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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 211 241 223
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 63 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 22
Median daily rate £500 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £371 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 12 £525 +16.66% 9
Hampshire - 10 £390 - 2
West Sussex - 10 £525 - 1
Kent - 8 £575 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £360 -2.37% 1
East Sussex - 5 £563 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 4 £413 -13.83% 2
Berkshire -5 4 £463 +12.12% 1
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 27 May 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (53.51%) Spring
3 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (33.33%) Web Services
5 35 (30.70%) Maven
6 33 (28.95%) TDD
7 32 (28.07%) Scrum
8 31 (27.19%) Linux
8 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
8 31 (27.19%) HTML
9 29 (25.44%) SQL
9 29 (25.44%) XML
10 28 (24.56%) REST
11 27 (23.68%) JMS
12 26 (22.81%) CSS
12 26 (22.81%) J2EE
13 25 (21.93%) Eclipse
13 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
14 22 (19.30%) RESTful
15 21 (18.42%) Ant
16 20 (17.54%) JSP
16 20 (17.54%) UML
17 19 (16.67%) Oracle
17 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
18 18 (15.79%) Java EE
19 17 (14.91%) Finance
19 17 (14.91%) Subversion
19 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (14.04%) Servlets
20 16 (14.04%) JDBC

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 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.65%) JBoss
3 8 (7.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (6.14%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.26%) Node.js
6 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.75%) Confluence
8 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (1.75%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.75%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Bluemix
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Heroku
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) HTTP
2 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) MySQL
2 9 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.02%) Big Data
3 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.14%) Riak
5 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.51%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.51%) VoltDB
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
7 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (30.70%) Maven
2 25 (21.93%) Eclipse
3 21 (18.42%) Ant
4 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 17 (14.91%) Subversion
6 15 (13.16%) JUnit
7 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
8 9 (7.89%) JIRA
8 9 (7.89%) JMeter
9 8 (7.02%) Mockito
10 7 (6.14%) Hamcrest
11 6 (5.26%) Selenium
11 6 (5.26%) Toad
12 5 (4.39%) Gradle
13 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.63%) Hudson
14 2 (1.75%) ANTLR
14 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
15 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.51%) Spring
2 38 (33.33%) Web Services
3 31 (27.19%) HTML
4 29 (25.44%) XML
5 28 (24.56%) REST
6 27 (23.68%) JMS
7 26 (22.81%) CSS
7 26 (22.81%) J2EE
8 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
9 22 (19.30%) RESTful
10 20 (17.54%) JSP
11 18 (15.79%) Java EE
12 16 (14.04%) JDBC
12 16 (14.04%) Servlets
13 14 (12.28%) Struts
14 13 (11.40%) JSON
15 12 (10.53%) SOAP
16 10 (8.77%) DHTML
17 9 (7.89%) JPA
18 8 (7.02%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.39%) User Experience
3 3 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Unix
3 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) TDD
3 32 (28.07%) Scrum
4 20 (17.54%) UML
5 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.16%) Open Source
7 14 (12.28%) BDD
8 12 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 12 (10.53%) Software Architecture
9 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.77%) OO
10 10 (8.77%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (8.77%) SOA
10 10 (8.77%) Use Case
11 8 (7.02%) BPMN
11 8 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.14%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (6.14%) Information Governance
12 7 (6.14%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.14%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
3 29 (25.44%) SQL
4 15 (13.16%) Python
5 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.14%) Scala
6 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.26%) AspectJ
7 6 (5.26%) Jython
7 6 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.63%) Ruby
9 2 (1.75%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.75%) C#
9 2 (1.75%) Groovy
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Erlang
10 1 (0.88%) Go
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
1 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (4.39%) IBM
3 2 (1.75%) Google
3 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.75%) Siebel
3 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.88%) ATG
4 1 (0.88%) hybris
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Percussion
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) SmartCo
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