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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 594 674 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.18% 12.30% 12.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.60% 29.37% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 536 617
Median daily rate £525 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
1623 2295 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.93% 41.88% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1832 2060
Median daily rate £488 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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.

1 494 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (38.90%) Finance
3 345 (33.30%) TDD
4 335 (32.34%) Banking
5 213 (20.56%) JavaScript
6 209 (20.17%) Spring
7 196 (18.92%) Scrum
8 190 (18.34%) Linux
9 187 (18.05%) SQL
10 180 (17.37%) HTML
11 178 (17.18%) Oracle
12 174 (16.80%) REST
13 171 (16.51%) BDD
14 163 (15.73%) Pair Programming
15 143 (13.80%) Web Services
15 143 (13.80%) NoSQL
16 141 (13.61%) Front Office
17 130 (12.55%) Unix
18 128 (12.36%) CSS
19 124 (11.97%) OO
20 122 (11.78%) Apache Cassandra
21 120 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
22 115 (11.10%) Python
23 114 (11.00%) SDLC
24 111 (10.71%) Investment Banking
25 109 (10.52%) DevOps
26 107 (10.33%) Multithreading
27 104 (10.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 100 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
29 99 (9.56%) XML

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 57 (5.50%) Node.js
2 44 (4.25%) Tomcat
3 42 (4.05%) Oracle Coherence
4 36 (3.47%) Apache Spark
5 35 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 33 (3.19%) Apache
7 26 (2.51%) WebLogic
8 24 (2.32%) OpenStack
9 23 (2.22%) Confluence
10 22 (2.12%) Jetty
11 19 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (1.74%) JBoss
13 12 (1.16%) Apache Pig
14 11 (1.06%) CMS
15 10 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.97%) nginx
15 10 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.68%) Mule
17 5 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.39%) MS Office
3 4 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.39%) Endur
2 4 (0.39%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.39%) Maximo
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.29%) RMDS
4 2 (0.19%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.19%) Primavera
4 2 (0.19%) Unica
5 1 (0.097%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.097%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 100 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.70%) PaaS
4 23 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.35%) Heroku
6 12 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.06%) IaaS
8 9 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.48%) Force.com
11 4 (0.39%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.39%) Lucidchart
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.29%) GitHub
12 3 (0.29%) SaaS
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.097%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.80%) HTTP
2 24 (2.32%) Network Security
3 16 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.25%) VPN
5 10 (0.97%) DMZ
5 10 (0.97%) Firewall
6 8 (0.77%) SSL
7 6 (0.58%) DNS
7 6 (0.58%) FTP
7 6 (0.58%) LDAP
8 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.39%) IPsec
8 4 (0.39%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.29%) SSH
10 2 (0.19%) BGP
10 2 (0.19%) Internet
10 2 (0.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (13.80%) NoSQL
2 122 (11.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 86 (8.30%) MongoDB
4 69 (6.66%) Big Data
4 69 (6.66%) Relational Database
5 65 (6.27%) SQL Server
6 57 (5.50%) MySQL
7 50 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.05%) RDBMS
9 41 (3.96%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.90%) Apache Hive
11 28 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (2.12%) KDB
13 19 (1.83%) Redis
14 18 (1.74%) DB2
14 18 (1.74%) HBase
15 17 (1.64%) Neo4j
16 16 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 98 (9.46%) Maven
2 91 (8.78%) Git (software)
3 72 (6.95%) Jenkins
4 61 (5.89%) JIRA
5 57 (5.50%) Selenium
6 52 (5.02%) Cucumber
7 51 (4.92%) JUnit
8 42 (4.05%) Subversion
9 33 (3.19%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.51%) WebDriver
11 25 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.22%) IntelliJ
12 23 (2.22%) Mockito
13 21 (2.03%) Ant
14 18 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (1.54%) Gradle
16 13 (1.25%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.16%) Hudson
17 12 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 403 (38.90%) Finance
2 335 (32.34%) Banking
3 141 (13.61%) Front Office
4 111 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 17 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 17 (1.64%) Retail
6 16 (1.54%) Games
6 16 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.25%) Marketing
8 12 (1.16%) Back Office
8 12 (1.16%) Publishing
9 7 (0.68%) Legal
10 5 (0.48%) Advertising
11 4 (0.39%) Law
12 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.097%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 690 (66.60%) Developer
2 479 (46.24%) Java Developer
3 153 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 118 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 104 (10.04%) Agile Developer
6 102 (9.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 53 (5.12%) Architect
8 52 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 41 (3.96%) Java Engineer
10 37 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 34 (3.28%) Analyst
12 30 (2.90%) Scala Developer
13 29 (2.80%) Front Office Developer
14 27 (2.61%) Consultant
15 25 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 25 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (2.22%) Lead Developer
17 20 (1.93%) Big Data Developer
17 20 (1.93%) Oracle Developer
17 20 (1.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (20.17%) Spring
2 180 (17.37%) HTML
3 174 (16.80%) REST
4 143 (13.80%) Web Services
5 128 (12.36%) CSS
6 99 (9.56%) XML
7 93 (8.98%) J2EE
8 92 (8.88%) HTML5
9 90 (8.69%) AngularJS
10 88 (8.49%) .NET
11 80 (7.72%) SOAP
12 77 (7.43%) RESTful
13 72 (6.95%) Hibernate
14 68 (6.56%) JSON
15 59 (5.69%) jQuery
16 53 (5.12%) JMS
17 46 (4.44%) CSS3
18 39 (3.76%) Ajax
19 36 (3.47%) JSP
20 32 (3.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 88 (8.49%) Derivative
3 75 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 50 (4.83%) Equities
6 43 (4.15%) Fixed Income
7 34 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 27 (2.61%) Digital Media
9 26 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.41%) Data Structures
11 23 (2.22%) Mathematics
12 20 (1.93%) Grid Computing
13 18 (1.74%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.64%) Fintech
15 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.54%) User Experience
16 13 (1.25%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
18 8 (0.77%) Market Risk
19 7 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 190 (18.34%) Linux
2 130 (12.55%) Unix
3 54 (5.21%) Windows
4 30 (2.90%) Android
5 20 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.97%) CentOS
9 8 (0.77%) Solaris
10 7 (0.68%) AIX
10 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.19%) Debian
13 2 (0.19%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.097%) SUSE
14 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (33.30%) TDD
3 196 (18.92%) Scrum
4 171 (16.51%) BDD
5 163 (15.73%) Pair Programming
6 124 (11.97%) OO
7 120 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (11.00%) SDLC
9 109 (10.52%) DevOps
10 107 (10.33%) Multithreading
11 80 (7.72%) Low Latency
12 70 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 68 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 61 (5.89%) E-Commerce
14 61 (5.89%) Web Development
15 53 (5.12%) Kanban
16 50 (4.83%) Mentoring
17 49 (4.73%) Analytics
18 48 (4.63%) Open Source
18 48 (4.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 213 (20.56%) JavaScript
2 187 (18.05%) SQL
3 115 (11.10%) Python
4 99 (9.56%) C#
5 96 (9.27%) Scala
6 71 (6.85%) C++
7 60 (5.79%) Ruby
8 48 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 44 (4.25%) PHP
10 42 (4.05%) Perl
11 41 (3.96%) Shell Script
12 34 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.03%) Go
13 21 (2.03%) Groovy
14 16 (1.54%) C
15 14 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 9 (0.87%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.77%) VBA
19 7 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 79 (7.63%) Degree
2 32 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.83%) PhD
4 17 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.87%) ISEB
6 8 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.29%) MCITP
10 3 (0.29%) MCSE
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.19%) CISSP
11 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.097%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (0.097%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.29%) SDET
4 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
5 1 (0.097%) COBIT
5 1 (0.097%) COSO
5 1 (0.097%) MiFID
5 1 (0.097%) SEPA
5 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (4.44%) Docker
2 18 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.35%) vSphere
4 6 (0.58%) HDFS
4 6 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.48%) vCloud
5 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.19%) NFS
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.097%) Firmware
8 1 (0.097%) GridGain
8 1 (0.097%) iptables
8 1 (0.097%) KVM
8 1 (0.097%) LXC
8 1 (0.097%) Postfix
8 1 (0.097%) Samba
8 1 (0.097%) Snort
8 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (6.85%) Puppet
2 42 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.54%) Ansible
4 11 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (0.97%) Nagios
6 9 (0.87%) logstash
6 9 (0.87%) Mesos
7 7 (0.68%) Kibana
7 7 (0.68%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.58%) Control-M
8 6 (0.58%) Ganglia
9 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.39%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.39%) Oozie
10 4 (0.39%) Salt
11 3 (0.29%) Ambari
11 3 (0.29%) Graphite
11 3 (0.29%) SCOM
12 2 (0.19%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 178 (17.18%) Oracle
2 38 (3.67%) Sybase
3 37 (3.57%) IBM
4 34 (3.28%) Splunk
5 30 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 24 (2.32%) DataSynapse
7 17 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 16 (1.54%) Google
9 15 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.35%) VMware
11 13 (1.25%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.97%) ATG
13 10 (0.97%) HP
13 10 (0.97%) hybris
14 9 (0.87%) BEA
15 8 (0.77%) ION Trading
16 7 (0.68%) ServiceNow
17 6 (0.58%) Adobe
17 6 (0.58%) F5
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Rate: excellent rates, long term contracts
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £440.00 per day
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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Rate: £550 - £620 per day + Negotiable
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