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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 390 392 419
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing Java SE 21 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.13% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £603 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
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 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +21 3 £541 +3.09% 5
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (97.56%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) XML
3 25 (60.98%) WebLogic
3 25 (60.98%) Java EE
4 24 (58.54%) XSLT
5 23 (56.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (56.10%) JMS
6 22 (53.66%) WebSphere
7 16 (39.02%) Banking
8 15 (36.59%) JBoss
9 14 (34.15%) Investment Banking
10 13 (31.71%) Spring
10 13 (31.71%) Front Office
10 13 (31.71%) Linux
10 13 (31.71%) 29West
11 12 (29.27%) SQL
12 11 (26.83%) Oracle
12 11 (26.83%) UNIX
12 11 (26.83%) Hibernate
13 10 (24.39%) C#
14 9 (21.95%) TDD
14 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
15 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
15 8 (19.51%) Finance
15 8 (19.51%) Games
15 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (19.51%) Murex
15 8 (19.51%) Spring Integration
15 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (17.07%) Adobe

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (60.98%) WebLogic
2 22 (53.66%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.44%) GemFire
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (4.88%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) AMQP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) HBase
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) KDB
4 1 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Mockito
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Calabash
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.44%) jMock
4 1 (2.44%) TestNG
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (39.02%) Banking
2 14 (34.15%) Investment Banking
3 13 (31.71%) Front Office
4 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
4 8 (19.51%) Finance
4 8 (19.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 33 (80.49%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Front Office Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Calypso Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Software Development Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) XML
2 25 (60.98%) Java EE
3 24 (58.54%) XSLT
4 23 (56.10%) JMS
5 13 (31.71%) Spring
6 11 (26.83%) Hibernate
7 8 (19.51%) Spring Integration
8 7 (17.07%) JNI
8 7 (17.07%) Murex Flex
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 4 (9.76%) HTML
9 4 (9.76%) REST
10 3 (7.32%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.88%) jQuery
11 2 (4.88%) J2SE
11 2 (4.88%) CSS
11 2 (4.88%) JDBC
11 2 (4.88%) JSP
11 2 (4.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.32%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
1 9 (21.95%) TDD
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
3 5 (12.20%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) BDD
5 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.32%) Strategic Management
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.32%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (4.88%) Kanban
7 1 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) XPath
6 2 (4.88%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
7 1 (2.44%) Tcl
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) JBoss
2 13 (31.71%) 29West
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle
4 8 (19.51%) Murex
5 7 (17.07%) Sybase
5 7 (17.07%) Adobe
5 7 (17.07%) Reuters
5 7 (17.07%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.88%) Brady
6 2 (4.88%) Calypso
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Facebook
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