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 February 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 Feb 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 2826 2938 3183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.85% 13.73% 14.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.68% 32.62% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2071 2187 2399
Median daily rate £525 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £369 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.12 £21.77 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.50 £100.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
8648 9006 9111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 42.10% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6447 6677 6759
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 65 48
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £19.45 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 0 415 £550 +4.76% 236
Croydon +1 39 £450 +5.88% 2
Canary Wharf +3 28 £575 -11.26%
Westminster +2 13 £543 +18.96%
Wimbledon +3 12 £450 - 1
Docklands, London -3 6 £588 +46.87%
Uxbridge +5 4 £413 +83.33% 1
Bromley +2 3 £550 +10.00%
Greenwich -1 3 £425 -4.17%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £413 - 2
Chiswick +1 1 £350 -22.22% 3
Hounslow -2 1 £450 -14.28% 3
Hammersmith -10 1 £550 +3.77% 3
Paddington - 1 £513 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 3041 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1617 (26.99%) TDD
3 1449 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 1387 (23.16%) Finance
5 1272 (21.24%) Spring
6 1242 (20.73%) SQL
7 1225 (20.45%) Linux
8 1148 (19.17%) HTML
9 1121 (18.71%) Python
10 1094 (18.26%) Scrum
11 1090 (18.20%) Banking
12 1017 (16.98%) DevOps
13 951 (15.88%) BDD
14 936 (15.63%) Git (software)
15 891 (14.87%) Jenkins
16 885 (14.77%) Oracle
17 876 (14.62%) CSS
18 858 (14.32%) Scala
19 846 (14.12%) Web Services
20 819 (13.67%) REST
21 811 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
22 750 (12.52%) Big Data
23 733 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
24 726 (12.12%) Unix
25 701 (11.70%) Hadoop
26 692 (11.55%) AngularJS
27 685 (11.44%) XML
28 657 (10.97%) Maven
29 655 (10.93%) Microservices
30 647 (10.80%) OO

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
1 553 (9.23%) Apache Spark
2 288 (4.81%) Apache
3 284 (4.74%) Tomcat
4 270 (4.51%) Confluence
5 250 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 230 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
7 147 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 145 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 132 (2.20%) CMS
10 129 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 120 (2.00%) JBoss
12 110 (1.84%) Apache Pig
13 81 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
14 79 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 79 (1.32%) nginx
15 72 (1.20%) Apache Solr
16 70 (1.17%) OpenStack
17 67 (1.12%) Mule
18 51 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
19 47 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 83 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.43%) MS Office
3 19 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.20%) SPSS
6 8 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.067%) HipChat
8 4 (0.067%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.050%) Weka
10 2 (0.033%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.033%) InVision
10 2 (0.033%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.033%) MS Project
10 2 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
10 2 (0.033%) Stata
Business Applications
1 50 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 36 (0.60%) ION MarketView
3 28 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 25 (0.42%) RMDS
5 15 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.22%) Endur
7 13 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
8 12 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 9 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (0.12%) SAP MDM
11 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.083%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.067%) Cognos TM1
13 4 (0.067%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 733 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (2.40%) GitHub
4 128 (2.14%) PaaS
5 125 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
6 85 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 72 (1.20%) SaaS
8 61 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (0.97%) IaaS
10 52 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 48 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
12 39 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
14 29 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (0.45%) OpenShift
16 24 (0.40%) Google App Engine
17 23 (0.38%) Google Play
18 21 (0.35%) Heroku
19 18 (0.30%) Slack
20 17 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 317 (5.29%) HTTP
2 163 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 133 (2.22%) Internet
4 102 (1.70%) SSL
5 95 (1.59%) LDAP
6 94 (1.57%) Firewall
7 55 (0.92%) Kerberos
8 54 (0.90%) DNS
9 50 (0.83%) RTSP
10 42 (0.70%) MQTT
11 41 (0.68%) HTTPS
12 36 (0.60%) Network Security
13 24 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (0.32%) FTP
15 17 (0.28%) Intranet
16 15 (0.25%) VPN
17 14 (0.23%) Multicast
18 13 (0.22%) AMQP
19 11 (0.18%) SAN
19 11 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 750 (12.52%) Big Data
2 701 (11.70%) Hadoop
3 440 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 417 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 414 (6.91%) Relational Database
6 342 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 326 (5.44%) MySQL
8 320 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
9 271 (4.52%) Apache Hive
10 269 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 184 (3.07%) HBase
12 153 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 128 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 126 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
15 121 (2.02%) Redis
16 94 (1.57%) DB2
17 69 (1.15%) Sqoop
18 56 (0.93%) Neo4j
19 55 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
20 52 (0.87%) Impala
Development Applications
1 936 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 891 (14.87%) Jenkins
3 657 (10.97%) Maven
4 534 (8.91%) JIRA
5 399 (6.66%) Cucumber
5 399 (6.66%) JUnit
6 368 (6.14%) Selenium
7 280 (4.67%) Subversion
8 228 (3.81%) Mockito
9 208 (3.47%) Gradle
10 191 (3.19%) WebDriver
11 129 (2.15%) Ant
11 129 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 112 (1.87%) Eclipse
13 88 (1.47%) IntelliJ
14 85 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 85 (1.42%) Hudson
15 82 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 81 (1.35%) SoapUI
17 76 (1.27%) gulp
General
1 1387 (23.16%) Finance
2 1090 (18.20%) Banking
3 454 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 399 (6.66%) Front Office
5 242 (4.04%) Retail
6 149 (2.49%) Marketing
7 132 (2.20%) Games
8 114 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 92 (1.54%) Back Office
10 68 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 66 (1.10%) Publishing
12 49 (0.82%) Electronics
13 48 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 39 (0.65%) Advertising
15 38 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 31 (0.52%) Law
17 13 (0.22%) Automotive
17 13 (0.22%) Legal
17 13 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3584 (59.83%) Developer
2 2199 (36.71%) Java Developer
3 675 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 494 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 471 (7.86%) Architect
6 370 (6.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 315 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 274 (4.57%) Agile Java Developer
9 270 (4.51%) Scala Developer
10 250 (4.17%) Java Engineer
11 221 (3.69%) Analyst
12 216 (3.61%) Consultant
13 181 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
14 178 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
15 175 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
16 165 (2.75%) Data Engineer
17 155 (2.59%) Big Data Developer
18 148 (2.47%) Java Scala Developer
19 134 (2.24%) Java Architect
20 131 (2.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1272 (21.24%) Spring
2 1148 (19.17%) HTML
3 876 (14.62%) CSS
4 846 (14.12%) Web Services
5 819 (13.67%) REST
6 692 (11.55%) AngularJS
7 685 (11.44%) XML
8 613 (10.23%) HTML5
9 572 (9.55%) J2EE
10 554 (9.25%) Node.js
11 519 (8.66%) JSON
12 495 (8.26%) Hibernate
13 487 (8.13%) RESTful
14 431 (7.20%) SOAP
15 406 (6.78%) Kafka
16 358 (5.98%) CSS3
17 342 (5.71%) .NET
18 291 (4.86%) jQuery
19 280 (4.67%) JMS
20 274 (4.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 325 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 273 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 232 (3.87%) User Experience
5 221 (3.69%) Fixed Income
6 193 (3.22%) Derivative
7 176 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 165 (2.75%) Equities
9 129 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 129 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 118 (1.97%) Fintech
11 104 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
12 94 (1.57%) Mathematics
13 79 (1.32%) Virtual Team
14 78 (1.30%) Market Risk
15 71 (1.19%) Statistics
16 70 (1.17%) Credit Risk
17 64 (1.07%) Visualisation
18 63 (1.05%) Data Integration
19 60 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1225 (20.45%) Linux
2 726 (12.12%) Unix
3 280 (4.67%) Windows
4 164 (2.74%) Android
5 106 (1.77%) CentOS
6 102 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 95 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 63 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 53 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 44 (0.73%) Solaris
11 39 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 24 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 22 (0.37%) AIX
14 15 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.22%) HPUX
15 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 10 (0.17%) MVS
17 9 (0.15%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.10%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3041 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1617 (26.99%) TDD
3 1094 (18.26%) Scrum
4 1017 (16.98%) DevOps
5 951 (15.88%) BDD
6 811 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
7 655 (10.93%) Microservices
8 647 (10.80%) OO
9 494 (8.25%) Open Source
10 479 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 457 (7.63%) E-Commerce
12 385 (6.43%) SOA
13 381 (6.36%) Multithreading
14 372 (6.21%) Kanban
14 372 (6.21%) Pair Programming
15 359 (5.99%) SDLC
16 318 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 299 (4.99%) Web Development
18 287 (4.79%) MVC
19 276 (4.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1449 (24.19%) JavaScript
2 1242 (20.73%) SQL
3 1121 (18.71%) Python
4 858 (14.32%) Scala
5 479 (8.00%) C#
6 432 (7.21%) Ruby
7 417 (6.96%) C++
8 291 (4.86%) Perl
9 258 (4.31%) C
10 256 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 246 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 192 (3.21%) PHP
13 177 (2.95%) R
14 157 (2.62%) Go
14 157 (2.62%) PL/SQL
15 144 (2.40%) Groovy
16 72 (1.20%) XPath
17 62 (1.04%) ES6
18 60 (1.00%) Clojure
19 56 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 344 (5.74%) Degree
2 293 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 216 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 37 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 34 (0.57%) ISEB
7 29 (0.48%) PhD
8 26 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.30%) Sun Certification
10 14 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.22%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.20%) CISSP
13 11 (0.18%) MCSE
14 10 (0.17%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.15%) PMP
16 6 (0.10%) CISM
16 6 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.10%) MCITP
17 5 (0.083%) A+ Certification
17 5 (0.083%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (6.14%) QA
2 72 (1.20%) SDET
3 69 (1.15%) MiFID
4 41 (0.68%) EMIR
5 37 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 30 (0.50%) FATCA
7 25 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.38%) SLA
9 20 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.15%) SEPA
12 5 (0.083%) ISO20022
13 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.033%) IFRS
14 2 (0.033%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.033%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.017%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.017%) COREP
15 1 (0.017%) ISO15022
15 1 (0.017%) WCAG
System Software
1 626 (10.45%) Docker
2 114 (1.90%) HDFS
3 72 (1.20%) Apache Flume
4 66 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 60 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.30%) NFS
9 15 (0.25%) vCloud
10 14 (0.23%) Xen
11 10 (0.17%) KVM
11 10 (0.17%) Shibboleth
12 9 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 9 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.15%) vSphere
13 8 (0.13%) SRDF
14 6 (0.10%) etcd
14 6 (0.10%) flannel
14 6 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.083%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 469 (7.83%) Puppet
2 429 (7.16%) Ansible
3 271 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 140 (2.34%) Kubernetes
5 105 (1.75%) Terraform
6 87 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
7 46 (0.77%) Kibana
8 40 (0.67%) Oozie
9 39 (0.65%) Nagios
10 38 (0.63%) Mesos
11 37 (0.62%) logstash
12 34 (0.57%) Salt
13 29 (0.48%) Consul
14 26 (0.43%) OpenAM
15 22 (0.37%) Grafana
16 21 (0.35%) Graphite
17 20 (0.33%) Rancher
18 19 (0.32%) SCOM
18 19 (0.32%) ZABBIX
19 16 (0.27%) Marathon
Vendors
1 885 (14.77%) Oracle
2 201 (3.36%) IBM
3 175 (2.92%) Adobe
4 158 (2.64%) Atlassian
5 151 (2.52%) Sybase
6 149 (2.49%) Microsoft
7 141 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 134 (2.24%) SAP
9 126 (2.10%) hybris
10 119 (1.99%) Google
11 110 (1.84%) Splunk
12 109 (1.82%) TIBCO
13 104 (1.74%) VMware
14 103 (1.72%) MuleSoft
15 78 (1.30%) Hortonworks
16 75 (1.25%) ATG
17 71 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
18 67 (1.12%) ION Trading
19 63 (1.05%) Solace
20 60 (1.00%) Cloudera
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £300 per day 6 month contract £300 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 4 Week initial duration
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £485 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago