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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 199 244 262
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 228 175 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.87% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 141 111
Average daily rate £570 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 46 £581 +5.68% 17
Croydon -6 5 £375 -6.25%
Hammersmith - 2 £563 -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 446 (100.00%) Java
2 276 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (50.00%) TDD
4 186 (41.70%) Spring
5 144 (32.29%) Finance
6 136 (30.49%) Banking
7 112 (25.11%) Scrum
8 109 (24.44%) HTML
9 107 (23.99%) REST
10 106 (23.77%) Multithreading
11 97 (21.75%) BDD
12 96 (21.52%) JavaScript
13 92 (20.63%) Hibernate
13 92 (20.63%) Maven
14 86 (19.28%) Git (software)
15 83 (18.61%) Unix
16 82 (18.39%) Pair Programming
17 79 (17.71%) Web Services
18 77 (17.26%) SQL
19 75 (16.82%) Oracle
19 75 (16.82%) Low Latency
20 74 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (15.70%) Linux
22 65 (14.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 64 (14.35%) Front Office
24 62 (13.90%) JUnit
25 61 (13.68%) NoSQL
26 60 (13.45%) Jenkins
27 57 (12.78%) Mockito
27 57 (12.78%) Kanban

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 56 (12.56%) Tomcat
2 34 (7.62%) Apache
3 30 (6.73%) Node.js
4 27 (6.05%) Jetty
5 19 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 14 (3.14%) Confluence
7 12 (2.69%) JBoss
8 10 (2.24%) Mule
9 7 (1.57%) Alfresco
9 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.35%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.35%) CMS
10 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.12%) GemFire
12 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.35%) RMDS
3 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) OpenX
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.57%) GitHub
4 6 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.76%) HTTP
2 25 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.79%) Internet
4 3 (0.67%) SSL
5 2 (0.45%) DSL
6 1 (0.22%) Extranet
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 53 (11.88%) MySQL
3 44 (9.87%) MongoDB
4 40 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 36 (8.07%) Hadoop
6 32 (7.17%) Big Data
7 29 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.59%) Neo4j
11 11 (2.47%) HBase
12 10 (2.24%) SQL Server
13 9 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (1.12%) Hazelcast
16 5 (1.12%) KDB
17 4 (0.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 92 (20.63%) Maven
2 86 (19.28%) Git (software)
3 62 (13.90%) JUnit
4 60 (13.45%) Jenkins
5 57 (12.78%) Mockito
6 44 (9.87%) Cucumber
7 42 (9.42%) Subversion
8 39 (8.74%) Gradle
9 29 (6.50%) JIRA
10 14 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (3.14%) JMeter
11 13 (2.91%) Selenium
12 10 (2.24%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.24%) Hudson
13 9 (2.02%) Ant
13 9 (2.02%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.02%) JBehave
13 9 (2.02%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.79%) EasyMock
15 7 (1.57%) jMock
General
1 144 (32.29%) Finance
2 136 (30.49%) Banking
3 64 (14.35%) Front Office
4 55 (12.33%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.02%) Games
7 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.35%) Retail
9 4 (0.90%) Publishing
10 3 (0.67%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Billing
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) International Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (41.70%) Spring
2 109 (24.44%) HTML
3 107 (23.99%) REST
4 92 (20.63%) Hibernate
5 79 (17.71%) Web Services
6 51 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 51 (11.43%) RESTful
7 49 (10.99%) CSS
8 48 (10.76%) J2EE
9 47 (10.54%) HTML5
10 45 (10.09%) JMS
11 36 (8.07%) XML
12 30 (6.73%) JAX-RS
13 29 (6.50%) jQuery
14 24 (5.38%) Grails
14 24 (5.38%) SOAP
15 23 (5.16%) ActiveMQ
16 22 (4.93%) CSS3
17 21 (4.71%) JPA
18 20 (4.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 35 (7.85%) Derivative
3 26 (5.83%) Equities
4 23 (5.16%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
6 12 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.47%) Fintech
8 10 (2.24%) Grid Computing
8 10 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.57%) Blog
10 7 (1.57%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (1.57%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (18.61%) Unix
2 70 (15.70%) Linux
3 25 (5.61%) Mac OS X
4 13 (2.91%) Windows
5 6 (1.35%) CentOS
5 6 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.45%) Android
6 2 (0.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (50.00%) TDD
3 112 (25.11%) Scrum
4 106 (23.77%) Multithreading
5 97 (21.75%) BDD
6 82 (18.39%) Pair Programming
7 75 (16.82%) Low Latency
8 74 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (12.78%) Kanban
10 46 (10.31%) Concurrent Programming
11 43 (9.64%) OO
11 43 (9.64%) Unit Testing
12 38 (8.52%) Software Engineering
13 37 (8.30%) E-Commerce
14 31 (6.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 30 (6.73%) DevOps
15 30 (6.73%) Electronic Trading
16 28 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (5.83%) MVC
18 24 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 446 (100.00%) Java
2 96 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 77 (17.26%) SQL
4 49 (10.99%) Python
5 41 (9.19%) Groovy
5 41 (9.19%) Scala
6 32 (7.17%) Ruby
7 24 (5.38%) C#
8 15 (3.36%) C++
9 14 (3.14%) Perl
10 11 (2.47%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.02%) Smalltalk
12 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.90%) JPQL
14 3 (0.67%) PHP
15 2 (0.45%) Tcl
16 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.22%) AWK
16 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.16%) Degree
3 12 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) Basel III
3 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (3.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.81%) Puppet
2 12 (2.69%) Graphite
3 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) MOM
5 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 75 (16.82%) Oracle
2 17 (3.81%) Sybase
3 14 (3.14%) TIBCO
4 11 (2.47%) SOASTA, Inc
5 9 (2.02%) Solace
6 8 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.79%) Vertica
7 7 (1.57%) Adobe
7 7 (1.57%) ION Trading
8 6 (1.35%) Google
9 5 (1.12%) DataSynapse
9 5 (1.12%) VMware
10 4 (0.90%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.67%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.67%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.45%) CyberSource
12 2 (0.45%) hybris
12 2 (0.45%) SAP
13 1 (0.22%) F5
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