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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 32 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1103 823 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.19% 3.72% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 4.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 551
Average daily rate
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£525 £501 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.69 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.72% +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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
19647 20560 18458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.50% 92.96% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 13896 12572
Average daily rate £448 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 392 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 +9 298 £550 +4.76% 102
Canary Wharf +16 15 £563 +7.14%
Docklands, London +7 13 £625 +15.20% 1
Croydon - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 3 £398 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £250 - 4
Hounslow - 1 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2179 (99.95%) Java
2 1067 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 739 (33.90%) Spring
4 704 (32.29%) TDD
5 479 (21.97%) HTML
6 478 (21.93%) JavaScript
7 477 (21.88%) SQL
8 474 (21.74%) Hibernate
9 469 (21.51%) Banking
10 462 (21.19%) Oracle
11 445 (20.41%) Multithreading
12 434 (19.91%) Front Office
13 419 (19.22%) Finance
14 412 (18.90%) J2EE
15 398 (18.26%) Web Services
16 397 (18.21%) Linux
17 341 (15.64%) UNIX
18 340 (15.60%) Scrum
19 330 (15.14%) OO
20 328 (15.05%) Maven
21 313 (14.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 296 (13.58%) Low Latency
22 296 (13.58%) Relational Database
23 294 (13.49%) REST
24 286 (13.12%) XML
25 285 (13.07%) BDD
26 276 (12.66%) Investment Banking
27 265 (12.16%) JUnit
28 262 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
29 246 (11.28%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 190 (8.72%) Tomcat
2 103 (4.72%) Apache
3 94 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 92 (4.22%) JBoss
5 67 (3.07%) CMS
6 62 (2.84%) WebSphere
7 59 (2.71%) Adobe CQ
8 42 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
9 35 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (1.51%) TIBCO EMS
11 31 (1.42%) Node.js
12 24 (1.10%) Jetty
13 23 (1.06%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.87%) Mule
15 18 (0.83%) GlassFish
15 18 (0.83%) Confluence
15 18 (0.83%) Apache Spark
16 15 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
17 14 (0.64%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (0.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.32%) MS Office
3 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (2.25%) ION MarketView
2 28 (1.28%) RMDS
3 9 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.23%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.046%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.046%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.046%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.046%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.046%) Endur
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.046%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (0.87%) GitHub
5 11 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.23%) SaaS
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.18%) ElastiCache
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Heroku
10 1 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.40%) HTTP
2 29 (1.33%) Internet
3 16 (0.73%) LDAP
4 13 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.55%) SNMP
5 12 (0.55%) AMQP
6 6 (0.28%) X.509
6 6 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.14%) VPN
8 3 (0.14%) Firewall
8 3 (0.14%) DVB
8 3 (0.14%) Intranet
8 3 (0.14%) Multicast
8 3 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.092%) Extranet
9 2 (0.092%) DSL
9 2 (0.092%) NFC
9 2 (0.092%) SSL
10 1 (0.046%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (13.58%) Relational Database
2 123 (5.64%) MongoDB
3 117 (5.37%) RDBMS
4 105 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 104 (4.77%) Hadoop
6 96 (4.40%) Big Data
7 95 (4.36%) NoSQL
8 84 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 72 (3.30%) MySQL
10 59 (2.71%) DB2
11 54 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 45 (2.06%) Neo4j
13 40 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (1.24%) KDB
16 21 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
17 17 (0.78%) HBase
18 16 (0.73%) Apache Hive
19 14 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 328 (15.05%) Maven
2 265 (12.16%) JUnit
3 242 (11.10%) Git (software)
4 205 (9.40%) Subversion
5 123 (5.64%) Eclipse
6 118 (5.41%) Mockito
7 97 (4.45%) Jenkins
8 95 (4.36%) Ant
9 91 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 87 (3.99%) JIRA
11 78 (3.58%) Selenium
12 62 (2.84%) TeamCity
13 61 (2.80%) jMock
14 32 (1.47%) Hudson
15 30 (1.38%) CruiseControl
16 24 (1.10%) IntelliJ
17 22 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (0.87%) Jasmine
18 19 (0.87%) Redmine
19 17 (0.78%) JBehave
General
1 469 (21.51%) Banking
2 434 (19.91%) Front Office
3 419 (19.22%) Finance
4 276 (12.66%) Investment Banking
5 43 (1.97%) Games
6 35 (1.61%) Publishing
7 33 (1.51%) Retail
8 24 (1.10%) Marketing
9 23 (1.06%) Advertising
9 23 (1.06%) Back Office
10 17 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.60%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.46%) Legal
13 7 (0.32%) Law
14 6 (0.28%) Automotive
15 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.23%) French Language
16 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.092%) iGaming
17 2 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (33.90%) Spring
2 479 (21.97%) HTML
3 474 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 412 (18.90%) J2EE
5 398 (18.26%) Web Services
6 294 (13.49%) REST
7 286 (13.12%) XML
8 246 (11.28%) CSS
9 219 (10.05%) RESTful
10 193 (8.85%) JMS
11 191 (8.76%) JSP
12 148 (6.79%) SOAP
13 129 (5.92%) HTML5
14 128 (5.87%) Spring MVC
14 128 (5.87%) jQuery
15 118 (5.41%) Java EE
16 117 (5.37%) Servlets
17 109 (5.00%) JSON
18 104 (4.77%) JAX-RS
19 95 (4.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 313 (14.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 206 (9.45%) Derivative
3 124 (5.69%) Fixed Income
4 117 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (5.23%) Computer Science
6 107 (4.91%) Equities
7 91 (4.17%) Open Source
8 50 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 46 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
10 41 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 35 (1.61%) User Experience
11 35 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
13 27 (1.24%) Market Risk
14 21 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 20 (0.92%) Grid Computing
16 16 (0.73%) N-Tier
17 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.69%) Credit Risk
18 13 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 397 (18.21%) Linux
2 341 (15.64%) UNIX
3 64 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 47 (2.16%) Windows
5 19 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.46%) CentOS
7 7 (0.32%) Android
7 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.28%) Solaris
9 5 (0.23%) VMS
9 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) AIX
10 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.092%) Debian
11 2 (0.092%) zOS
11 2 (0.092%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.046%) SUSE
12 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1067 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 704 (32.29%) TDD
3 445 (20.41%) Multithreading
4 340 (15.60%) Scrum
5 330 (15.14%) OO
6 296 (13.58%) Low Latency
7 285 (13.07%) BDD
8 262 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
9 186 (8.53%) MVC
10 161 (7.39%) E-Commerce
11 153 (7.02%) Web Development
12 145 (6.65%) SOA
13 122 (5.60%) Pair Programming
14 108 (4.95%) Software Engineering
15 103 (4.72%) User Stories
16 94 (4.31%) DevOps
17 91 (4.17%) Unit Testing
18 86 (3.94%) Data Modelling
19 82 (3.76%) Algorithmic Trading
20 80 (3.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2179 (99.95%) Java
2 478 (21.93%) JavaScript
3 477 (21.88%) SQL
4 208 (9.54%) C#
5 147 (6.74%) Scala
6 138 (6.33%) Python
7 131 (6.01%) C++
8 72 (3.30%) PL/SQL
9 71 (3.26%) Ruby
10 54 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.16%) Groovy
12 43 (1.97%) Perl
13 36 (1.65%) Clojure
14 31 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.10%) C
16 22 (1.01%) PHP
17 10 (0.46%) VBA
18 8 (0.37%) VB
19 7 (0.32%) Korn
20 6 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 176 (8.07%) Degree
2 91 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.01%) VCP4
6 16 (0.73%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.32%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.23%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.046%) HND
11 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.046%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.07%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.092%) Basel III
3 2 (0.092%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (0.28%) Varnish
1 6 (0.28%) Docker
2 5 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.092%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.092%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.092%) GridGain
4 1 (0.046%) HDFS
4 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 29 (1.33%) Puppet
2 13 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.46%) Ansible
4 9 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.32%) Kibana
6 5 (0.23%) StatsD
7 3 (0.14%) Oozie
7 3 (0.14%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.092%) yum
8 2 (0.092%) Control-M
8 2 (0.092%) Nagios
8 2 (0.092%) logstash
8 2 (0.092%) Salt
9 1 (0.046%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.046%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.046%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.046%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.046%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 462 (21.19%) Oracle
2 137 (6.28%) Sybase
3 98 (4.50%) TIBCO
4 60 (2.75%) ION Trading
5 42 (1.93%) Adobe
6 37 (1.70%) 29West
7 26 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.01%) IBM
8 22 (1.01%) Microsoft
9 17 (0.78%) Murex
10 15 (0.69%) hybris
11 14 (0.64%) Canoo
11 14 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.64%) FatWire
12 12 (0.55%) Reuters
13 11 (0.50%) SAP
13 11 (0.50%) Google
14 10 (0.46%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.41%) Perforce
15 9 (0.41%) JD Edwards
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