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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
London / City of London
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 429 482 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.71% 15.03% 14.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.58% 33.29% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 429 634
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +16.75%

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
1403 1448 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.10% 45.15% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1212 1912
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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.

1 552 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (34.45%) TDD
3 279 (28.44%) Finance
4 255 (25.99%) Banking
5 218 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 217 (22.12%) Python
7 205 (20.90%) BDD
8 186 (18.96%) HTML
9 182 (18.55%) SQL
10 175 (17.84%) Linux
10 175 (17.84%) Scala
11 174 (17.74%) DevOps
12 165 (16.82%) Spring
13 163 (16.62%) Scrum
14 156 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
15 152 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
16 140 (14.27%) Jenkins
17 136 (13.86%) Hadoop
18 131 (13.35%) Big Data
19 125 (12.74%) CSS
20 124 (12.64%) Apache Spark
20 124 (12.64%) Microservices
21 120 (12.23%) Web Services
21 120 (12.23%) Unix
22 119 (12.13%) AngularJS
23 118 (12.03%) Investment Banking
24 117 (11.93%) Git (software)
25 113 (11.52%) Oracle
26 111 (11.31%) Front Office
26 111 (11.31%) Pair Programming

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
1 124 (12.64%) Apache Spark
2 45 (4.59%) Apache
3 33 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 26 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 25 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 22 (2.24%) Confluence
7 21 (2.14%) Apache Pig
8 19 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.83%) CMS
10 16 (1.63%) JBoss
10 16 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.12%) Mule
11 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.82%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) HipChat
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) SPSS
4 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.71%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.61%) Endur
4 4 (0.41%) RMDS
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.10%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 152 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.14%) GitHub
4 17 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.43%) PaaS
7 12 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.92%) IaaS
9 7 (0.71%) SaaS
9 7 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.51%) Slack
11 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.20%) Datadog
12 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.24%) HTTP
2 36 (3.67%) RTSP
3 29 (2.96%) MQTT
4 24 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.83%) SSL
6 12 (1.22%) Firewall
6 12 (1.22%) Internet
7 8 (0.82%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.82%) LDAP
7 8 (0.82%) Network Security
8 7 (0.71%) DNS
8 7 (0.71%) RTP
9 4 (0.41%) AMQP
9 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.31%) Intranet
11 2 (0.20%) FTP
11 2 (0.20%) LAN
11 2 (0.20%) SNMP
11 2 (0.20%) SSH
11 2 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.86%) Hadoop
2 131 (13.35%) Big Data
3 84 (8.56%) MongoDB
4 78 (7.95%) NoSQL
5 72 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 60 (6.12%) SQL Server
7 47 (4.79%) Relational Database
8 46 (4.69%) Apache Hive
9 42 (4.28%) MySQL
10 41 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (2.96%) HBase
12 20 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.63%) Neo4j
14 14 (1.43%) Data Lake
14 14 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.43%) KDB
14 14 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.33%) DB2
15 13 (1.33%) Redis
16 11 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 140 (14.27%) Jenkins
2 117 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 70 (7.14%) Maven
4 66 (6.73%) JIRA
5 52 (5.30%) Selenium
6 51 (5.20%) JUnit
7 46 (4.69%) Cucumber
8 43 (4.38%) Subversion
9 37 (3.77%) Mockito
10 35 (3.57%) WebDriver
11 24 (2.45%) Eclipse
12 21 (2.14%) IntelliJ
13 18 (1.83%) Ant
13 18 (1.83%) Grunt
14 17 (1.73%) Vagrant
15 16 (1.63%) Hudson
16 15 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (1.53%) Gradle
17 13 (1.33%) Jasmine
18 12 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 279 (28.44%) Finance
2 255 (25.99%) Banking
3 118 (12.03%) Investment Banking
4 111 (11.31%) Front Office
5 36 (3.67%) Retail
6 24 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 24 (2.45%) Marketing
7 23 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.73%) Advertising
9 11 (1.12%) Back Office
9 11 (1.12%) Games
10 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.71%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 662 (67.48%) Developer
2 437 (44.55%) Java Developer
3 198 (20.18%) Senior Developer
4 166 (16.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (6.73%) Scala Developer
6 59 (6.01%) Architect
7 53 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 50 (5.10%) Agile Developer
9 49 (4.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 41 (4.18%) Java Engineer
11 40 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
12 35 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
12 35 (3.57%) Java Scala Developer
13 30 (3.06%) Front Office Developer
14 29 (2.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 28 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (2.75%) AWS Developer
17 25 (2.55%) Data Engineer
18 24 (2.45%) Software Developer
19 22 (2.24%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (18.96%) HTML
2 165 (16.82%) Spring
3 125 (12.74%) CSS
4 120 (12.23%) Web Services
5 119 (12.13%) AngularJS
6 107 (10.91%) REST
7 101 (10.30%) XML
8 92 (9.38%) HTML5
9 84 (8.56%) JSON
10 80 (8.15%) Kafka
10 80 (8.15%) Node.js
11 67 (6.83%) Hibernate
12 65 (6.63%) J2EE
13 63 (6.42%) RESTful
14 61 (6.22%) .NET
15 59 (6.01%) Akka
16 52 (5.30%) React
17 49 (4.99%) JMS
17 49 (4.99%) jQuery
18 46 (4.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 54 (5.50%) Derivative
4 52 (5.30%) Fixed Income
5 48 (4.89%) Equities
6 46 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.47%) Public Cloud
7 34 (3.47%) Video on Demand
8 33 (3.36%) Algorithms
9 32 (3.26%) Fintech
10 26 (2.65%) User Experience
11 25 (2.55%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.14%) Streaming Video
13 19 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.73%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.63%) Credit Risk
15 16 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
16 13 (1.33%) N-Tier
17 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 175 (17.84%) Linux
2 120 (12.23%) Unix
3 49 (4.99%) Windows
4 22 (2.24%) Android
5 18 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.12%) CentOS
8 10 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.41%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.41%) RancherOS
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.20%) MVS
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (56.27%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (34.45%) TDD
3 205 (20.90%) BDD
4 174 (17.74%) DevOps
5 163 (16.62%) Scrum
6 156 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
7 124 (12.64%) Microservices
8 111 (11.31%) Pair Programming
9 96 (9.79%) Multithreading
10 94 (9.58%) OO
11 78 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 61 (6.22%) E-Commerce
12 61 (6.22%) Kanban
12 61 (6.22%) MVC
13 59 (6.01%) Low Latency
14 58 (5.91%) High Availability
15 57 (5.81%) Mentoring
16 56 (5.71%) Analytics
17 55 (5.61%) Web Development
18 53 (5.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 217 (22.12%) Python
3 182 (18.55%) SQL
4 175 (17.84%) Scala
5 80 (8.15%) C#
6 64 (6.52%) C++
7 58 (5.91%) C
8 51 (5.20%) Perl
9 49 (4.99%) Ruby
10 31 (3.16%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.06%) PHP
11 30 (3.06%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.96%) R
13 24 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.04%) Go
15 17 (1.73%) Groovy
16 13 (1.33%) Haskell
17 12 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.92%) Clojure
19 8 (0.82%) ES6
Qualifications
1 52 (5.30%) Degree
2 31 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.61%) PhD
5 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.41%) CISSP
7 3 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.31%) ISEB
8 2 (0.20%) CISA
8 2 (0.20%) CISM
8 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.20%) RHCE
8 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.10%) CEH
9 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.10%) GCIH
9 1 (0.10%) GIAC
9 1 (0.10%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.69%) QA
2 7 (0.71%) MiFID
2 7 (0.71%) SDET
3 4 (0.41%) SEPA
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.10%) IFRS
5 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (7.34%) Docker
2 22 (2.24%) HDFS
3 9 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.41%) etcd
6 4 (0.41%) flannel
7 3 (0.31%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) NFS
8 1 (0.10%) oVirt
8 1 (0.10%) Samba
8 1 (0.10%) Snort
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) XenApp
8 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 78 (7.95%) Puppet
2 35 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.47%) Ansible
4 24 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (1.22%) Terraform
7 9 (0.92%) Mesos
8 6 (0.61%) Marathon
8 6 (0.61%) Oozie
9 5 (0.51%) Consul
9 5 (0.51%) logstash
10 4 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.41%) Grafana
10 4 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.41%) MOM
10 4 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.41%) Rancher
10 4 (0.41%) SCOM
11 3 (0.31%) Nagios
11 3 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (11.52%) Oracle
2 31 (3.16%) Atlassian
3 25 (2.55%) Sybase
4 24 (2.45%) Red Hat
5 23 (2.34%) TIBCO
6 21 (2.14%) Microsoft
7 19 (1.94%) Adobe
7 19 (1.94%) IBM
8 16 (1.63%) VMware
9 15 (1.53%) SAP
10 14 (1.43%) New Relic
11 11 (1.12%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.02%) hybris
12 10 (1.02%) Tableau
12 10 (1.02%) Teradata
13 9 (0.92%) ATG
13 9 (0.92%) Splunk
14 8 (0.82%) Cloudera
14 8 (0.82%) ION Trading
15 7 (0.71%) Brightcove
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500
Posted: 2 days ago
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £535 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
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Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £400 per day
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