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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 27 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1270 1231 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.01% 5.91% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 6.25% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 971 710
Average daily rate £525 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 236 £525 -1.40% 122
Croydon +2 19 £400 - 2
Canary Wharf -9 6 £475 -13.63%
Hammersmith +4 4 £435 -7.44% 3
Bromley - 4 £500 - 4
Westminster -1 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +5 2 - -
Wimbledon -1 2 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £225 -
Wembley - 2 £538 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2466 (100.00%) Java
2 1393 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 985 (39.94%) TDD
4 971 (39.38%) Spring
5 648 (26.28%) Banking
6 641 (25.99%) Finance
7 607 (24.61%) JavaScript
8 561 (22.75%) Scrum
9 514 (20.84%) HTML
10 507 (20.56%) SQL
11 495 (20.07%) REST
12 480 (19.46%) Web Services
13 476 (19.30%) Multithreading
14 448 (18.17%) BDD
15 443 (17.96%) Hibernate
16 431 (17.48%) Linux
17 408 (16.55%) Maven
18 401 (16.26%) Git (software)
19 384 (15.57%) Unix
20 372 (15.09%) Oracle
21 369 (14.96%) Pair Programming
22 357 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
23 349 (14.15%) RESTful
24 337 (13.67%) NoSQL
24 337 (13.67%) Front Office
25 314 (12.73%) Investment Banking
26 308 (12.49%) J2EE
27 305 (12.37%) CSS
28 303 (12.29%) OO
29 302 (12.25%) MongoDB

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 274 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 176 (7.14%) Apache
3 161 (6.53%) Node.js
4 148 (6.00%) JBoss
5 129 (5.23%) Jetty
6 96 (3.89%) Oracle Coherence
7 74 (3.00%) Confluence
8 64 (2.60%) Apache Spark
9 53 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
10 51 (2.07%) WebLogic
11 49 (1.99%) CMS
12 45 (1.82%) WebSphere
13 42 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 33 (1.34%) Mule
15 31 (1.26%) Alfresco
16 30 (1.22%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.89%) Mule ESB
18 17 (0.69%) GemFire
19 13 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
20 12 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (0.28%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.041%) MS Office
4 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.61%) Oracle BRM
2 10 (0.41%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.41%) RMDS
3 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.16%) Kondor
4 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.081%) Maximo
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.041%) Endur
7 1 (0.041%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.041%) OpenX
7 1 (0.041%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.041%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 212 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.74%) GitHub
3 27 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (0.28%) SaaS
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.16%) Force.com
10 2 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.081%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.081%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.081%) PaaS
11 1 (0.041%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.041%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.041%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 144 (5.84%) HTTP
2 77 (3.12%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.62%) Internet
4 13 (0.53%) Firewall
4 13 (0.53%) SSL
5 12 (0.49%) Multicast
6 9 (0.36%) SNMP
7 7 (0.28%) VPN
8 4 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.12%) BGP
9 3 (0.12%) DMZ
9 3 (0.12%) DNS
10 2 (0.081%) DSL
10 2 (0.081%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.081%) LDAP
11 1 (0.041%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.041%) CHAP
11 1 (0.041%) Extranet
11 1 (0.041%) FTP
11 1 (0.041%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (13.67%) NoSQL
2 302 (12.25%) MongoDB
3 259 (10.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 192 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 171 (6.93%) MySQL
6 167 (6.77%) Hadoop
7 135 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
8 134 (5.43%) Big Data
9 112 (4.54%) SQL Server
10 74 (3.00%) Oracle Database
11 64 (2.60%) HBase
12 52 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 41 (1.66%) Apache Hive
14 37 (1.50%) Neo4j
15 26 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.01%) DB2
17 24 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (0.93%) Redis
19 18 (0.73%) Hazelcast
20 16 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 408 (16.55%) Maven
2 401 (16.26%) Git (software)
3 288 (11.68%) Jenkins
4 254 (10.30%) JUnit
5 209 (8.48%) Mockito
6 196 (7.95%) Subversion
7 192 (7.79%) Cucumber
8 163 (6.61%) JIRA
9 138 (5.60%) Gradle
10 97 (3.93%) Eclipse
11 75 (3.04%) Selenium
12 67 (2.72%) TeamCity
13 64 (2.60%) JMeter
14 62 (2.51%) IntelliJ
15 49 (1.99%) Hudson
16 37 (1.50%) Ant
16 37 (1.50%) Spock
17 32 (1.30%) Geb
18 30 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 26 (1.05%) SonarQube
General
1 648 (26.28%) Banking
2 641 (25.99%) Finance
3 337 (13.67%) Front Office
4 314 (12.73%) Investment Banking
5 65 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.07%) Games
7 49 (1.99%) Retail
8 44 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 23 (0.93%) Publishing
10 19 (0.77%) Billing
11 18 (0.73%) Marketing
12 10 (0.41%) International Banking
13 9 (0.36%) Back Office
14 8 (0.32%) Electronics
14 8 (0.32%) Legal
15 7 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.20%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
17 4 (0.16%) Law
18 3 (0.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (39.38%) Spring
2 514 (20.84%) HTML
3 495 (20.07%) REST
4 480 (19.46%) Web Services
5 443 (17.96%) Hibernate
6 349 (14.15%) RESTful
7 308 (12.49%) J2EE
8 305 (12.37%) CSS
9 299 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 265 (10.75%) XML
11 217 (8.80%) HTML5
12 212 (8.60%) JMS
13 185 (7.50%) SOAP
14 173 (7.02%) JSON
15 144 (5.84%) jQuery
16 110 (4.46%) JAX-RS
17 103 (4.18%) Spring MVC
18 94 (3.81%) Apache Camel
18 94 (3.81%) Java EE
19 91 (3.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 195 (7.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 180 (7.30%) Equities
3 117 (4.74%) Derivative
4 105 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 78 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 70 (2.84%) Data Structures
8 46 (1.87%) Algorithms
8 46 (1.87%) Fintech
9 39 (1.58%) Market Risk
10 38 (1.54%) Grid Computing
11 37 (1.50%) Mathematics
11 37 (1.50%) User Experience
12 36 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
13 31 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.18%) STB
15 28 (1.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 23 (0.93%) Mobile App
17 20 (0.81%) Credit Risk
18 18 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 431 (17.48%) Linux
2 384 (15.57%) Unix
3 56 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 51 (2.07%) Windows
5 37 (1.50%) CentOS
6 29 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 24 (0.97%) Android
8 18 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.041%) SUSE
12 1 (0.041%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1393 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 985 (39.94%) TDD
3 561 (22.75%) Scrum
4 476 (19.30%) Multithreading
5 448 (18.17%) BDD
6 369 (14.96%) Pair Programming
7 357 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
8 303 (12.29%) OO
9 226 (9.16%) Low Latency
10 197 (7.99%) MVC
11 192 (7.79%) SDLC
12 183 (7.42%) Software Engineering
13 178 (7.22%) Kanban
13 178 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 163 (6.61%) E-Commerce
15 150 (6.08%) Concurrent Programming
16 141 (5.72%) Microservices
17 136 (5.52%) DevOps
18 135 (5.47%) Continuous Delivery
19 126 (5.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2466 (100.00%) Java
2 607 (24.61%) JavaScript
3 507 (20.56%) SQL
4 253 (10.26%) Scala
5 191 (7.75%) Python
6 145 (5.88%) Groovy
7 139 (5.64%) C#
8 104 (4.22%) Ruby
9 103 (4.18%) PL/SQL
10 75 (3.04%) Perl
11 72 (2.92%) C++
12 55 (2.23%) PHP
12 55 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 41 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.58%) C
15 29 (1.18%) Clojure
16 18 (0.73%) Go
17 15 (0.61%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.61%) XPath
18 14 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 163 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 136 (5.52%) Degree
3 83 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.36%) PhD
7 7 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.041%) CFA
10 1 (0.041%) ISEB
10 1 (0.041%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.041%) MBA
10 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.041%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.57%) QA
2 16 (0.65%) SLA
3 10 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.32%) MiFID
6 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.16%) Basel III
8 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.12%) EMIR
9 2 (0.081%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.081%) SDET
10 1 (0.041%) FATCA
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.041%) SEPA
System Software
1 95 (3.85%) Docker
2 18 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.65%) HDFS
4 15 (0.61%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.41%) Varnish
6 9 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
7 7 (0.28%) vSphere
8 4 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.041%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (1.70%) Puppet
2 39 (1.58%) Graphite
3 20 (0.81%) Oozie
4 18 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.61%) Ansible
6 10 (0.41%) logstash
7 9 (0.36%) Salt
8 7 (0.28%) Control-M
9 6 (0.24%) Kibana
9 6 (0.24%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.12%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.12%) Mesos
11 3 (0.12%) MOM
12 2 (0.081%) yum
13 1 (0.041%) Ambari
13 1 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 372 (15.09%) Oracle
2 118 (4.79%) Sybase
3 40 (1.62%) Adobe
4 38 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
5 37 (1.50%) Atlassian
6 35 (1.42%) DataSynapse
6 35 (1.42%) TIBCO
7 33 (1.34%) IBM
8 29 (1.18%) Microsoft
9 27 (1.09%) Google
10 26 (1.05%) VMware
11 18 (0.73%) Fidessa
12 16 (0.65%) Solace
13 15 (0.61%) hybris
14 14 (0.57%) Perforce
15 13 (0.53%) MuleSoft
15 13 (0.53%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.49%) ION Trading
17 11 (0.45%) SAP
18 8 (0.32%) Murex
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