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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 422 414 426
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £431 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £356 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £506 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 3 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) JUnit
3 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (80.00%) Apache Camel
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Ant
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (50.00%) JBoss
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
5 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (30.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
4 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) Ant
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Gradle
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (10.00%) Mockito
6 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (80.00%) Apache Camel
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) CSS3
2 5 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (30.00%) Drools
3 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (30.00%) RESTEasy
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile Development
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) BDD
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (30.00%) logstash
1 3 (30.00%) Kibana
1 3 (30.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Talend