The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 220 217 223
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 18 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
Average daily rate
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£430 £358 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Java Developer
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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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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
Berkshire +6 5 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £418 +21.89% 2
Hampshire -15 5 £500 +41.84% 6
Surrey -3 2 £425 +3.03% 1
West Sussex -3 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (82.22%) Spring
3 31 (68.89%) Hibernate
4 20 (44.44%) Maven
5 19 (42.22%) MVC
6 17 (37.78%) Web Services
7 16 (35.56%) J2EE
7 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.11%) TestNG
8 14 (31.11%) DbUnit
8 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
9 13 (28.89%) Mockito
9 13 (28.89%) Groovy
9 13 (28.89%) GWT
10 11 (24.44%) Guice
10 11 (24.44%) OO
10 11 (24.44%) Apache Camel
10 11 (24.44%) Atomikos
10 11 (24.44%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
12 9 (20.00%) Finance
12 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 8 (17.78%) JBoss
13 8 (17.78%) CSS
13 8 (17.78%) Scrum
14 7 (15.56%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (24.44%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 2 (4.44%) Escenic
5 2 (4.44%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Maven
2 14 (31.11%) TestNG
2 14 (31.11%) DbUnit
2 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (28.89%) Mockito
4 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.44%) JBehave
6 2 (4.44%) YourKit
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) Spring
2 31 (68.89%) Hibernate
3 17 (37.78%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) J2EE
5 13 (28.89%) GWT
6 11 (24.44%) Guice
6 11 (24.44%) Apache Camel
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) CSS
9 7 (15.56%) Struts
9 7 (15.56%) JSON
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
11 4 (8.89%) JSF
11 4 (8.89%) Ajax
11 4 (8.89%) JSP
11 4 (8.89%) SOAP
12 3 (6.67%) Java RMI
12 3 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Tandem
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) MVC
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) OO
4 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) SOA
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) OOP
10 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (4.44%) RUP
10 2 (4.44%) UML
10 2 (4.44%) OOD
10 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.22%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Groovy
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Scala
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) HQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Atomikos
2 8 (17.78%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) Google
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle