The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing Java 5 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 10.00% 26.67% 11.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 44.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £550 £458 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.08% -25.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £373 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £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 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 Docklands, London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 36 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 42.00% 60.00% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 34
Median daily rate £569 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £640
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 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, 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 Docklands, London

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Docklands, London

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Docklands, London

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Docklands, 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Java.

1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) J2EE
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Market Risk
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Big Data
6 4 (25.00%) Confluence
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (18.75%) Hazelcast
7 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) XML

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.25%) Liferay
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) Hazelcast
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Endeca
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Java Software Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SOA Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Database Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) COM+
4 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (6.25%) FpML
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SAML
4 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Document Management
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CSSLP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase