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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 141 158 154
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 59 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.74% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.79% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.45%
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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 95 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.95%) TDD
4 36 (37.89%) Spring
5 34 (35.79%) Banking
6 28 (29.47%) Oracle
7 27 (28.42%) Front Office
8 24 (25.26%) HTML
9 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
9 23 (24.21%) Investment Banking
9 23 (24.21%) BDD
10 20 (21.05%) Derivative
10 20 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 19 (20.00%) Scrum
12 18 (18.95%) Finance
12 18 (18.95%) Maven
12 18 (18.95%) Relational Database
13 17 (17.89%) SQL
14 16 (16.84%) C#
15 15 (15.79%) Multithreading
16 14 (14.74%) Low Latency
16 14 (14.74%) .NET
16 14 (14.74%) J2EE
16 14 (14.74%) Web Services
17 13 (13.68%) Sybase
17 13 (13.68%) MVC
17 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (12.63%) Spring MVC
18 12 (12.63%) XML
18 12 (12.63%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (8.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.21%) JBoss
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Jetty
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.05%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) RMDS
2 4 (4.21%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) SNMP
2 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) DB2
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Maven
2 11 (11.58%) Ant
3 10 (10.53%) JUnit
4 7 (7.37%) CruiseControl
5 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.21%) Subversion
8 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.16%) Mockito
9 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 2 (2.11%) jMock
9 2 (2.11%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.11%) JIRA
9 2 (2.11%) Hudson
9 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.05%) JMeter
10 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (35.79%) Banking
2 27 (28.42%) Front Office
3 23 (24.21%) Investment Banking
4 18 (18.95%) Finance
5 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.16%) Games
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.89%) Spring
2 24 (25.26%) HTML
3 20 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 14 (14.74%) .NET
4 14 (14.74%) J2EE
4 14 (14.74%) Web Services
5 12 (12.63%) Spring MVC
5 12 (12.63%) XML
5 12 (12.63%) CSS
5 12 (12.63%) JDBC
6 11 (11.58%) JMS
7 10 (10.53%) REST
8 6 (6.32%) jQuery
8 6 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (5.26%) HTML5
9 5 (5.26%) JSON
10 4 (4.21%) WPF
10 4 (4.21%) RESTful
10 4 (4.21%) EJB
10 4 (4.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Derivative
2 10 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.37%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (7.37%) Market Risk
4 6 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.16%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (3.16%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.16%) Equities
6 3 (3.16%) Open Source
7 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.95%) TDD
3 23 (24.21%) BDD
4 19 (20.00%) Scrum
5 15 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 14 (14.74%) Low Latency
7 13 (13.68%) MVC
7 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.58%) User Stories
9 10 (10.53%) OO
10 8 (8.42%) SOA
10 8 (8.42%) Kanban
11 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.21%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Web Development
12 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.16%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.89%) SQL
4 16 (16.84%) C#
5 6 (6.32%) C
6 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 3 (3.16%) Scala
8 2 (2.11%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) Golang
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle
2 13 (13.68%) Sybase
3 4 (4.21%) 29West
3 4 (4.21%) ION Trading
4 3 (3.16%) IBM
4 3 (3.16%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.11%) Reuters
5 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) Perforce
6 1 (1.05%) FatWire
6 1 (1.05%) Murex
6 1 (1.05%) Calypso
6 1 (1.05%) Informatica
6 1 (1.05%) Canoo
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
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