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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 237 259 249
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 173 148 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 110 112
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£525 £525 £567
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £445 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 35 £538 -2.27% 23
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 334 (100.00%) Java
2 193 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (42.81%) TDD
4 128 (38.32%) Spring
5 87 (26.05%) Scrum
6 83 (24.85%) Finance
7 80 (23.95%) Hibernate
7 80 (23.95%) HTML
8 78 (23.35%) Banking
9 74 (22.16%) JavaScript
10 73 (21.86%) J2EE
11 69 (20.66%) Multithreading
12 66 (19.76%) BDD
13 63 (18.86%) REST
13 63 (18.86%) Web Services
14 59 (17.66%) Front Office
15 57 (17.07%) SQL
15 57 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (16.77%) Oracle
17 49 (14.67%) Investment Banking
18 45 (13.47%) Low Latency
19 44 (13.17%) Maven
20 43 (12.87%) Degree
21 41 (12.28%) CSS
21 41 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 41 (12.28%) Relational Database
22 40 (11.98%) JUnit
22 40 (11.98%) Linux
23 38 (11.38%) MVC
23 38 (11.38%) Git (software)

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (9.28%) Tomcat
2 30 (8.98%) Apache
3 21 (6.29%) JBoss
4 12 (3.59%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.80%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.80%) CMS
8 5 (1.50%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.20%) Jetty
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.90%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.60%) WildFly
11 2 (0.60%) Escenic
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.60%) Mule
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.20%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.49%) HTTP
2 4 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (0.90%) X.509
3 3 (0.90%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.90%) SNMP
3 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.90%) LDAP
4 2 (0.60%) NFC
5 1 (0.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 30 (8.98%) MongoDB
3 22 (6.59%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.49%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.89%) Big Data
7 12 (3.59%) Neo4j
8 10 (2.99%) DB2
9 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.50%) KDB
11 4 (1.20%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.90%) Redis
12 3 (0.90%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.60%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (13.17%) Maven
2 40 (11.98%) JUnit
3 38 (11.38%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.59%) Subversion
5 19 (5.69%) JIRA
5 19 (5.69%) Ant
6 17 (5.09%) Selenium
7 15 (4.49%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.29%) jMock
8 11 (3.29%) Mockito
8 11 (3.29%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.99%) Redmine
10 9 (2.69%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.10%) Checkstyle
12 4 (1.20%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.90%) JBehave
13 3 (0.90%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.90%) EasyMock
General
1 83 (24.85%) Finance
2 78 (23.35%) Banking
3 59 (17.66%) Front Office
4 49 (14.67%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.99%) Publishing
6 6 (1.80%) Games
6 6 (1.80%) Back Office
7 5 (1.50%) Law
8 4 (1.20%) Marketing
8 4 (1.20%) Retail
9 2 (0.60%) iGaming
9 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (38.32%) Spring
2 80 (23.95%) Hibernate
2 80 (23.95%) HTML
3 73 (21.86%) J2EE
4 63 (18.86%) Web Services
4 63 (18.86%) REST
5 41 (12.28%) CSS
6 35 (10.48%) JMS
7 30 (8.98%) JSP
8 27 (8.08%) XML
9 25 (7.49%) SOAP
10 23 (6.89%) JSON
11 22 (6.59%) Spring MVC
11 22 (6.59%) RESTful
11 22 (6.59%) Struts
12 21 (6.29%) .NET
13 18 (5.39%) jQuery
13 18 (5.39%) JPA
13 18 (5.39%) JAX-RS
14 15 (4.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (8.68%) Derivative
2 29 (8.68%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.49%) Equities
4 20 (5.99%) Fixed Income
5 14 (4.19%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (3.89%) Open Source
7 7 (2.10%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.60%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.30%) Online Games
12 1 (0.30%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.98%) Linux
2 35 (10.48%) UNIX
3 15 (4.49%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (42.81%) TDD
3 87 (26.05%) Scrum
4 69 (20.66%) Multithreading
5 66 (19.76%) BDD
6 57 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (13.47%) Low Latency
8 38 (11.38%) MVC
9 36 (10.78%) OO
10 31 (9.28%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.78%) User Stories
12 22 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (6.59%) E-Commerce
13 19 (5.69%) Kanban
14 18 (5.39%) Electronic Trading
14 18 (5.39%) SOA
14 18 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (5.09%) UML
15 17 (5.09%) Web Design
15 17 (5.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 334 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (22.16%) JavaScript
3 57 (17.07%) SQL
4 27 (8.08%) C#
5 22 (6.59%) Scala
6 15 (4.49%) Python
7 13 (3.89%) C++
8 12 (3.59%) Ruby
9 10 (2.99%) C
10 8 (2.40%) Perl
11 5 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.90%) Haskell
13 3 (0.90%) Groovy
13 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.30%) XPath
15 1 (0.30%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (12.87%) Degree
2 15 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.30%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Control-M
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (16.77%) Oracle
2 21 (6.29%) Sybase
3 10 (2.99%) ION Trading
4 9 (2.69%) Canoo
4 9 (2.69%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.10%) hybris
5 7 (2.10%) IBM
6 5 (1.50%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.20%) SAP
7 4 (1.20%) 29West
8 3 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.90%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.60%) Murex
9 2 (0.60%) Vertica
9 2 (0.60%) Talend
10 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.30%) Google
10 1 (0.30%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
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