The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Developer role 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 383 401 383
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.009% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £619
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £363 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
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
20838 21102 20004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.91% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14389 14860 13446
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 375 452
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java Software Developer in their job title 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 with Java Software Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) PhoneGap
3 5 (71.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (71.43%) Talend
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) UML
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 5 (71.43%) Python

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Java Software Developer in their job title 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 with Java Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Alfresco
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Ant
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) PhoneGap
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Drools
3 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) RESTEasy
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) UML
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Talend