The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / London
Rank 206 196 248
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 200 257 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.20% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.26% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 218 129
Median daily rate £575 £561 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.44% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 67 £625 +13.63% 21
Wimbledon - 3 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 498 (100.00%) Java
2 366 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (49.20%) TDD
4 216 (43.37%) Spring
5 157 (31.53%) Banking
6 151 (30.32%) BDD
7 146 (29.32%) Finance
8 138 (27.71%) Scrum
9 118 (23.69%) SQL
10 105 (21.08%) Hibernate
11 104 (20.88%) REST
12 103 (20.68%) HTML
12 103 (20.68%) Microservices
13 102 (20.48%) Pair Programming
14 91 (18.27%) Jenkins
15 90 (18.07%) Multithreading
16 86 (17.27%) Investment Banking
17 83 (16.67%) Maven
18 82 (16.47%) JavaScript
19 80 (16.06%) Scala
20 79 (15.86%) Git (software)
21 78 (15.66%) CSS
21 78 (15.66%) Front Office
22 76 (15.26%) Oracle
23 75 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (14.66%) JSON
25 72 (14.46%) Web Services
25 72 (14.46%) JMS
26 71 (14.26%) Unix
26 71 (14.26%) DevOps

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (8.03%) Apache Spark
2 30 (6.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 19 (3.82%) WebLogic
4 14 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.01%) Apache
7 10 (2.01%) Apache Pig
7 10 (2.01%) Mule
8 8 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.41%) JBoss
10 6 (1.20%) CMS
11 5 (1.00%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.80%) Confluence
13 3 (0.60%) GemFire
13 3 (0.60%) Liferay
13 3 (0.60%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) RMDS
2 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.20%) BondVision
3 1 (0.20%) Global One
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 69 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.61%) GitHub
5 4 (0.80%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.60%) Heroku
7 2 (0.40%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.24%) HTTP
2 33 (6.63%) RTSP
3 26 (5.22%) MQTT
4 8 (1.61%) RTP
5 7 (1.41%) Internet
6 4 (0.80%) Multicast
6 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.60%) SSH
8 2 (0.40%) AMQP
8 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.40%) LDAP
9 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.20%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.86%) Big Data
2 58 (11.65%) MongoDB
2 58 (11.65%) NoSQL
3 52 (10.44%) Hadoop
4 36 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (5.42%) MySQL
7 21 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.41%) HBase
10 12 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.81%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.81%) DB2
11 9 (1.81%) MarkLogic
12 8 (1.61%) KDB
12 8 (1.61%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.41%) Impala
Development Applications
1 91 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 83 (16.67%) Maven
3 79 (15.86%) Git (software)
4 51 (10.24%) JUnit
5 39 (7.83%) Mockito
6 36 (7.23%) JIRA
7 33 (6.63%) Subversion
8 30 (6.02%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.62%) Selenium
10 21 (4.22%) Gradle
11 16 (3.21%) TeamCity
12 15 (3.01%) Ant
13 12 (2.41%) Hudson
14 11 (2.21%) Spock
15 10 (2.01%) CruiseControl
16 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
17 7 (1.41%) EasyMock
17 7 (1.41%) GoCD
17 7 (1.41%) JBehave
18 6 (1.20%) Wercker
General
1 157 (31.53%) Banking
2 146 (29.32%) Finance
3 86 (17.27%) Investment Banking
4 78 (15.66%) Front Office
5 15 (3.01%) Retail
6 9 (1.81%) Games
7 7 (1.41%) Back Office
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
8 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (43.37%) Spring
2 105 (21.08%) Hibernate
3 104 (20.88%) REST
4 103 (20.68%) HTML
5 78 (15.66%) CSS
6 73 (14.66%) JSON
7 72 (14.46%) JMS
7 72 (14.46%) Web Services
8 63 (12.65%) XML
9 56 (11.24%) Kafka
10 51 (10.24%) AngularJS
11 50 (10.04%) J2EE
11 50 (10.04%) RESTful
12 45 (9.04%) HTML5
13 43 (8.63%) Java EE
13 43 (8.63%) SOAP
14 42 (8.43%) jQuery
15 30 (6.02%) JSP
15 30 (6.02%) Protocol Buffers
16 27 (5.42%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (9.04%) Derivative
3 28 (5.62%) Equities
3 28 (5.62%) Fixed Income
4 27 (5.42%) Video on Demand
5 26 (5.22%) Public Cloud
6 21 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.22%) Streaming Video
7 16 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
8 15 (3.01%) Market Risk
9 14 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.81%) User Experience
10 13 (2.61%) Computer Science
11 12 (2.41%) Algorithms
12 11 (2.21%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.81%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.81%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.61%) Grid Computing
14 8 (1.61%) MPEG
14 8 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.26%) Unix
2 70 (14.06%) Linux
3 13 (2.61%) Mac OS X
4 11 (2.21%) Android
4 11 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.21%) Windows
5 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) HPUX
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (49.20%) TDD
3 151 (30.32%) BDD
4 138 (27.71%) Scrum
5 103 (20.68%) Microservices
6 102 (20.48%) Pair Programming
7 90 (18.07%) Multithreading
8 75 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (14.26%) DevOps
10 56 (11.24%) Low Latency
10 56 (11.24%) OO
11 53 (10.64%) Kanban
12 50 (10.04%) Software Engineering
13 46 (9.24%) SDLC
14 45 (9.04%) Open Source
15 40 (8.03%) E-Commerce
16 39 (7.83%) Mentoring
17 38 (7.63%) MVC
18 37 (7.43%) Continuous Deployment
19 34 (6.83%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 498 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (23.69%) SQL
3 82 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 80 (16.06%) Scala
5 64 (12.85%) Python
6 32 (6.43%) Shell Script
7 28 (5.62%) C
8 25 (5.02%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.61%) C#
10 17 (3.41%) Haskell
11 15 (3.01%) Ruby
12 14 (2.81%) Groovy
13 13 (2.61%) Korn
14 12 (2.41%) XPath
15 10 (2.01%) Clojure
16 9 (1.81%) Perl
17 7 (1.41%) C++
18 6 (1.20%) R
18 6 (1.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.22%) Degree
2 12 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.61%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.41%) MiFID
2 9 (1.81%) EMIR
3 8 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.61%) FATCA
4 7 (1.41%) SLA
5 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (9.44%) Docker
2 5 (1.00%) HDFS
3 4 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (3.21%) Puppet
2 12 (2.41%) Ansible
3 5 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.00%) Terraform
4 4 (0.80%) Consul
4 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.80%) Packer
5 3 (0.60%) Kibana
5 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.60%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.60%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) Grafana
6 1 (0.20%) MOM
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Oozie
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
6 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (15.26%) Oracle
2 27 (5.42%) TIBCO
3 14 (2.81%) MuleSoft
3 14 (2.81%) Solace
4 10 (2.01%) IBM
5 9 (1.81%) Google
6 8 (1.61%) BEA
6 8 (1.61%) Brightcove
7 7 (1.41%) Fidessa
8 6 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.20%) Sybase
8 6 (1.20%) WorldPay
9 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.80%) Adobe
10 4 (0.80%) Reuters
11 3 (0.60%) ATG
11 3 (0.60%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.60%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.60%) Murex
12 2 (0.40%) Black Duck
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