The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 563 536 560
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Java Software Engineer
UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer across the England region.

Senior Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer across the England region.

Senior Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South West - 2 £375 - 1
London +17 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Senior Java Software Engineer
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Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) DHTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Swing

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe