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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 200 251 227
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 46 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 6
Average daily rate £420 £400 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +2 11 £420 - 6
Berkshire +14 10 £475 - 7
Buckinghamshire - 10 £355 - 5
Hampshire +9 5 £370 +5.71% 1
East Sussex - 3 £538 - 1
Kent - 3 £350 -
West Sussex - 3 £550 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 £450 +8.10%
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (52.04%) HTML
4 47 (47.96%) JavaScript
4 47 (47.96%) Web Services
5 41 (41.84%) XML
6 40 (40.82%) CSS
7 39 (39.80%) Spring
8 35 (35.71%) JMS
9 33 (33.67%) SQL
10 32 (32.65%) Maven
11 31 (31.63%) TDD
11 31 (31.63%) Oracle
11 31 (31.63%) Linux
12 29 (29.59%) Java EE
13 27 (27.55%) Hibernate
14 26 (26.53%) J2EE
14 26 (26.53%) Eclipse
15 24 (24.49%) Unix
16 23 (23.47%) Ant
16 23 (23.47%) WebLogic
17 22 (22.45%) PL/SQL
17 22 (22.45%) Finance
17 22 (22.45%) Subversion
18 21 (21.43%) UML
18 21 (21.43%) Shell Script
18 21 (21.43%) JPA
18 21 (21.43%) REST
19 20 (20.41%) Python
20 19 (19.39%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (23.47%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.22%) JBoss
3 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.08%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.04%) Node.js
6 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.02%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.02%) CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) PowerExchange
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) OpenText Process Suite
2 3 (3.06%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.04%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.04%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) HTTP
2 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) NoSQL
1 19 (19.39%) Oracle Database
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (13.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.16%) MySQL
6 7 (7.14%) Big Data
6 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.14%) Riak
7 6 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.08%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.02%) DB2
11 1 (1.02%) GIS
11 1 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.02%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 32 (32.65%) Maven
2 26 (26.53%) Eclipse
3 23 (23.47%) Ant
4 22 (22.45%) Subversion
5 18 (18.37%) Toad
6 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
7 13 (13.27%) JUnit
8 9 (9.18%) JIRA
9 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
10 6 (6.12%) Mockito
11 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
11 4 (4.08%) NetBeans
12 3 (3.06%) ANTLR
12 3 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (3.06%) VisualVM
12 3 (3.06%) YourKit
13 2 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
14 1 (1.02%) Selenium
14 1 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) HTML
2 47 (47.96%) Web Services
3 41 (41.84%) XML
4 40 (40.82%) CSS
5 39 (39.80%) Spring
6 35 (35.71%) JMS
7 29 (29.59%) Java EE
8 27 (27.55%) Hibernate
9 26 (26.53%) J2EE
10 21 (21.43%) JPA
10 21 (21.43%) REST
11 19 (19.39%) SOAP
12 18 (18.37%) JRules
12 18 (18.37%) JSF
13 16 (16.33%) EJB
13 16 (16.33%) Java SE
13 16 (16.33%) RESTful
14 14 (14.29%) JSP
14 14 (14.29%) Servlets
15 13 (13.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 24 (24.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) TDD
3 21 (21.43%) UML
4 19 (19.39%) Scrum
5 18 (18.37%) Waterfall
6 16 (16.33%) BDD
7 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.31%) OO
7 15 (15.31%) Process Management
8 14 (14.29%) Open Source
9 12 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (12.24%) Software Architecture
9 12 (12.24%) Use Case
9 12 (12.24%) Web Development
10 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.16%) SDLC
12 7 (7.14%) DevOps
12 7 (7.14%) Information Governance
12 7 (7.14%) Kanban
12 7 (7.14%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (47.96%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.67%) SQL
4 22 (22.45%) PL/SQL
5 21 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 20 (20.41%) Python
7 15 (15.31%) Jython
7 15 (15.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (2.04%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) OCMJD
3 1 (1.02%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.02%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Oracle
2 3 (3.06%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.04%) Informatica
3 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.04%) Siebel
4 1 (1.02%) BEA
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) Progress
4 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.02%) Sun
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