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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 222 252 234
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 58 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 9 15
Median daily rate £475 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
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 £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £400 +8.47% 3
Surrey +4 12 £525 - 4
Hampshire - 11 £380 - 3
West Sussex - 7 £525 -
East Sussex - 5 £563 -
Berkshire +2 4 £400 - 1
Kent - 4 £575 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 2 £413 -12.23% 3
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (52.25%) Spring
3 57 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.33%) HTML
4 37 (33.33%) Web Services
5 33 (29.73%) TDD
6 32 (28.83%) Scrum
7 31 (27.93%) XML
7 31 (27.93%) CSS
8 30 (27.03%) JMS
9 29 (26.13%) Hibernate
10 27 (24.32%) Maven
11 25 (22.52%) J2EE
12 24 (21.62%) Linux
13 23 (20.72%) SQL
14 22 (19.82%) RESTful
15 21 (18.92%) REST
15 21 (18.92%) Oracle
15 21 (18.92%) Java EE
16 20 (18.02%) JSP
16 20 (18.02%) HTTP
16 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (16.22%) Open Source
17 18 (16.22%) BDD
17 18 (16.22%) Struts
17 18 (16.22%) Ant
18 17 (15.32%) UML
18 17 (15.32%) Eclipse
19 16 (14.41%) Jenkins

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 8 (7.21%) JBoss
1 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
1 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.60%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.60%) Node.js
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (1.80%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.80%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Heroku
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) HTTP
2 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.60%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (7.21%) Big Data
6 7 (6.31%) MySQL
6 7 (6.31%) Riak
7 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (3.60%) Neo4j
9 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.60%) VoltDB
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.90%) DB2
11 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Maven
2 18 (16.22%) Ant
3 17 (15.32%) Eclipse
4 16 (14.41%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.41%) Subversion
5 12 (10.81%) JUnit
6 9 (8.11%) JMeter
7 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
7 8 (7.21%) Toad
8 7 (6.31%) Hamcrest
8 7 (6.31%) JIRA
8 7 (6.31%) Mockito
9 6 (5.41%) Selenium
10 3 (2.70%) Gradle
10 3 (2.70%) Hudson
11 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.90%) JBehave
12 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Law
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.25%) Spring
2 37 (33.33%) HTML
2 37 (33.33%) Web Services
3 31 (27.93%) CSS
3 31 (27.93%) XML
4 30 (27.03%) JMS
5 29 (26.13%) Hibernate
6 25 (22.52%) J2EE
7 22 (19.82%) RESTful
8 21 (18.92%) Java EE
8 21 (18.92%) REST
9 20 (18.02%) JSP
10 18 (16.22%) Struts
11 16 (14.41%) JDBC
11 16 (14.41%) Servlets
12 14 (12.61%) DHTML
13 12 (10.81%) SOAP
14 11 (9.91%) JPA
15 9 (8.11%) Java SE
15 9 (8.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) TDD
3 32 (28.83%) Scrum
4 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (16.22%) BDD
5 18 (16.22%) Open Source
6 17 (15.32%) UML
7 15 (13.51%) OO
7 15 (13.51%) Software Architecture
8 14 (12.61%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (12.61%) Use Case
9 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.11%) DevOps
10 9 (8.11%) Pair Programming
11 8 (7.21%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
12 7 (6.31%) Document Management
12 7 (6.31%) Kanban
12 7 (6.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.72%) SQL
4 14 (12.61%) Python
5 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) Jython
7 7 (6.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (3.60%) Scala
9 3 (2.70%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.80%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.80%) C#
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) Erlang
11 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
1 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 2 (1.80%) Google
2 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.80%) Siebel
3 1 (0.90%) ATG
3 1 (0.90%) hybris
3 1 (0.90%) IBM
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.90%) Percussion
3 1 (0.90%) SAP
3 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.90%) SmartCo
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