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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / South East
Rank 193 196 256
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 34 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.61% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 10
Median daily rate £500 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £355 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6992 8201 9076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.56% 94.46% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 4985 4859
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 393 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £363 +2.11% 2
Berkshire +16 5 £425 -10.52% 4
Hampshire +10 5 £525 +41.89% 4
Surrey +5 5 £500 -4.76% 4
Oxfordshire 0 3 £500 +11.11% 5
West Sussex -4 3 £512 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £560 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (63.08%) Spring
4 27 (41.54%) TDD
5 25 (38.46%) Scrum
6 24 (36.92%) Maven
6 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
7 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 20 (30.77%) SQL
8 20 (30.77%) REST
8 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 19 (29.23%) Oracle
9 19 (29.23%) JUnit
10 18 (27.69%) XML
10 18 (27.69%) Linux
10 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
11 17 (26.15%) Java EE
12 16 (24.62%) Web Services
13 15 (23.08%) JMS
13 15 (23.08%) CSS
14 14 (21.54%) SOA
14 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
15 13 (20.00%) BDD
15 13 (20.00%) jQuery
15 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
15 13 (20.00%) HTML
16 12 (18.46%) Eclipse
16 12 (18.46%) MVC
16 12 (18.46%) Spring MVC
17 11 (16.92%) Gradle

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 11 (16.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (6.15%) GemFire
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
6 2 (3.08%) nginx
7 1 (1.54%) Documentum
7 1 (1.54%) Drupal
7 1 (1.54%) JBoss
7 1 (1.54%) Jetty
7 1 (1.54%) Mule
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.62%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) GitHub
2 6 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.54%) AMQP
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Big Data
2 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) GIS
4 4 (6.15%) HBase
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.62%) Hazelcast
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.62%) OLTP
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
1 24 (36.92%) Maven
2 20 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 19 (29.23%) JUnit
4 12 (18.46%) Eclipse
5 11 (16.92%) Ant
5 11 (16.92%) Gradle
6 9 (13.85%) Subversion
7 8 (12.31%) JIRA
7 8 (12.31%) Mockito
8 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
9 5 (7.69%) Selenium
9 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.62%) ANTLR
11 2 (3.08%) GitLab
11 2 (3.08%) Hudson
12 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.54%) JBehave
12 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Law
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (63.08%) Spring
2 20 (30.77%) REST
3 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
3 18 (27.69%) XML
4 17 (26.15%) Java EE
5 16 (24.62%) Web Services
6 15 (23.08%) CSS
6 15 (23.08%) JMS
7 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.00%) HTML
8 13 (20.00%) jQuery
9 12 (18.46%) Spring MVC
10 10 (15.38%) EJB
10 10 (15.38%) JPA
11 9 (13.85%) J2EE
11 9 (13.85%) XSLT
12 8 (12.31%) Play Framework
12 8 (12.31%) SOAP
12 8 (12.31%) Spring Boot
13 7 (10.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) TDD
3 25 (38.46%) Scrum
4 14 (21.54%) SOA
5 13 (20.00%) BDD
5 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.46%) MVC
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.77%) User Stories
9 6 (9.23%) High Availability
10 5 (7.69%) BPMN
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
11 4 (6.15%) Benchmarking
11 4 (6.15%) Low Latency
11 4 (6.15%) Microservices
11 4 (6.15%) OO
11 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
11 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) Python
5 7 (10.77%) Groovy
6 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.69%) XPath
7 4 (6.15%) Scala
7 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.62%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) ECMAScript
9 2 (3.08%) ES6
9 2 (3.08%) Perl
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PA-DSS
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) HDFS
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Ansible
1 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) IBM
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) F5
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
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Rate: £445 - £555 per day
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Rate: Competitive + Benifits
Posted: 11 days ago