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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 261 298 201
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -97
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 152 108 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.46% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 87 187
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£538 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £410 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £40.00
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
21502 21611 21671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.96% 92.91% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15015 14996 14673
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 391 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 +16 51 £538 +2.38% 25
Canary Wharf -9 2 £486 -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 328 (100.00%) Java
2 191 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (43.29%) TDD
4 128 (39.02%) Spring
5 85 (25.91%) Finance
6 83 (25.30%) Banking
7 81 (24.70%) J2EE
8 78 (23.78%) Multithreading
9 76 (23.17%) Scrum
10 72 (21.95%) HTML
11 69 (21.04%) REST
12 64 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 63 (19.21%) SQL
13 63 (19.21%) Hibernate
14 60 (18.29%) Oracle
15 56 (17.07%) Web Services
15 56 (17.07%) BDD
16 55 (16.77%) OO
16 55 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (15.85%) Maven
18 51 (15.55%) Front Office
19 48 (14.63%) Investment Banking
20 44 (13.41%) Linux
20 44 (13.41%) JUnit
20 44 (13.41%) Low Latency
21 42 (12.80%) Git (software)
21 42 (12.80%) Software Engineering
22 40 (12.20%) UNIX
22 40 (12.20%) XML
23 39 (11.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 38 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 27 (8.23%) JBoss
3 19 (5.79%) Apache
4 18 (5.49%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.27%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (3.35%) Jetty
8 10 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.13%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.22%) Node.js
13 3 (0.91%) Mule
14 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.61%) CMS
14 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.61%) WildFly
14 2 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) MS Office
1 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.91%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.66%) HTTP
2 4 (1.22%) Internet
3 3 (0.91%) X.509
3 3 (0.91%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.91%) LDAP
3 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) FTP
4 2 (0.61%) SNMP
4 2 (0.61%) NFC
5 1 (0.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.06%) Relational Database
2 23 (7.01%) Hadoop
3 21 (6.40%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.96%) DB2
4 13 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.96%) Big Data
5 10 (3.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.44%) MySQL
6 8 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.44%) KDB
7 6 (1.83%) Neo4j
7 6 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.22%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 52 (15.85%) Maven
2 44 (13.41%) JUnit
3 42 (12.80%) Git (software)
4 31 (9.45%) Subversion
5 28 (8.54%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.49%) Mockito
6 18 (5.49%) Ant
7 15 (4.57%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.96%) JIRA
9 11 (3.35%) Selenium
10 9 (2.74%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.44%) CruiseControl
12 7 (2.13%) ClearCase
13 6 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.83%) Gradle
14 5 (1.52%) jMock
14 5 (1.52%) Hudson
14 5 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 85 (25.91%) Finance
2 83 (25.30%) Banking
3 51 (15.55%) Front Office
4 48 (14.63%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.74%) Retail
6 8 (2.44%) Publishing
7 6 (1.83%) Back Office
8 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.22%) Marketing
9 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) iGaming
10 2 (0.61%) Law
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (39.02%) Spring
2 81 (24.70%) J2EE
3 72 (21.95%) HTML
4 69 (21.04%) REST
5 63 (19.21%) Hibernate
6 56 (17.07%) Web Services
7 40 (12.20%) XML
8 35 (10.67%) CSS
9 30 (9.15%) JMS
10 29 (8.84%) SOAP
11 27 (8.23%) JSON
12 25 (7.62%) HTML5
13 24 (7.32%) Spring MVC
14 21 (6.40%) JSP
14 21 (6.40%) AngularJS
15 19 (5.79%) jQuery
16 17 (5.18%) RESTful
17 16 (4.88%) EJB
18 14 (4.27%) JPA
19 13 (3.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.62%) Equities
3 25 (7.62%) Derivative
4 14 (4.27%) Equity Derivative
4 14 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 14 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.35%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.61%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.61%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.61%) MPEG
9 2 (0.61%) Equity Risk
9 2 (0.61%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.41%) Linux
2 40 (12.20%) UNIX
3 10 (3.05%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.61%) VMS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (43.29%) TDD
3 78 (23.78%) Multithreading
4 76 (23.17%) Scrum
5 56 (17.07%) BDD
6 55 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (16.77%) OO
7 44 (13.41%) Low Latency
8 42 (12.80%) Software Engineering
9 38 (11.59%) MVC
10 33 (10.06%) E-Commerce
11 26 (7.93%) SDLC
12 25 (7.62%) Unit Testing
13 24 (7.32%) SOA
14 22 (6.71%) OOP
14 22 (6.71%) Algorithmic Trading
15 21 (6.40%) UML
16 20 (6.10%) Web Development
16 20 (6.10%) User Stories
17 17 (5.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 328 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 63 (19.21%) SQL
4 29 (8.84%) C#
5 24 (7.32%) Scala
6 20 (6.10%) Python
7 14 (4.27%) C++
8 13 (3.96%) Ruby
9 10 (3.05%) Groovy
10 9 (2.74%) Perl
11 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.83%) C
12 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.52%) XPath
14 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.91%) Haskell
15 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.61%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.61%) PHP
16 2 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (10.98%) Degree
2 22 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.22%) PhD
5 1 (0.30%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) GridGain
1 3 (0.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (3.05%) Puppet
2 6 (1.83%) Nagios
3 3 (0.91%) Apache Shiro
4 2 (0.61%) Control-M
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (18.29%) Oracle
2 24 (7.32%) Sybase
3 11 (3.35%) TIBCO
4 10 (3.05%) ION Trading
5 7 (2.13%) IBM
5 7 (2.13%) hybris
6 6 (1.83%) Splunk
7 5 (1.52%) Talend
8 3 (0.91%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.91%) Solace
8 3 (0.91%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.61%) Canoo
9 2 (0.61%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.30%) Vertica
10 1 (0.30%) PayPal
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Calypso
10 1 (0.30%) Software AG
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