The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 84 164 178
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 81 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 0.74% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 36 30
Median daily rate £550 £541 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £415 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £633 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (58.47%) TDD
4 68 (57.63%) Finance
5 66 (55.93%) Banking
6 64 (54.24%) Spring
7 41 (34.75%) Pair Programming
8 37 (31.36%) Scrum
9 36 (30.51%) HTML
10 35 (29.66%) JavaScript
11 33 (27.97%) CSS
12 32 (27.12%) SQL
13 31 (26.27%) Oracle
14 30 (25.42%) BDD
14 30 (25.42%) Mentoring
15 24 (20.34%) Derivative
16 23 (19.49%) Hibernate
16 23 (19.49%) Investment Banking
16 23 (19.49%) PL/SQL
16 23 (19.49%) OO
17 21 (17.80%) Kanban
17 21 (17.80%) Multithreading
18 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
19 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (16.10%) Maven
20 18 (15.25%) Eclipse
20 18 (15.25%) Front Office
20 18 (15.25%) J2EE
21 17 (14.41%) RESTful
21 17 (14.41%) Low Latency

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.02%) Node.js
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.24%) Mule
4 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.69%) Jetty
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.69%) WMQI
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) ION MarketView
1 3 (2.54%) RMDS
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Broadband
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) MySQL
1 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) Big Data
5 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Maven
2 18 (15.25%) Eclipse
3 15 (12.71%) IntelliJ
4 9 (7.63%) JUnit
5 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.08%) EasyMock
6 6 (5.08%) JIRA
6 6 (5.08%) Mockito
6 6 (5.08%) Selenium
7 2 (1.69%) Ant
7 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.69%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.85%) Calabash
8 1 (0.85%) jMock
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (57.63%) Finance
2 66 (55.93%) Banking
3 23 (19.49%) Investment Banking
4 18 (15.25%) Front Office
5 4 (3.39%) Games
5 4 (3.39%) Publishing
6 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (54.24%) Spring
2 36 (30.51%) HTML
3 33 (27.97%) CSS
4 23 (19.49%) Hibernate
5 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.25%) J2EE
7 17 (14.41%) RESTful
8 16 (13.56%) HTML5
8 16 (13.56%) jQuery
9 14 (11.86%) Ajax
10 12 (10.17%) CSS3
10 12 (10.17%) JMS
11 11 (9.32%) GWT
11 11 (9.32%) REST
11 11 (9.32%) Struts
11 11 (9.32%) Struts2
12 10 (8.47%) XSLT
13 9 (7.63%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (7.63%) Web Services
14 8 (6.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Derivative
2 15 (12.71%) Fixed Income
3 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.08%) Equities
5 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Unix
2 12 (10.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.54%) Solaris
3 3 (2.54%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (58.47%) TDD
3 41 (34.75%) Pair Programming
4 37 (31.36%) Scrum
5 30 (25.42%) BDD
5 30 (25.42%) Mentoring
6 23 (19.49%) OO
7 21 (17.80%) Kanban
7 21 (17.80%) Multithreading
8 17 (14.41%) Low Latency
9 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
10 13 (11.02%) Concurrent Programming
11 12 (10.17%) OOP
12 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.08%) Microservices
14 5 (4.24%) Electronic Trading
14 5 (4.24%) OOD
14 5 (4.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (29.66%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.12%) SQL
4 23 (19.49%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.08%) C#
7 5 (4.24%) Groovy
7 5 (4.24%) Scala
8 3 (2.54%) Perl
8 3 (2.54%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) C-shell
10 1 (0.85%) Jython
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Sybase
3 3 (2.54%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.69%) Vertica
5 1 (0.85%) DataSynapse
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