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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 33 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1085 773 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.17% 3.54% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 3.80% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 603 569
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £627
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 +17 303 £544 +3.57% 90
Canary Wharf +2 11 £600 +14.28%
Croydon - 3 - -
Docklands, London +6 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Hounslow - 1 - - 4
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2115 (99.95%) Java
2 1021 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
3 773 (36.53%) Spring
4 675 (31.90%) TDD
5 514 (24.29%) Hibernate
6 479 (22.64%) Banking
7 464 (21.93%) HTML
8 456 (21.55%) SQL
9 455 (21.50%) Oracle
10 450 (21.27%) JavaScript
11 427 (20.18%) Linux
12 416 (19.66%) Front Office
13 407 (19.23%) Finance
14 404 (19.09%) Multithreading
15 394 (18.62%) J2EE
16 381 (18.01%) Web Services
17 361 (17.06%) UNIX
18 348 (16.45%) OO
19 346 (16.35%) Scrum
20 320 (15.12%) Maven
21 305 (14.41%) XML
22 285 (13.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 281 (13.28%) REST
24 279 (13.19%) Investment Banking
25 276 (13.04%) Relational Database
26 274 (12.95%) BDD
27 270 (12.76%) JUnit
28 268 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
29 254 (12.00%) Git (software)
30 249 (11.77%) Low Latency

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 175 (8.27%) Tomcat
2 102 (4.82%) Apache
3 94 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 87 (4.11%) JBoss
5 75 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 65 (3.07%) CMS
7 58 (2.74%) Adobe CQ
8 46 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 34 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
10 29 (1.37%) Node.js
10 29 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.04%) Jetty
13 20 (0.95%) Mule
14 19 (0.90%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.71%) Confluence
16 14 (0.66%) GlassFish
17 13 (0.61%) MQSeries
17 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (0.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.43%) MS Office
3 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.047%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (1.94%) ION MarketView
2 24 (1.13%) RMDS
3 10 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (0.43%) Murex MxG2000
5 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.047%) Endur
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.047%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.09%) GitHub
4 19 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.24%) SaaS
6 5 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.14%) ElastiCache
7 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.047%) Heroku
8 1 (0.047%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.40%) HTTP
2 33 (1.56%) Internet
3 18 (0.85%) LDAP
4 15 (0.71%) SNMP
5 13 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.38%) AMQP
6 8 (0.38%) DSL
7 5 (0.24%) SSL
8 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.19%) Multicast
9 3 (0.14%) Intranet
9 3 (0.14%) DVB
9 3 (0.14%) Firewall
10 2 (0.095%) VPN
10 2 (0.095%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.047%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.047%) SSH
11 1 (0.047%) NFC
11 1 (0.047%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.047%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 139 (6.57%) MongoDB
3 109 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 105 (4.96%) RDBMS
5 97 (4.58%) SQL Server
6 95 (4.49%) Big Data
7 91 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 83 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 77 (3.64%) MySQL
10 57 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 54 (2.55%) Neo4j
12 52 (2.46%) DB2
13 37 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 36 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (1.32%) KDB
16 23 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.95%) Redis
18 19 (0.90%) Jackrabbit
18 19 (0.90%) Apache Hive
19 15 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 320 (15.12%) Maven
2 270 (12.76%) JUnit
3 254 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 220 (10.40%) Subversion
5 126 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 110 (5.20%) Mockito
6 110 (5.20%) Jenkins
7 94 (4.44%) Ant
8 91 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 85 (4.02%) JIRA
10 79 (3.73%) Selenium
11 76 (3.59%) TeamCity
12 52 (2.46%) jMock
13 43 (2.03%) Hudson
14 36 (1.70%) CruiseControl
15 27 (1.28%) IntelliJ
16 24 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.85%) EasyMock
18 17 (0.80%) Redmine
18 17 (0.80%) Jasmine
General
1 479 (22.64%) Banking
2 416 (19.66%) Front Office
3 407 (19.23%) Finance
4 279 (13.19%) Investment Banking
5 34 (1.61%) Retail
6 31 (1.47%) Games
7 30 (1.42%) Publishing
8 22 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 19 (0.90%) Back Office
9 19 (0.90%) Advertising
9 19 (0.90%) Marketing
10 18 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.47%) Legal
12 8 (0.38%) Law
13 6 (0.28%) Automotive
14 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.14%) Billing
16 2 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.095%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (36.53%) Spring
2 514 (24.29%) Hibernate
3 464 (21.93%) HTML
4 394 (18.62%) J2EE
5 381 (18.01%) Web Services
6 305 (14.41%) XML
7 281 (13.28%) REST
8 237 (11.20%) CSS
9 208 (9.83%) RESTful
10 193 (9.12%) JMS
11 187 (8.84%) JSP
12 136 (6.43%) SOAP
13 135 (6.38%) Spring MVC
14 133 (6.29%) jQuery
15 125 (5.91%) HTML5
16 124 (5.86%) Java EE
17 113 (5.34%) Servlets
18 105 (4.96%) JAX-RS
19 103 (4.87%) JSON
20 87 (4.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 285 (13.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 200 (9.45%) Derivative
3 138 (6.52%) Fixed Income
4 121 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 94 (4.44%) Open Source
7 80 (3.78%) Equities
8 66 (3.12%) Data Structures
9 51 (2.41%) Algorithms
10 36 (1.70%) User Experience
10 36 (1.70%) Credit Derivative
10 36 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
11 33 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (1.18%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.13%) Grid Computing
13 24 (1.13%) Market Risk
14 17 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.76%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.61%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 427 (20.18%) Linux
2 361 (17.06%) UNIX
3 71 (3.36%) Mac OS X
4 54 (2.55%) Windows
5 15 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.47%) Android
7 10 (0.47%) CentOS
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.33%) Solaris
10 5 (0.24%) VMS
11 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.095%) Debian
13 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.095%) zOS
13 2 (0.095%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1021 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (31.90%) TDD
3 404 (19.09%) Multithreading
4 348 (16.45%) OO
5 346 (16.35%) Scrum
6 274 (12.95%) BDD
7 268 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
8 249 (11.77%) Low Latency
9 192 (9.07%) MVC
10 159 (7.51%) E-Commerce
11 146 (6.90%) SOA
12 140 (6.62%) Web Development
13 111 (5.25%) Pair Programming
14 99 (4.68%) User Stories
15 91 (4.30%) Algorithmic Trading
16 90 (4.25%) Unit Testing
17 88 (4.16%) OOD
17 88 (4.16%) DevOps
18 87 (4.11%) Software Engineering
19 82 (3.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2115 (99.95%) Java
2 456 (21.55%) SQL
3 450 (21.27%) JavaScript
4 194 (9.17%) C#
5 145 (6.85%) Scala
6 131 (6.19%) C++
7 119 (5.62%) Python
8 79 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 72 (3.40%) Ruby
10 70 (3.31%) Groovy
11 51 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 43 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 39 (1.84%) Perl
14 33 (1.56%) Clojure
15 29 (1.37%) PHP
15 29 (1.37%) C
16 9 (0.43%) XQuery
17 8 (0.38%) VB
17 8 (0.38%) Korn
17 8 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 165 (7.80%) Degree
2 85 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 18 (0.85%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.28%) OCPJP
6 6 (0.28%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.14%) PhD
9 2 (0.095%) HND
10 1 (0.047%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.047%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.21%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.095%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.047%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.28%) Varnish
1 6 (0.28%) Docker
2 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.095%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.095%) GridGain
4 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.047%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.047%) RHEV
4 1 (0.047%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (1.70%) Puppet
2 15 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.43%) Ansible
3 9 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.28%) yum
5 5 (0.24%) Kibana
6 4 (0.19%) StatsD
7 3 (0.14%) Oozie
8 2 (0.095%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.047%) Control-M
9 1 (0.047%) Nagios
9 1 (0.047%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.047%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.047%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.047%) logstash
9 1 (0.047%) Salt
9 1 (0.047%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.047%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.047%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 455 (21.50%) Oracle
2 140 (6.62%) Sybase
3 96 (4.54%) TIBCO
4 52 (2.46%) ION Trading
5 50 (2.36%) Adobe
6 31 (1.47%) 29West
7 26 (1.23%) IBM
8 25 (1.18%) Microsoft
9 22 (1.04%) Murex
9 22 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 17 (0.80%) Bloomberg
11 15 (0.71%) Perforce
11 15 (0.71%) Google
12 13 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.61%) Canoo
12 13 (0.61%) FatWire
13 12 (0.57%) Reuters
14 10 (0.47%) hybris
15 9 (0.43%) SAP
16 7 (0.33%) Sun
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