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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 2924 2861 2953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.49% 12.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.11% 29.89% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 2075 2079
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 £349 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.31 £34.20 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £35.00 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.93%
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
9710 9573 9977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.43% 41.78% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 6940 7066
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1 737 £525 +1.94% 355
Canary Wharf +3 26 £500 -9.09% 1
Croydon 0 24 £388 +29.16% 3
Docklands, London +4 19 £600 -4.00%
Hammersmith 0 10 £368 +22.50% 3
Paddington -5 8 £500 -
Greenford 0 6 £355 -
Ealing - 6 £385 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £335 -16.25% 3
Bromley - 5 £425 - 2
Twickenham - 4 £450 -
Brentford -4 3 £400 -19.59% 2
Hounslow - 3 £410 -
Wimbledon - 3 £375 - 1
Mayfair - 3 £625 -
Uxbridge +3 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £330 - 1
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2616 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1539 (25.37%) SQL
3 1366 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 1311 (21.61%) Finance
5 1303 (21.48%) Linux
6 1295 (21.34%) TDD
7 1208 (19.91%) HTML
8 1187 (19.56%) Oracle
9 1050 (17.31%) Spring
10 1005 (16.57%) Scrum
11 974 (16.05%) Banking
12 921 (15.18%) UNIX
13 884 (14.57%) Web Services
14 857 (14.13%) J2EE
15 779 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
16 776 (12.79%) Python
17 760 (12.53%) OO
18 759 (12.51%) CSS
19 702 (11.57%) .NET
20 695 (11.46%) C#
21 683 (11.26%) XML
22 676 (11.14%) Maven
22 676 (11.14%) Git (software)
23 602 (9.92%) HTML5
24 596 (9.82%) Jenkins
25 590 (9.72%) Front Office
26 580 (9.56%) BDD
27 576 (9.49%) Multithreading
28 566 (9.33%) E-Commerce
29 554 (9.13%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 527 (8.69%) Tomcat
2 359 (5.92%) Apache
3 291 (4.80%) JBoss
4 280 (4.62%) Node.js
5 257 (4.24%) WebLogic
6 256 (4.22%) WebSphere
7 207 (3.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 154 (2.54%) Confluence
8 154 (2.54%) IIS
9 145 (2.39%) CMS
10 106 (1.75%) Apache Spark
11 105 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
12 97 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
13 83 (1.37%) Jetty
14 72 (1.19%) OpenStack
15 68 (1.12%) Mule
16 65 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
17 51 (0.84%) nginx
18 46 (0.76%) Apache Solr
19 43 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 141 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.20%) MS Office
3 38 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.25%) MS Project
7 9 (0.15%) SPSS
8 8 (0.13%) HipChat
9 6 (0.099%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.066%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.049%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.049%) Maple
11 3 (0.049%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.016%) Weka
13 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.016%) InDesign
13 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (0.59%) RMDS
2 35 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.48%) ION MarketView
4 25 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 24 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
7 11 (0.18%) Tridion
7 11 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.15%) Summit
9 9 (0.15%) BigMachines
10 8 (0.13%) Advent Geneva
10 8 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (0.12%) Loan IQ
11 7 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 386 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 72 (1.19%) GitHub
5 70 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (1.10%) SaaS
7 37 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (0.59%) PaaS
9 35 (0.58%) Force.com
10 19 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
11 18 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (0.28%) Google Apps
13 16 (0.26%) Google App Engine
14 15 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.20%) Heroku
16 11 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (0.13%) IaaS
17 8 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 276 (4.55%) HTTP
2 186 (3.07%) Internet
3 159 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 108 (1.78%) SSL
4 108 (1.78%) Firewall
5 104 (1.71%) LDAP
6 101 (1.66%) DNS
7 35 (0.58%) Kerberos
8 32 (0.53%) DHCP
9 29 (0.48%) FTP
9 29 (0.48%) AMQP
10 25 (0.41%) IPsec
10 25 (0.41%) VPN
11 21 (0.35%) WAN
11 21 (0.35%) LAN
11 21 (0.35%) SAN
11 21 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 20 (0.33%) DMZ
13 19 (0.31%) SNMP
14 17 (0.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 454 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 381 (6.28%) MongoDB
4 374 (6.16%) MySQL
5 364 (6.00%) Hadoop
6 300 (4.94%) Big Data
7 290 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 273 (4.50%) Oracle Database
9 209 (3.44%) RDBMS
10 144 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 133 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 130 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 129 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
14 108 (1.78%) DB2
15 79 (1.30%) Apache Hive
16 77 (1.27%) Redis
17 76 (1.25%) HBase
18 53 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 46 (0.76%) QlikView
20 45 (0.74%) KDB
Development Applications
1 676 (11.14%) Maven
1 676 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 596 (9.82%) Jenkins
3 488 (8.04%) Subversion
4 392 (6.46%) JIRA
5 354 (5.83%) JUnit
6 340 (5.60%) Selenium
7 300 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 218 (3.59%) Ant
9 204 (3.36%) Eclipse
10 152 (2.51%) TeamCity
11 125 (2.06%) WebDriver
11 125 (2.06%) Mockito
12 113 (1.86%) Gradle
13 98 (1.62%) Hudson
14 79 (1.30%) JMeter
15 68 (1.12%) Jasmine
15 68 (1.12%) Grunt
16 61 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 55 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 1311 (21.61%) Finance
2 974 (16.05%) Banking
3 590 (9.72%) Front Office
4 537 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 199 (3.28%) Retail
6 116 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 96 (1.58%) Marketing
8 89 (1.47%) Publishing
8 89 (1.47%) Games
9 74 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 73 (1.20%) Back Office
11 42 (0.69%) Legal
12 39 (0.64%) Advertising
13 20 (0.33%) Automotive
14 18 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.30%) French Language
15 12 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3673 (60.54%) Developer
2 2029 (33.44%) Java Developer
3 507 (8.36%) Senior Developer
4 494 (8.14%) Architect
5 428 (7.05%) Analyst
6 339 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 215 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 174 (2.87%) Consultant
9 170 (2.80%) Scala Developer
10 157 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
11 144 (2.37%) Android Developer
12 143 (2.36%) Technical Architect
13 114 (1.88%) C# Developer
14 111 (1.83%) Software Engineer
15 108 (1.78%) Applications Support
16 106 (1.75%) Web Developer
17 99 (1.63%) Test Analyst
17 99 (1.63%) JavaScript Developer
18 97 (1.60%) Front-End Developer
19 96 (1.58%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1208 (19.91%) HTML
2 1050 (17.31%) Spring
3 884 (14.57%) Web Services
4 857 (14.13%) J2EE
5 759 (12.51%) CSS
6 702 (11.57%) .NET
7 683 (11.26%) XML
8 602 (9.92%) HTML5
9 554 (9.13%) Hibernate
10 544 (8.97%) REST
11 432 (7.12%) RESTful
12 415 (6.84%) AngularJS
13 389 (6.41%) jQuery
14 345 (5.69%) JSON
15 331 (5.46%) SOAP
16 315 (5.19%) JSP
17 285 (4.70%) JMS
18 238 (3.92%) Java EE
19 234 (3.86%) CSS3
20 228 (3.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 355 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 350 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 285 (4.70%) Derivative
4 263 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 212 (3.49%) Fixed Income
6 193 (3.18%) Equities
7 188 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 157 (2.59%) User Experience
9 110 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 108 (1.78%) Market Risk
11 98 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 93 (1.53%) Visualisation
13 92 (1.52%) Mathematics
14 71 (1.17%) Credit Risk
15 67 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
16 58 (0.96%) Data Structures
17 53 (0.87%) Client/Server
18 47 (0.77%) Clustering
18 47 (0.77%) Data Centre
19 45 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1303 (21.48%) Linux
2 921 (15.18%) UNIX
3 465 (7.66%) Windows
4 277 (4.57%) Android
5 149 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 116 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 92 (1.52%) Solaris
8 69 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 68 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 68 (1.12%) CentOS
10 45 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.48%) AIX
12 16 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.099%) VMS
17 4 (0.066%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.066%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.066%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2616 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1295 (21.34%) TDD
3 1005 (16.57%) Scrum
4 779 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
5 760 (12.53%) OO
6 580 (9.56%) BDD
7 576 (9.49%) Multithreading
8 566 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 530 (8.74%) DevOps
10 446 (7.35%) SDLC
11 412 (6.79%) SOA
12 382 (6.30%) Software Engineering
13 373 (6.15%) Open Source
14 369 (6.08%) MVC
15 346 (5.70%) Low Latency
16 289 (4.76%) Web Development
17 256 (4.22%) Pair Programming
18 253 (4.17%) Unit Testing
19 251 (4.14%) Configuration Management
20 231 (3.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1539 (25.37%) SQL
2 1366 (22.52%) JavaScript
3 776 (12.79%) Python
4 695 (11.46%) C#
5 509 (8.39%) C++
6 498 (8.21%) Scala
7 494 (8.14%) Ruby
8 363 (5.98%) Perl
9 266 (4.38%) PHP
10 228 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 215 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 190 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 157 (2.59%) Groovy
14 137 (2.26%) C
15 86 (1.42%) Clojure
16 68 (1.12%) VBA
17 64 (1.05%) Objective-C
18 58 (0.96%) VB
19 51 (0.84%) PowerShell
20 49 (0.81%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 408 (6.72%) Degree
2 321 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 174 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 100 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 51 (0.84%) ISEB
6 37 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 27 (0.45%) Sun Certification
8 23 (0.38%) PhD
9 16 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.16%) CISSP
14 7 (0.12%) PMP
15 6 (0.099%) IBM Certification
15 6 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.082%) MCPD
16 5 (0.082%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.082%) OCPJP
17 4 (0.066%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (6.58%) QA
2 19 (0.31%) SLA
3 15 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (0.20%) EMIR
5 11 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.15%) HL7
7 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.12%) DICOM
9 6 (0.099%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.082%) COREP
10 5 (0.082%) FINREP
11 4 (0.066%) WAI
11 4 (0.066%) COBIT
12 3 (0.049%) Basel III
13 2 (0.033%) MiFID
13 2 (0.033%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.016%) Basel II
System Software
1 101 (1.66%) Docker
2 92 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 46 (0.76%) HDFS
5 41 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 39 (0.64%) vCloud
7 35 (0.58%) Varnish
8 24 (0.40%) vSphere
9 19 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 16 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 15 (0.25%) Xen
13 13 (0.21%) NFS
13 13 (0.21%) GridGain
14 12 (0.20%) KVM
15 10 (0.16%) VMware ESX
16 8 (0.13%) Squid
16 8 (0.13%) SRDF
17 6 (0.099%) Firmware
18 5 (0.082%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 358 (5.90%) Puppet
2 260 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (2.27%) Ansible
4 87 (1.43%) Nagios
5 61 (1.01%) Salt
6 54 (0.89%) ZABBIX
7 50 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
8 49 (0.81%) Vagrant
9 48 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 32 (0.53%) BladeLogic
10 32 (0.53%) Kibana
11 31 (0.51%) Graphite
11 31 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
12 29 (0.48%) Oozie
13 23 (0.38%) Rundeck
14 22 (0.36%) yum
15 21 (0.35%) logstash
16 18 (0.30%) HAProxy
17 15 (0.25%) Tivoli
18 13 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1187 (19.56%) Oracle
2 248 (4.09%) Microsoft
3 217 (3.58%) Sybase
4 210 (3.46%) IBM
5 199 (3.28%) Adobe
6 152 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 143 (2.36%) VMware
8 139 (2.29%) TIBCO
9 137 (2.26%) Google
10 108 (1.78%) hybris
11 94 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 88 (1.45%) HP
13 77 (1.27%) Splunk
14 72 (1.19%) SAP
15 70 (1.15%) Atlassian
16 66 (1.09%) Perforce
17 57 (0.94%) Informatica
18 56 (0.92%) webMethods
19 55 (0.91%) ATG
20 53 (0.87%) New Relic
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 58 minutes ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capgemini Financial Services UK Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
J & C Associates Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago