The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 45 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1072 1125 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.84% 4.78% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 5.04% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 865 776
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £187.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 230 £525 -4.54% 89
Croydon -3 22 £431 +1.47% 1
Bromley +5 13 £450 -18.18% 1
Feltham - 5 £481 -
Canary Wharf -9 4 £375 -25.00%
Westminster - 3 £413 -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Hammersmith 0 2 £406 +10.54% 2
Twickenham - 1 £500 - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 2293 (99.91%) Java
2 1366 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 952 (41.48%) Spring
4 935 (40.74%) TDD
5 625 (27.23%) Finance
6 603 (26.27%) JavaScript
7 573 (24.97%) Scrum
8 551 (24.01%) REST
9 524 (22.83%) HTML
10 489 (21.31%) Banking
11 482 (21.00%) Web Services
12 450 (19.61%) SQL
13 433 (18.87%) Maven
14 430 (18.74%) Oracle
15 427 (18.61%) Hibernate
16 413 (18.00%) BDD
17 386 (16.82%) Linux
18 368 (16.03%) Git (software)
19 359 (15.64%) AngularJS
20 350 (15.25%) CSS
21 342 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
22 334 (14.55%) J2EE
23 332 (14.47%) Scala
24 307 (13.38%) Pair Programming
25 298 (12.98%) OO
26 297 (12.94%) JUnit
26 297 (12.94%) HTML5
27 295 (12.85%) Multithreading
28 289 (12.59%) NoSQL
29 278 (12.11%) RESTful

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 226 (9.85%) Tomcat
2 103 (4.49%) Apache Spark
3 98 (4.27%) JBoss
4 88 (3.83%) Apache
5 80 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 78 (3.40%) WebSphere
7 63 (2.75%) Jetty
8 53 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 50 (2.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 46 (2.00%) Mule
11 44 (1.92%) CMS
11 44 (1.92%) nginx
12 33 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 33 (1.44%) Confluence
13 23 (1.00%) Mule ESB
14 21 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (0.87%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.78%) Apache TomEE
16 18 (0.78%) GlassFish
17 12 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.087%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.61%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.26%) Summit
5 5 (0.22%) RMDS
6 2 (0.087%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.087%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.087%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.087%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.087%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.044%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 219 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.44%) GitHub
3 43 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 26 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
8 21 (0.92%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.61%) Google App Engine
10 12 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.31%) SaaS
12 6 (0.26%) PaaS
13 5 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.17%) Heroku
15 3 (0.13%) Boomi
15 3 (0.13%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.49%) HTTP
2 29 (1.26%) Internet
3 15 (0.65%) SNMP
4 6 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.22%) LDAP
6 4 (0.17%) Network Security
6 4 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.13%) FTP
7 3 (0.13%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.13%) NFC
7 3 (0.13%) SSH
8 2 (0.087%) AMQP
8 2 (0.087%) DNS
8 2 (0.087%) Firewall
8 2 (0.087%) SAN
8 2 (0.087%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.044%) Modbus
9 1 (0.044%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.044%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (12.59%) NoSQL
2 226 (9.85%) MongoDB
3 182 (7.93%) MySQL
4 178 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 178 (7.76%) Hadoop
5 172 (7.49%) Relational Database
6 145 (6.32%) Big Data
7 137 (5.97%) SQL Server
8 87 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (3.05%) Neo4j
10 66 (2.88%) Oracle Database
11 61 (2.66%) Apache Hive
12 57 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 39 (1.70%) HBase
14 37 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 27 (1.18%) Hazelcast
16 26 (1.13%) Impala
17 23 (1.00%) KDB
17 23 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 433 (18.87%) Maven
2 368 (16.03%) Git (software)
3 297 (12.94%) JUnit
4 260 (11.33%) Jenkins
5 151 (6.58%) Cucumber
6 148 (6.45%) Subversion
7 134 (5.84%) Mockito
8 127 (5.53%) JIRA
9 122 (5.32%) Eclipse
10 93 (4.05%) Selenium
11 92 (4.01%) IntelliJ
12 88 (3.83%) Gradle
13 72 (3.14%) Ant
14 56 (2.44%) TeamCity
15 42 (1.83%) JBehave
16 30 (1.31%) Hudson
17 28 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 27 (1.18%) SoapUI
18 27 (1.18%) TestNG
19 20 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 625 (27.23%) Finance
2 489 (21.31%) Banking
3 223 (9.72%) Front Office
4 193 (8.41%) Investment Banking
5 80 (3.49%) Retail
6 70 (3.05%) Marketing
7 48 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.31%) Electronics
8 30 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.26%) Back Office
10 23 (1.00%) Publishing
11 17 (0.74%) Games
12 15 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.44%) Law
14 9 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.31%) Advertising
16 5 (0.22%) International Banking
16 5 (0.22%) Legal
17 4 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
18 3 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 952 (41.48%) Spring
2 551 (24.01%) REST
3 524 (22.83%) HTML
4 482 (21.00%) Web Services
5 427 (18.61%) Hibernate
6 359 (15.64%) AngularJS
7 350 (15.25%) CSS
8 334 (14.55%) J2EE
9 297 (12.94%) HTML5
10 278 (12.11%) RESTful
11 273 (11.90%) XML
12 252 (10.98%) SOAP
13 186 (8.10%) Node.js
14 183 (7.97%) JMS
15 168 (7.32%) Java EE
16 156 (6.80%) JSON
17 140 (6.10%) Spring MVC
18 129 (5.62%) jQuery
19 126 (5.49%) CSS3
20 114 (4.97%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 141 (6.14%) Derivative
3 115 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (3.79%) Fixed Income
5 72 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 55 (2.40%) Equities
7 44 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 40 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 39 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 37 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.57%) User Experience
12 26 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
13 23 (1.00%) Market Risk
14 22 (0.96%) Fintech
14 22 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 21 (0.92%) N-Tier
16 19 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
17 18 (0.78%) Social Media
18 16 (0.70%) iPad
19 14 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 386 (16.82%) Linux
2 264 (11.50%) Unix
3 54 (2.35%) Windows
4 40 (1.74%) Mac OS X
5 32 (1.39%) Android
6 24 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.57%) Solaris
9 10 (0.44%) CentOS
9 10 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.22%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.087%) Debian
11 2 (0.087%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.087%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.044%) VMS
12 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1366 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 935 (40.74%) TDD
3 573 (24.97%) Scrum
4 413 (18.00%) BDD
5 342 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
6 307 (13.38%) Pair Programming
7 298 (12.98%) OO
8 295 (12.85%) Multithreading
9 205 (8.93%) E-Commerce
10 197 (8.58%) Microservices
11 195 (8.50%) MVC
12 193 (8.41%) Kanban
13 187 (8.15%) Open Source
14 182 (7.93%) Low Latency
15 172 (7.49%) Software Engineering
16 148 (6.45%) DevOps
17 132 (5.75%) SDLC
18 130 (5.66%) Unit Testing
18 130 (5.66%) Web Development
19 124 (5.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2293 (99.91%) Java
2 603 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 450 (19.61%) SQL
4 332 (14.47%) Scala
5 140 (6.10%) Python
6 111 (4.84%) C#
7 91 (3.97%) C++
7 91 (3.97%) Ruby
8 87 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 83 (3.62%) Groovy
10 46 (2.00%) Clojure
11 38 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.18%) C
14 24 (1.05%) Haskell
14 24 (1.05%) PHP
15 22 (0.96%) Jython
16 20 (0.87%) Perl
17 14 (0.61%) R
18 12 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 118 (5.14%) Degree
3 72 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.26%) PhD
7 5 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.044%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.044%) ISEB
9 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.044%) MBA
9 1 (0.044%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.09%) QA
2 17 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.31%) GCP
3 7 (0.31%) SDET
4 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.087%) GLP
6 2 (0.087%) MiFID
6 2 (0.087%) SLA
7 1 (0.044%) FATCA
7 1 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 107 (4.66%) Docker
2 13 (0.57%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.26%) HDFS
5 6 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
5 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.17%) vSphere
7 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.13%) iptables
7 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.044%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 47 (2.05%) Puppet
2 37 (1.61%) Ansible
3 17 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 13 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.35%) Oozie
6 7 (0.31%) Control-M
7 5 (0.22%) Ambari
7 5 (0.22%) logstash
7 5 (0.22%) Nagios
7 5 (0.22%) yum
8 4 (0.17%) Graphite
9 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.087%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.087%) Kibana
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.044%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.044%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.044%) MOM
Vendors
1 430 (18.74%) Oracle
2 80 (3.49%) Google
3 58 (2.53%) Sybase
4 42 (1.83%) Adobe
5 39 (1.70%) IBM
6 34 (1.48%) TIBCO
7 31 (1.35%) SAP
8 28 (1.22%) ION Trading
8 28 (1.22%) Murex
9 27 (1.18%) MuleSoft
10 22 (0.96%) Calypso
11 19 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 17 (0.74%) CyberSource
13 16 (0.70%) hybris
14 15 (0.65%) Bloomberg
14 15 (0.65%) New Relic
14 15 (0.65%) VMware
15 14 (0.61%) Microsoft
16 13 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.57%) WSO2
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