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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3248 3101 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.16% 13.44% 11.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.64% 31.03% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2245 2093
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.00 £45.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £47.50 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
10264 9992 10182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.75% 43.31% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7652 7474 7338
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 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 64
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 0 544 £525 - 228
Croydon -9 39 £390 -8.23% 6
Westminster - 39 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf -2 36 £450 -14.28%
Bromley +4 19 £475 +18.75% 2
Docklands, London +4 16 £525 -12.50%
Uxbridge -4 9 £375 -3.22% 5
Feltham +4 8 £434 +38.80%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 5 £475 +90.00% 6
Hammersmith -5 5 £450 +2.85%
Twickenham - 5 £500 - 2
Edgware - 3 - -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Wimbledon +1 2 £438 -9.27% 1
Harrow -5 2 £500 - 1
Brentford +5 1 - - 1
Ealing +1 1 £363 +16.93% 1
Greenford 0 1 - -
Osterley -2 1 £515 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - -
Barking - 1 £350 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 3254 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1636 (25.78%) JavaScript
3 1552 (24.45%) TDD
4 1457 (22.96%) Finance
5 1339 (21.10%) HTML
6 1333 (21.00%) Linux
7 1302 (20.51%) Spring
8 1262 (19.88%) SQL
9 1258 (19.82%) Scrum
10 1083 (17.06%) Oracle
11 1032 (16.26%) Web Services
12 1025 (16.15%) Banking
13 971 (15.30%) CSS
14 966 (15.22%) REST
15 942 (14.84%) DevOps
16 912 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
17 901 (14.20%) Python
18 868 (13.68%) Git (software)
19 851 (13.41%) BDD
20 836 (13.17%) Jenkins
21 820 (12.92%) Scala
22 796 (12.54%) AngularJS
23 789 (12.43%) XML
24 778 (12.26%) Unix
25 732 (11.53%) Maven
26 711 (11.20%) HTML5
27 702 (11.06%) J2EE
28 675 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
29 595 (9.37%) OO
30 588 (9.26%) Open Source

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
1 413 (6.51%) Tomcat
2 346 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 338 (5.33%) Apache
4 304 (4.79%) WebSphere
5 225 (3.54%) Confluence
6 212 (3.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 201 (3.17%) WebLogic
8 200 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
9 191 (3.01%) JBoss
10 165 (2.60%) CMS
11 131 (2.06%) Mule
12 91 (1.43%) OpenStack
13 85 (1.34%) Apache Solr
14 82 (1.29%) nginx
15 77 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
16 76 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
17 75 (1.18%) IIS
18 73 (1.15%) SharePoint
19 67 (1.06%) Mule ESB
20 66 (1.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 99 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.58%) MS Office
3 17 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.17%) HipChat
6 11 (0.17%) SPSS
7 8 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (0.13%) Stata
8 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.063%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.047%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.032%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.032%) Mingle
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.016%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 56 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.28%) RMDS
5 15 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 15 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 14 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 13 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 13 (0.20%) Magento
8 11 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 9 (0.14%) Documaker
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.13%) Summit
11 6 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.095%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 675 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (3.09%) GitHub
4 102 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 95 (1.50%) PaaS
6 75 (1.18%) SaaS
7 60 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 55 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 45 (0.71%) IaaS
11 44 (0.69%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.54%) OpenShift
13 26 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
15 21 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
16 20 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
16 20 (0.32%) Force.com
16 20 (0.32%) Google Play
17 17 (0.27%) Google App Engine
18 16 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 364 (5.73%) HTTP
2 158 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 125 (1.97%) Internet
4 114 (1.80%) Network Security
5 112 (1.76%) LDAP
6 105 (1.65%) Firewall
7 92 (1.45%) SSL
8 76 (1.20%) DNS
9 49 (0.77%) Kerberos
10 40 (0.63%) MQTT
11 34 (0.54%) RTSP
11 34 (0.54%) VPN
12 31 (0.49%) FTP
13 25 (0.39%) HTTPS
14 24 (0.38%) SAN
14 24 (0.38%) SNMP
15 20 (0.32%) Wireless
16 19 (0.30%) DHCP
16 19 (0.30%) SSH
17 17 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (8.49%) Hadoop
2 512 (8.07%) Big Data
3 492 (7.75%) MongoDB
4 484 (7.63%) NoSQL
5 403 (6.35%) MySQL
6 388 (6.11%) SQL Server
7 351 (5.53%) Relational Database
8 326 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
9 247 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 195 (3.07%) Oracle Database
11 190 (2.99%) Apache Hive
12 139 (2.19%) HBase
13 127 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
14 121 (1.91%) RDBMS
15 99 (1.56%) Redis
16 95 (1.50%) Neo4j
17 89 (1.40%) DB2
18 69 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
19 56 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 49 (0.77%) KDB
Development Applications
1 868 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 836 (13.17%) Jenkins
3 732 (11.53%) Maven
4 537 (8.46%) JIRA
5 450 (7.09%) JUnit
6 410 (6.46%) Selenium
7 382 (6.02%) Cucumber
8 343 (5.40%) Subversion
9 206 (3.25%) Eclipse
10 199 (3.14%) WebDriver
11 190 (2.99%) Gradle
12 185 (2.91%) Ant
13 157 (2.47%) Mockito
14 153 (2.41%) IntelliJ
15 140 (2.21%) TeamCity
16 106 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 106 (1.67%) SoapUI
17 93 (1.47%) JMeter
18 88 (1.39%) Hudson
19 85 (1.34%) Vagrant
General
1 1457 (22.96%) Finance
2 1025 (16.15%) Banking
3 382 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 330 (5.20%) Front Office
5 279 (4.40%) Retail
6 189 (2.98%) Marketing
7 130 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 96 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 94 (1.48%) Publishing
10 62 (0.98%) Back Office
11 61 (0.96%) Games
12 60 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 59 (0.93%) Electronics
14 43 (0.68%) Advertising
15 26 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 23 (0.36%) Law
17 18 (0.28%) Automotive
18 12 (0.19%) Billing
19 11 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
20 9 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3704 (58.36%) Developer
2 2182 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 730 (11.50%) Senior Developer
4 543 (8.56%) Architect
5 529 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 440 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 370 (5.83%) Agile Developer
8 333 (5.25%) Agile Java Developer
9 322 (5.07%) Scala Developer
10 294 (4.63%) Analyst
11 237 (3.73%) Consultant
12 191 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
13 187 (2.95%) Java Engineer
14 184 (2.90%) Tester
15 174 (2.74%) Java Architect
16 171 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
17 156 (2.46%) Lead Developer
18 155 (2.44%) Java Scala Developer
19 149 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
20 147 (2.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1339 (21.10%) HTML
2 1302 (20.51%) Spring
3 1032 (16.26%) Web Services
4 971 (15.30%) CSS
5 966 (15.22%) REST
6 796 (12.54%) AngularJS
7 789 (12.43%) XML
8 711 (11.20%) HTML5
9 702 (11.06%) J2EE
10 560 (8.82%) RESTful
11 546 (8.60%) Node.js
12 523 (8.24%) Hibernate
13 506 (7.97%) SOAP
14 453 (7.14%) .NET
15 418 (6.59%) JSON
16 386 (6.08%) CSS3
17 346 (5.45%) jQuery
18 328 (5.17%) JMS
19 290 (4.57%) Java EE
20 271 (4.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 349 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 260 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 242 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 212 (3.34%) User Experience
5 164 (2.58%) Derivative
6 155 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 155 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 149 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 132 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 122 (1.92%) Digital Media
10 111 (1.75%) Equities
11 93 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 85 (1.34%) Fintech
12 85 (1.34%) Virtual Team
13 63 (0.99%) Data Centre
14 61 (0.96%) Management Information System
15 59 (0.93%) Public Cloud
16 56 (0.88%) Data Integration
17 54 (0.85%) Mathematics
18 52 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1333 (21.00%) Linux
2 778 (12.26%) Unix
3 437 (6.89%) Windows
4 233 (3.67%) Android
5 146 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 100 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 95 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 89 (1.40%) CentOS
9 65 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 63 (0.99%) Solaris
11 48 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (0.50%) AIX
14 30 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.43%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.27%) CoreOS
17 15 (0.24%) Fedora
18 14 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
18 14 (0.22%) RancherOS
19 12 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3254 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1552 (24.45%) TDD
3 1258 (19.82%) Scrum
4 942 (14.84%) DevOps
5 912 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
6 851 (13.41%) BDD
7 595 (9.37%) OO
8 588 (9.26%) Open Source
9 559 (8.81%) E-Commerce
10 471 (7.42%) Software Engineering
11 418 (6.59%) Microservices
12 408 (6.43%) Pair Programming
13 389 (6.13%) Web Development
14 388 (6.11%) SOA
15 380 (5.99%) MVC
16 362 (5.70%) Kanban
17 350 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 336 (5.29%) Multithreading
19 320 (5.04%) SDLC
20 298 (4.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1636 (25.78%) JavaScript
2 1262 (19.88%) SQL
3 901 (14.20%) Python
4 820 (12.92%) Scala
5 490 (7.72%) Ruby
6 469 (7.39%) C#
7 436 (6.87%) C++
8 360 (5.67%) Perl
9 318 (5.01%) PHP
10 245 (3.86%) C
11 211 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 192 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 190 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 138 (2.17%) Groovy
15 126 (1.99%) Clojure
16 120 (1.89%) PowerShell
17 118 (1.86%) Go
18 73 (1.15%) R
19 68 (1.07%) Objective-C
20 57 (0.90%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 388 (6.11%) Degree
2 343 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 205 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 98 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 44 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 39 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 36 (0.57%) ISEB
8 30 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.44%) MCSE
10 21 (0.33%) CISSP
11 19 (0.30%) PhD
12 15 (0.24%) MCSA
13 14 (0.22%) BC Cleared
13 14 (0.22%) CISA
13 14 (0.22%) CISM
14 13 (0.20%) A+ Certification
14 13 (0.20%) MCITP
14 13 (0.20%) MCP
14 13 (0.20%) MCSM
14 13 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (6.32%) QA
2 71 (1.12%) SDET
3 24 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 19 (0.30%) MiFID
6 13 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.19%) FATCA
8 11 (0.17%) SLA
9 10 (0.16%) GCP
10 8 (0.13%) SEPA
11 7 (0.11%) ISO20022
12 6 (0.095%) EMIR
13 5 (0.079%) WCAG
14 3 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.047%) COBIT
14 3 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (0.047%) ISO15022
14 3 (0.047%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 477 (7.52%) Docker
2 124 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 91 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (1.31%) HDFS
5 60 (0.95%) Apache Flume
6 38 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 33 (0.52%) vSphere
9 31 (0.49%) KVM
10 25 (0.39%) etcd
11 21 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 21 (0.33%) flannel
12 20 (0.32%) VMware ESX
13 16 (0.25%) Xen
14 15 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (0.19%) NFS
17 11 (0.17%) Squid
18 9 (0.14%) Samba
18 9 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 488 (7.69%) Puppet
2 341 (5.37%) Ansible
3 301 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 82 (1.29%) Nagios
6 64 (1.01%) Terraform
7 62 (0.98%) logstash
8 53 (0.84%) Kibana
9 42 (0.66%) Mesos
10 32 (0.50%) Control-M
11 31 (0.49%) Salt
12 30 (0.47%) Consul
13 28 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
13 28 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
14 25 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
15 24 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 24 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
16 22 (0.35%) Packer
17 20 (0.32%) Rancher
18 19 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1083 (17.06%) Oracle
2 281 (4.43%) IBM
3 205 (3.23%) Adobe
4 184 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 173 (2.73%) VMware
6 158 (2.49%) Google
7 157 (2.47%) Atlassian
8 137 (2.16%) MuleSoft
9 135 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 129 (2.03%) Splunk
11 115 (1.81%) hybris
12 109 (1.72%) Sybase
13 101 (1.59%) SAP
14 91 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 82 (1.29%) TIBCO
16 67 (1.06%) New Relic
17 64 (1.01%) ATG
18 59 (0.93%) Informatica
19 48 (0.76%) Murex
20 45 (0.71%) HP
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
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Mortimer Spinks
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Twenty Recruitment Group
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Oliver Bernard
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Exclusive Recruitment
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Burns Sheehan
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Coal IT Services
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Tiro Partners
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Hatstand Limited
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