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 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 178 246 292
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 320 180 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 0.79% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.83% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 146 98
Average daily rate £550 £538 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 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 1 May 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 +78 78 £550 +0.91% 15
Croydon - 3 £465 -
Chiswick - 2 £363 -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 523 (100.00%) Java
2 337 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (49.90%) TDD
4 242 (46.27%) Spring
5 171 (32.70%) Scrum
6 167 (31.93%) Finance
7 149 (28.49%) HTML
8 144 (27.53%) Banking
9 140 (26.77%) REST
10 134 (25.62%) Pair Programming
11 133 (25.43%) JavaScript
12 128 (24.47%) BDD
13 122 (23.33%) Oracle
14 116 (22.18%) Maven
15 107 (20.46%) Hibernate
16 104 (19.89%) Git (software)
17 95 (18.16%) Web Services
18 90 (17.21%) Multithreading
19 87 (16.63%) SQL
20 85 (16.25%) MySQL
20 85 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
21 83 (15.87%) JUnit
22 81 (15.49%) Unix
23 78 (14.91%) Kanban
24 76 (14.53%) Low Latency
25 75 (14.34%) Tomcat
26 73 (13.96%) AngularJS
27 72 (13.77%) CSS
28 70 (13.38%) Linux
28 70 (13.38%) Scala

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 75 (14.34%) Tomcat
2 46 (8.80%) Node.js
3 32 (6.12%) Apache
3 32 (6.12%) Jetty
4 29 (5.54%) Oracle Coherence
5 16 (3.06%) Apache TomEE
6 11 (2.10%) GlassFish
7 9 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.53%) Mule
8 8 (1.53%) nginx
9 7 (1.34%) Confluence
9 7 (1.34%) JBoss
9 7 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.96%) GemFire
12 4 (0.76%) CMS
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.57%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.38%) WMQI
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.49%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.76%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.57%) RMDS
4 2 (0.38%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.38%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (3.06%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.10%) GitHub
5 7 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.57%) SaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.80%) HTTP
2 22 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.34%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) SSL
5 2 (0.38%) DSL
5 2 (0.38%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.19%) Broadband
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.25%) MySQL
2 70 (13.38%) NoSQL
3 48 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 40 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 40 (7.65%) Relational Database
5 35 (6.69%) Hadoop
6 29 (5.54%) Big Data
7 27 (5.16%) Neo4j
8 26 (4.97%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.06%) Hazelcast
10 11 (2.10%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.91%) SQL Server
12 9 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.72%) Impala
13 8 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.34%) OLAP
15 6 (1.15%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 116 (22.18%) Maven
2 104 (19.89%) Git (software)
3 83 (15.87%) JUnit
4 64 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 64 (12.24%) Mockito
5 54 (10.33%) Subversion
6 52 (9.94%) Cucumber
7 36 (6.88%) Gradle
8 32 (6.12%) JIRA
9 22 (4.21%) Eclipse
10 19 (3.63%) Selenium
11 18 (3.44%) IntelliJ
12 17 (3.25%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.49%) Ant
13 13 (2.49%) JMeter
14 12 (2.29%) EasyMock
15 9 (1.72%) JProfiler
15 9 (1.72%) TestNG
16 8 (1.53%) ClearCase
17 7 (1.34%) Hudson
General
1 167 (31.93%) Finance
2 144 (27.53%) Banking
3 61 (11.66%) Front Office
4 56 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.68%) Marketing
6 13 (2.49%) Retail
7 9 (1.72%) Games
7 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.76%) Back Office
8 4 (0.76%) Electronics
8 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.76%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) Billing
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (46.27%) Spring
2 149 (28.49%) HTML
3 140 (26.77%) REST
4 107 (20.46%) Hibernate
5 95 (18.16%) Web Services
6 73 (13.96%) AngularJS
7 72 (13.77%) CSS
8 69 (13.19%) HTML5
8 69 (13.19%) J2EE
9 67 (12.81%) RESTful
10 46 (8.80%) jQuery
11 40 (7.65%) CSS3
12 39 (7.46%) SOAP
13 36 (6.88%) XML
14 35 (6.69%) JMS
15 33 (6.31%) JPA
16 32 (6.12%) JSON
17 31 (5.93%) Java EE
18 30 (5.74%) JAX-RS
18 30 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.28%) Derivative
2 58 (11.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (5.93%) Fixed Income
4 27 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.44%) Equities
6 13 (2.49%) iPad
6 13 (2.49%) Social Media
7 10 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
8 9 (1.72%) Grid Computing
9 8 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.15%) Fintech
10 6 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.49%) Unix
2 70 (13.38%) Linux
3 24 (4.59%) Mac OS X
4 10 (1.91%) Windows
5 5 (0.96%) Android
6 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.76%) Solaris
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (49.90%) TDD
3 171 (32.70%) Scrum
4 134 (25.62%) Pair Programming
5 128 (24.47%) BDD
6 90 (17.21%) Multithreading
7 85 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (14.91%) Kanban
9 76 (14.53%) Low Latency
10 58 (11.09%) E-Commerce
10 58 (11.09%) OO
11 48 (9.18%) Mentoring
12 42 (8.03%) Open Source
12 42 (8.03%) Software Engineering
13 40 (7.65%) Concurrent Programming
14 37 (7.07%) Unit Testing
15 35 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
16 34 (6.50%) OOP
17 31 (5.93%) Microservices
18 28 (5.35%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 523 (100.00%) Java
2 133 (25.43%) JavaScript
3 87 (16.63%) SQL
4 70 (13.38%) Scala
5 59 (11.28%) Python
6 37 (7.07%) Groovy
7 29 (5.54%) Ruby
8 27 (5.16%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.21%) C#
10 17 (3.25%) C++
11 10 (1.91%) Clojure
11 10 (1.91%) Jython
11 10 (1.91%) Perl
12 9 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.96%) PHP
14 5 (0.96%) Smalltalk
15 3 (0.57%) Haskell
16 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (6.12%) Degree
2 18 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.63%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (4.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.44%) Puppet
2 10 (1.91%) Graphite
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) MOM
4 1 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 122 (23.33%) Oracle
2 22 (4.21%) Google
3 16 (3.06%) CyberSource
3 16 (3.06%) Sybase
4 12 (2.29%) ION Trading
5 10 (1.91%) SOASTA, Inc
5 10 (1.91%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.53%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.53%) Calypso
6 8 (1.53%) Murex
6 8 (1.53%) Siebel
7 5 (0.96%) DataSynapse
8 4 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.76%) SAP
9 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.57%) Solace
9 3 (0.57%) VMware
10 2 (0.38%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.38%) Pega
10 2 (0.38%) Vertica
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