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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 244 300 233
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 166 116 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.54% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 93 143
Average daily rate
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£538 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £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
20761 21642 20058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 92.73% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14259 15170 13543
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 387 418
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +13 36 £538 -2.27% 31
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 345 (100.00%) Java
2 208 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (41.16%) TDD
4 130 (37.68%) Spring
5 89 (25.80%) Banking
6 86 (24.93%) Scrum
7 84 (24.35%) J2EE
8 81 (23.48%) HTML
8 81 (23.48%) Finance
9 75 (21.74%) Hibernate
9 75 (21.74%) Multithreading
10 74 (21.45%) JavaScript
11 68 (19.71%) REST
12 67 (19.42%) Oracle
13 66 (19.13%) BDD
14 65 (18.84%) SQL
15 58 (16.81%) Front Office
15 58 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (16.52%) Web Services
17 55 (15.94%) Investment Banking
18 47 (13.62%) Linux
19 46 (13.33%) Low Latency
20 45 (13.04%) Degree
21 44 (12.75%) Maven
22 42 (12.17%) MVC
22 42 (12.17%) Relational Database
23 41 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 40 (11.59%) CSS
24 40 (11.59%) Git (software)
25 39 (11.30%) UNIX

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 28 (8.12%) JBoss
2 26 (7.54%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.38%) Apache
4 15 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.06%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.61%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (2.32%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.16%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.16%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.87%) Node.js
11 3 (0.87%) CMS
11 3 (0.87%) Mule
11 3 (0.87%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.58%) WildFly
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.61%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.16%) RMDS
2 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.16%) Internet
3 3 (0.87%) X.509
3 3 (0.87%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.87%) LDAP
3 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) SNMP
4 2 (0.58%) NFC
5 1 (0.29%) DSL
5 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.17%) Relational Database
2 31 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.09%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.06%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.06%) DB2
5 13 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.48%) Neo4j
6 12 (3.48%) Big Data
7 7 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.45%) KDB
9 4 (1.16%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.87%) MySQL
10 3 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 44 (12.75%) Maven
2 40 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.01%) JUnit
4 31 (8.99%) Subversion
5 21 (6.09%) Ant
6 16 (4.64%) Selenium
7 15 (4.35%) JIRA
7 15 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.77%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.19%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.90%) Mockito
11 9 (2.61%) jMock
12 7 (2.03%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.45%) Redmine
13 5 (1.45%) CruiseControl
14 4 (1.16%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.87%) Liquibase
15 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (25.80%) Banking
2 81 (23.48%) Finance
3 58 (16.81%) Front Office
4 55 (15.94%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.03%) Publishing
6 5 (1.45%) Games
6 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.45%) Law
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
7 4 (1.16%) Retail
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.58%) iGaming
10 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (37.68%) Spring
2 84 (24.35%) J2EE
3 81 (23.48%) HTML
4 75 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 68 (19.71%) REST
6 57 (16.52%) Web Services
7 40 (11.59%) CSS
8 32 (9.28%) XML
8 32 (9.28%) JMS
9 29 (8.41%) SOAP
10 25 (7.25%) JSP
10 25 (7.25%) Spring MVC
11 22 (6.38%) JSON
12 19 (5.51%) jQuery
13 18 (5.22%) RESTful
13 18 (5.22%) HTML5
13 18 (5.22%) JAX-RS
14 17 (4.93%) EJB
15 16 (4.64%) Struts
16 15 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (8.99%) Derivative
3 30 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 27 (7.83%) Equities
5 17 (4.93%) Fixed Income
6 16 (4.64%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (3.77%) Open Source
8 7 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.03%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.16%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.87%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.58%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.58%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.29%) Wiki
12 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.29%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.62%) Linux
2 39 (11.30%) UNIX
3 15 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Windows
6 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (41.16%) TDD
3 86 (24.93%) Scrum
4 75 (21.74%) Multithreading
5 66 (19.13%) BDD
6 58 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (13.33%) Low Latency
8 42 (12.17%) MVC
9 38 (11.01%) Software Engineering
10 37 (10.72%) OO
11 28 (8.12%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.96%) UML
12 24 (6.96%) User Stories
13 23 (6.67%) SOA
14 22 (6.38%) OOP
15 21 (6.09%) Unit Testing
16 18 (5.22%) Kanban
16 18 (5.22%) Web Development
16 18 (5.22%) Algorithmic Trading
16 18 (5.22%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 345 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (21.45%) JavaScript
3 65 (18.84%) SQL
4 27 (7.83%) C#
5 22 (6.38%) Scala
6 19 (5.51%) Python
7 15 (4.35%) Ruby
8 13 (3.77%) C++
9 9 (2.61%) Perl
10 8 (2.32%) C
11 6 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.74%) Groovy
11 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.16%) XPath
13 3 (0.87%) Haskell
14 2 (0.58%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.58%) PHP
14 2 (0.58%) C-shell
15 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 45 (13.04%) Degree
2 21 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) PhD
4 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.29%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Control-M
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (19.42%) Oracle
2 26 (7.54%) Sybase
3 12 (3.48%) ION Trading
4 7 (2.03%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.03%) hybris
5 6 (1.74%) IBM
6 5 (1.45%) Talend
7 4 (1.16%) Canoo
7 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.16%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.87%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.58%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.58%) Murex
9 2 (0.58%) Vertica
10 1 (0.29%) Reuters
10 1 (0.29%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.29%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
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