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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 541 633 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.81% 13.64% 11.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.67% 28.71% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 534 564
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
1708 2205 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.93% 47.50% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1841 1983
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £23.75 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £129.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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.

1 609 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (33.39%) Finance
3 360 (31.97%) TDD
4 335 (29.75%) JavaScript
5 281 (24.96%) Banking
6 250 (22.20%) HTML
7 211 (18.74%) SQL
8 209 (18.56%) Scrum
9 203 (18.03%) Linux
10 195 (17.32%) BDD
11 186 (16.52%) DevOps
12 182 (16.16%) CSS
13 176 (15.63%) AngularJS
14 172 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
15 171 (15.19%) Spring
16 170 (15.10%) Python
17 165 (14.65%) Web Services
18 162 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
19 150 (13.32%) Scala
20 148 (13.14%) HTML5
20 148 (13.14%) Unix
21 141 (12.52%) Node.js
22 139 (12.34%) Jenkins
23 136 (12.08%) Oracle
24 132 (11.72%) OO
25 130 (11.55%) REST
26 120 (10.66%) Maven
27 114 (10.12%) Pair Programming
27 114 (10.12%) Git (software)
28 113 (10.04%) 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 79 (7.02%) Apache Spark
2 48 (4.26%) Apache
3 44 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.29%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.75%) WebLogic
6 28 (2.49%) JBoss
7 22 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 22 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 20 (1.78%) Mule
9 18 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.51%) CMS
10 17 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.33%) Confluence
12 14 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (1.15%) Mule ESB
14 12 (1.07%) Jetty
15 11 (0.98%) nginx
16 9 (0.80%) IIS
17 8 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.089%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.089%) MS Project
4 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.71%) Documaker
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.36%) RMDS
3 3 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.27%) Magento
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.18%) Endur
4 2 (0.18%) Relativity
4 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Unica
5 1 (0.089%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 172 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.46%) GitHub
4 18 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.15%) PaaS
6 12 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (1.07%) Force.com
7 11 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.53%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
10 5 (0.44%) Heroku
11 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.36%) IaaS
12 3 (0.27%) SaaS
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.18%) Apcera
13 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.68%) HTTP
2 53 (4.71%) Network Security
3 26 (2.31%) MQTT
3 26 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.22%) RTSP
4 25 (2.22%) SSL
5 15 (1.33%) Firewall
6 12 (1.07%) Kerberos
7 10 (0.89%) LDAP
8 7 (0.62%) Internet
9 6 (0.53%) DNS
10 5 (0.44%) FTP
10 5 (0.44%) SNMP
11 4 (0.36%) LAN
11 4 (0.36%) VoIP
11 4 (0.36%) WAN
12 3 (0.27%) DHCP
12 3 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.18%) AMQP
13 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (9.41%) MongoDB
2 103 (9.15%) Big Data
3 81 (7.19%) Hadoop
4 69 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 65 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 63 (5.60%) SQL Server
7 51 (4.53%) MySQL
8 49 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (3.20%) Oracle Database
9 36 (3.20%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.40%) Redis
11 21 (1.87%) Apache Hive
12 19 (1.69%) HBase
12 19 (1.69%) KDB
12 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.15%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.07%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 139 (12.34%) Jenkins
2 120 (10.66%) Maven
3 114 (10.12%) Git (software)
4 76 (6.75%) Selenium
5 68 (6.04%) JIRA
6 58 (5.15%) JUnit
7 52 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 47 (4.17%) IntelliJ
9 42 (3.73%) Subversion
10 40 (3.55%) WebDriver
11 38 (3.37%) Eclipse
12 29 (2.58%) Gradle
13 26 (2.31%) Ant
14 23 (2.04%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.51%) SoapUI
16 15 (1.33%) Hudson
16 15 (1.33%) Vagrant
17 14 (1.24%) Bitbucket
18 13 (1.15%) Jasmine
19 12 (1.07%) JBehave
General
1 376 (33.39%) Finance
2 281 (24.96%) Banking
3 113 (10.04%) Investment Banking
4 85 (7.55%) Front Office
5 40 (3.55%) Marketing
6 35 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.84%) Retail
8 19 (1.69%) Back Office
9 12 (1.07%) Law
10 11 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.80%) Games
12 8 (0.71%) Publishing
13 4 (0.36%) Advertising
13 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.089%) Billing
15 1 (0.089%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.089%) Legal
Job Titles
1 745 (66.16%) Developer
2 461 (40.94%) Java Developer
3 206 (18.29%) Senior Developer
4 169 (15.01%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (7.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 81 (7.19%) Agile Developer
7 70 (6.22%) Agile Java Developer
8 65 (5.77%) Scala Developer
9 59 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 54 (4.80%) Architect
11 47 (4.17%) Analyst
12 40 (3.55%) Java Engineer
13 37 (3.29%) AWS Developer
13 37 (3.29%) Senior Agile Developer
14 36 (3.20%) Java Scala Developer
14 36 (3.20%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 33 (2.93%) Big Data Developer
16 32 (2.84%) Consultant
16 32 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
17 26 (2.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (22.20%) HTML
2 182 (16.16%) CSS
3 176 (15.63%) AngularJS
4 171 (15.19%) Spring
5 165 (14.65%) Web Services
6 148 (13.14%) HTML5
7 141 (12.52%) Node.js
8 130 (11.55%) REST
9 110 (9.77%) XML
10 94 (8.35%) CSS3
11 87 (7.73%) .NET
11 87 (7.73%) J2EE
12 83 (7.37%) jQuery
13 80 (7.10%) JSON
14 68 (6.04%) SOAP
15 55 (4.88%) Hibernate
16 54 (4.80%) JMS
17 52 (4.62%) RESTful
18 51 (4.53%) Akka
19 48 (4.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 74 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.86%) Derivative
4 54 (4.80%) Digital Media
5 48 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 38 (3.37%) User Experience
7 36 (3.20%) Fixed Income
8 34 (3.02%) Public Cloud
9 32 (2.84%) Equities
10 27 (2.40%) Fintech
11 26 (2.31%) Video on Demand
12 25 (2.22%) Virtual Team
13 24 (2.13%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.87%) Mathematics
15 20 (1.78%) Hedge funds
16 18 (1.60%) Mobile App
17 17 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (1.15%) Market Risk
18 13 (1.15%) Streaming Video
19 12 (1.07%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 203 (18.03%) Linux
2 148 (13.14%) Unix
3 64 (5.68%) Windows
4 40 (3.55%) Android
5 26 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.42%) CoreOS
10 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.15%) RancherOS
13 9 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.44%) CentOS
16 3 (0.27%) Solaris
17 2 (0.18%) Mesosphere
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (31.97%) TDD
3 209 (18.56%) Scrum
4 195 (17.32%) BDD
5 186 (16.52%) DevOps
6 162 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
7 132 (11.72%) OO
8 114 (10.12%) Pair Programming
9 106 (9.41%) Web Development
10 80 (7.10%) E-Commerce
11 77 (6.84%) Multithreading
12 75 (6.66%) Software Engineering
13 74 (6.57%) Automated Testing
13 74 (6.57%) Kanban
14 73 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 73 (6.48%) Open Source
15 66 (5.86%) CRM
15 66 (5.86%) Test Automation
16 62 (5.51%) Unit Testing
17 61 (5.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 335 (29.75%) JavaScript
2 211 (18.74%) SQL
3 170 (15.10%) Python
4 150 (13.32%) Scala
5 97 (8.61%) C#
6 85 (7.55%) PHP
7 84 (7.46%) Ruby
8 74 (6.57%) C++
9 73 (6.48%) Perl
10 49 (4.35%) C
11 38 (3.37%) Clojure
12 34 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.75%) Go
14 29 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 28 (2.49%) Groovy
16 24 (2.13%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.95%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.87%) Apex Code
19 15 (1.33%) TypeScript
20 14 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 54 (4.80%) Degree
3 46 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.53%) CISSP
5 6 (0.53%) MCITP
5 6 (0.53%) MCSE
5 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.53%) PhD
6 4 (0.36%) CISA
6 4 (0.36%) CISM
6 4 (0.36%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.27%) ISEB
7 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.27%) PMP
8 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.089%) CCSP
9 1 (0.089%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.089%) GCIH
9 1 (0.089%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.66%) QA
2 17 (1.51%) SDET
3 3 (0.27%) FATCA
4 2 (0.18%) MiFID
4 2 (0.18%) WCAG
5 1 (0.089%) Basel II
5 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.089%) SEPA
System Software
1 68 (6.04%) Docker
2 22 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.42%) etcd
3 16 (1.42%) flannel
4 15 (1.33%) HDFS
5 14 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.53%) vSphere
9 3 (0.27%) Ceph
9 3 (0.27%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.27%) oVirt
10 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.089%) GridGain
11 1 (0.089%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 111 (9.86%) Puppet
2 64 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.80%) Ansible
4 40 (3.55%) Kubernetes
5 16 (1.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (1.42%) Mesos
5 16 (1.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (1.24%) Consul
7 13 (1.15%) logstash
7 13 (1.15%) Marathon
7 13 (1.15%) Rancher
8 10 (0.89%) Control-M
9 9 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 8 (0.71%) Terraform
11 7 (0.62%) Salt
11 7 (0.62%) SCOM
12 6 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 136 (12.08%) Oracle
2 40 (3.55%) Google
3 39 (3.46%) VMware
4 38 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 34 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (2.75%) IBM
7 30 (2.66%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.95%) Splunk
9 20 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.69%) New Relic
10 19 (1.69%) Sybase
11 16 (1.42%) Adobe
12 15 (1.33%) hybris
13 13 (1.15%) TIBCO
14 10 (0.89%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.80%) ATG
16 8 (0.71%) Remedy
17 7 (0.62%) CheckPoint
17 7 (0.62%) Murex
17 7 (0.62%) Teradata
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
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