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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 232 245 228
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.034% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.037% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 £292 - 5
Oxfordshire -3 2 £356 - 2
Hampshire -11 2 £438 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Spring
3 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
4 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) MVC
6 12 (38.71%) Maven
7 11 (35.48%) J2EE
8 10 (32.26%) Web Services
8 10 (32.26%) TDD
8 10 (32.26%) Groovy
9 9 (29.03%) GWT
9 9 (29.03%) HTML
9 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.81%) XML
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) JBoss
11 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
11 7 (22.58%) Guice
11 7 (22.58%) TestNG
11 7 (22.58%) DbUnit
11 7 (22.58%) Mockito
11 7 (22.58%) Scrum
11 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
11 7 (22.58%) Atomikos
11 7 (22.58%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
12 6 (19.35%) BDD
12 6 (19.35%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (22.58%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) Alfresco
4 2 (6.45%) Escenic
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Maven
2 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
3 7 (22.58%) TestNG
3 7 (22.58%) DbUnit
3 7 (22.58%) Mockito
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
5 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.45%) JBehave
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) Spring
2 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
3 11 (35.48%) J2EE
4 10 (32.26%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) GWT
5 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Guice
7 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) JSP
9 5 (16.13%) Struts
9 5 (16.13%) RESTful
10 4 (12.90%) JSF
10 4 (12.90%) Ajax
10 4 (12.90%) XSLT
10 4 (12.90%) SOAP
11 3 (9.68%) JMS
11 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
11 3 (9.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) OOD
9 2 (6.45%) RUP
9 2 (6.45%) UML
9 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Groovy
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) JBoss
1 7 (22.58%) Atomikos
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) GigaSpaces