The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Application Developer
Rank 406 368 424
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.046% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.050% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate £448 £320 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% -37.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £300 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £388 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £281 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Java Applications Developer
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 2 £395 +31.66% 1
Java Applications Developer
England

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
4 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) TestNG
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian