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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 237 258 226
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 166 148 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.72% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 111
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£538 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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
19647 20560 18458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.50% 92.96% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 13896 12572
Average daily rate £448 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
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 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 392 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 -6 39 £550 -4.34% 26
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 337 (100.00%) Java
2 191 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (42.14%) TDD
4 122 (36.20%) Spring
5 86 (25.52%) HTML
6 85 (25.22%) Hibernate
7 84 (24.93%) Scrum
8 83 (24.63%) Banking
9 82 (24.33%) Finance
10 74 (21.96%) Multithreading
11 70 (20.77%) JavaScript
12 69 (20.47%) BDD
13 65 (19.29%) J2EE
14 63 (18.69%) Oracle
14 63 (18.69%) Web Services
15 62 (18.40%) Front Office
16 61 (18.10%) SQL
16 61 (18.10%) REST
17 57 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (14.84%) Investment Banking
18 50 (14.84%) Low Latency
18 50 (14.84%) Relational Database
19 48 (14.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 45 (13.35%) Linux
20 45 (13.35%) Maven
21 43 (12.76%) UNIX
21 43 (12.76%) Git (software)
22 41 (12.17%) Degree
23 40 (11.87%) CSS
24 35 (10.39%) JUnit

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 25 (7.42%) Apache
1 25 (7.42%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.75%) JBoss
3 9 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.08%) CMS
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.48%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.48%) Jetty
6 5 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.89%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.59%) Mule
8 2 (0.59%) Escenic
8 2 (0.59%) Node.js
8 2 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.59%) WildFly
9 1 (0.30%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.78%) RMDS
3 5 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.48%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.93%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.59%) X.509
2 2 (0.59%) NFC
2 2 (0.59%) LDAP
3 1 (0.30%) SNMP
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.84%) Relational Database
2 25 (7.42%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.04%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.75%) Neo4j
5 14 (4.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.26%) DB2
7 11 (3.26%) Big Data
8 10 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.19%) KDB
11 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.89%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.89%) MySQL
12 2 (0.59%) OLAP
12 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.59%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 45 (13.35%) Maven
2 43 (12.76%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.39%) JUnit
4 34 (10.09%) Subversion
5 18 (5.34%) Ant
6 17 (5.04%) JIRA
7 16 (4.75%) Selenium
8 15 (4.45%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.86%) jMock
9 13 (3.86%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.56%) Jenkins
11 11 (3.26%) Mockito
12 10 (2.97%) Redmine
12 10 (2.97%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.08%) Checkstyle
14 5 (1.48%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.48%) JBehave
15 4 (1.19%) EasyMock
15 4 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (24.63%) Banking
2 82 (24.33%) Finance
3 62 (18.40%) Front Office
4 50 (14.84%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.97%) Publishing
6 6 (1.78%) Games
6 6 (1.78%) Back Office
7 5 (1.48%) Law
7 5 (1.48%) Retail
8 4 (1.19%) Marketing
8 4 (1.19%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) iGaming
10 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (36.20%) Spring
2 86 (25.52%) HTML
3 85 (25.22%) Hibernate
4 65 (19.29%) J2EE
5 63 (18.69%) Web Services
6 61 (18.10%) REST
7 40 (11.87%) CSS
8 34 (10.09%) JMS
9 29 (8.61%) XML
10 24 (7.12%) JSP
10 24 (7.12%) JSON
11 23 (6.82%) RESTful
11 23 (6.82%) JAX-RS
12 22 (6.53%) SOAP
13 20 (5.93%) Spring MVC
14 19 (5.64%) JPA
14 19 (5.64%) Struts
14 19 (5.64%) .NET
15 15 (4.45%) JDBC
16 14 (4.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (8.01%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.42%) Derivative
4 22 (6.53%) Fixed Income
5 18 (5.34%) Equities
6 11 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (3.26%) Open Source
7 8 (2.37%) Market Risk
8 7 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.59%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.59%) Linked Data
12 2 (0.59%) User Experience
12 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.59%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.35%) Linux
2 43 (12.76%) UNIX
3 19 (5.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (42.14%) TDD
3 84 (24.93%) Scrum
4 74 (21.96%) Multithreading
5 69 (20.47%) BDD
6 57 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (14.84%) Low Latency
8 32 (9.50%) MVC
9 31 (9.20%) OO
10 28 (8.31%) User Stories
11 25 (7.42%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (7.42%) Software Engineering
12 23 (6.82%) E-Commerce
13 22 (6.53%) Kanban
13 22 (6.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (6.23%) Web Development
14 21 (6.23%) Web Design
15 17 (5.04%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (5.04%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 337 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (20.77%) JavaScript
3 61 (18.10%) SQL
4 24 (7.12%) C#
5 19 (5.64%) Scala
6 13 (3.86%) Ruby
6 13 (3.86%) C++
7 11 (3.26%) C
8 9 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.67%) Python
9 7 (2.08%) Perl
10 5 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.89%) Haskell
11 3 (0.89%) Groovy
12 2 (0.59%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.30%) Clojure
13 1 (0.30%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (12.17%) Degree
2 14 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.78%) VCP4
4 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.30%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Control-M
1 2 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 63 (18.69%) Oracle
2 26 (7.72%) Sybase
3 11 (3.26%) ION Trading
4 9 (2.67%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.08%) Canoo
6 6 (1.78%) IBM
7 5 (1.48%) 29West
7 5 (1.48%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.19%) SAP
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.89%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.59%) Adobe
10 2 (0.59%) Murex
10 2 (0.59%) Informatica
10 2 (0.59%) hybris
10 2 (0.59%) Perforce
10 2 (0.59%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.59%) Vertica
11 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.30%) FatWire
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £725 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
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