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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 158 178 155
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 35 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 42
Average daily rate
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£548 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £448 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Senior Java Developer
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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
5081 5740 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.42% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4175 4298
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £278
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 75 79 118
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 92 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) TDD
4 31 (33.70%) Banking
5 29 (31.52%) Spring
6 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 24 (26.09%) HTML
7 23 (25.00%) J2EE
8 22 (23.91%) BDD
9 20 (21.74%) SQL
9 20 (21.74%) Scrum
10 19 (20.65%) Oracle
10 19 (20.65%) Front Office
11 18 (19.57%) REST
12 17 (18.48%) C#
12 17 (18.48%) Hibernate
12 17 (18.48%) Derivative
13 16 (17.39%) Investment Banking
13 16 (17.39%) Finance
13 16 (17.39%) Multithreading
14 15 (16.30%) Linux
15 14 (15.22%) Maven
16 13 (14.13%) Sybase
17 12 (13.04%) CSS
18 11 (11.96%) Web Services
18 11 (11.96%) UNIX
18 11 (11.96%) JMS
18 11 (11.96%) MVC
18 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (10.87%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (8.70%) JBoss
2 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.09%) Node.js
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) RMDS
2 1 (1.09%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.61%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.43%) DB2
5 4 (4.35%) Big Data
5 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.17%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.17%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Maven
2 6 (6.52%) JUnit
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Ant
3 5 (5.43%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.17%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.09%) JMeter
6 1 (1.09%) Log4j
6 1 (1.09%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) jMock
6 1 (1.09%) Mockito
6 1 (1.09%) Mocha
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.09%) QUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (33.70%) Banking
2 19 (20.65%) Front Office
3 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 16 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Games
4 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) Spring
2 24 (26.09%) HTML
3 23 (25.00%) J2EE
4 18 (19.57%) REST
5 17 (18.48%) Hibernate
6 12 (13.04%) CSS
7 11 (11.96%) Web Services
7 11 (11.96%) JMS
8 10 (10.87%) .NET
9 9 (9.78%) Spring MVC
10 6 (6.52%) WPF
10 6 (6.52%) EJB
10 6 (6.52%) XML
10 6 (6.52%) SOAP
11 5 (5.43%) RESTful
12 4 (4.35%) HTML5
12 4 (4.35%) jQuery
13 3 (3.26%) Java EE
13 3 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
13 3 (3.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Derivative
2 8 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (7.61%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.26%) Equities
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Online Games
7 1 (1.09%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.22%) TDD
3 22 (23.91%) BDD
4 20 (21.74%) Scrum
5 16 (17.39%) Multithreading
6 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.96%) MVC
7 9 (9.78%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.61%) User Stories
8 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.52%) SOA
10 5 (5.43%) OO
10 5 (5.43%) Web Development
10 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Kanban
12 3 (3.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.26%) Web Design
12 3 (3.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.74%) SQL
4 17 (18.48%) C#
5 7 (7.61%) Scala
6 3 (3.26%) C
6 3 (3.26%) Python
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) Haskell
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
8 1 (1.09%) C++
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Clojure
8 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Oracle
2 13 (14.13%) Sybase
3 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) Murex
5 1 (1.09%) Reuters
5 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.09%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.09%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.09%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.09%) Nuxeo
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