The table below looks at the statistics for the Java 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 44 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 966 1122 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.99% 4.45% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 4.79% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 898 780
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +183.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -13.58%
Java Developer
England

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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java 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 Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 280 £525 - 95
Canary Wharf -2 5 £450 -14.28%
Docklands, London +14 3 - -
Bromley +2 3 £550 +18.91%
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 2
Hammersmith +3 1 £413 -
Croydon -8 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1883 (99.95%) Java
2 884 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
3 874 (46.39%) Spring
4 637 (33.81%) TDD
5 547 (29.03%) Hibernate
6 460 (24.42%) Banking
7 455 (24.15%) SQL
8 449 (23.83%) Oracle
9 410 (21.76%) JavaScript
10 369 (19.59%) Multithreading
11 365 (19.37%) Finance
12 354 (18.79%) Linux
13 353 (18.74%) HTML
14 352 (18.68%) Scrum
15 342 (18.15%) Front Office
16 339 (17.99%) Web Services
17 322 (17.09%) J2EE
18 292 (15.50%) OO
19 282 (14.97%) XML
20 276 (14.65%) UNIX
21 270 (14.33%) BDD
22 264 (14.01%) Investment Banking
23 263 (13.96%) MVC
24 254 (13.48%) Low Latency
25 249 (13.22%) Maven
26 245 (13.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 229 (12.15%) JUnit
28 228 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
29 218 (11.57%) REST
30 216 (11.46%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 160 (8.49%) Tomcat
2 95 (5.04%) Apache
3 85 (4.51%) WebLogic
4 78 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 61 (3.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 55 (2.92%) CMS
7 32 (1.70%) Adobe CQ
8 29 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.22%) Confluence
10 22 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.17%) Jetty
11 19 (1.01%) Node.js
12 18 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
13 17 (0.90%) Mule
14 16 (0.85%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.74%) Apache Spark
16 13 (0.69%) Liferay
17 12 (0.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.053%) MS Project
3 1 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (2.02%) RMDS
2 34 (1.80%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.42%) Murex MxG2000
4 6 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 3 (0.16%) Tridion
6 3 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.053%) Endur
8 1 (0.053%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.06%) GitHub
3 12 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.37%) SaaS
6 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) Heroku
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.053%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.053%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.03%) HTTP
2 33 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.75%) Internet
3 24 (1.27%) LDAP
4 12 (0.64%) Multicast
5 10 (0.53%) SSH
5 10 (0.53%) SNMP
5 10 (0.53%) SSL
6 9 (0.48%) AMQP
6 9 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.42%) DSL
8 6 (0.32%) Intranet
9 4 (0.21%) Firewall
10 3 (0.16%) DNS
10 3 (0.16%) WAN
10 3 (0.16%) LAN
11 2 (0.11%) NFC
11 2 (0.11%) Network Security
12 1 (0.053%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.053%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (10.83%) Relational Database
2 155 (8.23%) MongoDB
3 131 (6.95%) NoSQL
4 99 (5.25%) MySQL
5 81 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 78 (4.14%) Oracle Database
7 73 (3.87%) Big Data
8 71 (3.77%) SQL Server
9 66 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 50 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 40 (2.12%) Neo4j
12 38 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (1.38%) KDB
15 25 (1.33%) Redis
16 21 (1.11%) DB2
17 19 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
18 18 (0.96%) Hazelcast
19 17 (0.90%) Apache Hive
19 17 (0.90%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 249 (13.22%) Maven
2 229 (12.15%) JUnit
3 202 (10.72%) Subversion
4 187 (9.93%) Git (software)
5 122 (6.48%) Jenkins
6 118 (6.26%) Eclipse
7 93 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 81 (4.30%) Ant
9 73 (3.87%) Mockito
10 72 (3.82%) JIRA
10 72 (3.82%) Selenium
11 65 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 65 (3.45%) Hudson
12 44 (2.34%) jMock
13 33 (1.75%) IntelliJ
14 26 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (1.27%) Jasmine
16 23 (1.22%) CruiseControl
16 23 (1.22%) EasyMock
17 20 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 460 (24.42%) Banking
2 365 (19.37%) Finance
3 342 (18.15%) Front Office
4 264 (14.01%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.12%) Back Office
6 36 (1.91%) Retail
7 33 (1.75%) Games
8 31 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.74%) Publishing
11 11 (0.58%) Marketing
12 9 (0.48%) Advertising
13 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.21%) Billing
14 4 (0.21%) Automotive
15 3 (0.16%) Law
16 1 (0.053%) Legal
16 1 (0.053%) Czech Language
16 1 (0.053%) German Language
16 1 (0.053%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (46.39%) Spring
2 547 (29.03%) Hibernate
3 353 (18.74%) HTML
4 339 (17.99%) Web Services
5 322 (17.09%) J2EE
6 282 (14.97%) XML
7 218 (11.57%) REST
8 216 (11.46%) CSS
9 195 (10.35%) Spring MVC
10 187 (9.93%) JMS
11 178 (9.45%) RESTful
12 142 (7.54%) SOAP
13 141 (7.48%) JSP
14 135 (7.17%) jQuery
15 120 (6.37%) JSON
15 120 (6.37%) Java EE
16 107 (5.68%) HTML5
17 89 (4.72%) Servlets
18 84 (4.46%) Ajax
19 70 (3.72%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 245 (13.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 145 (7.70%) Fixed Income
3 138 (7.32%) Open Source
4 115 (6.10%) Derivative
5 102 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 99 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (3.72%) Algorithms
8 65 (3.45%) Equities
9 62 (3.29%) Data Structures
10 47 (2.49%) Mathematics
11 40 (2.12%) Credit Risk
12 27 (1.43%) Market Risk
13 26 (1.38%) User Experience
14 23 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
15 20 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.06%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.69%) Grid Computing
17 13 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
18 12 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 354 (18.79%) Linux
2 276 (14.65%) UNIX
3 52 (2.76%) Windows
4 48 (2.55%) Mac OS X
5 19 (1.01%) Solaris
6 16 (0.85%) Android
7 11 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.37%) CentOS
10 5 (0.27%) AIX
10 5 (0.27%) HPUX
11 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.16%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) VMS
13 2 (0.11%) zOS
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (33.81%) TDD
3 369 (19.59%) Multithreading
4 352 (18.68%) Scrum
5 292 (15.50%) OO
6 270 (14.33%) BDD
7 263 (13.96%) MVC
8 254 (13.48%) Low Latency
9 228 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
10 214 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 147 (7.80%) Pair Programming
12 127 (6.74%) SOA
13 113 (6.00%) Web Development
14 111 (5.89%) Software Engineering
15 104 (5.52%) Unit Testing
16 97 (5.15%) OOD
17 95 (5.04%) Algorithmic Trading
18 84 (4.46%) UML
19 82 (4.35%) User Stories
20 76 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1883 (99.95%) Java
2 455 (24.15%) SQL
3 410 (21.76%) JavaScript
4 187 (9.93%) Scala
5 134 (7.11%) C#
6 110 (5.84%) Python
7 109 (5.79%) C++
8 98 (5.20%) Groovy
9 91 (4.83%) PL/SQL
10 49 (2.60%) Ruby
11 48 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 37 (1.96%) PHP
13 35 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.70%) C
14 32 (1.70%) Clojure
15 23 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 18 (0.96%) Perl
17 11 (0.58%) XPath
18 7 (0.37%) XQuery
18 7 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 159 (8.44%) Degree
2 57 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.42%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.27%) PhD
7 3 (0.16%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.053%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.67%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.053%) EMIR
4 1 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.053%) SLA
4 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.27%) HDFS
2 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.053%) GridGain
3 1 (0.053%) Docker
3 1 (0.053%) RHEV
3 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (1.70%) Puppet
2 22 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.37%) Oozie
3 7 (0.37%) YUM
4 4 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.16%) Ansible
5 3 (0.16%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.11%) Salt
6 2 (0.11%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.053%) logstash
7 1 (0.053%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.053%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 449 (23.83%) Oracle
2 115 (6.10%) Sybase
3 99 (5.25%) JBoss
4 89 (4.72%) TIBCO
5 52 (2.76%) 29West
6 38 (2.02%) ION Trading
7 36 (1.91%) Adobe
8 35 (1.86%) Google
9 27 (1.43%) IBM
10 25 (1.33%) FatWire
11 22 (1.17%) Microsoft
12 21 (1.11%) Perforce
13 20 (1.06%) Bloomberg
14 19 (1.01%) Reuters
15 16 (0.85%) Murex
16 14 (0.74%) hybris
17 12 (0.64%) Zend
18 10 (0.53%) ATG
18 10 (0.53%) Informatica
19 9 (0.48%) Atlassian
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