The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 245 360 414
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 501 257 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 207 128
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £644 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +88 319 £550 +2.32% 63
Yorkshire +52 63 £450 +5.88% 11
South East +30 58 £475 +15.85% 18
North West +16 34 £475 +18.75% 14
South West -4 12 £375 -9.09% 10
East of England -2 9 £431 +6.15% 9
East Midlands +13 5 £438 -7.89%
North East - 4 £475 -
West Midlands -12 2 £400 -4.47% 3
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 858 (100.00%) Java
2 547 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (51.05%) Spring
4 418 (48.72%) TDD
5 276 (32.17%) HTML
6 260 (30.30%) Scrum
7 259 (30.19%) JavaScript
8 224 (26.11%) REST
9 214 (24.94%) Finance
10 198 (23.08%) Hibernate
11 187 (21.79%) Oracle
12 178 (20.75%) Pair Programming
13 177 (20.63%) BDD
14 173 (20.16%) Maven
15 167 (19.46%) Web Services
16 164 (19.11%) Git (software)
17 160 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
18 157 (18.30%) CSS
19 152 (17.72%) Banking
20 144 (16.78%) SQL
21 130 (15.15%) J2EE
22 127 (14.80%) RESTful
23 122 (14.22%) Linux
24 121 (14.10%) JUnit
24 121 (14.10%) HTML5
25 114 (13.29%) NoSQL
25 114 (13.29%) OO
26 113 (13.17%) Unix
27 111 (12.94%) XML
27 111 (12.94%) Kanban

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 101 (11.77%) Tomcat
2 70 (8.16%) Node.js
3 46 (5.36%) Apache
4 34 (3.96%) Jetty
5 29 (3.38%) JBoss
6 26 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 19 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.86%) Apache TomEE
9 14 (1.63%) Mule
9 14 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.40%) GlassFish
11 11 (1.28%) nginx
12 10 (1.17%) Confluence
13 9 (1.05%) Mule ESB
13 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.93%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.70%) CMS
16 5 (0.58%) GemFire
17 4 (0.47%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.82%) OpenText Process Suite
4 4 (0.47%) BigMachines
4 4 (0.47%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.35%) RMDS
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.96%) GitHub
3 17 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (1.86%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.58%) SaaS
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.35%) PaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 90 (10.49%) HTTP
2 44 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.40%) SSL
4 10 (1.17%) Internet
5 6 (0.70%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.23%) DSL
6 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) AMQP
7 1 (0.12%) Broadband
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (13.29%) NoSQL
2 108 (12.59%) MySQL
3 85 (9.91%) MongoDB
4 69 (8.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 46 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 41 (4.78%) Neo4j
8 35 (4.08%) Big Data
8 35 (4.08%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.91%) Hazelcast
10 19 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.21%) SQL Server
11 17 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.52%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.40%) CouchDB
14 11 (1.28%) Impala
15 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (1.05%) Riak
17 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 173 (20.16%) Maven
2 164 (19.11%) Git (software)
3 121 (14.10%) JUnit
4 111 (12.94%) Jenkins
5 91 (10.61%) Mockito
5 91 (10.61%) Subversion
6 58 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 58 (6.76%) JIRA
7 48 (5.59%) Eclipse
8 43 (5.01%) Gradle
9 36 (4.20%) Ant
10 32 (3.73%) Selenium
11 22 (2.56%) JMeter
12 19 (2.21%) IntelliJ
12 19 (2.21%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.10%) Mercurial
14 16 (1.86%) Hamcrest
15 15 (1.75%) EasyMock
16 12 (1.40%) ClearCase
17 10 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 214 (24.94%) Finance
2 152 (17.72%) Banking
3 58 (6.76%) Front Office
4 51 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 51 (5.94%) Retail
5 24 (2.80%) Marketing
6 19 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.63%) Electronics
9 11 (1.28%) Games
10 6 (0.70%) Publishing
11 5 (0.58%) Back Office
12 4 (0.47%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.35%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (51.05%) Spring
2 276 (32.17%) HTML
3 224 (26.11%) REST
4 198 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 167 (19.46%) Web Services
6 157 (18.30%) CSS
7 130 (15.15%) J2EE
8 127 (14.80%) RESTful
9 121 (14.10%) HTML5
10 111 (12.94%) XML
11 95 (11.07%) AngularJS
12 80 (9.32%) CSS3
13 74 (8.62%) JSON
13 74 (8.62%) SOAP
14 73 (8.51%) jQuery
15 70 (8.16%) JPA
16 67 (7.81%) JMS
17 61 (7.11%) Java EE
18 53 (6.18%) Struts
19 47 (5.48%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.11%) Derivative
2 59 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.73%) Fixed Income
5 29 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.10%) Equities
8 16 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 14 (1.63%) iPad
10 13 (1.52%) Social Media
11 10 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
11 10 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (0.93%) Grid Computing
13 7 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.70%) Fintech
14 6 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 122 (14.22%) Linux
2 113 (13.17%) Unix
3 40 (4.66%) Mac OS X
4 15 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.17%) Windows
6 6 (0.70%) Android
7 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (48.72%) TDD
3 260 (30.30%) Scrum
4 178 (20.75%) Pair Programming
5 177 (20.63%) BDD
6 160 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (13.29%) OO
8 111 (12.94%) Kanban
9 99 (11.54%) Multithreading
10 84 (9.79%) Open Source
11 78 (9.09%) Low Latency
12 73 (8.51%) E-Commerce
13 72 (8.39%) Microservices
14 67 (7.81%) SOA
15 66 (7.69%) OOP
16 64 (7.46%) Mentoring
17 61 (7.11%) Software Engineering
18 54 (6.29%) Responsive Web Design
19 53 (6.18%) Unit Testing
20 45 (5.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 858 (100.00%) Java
2 259 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 144 (16.78%) SQL
4 110 (12.82%) Scala
5 84 (9.79%) Python
6 60 (6.99%) Groovy
7 44 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 44 (5.13%) Ruby
8 30 (3.50%) Clojure
9 29 (3.38%) C#
10 22 (2.56%) C++
11 19 (2.21%) Jython
12 17 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.75%) Perl
14 12 (1.40%) PHP
15 10 (1.17%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 5 (0.58%) Smalltalk
18 4 (0.47%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (5.59%) Degree
2 47 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.70%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.56%) QA
2 18 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (3.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (4.55%) Puppet
2 14 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.17%) Graphite
4 7 (0.82%) MOM
5 6 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) Control-M
6 1 (0.12%) Kibana
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) Oozie
6 1 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 187 (21.79%) Oracle
2 27 (3.15%) Google
3 16 (1.86%) CyberSource
3 16 (1.86%) SAP
3 16 (1.86%) Sybase
4 13 (1.52%) ION Trading
5 11 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 10 (1.17%) IBM
6 10 (1.17%) Siebel
6 10 (1.17%) SOASTA, Inc
7 9 (1.05%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.05%) Calypso
7 9 (1.05%) Murex
8 5 (0.58%) DataSynapse
8 5 (0.58%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.47%) WSO2
10 3 (0.35%) Solace
10 3 (0.35%) VMware
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