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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 267 227 230
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 154 222 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.88% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.95% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 195 133
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £646 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -35 36 £513 -10.86% 29
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Java
2 127 (49.03%) Spring
3 122 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (34.75%) TDD
5 78 (30.12%) Banking
6 73 (28.19%) Scrum
7 71 (27.41%) Hibernate
8 68 (26.25%) Oracle
8 68 (26.25%) Web Services
9 63 (24.32%) Multithreading
10 58 (22.39%) Front Office
11 57 (22.01%) Low Latency
12 56 (21.62%) Finance
12 56 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (20.85%) HTML
14 52 (20.08%) Investment Banking
15 50 (19.31%) REST
16 49 (18.92%) Maven
17 46 (17.76%) Linux
18 44 (16.99%) BDD
19 43 (16.60%) JMS
19 43 (16.60%) JavaScript
19 43 (16.60%) XML
20 42 (16.22%) SQL
20 42 (16.22%) UNIX
20 42 (16.22%) MVC
21 41 (15.83%) Relational Database
22 40 (15.44%) JUnit
23 39 (15.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 37 (14.29%) MongoDB

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 22 (8.49%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 14 (5.41%) Apache
4 9 (3.47%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.32%) Jetty
7 5 (1.93%) Mule
8 4 (1.54%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.54%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.54%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.16%) CMS
9 3 (1.16%) Confluence
9 3 (1.16%) Node.js
10 1 (0.39%) GemFire
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.39%) Liferay
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 11 (4.25%) ION MarketView
2 8 (3.09%) RMDS
3 4 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.16%) SaaS
5 2 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.72%) HTTP
2 5 (1.93%) Internet
3 3 (1.16%) SSL
4 2 (0.77%) LDAP
4 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.77%) SSH
5 1 (0.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.83%) Relational Database
2 37 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 30 (11.58%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.18%) MySQL
5 15 (5.79%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.02%) Neo4j
7 10 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.47%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.32%) Big Data
11 4 (1.54%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.16%) Redis
12 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.16%) DB2
13 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.77%) HBase
14 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 49 (18.92%) Maven
2 40 (15.44%) JUnit
3 33 (12.74%) Git (software)
4 32 (12.36%) Subversion
5 20 (7.72%) Jenkins
6 17 (6.56%) Ant
7 15 (5.79%) TeamCity
7 15 (5.79%) Hudson
8 13 (5.02%) JIRA
8 13 (5.02%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.25%) jMock
10 9 (3.47%) CruiseControl
10 9 (3.47%) Mockito
11 8 (3.09%) Selenium
12 7 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.93%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (1.54%) EasyMock
15 4 (1.54%) IntelliJ
16 3 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 78 (30.12%) Banking
2 58 (22.39%) Front Office
3 56 (21.62%) Finance
4 52 (20.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.93%) Advertising
6 4 (1.54%) Publishing
6 4 (1.54%) Games
6 4 (1.54%) Back Office
6 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (49.03%) Spring
2 71 (27.41%) Hibernate
3 68 (26.25%) Web Services
4 54 (20.85%) HTML
5 50 (19.31%) REST
6 43 (16.60%) XML
6 43 (16.60%) JMS
7 35 (13.51%) J2EE
8 33 (12.74%) Spring MVC
9 31 (11.97%) RESTful
10 29 (11.20%) CSS
11 25 (9.65%) JSON
12 24 (9.27%) SOAP
13 21 (8.11%) jQuery
14 17 (6.56%) JAX-RS
15 16 (6.18%) Java EE
15 16 (6.18%) JDBC
16 15 (5.79%) JPA
17 13 (5.02%) FIX Protocol
17 13 (5.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (8.49%) Fixed Income
3 14 (5.41%) Open Source
4 12 (4.63%) Derivative
4 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.25%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.09%) Grid Computing
7 7 (2.70%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.93%) Equities
8 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.93%) User Experience
9 4 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.54%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.77%) Online Games
11 2 (0.77%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.76%) Linux
2 42 (16.22%) UNIX
3 18 (6.95%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.54%) Android
4 4 (1.54%) Solaris
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Windows
6 2 (0.77%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (34.75%) TDD
3 73 (28.19%) Scrum
4 63 (24.32%) Multithreading
5 57 (22.01%) Low Latency
6 56 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (16.99%) BDD
8 42 (16.22%) MVC
9 36 (13.90%) Pair Programming
10 28 (10.81%) OO
11 24 (9.27%) Mentoring
12 23 (8.88%) Kanban
13 22 (8.49%) E-Commerce
13 22 (8.49%) Configuration Management
14 20 (7.72%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (7.34%) Web Development
16 18 (6.95%) Web Design
17 15 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 259 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 42 (16.22%) SQL
4 23 (8.88%) Scala
5 19 (7.34%) PL/SQL
6 18 (6.95%) Groovy
7 11 (4.25%) C#
7 11 (4.25%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.86%) Ruby
9 9 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.09%) C++
11 7 (2.70%) Perl
11 7 (2.70%) Python
12 6 (2.32%) Clojure
13 4 (1.54%) C
14 3 (1.16%) Korn
15 2 (0.77%) Golang
16 1 (0.39%) R
16 1 (0.39%) XPath
16 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) Degree
2 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.79%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) RHEV
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.77%) YUM
3 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 68 (26.25%) Oracle
2 14 (5.41%) Sybase
3 11 (4.25%) ION Trading
4 10 (3.86%) TIBCO
4 10 (3.86%) JBoss
4 10 (3.86%) 29West
5 5 (1.93%) Informatica
5 5 (1.93%) IBM
6 4 (1.54%) StreamBase
7 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.16%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.16%) Google
7 3 (1.16%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.77%) Perforce
8 2 (0.77%) Reuters
8 2 (0.77%) Adobe
9 1 (0.39%) Murex
9 1 (0.39%) Calypso
9 1 (0.39%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.39%) FatWire
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