The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 163 132 140
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 36 97 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 1.35% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.46% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 93 48
Average daily rate
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£525 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £452 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £670 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (61.54%) Spring
3 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (38.46%) Banking
5 22 (33.85%) Oracle
6 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
7 19 (29.23%) Scrum
8 18 (27.69%) Finance
8 18 (27.69%) Web Services
9 17 (26.15%) Front Office
9 17 (26.15%) TDD
9 17 (26.15%) Investment Banking
10 16 (24.62%) SQL
11 15 (23.08%) JMS
11 15 (23.08%) Maven
12 14 (21.54%) J2EE
12 14 (21.54%) Low Latency
13 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (20.00%) MVC
14 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
15 11 (16.92%) BDD
15 11 (16.92%) Derivative
15 11 (16.92%) JUnit
15 11 (16.92%) OO
15 11 (16.92%) JDBC
16 10 (15.38%) XML
16 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.08%) Mule
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Jetty
5 1 (1.54%) Liferay
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) RMDS
2 2 (3.08%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) SSL
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
1 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.62%) CouchDB
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Maven
2 11 (16.92%) JUnit
3 8 (12.31%) Ant
4 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl
5 5 (7.69%) jMock
6 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.15%) Subversion
7 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.62%) Hudson
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.08%) Mockito
8 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.08%) JIRA
8 2 (3.08%) JMeter
9 1 (1.54%) Selenium
9 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (38.46%) Banking
2 18 (27.69%) Finance
3 17 (26.15%) Front Office
3 17 (26.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Games
4 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 3 (4.62%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (61.54%) Spring
2 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
3 18 (27.69%) Web Services
4 15 (23.08%) JMS
5 14 (21.54%) J2EE
6 11 (16.92%) JDBC
7 10 (15.38%) XML
8 9 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (13.85%) Spring MVC
9 7 (10.77%) Java EE
9 7 (10.77%) jQuery
10 6 (9.23%) HTML
10 6 (9.23%) CSS
10 6 (9.23%) SOAP
11 5 (7.69%) Struts
11 5 (7.69%) .NET
11 5 (7.69%) RESTful
12 4 (6.15%) JPA
13 3 (4.62%) JSP
13 3 (4.62%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Derivative
2 10 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (12.31%) Fixed Income
4 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.62%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.08%) Open Source
6 2 (3.08%) Online Games
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.08%) Equities
6 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.08%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Scrum
3 17 (26.15%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) Low Latency
5 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.00%) MVC
6 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
7 11 (16.92%) BDD
7 11 (16.92%) OO
8 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (9.23%) UML
12 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (6.15%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (6.15%) Kanban
12 4 (6.15%) Web Development
13 3 (4.62%) SOA
13 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) C#
4 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.77%) Scala
5 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.54%) Korn
7 1 (1.54%) Golang
7 1 (1.54%) R
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Sybase
3 4 (6.15%) 29West
4 3 (4.62%) JBoss
4 3 (4.62%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.62%) DataSynapse
5 2 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) ION Trading
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Reuters
6 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.54%) Murex
6 1 (1.54%) Calypso
6 1 (1.54%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.54%) FatWire
6 1 (1.54%) Portware
6 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
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