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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 257 282 222
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 180 148 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.66% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 119 198
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£550 £538 £559
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +28 55 £588 - 22
Canary Wharf -6 2 £486 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 333 (100.00%) Java
2 201 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (45.35%) TDD
4 133 (39.94%) Spring
5 103 (30.93%) Finance
6 101 (30.33%) Banking
7 86 (25.83%) Multithreading
8 79 (23.72%) HTML
9 78 (23.42%) SQL
10 76 (22.82%) J2EE
11 75 (22.52%) Scrum
12 73 (21.92%) JavaScript
13 66 (19.82%) REST
14 62 (18.62%) Oracle
15 59 (17.72%) JUnit
15 59 (17.72%) OO
15 59 (17.72%) Hibernate
15 59 (17.72%) Maven
16 58 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (17.42%) Web Services
16 58 (17.42%) XML
17 55 (16.52%) Front Office
18 54 (16.22%) BDD
19 51 (15.32%) Investment Banking
20 46 (13.81%) MVC
20 46 (13.81%) UNIX
21 43 (12.91%) Linux
22 41 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 38 (11.41%) CSS
23 38 (11.41%) Low Latency

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (9.31%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.61%) JBoss
3 16 (4.80%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.50%) Jetty
5 14 (4.20%) Apache
6 12 (3.60%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (2.70%) MQSeries
7 9 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.80%) Node.js
8 6 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.50%) Confluence
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.50%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.20%) Mule
11 3 (0.90%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.60%) WMQI
12 2 (0.60%) CMS
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.90%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.20%) SaaS
2 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.40%) HTTP
2 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (0.90%) FTP
4 2 (0.60%) SNMP
5 1 (0.30%) X.509
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.11%) Hadoop
1 27 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 24 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 17 (5.11%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.80%) MySQL
6 15 (4.50%) Big Data
7 13 (3.90%) DB2
8 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.40%) HBase
10 8 (2.40%) KDB
11 6 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.50%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 59 (17.72%) JUnit
1 59 (17.72%) Maven
2 37 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 36 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 26 (7.81%) Mockito
5 23 (6.91%) Subversion
6 19 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 19 (5.71%) Ant
7 17 (5.11%) JIRA
8 16 (4.80%) Selenium
9 13 (3.90%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.00%) Gradle
11 9 (2.70%) Hudson
11 9 (2.70%) jMock
11 9 (2.70%) CruiseControl
12 7 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.80%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.80%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.80%) ClearCase
General
1 103 (30.93%) Finance
2 101 (30.33%) Banking
3 55 (16.52%) Front Office
4 51 (15.32%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.40%) Retail
6 5 (1.50%) Back Office
6 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (39.94%) Spring
2 79 (23.72%) HTML
3 76 (22.82%) J2EE
4 66 (19.82%) REST
5 59 (17.72%) Hibernate
6 58 (17.42%) Web Services
6 58 (17.42%) XML
7 38 (11.41%) CSS
8 33 (9.91%) HTML5
9 32 (9.61%) JMS
10 30 (9.01%) SOAP
11 27 (8.11%) JSON
12 26 (7.81%) Spring MVC
12 26 (7.81%) jQuery
13 22 (6.61%) AngularJS
14 21 (6.31%) RESTful
15 20 (6.01%) JSP
15 20 (6.01%) .NET
16 18 (5.41%) Java EE
17 17 (5.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (7.81%) Derivative
3 24 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.11%) Equity Derivative
5 16 (4.80%) Equities
5 16 (4.80%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 13 (3.90%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.60%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) MPEG
12 2 (0.60%) Wiki
12 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.60%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.81%) UNIX
2 43 (12.91%) Linux
3 5 (1.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.20%) CentOS
5 2 (0.60%) VMS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (45.35%) TDD
3 86 (25.83%) Multithreading
4 75 (22.52%) Scrum
5 59 (17.72%) OO
6 58 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (16.22%) BDD
8 46 (13.81%) MVC
9 38 (11.41%) Low Latency
10 37 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 35 (10.51%) E-Commerce
12 28 (8.41%) SOA
13 27 (8.11%) Unit Testing
14 26 (7.81%) Pair Programming
15 23 (6.91%) UML
15 23 (6.91%) Algorithmic Trading
15 23 (6.91%) User Stories
16 22 (6.61%) OOD
17 21 (6.31%) SDLC
18 19 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 333 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (23.42%) SQL
3 73 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 35 (10.51%) C#
5 21 (6.31%) Scala
6 19 (5.71%) Python
7 17 (5.11%) Groovy
8 13 (3.90%) Ruby
8 13 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.60%) C++
10 10 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.80%) Perl
12 5 (1.50%) XPath
12 5 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.20%) C
14 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.90%) Clojure
15 2 (0.60%) VBA
15 2 (0.60%) C-shell
15 2 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (8.41%) Degree
2 23 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.40%) PhD
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.50%) Docker
2 3 (0.90%) GridGain
3 2 (0.60%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) vSphere
3 2 (0.60%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (4.50%) Puppet
2 6 (1.80%) Nagios
3 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.90%) Apache Shiro
4 1 (0.30%) MOM
4 1 (0.30%) Graphite
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 62 (18.62%) Oracle
2 33 (9.91%) Sybase
3 17 (5.11%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.10%) Splunk
4 7 (2.10%) Solace
5 6 (1.80%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.80%) hybris
6 5 (1.50%) IBM
6 5 (1.50%) Talend
7 4 (1.20%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.90%) Google
8 3 (0.90%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.90%) Vertica
9 2 (0.60%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
9 2 (0.60%) SEEBURGER
9 2 (0.60%) Canoo
10 1 (0.30%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
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