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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 153 161 144
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 55 38 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.65% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.71% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 70
Average daily rate
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£575 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
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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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 97 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.14%) TDD
4 35 (36.08%) Spring
5 31 (31.96%) Multithreading
6 30 (30.93%) Banking
7 25 (25.77%) Finance
7 25 (25.77%) SQL
8 21 (21.65%) J2EE
9 20 (20.62%) UNIX
9 20 (20.62%) Investment Banking
10 19 (19.59%) Hibernate
10 19 (19.59%) Scrum
10 19 (19.59%) BDD
10 19 (19.59%) REST
11 18 (18.56%) Low Latency
11 18 (18.56%) Oracle
11 18 (18.56%) C#
12 17 (17.53%) Sybase
12 17 (17.53%) Linux
12 17 (17.53%) XML
13 16 (16.49%) OO
14 14 (14.43%) Web Services
14 14 (14.43%) JUnit
14 14 (14.43%) HTML
15 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.40%) SOAP
15 13 (13.40%) JMS
15 13 (13.40%) Front Office
15 13 (13.40%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (7.22%) JBoss
2 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) WMQI
5 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.03%) WildFly
6 1 (1.03%) Jetty
6 1 (1.03%) Node.js
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) RMDS
2 3 (3.09%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.25%) DB2
4 7 (7.22%) Big Data
5 6 (6.19%) KDB
6 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.09%) MySQL
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.06%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) HBase
9 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) JUnit
2 13 (13.40%) Maven
3 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.22%) Mockito
4 7 (7.22%) Subversion
5 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.15%) Ant
7 4 (4.12%) JIRA
8 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.09%) Gradle
9 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.06%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.03%) Log4j
10 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.03%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.03%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 30 (30.93%) Banking
2 25 (25.77%) Finance
3 20 (20.62%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.40%) Front Office
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.08%) Spring
2 21 (21.65%) J2EE
3 19 (19.59%) Hibernate
3 19 (19.59%) REST
4 17 (17.53%) XML
5 14 (14.43%) Web Services
5 14 (14.43%) HTML
6 13 (13.40%) SOAP
6 13 (13.40%) JMS
7 10 (10.31%) .NET
8 7 (7.22%) CSS
8 7 (7.22%) Spring MVC
9 6 (6.19%) RESTful
9 6 (6.19%) HTML5
9 6 (6.19%) WPF
10 5 (5.15%) Java EE
10 5 (5.15%) XSLT
11 4 (4.12%) EJB
11 4 (4.12%) JSP
12 3 (3.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (10.31%) Derivative
3 7 (7.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.19%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.19%) Market Risk
4 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.15%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (4.12%) Equities
7 3 (3.09%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.03%) Spread Betting
9 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.03%) Social Media
9 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) UNIX
2 17 (17.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) TDD
3 31 (31.96%) Multithreading
4 19 (19.59%) Scrum
4 19 (19.59%) BDD
5 18 (18.56%) Low Latency
6 16 (16.49%) OO
7 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (11.34%) Concurrent Programming
9 10 (10.31%) MVC
10 8 (8.25%) OOD
10 8 (8.25%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (8.25%) Market Making
10 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.19%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (6.19%) SOA
11 6 (6.19%) CRM
12 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.09%) UML
13 3 (3.09%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 18 (18.56%) C#
4 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.25%) C++
6 7 (7.22%) Scala
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.06%) C
8 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.06%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) Haskell
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) Clojure
9 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) PhD
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) Sybase
3 3 (3.09%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.03%) Reuters
5 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.03%) WorldPay
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