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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 37 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1065 850 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.72% 3.57% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 3.84% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 689 622
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 £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
20837 22139 19495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.04% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14957 15233 13034
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 386 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +8 282 £528 +0.47% 69
Canary Wharf -1 6 £663 +20.45%
Docklands, London +15 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Twickenham - 1 £475 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Ealing - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2048 (99.95%) Java
2 995 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
3 793 (38.70%) Spring
4 681 (33.24%) TDD
5 518 (25.28%) Hibernate
6 479 (23.38%) Banking
7 459 (22.40%) Oracle
8 458 (22.35%) SQL
9 437 (21.33%) JavaScript
10 423 (20.64%) HTML
11 397 (19.38%) Front Office
12 396 (19.33%) Finance
13 390 (19.03%) Multithreading
14 387 (18.89%) Linux
15 367 (17.91%) J2EE
16 359 (17.52%) Web Services
17 356 (17.37%) Scrum
18 331 (16.15%) OO
19 330 (16.11%) UNIX
20 305 (14.89%) Maven
21 299 (14.59%) XML
22 289 (14.10%) BDD
23 284 (13.86%) Investment Banking
24 264 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
25 261 (12.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 259 (12.64%) JUnit
27 255 (12.45%) REST
28 250 (12.20%) Relational Database
29 243 (11.86%) Low Latency
30 241 (11.76%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 167 (8.15%) Tomcat
2 102 (4.98%) Apache
3 84 (4.10%) JBoss
4 82 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 73 (3.56%) CMS
6 71 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 59 (2.88%) Adobe CQ
8 51 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 28 (1.37%) Node.js
10 27 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 27 (1.32%) Apache Solr
11 25 (1.22%) Jetty
12 24 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
13 23 (1.12%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.83%) Confluence
14 17 (0.83%) Mule
15 14 (0.68%) GlassFish
15 14 (0.68%) MQSeries
15 14 (0.68%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.049%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (1.85%) ION MarketView
2 30 (1.46%) RMDS
3 9 (0.44%) Murex MxG2000
3 9 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
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 39 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.22%) GitHub
3 24 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.20%) SaaS
9 2 (0.098%) PaaS
9 2 (0.098%) Heroku
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.049%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.10%) HTTP
2 28 (1.37%) Internet
3 21 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.98%) LDAP
5 13 (0.63%) SNMP
6 8 (0.39%) DSL
6 8 (0.39%) AMQP
7 7 (0.34%) Multicast
8 5 (0.24%) Intranet
8 5 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.20%) SSL
9 4 (0.20%) SSH
10 3 (0.15%) DVB
11 1 (0.049%) Firewall
11 1 (0.049%) Extranet
11 1 (0.049%) NFC
11 1 (0.049%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.049%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.049%) VoIP
11 1 (0.049%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 142 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 122 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 103 (5.03%) Big Data
5 98 (4.78%) RDBMS
6 94 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 92 (4.49%) SQL Server
8 87 (4.25%) MySQL
9 78 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 67 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 46 (2.24%) DB2
12 44 (2.15%) Neo4j
13 32 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 30 (1.46%) KDB
15 27 (1.32%) Redis
16 22 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.07%) Apache Hive
17 19 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
18 18 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 305 (14.89%) Maven
2 259 (12.64%) JUnit
3 241 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 210 (10.25%) Subversion
5 117 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 112 (5.47%) Jenkins
7 105 (5.12%) Mockito
8 93 (4.54%) Cucumber
9 89 (4.34%) JIRA
10 83 (4.05%) Selenium
11 77 (3.76%) Ant
12 73 (3.56%) TeamCity
13 52 (2.54%) jMock
14 51 (2.49%) Hudson
15 31 (1.51%) IntelliJ
16 30 (1.46%) CruiseControl
17 26 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (0.98%) Jasmine
19 19 (0.93%) EasyMock
20 16 (0.78%) Redmine
General
1 479 (23.38%) Banking
2 397 (19.38%) Front Office
3 396 (19.33%) Finance
4 284 (13.86%) Investment Banking
5 35 (1.71%) Retail
5 35 (1.71%) Games
6 25 (1.22%) Publishing
7 22 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.02%) Back Office
9 20 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.93%) Advertising
10 19 (0.93%) Marketing
11 8 (0.39%) Legal
12 6 (0.29%) Automotive
12 6 (0.29%) Law
13 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.20%) Billing
14 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.049%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (38.70%) Spring
2 518 (25.28%) Hibernate
3 423 (20.64%) HTML
4 367 (17.91%) J2EE
5 359 (17.52%) Web Services
6 299 (14.59%) XML
7 255 (12.45%) REST
8 227 (11.08%) CSS
9 199 (9.71%) RESTful
10 179 (8.74%) JSP
11 167 (8.15%) JMS
12 156 (7.61%) Spring MVC
13 129 (6.30%) jQuery
14 126 (6.15%) SOAP
15 124 (6.05%) Servlets
16 123 (6.00%) HTML5
17 122 (5.95%) Java EE
18 111 (5.42%) JSON
19 87 (4.25%) JDBC
20 84 (4.10%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 261 (12.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 185 (9.03%) Derivative
3 159 (7.76%) Fixed Income
4 107 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 107 (5.22%) Open Source
5 105 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (4.05%) Equities
7 71 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 60 (2.93%) Algorithms
9 41 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
10 34 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
11 31 (1.51%) User Experience
12 30 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.46%) Mathematics
13 27 (1.32%) Market Risk
14 23 (1.12%) Grid Computing
15 21 (1.02%) Digital Media
16 20 (0.98%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.63%) Credit Risk
18 12 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 387 (18.89%) Linux
2 330 (16.11%) UNIX
3 53 (2.59%) Mac OS X
4 45 (2.20%) Windows
5 12 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.49%) CentOS
8 9 (0.44%) Android
9 8 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.34%) Solaris
11 5 (0.24%) VMS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.098%) Debian
13 2 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.098%) AIX
13 2 (0.098%) HPUX
13 2 (0.098%) zOS
14 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (33.24%) TDD
3 390 (19.03%) Multithreading
4 356 (17.37%) Scrum
5 331 (16.15%) OO
6 289 (14.10%) BDD
7 264 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
8 243 (11.86%) Low Latency
9 218 (10.64%) MVC
10 173 (8.44%) E-Commerce
11 142 (6.93%) SOA
12 135 (6.59%) Web Development
13 127 (6.20%) Pair Programming
14 98 (4.78%) Algorithmic Trading
15 94 (4.59%) User Stories
15 94 (4.59%) OOD
16 93 (4.54%) Software Engineering
16 93 (4.54%) Unit Testing
17 88 (4.29%) Kanban
18 79 (3.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2048 (99.95%) Java
2 458 (22.35%) SQL
3 437 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 185 (9.03%) C#
5 147 (7.17%) Scala
6 126 (6.15%) C++
7 120 (5.86%) Python
8 84 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 77 (3.76%) Groovy
10 69 (3.37%) Ruby
11 47 (2.29%) Bash Shell
12 40 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 36 (1.76%) PHP
14 34 (1.66%) Clojure
15 30 (1.46%) Perl
16 27 (1.32%) C
17 9 (0.44%) XPath
18 8 (0.39%) Korn
18 8 (0.39%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 167 (8.15%) Degree
2 68 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.29%) OCPJP
6 6 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.24%) PhD
8 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.049%) HND
8 1 (0.049%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.86%) QA
2 6 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.098%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.049%) Basel III
4 1 (0.049%) EMIR
4 1 (0.049%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.29%) Docker
2 5 (0.24%) HDFS
3 4 (0.20%) Varnish
3 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.098%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.098%) GridGain
5 1 (0.049%) RHEV
5 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.049%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 40 (1.95%) Puppet
2 22 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.34%) yum
5 6 (0.29%) Ansible
6 5 (0.24%) Oozie
7 4 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.098%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.098%) Salt
8 2 (0.098%) Kibana
8 2 (0.098%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.098%) StatsD
8 2 (0.098%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.049%) Nagios
9 1 (0.049%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.049%) logstash
9 1 (0.049%) Graphite
Vendors
1 459 (22.40%) Oracle
2 135 (6.59%) Sybase
3 101 (4.93%) TIBCO
4 49 (2.39%) Adobe
5 47 (2.29%) ION Trading
6 31 (1.51%) 29West
7 24 (1.17%) Google
7 24 (1.17%) Microsoft
8 23 (1.12%) IBM
9 22 (1.07%) Murex
10 20 (0.98%) FatWire
11 18 (0.88%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.73%) Reuters
12 15 (0.73%) Perforce
13 13 (0.63%) Canoo
14 12 (0.59%) Zend
14 12 (0.59%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.49%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.44%) Informatica
17 8 (0.39%) SAP
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