The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 244 232 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 32 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 6
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£375 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £358
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
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South East region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South East region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Surrey - 13 £500 - 1
Berkshire -4 5 £419 +43.65% 7
West Sussex -16 5 £350 -
Oxfordshire -21 4 £400 +18.51%
Kent - 4 £363 - 4
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 1
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 27 (56.25%) Web Services
3 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (50.00%) SQL
5 23 (47.92%) Spring
6 21 (43.75%) HTML
7 20 (41.67%) XML
8 18 (37.50%) CSS
9 17 (35.42%) Eclipse
10 16 (33.33%) TDD
10 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 15 (31.25%) Java EE
11 15 (31.25%) jQuery
11 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
11 15 (31.25%) Linux
11 15 (31.25%) Python
12 14 (29.17%) JMS
13 13 (27.08%) JUnit
13 13 (27.08%) Maven
13 13 (27.08%) REST
13 13 (27.08%) RESTful
14 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
14 12 (25.00%) J2EE
14 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
15 10 (20.83%) SOA
15 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.75%) JBoss
3 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.33%) Confluence
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (6.25%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.08%) Jetty
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (8.33%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) MySQL
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Eclipse
2 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (27.08%) JUnit
3 13 (27.08%) Maven
4 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (16.67%) ANTLR
5 8 (16.67%) VisualVM
5 8 (16.67%) YourKit
6 7 (14.58%) JIRA
7 5 (10.42%) Subversion
8 4 (8.33%) Mockito
8 4 (8.33%) Ant
8 4 (8.33%) Toad
9 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
9 3 (6.25%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
10 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.08%) Log4j
10 1 (2.08%) jMock
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) Web Services
2 23 (47.92%) Spring
3 21 (43.75%) HTML
4 20 (41.67%) XML
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
6 15 (31.25%) Java EE
6 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 15 (31.25%) jQuery
7 14 (29.17%) JMS
8 13 (27.08%) RESTful
8 13 (27.08%) REST
9 12 (25.00%) J2EE
10 8 (16.67%) EJB
10 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.67%) XACML
10 8 (16.67%) Drools
10 8 (16.67%) JSON
10 8 (16.67%) MyBatis
10 8 (16.67%) Apache Thrift
11 7 (14.58%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) GIS
3 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 10 (20.83%) SOA
5 9 (18.75%) UML
5 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 8 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 8 (16.67%) BPMN
6 8 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 8 (16.67%) Information Security
6 8 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Web Development
7 7 (14.58%) Scrum
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) Computer Security
10 4 (8.33%) Process Management
10 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Python
5 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.33%) Jython
7 4 (8.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) OCPJWCD
3 4 (8.33%) OCPJP
3 4 (8.33%) OCMJD
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.33%) Progress
3 4 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) hybris
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
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