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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 42 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 993 903 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 3.79% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 4.08% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 701 804
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £116.25 - £25.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -2.85%
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
21907 22137 22840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.82% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15325 15120 15560
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 408 472
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 August 2015. 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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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 -2 272 £550 - 97
Canary Wharf +4 15 £500 -
Croydon -5 13 £425 +41.66%
Docklands, London +1 9 £600 -
Bromley +1 6 £550 -
Brentford - 3 £400 - 1
Hammersmith - 3 £368 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 3
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1971 (100.00%) Java
2 1033 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (37.90%) Spring
4 713 (36.17%) TDD
5 456 (23.14%) Finance
6 438 (22.22%) SQL
7 437 (22.17%) Banking
8 431 (21.87%) Multithreading
9 417 (21.16%) JavaScript
10 396 (20.09%) Oracle
11 395 (20.04%) Hibernate
11 395 (20.04%) Scrum
12 381 (19.33%) J2EE
13 359 (18.21%) HTML
14 357 (18.11%) Linux
15 349 (17.71%) Web Services
16 337 (17.10%) Maven
17 301 (15.27%) Front Office
18 296 (15.02%) REST
19 279 (14.16%) Git (software)
20 269 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
21 262 (13.29%) Investment Banking
21 262 (13.29%) BDD
22 252 (12.79%) OO
23 248 (12.58%) XML
24 228 (11.57%) Tomcat
25 226 (11.47%) Pair Programming
26 225 (11.42%) JUnit
27 220 (11.16%) Low Latency
28 219 (11.11%) RESTful

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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
1 228 (11.57%) Tomcat
2 146 (7.41%) JBoss
3 116 (5.89%) Apache
4 93 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 86 (4.36%) WebLogic
6 70 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 63 (3.20%) Jetty
8 61 (3.09%) Confluence
9 51 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 51 (2.59%) CMS
10 47 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
11 45 (2.28%) Node.js
12 36 (1.83%) Apache Solr
13 35 (1.78%) Mule
14 34 (1.73%) Apache Spark
15 32 (1.62%) MQSeries
16 22 (1.12%) Mule ESB
17 17 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.81%) GlassFish
19 14 (0.71%) Liferay
Applications
1 32 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.07%) ION MarketView
2 14 (0.71%) RMDS
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.10%) Summit
8 1 (0.051%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.051%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.051%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.051%) Tridion
8 1 (0.051%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.051%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 1 (0.051%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.47%) GitHub
3 14 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.25%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.20%) IaaS
9 3 (0.15%) SaaS
10 2 (0.10%) PaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Heroku
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.30%) HTTP
2 44 (2.23%) Internet
3 25 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.27%) LDAP
4 15 (0.76%) AMQP
5 13 (0.66%) Kerberos
5 13 (0.66%) X.509
6 8 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (0.36%) FTP
8 6 (0.30%) SNMP
9 4 (0.20%) Multicast
10 3 (0.15%) DNS
11 2 (0.10%) Firewall
11 2 (0.10%) VPN
11 2 (0.10%) Extranet
11 2 (0.10%) DSL
12 1 (0.051%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.051%) NFC
12 1 (0.051%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.051%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (10.20%) Relational Database
2 167 (8.47%) MongoDB
2 167 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 143 (7.26%) Hadoop
4 138 (7.00%) SQL Server
5 131 (6.65%) MySQL
6 101 (5.12%) Big Data
7 91 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 86 (4.36%) Oracle Database
9 80 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (3.04%) RDBMS
11 54 (2.74%) DB2
12 46 (2.33%) HBase
13 28 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (1.37%) Redis
15 21 (1.07%) KDB
15 21 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.91%) Neo4j
17 17 (0.86%) OLAP
18 15 (0.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 337 (17.10%) Maven
2 279 (14.16%) Git (software)
3 225 (11.42%) JUnit
4 181 (9.18%) Subversion
5 176 (8.93%) Jenkins
6 109 (5.53%) Cucumber
7 107 (5.43%) Mockito
8 104 (5.28%) JIRA
9 82 (4.16%) Eclipse
10 66 (3.35%) Gradle
11 57 (2.89%) Ant
12 56 (2.84%) Selenium
13 47 (2.38%) TeamCity
13 47 (2.38%) IntelliJ
14 46 (2.33%) jMock
15 28 (1.42%) Spock
15 28 (1.42%) Hudson
16 26 (1.32%) Geb
17 24 (1.22%) JMeter
18 19 (0.96%) CruiseControl
General
1 456 (23.14%) Finance
2 437 (22.17%) Banking
3 301 (15.27%) Front Office
4 262 (13.29%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.23%) Retail
6 32 (1.62%) Games
7 30 (1.52%) Publishing
8 26 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.12%) Back Office
11 17 (0.86%) Marketing
12 11 (0.56%) Advertising
13 9 (0.46%) Legal
14 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.30%) Automotive
15 6 (0.30%) French Language
16 2 (0.10%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.051%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.051%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 747 (37.90%) Spring
2 395 (20.04%) Hibernate
3 381 (19.33%) J2EE
4 359 (18.21%) HTML
5 349 (17.71%) Web Services
6 296 (15.02%) REST
7 248 (12.58%) XML
8 219 (11.11%) RESTful
9 209 (10.60%) CSS
9 209 (10.60%) JMS
10 171 (8.68%) HTML5
11 147 (7.46%) SOAP
12 145 (7.36%) JSP
13 139 (7.05%) Spring MVC
14 138 (7.00%) JSON
15 128 (6.49%) AngularJS
16 119 (6.04%) Java EE
17 100 (5.07%) jQuery
18 92 (4.67%) Apache Camel
19 90 (4.57%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 217 (11.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 134 (6.80%) Derivative
3 114 (5.78%) Equities
4 106 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 70 (3.55%) Fixed Income
7 52 (2.64%) Market Risk
8 51 (2.59%) Equity Derivative
9 37 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.57%) N-Tier
12 28 (1.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 28 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 27 (1.37%) Credit Risk
14 24 (1.22%) User Experience
15 17 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.71%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 357 (18.11%) Linux
2 219 (11.11%) UNIX
3 59 (2.99%) Windows
4 33 (1.67%) CentOS
5 31 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 29 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.56%) Android
9 6 (0.30%) VMS
9 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.051%) HPUX
11 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.051%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1033 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 713 (36.17%) TDD
3 431 (21.87%) Multithreading
4 395 (20.04%) Scrum
5 269 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
6 262 (13.29%) BDD
7 252 (12.79%) OO
8 226 (11.47%) Pair Programming
9 220 (11.16%) Low Latency
10 191 (9.69%) MVC
11 175 (8.88%) Software Engineering
12 149 (7.56%) E-Commerce
13 137 (6.95%) SOA
13 137 (6.95%) Web Development
14 136 (6.90%) SDLC
15 129 (6.54%) Unit Testing
16 124 (6.29%) Open Source
17 95 (4.82%) User Stories
18 94 (4.77%) Kanban
19 83 (4.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1971 (100.00%) Java
2 438 (22.22%) SQL
3 417 (21.16%) JavaScript
4 204 (10.35%) Scala
5 162 (8.22%) C#
6 135 (6.85%) Python
7 103 (5.23%) Groovy
8 101 (5.12%) C++
9 66 (3.35%) Ruby
10 53 (2.69%) PL/SQL
11 41 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 30 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.22%) Perl
14 20 (1.01%) C
15 18 (0.91%) PHP
15 18 (0.91%) Clojure
16 15 (0.76%) XPath
17 10 (0.51%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.46%) VBA
19 8 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 171 (8.68%) Security Cleared
2 135 (6.85%) Degree
3 108 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (0.41%) PhD
7 7 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.051%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.21%) QA
2 7 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.30%) SLA
3 6 (0.30%) EMIR
4 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.051%) CDISC
6 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.051%) Basel III
System Software
1 43 (2.18%) Docker
2 13 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.51%) GridGain
5 8 (0.41%) HDFS
6 6 (0.30%) vCloud
7 5 (0.25%) Varnish
7 5 (0.25%) Squid
8 3 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (0.15%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (2.33%) Puppet
2 14 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.61%) Kibana
3 12 (0.61%) Graphite
4 11 (0.56%) Apache Shiro
5 10 (0.51%) Rundeck
5 10 (0.51%) logstash
5 10 (0.51%) Nagios
6 9 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (0.46%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.46%) Salt
6 9 (0.46%) Ansible
7 8 (0.41%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.30%) Oozie
9 5 (0.25%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.15%) yum
11 3 (0.15%) Control-M
12 1 (0.051%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.051%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 396 (20.09%) Oracle
2 112 (5.68%) Sybase
3 56 (2.84%) TIBCO
4 52 (2.64%) Adobe
5 45 (2.28%) IBM
6 33 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 26 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 24 (1.22%) ION Trading
9 23 (1.17%) hybris
10 16 (0.81%) Google
11 15 (0.76%) Informatica
12 14 (0.71%) Splunk
13 13 (0.66%) VMware
14 12 (0.61%) ForgeRock
15 11 (0.56%) SOASTA, Inc
15 11 (0.56%) New Relic
15 11 (0.56%) Solace
15 11 (0.56%) FatWire
16 10 (0.51%) Bloomberg
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