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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 350 381 374
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 244 206 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 149 142
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£450 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £589 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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 +23 169 £525 - 71
North West -13 16 £400 -1.53% 12
Yorkshire -7 14 £438 +52.17% 6
East of England +23 13 £406 +8.33% 7
South West +8 12 £413 -2.94% 6
South East -37 11 £399 -8.85% 20
East Midlands - 5 £475 - 2
West Midlands -14 2 £438 - 7
North East - - - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 472 (100.00%) Java
2 281 (59.53%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (39.83%) TDD
4 184 (38.98%) Spring
5 133 (28.18%) J2EE
6 131 (27.75%) Scrum
7 114 (24.15%) Hibernate
7 114 (24.15%) JavaScript
8 112 (23.73%) HTML
9 105 (22.25%) Finance
10 94 (19.92%) Web Services
11 90 (19.07%) SQL
12 89 (18.86%) BDD
13 85 (18.01%) REST
13 85 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (17.37%) Oracle
15 81 (17.16%) Banking
16 80 (16.95%) Maven
17 73 (15.47%) Multithreading
18 67 (14.19%) Linux
19 63 (13.35%) CSS
20 58 (12.29%) UNIX
20 58 (12.29%) Front Office
20 58 (12.29%) MVC
20 58 (12.29%) Relational Database
21 57 (12.08%) JUnit
22 55 (11.65%) OO
23 54 (11.44%) Degree
23 54 (11.44%) Git (software)
24 50 (10.59%) Software Engineering

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (9.11%) Tomcat
2 39 (8.26%) JBoss
3 29 (6.14%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.51%) Apache
5 24 (5.08%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.60%) CMS
7 10 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.91%) Mule
9 7 (1.48%) Node.js
9 7 (1.48%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.85%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.85%) Jetty
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.27%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.66%) HTTP
2 7 (1.48%) Internet
3 6 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.64%) LDAP
4 3 (0.64%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.64%) X.509
5 2 (0.42%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) NFC
5 2 (0.42%) SNMP
6 1 (0.21%) AMQP
6 1 (0.21%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.29%) Relational Database
2 41 (8.69%) MongoDB
3 21 (4.45%) Hadoop
4 17 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.39%) Big Data
5 16 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.18%) SQL Server
7 14 (2.97%) Neo4j
8 12 (2.54%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.33%) DB2
10 6 (1.27%) MySQL
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.27%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.06%) KDB
11 5 (1.06%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 80 (16.95%) Maven
2 57 (12.08%) JUnit
3 54 (11.44%) Git (software)
4 45 (9.53%) Subversion
5 39 (8.26%) Ant
6 25 (5.30%) Selenium
7 21 (4.45%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.81%) JIRA
8 18 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.60%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.75%) ClearCase
10 13 (2.75%) Mockito
11 12 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (2.12%) jMock
13 9 (1.91%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (1.48%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.06%) Redmine
16 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
16 4 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 105 (22.25%) Finance
2 81 (17.16%) Banking
3 58 (12.29%) Front Office
4 47 (9.96%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.18%) Marketing
6 10 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.48%) Publishing
8 6 (1.27%) Electronics
9 5 (1.06%) Law
9 5 (1.06%) Games
10 4 (0.85%) Back Office
11 3 (0.64%) Automotive
11 3 (0.64%) Retail
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) iGaming
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (38.98%) Spring
2 133 (28.18%) J2EE
3 114 (24.15%) Hibernate
4 112 (23.73%) HTML
5 94 (19.92%) Web Services
6 85 (18.01%) REST
7 63 (13.35%) CSS
8 50 (10.59%) XML
9 47 (9.96%) SOAP
10 40 (8.47%) Spring MVC
11 39 (8.26%) JMS
12 34 (7.20%) jQuery
13 33 (6.99%) JAX-RS
14 32 (6.78%) RESTful
14 32 (6.78%) JSON
15 31 (6.57%) Struts
15 31 (6.57%) JSP
16 26 (5.51%) Apache Camel
17 24 (5.08%) HTML5
18 23 (4.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.14%) Open Source
4 28 (5.93%) Derivative
5 25 (5.30%) Equities
6 19 (4.03%) Fixed Income
7 14 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.48%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.27%) DTV
11 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.64%) GIS
13 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.64%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.64%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.42%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.42%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.19%) Linux
2 58 (12.29%) UNIX
3 19 (4.03%) Mac OS X
4 11 (2.33%) Windows
5 5 (1.06%) Solaris
6 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
7 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (59.53%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (39.83%) TDD
3 131 (27.75%) Scrum
4 89 (18.86%) BDD
5 85 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (15.47%) Multithreading
7 58 (12.29%) MVC
8 55 (11.65%) OO
9 50 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 45 (9.53%) Low Latency
11 32 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.93%) Unit Testing
12 28 (5.93%) User Stories
13 24 (5.08%) Kanban
13 24 (5.08%) Pair Programming
13 24 (5.08%) SOA
13 24 (5.08%) UML
14 23 (4.87%) OOP
15 21 (4.45%) Migration
15 21 (4.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 472 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (24.15%) JavaScript
3 90 (19.07%) SQL
4 33 (6.99%) Python
4 33 (6.99%) Scala
5 30 (6.36%) C#
6 22 (4.66%) Ruby
7 19 (4.03%) Perl
8 15 (3.18%) PHP
9 13 (2.75%) C++
10 9 (1.91%) Lua
10 9 (1.91%) C
11 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.48%) Groovy
13 6 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.85%) XPath
16 3 (0.64%) Haskell
17 2 (0.42%) SPARQL
18 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (11.44%) Degree
2 37 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.12%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.85%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.85%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.42%) Control-M
2 2 (0.42%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 82 (17.37%) Oracle
2 26 (5.51%) Sybase
3 14 (2.97%) IBM
4 11 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.91%) SAP
5 9 (1.91%) ION Trading
5 9 (1.91%) hybris
6 6 (1.27%) Adobe
6 6 (1.27%) FatWire
6 6 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.85%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.85%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.85%) 29West
7 4 (0.85%) Talend
7 4 (0.85%) Canoo
8 3 (0.64%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.64%) ESRI
8 3 (0.64%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.64%) Sun
9 2 (0.42%) Murex
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