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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3114 3004 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.05% 12.73% 12.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.33% 30.02% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2332 2199 1987
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 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.23 £27.66 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -20.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £14.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.48 £80.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
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
9633 10005 9568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.40% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7244 7329 6883
Median daily rate £475 £450 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 566 £500 -4.76% 196
Croydon +1 66 £425 -4.22% 10
Westminster - 27 £488 -
Bromley +3 25 £475 +11.76% 5
Canary Wharf -2 24 £370 -26.00%
Docklands, London +3 12 £440 -28.45% 1
Chessington +6 6 - -
Feltham - 6 £400 -
Uxbridge +1 5 £475 +13.43% 4
Harrow -5 5 £500 +51.51% 1
Osterley - 4 £515 -
Twickenham 0 3 £500 +11.11%
Clapham 0 3 £450 +12.50%
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Brentford +1 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £380 +13.43%
Wimbledon -4 1 £351 -6.53% 1
Ealing -5 1 - -
Hammersmith -6 1 £425 +15.64% 3
Chiswick - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £225 - 1
Southall - 1 £340 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3329 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1699 (26.29%) TDD
3 1637 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 1544 (23.89%) Finance
5 1402 (21.70%) Linux
6 1390 (21.51%) Scrum
7 1376 (21.29%) HTML
8 1355 (20.97%) Spring
9 1276 (19.75%) SQL
10 1157 (17.90%) Oracle
11 1128 (17.46%) Web Services
12 1125 (17.41%) Banking
13 1015 (15.71%) REST
14 983 (15.21%) CSS
15 978 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
16 914 (14.14%) BDD
17 908 (14.05%) Git (software)
18 907 (14.04%) DevOps
19 860 (13.31%) Python
20 858 (13.28%) Unix
21 814 (12.60%) Jenkins
22 790 (12.23%) XML
23 784 (12.13%) Maven
24 770 (11.92%) Scala
25 744 (11.51%) J2EE
26 721 (11.16%) AngularJS
27 681 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
28 676 (10.46%) HTML5
29 657 (10.17%) OO
30 609 (9.42%) RESTful

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
1 465 (7.20%) Tomcat
2 356 (5.51%) Apache
3 297 (4.60%) Apache Spark
4 267 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 214 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 202 (3.13%) Confluence
7 198 (3.06%) JBoss
8 155 (2.40%) CMS
9 146 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 138 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
11 119 (1.84%) Mule
12 112 (1.73%) OpenStack
13 103 (1.59%) Jetty
14 100 (1.55%) nginx
15 82 (1.27%) Apache Pig
15 82 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
16 79 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
17 75 (1.16%) IIS
18 69 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
19 57 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 50 (0.77%) MS Office
3 23 (0.36%) SPSS
4 19 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.20%) HipChat
7 12 (0.19%) Stata
8 8 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.077%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.077%) MS Project
12 4 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (0.062%) PaintShop Pro
13 3 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.031%) Mingle
15 1 (0.015%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.015%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 61 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 32 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 22 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 18 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 15 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
9 14 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
10 13 (0.20%) Unica
11 12 (0.19%) Eloqua
11 12 (0.19%) Magento
12 11 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
13 10 (0.15%) RMDS
13 10 (0.15%) Summit
14 9 (0.14%) Documaker
15 7 (0.11%) BigMachines
16 6 (0.093%) Markit EDM
17 5 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 681 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (2.72%) GitHub
4 123 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (1.28%) PaaS
6 79 (1.22%) SaaS
7 77 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 57 (0.88%) IaaS
10 52 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 33 (0.51%) Google App Engine
12 29 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
13 26 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (0.40%) Google Analytics
14 21 (0.32%) Heroku
14 21 (0.32%) OpenShift
15 19 (0.29%) Google Play
16 18 (0.28%) Force.com
17 17 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 385 (5.96%) HTTP
2 156 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 123 (1.90%) Internet
4 106 (1.64%) Network Security
5 96 (1.49%) DNS
6 88 (1.36%) LDAP
7 85 (1.32%) SSL
8 79 (1.22%) Firewall
9 42 (0.65%) FTP
10 39 (0.60%) Kerberos
11 36 (0.56%) VPN
12 34 (0.53%) SAN
13 31 (0.48%) SNMP
14 27 (0.42%) SSH
15 25 (0.39%) DHCP
16 24 (0.37%) IPsec
17 20 (0.31%) WAN
18 19 (0.29%) HTTPS
19 18 (0.28%) AMQP
20 17 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (9.11%) MongoDB
2 580 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 458 (7.09%) Big Data
4 456 (7.06%) Hadoop
5 436 (6.75%) Relational Database
6 429 (6.64%) MySQL
7 372 (5.76%) SQL Server
8 355 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 324 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 231 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 200 (3.10%) Apache Hive
12 152 (2.35%) HBase
13 146 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 127 (1.97%) Neo4j
15 100 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
16 96 (1.49%) DB2
17 88 (1.36%) Redis
18 71 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 67 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
20 53 (0.82%) KDB
Development Applications
1 908 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 814 (12.60%) Jenkins
3 784 (12.13%) Maven
4 535 (8.28%) JIRA
5 499 (7.72%) JUnit
6 380 (5.88%) Selenium
7 378 (5.85%) Cucumber
8 354 (5.48%) Subversion
9 207 (3.20%) Gradle
10 198 (3.06%) Mockito
11 191 (2.96%) Eclipse
12 190 (2.94%) Ant
13 147 (2.27%) WebDriver
14 139 (2.15%) TeamCity
15 127 (1.97%) IntelliJ
16 124 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 93 (1.44%) Hudson
18 83 (1.28%) SoapUI
19 80 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
20 78 (1.21%) JMeter
General
1 1544 (23.89%) Finance
2 1125 (17.41%) Banking
3 424 (6.56%) Investment Banking
4 402 (6.22%) Front Office
5 264 (4.09%) Retail
6 199 (3.08%) Marketing
7 138 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 93 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 90 (1.39%) Publishing
10 77 (1.19%) Back Office
11 64 (0.99%) Electronics
11 64 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 63 (0.97%) Games
13 37 (0.57%) Advertising
14 25 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.31%) Law
15 20 (0.31%) Legal
16 16 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.20%) Automotive
18 10 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3782 (58.53%) Developer
2 2334 (36.12%) Java Developer
3 786 (12.16%) Senior Developer
4 562 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 549 (8.50%) Architect
6 459 (7.10%) Agile Developer
7 453 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
8 405 (6.27%) Agile Java Developer
9 312 (4.83%) Scala Developer
10 285 (4.41%) Analyst
11 232 (3.59%) Consultant
12 194 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 183 (2.83%) Java Engineer
14 173 (2.68%) Java Architect
15 170 (2.63%) Lead Developer
16 168 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
17 159 (2.46%) Tester
18 154 (2.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 151 (2.34%) Java Scala Developer
20 138 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1376 (21.29%) HTML
2 1355 (20.97%) Spring
3 1128 (17.46%) Web Services
4 1015 (15.71%) REST
5 983 (15.21%) CSS
6 790 (12.23%) XML
7 744 (11.51%) J2EE
8 721 (11.16%) AngularJS
9 676 (10.46%) HTML5
10 609 (9.42%) RESTful
11 595 (9.21%) Hibernate
12 527 (8.16%) SOAP
13 517 (8.00%) Node.js
14 516 (7.99%) .NET
15 377 (5.83%) JMS
16 360 (5.57%) CSS3
17 353 (5.46%) JSON
18 340 (5.26%) jQuery
19 292 (4.52%) JSP
20 291 (4.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 353 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 341 (5.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 248 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 231 (3.57%) User Experience
5 218 (3.37%) Derivative
6 197 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 173 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (2.24%) Fixed Income
9 141 (2.18%) Equities
10 133 (2.06%) Algorithms
11 122 (1.89%) Digital Media
12 82 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 78 (1.21%) Fintech
14 76 (1.18%) Visualisation
15 70 (1.08%) Mathematics
16 65 (1.01%) Data Centre
16 65 (1.01%) Virtual Team
17 60 (0.93%) Management Information System
18 55 (0.85%) Data Integration
19 53 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1402 (21.70%) Linux
2 858 (13.28%) Unix
3 451 (6.98%) Windows
4 235 (3.64%) Android
5 139 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 120 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 101 (1.56%) CentOS
8 85 (1.32%) Windows Server
9 67 (1.04%) Solaris
10 66 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 56 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 37 (0.57%) AIX
13 33 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 19 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
17 16 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 16 (0.25%) Fedora
18 14 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
19 13 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3329 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1699 (26.29%) TDD
3 1390 (21.51%) Scrum
4 978 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
5 914 (14.14%) BDD
6 907 (14.04%) DevOps
7 657 (10.17%) OO
8 602 (9.32%) E-Commerce
9 597 (9.24%) Open Source
10 500 (7.74%) Pair Programming
11 466 (7.21%) Software Engineering
12 439 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 439 (6.79%) Multithreading
13 412 (6.38%) Microservices
13 412 (6.38%) SOA
13 412 (6.38%) Web Development
14 408 (6.31%) Kanban
15 383 (5.93%) SDLC
16 353 (5.46%) MVC
17 307 (4.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1637 (25.33%) JavaScript
2 1276 (19.75%) SQL
3 860 (13.31%) Python
4 770 (11.92%) Scala
5 526 (8.14%) Ruby
6 516 (7.99%) C#
7 468 (7.24%) C++
8 358 (5.54%) Perl
9 334 (5.17%) PHP
10 218 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 210 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 208 (3.22%) Groovy
13 206 (3.19%) Shell Script
14 191 (2.96%) C
15 134 (2.07%) PowerShell
16 117 (1.81%) Go
17 111 (1.72%) Clojure
18 70 (1.08%) Objective-C
19 68 (1.05%) R
20 59 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 411 (6.36%) Degree
2 391 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 227 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 91 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 43 (0.67%) ISEB
6 39 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 31 (0.48%) PhD
9 18 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.26%) CISSP
11 16 (0.25%) MCSE
12 14 (0.22%) CISM
13 13 (0.20%) CISA
13 13 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.19%) BC Cleared
15 9 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.12%) CCNA
16 8 (0.12%) MCITP
16 8 (0.12%) SAS Certification
17 7 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (5.48%) QA
2 34 (0.53%) SDET
3 32 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 32 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.26%) SLA
5 13 (0.20%) MiFID
6 12 (0.19%) SEPA
7 9 (0.14%) GCP
7 9 (0.14%) ISO20022
8 7 (0.11%) HL7
9 6 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.093%) EMIR
9 6 (0.093%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.062%) COBIT
11 4 (0.062%) FATCA
12 3 (0.046%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.046%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.046%) WCAG
13 2 (0.031%) GLP
System Software
1 445 (6.89%) Docker
2 125 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 56 (0.87%) vSphere
5 55 (0.85%) HDFS
5 55 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 42 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 39 (0.60%) Apache Flume
8 38 (0.59%) KVM
9 25 (0.39%) etcd
10 23 (0.36%) Xen
11 21 (0.32%) flannel
11 21 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (0.28%) NFS
14 14 (0.22%) vCloud
15 11 (0.17%) GlusterFS
16 10 (0.15%) Ceph
16 10 (0.15%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 508 (7.86%) Puppet
2 307 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
3 295 (4.57%) Ansible
4 127 (1.97%) Kubernetes
5 111 (1.72%) Nagios
6 74 (1.15%) logstash
7 57 (0.88%) Kibana
8 44 (0.68%) Salt
9 40 (0.62%) Terraform
10 37 (0.57%) Control-M
11 34 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 34 (0.53%) Mesos
12 31 (0.48%) Icinga
13 29 (0.45%) FreeIPA
14 28 (0.43%) Packer
15 26 (0.40%) SCCM
16 24 (0.37%) Consul
16 24 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
17 22 (0.34%) Graphite
17 22 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1157 (17.90%) Oracle
2 289 (4.47%) IBM
3 215 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 215 (3.33%) VMware
4 209 (3.23%) Google
5 174 (2.69%) Red Hat
6 166 (2.57%) Adobe
7 142 (2.20%) Atlassian
8 132 (2.04%) Splunk
9 118 (1.83%) Sybase
10 96 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 91 (1.41%) SAP
12 88 (1.36%) ATG
13 86 (1.33%) TIBCO
14 83 (1.28%) MuleSoft
15 79 (1.22%) hybris
16 65 (1.01%) Informatica
17 60 (0.93%) Murex
18 57 (0.88%) HP
19 45 (0.70%) ION Trading
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified varying rates depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Zebra People
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months+
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits for Perm
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago