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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3142 2878 2797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.45% 12.53% 12.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.06% 30.08% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2386 2126 2095
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
9503 9568 9488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 41.65% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7247 6947 7018
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.21 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 +2 569 £525 - 248
Croydon +6 55 £425 +9.67% 7
Bromley +7 29 £475 -24.00% 5
Canary Wharf +3 19 £600 +20.00%
Westminster - 18 £440 - 1
Docklands, London +7 15 £448 -31.15%
Uxbridge +8 5 £275 +52.77% 1
Osterley -2 4 £515 -2.83%
Chessington - 4 - -
Harrow - 4 £500 - 2
Hayes - 3 £340 -
Chiswick - 3 £350 - 1
Ealing -7 2 £330 -15.92%
Clapham - 2 £450 -
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Southall - 2 £340 -
Paddington +6 1 - -
Twickenham +3 1 £325 - 3
Hounslow +1 1 - -
Greenford -3 1 £345 -
Wimbledon -4 1 - -
Hammersmith -5 1 £622 +31.98% 3
Feltham - 1 £563 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3135 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1695 (27.91%) TDD
3 1466 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 1419 (23.37%) Finance
5 1363 (22.44%) Spring
6 1339 (22.05%) Linux
7 1328 (21.87%) Scrum
8 1246 (20.52%) HTML
9 1159 (19.08%) SQL
10 1117 (18.39%) Web Services
11 1094 (18.01%) Banking
12 1059 (17.44%) Oracle
13 970 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
14 930 (15.31%) REST
15 905 (14.90%) BDD
16 871 (14.34%) CSS
17 864 (14.23%) Git (software)
18 861 (14.18%) Python
19 850 (14.00%) DevOps
20 846 (13.93%) Unix
21 798 (13.14%) Jenkins
22 795 (13.09%) Maven
23 713 (11.74%) Scala
24 686 (11.30%) OO
25 685 (11.28%) XML
26 684 (11.26%) J2EE
27 633 (10.42%) NoSQL
28 613 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
29 605 (9.96%) RESTful
29 605 (9.96%) AngularJS

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
1 497 (8.18%) Tomcat
2 442 (7.28%) Node.js
3 354 (5.83%) Apache
4 266 (4.38%) Apache Spark
5 213 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 195 (3.21%) JBoss
7 194 (3.19%) Confluence
8 182 (3.00%) WebLogic
9 139 (2.29%) CMS
10 137 (2.26%) Jetty
11 126 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
12 103 (1.70%) OpenStack
13 102 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 100 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
15 95 (1.56%) nginx
16 81 (1.33%) Apache Pig
17 78 (1.28%) Mule
18 71 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
19 69 (1.14%) IIS
20 59 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 62 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 44 (0.72%) MS Office
3 26 (0.43%) HipChat
4 24 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.35%) SPSS
6 19 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.20%) Stata
8 8 (0.13%) MS Project
9 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.082%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.066%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.066%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.049%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.049%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.016%) Houdini
15 1 (0.016%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 53 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 43 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 28 (0.46%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.23%) RMDS
5 13 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 12 (0.20%) Unica
7 11 (0.18%) Magento
8 10 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.16%) BigMachines
9 9 (0.15%) Summit
10 8 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
10 8 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.099%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.082%) Endur
12 5 (0.082%) Global One
12 5 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 613 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (2.57%) GitHub
4 125 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
5 85 (1.40%) PaaS
6 75 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 62 (1.02%) IaaS
7 62 (1.02%) SaaS
8 60 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 56 (0.92%) Amazon S3
10 54 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (0.48%) Heroku
12 28 (0.46%) Google Analytics
13 26 (0.43%) Google App Engine
14 24 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.25%) Force.com
16 15 (0.25%) Google Play
16 15 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 359 (5.91%) HTTP
2 185 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 122 (2.01%) Internet
4 99 (1.63%) DNS
5 76 (1.25%) Network Security
6 70 (1.15%) Firewall
6 70 (1.15%) SSL
7 66 (1.09%) LDAP
8 39 (0.64%) FTP
9 32 (0.53%) SAN
10 31 (0.51%) VPN
11 27 (0.44%) SNMP
12 25 (0.41%) SSH
13 24 (0.40%) DHCP
13 24 (0.40%) HTTPS
13 24 (0.40%) IPsec
14 18 (0.30%) DMZ
14 18 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (0.26%) Kerberos
15 16 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 601 (9.90%) MongoDB
3 432 (7.11%) Hadoop
4 429 (7.06%) Big Data
5 426 (7.01%) MySQL
6 397 (6.54%) Relational Database
7 388 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 329 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
9 313 (5.15%) SQL Server
10 213 (3.51%) Apache Hive
11 204 (3.36%) Oracle Database
12 147 (2.42%) HBase
13 141 (2.32%) RDBMS
14 110 (1.81%) Neo4j
15 98 (1.61%) Redis
16 80 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
17 74 (1.22%) DB2
18 63 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 57 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
20 49 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 864 (14.23%) Git (software)
2 798 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 795 (13.09%) Maven
4 494 (8.13%) JIRA
5 446 (7.34%) JUnit
6 351 (5.78%) Cucumber
7 350 (5.76%) Subversion
8 305 (5.02%) Selenium
9 242 (3.98%) Mockito
10 197 (3.24%) Gradle
11 157 (2.59%) Ant
12 155 (2.55%) Eclipse
13 131 (2.16%) TeamCity
14 114 (1.88%) Hudson
15 108 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 107 (1.76%) WebDriver
17 94 (1.55%) IntelliJ
18 81 (1.33%) JMeter
19 75 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
20 69 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 1419 (23.37%) Finance
2 1094 (18.01%) Banking
3 461 (7.59%) Front Office
4 432 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 221 (3.64%) Retail
6 173 (2.85%) Marketing
7 131 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 80 (1.32%) Games
9 69 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 67 (1.10%) Back Office
11 65 (1.07%) Publishing
12 56 (0.92%) Electronics
13 54 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.44%) Advertising
14 27 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 26 (0.43%) Legal
16 20 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.30%) Law
18 10 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
19 9 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3651 (60.12%) Developer
2 2343 (38.58%) Java Developer
3 740 (12.19%) Senior Developer
4 553 (9.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 481 (7.92%) Architect
6 457 (7.53%) Agile Developer
7 436 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
8 400 (6.59%) Agile Java Developer
9 293 (4.82%) Scala Developer
10 256 (4.22%) Analyst
11 191 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
12 189 (3.11%) Consultant
13 165 (2.72%) Java Engineer
14 159 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 159 (2.62%) Java Architect
15 149 (2.45%) Java Scala Developer
16 145 (2.39%) Lead Developer
17 136 (2.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 122 (2.01%) Big Data Developer
19 119 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1363 (22.44%) Spring
2 1246 (20.52%) HTML
3 1117 (18.39%) Web Services
4 930 (15.31%) REST
5 871 (14.34%) CSS
6 685 (11.28%) XML
7 684 (11.26%) J2EE
8 605 (9.96%) AngularJS
8 605 (9.96%) RESTful
9 576 (9.48%) Hibernate
10 573 (9.44%) HTML5
11 497 (8.18%) SOAP
12 478 (7.87%) .NET
13 345 (5.68%) JSON
14 339 (5.58%) JMS
15 321 (5.29%) jQuery
16 297 (4.89%) CSS3
17 255 (4.20%) JSP
18 241 (3.97%) Java EE
19 189 (3.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 341 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 311 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 244 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 216 (3.56%) Derivative
5 197 (3.24%) User Experience
6 168 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 167 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 157 (2.59%) Equities
9 136 (2.24%) Fixed Income
10 104 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 94 (1.55%) Digital Media
12 86 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 82 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 78 (1.28%) Fintech
15 76 (1.25%) Mathematics
16 58 (0.96%) iPad
17 55 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 54 (0.89%) Data Centre
19 52 (0.86%) Social Media
20 51 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1339 (22.05%) Linux
2 846 (13.93%) Unix
3 387 (6.37%) Windows
4 187 (3.08%) Android
5 129 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 124 (2.04%) CentOS
7 102 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 70 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 67 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 61 (1.00%) Solaris
11 56 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 46 (0.76%) AIX
13 30 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 25 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.38%) Debian
16 20 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.23%) Fedora
19 9 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3135 (51.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1695 (27.91%) TDD
3 1328 (21.87%) Scrum
4 970 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
5 905 (14.90%) BDD
6 850 (14.00%) DevOps
7 686 (11.30%) OO
8 586 (9.65%) E-Commerce
9 572 (9.42%) Pair Programming
10 535 (8.81%) Multithreading
11 520 (8.56%) Open Source
12 439 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 425 (7.00%) Software Engineering
14 391 (6.44%) SDLC
15 388 (6.39%) Kanban
16 365 (6.01%) SOA
17 363 (5.98%) Microservices
18 348 (5.73%) Web Development
19 334 (5.50%) MVC
20 313 (5.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1466 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 1159 (19.08%) SQL
3 861 (14.18%) Python
4 713 (11.74%) Scala
5 519 (8.55%) Ruby
6 491 (8.08%) C#
7 431 (7.10%) C++
8 331 (5.45%) PHP
9 328 (5.40%) Perl
10 262 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 225 (3.70%) Groovy
12 198 (3.26%) PL/SQL
13 197 (3.24%) Shell Script
14 172 (2.83%) C
15 144 (2.37%) PowerShell
16 134 (2.21%) Go
17 97 (1.60%) Clojure
18 66 (1.09%) R
19 57 (0.94%) Objective-C
20 47 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 417 (6.87%) Degree
2 416 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 231 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 107 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 44 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 37 (0.61%) ISEB
7 32 (0.53%) PhD
8 27 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 13 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.16%) MCSE
11 10 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.13%) CCNA
13 8 (0.13%) SAS Certification
14 7 (0.12%) CISSP
14 7 (0.12%) MCITP
14 7 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (5.25%) QA
2 44 (0.72%) SLA
3 31 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 27 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.23%) SDET
7 12 (0.20%) HL7
7 12 (0.20%) MiFID
8 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.12%) SEPA
10 6 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.099%) EMIR
10 6 (0.099%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.099%) ISO20022
11 4 (0.066%) COBIT
11 4 (0.066%) DICOM
12 3 (0.049%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.049%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.049%) WCAG
13 1 (0.016%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 401 (6.60%) Docker
2 144 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 63 (1.04%) HDFS
5 56 (0.92%) vSphere
6 51 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 40 (0.66%) Apache Flume
8 25 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 25 (0.41%) KVM
9 23 (0.38%) Hyper-V
10 21 (0.35%) NFS
11 18 (0.30%) Xen
12 17 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.25%) vCloud
14 14 (0.23%) etcd
15 12 (0.20%) GlusterFS
16 10 (0.16%) flannel
17 9 (0.15%) Ceph
18 8 (0.13%) Varnish
19 6 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 516 (8.50%) Puppet
2 274 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
3 239 (3.94%) Ansible
4 121 (1.99%) Nagios
5 92 (1.51%) Kubernetes
6 86 (1.42%) logstash
7 70 (1.15%) Kibana
8 45 (0.74%) Salt
9 42 (0.69%) ZABBIX
10 32 (0.53%) Graphite
11 30 (0.49%) Icinga
12 28 (0.46%) Control-M
12 28 (0.46%) Mesos
13 27 (0.44%) Grafana
13 27 (0.44%) Packer
14 26 (0.43%) FreeIPA
15 25 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
16 23 (0.38%) Oozie
16 23 (0.38%) SCCM
17 21 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1059 (17.44%) Oracle
2 229 (3.77%) VMware
3 214 (3.52%) IBM
4 174 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 170 (2.80%) Google
6 150 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 147 (2.42%) Splunk
8 138 (2.27%) Sybase
9 133 (2.19%) Adobe
10 125 (2.06%) Atlassian
11 102 (1.68%) ATG
12 89 (1.47%) TIBCO
13 88 (1.45%) SAP
14 82 (1.35%) hybris
15 79 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
16 53 (0.87%) HP
17 52 (0.86%) DataSynapse
18 49 (0.81%) MuleSoft
19 48 (0.79%) Informatica
20 44 (0.72%) ION Trading
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