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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 249 220 206
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 9 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
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£441 £444 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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
8841 8077 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.56% 91.36% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4729 4304 3263
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 457 576
Average hourly rate £17.40 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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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
Berkshire -2 4 £475 - 14
Oxfordshire -19 3 £441 - 2
Surrey +1 1 - - 3
Hampshire -15 1 £350 -30.00% 5
Kent - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) JUnit
7 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) JBoss
7 3 (18.75%) Maven
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) EJB
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) Struts
7 1 (6.25%) XSLT
7 1 (6.25%) JSF
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Groovy
2 1 (6.25%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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