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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 41 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1080 1013 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.52% 4.05% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 4.35% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 829 698
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £352 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +142.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
22031 23293 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 93.24% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15796 16084 13908
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 386 507
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 0 282 £525 - 98
Canary Wharf -8 5 £413 -23.25%
Docklands, London +17 3 - -
Hammersmith - 3 £350 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 £475 -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - - 3
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2022 (99.95%) Java
2 1002 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 864 (42.71%) Spring
4 703 (34.75%) TDD
5 544 (26.89%) Hibernate
6 512 (25.31%) Banking
7 468 (23.13%) Oracle
8 465 (22.99%) SQL
9 455 (22.49%) JavaScript
10 407 (20.12%) HTML
11 393 (19.43%) Multithreading
12 386 (19.08%) Finance
13 385 (19.03%) Front Office
14 381 (18.83%) Scrum
15 375 (18.54%) Linux
16 366 (18.09%) Web Services
17 356 (17.60%) J2EE
18 318 (15.72%) UNIX
19 305 (15.08%) OO
20 296 (14.63%) Investment Banking
21 289 (14.29%) Maven
22 283 (13.99%) BDD
23 274 (13.54%) XML
24 256 (12.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 254 (12.56%) Low Latency
26 252 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
27 250 (12.36%) REST
28 243 (12.01%) JUnit
29 242 (11.96%) CSS
30 240 (11.86%) MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 171 (8.45%) Tomcat
2 100 (4.94%) Apache
3 88 (4.35%) JBoss
4 81 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 72 (3.56%) CMS
5 72 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 63 (3.11%) Oracle Coherence
7 47 (2.32%) Adobe CQ
8 30 (1.48%) Apache Solr
9 28 (1.38%) TIBCO EMS
9 28 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (1.29%) Node.js
10 26 (1.29%) Jetty
11 19 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 18 (0.89%) Confluence
13 16 (0.79%) Mule
14 14 (0.69%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 13 (0.64%) Liferay
15 13 (0.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (0.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.099%) MS Office
3 1 (0.049%) MS Project
3 1 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (1.83%) ION MarketView
2 30 (1.48%) RMDS
3 9 (0.44%) Murex MxG2000
4 8 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.049%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.049%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.049%) Endur
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.049%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.19%) GitHub
3 19 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.30%) SaaS
8 5 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.099%) Heroku
9 2 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.049%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.049%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.91%) HTTP
2 37 (1.83%) Internet
3 30 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.19%) LDAP
5 13 (0.64%) SNMP
6 10 (0.49%) AMQP
6 10 (0.49%) Multicast
7 8 (0.40%) DSL
7 8 (0.40%) SSL
7 8 (0.40%) Intranet
8 7 (0.35%) SSH
8 7 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.15%) DVB
9 3 (0.15%) Firewall
10 2 (0.099%) NFC
10 2 (0.099%) Network Security
10 2 (0.099%) WAN
10 2 (0.099%) DNS
10 2 (0.099%) LAN
11 1 (0.049%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (11.37%) Relational Database
2 149 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 123 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 95 (4.70%) MySQL
5 94 (4.65%) Big Data
6 84 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 81 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 80 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 79 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 69 (3.41%) RDBMS
11 41 (2.03%) Neo4j
12 38 (1.88%) DB2
13 37 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 32 (1.58%) KDB
14 32 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.43%) Redis
16 19 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.89%) HBase
18 16 (0.79%) CouchDB
18 16 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 289 (14.29%) Maven
2 243 (12.01%) JUnit
3 222 (10.97%) Git (software)
4 203 (10.03%) Subversion
5 111 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 102 (5.04%) Mockito
7 101 (4.99%) Eclipse
8 99 (4.89%) Cucumber
9 80 (3.95%) Selenium
10 75 (3.71%) JIRA
11 60 (2.97%) jMock
11 60 (2.97%) TeamCity
11 60 (2.97%) Ant
12 55 (2.72%) Hudson
13 33 (1.63%) IntelliJ
14 28 (1.38%) CruiseControl
15 25 (1.24%) Jasmine
16 20 (0.99%) EasyMock
16 20 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 512 (25.31%) Banking
2 386 (19.08%) Finance
3 385 (19.03%) Front Office
4 296 (14.63%) Investment Banking
5 40 (1.98%) Games
6 37 (1.83%) Retail
7 32 (1.58%) Back Office
8 25 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.19%) Publishing
10 22 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.84%) Marketing
12 14 (0.69%) Advertising
13 7 (0.35%) Legal
14 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.30%) Automotive
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.099%) Law
17 2 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.049%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 864 (42.71%) Spring
2 544 (26.89%) Hibernate
3 407 (20.12%) HTML
4 366 (18.09%) Web Services
5 356 (17.60%) J2EE
6 274 (13.54%) XML
7 250 (12.36%) REST
8 242 (11.96%) CSS
9 189 (9.34%) JMS
9 189 (9.34%) RESTful
10 187 (9.24%) Spring MVC
11 169 (8.35%) JSP
12 143 (7.07%) jQuery
13 132 (6.52%) HTML5
14 124 (6.13%) JSON
15 123 (6.08%) SOAP
16 122 (6.03%) Java EE
17 103 (5.09%) Servlets
18 87 (4.30%) Ajax
19 84 (4.15%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 256 (12.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 174 (8.60%) Fixed Income
3 146 (7.22%) Derivative
4 129 (6.38%) Open Source
5 101 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (4.75%) Computer Science
7 77 (3.81%) Equities
8 66 (3.26%) Data Structures
9 57 (2.82%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 33 (1.63%) Market Risk
12 32 (1.58%) Credit Derivative
13 30 (1.48%) Credit Risk
14 27 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.33%) User Experience
15 25 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
16 21 (1.04%) Digital Media
17 17 (0.84%) N-Tier
18 13 (0.64%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 375 (18.54%) Linux
2 318 (15.72%) UNIX
3 50 (2.47%) Mac OS X
4 44 (2.17%) Windows
5 12 (0.59%) Solaris
5 12 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.49%) Android
6 10 (0.49%) CentOS
7 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.25%) AIX
9 5 (0.25%) VMS
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.099%) Debian
11 2 (0.099%) zOS
11 2 (0.099%) HPUX
11 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (34.75%) TDD
3 393 (19.43%) Multithreading
4 381 (18.83%) Scrum
5 305 (15.08%) OO
6 283 (13.99%) BDD
7 254 (12.56%) Low Latency
8 252 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
9 240 (11.86%) MVC
10 207 (10.23%) E-Commerce
11 153 (7.56%) SOA
12 152 (7.51%) Pair Programming
13 141 (6.97%) Web Development
14 107 (5.29%) OOD
15 104 (5.14%) Software Engineering
16 101 (4.99%) User Stories
17 100 (4.94%) Algorithmic Trading
18 96 (4.75%) Unit Testing
19 83 (4.10%) Kanban
20 80 (3.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2022 (99.95%) Java
2 465 (22.99%) SQL
3 455 (22.49%) JavaScript
4 177 (8.75%) C#
5 166 (8.21%) Scala
6 124 (6.13%) Python
7 117 (5.78%) C++
8 96 (4.75%) Groovy
9 83 (4.10%) PL/SQL
10 70 (3.46%) Ruby
11 53 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 49 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 36 (1.78%) Clojure
14 34 (1.68%) Perl
14 34 (1.68%) PHP
15 28 (1.38%) C
16 11 (0.54%) Korn
17 10 (0.49%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.49%) VB
18 8 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 168 (8.30%) Degree
2 60 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.30%) BC Cleared
5 6 (0.30%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.049%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.40%) QA
2 4 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.049%) SLA
5 1 (0.049%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (0.25%) HDFS
2 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.15%) Docker
3 2 (0.099%) GridGain
4 1 (0.049%) RHEV
4 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 39 (1.93%) Puppet
2 23 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.40%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.35%) YUM
5 6 (0.30%) Oozie
5 6 (0.30%) Ansible
6 4 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.15%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.099%) Salt
8 2 (0.099%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.099%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.049%) Nagios
9 1 (0.049%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.049%) logstash
Vendors
1 468 (23.13%) Oracle
2 135 (6.67%) Sybase
3 116 (5.73%) TIBCO
4 47 (2.32%) ION Trading
5 42 (2.08%) Adobe
6 39 (1.93%) 29West
7 27 (1.33%) Microsoft
8 26 (1.29%) Murex
8 26 (1.29%) FatWire
8 26 (1.29%) Google
9 25 (1.24%) IBM
10 21 (1.04%) Bloomberg
11 19 (0.94%) Perforce
12 16 (0.79%) Reuters
13 13 (0.64%) Canoo
14 12 (0.59%) Informatica
15 11 (0.54%) Zend
16 10 (0.49%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.44%) Atlassian
18 8 (0.40%) hybris
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
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Rate: £550 per day
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LA International
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £565 per day
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City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
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London
Roc Search
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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