The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3139 2924 2866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.48% 12.72% 12.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.31% 30.18% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2375 2160 2084
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Median hourly rate £20.22 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £25.80 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.36 £80.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
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
9424 9687 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.15% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 7092 6966
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £18.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £52.55 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +2 584 £525 - 222
Croydon +4 66 £425 +21.42% 5
Bromley +8 30 £500 -4.76% 2
Westminster - 24 £481 -
Canary Wharf -1 23 £513 +2.50%
Docklands, London +8 14 £440 -26.66%
Chessington +3 6 - -
Osterley -1 5 £515 -2.83%
Uxbridge +6 3 £275 +52.77% 3
Harrow -7 3 £500 +51.51% 1
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Feltham - 2 £563 -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Southall - 2 £340 -
Twickenham -3 1 £325 -27.77%
Ealing -5 1 - -
Hammersmith -5 1 £425 +21.86%
Wimbledon -5 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £375 - 1
Ruislip - 1 £225 - 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Java.

1 3203 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1714 (27.41%) TDD
3 1547 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 1500 (23.98%) Finance
5 1373 (21.95%) Linux
6 1356 (21.68%) Scrum
7 1336 (21.36%) Spring
8 1318 (21.07%) HTML
9 1244 (19.89%) SQL
10 1143 (18.28%) Web Services
11 1132 (18.10%) Oracle
12 1097 (17.54%) Banking
13 1001 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
14 954 (15.25%) REST
15 928 (14.84%) CSS
16 923 (14.76%) BDD
17 893 (14.28%) Git (software)
18 869 (13.90%) Python
18 869 (13.90%) DevOps
19 835 (13.35%) Unix
20 818 (13.08%) Jenkins
21 796 (12.73%) Maven
22 757 (12.10%) XML
23 720 (11.51%) Scala
24 698 (11.16%) J2EE
25 674 (10.78%) OO
26 667 (10.67%) AngularJS
27 655 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
28 631 (10.09%) HTML5
29 607 (9.71%) RESTful

Java
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
1 465 (7.44%) Tomcat
2 349 (5.58%) Apache
3 270 (4.32%) Apache Spark
4 250 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 199 (3.18%) WebLogic
6 183 (2.93%) Confluence
7 182 (2.91%) JBoss
8 147 (2.35%) CMS
9 125 (2.00%) Jetty
10 120 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
11 112 (1.79%) OpenStack
12 108 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 101 (1.61%) nginx
14 98 (1.57%) Mule
15 90 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
16 83 (1.33%) Apache Pig
17 76 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
18 73 (1.17%) IIS
19 67 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
20 46 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 73 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 44 (0.70%) MS Office
3 22 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 22 (0.35%) SPSS
4 17 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.26%) HipChat
6 12 (0.19%) Stata
7 8 (0.13%) MS Project
7 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.080%) FrameMaker
9 5 (0.080%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.064%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.048%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.016%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 59 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 28 (0.45%) ION MarketView
4 26 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.22%) Eloqua
7 13 (0.21%) Magento
7 13 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
7 13 (0.21%) RMDS
7 13 (0.21%) Unica
8 12 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 11 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 11 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.14%) BigMachines
11 9 (0.14%) Documaker
11 9 (0.14%) Summit
12 6 (0.096%) Markit EDM
13 5 (0.080%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 655 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (2.70%) GitHub
4 133 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (1.33%) PaaS
6 74 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 71 (1.14%) SaaS
8 66 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 66 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 60 (0.96%) IaaS
10 58 (0.93%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
12 30 (0.48%) Google App Engine
13 29 (0.46%) Google Analytics
14 26 (0.42%) Heroku
15 25 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 19 (0.30%) Force.com
18 18 (0.29%) OpenShift
19 16 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 376 (6.01%) HTTP
2 166 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 122 (1.95%) Internet
4 97 (1.55%) DNS
5 92 (1.47%) Network Security
6 81 (1.30%) LDAP
7 79 (1.26%) SSL
8 70 (1.12%) Firewall
9 37 (0.59%) FTP
10 35 (0.56%) SAN
11 32 (0.51%) SNMP
12 31 (0.50%) VPN
13 30 (0.48%) Kerberos
14 25 (0.40%) SSH
15 24 (0.38%) IPsec
16 23 (0.37%) DHCP
17 22 (0.35%) HTTPS
18 19 (0.30%) WAN
19 16 (0.26%) LAN
19 16 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (9.53%) NoSQL
2 583 (9.32%) MongoDB
3 432 (6.91%) Hadoop
4 427 (6.83%) Big Data
5 425 (6.80%) MySQL
6 415 (6.64%) Relational Database
7 363 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 349 (5.58%) SQL Server
9 335 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
10 225 (3.60%) Oracle Database
11 208 (3.33%) Apache Hive
12 153 (2.45%) RDBMS
13 141 (2.25%) HBase
14 115 (1.84%) Neo4j
15 95 (1.52%) Redis
16 89 (1.42%) DB2
17 80 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
18 73 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 66 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
20 53 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 893 (14.28%) Git (software)
2 818 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 796 (12.73%) Maven
4 504 (8.06%) JIRA
5 489 (7.82%) JUnit
6 366 (5.85%) Cucumber
7 349 (5.58%) Subversion
8 339 (5.42%) Selenium
9 217 (3.47%) Mockito
10 211 (3.37%) Gradle
11 174 (2.78%) Ant
12 167 (2.67%) Eclipse
13 133 (2.13%) TeamCity
14 122 (1.95%) WebDriver
15 115 (1.84%) Hudson
16 113 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 96 (1.54%) IntelliJ
18 77 (1.23%) JMeter
19 76 (1.22%) Grunt
20 75 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 1500 (23.98%) Finance
2 1097 (17.54%) Banking
3 437 (6.99%) Front Office
4 424 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 239 (3.82%) Retail
6 189 (3.02%) Marketing
7 135 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 86 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 83 (1.33%) Publishing
10 75 (1.20%) Back Office
11 65 (1.04%) Games
12 62 (0.99%) Electronics
13 61 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 35 (0.56%) Advertising
15 24 (0.38%) Legal
16 22 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.22%) Law
19 12 (0.19%) Automotive
20 11 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3711 (59.34%) Developer
2 2332 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 751 (12.01%) Senior Developer
4 538 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 519 (8.30%) Architect
6 474 (7.58%) Agile Developer
7 447 (7.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 417 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 307 (4.91%) Scala Developer
10 265 (4.24%) Analyst
11 205 (3.28%) Consultant
12 188 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 174 (2.78%) Java Engineer
14 167 (2.67%) Java Architect
15 159 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
16 154 (2.46%) Lead Developer
17 152 (2.43%) Java Scala Developer
18 141 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 130 (2.08%) Technical Architect
20 127 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1336 (21.36%) Spring
2 1318 (21.07%) HTML
3 1143 (18.28%) Web Services
4 954 (15.25%) REST
5 928 (14.84%) CSS
6 757 (12.10%) XML
7 698 (11.16%) J2EE
8 667 (10.67%) AngularJS
9 631 (10.09%) HTML5
10 607 (9.71%) RESTful
11 570 (9.11%) Hibernate
12 506 (8.09%) .NET
13 504 (8.06%) SOAP
14 467 (7.47%) Node.js
15 362 (5.79%) JMS
16 350 (5.60%) JSON
17 338 (5.40%) jQuery
18 336 (5.37%) CSS3
19 276 (4.41%) JSP
20 257 (4.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 351 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 339 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 240 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 234 (3.74%) Derivative
5 212 (3.39%) User Experience
6 183 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 173 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 147 (2.35%) Equities
9 146 (2.33%) Fixed Income
10 121 (1.93%) Algorithms
11 111 (1.77%) Digital Media
12 82 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 77 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 74 (1.18%) Fintech
14 74 (1.18%) Mathematics
15 65 (1.04%) Data Centre
16 56 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 55 (0.88%) Management Information System
18 53 (0.85%) iPad
19 48 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1373 (21.95%) Linux
2 835 (13.35%) Unix
3 423 (6.76%) Windows
4 208 (3.33%) Android
5 131 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 110 (1.76%) CentOS
8 80 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 64 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 61 (0.98%) Solaris
11 51 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 41 (0.66%) AIX
13 26 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (0.34%) Debian
16 19 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 19 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 15 (0.24%) Fedora
17 15 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3203 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1714 (27.41%) TDD
3 1356 (21.68%) Scrum
4 1001 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
5 923 (14.76%) BDD
6 869 (13.90%) DevOps
7 674 (10.78%) OO
8 601 (9.61%) E-Commerce
9 550 (8.79%) Open Source
10 538 (8.60%) Pair Programming
11 478 (7.64%) Multithreading
12 457 (7.31%) Software Engineering
13 450 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 402 (6.43%) Kanban
15 393 (6.28%) Microservices
16 390 (6.24%) SOA
17 386 (6.17%) SDLC
18 374 (5.98%) Web Development
19 334 (5.34%) MVC
20 295 (4.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1547 (24.74%) JavaScript
2 1244 (19.89%) SQL
3 869 (13.90%) Python
4 720 (11.51%) Scala
5 529 (8.46%) C#
6 527 (8.43%) Ruby
7 460 (7.36%) C++
8 348 (5.56%) Perl
9 321 (5.13%) PHP
10 242 (3.87%) Bash Shell
11 215 (3.44%) Groovy
12 207 (3.31%) PL/SQL
13 199 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 180 (2.88%) C
15 146 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 122 (1.95%) Go
17 110 (1.76%) Clojure
18 73 (1.17%) R
19 62 (0.99%) Objective-C
20 57 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 420 (6.72%) Degree
2 379 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 215 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 89 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 40 (0.64%) ISEB
6 37 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 33 (0.53%) PhD
8 30 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.24%) CISSP
10 15 (0.24%) MCSE
11 14 (0.22%) BC Cleared
12 13 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.19%) CISM
14 11 (0.18%) CISA
15 10 (0.16%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (0.13%) CCNA
17 8 (0.13%) MCITP
17 8 (0.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (5.42%) QA
2 31 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.43%) SLA
5 23 (0.37%) SDET
6 12 (0.19%) HL7
6 12 (0.19%) MiFID
7 10 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.16%) SEPA
8 6 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.096%) EMIR
8 6 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.096%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.064%) DICOM
9 4 (0.064%) FATCA
9 4 (0.064%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.048%) ISO15022
10 3 (0.048%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.048%) WCAG
11 2 (0.032%) COBIT
System Software
1 431 (6.89%) Docker
2 134 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 57 (0.91%) vSphere
5 56 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (0.86%) HDFS
7 48 (0.77%) VMware ESX
8 36 (0.58%) Apache Flume
9 33 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 28 (0.45%) KVM
11 21 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 21 (0.34%) NFS
12 20 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (0.32%) Xen
13 19 (0.30%) etcd
14 15 (0.24%) flannel
15 13 (0.21%) GlusterFS
15 13 (0.21%) vCloud
16 11 (0.18%) Ceph
17 9 (0.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 506 (8.09%) Puppet
2 293 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 274 (4.38%) Ansible
4 112 (1.79%) Nagios
5 109 (1.74%) Kubernetes
6 83 (1.33%) logstash
7 65 (1.04%) Kibana
8 47 (0.75%) Salt
9 36 (0.58%) Control-M
10 32 (0.51%) ZABBIX
11 31 (0.50%) Graphite
11 31 (0.50%) Mesos
12 27 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
12 27 (0.43%) Icinga
12 27 (0.43%) Packer
13 25 (0.40%) Grafana
13 25 (0.40%) SCCM
14 24 (0.38%) FreeIPA
14 24 (0.38%) Terraform
15 21 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1132 (18.10%) Oracle
2 250 (4.00%) IBM
3 220 (3.52%) VMware
4 199 (3.18%) Microsoft
5 183 (2.93%) Google
6 169 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 142 (2.27%) Adobe
8 135 (2.16%) Splunk
9 132 (2.11%) Sybase
10 130 (2.08%) Atlassian
11 97 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 92 (1.47%) ATG
12 92 (1.47%) TIBCO
13 86 (1.38%) SAP
14 77 (1.23%) hybris
15 67 (1.07%) MuleSoft
16 64 (1.02%) Informatica
17 55 (0.88%) HP
17 55 (0.88%) Murex
18 46 (0.74%) ION Trading
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