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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 284 212 210
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 128 233 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.96% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.04% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 198 152
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
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 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 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 25 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 -25 38 £513 -8.88% 22
Hounslow - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Java
2 142 (55.69%) Spring
3 101 (39.61%) TDD
4 79 (30.98%) Scrum
5 75 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (28.63%) Hibernate
7 72 (28.24%) Banking
8 71 (27.84%) Web Services
9 61 (23.92%) Maven
10 60 (23.53%) Finance
11 57 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (21.57%) Oracle
12 55 (21.57%) JMS
13 53 (20.78%) J2EE
14 52 (20.39%) JavaScript
15 51 (20.00%) Front Office
15 51 (20.00%) Investment Banking
16 49 (19.22%) NoSQL
17 46 (18.04%) SQL
18 45 (17.65%) Multithreading
19 43 (16.86%) Pair Programming
19 43 (16.86%) HTML
20 42 (16.47%) XML
21 41 (16.08%) MVC
22 39 (15.29%) JUnit
22 39 (15.29%) Scala
22 39 (15.29%) Low Latency
23 36 (14.12%) BDD
24 32 (12.55%) CSS
24 32 (12.55%) Tomcat

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 32 (12.55%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.49%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.92%) Apache
4 9 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (3.14%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.57%) Jetty
7 4 (1.57%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.18%) Mule
8 3 (1.18%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) Node.js
9 2 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.39%) GemFire
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.78%) RMDS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.75%) HTTP
1 7 (2.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.18%) SSL
3 2 (0.78%) LDAP
3 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.78%) SSH
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) AMQP
4 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.22%) NoSQL
2 31 (12.16%) MongoDB
3 30 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.49%) MySQL
7 12 (4.71%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.75%) CouchDB
10 6 (2.35%) Big Data
11 4 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.78%) DB2
13 2 (0.78%) HBase
14 1 (0.39%) Redis
14 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.39%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 61 (23.92%) Maven
2 39 (15.29%) JUnit
3 27 (10.59%) Subversion
4 22 (8.63%) Hudson
5 21 (8.24%) Ant
6 14 (5.49%) Jenkins
7 13 (5.10%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.71%) TeamCity
8 12 (4.71%) Mockito
9 10 (3.92%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (2.75%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.75%) JIRA
10 7 (2.75%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.96%) Selenium
12 5 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.57%) jMock
13 4 (1.57%) Hamcrest
14 3 (1.18%) ANTLR
14 3 (1.18%) Jasmine
General
1 72 (28.24%) Banking
2 60 (23.53%) Finance
3 51 (20.00%) Front Office
3 51 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.53%) Games
5 5 (1.96%) Publishing
6 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.57%) Back Office
6 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (55.69%) Spring
2 73 (28.63%) Hibernate
3 71 (27.84%) Web Services
4 55 (21.57%) JMS
5 53 (20.78%) J2EE
6 43 (16.86%) HTML
7 42 (16.47%) XML
8 32 (12.55%) CSS
9 31 (12.16%) REST
10 30 (11.76%) Java EE
10 30 (11.76%) JSON
11 29 (11.37%) SOAP
12 26 (10.20%) Spring MVC
12 26 (10.20%) RESTful
13 25 (9.80%) JPA
14 20 (7.84%) jQuery
15 17 (6.67%) HTML5
15 17 (6.67%) JDBC
16 14 (5.49%) Struts
17 13 (5.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (7.45%) Open Source
3 17 (6.67%) Derivative
3 17 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 16 (6.27%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.75%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.35%) Equities
8 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.18%) Online Games
9 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.78%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.37%) Linux
2 26 (10.20%) UNIX
3 4 (1.57%) Windows
3 4 (1.57%) Android
3 4 (1.57%) Solaris
4 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.61%) TDD
2 79 (30.98%) Scrum
3 75 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 43 (16.86%) Pair Programming
7 41 (16.08%) MVC
8 39 (15.29%) Low Latency
9 36 (14.12%) BDD
10 31 (12.16%) OO
11 26 (10.20%) SOA
12 24 (9.41%) Unit Testing
13 21 (8.24%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.27%) Kanban
15 15 (5.88%) Configuration Management
16 13 (5.10%) UML
17 12 (4.71%) Refactoring
17 12 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (3.92%) Test Automation
18 10 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 255 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (20.39%) JavaScript
3 46 (18.04%) SQL
4 39 (15.29%) Scala
5 22 (8.63%) Groovy
6 19 (7.45%) Ruby
7 14 (5.49%) Python
7 14 (5.49%) Perl
8 13 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.31%) C#
10 10 (3.92%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.14%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.35%) C++
13 4 (1.57%) XPath
13 4 (1.57%) Clojure
14 3 (1.18%) Korn
15 2 (0.78%) C
15 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.78%) Golang
16 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (12.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Vendors
1 55 (21.57%) Oracle
2 24 (9.41%) JBoss
3 12 (4.71%) Sybase
4 11 (4.31%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.14%) 29West
6 7 (2.75%) ION Trading
7 6 (2.35%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) Google
9 4 (1.57%) Informatica
10 2 (0.78%) Akamai
10 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.78%) Murex
11 1 (0.39%) Calypso
11 1 (0.39%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.39%) HP
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe
11 1 (0.39%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.39%) Reuters
11 1 (0.39%) DataSynapse
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