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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 382 316 306
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 203 266 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 226 198
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£488 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £383 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £675 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -56 137 £544 -4.18% 58
East of England -9 15 £390 -2.50% 9
South East +3 12 £438 +25.00% 20
North West -4 12 £381 +1.66% 11
South West -25 12 £400 +14.28% 8
Yorkshire - 7 - - 9
East Midlands - 5 £363 -
North East - 2 £450 - 2
West Midlands -13 1 - - 2
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 214 (59.61%) Spring
3 142 (39.55%) Hibernate
4 125 (34.82%) TDD
5 107 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (29.81%) Web Services
6 94 (26.18%) Scrum
7 91 (25.35%) J2EE
8 88 (24.51%) JavaScript
9 86 (23.96%) Oracle
10 83 (23.12%) Maven
11 80 (22.28%) HTML
12 78 (21.73%) Finance
13 73 (20.33%) Banking
13 73 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (19.50%) XML
15 68 (18.94%) SQL
16 64 (17.83%) MVC
17 56 (15.60%) Multithreading
18 55 (15.32%) CSS
19 54 (15.04%) Linux
19 54 (15.04%) jQuery
19 54 (15.04%) BDD
20 52 (14.48%) Front Office
21 51 (14.21%) REST
22 50 (13.93%) JMS
23 49 (13.65%) JUnit
23 49 (13.65%) Investment Banking
24 47 (13.09%) Low Latency
24 47 (13.09%) Relational Database

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (11.14%) Tomcat
2 30 (8.36%) WebLogic
3 25 (6.96%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.74%) Apache
5 14 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
6 11 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (2.79%) CMS
8 9 (2.51%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (2.23%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.23%) Jetty
9 8 (2.23%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.95%) Escenic
11 6 (1.67%) Confluence
11 6 (1.67%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.39%) Mule
13 3 (0.84%) IIS
14 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 8 (2.23%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.11%) RMDS
2 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.85%) HTTP
2 8 (2.23%) Internet
2 8 (2.23%) LDAP
3 3 (0.84%) AMQP
3 3 (0.84%) SSL
4 2 (0.56%) SAN
4 2 (0.56%) SSH
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.09%) Relational Database
2 45 (12.53%) NoSQL
3 38 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 34 (9.47%) MySQL
5 20 (5.57%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.57%) Hadoop
5 20 (5.57%) Big Data
6 17 (4.74%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.51%) Redis
10 7 (1.95%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.84%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.56%) HBase
14 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.56%) DB2
14 2 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 83 (23.12%) Maven
2 49 (13.65%) JUnit
3 38 (10.58%) Jenkins
4 27 (7.52%) Eclipse
4 27 (7.52%) Subversion
5 23 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 22 (6.13%) Mockito
7 18 (5.01%) Ant
7 18 (5.01%) JIRA
8 17 (4.74%) Hudson
9 16 (4.46%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.90%) DbUnit
11 13 (3.62%) TestNG
12 11 (3.06%) Selenium
13 9 (2.51%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (1.95%) JMeter
14 7 (1.95%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.95%) CruiseControl
14 7 (1.95%) jMock
15 6 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 78 (21.73%) Finance
2 73 (20.33%) Banking
3 52 (14.48%) Front Office
4 49 (13.65%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.39%) Publishing
6 5 (1.39%) Games
7 4 (1.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.11%) Back Office
7 4 (1.11%) Electronics
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) German Language
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (59.61%) Spring
2 142 (39.55%) Hibernate
3 107 (29.81%) Web Services
4 91 (25.35%) J2EE
5 80 (22.28%) HTML
6 70 (19.50%) XML
7 55 (15.32%) CSS
8 54 (15.04%) jQuery
9 51 (14.21%) REST
10 50 (13.93%) JMS
11 41 (11.42%) RESTful
12 38 (10.58%) Spring MVC
13 36 (10.03%) JSON
14 35 (9.75%) Java EE
14 35 (9.75%) SOAP
15 34 (9.47%) Struts
16 26 (7.24%) JPA
17 25 (6.96%) HTML5
18 22 (6.13%) Ajax
19 21 (5.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (6.41%) Open Source
3 20 (5.57%) Fixed Income
4 16 (4.46%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.62%) Derivative
7 7 (1.95%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.67%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.39%) Equities
10 4 (1.11%) DTV
10 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.56%) GIS
12 2 (0.56%) Tandem
12 2 (0.56%) Online Games
12 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.04%) Linux
2 43 (11.98%) UNIX
3 11 (3.06%) Windows
3 11 (3.06%) Mac OS X
4 9 (2.51%) Solaris
5 4 (1.11%) Android
6 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (34.82%) TDD
2 107 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (26.18%) Scrum
4 73 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (17.83%) MVC
6 56 (15.60%) Multithreading
7 54 (15.04%) BDD
8 47 (13.09%) Low Latency
9 46 (12.81%) Pair Programming
10 45 (12.53%) OO
11 29 (8.08%) Unit Testing
12 26 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 25 (6.96%) Kanban
14 22 (6.13%) UML
15 21 (5.85%) SOA
15 21 (5.85%) Web Development
16 18 (5.01%) Configuration Management
17 14 (3.90%) OOP
17 14 (3.90%) OOA/OOD
18 13 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 68 (18.94%) SQL
4 46 (12.81%) Scala
5 34 (9.47%) Groovy
6 27 (7.52%) PL/SQL
7 21 (5.85%) C#
8 14 (3.90%) Ruby
9 13 (3.62%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.34%) Perl
10 12 (3.34%) Python
11 10 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.51%) C++
13 5 (1.39%) Clojure
14 4 (1.11%) PHP
14 4 (1.11%) XPath
15 3 (0.84%) Lua
15 3 (0.84%) Korn
15 3 (0.84%) C
16 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (9.47%) Degree
2 14 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) RHEV
3 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 86 (23.96%) Oracle
2 33 (9.19%) JBoss
3 11 (3.06%) Sybase
3 11 (3.06%) Google
4 10 (2.79%) Atomikos
5 9 (2.51%) TIBCO
6 8 (2.23%) ION Trading
7 7 (1.95%) 29West
8 5 (1.39%) IBM
9 4 (1.11%) HP
9 4 (1.11%) BEA
9 4 (1.11%) Informatica
9 4 (1.11%) SAP
9 4 (1.11%) Twitter
9 4 (1.11%) StreamBase
9 4 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.84%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.84%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe
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