The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 258 274 253
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 161 148 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.62% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 137 109
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Java Developer
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 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
20837 22139 19495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.04% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14957 15233 13034
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 386 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +15 57 £550 -4.34% 18
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Java
2 174 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (40.32%) Spring
4 119 (37.78%) TDD
5 89 (28.25%) Hibernate
6 88 (27.94%) Scrum
7 86 (27.30%) Banking
8 83 (26.35%) HTML
9 72 (22.86%) Finance
10 69 (21.90%) Web Services
11 67 (21.27%) Oracle
11 67 (21.27%) REST
12 65 (20.63%) Multithreading
13 63 (20.00%) BDD
14 62 (19.68%) Front Office
15 61 (19.37%) JavaScript
16 57 (18.10%) SQL
17 56 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (17.14%) Relational Database
19 53 (16.83%) Low Latency
20 48 (15.24%) Investment Banking
21 46 (14.60%) Maven
21 46 (14.60%) J2EE
21 46 (14.60%) Git (software)
22 44 (13.97%) Linux
23 42 (13.33%) UNIX
24 41 (13.02%) CSS
24 41 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 39 (12.38%) JUnit
26 37 (11.75%) XML

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 23 (7.30%) Apache
2 21 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.13%) JBoss
4 11 (3.49%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (2.54%) Jetty
6 7 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.22%) CMS
7 5 (1.59%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.27%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.27%) Mule
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.63%) Confluence
10 2 (0.63%) Escenic
10 2 (0.63%) Node.js
10 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.32%) WildFly
11 1 (0.32%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) RMDS
2 7 (2.22%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) LDAP
3 1 (0.32%) SSH
3 1 (0.32%) SNMP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 36 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.03%) Neo4j
4 18 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.08%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.81%) Big Data
8 10 (3.17%) DB2
9 9 (2.86%) MySQL
10 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.95%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.63%) OLAP
14 2 (0.63%) HBase
14 2 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (14.60%) Maven
1 46 (14.60%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.38%) JUnit
3 33 (10.48%) Subversion
4 24 (7.62%) JIRA
5 19 (6.03%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.40%) Selenium
7 16 (5.08%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.76%) Ant
9 14 (4.44%) TeamCity
10 13 (4.13%) jMock
11 9 (2.86%) Redmine
12 8 (2.54%) Mockito
12 8 (2.54%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.22%) Hudson
13 7 (2.22%) EasyMock
13 7 (2.22%) Checkstyle
13 7 (2.22%) CruiseControl
14 4 (1.27%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 86 (27.30%) Banking
2 72 (22.86%) Finance
3 62 (19.68%) Front Office
4 48 (15.24%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.22%) Publishing
6 5 (1.59%) Games
6 5 (1.59%) Back Office
7 4 (1.27%) Law
7 4 (1.27%) Advertising
8 3 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.63%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (40.32%) Spring
2 89 (28.25%) Hibernate
3 83 (26.35%) HTML
4 69 (21.90%) Web Services
5 67 (21.27%) REST
6 46 (14.60%) J2EE
7 41 (13.02%) CSS
8 37 (11.75%) XML
9 29 (9.21%) RESTful
10 25 (7.94%) JSON
10 25 (7.94%) Spring MVC
10 25 (7.94%) JAX-RS
11 24 (7.62%) SOAP
11 24 (7.62%) JMS
12 21 (6.67%) JSP
13 20 (6.35%) jQuery
13 20 (6.35%) JPA
14 19 (6.03%) .NET
15 16 (5.08%) Struts
16 14 (4.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (7.94%) Fixed Income
3 24 (7.62%) Derivative
4 20 (6.35%) Data Structures
5 18 (5.71%) Open Source
6 16 (5.08%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.54%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.54%) Grid Computing
8 8 (2.54%) Equities
9 7 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.59%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.27%) User Experience
12 4 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.97%) Linux
2 42 (13.33%) UNIX
3 23 (7.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (37.78%) TDD
3 88 (27.94%) Scrum
4 65 (20.63%) Multithreading
5 63 (20.00%) BDD
6 56 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (16.83%) Low Latency
8 37 (11.75%) MVC
9 27 (8.57%) OO
9 27 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (8.25%) Kanban
10 26 (8.25%) Web Design
11 25 (7.94%) User Stories
12 23 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (5.71%) Web Development
13 18 (5.71%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.71%) Pair Programming
14 16 (5.08%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.08%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 315 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (19.37%) JavaScript
3 57 (18.10%) SQL
4 21 (6.67%) C#
5 16 (5.08%) Scala
6 13 (4.13%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.17%) C
7 10 (3.17%) Ruby
8 9 (2.86%) C++
9 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.59%) Clojure
10 5 (1.59%) Groovy
11 4 (1.27%) Python
12 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) Golang
14 1 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.32%) VBA
14 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (9.21%) Degree
2 13 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) RHEV
1 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) yum
3 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 67 (21.27%) Oracle
2 23 (7.30%) Sybase
3 10 (3.17%) TIBCO
4 8 (2.54%) ION Trading
4 8 (2.54%) 29West
5 7 (2.22%) Canoo
6 5 (1.59%) IBM
7 4 (1.27%) SAP
7 4 (1.27%) Informatica
7 4 (1.27%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.27%) StreamBase
8 3 (0.95%) Adobe
8 3 (0.95%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.63%) Google
9 2 (0.63%) Reuters
9 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.63%) Perforce
9 2 (0.63%) Murex
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
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Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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