The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 214 246 233
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 55 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 13
Median daily rate £525 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £335 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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 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
8365 9058 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.27% 94.70% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 5288 4621
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +2 10 £525 +16.66% 4
Oxfordshire +7 9 £463 +1.09% 2
East Sussex - 9 £538 -
Kent +13 8 £400 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £350 - 1
Berkshire -1 4 £500 +33.33% 6
Hampshire - 4 - - 1
West Sussex -6 3 £550 +69.23%
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (60.55%) Spring
3 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (35.78%) Scrum
5 35 (32.11%) TDD
6 28 (25.69%) SQL
6 28 (25.69%) REST
7 26 (23.85%) JUnit
7 26 (23.85%) Maven
8 25 (22.94%) J2EE
8 25 (22.94%) Eclipse
9 24 (22.02%) Linux
10 22 (20.18%) Web Services
11 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
11 19 (17.43%) Tomcat
11 19 (17.43%) Pair Programming
12 18 (16.51%) JMS
12 18 (16.51%) XML
12 18 (16.51%) JSP
12 18 (16.51%) BDD
12 18 (16.51%) Git (software)
13 16 (14.68%) Scala
13 16 (14.68%) HTML
13 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
14 15 (13.76%) JIRA
14 15 (13.76%) Oracle
15 14 (12.84%) CSS
15 14 (12.84%) RESTful
16 13 (11.93%) JSON
17 12 (11.01%) Subversion

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (17.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.01%) JBoss
3 11 (10.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.92%) GemFire
6 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Bluemix
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 2 (1.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Heroku
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) HTTP
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) MySQL
2 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.67%) VoltDB
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.92%) HBase
7 1 (0.92%) OLTP
7 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) JUnit
1 26 (23.85%) Maven
2 25 (22.94%) Eclipse
3 18 (16.51%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.76%) JIRA
5 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.01%) Subversion
6 11 (10.09%) Mockito
7 9 (8.26%) Ant
7 9 (8.26%) Hamcrest
7 9 (8.26%) JMeter
8 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.50%) Gradle
8 6 (5.50%) Selenium
9 3 (2.75%) Hudson
10 2 (1.83%) ANTLR
10 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.83%) GitLab
11 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Games
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (60.55%) Spring
2 28 (25.69%) REST
3 25 (22.94%) J2EE
4 22 (20.18%) Web Services
5 18 (16.51%) JMS
5 18 (16.51%) JSP
5 18 (16.51%) XML
6 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
6 16 (14.68%) HTML
7 14 (12.84%) CSS
7 14 (12.84%) RESTful
8 13 (11.93%) JSON
9 12 (11.01%) JDBC
9 12 (11.01%) Servlets
10 11 (10.09%) Drools
10 11 (10.09%) Struts
11 9 (8.26%) Spring Boot
12 8 (7.34%) SOAP
13 7 (6.42%) Java EE
13 7 (6.42%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) N-Tier
1 5 (4.59%) User Experience
2 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.92%) Fintech
4 1 (0.92%) Online Games
4 1 (0.92%) PKI
4 1 (0.92%) Replication
4 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) Scrum
3 35 (32.11%) TDD
4 19 (17.43%) Pair Programming
5 18 (16.51%) BDD
6 11 (10.09%) BPMN
6 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.09%) Kanban
6 11 (10.09%) UML
7 10 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.26%) OOD
8 9 (8.26%) Open Source
8 9 (8.26%) SOA
9 8 (7.34%) AOP
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.34%) MVC
9 8 (7.34%) OOP
9 8 (7.34%) RUP
10 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (25.69%) SQL
3 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.68%) Scala
5 9 (8.26%) Python
6 8 (7.34%) AspectJ
7 5 (4.59%) Groovy
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.75%) Ruby
10 2 (1.83%) C#
10 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.92%) Erlang
11 1 (0.92%) Go
11 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
1 1 (0.92%) HDFS
1 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) IBM
3 2 (1.83%) Google
3 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.92%) ATG
4 1 (0.92%) hybris
4 1 (0.92%) Percussion
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) SmartCo
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