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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 384 303 319
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 179 273 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.63% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 228 197
Average daily rate
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£500 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £639 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
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
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 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 28 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 -65 129 £550 - 62
South East -20 18 £430 +20.27% 15
South West -24 12 £450 +28.57% 9
North West -10 7 £381 +3.74% 12
Yorkshire +6 6 £415 +59.61% 5
East Midlands +3 4 £363 -
West Midlands -9 1 - - 3
East of England -34 1 £325 -18.75% 2
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 28 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.

1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 218 (60.56%) Spring
3 140 (38.89%) Hibernate
4 130 (36.11%) TDD
5 110 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (30.00%) Web Services
7 100 (27.78%) Scrum
8 98 (27.22%) J2EE
9 97 (26.94%) Maven
10 86 (23.89%) JavaScript
11 81 (22.50%) Oracle
12 80 (22.22%) Finance
13 75 (20.83%) HTML
14 74 (20.56%) Banking
14 74 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
15 69 (19.17%) SQL
16 64 (17.78%) MVC
17 61 (16.94%) XML
18 59 (16.39%) JMS
19 57 (15.83%) CSS
20 56 (15.56%) Multithreading
21 52 (14.44%) Front Office
22 51 (14.17%) Investment Banking
22 51 (14.17%) OO
22 51 (14.17%) jQuery
22 51 (14.17%) NoSQL
23 50 (13.89%) Relational Database
24 49 (13.61%) BDD
25 48 (13.33%) Scala
26 47 (13.06%) Linux

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (13.06%) Tomcat
2 25 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.39%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.44%) Apache Solr
5 14 (3.89%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (3.33%) Apache
7 11 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (2.50%) CMS
9 8 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (2.22%) GlassFish
9 8 (2.22%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.94%) Escenic
11 6 (1.67%) Jetty
12 5 (1.39%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.83%) Mule
13 3 (0.83%) Confluence
13 3 (0.83%) IIS
14 2 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
14 2 (0.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.56%) RMDS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
2 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.89%) HTTP
2 7 (1.94%) Internet
3 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.83%) SSL
3 3 (0.83%) LDAP
4 2 (0.56%) SAN
4 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.56%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) AMQP
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.17%) NoSQL
2 50 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 31 (8.61%) MySQL
5 23 (6.39%) RDBMS
6 22 (6.11%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (4.44%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.17%) Big Data
9 14 (3.89%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.94%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.67%) Redis
11 6 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.56%) HBase
14 2 (0.56%) DB2
14 2 (0.56%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.28%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 97 (26.94%) Maven
2 46 (12.78%) JUnit
3 35 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 33 (9.17%) Subversion
5 25 (6.94%) Mockito
6 23 (6.39%) Hudson
6 23 (6.39%) Eclipse
7 22 (6.11%) Ant
8 15 (4.17%) DbUnit
9 14 (3.89%) TestNG
10 13 (3.61%) TeamCity
10 13 (3.61%) Git (software)
11 11 (3.06%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (2.78%) JIRA
13 9 (2.50%) Selenium
14 7 (1.94%) CruiseControl
14 7 (1.94%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.67%) JMeter
16 5 (1.39%) jMock
16 5 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 80 (22.22%) Finance
2 74 (20.56%) Banking
3 52 (14.44%) Front Office
4 51 (14.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.50%) Games
6 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.67%) Marketing
8 5 (1.39%) Publishing
9 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.11%) Back Office
9 4 (1.11%) Electronics
9 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) German Language
10 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (60.56%) Spring
2 140 (38.89%) Hibernate
3 108 (30.00%) Web Services
4 98 (27.22%) J2EE
5 75 (20.83%) HTML
6 61 (16.94%) XML
7 59 (16.39%) JMS
8 57 (15.83%) CSS
9 51 (14.17%) jQuery
10 42 (11.67%) SOAP
11 41 (11.39%) Java EE
12 39 (10.83%) JSON
13 38 (10.56%) REST
14 37 (10.28%) RESTful
15 34 (9.44%) JPA
15 34 (9.44%) Spring MVC
16 31 (8.61%) HTML5
17 30 (8.33%) Struts
18 24 (6.67%) CSS3
19 20 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (7.22%) Open Source
3 18 (5.00%) Derivative
4 17 (4.72%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.72%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.94%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.67%) Equities
9 4 (1.11%) DTV
9 4 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.83%) Online Games
10 3 (0.83%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.56%) Tandem
11 2 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.06%) Linux
2 37 (10.28%) UNIX
3 9 (2.50%) Windows
4 8 (2.22%) Solaris
5 4 (1.11%) Android
5 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (36.11%) TDD
2 110 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (27.78%) Scrum
4 74 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (17.78%) MVC
6 56 (15.56%) Multithreading
7 51 (14.17%) OO
8 49 (13.61%) BDD
9 45 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 41 (11.39%) Low Latency
11 35 (9.72%) Unit Testing
12 33 (9.17%) SOA
13 28 (7.78%) E-Commerce
14 20 (5.56%) UML
14 20 (5.56%) Kanban
15 17 (4.72%) Web Development
16 16 (4.44%) Configuration Management
17 15 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (3.89%) OOD
18 14 (3.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (23.89%) JavaScript
3 69 (19.17%) SQL
4 48 (13.33%) Scala
5 35 (9.72%) Groovy
6 20 (5.56%) Ruby
6 20 (5.56%) C#
7 17 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.72%) Python
8 16 (4.44%) Perl
9 13 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.22%) C++
12 4 (1.11%) XPath
12 4 (1.11%) Clojure
13 3 (0.83%) Korn
13 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.83%) C
13 3 (0.83%) PHP
14 2 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 38 (10.56%) Degree
2 9 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.72%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (22.50%) Oracle
2 43 (11.94%) JBoss
3 14 (3.89%) TIBCO
4 13 (3.61%) Sybase
5 11 (3.06%) Google
5 11 (3.06%) Atomikos
6 8 (2.22%) 29West
7 7 (1.94%) ION Trading
8 6 (1.67%) GigaSpaces
8 6 (1.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.11%) SAP
9 4 (1.11%) HP
9 4 (1.11%) Informatica
10 3 (0.83%) Twitter
11 2 (0.56%) Akamai
11 2 (0.56%) Murex
11 2 (0.56%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.28%) ATG
12 1 (0.28%) Mercator
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 27 days ago