The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 50 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 874 761 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.53% 3.46% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 3.73% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 600 911
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £33.69 £27.25 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +10.72%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22912 20394 25944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.78% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15867 13832 16673
Average daily rate £425 £448 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 421 581
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 267 £550 +4.76% 117
Docklands, London +11 15 £543 +11.28%
Greenford - 7 - -
Uxbridge -1 3 £350 - 1
Harrow - 2 £340 - 1
Bromley - 1 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
Clapham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1604 (99.88%) Java
2 794 (49.44%) Spring
3 508 (31.63%) Hibernate
4 501 (31.20%) TDD
5 455 (28.33%) SQL
6 417 (25.97%) Oracle
7 388 (24.16%) Banking
8 369 (22.98%) Finance
9 354 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
10 353 (21.98%) JavaScript
11 328 (20.42%) J2EE
12 315 (19.61%) HTML
13 303 (18.87%) Web Services
14 291 (18.12%) Multithreading
15 281 (17.50%) Linux
16 261 (16.25%) Scrum
17 245 (15.26%) Front Office
17 245 (15.26%) Investment Banking
18 241 (15.01%) JUnit
19 240 (14.94%) JMS
20 239 (14.88%) OO
20 239 (14.88%) MVC
21 238 (14.82%) XML
22 230 (14.32%) Maven
23 215 (13.39%) CSS
24 198 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
25 197 (12.27%) BDD
26 186 (11.58%) UNIX
27 182 (11.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 180 (11.21%) Spring MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 131 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 76 (4.73%) WebSphere
3 62 (3.86%) Apache
4 60 (3.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 53 (3.30%) WebLogic
6 51 (3.18%) Apache Solr
7 45 (2.80%) CMS
8 39 (2.43%) Adobe CQ
9 26 (1.62%) MQSeries
10 23 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
11 22 (1.37%) Alfresco
11 22 (1.37%) Mule
12 20 (1.25%) GlassFish
12 20 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 20 (1.25%) Node.js
13 17 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (1.06%) Apache Pig
13 17 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
15 14 (0.87%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.31%) Mingle
3 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (1.56%) RMDS
2 23 (1.43%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.81%) Tridion
4 11 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.062%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.062%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.25%) SaaS
5 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.062%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.86%) HTTP
1 46 (2.86%) Internet
2 18 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.31%) LDAP
3 5 (0.31%) SSL
4 4 (0.25%) AMQP
4 4 (0.25%) FTP
5 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.19%) Network Security
6 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.062%) DNS
7 1 (0.062%) SNMP
7 1 (0.062%) SMS
7 1 (0.062%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (10.09%) Relational Database
2 153 (9.53%) MongoDB
3 140 (8.72%) NoSQL
4 117 (7.29%) SQL Server
5 105 (6.54%) RDBMS
6 96 (5.98%) MySQL
7 77 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 66 (4.11%) Hadoop
9 65 (4.05%) Big Data
10 62 (3.86%) DB2
11 57 (3.55%) Oracle Database
12 38 (2.37%) KDB
13 27 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (1.25%) CouchDB
15 13 (0.81%) HBase
15 13 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.75%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.75%) Hazelcast
17 11 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 241 (15.01%) JUnit
2 230 (14.32%) Maven
3 147 (9.15%) Subversion
4 109 (6.79%) Eclipse
5 105 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 96 (5.98%) Mockito
7 89 (5.54%) Jenkins
8 86 (5.35%) Hudson
9 79 (4.92%) Ant
10 75 (4.67%) Cucumber
11 54 (3.36%) Selenium
12 42 (2.62%) JIRA
13 39 (2.43%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.99%) jMock
15 29 (1.81%) WebDriver
16 27 (1.68%) JBehave
17 21 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (1.25%) Jasmine
19 17 (1.06%) Hamcrest
19 17 (1.06%) EasyMock
General
1 388 (24.16%) Banking
2 369 (22.98%) Finance
3 245 (15.26%) Front Office
3 245 (15.26%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.24%) Retail
5 29 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 28 (1.74%) Back Office
7 27 (1.68%) Games
8 17 (1.06%) Marketing
9 14 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.81%) Publishing
11 10 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.44%) Advertising
14 6 (0.37%) German Language
15 5 (0.31%) Billing
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
17 2 (0.12%) Automotive
17 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
18 1 (0.062%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (49.44%) Spring
2 508 (31.63%) Hibernate
3 328 (20.42%) J2EE
4 315 (19.61%) HTML
5 303 (18.87%) Web Services
6 240 (14.94%) JMS
7 238 (14.82%) XML
8 215 (13.39%) CSS
9 180 (11.21%) Spring MVC
10 156 (9.71%) JSP
11 144 (8.97%) SOAP
12 142 (8.84%) jQuery
13 138 (8.59%) RESTful
14 136 (8.47%) REST
15 130 (8.09%) Java EE
16 121 (7.53%) Struts
17 119 (7.41%) JSON
18 118 (7.35%) JPA
19 107 (6.66%) HTML5
20 98 (6.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 182 (11.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 158 (9.84%) Derivative
3 126 (7.85%) Open Source
4 102 (6.35%) Fixed Income
5 79 (4.92%) Equities
6 61 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 45 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.81%) Credit Risk
9 27 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 27 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
11 17 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
12 16 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 15 (0.93%) Web 2.0
14 13 (0.81%) Grid Computing
14 13 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.68%) Online Games
16 10 (0.62%) Semantic Web
17 9 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 281 (17.50%) Linux
2 186 (11.58%) UNIX
3 49 (3.05%) Windows
4 37 (2.30%) Solaris
5 13 (0.81%) HPUX
6 9 (0.56%) Android
7 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.062%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.062%) Debian
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.062%) CentOS
11 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (31.20%) TDD
2 354 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (18.12%) Multithreading
4 261 (16.25%) Scrum
5 239 (14.88%) OO
5 239 (14.88%) MVC
6 198 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 197 (12.27%) BDD
8 180 (11.21%) Low Latency
9 155 (9.65%) E-Commerce
10 128 (7.97%) SOA
11 112 (6.97%) Unit Testing
12 97 (6.04%) UML
13 85 (5.29%) Software Engineering
14 76 (4.73%) Pair Programming
15 75 (4.67%) Web Development
16 60 (3.74%) Kanban
17 59 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
18 56 (3.49%) Electronic Trading
19 51 (3.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1604 (99.88%) Java
2 455 (28.33%) SQL
3 353 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 177 (11.02%) Scala
5 108 (6.72%) Python
6 94 (5.85%) C#
7 90 (5.60%) C++
8 89 (5.54%) Groovy
9 87 (5.42%) Perl
10 84 (5.23%) Ruby
11 82 (5.11%) PL/SQL
12 51 (3.18%) Bash Shell
13 37 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 33 (2.05%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.62%) C
16 25 (1.56%) XPath
17 23 (1.43%) Clojure
18 18 (1.12%) PHP
19 12 (0.75%) VB
20 10 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 136 (8.47%) Degree
2 43 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.062%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.062%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.24%) QA
2 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.50%) Platform Symphony
2 7 (0.44%) Squid
3 6 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (1.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.19%) Nagios
3 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.12%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.12%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.062%) Oozie
5 1 (0.062%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.062%) Control-M
Vendors
1 417 (25.97%) Oracle
2 144 (8.97%) Sybase
3 132 (8.22%) JBoss
4 83 (5.17%) TIBCO
5 47 (2.93%) 29West
6 38 (2.37%) ION Trading
7 37 (2.30%) Adobe
8 34 (2.12%) IBM
9 32 (1.99%) Microsoft
9 32 (1.99%) GigaSpaces
10 22 (1.37%) ATG
11 21 (1.31%) Elastic Path
12 14 (0.87%) Akamai
13 13 (0.81%) Blue Martini
13 13 (0.81%) Interwoven
13 13 (0.81%) Murex
14 12 (0.75%) hybris
15 11 (0.68%) DataSynapse
15 11 (0.68%) Actimize
15 11 (0.68%) Endeca
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