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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 374 410 396
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 34 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.024% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.025% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 11
Average daily rate £543 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £43.13 £31.92
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +35.10%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 - - 1
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Spring
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Unix
4 16 (36.36%) TDD
4 16 (36.36%) REST
5 15 (34.09%) OO
6 14 (31.82%) Banking
7 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
7 13 (29.55%) Linux
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (25.00%) SDLC
9 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.00%) JUnit
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) Mockito
11 9 (20.45%) BDD
11 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
11 9 (20.45%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (20.45%) Pair Programming
12 8 (18.18%) Maven
12 8 (18.18%) Migration
12 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
12 8 (18.18%) Scrum
12 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 8 (18.18%) Sybase
12 8 (18.18%) Web Services

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (13.64%) Jetty
1 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) Hazelcast
5 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (25.00%) JUnit
2 9 (20.45%) Mockito
3 8 (18.18%) Maven
4 7 (15.91%) Subversion
5 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (11.36%) Gradle
6 5 (11.36%) Selenium
7 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.55%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) EasyMock
8 1 (2.27%) gulp
8 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
8 1 (2.27%) Mocha
8 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Spring
2 16 (36.36%) REST
3 10 (22.73%) HTML
4 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
6 7 (15.91%) J2EE
7 6 (13.64%) Middleware
8 5 (11.36%) RESTful
9 4 (9.09%) Guice
9 4 (9.09%) HTML5
9 4 (9.09%) Java EE
9 4 (9.09%) JSON
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) XML
10 3 (6.82%) CSS3
10 3 (6.82%) JMS
10 3 (6.82%) JSP
10 3 (6.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.09%) Derivative
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Unix
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) TDD
3 15 (34.09%) OO
4 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) SDLC
6 9 (20.45%) BDD
6 9 (20.45%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (20.45%) Pair Programming
6 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
7 8 (18.18%) Migration
7 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 8 (18.18%) OOD
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
8 7 (15.91%) Concurrent Programming
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.91%) Microservices
8 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Kanban
10 4 (9.09%) Build Automation
10 4 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Scala
5 3 (6.82%) Go
5 3 (6.82%) Groovy
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) Clojure
7 1 (2.27%) Haskell
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Sybase
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Akamai
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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