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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3035 2831 3136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.94% 12.04% 12.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.51% 29.07% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2024 2192
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 21
Average hourly rate £35.08 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £34.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.10 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
9946 9740 10578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.42% 41.41% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7260 6960 7474
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 65 104
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.89% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £16.50 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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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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 0 769 £525 - 268
Canary Wharf +7 31 £500 -9.09%
Croydon +4 28 £450 +3.44% 2
Docklands, London +5 25 £615 -1.60% 1
Paddington +1 16 £550 -
Bromley +6 13 £415 +18.57% 3
Hammersmith +1 10 £356 +18.75% 1
Ealing - 7 £385 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 6 £335 +3.87% 2
Uxbridge - 6 £395 - 3
Twickenham - 4 £450 -
Hounslow +1 3 £418 -16.50% 1
Brentford -2 3 £400 -15.78% 2
Wimbledon - 3 £375 -
Greenford 0 2 £355 -
Osterley 0 1 - -
Chessington -3 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £330 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Mayfair - 1 £625 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2537 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1451 (24.67%) SQL
3 1353 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 1311 (22.29%) TDD
5 1291 (21.95%) Finance
6 1203 (20.45%) Linux
7 1200 (20.40%) HTML
8 1149 (19.53%) Oracle
9 1075 (18.28%) Spring
10 992 (16.87%) Scrum
11 983 (16.71%) Banking
12 877 (14.91%) Web Services
13 863 (14.67%) UNIX
14 825 (14.03%) J2EE
15 757 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
16 746 (12.68%) CSS
17 722 (12.27%) Python
18 695 (11.82%) OO
19 685 (11.65%) Git (software)
20 674 (11.46%) XML
21 658 (11.19%) Maven
22 650 (11.05%) HTML5
23 647 (11.00%) C#
24 644 (10.95%) .NET
25 593 (10.08%) Jenkins
26 581 (9.88%) Multithreading
27 580 (9.86%) Front Office
28 572 (9.72%) BDD
29 561 (9.54%) E-Commerce
30 537 (9.13%) Investment Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 520 (8.84%) Tomcat
2 396 (6.73%) Apache
3 294 (5.00%) JBoss
4 279 (4.74%) Node.js
5 237 (4.03%) WebSphere
6 232 (3.94%) WebLogic
7 230 (3.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 182 (3.09%) Confluence
9 154 (2.62%) CMS
10 137 (2.33%) IIS
11 124 (2.11%) Apache Spark
12 121 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
13 99 (1.68%) Jetty
14 98 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
15 65 (1.11%) Mule
16 59 (1.00%) OpenStack
17 55 (0.94%) Apache Solr
18 52 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
19 51 (0.87%) nginx
20 48 (0.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 123 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.05%) MS Office
3 30 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.20%) MS Project
7 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.14%) SPSS
7 8 (0.14%) HipChat
8 3 (0.051%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.051%) Maple
8 3 (0.051%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.034%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.017%) Weka
10 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.017%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.017%) InDesign
10 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 35 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (0.54%) RMDS
3 28 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 25 (0.43%) ION MarketView
5 22 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.20%) Summit
8 11 (0.19%) WebTrends
9 10 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 10 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 9 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.14%) Loan IQ
11 8 (0.14%) Tridion
11 8 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
11 8 (0.14%) BigMachines
12 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.12%) SAP HR
13 6 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 377 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 69 (1.17%) GitHub
4 68 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (1.07%) SaaS
6 51 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (0.65%) Force.com
9 29 (0.49%) PaaS
9 29 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
10 22 (0.37%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.32%) Google App Engine
12 17 (0.29%) Google Apps
13 13 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.17%) Heroku
16 9 (0.15%) IaaS
17 8 (0.14%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 259 (4.40%) HTTP
2 180 (3.06%) Internet
3 137 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 92 (1.56%) Firewall
5 90 (1.53%) LDAP
6 88 (1.50%) DNS
6 88 (1.50%) SSL
7 42 (0.71%) Kerberos
8 25 (0.43%) AMQP
9 24 (0.41%) LAN
9 24 (0.41%) VPN
10 22 (0.37%) WAN
10 22 (0.37%) DHCP
11 20 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 19 (0.32%) X.509
13 18 (0.31%) SAN
13 18 (0.31%) DMZ
13 18 (0.31%) SNMP
13 18 (0.31%) FTP
14 16 (0.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 420 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 409 (6.95%) MongoDB
4 387 (6.58%) Hadoop
5 381 (6.48%) MySQL
6 313 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 310 (5.27%) Big Data
8 240 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 184 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 163 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 154 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
12 118 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
13 107 (1.82%) HBase
14 105 (1.79%) DB2
15 97 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
16 85 (1.45%) Redis
17 76 (1.29%) Apache Hive
18 56 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
19 50 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 44 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 685 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 658 (11.19%) Maven
3 593 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 467 (7.94%) Subversion
5 406 (6.90%) JIRA
6 339 (5.76%) JUnit
7 329 (5.59%) Selenium
8 311 (5.29%) Cucumber
9 196 (3.33%) Ant
10 178 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 145 (2.47%) Mockito
12 137 (2.33%) Gradle
13 136 (2.31%) TeamCity
14 122 (2.07%) WebDriver
15 98 (1.67%) Hudson
16 83 (1.41%) JMeter
17 69 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
18 66 (1.12%) Jasmine
19 63 (1.07%) Grunt
20 56 (0.95%) IntelliJ
General
1 1291 (21.95%) Finance
2 983 (16.71%) Banking
3 580 (9.86%) Front Office
4 537 (9.13%) Investment Banking
5 204 (3.47%) Retail
6 105 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 98 (1.67%) Marketing
8 93 (1.58%) Publishing
9 73 (1.24%) Games
10 71 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 68 (1.16%) Back Office
12 39 (0.66%) Legal
13 38 (0.65%) Advertising
14 19 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.31%) Automotive
16 14 (0.24%) French Language
17 10 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
17 10 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.14%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3589 (61.02%) Developer
2 1954 (33.22%) Java Developer
3 507 (8.62%) Architect
4 482 (8.19%) Senior Developer
5 409 (6.95%) Analyst
6 323 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 188 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 174 (2.96%) Scala Developer
9 157 (2.67%) Consultant
10 150 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
11 148 (2.52%) Technical Architect
12 142 (2.41%) Android Developer
13 115 (1.96%) Software Engineer
14 106 (1.80%) Web Developer
15 105 (1.79%) Agile Java Developer
16 103 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
17 102 (1.73%) Tester
18 97 (1.65%) C# Developer
19 96 (1.63%) Applications Support
20 94 (1.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1200 (20.40%) HTML
2 1075 (18.28%) Spring
3 877 (14.91%) Web Services
4 825 (14.03%) J2EE
5 746 (12.68%) CSS
6 674 (11.46%) XML
7 650 (11.05%) HTML5
8 644 (10.95%) .NET
9 535 (9.10%) REST
10 527 (8.96%) Hibernate
11 433 (7.36%) RESTful
12 428 (7.28%) AngularJS
13 387 (6.58%) jQuery
14 368 (6.26%) JSON
15 363 (6.17%) SOAP
16 299 (5.08%) JSP
17 280 (4.76%) JMS
18 258 (4.39%) Middleware
19 257 (4.37%) CSS3
20 220 (3.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 338 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 330 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 261 (4.44%) Derivative
4 237 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 201 (3.42%) Fixed Income
6 195 (3.32%) Equities
7 193 (3.28%) Mobile App
8 172 (2.92%) User Experience
9 120 (2.04%) Market Risk
10 111 (1.89%) Algorithms
11 97 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 85 (1.45%) Credit Risk
13 79 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 79 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
14 75 (1.28%) Mathematics
15 62 (1.05%) Data Structures
16 50 (0.85%) Client/Server
17 46 (0.78%) Data Centre
18 44 (0.75%) Wiki
19 43 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1203 (20.45%) Linux
2 863 (14.67%) UNIX
3 437 (7.43%) Windows
4 281 (4.78%) Android
5 160 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 92 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (1.26%) Solaris
8 70 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 69 (1.17%) CentOS
10 53 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 31 (0.53%) AIX
12 29 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.14%) VMS
17 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.068%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.068%) Debian
19 3 (0.051%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2537 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1311 (22.29%) TDD
3 992 (16.87%) Scrum
4 757 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
5 695 (11.82%) OO
6 581 (9.88%) Multithreading
7 572 (9.72%) BDD
8 561 (9.54%) E-Commerce
9 490 (8.33%) DevOps
10 426 (7.24%) SDLC
11 412 (7.00%) SOA
12 378 (6.43%) Software Engineering
13 373 (6.34%) MVC
14 368 (6.26%) Open Source
15 303 (5.15%) Low Latency
16 298 (5.07%) Pair Programming
17 284 (4.83%) Web Development
18 276 (4.69%) Unit Testing
19 236 (4.01%) Configuration Management
20 222 (3.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1451 (24.67%) SQL
2 1353 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 722 (12.27%) Python
4 647 (11.00%) C#
5 535 (9.10%) Scala
6 473 (8.04%) C++
7 472 (8.02%) Ruby
8 359 (6.10%) Perl
9 257 (4.37%) PHP
10 208 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 193 (3.28%) Groovy
12 188 (3.20%) PL/SQL
13 152 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 132 (2.24%) C
15 82 (1.39%) Clojure
16 67 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 63 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 60 (1.02%) VBA
19 57 (0.97%) VB
20 53 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 383 (6.51%) Degree
2 328 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 198 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 86 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 48 (0.82%) ISEB
6 43 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.39%) Sun Certification
8 20 (0.34%) PhD
9 19 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.15%) CISSP
13 9 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (0.14%) PMP
15 5 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.085%) OCPJP
15 5 (0.085%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.068%) MCPD
17 3 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (6.73%) QA
2 25 (0.43%) SLA
3 20 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.19%) EMIR
6 7 (0.12%) COBIT
7 5 (0.085%) COREP
7 5 (0.085%) FINREP
8 4 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.068%) WAI
8 4 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.051%) COSO
9 3 (0.051%) Basel III
9 3 (0.051%) HL7
10 2 (0.034%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.034%) MiFID
11 1 (0.017%) Basel II
11 1 (0.017%) DICOM
System Software
1 130 (2.21%) Docker
2 84 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (0.92%) HDFS
4 52 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 38 (0.65%) Varnish
6 35 (0.60%) vCloud
6 35 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 19 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 18 (0.31%) vSphere
9 15 (0.26%) GridGain
10 13 (0.22%) Xen
11 12 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.20%) KVM
12 11 (0.19%) Squid
13 10 (0.17%) NFS
14 8 (0.14%) SRDF
15 7 (0.12%) XenApp
15 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 320 (5.44%) Puppet
2 222 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (2.40%) Ansible
4 67 (1.14%) Nagios
5 64 (1.09%) Salt
6 48 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 46 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
8 43 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
8 43 (0.73%) BladeLogic
8 43 (0.73%) ZABBIX
9 33 (0.56%) Graphite
10 28 (0.48%) Kibana
11 24 (0.41%) logstash
12 22 (0.37%) yum
13 21 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
14 20 (0.34%) Oozie
14 20 (0.34%) Rundeck
15 17 (0.29%) HAProxy
16 14 (0.24%) Tivoli
17 13 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1149 (19.53%) Oracle
2 240 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 223 (3.79%) Sybase
4 221 (3.76%) Adobe
5 215 (3.66%) IBM
6 142 (2.41%) Google
7 132 (2.24%) TIBCO
8 129 (2.19%) VMware
9 126 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 108 (1.84%) hybris
11 90 (1.53%) HP
12 87 (1.48%) Atlassian
13 83 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 75 (1.28%) Splunk
15 72 (1.22%) SAP
16 66 (1.12%) Informatica
17 59 (1.00%) Perforce
18 52 (0.88%) webMethods
19 47 (0.80%) New Relic
20 45 (0.77%) ATG
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