The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 85 146 182
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 85 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.55% 0.92% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 0.97% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 50 21
Median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £449 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
Senior Java Developer
London

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
3195 5541 5581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.80% 94.69% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4277 4152
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (66.20%) Finance
4 82 (57.75%) TDD
5 75 (52.82%) Banking
6 69 (48.59%) Spring
7 46 (32.39%) Pair Programming
7 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
8 45 (31.69%) HTML
9 44 (30.99%) CSS
10 41 (28.87%) Scrum
11 36 (25.35%) SQL
11 36 (25.35%) BDD
12 34 (23.94%) Mentoring
12 34 (23.94%) Derivative
13 32 (22.54%) OO
13 32 (22.54%) AngularJS
14 29 (20.42%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (19.72%) HTML5
15 28 (19.72%) Maven
16 27 (19.01%) Oracle
17 26 (18.31%) Eclipse
18 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (16.90%) Multithreading
19 24 (16.90%) Kanban
20 23 (16.20%) CSS3
20 23 (16.20%) PL/SQL
21 22 (15.49%) IntelliJ
22 21 (14.79%) Investment Banking
23 19 (13.38%) Node.js

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (7.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (4.93%) Mule
3 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.41%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) WMQI
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.70%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.42%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Broadband
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) MySQL
2 13 (9.15%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.82%) Big Data
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.41%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.70%) HBase
10 1 (0.70%) KDB
10 1 (0.70%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 28 (19.72%) Maven
2 26 (18.31%) Eclipse
3 22 (15.49%) IntelliJ
4 11 (7.75%) JUnit
5 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.93%) Mockito
6 6 (4.23%) JIRA
6 6 (4.23%) Selenium
7 5 (3.52%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.70%) Calabash
10 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.70%) jMock
10 1 (0.70%) NUnit
10 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.70%) TestNG
10 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (66.20%) Finance
2 75 (52.82%) Banking
3 21 (14.79%) Investment Banking
4 18 (12.68%) Front Office
5 4 (2.82%) Games
6 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (48.59%) Spring
2 45 (31.69%) HTML
3 44 (30.99%) CSS
4 32 (22.54%) AngularJS
5 28 (19.72%) HTML5
6 23 (16.20%) CSS3
7 19 (13.38%) jQuery
7 19 (13.38%) Node.js
8 18 (12.68%) Hibernate
9 17 (11.97%) GWT
9 17 (11.97%) J2EE
9 17 (11.97%) RESTful
9 17 (11.97%) Struts
9 17 (11.97%) Struts2
9 17 (11.97%) Web Services
10 15 (10.56%) REST
11 12 (8.45%) Ajax
12 11 (7.75%) JMS
13 10 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (6.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.94%) Derivative
2 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (9.15%) Fixed Income
5 11 (7.75%) Mathematics
6 10 (7.04%) Equities
7 4 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.41%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.41%) Statistics
8 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) Animation
9 1 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Unix
2 13 (9.15%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Windows
4 3 (2.11%) Solaris
5 2 (1.41%) Android
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (57.75%) TDD
3 46 (32.39%) Pair Programming
4 41 (28.87%) Scrum
5 36 (25.35%) BDD
6 34 (23.94%) Mentoring
7 32 (22.54%) OO
8 24 (16.90%) Kanban
8 24 (16.90%) Multithreading
9 19 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (12.68%) Low Latency
10 18 (12.68%) OOP
11 15 (10.56%) Concurrent Programming
11 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.75%) Automated Testing
12 11 (7.75%) Garbage Collection
13 10 (7.04%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.93%) Microservices
15 6 (4.23%) OOD
16 5 (3.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 36 (25.35%) SQL
4 23 (16.20%) PL/SQL
5 13 (9.15%) C#
5 13 (9.15%) Scala
6 9 (6.34%) Groovy
7 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.93%) Python
9 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.52%) Clojure
10 5 (3.52%) Jython
10 5 (3.52%) Ruby
11 2 (1.41%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.41%) Haskell
11 2 (1.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.70%) C++
12 1 (0.70%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Oracle
2 4 (2.82%) Sybase
3 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.70%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.70%) VMware
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