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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 565 541 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.51% 15.79% 12.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.25% 32.97% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 460 587
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1699 1641 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.65% 47.90% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1383 2070
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 636 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (32.70%) TDD
3 333 (30.33%) Finance
4 296 (26.96%) JavaScript
5 267 (24.32%) Banking
6 230 (20.95%) HTML
7 221 (20.13%) Python
8 219 (19.95%) SQL
9 203 (18.49%) DevOps
10 193 (17.58%) Scala
11 190 (17.30%) BDD
12 188 (17.12%) Scrum
13 181 (16.48%) Linux
14 179 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
15 176 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
16 164 (14.94%) AngularJS
17 160 (14.57%) Web Services
18 159 (14.48%) Jenkins
19 158 (14.39%) Spring
20 154 (14.03%) CSS
21 139 (12.66%) Big Data
22 136 (12.39%) REST
22 136 (12.39%) Hadoop
23 126 (11.48%) Node.js
24 125 (11.38%) HTML5
25 124 (11.29%) Unix
25 124 (11.29%) Apache Spark
26 123 (11.20%) Git (software)
27 122 (11.11%) Oracle
28 121 (11.02%) Investment Banking

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
1 124 (11.29%) Apache Spark
2 57 (5.19%) Apache
3 31 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.73%) JBoss
5 26 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 21 (1.91%) Confluence
9 19 (1.73%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.73%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.64%) CMS
11 16 (1.46%) Mule
12 15 (1.37%) Apache Pig
13 12 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
14 11 (1.00%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.82%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.82%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.18%) SPSS
4 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.091%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.091%) HipChat
4 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.091%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Endur
1 6 (0.55%) RMDS
1 6 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.27%) Documaker
4 2 (0.18%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.18%) Relativity
5 1 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.091%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.091%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.091%) Maximo
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.091%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.091%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 176 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.64%) GitHub
4 23 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.09%) PaaS
7 9 (0.82%) IaaS
8 8 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.64%) SaaS
9 7 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.55%) Force.com
11 5 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.38%) HTTP
2 32 (2.91%) RTSP
3 31 (2.82%) MQTT
4 27 (2.46%) Network Security
5 24 (2.19%) SSL
6 23 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 12 (1.09%) Internet
9 11 (1.00%) Firewall
9 11 (1.00%) LDAP
10 6 (0.55%) DNS
11 4 (0.36%) AMQP
11 4 (0.36%) FTP
11 4 (0.36%) LAN
11 4 (0.36%) SNMP
12 3 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.27%) WAN
13 2 (0.18%) DMARC
13 2 (0.18%) DMZ
13 2 (0.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (12.66%) Big Data
2 136 (12.39%) Hadoop
3 102 (9.29%) MongoDB
4 76 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 73 (6.65%) SQL Server
6 69 (6.28%) NoSQL
7 55 (5.01%) Relational Database
8 52 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (3.73%) MySQL
10 37 (3.37%) Apache Hive
11 28 (2.55%) HBase
12 22 (2.00%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.91%) Redis
14 20 (1.82%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.55%) Neo4j
16 16 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.18%) Data Lake
18 12 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 159 (14.48%) Jenkins
2 123 (11.20%) Git (software)
3 87 (7.92%) Maven
4 78 (7.10%) JIRA
5 70 (6.38%) Selenium
6 59 (5.37%) JUnit
7 50 (4.55%) Subversion
8 47 (4.28%) Cucumber
9 39 (3.55%) WebDriver
10 31 (2.82%) Gradle
11 30 (2.73%) IntelliJ
12 28 (2.55%) Ant
13 27 (2.46%) Vagrant
14 25 (2.28%) Eclipse
15 24 (2.19%) Mockito
16 22 (2.00%) Hudson
17 20 (1.82%) SoapUI
18 17 (1.55%) TeamCity
19 14 (1.28%) Grunt
20 13 (1.18%) Bitbucket
General
1 333 (30.33%) Finance
2 267 (24.32%) Banking
3 121 (11.02%) Investment Banking
4 98 (8.93%) Front Office
5 42 (3.83%) Marketing
6 40 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 39 (3.55%) Retail
8 23 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.46%) Back Office
10 14 (1.28%) Games
11 13 (1.18%) Advertising
12 10 (0.91%) Law
13 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.55%) Electronics
14 6 (0.55%) Publishing
15 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.091%) Legal
16 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.091%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 731 (66.58%) Developer
2 450 (40.98%) Java Developer
3 197 (17.94%) Senior Developer
4 159 (14.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 75 (6.83%) Scala Developer
6 74 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 61 (5.56%) Architect
8 59 (5.37%) Agile Developer
9 49 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 43 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
11 42 (3.83%) Big Data Developer
12 39 (3.55%) Java Scala Developer
13 38 (3.46%) Analyst
13 38 (3.46%) Java Engineer
14 29 (2.64%) AWS Developer
14 29 (2.64%) Consultant
14 29 (2.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 29 (2.64%) Software Developer
15 27 (2.46%) Angular Developer
16 24 (2.19%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (20.95%) HTML
2 164 (14.94%) AngularJS
3 160 (14.57%) Web Services
4 158 (14.39%) Spring
5 154 (14.03%) CSS
6 136 (12.39%) REST
7 126 (11.48%) Node.js
8 125 (11.38%) HTML5
9 110 (10.02%) XML
10 86 (7.83%) Kafka
11 83 (7.56%) JSON
12 76 (6.92%) J2EE
13 74 (6.74%) .NET
13 74 (6.74%) jQuery
14 72 (6.56%) CSS3
15 69 (6.28%) Akka
16 63 (5.74%) SOAP
17 62 (5.65%) Hibernate
18 61 (5.56%) RESTful
19 58 (5.28%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 68 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.64%) Derivative
5 49 (4.46%) Fixed Income
6 46 (4.19%) Equities
7 41 (3.73%) Public Cloud
7 41 (3.73%) User Experience
8 32 (2.91%) Mathematics
9 31 (2.82%) Video on Demand
10 30 (2.73%) Algorithms
11 26 (2.37%) Digital Media
11 26 (2.37%) Fintech
12 22 (2.00%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.91%) Market Risk
14 18 (1.64%) N-Tier
15 16 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.46%) Streaming Video
16 13 (1.18%) Grid Computing
16 13 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 181 (16.48%) Linux
2 124 (11.29%) Unix
3 54 (4.92%) Windows
4 25 (2.28%) Android
5 18 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.28%) CoreOS
8 14 (1.28%) RancherOS
9 12 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.64%) CentOS
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.18%) MVS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.091%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (32.70%) TDD
3 203 (18.49%) DevOps
4 190 (17.30%) BDD
5 188 (17.12%) Scrum
6 179 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (11.02%) Pair Programming
8 100 (9.11%) OO
9 93 (8.47%) Microservices
10 89 (8.11%) Multithreading
11 86 (7.83%) Web Development
12 81 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 80 (7.29%) Automated Testing
14 75 (6.83%) MVC
15 69 (6.28%) Open Source
16 67 (6.10%) E-Commerce
16 67 (6.10%) High Availability
17 66 (6.01%) Kanban
18 60 (5.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (5.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 296 (26.96%) JavaScript
2 221 (20.13%) Python
3 219 (19.95%) SQL
4 193 (17.58%) Scala
5 101 (9.20%) C#
6 80 (7.29%) C++
7 72 (6.56%) Ruby
8 68 (6.19%) Perl
9 64 (5.83%) PHP
10 57 (5.19%) C
11 30 (2.73%) Clojure
12 27 (2.46%) Go
13 26 (2.37%) Groovy
13 26 (2.37%) Shell Script
14 25 (2.28%) Bash Shell
15 24 (2.19%) R
16 23 (2.09%) PL/SQL
17 22 (2.00%) PowerShell
18 19 (1.73%) Apex Code
19 15 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (5.65%) Degree
2 53 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.46%) CISSP
6 4 (0.36%) PhD
7 3 (0.27%) CISA
7 3 (0.27%) CISM
7 3 (0.27%) ISEB
7 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.27%) MCITP
7 3 (0.27%) MCSE
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.18%) PMP
8 2 (0.18%) RHCE
8 2 (0.18%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.091%) GIAC
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.01%) QA
2 16 (1.46%) SDET
3 3 (0.27%) FATCA
3 3 (0.27%) MiFID
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.18%) WCAG
5 1 (0.091%) Basel II
5 1 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.091%) SEPA
5 1 (0.091%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (8.11%) Docker
2 20 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.64%) HDFS
4 14 (1.28%) etcd
4 14 (1.28%) flannel
5 12 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.18%) NFS
9 2 (0.18%) oVirt
9 2 (0.18%) Samba
9 2 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.091%) KVM
10 1 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.091%) XenApp
10 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.091%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 105 (9.56%) Puppet
2 50 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (4.28%) Ansible
4 38 (3.46%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.37%) Consul
5 15 (1.37%) Marathon
5 15 (1.37%) Mesos
6 14 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (1.28%) Rancher
7 10 (0.91%) Terraform
8 8 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.73%) logstash
9 7 (0.64%) SCOM
10 6 (0.55%) Oozie
10 6 (0.55%) Salt
11 5 (0.46%) Grafana
11 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 122 (11.11%) Oracle
2 37 (3.37%) Atlassian
3 36 (3.28%) Google
4 35 (3.19%) VMware
5 32 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 29 (2.64%) Sybase
7 25 (2.28%) IBM
8 24 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (2.09%) TIBCO
10 19 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.64%) Splunk
12 16 (1.46%) New Relic
13 15 (1.37%) Adobe
14 13 (1.18%) SAP
14 13 (1.18%) Teradata
15 12 (1.09%) hybris
16 11 (1.00%) MuleSoft
17 10 (0.91%) ATG
18 9 (0.82%) Hortonworks
19 8 (0.73%) Cloudera
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £450- £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
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Posted: 4 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £551.00 per day
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Rate: £550.00 - £551.00 per day
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Staffworx Ltd
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Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £440 per day
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Arrows Group
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Arrows Group
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McGregor Boyall
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Empiric Solutions
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Empiric Solutions
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Empiric Solutions
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