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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 387 295 325
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 179 273 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.63% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 229 192
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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 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £628 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -72 129 £550 - 60
South East -7 18 £430 +20.27% 14
South West -20 11 £450 +26.31% 8
Yorkshire +9 7 £395 +51.92% 6
North West -7 7 £381 +5.90% 13
East Midlands +6 4 £363 -
West Midlands -14 1 - - 4
East of England -25 1 £325 -18.75% 3
North East - 1 - - 1
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Java
2 224 (61.20%) Spring
3 143 (39.07%) Hibernate
4 131 (35.79%) TDD
5 113 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (29.78%) Web Services
7 101 (27.60%) Scrum
8 100 (27.32%) J2EE
9 99 (27.05%) Maven
10 88 (24.04%) JavaScript
11 83 (22.68%) Oracle
12 80 (21.86%) Finance
13 77 (21.04%) HTML
14 73 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (19.67%) Banking
16 70 (19.13%) SQL
17 66 (18.03%) MVC
18 62 (16.94%) XML
19 61 (16.67%) JMS
20 59 (16.12%) CSS
21 55 (15.03%) Multithreading
22 52 (14.21%) NoSQL
22 52 (14.21%) Relational Database
23 51 (13.93%) jQuery
23 51 (13.93%) OO
23 51 (13.93%) Front Office
23 51 (13.93%) Investment Banking
24 50 (13.66%) Scala
25 49 (13.39%) BDD
25 49 (13.39%) Linux

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 47 (12.84%) Tomcat
2 24 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.28%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.37%) Apache Solr
5 15 (4.10%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (3.28%) Apache
7 10 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.46%) CMS
9 8 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (2.19%) GlassFish
9 8 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (2.19%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.91%) Escenic
11 5 (1.37%) Jetty
11 5 (1.37%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.82%) IIS
12 3 (0.82%) Mule
12 3 (0.82%) Confluence
13 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.55%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.55%) RMDS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.09%) SaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.83%) HTTP
2 7 (1.91%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) SSL
3 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.82%) LDAP
4 2 (0.55%) SSH
4 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.21%) NoSQL
1 52 (14.21%) Relational Database
2 33 (9.02%) MongoDB
3 31 (8.47%) MySQL
4 24 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 24 (6.56%) RDBMS
5 17 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (4.37%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.10%) Big Data
8 14 (3.83%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.91%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.64%) Redis
10 6 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.55%) HBase
13 2 (0.55%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.55%) DB2
14 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 99 (27.05%) Maven
2 47 (12.84%) JUnit
3 37 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 33 (9.02%) Subversion
5 26 (7.10%) Mockito
6 24 (6.56%) Eclipse
7 23 (6.28%) Ant
7 23 (6.28%) Hudson
8 16 (4.37%) DbUnit
9 15 (4.10%) TestNG
10 12 (3.28%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.28%) Git (software)
10 12 (3.28%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (2.46%) JIRA
11 9 (2.46%) Selenium
12 7 (1.91%) CruiseControl
12 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.64%) JMeter
14 5 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.37%) ANTLR
General
1 80 (21.86%) Finance
2 72 (19.67%) Banking
3 51 (13.93%) Front Office
3 51 (13.93%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.73%) Games
5 8 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.64%) Marketing
7 5 (1.37%) Publishing
8 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.09%) Electronics
8 4 (1.09%) Back Office
9 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Retail
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (61.20%) Spring
2 143 (39.07%) Hibernate
3 109 (29.78%) Web Services
4 100 (27.32%) J2EE
5 77 (21.04%) HTML
6 62 (16.94%) XML
7 61 (16.67%) JMS
8 59 (16.12%) CSS
9 51 (13.93%) jQuery
10 44 (12.02%) SOAP
11 40 (10.93%) Java EE
12 39 (10.66%) JSON
13 38 (10.38%) REST
14 37 (10.11%) RESTful
15 35 (9.56%) JPA
15 35 (9.56%) Spring MVC
16 33 (9.02%) Struts
17 31 (8.47%) HTML5
18 24 (6.56%) CSS3
19 21 (5.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (7.38%) Open Source
3 17 (4.64%) Derivative
3 17 (4.64%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.10%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.91%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.64%) Equities
9 5 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.09%) DTV
11 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.82%) Online Games
12 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.55%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.55%) Tandem
12 2 (0.55%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.39%) Linux
2 37 (10.11%) UNIX
3 9 (2.46%) Windows
4 8 (2.19%) Solaris
5 4 (1.09%) Android
5 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.79%) TDD
2 113 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (27.60%) Scrum
4 73 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (18.03%) MVC
6 55 (15.03%) Multithreading
7 51 (13.93%) OO
8 49 (13.39%) BDD
9 45 (12.30%) Pair Programming
10 41 (11.20%) Low Latency
11 35 (9.56%) Unit Testing
11 35 (9.56%) SOA
12 28 (7.65%) E-Commerce
13 21 (5.74%) UML
14 19 (5.19%) Kanban
15 17 (4.64%) Web Development
16 16 (4.37%) Configuration Management
17 15 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (3.83%) Refactoring
18 14 (3.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 366 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (24.04%) JavaScript
3 70 (19.13%) SQL
4 50 (13.66%) Scala
5 36 (9.84%) Groovy
6 21 (5.74%) Ruby
7 20 (5.46%) Python
7 20 (5.46%) C#
8 18 (4.92%) PL/SQL
9 17 (4.64%) Perl
10 13 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.19%) C++
13 4 (1.09%) Clojure
13 4 (1.09%) XPath
14 3 (0.82%) C
14 3 (0.82%) PHP
14 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.82%) Korn
15 2 (0.55%) Golang
Qualifications
1 37 (10.11%) Degree
2 9 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.64%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (22.68%) Oracle
2 44 (12.02%) JBoss
3 16 (4.37%) TIBCO
4 13 (3.55%) Sybase
5 12 (3.28%) Atomikos
5 12 (3.28%) Google
6 8 (2.19%) 29West
7 7 (1.91%) ION Trading
7 7 (1.91%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (1.37%) IBM
9 4 (1.09%) SAP
9 4 (1.09%) Informatica
9 4 (1.09%) HP
10 3 (0.82%) Twitter
11 2 (0.55%) Akamai
11 2 (0.55%) Murex
11 2 (0.55%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.27%) Mercator
12 1 (0.27%) Reuters
12 1 (0.27%) Calypso
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