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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 413 407 406
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Java SE 18 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.080% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 4
Median daily rate £438 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £585 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
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
7250 7408 7128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.72% 31.38% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5475 5415 5117
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Croydon - 2 - -
City of London +38 1 £500 +17.64% 5
Bromley - 1 £438 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 41 (97.62%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) Java EE
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 21 (50.00%) CSS
6 20 (47.62%) HTML
7 19 (45.24%) XML
7 19 (45.24%) Mentoring
7 19 (45.24%) Microservices
7 19 (45.24%) HTML5
8 18 (42.86%) Front End Development
8 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (38.10%) TDD
9 16 (38.10%) RESTful
10 14 (33.33%) SQL
11 13 (30.95%) Finance
12 11 (26.19%) Spring
12 11 (26.19%) SOAP
12 11 (26.19%) Software Architecture
13 10 (23.81%) CQRS
13 10 (23.81%) Web Services
14 9 (21.43%) Linux
15 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 8 (19.05%) Maven
15 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (16.67%) BDD
16 7 (16.67%) Validation
16 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
17 6 (14.29%) Banking
17 6 (14.29%) JDBC

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 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (2.38%) Jetty
4 1 (2.38%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (2.38%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Modbus
2 1 (2.38%) RS-232
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) Log4j
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) GitLab
6 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.38%) JMeter
6 1 (2.38%) Mockito
6 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 34 (80.95%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (16.67%) XML Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Unix Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) Java EE
2 22 (52.38%) AngularJS
3 21 (50.00%) CSS
4 20 (47.62%) HTML
5 19 (45.24%) HTML5
5 19 (45.24%) XML
6 16 (38.10%) RESTful
7 11 (26.19%) SOAP
7 11 (26.19%) Spring
8 10 (23.81%) Web Services
9 6 (14.29%) JDBC
9 6 (14.29%) JMS
9 6 (14.29%) REST
10 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.90%) JSP
10 5 (11.90%) Servlets
11 4 (9.52%) J2EE
11 4 (9.52%) JSTL
11 4 (9.52%) XSLT
12 3 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Equities
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Mentoring
2 19 (45.24%) Microservices
3 18 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 16 (38.10%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) Software Architecture
6 10 (23.81%) CQRS
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) Validation
9 6 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.14%) AOP
12 3 (7.14%) OO
12 3 (7.14%) Release Management
13 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
13 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.38%) BEA
4 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.38%) Murex
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Reuters
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO