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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 391 380 399
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Java SE 24 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.16% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 10
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£585 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +18.51%
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
7456 7727 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.18% 30.97% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5510 5618 5194
Average daily rate £420 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +16 3 £541 +5.60% 3
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 37 (97.37%) Java
2 26 (68.42%) XML
3 22 (57.89%) WebLogic
3 22 (57.89%) Java EE
4 21 (55.26%) XSLT
5 20 (52.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 18 (47.37%) JMS
8 15 (39.47%) Spring
9 14 (36.84%) Banking
9 14 (36.84%) Front Office
9 14 (36.84%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) JBoss
10 12 (31.58%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
10 12 (31.58%) Investment Banking
11 11 (28.95%) Oracle
12 10 (26.32%) UNIX
12 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (23.68%) 29West
13 9 (23.68%) Spring Integration
13 9 (23.68%) C#
14 8 (21.05%) Adobe
14 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
14 8 (21.05%) TDD
15 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (18.42%) Finance
15 7 (18.42%) Murex
15 7 (18.42%) C++
15 7 (18.42%) JUnit

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 22 (57.89%) WebLogic
2 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (31.58%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.63%) GemFire
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (5.26%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (2.63%) AMQP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) JUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Mockito
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.63%) jMock
5 1 (2.63%) TestNG
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.63%) Calabash
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (36.84%) Front Office
1 14 (36.84%) Banking
2 12 (31.58%) Investment Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 5 (13.16%) Games
4 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 30 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Front Office Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Calypso Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Flex Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Software Development Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) XML
2 22 (57.89%) Java EE
3 21 (55.26%) XSLT
4 18 (47.37%) JMS
5 15 (39.47%) Spring
6 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
7 9 (23.68%) Spring Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) JNI
9 6 (15.79%) Murex Flex
10 5 (13.16%) REST
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
11 4 (10.53%) JSP
11 4 (10.53%) Servlets
12 3 (7.89%) CSS
12 3 (7.89%) Middleware
12 3 (7.89%) HTML5
12 3 (7.89%) jQuery
12 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 2 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Derivative
4 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.26%) Equities
7 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
1 8 (21.05%) TDD
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) OO
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Strategic Management
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (5.26%) Kanban
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) XPath
8 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.63%) Tcl
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) RPG
8 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) 29West
3 8 (21.05%) Adobe
4 7 (18.42%) Murex
5 6 (15.79%) Reuters
5 6 (15.79%) Bloomberg
5 6 (15.79%) Sybase
6 2 (5.26%) Brady
6 2 (5.26%) Calypso
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Facebook
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