The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 700 901 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.26% 12.73% 11.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.47% 29.26% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 673 696
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 11
Average hourly rate - £42.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +6.47%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2375 3079 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.59% 43.51% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 2354 2270
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Java
London

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014, 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.

1 401 (25.36%) Finance
2 394 (24.92%) Spring
3 391 (24.73%) Oracle
4 384 (24.29%) SQL
5 362 (22.90%) Banking
6 347 (21.95%) TDD
7 325 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
8 310 (19.61%) JavaScript
9 278 (17.58%) HTML
10 258 (16.32%) Linux
11 242 (15.31%) UNIX
12 231 (14.61%) Web Services
13 228 (14.42%) Front Office
14 227 (14.36%) Hibernate
15 224 (14.17%) Scrum
16 214 (13.54%) OO
17 207 (13.09%) J2EE
18 206 (13.03%) C#
19 196 (12.40%) XML
19 196 (12.40%) BDD
20 193 (12.21%) Python
21 188 (11.89%) E-Commerce
22 187 (11.83%) Investment Banking
23 181 (11.45%) CSS
24 176 (11.13%) Multithreading
25 169 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
26 166 (10.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 158 (9.99%) Maven
28 150 (9.49%) .NET
29 148 (9.36%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 80 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 76 (4.81%) Oracle Coherence
3 72 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 63 (3.98%) Apache
5 56 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 47 (2.97%) Node.js
7 24 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
8 23 (1.45%) Apache Pig
9 21 (1.33%) Confluence
10 20 (1.27%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.20%) CMS
11 19 (1.20%) IIS
12 18 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
13 17 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
14 16 (1.01%) SharePoint
14 16 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.76%) SAS
17 10 (0.63%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.89%) MS Office
3 13 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.25%) MS Project
6 4 (0.25%) SPSS
6 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.063%) InDesign
9 1 (0.063%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (1.58%) RMDS
2 20 (1.27%) ION MarketView
3 16 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.51%) Global One
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.44%) Magento
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.38%) Murex MxG2000
7 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
8 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.063%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.063%) Findur
10 1 (0.063%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (1.27%) Force.com
2 20 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.95%) SaaS
3 15 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.82%) GitHub
5 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.32%) PaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.13%) IaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Heroku
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.063%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.063%) Office 365
9 1 (0.063%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.73%) HTTP
2 40 (2.53%) Internet
3 29 (1.83%) SSL
4 27 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.20%) LDAP
6 16 (1.01%) Firewall
7 13 (0.82%) DNS
8 10 (0.63%) SAN
9 9 (0.57%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.57%) Multicast
10 8 (0.51%) FTP
10 8 (0.51%) Intranet
11 7 (0.44%) LAN
11 7 (0.44%) WAN
12 5 (0.32%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.25%) Wireless
13 4 (0.25%) SSH
13 4 (0.25%) NAS
13 4 (0.25%) AMQP
13 4 (0.25%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (7.97%) Relational Database
2 119 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 94 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 92 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 85 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 77 (4.87%) MySQL
7 60 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 51 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 46 (2.91%) Big Data
10 45 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 45 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.39%) Apache Hive
13 21 (1.33%) KDB
14 17 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.82%) HBase
18 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 158 (9.99%) Maven
2 133 (8.41%) JUnit
3 116 (7.34%) Selenium
4 111 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 108 (6.83%) Subversion
6 95 (6.01%) Cucumber
6 95 (6.01%) Jenkins
7 82 (5.19%) WebDriver
8 71 (4.49%) Ant
9 69 (4.36%) JIRA
10 57 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 53 (3.35%) Eclipse
12 40 (2.53%) Mockito
13 35 (2.21%) Jasmine
14 29 (1.83%) Hudson
15 25 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
16 23 (1.45%) JBehave
16 23 (1.45%) Mercurial
17 22 (1.39%) Visual Studio
17 22 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 401 (25.36%) Finance
2 362 (22.90%) Banking
3 228 (14.42%) Front Office
4 187 (11.83%) Investment Banking
5 52 (3.29%) Back Office
6 48 (3.04%) Financial Institution
6 48 (3.04%) Retail
7 32 (2.02%) Marketing
8 22 (1.39%) Advertising
9 21 (1.33%) Games
10 14 (0.89%) Billing
10 14 (0.89%) Legal
11 9 (0.57%) Publishing
12 8 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.44%) German Language
14 5 (0.32%) Electronics
15 4 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.25%) French Language
15 4 (0.25%) Local Government
16 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 960 (60.72%) Developer
2 540 (34.16%) Java Developer
3 122 (7.72%) Senior Developer
4 107 (6.77%) Architect
5 82 (5.19%) Analyst
6 80 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 50 (3.16%) Tester
8 44 (2.78%) Scala Developer
9 41 (2.59%) Web Developer
10 36 (2.28%) Consultant
11 33 (2.09%) Software Engineer
12 30 (1.90%) Android Developer
13 28 (1.77%) Automation Tester
14 27 (1.71%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (1.52%) Lead Developer
15 24 (1.52%) Agile Java Developer
16 23 (1.45%) DevOps Engineer
17 22 (1.39%) Project Manager
18 21 (1.33%) Test Analyst
18 21 (1.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (24.92%) Spring
2 278 (17.58%) HTML
3 231 (14.61%) Web Services
4 227 (14.36%) Hibernate
5 207 (13.09%) J2EE
6 196 (12.40%) XML
7 181 (11.45%) CSS
8 150 (9.49%) .NET
9 138 (8.73%) JMS
10 132 (8.35%) HTML5
11 128 (8.10%) jQuery
12 99 (6.26%) SOAP
13 96 (6.07%) Java EE
13 96 (6.07%) REST
14 79 (5.00%) JSON
15 78 (4.93%) Ajax
16 77 (4.87%) RESTful
17 74 (4.68%) CSS3
18 69 (4.36%) Spring MVC
19 65 (4.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (10.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 109 (6.89%) Fixed Income
3 94 (5.95%) Derivative
4 90 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 76 (4.81%) Open Source
6 55 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 41 (2.59%) Credit Risk
8 35 (2.21%) Market Risk
9 31 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 30 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.83%) Equities
12 17 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
13 16 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (0.95%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.89%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.76%) Online Games
16 12 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
17 11 (0.70%) VWAP
17 11 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
17 11 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 258 (16.32%) Linux
2 242 (15.31%) UNIX
3 85 (5.38%) Windows
4 75 (4.74%) Android
5 51 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.34%) Solaris
7 26 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.51%) AIX
10 7 (0.44%) CentOS
11 5 (0.32%) Debian
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.19%) ThreadX
14 2 (0.13%) MVS
14 2 (0.13%) HPUX
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (21.95%) TDD
2 325 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (14.17%) Scrum
4 214 (13.54%) OO
5 196 (12.40%) BDD
6 188 (11.89%) E-Commerce
7 176 (11.13%) Multithreading
8 169 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
9 125 (7.91%) Low Latency
10 115 (7.27%) MVC
11 89 (5.63%) SOA
12 87 (5.50%) UML
12 87 (5.50%) Test Automation
13 85 (5.38%) Software Engineering
14 79 (5.00%) DevOps
15 75 (4.74%) Unit Testing
16 68 (4.30%) OOD
17 67 (4.24%) Risk Management
18 59 (3.73%) Analytics
19 58 (3.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 384 (24.29%) SQL
2 310 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 206 (13.03%) C#
4 193 (12.21%) Python
5 148 (9.36%) C++
6 125 (7.91%) Ruby
7 105 (6.64%) Scala
8 104 (6.58%) Perl
9 75 (4.74%) PL/SQL
10 74 (4.68%) PHP
11 66 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 50 (3.16%) C
13 49 (3.10%) Bash Shell
14 38 (2.40%) Groovy
15 29 (1.83%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.39%) Clojure
17 21 (1.33%) Apex Code
17 21 (1.33%) VB
18 15 (0.95%) XPath
19 12 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (9.04%) Degree
2 45 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.33%) ISEB
5 17 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.38%) PhD
8 6 (0.38%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.19%) CEH
11 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.13%) MCT
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.063%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.063%) RHCE
12 1 (0.063%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.64%) QA
2 8 (0.51%) SLA
3 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.32%) Basel III
4 5 (0.32%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.19%) BS7799
6 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.063%) EMIR
7 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.063%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (0.89%) vCloud
3 12 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.57%) HDFS
5 6 (0.38%) KVM
5 6 (0.38%) SRDF
5 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.32%) NFS
6 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.25%) Samba
8 3 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.19%) Varnish
8 3 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.13%) Squid
9 2 (0.13%) Xen
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 56 (3.54%) Puppet
2 39 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.01%) Nagios
4 14 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.44%) Control-M
7 6 (0.38%) Salt
7 6 (0.38%) Oozie
8 5 (0.32%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.32%) Ansible
8 5 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (0.25%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.13%) collectd
11 2 (0.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 391 (24.73%) Oracle
2 127 (8.03%) Sybase
3 76 (4.81%) TIBCO
4 61 (3.86%) Microsoft
5 57 (3.61%) JBoss
6 41 (2.59%) Adobe
7 36 (2.28%) 29West
8 35 (2.21%) IBM
9 34 (2.15%) ION Trading
10 29 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.52%) VMware
12 22 (1.39%) Bloomberg
13 21 (1.33%) Murex
13 21 (1.33%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.08%) HP
15 16 (1.01%) hybris
15 16 (1.01%) Google
16 15 (0.95%) Talend
16 15 (0.95%) ATG
17 14 (0.89%) Perforce
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