The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 372 382 351
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 226 180 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.41% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 155 140
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£500 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £391 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £700 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Java Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
London +20 164 £525 -4.54% 59
East of England -7 14 £425 +4.93% 5
North West 0 13 £413 +15.38% 4
South West -13 12 £478 - 7
South East -20 9 £400 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire -2 8 £375 - 8
North East - 2 £300 -
West Midlands -15 1 £370 +27.58% 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 454 (100.00%) Java
2 257 (56.61%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (46.26%) Spring
4 159 (35.02%) TDD
5 145 (31.94%) Hibernate
6 132 (29.07%) HTML
7 124 (27.31%) Scrum
8 110 (24.23%) Oracle
9 105 (23.13%) Web Services
10 102 (22.47%) SQL
11 101 (22.25%) J2EE
11 101 (22.25%) JavaScript
12 92 (20.26%) Banking
13 85 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (18.06%) Relational Database
15 80 (17.62%) BDD
15 80 (17.62%) REST
16 79 (17.40%) Finance
17 76 (16.74%) Maven
18 73 (16.08%) XML
19 70 (15.42%) MVC
20 68 (14.98%) CSS
20 68 (14.98%) Multithreading
21 67 (14.76%) Linux
22 64 (14.10%) JUnit
23 63 (13.88%) Front Office
24 60 (13.22%) UNIX
25 59 (13.00%) Git (software)
26 56 (12.33%) Low Latency
27 53 (11.67%) Spring MVC

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 39 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 32 (7.05%) JBoss
3 30 (6.61%) Apache
4 22 (4.85%) WebLogic
5 19 (4.19%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.52%) CMS
7 12 (2.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.76%) Jetty
10 7 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.32%) Confluence
11 6 (1.32%) Alfresco
11 6 (1.32%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.10%) Mule
12 5 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.88%) Node.js
14 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.44%) Escenic
15 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) RMDS
2 7 (1.54%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) GitHub
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.66%) SaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.27%) HTTP
2 8 (1.76%) LDAP
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.66%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (18.06%) Relational Database
2 49 (10.79%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.51%) Neo4j
4 21 (4.63%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.41%) MySQL
6 17 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.86%) Big Data
10 10 (2.20%) DB2
11 7 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.10%) Redis
13 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.66%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.44%) HBase
15 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 76 (16.74%) Maven
2 64 (14.10%) JUnit
3 59 (13.00%) Git (software)
4 47 (10.35%) Subversion
5 35 (7.71%) Eclipse
6 33 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 32 (7.05%) Ant
8 30 (6.61%) JIRA
9 25 (5.51%) Selenium
10 15 (3.30%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.64%) jMock
12 11 (2.42%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.20%) ClearCase
14 9 (1.98%) CruiseControl
14 9 (1.98%) Mockito
14 9 (1.98%) Hudson
14 9 (1.98%) Redmine
15 8 (1.76%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (1.54%) JMeter
16 7 (1.54%) Checkstyle
General
1 92 (20.26%) Banking
2 79 (17.40%) Finance
3 63 (13.88%) Front Office
4 51 (11.23%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.76%) Publishing
6 5 (1.10%) Back Office
6 5 (1.10%) Games
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Advertising
8 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.66%) Law
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (46.26%) Spring
2 145 (31.94%) Hibernate
3 132 (29.07%) HTML
4 105 (23.13%) Web Services
5 101 (22.25%) J2EE
6 80 (17.62%) REST
7 73 (16.08%) XML
8 68 (14.98%) CSS
9 53 (11.67%) Spring MVC
10 45 (9.91%) Java EE
11 40 (8.81%) SOAP
11 40 (8.81%) jQuery
12 39 (8.59%) RESTful
13 37 (8.15%) Struts
14 34 (7.49%) JSP
15 33 (7.27%) JMS
15 33 (7.27%) JAX-RS
16 31 (6.83%) JSON
17 27 (5.95%) JPA
18 23 (5.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (6.17%) Open Source
3 25 (5.51%) Fixed Income
4 24 (5.29%) Derivative
5 19 (4.19%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.74%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.98%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.76%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.76%) Equities
9 8 (1.76%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.10%) User Experience
12 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.10%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
14 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.76%) Linux
2 60 (13.22%) UNIX
3 31 (6.83%) Mac OS X
4 8 (1.76%) Windows
5 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Android
6 2 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (56.61%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (35.02%) TDD
3 124 (27.31%) Scrum
4 85 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (17.62%) BDD
6 70 (15.42%) MVC
7 68 (14.98%) Multithreading
8 56 (12.33%) Low Latency
9 52 (11.45%) OO
10 35 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 34 (7.49%) Web Design
12 29 (6.39%) User Stories
13 27 (5.95%) Kanban
13 27 (5.95%) Mentoring
13 27 (5.95%) E-Commerce
13 27 (5.95%) Web Development
14 26 (5.73%) Software Engineering
15 25 (5.51%) Pair Programming
16 24 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (5.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (100.00%) Java
2 102 (22.47%) SQL
3 101 (22.25%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.61%) PL/SQL
5 25 (5.51%) Scala
6 23 (5.07%) C#
7 13 (2.86%) Ruby
8 12 (2.64%) C++
9 11 (2.42%) Python
9 11 (2.42%) Groovy
10 10 (2.20%) C
10 10 (2.20%) Perl
11 9 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.54%) PHP
13 7 (1.54%) Lua
14 5 (1.10%) Clojure
15 2 (0.44%) Golang
16 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (7.93%) Degree
2 25 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.32%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.66%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.51%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) RHEV
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.44%) yum
3 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 110 (24.23%) Oracle
2 25 (5.51%) Sybase
3 14 (3.08%) TIBCO
4 11 (2.42%) IBM
5 9 (1.98%) 29West
6 8 (1.76%) Adobe
6 8 (1.76%) ION Trading
7 7 (1.54%) FatWire
7 7 (1.54%) SAP
7 7 (1.54%) Canoo
8 6 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.10%) Informatica
10 4 (0.88%) hybris
10 4 (0.88%) StreamBase
10 4 (0.88%) BEA
10 4 (0.88%) HP
10 4 (0.88%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.66%) ATG
11 3 (0.66%) Google
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