The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 159 144 151
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 37 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.23% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 69 58
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£500 £575 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.44% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Senior Java Developer
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 78 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (57.69%) Spring
3 30 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 29 (37.18%) Banking
5 27 (34.62%) Scrum
6 25 (32.05%) Finance
7 24 (30.77%) Web Services
8 20 (25.64%) J2EE
8 20 (25.64%) TDD
9 19 (24.36%) SQL
9 19 (24.36%) JMS
10 18 (23.08%) Java EE
10 18 (23.08%) Maven
10 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
11 17 (21.79%) Investment Banking
11 17 (21.79%) CSS
12 16 (20.51%) HTML
12 16 (20.51%) Multithreading
13 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (19.23%) Oracle
13 15 (19.23%) Front Office
14 14 (17.95%) MVC
14 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.95%) Low Latency
14 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
15 13 (16.67%) Ant
15 13 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (15.38%) JUnit
16 12 (15.38%) SOAP
16 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (12.82%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.28%) Liferay
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) Jetty
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) RMDS
1 1 (1.28%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) LDAP
1 2 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) AMQP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.41%) CouchDB
5 5 (6.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Maven
2 13 (16.67%) Ant
3 12 (15.38%) JUnit
4 10 (12.82%) Subversion
5 8 (10.26%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (6.41%) CruiseControl
7 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.85%) jMock
8 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.56%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.56%) JMeter
9 2 (2.56%) JIRA
9 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.28%) Selenium
10 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.28%) ANTLR
10 1 (1.28%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 29 (37.18%) Banking
2 25 (32.05%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) Investment Banking
4 15 (19.23%) Front Office
5 4 (5.13%) Games
6 3 (3.85%) Back Office
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.28%) Legal
8 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (57.69%) Spring
2 30 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 24 (30.77%) Web Services
4 20 (25.64%) J2EE
5 19 (24.36%) JMS
6 18 (23.08%) Java EE
7 17 (21.79%) CSS
8 16 (20.51%) HTML
9 12 (15.38%) SOAP
10 11 (14.10%) XML
10 11 (14.10%) HTML5
11 10 (12.82%) CSS3
11 10 (12.82%) JPA
12 9 (11.54%) jQuery
12 9 (11.54%) Struts
12 9 (11.54%) JDBC
13 8 (10.26%) Lucene
13 8 (10.26%) Spring Web Flow
14 6 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (6.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (10.26%) Derivative
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.13%) Open Source
4 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.85%) Equities
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Online Games
7 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Scrum
2 20 (25.64%) TDD
3 16 (20.51%) Multithreading
4 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (17.95%) MVC
5 14 (17.95%) Low Latency
6 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 9 (11.54%) UML
7 9 (11.54%) OO
8 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.97%) BDD
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (5.13%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.13%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (5.13%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (3.85%) OOD
11 3 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) Scala
5 8 (10.26%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.41%) Ruby
7 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.13%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) Korn
10 1 (1.28%) XPath
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) Sybase
3 3 (3.85%) JBoss
3 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.85%) 29West
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Murex
5 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.28%) Reuters
5 1 (1.28%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.28%) Portware
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago