Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 579 565
Rank change year-on-year -40 -14 +8
Contract jobs citing Java SE 15 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.080% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 34
London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £450 £419 £366
90th Percentile £631 £725 £669
England median daily rate £373 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -21.58% +11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £40.00

Java SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15419 15021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.32% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13339 11542 11183
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 92
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java SE in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London +5 4 £575 +9.52% 4
Java SE
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Spring
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
5 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) Maven
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) Java EE
6 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Front Office
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (26.67%) XSLT
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) MongoDB

Java SE
Co-occurring 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 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (20.00%) JBoss
3 3 (20.00%) nginx
3 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) MS Access
3 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (20.00%) Bower
4 3 (20.00%) Darcs
4 3 (20.00%) Gradle
4 3 (20.00%) Grunt
4 3 (20.00%) gulp
4 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) Ant
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Calypso Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) Java EE
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 4 (26.67%) WebSockets
5 4 (26.67%) XSLT
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) FpML
6 3 (20.00%) JMS
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (20.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.67%) Bitcoin
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (20.00%) Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) VC++
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (20.00%) Calypso
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Triple Point