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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 398 410 396
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Java SE 16 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.084% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 5
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£530 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £294
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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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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 2 £541 +3.09% 3
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) XML
3 23 (62.16%) WebLogic
3 23 (62.16%) XSLT
3 23 (62.16%) Java EE
4 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
4 21 (56.76%) JMS
4 21 (56.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (45.95%) JBoss
6 13 (35.14%) 29West
7 12 (32.43%) Front Office
8 11 (29.73%) Banking
8 11 (29.73%) Spring
8 11 (29.73%) Oracle
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
9 10 (27.03%) Investment Banking
9 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) C#
11 8 (21.62%) UNIX
11 8 (21.62%) Adobe
11 8 (21.62%) Games
11 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
11 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
12 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 7 (18.92%) Murex
12 7 (18.92%) Spring Integration
13 6 (16.22%) BDD
13 6 (16.22%) Reuters
13 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (62.16%) WebLogic
2 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (5.41%) Mule
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (5.41%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) HBase
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
1 3 (8.11%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Calabash
3 1 (2.70%) DbUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) TestNG
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) jMock
3 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (32.43%) Front Office
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Investment Banking
4 8 (21.62%) Games
4 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 31 (83.78%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Calypso Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Development Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) XML
2 23 (62.16%) XSLT
2 23 (62.16%) Java EE
3 21 (56.76%) JMS
4 11 (29.73%) Spring
5 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.92%) Spring Integration
7 6 (16.22%) Web Services
7 6 (16.22%) JNI
7 6 (16.22%) Murex Flex
8 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) HTML
9 3 (8.11%) JSP
9 3 (8.11%) Servlets
10 2 (5.41%) CSS
10 2 (5.41%) Struts
10 2 (5.41%) XSL
10 2 (5.41%) XHTML
10 2 (5.41%) DHTML
10 2 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Photography
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
2 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) BDD
3 6 (16.22%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.11%) Strategic Management
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) ETL
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) C++
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) XPath
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) JBoss
2 13 (35.14%) 29West
3 11 (29.73%) Oracle
4 8 (21.62%) Adobe
5 7 (18.92%) Murex
6 6 (16.22%) Reuters
6 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
6 6 (16.22%) Sybase
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.41%) Calypso
8 2 (5.41%) NetApp
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Brady
9 1 (2.70%) Facebook
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
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