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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 372 330 319
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 227 251 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 216 166
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -55 157 £500 -9.09% 51
East of England -10 24 £420 +5.00% 6
South East +4 11 £375 +7.14% 15
North West -4 11 £375 - 13
South West -33 9 £375 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire +10 7 - - 17
East Midlands - 4 £350 -
North East - 3 £450 -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 4
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 381 (100.00%) Java
2 217 (56.96%) Spring
3 196 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (38.32%) Hibernate
5 125 (32.81%) TDD
6 106 (27.82%) Web Services
7 104 (27.30%) Scrum
8 103 (27.03%) Oracle
9 97 (25.46%) HTML
10 89 (23.36%) J2EE
11 84 (22.05%) JavaScript
12 79 (20.73%) Finance
12 79 (20.73%) Banking
13 77 (20.21%) XML
14 76 (19.95%) Maven
15 75 (19.69%) SQL
16 74 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (18.37%) MVC
18 66 (17.32%) Linux
18 66 (17.32%) Relational Database
19 63 (16.54%) REST
20 60 (15.75%) BDD
20 60 (15.75%) Multithreading
21 59 (15.49%) Front Office
22 57 (14.96%) CSS
23 55 (14.44%) UNIX
23 55 (14.44%) Low Latency
24 53 (13.91%) JUnit
25 51 (13.39%) Investment Banking
26 50 (13.12%) OO

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 39 (10.24%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.14%) WebLogic
3 26 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.99%) Apache
5 15 (3.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (2.89%) CMS
6 11 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.89%) MQSeries
6 11 (2.89%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (2.10%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (2.10%) Jetty
8 7 (1.84%) Escenic
9 6 (1.57%) Confluence
9 6 (1.57%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.31%) Mule
11 4 (1.05%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.79%) Node.js
13 2 (0.52%) Liferay
13 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 9 (2.36%) ION MarketView
2 8 (2.10%) RMDS
3 4 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.05%) SaaS
2 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.87%) HTTP
2 8 (2.10%) LDAP
3 6 (1.57%) Internet
4 3 (0.79%) AMQP
4 3 (0.79%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.32%) Relational Database
2 47 (12.34%) MongoDB
3 36 (9.45%) NoSQL
4 34 (8.92%) MySQL
5 22 (5.77%) SQL Server
6 21 (5.51%) Oracle Database
7 17 (4.46%) Big Data
7 17 (4.46%) Hadoop
8 16 (4.20%) Neo4j
9 12 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.15%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.84%) Redis
12 6 (1.57%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.79%) DB2
15 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 76 (19.95%) Maven
2 53 (13.91%) JUnit
3 42 (11.02%) Git (software)
4 40 (10.50%) Subversion
5 36 (9.45%) Jenkins
6 28 (7.35%) Eclipse
7 21 (5.51%) Ant
8 20 (5.25%) JIRA
9 18 (4.72%) Mockito
10 17 (4.46%) Hudson
11 15 (3.94%) TeamCity
12 13 (3.41%) Selenium
13 11 (2.89%) jMock
14 9 (2.36%) CruiseControl
14 9 (2.36%) Cucumber
15 8 (2.10%) DbUnit
15 8 (2.10%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (1.84%) JMeter
16 7 (1.84%) TestNG
16 7 (1.84%) Mercurial
General
1 79 (20.73%) Finance
1 79 (20.73%) Banking
2 59 (15.49%) Front Office
3 51 (13.39%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.57%) Publishing
6 5 (1.31%) Marketing
7 4 (1.05%) Games
7 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Electronics
7 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (56.96%) Spring
2 146 (38.32%) Hibernate
3 106 (27.82%) Web Services
4 97 (25.46%) HTML
5 89 (23.36%) J2EE
6 77 (20.21%) XML
7 63 (16.54%) REST
8 57 (14.96%) CSS
9 50 (13.12%) JMS
10 49 (12.86%) Spring MVC
10 49 (12.86%) jQuery
11 43 (11.29%) RESTful
12 42 (11.02%) Java EE
13 38 (9.97%) SOAP
14 36 (9.45%) Struts
15 32 (8.40%) JSON
16 25 (6.56%) JSP
17 23 (6.04%) JPA
18 21 (5.51%) HTML5
18 21 (5.51%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (5.77%) Open Source
3 21 (5.51%) Fixed Income
4 16 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.15%) Derivative
6 12 (3.15%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.10%) Grid Computing
8 7 (1.84%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.57%) User Experience
9 6 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.31%) Equities
10 5 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.05%) DTV
11 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.05%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.05%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.32%) Linux
2 55 (14.44%) UNIX
3 24 (6.30%) Mac OS X
4 9 (2.36%) Windows
5 8 (2.10%) Solaris
6 4 (1.05%) Android
7 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (32.81%) TDD
3 104 (27.30%) Scrum
4 74 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (18.37%) MVC
6 60 (15.75%) Multithreading
6 60 (15.75%) BDD
7 55 (14.44%) Low Latency
8 50 (13.12%) OO
9 45 (11.81%) Mentoring
10 41 (10.76%) Pair Programming
11 30 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.87%) Web Development
11 30 (7.87%) Unit Testing
12 27 (7.09%) Configuration Management
12 27 (7.09%) UML
13 25 (6.56%) Kanban
13 25 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (6.04%) Web Design
15 21 (5.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 381 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (22.05%) JavaScript
3 75 (19.69%) SQL
4 38 (9.97%) Scala
5 31 (8.14%) PL/SQL
6 28 (7.35%) Groovy
7 21 (5.51%) C#
8 13 (3.41%) Ruby
9 12 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.89%) Python
10 11 (2.89%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.62%) C++
11 10 (2.62%) Perl
12 6 (1.57%) Clojure
13 4 (1.05%) PHP
14 3 (0.79%) C
14 3 (0.79%) Korn
14 3 (0.79%) Lua
15 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.52%) Golang
Qualifications
1 35 (9.19%) Degree
2 12 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.51%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.26%) RHEV
2 1 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Puppet
2 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) YUM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 103 (27.03%) Oracle
2 34 (8.92%) JBoss
3 15 (3.94%) Sybase
4 12 (3.15%) TIBCO
5 10 (2.62%) 29West
6 9 (2.36%) ION Trading
7 8 (2.10%) Google
8 7 (1.84%) Atomikos
9 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.31%) IBM
11 4 (1.05%) HP
11 4 (1.05%) BEA
11 4 (1.05%) Informatica
11 4 (1.05%) SAP
11 4 (1.05%) Twitter
11 4 (1.05%) StreamBase
12 3 (0.79%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.79%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.79%) Adobe
13 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
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