The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 11 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 London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 291 199 216
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 115 227 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.03% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 192 157
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 11 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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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
City of London -21 32 £525 -8.69% 24
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Java
2 146 (55.30%) Spring
3 102 (38.64%) TDD
4 86 (32.58%) Hibernate
5 81 (30.68%) Scrum
6 78 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (27.65%) Banking
8 68 (25.76%) Web Services
9 66 (25.00%) Maven
10 64 (24.24%) Oracle
11 63 (23.86%) JMS
12 62 (23.48%) Finance
13 57 (21.59%) SQL
13 57 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 54 (20.45%) J2EE
16 50 (18.94%) Front Office
16 50 (18.94%) Investment Banking
17 49 (18.56%) Multithreading
18 46 (17.42%) NoSQL
19 43 (16.29%) JUnit
20 42 (15.91%) XML
21 41 (15.53%) Pair Programming
22 40 (15.15%) Scala
23 39 (14.77%) HTML
24 38 (14.39%) Low Latency
25 35 (13.26%) MVC
26 34 (12.88%) Java EE
26 34 (12.88%) Relational Database
27 33 (12.50%) BDD

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 31 (11.74%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.30%) Apache Solr
3 9 (3.41%) GlassFish
3 9 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.41%) Apache
4 8 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.52%) Jetty
7 4 (1.52%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.14%) Mule
8 3 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.76%) CMS
9 2 (0.76%) Confluence
9 2 (0.76%) Node.js
10 1 (0.38%) GemFire
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.38%) Liferay
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) ION MarketView
2 6 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.65%) Internet
2 6 (2.27%) HTTP
3 4 (1.52%) SSL
4 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.76%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) AMQP
6 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.42%) NoSQL
2 34 (12.88%) Relational Database
3 28 (10.61%) MongoDB
4 19 (7.20%) RDBMS
5 17 (6.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (6.06%) MySQL
7 13 (4.92%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.27%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.27%) Big Data
10 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.76%) DB2
13 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (25.00%) Maven
2 43 (16.29%) JUnit
3 31 (11.74%) Subversion
4 23 (8.71%) Ant
5 20 (7.58%) Hudson
6 14 (5.30%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.30%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.30%) Eclipse
7 12 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
7 12 (4.55%) Mockito
8 7 (2.65%) ANTLR
8 7 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.65%) JIRA
8 7 (2.65%) CruiseControl
9 6 (2.27%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.52%) jMock
11 4 (1.52%) Selenium
11 4 (1.52%) Hamcrest
12 3 (1.14%) JBehave
General
1 73 (27.65%) Banking
2 62 (23.48%) Finance
3 50 (18.94%) Front Office
3 50 (18.94%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.41%) Games
5 4 (1.52%) Publishing
5 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.52%) Back Office
5 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (55.30%) Spring
2 86 (32.58%) Hibernate
3 68 (25.76%) Web Services
4 63 (23.86%) JMS
5 54 (20.45%) J2EE
6 42 (15.91%) XML
7 39 (14.77%) HTML
8 34 (12.88%) Java EE
9 31 (11.74%) JPA
10 28 (10.61%) CSS
10 28 (10.61%) SOAP
10 28 (10.61%) REST
11 27 (10.23%) JSON
12 24 (9.09%) RESTful
13 22 (8.33%) Spring MVC
14 18 (6.82%) Struts
15 17 (6.44%) JDBC
16 16 (6.06%) HTML5
16 16 (6.06%) jQuery
17 13 (4.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (9.47%) Derivative
3 23 (8.71%) Open Source
4 17 (6.44%) Mathematics
5 14 (5.30%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.65%) Equities
8 5 (1.89%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.14%) Online Games
10 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.76%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.38%) RIA
12 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.74%) Linux
2 30 (11.36%) UNIX
3 4 (1.52%) Windows
3 4 (1.52%) Android
3 4 (1.52%) Solaris
4 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (38.64%) TDD
2 81 (30.68%) Scrum
3 78 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (18.56%) Multithreading
6 41 (15.53%) Pair Programming
7 38 (14.39%) Low Latency
8 35 (13.26%) MVC
9 33 (12.50%) BDD
10 32 (12.12%) OO
11 30 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 28 (10.61%) SOA
13 22 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.44%) Refactoring
15 16 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (5.68%) Kanban
16 15 (5.68%) Configuration Management
17 14 (5.30%) UML
18 10 (3.79%) Regression Testing
18 10 (3.79%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 264 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (21.59%) SQL
3 55 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.15%) Scala
5 23 (8.71%) Ruby
6 21 (7.95%) Python
6 21 (7.95%) Groovy
7 18 (6.82%) Perl
8 12 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.79%) C#
9 10 (3.79%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.27%) C++
12 4 (1.52%) XPath
13 3 (1.14%) Clojure
13 3 (1.14%) Korn
14 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.76%) C
15 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Vendors
1 64 (24.24%) Oracle
2 28 (10.61%) JBoss
3 19 (7.20%) Sybase
4 15 (5.68%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.79%) GigaSpaces
6 7 (2.65%) 29West
6 7 (2.65%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.52%) IBM
7 4 (1.52%) Informatica
8 2 (0.76%) Murex
8 2 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.76%) Akamai
9 1 (0.38%) Splunk
9 1 (0.38%) Portware
9 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.38%) Calypso
9 1 (0.38%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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