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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 39 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 999 822 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.46% 3.52% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 3.80% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 627 629
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.69 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.57% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.69 £25.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £33.69 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
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
20694 21628 20137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.41% 92.64% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14214 15047 13619
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £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 369 381 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £38.86 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 April 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 April 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 +8 251 £525 -4.54% 74
Docklands, London +9 15 £625 +15.20% 1
Canary Wharf +2 8 £525 -
Hammersmith - 3 £398 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £338 -
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Brentford - 1 £250 - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2088 (100.00%) Java
2 1037 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (32.57%) Spring
4 667 (31.94%) TDD
5 473 (22.65%) SQL
6 449 (21.50%) JavaScript
7 436 (20.88%) Oracle
8 429 (20.55%) HTML
9 428 (20.50%) Banking
10 418 (20.02%) Hibernate
11 417 (19.97%) Multithreading
12 408 (19.54%) Linux
13 393 (18.82%) J2EE
14 391 (18.73%) Front Office
14 391 (18.73%) Finance
15 341 (16.33%) Web Services
16 322 (15.42%) OO
17 316 (15.13%) Scrum
18 303 (14.51%) REST
19 300 (14.37%) Maven
20 285 (13.65%) UNIX
21 278 (13.31%) Relational Database
22 273 (13.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 268 (12.84%) Low Latency
24 267 (12.79%) Investment Banking
25 265 (12.69%) BDD
26 255 (12.21%) XML
27 239 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
28 226 (10.82%) JUnit
28 226 (10.82%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.38%) Tomcat
2 108 (5.17%) JBoss
3 105 (5.03%) WebLogic
4 94 (4.50%) Apache
5 71 (3.40%) WebSphere
6 62 (2.97%) CMS
7 55 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 46 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 44 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 31 (1.48%) Node.js
11 26 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.05%) Jetty
13 21 (1.01%) GlassFish
14 19 (0.91%) Mule
14 19 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.86%) Confluence
15 18 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.67%) MQSeries
16 14 (0.67%) Magnolia
17 12 (0.57%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 23 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (1.77%) ION MarketView
2 21 (1.01%) RMDS
3 8 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.096%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.048%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.048%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.048%) Magento
5 1 (0.048%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.25%) GitHub
3 25 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.24%) SaaS
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.14%) PaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.096%) Heroku
10 2 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.048%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.048%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.98%) HTTP
2 29 (1.39%) Internet
3 19 (0.91%) LDAP
4 16 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 13 (0.62%) X.509
6 11 (0.53%) AMQP
7 8 (0.38%) SNMP
8 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.19%) Multicast
8 4 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.14%) DVB
9 3 (0.14%) Firewall
9 3 (0.14%) VPN
10 2 (0.096%) SSL
10 2 (0.096%) Intranet
10 2 (0.096%) Extranet
10 2 (0.096%) NFC
11 1 (0.048%) DSL
11 1 (0.048%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (13.31%) Relational Database
2 126 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.03%) Hadoop
3 119 (5.70%) RDBMS
4 113 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 111 (5.32%) Big Data
6 100 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 87 (4.17%) MySQL
8 82 (3.93%) Oracle Database
9 51 (2.44%) DB2
10 42 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (1.92%) Neo4j
13 36 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.15%) KDB
16 21 (1.01%) Jackrabbit
17 20 (0.96%) Redis
18 16 (0.77%) HBase
18 16 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 300 (14.37%) Maven
2 226 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 226 (10.82%) JUnit
3 186 (8.91%) Subversion
4 111 (5.32%) Mockito
5 107 (5.12%) Eclipse
6 93 (4.45%) Jenkins
7 81 (3.88%) Ant
8 78 (3.74%) Cucumber
9 64 (3.07%) JIRA
10 62 (2.97%) Selenium
11 60 (2.87%) jMock
12 46 (2.20%) TeamCity
13 24 (1.15%) Gradle
14 21 (1.01%) Hudson
14 21 (1.01%) CruiseControl
15 18 (0.86%) JBehave
16 15 (0.72%) IntelliJ
16 15 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 428 (20.50%) Banking
2 391 (18.73%) Front Office
2 391 (18.73%) Finance
3 267 (12.79%) Investment Banking
4 39 (1.87%) Games
5 34 (1.63%) Publishing
6 32 (1.53%) Retail
7 22 (1.05%) Marketing
8 21 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 20 (0.96%) Back Office
10 19 (0.91%) Advertising
11 13 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.48%) Legal
13 7 (0.34%) French Language
14 6 (0.29%) Law
15 5 (0.24%) Automotive
15 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.096%) iGaming
17 2 (0.096%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (32.57%) Spring
2 429 (20.55%) HTML
3 418 (20.02%) Hibernate
4 393 (18.82%) J2EE
5 341 (16.33%) Web Services
6 303 (14.51%) REST
7 255 (12.21%) XML
8 209 (10.01%) CSS
9 196 (9.39%) RESTful
10 188 (9.00%) JSP
11 163 (7.81%) JMS
12 136 (6.51%) HTML5
13 134 (6.42%) SOAP
14 122 (5.84%) Spring MVC
15 115 (5.51%) Servlets
16 111 (5.32%) jQuery
17 109 (5.22%) Java EE
18 99 (4.74%) JAX-RS
19 90 (4.31%) JSON
20 89 (4.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 273 (13.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 196 (9.39%) Derivative
3 125 (5.99%) Equities
4 105 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 102 (4.89%) Fixed Income
6 101 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 100 (4.79%) Open Source
8 57 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
9 43 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.53%) N-Tier
12 30 (1.44%) User Experience
13 27 (1.29%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.10%) Market Risk
15 22 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
16 21 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.86%) Grid Computing
17 18 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.86%) Mathematics
18 14 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 408 (19.54%) Linux
2 285 (13.65%) UNIX
3 58 (2.78%) Windows
4 57 (2.73%) Mac OS X
5 16 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.34%) Android
8 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.19%) CentOS
11 3 (0.14%) Solaris
11 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.14%) VMS
12 2 (0.096%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.048%) AIX
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.048%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1037 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (31.94%) TDD
3 417 (19.97%) Multithreading
4 322 (15.42%) OO
5 316 (15.13%) Scrum
6 268 (12.84%) Low Latency
7 265 (12.69%) BDD
8 239 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
9 181 (8.67%) MVC
10 165 (7.90%) Web Development
11 141 (6.75%) SOA
12 138 (6.61%) Pair Programming
13 136 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 130 (6.23%) Software Engineering
15 105 (5.03%) User Stories
16 94 (4.50%) OOP
17 89 (4.26%) Unit Testing
18 84 (4.02%) UML
18 84 (4.02%) DevOps
19 81 (3.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2088 (100.00%) Java
2 473 (22.65%) SQL
3 449 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 192 (9.20%) C#
5 151 (7.23%) Python
6 144 (6.90%) Scala
7 121 (5.80%) C++
8 61 (2.92%) PL/SQL
9 50 (2.39%) Ruby
10 43 (2.06%) Groovy
11 40 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 32 (1.53%) Perl
13 24 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.05%) Clojure
15 19 (0.91%) C
16 14 (0.67%) PHP
16 14 (0.67%) XPath
17 10 (0.48%) VBA
18 6 (0.29%) XQuery
18 6 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (8.09%) Degree
2 119 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 18 (0.86%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.34%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.096%) PhD
9 2 (0.096%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.048%) HND
10 1 (0.048%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.25%) QA
2 10 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.29%) EMIR
4 2 (0.096%) Basel III
5 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.38%) Docker
2 6 (0.29%) Varnish
3 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.14%) HDFS
5 2 (0.096%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.048%) GridGain
6 1 (0.048%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.048%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (0.91%) Puppet
2 12 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.38%) Kibana
4 7 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.24%) StatsD
5 5 (0.24%) Ansible
6 4 (0.19%) Oozie
7 3 (0.14%) logstash
7 3 (0.14%) Salt
8 2 (0.096%) Control-M
8 2 (0.096%) Nagios
9 1 (0.048%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.048%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.048%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.048%) yum
9 1 (0.048%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.048%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.048%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 436 (20.88%) Oracle
2 126 (6.03%) Sybase
3 72 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 47 (2.25%) ION Trading
5 44 (2.11%) Adobe
6 36 (1.72%) IBM
7 29 (1.39%) Microsoft
8 27 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.10%) hybris
10 13 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.62%) ForgeRock
11 12 (0.57%) FatWire
12 11 (0.53%) Reuters
13 10 (0.48%) SAP
14 8 (0.38%) Sun
14 8 (0.38%) Murex
14 8 (0.38%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.38%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.38%) Google
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Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
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West London
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + or VP Perm
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
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City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Hounslow, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day 1 week only duration
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
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City, London
Hays Finance Technology
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