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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 40 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1024 956 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.32% 3.99% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 4.31% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 739 847
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £116.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 -1 268 £550 - 90
Croydon -5 16 £450 -
Canary Wharf -2 12 £500 +11.11%
Docklands, London +1 8 £600 -
Bromley -1 6 £550 -
Brentford - 3 £400 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £315 - 3
Hammersmith - 3 £368 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 - 1
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1882 (100.00%) Java
2 1024 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 761 (40.44%) Spring
4 712 (37.83%) TDD
5 452 (24.02%) Finance
6 428 (22.74%) Banking
7 413 (21.94%) JavaScript
7 413 (21.94%) SQL
8 405 (21.52%) Scrum
9 393 (20.88%) Multithreading
10 392 (20.83%) Hibernate
11 371 (19.71%) J2EE
12 364 (19.34%) Oracle
13 354 (18.81%) HTML
14 345 (18.33%) Linux
14 345 (18.33%) Maven
15 342 (18.17%) Web Services
16 293 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
17 287 (15.25%) Git (software)
18 285 (15.14%) REST
19 264 (14.03%) BDD
20 262 (13.92%) Front Office
20 262 (13.92%) XML
21 248 (13.18%) Investment Banking
22 244 (12.96%) OO
23 234 (12.43%) Pair Programming
24 232 (12.33%) RESTful
25 229 (12.17%) JUnit
26 212 (11.26%) JMS
27 211 (11.21%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 210 (11.16%) Tomcat
2 146 (7.76%) JBoss
3 111 (5.90%) Apache
4 92 (4.89%) Oracle Coherence
5 83 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 69 (3.67%) Confluence
7 68 (3.61%) Jetty
8 65 (3.45%) WebSphere
9 54 (2.87%) Node.js
10 52 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
11 48 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 44 (2.34%) CMS
13 40 (2.13%) Apache Spark
14 38 (2.02%) Apache Solr
15 37 (1.97%) Mule
16 35 (1.86%) MQSeries
17 25 (1.33%) Mule ESB
18 19 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
19 15 (0.80%) Alfresco
20 13 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (0.48%) ION MarketView
1 9 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.27%) RMDS
4 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.053%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 1 (0.053%) Magento
6 1 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.053%) Tridion
6 1 (0.053%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 124 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.54%) GitHub
3 17 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.27%) SaaS
8 5 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.21%) IaaS
9 4 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.16%) PaaS
10 3 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.11%) Heroku
12 1 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.053%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.76%) HTTP
2 40 (2.13%) Internet
3 24 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.96%) LDAP
5 13 (0.69%) AMQP
6 8 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (0.43%) X.509
7 6 (0.32%) FTP
7 6 (0.32%) SNMP
8 4 (0.21%) Multicast
9 3 (0.16%) VPN
9 3 (0.16%) DNS
9 3 (0.16%) Firewall
10 2 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.11%) SSL
11 1 (0.053%) SMTP
11 1 (0.053%) NFC
11 1 (0.053%) Extranet
11 1 (0.053%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (9.72%) NoSQL
2 177 (9.40%) MongoDB
3 175 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 147 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 138 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 127 (6.75%) MySQL
7 99 (5.26%) Big Data
8 98 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 98 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (4.30%) Oracle Database
10 58 (3.08%) HBase
11 53 (2.82%) RDBMS
12 50 (2.66%) DB2
13 30 (1.59%) Redis
14 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.06%) KDB
16 18 (0.96%) OLAP
16 18 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.90%) Neo4j
18 16 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 345 (18.33%) Maven
2 287 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 229 (12.17%) JUnit
4 197 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 164 (8.71%) Subversion
6 120 (6.38%) Cucumber
7 108 (5.74%) Mockito
7 108 (5.74%) JIRA
8 83 (4.41%) Gradle
9 75 (3.99%) Eclipse
10 61 (3.24%) IntelliJ
11 56 (2.98%) Ant
11 56 (2.98%) Selenium
12 51 (2.71%) TeamCity
13 43 (2.28%) jMock
14 32 (1.70%) Spock
14 32 (1.70%) Geb
15 30 (1.59%) Hudson
16 27 (1.43%) JMeter
17 23 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 452 (24.02%) Finance
2 428 (22.74%) Banking
3 262 (13.92%) Front Office
4 248 (13.18%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.34%) Retail
6 27 (1.43%) Publishing
6 27 (1.43%) Games
6 27 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.22%) Back Office
9 12 (0.64%) Legal
9 12 (0.64%) Marketing
10 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.37%) Advertising
12 6 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.053%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.053%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (40.44%) Spring
2 392 (20.83%) Hibernate
3 371 (19.71%) J2EE
4 354 (18.81%) HTML
5 342 (18.17%) Web Services
6 285 (15.14%) REST
7 262 (13.92%) XML
8 232 (12.33%) RESTful
9 212 (11.26%) JMS
10 211 (11.21%) CSS
11 168 (8.93%) HTML5
12 140 (7.44%) SOAP
13 138 (7.33%) JSON
14 136 (7.23%) Spring MVC
15 133 (7.07%) JSP
16 120 (6.38%) Java EE
17 119 (6.32%) AngularJS
18 106 (5.63%) jQuery
19 103 (5.47%) Apache Camel
20 94 (4.99%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 123 (6.54%) Derivative
3 105 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (4.62%) Equities
5 59 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 56 (2.98%) Computer Science
7 49 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
7 49 (2.60%) Market Risk
8 36 (1.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 34 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 34 (1.81%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 28 (1.49%) Mobile App
13 27 (1.43%) Credit Risk
14 21 (1.12%) User Experience
15 17 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.90%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.64%) Grid Computing
16 12 (0.64%) STB
Operating Systems
1 345 (18.33%) Linux
2 199 (10.57%) UNIX
3 53 (2.82%) Windows
4 40 (2.13%) CentOS
5 38 (2.02%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.53%) Android
9 6 (0.32%) VMS
10 5 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.053%) HPUX
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1024 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (37.83%) TDD
3 405 (21.52%) Scrum
4 393 (20.88%) Multithreading
5 293 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
6 264 (14.03%) BDD
7 244 (12.96%) OO
8 234 (12.43%) Pair Programming
9 197 (10.47%) MVC
10 164 (8.71%) Low Latency
11 159 (8.45%) Software Engineering
12 143 (7.60%) SOA
13 142 (7.55%) E-Commerce
14 128 (6.80%) Unit Testing
15 126 (6.70%) Open Source
16 124 (6.59%) SDLC
17 118 (6.27%) Web Development
18 112 (5.95%) Kanban
19 91 (4.84%) DevOps
20 87 (4.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1882 (100.00%) Java
2 413 (21.94%) JavaScript
2 413 (21.94%) SQL
3 200 (10.63%) Scala
4 143 (7.60%) C#
5 117 (6.22%) Groovy
6 113 (6.00%) Python
7 85 (4.52%) C++
8 68 (3.61%) Ruby
9 59 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 45 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 32 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.22%) Perl
13 22 (1.17%) PHP
14 17 (0.90%) C
15 16 (0.85%) XPath
16 15 (0.80%) Clojure
17 10 (0.53%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.48%) Korn
19 7 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 184 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 115 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 107 (5.69%) Degree
4 24 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (0.48%) PhD
6 8 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.053%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.73%) QA
2 7 (0.37%) SLA
2 7 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.27%) EMIR
4 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.053%) MiFID
6 1 (0.053%) CDISC
6 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (2.71%) Docker
2 16 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.85%) Apache Flume
3 13 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.64%) HDFS
5 10 (0.53%) GridGain
6 7 (0.37%) vCloud
7 5 (0.27%) Squid
7 5 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
7 5 (0.27%) vSphere
7 5 (0.27%) Varnish
8 3 (0.16%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 48 (2.55%) Puppet
2 13 (0.69%) Kibana
3 12 (0.64%) Graphite
3 12 (0.64%) ZABBIX
3 12 (0.64%) Ansible
4 11 (0.58%) logstash
4 11 (0.58%) Rundeck
4 11 (0.58%) Apache Shiro
4 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.53%) Salt
6 9 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (0.48%) Nagios
7 6 (0.32%) Oozie
8 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.16%) Control-M
11 2 (0.11%) MOM
11 2 (0.11%) yum
12 1 (0.053%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 364 (19.34%) Oracle
2 116 (6.16%) Sybase
3 54 (2.87%) TIBCO
4 47 (2.50%) Adobe
5 42 (2.23%) IBM
6 37 (1.97%) Microsoft
7 26 (1.38%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.17%) Google
8 22 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.01%) hybris
10 18 (0.96%) New Relic
10 18 (0.96%) VMware
10 18 (0.96%) Solace
11 16 (0.85%) Informatica
12 14 (0.74%) Splunk
13 12 (0.64%) SOASTA, Inc
13 12 (0.64%) ION Trading
14 10 (0.53%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.43%) FatWire
16 7 (0.37%) ForgeRock
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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