The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 9 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.04% 7.02% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.68% 21.92% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 15
Average daily rate
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£625 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.79% +9.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 73 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 33.93% 32.02% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 65
Average daily rate £600 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £344 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Docklands, London region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Docklands, London region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 7 (41.18%) Low Latency
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Front Office
3 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Information Retrieval
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
3 5 (29.41%) R
3 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
3 5 (29.41%) Big Data
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (23.53%) JMS
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.88%) Bower
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) jMock
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Front Office
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JMS
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) JDBC
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Low Latency
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) Information Retrieval
2 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) B2C
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Fund Management
5 1 (5.88%) AOP
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) R
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) 29West