The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Java Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 404 398 401
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 29 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 10
Median daily rate £476 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
Java Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Developer across the London region.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Developer across the London region.

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 1 £425 - 3
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Java Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (51.67%) Software Engineering
4 29 (48.33%) Spring
5 26 (43.33%) OO
5 26 (43.33%) REST
6 24 (40.00%) BDD
7 23 (38.33%) TDD
8 20 (33.33%) Finance
9 19 (31.67%) JUnit
10 18 (30.00%) Mockito
11 17 (28.33%) Microservices
11 17 (28.33%) RESTful
11 17 (28.33%) MySQL
11 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
11 17 (28.33%) Unix
12 16 (26.67%) J2EE
12 16 (26.67%) Oracle
12 16 (26.67%) Banking
12 16 (26.67%) Hibernate
13 14 (23.33%) Middleware
13 14 (23.33%) SQL
13 14 (23.33%) Linux
13 14 (23.33%) NoSQL
14 13 (21.67%) Scala
14 13 (21.67%) Selenium
14 13 (21.67%) Kanban
14 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 12 (20.00%) HTML

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.33%) Node.js
2 10 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 8 (13.33%) Apache Spark
4 6 (10.00%) Jetty
4 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.33%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) Liferay
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) MySQL
2 14 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.33%) Hazelcast
7 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) JUnit
2 18 (30.00%) Mockito
3 13 (21.67%) Selenium
4 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (16.67%) JProfiler
6 8 (13.33%) Maven
6 8 (13.33%) Subversion
7 6 (10.00%) Gradle
7 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.67%) Appium
8 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.67%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) TestNG
8 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) Spring
2 26 (43.33%) REST
3 17 (28.33%) RESTful
4 16 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 16 (26.67%) J2EE
5 14 (23.33%) Middleware
6 12 (20.00%) HTML
6 12 (20.00%) Java EE
7 11 (18.33%) JPA
8 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.00%) CSS
8 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 6 (10.00%) HTML5
9 6 (10.00%) XML
10 5 (8.33%) CSS3
10 5 (8.33%) JSON
10 5 (8.33%) OAuth
10 5 (8.33%) SOAP
11 4 (6.67%) Guice
11 4 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (10.00%) Derivative
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.33%) Interactive TV
5 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Unix
2 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) Software Engineering
3 26 (43.33%) OO
4 24 (40.00%) BDD
5 23 (38.33%) TDD
6 17 (28.33%) Microservices
7 13 (21.67%) Kanban
8 12 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (18.33%) High Availability
9 11 (18.33%) SDLC
9 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (16.67%) Migration
10 10 (16.67%) OOD
10 10 (16.67%) OOP
10 10 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 10 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) Scala
5 4 (6.67%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) Go
6 3 (5.00%) Groovy
6 3 (5.00%) Haskell
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) ANSI C
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Clojure
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Sybase
3 2 (3.33%) OpenTV
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Teradata
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