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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 348 382 332
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 273 211 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 157 220
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +37 175 £550 +1.14% 51
East of England +19 31 £500 +28.20% 7
South East -2 31 £375 -14.28% 16
North West -26 17 £475 +24.59% 11
North East -22 5 £575 +27.77% 1
West Midlands +3 4 £470 - 2
South West -16 4 £431 +7.81% 16
Yorkshire -32 4 £375 - 8
East Midlands -11 1 - - 3
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 493 (100.00%) Java
2 282 (57.20%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (42.19%) TDD
4 201 (40.77%) Spring
5 138 (27.99%) HTML
6 134 (27.18%) JavaScript
7 122 (24.75%) SQL
7 122 (24.75%) Finance
8 117 (23.73%) Scrum
9 115 (23.33%) J2EE
9 115 (23.33%) Web Services
10 109 (22.11%) REST
11 105 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (20.49%) XML
13 99 (20.08%) Oracle
13 99 (20.08%) Banking
14 97 (19.68%) Multithreading
15 95 (19.27%) Hibernate
16 92 (18.66%) Maven
17 86 (17.44%) CSS
17 86 (17.44%) OO
18 81 (16.43%) Linux
19 78 (15.82%) JUnit
20 74 (15.01%) UNIX
20 74 (15.01%) BDD
21 72 (14.60%) Git (software)
22 71 (14.40%) SOAP
23 69 (14.00%) MVC
24 68 (13.79%) Jenkins
25 63 (12.78%) RESTful

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 47 (9.53%) JBoss
3 38 (7.71%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.27%) WebLogic
5 25 (5.07%) Apache
6 19 (3.85%) Jetty
7 14 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (2.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (2.23%) Node.js
9 11 (2.23%) Mule
10 10 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.03%) CMS
11 9 (1.83%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.83%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.83%) Confluence
11 9 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (1.42%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
2 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.22%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.81%) Cordys
4 3 (0.61%) RMDS
5 1 (0.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.81%) SaaS
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.61%) PaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.20%) Heroku
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.87%) HTTP
2 12 (2.43%) Internet
3 11 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.23%) SSL
4 5 (1.01%) SNMP
5 4 (0.81%) Firewall
6 3 (0.61%) LDAP
6 3 (0.61%) FTP
7 2 (0.41%) Intranet
8 1 (0.20%) X.509
8 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 33 (6.69%) Hadoop
3 32 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.29%) SQL Server
5 30 (6.09%) MySQL
6 28 (5.68%) NoSQL
7 23 (4.67%) Oracle Database
8 22 (4.46%) Big Data
9 15 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.64%) DB2
11 10 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.83%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.62%) HBase
13 8 (1.62%) KDB
14 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.81%) Redis
16 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 92 (18.66%) Maven
2 78 (15.82%) JUnit
3 72 (14.60%) Git (software)
4 68 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 55 (11.16%) Subversion
6 38 (7.71%) Ant
6 38 (7.71%) Eclipse
7 35 (7.10%) Mockito
8 27 (5.48%) Cucumber
9 24 (4.87%) JIRA
10 22 (4.46%) Selenium
11 13 (2.64%) ClearCase
12 12 (2.43%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.03%) Gradle
14 9 (1.83%) jMock
14 9 (1.83%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.83%) Hudson
14 9 (1.83%) CruiseControl
15 8 (1.62%) ANTLR
General
1 122 (24.75%) Finance
2 99 (20.08%) Banking
3 52 (10.55%) Front Office
4 48 (9.74%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.23%) Marketing
7 9 (1.83%) Retail
8 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.22%) Electronics
9 5 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (1.01%) Publishing
10 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (40.77%) Spring
2 138 (27.99%) HTML
3 115 (23.33%) J2EE
3 115 (23.33%) Web Services
4 109 (22.11%) REST
5 101 (20.49%) XML
6 95 (19.27%) Hibernate
7 86 (17.44%) CSS
8 71 (14.40%) SOAP
9 63 (12.78%) RESTful
10 54 (10.95%) JSON
11 53 (10.75%) HTML5
12 49 (9.94%) JMS
13 48 (9.74%) jQuery
14 47 (9.53%) Spring MVC
15 39 (7.91%) Java EE
15 39 (7.91%) JPA
16 33 (6.69%) Struts
17 32 (6.49%) JSP
18 31 (6.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.07%) Derivative
4 18 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.25%) Equities
5 16 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
5 16 (3.25%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.43%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.43%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.42%) GIS
8 7 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.22%) DTV
10 5 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.81%) DataPower
11 4 (0.81%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.43%) Linux
2 74 (15.01%) UNIX
3 14 (2.84%) Mac OS X
4 9 (1.83%) Solaris
5 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.22%) Windows
7 4 (0.81%) CentOS
7 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) VMS
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (57.20%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (42.19%) TDD
3 117 (23.73%) Scrum
4 105 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (19.68%) Multithreading
6 86 (17.44%) OO
7 74 (15.01%) BDD
8 69 (14.00%) MVC
9 56 (11.36%) SOA
10 55 (11.16%) Software Engineering
11 49 (9.94%) E-Commerce
12 46 (9.33%) Low Latency
13 45 (9.13%) Pair Programming
14 38 (7.71%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.30%) Open Source
16 34 (6.90%) User Stories
16 34 (6.90%) Unit Testing
16 34 (6.90%) UML
17 32 (6.49%) Kanban
18 30 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 493 (100.00%) Java
2 134 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 122 (24.75%) SQL
4 50 (10.14%) Scala
5 49 (9.94%) Python
6 35 (7.10%) C#
7 33 (6.69%) Groovy
8 27 (5.48%) Ruby
9 20 (4.06%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.65%) Perl
11 17 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.04%) C++
13 9 (1.83%) PHP
14 7 (1.42%) Lua
15 5 (1.01%) XPath
15 5 (1.01%) Jython
15 5 (1.01%) C
15 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.51%) Degree
3 21 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.62%) PhD
6 6 (1.22%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.81%) OCPJWCD
7 4 (0.81%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.81%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) Docker
2 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.61%) vSphere
2 3 (0.61%) GridGain
3 2 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.41%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Samba
4 1 (0.20%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (4.67%) Puppet
2 11 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.22%) Nagios
4 4 (0.81%) Apache Shiro
5 2 (0.41%) MOM
5 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Graphite
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 99 (20.08%) Oracle
2 32 (6.49%) Sybase
3 25 (5.07%) TIBCO
4 13 (2.64%) IBM
5 8 (1.62%) Adobe
5 8 (1.62%) Sun
5 8 (1.62%) hybris
6 7 (1.42%) Splunk
6 7 (1.42%) Solace
6 7 (1.42%) FatWire
6 7 (1.42%) SAP
7 6 (1.22%) ION Trading
7 6 (1.22%) Google
7 6 (1.22%) Talend
8 4 (0.81%) VMware
8 4 (0.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.81%) Progress
9 3 (0.61%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.41%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.41%) DataSynapse
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