python
24 129 (11.38%) Maven
25 114 (10.05%) Git (software)
26 108 (9.52%) XML
27 107 (9.44%) Investment Banking
27 107 (9.44%) Pair Programming

Java
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 58 (5.11%) Apache Spark
2 50 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 41 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 38 (3.35%) Apache
5 31 (2.73%) OpenStack
5 31 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 30 (2.65%) JBoss
7 21 (1.85%) Confluence
8 20 (1.76%) Jetty
9 19 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.50%) Mule
10 17 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (1.32%) CMS
12 15 (1.32%) SharePoint
13 14 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (1.23%) nginx
14 12 (1.06%) Mule ESB
15 11 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.088%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.088%) MS Project
4 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.71%) Documaker
2 5 (0.44%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.26%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.26%) Magento
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.18%) Relativity
5 2 (0.18%) RMDS
5 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Unica
6 1 (0.088%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.088%) Endur
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 156 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.26%) GitHub
4 28 (2.47%) PaaS
5 18 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.06%) Force.com
8 12 (1.06%) Heroku
9 11 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.97%) IaaS
10 10 (0.88%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.85%) Network Security
2 45 (3.97%) HTTP
3 28 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.29%) SSL
5 14 (1.23%) Firewall
6 10 (0.88%) Kerberos
7 9 (0.79%) DMZ
7 9 (0.79%) VPN
8 8 (0.71%) DNS
8 8 (0.71%) LDAP
9 6 (0.53%) FTP
10 5 (0.44%) SNMP
11 4 (0.35%) Internet
11 4 (0.35%) VoIP
12 3 (0.26%) DHCP
12 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.26%) LAN
12 3 (0.26%) SSH
12 3 (0.26%) WAN
12 3 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.99%) MongoDB
2 92 (8.11%) Big Data
3 86 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 79 (6.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 66 (5.82%) SQL Server
6 62 (5.47%) Hadoop
7 55 (4.85%) MySQL
8 49 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (3.88%) Oracle Database
10 36 (3.17%) Relational Database
11 32 (2.82%) Redis
12 25 (2.20%) Apache Hive
13 20 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.68%) KDB
15 17 (1.50%) Neo4j
16 15 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.32%) HBase
17 11 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (0.79%) Impala
Development Applications
1 129 (11.38%) Maven
2 114 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 106 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 80 (7.05%) Selenium
5 75 (6.61%) JIRA
6 61 (5.38%) JUnit
7 50 (4.41%) IntelliJ
8 49 (4.32%) Cucumber
9 42 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 42 (3.70%) WebDriver
10 40 (3.53%) Subversion
11 29 (2.56%) Gradle
12 27 (2.38%) Ant
13 22 (1.94%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (1.59%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.23%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.23%) Bitbucket
16 14 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 397 (35.01%) Finance
2 289 (25.49%) Banking
3 107 (9.44%) Investment Banking
4 81 (7.14%) Front Office
5 40 (3.53%) Marketing
6 35 (3.09%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.82%) Retail
8 21 (1.85%) Back Office
9 13 (1.15%) Law
10 10 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.71%) Games
11 8 (0.71%) Publishing
12 3 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.18%) Legal
13 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.088%) Billing
14 1 (0.088%) Electronics
14 1 (0.088%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 738 (65.08%) Developer
2 459 (40.48%) Java Developer
3 194 (17.11%) Senior Developer
4 148 (13.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 90 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 85 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 75 (6.61%) Agile Java Developer
8 61 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 56 (4.94%) Architect
10 48 (4.23%) Scala Developer
11 45 (3.97%) Java Engineer
12 44 (3.88%) Analyst
13 34 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 33 (2.91%) Consultant
15 32 (2.82%) Senior Agile Developer
16 31 (2.73%) Senior Agile Java Developer
17 30 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 29 (2.56%) AWS Developer
19 27 (2.38%) Big Data Developer
19 27 (2.38%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (20.99%) HTML
2 198 (17.46%) Spring
3 182 (16.05%) CSS
4 173 (15.26%) AngularJS
4 173 (15.26%) Web Services
5 145 (12.79%) HTML5
6 137 (12.08%) Node.js
6 137 (12.08%) REST
7 108 (9.52%) XML
8 98 (8.64%) .NET
9 93 (8.20%) J2EE
10 87 (7.67%) CSS3
11 80 (7.05%) jQuery
12 78 (6.88%) SOAP
13 60 (5.29%) Hibernate
14 58 (5.11%) JSON
14 58 (5.11%) RESTful
15 53 (4.67%) JMS
16 40 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
17 39 (3.44%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 75 (6.61%) Derivative
3 67 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.03%) Digital Media
5 50 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 39 (3.44%) Fixed Income
7 37 (3.26%) User Experience
8 35 (3.09%) Equities
9 29 (2.56%) Algorithms
10 24 (2.12%) Virtual Team
11 22 (1.94%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.85%) Fintech
13 20 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.68%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.59%) Mathematics
16 13 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.06%) Public Cloud
18 11 (0.97%) Data Centre
19 10 (0.88%) Visualisation
20 9 (0.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 210 (18.52%) Linux
2 149 (13.14%) Unix
3 58 (5.11%) Windows
4 45 (3.97%) Android
5 29 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.41%) CoreOS
10 13 (1.15%) RancherOS
10 13 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.62%) Solaris
14 6 (0.53%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (31.04%) TDD
3 214 (18.87%) Scrum
4 180 (15.87%) BDD
5 170 (14.99%) DevOps
6 164 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
7 135 (11.90%) OO
8 107 (9.44%) Pair Programming
9 106 (9.35%) Web Development
10 85 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 80 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 80 (7.05%) Kanban
12 79 (6.97%) Automated Testing
13 78 (6.88%) Multithreading
14 75 (6.61%) E-Commerce
15 70 (6.17%) Open Source
16 67 (5.91%) CRM
17 62 (5.47%) ERP
17 62 (5.47%) SDLC
17 62 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 326 (28.75%) JavaScript
2 207 (18.25%) SQL
3 136 (11.99%) Scala
4 130 (11.46%) Python
5 101 (8.91%) C#
6 92 (8.11%) Ruby
7 81 (7.14%) PHP
8 73 (6.44%) C++
9 65 (5.73%) Perl
10 40 (3.53%) Shell Script
11 37 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 36 (3.17%) Go
13 33 (2.91%) Clojure
14 29 (2.56%) Groovy
15 26 (2.29%) C
16 25 (2.20%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.94%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.85%) Apex Code
18 21 (1.85%) TypeScript
19 16 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.03%) Degree
3 45 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.88%) PhD
6 6 (0.53%) ISEB
6 6 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.53%) MCITP
6 6 (0.53%) MCSE
6 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.44%) CISSP
8 4 (0.35%) CISM
9 3 (0.26%) CISA
9 3 (0.26%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PMP
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.088%) CCNP
11 1 (0.088%) CCSP
11 1 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.88%) QA
2 14 (1.23%) SDET
3 3 (0.26%) FATCA
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) MiFID
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) WCAG
5 1 (0.088%) Basel II
5 1 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 75 (6.61%) Docker
2 24 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.41%) etcd
3 16 (1.41%) flannel
4 14 (1.23%) vSphere
5 12 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.71%) HDFS
8 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.26%) Ceph
8 3 (0.26%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.18%) KVM
9 2 (0.18%) oVirt
10 1 (0.088%) GridGain
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.088%) vCloud
10 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 105 (9.26%) Puppet
2 64 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (4.41%) Ansible
4 39 (3.44%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.76%) Mesos
6 18 (1.59%) Consul
7 16 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (1.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (1.23%) logstash
9 13 (1.15%) Marathon
9 13 (1.15%) Rancher
10 11 (0.97%) Control-M
11 9 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.62%) Nagios
13 7 (0.62%) Salt
13 7 (0.62%) SCOM
14 6 (0.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 152 (13.40%) Oracle
2 45 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 44 (3.88%) Google
4 42 (3.70%) IBM
5 36 (3.17%) VMware
6 34 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (2.82%) Atlassian
8 31 (2.73%) Splunk
9 21 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.59%) Sybase
11 17 (1.50%) New Relic
12 12 (1.06%) Adobe
13 11 (0.97%) hybris
13 11 (0.97%) TIBCO
14 10 (0.88%) ATG
15 8 (0.71%) HP
15 8 (0.71%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.62%) Murex
16 7 (0.62%) Remedy
16 7 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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