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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 146 148 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 38 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.90% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.96% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 45
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £750 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 96 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (44.79%) TDD
4 30 (31.25%) HTML
5 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 28 (29.17%) Spring
6 27 (28.13%) Banking
7 25 (26.04%) BDD
8 21 (21.88%) Front Office
9 20 (20.83%) Scrum
9 20 (20.83%) Oracle
10 18 (18.75%) SQL
11 17 (17.71%) J2EE
11 17 (17.71%) Investment Banking
12 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 15 (15.63%) Finance
13 15 (15.63%) Derivative
13 15 (15.63%) C#
14 14 (14.58%) Sybase
14 14 (14.58%) Web Services
14 14 (14.58%) Degree
14 14 (14.58%) Maven
15 13 (13.54%) CSS
15 13 (13.54%) Multithreading
15 13 (13.54%) User Stories
16 12 (12.50%) REST
16 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
16 12 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (12.50%) Linux
17 11 (11.46%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.21%) JBoss
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.13%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.04%) Jetty
5 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.04%) Node.js
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) RMDS
2 3 (3.13%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) SNMP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) DB2
3 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Maven
2 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.33%) Ant
3 8 (8.33%) JUnit
4 6 (6.25%) Subversion
5 4 (4.17%) CruiseControl
5 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) Mockito
7 2 (2.08%) jMock
7 2 (2.08%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.04%) JMeter
8 1 (1.04%) Hudson
8 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.04%) QUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (28.13%) Banking
2 21 (21.88%) Front Office
3 17 (17.71%) Investment Banking
4 15 (15.63%) Finance
5 4 (4.17%) Back Office
6 3 (3.13%) Games
7 2 (2.08%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.25%) HTML
2 28 (29.17%) Spring
3 17 (17.71%) J2EE
4 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 14 (14.58%) Web Services
6 13 (13.54%) CSS
7 12 (12.50%) REST
8 11 (11.46%) .NET
9 10 (10.42%) JMS
9 10 (10.42%) Spring MVC
10 9 (9.38%) JDBC
10 9 (9.38%) XML
11 6 (6.25%) RESTful
12 5 (5.21%) HTML5
12 5 (5.21%) EJB
12 5 (5.21%) JSON
13 4 (4.17%) WPF
13 4 (4.17%) JSP
13 4 (4.17%) Struts
13 4 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Derivative
2 7 (7.29%) Equity Derivative
2 7 (7.29%) Market Risk
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.04%) Equities
6 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) Online Games
6 1 (1.04%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.04%) Open Source
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) UNIX
3 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) TDD
3 25 (26.04%) BDD
4 20 (20.83%) Scrum
5 13 (13.54%) Multithreading
5 13 (13.54%) User Stories
6 12 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.42%) MVC
8 8 (8.33%) Low Latency
9 7 (7.29%) OO
10 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.25%) SOA
10 6 (6.25%) Kanban
11 5 (5.21%) Web Development
12 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.17%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.17%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 15 (15.63%) C#
5 6 (6.25%) C
6 5 (5.21%) Scala
7 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.08%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (1.04%) Haskell
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) Sybase
3 3 (3.13%) ION Trading
3 3 (3.13%) 29West
4 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.04%) Perforce
5 1 (1.04%) FatWire
5 1 (1.04%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.04%) Canoo
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Murex
5 1 (1.04%) Calypso
5 1 (1.04%) Informatica
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