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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 42 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1143 1165 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.01% 5.00% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 5.26% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 866 878
Median daily rate £525 £524 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% +6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +25.73%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +5 215 £550 - 97
Bromley +5 12 £450 -18.18%
Westminster - 8 £388 -
Docklands, London +13 7 £525 -22.22%
Canary Wharf -10 7 £590 -1.66%
Croydon -26 7 £420 +16.66%
Feltham +3 5 £444 +42.00%
Uxbridge +2 5 £288 +4.54%
Edgware - 3 - -
Twickenham - 3 £500 -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Hammersmith +2 1 £388 -13.88%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2193 (99.91%) Java
2 1312 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
3 881 (40.14%) Spring
4 808 (36.81%) TDD
5 571 (26.01%) Finance
6 552 (25.15%) JavaScript
7 505 (23.01%) REST
8 499 (22.73%) Scrum
9 492 (22.41%) HTML
10 449 (20.46%) SQL
11 448 (20.41%) Banking
12 424 (19.32%) Web Services
13 389 (17.72%) AngularJS
14 386 (17.59%) Oracle
15 377 (17.18%) BDD
16 371 (16.90%) Hibernate
17 370 (16.86%) Linux
18 367 (16.72%) Maven
19 361 (16.45%) CSS
20 336 (15.31%) Scala
21 307 (13.99%) Git (software)
22 306 (13.94%) J2EE
23 300 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
24 297 (13.53%) HTML5
25 277 (12.62%) OO
26 253 (11.53%) SOAP
27 251 (11.44%) Pair Programming
27 251 (11.44%) RESTful
28 250 (11.39%) Multithreading
28 250 (11.39%) 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
1 170 (7.74%) Tomcat
2 136 (6.20%) Apache Spark
3 100 (4.56%) WebSphere
4 99 (4.51%) JBoss
5 78 (3.55%) Apache
6 71 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 49 (2.23%) Mule
8 48 (2.19%) CMS
9 44 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 44 (2.00%) Confluence
10 35 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 32 (1.46%) Jetty
12 31 (1.41%) Mule ESB
13 29 (1.32%) nginx
14 27 (1.23%) Apache Solr
15 22 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.68%) Alfresco
18 14 (0.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (0.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.59%) RMDS
3 6 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.27%) Summit
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.091%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.046%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.046%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.046%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 209 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.19%) GitHub
4 36 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.27%) PaaS
10 5 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
10 5 (0.23%) Google Play
11 4 (0.18%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.18%) Route 53
11 4 (0.18%) SaaS
12 3 (0.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.28%) HTTP
2 30 (1.37%) RTSP
3 28 (1.28%) Internet
4 25 (1.14%) MQTT
5 11 (0.50%) SNMP
6 8 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.36%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.32%) Firewall
8 5 (0.23%) Network Security
9 4 (0.18%) AMQP
9 4 (0.18%) Intranet
9 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.18%) LDAP
10 3 (0.14%) SSH
10 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.091%) DNS
11 2 (0.091%) FTP
11 2 (0.091%) NFC
12 1 (0.046%) RIP
12 1 (0.046%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (10.16%) Hadoop
2 211 (9.61%) NoSQL
3 194 (8.84%) Big Data
4 191 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 148 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 147 (6.70%) SQL Server
7 145 (6.61%) MySQL
8 121 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 96 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (2.23%) Apache Hive
11 48 (2.19%) HBase
12 46 (2.10%) Oracle Database
13 40 (1.82%) Neo4j
14 36 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 33 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 27 (1.23%) DB2
17 26 (1.18%) Redis
18 25 (1.14%) KDB
19 18 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
19 18 (0.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 367 (16.72%) Maven
2 307 (13.99%) Git (software)
3 250 (11.39%) JUnit
4 246 (11.21%) Jenkins
5 121 (5.51%) JIRA
6 117 (5.33%) Subversion
7 115 (5.24%) Eclipse
8 105 (4.78%) Cucumber
9 100 (4.56%) IntelliJ
10 96 (4.37%) Mockito
11 81 (3.69%) Selenium
12 78 (3.55%) Gradle
13 57 (2.60%) Ant
14 49 (2.23%) TeamCity
15 32 (1.46%) JBehave
16 30 (1.37%) WebDriver
17 29 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 24 (1.09%) SoapUI
19 23 (1.05%) TestNG
19 23 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 571 (26.01%) Finance
2 448 (20.41%) Banking
3 202 (9.20%) Front Office
4 182 (8.29%) Investment Banking
5 73 (3.33%) Retail
6 53 (2.41%) Marketing
7 44 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.23%) Back Office
9 25 (1.14%) Publishing
10 23 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.00%) Electronics
12 21 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.73%) Advertising
14 15 (0.68%) Games
15 11 (0.50%) Law
16 9 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.36%) Automotive
18 4 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (40.14%) Spring
2 505 (23.01%) REST
3 492 (22.41%) HTML
4 424 (19.32%) Web Services
5 389 (17.72%) AngularJS
6 371 (16.90%) Hibernate
7 361 (16.45%) CSS
8 306 (13.94%) J2EE
9 297 (13.53%) HTML5
10 253 (11.53%) SOAP
11 251 (11.44%) RESTful
12 249 (11.34%) XML
13 201 (9.16%) Node.js
14 180 (8.20%) JSON
15 169 (7.70%) JMS
15 169 (7.70%) Spring MVC
16 159 (7.24%) Java EE
17 146 (6.65%) CSS3
18 132 (6.01%) Kafka
19 130 (5.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 132 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 120 (5.47%) Derivative
3 113 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (4.10%) Fixed Income
5 85 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 53 (2.41%) Equities
7 52 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 50 (2.28%) User Experience
9 47 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 29 (1.32%) Video on Demand
12 28 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
13 26 (1.18%) Fintech
13 26 (1.18%) Public Cloud
14 25 (1.14%) Market Risk
15 24 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.96%) Mobile App
17 16 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
18 15 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 370 (16.86%) Linux
2 233 (10.62%) Unix
3 82 (3.74%) Windows
4 39 (1.78%) Android
5 25 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 20 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.36%) CentOS
9 8 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.36%) Solaris
10 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.091%) Debian
12 2 (0.091%) VMS
13 1 (0.046%) webOS
13 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (36.81%) TDD
3 499 (22.73%) Scrum
4 377 (17.18%) BDD
5 300 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
6 277 (12.62%) OO
7 251 (11.44%) Pair Programming
8 250 (11.39%) Multithreading
9 230 (10.48%) MVC
10 220 (10.02%) Microservices
11 174 (7.93%) Software Engineering
12 171 (7.79%) Open Source
13 170 (7.74%) DevOps
14 168 (7.65%) E-Commerce
15 165 (7.52%) Kanban
16 145 (6.61%) Low Latency
17 135 (6.15%) Unit Testing
18 118 (5.38%) SOA
19 114 (5.19%) Web Development
20 105 (4.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2193 (99.91%) Java
2 552 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 449 (20.46%) SQL
4 336 (15.31%) Scala
5 138 (6.29%) Python
6 115 (5.24%) C#
7 95 (4.33%) C++
8 77 (3.51%) Ruby
9 72 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 62 (2.82%) C
11 55 (2.51%) Groovy
12 51 (2.32%) Clojure
13 44 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.37%) Haskell
15 25 (1.14%) Perl
15 25 (1.14%) XPath
16 23 (1.05%) PHP
17 22 (1.00%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.73%) Jython
19 13 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 108 (4.92%) Degree
3 78 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.27%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.091%) PhD
9 1 (0.046%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.046%) ISEB
9 1 (0.046%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.046%) MBA
9 1 (0.046%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.60%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.46%) SDET
4 9 (0.41%) FATCA
5 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.32%) GCP
6 5 (0.23%) MiFID
7 2 (0.091%) GLP
7 2 (0.091%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.091%) SEPA
7 2 (0.091%) SLA
8 1 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 136 (6.20%) Docker
2 22 (1.00%) Apache Flume
3 13 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (0.55%) HDFS
5 7 (0.32%) Platform Symphony
5 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.27%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.14%) iptables
8 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.091%) vSphere
10 1 (0.046%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 66 (3.01%) Puppet
2 47 (2.14%) Ansible
3 23 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 20 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.36%) Control-M
6 6 (0.27%) Ambari
6 6 (0.27%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.23%) HP Fortify
7 5 (0.23%) Kibana
7 5 (0.23%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.18%) Grafana
8 4 (0.18%) Nagios
8 4 (0.18%) Oozie
8 4 (0.18%) StatsD
8 4 (0.18%) yum
9 3 (0.14%) Consul
9 3 (0.14%) MOM
9 3 (0.14%) Packer
9 3 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 386 (17.59%) Oracle
2 56 (2.55%) Sybase
3 53 (2.41%) Google
4 52 (2.37%) IBM
5 46 (2.10%) Adobe
6 41 (1.87%) MuleSoft
7 32 (1.46%) SAP
7 32 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 27 (1.23%) ION Trading
9 25 (1.14%) Murex
9 25 (1.14%) New Relic
10 22 (1.00%) Solace
11 17 (0.77%) hybris
11 17 (0.77%) Microsoft
12 16 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.73%) Calypso
13 15 (0.68%) Bloomberg
14 14 (0.64%) Reuters
14 14 (0.64%) VMware
15 13 (0.59%) Twitter
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + be - likely extension
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + be - likely extension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £540 - £635 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Office Local Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 3 Month Initial Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thornton Gregory Ltd.
Posted: 15 days ago