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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 272 230 230
Rank change year-on-year
-42 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 144 209 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 189 131
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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 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £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 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -26 33 £488 -14.84% 15
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 126 (49.22%) Spring
3 123 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (34.77%) TDD
5 75 (29.30%) Banking
6 73 (28.52%) Hibernate
6 73 (28.52%) Scrum
7 69 (26.95%) Web Services
8 67 (26.17%) Oracle
9 63 (24.61%) Multithreading
10 59 (23.05%) Front Office
11 56 (21.88%) HTML
11 56 (21.88%) Low Latency
12 55 (21.48%) Finance
12 55 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (19.92%) REST
14 48 (18.75%) Maven
15 47 (18.36%) Investment Banking
16 45 (17.58%) XML
17 44 (17.19%) SQL
17 44 (17.19%) Linux
18 43 (16.80%) JMS
18 43 (16.80%) BDD
19 42 (16.41%) Relational Database
19 42 (16.41%) JavaScript
20 41 (16.02%) JUnit
20 41 (16.02%) MVC
21 40 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 40 (15.63%) UNIX
22 35 (13.67%) J2EE

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 15 (5.86%) Apache
3 9 (3.52%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.34%) Jetty
6 5 (1.95%) Mule
7 4 (1.56%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.56%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.17%) CMS
8 3 (1.17%) Node.js
8 3 (1.17%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.39%) Liferay
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.39%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) RMDS
2 7 (2.73%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.17%) SaaS
3 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.81%) HTTP
2 5 (1.95%) Internet
3 3 (1.17%) SSL
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) LDAP
4 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.78%) SSH
5 1 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.41%) Relational Database
2 35 (13.67%) MongoDB
3 26 (10.16%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.86%) MySQL
4 15 (5.86%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.08%) Neo4j
6 9 (3.52%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.34%) Big Data
9 5 (1.95%) DB2
10 4 (1.56%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.17%) Redis
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.78%) HBase
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (18.75%) Maven
2 41 (16.02%) JUnit
3 34 (13.28%) Git (software)
4 31 (12.11%) Subversion
5 19 (7.42%) Jenkins
6 18 (7.03%) Ant
7 15 (5.86%) Eclipse
7 15 (5.86%) Hudson
8 14 (5.47%) TeamCity
9 13 (5.08%) JIRA
10 10 (3.91%) Mockito
10 10 (3.91%) Selenium
11 9 (3.52%) CruiseControl
11 9 (3.52%) jMock
12 7 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.73%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.95%) Apache Ivy
14 4 (1.56%) EasyMock
15 3 (1.17%) IntelliJ
15 3 (1.17%) Jasmine
General
1 75 (29.30%) Banking
2 59 (23.05%) Front Office
3 55 (21.48%) Finance
4 47 (18.36%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Back Office
6 4 (1.56%) Publishing
6 4 (1.56%) Games
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (49.22%) Spring
2 73 (28.52%) Hibernate
3 69 (26.95%) Web Services
4 56 (21.88%) HTML
5 51 (19.92%) REST
6 45 (17.58%) XML
7 43 (16.80%) JMS
8 35 (13.67%) J2EE
9 32 (12.50%) Spring MVC
10 31 (12.11%) RESTful
11 30 (11.72%) CSS
12 25 (9.77%) JSON
12 25 (9.77%) SOAP
13 21 (8.20%) jQuery
14 17 (6.64%) JDBC
14 17 (6.64%) JAX-RS
15 16 (6.25%) Java EE
15 16 (6.25%) JPA
16 14 (5.47%) JSP
17 13 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (8.59%) Fixed Income
3 18 (7.03%) Data Structures
4 14 (5.47%) Open Source
5 13 (5.08%) Derivative
6 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.91%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.52%) Algorithms
9 8 (3.13%) Grid Computing
10 7 (2.73%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.95%) Equities
11 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.95%) User Experience
12 4 (1.56%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.56%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.19%) Linux
2 40 (15.63%) UNIX
3 18 (7.03%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.56%) Solaris
4 4 (1.56%) Android
5 3 (1.17%) Windows
5 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (34.77%) TDD
3 73 (28.52%) Scrum
4 63 (24.61%) Multithreading
5 56 (21.88%) Low Latency
6 55 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (16.80%) BDD
8 41 (16.02%) MVC
9 33 (12.89%) Pair Programming
10 29 (11.33%) OO
11 24 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 22 (8.59%) E-Commerce
13 21 (8.20%) Configuration Management
13 21 (8.20%) Kanban
14 20 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (7.42%) Unit Testing
15 19 (7.42%) Web Development
16 18 (7.03%) Web Design
17 16 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (5.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (17.19%) SQL
3 42 (16.41%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.20%) Scala
5 19 (7.42%) PL/SQL
6 16 (6.25%) Groovy
7 11 (4.30%) C#
7 11 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.91%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.52%) Ruby
10 8 (3.13%) C++
11 6 (2.34%) Clojure
11 6 (2.34%) Python
11 6 (2.34%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) C
13 3 (1.17%) Korn
14 2 (0.78%) Golang
15 1 (0.39%) XPath
15 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.16%) Degree
2 7 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) RHEV
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) YUM
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 67 (26.17%) Oracle
2 15 (5.86%) Sybase
3 10 (3.91%) 29West
3 10 (3.91%) TIBCO
4 9 (3.52%) JBoss
5 7 (2.73%) ION Trading
6 6 (2.34%) IBM
7 5 (1.95%) Informatica
8 4 (1.56%) StreamBase
9 3 (1.17%) Google
9 3 (1.17%) DataSynapse
9 3 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.78%) Canoo
10 2 (0.78%) Perforce
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) Reuters
10 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.39%) Portware
11 1 (0.39%) Calypso
11 1 (0.39%) FatWire
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