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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 391 386 379
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Java SE 26 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 12
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£576 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7088 7546 6924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.25% 30.44% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5407 5500 4965
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +20 1 - - 2
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) XML
3 19 (46.34%) WebLogic
4 18 (43.90%) XSLT
4 18 (43.90%) Spring
5 17 (41.46%) TDD
6 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (39.02%) Java EE
6 16 (39.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (36.59%) JUnit
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
7 15 (36.59%) Subversion
8 14 (34.15%) Hibernate
8 14 (34.15%) Front Office
9 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
9 13 (31.71%) Linux
9 13 (31.71%) Mockito
10 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (29.27%) JSP
10 12 (29.27%) Servlets
10 12 (29.27%) UNIX
10 12 (29.27%) Oracle
10 12 (29.27%) JMS
10 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (29.27%) Maven
11 11 (26.83%) Banking
11 11 (26.83%) Jackrabbit
11 11 (26.83%) Adobe
11 11 (26.83%) J2EE

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (46.34%) WebLogic
2 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
3 11 (26.83%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (17.07%) JBoss
4 7 (17.07%) CMS
5 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (9.76%) Apache
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.44%) GemFire
8 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSH
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) AMQP
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.44%) KDB
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) JUnit
1 15 (36.59%) Subversion
2 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (31.71%) Mockito
3 12 (29.27%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.44%) TestNG
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Calabash
General
1 14 (34.15%) Front Office
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 34 (82.93%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Software Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Flex Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.44%) Programmer
5 1 (2.44%) Development Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Software Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) XML
2 18 (43.90%) XSLT
2 18 (43.90%) Spring
3 16 (39.02%) Java EE
4 14 (34.15%) Hibernate
5 12 (29.27%) JSP
5 12 (29.27%) Servlets
5 12 (29.27%) JMS
6 11 (26.83%) J2EE
6 11 (26.83%) Spring Integration
6 11 (26.83%) Apache Sling
7 10 (24.39%) Apache Felix
7 10 (24.39%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (17.07%) Middleware
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
8 7 (17.07%) Murex Flex
9 6 (14.63%) JNI
10 5 (12.20%) HTML
10 5 (12.20%) REST
11 3 (7.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Derivative
4 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
5 3 (7.32%) Equities
6 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.44%) RIA
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) TDD
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.83%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
5 8 (19.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.07%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) SEO
7 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Strategic Management
9 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.32%) SOA
10 2 (4.88%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.88%) BDD
10 2 (4.88%) CRM
10 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 8 (19.51%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) XPath
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) RPG
8 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.44%) Tcl
8 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Adobe
3 8 (19.51%) Murex
4 7 (17.07%) Reuters
4 7 (17.07%) Bloomberg
4 7 (17.07%) Sybase
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.32%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) 29West
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Facebook
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