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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / London
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 2871 2898 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.79% 13.83% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.59% 32.08% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2127 2103 2374
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £17.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £100.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
8810 9034 9015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 43.12% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6569 6672 6789
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 460 £550 +4.76% 207
Croydon -3 31 £475 +11.76% 3
Canary Wharf +4 29 £600 +21.82%
Westminster +2 18 £550 +12.82%
Docklands, London 0 12 £619 +14.79%
Wimbledon - 9 £450 -
Bromley +3 4 £450 -36.84%
Uxbridge +3 4 £400 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £475 - 4
Greenwich -1 2 £431 -2.09% 1
Paddington +2 1 £513 +7.89%
Chiswick -1 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Feltham -4 1 £380 +8.57%
Hammersmith -8 1 £550 -2.22% 2
Brentford - 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 3219 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1661 (26.83%) TDD
3 1544 (24.94%) JavaScript
4 1355 (21.89%) Finance
5 1328 (21.45%) Spring
6 1293 (20.89%) SQL
7 1237 (19.98%) Linux
8 1201 (19.40%) HTML
9 1179 (19.04%) Scrum
10 1110 (17.93%) Python
11 1072 (17.32%) Banking
12 1033 (16.69%) DevOps
13 975 (15.75%) BDD
14 972 (15.70%) Git (software)
15 944 (15.25%) Web Services
16 928 (14.99%) Jenkins
17 924 (14.92%) CSS
18 921 (14.88%) REST
19 906 (14.63%) Scala
20 886 (14.31%) Oracle
21 883 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
22 769 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
23 738 (11.92%) Big Data
24 732 (11.82%) Hadoop
25 715 (11.55%) Unix
26 709 (11.45%) XML
26 709 (11.45%) AngularJS
27 684 (11.05%) Maven
28 648 (10.47%) OO
29 638 (10.31%) HTML5

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
1 533 (8.61%) Apache Spark
2 339 (5.48%) Tomcat
3 312 (5.04%) Apache
4 283 (4.57%) Confluence
5 278 (4.49%) WebSphere
6 241 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
7 157 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 145 (2.34%) JBoss
9 140 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 124 (2.00%) CMS
11 122 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 101 (1.63%) Apache Pig
13 88 (1.42%) Apache Solr
14 83 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
15 81 (1.31%) nginx
16 80 (1.29%) OpenStack
17 74 (1.20%) SharePoint
18 73 (1.18%) Mule
19 68 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
20 54 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 90 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.44%) MS Office
3 20 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.13%) HipChat
7 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.11%) SPSS
8 5 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.081%) PaintShop Pro
9 4 (0.065%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.032%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.032%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.032%) Stata
11 2 (0.032%) Weka
12 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 56 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 28 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 25 (0.40%) RMDS
5 16 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.23%) SAP hybris
7 13 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 13 (0.21%) Endur
8 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
13 7 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (0.11%) Magento
13 7 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.11%) SAP MDM
14 5 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
14 5 (0.081%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 769 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (2.71%) GitHub
4 130 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 129 (2.08%) PaaS
6 92 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 77 (1.24%) SaaS
8 62 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 62 (1.00%) IaaS
9 56 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 45 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 42 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
12 37 (0.60%) OpenShift
13 28 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
15 23 (0.37%) Google App Engine
15 23 (0.37%) Heroku
16 18 (0.29%) Google Play
17 16 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
17 16 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 329 (5.31%) HTTP
2 176 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 122 (1.97%) Internet
4 110 (1.78%) SSL
5 99 (1.60%) LDAP
6 97 (1.57%) Firewall
7 64 (1.03%) DNS
8 57 (0.92%) Kerberos
9 51 (0.82%) Network Security
9 51 (0.82%) RTSP
10 44 (0.71%) MQTT
11 38 (0.61%) HTTPS
12 25 (0.40%) FTP
13 24 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (0.36%) VPN
15 15 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
16 14 (0.23%) ICMP
16 14 (0.23%) Multicast
16 14 (0.23%) SSH
17 13 (0.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (11.92%) Big Data
2 732 (11.82%) Hadoop
3 457 (7.38%) MongoDB
4 434 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 397 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 357 (5.77%) MySQL
7 345 (5.57%) SQL Server
8 343 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
9 272 (4.39%) Apache Hive
10 260 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 185 (2.99%) HBase
12 153 (2.47%) Oracle Database
13 134 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
13 134 (2.16%) Redis
14 120 (1.94%) RDBMS
15 72 (1.16%) DB2
16 69 (1.11%) Sqoop
17 56 (0.90%) Neo4j
18 54 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
19 51 (0.82%) Impala
Development Applications
1 972 (15.70%) Git (software)
2 928 (14.99%) Jenkins
3 684 (11.05%) Maven
4 580 (9.37%) JIRA
5 433 (6.99%) JUnit
6 414 (6.69%) Cucumber
7 388 (6.27%) Selenium
8 292 (4.72%) Subversion
9 225 (3.63%) Mockito
10 207 (3.34%) WebDriver
11 200 (3.23%) Gradle
12 151 (2.44%) Ant
13 133 (2.15%) TeamCity
14 117 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 104 (1.68%) IntelliJ
16 103 (1.66%) SoapUI
17 101 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 97 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
19 95 (1.53%) Vagrant
20 81 (1.31%) Hudson
General
1 1355 (21.89%) Finance
2 1072 (17.32%) Banking
3 437 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 369 (5.96%) Front Office
5 266 (4.30%) Retail
6 158 (2.55%) Marketing
7 132 (2.13%) Games
8 115 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 88 (1.42%) Back Office
10 72 (1.16%) Publishing
11 65 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 54 (0.87%) Electronics
13 53 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 44 (0.71%) Advertising
15 42 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 37 (0.60%) Law
17 14 (0.23%) Automotive
18 12 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3692 (59.63%) Developer
2 2267 (36.62%) Java Developer
3 705 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 531 (8.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 482 (7.79%) Architect
6 392 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 324 (5.23%) Agile Developer
8 296 (4.78%) Scala Developer
9 291 (4.70%) Agile Java Developer
10 254 (4.10%) Java Engineer
11 242 (3.91%) Analyst
12 222 (3.59%) Consultant
13 185 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
14 178 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
15 174 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
16 171 (2.76%) Big Data Developer
17 165 (2.67%) Data Engineer
18 152 (2.46%) Java Scala Developer
19 137 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 132 (2.13%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1328 (21.45%) Spring
2 1201 (19.40%) HTML
3 944 (15.25%) Web Services
4 924 (14.92%) CSS
5 921 (14.88%) REST
6 709 (11.45%) AngularJS
6 709 (11.45%) XML
7 638 (10.31%) HTML5
8 628 (10.14%) J2EE
9 565 (9.13%) Node.js
10 512 (8.27%) RESTful
11 510 (8.24%) JSON
12 499 (8.06%) Hibernate
13 483 (7.80%) SOAP
14 402 (6.49%) Kafka
15 376 (6.07%) CSS3
16 339 (5.48%) .NET
17 332 (5.36%) jQuery
18 304 (4.91%) JMS
19 273 (4.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 339 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 253 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 226 (3.65%) User Experience
5 205 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 170 (2.75%) Derivative
7 158 (2.55%) Equities
8 153 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 130 (2.10%) Data Structures
10 129 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 107 (1.73%) Fintech
12 102 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 93 (1.50%) Mathematics
14 88 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 73 (1.18%) Market Risk
16 67 (1.08%) Credit Risk
17 66 (1.07%) Data Integration
18 63 (1.02%) Public Cloud
18 63 (1.02%) Statistics
19 59 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1237 (19.98%) Linux
2 715 (11.55%) Unix
3 334 (5.39%) Windows
4 161 (2.60%) Android
5 107 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 105 (1.70%) CentOS
7 84 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 66 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 56 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 45 (0.73%) Solaris
11 42 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 27 (0.44%) AIX
12 27 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 11 (0.18%) HPUX
16 11 (0.18%) RancherOS
17 10 (0.16%) MVS
18 8 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3219 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1661 (26.83%) TDD
3 1179 (19.04%) Scrum
4 1033 (16.69%) DevOps
5 975 (15.75%) BDD
6 883 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
7 648 (10.47%) OO
8 603 (9.74%) Microservices
9 521 (8.42%) Software Engineering
10 517 (8.35%) Open Source
11 488 (7.88%) E-Commerce
12 425 (6.86%) Pair Programming
13 386 (6.23%) SOA
14 384 (6.20%) Kanban
15 370 (5.98%) Multithreading
16 357 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 348 (5.62%) SDLC
18 344 (5.56%) MVC
19 311 (5.02%) Web Development
20 287 (4.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1544 (24.94%) JavaScript
2 1293 (20.89%) SQL
3 1110 (17.93%) Python
4 906 (14.63%) Scala
5 455 (7.35%) C#
6 426 (6.88%) Ruby
7 404 (6.53%) C++
8 313 (5.06%) Perl
9 278 (4.49%) C
10 257 (4.15%) Bash Shell
11 241 (3.89%) Shell Script
12 229 (3.70%) PHP
13 169 (2.73%) PL/SQL
14 157 (2.54%) R
15 149 (2.41%) Groovy
16 148 (2.39%) Go
17 90 (1.45%) Clojure
18 72 (1.16%) XPath
19 70 (1.13%) PowerShell
20 55 (0.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 339 (5.48%) Degree
2 331 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 239 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 46 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 34 (0.55%) ISEB
6 34 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.32%) PhD
8 17 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 14 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.21%) MCSE
11 12 (0.19%) CISSP
12 11 (0.18%) PMP
13 10 (0.16%) MCSA
14 8 (0.13%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.13%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.13%) MCP
14 8 (0.13%) MCSM
14 8 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (6.07%) QA
2 77 (1.24%) SDET
3 47 (0.76%) MiFID
4 31 (0.50%) EMIR
5 28 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 28 (0.45%) FATCA
5 28 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.31%) SLA
8 15 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.097%) SEPA
10 5 (0.081%) WCAG
11 3 (0.048%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.032%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.032%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.016%) GCP
13 1 (0.016%) HL7
13 1 (0.016%) ISO15022
13 1 (0.016%) ISO20022
System Software
1 616 (9.95%) Docker
2 106 (1.71%) HDFS
3 82 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 72 (1.16%) Apache Flume
5 70 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.29%) NFS
9 17 (0.27%) vCloud
10 15 (0.24%) Xen
11 13 (0.21%) KVM
12 11 (0.18%) etcd
12 11 (0.18%) flannel
12 11 (0.18%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.15%) vSphere
15 8 (0.13%) SRDF
16 6 (0.097%) Squid
17 5 (0.081%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 485 (7.83%) Puppet
2 438 (7.07%) Ansible
3 295 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 95 (1.53%) Terraform
6 80 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 52 (0.84%) Kibana
8 49 (0.79%) logstash
9 42 (0.68%) Salt
10 41 (0.66%) Nagios
11 40 (0.65%) Mesos
12 38 (0.61%) Oozie
13 32 (0.52%) Consul
14 26 (0.42%) Grafana
15 25 (0.40%) Rancher
16 24 (0.39%) ZABBIX
17 21 (0.34%) Marathon
18 20 (0.32%) Graphite
19 17 (0.27%) OpenAM
19 17 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 886 (14.31%) Oracle
2 218 (3.52%) IBM
3 177 (2.86%) Adobe
4 172 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 150 (2.42%) Microsoft
6 146 (2.36%) hybris
7 138 (2.23%) Sybase
8 132 (2.13%) SAP
9 127 (2.05%) Splunk
10 126 (2.04%) MuleSoft
10 126 (2.04%) VMware
11 125 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 124 (2.00%) Google
13 99 (1.60%) TIBCO
14 74 (1.20%) Hortonworks
15 72 (1.16%) ATG
15 72 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
16 67 (1.08%) Solace
17 65 (1.05%) New Relic
18 58 (0.94%) ION Trading
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Adteq
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
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London
Vesta Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago