The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 47 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 889 1014 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.78% 4.18% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 4.52% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 798 834
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £25.81 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 277 £550 +4.76% 117
Croydon - 4 £300 - 1
Docklands, London +7 3 £600 +29.72%
Canary Wharf +7 2 £550 -
Bromley +1 2 £500 - 4
Hounslow - 2 £500 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1701 (100.00%) Java
2 829 (48.74%) Spring
3 609 (35.80%) TDD
4 486 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 461 (27.10%) SQL
6 428 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
7 420 (24.69%) Oracle
8 408 (23.99%) Banking
9 392 (23.05%) JavaScript
10 341 (20.05%) Finance
11 323 (18.99%) HTML
12 318 (18.69%) J2EE
12 318 (18.69%) Scrum
12 318 (18.69%) Multithreading
13 305 (17.93%) Web Services
14 293 (17.23%) Front Office
15 277 (16.28%) Linux
16 267 (15.70%) BDD
17 266 (15.64%) XML
18 246 (14.46%) OO
19 243 (14.29%) Investment Banking
20 237 (13.93%) Maven
21 233 (13.70%) MVC
22 227 (13.35%) JUnit
23 223 (13.11%) Low Latency
24 214 (12.58%) E-Commerce
25 212 (12.46%) CSS
26 210 (12.35%) UNIX
27 201 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
28 188 (11.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 140 (8.23%) Tomcat
2 75 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 72 (4.23%) Apache
4 65 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 64 (3.76%) Oracle Coherence
6 39 (2.29%) CMS
7 37 (2.18%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.35%) Confluence
8 23 (1.35%) GlassFish
8 23 (1.35%) Jetty
8 23 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
9 20 (1.18%) Alfresco
10 19 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
13 16 (0.94%) Node.js
14 15 (0.88%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.82%) Mule
15 14 (0.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (1.94%) RMDS
2 20 (1.18%) ION MarketView
3 7 (0.41%) Tridion
4 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.059%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.059%) Global One
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.059%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (0.71%) GitHub
4 9 (0.53%) SaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.059%) Heroku
10 1 (0.059%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.23%) HTTP
2 39 (2.29%) Internet
3 32 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.82%) LDAP
5 11 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 10 (0.59%) SSH
7 8 (0.47%) SSL
7 8 (0.47%) AMQP
7 8 (0.47%) Multicast
8 6 (0.35%) Intranet
9 4 (0.24%) DNS
10 3 (0.18%) LAN
10 3 (0.18%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) FTP
10 3 (0.18%) Firewall
10 3 (0.18%) Network Security
11 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.12%) NFC
12 1 (0.059%) DSL
12 1 (0.059%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (9.29%) MongoDB
2 157 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 153 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 101 (5.94%) MySQL
5 92 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 91 (5.35%) SQL Server
7 72 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 68 (4.00%) Big Data
9 65 (3.82%) Hadoop
10 52 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 36 (2.12%) KDB
12 26 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.12%) DB2
14 19 (1.12%) Neo4j
15 18 (1.06%) Redis
15 18 (1.06%) CouchDB
15 18 (1.06%) Hazelcast
16 16 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 237 (13.93%) Maven
2 227 (13.35%) JUnit
3 180 (10.58%) Subversion
4 130 (7.64%) Git (software)
5 115 (6.76%) Eclipse
6 101 (5.94%) Cucumber
7 97 (5.70%) Mockito
8 93 (5.47%) Jenkins
9 77 (4.53%) Ant
10 73 (4.29%) Hudson
11 62 (3.64%) JIRA
12 59 (3.47%) Selenium
13 52 (3.06%) TeamCity
14 31 (1.82%) jMock
15 28 (1.65%) Jasmine
16 27 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (1.35%) WebDriver
18 22 (1.29%) Hamcrest
18 22 (1.29%) JBehave
19 18 (1.06%) IntelliJ
General
1 408 (23.99%) Banking
2 341 (20.05%) Finance
3 293 (17.23%) Front Office
4 243 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.53%) Back Office
6 39 (2.29%) Games
7 30 (1.76%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.59%) Retail
9 17 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.82%) Publishing
11 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.59%) Marketing
13 9 (0.53%) Advertising
14 6 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Local Government
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
17 1 (0.059%) Law
17 1 (0.059%) Legal
17 1 (0.059%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (48.74%) Spring
2 486 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 323 (18.99%) HTML
4 318 (18.69%) J2EE
5 305 (17.93%) Web Services
6 266 (15.64%) XML
7 212 (12.46%) CSS
8 185 (10.88%) JMS
9 180 (10.58%) REST
10 168 (9.88%) Spring MVC
11 143 (8.41%) RESTful
12 132 (7.76%) Java EE
13 129 (7.58%) SOAP
14 128 (7.52%) JSP
14 128 (7.52%) JSON
14 128 (7.52%) jQuery
15 107 (6.29%) HTML5
16 85 (5.00%) JPA
17 84 (4.94%) JDBC
18 83 (4.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 188 (11.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 142 (8.35%) Open Source
3 136 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 106 (6.23%) Derivative
5 76 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.41%) Equities
7 49 (2.88%) Credit Risk
8 45 (2.65%) Mathematics
9 33 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.29%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 16 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
12 16 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 14 (0.82%) Grid Computing
15 11 (0.65%) Online Games
16 10 (0.59%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.53%) Web 2.0
17 9 (0.53%) Mobile App
18 8 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 277 (16.28%) Linux
2 210 (12.35%) UNIX
3 40 (2.35%) Windows
4 29 (1.70%) Solaris
5 20 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 15 (0.88%) Android
7 9 (0.53%) HPUX
8 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.18%) AIX
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.059%) CentOS
13 1 (0.059%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.059%) Debian
13 1 (0.059%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (35.80%) TDD
2 428 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (18.69%) Scrum
3 318 (18.69%) Multithreading
4 267 (15.70%) BDD
5 246 (14.46%) OO
6 233 (13.70%) MVC
7 223 (13.11%) Low Latency
8 214 (12.58%) E-Commerce
9 201 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
10 141 (8.29%) Pair Programming
11 130 (7.64%) SOA
12 103 (6.06%) Software Engineering
13 100 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 98 (5.76%) UML
15 77 (4.53%) Web Development
16 70 (4.12%) Kanban
17 64 (3.76%) OOD
18 56 (3.29%) Risk Management
19 51 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1701 (100.00%) Java
2 461 (27.10%) SQL
3 392 (23.05%) JavaScript
4 177 (10.41%) Scala
5 116 (6.82%) C#
6 101 (5.94%) C++
7 97 (5.70%) Python
8 91 (5.35%) PL/SQL
9 90 (5.29%) Groovy
10 54 (3.17%) Ruby
11 44 (2.59%) Perl
12 43 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.06%) Clojure
15 29 (1.70%) C
16 28 (1.65%) PHP
17 27 (1.59%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.23%) XPath
19 18 (1.06%) VB
20 9 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 141 (8.29%) Degree
2 54 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.18%) PhD
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.059%) HND
9 1 (0.059%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.06%) QA
2 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.059%) EMIR
5 1 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.059%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.29%) HDFS
3 1 (0.059%) Squid
3 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.059%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.059%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 22 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.06%) Puppet
3 5 (0.29%) Oozie
4 4 (0.24%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.18%) Salt
6 2 (0.12%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.12%) Nagios
6 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.12%) YUM
7 1 (0.059%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.059%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.059%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.059%) logstash
Vendors
1 420 (24.69%) Oracle
2 123 (7.23%) JBoss
3 119 (7.00%) Sybase
4 90 (5.29%) TIBCO
5 58 (3.41%) 29West
6 38 (2.23%) ION Trading
7 35 (2.06%) Microsoft
8 33 (1.94%) Adobe
9 30 (1.76%) IBM
10 28 (1.65%) Google
11 18 (1.06%) Akamai
12 16 (0.94%) hybris
12 16 (0.94%) ATG
13 14 (0.82%) FatWire
13 14 (0.82%) Bloomberg
14 12 (0.71%) Reuters
14 12 (0.71%) Murex
15 9 (0.53%) Interwoven
15 9 (0.53%) Perforce
16 8 (0.47%) Fidessa
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Jumar
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £540 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 5 days ago