The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 396 335 277
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 197 169 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 144 249
Average daily rate £461 £555 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £663 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Java Developer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 138 £525 -8.69% 69
South East 0 28 £438 +25.00% 17
North West -11 13 £406 +16.07% 6
South West -16 7 £425 +11.84% 4
East of England -23 6 £375 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £288 - 9
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 357 (100.00%) Java
2 229 (64.15%) Spring
3 156 (43.70%) Hibernate
4 118 (33.05%) TDD
5 113 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (31.37%) SQL
7 105 (29.41%) Oracle
8 99 (27.73%) Scrum
9 93 (26.05%) Web Services
10 86 (24.09%) J2EE
11 84 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 79 (22.13%) Maven
13 78 (21.85%) Finance
14 77 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (21.29%) HTML
16 75 (21.01%) Scala
17 74 (20.73%) Relational Database
18 69 (19.33%) JBoss
19 68 (19.05%) UNIX
19 68 (19.05%) Banking
20 66 (18.49%) Linux
21 65 (18.21%) OO
21 65 (18.21%) Multithreading
22 61 (17.09%) JPA
23 60 (16.81%) CSS
24 56 (15.69%) XML
25 54 (15.13%) JMS
25 54 (15.13%) MVC
26 52 (14.57%) RDBMS
27 50 (14.01%) Struts

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (12.32%) Tomcat
2 25 (7.00%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.76%) CMS
5 15 (4.20%) Apache Solr
5 15 (4.20%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (3.08%) MQSeries
6 11 (3.08%) GlassFish
6 11 (3.08%) Escenic
7 10 (2.80%) Apache
8 9 (2.52%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (1.40%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.12%) Node.js
11 3 (0.84%) IIS
11 3 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.84%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.56%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 14 (3.92%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.92%) HTTP
2 6 (1.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) SAN
3 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) AMQP
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (20.73%) Relational Database
2 52 (14.57%) RDBMS
3 45 (12.61%) MySQL
4 41 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 33 (9.24%) SQL Server
6 31 (8.68%) MongoDB
7 20 (5.60%) Big Data
8 19 (5.32%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.24%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.40%) Redis
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.84%) DTS
12 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.56%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (22.13%) Maven
2 43 (12.04%) Subversion
3 42 (11.76%) JUnit
4 35 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 25 (7.00%) Hudson
6 21 (5.88%) Mockito
7 20 (5.60%) Ant
8 19 (5.32%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.76%) Git (software)
10 12 (3.36%) DbUnit
10 12 (3.36%) TestNG
11 10 (2.80%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (2.24%) ANTLR
12 8 (2.24%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.68%) JIRA
15 4 (1.12%) Hamcrest
15 4 (1.12%) EasyMock
15 4 (1.12%) jMock
15 4 (1.12%) CruiseControl
General
1 78 (21.85%) Finance
2 68 (19.05%) Banking
3 40 (11.20%) Investment Banking
4 33 (9.24%) Front Office
5 10 (2.80%) Marketing
6 7 (1.96%) Games
7 6 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.84%) Electronics
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) German Language
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (64.15%) Spring
2 156 (43.70%) Hibernate
3 93 (26.05%) Web Services
4 86 (24.09%) J2EE
5 76 (21.29%) HTML
6 61 (17.09%) JPA
7 60 (16.81%) CSS
8 56 (15.69%) XML
9 54 (15.13%) JMS
10 50 (14.01%) Struts
11 46 (12.89%) SOAP
12 37 (10.36%) jQuery
13 35 (9.80%) Java EE
13 35 (9.80%) HTML5
14 31 (8.68%) REST
15 30 (8.40%) CSS3
16 27 (7.56%) RESTful
16 27 (7.56%) JSON
17 26 (7.28%) JSP
17 26 (7.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.17%) Derivative
2 45 (12.61%) Open Source
3 21 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.36%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.40%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (1.40%) Equities
7 5 (1.40%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.84%) DTV
9 3 (0.84%) Blog
9 3 (0.84%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.05%) UNIX
2 66 (18.49%) Linux
3 13 (3.64%) Windows
4 10 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.05%) TDD
2 113 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (27.73%) Scrum
4 77 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (18.21%) OO
5 65 (18.21%) Multithreading
6 54 (15.13%) MVC
7 45 (12.61%) Unit Testing
8 37 (10.36%) BDD
9 36 (10.08%) Refactoring
10 33 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
11 30 (8.40%) Regression Testing
12 27 (7.56%) Low Latency
12 27 (7.56%) SOA
13 24 (6.72%) Pair Programming
14 23 (6.44%) Web Development
15 19 (5.32%) E-Commerce
16 17 (4.76%) UML
16 17 (4.76%) OOP
16 17 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 357 (100.00%) Java
2 112 (31.37%) SQL
3 84 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 75 (21.01%) Scala
5 41 (11.48%) Ruby
6 40 (11.20%) Python
7 38 (10.64%) Perl
8 28 (7.84%) Groovy
9 24 (6.72%) C#
10 22 (6.16%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.48%) C++
12 12 (3.36%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.96%) C
15 4 (1.12%) XPath
16 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.84%) Clojure
17 1 (0.28%) PHP
17 1 (0.28%) Korn
17 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (8.12%) Degree
2 7 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.28%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.04%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 105 (29.41%) Oracle
2 69 (19.33%) JBoss
3 30 (8.40%) GigaSpaces
4 25 (7.00%) Sybase
5 17 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 14 (3.92%) ION Trading
7 9 (2.52%) Atomikos
8 8 (2.24%) Google
9 5 (1.40%) Sun
9 5 (1.40%) 29West
10 3 (0.84%) SAP
10 3 (0.84%) Adobe
10 3 (0.84%) FatWire
11 2 (0.56%) Akamai
11 2 (0.56%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.56%) Murex
12 1 (0.28%) IBM
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.28%) BEA
12 1 (0.28%) Calypso
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