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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 75 151 186
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 85 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.55% 0.92% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 0.97% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 49 19
Median daily rate £550 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £435 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
3176 5272 5791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 94.92% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2590 4030 4344
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 80
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.32 £32.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 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 30 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (61.65%) Finance
4 78 (58.65%) TDD
5 76 (57.14%) Banking
6 68 (51.13%) Spring
7 47 (35.34%) Pair Programming
8 44 (33.08%) HTML
9 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
10 41 (30.83%) CSS
11 39 (29.32%) Scrum
12 36 (27.07%) BDD
13 35 (26.32%) SQL
14 34 (25.56%) Mentoring
15 30 (22.56%) OO
15 30 (22.56%) Derivative
16 29 (21.80%) Oracle
17 28 (21.05%) AngularJS
18 26 (19.55%) HTML5
18 26 (19.55%) Maven
19 24 (18.05%) Eclipse
20 23 (17.29%) PL/SQL
20 23 (17.29%) Investment Banking
20 23 (17.29%) Multithreading
20 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (16.54%) Kanban
21 22 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (16.54%) CSS3
21 22 (16.54%) Hibernate
22 21 (15.79%) IntelliJ

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 17 (12.78%) Node.js
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.51%) Mule
5 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.50%) WMQI
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Jetty
7 1 (0.75%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) ION MarketView
1 3 (2.26%) RMDS
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) MySQL
2 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.02%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.50%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.75%) KDB
Development Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Maven
2 24 (18.05%) Eclipse
3 21 (15.79%) IntelliJ
4 8 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.02%) JUnit
5 6 (4.51%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.51%) JIRA
5 6 (4.51%) Mockito
5 6 (4.51%) Selenium
6 5 (3.76%) EasyMock
7 2 (1.50%) Ant
7 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.75%) Calabash
8 1 (0.75%) jMock
8 1 (0.75%) NUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (61.65%) Finance
2 76 (57.14%) Banking
3 23 (17.29%) Investment Banking
4 20 (15.04%) Front Office
5 5 (3.76%) Games
6 3 (2.26%) Publishing
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (51.13%) Spring
2 44 (33.08%) HTML
3 41 (30.83%) CSS
4 28 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 26 (19.55%) HTML5
6 22 (16.54%) CSS3
6 22 (16.54%) Hibernate
7 19 (14.29%) jQuery
8 18 (13.53%) J2EE
9 17 (12.78%) GWT
9 17 (12.78%) RESTful
9 17 (12.78%) Struts
9 17 (12.78%) Struts2
10 13 (9.77%) Ajax
10 13 (9.77%) REST
11 12 (9.02%) Web Services
12 10 (7.52%) JMS
12 10 (7.52%) XSLT
13 9 (6.77%) ActiveMQ
14 8 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) Derivative
2 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (11.28%) Fixed Income
5 8 (6.02%) Equities
6 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.50%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.75%) Animation
9 1 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.03%) Unix
2 14 (10.53%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows
4 3 (2.26%) Solaris
5 2 (1.50%) Android
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (58.65%) TDD
3 47 (35.34%) Pair Programming
4 39 (29.32%) Scrum
5 36 (27.07%) BDD
6 34 (25.56%) Mentoring
7 30 (22.56%) OO
8 23 (17.29%) Multithreading
9 22 (16.54%) Kanban
10 18 (13.53%) Low Latency
10 18 (13.53%) OOP
11 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (11.28%) Concurrent Programming
13 12 (9.02%) Automated Testing
14 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
14 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.51%) Microservices
16 5 (3.76%) OOD
16 5 (3.76%) Refactoring
16 5 (3.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.32%) SQL
4 23 (17.29%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.77%) Scala
6 8 (6.02%) C#
6 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.26%) Groovy
8 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.51%) Python
9 4 (3.01%) Clojure
9 4 (3.01%) Jython
10 3 (2.26%) Perl
11 2 (1.50%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.75%) C-shell
12 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) Sybase
3 3 (2.26%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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