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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 569 682 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.97% 12.10% 11.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.32% 28.87% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 561 581
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £338
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 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1611 2362 2529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.05% 41.92% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1909 1992
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 May 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 29 May 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.

1 496 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (38.88%) Finance
3 350 (33.11%) TDD
4 333 (31.50%) Banking
5 236 (22.33%) JavaScript
6 209 (19.77%) Spring
7 198 (18.73%) Linux
8 195 (18.45%) Scrum
9 192 (18.16%) SQL
10 190 (17.98%) HTML
11 176 (16.65%) Oracle
11 176 (16.65%) BDD
12 169 (15.99%) REST
13 158 (14.95%) Pair Programming
14 153 (14.47%) Web Services
15 143 (13.53%) CSS
16 141 (13.34%) Unix
17 140 (13.25%) Front Office
18 137 (12.96%) NoSQL
19 132 (12.49%) OO
20 118 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
21 115 (10.88%) Apache Cassandra
22 114 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
23 113 (10.69%) Python
24 112 (10.60%) DevOps
24 112 (10.60%) SDLC
25 109 (10.31%) Maven
26 108 (10.22%) AngularJS
27 106 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 105 (9.93%) HTML5

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 69 (6.53%) Node.js
2 47 (4.45%) Tomcat
3 39 (3.69%) WebSphere
4 38 (3.60%) Oracle Coherence
5 34 (3.22%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.93%) Apache
7 29 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 23 (2.18%) Jetty
9 20 (1.89%) OpenStack
10 18 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (1.70%) JBoss
11 17 (1.61%) Confluence
12 13 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.14%) CMS
13 12 (1.14%) nginx
14 11 (1.04%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.95%) Mule
16 8 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.47%) MS Office
4 4 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.38%) Endur
2 4 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.38%) Maximo
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.28%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.28%) RMDS
4 2 (0.19%) Documaker
4 2 (0.19%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.19%) Primavera
4 2 (0.19%) Unica
5 1 (0.095%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.095%) Magento
5 1 (0.095%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 114 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.65%) PaaS
4 20 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (1.32%) Heroku
6 13 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.04%) IaaS
8 10 (0.95%) GitHub
9 9 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.66%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.57%) Force.com
12 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.38%) Lucidchart
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.12%) Network Security
2 26 (2.46%) HTTP
3 14 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.14%) VPN
5 10 (0.95%) DMZ
5 10 (0.95%) Firewall
6 6 (0.57%) SSL
7 5 (0.47%) FTP
8 4 (0.38%) DNS
8 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.38%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.38%) LDAP
8 4 (0.38%) SSH
9 3 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.19%) IPsec
10 2 (0.19%) SAN
10 2 (0.19%) VoIP
10 2 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 115 (10.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 88 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 67 (6.34%) Big Data
5 65 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 65 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 58 (5.49%) MySQL
7 44 (4.16%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 38 (3.60%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.84%) Apache Hive
11 29 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.08%) KDB
13 21 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.99%) Redis
14 16 (1.51%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.32%) HBase
17 13 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 109 (10.31%) Maven
2 87 (8.23%) Git (software)
3 67 (6.34%) Jenkins
4 59 (5.58%) JIRA
5 57 (5.39%) Selenium
6 51 (4.82%) Cucumber
7 49 (4.64%) JUnit
8 38 (3.60%) Eclipse
9 32 (3.03%) Subversion
10 31 (2.93%) IntelliJ
11 30 (2.84%) WebDriver
12 22 (2.08%) Mockito
12 22 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.99%) Ant
14 19 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.61%) Gradle
16 14 (1.32%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.14%) Appium
17 12 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
18 11 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 411 (38.88%) Finance
2 333 (31.50%) Banking
3 140 (13.25%) Front Office
4 102 (9.65%) Investment Banking
5 20 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.70%) Retail
7 16 (1.51%) Games
8 14 (1.32%) Back Office
8 14 (1.32%) Marketing
8 14 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.66%) Legal
9 7 (0.66%) Publishing
10 4 (0.38%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Law
11 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.095%) Billing
12 1 (0.095%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.095%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 717 (67.83%) Developer
2 499 (47.21%) Java Developer
3 170 (16.08%) Senior Developer
4 135 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 107 (10.12%) Agile Developer
6 105 (9.93%) Agile Java Developer
7 58 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 53 (5.01%) Architect
9 46 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (3.50%) Java Engineer
11 35 (3.31%) Analyst
12 31 (2.93%) Scala Developer
13 30 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (2.74%) Front Office Developer
15 27 (2.55%) Consultant
16 26 (2.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 26 (2.46%) Senior Agile Developer
16 26 (2.46%) Senior Agile Java Developer
17 22 (2.08%) AWS Developer
18 21 (1.99%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (19.77%) Spring
2 190 (17.98%) HTML
3 169 (15.99%) REST
4 153 (14.47%) Web Services
5 143 (13.53%) CSS
6 108 (10.22%) AngularJS
7 105 (9.93%) HTML5
8 99 (9.37%) XML
9 97 (9.18%) J2EE
10 89 (8.42%) .NET
11 76 (7.19%) SOAP
12 75 (7.10%) RESTful
13 69 (6.53%) Hibernate
14 65 (6.15%) JSON
15 64 (6.05%) jQuery
16 60 (5.68%) CSS3
17 47 (4.45%) JMS
18 34 (3.22%) Struts
19 33 (3.12%) Java EE
19 33 (3.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 95 (8.99%) Derivative
3 84 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 46 (4.35%) Fixed Income
6 45 (4.26%) Equities
7 35 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 35 (3.31%) Digital Media
8 23 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 22 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 22 (2.08%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.80%) Grid Computing
11 18 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.42%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.32%) Fintech
15 12 (1.14%) User Experience
16 9 (0.85%) Data Integration
17 6 (0.57%) Data Centre
17 6 (0.57%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 198 (18.73%) Linux
2 141 (13.34%) Unix
3 52 (4.92%) Windows
4 33 (3.12%) Android
5 21 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.66%) CentOS
9 7 (0.66%) Solaris
10 6 (0.57%) AIX
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.19%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.095%) SUSE
14 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (33.11%) TDD
3 195 (18.45%) Scrum
4 176 (16.65%) BDD
5 158 (14.95%) Pair Programming
6 132 (12.49%) OO
7 118 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (10.60%) DevOps
8 112 (10.60%) SDLC
9 102 (9.65%) Multithreading
10 76 (7.19%) Low Latency
11 72 (6.81%) Web Development
12 69 (6.53%) Software Engineering
13 68 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 66 (6.24%) E-Commerce
15 55 (5.20%) Kanban
16 51 (4.82%) SOA
17 50 (4.73%) Analytics
17 50 (4.73%) Mentoring
17 50 (4.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (22.33%) JavaScript
2 192 (18.16%) SQL
3 113 (10.69%) Python
4 97 (9.18%) Scala
5 94 (8.89%) C#
6 67 (6.34%) C++
7 59 (5.58%) Ruby
8 50 (4.73%) PHP
9 48 (4.54%) PL/SQL
10 43 (4.07%) Perl
11 38 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 32 (3.03%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.99%) Go
14 19 (1.80%) Groovy
15 18 (1.70%) C
16 15 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.14%) Clojure
17 12 (1.14%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.76%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (6.72%) Degree
2 39 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.80%) PhD
4 16 (1.51%) DV Cleared
4 16 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.66%) ISEB
6 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.28%) MCITP
8 3 (0.28%) MCSE
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.095%) CCSP
10 1 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.20%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.28%) SDET
3 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.19%) WCAG
4 1 (0.095%) COBIT
4 1 (0.095%) COSO
4 1 (0.095%) SEPA
System Software
1 50 (4.73%) Docker
2 17 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.32%) vSphere
4 6 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.47%) HDFS
5 5 (0.47%) vCloud
6 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.19%) Ceph
7 2 (0.19%) etcd
7 2 (0.19%) flannel
7 2 (0.19%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.095%) Firmware
8 1 (0.095%) GridGain
8 1 (0.095%) KVM
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.095%) oVirt
8 1 (0.095%) Snort
8 1 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (7.10%) Puppet
2 41 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.89%) Ansible
4 14 (1.32%) logstash
5 13 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
7 10 (0.95%) Kibana
7 10 (0.95%) Mesos
8 9 (0.85%) Nagios
9 7 (0.66%) Control-M
10 6 (0.57%) Ganglia
10 6 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.47%) Graphite
12 4 (0.38%) Salt
13 3 (0.28%) Ambari
13 3 (0.28%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.28%) Oozie
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 3 (0.28%) SCOM
14 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 176 (16.65%) Oracle
2 40 (3.78%) IBM
3 36 (3.41%) Splunk
3 36 (3.41%) Sybase
4 33 (3.12%) Microsoft
5 24 (2.27%) DataSynapse
6 18 (1.70%) Atlassian
6 18 (1.70%) Google
6 18 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.61%) VMware
8 14 (1.32%) TIBCO
9 13 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (0.95%) ATG
10 10 (0.95%) hybris
11 9 (0.85%) BEA
11 9 (0.85%) HP
12 8 (0.76%) Adobe
13 7 (0.66%) ION Trading
13 7 (0.66%) New Relic
13 7 (0.66%) ServiceNow
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 4-8 weeks contract (immediate start)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £158.75 per day + None
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £1000.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago