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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 48 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 874 784 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.94% 3.46% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.73% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 634 682
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £671 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 220 £525 - 101
Canary Wharf -1 12 £425 -22.72%
Docklands, London -1 7 £675 +3.84%
Croydon -12 2 £425 +41.66%
Ealing - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Mayfair - 1 £575 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1990 (100.00%) Java
2 970 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (34.17%) Spring
4 626 (31.46%) TDD
5 457 (22.96%) SQL
6 432 (21.71%) JavaScript
7 415 (20.85%) Multithreading
8 410 (20.60%) Banking
9 409 (20.55%) Oracle
10 401 (20.15%) Hibernate
11 395 (19.85%) Finance
12 392 (19.70%) J2EE
13 387 (19.45%) HTML
14 386 (19.40%) Linux
15 358 (17.99%) Front Office
16 334 (16.78%) Web Services
17 321 (16.13%) OO
18 310 (15.58%) Scrum
19 286 (14.37%) Maven
20 267 (13.42%) REST
21 261 (13.12%) Investment Banking
22 260 (13.07%) Low Latency
23 258 (12.96%) UNIX
24 256 (12.86%) XML
25 251 (12.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 248 (12.46%) Relational Database
27 226 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
28 220 (11.06%) BDD
29 219 (11.01%) JUnit
30 209 (10.50%) RESTful

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 172 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 119 (5.98%) JBoss
3 104 (5.23%) WebLogic
4 91 (4.57%) Apache
5 79 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 59 (2.96%) CMS
7 49 (2.46%) Oracle Coherence
8 47 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 45 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (1.46%) Node.js
11 28 (1.41%) Confluence
12 25 (1.26%) Mule
12 25 (1.26%) Jetty
13 24 (1.21%) Apache Spark
14 19 (0.95%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.95%) Mule ESB
15 17 (0.85%) GlassFish
16 15 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
17 14 (0.70%) Magnolia
18 13 (0.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 25 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (1.61%) ION MarketView
2 21 (1.06%) RMDS
3 8 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.050%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.050%) Magento
7 1 (0.050%) Tridion
7 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.050%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.050%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.36%) GitHub
3 23 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.15%) SaaS
9 2 (0.10%) IaaS
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Heroku
10 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.050%) Force.com
10 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.32%) HTTP
2 31 (1.56%) Internet
3 18 (0.90%) LDAP
4 17 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.70%) X.509
6 13 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 11 (0.55%) AMQP
8 8 (0.40%) SNMP
9 5 (0.25%) FTP
10 4 (0.20%) Multicast
11 3 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.15%) VPN
11 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.15%) Firewall
12 2 (0.10%) NFC
12 2 (0.10%) Extranet
13 1 (0.050%) SSL
13 1 (0.050%) Intranet
13 1 (0.050%) DSL
13 1 (0.050%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (12.46%) Relational Database
2 128 (6.43%) SQL Server
3 124 (6.23%) Hadoop
4 108 (5.43%) RDBMS
5 100 (5.03%) Big Data
5 100 (5.03%) NoSQL
6 99 (4.97%) MongoDB
7 93 (4.67%) MySQL
8 77 (3.87%) Oracle Database
9 49 (2.46%) DB2
10 40 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.16%) Neo4j
14 22 (1.11%) HBase
15 19 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.90%) Redis
16 18 (0.90%) Hazelcast
17 17 (0.85%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 286 (14.37%) Maven
2 219 (11.01%) JUnit
3 207 (10.40%) Git (software)
4 166 (8.34%) Subversion
5 107 (5.38%) Eclipse
6 103 (5.18%) Jenkins
7 83 (4.17%) Mockito
8 81 (4.07%) Ant
9 72 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 69 (3.47%) JIRA
11 56 (2.81%) Selenium
12 52 (2.61%) jMock
13 46 (2.31%) TeamCity
14 31 (1.56%) Gradle
15 22 (1.11%) IntelliJ
16 20 (1.01%) CruiseControl
16 20 (1.01%) Hudson
17 15 (0.75%) JBehave
18 13 (0.65%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 410 (20.60%) Banking
2 395 (19.85%) Finance
3 358 (17.99%) Front Office
4 261 (13.12%) Investment Banking
5 41 (2.06%) Retail
6 35 (1.76%) Publishing
7 34 (1.71%) Games
8 21 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.06%) Back Office
9 18 (0.90%) Marketing
9 18 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.85%) Advertising
11 8 (0.40%) Legal
12 6 (0.30%) French Language
12 6 (0.30%) Law
13 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.10%) Automotive
15 2 (0.10%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (34.17%) Spring
2 401 (20.15%) Hibernate
3 392 (19.70%) J2EE
4 387 (19.45%) HTML
5 334 (16.78%) Web Services
6 267 (13.42%) REST
7 256 (12.86%) XML
8 209 (10.50%) RESTful
9 204 (10.25%) CSS
10 178 (8.94%) JSP
11 162 (8.14%) JMS
12 134 (6.73%) SOAP
13 130 (6.53%) HTML5
14 113 (5.68%) Java EE
15 111 (5.58%) Spring MVC
16 106 (5.33%) Servlets
17 100 (5.03%) jQuery
18 91 (4.57%) AngularJS
19 90 (4.52%) JSON
20 83 (4.17%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 251 (12.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 181 (9.10%) Derivative
3 123 (6.18%) Equities
4 103 (5.18%) Computer Science
5 100 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (4.82%) Open Source
7 80 (4.02%) Fixed Income
8 49 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
9 39 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.66%) N-Tier
11 32 (1.61%) Market Risk
11 32 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.31%) User Experience
13 23 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.95%) Grid Computing
15 18 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
15 18 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 386 (19.40%) Linux
2 258 (12.96%) UNIX
3 64 (3.22%) Windows
4 39 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 20 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.55%) Android
7 9 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.40%) CentOS
9 4 (0.20%) VMS
9 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.15%) Solaris
10 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.050%) AIX
12 1 (0.050%) HPUX
12 1 (0.050%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (31.46%) TDD
3 415 (20.85%) Multithreading
4 321 (16.13%) OO
5 310 (15.58%) Scrum
6 260 (13.07%) Low Latency
7 226 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 220 (11.06%) BDD
9 165 (8.29%) MVC
10 144 (7.24%) Web Development
11 138 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 133 (6.68%) Software Engineering
13 131 (6.58%) Pair Programming
14 128 (6.43%) SOA
15 96 (4.82%) User Stories
16 94 (4.72%) Unit Testing
17 89 (4.47%) UML
17 89 (4.47%) OOP
18 75 (3.77%) Data Modelling
19 72 (3.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1990 (100.00%) Java
2 457 (22.96%) SQL
3 432 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 176 (8.84%) C#
5 149 (7.49%) Scala
6 144 (7.24%) Python
7 110 (5.53%) C++
8 64 (3.22%) PL/SQL
9 50 (2.51%) Ruby
10 47 (2.36%) Groovy
11 37 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.46%) Perl
13 26 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.06%) Clojure
15 19 (0.95%) C
16 18 (0.90%) XPath
17 15 (0.75%) PHP
18 10 (0.50%) VBA
19 6 (0.30%) XQuery
20 5 (0.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 159 (7.99%) Degree
2 134 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.95%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.35%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.10%) PhD
11 1 (0.050%) HND
11 1 (0.050%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.46%) QA
2 9 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.30%) EMIR
4 2 (0.10%) Basel III
5 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (0.75%) Docker
2 8 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.30%) Varnish
4 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.15%) HDFS
5 3 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (0.15%) GridGain
6 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.050%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 21 (1.06%) Puppet
2 12 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.50%) Kibana
4 7 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.25%) StatsD
5 5 (0.25%) Ansible
5 5 (0.25%) Oozie
6 3 (0.15%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.15%) Salt
6 3 (0.15%) logstash
7 2 (0.10%) Nagios
7 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.10%) Control-M
8 1 (0.050%) Graphite
8 1 (0.050%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.050%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.050%) yum
8 1 (0.050%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.050%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 409 (20.55%) Oracle
2 119 (5.98%) Sybase
3 56 (2.81%) TIBCO
4 42 (2.11%) Adobe
5 36 (1.81%) ION Trading
5 36 (1.81%) IBM
6 27 (1.36%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.21%) Microsoft
8 22 (1.11%) hybris
9 19 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.65%) ForgeRock
11 11 (0.55%) FatWire
11 11 (0.55%) Reuters
12 9 (0.45%) Sun
13 8 (0.40%) Google
13 8 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.35%) SAP
15 6 (0.30%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.30%) Informatica
16 5 (0.25%) Talend
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago