The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Application Developer
Rank 410 399 408
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.033% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +41.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Java Applications Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Applications Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Java Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java Applications Developer in their job title 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 with Java Applications Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java Applications Developer in their job title 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 with Java Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun