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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / London
Rank 33 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1082 1172 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.57% 5.59% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 5.88% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 924 956
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £382 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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
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 19 January 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 0 197 £550 +4.76% 90
Canary Wharf +14 16 £600 -7.69%
Wimbledon - 6 £338 -
Docklands, London +1 5 £569 -5.20%
Westminster -5 4 £505 +22.42%
Croydon -22 4 £360 -13.77% 1
Bromley +3 1 £450 -10.00%
Uxbridge 0 1 - - 1
Brentford - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2267 (100.00%) Java
2 1336 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
3 890 (39.26%) Spring
4 863 (38.07%) TDD
5 556 (24.53%) Finance
6 553 (24.39%) JavaScript
7 524 (23.11%) REST
8 518 (22.85%) Scrum
9 514 (22.67%) Banking
10 512 (22.58%) SQL
11 480 (21.17%) HTML
12 454 (20.03%) BDD
13 404 (17.82%) Web Services
14 368 (16.23%) Hibernate
15 367 (16.19%) CSS
16 366 (16.14%) Microservices
17 354 (15.62%) Linux
18 349 (15.39%) Git (software)
19 341 (15.04%) Oracle
20 334 (14.73%) AngularJS
21 308 (13.59%) Maven
22 306 (13.50%) Scala
23 295 (13.01%) Multithreading
24 286 (12.62%) Jenkins
24 286 (12.62%) J2EE
25 277 (12.22%) OO
26 274 (12.09%) Big Data
27 267 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
28 264 (11.65%) XML
28 264 (11.65%) Pair Programming

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 (7.50%) Apache Spark
2 104 (4.59%) Tomcat
3 91 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
4 86 (3.79%) WebSphere
5 70 (3.09%) JBoss
6 64 (2.82%) Apache
7 54 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 51 (2.25%) Confluence
9 49 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 47 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
11 46 (2.03%) CMS
12 39 (1.72%) Mule
13 34 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 27 (1.19%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.84%) Apache Pig
15 19 (0.84%) Mule ESB
15 19 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
18 14 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.88%) RMDS
3 19 (0.84%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.088%) Magento
6 2 (0.088%) Summit
6 2 (0.088%) Unica
7 1 (0.044%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.044%) Endur
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.044%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 251 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (1.15%) GitHub
5 25 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (1.01%) PaaS
7 18 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (0.79%) IaaS
8 14 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.62%) Heroku
9 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.53%) SaaS
11 11 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.26%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.26%) Route 53
13 4 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.18%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.03%) HTTP
2 44 (1.94%) RTSP
3 37 (1.63%) Internet
4 31 (1.37%) MQTT
5 12 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 12 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.49%) Firewall
7 9 (0.40%) RTP
8 7 (0.31%) FTP
9 6 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.22%) AMQP
10 5 (0.22%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.18%) Intranet
11 4 (0.18%) LDAP
11 4 (0.18%) Multicast
11 4 (0.18%) SSH
12 3 (0.13%) Network Security
12 3 (0.13%) SNMP
13 2 (0.088%) Skype
13 2 (0.088%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (12.09%) Big Data
2 251 (11.07%) Hadoop
3 196 (8.65%) MongoDB
4 181 (7.98%) NoSQL
5 151 (6.66%) MySQL
6 148 (6.53%) Relational Database
7 128 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 124 (5.47%) SQL Server
9 96 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
10 66 (2.91%) HBase
11 60 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 45 (1.99%) Redis
13 42 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.68%) Apache Hive
15 29 (1.28%) Neo4j
16 28 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.19%) DB2
17 27 (1.19%) KDB
18 20 (0.88%) Hazelcast
19 17 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 349 (15.39%) Git (software)
2 308 (13.59%) Maven
3 286 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 223 (9.84%) JUnit
5 137 (6.04%) JIRA
6 126 (5.56%) Subversion
7 122 (5.38%) Cucumber
8 114 (5.03%) Mockito
9 86 (3.79%) Gradle
10 66 (2.91%) IntelliJ
11 63 (2.78%) Ant
12 57 (2.51%) Eclipse
13 55 (2.43%) Selenium
14 51 (2.25%) TeamCity
15 33 (1.46%) Vagrant
16 31 (1.37%) Spock
17 29 (1.28%) WebDriver
18 27 (1.19%) Hudson
19 26 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 22 (0.97%) JBehave
General
1 556 (24.53%) Finance
2 514 (22.67%) Banking
3 256 (11.29%) Front Office
4 238 (10.50%) Investment Banking
5 71 (3.13%) Retail
6 52 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 43 (1.90%) Marketing
8 38 (1.68%) Games
9 29 (1.28%) Back Office
10 26 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.10%) Advertising
11 25 (1.10%) Electronics
12 24 (1.06%) Publishing
13 23 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.88%) Law
15 16 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.35%) Automotive
17 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 890 (39.26%) Spring
2 524 (23.11%) REST
3 480 (21.17%) HTML
4 404 (17.82%) Web Services
5 368 (16.23%) Hibernate
6 367 (16.19%) CSS
7 334 (14.73%) AngularJS
8 286 (12.62%) J2EE
9 264 (11.65%) XML
10 253 (11.16%) HTML5
11 241 (10.63%) SOAP
12 237 (10.45%) RESTful
13 225 (9.93%) JSON
14 186 (8.20%) Kafka
15 182 (8.03%) Node.js
16 179 (7.90%) JMS
17 154 (6.79%) Spring MVC
18 146 (6.44%) jQuery
19 139 (6.13%) Java EE
20 135 (5.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 134 (5.91%) Fixed Income
3 119 (5.25%) Derivative
4 111 (4.90%) Equities
5 96 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 71 (3.13%) User Experience
7 60 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 51 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.63%) Fintech
9 37 (1.63%) Video on Demand
10 36 (1.59%) Market Risk
11 34 (1.50%) Mathematics
11 34 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 31 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.37%) Mobile App
14 30 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
15 29 (1.28%) Economics
16 27 (1.19%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 354 (15.62%) Linux
2 234 (10.32%) Unix
3 79 (3.48%) Windows
4 41 (1.81%) Android
5 36 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 21 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.31%) CentOS
9 7 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.088%) Solaris
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 1336 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (38.07%) TDD
3 518 (22.85%) Scrum
4 454 (20.03%) BDD
5 366 (16.14%) Microservices
6 295 (13.01%) Multithreading
7 277 (12.22%) OO
8 267 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
9 264 (11.65%) Pair Programming
10 226 (9.97%) DevOps
11 214 (9.44%) Software Engineering
12 211 (9.31%) MVC
13 195 (8.60%) Kanban
14 166 (7.32%) Low Latency
15 155 (6.84%) E-Commerce
16 139 (6.13%) SDLC
17 132 (5.82%) Electronic Trading
18 131 (5.78%) SOA
19 129 (5.69%) Open Source
20 118 (5.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2267 (100.00%) Java
2 553 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 512 (22.58%) SQL
4 306 (13.50%) Scala
5 163 (7.19%) Python
6 116 (5.12%) C#
7 110 (4.85%) C++
8 81 (3.57%) C
9 76 (3.35%) Shell Script
10 73 (3.22%) PL/SQL
10 73 (3.22%) Ruby
11 66 (2.91%) Groovy
12 40 (1.76%) XPath
13 38 (1.68%) Clojure
14 36 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.50%) Perl
16 32 (1.41%) Korn
17 31 (1.37%) Haskell
18 30 (1.32%) PHP
19 17 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 117 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 104 (4.59%) Degree
3 84 (3.71%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.44%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.044%) ISEB
8 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.044%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.044%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.044%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.44%) QA
2 23 (1.01%) MiFID
3 20 (0.88%) FATCA
4 19 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (0.75%) EMIR
6 14 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.26%) SDET
7 6 (0.26%) SLA
8 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.044%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.044%) SEPA
9 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 217 (9.57%) Docker
2 27 (1.19%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.53%) HDFS
4 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.088%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.044%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (2.96%) Puppet
2 53 (2.34%) Ansible
3 22 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.57%) Terraform
6 9 (0.40%) OpenAM
7 8 (0.35%) HP Fortify
8 6 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.26%) Control-M
8 6 (0.26%) Grafana
8 6 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.26%) Kibana
8 6 (0.26%) Oozie
9 5 (0.22%) OpenIDM
9 5 (0.22%) StatsD
10 4 (0.18%) Consul
10 4 (0.18%) MOM
10 4 (0.18%) OpenSSO
10 4 (0.18%) Packer
11 3 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 341 (15.04%) Oracle
2 63 (2.78%) Sybase
3 59 (2.60%) TIBCO
4 51 (2.25%) MuleSoft
5 48 (2.12%) Solace
6 44 (1.94%) Adobe
6 44 (1.94%) SAP
7 43 (1.90%) IBM
8 40 (1.76%) Google
9 39 (1.72%) ION Trading
10 37 (1.63%) hybris
11 26 (1.15%) New Relic
12 22 (0.97%) Reuters
13 21 (0.93%) ATG
14 20 (0.88%) Microsoft
15 18 (0.79%) Splunk
16 15 (0.66%) Perforce
16 15 (0.66%) WSO2
17 14 (0.62%) Bloomberg
17 14 (0.62%) WorldPay
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