The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java 19 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 17.12% 19.01% 15.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.85% 51.11% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 24
Median daily rate £625 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £331 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 53 45 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 47.75% 37.19% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 99
Median daily rate £616 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.57% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Canary Wharf

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Canary Wharf

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Java.

1 26 (54.17%) Banking
2 25 (52.08%) Finance
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 16 (33.33%) Linux
5 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) Spring
6 13 (27.08%) Unix
7 12 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) Python
7 12 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 11 (22.92%) J2EE
8 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle
9 10 (20.83%) OO
10 9 (18.75%) DB2
10 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (16.67%) Sybase
11 8 (16.67%) Scrum
11 8 (16.67%) SDLC
12 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.58%) Front Office
12 7 (14.58%) C++
12 7 (14.58%) JUnit
12 7 (14.58%) SOAP
12 7 (14.58%) JSON
12 7 (14.58%) REST
13 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 6 (12.50%) Scala

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 6 (12.50%) JBoss
2 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) DataSynapse
6 1 (2.08%) Documentum
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) S/MIME
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.75%) DB2
3 6 (12.50%) Big Data
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.17%) Hazelcast
7 2 (4.17%) HBase
7 2 (4.17%) KDB
7 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.08%) DataStax
8 1 (2.08%) Impala
8 1 (2.08%) Infinispan
8 1 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JUnit
2 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Gradle
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) Ant
4 2 (4.17%) Hudson
4 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.17%) JBehave
5 1 (2.08%) Capybara
5 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 26 (54.17%) Banking
2 25 (52.08%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Front Office
5 5 (10.42%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Scala Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Functional Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
2 12 (25.00%) XML
3 11 (22.92%) J2EE
4 7 (14.58%) JSON
4 7 (14.58%) REST
4 7 (14.58%) SOAP
5 6 (12.50%) JMS
5 6 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.42%) HTML
6 5 (10.42%) Protocol Buffers
7 4 (8.33%) .NET
7 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.33%) Middleware
7 4 (8.33%) RESTful
8 3 (6.25%) CSS
8 3 (6.25%) HTML5
8 3 (6.25%) iBATIS
8 3 (6.25%) WebSockets
9 2 (4.17%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Derivative
2 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
3 5 (10.42%) Fixed Income
4 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.25%) Linked Data
5 3 (6.25%) Market Risk
5 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.17%) Equities
6 2 (4.17%) Fintech
6 2 (4.17%) Grid Computing
6 2 (4.17%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) OO
3 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) SDLC
5 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.50%) DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.42%) Coaching
7 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 4 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (14.58%) C++
4 6 (12.50%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) Perl
4 6 (12.50%) Scala
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) CAPM
4 1 (2.08%) CISA
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) MiFID
3 2 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (4.17%) EMIR
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.08%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Ansible
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) MOM
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) FTK
3 1 (2.08%) Kibana
3 1 (2.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Sybase
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.17%) Perforce
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Wallstreet Suite
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.08%) FXall
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.08%) Nuix
6 1 (2.08%) Reuters
6 1 (2.08%) Solace
6 1 (2.08%) Vertica