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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 47 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 927 1075 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.89% 4.28% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 4.62% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 839 835
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
22045 23287 24756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.78% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 15957 16253
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 446 630
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 292 £550 +4.76% 134
Bromley +1 3 £550 - 2
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 2
Docklands, London +3 2 £600 +8.30%
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1739 (100.00%) Java
2 833 (47.90%) Spring
3 619 (35.60%) TDD
4 497 (28.58%) Hibernate
5 457 (26.28%) SQL
6 435 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
7 425 (24.44%) Banking
8 419 (24.09%) Oracle
9 399 (22.94%) JavaScript
10 344 (19.78%) Finance
11 337 (19.38%) Multithreading
12 336 (19.32%) Scrum
13 326 (18.75%) HTML
14 312 (17.94%) Web Services
15 307 (17.65%) J2EE
16 305 (17.54%) Linux
17 302 (17.37%) Front Office
18 277 (15.93%) BDD
19 268 (15.41%) XML
20 263 (15.12%) OO
21 260 (14.95%) Investment Banking
22 241 (13.86%) Maven
23 239 (13.74%) MVC
24 235 (13.51%) JUnit
25 232 (13.34%) Low Latency
26 228 (13.11%) UNIX
27 213 (12.25%) E-Commerce
28 212 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
29 211 (12.13%) CSS
30 203 (11.67%) REST

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 143 (8.22%) Tomcat
2 86 (4.95%) Apache
3 79 (4.54%) WebLogic
4 72 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 65 (3.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 45 (2.59%) CMS
7 31 (1.78%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.32%) Jetty
8 23 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
9 22 (1.27%) Confluence
10 19 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.04%) Node.js
12 17 (0.98%) Mule
12 17 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
14 13 (0.75%) Apache Pig
15 12 (0.69%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.63%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.058%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (1.90%) RMDS
2 22 (1.27%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.23%) Murex MxG2000
3 4 (0.23%) Tridion
4 3 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.058%) Global One
6 1 (0.058%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.75%) GitHub
4 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.46%) SaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.058%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.058%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.058%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.058%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.62%) HTTP
2 43 (2.47%) Internet
3 33 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.15%) LDAP
5 10 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.58%) SSL
5 10 (0.58%) SSH
5 10 (0.58%) Multicast
6 8 (0.46%) AMQP
7 7 (0.40%) DSL
8 6 (0.35%) Intranet
9 4 (0.23%) Firewall
9 4 (0.23%) SNMP
9 4 (0.23%) DNS
10 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.17%) LAN
10 3 (0.17%) WAN
10 3 (0.17%) FTP
10 3 (0.17%) Network Security
11 2 (0.12%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (9.60%) MongoDB
2 151 (8.68%) NoSQL
2 151 (8.68%) Relational Database
3 103 (5.92%) MySQL
4 88 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 86 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 74 (4.26%) Big Data
6 74 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 71 (4.08%) Hadoop
8 38 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 36 (2.07%) KDB
10 27 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 26 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (1.44%) Neo4j
13 24 (1.38%) Redis
14 22 (1.27%) CouchDB
15 16 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (0.92%) Hazelcast
16 14 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 241 (13.86%) Maven
2 235 (13.51%) JUnit
3 184 (10.58%) Subversion
4 157 (9.03%) Git (software)
5 114 (6.56%) Eclipse
6 106 (6.10%) Cucumber
7 105 (6.04%) Jenkins
8 94 (5.41%) Mockito
9 75 (4.31%) Hudson
10 72 (4.14%) Ant
11 65 (3.74%) Selenium
12 64 (3.68%) JIRA
12 64 (3.68%) TeamCity
13 36 (2.07%) jMock
14 30 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.44%) Jasmine
16 24 (1.38%) IntelliJ
17 23 (1.32%) WebDriver
18 22 (1.27%) JBehave
19 19 (1.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 425 (24.44%) Banking
2 344 (19.78%) Finance
3 302 (17.37%) Front Office
4 260 (14.95%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.47%) Back Office
6 34 (1.96%) Games
7 30 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.50%) Retail
9 23 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.81%) Publishing
11 11 (0.63%) Advertising
12 9 (0.52%) Marketing
12 9 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.40%) German Language
14 3 (0.17%) Automotive
14 3 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.12%) Law
16 1 (0.058%) Legal
16 1 (0.058%) Czech Language
16 1 (0.058%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 833 (47.90%) Spring
2 497 (28.58%) Hibernate
3 326 (18.75%) HTML
4 312 (17.94%) Web Services
5 307 (17.65%) J2EE
6 268 (15.41%) XML
7 211 (12.13%) CSS
8 203 (11.67%) REST
9 177 (10.18%) JMS
10 173 (9.95%) Spring MVC
11 158 (9.09%) RESTful
12 130 (7.48%) JSP
13 129 (7.42%) SOAP
14 128 (7.36%) jQuery
15 121 (6.96%) Java EE
16 118 (6.79%) JSON
17 102 (5.87%) HTML5
18 83 (4.77%) Servlets
19 73 (4.20%) JDBC
20 72 (4.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 201 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 147 (8.45%) Fixed Income
3 141 (8.11%) Open Source
4 100 (5.75%) Derivative
5 84 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.34%) Equities
7 49 (2.82%) Credit Risk
8 47 (2.70%) Mathematics
9 31 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.55%) Market Risk
11 20 (1.15%) Digital Media
12 16 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.86%) Grid Computing
13 15 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (0.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 13 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
15 11 (0.63%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.58%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.52%) Social Network
17 9 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 305 (17.54%) Linux
2 228 (13.11%) UNIX
3 45 (2.59%) Windows
4 30 (1.73%) Mac OS X
5 21 (1.21%) Solaris
6 15 (0.86%) Android
7 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.35%) HPUX
9 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.17%) AIX
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.058%) CentOS
12 1 (0.058%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (35.60%) TDD
2 435 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (19.38%) Multithreading
4 336 (19.32%) Scrum
5 277 (15.93%) BDD
6 263 (15.12%) OO
7 239 (13.74%) MVC
8 232 (13.34%) Low Latency
9 213 (12.25%) E-Commerce
10 212 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (8.45%) Pair Programming
12 127 (7.30%) SOA
13 110 (6.33%) Software Engineering
14 96 (5.52%) UML
15 92 (5.29%) Unit Testing
16 87 (5.00%) Web Development
17 81 (4.66%) Kanban
18 74 (4.26%) OOD
19 62 (3.57%) Risk Management
20 58 (3.34%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1739 (100.00%) Java
2 457 (26.28%) SQL
3 399 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 183 (10.52%) Scala
5 117 (6.73%) C#
6 108 (6.21%) C++
7 107 (6.15%) Groovy
8 98 (5.64%) Python
9 91 (5.23%) PL/SQL
10 47 (2.70%) Ruby
11 44 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 39 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 35 (2.01%) Clojure
14 31 (1.78%) C
14 31 (1.78%) PHP
15 30 (1.73%) Perl
16 27 (1.55%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.04%) VB
18 17 (0.98%) XPath
19 10 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 148 (8.51%) Degree
2 54 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.23%) PhD
7 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.058%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.058%) HND
9 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
2 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.058%) EMIR
4 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.058%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.29%) HDFS
3 1 (0.058%) GridGain
3 1 (0.058%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 23 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.27%) Puppet
3 6 (0.35%) YUM
4 5 (0.29%) Oozie
5 4 (0.23%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.17%) Salt
7 2 (0.12%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.058%) Nagios
8 1 (0.058%) logstash
Vendors
1 419 (24.09%) Oracle
2 117 (6.73%) Sybase
3 110 (6.33%) JBoss
4 81 (4.66%) TIBCO
5 49 (2.82%) 29West
6 40 (2.30%) ION Trading
7 39 (2.24%) Microsoft
8 33 (1.90%) Adobe
9 32 (1.84%) Google
10 30 (1.73%) IBM
11 20 (1.15%) Bloomberg
12 16 (0.92%) Reuters
12 16 (0.92%) Perforce
12 16 (0.92%) FatWire
13 15 (0.86%) hybris
13 15 (0.86%) Murex
14 12 (0.69%) ATG
14 12 (0.69%) Akamai
15 10 (0.58%) Zend
16 8 (0.46%) Fidessa
London
Volt
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £750 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago