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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 104 139 162
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 46 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.03% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.09% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 36
Average daily rate £581 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (59.14%) Banking
3 48 (51.61%) Spring
4 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (49.46%) Finance
5 34 (36.56%) TDD
6 28 (30.11%) Investment Banking
6 28 (30.11%) Hibernate
6 28 (30.11%) Multithreading
7 26 (27.96%) SQL
8 25 (26.88%) Low Latency
9 24 (25.81%) Scrum
10 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 21 (22.58%) HTML
11 20 (21.51%) Oracle
11 20 (21.51%) Front Office
12 16 (17.20%) Fixed Income
12 16 (17.20%) OO
12 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (16.13%) Concurrent Programming
13 15 (16.13%) CSS
13 15 (16.13%) Unix
13 15 (16.13%) J2EE
13 15 (16.13%) JUnit
13 15 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (15.05%) JMS
14 14 (15.05%) Maven
14 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (13.98%) Kanban
15 13 (13.98%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (8.60%) Confluence
2 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.38%) JBoss
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (4.30%) Apache
5 4 (4.30%) Jetty
5 4 (4.30%) Mule
6 2 (2.15%) Node.js
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.15%) WMQI
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.08%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) ION MarketView
1 6 (6.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Heroku
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) MySQL
1 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.45%) Big Data
2 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.15%) KDB
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.08%) CloverETL
6 1 (1.08%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) JUnit
2 14 (15.05%) Maven
3 13 (13.98%) JIRA
4 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.90%) Mockito
5 9 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (8.60%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.45%) Gradle
8 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.38%) EasyMock
9 4 (4.30%) Ant
9 4 (4.30%) Selenium
10 2 (2.15%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.15%) Subversion
10 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.08%) Cobertura
11 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.08%) JBehave
General
1 55 (59.14%) Banking
2 46 (49.46%) Finance
3 28 (30.11%) Investment Banking
4 20 (21.51%) Front Office
5 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.30%) Publishing
6 3 (3.23%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (51.61%) Spring
2 28 (30.11%) Hibernate
3 21 (22.58%) HTML
4 15 (16.13%) CSS
4 15 (16.13%) J2EE
5 14 (15.05%) JMS
6 13 (13.98%) REST
7 12 (12.90%) JPA
7 12 (12.90%) Web Services
8 11 (11.83%) XML
9 10 (10.75%) jQuery
9 10 (10.75%) RESTful
10 8 (8.60%) Ajax
11 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.53%) Apache Camel
11 7 (7.53%) Java EE
12 6 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (6.45%) Grails
12 6 (6.45%) JSON
12 6 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Fixed Income
2 15 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (10.75%) Derivative
4 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.53%) Equities
6 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.08%) Clustering
10 1 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.08%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Unix
2 12 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.56%) TDD
3 28 (30.11%) Multithreading
4 25 (26.88%) Low Latency
5 24 (25.81%) Scrum
6 16 (17.20%) OO
7 15 (16.13%) Concurrent Programming
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.98%) Kanban
10 12 (12.90%) Pair Programming
11 10 (10.75%) BDD
11 10 (10.75%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (10.75%) MVC
12 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
14 7 (7.53%) SOA
15 6 (6.45%) OOD
15 6 (6.45%) OOP
15 6 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (27.96%) SQL
3 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.38%) Groovy
7 4 (4.30%) C#
7 4 (4.30%) JPQL
8 2 (2.15%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) Python
9 1 (1.08%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.08%) AWK
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.08%) sed
9 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.08%) Oozie
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.45%) ION Trading
4 5 (5.38%) Sybase
5 4 (4.30%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.23%) Solace
6 3 (3.23%) Vertica
7 2 (2.15%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.08%) BEA
8 1 (1.08%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.08%) F5
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
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