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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 145 167 166
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 58 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.93% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 39
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
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
5311 6588 6022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.16% 93.04% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4061 4818 4440
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 141
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 £11.59 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 89 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (42.70%) Spring
4 34 (38.20%) TDD
5 33 (37.08%) Banking
6 26 (29.21%) Oracle
7 24 (26.97%) Front Office
8 23 (25.84%) Investment Banking
8 23 (25.84%) BDD
9 22 (24.72%) Hibernate
10 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.60%) HTML
11 20 (22.47%) Scrum
11 20 (22.47%) Finance
12 19 (21.35%) Derivative
12 19 (21.35%) Relational Database
13 17 (19.10%) Maven
14 15 (16.85%) Low Latency
14 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
15 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (15.73%) SQL
15 14 (15.73%) J2EE
16 13 (14.61%) Web Services
16 13 (14.61%) JMS
16 13 (14.61%) MVC
17 12 (13.48%) Fixed Income
17 12 (13.48%) JDBC
17 12 (13.48%) C#
17 12 (13.48%) Spring MVC
18 11 (12.36%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (8.99%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) Jetty
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.12%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) RMDS
2 5 (5.62%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.25%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.25%) Big Data
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Maven
2 11 (12.36%) Ant
3 10 (11.24%) JUnit
4 7 (7.87%) CruiseControl
5 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.62%) Subversion
6 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.37%) Mockito
9 2 (2.25%) Selenium
9 2 (2.25%) jMock
9 2 (2.25%) JIRA
9 2 (2.25%) Hudson
9 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.12%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.12%) JMeter
10 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
General
1 33 (37.08%) Banking
2 24 (26.97%) Front Office
3 23 (25.84%) Investment Banking
4 20 (22.47%) Finance
5 3 (3.37%) Games
5 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) Spring
2 22 (24.72%) Hibernate
3 21 (23.60%) HTML
4 14 (15.73%) J2EE
5 13 (14.61%) Web Services
5 13 (14.61%) JMS
6 12 (13.48%) JDBC
6 12 (13.48%) Spring MVC
7 11 (12.36%) .NET
7 11 (12.36%) CSS
7 11 (12.36%) XML
8 10 (11.24%) REST
9 8 (8.99%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (7.87%) jQuery
11 5 (5.62%) JSP
11 5 (5.62%) HTML5
11 5 (5.62%) JSON
12 4 (4.49%) WPF
12 4 (4.49%) RESTful
12 4 (4.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Derivative
2 12 (13.48%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.87%) Market Risk
4 6 (6.74%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.37%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.25%) Open Source
7 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.25%) Equities
7 2 (2.25%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.12%) Online Games
8 1 (1.12%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) UNIX
3 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) TDD
3 23 (25.84%) BDD
4 20 (22.47%) Scrum
5 15 (16.85%) Low Latency
5 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
6 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.61%) MVC
8 11 (12.36%) OO
9 9 (10.11%) User Stories
10 8 (8.99%) Kanban
10 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.99%) SOA
11 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.49%) Web Development
13 3 (3.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.73%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.49%) Scala
6 4 (4.49%) C
7 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.12%) Golang
9 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Sybase
3 5 (5.62%) ION Trading
4 3 (3.37%) DataSynapse
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) 29West
5 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.25%) Reuters
5 2 (2.25%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.25%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Perforce
6 1 (1.12%) FatWire
6 1 (1.12%) Calypso
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) Canoo
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
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