The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 419 408 412
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Java SE 25 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.054% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 14
Median daily rate £300 £463 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +22.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £433 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £530 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Java SE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7204 6800 7089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.54% 30.45% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5467 4827 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the London region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in London

Java SE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java SE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 4 £369 -18.05% 3
Croydon - 4 - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) XML
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 19 (41.30%) Java EE
3 19 (41.30%) AngularJS
4 18 (39.13%) Web Services
5 17 (36.96%) SOAP
5 17 (36.96%) TDD
6 16 (34.78%) Maven
6 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 16 (34.78%) HTML
7 14 (30.43%) CSS
7 14 (30.43%) Spring
7 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
7 14 (30.43%) HTML5
8 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
9 12 (26.09%) Microservices
9 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
9 12 (26.09%) RESTful
9 12 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (26.09%) Linux
9 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
10 11 (23.91%) JMS
10 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 11 (23.91%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
11 10 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (21.74%) Unix
11 10 (21.74%) Validation

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) JBoss
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) Apache TomEE
3 4 (8.70%) Jetty
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Mule
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) Modbus
3 1 (2.17%) RS-232
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Maven
2 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.57%) JIRA
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 6 (13.04%) Selenium
6 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.70%) GitLab
7 4 (8.70%) JMeter
7 4 (8.70%) Subversion
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.35%) Log4j
9 2 (4.35%) Mockito
9 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.17%) Ant
10 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 33 (71.74%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) XML Developer
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Leader
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (10.87%) Java Analyst Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 5 (10.87%) Java Programmer
7 5 (10.87%) Programmer
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Programmer
7 5 (10.87%) XML Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) XML Programmer
8 3 (6.52%) Java Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) XML
2 19 (41.30%) AngularJS
2 19 (41.30%) Java EE
3 18 (39.13%) Web Services
4 17 (36.96%) SOAP
5 16 (34.78%) HTML
6 14 (30.43%) CSS
6 14 (30.43%) HTML5
6 14 (30.43%) Spring
7 12 (26.09%) RESTful
8 11 (23.91%) JMS
9 7 (15.22%) JDBC
9 7 (15.22%) XSLT
10 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
10 6 (13.04%) REST
11 5 (10.87%) EJB
11 5 (10.87%) J2EE
11 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.87%) XSD
12 4 (8.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.52%) Equities
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) RIA
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) TDD
3 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
4 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
4 12 (26.09%) Microservices
5 11 (23.91%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
6 10 (21.74%) Validation
7 9 (19.57%) Concurrent Programming
7 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
7 9 (19.57%) MVC
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) Scrum
10 6 (13.04%) AOP
11 5 (10.87%) OO
11 5 (10.87%) SOA
12 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
13 3 (6.52%) OOD
13 3 (6.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) XPath
6 3 (6.52%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) ESRI
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) BEA
5 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.17%) Murex
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Reuters
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO