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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / London
Rank 30 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1116 1244 1264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.76% 5.80% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 6.10% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1012 989
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £93.83 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -4 198 £550 +4.76% 96
Canary Wharf +6 12 £600 +17.07%
Wimbledon +1 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Croydon -12 5 £438 +6.06% 1
Westminster +3 3 £475 +11.76%
Docklands, London 0 3 £550 -
Bromley +5 1 £550 +10.00% 1
Hammersmith -5 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2259 (100.00%) Java
2 1274 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
3 866 (38.34%) Spring
4 855 (37.85%) TDD
5 577 (25.54%) Finance
6 555 (24.57%) Banking
7 523 (23.15%) JavaScript
8 509 (22.53%) SQL
9 479 (21.20%) Scrum
10 464 (20.54%) REST
11 462 (20.45%) HTML
12 452 (20.01%) BDD
13 418 (18.50%) Microservices
14 366 (16.20%) Web Services
15 364 (16.11%) Linux
16 363 (16.07%) Hibernate
17 350 (15.49%) Git (software)
18 339 (15.01%) Oracle
19 333 (14.74%) CSS
20 325 (14.39%) AngularJS
21 321 (14.21%) Multithreading
22 306 (13.55%) Maven
23 295 (13.06%) OO
24 294 (13.01%) Jenkins
25 278 (12.31%) Scala
26 277 (12.26%) Front Office
27 274 (12.13%) Investment Banking
28 269 (11.91%) J2EE
29 267 (11.82%) XML
30 262 (11.60%) Unix

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
1 165 (7.30%) Apache Spark
2 100 (4.43%) Tomcat
3 90 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
4 73 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 63 (2.79%) WebLogic
6 62 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 60 (2.66%) Apache
8 55 (2.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 53 (2.35%) JBoss
10 49 (2.17%) CMS
11 48 (2.12%) Confluence
12 39 (1.73%) Mule
13 25 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 25 (1.11%) Apache Solr
14 21 (0.93%) Apache Pig
15 17 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
17 15 (0.66%) DataSynapse
17 15 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
18 14 (0.62%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 18 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.089%) InVision
3 2 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.089%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.089%) Weka
4 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (1.37%) ION MarketView
2 24 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.75%) RMDS
4 10 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.089%) Endur
6 2 (0.089%) Magento
6 2 (0.089%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.089%) Summit
6 2 (0.089%) Unica
7 1 (0.044%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.044%) BondVision
7 1 (0.044%) Global One
7 1 (0.044%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.044%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 250 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (1.06%) GitHub
5 22 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
5 22 (0.97%) PaaS
6 21 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (0.80%) IaaS
8 14 (0.62%) Heroku
9 13 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.44%) SaaS
12 9 (0.40%) Twilio
13 8 (0.35%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.22%) Slack
16 3 (0.13%) Google Play
16 3 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.14%) HTTP
2 43 (1.90%) Internet
3 41 (1.81%) RTSP
4 30 (1.33%) MQTT
5 17 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.53%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.49%) Firewall
8 9 (0.40%) RTP
9 7 (0.31%) Intranet
10 6 (0.27%) FTP
11 5 (0.22%) LDAP
12 4 (0.18%) AMQP
12 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.18%) Multicast
12 4 (0.18%) SSH
12 4 (0.18%) SSL
13 3 (0.13%) Network Security
13 3 (0.13%) Skype
13 3 (0.13%) SNMP
14 2 (0.089%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (11.24%) Big Data
2 205 (9.07%) MongoDB
3 194 (8.59%) Hadoop
4 178 (7.88%) NoSQL
5 163 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 149 (6.60%) MySQL
7 131 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 121 (5.36%) SQL Server
9 85 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
10 71 (3.14%) HBase
11 54 (2.39%) Oracle Database
12 46 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 43 (1.90%) DB2
14 38 (1.68%) Redis
15 35 (1.55%) Apache Hive
16 33 (1.46%) KDB
17 27 (1.20%) Neo4j
18 26 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (0.75%) Hazelcast
20 16 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 350 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 306 (13.55%) Maven
3 294 (13.01%) Jenkins
4 231 (10.23%) JUnit
5 131 (5.80%) JIRA
6 129 (5.71%) Mockito
7 127 (5.62%) Cucumber
8 121 (5.36%) Subversion
9 84 (3.72%) Gradle
10 66 (2.92%) Ant
11 59 (2.61%) Eclipse
12 58 (2.57%) IntelliJ
13 54 (2.39%) Selenium
13 54 (2.39%) TeamCity
14 35 (1.55%) Hudson
15 29 (1.28%) Spock
16 24 (1.06%) Grunt
17 23 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (1.02%) WebDriver
18 21 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 577 (25.54%) Finance
2 555 (24.57%) Banking
3 277 (12.26%) Front Office
4 274 (12.13%) Investment Banking
5 63 (2.79%) Retail
6 48 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.99%) Games
8 36 (1.59%) Marketing
9 28 (1.24%) Back Office
9 28 (1.24%) Publishing
10 23 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 22 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.93%) Electronics
13 20 (0.89%) Advertising
14 18 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.71%) Law
16 8 (0.35%) Automotive
17 7 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
18 6 (0.27%) Legal
19 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 866 (38.34%) Spring
2 464 (20.54%) REST
3 462 (20.45%) HTML
4 366 (16.20%) Web Services
5 363 (16.07%) Hibernate
6 333 (14.74%) CSS
7 325 (14.39%) AngularJS
8 269 (11.91%) J2EE
9 267 (11.82%) XML
10 256 (11.33%) HTML5
11 236 (10.45%) RESTful
12 231 (10.23%) JSON
13 203 (8.99%) SOAP
14 173 (7.66%) Kafka
15 171 (7.57%) JMS
15 171 (7.57%) Node.js
16 159 (7.04%) Spring Boot
17 129 (5.71%) Java EE
18 125 (5.53%) jQuery
19 116 (5.14%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 152 (6.73%) Fixed Income
3 143 (6.33%) Derivative
4 134 (5.93%) Equities
5 111 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 70 (3.10%) User Experience
8 66 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 59 (2.61%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.86%) Fintech
11 39 (1.73%) Video on Demand
12 38 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
13 37 (1.64%) Market Risk
14 36 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (1.55%) Public Cloud
16 29 (1.28%) Credit Risk
16 29 (1.28%) Mobile App
17 28 (1.24%) N-Tier
17 28 (1.24%) Virtual Team
18 27 (1.20%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 364 (16.11%) Linux
2 262 (11.60%) Unix
3 64 (2.83%) Windows
4 39 (1.73%) Android
5 34 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.044%) HPUX
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.044%) VMS
13 1 (0.044%) webOS
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1274 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 855 (37.85%) TDD
3 479 (21.20%) Scrum
4 452 (20.01%) BDD
5 418 (18.50%) Microservices
6 321 (14.21%) Multithreading
7 295 (13.06%) OO
8 261 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (11.24%) DevOps
10 238 (10.54%) Pair Programming
11 212 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 194 (8.59%) Kanban
13 190 (8.41%) Low Latency
14 174 (7.70%) MVC
15 158 (6.99%) Electronic Trading
16 157 (6.95%) SDLC
17 142 (6.29%) SOA
18 139 (6.15%) E-Commerce
19 136 (6.02%) Open Source
20 112 (4.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2259 (100.00%) Java
2 523 (23.15%) JavaScript
3 509 (22.53%) SQL
4 278 (12.31%) Scala
5 167 (7.39%) Python
6 134 (5.93%) C#
7 120 (5.31%) C++
8 85 (3.76%) Shell Script
9 80 (3.54%) Ruby
10 79 (3.50%) C
11 65 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 62 (2.74%) Groovy
13 40 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.73%) Perl
15 37 (1.64%) XPath
16 29 (1.28%) Korn
17 28 (1.24%) PHP
18 25 (1.11%) Go
19 24 (1.06%) Clojure
19 24 (1.06%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 111 (4.91%) Degree
2 105 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 76 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.62%) DV Cleared
4 14 (0.62%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.089%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.089%) PhD
8 1 (0.044%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.044%) Brainbench
8 1 (0.044%) ISEB
8 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.044%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.044%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.23%) QA
2 43 (1.90%) MiFID
3 25 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 24 (1.06%) EMIR
5 17 (0.75%) FATCA
6 14 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.40%) SLA
8 6 (0.27%) SDET
9 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.044%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 219 (9.69%) Docker
2 23 (1.02%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.53%) HDFS
4 7 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.27%) Shibboleth
6 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.044%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (2.61%) Puppet
2 50 (2.21%) Ansible
3 28 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 14 (0.62%) Terraform
5 10 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (0.40%) OpenAM
7 8 (0.35%) Oozie
8 6 (0.27%) HP Fortify
8 6 (0.27%) Kibana
9 5 (0.22%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.22%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.18%) Consul
10 4 (0.18%) Control-M
10 4 (0.18%) Grafana
10 4 (0.18%) OpenSSO
10 4 (0.18%) Packer
11 3 (0.13%) MOM
11 3 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 339 (15.01%) Oracle
2 73 (3.23%) Sybase
3 70 (3.10%) TIBCO
4 51 (2.26%) ION Trading
5 45 (1.99%) MuleSoft
6 41 (1.81%) IBM
7 39 (1.73%) Adobe
7 39 (1.73%) SAP
7 39 (1.73%) Solace
8 33 (1.46%) hybris
9 30 (1.33%) Google
10 27 (1.20%) New Relic
11 21 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 21 (0.93%) Reuters
12 20 (0.89%) ATG
12 20 (0.89%) Microsoft
12 20 (0.89%) Perforce
13 17 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.66%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Central London / West End
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City, London
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Haysfm
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City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day 10 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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First Point
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People Source Consulting
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City, London
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City, London
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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South West London
Oliver Bernard
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TEKsystems
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City, London
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London
First Point
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
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Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago