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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 166 157 160
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 44 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.75% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 54
Average daily rate £550 £600 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5767 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.85% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4316 4253 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (58.02%) Spring
3 35 (43.21%) Hibernate
4 31 (38.27%) Banking
5 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
6 23 (28.40%) Scrum
7 21 (25.93%) TDD
7 21 (25.93%) Web Services
8 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (23.46%) Java EE
10 17 (20.99%) Finance
10 17 (20.99%) SQL
10 17 (20.99%) JMS
11 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.28%) HTML
12 14 (17.28%) Struts
12 14 (17.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (16.05%) Linux
13 13 (16.05%) Sybase
13 13 (16.05%) Ant
13 13 (16.05%) MVC
13 13 (16.05%) Subversion
13 13 (16.05%) Maven
14 12 (14.81%) Investment Banking
14 12 (14.81%) CSS
14 12 (14.81%) RDBMS
14 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
15 11 (13.58%) Low Latency
15 11 (13.58%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.94%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) LDAP
1 1 (1.23%) SSL
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.41%) MySQL
5 5 (6.17%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.23%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Subversion
1 13 (16.05%) Maven
1 13 (16.05%) Ant
2 9 (11.11%) JUnit
3 8 (9.88%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (3.70%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) jMock
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) ANTLR
6 1 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) Synon
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (38.27%) Banking
2 17 (20.99%) Finance
3 12 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 11 (13.58%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.02%) Spring
2 35 (43.21%) Hibernate
3 21 (25.93%) Web Services
4 19 (23.46%) Java EE
5 17 (20.99%) JMS
6 14 (17.28%) HTML
6 14 (17.28%) Struts
7 12 (14.81%) CSS
8 11 (13.58%) J2EE
8 11 (13.58%) SOAP
8 11 (13.58%) JPA
9 10 (12.35%) CSS3
9 10 (12.35%) HTML5
9 10 (12.35%) JSP
9 10 (12.35%) XML
10 9 (11.11%) Lucene
11 8 (9.88%) Spring Web Flow
12 6 (7.41%) REST
13 5 (6.17%) Spring MVC
13 5 (6.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (8.64%) Derivative
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.94%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.70%) Equities
6 2 (2.47%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Open Source
6 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
2 23 (28.40%) Scrum
3 21 (25.93%) TDD
4 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.05%) MVC
6 11 (13.58%) OO
6 11 (13.58%) Low Latency
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.64%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.17%) UML
10 4 (4.94%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 4 (4.94%) BDD
11 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.70%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.47%) OOD
12 2 (2.47%) Mobile Commerce
12 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
13 1 (1.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (20.99%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.35%) C++
5 9 (11.11%) Scala
6 7 (8.64%) C#
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby
8 4 (4.94%) C
9 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) XPath
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Sybase
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.94%) ION Trading
3 4 (4.94%) 29West
4 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) Murex
4 1 (1.23%) Fidessa
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