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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 337 378 342
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 239 159 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 124 126
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +48 175 £525 - 65
North West +8 19 £400 +6.66% 13
South West -20 11 £478 +6.22% 9
South East -22 9 £433 -10.82% 25
East of England -3 7 £388 +0.64% 14
East Midlands - 7 £454 - 3
Yorkshire +6 6 £385 - 8
West Midlands 0 3 £370 +21.31% 5
North East -14 2 £300 -20.00% 1
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Java
2 266 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (42.46%) Spring
4 164 (35.34%) TDD
5 142 (30.60%) Hibernate
6 137 (29.53%) HTML
7 123 (26.51%) Scrum
8 108 (23.28%) J2EE
9 106 (22.84%) JavaScript
10 103 (22.20%) SQL
11 100 (21.55%) Oracle
12 98 (21.12%) Web Services
13 92 (19.83%) Banking
14 88 (18.97%) REST
15 85 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (18.32%) Finance
16 83 (17.89%) Relational Database
17 79 (17.03%) Linux
18 78 (16.81%) Maven
18 78 (16.81%) BDD
19 76 (16.38%) UNIX
20 75 (16.16%) Multithreading
21 69 (14.87%) Git (software)
22 67 (14.44%) CSS
23 65 (14.01%) Front Office
24 63 (13.58%) MVC
25 60 (12.93%) JUnit
26 58 (12.50%) XML
27 52 (11.21%) Subversion
28 51 (10.99%) MongoDB

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (8.62%) JBoss
2 36 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.25%) Apache
4 21 (4.53%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.23%) CMS
7 12 (2.59%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (1.72%) Jetty
9 7 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.51%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.29%) Node.js
11 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.08%) Mule
12 4 (0.86%) Confluence
13 3 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.43%) WildFly
14 2 (0.43%) Escenic
14 2 (0.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) RMDS
2 7 (1.51%) ION MarketView
3 6 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.86%) GitHub
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.33%) HTTP
2 7 (1.51%) LDAP
3 3 (0.65%) AMQP
3 3 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) NFC
4 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (17.89%) Relational Database
2 51 (10.99%) MongoDB
3 29 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 18 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.88%) SQL Server
5 17 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.45%) MySQL
6 16 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.80%) Big Data
8 13 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.16%) DB2
10 5 (1.08%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.65%) Redis
13 2 (0.43%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.43%) KDB
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 78 (16.81%) Maven
2 69 (14.87%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.93%) JUnit
4 52 (11.21%) Subversion
5 34 (7.33%) Ant
6 31 (6.68%) Eclipse
7 29 (6.25%) JIRA
7 29 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 25 (5.39%) Selenium
9 16 (3.45%) jMock
10 15 (3.23%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.02%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.59%) ClearCase
13 9 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.94%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.94%) Redmine
13 9 (1.94%) Mockito
13 9 (1.94%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (1.51%) EasyMock
14 7 (1.51%) Checkstyle
General
1 92 (19.83%) Banking
2 85 (18.32%) Finance
3 65 (14.01%) Front Office
4 48 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.16%) Publishing
6 6 (1.29%) Games
6 6 (1.29%) Law
6 6 (1.29%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Back Office
7 5 (1.08%) Retail
8 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.86%) Advertising
8 4 (0.86%) Electronics
8 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) iGaming
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (42.46%) Spring
2 142 (30.60%) Hibernate
3 137 (29.53%) HTML
4 108 (23.28%) J2EE
5 98 (21.12%) Web Services
6 88 (18.97%) REST
7 67 (14.44%) CSS
8 58 (12.50%) XML
9 50 (10.78%) Spring MVC
10 43 (9.27%) JAX-RS
11 40 (8.62%) Struts
12 39 (8.41%) Java EE
13 33 (7.11%) SOAP
13 33 (7.11%) JMS
14 32 (6.90%) RESTful
15 31 (6.68%) jQuery
16 28 (6.03%) JSP
17 25 (5.39%) JSON
18 23 (4.96%) JPA
19 19 (4.09%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (5.39%) Fixed Income
2 25 (5.39%) Open Source
3 23 (4.96%) Derivative
4 22 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.94%) Equities
8 8 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.72%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.51%) Grid Computing
10 6 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.86%) User Experience
12 4 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.86%) DTV
13 3 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.03%) Linux
2 76 (16.38%) UNIX
3 38 (8.19%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.29%) Windows
4 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.43%) Solaris
5 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Android
6 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.34%) TDD
3 123 (26.51%) Scrum
4 85 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (16.81%) BDD
6 75 (16.16%) Multithreading
7 63 (13.58%) MVC
8 50 (10.78%) Low Latency
9 47 (10.13%) OO
10 39 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 38 (8.19%) Web Design
12 32 (6.90%) User Stories
13 29 (6.25%) Web Development
14 27 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (5.82%) Kanban
15 26 (5.60%) E-Commerce
16 25 (5.39%) Configuration Management
17 24 (5.17%) Unit Testing
17 24 (5.17%) Software Engineering
18 21 (4.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 464 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (22.84%) JavaScript
3 103 (22.20%) SQL
4 26 (5.60%) C#
5 25 (5.39%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.17%) Scala
7 17 (3.66%) Python
8 16 (3.45%) Ruby
9 15 (3.23%) C++
10 13 (2.80%) Perl
11 11 (2.37%) C
12 9 (1.94%) PHP
12 9 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.72%) Lua
13 8 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.29%) Groovy
15 2 (0.43%) Clojure
15 2 (0.43%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (8.19%) Degree
2 27 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.29%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (1.29%) Puppet
2 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.43%) yum
3 1 (0.22%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.22%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 100 (21.55%) Oracle
2 26 (5.60%) Sybase
3 10 (2.16%) IBM
3 10 (2.16%) TIBCO
3 10 (2.16%) ION Trading
4 8 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.72%) SAP
4 8 (1.72%) Adobe
5 7 (1.51%) FatWire
5 7 (1.51%) Canoo
6 6 (1.29%) 29West
7 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.86%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.86%) BEA
8 4 (0.86%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.65%) Sun
9 3 (0.65%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.65%) hybris
10 2 (0.43%) ATG
10 2 (0.43%) Perforce
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