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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3204 3237 3144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.90% 14.35% 13.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.66% 32.37% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2370 2449
Median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £100.00 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
9810 10000 10067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.61% 44.32% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7355 7508 7696
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 70 49
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +7.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 0 561 £550 +4.76% 208
Canary Wharf +3 40 £550 +7.31%
Croydon -11 37 £468 +16.87% 1
Docklands, London +6 18 £575 -11.53%
Westminster +3 18 £550 +20.61%
Bromley - 18 £500 -
Uxbridge +5 8 £388 +31.91% 3
Hammersmith -2 5 £425 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £475 +90.00%
Feltham -3 2 £380 +26.66% 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £453 -6.21%
Greenford -3 1 £360 -
Barking - 1 £350 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 3346 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1658 (25.91%) JavaScript
3 1647 (25.74%) TDD
4 1426 (22.28%) Finance
5 1350 (21.10%) SQL
6 1315 (20.55%) HTML
7 1310 (20.47%) Spring
8 1240 (19.38%) Linux
9 1224 (19.13%) Scrum
10 1085 (16.96%) Python
11 1076 (16.82%) Banking
12 1038 (16.22%) DevOps
13 1005 (15.71%) Oracle
14 995 (15.55%) Web Services
15 986 (15.41%) REST
16 985 (15.39%) CSS
17 978 (15.28%) BDD
18 971 (15.17%) Git (software)
19 938 (14.66%) Scala
20 902 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
21 901 (14.08%) Jenkins
22 822 (12.85%) AngularJS
23 766 (11.97%) Unix
24 757 (11.83%) XML
25 742 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
26 708 (11.06%) HTML5
27 706 (11.03%) Hadoop
28 684 (10.69%) Big Data
29 678 (10.60%) J2EE
30 674 (10.53%) Maven

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
1 505 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 356 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 332 (5.19%) Apache
4 313 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 286 (4.47%) Confluence
6 243 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 198 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 176 (2.75%) JBoss
9 149 (2.33%) WebLogic
10 136 (2.13%) CMS
11 122 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 100 (1.56%) Mule
13 92 (1.44%) Apache Solr
14 87 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
14 87 (1.36%) OpenStack
15 82 (1.28%) SharePoint
16 81 (1.27%) Apache Pig
17 77 (1.20%) nginx
18 63 (0.98%) IIS
18 63 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.55%) MS Office
3 20 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.14%) SPSS
7 8 (0.13%) HipChat
8 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
9 4 (0.063%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.031%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.031%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.031%) Mingle
11 2 (0.031%) Stata
12 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.016%) Weka
Business Applications
1 48 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 34 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 20 (0.31%) RMDS
6 16 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
7 14 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 14 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.20%) Endur
8 13 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 12 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 11 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
10 11 (0.17%) Magento
11 10 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (0.14%) ION MarketView
12 9 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
13 8 (0.13%) SAP hybris
14 6 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 742 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (2.88%) GitHub
4 131 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 118 (1.84%) PaaS
6 101 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
7 89 (1.39%) SaaS
8 59 (0.92%) IaaS
9 57 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 55 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 55 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 36 (0.56%) OpenShift
13 31 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
15 25 (0.39%) Google Play
16 20 (0.31%) Force.com
17 19 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
18 18 (0.28%) Google App Engine
18 18 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 319 (4.99%) HTTP
2 135 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 130 (2.03%) Internet
4 110 (1.72%) LDAP
5 97 (1.52%) Firewall
6 90 (1.41%) SSL
7 67 (1.05%) Kerberos
8 58 (0.91%) DNS
9 57 (0.89%) Network Security
10 49 (0.77%) MQTT
11 47 (0.73%) RTSP
12 29 (0.45%) HTTPS
13 26 (0.41%) VPN
14 23 (0.36%) FTP
15 21 (0.33%) AMQP
16 17 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
16 17 (0.27%) SAN
16 17 (0.27%) Wireless
17 16 (0.25%) ICMP
17 16 (0.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (11.03%) Hadoop
2 684 (10.69%) Big Data
3 485 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 436 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 405 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 405 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 376 (5.88%) MySQL
7 329 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
8 264 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 254 (3.97%) Apache Hive
10 171 (2.67%) HBase
11 159 (2.48%) Oracle Database
12 153 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
13 132 (2.06%) RDBMS
14 108 (1.69%) Redis
15 71 (1.11%) DB2
16 68 (1.06%) Neo4j
17 67 (1.05%) Sqoop
18 45 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
19 44 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 971 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 901 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 674 (10.53%) Maven
4 603 (9.42%) JIRA
5 458 (7.16%) JUnit
6 424 (6.63%) Selenium
7 422 (6.59%) Cucumber
8 325 (5.08%) Subversion
9 225 (3.52%) WebDriver
10 213 (3.33%) Mockito
11 180 (2.81%) Gradle
12 171 (2.67%) Eclipse
13 159 (2.48%) Ant
14 133 (2.08%) TeamCity
15 126 (1.97%) IntelliJ
16 119 (1.86%) SoapUI
17 111 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 104 (1.63%) Vagrant
19 102 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
20 79 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 1426 (22.28%) Finance
2 1076 (16.82%) Banking
3 436 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 357 (5.58%) Front Office
5 302 (4.72%) Retail
6 171 (2.67%) Marketing
7 122 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 112 (1.75%) Games
9 91 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 91 (1.42%) Publishing
10 75 (1.17%) Back Office
11 55 (0.86%) Advertising
12 47 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 46 (0.72%) Electronics
14 38 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 24 (0.38%) Law
16 20 (0.31%) Automotive
17 13 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 11 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3799 (59.37%) Developer
2 2260 (35.32%) Java Developer
3 723 (11.30%) Senior Developer
4 522 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 496 (7.75%) Architect
6 408 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 353 (5.52%) Agile Developer
8 318 (4.97%) Agile Java Developer
9 308 (4.81%) Scala Developer
10 281 (4.39%) Analyst
11 244 (3.81%) Consultant
12 227 (3.55%) Java Engineer
13 195 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
14 192 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
15 163 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 161 (2.52%) Tester
17 159 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
18 158 (2.47%) Java Scala Developer
19 157 (2.45%) Data Engineer
20 145 (2.27%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1315 (20.55%) HTML
2 1310 (20.47%) Spring
3 995 (15.55%) Web Services
4 986 (15.41%) REST
5 985 (15.39%) CSS
6 822 (12.85%) AngularJS
7 757 (11.83%) XML
8 708 (11.06%) HTML5
9 678 (10.60%) J2EE
10 582 (9.10%) Node.js
11 555 (8.67%) RESTful
12 536 (8.38%) Hibernate
13 494 (7.72%) SOAP
14 477 (7.45%) JSON
15 410 (6.41%) CSS3
16 384 (6.00%) .NET
17 366 (5.72%) Kafka
18 360 (5.63%) jQuery
19 339 (5.30%) JMS
20 302 (4.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 348 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 260 (4.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 237 (3.70%) User Experience
5 176 (2.75%) Fixed Income
6 157 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 155 (2.42%) Derivative
8 148 (2.31%) Equities
9 136 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 118 (1.84%) Data Structures
11 107 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 98 (1.53%) Fintech
13 97 (1.52%) Virtual Team
14 88 (1.38%) Mathematics
15 72 (1.13%) Market Risk
16 68 (1.06%) Data Integration
17 67 (1.05%) Digital Media
18 65 (1.02%) Credit Risk
19 63 (0.98%) Public Cloud
20 58 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1240 (19.38%) Linux
2 766 (11.97%) Unix
3 368 (5.75%) Windows
4 199 (3.11%) Android
5 124 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 93 (1.45%) CentOS
7 91 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 66 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 59 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 50 (0.78%) Solaris
11 43 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 31 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (0.47%) AIX
14 24 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.23%) CoreOS
16 15 (0.23%) RancherOS
17 10 (0.16%) MVS
18 9 (0.14%) Fedora
18 9 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3346 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1647 (25.74%) TDD
3 1224 (19.13%) Scrum
4 1038 (16.22%) DevOps
5 978 (15.28%) BDD
6 902 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
7 624 (9.75%) OO
8 558 (8.72%) Open Source
9 544 (8.50%) Microservices
10 525 (8.20%) Software Engineering
11 522 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 418 (6.53%) Pair Programming
13 392 (6.13%) MVC
14 384 (6.00%) SOA
15 383 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
16 370 (5.78%) Kanban
17 368 (5.75%) Web Development
18 364 (5.69%) SDLC
19 346 (5.41%) Multithreading
20 323 (5.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1658 (25.91%) JavaScript
2 1350 (21.10%) SQL
3 1085 (16.96%) Python
4 938 (14.66%) Scala
5 494 (7.72%) C#
6 469 (7.33%) Ruby
7 437 (6.83%) C++
8 329 (5.14%) Perl
9 269 (4.20%) C
10 247 (3.86%) PHP
11 243 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 222 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 191 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 140 (2.19%) R
15 138 (2.16%) Go
16 132 (2.06%) Groovy
17 115 (1.80%) Clojure
18 73 (1.14%) PowerShell
18 73 (1.14%) XPath
19 58 (0.91%) ES6
Qualifications
1 358 (5.59%) Degree
2 333 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 218 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 98 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 45 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 40 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 35 (0.55%) ISEB
8 22 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.28%) MCSE
10 17 (0.27%) PhD
11 15 (0.23%) CISSP
12 14 (0.22%) Sun Certification
13 13 (0.20%) MCSA
13 13 (0.20%) PMP
14 11 (0.17%) A+ Certification
14 11 (0.17%) ACTC
14 11 (0.17%) BC Cleared
14 11 (0.17%) MCP
14 11 (0.17%) MCSM
14 11 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (6.06%) QA
2 87 (1.36%) SDET
3 31 (0.48%) MiFID
4 29 (0.45%) FATCA
5 28 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.20%) EMIR
9 12 (0.19%) SLA
10 10 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.16%) GCP
11 8 (0.13%) SEPA
12 5 (0.078%) WCAG
13 3 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.047%) ISO20022
14 2 (0.031%) COBIT
14 2 (0.031%) GLP
14 2 (0.031%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.031%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.016%) GxP
System Software
1 565 (8.83%) Docker
2 107 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 105 (1.64%) HDFS
4 84 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (1.08%) Apache Flume
6 28 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 24 (0.38%) KVM
9 22 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 21 (0.33%) NFS
11 19 (0.30%) etcd
11 19 (0.30%) flannel
12 17 (0.27%) Xen
13 14 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
13 14 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.22%) vSphere
14 11 (0.17%) SRDF
15 10 (0.16%) vCloud
16 7 (0.11%) Varnish
17 6 (0.094%) Squid
Systems Management
1 484 (7.56%) Puppet
2 410 (6.41%) Ansible
3 306 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 90 (1.41%) Terraform
6 63 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
7 51 (0.80%) logstash
8 49 (0.77%) Kibana
9 48 (0.75%) Mesos
10 45 (0.70%) Nagios
11 43 (0.67%) Salt
12 34 (0.53%) Consul
13 32 (0.50%) Oozie
14 26 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
14 26 (0.41%) Rancher
15 25 (0.39%) Grafana
16 24 (0.38%) Marathon
16 24 (0.38%) ZABBIX
17 22 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
18 20 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1005 (15.71%) Oracle
2 264 (4.13%) IBM
3 218 (3.41%) Adobe
4 195 (3.05%) Atlassian
5 176 (2.75%) Microsoft
6 152 (2.38%) Google
7 146 (2.28%) Sybase
8 141 (2.20%) MuleSoft
9 140 (2.19%) VMware
10 132 (2.06%) Splunk
11 131 (2.05%) hybris
12 125 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 115 (1.80%) SAP
14 97 (1.52%) TIBCO
15 85 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
16 70 (1.09%) Hortonworks
17 66 (1.03%) New Relic
18 64 (1.00%) Solace
19 59 (0.92%) ATG
20 53 (0.83%) Teradata
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500/day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6 months rolling
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago