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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 278 342 382
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 379 251 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 194 137
Average daily rate £534 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
London +45 228 £570 +3.63% 57
South East +31 47 £420 +5.00% 22
Yorkshire +12 35 £450 +37.40% 8
North West +2 30 £425 +6.25% 8
East of England +13 19 £550 +41.93% 5
South West -5 13 £400 -11.11% 12
North East -23 4 £465 +55.00% 2
West Midlands -13 2 - - 16
East Midlands -13 1 £420 -7.38% 1
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 731 (100.00%) Java
2 446 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (46.24%) TDD
4 303 (41.45%) Spring
5 252 (34.47%) HTML
6 212 (29.00%) JavaScript
7 193 (26.40%) REST
8 177 (24.21%) Finance
9 175 (23.94%) Scrum
10 169 (23.12%) Hibernate
11 159 (21.75%) Web Services
12 152 (20.79%) Unix
13 151 (20.66%) Maven
14 150 (20.52%) SQL
14 150 (20.52%) Git (software)
15 145 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
15 145 (19.84%) Linux
16 140 (19.15%) CSS
17 138 (18.88%) Oracle
17 138 (18.88%) Banking
17 138 (18.88%) BDD
18 115 (15.73%) NoSQL
19 112 (15.32%) XML
20 110 (15.05%) Multithreading
21 108 (14.77%) Subversion
22 107 (14.64%) Pair Programming
23 104 (14.23%) Jenkins
24 103 (14.09%) J2EE
25 97 (13.27%) MongoDB
26 96 (13.13%) HTTP

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 76 (10.40%) Tomcat
2 55 (7.52%) Node.js
3 45 (6.16%) Apache
4 37 (5.06%) JBoss
5 32 (4.38%) WebLogic
6 27 (3.69%) Jetty
7 19 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 17 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.05%) Confluence
10 12 (1.64%) CMS
11 10 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.37%) Mule
12 9 (1.23%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (1.09%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.82%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.68%) GemFire
17 4 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.05%) OpenText Process Suite
2 7 (0.96%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.82%) RMDS
4 4 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.14%) OpenX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.92%) GitHub
3 9 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.68%) SaaS
8 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.41%) PaaS
10 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 96 (13.13%) HTTP
2 46 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.05%) Internet
4 12 (1.64%) SSL
5 2 (0.27%) DSL
5 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.14%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (15.73%) NoSQL
2 97 (13.27%) MongoDB
3 81 (11.08%) Relational Database
4 72 (9.85%) MySQL
5 58 (7.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 46 (6.29%) Big Data
7 43 (5.88%) Neo4j
8 42 (5.75%) Hadoop
8 42 (5.75%) Oracle Database
9 27 (3.69%) SQL Server
10 25 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.50%) HBase
15 10 (1.37%) Hazelcast
15 10 (1.37%) Riak
16 8 (1.09%) CouchDB
16 8 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 151 (20.66%) Maven
2 150 (20.52%) Git (software)
3 108 (14.77%) Subversion
4 104 (14.23%) Jenkins
5 87 (11.90%) JUnit
6 78 (10.67%) Mockito
7 60 (8.21%) Cucumber
8 46 (6.29%) JIRA
9 45 (6.16%) Gradle
10 44 (6.02%) Ant
11 43 (5.88%) Eclipse
12 18 (2.46%) Toad
13 17 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (2.33%) Selenium
14 15 (2.05%) JMeter
15 13 (1.78%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.50%) JBehave
17 10 (1.37%) Hudson
18 9 (1.23%) TeamCity
18 9 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 177 (24.21%) Finance
2 138 (18.88%) Banking
3 64 (8.76%) Front Office
4 56 (7.66%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.60%) Retail
6 13 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.37%) Games
9 7 (0.96%) Marketing
10 6 (0.82%) Publishing
11 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.55%) Billing
12 4 (0.55%) Electronics
13 3 (0.41%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Legal
15 1 (0.14%) Advertising
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (41.45%) Spring
2 252 (34.47%) HTML
3 193 (26.40%) REST
4 169 (23.12%) Hibernate
5 159 (21.75%) Web Services
6 140 (19.15%) CSS
7 112 (15.32%) XML
8 103 (14.09%) J2EE
9 90 (12.31%) HTML5
9 90 (12.31%) RESTful
10 83 (11.35%) JMS
11 74 (10.12%) AngularJS
12 71 (9.71%) SOAP
13 69 (9.44%) jQuery
14 60 (8.21%) JPA
15 58 (7.93%) Java EE
15 58 (7.93%) JAX-RS
16 46 (6.29%) JSON
17 43 (5.88%) CSS3
18 37 (5.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 35 (4.79%) Derivative
3 26 (3.56%) Equities
4 24 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.15%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.19%) N-Tier
8 13 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.50%) Fintech
10 11 (1.50%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.37%) Blog
11 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.37%) Grid Computing
12 9 (1.23%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (0.96%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.79%) Unix
2 145 (19.84%) Linux
3 62 (8.48%) Mac OS X
4 14 (1.92%) Windows
5 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.96%) CentOS
7 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.41%) Android
8 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (46.24%) TDD
3 175 (23.94%) Scrum
4 145 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (18.88%) BDD
6 110 (15.05%) Multithreading
7 107 (14.64%) Pair Programming
8 94 (12.86%) OO
9 81 (11.08%) Kanban
10 78 (10.67%) Low Latency
11 62 (8.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 61 (8.34%) SOA
13 58 (7.93%) Open Source
14 56 (7.66%) Unit Testing
15 54 (7.39%) Software Engineering
16 51 (6.98%) Mentoring
17 50 (6.84%) Web Design
18 49 (6.70%) DevOps
19 47 (6.43%) Concurrent Programming
19 47 (6.43%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 731 (100.00%) Java
2 212 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 150 (20.52%) SQL
4 91 (12.45%) Python
5 72 (9.85%) Scala
6 57 (7.80%) Groovy
7 54 (7.39%) Ruby
8 40 (5.47%) PL/SQL
9 34 (4.65%) C#
10 29 (3.97%) Shell Script
11 23 (3.15%) C++
11 23 (3.15%) Perl
12 16 (2.19%) Jython
13 15 (2.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 13 (1.78%) PHP
15 9 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.23%) Smalltalk
16 4 (0.55%) Clojure
16 4 (0.55%) JPQL
17 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 64 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.79%) Degree
3 27 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.09%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Basel III
3 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (2.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (4.10%) Puppet
2 18 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.64%) Graphite
4 9 (1.23%) MOM
5 6 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.27%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 138 (18.88%) Oracle
2 19 (2.60%) Sybase
3 18 (2.46%) TIBCO
4 11 (1.50%) Atlassian
4 11 (1.50%) SOASTA, Inc
5 10 (1.37%) Adobe
6 9 (1.23%) Solace
7 8 (1.09%) Vertica
8 7 (0.96%) Google
8 7 (0.96%) IBM
8 7 (0.96%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.68%) DataSynapse
9 5 (0.68%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.68%) VMware
10 4 (0.55%) FatWire
10 4 (0.55%) SAP
10 4 (0.55%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.41%) SaltStack
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