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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 274 292 209
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -83
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 153 131 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.56% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.60% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 199
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £406 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
Senior Java Developer
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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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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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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 +8 55 £575 +6.97% 24
Canary Wharf -10 1 £422 -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 326 (100.00%) Java
2 196 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (44.17%) TDD
4 124 (38.04%) Spring
5 90 (27.61%) Banking
6 88 (26.99%) Finance
7 80 (24.54%) Multithreading
8 77 (23.62%) J2EE
9 74 (22.70%) Scrum
10 71 (21.78%) HTML
11 70 (21.47%) SQL
12 67 (20.55%) REST
13 64 (19.63%) JavaScript
14 62 (19.02%) Oracle
15 59 (18.10%) OO
16 57 (17.48%) Web Services
17 56 (17.18%) Hibernate
17 56 (17.18%) BDD
18 55 (16.87%) JUnit
19 53 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
20 51 (15.64%) Front Office
21 50 (15.34%) Maven
22 49 (15.03%) Investment Banking
23 48 (14.72%) XML
24 47 (14.42%) Software Engineering
25 45 (13.80%) Low Latency
26 40 (12.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 38 (11.66%) CSS
27 38 (11.66%) Linux
28 36 (11.04%) UNIX

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (11.04%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.44%) JBoss
3 18 (5.52%) Apache
4 17 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.21%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.68%) Jetty
6 10 (3.07%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (2.76%) MQSeries
8 7 (2.15%) Node.js
8 7 (2.15%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.23%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.23%) Mule
11 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.23%) Confluence
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.92%) CMS
13 2 (0.61%) WMQI
13 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) MS Office
1 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.76%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.23%) RMDS
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.61%) PaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.37%) HTTP
2 5 (1.53%) Internet
3 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.92%) X.509
4 3 (0.92%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.92%) LDAP
4 3 (0.92%) FTP
5 2 (0.61%) SNMP
6 1 (0.31%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.59%) Hadoop
2 27 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.91%) Big Data
5 14 (4.29%) MySQL
5 14 (4.29%) DB2
6 13 (3.99%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.37%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.76%) KDB
10 8 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.84%) HBase
13 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.23%) Pentaho
14 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 55 (16.87%) JUnit
2 50 (15.34%) Maven
3 36 (11.04%) Git (software)
4 30 (9.20%) Jenkins
5 28 (8.59%) Subversion
6 22 (6.75%) Mockito
7 20 (6.13%) Cucumber
8 18 (5.52%) Ant
9 17 (5.21%) JIRA
10 15 (4.60%) Selenium
11 13 (3.99%) Eclipse
12 9 (2.76%) CruiseControl
12 9 (2.76%) Gradle
13 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.15%) Hudson
14 6 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.84%) ClearCase
15 5 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (1.53%) NUnit
15 5 (1.53%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (27.61%) Banking
2 88 (26.99%) Finance
3 51 (15.64%) Front Office
4 49 (15.03%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.15%) Retail
6 6 (1.84%) Back Office
6 6 (1.84%) Marketing
7 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (38.04%) Spring
2 77 (23.62%) J2EE
3 71 (21.78%) HTML
4 67 (20.55%) REST
5 57 (17.48%) Web Services
6 56 (17.18%) Hibernate
7 48 (14.72%) XML
8 38 (11.66%) CSS
9 32 (9.82%) HTML5
10 30 (9.20%) SOAP
10 30 (9.20%) JMS
11 29 (8.90%) JSON
12 25 (7.67%) Spring MVC
13 24 (7.36%) AngularJS
14 23 (7.06%) JSP
15 20 (6.13%) jQuery
16 17 (5.21%) RESTful
16 17 (5.21%) .NET
17 16 (4.91%) CSS3
18 15 (4.60%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (8.59%) Derivative
3 24 (7.36%) Equities
4 23 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
7 14 (4.29%) Fixed Income
8 11 (3.37%) Market Risk
8 11 (3.37%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.84%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.23%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.61%) Wiki
12 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.61%) Equity Risk
12 2 (0.61%) MPEG
12 2 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.61%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.66%) Linux
2 36 (11.04%) UNIX
3 5 (1.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.92%) CentOS
5 2 (0.61%) VMS
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (60.12%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (44.17%) TDD
3 80 (24.54%) Multithreading
4 74 (22.70%) Scrum
5 59 (18.10%) OO
6 56 (17.18%) BDD
7 53 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (14.42%) Software Engineering
9 45 (13.80%) Low Latency
10 36 (11.04%) MVC
11 31 (9.51%) E-Commerce
12 26 (7.98%) Unit Testing
13 25 (7.67%) SDLC
14 24 (7.36%) UML
14 24 (7.36%) SOA
15 22 (6.75%) Algorithmic Trading
16 21 (6.44%) Pair Programming
17 20 (6.13%) User Stories
18 19 (5.83%) DevOps
18 19 (5.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 326 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (21.47%) SQL
3 64 (19.63%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.90%) C#
5 25 (7.67%) Scala
6 19 (5.83%) Python
7 15 (4.60%) Groovy
8 14 (4.29%) C++
9 13 (3.99%) Ruby
10 9 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.15%) Perl
12 6 (1.84%) C
13 5 (1.53%) XPath
13 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.92%) Haskell
14 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.92%) Clojure
15 2 (0.61%) C-shell
15 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (11.04%) Degree
2 24 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.15%) PhD
5 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) GridGain
3 2 (0.61%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.99%) Puppet
2 6 (1.84%) Nagios
3 4 (1.23%) Apache Shiro
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Graphite
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (19.02%) Oracle
2 30 (9.20%) Sybase
3 15 (4.60%) TIBCO
4 9 (2.76%) ION Trading
5 7 (2.15%) hybris
5 7 (2.15%) Splunk
6 5 (1.53%) Talend
6 5 (1.53%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) Google
7 3 (0.92%) ForgeRock
7 3 (0.92%) Solace
8 2 (0.61%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.61%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.61%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (0.61%) Canoo
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) Calypso
9 1 (0.31%) Software AG
9 1 (0.31%) Informatica
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