The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 115 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 9 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.60% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate £431 £406 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £428 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Senior Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2451 2567 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.40% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1423 1615
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 243 206
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the East of England region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the East of England region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -6 4 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £438 -
Hertfordshire +7 2 £425 +9.67% 3
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) TDD
4 17 (58.62%) SOA
5 16 (55.17%) Middleware
5 16 (55.17%) HTML
6 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
7 14 (48.28%) Spring
8 13 (44.83%) Scrum
9 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (37.93%) REST
10 11 (37.93%) Web Services
11 10 (34.48%) SQL
12 9 (31.03%) CSS
12 9 (31.03%) Kanban
12 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
12 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (27.59%) User Stories
13 8 (27.59%) Microservices
13 8 (27.59%) Puppet
13 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
13 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
13 8 (27.59%) HTTP
13 8 (27.59%) Subversion
13 8 (27.59%) JSON
14 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
14 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
14 7 (24.14%) SSL
14 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
14 7 (24.14%) Unix

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (24.14%) JBoss
1 7 (24.14%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
2 7 (24.14%) SSL
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (20.69%) CouchDB
4 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 8 (27.59%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) EasyMock
4 2 (6.90%) Mockito
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) Middleware
2 14 (48.28%) Spring
3 11 (37.93%) REST
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) JSON
6 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.69%) Ajax
7 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 5 (17.24%) J2EE
9 4 (13.79%) Django
9 4 (13.79%) Play Framework
9 4 (13.79%) RESTful
9 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
11 2 (6.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
1 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 17 (58.62%) SOA
4 13 (44.83%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) Kanban
7 8 (27.59%) Microservices
7 8 (27.59%) User Stories
8 6 (20.69%) API Design
8 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) OO
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (17.24%) Web Design
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (13.79%) Critical Success Factor
11 3 (10.34%) BDD
11 3 (10.34%) Web Development
12 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 5 (17.24%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (27.59%) Puppet
3 6 (20.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (20.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) WSO2
3 2 (6.90%) Google