The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / London
Rank 393 420 407
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13  
Contract jobs citing Java SE 13 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.090% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 11
Median daily rate £475 £300 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £391 £400
% change year-on-year -23.32% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6787 7044 6350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.83% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5054 5271 4592
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 26
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Java SE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in London

Java SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java SE in London

Java SE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 1 £588 +30.55% 4
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE 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 London region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Front End Development
4 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) Spring
4 12 (44.44%) Java EE
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (37.04%) RESTful
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 9 (33.33%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) HTML5
6 9 (33.33%) Subversion
6 9 (33.33%) Microservices
7 8 (29.63%) Maven
7 8 (29.63%) XSLT
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
8 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
9 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (22.22%) JSP
9 6 (22.22%) Servlets
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
9 6 (22.22%) JBoss

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (22.22%) JBoss
4 5 (18.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (18.52%) Apache
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.70%) CMS
6 1 (3.70%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (3.70%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
1 4 (14.81%) SSH
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) KDB
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) HBase
5 1 (3.70%) Impala
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Subversion
2 8 (29.63%) Maven
3 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (18.52%) JUnit
4 5 (18.52%) Mockito
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) git-flow
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
1 5 (18.52%) Front Office
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Games Developer
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Java EE
1 12 (44.44%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) RESTful
3 9 (33.33%) HTML5
3 9 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) XSLT
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) JSP
6 6 (22.22%) Servlets
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Felix
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Sling
8 4 (14.81%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (14.81%) JNI
8 4 (14.81%) LAMP
8 4 (14.81%) Murex Flex
8 4 (14.81%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Derivative
2 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Front End Development
3 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) Microservices
6 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 5 (18.52%) CQRS
7 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (18.52%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 5 (18.52%) SEO
7 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 4 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (14.81%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (14.81%) High-Frequency Trading
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 2 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) C++
4 4 (14.81%) XPath
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.70%) MOM
2 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
3 4 (14.81%) Murex
3 4 (14.81%) Reuters
3 4 (14.81%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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