The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
UK / England
Rank 305 268 360
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +92
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 300 409 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 326 193
Median daily rate £543 £525 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 201 £575 +2.22% 76
South East +5 36 £488 +19.63% 20
East of England +2 16 £525 -4.54% 11
North West +3 15 £500 +17.64% 21
Yorkshire -3 11 £413 -8.33% 15
South West +11 9 £375 -4.76% 11
West Midlands +15 7 £450 - 3
East Midlands +3 2 - - 6
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 713 (100.00%) Java
2 535 (75.04%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (49.51%) TDD
4 318 (44.60%) Spring
5 210 (29.45%) Scrum
6 209 (29.31%) BDD
7 166 (23.28%) Finance
8 164 (23.00%) SQL
9 160 (22.44%) Banking
10 152 (21.32%) Hibernate
11 149 (20.90%) REST
12 146 (20.48%) HTML
13 143 (20.06%) Microservices
14 136 (19.07%) JavaScript
15 131 (18.37%) Jenkins
16 129 (18.09%) Pair Programming
16 129 (18.09%) Git (software)
17 125 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
18 122 (17.11%) Maven
19 118 (16.55%) CSS
20 114 (15.99%) Oracle
21 111 (15.57%) Web Services
22 102 (14.31%) Scala
23 101 (14.17%) Linux
23 101 (14.17%) DevOps
24 98 (13.74%) XML
25 94 (13.18%) Multithreading
26 93 (13.04%) JMS
27 87 (12.20%) Python
27 87 (12.20%) Investment Banking

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (7.01%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 30 (4.21%) Oracle Coherence
4 28 (3.93%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (3.65%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.52%) Apache
8 16 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.82%) JBoss
9 13 (1.82%) Mule
10 11 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.40%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (0.98%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.98%) CMS
13 7 (0.98%) Confluence
13 7 (0.98%) GemFire
14 6 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.70%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.70%) RMDS
3 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.14%) BondVision
5 1 (0.14%) Global One
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.09%) GitHub
4 10 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.98%) PaaS
6 4 (0.56%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.42%) Heroku
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Datadog
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.13%) HTTP
2 34 (4.77%) RTSP
3 27 (3.79%) MQTT
4 8 (1.12%) RTP
5 7 (0.98%) Internet
6 6 (0.84%) SSH
7 5 (0.70%) AMQP
8 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.56%) Multicast
8 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.42%) LDAP
10 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.28%) SSL
11 1 (0.14%) Firewall
11 1 (0.14%) FTP
11 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.14%) Skype
11 1 (0.14%) STUN
11 1 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.22%) MongoDB
2 78 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 77 (10.80%) Big Data
4 59 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 54 (7.57%) Relational Database
6 39 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (4.63%) MySQL
8 25 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 21 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.24%) HBase
11 15 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.68%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (1.40%) DB2
14 10 (1.40%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.26%) Hazelcast
15 9 (1.26%) MarkLogic
15 9 (1.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 131 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 129 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 122 (17.11%) Maven
4 85 (11.92%) JUnit
5 55 (7.71%) Mockito
6 49 (6.87%) JIRA
7 46 (6.45%) Subversion
8 39 (5.47%) Gradle
9 35 (4.91%) Cucumber
10 32 (4.49%) Selenium
11 30 (4.21%) Ant
12 29 (4.07%) Eclipse
13 21 (2.95%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.52%) Hudson
15 11 (1.54%) CruiseControl
15 11 (1.54%) Spock
16 10 (1.40%) IntelliJ
17 9 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (1.26%) EasyMock
18 8 (1.12%) JBehave
General
1 166 (23.28%) Finance
2 160 (22.44%) Banking
3 87 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 79 (11.08%) Front Office
5 22 (3.09%) Retail
6 11 (1.54%) Games
7 7 (0.98%) Back Office
7 7 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.42%) Marketing
9 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) German Language
10 2 (0.28%) Law
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
10 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (44.60%) Spring
2 152 (21.32%) Hibernate
3 149 (20.90%) REST
4 146 (20.48%) HTML
5 118 (16.55%) CSS
6 111 (15.57%) Web Services
7 98 (13.74%) XML
8 93 (13.04%) JMS
9 86 (12.06%) JSON
10 82 (11.50%) RESTful
11 79 (11.08%) AngularJS
11 79 (11.08%) J2EE
12 72 (10.10%) Java EE
13 64 (8.98%) SOAP
14 62 (8.70%) jQuery
14 62 (8.70%) Kafka
15 55 (7.71%) HTML5
16 42 (5.89%) JSP
16 42 (5.89%) Spring MVC
17 39 (5.47%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (6.45%) Derivative
3 31 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.93%) Equities
4 28 (3.93%) Fixed Income
4 28 (3.93%) Video on Demand
5 27 (3.79%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.95%) Streaming Video
8 17 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.24%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (2.10%) Market Risk
11 14 (1.96%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.96%) User Experience
12 13 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.82%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.12%) Grid Computing
14 8 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.17%) Linux
2 80 (11.22%) Unix
3 24 (3.37%) Android
4 21 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.38%) Windows
6 13 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (75.04%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (49.51%) TDD
3 210 (29.45%) Scrum
4 209 (29.31%) BDD
5 143 (20.06%) Microservices
6 129 (18.09%) Pair Programming
7 125 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (14.17%) DevOps
9 94 (13.18%) Multithreading
10 79 (11.08%) OO
11 70 (9.82%) Software Engineering
12 67 (9.40%) Kanban
12 67 (9.40%) Low Latency
13 59 (8.27%) MVC
14 57 (7.99%) E-Commerce
14 57 (7.99%) Open Source
15 56 (7.85%) Mentoring
15 56 (7.85%) SDLC
16 47 (6.59%) High Availability
17 44 (6.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 713 (100.00%) Java
2 164 (23.00%) SQL
3 136 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 102 (14.31%) Scala
5 87 (12.20%) Python
6 39 (5.47%) PL/SQL
7 36 (5.05%) Shell Script
8 32 (4.49%) Groovy
9 29 (4.07%) C
10 26 (3.65%) C#
11 25 (3.51%) Ruby
12 24 (3.37%) Clojure
13 20 (2.81%) Haskell
14 18 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.38%) XPath
16 14 (1.96%) Perl
17 13 (1.82%) Korn
18 9 (1.26%) C++
19 7 (0.98%) Go
20 6 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (4.49%) Degree
2 31 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 13 (1.82%) Sun Certification
5 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.68%) MiFID
2 9 (1.26%) EMIR
3 8 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.12%) FATCA
4 7 (0.98%) QA
4 7 (0.98%) SLA
5 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.14%) SDET
System Software
1 64 (8.98%) Docker
2 8 (1.12%) HDFS
3 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (3.37%) Puppet
2 19 (2.66%) Ansible
3 13 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.70%) Terraform
6 4 (0.56%) Consul
6 4 (0.56%) Packer
7 3 (0.42%) Kibana
7 3 (0.42%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.42%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) MOM
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 114 (15.99%) Oracle
2 30 (4.21%) TIBCO
3 16 (2.24%) IBM
4 15 (2.10%) MuleSoft
5 14 (1.96%) Adobe
5 14 (1.96%) Solace
6 12 (1.68%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.40%) Google
8 8 (1.12%) BEA
8 8 (1.12%) Brightcove
9 7 (0.98%) Fidessa
9 7 (0.98%) Sybase
10 6 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.84%) WorldPay
11 5 (0.70%) Sun
12 4 (0.56%) Reuters
12 4 (0.56%) VMware
13 3 (0.42%) ATG
13 3 (0.42%) ForgeRock
13 3 (0.42%) Murex
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