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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 698 713 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.27% 12.28% 14.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.85% 29.08% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 572 781
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £111.25 - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 601 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (26.03%) Finance
3 329 (24.12%) SQL
4 325 (23.83%) TDD
5 312 (22.87%) Banking
6 305 (22.36%) JavaScript
7 277 (20.31%) Oracle
8 270 (19.79%) Linux
9 257 (18.84%) HTML
10 251 (18.40%) Spring
11 207 (15.18%) UNIX
12 189 (13.86%) Web Services
13 180 (13.20%) Scrum
14 176 (12.90%) C#
15 172 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
16 170 (12.46%) Multithreading
17 167 (12.24%) XML
18 165 (12.10%) OO
18 165 (12.10%) Scala
19 158 (11.58%) .NET
20 157 (11.51%) Front Office
21 153 (11.22%) Maven
22 150 (11.00%) BDD
23 143 (10.48%) Investment Banking
23 143 (10.48%) Git (software)
23 143 (10.48%) Jenkins
24 142 (10.41%) J2EE
25 138 (10.12%) Python
26 132 (9.68%) Hibernate
27 130 (9.53%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 81 (5.94%) Tomcat
2 65 (4.77%) Apache
3 60 (4.40%) JBoss
4 53 (3.89%) Apache Spark
5 49 (3.59%) Oracle Coherence
6 40 (2.93%) WebLogic
7 39 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 38 (2.79%) Node.js
9 30 (2.20%) Confluence
10 23 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.69%) IIS
11 20 (1.47%) Jetty
12 18 (1.32%) CMS
13 12 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
15 7 (0.51%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.44%) nginx
16 6 (0.44%) Liferay
16 6 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.29%) Maple
4 4 (0.29%) LaTeX
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.22%) HipChat
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.073%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.51%) RMDS
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.37%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.15%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.073%) ACBS
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.073%) Radian6
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.073%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.073%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.073%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.25%) SaaS
3 16 (1.17%) Force.com
3 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.73%) PaaS
6 8 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.29%) GitHub
7 4 (0.29%) Heroku
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.073%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.073%) IaaS
10 1 (0.073%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.89%) HTTP
2 25 (1.83%) Internet
3 23 (1.69%) SSL
4 20 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.39%) LDAP
6 15 (1.10%) Firewall
7 8 (0.59%) WAN
8 7 (0.51%) LAN
8 7 (0.51%) DNS
8 7 (0.51%) AMQP
9 6 (0.44%) SAN
10 5 (0.37%) NAS
11 4 (0.29%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.29%) FCoE
11 4 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.29%) Multicast
12 3 (0.22%) Converged Networks
12 3 (0.22%) DMZ
12 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (8.65%) Relational Database
2 116 (8.50%) Hadoop
2 116 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 105 (7.70%) Big Data
4 79 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 69 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 59 (4.33%) MySQL
7 57 (4.18%) RDBMS
8 56 (4.11%) Oracle Database
9 37 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (2.13%) HBase
13 27 (1.98%) DB2
14 22 (1.61%) Apache Hive
15 18 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.95%) KDB
17 13 (0.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 153 (11.22%) Maven
2 143 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 143 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 108 (7.92%) Subversion
4 85 (6.23%) JUnit
5 74 (5.43%) JIRA
6 61 (4.47%) Selenium
6 61 (4.47%) Cucumber
7 59 (4.33%) TeamCity
8 48 (3.52%) Ant
9 43 (3.15%) Gradle
10 40 (2.93%) Eclipse
11 33 (2.42%) Mockito
12 26 (1.91%) WebDriver
13 22 (1.61%) JMeter
14 21 (1.54%) Jasmine
15 17 (1.25%) Hudson
15 17 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (0.95%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 355 (26.03%) Finance
2 312 (22.87%) Banking
3 157 (11.51%) Front Office
4 143 (10.48%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.23%) Retail
6 35 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.17%) Publishing
7 16 (1.17%) Games
8 15 (1.10%) Advertising
8 15 (1.10%) Back Office
8 15 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.10%) Legal
8 15 (1.10%) Marketing
9 8 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.59%) Automotive
10 5 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.22%) Electronics
11 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 843 (61.80%) Developer
2 480 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 146 (10.70%) Senior Developer
4 119 (8.72%) Architect
5 113 (8.28%) Analyst
6 102 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 57 (4.18%) Scala Developer
8 44 (3.23%) Programmer
9 43 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 39 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
11 38 (2.79%) Analyst Programmer
12 37 (2.71%) Java Programmer
13 36 (2.64%) Java Analyst Programmer
14 35 (2.57%) Android Developer
15 33 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (2.05%) Technical Architect
17 24 (1.76%) C# Developer
17 24 (1.76%) Hadoop Developer
18 23 (1.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (18.84%) HTML
2 251 (18.40%) Spring
3 189 (13.86%) Web Services
4 167 (12.24%) XML
5 158 (11.58%) .NET
6 142 (10.41%) J2EE
7 132 (9.68%) Hibernate
8 130 (9.53%) CSS
9 121 (8.87%) REST
10 114 (8.36%) HTML5
11 98 (7.18%) RESTful
12 90 (6.60%) JMS
13 86 (6.30%) jQuery
14 84 (6.16%) AngularJS
15 75 (5.50%) JSON
16 73 (5.35%) SOAP
17 62 (4.55%) Java EE
18 59 (4.33%) Middleware
19 50 (3.67%) Ajax
20 47 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.21%) Derivative
3 67 (4.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 62 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 57 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.86%) Equities
7 35 (2.57%) User Experience
8 33 (2.42%) Credit Risk
9 31 (2.27%) Market Risk
9 31 (2.27%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.27%) Fixed Income
10 28 (2.05%) Mathematics
11 26 (1.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 23 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.54%) Visualisation
14 19 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.03%) Grid Computing
16 12 (0.88%) Statistics
17 11 (0.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 270 (19.79%) Linux
2 207 (15.18%) UNIX
3 108 (7.92%) Windows
4 62 (4.55%) Android
5 32 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.10%) Solaris
7 14 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.51%) AIX
10 4 (0.29%) CentOS
11 3 (0.22%) Debian
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (23.83%) TDD
3 180 (13.20%) Scrum
4 172 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
5 170 (12.46%) Multithreading
6 165 (12.10%) OO
7 150 (11.00%) BDD
8 122 (8.94%) DevOps
9 114 (8.36%) SDLC
10 92 (6.74%) SOA
11 82 (6.01%) MVC
12 79 (5.79%) E-Commerce
13 77 (5.65%) Web Development
14 74 (5.43%) Open Source
15 70 (5.13%) Software Engineering
16 66 (4.84%) Pair Programming
17 61 (4.47%) Low Latency
18 56 (4.11%) Risk Management
18 56 (4.11%) Data Modelling
19 53 (3.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 329 (24.12%) SQL
2 305 (22.36%) JavaScript
3 176 (12.90%) C#
4 165 (12.10%) Scala
5 138 (10.12%) Python
6 105 (7.70%) C++
7 91 (6.67%) Ruby
8 74 (5.43%) Perl
9 51 (3.74%) Groovy
10 43 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 42 (3.08%) PHP
12 37 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.32%) Apex Code
16 17 (1.25%) C
17 16 (1.17%) VBA
18 13 (0.95%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.88%) R
20 10 (0.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (7.84%) Degree
2 46 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.88%) PhD
6 9 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.44%) ISEB
8 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.15%) CISSP
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.15%) MCPD
9 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.073%) MCSA
10 1 (0.073%) MCT
10 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.073%) CISA
10 1 (0.073%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.94%) QA
2 11 (0.81%) SLA
3 3 (0.22%) COBIT
4 2 (0.15%) COREP
4 2 (0.15%) FINREP
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.073%) Basel III
5 1 (0.073%) EMIR
5 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (2.05%) Docker
2 17 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.17%) HDFS
4 12 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.81%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.44%) GridGain
7 6 (0.44%) Varnish
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.29%) SRDF
9 4 (0.29%) NFS
9 4 (0.29%) Xen
9 4 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.073%) Postfix
10 1 (0.073%) XenServer
10 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.073%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.073%) Samba
10 1 (0.073%) iptables
Systems Management
1 68 (4.99%) Puppet
2 60 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.83%) Ansible
4 14 (1.03%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.88%) Oozie
6 9 (0.66%) Salt
7 8 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.44%) SCOM
9 6 (0.44%) Nagios
9 6 (0.44%) Mesos
9 6 (0.44%) Graphite
10 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.37%) yum
11 4 (0.29%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.29%) StatsD
11 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 277 (20.31%) Oracle
2 75 (5.50%) Sybase
3 43 (3.15%) IBM
4 38 (2.79%) Microsoft
5 29 (2.13%) Adobe
6 28 (2.05%) Google
7 27 (1.98%) VMware
8 25 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.76%) TIBCO
10 19 (1.39%) Informatica
11 18 (1.32%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.03%) HP
14 13 (0.95%) webMethods
14 13 (0.95%) Splunk
14 13 (0.95%) WorldPay
15 11 (0.81%) hybris
16 10 (0.73%) CA
16 10 (0.73%) SAP
17 9 (0.66%) Tableau
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