The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / London
Rank 193 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 242 193 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 0.92% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.97% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 167 150
Median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £441 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 79 £600 +3.22% 23
Canary Wharf +1 2 £550 -
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 531 (100.00%) Java
2 395 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (48.59%) TDD
4 226 (42.56%) Spring
5 165 (31.07%) Scrum
6 158 (29.76%) Banking
7 155 (29.19%) BDD
8 149 (28.06%) Finance
9 124 (23.35%) REST
10 123 (23.16%) SQL
11 119 (22.41%) Pair Programming
12 115 (21.66%) HTML
13 107 (20.15%) Hibernate
14 98 (18.46%) Microservices
15 96 (18.08%) JavaScript
16 92 (17.33%) Jenkins
17 91 (17.14%) Scala
17 91 (17.14%) Maven
18 88 (16.57%) CSS
19 87 (16.38%) Web Services
20 83 (15.63%) Investment Banking
20 83 (15.63%) Multithreading
21 82 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
21 82 (15.44%) Git (software)
22 79 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
23 76 (14.31%) JSON
23 76 (14.31%) Big Data
24 75 (14.12%) Linux
24 75 (14.12%) JMS
25 72 (13.56%) DevOps

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (7.16%) Apache Spark
2 22 (4.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 21 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.26%) JBoss
5 12 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.07%) Mule
7 10 (1.88%) Apache
8 9 (1.69%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.51%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (1.13%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.94%) CMS
13 4 (0.75%) Confluence
14 3 (0.56%) GemFire
15 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.38%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) RMDS
2 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 79 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (1.69%) GitHub
5 4 (0.75%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.56%) Heroku
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.38%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.79%) HTTP
2 34 (6.40%) RTSP
3 27 (5.08%) MQTT
4 9 (1.69%) Internet
5 8 (1.51%) RTP
6 5 (0.94%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.75%) Multicast
7 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.56%) AMQP
8 3 (0.56%) SSH
9 1 (0.19%) LDAP
9 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.19%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.31%) Big Data
2 63 (11.86%) Hadoop
3 62 (11.68%) MongoDB
3 62 (11.68%) NoSQL
4 37 (6.97%) MySQL
5 35 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 31 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.01%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.64%) SQL Server
10 12 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.69%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.51%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.51%) HBase
12 8 (1.51%) MarkLogic
12 8 (1.51%) Redis
13 7 (1.32%) Hazelcast
13 7 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 92 (17.33%) Jenkins
2 91 (17.14%) Maven
3 82 (15.44%) Git (software)
4 59 (11.11%) JUnit
5 41 (7.72%) Mockito
6 37 (6.97%) JIRA
7 34 (6.40%) Subversion
8 28 (5.27%) Cucumber
9 24 (4.52%) Selenium
10 20 (3.77%) TeamCity
11 19 (3.58%) Gradle
12 14 (2.64%) Spock
13 12 (2.26%) Ant
14 11 (2.07%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.07%) Hudson
15 10 (1.88%) CruiseControl
16 8 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.51%) Vagrant
17 7 (1.32%) JBehave
18 6 (1.13%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (29.76%) Banking
2 149 (28.06%) Finance
3 83 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 71 (13.37%) Front Office
5 15 (2.82%) Retail
6 13 (2.45%) Advertising
7 10 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.69%) Marketing
9 5 (0.94%) Back Office
9 5 (0.94%) Games
10 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (42.56%) Spring
2 124 (23.35%) REST
3 115 (21.66%) HTML
4 107 (20.15%) Hibernate
5 88 (16.57%) CSS
6 87 (16.38%) Web Services
7 76 (14.31%) JSON
8 75 (14.12%) JMS
9 64 (12.05%) AngularJS
10 63 (11.86%) Kafka
11 61 (11.49%) XML
12 57 (10.73%) RESTful
12 57 (10.73%) SOAP
13 56 (10.55%) HTML5
14 53 (9.98%) jQuery
15 49 (9.23%) J2EE
16 41 (7.72%) Java EE
17 37 (6.97%) Spring MVC
18 34 (6.40%) CSS3
19 29 (5.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (6.97%) Derivative
3 29 (5.46%) Economics
4 28 (5.27%) Video on Demand
5 27 (5.08%) Public Cloud
6 24 (4.52%) Equities
7 21 (3.95%) Fixed Income
7 21 (3.95%) Streaming Video
8 20 (3.77%) User Experience
9 19 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (3.39%) Virtual Team
11 14 (2.64%) Market Risk
12 13 (2.45%) Mathematics
13 12 (2.26%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (2.07%) Algorithms
14 11 (2.07%) Computer Science
15 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.51%) Grid Computing
16 8 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.12%) Linux
2 59 (11.11%) Unix
3 13 (2.45%) Mac OS X
4 12 (2.26%) Windows
5 11 (2.07%) Android
5 11 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) HPUX
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (48.59%) TDD
3 165 (31.07%) Scrum
4 155 (29.19%) BDD
5 119 (22.41%) Pair Programming
6 98 (18.46%) Microservices
7 83 (15.63%) Multithreading
8 82 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (13.56%) DevOps
10 57 (10.73%) Kanban
11 55 (10.36%) Software Engineering
12 52 (9.79%) OO
12 52 (9.79%) SDLC
13 51 (9.60%) Open Source
14 50 (9.42%) Low Latency
15 48 (9.04%) E-Commerce
16 47 (8.85%) MVC
17 43 (8.10%) Mentoring
18 38 (7.16%) Continuous Deployment
19 35 (6.59%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 531 (100.00%) Java
2 123 (23.16%) SQL
3 96 (18.08%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.14%) Scala
5 64 (12.05%) Python
6 32 (6.03%) C
7 28 (5.27%) Shell Script
8 25 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.14%) Haskell
10 20 (3.77%) Clojure
11 18 (3.39%) Groovy
12 17 (3.20%) C#
12 17 (3.20%) Korn
13 16 (3.01%) Bash Shell
13 16 (3.01%) XPath
14 14 (2.64%) Ruby
15 7 (1.32%) Jython
15 7 (1.32%) Perl
15 7 (1.32%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (4.52%) Degree
2 13 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.13%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.07%) FATCA
2 6 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (1.13%) EMIR
2 6 (1.13%) MiFID
2 6 (1.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 46 (8.66%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.94%) HDFS
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (4.33%) Puppet
2 12 (2.26%) Ansible
3 5 (0.94%) Terraform
4 4 (0.75%) Consul
4 4 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.75%) Packer
5 3 (0.56%) Kibana
5 3 (0.56%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.56%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Control-M
6 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.19%) MOM
7 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (12.99%) Oracle
2 27 (5.08%) TIBCO
3 21 (3.95%) MuleSoft
4 18 (3.39%) Solace
5 10 (1.88%) IBM
6 8 (1.51%) Brightcove
6 8 (1.51%) Google
7 7 (1.32%) BEA
7 7 (1.32%) Fidessa
7 7 (1.32%) Sybase
8 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.13%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.94%) Reuters
10 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.75%) SAP
11 3 (0.56%) Adobe
11 3 (0.56%) Charles River
11 3 (0.56%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.56%) Murex
11 3 (0.56%) Talend
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