The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Software Engineer
Rank 583 550 562
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47746 44025 48327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.48% 92.73% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29880 27106 27634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1892 1878 2452
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £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 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 2 October 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 +6 1 £550 +29.41% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Swing
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) DHTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 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
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase