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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 161 162 148
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 35 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 45
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£538 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £653 £655
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 - £40.00 £40.00
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
4922 5815 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.41% 92.97% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3734 4160 4129
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
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 72 90 110
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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 41 (44.57%) TDD
4 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.43%) HTML
5 25 (27.17%) Banking
6 23 (25.00%) Spring
7 22 (23.91%) Front Office
7 22 (23.91%) BDD
8 19 (20.65%) Scrum
9 18 (19.57%) C#
9 18 (19.57%) J2EE
10 17 (18.48%) Oracle
10 17 (18.48%) SQL
10 17 (18.48%) Derivative
10 17 (18.48%) REST
11 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
11 15 (16.30%) Finance
11 15 (16.30%) Maven
11 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
12 13 (14.13%) CSS
12 13 (14.13%) .NET
12 13 (14.13%) Web Services
12 13 (14.13%) Linux
12 13 (14.13%) Multithreading
13 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (13.04%) MVC
13 12 (13.04%) Degree
14 11 (11.96%) Sybase
14 11 (11.96%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.61%) JBoss
1 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Jetty
4 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.09%) Node.js
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) RMDS
2 3 (3.26%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 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 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.35%) Big Data
5 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.26%) DB2
7 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.17%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Maven
2 7 (7.61%) Ant
2 7 (7.61%) JUnit
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.26%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.26%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Mockito
5 1 (1.09%) Mocha
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) QUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Grunt
5 1 (1.09%) Bower
5 1 (1.09%) webpack
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) Checkstyle
General
1 25 (27.17%) Banking
2 22 (23.91%) Front Office
3 15 (16.30%) Finance
3 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Games
4 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) HTML
2 23 (25.00%) Spring
3 18 (19.57%) J2EE
4 17 (18.48%) REST
5 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
6 13 (14.13%) .NET
6 13 (14.13%) CSS
6 13 (14.13%) Web Services
7 11 (11.96%) JMS
8 10 (10.87%) Spring MVC
9 7 (7.61%) XML
10 6 (6.52%) SOAP
10 6 (6.52%) EJB
11 5 (5.43%) jQuery
11 5 (5.43%) JDBC
11 5 (5.43%) HTML5
11 5 (5.43%) RESTful
12 4 (4.35%) JSP
12 4 (4.35%) WPF
12 4 (4.35%) 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)
4 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.26%) Equities
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
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 13 (14.13%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) 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 41 (44.57%) TDD
3 22 (23.91%) BDD
4 19 (20.65%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) Multithreading
6 12 (13.04%) MVC
6 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.87%) User Stories
8 9 (9.78%) Low Latency
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.52%) SOA
11 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.43%) Kanban
12 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.35%) OO
12 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Web Development
12 4 (4.35%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.26%) Web Design
13 3 (3.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.57%) C#
4 17 (18.48%) SQL
5 7 (7.61%) Scala
6 6 (6.52%) C
7 3 (3.26%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) Haskell
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) C++
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Clojure
8 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) Sybase
3 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.26%) ION Trading
3 3 (3.26%) 29West
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) Murex
5 1 (1.09%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.09%) Reuters
5 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.09%) Nuxeo
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