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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 420 408 418
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 14 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.11% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 9
Median daily rate £475 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £497 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +52 7 £475 +15.15% 4
Bromley - 1 £560 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
3 25 (58.14%) BDD
4 19 (44.19%) TDD
5 15 (34.88%) OO
5 15 (34.88%) Spring
6 14 (32.56%) OOP
6 14 (32.56%) REST
6 14 (32.56%) Selenium
7 13 (30.23%) RESTful
7 13 (30.23%) Scala
7 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.23%) MySQL
7 13 (30.23%) Oracle
8 11 (25.58%) Microservices
8 11 (25.58%) Java EE
8 11 (25.58%) Middleware
8 11 (25.58%) J2EE
9 10 (23.26%) JUnit
9 10 (23.26%) Mockito
10 9 (20.93%) Kanban
10 9 (20.93%) JPA
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
11 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 8 (18.60%) Banking
11 8 (18.60%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (18.60%) Node.js
11 8 (18.60%) GlassFish

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 8 (18.60%) GlassFish
2 7 (16.28%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Jetty
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) KDB
6 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) JUnit
2 10 (23.26%) Mockito
3 8 (18.60%) JProfiler
4 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.30%) Subversion
7 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.65%) Maven
8 1 (2.33%) Appium
8 1 (2.33%) Gradle
8 1 (2.33%) JIRA
8 1 (2.33%) jMock
8 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.33%) TestNG
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Spring
2 14 (32.56%) REST
3 13 (30.23%) RESTful
4 11 (25.58%) J2EE
4 11 (25.58%) Java EE
4 11 (25.58%) Middleware
5 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
5 9 (20.93%) JPA
6 8 (18.60%) Node.js
7 6 (13.95%) XML
8 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 5 (11.63%) OAuth
9 4 (9.30%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) HTML5
9 4 (9.30%) JMS
9 4 (9.30%) jQuery
10 3 (6.98%) .NET
10 3 (6.98%) CSS3
10 3 (6.98%) SOAP
10 3 (6.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Derivative
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.98%) Interactive TV
2 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Unix
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) BDD
2 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
3 19 (44.19%) TDD
4 15 (34.88%) OO
5 14 (32.56%) OOP
6 11 (25.58%) Microservices
7 9 (20.93%) Kanban
8 8 (18.60%) High Availability
8 8 (18.60%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (18.60%) Scrum
9 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Low Latency
10 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.63%) Agile Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
11 5 (11.63%) QA Automation
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) Scala
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Clojure
5 4 (9.30%) C
5 4 (9.30%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) ANSI C
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) Haskell
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Tcl
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Sybase
3 3 (6.98%) OpenTV
3 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Sun
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Fidessa
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