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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 2943 3125 2696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.85% 14.89% 12.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 34.94% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2191 2363 1977
Average daily rate £520 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.56 £14.00 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £40.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -6.25%
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
8938 8945 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.62% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6645 6681 6182
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 50 73
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £16.60 £24.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 466 £525 - 237
Croydon +10 37 £411 -13.42% 7
Canary Wharf -3 22 £600 +17.07%
Docklands, London +2 9 £439 -23.65%
Westminster -2 9 £425 -22.72% 2
Hammersmith +6 8 £560 +18.83% 4
Bromley - 8 £500 -
Harrow -1 4 £488 +50.00%
Osterley +3 3 £500 +19.04%
Uxbridge +1 3 £225 -35.71% 3
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 - -
Greenwich - 3 £431 -
Hounslow +3 2 £525 - 1
Wimbledon -1 2 £450 -
Romford - 2 £450 -
Wembley - 2 £538 -
Feltham -1 1 £400 +6.66%
Chiswick - 1 £450 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2938 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1617 (26.50%) TDD
3 1419 (23.25%) JavaScript
4 1391 (22.79%) Linux
5 1311 (21.48%) Finance
6 1259 (20.63%) Spring
7 1222 (20.02%) Banking
8 1196 (19.60%) HTML
9 1195 (19.58%) SQL
10 1136 (18.61%) Scrum
11 1035 (16.96%) Web Services
12 959 (15.71%) Oracle
13 957 (15.68%) Git (software)
14 944 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
15 935 (15.32%) Python
16 908 (14.88%) Unix
17 897 (14.70%) Jenkins
18 878 (14.39%) BDD
19 773 (12.67%) REST
19 773 (12.67%) CSS
20 760 (12.45%) DevOps
21 735 (12.04%) Maven
22 677 (11.09%) OO
23 676 (11.08%) Scala
24 635 (10.40%) Ruby
25 632 (10.36%) RESTful
26 606 (9.93%) Investment Banking
27 602 (9.86%) XML
28 600 (9.83%) Multithreading
29 578 (9.47%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 533 (8.73%) Tomcat
2 415 (6.80%) Node.js
3 397 (6.50%) Apache
4 304 (4.98%) JBoss
5 242 (3.97%) Apache Spark
6 186 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 185 (3.03%) Confluence
8 179 (2.93%) Jetty
9 159 (2.61%) WebLogic
10 135 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 131 (2.15%) CMS
11 131 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
12 117 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
13 81 (1.33%) OpenStack
14 71 (1.16%) nginx
15 57 (0.93%) Mule
16 54 (0.88%) Apache Pig
17 49 (0.80%) Apache Solr
18 43 (0.70%) Alfresco
18 43 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (0.75%) MS Office
2 42 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 27 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.38%) HipChat
5 17 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.23%) SPSS
7 11 (0.18%) MS Project
8 6 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.066%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.066%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
11 2 (0.033%) Stata
12 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.016%) Maple
12 1 (0.016%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 34 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 25 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
6 13 (0.21%) RMDS
7 12 (0.20%) ION MarketView
8 11 (0.18%) Magento
9 10 (0.16%) BigMachines
9 10 (0.16%) Eloqua
9 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.11%) Endur
12 6 (0.098%) SAP CO
12 6 (0.098%) SAP FI
12 6 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
13 5 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.082%) Kondor
13 5 (0.082%) Maximo
14 4 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 537 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
3 92 (1.51%) GitHub
4 86 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 64 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 55 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 51 (0.84%) SaaS
9 49 (0.80%) IaaS
9 49 (0.80%) PaaS
10 39 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 21 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 21 (0.34%) Google Analytics
13 19 (0.31%) Force.com
14 17 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
14 17 (0.28%) Google App Engine
15 14 (0.23%) CloudFront
15 14 (0.23%) Heroku
16 13 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 276 (4.52%) HTTP
2 181 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 118 (1.93%) Internet
4 82 (1.34%) DNS
5 69 (1.13%) LDAP
6 57 (0.93%) SSL
7 49 (0.80%) Firewall
8 22 (0.36%) FTP
8 22 (0.36%) SNMP
9 20 (0.33%) SAN
9 20 (0.33%) SMTP
10 19 (0.31%) Multicast
10 19 (0.31%) VPN
11 17 (0.28%) DMZ
12 16 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (0.26%) LAN
13 15 (0.25%) IPsec
14 13 (0.21%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.20%) BGP
15 12 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (9.42%) NoSQL
2 568 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 463 (7.59%) Hadoop
4 443 (7.26%) Big Data
5 411 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 400 (6.55%) MySQL
7 384 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 301 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
9 268 (4.39%) SQL Server
10 178 (2.92%) Apache Hive
10 178 (2.92%) Oracle Database
11 151 (2.47%) HBase
12 126 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
13 125 (2.05%) RDBMS
14 96 (1.57%) Redis
15 72 (1.18%) DB2
16 55 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 52 (0.85%) KDB
18 49 (0.80%) Impala
19 47 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 957 (15.68%) Git (software)
2 897 (14.70%) Jenkins
3 735 (12.04%) Maven
4 459 (7.52%) JIRA
5 403 (6.60%) JUnit
6 401 (6.57%) Cucumber
7 382 (6.26%) Subversion
8 352 (5.77%) Selenium
9 278 (4.56%) Mockito
10 249 (4.08%) Gradle
11 217 (3.56%) Eclipse
12 141 (2.31%) Ant
13 137 (2.24%) TeamCity
14 126 (2.06%) Hudson
15 120 (1.97%) WebDriver
16 106 (1.74%) JMeter
17 75 (1.23%) IntelliJ
18 69 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 68 (1.11%) Jasmine
20 64 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 1311 (21.48%) Finance
2 1222 (20.02%) Banking
3 606 (9.93%) Investment Banking
4 522 (8.55%) Front Office
5 183 (3.00%) Retail
6 165 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 105 (1.72%) Marketing
8 92 (1.51%) Games
9 77 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 51 (0.84%) Back Office
11 48 (0.79%) Publishing
12 30 (0.49%) Billing
13 28 (0.46%) Electronics
14 27 (0.44%) Legal
15 25 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.29%) Advertising
16 18 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.26%) Law
18 15 (0.25%) International Banking
18 15 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3752 (61.48%) Developer
2 2475 (40.55%) Java Developer
3 587 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 450 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 425 (6.96%) Architect
6 407 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 363 (5.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 359 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 293 (4.80%) Analyst
10 243 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 232 (3.80%) Scala Developer
12 197 (3.23%) Consultant
13 183 (3.00%) Java Engineer
14 146 (2.39%) Android Developer
15 144 (2.36%) HTML Developer
15 144 (2.36%) Software Engineer
16 128 (2.10%) Angular Developer
17 126 (2.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
18 120 (1.97%) Java Architect
19 119 (1.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1259 (20.63%) Spring
2 1196 (19.60%) HTML
3 1035 (16.96%) Web Services
4 773 (12.67%) CSS
4 773 (12.67%) REST
5 632 (10.36%) RESTful
6 602 (9.86%) XML
7 578 (9.47%) J2EE
8 550 (9.01%) Hibernate
9 546 (8.95%) AngularJS
10 524 (8.59%) HTML5
11 411 (6.73%) SOAP
12 407 (6.67%) .NET
13 387 (6.34%) JSON
14 321 (5.26%) jQuery
15 288 (4.72%) JMS
16 227 (3.72%) CSS3
17 192 (3.15%) Ajax
18 171 (2.80%) JSP
19 168 (2.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 329 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 319 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 294 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 256 (4.19%) Equities
5 205 (3.36%) User Experience
6 203 (3.33%) Derivative
7 161 (2.64%) Fixed Income
8 155 (2.54%) Mobile App
9 123 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 113 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 97 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 92 (1.51%) Mathematics
13 83 (1.36%) Fintech
13 83 (1.36%) Grid Computing
14 76 (1.25%) Visualisation
15 73 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
16 51 (0.84%) Market Risk
17 42 (0.69%) Management Information System
18 40 (0.66%) iPad
19 38 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1391 (22.79%) Linux
2 908 (14.88%) Unix
3 350 (5.73%) Windows
4 229 (3.75%) Android
5 187 (3.06%) CentOS
6 170 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 146 (2.39%) Ubuntu
8 115 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 86 (1.41%) Solaris
10 65 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 64 (1.05%) AIX
12 36 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 35 (0.57%) Debian
13 35 (0.57%) Windows Server
14 20 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.28%) HPUX
16 16 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.082%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2938 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1617 (26.50%) TDD
3 1136 (18.61%) Scrum
4 944 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
5 878 (14.39%) BDD
6 760 (12.45%) DevOps
7 677 (11.09%) OO
8 600 (9.83%) Multithreading
9 504 (8.26%) Pair Programming
10 468 (7.67%) E-Commerce
11 449 (7.36%) Open Source
12 435 (7.13%) Software Engineering
13 402 (6.59%) SDLC
14 350 (5.73%) Low Latency
15 342 (5.60%) Configuration Management
16 329 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 316 (5.18%) Unit Testing
18 315 (5.16%) Kanban
19 306 (5.01%) MVC
20 290 (4.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1419 (23.25%) JavaScript
2 1195 (19.58%) SQL
3 935 (15.32%) Python
4 676 (11.08%) Scala
5 635 (10.40%) Ruby
6 480 (7.86%) C#
7 391 (6.41%) C++
8 348 (5.70%) Perl
9 311 (5.10%) PHP
10 310 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 247 (4.05%) Groovy
12 246 (4.03%) Shell Script
13 202 (3.31%) PL/SQL
14 152 (2.49%) C
15 125 (2.05%) Go
16 112 (1.84%) PowerShell
17 85 (1.39%) Clojure
18 77 (1.26%) R
19 55 (0.90%) VBA
20 49 (0.80%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 426 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 414 (6.78%) Degree
3 250 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 116 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 57 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 56 (0.92%) ISEB
7 24 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 22 (0.36%) PhD
9 17 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.18%) PMP
12 9 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.13%) SANS
13 8 (0.13%) SAS Certification
14 7 (0.11%) ISACA
14 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.098%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (5.60%) QA
2 66 (1.08%) SLA
3 40 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 27 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.39%) SDET
7 19 (0.31%) MiFID
8 11 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.15%) EMIR
10 7 (0.11%) Basel III
10 7 (0.11%) HL7
11 6 (0.098%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.098%) SEPA
12 5 (0.082%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.049%) CRD IV
13 3 (0.049%) DICOM
14 2 (0.033%) COBIT
15 1 (0.016%) COSO
15 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
System Software
1 300 (4.92%) Docker
2 190 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (1.31%) HDFS
4 45 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 45 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 41 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 41 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 36 (0.59%) vSphere
7 24 (0.39%) Varnish
8 21 (0.34%) vCloud
9 18 (0.29%) NFS
10 15 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
11 7 (0.11%) Xen
12 6 (0.098%) GlusterFS
13 5 (0.082%) KVM
14 4 (0.066%) Ceph
14 4 (0.066%) Hyper-V
14 4 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.049%) Samba
15 3 (0.049%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 484 (7.93%) Puppet
2 218 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 197 (3.23%) Ansible
4 101 (1.65%) ZABBIX
5 83 (1.36%) Nagios
6 65 (1.07%) logstash
7 62 (1.02%) Salt
8 53 (0.87%) Kibana
9 49 (0.80%) Kubernetes
10 47 (0.77%) Oozie
11 45 (0.74%) Graphite
12 36 (0.59%) Mesos
13 30 (0.49%) Icinga
14 20 (0.33%) Grafana
14 20 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (0.33%) Uchiwa
15 19 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 18 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
17 17 (0.28%) HAProxy
17 17 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 959 (15.71%) Oracle
2 246 (4.03%) VMware
3 168 (2.75%) Sybase
4 154 (2.52%) Google
5 153 (2.51%) Microsoft
6 147 (2.41%) IBM
7 127 (2.08%) Adobe
8 116 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 98 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 92 (1.51%) Splunk
11 81 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 81 (1.33%) TIBCO
12 80 (1.31%) SAP
13 69 (1.13%) Informatica
14 68 (1.11%) hybris
15 65 (1.07%) DataSynapse
16 63 (1.03%) ATG
17 52 (0.85%) Cloudera
18 49 (0.80%) Tableau
19 45 (0.74%) HP
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