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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 169 138 158
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 35 92 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 1.26% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.36% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 89 47
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £700 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 -
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
5510 6756 6932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.51% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4911 5043
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 138 164
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) Spring
3 27 (38.57%) Banking
4 25 (35.71%) Oracle
5 23 (32.86%) TDD
6 21 (30.00%) Scrum
6 21 (30.00%) Front Office
7 20 (28.57%) Finance
7 20 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 19 (27.14%) Hibernate
9 17 (24.29%) Low Latency
10 16 (22.86%) J2EE
11 15 (21.43%) SQL
11 15 (21.43%) Web Services
11 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
11 15 (21.43%) Multithreading
12 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (20.00%) JMS
13 13 (18.57%) JDBC
13 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
13 13 (18.57%) MVC
13 13 (18.57%) Derivative
13 13 (18.57%) Maven
13 13 (18.57%) BDD
14 12 (17.14%) JUnit
14 12 (17.14%) XML
15 11 (15.71%) HTML
15 11 (15.71%) OO
16 10 (14.29%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (12.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Mule
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.43%) Liferay
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Jetty
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) RMDS
2 4 (5.71%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) SNMP
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Maven
2 12 (17.14%) JUnit
3 8 (11.43%) Ant
4 7 (10.00%) CruiseControl
5 4 (5.71%) Subversion
5 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.71%) jMock
5 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.29%) Mockito
6 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.29%) Hudson
6 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 2 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.86%) JMeter
8 1 (1.43%) Checkstyle
General
1 27 (38.57%) Banking
2 21 (30.00%) Front Office
3 20 (28.57%) Finance
3 20 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Back Office
4 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.71%) Games
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.14%) Spring
2 19 (27.14%) Hibernate
3 16 (22.86%) J2EE
4 15 (21.43%) Web Services
5 14 (20.00%) JMS
6 13 (18.57%) JDBC
7 12 (17.14%) XML
8 11 (15.71%) HTML
9 10 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 9 (12.86%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (11.43%) CSS
11 8 (11.43%) jQuery
12 7 (10.00%) .NET
13 6 (8.57%) SOAP
13 6 (8.57%) RESTful
14 5 (7.14%) Java EE
14 5 (7.14%) Struts
15 4 (5.71%) JSP
15 4 (5.71%) XSLT
15 4 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Derivative
2 10 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 9 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.29%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.86%) Online Games
6 2 (2.86%) Open Source
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.86%) Equities
6 2 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) TDD
3 21 (30.00%) Scrum
4 17 (24.29%) Low Latency
5 15 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.57%) BDD
7 13 (18.57%) MVC
8 11 (15.71%) OO
9 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.00%) UML
10 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.57%) User Stories
12 5 (7.14%) Kanban
12 5 (7.14%) SOA
13 4 (5.71%) Web Development
13 4 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) C#
5 8 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.71%) Scala
9 3 (4.29%) Ruby
10 2 (2.86%) C
10 2 (2.86%) C++
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.43%) Python
11 1 (1.43%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (1.43%) R
11 1 (1.43%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
1 1 (1.43%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Sybase
3 4 (5.71%) ION Trading
3 4 (5.71%) 29West
4 3 (4.29%) DataSynapse
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.86%) Reuters
5 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Portware
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) Canoo
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) FatWire
6 1 (1.43%) Calypso
6 1 (1.43%) Informatica
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago