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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 563 786 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.75% 13.30% 12.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.65% 29.73% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 662 577
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £105.87 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
1673 2644 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.78% 44.74% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 2176 1918
Median daily rate £475 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.23 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.35% -18.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 589 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (37.07%) Finance
3 366 (31.77%) TDD
4 319 (27.69%) Banking
5 317 (27.52%) JavaScript
6 237 (20.57%) HTML
7 219 (19.01%) SQL
8 217 (18.84%) Scrum
9 215 (18.66%) Linux
10 201 (17.45%) Spring
11 185 (16.06%) BDD
12 180 (15.63%) CSS
13 178 (15.45%) Web Services
14 171 (14.84%) REST
15 161 (13.98%) AngularJS
16 159 (13.80%) Oracle
17 153 (13.28%) Unix
18 148 (12.85%) DevOps
19 145 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
20 143 (12.41%) OO
21 137 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
22 135 (11.72%) HTML5
23 127 (11.02%) Maven
24 126 (10.94%) Pair Programming
25 125 (10.85%) Python
26 116 (10.07%) Scala
27 115 (9.98%) NoSQL
27 115 (9.98%) XML
28 111 (9.64%) Node.js
29 105 (9.11%) 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 51 (4.43%) Tomcat
2 44 (3.82%) Apache Spark
3 43 (3.73%) WebSphere
4 38 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 29 (2.52%) Apache
6 28 (2.43%) OpenStack
7 24 (2.08%) JBoss
8 22 (1.91%) Confluence
9 21 (1.82%) Mule
10 20 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (1.74%) Jetty
11 19 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (1.22%) CMS
13 13 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.13%) nginx
13 13 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.95%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.95%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.87%) SharePoint
16 9 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.43%) MS Office
4 4 (0.35%) MS Project
4 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) Documaker
2 6 (0.52%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.26%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) Maximo
5 2 (0.17%) Primavera
5 2 (0.17%) Relativity
5 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Unica
6 1 (0.087%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.087%) Endur
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.52%) PaaS
4 24 (2.08%) GitHub
5 16 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.22%) IaaS
7 13 (1.13%) Heroku
8 11 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.78%) Force.com
11 8 (0.69%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.35%) Lucidchart
13 4 (0.35%) SaaS
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.34%) Network Security
2 39 (3.39%) HTTP
3 23 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.82%) SSL
5 12 (1.04%) Firewall
5 12 (1.04%) VPN
6 10 (0.87%) DMZ
6 10 (0.87%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.69%) DNS
8 6 (0.52%) FTP
9 5 (0.43%) LDAP
9 5 (0.43%) SNMP
10 4 (0.35%) SSH
11 3 (0.26%) DHCP
11 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.26%) Internet
11 3 (0.26%) LAN
11 3 (0.26%) VoIP
11 3 (0.26%) WAN
11 3 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (9.98%) NoSQL
2 98 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 90 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 80 (6.94%) Big Data
5 70 (6.08%) SQL Server
6 60 (5.21%) MySQL
7 50 (4.34%) Relational Database
8 46 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (3.82%) Hadoop
10 42 (3.65%) Oracle Database
11 29 (2.52%) Redis
12 27 (2.34%) Apache Hive
13 23 (2.00%) KDB
14 21 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (1.82%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.48%) Neo4j
17 15 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
19 10 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 127 (11.02%) Maven
2 103 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 94 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 88 (7.64%) Selenium
5 78 (6.77%) JIRA
6 63 (5.47%) JUnit
7 56 (4.86%) Cucumber
8 44 (3.82%) WebDriver
9 43 (3.73%) IntelliJ
10 41 (3.56%) Eclipse
11 31 (2.69%) Subversion
12 25 (2.17%) Gradle
12 25 (2.17%) TeamCity
13 23 (2.00%) Ant
13 23 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (1.74%) Mockito
15 17 (1.48%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.22%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.22%) JBehave
17 13 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 427 (37.07%) Finance
2 319 (27.69%) Banking
3 105 (9.11%) Investment Banking
4 97 (8.42%) Front Office
5 37 (3.21%) Marketing
6 31 (2.69%) Retail
7 29 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.56%) Back Office
9 13 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.04%) Games
10 12 (1.04%) Law
11 8 (0.69%) Publishing
12 4 (0.35%) Advertising
12 4 (0.35%) Legal
13 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.087%) Billing
15 1 (0.087%) Electronics
15 1 (0.087%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 744 (64.58%) Developer
2 490 (42.53%) Java Developer
3 189 (16.41%) Senior Developer
4 146 (12.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 104 (9.03%) Agile Developer
6 96 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 77 (6.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 56 (4.86%) Architect
8 56 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 47 (4.08%) Java Engineer
10 43 (3.73%) Analyst
11 38 (3.30%) Consultant
11 38 (3.30%) Scala Developer
12 34 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
13 31 (2.69%) Senior Agile Developer
14 30 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 30 (2.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 26 (2.26%) Android Developer
15 26 (2.26%) AWS Developer
16 25 (2.17%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (20.57%) HTML
2 201 (17.45%) Spring
3 180 (15.63%) CSS
4 178 (15.45%) Web Services
5 171 (14.84%) REST
6 161 (13.98%) AngularJS
7 135 (11.72%) HTML5
8 115 (9.98%) XML
9 111 (9.64%) Node.js
10 100 (8.68%) J2EE
11 97 (8.42%) .NET
12 89 (7.73%) SOAP
13 82 (7.12%) CSS3
14 77 (6.68%) jQuery
15 71 (6.16%) Hibernate
16 63 (5.47%) RESTful
17 60 (5.21%) JSON
18 58 (5.03%) JMS
19 39 (3.39%) JSP
19 39 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 89 (7.73%) Derivative
3 71 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (4.77%) Computer Science
5 53 (4.60%) Digital Media
6 44 (3.82%) Fixed Income
7 40 (3.47%) Equities
8 37 (3.21%) User Experience
9 30 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 24 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 23 (2.00%) Hedge funds
12 20 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.74%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.56%) Fintech
13 18 (1.56%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.13%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.78%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.78%) Market Risk
16 7 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 215 (18.66%) Linux
2 153 (13.28%) Unix
3 54 (4.69%) Windows
4 47 (4.08%) Android
5 29 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.04%) CoreOS
9 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.78%) RancherOS
12 7 (0.61%) Solaris
13 6 (0.52%) CentOS
14 4 (0.35%) AIX
15 2 (0.17%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.087%) Debian
16 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (31.77%) TDD
3 217 (18.84%) Scrum
4 185 (16.06%) BDD
5 148 (12.85%) DevOps
6 145 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (12.41%) OO
8 126 (10.94%) Pair Programming
9 98 (8.51%) Web Development
10 84 (7.29%) Software Engineering
11 82 (7.12%) Multithreading
12 79 (6.86%) E-Commerce
12 79 (6.86%) SDLC
13 71 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
14 70 (6.08%) Automated Testing
15 68 (5.90%) Kanban
15 68 (5.90%) Open Source
16 65 (5.64%) Low Latency
17 62 (5.38%) CRM
18 61 (5.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 317 (27.52%) JavaScript
2 219 (19.01%) SQL
3 125 (10.85%) Python
4 116 (10.07%) Scala
5 103 (8.94%) C#
6 79 (6.86%) Ruby
7 76 (6.60%) C++
8 72 (6.25%) PHP
9 55 (4.77%) Perl
10 45 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 42 (3.65%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.60%) Go
13 29 (2.52%) Groovy
14 27 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 26 (2.26%) C
16 25 (2.17%) Clojure
17 19 (1.65%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.56%) PowerShell
19 17 (1.48%) Objective-C
20 14 (1.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 67 (5.82%) Degree
2 55 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.22%) PhD
6 7 (0.61%) ISEB
7 6 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.52%) MCITP
7 6 (0.52%) MCSE
7 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.43%) CISSP
9 4 (0.35%) CISM
9 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.26%) CISA
10 3 (0.26%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.26%) PMP
11 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.087%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.087%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.51%) QA
2 10 (0.87%) SDET
3 3 (0.26%) FATCA
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) WCAG
5 1 (0.087%) Basel II
5 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (5.73%) Docker
2 25 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.22%) vSphere
4 12 (1.04%) etcd
4 12 (1.04%) flannel
4 12 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.35%) HDFS
9 3 (0.26%) Ceph
9 3 (0.26%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.17%) vCloud
11 1 (0.087%) Firmware
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.087%) Snort
11 1 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (7.90%) Puppet
2 55 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (3.30%) Ansible
4 26 (2.26%) Kubernetes
5 16 (1.39%) Mesos
6 14 (1.22%) Consul
7 12 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (1.04%) logstash
7 12 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (0.95%) Control-M
9 9 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.78%) Marathon
9 9 (0.78%) Nagios
9 9 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (0.78%) Rancher
10 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.61%) SCOM
12 6 (0.52%) Graphite
13 5 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 159 (13.80%) Oracle
2 51 (4.43%) IBM
3 47 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 44 (3.82%) Google
5 33 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 31 (2.69%) Splunk
6 31 (2.69%) VMware
7 27 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.08%) Sybase
9 13 (1.13%) New Relic
10 12 (1.04%) ATG
11 11 (0.95%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.87%) Adobe
12 10 (0.87%) hybris
13 9 (0.78%) BEA
13 9 (0.78%) HP
13 9 (0.78%) Murex
14 7 (0.61%) Cisco
14 7 (0.61%) Siebel
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