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 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 403 404
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Java SE 16 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 16
Median daily rate £463 £455 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -4.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £359 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £640 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £275 £430
% change year-on-year +54.54% -36.04%  
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 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java SE in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (93.10%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) Spring
3 16 (55.17%) Java EE
4 15 (51.72%) XML
5 14 (48.28%) XSLT
5 14 (48.28%) WebLogic
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
7 11 (37.93%) Subversion
7 11 (37.93%) Front Office
7 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) HTML5
8 10 (34.48%) C#
8 10 (34.48%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) C++
9 9 (31.03%) JBoss
9 9 (31.03%) Apache
9 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
9 9 (31.03%) HTTP
9 9 (31.03%) RESTful
10 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
10 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) SOAP
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) TDD

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 14 (48.28%) WebLogic
2 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
3 9 (31.03%) Apache
3 9 (31.03%) JBoss
3 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
4 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (17.24%) nginx
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) SSH
2 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) MS Access
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (13.79%) KDB
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Subversion
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
4 5 (17.24%) Bower
4 5 (17.24%) Darcs
4 5 (17.24%) Grunt
4 5 (17.24%) gulp
4 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Vagrant
4 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (37.93%) Front Office
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Calypso Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Perl Developer
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Java EE
1 16 (55.17%) Spring
2 15 (51.72%) XML
3 14 (48.28%) XSLT
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) RESTful
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) SOAP
7 7 (24.14%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (24.14%) JSP
8 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
8 6 (20.69%) JMS
8 6 (20.69%) JSON
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.24%) React
9 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (17.24%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (24.14%) Derivative
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) Equities
5 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.90%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Scrum
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Web Development
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
5 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (17.24%) Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (13.79%) High-Frequency Trading
6 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
5 5 (17.24%) Scala
5 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) TypeScript
5 5 (17.24%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) VC++
6 4 (13.79%) XPath
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Go
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCITP
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
1 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.69%) Bloomberg
4 4 (13.79%) Adobe
4 4 (13.79%) Murex
4 4 (13.79%) Reuters
4 4 (13.79%) Sybase
5 2 (6.90%) arcserve
5 2 (6.90%) Calypso
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Triple Point