The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 3019 3267 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.22% 13.10% 11.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.12% 30.87% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2307 2471 2056
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £629 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 19
Average hourly rate £48.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £31.00 £13.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.60 £53.00 £49.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10367 10582 9832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.96% 42.42% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7702 7617 6985
Average daily rate £433 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 113
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the London region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in London

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the London region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Java
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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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 -2 705 £500 - 320
Canary Wharf -1 24 £450 -18.18%
Docklands, London +7 13 £500 -
Bromley +6 10 £375 -28.57% 2
Greenford - 6 - -
Hammersmith +5 4 £381 +5.60% 1
Chessington -4 4 - -
Hounslow +1 3 £450 +24.13% 6
Isleworth - 3 £378 - 5
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £469 +7.75% 3
Brentford -2 2 £475 +11.76%
Uxbridge -7 2 £360 -15.29%
Croydon -10 2 £288 -28.12% 2
Westminster - 2 £530 - 1
Paddington +11 1 - -
Twickenham +1 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Surbiton +1 1 - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Clapham - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 2535 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1378 (23.67%) TDD
3 1348 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 1320 (22.67%) SQL
5 1221 (20.97%) Spring
6 1186 (20.37%) HTML
7 1160 (19.92%) Linux
8 1136 (19.51%) Oracle
9 1100 (18.89%) Finance
10 1072 (18.41%) Banking
11 1042 (17.90%) Scrum
12 969 (16.64%) Web Services
13 957 (16.44%) UNIX
14 919 (15.78%) XML
15 835 (14.34%) OO
16 787 (13.52%) CSS
17 754 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
18 720 (12.37%) BDD
19 682 (11.71%) J2EE
20 662 (11.37%) Front Office
21 649 (11.15%) Hibernate
22 643 (11.04%) C#
23 629 (10.80%) Python
24 626 (10.75%) E-Commerce
25 598 (10.27%) Investment Banking
26 588 (10.10%) Git (software)
27 584 (10.03%) Multithreading
28 578 (9.93%) Maven
29 563 (9.67%) Ruby
30 534 (9.17%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 380 (6.53%) Tomcat
2 365 (6.27%) Apache
3 245 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 240 (4.12%) JBoss
5 232 (3.98%) Node.js
6 184 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 141 (2.42%) CMS
8 130 (2.23%) Adobe CQ
9 106 (1.82%) Confluence
10 91 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
11 85 (1.46%) IIS
12 71 (1.22%) Apache Pig
13 61 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 50 (0.86%) Apache Spark
15 49 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
16 48 (0.82%) nginx
17 45 (0.77%) OpenStack
18 44 (0.76%) SharePoint
19 43 (0.74%) Apache Solr
20 39 (0.67%) Jetty
Applications
1 82 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.13%) MS Office
3 25 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.38%) MS Project
5 21 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.086%) SPSS
10 3 (0.052%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.052%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.034%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.017%) Maya
12 1 (0.017%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.017%) GIMP
12 1 (0.017%) Weka
12 1 (0.017%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 57 (0.98%) RMDS
2 40 (0.69%) ION MarketView
3 24 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 22 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 12 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
7 10 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.14%) Magento
8 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
9 7 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 6 (0.10%) Endur
10 6 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.086%) Tridion
11 5 (0.086%) Summit
11 5 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 126 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 77 (1.32%) SaaS
4 66 (1.13%) Force.com
5 55 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (0.91%) GitHub
7 43 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.24%) PaaS
10 11 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.17%) IaaS
11 10 (0.17%) Heroku
12 9 (0.15%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.069%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.069%) ElastiCache
13 4 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.052%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.034%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 2 (0.034%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 261 (4.48%) HTTP
2 146 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 146 (2.51%) Internet
3 100 (1.72%) DNS
4 83 (1.43%) SSL
5 75 (1.29%) LDAP
6 57 (0.98%) Firewall
7 46 (0.79%) Intranet
8 25 (0.43%) SAN
9 24 (0.41%) SSH
10 23 (0.40%) FTP
11 21 (0.36%) Multicast
12 20 (0.34%) VPN
13 18 (0.31%) BIG-IP
14 17 (0.29%) HTTPS
15 15 (0.26%) AMQP
16 14 (0.24%) NAS
16 14 (0.24%) SNMP
16 14 (0.24%) WAN
17 11 (0.19%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 332 (5.70%) NoSQL
3 326 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 296 (5.08%) MySQL
5 283 (4.86%) SQL Server
6 256 (4.40%) Big Data
7 239 (4.11%) Oracle Database
8 225 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 185 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 116 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 107 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 97 (1.67%) Apache Hive
13 88 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
14 76 (1.31%) DB2
15 66 (1.13%) HBase
16 62 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
17 61 (1.05%) Redis
18 54 (0.93%) KDB
19 39 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
20 31 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 588 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 578 (9.93%) Maven
3 512 (8.79%) Subversion
4 451 (7.75%) Selenium
5 430 (7.39%) Cucumber
6 419 (7.20%) JUnit
7 411 (7.06%) Jenkins
8 304 (5.22%) JIRA
9 223 (3.83%) WebDriver
10 205 (3.52%) Eclipse
11 191 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 189 (3.25%) Ant
13 156 (2.68%) Hudson
14 146 (2.51%) Mockito
15 66 (1.13%) JBehave
16 64 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
17 61 (1.05%) jMock
18 59 (1.01%) Jasmine
19 58 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 58 (1.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 1100 (18.89%) Finance
2 1072 (18.41%) Banking
3 662 (11.37%) Front Office
4 598 (10.27%) Investment Banking
5 198 (3.40%) Retail
6 119 (2.04%) Games
7 91 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 80 (1.37%) Back Office
9 79 (1.36%) Marketing
10 76 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 73 (1.25%) Publishing
12 54 (0.93%) Advertising
13 41 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.43%) Legal
14 25 (0.43%) Billing
15 15 (0.26%) Law
16 14 (0.24%) French Language
17 8 (0.14%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.12%) Electronics
18 7 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3706 (63.66%) Developer
2 1895 (32.55%) Java Developer
3 427 (7.33%) Senior Developer
4 330 (5.67%) Architect
5 324 (5.57%) Analyst
6 273 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 218 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 202 (3.47%) Consultant
9 179 (3.07%) Android Developer
10 152 (2.61%) Tester
11 149 (2.56%) Web Developer
12 141 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
13 134 (2.30%) Software Engineer
14 112 (1.92%) Test Analyst
15 110 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
16 102 (1.75%) Scala Developer
17 88 (1.51%) Project Manager
18 82 (1.41%) Technical Architect
18 82 (1.41%) Lead Developer
19 81 (1.39%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1221 (20.97%) Spring
2 1186 (20.37%) HTML
3 969 (16.64%) Web Services
4 919 (15.78%) XML
5 787 (13.52%) CSS
6 682 (11.71%) J2EE
7 649 (11.15%) Hibernate
8 534 (9.17%) .NET
9 529 (9.09%) HTML5
10 475 (8.16%) REST
11 413 (7.09%) RESTful
12 401 (6.89%) SOAP
13 378 (6.49%) JSON
14 373 (6.41%) jQuery
15 343 (5.89%) JSP
16 323 (5.55%) AngularJS
17 302 (5.19%) JMS
18 265 (4.55%) Spring MVC
19 239 (4.11%) CSS3
20 227 (3.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 488 (8.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 426 (7.32%) Open Source
3 312 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 286 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 243 (4.17%) Derivative
6 223 (3.83%) Fixed Income
7 178 (3.06%) User Experience
8 165 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 137 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 136 (2.34%) Equities
11 118 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
12 104 (1.79%) Data Structures
13 82 (1.41%) Market Risk
14 80 (1.37%) Mathematics
15 69 (1.19%) Credit Risk
16 63 (1.08%) Visualisation
17 61 (1.05%) Social Media
17 61 (1.05%) iPad
18 50 (0.86%) Digital Media
19 49 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1160 (19.92%) Linux
2 957 (16.44%) UNIX
3 389 (6.68%) Windows
4 300 (5.15%) Android
5 150 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 135 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 89 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 77 (1.32%) CentOS
9 76 (1.31%) Solaris
10 70 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 48 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (0.58%) AIX
13 25 (0.43%) SUSE
14 19 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.24%) MVS
17 13 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.19%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.19%) VME
19 10 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2535 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1378 (23.67%) TDD
3 1042 (17.90%) Scrum
4 835 (14.34%) OO
5 754 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
6 720 (12.37%) BDD
7 626 (10.75%) E-Commerce
8 584 (10.03%) Multithreading
9 512 (8.79%) MVC
10 460 (7.90%) DevOps
11 448 (7.69%) Low Latency
12 361 (6.20%) Software Engineering
13 352 (6.05%) SOA
14 272 (4.67%) Pair Programming
15 254 (4.36%) Configuration Management
16 253 (4.35%) Web Development
17 252 (4.33%) Unit Testing
18 236 (4.05%) Test Automation
19 226 (3.88%) Kanban
20 204 (3.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1348 (23.15%) JavaScript
2 1320 (22.67%) SQL
3 643 (11.04%) C#
4 629 (10.80%) Python
5 563 (9.67%) Ruby
6 488 (8.38%) C++
7 413 (7.09%) Scala
8 316 (5.43%) Perl
9 308 (5.29%) PHP
10 237 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 224 (3.85%) Groovy
12 220 (3.78%) Shell Script
13 176 (3.02%) C
14 167 (2.87%) Bash Shell
15 102 (1.75%) Clojure
16 92 (1.58%) Objective-C
17 84 (1.44%) Apex Code
18 54 (0.93%) VB
19 49 (0.84%) PowerShell
19 49 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 472 (8.11%) Degree
2 173 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 92 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 47 (0.81%) ISEB
5 38 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 33 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 12 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.15%) PhD
10 9 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.069%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.069%) MCT
14 3 (0.052%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.052%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.052%) CCNA
14 3 (0.052%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (8.00%) QA
2 26 (0.45%) SLA
3 11 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.052%) SNOMED CT
7 3 (0.052%) FATCA
8 2 (0.034%) EMIR
8 2 (0.034%) Basel III
8 2 (0.034%) COBIT
9 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.017%) GAMP
9 1 (0.017%) GxP
9 1 (0.017%) WCAG
9 1 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 75 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.55%) vCloud
4 25 (0.43%) HDFS
5 20 (0.34%) Varnish
6 19 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.19%) NFS
9 9 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
10 8 (0.14%) Docker
10 8 (0.14%) vSphere
10 8 (0.14%) Xen
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.10%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.069%) KVM
13 4 (0.069%) SRDF
14 3 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.052%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 337 (5.79%) Puppet
2 214 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (1.49%) Nagios
4 62 (1.06%) Ansible
5 44 (0.76%) Salt
6 40 (0.69%) Vagrant
7 34 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
8 32 (0.55%) Oozie
9 29 (0.50%) Zenoss
9 29 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 29 (0.50%) Graylog2
10 26 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (0.45%) Control-M
11 20 (0.34%) Kibana
12 13 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.22%) YUM
12 13 (0.22%) Opsview
13 11 (0.19%) collectd
14 10 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
14 10 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1136 (19.51%) Oracle
2 263 (4.52%) Sybase
3 214 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 170 (2.92%) Adobe
5 158 (2.71%) TIBCO
6 147 (2.52%) IBM
7 133 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 126 (2.16%) Google
9 119 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 110 (1.89%) VMware
11 91 (1.56%) Perforce
12 85 (1.46%) 29West
13 84 (1.44%) Informatica
14 80 (1.37%) ATG
15 64 (1.10%) hybris
16 56 (0.96%) SAP
17 55 (0.94%) Zend
18 49 (0.84%) Endeca
19 48 (0.82%) ION Trading
20 46 (0.79%) Splunk
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