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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 13 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.21% 8.59% 12.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 26.19% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 20
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £325 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £640 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
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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
39 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 33.62% 32.81% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 68 62
Average daily rate £425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £428 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £700 £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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
5 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
5 5 (21.74%) R
5 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (21.74%) MapReduce
5 5 (21.74%) Big Data
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Pig
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
5 5 (21.74%) Front Office
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Information Retrieval

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (21.74%) Apache Pig
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Documentum
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) IDOL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) jMock
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Bower
3 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Front Office
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Fidessa Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) JMS
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) XSD
3 3 (13.04%) XSL
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) ActiveX
4 2 (8.70%) JDBC
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Market Risk
5 2 (8.70%) Equities
6 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (4.35%) RIA
6 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (21.74%) MapReduce
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
3 5 (21.74%) Information Retrieval
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) B2C
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) AOP
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Scala
4 5 (21.74%) R
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB
5 3 (13.04%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) XQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Tcl
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Fidessa
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Interwoven
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects