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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 133 162 138
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 58 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 0.67% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 37
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £763 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4727 5633 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.65% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4089 3933
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 131
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 94 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (40.43%) TDD
4 30 (31.91%) Spring
5 29 (30.85%) Banking
6 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
6 27 (28.72%) HTML
7 26 (27.66%) Front Office
8 24 (25.53%) Oracle
9 22 (23.40%) BDD
10 19 (20.21%) Investment Banking
11 18 (19.15%) Derivative
11 18 (19.15%) Scrum
11 18 (19.15%) SQL
12 16 (17.02%) C#
12 16 (17.02%) J2EE
12 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
12 16 (17.02%) Finance
12 16 (17.02%) Maven
13 15 (15.96%) Degree
13 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
14 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
14 14 (14.89%) Sybase
15 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (13.83%) User Stories
16 12 (12.77%) .NET
16 12 (12.77%) CSS
16 12 (12.77%) Web Services
17 11 (11.70%) JDBC
17 11 (11.70%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (6.38%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.32%) JBoss
3 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.06%) Jetty
5 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) RMDS
2 4 (4.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) DB2
3 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Big Data
4 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Maven
2 10 (10.64%) JUnit
3 9 (9.57%) Ant
4 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.38%) CruiseControl
6 5 (5.32%) Subversion
6 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.19%) jMock
8 3 (3.19%) Mockito
9 2 (2.13%) Hudson
9 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.13%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.06%) JMeter
10 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.06%) Selenium
10 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (30.85%) Banking
2 26 (27.66%) Front Office
3 19 (20.21%) Investment Banking
4 16 (17.02%) Finance
5 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 3 (3.19%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) Spring
2 27 (28.72%) HTML
3 16 (17.02%) J2EE
3 16 (17.02%) Hibernate
4 12 (12.77%) .NET
4 12 (12.77%) CSS
4 12 (12.77%) Web Services
5 11 (11.70%) JDBC
5 11 (11.70%) JMS
5 11 (11.70%) REST
5 11 (11.70%) Spring MVC
6 9 (9.57%) XML
7 5 (5.32%) EJB
7 5 (5.32%) RESTful
8 4 (4.26%) HTML5
8 4 (4.26%) WPF
8 4 (4.26%) JSON
8 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (4.26%) jQuery
8 4 (4.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Derivative
2 8 (8.51%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.45%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (7.45%) Market Risk
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.13%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Equities
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Online Games
7 1 (1.06%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) UNIX
3 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.43%) TDD
3 22 (23.40%) BDD
4 18 (19.15%) Scrum
5 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.83%) User Stories
7 11 (11.70%) MVC
8 9 (9.57%) Low Latency
9 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.45%) SOA
9 7 (7.45%) OO
9 7 (7.45%) Kanban
10 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.19%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.19%) Migration
11 3 (3.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.15%) SQL
4 16 (17.02%) C#
5 6 (6.38%) C
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
8 2 (2.13%) Python
8 2 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) VBA
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Sybase
3 4 (4.26%) 29West
3 4 (4.26%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.13%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.06%) Perforce
5 1 (1.06%) FatWire
5 1 (1.06%) Reuters
5 1 (1.06%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) Murex
5 1 (1.06%) Calypso
5 1 (1.06%) Informatica
5 1 (1.06%) Canoo
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