The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
London / City of London
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 469 550 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.48% 16.54% 13.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.06% 35.60% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 484 576
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.91%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1463 1545 2219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.28% 46.45% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1302 1785
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the City of London

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in the City of London

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in the City of London

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the City of London

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Java.

1 517 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (30.88%) TDD
3 298 (30.47%) Finance
4 264 (26.99%) Banking
5 198 (20.25%) JavaScript
6 194 (19.84%) SQL
7 193 (19.73%) Python
8 191 (19.53%) Linux
9 183 (18.71%) Spring
10 178 (18.20%) BDD
11 171 (17.48%) DevOps
12 168 (17.18%) HTML
13 162 (16.56%) Scala
14 160 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
15 156 (15.95%) Scrum
16 139 (14.21%) Oracle
17 134 (13.70%) Unix
18 133 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
19 132 (13.50%) Big Data
20 122 (12.47%) Jenkins
21 119 (12.17%) Hadoop
22 118 (12.07%) Investment Banking
23 116 (11.86%) Web Services
24 115 (11.76%) AngularJS
25 114 (11.66%) Microservices
25 114 (11.66%) Git (software)
26 112 (11.45%) Apache Spark
27 111 (11.35%) CSS
28 110 (11.25%) Front Office
29 106 (10.84%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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
1 112 (11.45%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.50%) Apache
3 40 (4.09%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 23 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 23 (2.35%) Confluence
6 23 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.15%) Apache Pig
8 20 (2.04%) JBoss
9 16 (1.64%) CMS
10 15 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.92%) Mule
13 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.82%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.61%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) HipChat
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.10%) SPSS
4 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.61%) Endur
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.20%) RMDS
5 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.10%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.10%) Maximo
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 133 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.25%) GitHub
4 15 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.33%) PaaS
6 11 (1.12%) SaaS
7 10 (1.02%) IaaS
8 7 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.61%) Slack
10 5 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.20%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.91%) HTTP
2 25 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.74%) SSL
4 14 (1.43%) RTSP
5 11 (1.12%) Firewall
5 11 (1.12%) Internet
6 8 (0.82%) DNS
7 7 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.72%) LDAP
7 7 (0.72%) MQTT
7 7 (0.72%) RTP
8 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.31%) AMQP
10 2 (0.20%) DHCP
10 2 (0.20%) DMARC
10 2 (0.20%) Intranet
10 2 (0.20%) Multicast
10 2 (0.20%) NAS
10 2 (0.20%) SNMP
10 2 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.50%) Big Data
2 119 (12.17%) Hadoop
3 88 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 76 (7.77%) SQL Server
5 73 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 68 (6.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 49 (5.01%) Relational Database
8 47 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (4.50%) MySQL
10 43 (4.40%) Apache Hive
11 22 (2.25%) HBase
11 22 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.04%) KDB
13 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.53%) DB2
15 14 (1.43%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.33%) Kdb+
16 13 (1.33%) Neo4j
17 12 (1.23%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 122 (12.47%) Jenkins
2 114 (11.66%) Git (software)
3 74 (7.57%) Maven
4 70 (7.16%) JIRA
5 54 (5.52%) Selenium
6 53 (5.42%) JUnit
7 48 (4.91%) Cucumber
8 44 (4.50%) Subversion
9 38 (3.89%) Mockito
10 32 (3.27%) WebDriver
11 25 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.94%) Grunt
13 18 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (1.84%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.64%) Ant
15 15 (1.53%) Jasmine
16 14 (1.43%) Vagrant
17 12 (1.23%) CruiseControl
17 12 (1.23%) gulp
17 12 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 298 (30.47%) Finance
2 264 (26.99%) Banking
3 118 (12.07%) Investment Banking
4 110 (11.25%) Front Office
5 39 (3.99%) Retail
6 23 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.25%) Marketing
8 19 (1.94%) Advertising
9 18 (1.84%) Games
10 10 (1.02%) Back Office
10 10 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.72%) Electronics
11 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.31%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 644 (65.85%) Developer
2 438 (44.79%) Java Developer
3 181 (18.51%) Senior Developer
4 154 (15.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 60 (6.13%) Architect
6 59 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 53 (5.42%) Scala Developer
8 49 (5.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 44 (4.50%) Java Engineer
10 40 (4.09%) Agile Developer
11 36 (3.68%) Front Office Developer
12 30 (3.07%) Agile Java Developer
12 30 (3.07%) Analyst
12 30 (3.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 29 (2.97%) Java Scala Developer
14 27 (2.76%) Big Data Developer
15 26 (2.66%) Data Engineer
16 25 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (2.56%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 25 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (18.71%) Spring
2 168 (17.18%) HTML
3 116 (11.86%) Web Services
4 115 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 111 (11.35%) CSS
6 106 (10.84%) REST
7 97 (9.92%) XML
8 86 (8.79%) HTML5
9 78 (7.98%) Hibernate
10 77 (7.87%) Node.js
11 70 (7.16%) J2EE
12 63 (6.44%) RESTful
13 62 (6.34%) .NET
14 59 (6.03%) JSON
15 50 (5.11%) Kafka
16 49 (5.01%) React
17 48 (4.91%) Akka
18 45 (4.60%) jQuery
19 44 (4.50%) SOAP
20 39 (3.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.44%) Equities
3 60 (6.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 58 (5.93%) Derivative
5 51 (5.21%) Fixed Income
6 49 (5.01%) Computer Science
7 38 (3.89%) Fintech
8 34 (3.48%) Algorithms
9 28 (2.86%) User Experience
10 23 (2.35%) Market Risk
11 22 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
12 20 (2.04%) Mobile App
13 19 (1.94%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.84%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.33%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.33%) Public Cloud
16 12 (1.23%) Video on Demand
17 10 (1.02%) Grid Computing
17 10 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 191 (19.53%) Linux
2 134 (13.70%) Unix
3 57 (5.83%) Windows
4 25 (2.56%) Android
5 19 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.53%) CentOS
8 10 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.51%) Solaris
12 4 (0.41%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.41%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.10%) MVS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (30.88%) TDD
3 178 (18.20%) BDD
4 171 (17.48%) DevOps
5 160 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (15.95%) Scrum
7 114 (11.66%) Microservices
8 99 (10.12%) Multithreading
9 85 (8.69%) OO
10 81 (8.28%) Software Engineering
11 79 (8.08%) Pair Programming
12 66 (6.75%) Analytics
13 65 (6.65%) MVC
14 63 (6.44%) Low Latency
15 61 (6.24%) Kanban
16 60 (6.13%) E-Commerce
17 57 (5.83%) SDLC
18 55 (5.62%) Automated Testing
18 55 (5.62%) Open Source
19 53 (5.42%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 198 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 194 (19.84%) SQL
3 193 (19.73%) Python
4 162 (16.56%) Scala
5 91 (9.30%) C#
6 59 (6.03%) C++
7 53 (5.42%) Ruby
8 43 (4.40%) Perl
9 40 (4.09%) C
10 38 (3.89%) Shell Script
11 35 (3.58%) Bash Shell
12 31 (3.17%) R
13 30 (3.07%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.94%) Go
15 18 (1.84%) Groovy
15 18 (1.84%) PHP
16 16 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.23%) Haskell
18 10 (1.02%) Apex Code
19 9 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (6.54%) Degree
2 31 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.72%) PhD
5 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) ISEB
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.31%) RHCE
7 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.20%) CISA
7 2 (0.20%) CISSP
7 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.10%) CISM
8 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.10%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.10%) MCSE
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.10%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.70%) QA
2 15 (1.53%) MiFID
3 5 (0.51%) SEPA
4 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.41%) SDET
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) IFRS
6 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 84 (8.59%) Docker
2 16 (1.64%) HDFS
3 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.41%) etcd
5 4 (0.41%) flannel
6 3 (0.31%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.31%) vCloud
7 2 (0.20%) Corosync
7 2 (0.20%) NFS
7 2 (0.20%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) Samba
8 1 (0.10%) Snort
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.10%) XenApp
8 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (7.98%) Puppet
2 45 (4.60%) Ansible
3 41 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.17%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (1.23%) Mesos
6 12 (1.23%) Terraform
7 8 (0.82%) Marathon
8 7 (0.72%) Grafana
8 7 (0.72%) Nagios
9 6 (0.61%) Consul
9 6 (0.61%) logstash
9 6 (0.61%) MOM
9 6 (0.61%) Oozie
10 4 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.41%) Kibana
10 4 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.41%) Rancher
10 4 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 139 (14.21%) Oracle
2 33 (3.37%) Sybase
3 28 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 27 (2.76%) Atlassian
5 26 (2.66%) TIBCO
6 25 (2.56%) IBM
7 22 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 16 (1.64%) Adobe
8 16 (1.64%) VMware
9 14 (1.43%) Tableau
10 13 (1.33%) ION Trading
10 13 (1.33%) Splunk
11 12 (1.23%) New Relic
11 12 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.12%) SAP
13 10 (1.02%) Hortonworks
14 9 (0.92%) ATG
15 8 (0.82%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.82%) Talend
16 7 (0.72%) WorldPay
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