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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 747 709 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.80% 12.32% 12.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.68% 29.26% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 567 633
Average daily rate
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£525 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.46 - £39.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £144.75 - £59.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
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
2517 2423 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.14% 42.10% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2078 1892 2289
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 33
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.70 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 628 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (26.28%) SQL
3 356 (24.23%) Finance
4 324 (22.06%) TDD
5 309 (21.03%) Linux
6 301 (20.49%) JavaScript
7 290 (19.74%) Banking
8 275 (18.72%) Oracle
9 267 (18.18%) HTML
10 253 (17.22%) Spring
11 234 (15.93%) UNIX
12 191 (13.00%) C#
13 186 (12.66%) OO
14 183 (12.46%) Web Services
15 181 (12.32%) .NET
16 174 (11.84%) Scrum
17 163 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
18 162 (11.03%) Multithreading
18 162 (11.03%) Scala
19 160 (10.89%) Front Office
20 159 (10.82%) BDD
21 158 (10.76%) Hibernate
22 157 (10.69%) J2EE
23 153 (10.42%) Python
24 147 (10.01%) XML
25 146 (9.94%) Maven
26 142 (9.67%) C++
27 139 (9.46%) Jenkins
28 138 (9.39%) Git (software)
29 135 (9.19%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 106 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 74 (5.04%) Apache
3 58 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 54 (3.68%) JBoss
5 45 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
6 43 (2.93%) WebLogic
7 38 (2.59%) Apache Spark
8 34 (2.31%) Node.js
8 34 (2.31%) IIS
9 25 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 20 (1.36%) Confluence
11 18 (1.23%) CMS
12 17 (1.16%) Jetty
12 17 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.95%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
15 12 (0.82%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.68%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 32 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.88%) MS Office
3 8 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) MS Project
5 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.20%) HipChat
6 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) Maple
7 2 (0.14%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.068%) Weka
8 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) RMDS
2 7 (0.48%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.48%) BigMachines
3 4 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.20%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.068%) Summit
6 1 (0.068%) HFM
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.068%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.068%) Endur
6 1 (0.068%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.068%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.43%) SaaS
2 21 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.09%) Force.com
5 9 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.54%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.48%) PaaS
8 4 (0.27%) Heroku
8 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) GitHub
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.068%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.88%) HTTP
2 35 (2.38%) Internet
3 28 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.57%) SSL
5 21 (1.43%) LDAP
5 21 (1.43%) Firewall
6 10 (0.68%) AMQP
6 10 (0.68%) DNS
7 9 (0.61%) WAN
8 8 (0.54%) LAN
8 8 (0.54%) Multicast
9 7 (0.48%) SAN
10 6 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.41%) FCoE
10 6 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (0.41%) iSCSI
10 6 (0.41%) NAS
11 5 (0.34%) DMZ
12 4 (0.27%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 117 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 110 (7.49%) Hadoop
4 104 (7.08%) Big Data
5 75 (5.11%) MySQL
6 71 (4.83%) MongoDB
7 64 (4.36%) RDBMS
8 54 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 53 (3.61%) NoSQL
10 39 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (1.97%) DB2
13 25 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (1.57%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.36%) HBase
15 20 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (1.29%) QlikView
17 18 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 146 (9.94%) Maven
2 139 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 138 (9.39%) Git (software)
4 112 (7.62%) Subversion
5 88 (5.99%) JUnit
6 67 (4.56%) Selenium
6 67 (4.56%) TeamCity
7 66 (4.49%) JIRA
8 63 (4.29%) Cucumber
9 48 (3.27%) Ant
10 42 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 29 (1.97%) Mockito
12 28 (1.91%) WebDriver
12 28 (1.91%) Jasmine
13 25 (1.70%) Gradle
14 22 (1.50%) JMeter
15 21 (1.43%) Hudson
16 16 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 356 (24.23%) Finance
2 290 (19.74%) Banking
3 160 (10.89%) Front Office
4 123 (8.37%) Investment Banking
5 46 (3.13%) Retail
6 41 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.50%) Back Office
8 18 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.09%) Marketing
10 15 (1.02%) Publishing
10 15 (1.02%) Games
11 13 (0.88%) Advertising
12 11 (0.75%) Legal
13 8 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 921 (62.70%) Developer
2 537 (36.56%) Java Developer
3 142 (9.67%) Senior Developer
4 126 (8.58%) Architect
5 124 (8.44%) Analyst
6 90 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 61 (4.15%) Scala Developer
8 55 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
9 49 (3.34%) Programmer
9 49 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 47 (3.20%) Agile Java Developer
11 40 (2.72%) Analyst Programmer
12 36 (2.45%) Java Programmer
13 35 (2.38%) Java Analyst Programmer
13 35 (2.38%) C# Developer
13 35 (2.38%) Android Developer
14 29 (1.97%) Full Stack Developer
14 29 (1.97%) Technical Architect
15 27 (1.84%) Web Developer
16 25 (1.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (18.18%) HTML
2 253 (17.22%) Spring
3 183 (12.46%) Web Services
4 181 (12.32%) .NET
5 158 (10.76%) Hibernate
6 157 (10.69%) J2EE
7 147 (10.01%) XML
8 135 (9.19%) CSS
9 127 (8.65%) REST
10 122 (8.30%) HTML5
11 113 (7.69%) RESTful
12 103 (7.01%) AngularJS
13 86 (5.85%) jQuery
14 77 (5.24%) SOAP
15 73 (4.97%) JMS
16 69 (4.70%) JSON
17 64 (4.36%) JSP
18 58 (3.95%) Java EE
19 56 (3.81%) Middleware
20 47 (3.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.15%) Derivative
3 86 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 70 (4.77%) Computer Science
5 51 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 43 (2.93%) Fixed Income
7 36 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 34 (2.31%) Mathematics
8 34 (2.31%) Equities
9 33 (2.25%) User Experience
10 30 (2.04%) Market Risk
11 26 (1.77%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.63%) Credit Risk
12 24 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.36%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 14 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (0.95%) Grid Computing
16 12 (0.82%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 309 (21.03%) Linux
2 234 (15.93%) UNIX
3 109 (7.42%) Windows
4 54 (3.68%) Android
5 27 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.77%) Solaris
7 17 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 17 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.068%) CentOS
11 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.068%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (22.06%) TDD
3 186 (12.66%) OO
4 174 (11.84%) Scrum
5 163 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (11.03%) Multithreading
7 159 (10.82%) BDD
8 123 (8.37%) SDLC
9 106 (7.22%) DevOps
10 100 (6.81%) E-Commerce
11 90 (6.13%) Low Latency
12 81 (5.51%) SOA
13 80 (5.45%) MVC
14 77 (5.24%) Data Modelling
15 75 (5.11%) Web Development
16 74 (5.04%) Open Source
17 66 (4.49%) Software Engineering
18 61 (4.15%) OOP
19 54 (3.68%) Configuration Management
20 48 (3.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 386 (26.28%) SQL
2 301 (20.49%) JavaScript
3 191 (13.00%) C#
4 162 (11.03%) Scala
5 153 (10.42%) Python
6 142 (9.67%) C++
7 84 (5.72%) Ruby
8 69 (4.70%) Perl
9 51 (3.47%) PHP
10 38 (2.59%) Groovy
11 34 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 33 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 30 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.63%) C
15 22 (1.50%) Apex Code
16 19 (1.29%) VBA
17 15 (1.02%) PowerShell
18 14 (0.95%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.68%) VB
19 10 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 105 (7.15%) Degree
2 53 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.54%) PhD
6 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.34%) ISEB
8 4 (0.27%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) CISSP
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.14%) MCPD
10 1 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.068%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.068%) CISA
10 1 (0.068%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.49%) QA
2 7 (0.48%) SLA
3 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.20%) Basel III
4 3 (0.20%) COBIT
4 3 (0.20%) EMIR
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
5 2 (0.14%) DICOM
5 2 (0.14%) COREP
5 2 (0.14%) FINREP
6 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (1.16%) Docker
2 15 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.88%) HDFS
4 12 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.41%) KVM
7 6 (0.41%) NFS
7 6 (0.41%) Xen
7 6 (0.41%) SRDF
8 5 (0.34%) Varnish
8 5 (0.34%) GridGain
9 4 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.14%) vCloud
11 1 (0.068%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.068%) Squid
Systems Management
1 71 (4.83%) Puppet
2 70 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.57%) Ansible
4 11 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.75%) Oozie
5 10 (0.68%) Salt
6 9 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.61%) yum
7 7 (0.48%) Nagios
7 7 (0.48%) Graphite
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.41%) SCOM
9 5 (0.34%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.27%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.27%) StatsD
11 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 275 (18.72%) Oracle
2 70 (4.77%) Sybase
3 60 (4.08%) IBM
4 45 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 31 (2.11%) TIBCO
6 30 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (2.04%) Adobe
7 25 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.63%) VMware
9 21 (1.43%) Google
10 18 (1.23%) webMethods
11 17 (1.16%) hybris
12 15 (1.02%) Bloomberg
12 15 (1.02%) Splunk
13 14 (0.95%) ION Trading
14 13 (0.88%) SAP
14 13 (0.88%) Informatica
14 13 (0.88%) WorldPay
15 12 (0.82%) CA
15 12 (0.82%) Business Objects
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