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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 941 897 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.03% 3.91% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 4.21% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 682 779
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £111.25 - £27.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 - £25.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £172.25 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.30 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.49%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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 -5 255 £550 +4.76% 100
Canary Wharf +1 17 £500 -9.09%
Docklands, London -1 9 £615 +14.41%
Croydon -9 6 £388 +29.16%
Brentford - 3 £400 - 2
Bromley - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £575 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2030 (100.00%) Java
2 1025 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 726 (35.76%) Spring
4 674 (33.20%) TDD
5 475 (23.40%) SQL
6 449 (22.12%) Finance
7 438 (21.58%) JavaScript
8 433 (21.33%) Multithreading
9 424 (20.89%) Banking
10 417 (20.54%) Hibernate
11 406 (20.00%) J2EE
12 398 (19.61%) Oracle
13 383 (18.87%) Linux
14 382 (18.82%) HTML
15 376 (18.52%) Web Services
16 372 (18.33%) Scrum
17 337 (16.60%) Maven
18 322 (15.86%) Front Office
19 306 (15.07%) REST
20 288 (14.19%) OO
21 254 (12.51%) Investment Banking
21 254 (12.51%) Low Latency
22 246 (12.12%) XML
23 245 (12.07%) Git (software)
24 244 (12.02%) BDD
25 240 (11.82%) UNIX
26 236 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 227 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
28 225 (11.08%) Tomcat
29 223 (10.99%) JUnit

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 225 (11.08%) Tomcat
2 135 (6.65%) JBoss
3 97 (4.78%) Apache
4 93 (4.58%) WebLogic
5 77 (3.79%) Oracle Coherence
6 72 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 53 (2.61%) CMS
8 46 (2.27%) Jetty
8 46 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 46 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (1.82%) Confluence
10 35 (1.72%) Node.js
11 32 (1.58%) Apache Solr
12 30 (1.48%) Apache Spark
13 29 (1.43%) Mule
14 23 (1.13%) MQSeries
15 17 (0.84%) Mule ESB
16 15 (0.74%) Liferay
17 12 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
18 11 (0.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (1.23%) ION MarketView
2 17 (0.84%) RMDS
3 8 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.099%) Summit
7 2 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.049%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.049%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 1 (0.049%) Magento
8 1 (0.049%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.049%) Tridion
8 1 (0.049%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.48%) GitHub
3 18 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.20%) IaaS
9 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.099%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.099%) Heroku
10 2 (0.099%) SaaS
11 1 (0.049%) PaaS
11 1 (0.049%) Force.com
11 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.049%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.55%) HTTP
2 42 (2.07%) Internet
3 26 (1.28%) LDAP
4 25 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.89%) AMQP
6 14 (0.69%) X.509
7 13 (0.64%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.39%) SNMP
9 6 (0.30%) FTP
10 5 (0.25%) Multicast
10 5 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.20%) Firewall
11 4 (0.20%) VPN
12 3 (0.15%) DNS
12 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.15%) NFC
13 2 (0.099%) Extranet
14 1 (0.049%) DSL
14 1 (0.049%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.049%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (10.99%) Relational Database
2 141 (6.95%) SQL Server
3 134 (6.60%) MongoDB
4 133 (6.55%) NoSQL
5 125 (6.16%) Hadoop
6 120 (5.91%) MySQL
7 96 (4.73%) Big Data
8 83 (4.09%) Oracle Database
9 72 (3.55%) RDBMS
10 67 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 61 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
12 49 (2.41%) DB2
13 38 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 26 (1.28%) Neo4j
15 22 (1.08%) HBase
16 20 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.89%) KDB
18 17 (0.84%) Redis
18 17 (0.84%) Hazelcast
19 13 (0.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 337 (16.60%) Maven
2 245 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 223 (10.99%) JUnit
4 180 (8.87%) Subversion
5 146 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 98 (4.83%) Eclipse
7 91 (4.48%) Mockito
8 82 (4.04%) Cucumber
9 77 (3.79%) Ant
9 77 (3.79%) JIRA
10 49 (2.41%) Gradle
11 48 (2.36%) jMock
12 44 (2.17%) Selenium
13 42 (2.07%) TeamCity
14 27 (1.33%) IntelliJ
15 24 (1.18%) Hudson
16 21 (1.03%) CruiseControl
17 16 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 449 (22.12%) Finance
2 424 (20.89%) Banking
3 322 (15.86%) Front Office
4 254 (12.51%) Investment Banking
5 45 (2.22%) Retail
6 39 (1.92%) Publishing
7 35 (1.72%) Games
8 25 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.18%) Back Office
10 18 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.89%) Marketing
11 12 (0.59%) Advertising
12 10 (0.49%) Legal
13 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.30%) French Language
15 4 (0.20%) Automotive
16 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.099%) iGaming
17 2 (0.099%) Law
17 2 (0.099%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (35.76%) Spring
2 417 (20.54%) Hibernate
3 406 (20.00%) J2EE
4 382 (18.82%) HTML
5 376 (18.52%) Web Services
6 306 (15.07%) REST
7 246 (12.12%) XML
8 212 (10.44%) CSS
8 212 (10.44%) RESTful
9 200 (9.85%) JMS
10 164 (8.08%) JSP
11 148 (7.29%) HTML5
12 143 (7.04%) SOAP
13 130 (6.40%) Java EE
14 125 (6.16%) JSON
14 125 (6.16%) Spring MVC
15 115 (5.67%) AngularJS
16 102 (5.02%) jQuery
17 97 (4.78%) Servlets
18 94 (4.63%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 236 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 150 (7.39%) Derivative
3 116 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (5.62%) Equities
5 86 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 74 (3.65%) Fixed Income
7 47 (2.32%) Market Risk
8 46 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
9 36 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 27 (1.33%) User Experience
13 24 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.03%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.99%) Credit Risk
16 19 (0.94%) Hedge funds
17 17 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 15 (0.74%) Mathematics
20 14 (0.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 383 (18.87%) Linux
2 240 (11.82%) UNIX
3 70 (3.45%) Windows
4 43 (2.12%) Mac OS X
5 25 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.54%) CentOS
7 10 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.49%) Android
8 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.20%) Solaris
9 4 (0.20%) VMS
10 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.099%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.049%) AIX
11 1 (0.049%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (33.20%) TDD
3 433 (21.33%) Multithreading
4 372 (18.33%) Scrum
5 288 (14.19%) OO
6 254 (12.51%) Low Latency
7 244 (12.02%) BDD
8 227 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (9.06%) Pair Programming
10 171 (8.42%) MVC
11 162 (7.98%) Software Engineering
12 151 (7.44%) E-Commerce
13 149 (7.34%) Web Development
14 146 (7.19%) SDLC
15 131 (6.45%) SOA
16 112 (5.52%) Open Source
17 106 (5.22%) Unit Testing
17 106 (5.22%) User Stories
18 83 (4.09%) DevOps
18 83 (4.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2030 (100.00%) Java
2 475 (23.40%) SQL
3 438 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 189 (9.31%) Scala
5 168 (8.28%) C#
6 148 (7.29%) Python
7 105 (5.17%) C++
8 74 (3.65%) Groovy
9 62 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 57 (2.81%) Ruby
11 41 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 38 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.38%) Perl
14 22 (1.08%) C
15 18 (0.89%) Clojure
16 17 (0.84%) XPath
17 16 (0.79%) PHP
18 10 (0.49%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.44%) VBA
20 7 (0.34%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 147 (7.24%) Degree
2 141 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.25%) PhD
6 5 (0.25%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.049%) HND
8 1 (0.049%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.55%) QA
2 8 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.30%) EMIR
4 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.099%) SLA
5 2 (0.099%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.049%) Basel III
System Software
1 33 (1.63%) Docker
2 8 (0.39%) GridGain
2 8 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.39%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (0.15%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.099%) HDFS
4 2 (0.099%) Varnish
4 2 (0.099%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.049%) vCloud
5 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (1.77%) Puppet
2 17 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.54%) Kibana
4 10 (0.49%) Nagios
5 9 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.34%) Graphite
6 7 (0.34%) Apache Shiro
7 6 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 6 (0.30%) Ansible
7 6 (0.30%) logstash
7 6 (0.30%) Oozie
8 5 (0.25%) Salt
8 5 (0.25%) Control-M
9 4 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.15%) StatsD
11 1 (0.049%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.049%) yum
11 1 (0.049%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 398 (19.61%) Oracle
2 106 (5.22%) Sybase
3 56 (2.76%) TIBCO
4 47 (2.32%) Adobe
5 44 (2.17%) IBM
6 30 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 30 (1.48%) ION Trading
7 29 (1.43%) Microsoft
8 24 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 24 (1.18%) hybris
9 13 (0.64%) ForgeRock
10 10 (0.49%) Bloomberg
10 10 (0.49%) FatWire
11 9 (0.44%) Reuters
11 9 (0.44%) Splunk
12 8 (0.39%) Google
12 8 (0.39%) Informatica
12 8 (0.39%) SAP
12 8 (0.39%) Solace
13 6 (0.30%) Sun
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Experis Ltd
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McGregor Boyall
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McGregor Boyall
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Pioneer Search
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Talent International
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McGregor Boyall
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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