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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 360 403 304
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -99
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 231 153 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.34% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 119 217
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £40.00
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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 July 2015. 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 +33 152 £545 -0.90% 73
East of England +27 29 £500 +53.84% 16
South East -5 26 £398 -8.62% 20
South West -12 12 £413 -8.33% 10
West Midlands - 5 £400 - 2
North West -24 3 £425 -8.35% 13
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -26 1 £375 - 6
North East - 1 £615 - 1
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 499 (100.00%) Java
2 277 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (41.88%) Spring
4 201 (40.28%) TDD
5 129 (25.85%) HTML
5 129 (25.85%) J2EE
6 121 (24.25%) Scrum
6 121 (24.25%) Finance
7 120 (24.05%) JavaScript
8 115 (23.05%) Hibernate
9 112 (22.44%) SQL
10 110 (22.04%) Web Services
10 110 (22.04%) REST
11 95 (19.04%) Oracle
12 93 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (18.04%) Maven
14 89 (17.84%) Banking
15 88 (17.64%) Multithreading
16 87 (17.43%) Linux
17 85 (17.03%) BDD
18 76 (15.23%) XML
18 76 (15.23%) CSS
19 75 (15.03%) OO
20 71 (14.23%) UNIX
21 66 (13.23%) JUnit
22 63 (12.63%) MVC
22 63 (12.63%) Git (software)
23 62 (12.42%) Software Engineering
24 58 (11.62%) Relational Database
25 54 (10.82%) Front Office

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 54 (10.82%) Tomcat
2 52 (10.42%) JBoss
3 38 (7.62%) WebSphere
4 29 (5.81%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.21%) Apache
6 15 (3.01%) Mule
7 13 (2.61%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (2.40%) Jetty
8 12 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.80%) CMS
10 8 (1.60%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.60%) Node.js
10 8 (1.60%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.20%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.20%) Mule ESB
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.80%) Confluence
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Office
1 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.60%) ION MarketView
3 7 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.60%) RMDS
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.21%) HTTP
2 10 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.00%) Internet
3 6 (1.20%) SSL
4 5 (1.00%) LDAP
5 3 (0.60%) FTP
5 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.60%) X.509
5 3 (0.60%) Firewall
6 2 (0.40%) NFC
6 2 (0.40%) SNMP
6 2 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) DSL
7 1 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.62%) Relational Database
2 37 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.81%) Hadoop
4 21 (4.21%) MySQL
5 19 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 19 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.41%) Big Data
8 13 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.61%) DB2
9 12 (2.40%) Neo4j
10 11 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.80%) KDB
12 8 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.00%) Pentaho
14 5 (1.00%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 90 (18.04%) Maven
2 66 (13.23%) JUnit
3 63 (12.63%) Git (software)
4 50 (10.02%) Subversion
5 47 (9.42%) Jenkins
6 33 (6.61%) Ant
7 25 (5.01%) Eclipse
7 25 (5.01%) Mockito
8 24 (4.81%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.81%) JIRA
10 18 (3.61%) Selenium
11 13 (2.61%) ClearCase
12 11 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (1.60%) CruiseControl
15 6 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.20%) Gradle
15 6 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
16 5 (1.00%) Hudson
General
1 121 (24.25%) Finance
2 89 (17.84%) Banking
3 54 (10.82%) Front Office
4 49 (9.82%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.21%) Marketing
6 17 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.20%) Electronics
9 10 (2.00%) Retail
10 9 (1.80%) Publishing
11 6 (1.20%) Back Office
12 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.60%) Automotive
13 3 (0.60%) Law
13 3 (0.60%) Legal
14 2 (0.40%) Games
14 2 (0.40%) iGaming
15 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (41.88%) Spring
2 129 (25.85%) HTML
2 129 (25.85%) J2EE
3 115 (23.05%) Hibernate
4 110 (22.04%) Web Services
4 110 (22.04%) REST
5 76 (15.23%) XML
5 76 (15.23%) CSS
6 52 (10.42%) SOAP
6 52 (10.42%) JSON
7 50 (10.02%) Spring MVC
8 49 (9.82%) HTML5
9 44 (8.82%) RESTful
10 42 (8.42%) jQuery
11 41 (8.22%) JMS
12 36 (7.21%) JPA
13 34 (6.81%) JAX-RS
13 34 (6.81%) AngularJS
14 30 (6.01%) Struts
15 29 (5.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.21%) Equities
3 26 (5.21%) Derivative
4 25 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.01%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (2.40%) Market Risk
8 11 (2.20%) DTV
9 7 (1.40%) GIS
9 7 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.60%) Clustering
13 2 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.40%) MPEG
13 2 (0.40%) Wiki
13 2 (0.40%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 87 (17.43%) Linux
2 71 (14.23%) UNIX
3 22 (4.41%) Mac OS X
4 13 (2.61%) Windows
5 10 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.40%) VMS
7 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (40.28%) TDD
3 121 (24.25%) Scrum
4 93 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (17.64%) Multithreading
6 85 (17.03%) BDD
7 75 (15.03%) OO
8 63 (12.63%) MVC
9 62 (12.42%) Software Engineering
10 51 (10.22%) Low Latency
11 45 (9.02%) E-Commerce
12 37 (7.41%) SOA
13 33 (6.61%) SDLC
14 31 (6.21%) User Stories
14 31 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 30 (6.01%) UML
16 28 (5.61%) Kanban
16 28 (5.61%) Mentoring
17 26 (5.21%) Open Source
18 25 (5.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 499 (100.00%) Java
2 120 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 112 (22.44%) SQL
4 40 (8.02%) Python
5 39 (7.82%) Scala
6 30 (6.01%) C#
7 26 (5.21%) Ruby
8 17 (3.41%) Perl
9 16 (3.21%) C++
10 12 (2.40%) Groovy
11 11 (2.20%) PHP
12 9 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.40%) C
14 6 (1.20%) Lua
15 5 (1.00%) XPath
16 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.60%) Haskell
17 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.40%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 47 (9.42%) Degree
2 46 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.00%) PhD
6 4 (0.80%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.80%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.60%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.60%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) GridGain
1 3 (0.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Samba
3 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (3.81%) Puppet
2 10 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.20%) Nagios
4 3 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (0.60%) Apache Shiro
5 2 (0.40%) Ansible
5 2 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) MOM
6 1 (0.20%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (19.04%) Oracle
2 26 (5.21%) Sybase
3 20 (4.01%) TIBCO
4 16 (3.21%) IBM
5 12 (2.40%) SAP
6 10 (2.00%) ION Trading
7 8 (1.60%) hybris
7 8 (1.60%) Splunk
8 6 (1.20%) Talend
8 6 (1.20%) Adobe
9 5 (1.00%) Sun
10 4 (0.80%) FatWire
11 3 (0.60%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.60%) Progress
11 3 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.60%) ESRI
11 3 (0.60%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.60%) Solace
12 2 (0.40%) Microsoft
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