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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
England / London
Rank 372 389 413
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 34 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 7
Median daily rate £439 £535 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.99% -2.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £394 £376
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.59 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.35% +3.12%

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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Wimbledon - 4 £275 -
City of London -1 2 £405 - 5
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 52 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) TDD
4 19 (36.54%) Spring
4 19 (36.54%) Docker
5 17 (32.69%) BDD
5 17 (32.69%) Scrum
6 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 13 (25.00%) Kanban
9 12 (23.08%) Microservices
9 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) CSS
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) OO
11 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (17.31%) Scala
12 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
12 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
12 9 (17.31%) Maven
12 9 (17.31%) Ruby
13 8 (15.38%) Finance
13 8 (15.38%) JUnit
13 8 (15.38%) HTML
13 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
14 7 (13.46%) Open Source
14 7 (13.46%) REST
14 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
14 7 (13.46%) Python

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 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Documentum
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (1.92%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) WebORB
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) GitHub
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.92%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) MQTT
3 1 (1.92%) RTSP
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Maven
2 8 (15.38%) JUnit
3 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.46%) Selenium
4 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.54%) JIRA
5 5 (9.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.77%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.77%) JBehave
7 3 (5.77%) Mockito
7 3 (5.77%) Moq
7 3 (5.77%) Robot Framework
7 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Games
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) Spring
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
6 7 (13.46%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (11.54%) HTML5
7 6 (11.54%) Struts
8 5 (9.62%) Ajax
8 5 (9.62%) Akka
8 5 (9.62%) J2EE
8 5 (9.62%) Kafka
8 5 (9.62%) XML
9 4 (7.69%) RESTful
9 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
10 3 (5.77%) jQuery
10 3 (5.77%) Node.js
10 3 (5.77%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Equities
5 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) TDD
3 17 (32.69%) BDD
3 17 (32.69%) Scrum
4 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 13 (25.00%) Kanban
6 12 (23.08%) Microservices
7 10 (19.23%) OO
8 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
9 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Open Source
10 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) DevOps
11 5 (9.62%) High Availability
11 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
11 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
12 4 (7.69%) Data Architecture
12 4 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) Ruby
4 9 (17.31%) Scala
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) C#
6 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.69%) C
8 3 (5.77%) C++
8 3 (5.77%) Groovy
9 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) SDET
3 1 (1.92%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Facebook
3 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) MapR
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin