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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
London / City of London
Rank 84 109 136
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 74 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 1.14% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.19% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 31 53
Median daily rate £594 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2792 2932 4795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.72% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2295 3702
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Java
2 122 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (58.75%) TDD
4 63 (39.38%) Finance
5 55 (34.38%) BDD
6 54 (33.75%) Spring
7 53 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
8 52 (32.50%) Scrum
9 51 (31.88%) Banking
10 49 (30.63%) Jenkins
11 42 (26.25%) Front Office
12 41 (25.63%) Pair Programming
12 41 (25.63%) Multithreading
13 39 (24.38%) Scala
13 39 (24.38%) JSON
13 39 (24.38%) HTML
14 38 (23.75%) HTTP
15 35 (21.88%) Python
16 34 (21.25%) SQL
16 34 (21.25%) Big Data
16 34 (21.25%) Microservices
17 33 (20.63%) CSS
17 33 (20.63%) RTSP
18 32 (20.00%) Kafka
18 32 (20.00%) DevOps
19 31 (19.38%) JavaScript
20 30 (18.75%) High Availability
21 28 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (16.88%) Protocol Buffers
22 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 10 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (3.75%) Mule
4 5 (3.13%) Apache
4 5 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.88%) JBoss
5 3 (1.88%) Mule ESB
5 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) RMDS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.75%) HTTP
2 33 (20.63%) RTSP
3 26 (16.25%) MQTT
4 7 (4.38%) RTP
5 4 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) AMQP
6 1 (0.63%) Multicast
6 1 (0.63%) SSH
6 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) Big Data
2 24 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 22 (13.75%) Hadoop
3 22 (13.75%) MySQL
4 19 (11.88%) MongoDB
5 18 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.75%) HBase
7 5 (3.13%) Data Lake
7 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.13%) Spark SQL
8 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.88%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.25%) KDB
10 2 (1.25%) Kdb+
10 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.63%) DB2
11 1 (0.63%) OLTP
11 1 (0.63%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 49 (30.63%) Jenkins
2 26 (16.25%) Maven
3 19 (11.88%) Git (software)
4 18 (11.25%) JUnit
5 11 (6.88%) Mockito
6 10 (6.25%) Ant
7 9 (5.63%) Selenium
8 7 (4.38%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.75%) Hudson
9 6 (3.75%) JIRA
10 5 (3.13%) Build Forge
10 5 (3.13%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.13%) Subversion
11 4 (2.50%) Gerrit
11 4 (2.50%) Gradle
12 3 (1.88%) EasyMock
12 3 (1.88%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.25%) Grunt
13 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (39.38%) Finance
2 51 (31.88%) Banking
3 42 (26.25%) Front Office
4 25 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.75%) Spring
2 39 (24.38%) HTML
2 39 (24.38%) JSON
3 33 (20.63%) CSS
4 32 (20.00%) Kafka
5 27 (16.88%) Protocol Buffers
6 25 (15.63%) jQuery
7 21 (13.13%) REST
8 19 (11.88%) JMS
9 17 (10.63%) AngularJS
10 16 (10.00%) RESTful
10 16 (10.00%) Web Services
11 15 (9.38%) HTML5
11 15 (9.38%) XML
12 14 (8.75%) CSS3
12 14 (8.75%) Hibernate
13 13 (8.13%) Ajax
13 13 (8.13%) J2EE
14 12 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.88%) Public Cloud
2 26 (16.25%) Video on Demand
3 23 (14.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (12.50%) Derivative
4 20 (12.50%) Streaming Video
5 14 (8.75%) Equities
6 12 (7.50%) Fixed Income
6 12 (7.50%) Market Risk
6 12 (7.50%) Mathematics
7 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.38%) Algorithms
8 7 (4.38%) Data Structures
8 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
8 7 (4.38%) MPEG
9 5 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (3.13%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.50%) Fintech
10 4 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
2 14 (8.75%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Android
3 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.50%) Windows
5 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (58.75%) TDD
3 55 (34.38%) BDD
4 52 (32.50%) Scrum
5 41 (25.63%) Multithreading
5 41 (25.63%) Pair Programming
6 34 (21.25%) Microservices
7 32 (20.00%) DevOps
8 30 (18.75%) High Availability
9 28 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (15.00%) Kanban
11 21 (13.13%) Risk Management
12 20 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
13 18 (11.25%) Analytics
14 17 (10.63%) Electronic Trading
15 16 (10.00%) E-Commerce
15 16 (10.00%) Low Latency
16 14 (8.75%) Automated Testing
17 13 (8.13%) Functional Programming
17 13 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (24.38%) Scala
3 35 (21.88%) Python
4 34 (21.25%) SQL
5 31 (19.38%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.88%) C
7 14 (8.75%) Haskell
8 9 (5.63%) Clojure
8 9 (5.63%) Groovy
9 8 (5.00%) C#
9 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.75%) Jython
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) Go
12 1 (0.63%) Korn
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (1.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (3.13%) Docker
1 5 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) Oracle
2 12 (7.50%) TIBCO
3 7 (4.38%) Brightcove
4 5 (3.13%) Reuters
5 4 (2.50%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.88%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Google
7 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) Solace
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.63%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.63%) Charles River
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