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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 168 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 32 92 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 1.27% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 83 56
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £670 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
5410 6712 7236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.93% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3919 4916 5256
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Spring
3 23 (41.07%) Banking
4 21 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 18 (32.14%) Web Services
5 18 (32.14%) Finance
6 17 (30.36%) Oracle
7 16 (28.57%) Scrum
8 15 (26.79%) JMS
8 15 (26.79%) Front Office
8 15 (26.79%) Maven
9 14 (25.00%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) J2EE
9 14 (25.00%) Investment Banking
10 13 (23.21%) TDD
11 12 (21.43%) Low Latency
12 11 (19.64%) JUnit
12 11 (19.64%) MVC
12 11 (19.64%) Derivative
12 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
14 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.07%) XML
14 9 (16.07%) Degree
14 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.29%) C#
15 8 (14.29%) Ant
15 8 (14.29%) JDBC
15 8 (14.29%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) Mule
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.79%) Liferay
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) RMDS
2 2 (3.57%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) SSL
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.14%) CouchDB
5 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.14%) MySQL
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Maven
2 11 (19.64%) JUnit
3 8 (14.29%) Ant
4 5 (8.93%) CruiseControl
5 4 (7.14%) jMock
5 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
6 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.57%) JMeter
7 2 (3.57%) JIRA
7 2 (3.57%) Hudson
7 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.79%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Mockito
8 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 23 (41.07%) Banking
2 18 (32.14%) Finance
3 15 (26.79%) Front Office
4 14 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.14%) Games
6 3 (5.36%) Back Office
7 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.57%) Advertising
8 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) Spring
2 21 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 18 (32.14%) Web Services
4 15 (26.79%) JMS
5 14 (25.00%) J2EE
6 9 (16.07%) XML
7 8 (14.29%) JDBC
7 8 (14.29%) Java EE
7 8 (14.29%) jQuery
8 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (12.50%) SOAP
8 7 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (10.71%) HTML
9 6 (10.71%) Spring MVC
10 5 (8.93%) JPA
10 5 (8.93%) .NET
10 5 (8.93%) RESTful
11 4 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
11 4 (7.14%) Struts
11 4 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Derivative
2 8 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.57%) Online Games
5 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.57%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Scrum
2 13 (23.21%) TDD
3 12 (21.43%) Low Latency
4 11 (19.64%) MVC
4 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) OO
6 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) BDD
7 7 (12.50%) UML
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.36%) SOA
10 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.36%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) C#
4 8 (14.29%) Scala
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.79%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Korn
9 1 (1.79%) XPath
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) R
9 1 (1.79%) Golang
9 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Sybase
2 3 (5.36%) JBoss
2 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
2 3 (5.36%) DataSynapse
3 2 (3.57%) ION Trading
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Reuters
3 2 (3.57%) 29West
4 1 (1.79%) Murex
4 1 (1.79%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.79%) Portware
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
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