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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 390 381 363
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Java SE 12 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 16
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£500 £445 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £250 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.50 -
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
6364 6665 6048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.76% 29.75% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4598 4750 4433
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 50
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £49.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +17 4 £450 -10.00% 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) Servlets
3 24 (61.54%) J2EE
4 23 (58.97%) JSP
5 22 (56.41%) Adobe CQ
5 22 (56.41%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (53.85%) TDD
6 21 (53.85%) Apache Sling
6 21 (53.85%) Spring
6 21 (53.85%) Web Development
6 21 (53.85%) Jackrabbit
7 19 (48.72%) Subversion
8 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 18 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (46.15%) Mockito
8 18 (46.15%) JUnit
9 16 (41.03%) Maven
10 15 (38.46%) Apache Felix
10 15 (38.46%) SEO
11 12 (30.77%) CMS
11 12 (30.77%) XML
11 12 (30.77%) SQL
12 11 (28.21%) Adobe
13 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
13 10 (25.64%) XSLT
13 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
13 10 (25.64%) Java EE
14 9 (23.08%) RESTful

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (56.41%) Adobe CQ
2 12 (30.77%) CMS
3 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
3 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Subversion
2 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 18 (46.15%) Mockito
2 18 (46.15%) JUnit
3 16 (41.03%) Maven
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 9 (23.08%) Front Office
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Flex Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Servlets
2 24 (61.54%) J2EE
3 23 (58.97%) JSP
4 21 (53.85%) Spring
4 21 (53.85%) Apache Sling
5 15 (38.46%) Apache Felix
6 12 (30.77%) XML
7 10 (25.64%) XSLT
7 10 (25.64%) Java EE
8 9 (23.08%) RESTful
8 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 9 (23.08%) Spring Integration
9 7 (17.95%) Apache Flex
9 7 (17.95%) Middleware
10 4 (10.26%) HTML
11 3 (7.69%) Swing
11 3 (7.69%) HTML5
12 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
12 2 (5.13%) JMS
12 2 (5.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (20.51%) Equities
3 8 (20.51%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) RIA
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (56.41%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (53.85%) TDD
2 21 (53.85%) Web Development
3 18 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (38.46%) SEO
5 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
6 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.13%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) ETL
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.56%) XPath
3 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) NFS
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Adobe
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Murex
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Reuters
3 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
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