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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 34 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1197 1129 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.25% 5.04% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 5.32% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 858 745
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £33.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +8.26%
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
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +10 263 £525 - 63
Croydon - 15 £456 -
Canary Wharf +1 9 £650 +48.57% 2
Bromley - 9 £475 -
Docklands, London -1 4 £600 -4.00% 1
Westminster -10 4 £406 -26.13%
Wimbledon -2 3 £450 +33.33%
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £250 -
Chiswick - 2 £363 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2421 (100.00%) Java
2 1418 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1037 (42.83%) TDD
4 1011 (41.76%) Spring
5 669 (27.63%) Finance
6 639 (26.39%) Scrum
7 619 (25.57%) JavaScript
8 571 (23.59%) Banking
9 557 (23.01%) REST
10 535 (22.10%) Web Services
11 497 (20.53%) HTML
12 465 (19.21%) BDD
13 446 (18.42%) Hibernate
14 442 (18.26%) SQL
15 427 (17.64%) Maven
16 425 (17.55%) Pair Programming
16 425 (17.55%) Multithreading
17 411 (16.98%) Oracle
18 394 (16.27%) Git (software)
19 384 (15.86%) Linux
20 377 (15.57%) NoSQL
21 337 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
22 332 (13.71%) J2EE
23 325 (13.42%) Unix
24 324 (13.38%) Front Office
25 322 (13.30%) OO
26 314 (12.97%) RESTful
27 312 (12.89%) CSS
28 307 (12.68%) AngularJS
29 298 (12.31%) JUnit

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
1 257 (10.62%) Tomcat
2 176 (7.27%) Node.js
3 137 (5.66%) Apache
4 112 (4.63%) Jetty
5 93 (3.84%) JBoss
6 87 (3.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 72 (2.97%) Apache Spark
8 62 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 49 (2.02%) WebSphere
10 45 (1.86%) CMS
11 40 (1.65%) Confluence
12 39 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (1.28%) nginx
14 27 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (0.91%) Mule
16 21 (0.87%) Apache TomEE
17 20 (0.83%) Apache Solr
18 17 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
19 16 (0.66%) GlassFish
20 13 (0.54%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (0.21%) MS Excel
1 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.62%) ION MarketView
3 14 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.41%) RMDS
5 4 (0.17%) Summit
6 2 (0.083%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.083%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.083%) Maximo
6 2 (0.083%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.083%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.041%) Endur
7 1 (0.041%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.041%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.041%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.041%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 215 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.60%) GitHub
3 30 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 16 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.58%) Google App Engine
10 13 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.25%) SaaS
13 5 (0.21%) PaaS
14 3 (0.12%) Force.com
15 2 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.083%) Heroku
15 2 (0.083%) Lucidchart
16 1 (0.041%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (5.29%) HTTP
2 63 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 37 (1.53%) Internet
4 14 (0.58%) SNMP
5 10 (0.41%) Multicast
6 9 (0.37%) SSL
7 6 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.17%) Firewall
8 4 (0.17%) FTP
9 2 (0.083%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.083%) DSL
9 2 (0.083%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.083%) LDAP
9 2 (0.083%) NFC
9 2 (0.083%) SAN
9 2 (0.083%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.041%) Modbus
10 1 (0.041%) Network Security
10 1 (0.041%) RIP
10 1 (0.041%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (15.57%) NoSQL
2 275 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 262 (10.82%) MongoDB
4 207 (8.55%) MySQL
5 169 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 164 (6.77%) Hadoop
7 128 (5.29%) Big Data
8 104 (4.30%) SQL Server
9 87 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (3.10%) Oracle Database
11 63 (2.60%) Apache Hive
12 62 (2.56%) Neo4j
13 51 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 45 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 43 (1.78%) HBase
16 30 (1.24%) Hazelcast
17 26 (1.07%) Impala
18 22 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (0.83%) Redis
20 18 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 427 (17.64%) Maven
2 394 (16.27%) Git (software)
3 298 (12.31%) JUnit
4 259 (10.70%) Jenkins
5 201 (8.30%) Cucumber
6 199 (8.22%) Mockito
7 196 (8.10%) Subversion
8 140 (5.78%) JIRA
9 113 (4.67%) Gradle
10 93 (3.84%) Eclipse
11 87 (3.59%) Selenium
12 67 (2.77%) TeamCity
13 62 (2.56%) Ant
14 56 (2.31%) IntelliJ
15 51 (2.11%) JMeter
16 50 (2.07%) Hudson
17 30 (1.24%) JBehave
18 29 (1.20%) Spock
19 26 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 19 (0.78%) EasyMock
General
1 669 (27.63%) Finance
2 571 (23.59%) Banking
3 324 (13.38%) Front Office
4 247 (10.20%) Investment Banking
5 65 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 60 (2.48%) Marketing
7 58 (2.40%) Retail
8 41 (1.69%) Games
9 27 (1.12%) Electronics
10 24 (0.99%) Publishing
11 23 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.78%) Back Office
14 9 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
16 5 (0.21%) International Banking
16 5 (0.21%) Legal
17 4 (0.17%) Advertising
17 4 (0.17%) Billing
18 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1011 (41.76%) Spring
2 557 (23.01%) REST
3 535 (22.10%) Web Services
4 497 (20.53%) HTML
5 446 (18.42%) Hibernate
6 332 (13.71%) J2EE
7 314 (12.97%) RESTful
8 312 (12.89%) CSS
9 307 (12.68%) AngularJS
10 262 (10.82%) XML
11 250 (10.33%) HTML5
12 232 (9.58%) SOAP
13 208 (8.59%) JMS
14 174 (7.19%) JSON
15 133 (5.49%) jQuery
16 120 (4.96%) Spring MVC
17 111 (4.58%) Java EE
18 105 (4.34%) CSS3
19 98 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
20 92 (3.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 200 (8.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 138 (5.70%) Derivative
3 123 (5.08%) Equities
4 110 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (3.51%) Fixed Income
6 83 (3.43%) Computer Science
7 51 (2.11%) Data Structures
8 38 (1.57%) Fintech
8 38 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 35 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.28%) Grid Computing
11 29 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.12%) Market Risk
13 25 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
14 23 (0.95%) User Experience
15 19 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 17 (0.70%) STB
18 16 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 384 (15.86%) Linux
2 325 (13.42%) Unix
3 43 (1.78%) Mac OS X
4 40 (1.65%) Windows
5 26 (1.07%) Android
6 17 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.54%) CentOS
9 11 (0.45%) Solaris
10 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.041%) SUSE
12 1 (0.041%) VMS
12 1 (0.041%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1418 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1037 (42.83%) TDD
3 639 (26.39%) Scrum
4 465 (19.21%) BDD
5 425 (17.55%) Multithreading
5 425 (17.55%) Pair Programming
6 337 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
7 322 (13.30%) OO
8 243 (10.04%) Low Latency
9 217 (8.96%) Kanban
10 212 (8.76%) SDLC
11 189 (7.81%) E-Commerce
12 183 (7.56%) MVC
12 183 (7.56%) Software Engineering
13 171 (7.06%) Microservices
14 158 (6.53%) Unit Testing
15 154 (6.36%) Concurrent Programming
15 154 (6.36%) Open Source
16 134 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
17 127 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2421 (100.00%) Java
2 619 (25.57%) JavaScript
3 442 (18.26%) SQL
4 294 (12.14%) Scala
5 183 (7.56%) Python
6 129 (5.33%) C#
7 119 (4.92%) Groovy
8 101 (4.17%) Ruby
9 87 (3.59%) C++
10 79 (3.26%) PL/SQL
11 48 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 42 (1.73%) PHP
13 41 (1.69%) Perl
14 38 (1.57%) Clojure
15 32 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.74%) C
16 18 (0.74%) Go
17 14 (0.58%) Haskell
18 12 (0.50%) Jython
18 12 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (6.28%) Degree
2 139 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.29%) PhD
7 4 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.10%) QA
2 15 (0.62%) SLA
3 10 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.17%) MiFID
6 2 (0.083%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.041%) EMIR
7 1 (0.041%) SEPA
System Software
1 98 (4.05%) Docker
2 13 (0.54%) HDFS
3 12 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.29%) Varnish
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.083%) vSphere
8 1 (0.041%) GridGain
8 1 (0.041%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (1.24%) Puppet
2 29 (1.20%) Graphite
3 16 (0.66%) Oozie
4 8 (0.33%) Ansible
5 7 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.25%) Control-M
7 5 (0.21%) logstash
8 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.17%) yum
9 1 (0.041%) Ambari
9 1 (0.041%) Apache Shiro
9 1 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.041%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.041%) Icinga
9 1 (0.041%) MOM
9 1 (0.041%) Nagios
9 1 (0.041%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 411 (16.98%) Oracle
2 77 (3.18%) Sybase
3 48 (1.98%) Google
4 38 (1.57%) TIBCO
5 36 (1.49%) IBM
6 34 (1.40%) SOASTA, Inc
7 31 (1.28%) Adobe
7 31 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 30 (1.24%) SAP
9 27 (1.12%) DataSynapse
9 27 (1.12%) ION Trading
10 22 (0.91%) Calypso
10 22 (0.91%) Murex
11 20 (0.83%) hybris
11 20 (0.83%) Microsoft
12 17 (0.70%) CyberSource
13 15 (0.62%) Bloomberg
13 15 (0.62%) VMware
14 12 (0.50%) Fidessa
15 11 (0.45%) Red Hat
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