The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 390 396 400
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Java SE 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.074% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 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 £385 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £256
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Java SE
England

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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 4 £600 +17.07% 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 38 (97.44%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) XML
3 20 (51.28%) Java EE
4 19 (48.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (43.59%) JMS
5 17 (43.59%) XSLT
5 17 (43.59%) WebLogic
5 17 (43.59%) WebSphere
6 16 (41.03%) JBoss
7 14 (35.90%) 29West
8 12 (30.77%) TDD
8 12 (30.77%) Spring
9 11 (28.21%) Banking
9 11 (28.21%) Games
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.64%) Front Office
10 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
11 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (20.51%) C#
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle
11 8 (20.51%) Linux
12 7 (17.95%) HTML
12 7 (17.95%) SQL
12 7 (17.95%) UNIX
12 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
12 7 (17.95%) BDD
13 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
13 6 (15.38%) J2EE

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (43.59%) WebLogic
1 17 (43.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Mule
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Brady Trinity
1 2 (5.13%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) HBase
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) TestNG
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) jMock
3 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) DbUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Mockito
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Calabash
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
1 11 (28.21%) Games
2 10 (25.64%) Front Office
2 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 31 (79.49%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Java Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Calypso Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) XML
2 20 (51.28%) Java EE
3 17 (43.59%) JMS
3 17 (43.59%) XSLT
4 12 (30.77%) Spring
5 11 (28.21%) Web Services
6 7 (17.95%) HTML
6 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.38%) J2EE
8 5 (12.82%) REST
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
9 4 (10.26%) .NET
9 4 (10.26%) SOAP
10 3 (7.69%) Struts
10 3 (7.69%) JSP
10 3 (7.69%) Servlets
10 3 (7.69%) Spring Integration
10 3 (7.69%) Vaadin
11 2 (5.13%) Drools
11 2 (5.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Photography
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) TDD
2 7 (17.95%) BDD
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 6 (15.38%) OO
4 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Release Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Scala
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) Ada
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) JBoss
2 14 (35.90%) 29West
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Adobe
5 3 (7.69%) Sybase
5 3 (7.69%) Murex
6 2 (5.13%) Brady
6 2 (5.13%) Reuters
6 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.13%) Calypso
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Facebook
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