Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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 > Central London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 1,713 1,272 1,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.41% 16.71% 16.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.88% 34.08% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,433 1,035 1,169
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £413 £394 £356
90th Percentile £724 £688 £664
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
London median hourly rate £42.00 £31.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +32.28% -10.56% -11.25%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,911 3,732 3,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 52.77% 49.04% 47.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,056 2,972 3,305
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.50% +0.56%
10th Percentile £363 £326 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £638
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 9
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.49 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +28.87% -21.58%
10th Percentile £12.53 £13.31 £17.83
90th Percentile £38.72 £41.90 £54.60
London median hourly rate £41.41 £40.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +3.53% +46.08% +9.53%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Central London

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Central London

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Central London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Central London

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Central London

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Central London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Central London

Java
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 1,374 £563 +2.27% 457
West End of London +6 52 £563 - 90
City of Westminster +5 37 £550 +12.82%
Southwark -8 10 £550 +14.58%
Camden -1 4 £460 -16.36%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £475 -
Java
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Java.

1 741 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (30.76%) Finance
3 408 (23.82%) TDD
4 395 (23.06%) Java 8
5 372 (21.72%) Banking
6 366 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 364 (21.25%) Spring
8 344 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
9 313 (18.27%) REST
10 311 (18.16%) Microservices
11 309 (18.04%) Python
12 282 (16.46%) DevOps
13 279 (16.29%) SQL
14 248 (14.48%) Git (software)
15 246 (14.36%) Jenkins
15 246 (14.36%) Linux
16 241 (14.07%) Web Services
17 239 (13.95%) Docker
18 232 (13.54%) HTML
19 231 (13.49%) Test Automation
20 210 (12.26%) BDD
21 205 (11.97%) Maven
22 196 (11.44%) AngularJS
23 193 (11.27%) RESTful
24 189 (11.03%) NoSQL
25 184 (10.74%) Scala
26 177 (10.33%) Scrum
27 167 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
28 163 (9.52%) Node.js
29 162 (9.46%) Front Office

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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
1 105 (6.13%) Apache Spark
2 86 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
3 83 (4.85%) Apache
4 60 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 59 (3.44%) Confluence
6 50 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 31 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 28 (1.63%) JBoss
9 24 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 24 (1.40%) MQSeries
10 17 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.93%) CMS
12 15 (0.88%) SAS
13 14 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
15 11 (0.64%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.64%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
16 9 (0.53%) Ethereum
Applications
1 21 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.058%) HipChat
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.058%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (1.40%) ION MarketView
2 12 (0.70%) Actimize
3 8 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.23%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.058%) Kondor
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.058%) Siebel CRM
9 1 (0.058%) Summit
9 1 (0.058%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.058%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 344 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.69%) GitHub
4 43 (2.51%) Amazon S3
5 39 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (2.22%) Heroku
7 34 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.69%) Serverless
9 28 (1.63%) PaaS
10 26 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.11%) npm
12 17 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
13 16 (0.93%) IaaS
14 15 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (0.82%) Route 53
16 12 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
16 12 (0.70%) CloudFront
17 11 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.90%) HTTP
2 55 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 51 (2.98%) FTP
3 51 (2.98%) SSL
4 46 (2.69%) DNS
5 13 (0.76%) Internet
6 12 (0.70%) Firewall
7 9 (0.53%) DHCP
8 7 (0.41%) AMQP
8 7 (0.41%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.35%) SMS
10 5 (0.29%) IPsec
11 4 (0.23%) FIX Connectivity
11 4 (0.23%) Network Security
11 4 (0.23%) WAN
11 4 (0.23%) X.509
12 3 (0.18%) ICMP
12 3 (0.18%) MQTT
12 3 (0.18%) VLAN
13 2 (0.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (11.03%) NoSQL
2 157 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 147 (8.58%) Big Data
4 136 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 122 (7.12%) Hadoop
6 94 (5.49%) SQL Server
7 90 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (4.50%) MySQL
9 74 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 61 (3.56%) Apache Hive
11 38 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.87%) Redis
13 30 (1.75%) HBase
14 29 (1.69%) Blockchain
15 26 (1.52%) KDB
16 24 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (1.17%) Couchbase
18 19 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
19 17 (0.99%) Oracle Database
20 15 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 248 (14.48%) Git (software)
2 246 (14.36%) Jenkins
3 205 (11.97%) Maven
4 106 (6.19%) JUnit
5 105 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 105 (6.13%) Selenium
6 94 (5.49%) JIRA
7 73 (4.26%) Gradle
8 51 (2.98%) Mockito
9 41 (2.39%) GitLab
10 32 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 31 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 30 (1.75%) Appium
12 30 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 28 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 28 (1.63%) gulp
13 28 (1.63%) TestNG
14 25 (1.46%) Subversion
15 24 (1.40%) IntelliJ
16 18 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 527 (30.76%) Finance
2 372 (21.72%) Banking
3 162 (9.46%) Front Office
4 130 (7.59%) Investment Banking
5 55 (3.21%) Games
6 53 (3.09%) Financial Institution
7 46 (2.69%) Retail
8 41 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.81%) Back Office
10 28 (1.63%) Marketing
11 22 (1.28%) Advertising
12 20 (1.17%) Publishing
13 19 (1.11%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.88%) Legal
15 9 (0.53%) Law
16 6 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.23%) Automotive
18 4 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,093 (63.81%) Developer
2 792 (46.23%) Java Developer
3 240 (14.01%) Senior Developer
4 183 (10.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 97 (5.66%) Architect
6 77 (4.50%) Java Engineer
7 76 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 60 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 55 (3.21%) Web Developer
10 53 (3.09%) Agile Developer
11 49 (2.86%) Lead Developer
12 48 (2.80%) Analyst
13 47 (2.74%) Consultant
13 47 (2.74%) Java Web Developer
14 46 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
15 43 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
16 42 (2.45%) Front Office Developer
16 42 (2.45%) Scala Developer
16 42 (2.45%) Software Engineer
17 41 (2.39%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (21.25%) Spring
2 313 (18.27%) REST
3 241 (14.07%) Web Services
4 232 (13.54%) HTML
5 196 (11.44%) AngularJS
6 193 (11.27%) RESTful
7 163 (9.52%) Node.js
8 152 (8.87%) Kafka
9 146 (8.52%) Spring Boot
10 142 (8.29%) SOAP
11 133 (7.76%) React
12 122 (7.12%) CSS
13 113 (6.60%) Hibernate
14 112 (6.54%) HTML5
15 109 (6.36%) XML
16 97 (5.66%) .NET
17 94 (5.49%) JSON
18 82 (4.79%) J2EE
19 77 (4.50%) JMS
20 72 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 98 (5.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 97 (5.66%) Fintech
4 75 (4.38%) Derivative
5 65 (3.79%) Algorithms
6 60 (3.50%) Fixed Income
7 57 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (3.27%) Mobile App
9 47 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 45 (2.63%) Equities
11 38 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
12 36 (2.10%) User Experience
13 32 (1.87%) Hedge funds
14 29 (1.69%) Credit Risk
14 29 (1.69%) Public Cloud
15 24 (1.40%) Data Structures
16 22 (1.28%) iPad
17 20 (1.17%) Data Centre
18 18 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (0.93%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 246 (14.36%) Linux
2 157 (9.17%) Unix
3 79 (4.61%) Android
4 60 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.63%) Windows
6 27 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.76%) CentOS
8 13 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.35%) AIX
10 6 (0.35%) Solaris
11 4 (0.23%) VMS
12 3 (0.18%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.058%) Fedora
14 1 (0.058%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.058%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (23.82%) TDD
3 311 (18.16%) Microservices
4 282 (16.46%) DevOps
5 231 (13.49%) Test Automation
6 210 (12.26%) BDD
7 177 (10.33%) Scrum
8 167 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
9 159 (9.28%) Low Latency
10 158 (9.22%) Multithreading
11 138 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 137 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 123 (7.18%) Electronic Trading
14 106 (6.19%) OO
15 95 (5.55%) Open Source
16 93 (5.43%) SDLC
17 90 (5.25%) Problem-Solving
18 89 (5.20%) Web Development
19 88 (5.14%) Pair Programming
20 84 (4.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 395 (23.06%) Java 8
2 366 (21.37%) JavaScript
3 309 (18.04%) Python
4 279 (16.29%) SQL
5 184 (10.74%) Scala
6 115 (6.71%) C#
7 104 (6.07%) Ruby
8 79 (4.61%) C++
9 70 (4.09%) Groovy
10 62 (3.62%) Bash Shell
10 62 (3.62%) Kotlin
11 53 (3.09%) ES6
11 53 (3.09%) TypeScript
12 45 (2.63%) C
13 37 (2.16%) Go
14 36 (2.10%) Perl
14 36 (2.10%) Shell Script
15 33 (1.93%) Clojure
15 33 (1.93%) R
16 30 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 63 (3.68%) Degree
3 35 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.93%) ISEB
7 14 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.70%) Siebel Certification
9 11 (0.64%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.58%) PhD
11 8 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.18%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.18%) MBA
14 3 (0.18%) OSCP
14 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.72%) QA
2 16 (0.93%) GCP
3 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.35%) MiFID
5 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.23%) SEPA
6 3 (0.18%) EMIR
6 3 (0.18%) GDPR
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.18%) PSD2
6 3 (0.18%) WCAG
7 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) HL7
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) PMO
7 2 (0.12%) SLA
8 1 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 239 (13.95%) Docker
2 18 (1.05%) HDFS
3 16 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.23%) vSphere
8 3 (0.18%) Firmware
8 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.18%) Xen
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.058%) NFS
10 1 (0.058%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.058%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.058%) SRDF
10 1 (0.058%) Varnish
10 1 (0.058%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 114 (6.65%) Kubernetes
2 82 (4.79%) Puppet
3 79 (4.61%) Ansible
4 70 (4.09%) Terraform
5 62 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (1.69%) Kibana
8 20 (1.17%) logstash
9 19 (1.11%) Mesos
10 18 (1.05%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.76%) Grafana
12 13 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
12 13 (0.76%) Nagios
13 10 (0.58%) Marathon
14 9 (0.53%) Pingdom
14 9 (0.53%) Uchiwa
15 8 (0.47%) Oozie
16 7 (0.41%) Packer
17 6 (0.35%) Consul
Vendors
1 141 (8.23%) Oracle
2 59 (3.44%) Google
3 52 (3.04%) IBM
4 43 (2.51%) Sybase
5 41 (2.39%) TIBCO
6 40 (2.34%) Microsoft
7 30 (1.75%) Adobe
7 30 (1.75%) Splunk
8 26 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 24 (1.40%) Apigee
9 24 (1.40%) ION Trading
10 23 (1.34%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.28%) hybris
12 21 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.11%) Cloudera
14 18 (1.05%) New Relic
14 18 (1.05%) SAP
15 17 (0.99%) AppDynamics
15 17 (0.99%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.76%) Siebel