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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 403 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 17 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.058% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.061% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.88 £45.75 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-17.21% -1.08%
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -14 1 £550 +22.22% 6
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) BDD
4 18 (56.25%) TDD
5 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) Scala
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) Python
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) J2EE
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) Spring
8 7 (21.88%) Docker
9 6 (18.75%) SDET
9 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.75%) Selenium
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) HTTP
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) XML
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) QA
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
10 5 (15.63%) Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Kafka
10 5 (15.63%) REST
10 5 (15.63%) Cucumber

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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Magnolia
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) MQTT
2 2 (6.25%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.38%) Couchbase
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) KDB
4 1 (3.13%) Kdb+
4 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Back Office
6 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) J2EE
1 7 (21.88%) Spring
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) Kafka
3 5 (15.63%) REST
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) JSP
4 4 (12.50%) Middleware
5 3 (9.38%) Akka
5 3 (9.38%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) JDBC
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
5 3 (9.38%) React
5 3 (9.38%) Redux
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (6.25%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) Blog
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) BDD
3 18 (56.25%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) Microservices
7 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.50%) High Availability
8 4 (12.50%) OOP
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 3 (9.38%) Kanban
9 3 (9.38%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
9 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) Scala
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Clojure
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SDET
2 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) MapR
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase