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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 376 393 308
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -85
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 237 183 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 143 229
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 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
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 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 153 £550 - 73
East of England +30 31 £500 +53.84% 6
South East -3 25 £375 -12.79% 14
South West -9 11 £413 -8.33% 16
North West -26 8 £475 +24.59% 15
Yorkshire -27 3 £375 -9.63% 7
West Midlands +4 2 £390 - 7
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
North East -26 1 £615 - 4
Senior Java Developer
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 486 (100.00%) Java
2 281 (57.82%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (41.77%) TDD
4 194 (39.92%) Spring
5 129 (26.54%) HTML
6 126 (25.93%) J2EE
7 125 (25.72%) JavaScript
8 119 (24.49%) SQL
8 119 (24.49%) Finance
9 117 (24.07%) Scrum
10 113 (23.25%) Web Services
11 109 (22.43%) REST
12 103 (21.19%) Hibernate
13 93 (19.14%) Oracle
13 93 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
14 91 (18.72%) Banking
15 89 (18.31%) Multithreading
16 85 (17.49%) CSS
17 83 (17.08%) XML
18 82 (16.87%) BDD
19 80 (16.46%) Maven
20 79 (16.26%) OO
21 77 (15.84%) Linux
22 73 (15.02%) JUnit
23 65 (13.37%) Software Engineering
24 63 (12.96%) UNIX
25 61 (12.55%) MVC
25 61 (12.55%) Git (software)
26 59 (12.14%) SOAP
27 54 (11.11%) JSON

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (10.08%) Tomcat
2 40 (8.23%) JBoss
3 38 (7.82%) WebSphere
4 28 (5.76%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.73%) Apache
6 16 (3.29%) Mule
7 13 (2.67%) Jetty
8 12 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (2.47%) CMS
9 10 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (1.85%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.65%) GlassFish
11 8 (1.65%) Node.js
12 7 (1.44%) Confluence
12 7 (1.44%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.23%) Mule ESB
13 6 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) MS Office
1 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.85%) ION MarketView
3 7 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.82%) RMDS
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.21%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.76%) HTTP
2 11 (2.26%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.26%) Internet
3 8 (1.65%) SSL
4 5 (1.03%) LDAP
4 5 (1.03%) Firewall
5 3 (0.62%) X.509
5 3 (0.62%) FTP
5 3 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.41%) SNMP
6 2 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) DSL
7 1 (0.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 32 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 30 (6.17%) Hadoop
4 26 (5.35%) MySQL
5 21 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 21 (4.32%) Big Data
6 19 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.88%) DB2
10 9 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.85%) KDB
11 8 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.65%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.23%) HBase
14 5 (1.03%) Pentaho
15 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 80 (16.46%) Maven
2 73 (15.02%) JUnit
3 61 (12.55%) Git (software)
4 50 (10.29%) Subversion
4 50 (10.29%) Jenkins
5 33 (6.79%) Ant
6 32 (6.58%) Eclipse
7 29 (5.97%) Mockito
8 28 (5.76%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.32%) JIRA
10 20 (4.12%) Selenium
11 12 (2.47%) ClearCase
12 10 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.85%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.85%) Gradle
14 8 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.44%) Hudson
16 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (24.49%) Finance
2 91 (18.72%) Banking
3 51 (10.49%) Front Office
4 49 (10.08%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.94%) Marketing
6 17 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.26%) Electronics
9 8 (1.65%) Retail
10 6 (1.23%) Back Office
11 5 (1.03%) Publishing
12 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.82%) Automotive
13 3 (0.62%) Legal
14 1 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (39.92%) Spring
2 129 (26.54%) HTML
3 126 (25.93%) J2EE
4 113 (23.25%) Web Services
5 109 (22.43%) REST
6 103 (21.19%) Hibernate
7 85 (17.49%) CSS
8 83 (17.08%) XML
9 59 (12.14%) SOAP
10 54 (11.11%) JSON
10 54 (11.11%) HTML5
11 49 (10.08%) Spring MVC
12 48 (9.88%) RESTful
13 43 (8.85%) jQuery
14 41 (8.44%) JMS
15 40 (8.23%) JPA
16 35 (7.20%) AngularJS
17 33 (6.79%) JSP
18 30 (6.17%) Struts
19 29 (5.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.76%) Derivative
3 28 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.94%) Equities
5 15 (3.09%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.26%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.26%) DTV
7 11 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.85%) GIS
9 6 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.62%) User Experience
11 3 (0.62%) Clustering
11 3 (0.62%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.41%) Equity Risk
12 2 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.84%) Linux
2 63 (12.96%) UNIX
3 15 (3.09%) Mac OS X
4 12 (2.47%) Windows
5 9 (1.85%) Solaris
6 8 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.82%) CentOS
8 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (57.82%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (41.77%) TDD
3 117 (24.07%) Scrum
4 93 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (18.31%) Multithreading
6 82 (16.87%) BDD
7 79 (16.26%) OO
8 65 (13.37%) Software Engineering
9 61 (12.55%) MVC
10 50 (10.29%) Low Latency
11 45 (9.26%) E-Commerce
12 41 (8.44%) SOA
13 35 (7.20%) Pair Programming
14 34 (7.00%) User Stories
15 33 (6.79%) UML
16 32 (6.58%) SDLC
17 31 (6.38%) Unit Testing
18 30 (6.17%) Kanban
19 29 (5.97%) Mentoring
20 26 (5.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 486 (100.00%) Java
2 125 (25.72%) JavaScript
3 119 (24.49%) SQL
4 44 (9.05%) Scala
5 42 (8.64%) Python
6 30 (6.17%) C#
7 25 (5.14%) Ruby
8 20 (4.12%) Groovy
9 15 (3.09%) C++
9 15 (3.09%) Perl
10 11 (2.26%) PHP
10 11 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.44%) C
11 7 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.23%) Lua
13 5 (1.03%) XPath
14 3 (0.62%) Haskell
14 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 48 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.47%) Degree
3 17 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.44%) PhD
6 5 (1.03%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.03%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.82%) OCMJD
7 4 (0.82%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Docker
2 3 (0.62%) GridGain
3 2 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Samba
4 1 (0.21%) Varnish
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (4.32%) Puppet
2 10 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.23%) Nagios
4 4 (0.82%) Apache Shiro
5 2 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Graphite
6 1 (0.21%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 93 (19.14%) Oracle
2 30 (6.17%) Sybase
3 22 (4.53%) TIBCO
4 14 (2.88%) IBM
5 12 (2.47%) SAP
6 9 (1.85%) ION Trading
6 9 (1.85%) hybris
7 8 (1.65%) Splunk
7 8 (1.65%) Adobe
8 7 (1.44%) Sun
8 7 (1.44%) FatWire
9 6 (1.23%) Google
9 6 (1.23%) Talend
10 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.62%) Progress
10 3 (0.62%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.62%) Solace
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.41%) Informatica
11 2 (0.41%) ESRI
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JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £585 - £625 per day
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Warrington
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
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