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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 46 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 964 1108 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.00% 4.42% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 4.75% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 875 798
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
22220 23303 24417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.98% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15334 15998 16052
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 439 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -4 292 £550 +4.76% 120
Canary Wharf -2 6 £450 -14.28%
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 3
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Docklands, London +11 2 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 £413 -
Croydon -1 1 - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1847 (100.00%) Java
2 860 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
3 856 (46.35%) Spring
4 634 (34.33%) TDD
5 526 (28.48%) Hibernate
6 462 (25.01%) SQL
7 456 (24.69%) Oracle
8 448 (24.26%) Banking
9 409 (22.14%) JavaScript
10 358 (19.38%) Multithreading
11 353 (19.11%) Finance
12 351 (19.00%) Scrum
13 345 (18.68%) Linux
14 344 (18.62%) HTML
15 336 (18.19%) Front Office
16 321 (17.38%) Web Services
17 310 (16.78%) J2EE
18 290 (15.70%) OO
19 280 (15.16%) XML
20 277 (15.00%) BDD
21 265 (14.35%) Investment Banking
22 263 (14.24%) UNIX
23 258 (13.97%) MVC
24 251 (13.59%) Maven
25 241 (13.05%) Low Latency
26 231 (12.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 226 (12.24%) JUnit
28 218 (11.80%) REST
29 217 (11.75%) E-Commerce
29 217 (11.75%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 157 (8.50%) Tomcat
2 93 (5.04%) Apache
3 85 (4.60%) WebLogic
4 75 (4.06%) WebSphere
5 64 (3.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 47 (2.54%) CMS
7 27 (1.46%) Apache Solr
8 24 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
8 24 (1.30%) Jetty
9 22 (1.19%) Confluence
10 20 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (1.03%) Node.js
12 18 (0.97%) Mule
13 15 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
14 14 (0.76%) Apache Pig
15 12 (0.65%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
16 10 (0.54%) Liferay
17 9 (0.49%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.38%) MS Office
3 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.054%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (2.06%) RMDS
2 26 (1.41%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.22%) Tridion
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.054%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.054%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.87%) GitHub
3 14 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.43%) SaaS
6 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.11%) Heroku
10 1 (0.054%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.054%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.054%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.054%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.01%) HTTP
2 36 (1.95%) Internet
3 32 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.19%) LDAP
5 12 (0.65%) Multicast
6 10 (0.54%) SSL
6 10 (0.54%) SSH
7 9 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.43%) AMQP
8 8 (0.43%) DSL
9 7 (0.38%) SNMP
10 6 (0.32%) Intranet
11 4 (0.22%) Firewall
12 3 (0.16%) DNS
12 3 (0.16%) WAN
12 3 (0.16%) LAN
13 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.11%) NFC
13 2 (0.11%) Network Security
14 1 (0.054%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 165 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 140 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 110 (5.96%) MySQL
5 82 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 81 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 79 (4.28%) SQL Server
8 76 (4.11%) Big Data
9 65 (3.52%) Hadoop
10 46 (2.49%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.11%) Neo4j
12 36 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 31 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (1.46%) KDB
15 25 (1.35%) Redis
16 21 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
16 21 (1.14%) CouchDB
17 18 (0.97%) DB2
18 16 (0.87%) Hazelcast
19 14 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 251 (13.59%) Maven
2 226 (12.24%) JUnit
3 203 (10.99%) Subversion
4 185 (10.02%) Git (software)
5 117 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 116 (6.28%) Eclipse
7 100 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 80 (4.33%) Mockito
9 79 (4.28%) Ant
10 68 (3.68%) Selenium
11 67 (3.63%) Hudson
12 64 (3.47%) TeamCity
12 64 (3.47%) JIRA
13 46 (2.49%) jMock
14 32 (1.73%) IntelliJ
15 26 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (1.35%) Jasmine
17 22 (1.19%) CruiseControl
18 19 (1.03%) EasyMock
19 18 (0.97%) Gradle
General
1 448 (24.26%) Banking
2 353 (19.11%) Finance
3 336 (18.19%) Front Office
4 265 (14.35%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.17%) Back Office
6 34 (1.84%) Retail
7 33 (1.79%) Games
8 31 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.76%) Publishing
11 13 (0.70%) Advertising
12 11 (0.60%) Marketing
13 9 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.16%) Billing
14 3 (0.16%) Automotive
14 3 (0.16%) Law
15 2 (0.11%) German Language
16 1 (0.054%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.054%) Czech Language
16 1 (0.054%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 856 (46.35%) Spring
2 526 (28.48%) Hibernate
3 344 (18.62%) HTML
4 321 (17.38%) Web Services
5 310 (16.78%) J2EE
6 280 (15.16%) XML
7 218 (11.80%) REST
8 211 (11.42%) CSS
9 189 (10.23%) Spring MVC
10 175 (9.47%) JMS
11 171 (9.26%) RESTful
12 133 (7.20%) JSP
13 130 (7.04%) SOAP
14 128 (6.93%) jQuery
15 120 (6.50%) JSON
16 116 (6.28%) Java EE
17 106 (5.74%) HTML5
18 85 (4.60%) Servlets
19 81 (4.39%) Ajax
20 74 (4.01%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 231 (12.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 137 (7.42%) Fixed Income
3 133 (7.20%) Open Source
4 112 (6.06%) Derivative
5 104 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 98 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (3.47%) Equities
8 50 (2.71%) Mathematics
9 47 (2.54%) Credit Risk
10 28 (1.52%) Market Risk
11 25 (1.35%) User Experience
12 23 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
13 21 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.97%) Digital Media
15 14 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
16 13 (0.70%) Grid Computing
17 12 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 10 (0.54%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 345 (18.68%) Linux
2 263 (14.24%) UNIX
3 49 (2.65%) Windows
4 47 (2.54%) Mac OS X
5 19 (1.03%) Solaris
6 17 (0.92%) Android
7 10 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.38%) CentOS
10 6 (0.32%) HPUX
11 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.22%) AIX
13 3 (0.16%) Debian
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.054%) VMS
15 1 (0.054%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 860 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (34.33%) TDD
3 358 (19.38%) Multithreading
4 351 (19.00%) Scrum
5 290 (15.70%) OO
6 277 (15.00%) BDD
7 258 (13.97%) MVC
8 241 (13.05%) Low Latency
9 217 (11.75%) E-Commerce
9 217 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
10 150 (8.12%) Pair Programming
11 121 (6.55%) SOA
12 110 (5.96%) Software Engineering
13 108 (5.85%) Web Development
14 99 (5.36%) Unit Testing
15 91 (4.93%) OOD
16 87 (4.71%) UML
17 84 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
18 81 (4.39%) Kanban
19 75 (4.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1847 (100.00%) Java
2 462 (25.01%) SQL
3 409 (22.14%) JavaScript
4 195 (10.56%) Scala
5 126 (6.82%) C#
6 109 (5.90%) C++
7 106 (5.74%) Python
8 99 (5.36%) Groovy
9 94 (5.09%) PL/SQL
10 51 (2.76%) Ruby
11 47 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 39 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 33 (1.79%) PHP
14 30 (1.62%) C
15 29 (1.57%) Clojure
16 23 (1.25%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.08%) Perl
18 13 (0.70%) XPath
19 9 (0.49%) VB
20 8 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 163 (8.83%) Degree
2 57 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.43%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.27%) PhD
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.054%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.054%) HND
8 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.054%) SLA
4 1 (0.054%) EMIR
4 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.27%) HDFS
2 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.054%) GridGain
3 1 (0.054%) RHEV
3 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (1.52%) Puppet
2 23 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.32%) YUM
4 5 (0.27%) OpenAM
4 5 (0.27%) Oozie
5 3 (0.16%) Ansible
5 3 (0.16%) Salt
5 3 (0.16%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.11%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.054%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.054%) Nagios
7 1 (0.054%) logstash
Vendors
1 456 (24.69%) Oracle
2 116 (6.28%) Sybase
3 103 (5.58%) JBoss
4 77 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 51 (2.76%) 29West
6 35 (1.89%) Google
6 35 (1.89%) ION Trading
7 31 (1.68%) Adobe
8 30 (1.62%) IBM
9 26 (1.41%) Microsoft
10 23 (1.25%) FatWire
11 21 (1.14%) Bloomberg
12 19 (1.03%) Perforce
13 18 (0.97%) Reuters
14 16 (0.87%) Murex
15 15 (0.81%) hybris
16 12 (0.65%) ATG
16 12 (0.65%) Zend
17 9 (0.49%) Akamai
18 8 (0.43%) Fidessa
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