The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 52 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.93% 2.43% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate £425 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Senior Java Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 524 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.67% 97.94% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 289 372
Average daily rate £350 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) REST
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) Middleware
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Kanban
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (50.00%) User Stories
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) Subversion
5 8 (50.00%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) HTTP
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) SSL
6 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
6 7 (43.75%) Unix
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) CSS3
7 6 (37.50%) HTML5
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) Ajax
7 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Mentoring

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (43.75%) SSL
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Neo4j
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) EasyMock
3 2 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) Middleware
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) Ajax
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) Django
6 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
8 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 2 (12.50%) JSP
8 2 (12.50%) LESS
8 2 (12.50%) Sass
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Kanban
4 8 (50.00%) User Stories
5 6 (37.50%) API Design
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Coaching
6 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (31.25%) Web Design
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
9 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 1 (6.25%) DevOps
9 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) WSO2
2 2 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle