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 24 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 / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 592 594 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.13% 17.56% 12.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.11% 36.15% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 527 608
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 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 1686 1643 2490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.62% 48.57% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1406 2053
Median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £53.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.43% +118.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £19.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £80.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Java.

1 517 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (33.84%) Finance
3 319 (30.07%) TDD
4 316 (29.78%) Banking
5 235 (22.15%) JavaScript
6 219 (20.64%) Spring
7 217 (20.45%) SQL
8 206 (19.42%) Linux
9 191 (18.00%) HTML
10 187 (17.62%) DevOps
11 178 (16.78%) Scrum
12 177 (16.68%) BDD
13 172 (16.21%) Python
14 153 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
15 147 (13.85%) Front Office
16 144 (13.57%) Test Automation
16 144 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
16 144 (13.57%) AngularJS
17 141 (13.29%) Web Services
18 139 (13.10%) Scala
18 139 (13.10%) REST
19 138 (13.01%) Oracle
20 132 (12.44%) Investment Banking
21 128 (12.06%) Big Data
22 126 (11.88%) CSS
22 126 (11.88%) Unix
23 125 (11.78%) Jenkins
24 120 (11.31%) Microservices
25 117 (11.03%) HTML5
25 117 (11.03%) XML

Java
Co-occurring 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 95 (8.95%) Apache Spark
2 61 (5.75%) Tomcat
3 49 (4.62%) Apache
4 28 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 24 (2.26%) Confluence
6 22 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
7 20 (1.89%) JBoss
8 18 (1.70%) nginx
9 17 (1.60%) Mule
10 15 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (1.41%) Apache Pig
11 13 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.13%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.94%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.94%) CMS
14 8 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.66%) IIS
16 6 (0.57%) Jetty
16 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.094%) HipChat
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.70%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.28%) RMDS
3 1 (0.094%) Actimize
3 1 (0.094%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.094%) Endur
3 1 (0.094%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 144 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.32%) OpenShift
4 13 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.23%) GitHub
5 10 (0.94%) PaaS
6 8 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.66%) Slack
8 6 (0.57%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.57%) Heroku
8 6 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.57%) SaaS
8 6 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.38%) Akamai
10 4 (0.38%) IaaS
11 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.28%) Google Play
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.49%) HTTP
2 28 (2.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.32%) SSL
4 13 (1.23%) Firewall
5 9 (0.85%) DNS
5 9 (0.85%) FTP
6 7 (0.66%) Internet
6 7 (0.66%) LDAP
7 6 (0.57%) SNMP
8 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.28%) Network Security
8 3 (0.28%) SAN
8 3 (0.28%) SSH
9 2 (0.19%) Intranet
9 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.19%) LAN
9 2 (0.19%) NAS
10 1 (0.094%) DHCP
10 1 (0.094%) SMTP
10 1 (0.094%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (12.06%) Big Data
2 102 (9.61%) Hadoop
3 99 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 91 (8.58%) MongoDB
5 83 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 67 (6.31%) SQL Server
7 65 (6.13%) Relational Database
8 52 (4.90%) MySQL
9 44 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (2.92%) KDB
11 27 (2.54%) Apache Hive
11 27 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.89%) Kdb+
13 18 (1.70%) DB2
14 17 (1.60%) HBase
15 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.23%) Hazelcast
17 10 (0.94%) MarkLogic
17 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.94%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 125 (11.78%) Jenkins
2 112 (10.56%) Git (software)
3 88 (8.29%) Maven
4 67 (6.31%) JUnit
5 62 (5.84%) Cucumber
6 61 (5.75%) JIRA
7 59 (5.56%) Selenium
8 47 (4.43%) Subversion
9 32 (3.02%) TeamCity
10 29 (2.73%) Mockito
11 27 (2.54%) gulp
12 25 (2.36%) IntelliJ
13 23 (2.17%) WebDriver
14 22 (2.07%) Gradle
14 22 (2.07%) Grunt
14 22 (2.07%) Jasmine
15 18 (1.70%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (1.51%) Appium
18 14 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 359 (33.84%) Finance
2 316 (29.78%) Banking
3 147 (13.85%) Front Office
4 132 (12.44%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.05%) Retail
6 19 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.79%) Games
7 15 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.23%) Advertising
8 13 (1.23%) Back Office
8 13 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.04%) Marketing
10 10 (0.94%) Publishing
11 9 (0.85%) Law
12 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.38%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.28%) Legal
15 2 (0.19%) International Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.094%) German Language
Job Titles
1 748 (70.50%) Developer
2 522 (49.20%) Java Developer
3 202 (19.04%) Senior Developer
4 155 (14.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 65 (6.13%) Scala Developer
6 64 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 60 (5.66%) Architect
7 60 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 50 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 43 (4.05%) Java Engineer
10 41 (3.86%) Front Office Developer
11 40 (3.77%) AWS Developer
12 39 (3.68%) Agile Developer
12 39 (3.68%) Big Data Developer
13 38 (3.58%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 37 (3.49%) Java Scala Developer
15 36 (3.39%) Agile Java Developer
15 36 (3.39%) Analyst
16 33 (3.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
17 32 (3.02%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (20.64%) Spring
2 191 (18.00%) HTML
3 144 (13.57%) AngularJS
4 141 (13.29%) Web Services
5 139 (13.10%) REST
6 126 (11.88%) CSS
7 117 (11.03%) HTML5
7 117 (11.03%) XML
8 111 (10.46%) Node.js
9 90 (8.48%) React
10 85 (8.01%) Hibernate
11 76 (7.16%) RESTful
12 71 (6.69%) .NET
13 70 (6.60%) J2EE
14 60 (5.66%) JSON
15 59 (5.56%) SOAP
16 53 (5.00%) jQuery
17 43 (4.05%) Spring Boot
18 42 (3.96%) Middleware
19 40 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.97%) Equities
2 72 (6.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 53 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.00%) Fintech
4 50 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
5 47 (4.43%) Fixed Income
6 45 (4.24%) Derivative
7 44 (4.15%) Computer Science
8 35 (3.30%) User Experience
9 32 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (2.73%) Algorithms
11 25 (2.36%) Equity Derivative
12 24 (2.26%) Data Structures
13 23 (2.17%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.89%) Credit Risk
15 19 (1.79%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.41%) Market Risk
17 13 (1.23%) TWAP
17 13 (1.23%) VWAP
18 10 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 206 (19.42%) Linux
2 126 (11.88%) Unix
3 78 (7.35%) Windows
4 35 (3.30%) Android
5 23 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.60%) CentOS
7 16 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.23%) Solaris
10 10 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.38%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.094%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.094%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (30.07%) TDD
3 187 (17.62%) DevOps
4 178 (16.78%) Scrum
5 177 (16.68%) BDD
6 153 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (13.57%) Test Automation
8 120 (11.31%) Microservices
9 114 (10.74%) Multithreading
10 107 (10.08%) OO
11 96 (9.05%) Software Engineering
12 86 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
13 82 (7.73%) Low Latency
14 81 (7.63%) E-Commerce
15 79 (7.45%) SDLC
16 74 (6.97%) Kanban
16 74 (6.97%) MVC
17 71 (6.69%) Pair Programming
18 66 (6.22%) Open Source
19 65 (6.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (22.15%) JavaScript
2 217 (20.45%) SQL
3 172 (16.21%) Python
4 139 (13.10%) Scala
5 106 (9.99%) C#
6 54 (5.09%) Ruby
7 46 (4.34%) C++
8 45 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 41 (3.86%) Bash Shell
9 41 (3.86%) Perl
10 37 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 36 (3.39%) Groovy
12 26 (2.45%) Go
13 20 (1.89%) C
14 17 (1.60%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.51%) R
16 15 (1.41%) Apex Code
16 15 (1.41%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.04%) ES6
17 11 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (5.28%) Degree
2 22 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.57%) Siebel Certification
7 4 (0.38%) PhD
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB
9 2 (0.19%) CEH
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.094%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.094%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.094%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.094%) OCA
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.094%) SANS
10 1 (0.094%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.84%) QA
2 34 (3.20%) MiFID
3 5 (0.47%) SEPA
4 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.094%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (8.11%) Docker
2 17 (1.60%) HDFS
3 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.28%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.28%) vSphere
4 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) Corosync
4 2 (0.19%) vCloud
4 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.094%) etcd
5 1 (0.094%) flannel
5 1 (0.094%) GridGain
5 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.094%) LXC
5 1 (0.094%) NFS
5 1 (0.094%) Snort
5 1 (0.094%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 71 (6.69%) Ansible
2 59 (5.56%) Puppet
3 46 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (4.15%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.89%) Terraform
6 14 (1.32%) Grafana
6 14 (1.32%) Kibana
7 10 (0.94%) Nagios
7 10 (0.94%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.75%) Mesos
9 6 (0.57%) MOM
10 5 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.47%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.47%) logstash
10 5 (0.47%) Marathon
11 4 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.38%) Packer
11 4 (0.38%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.28%) Consul
12 3 (0.28%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 138 (13.01%) Oracle
2 37 (3.49%) IBM
2 37 (3.49%) Sybase
3 26 (2.45%) Red Hat
3 26 (2.45%) TIBCO
4 24 (2.26%) Splunk
5 23 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 22 (2.07%) ION Trading
6 22 (2.07%) New Relic
7 16 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.32%) Tableau
9 13 (1.23%) Google
10 11 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.85%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.66%) Adobe
12 7 (0.66%) Perforce
12 7 (0.66%) Solace
13 6 (0.57%) Reuters
13 6 (0.57%) Siebel
13 6 (0.57%) webMethods
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Canary Wharf and City
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
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Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
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Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: 10 hours ago
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KPRS
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Cadence Resourcing
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
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Oliver Bernard
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Rullion
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EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £451 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £460 to £461 per day or £90k perm
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
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