The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
UK
Rank 295 275 351
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +76
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 338 439 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 342 214
Median daily rate £538 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -29 308 £550 +4.76% 162
London -19 207 £575 +1.99% 75
City of London +19 69 £625 +8.69% 18
South East +5 38 £500 +19.04% 22
East of England -1 18 £531 -3.40% 8
North West 0 15 £500 +17.64% 17
County Antrim -13 13 £413 +26.92%
Northern Ireland -13 13 £413 +26.92%
Belfast -12 12 £411 +26.53%
Hertfordshire - 12 £538 - 3
Scotland +17 11 £388 - 8
Yorkshire -3 11 £413 -8.33% 11
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £363 +2.11% 4
West Yorkshire -4 10 £400 -11.11% 10
Leeds -14 10 £400 -11.11% 10
Milton Keynes -4 9 £363 +2.11% 4
Liverpool - 9 £500 -
Merseyside - 9 £500 - 1
Edinburgh +22 8 £388 -0.32% 4
West Midlands +14 7 £450 - 8
South West -7 7 £350 -11.11% 11
Hampshire +7 6 £525 +41.89% 4
Surrey +3 6 £500 -4.76% 4
Berkshire +7 5 £370 -22.10% 6
Oxfordshire -1 5 £500 +11.11% 3
Essex -8 5 £350 -36.36% 5
Coventry - 5 £450 - 1
Cheshire +27 4 £463 +12.12% 2
Fleet +24 4 £525 +5.00%
Wales +8 4 £481 - 1

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 784 (100.00%) Java
2 588 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (49.74%) TDD
4 343 (43.75%) Spring
5 228 (29.08%) BDD
6 221 (28.19%) Scrum
7 188 (23.98%) Finance
8 185 (23.60%) SQL
9 176 (22.45%) Banking
10 165 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 158 (20.15%) HTML
12 157 (20.03%) REST
13 154 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
14 151 (19.26%) JavaScript
14 151 (19.26%) Microservices
15 143 (18.24%) Jenkins
16 136 (17.35%) Git (software)
17 133 (16.96%) Pair Programming
17 133 (16.96%) Maven
18 126 (16.07%) Web Services
19 124 (15.82%) CSS
19 124 (15.82%) Oracle
20 113 (14.41%) Linux
21 112 (14.29%) Scala
22 108 (13.78%) DevOps
23 104 (13.27%) Multithreading
23 104 (13.27%) XML
24 99 (12.63%) Python
25 98 (12.50%) JMS
26 94 (11.99%) AngularJS

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 48 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 36 (4.59%) Tomcat
3 32 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 28 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 28 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.68%) Apache
7 20 (2.55%) JBoss
8 17 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.66%) Mule
10 11 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.28%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.28%) CMS
12 9 (1.15%) Confluence
12 9 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.89%) GemFire
14 5 (0.64%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.64%) RMDS
3 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) BondVision
5 1 (0.13%) Global One
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 91 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.93%) GitHub
4 10 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.89%) PaaS
6 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.51%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.38%) Heroku
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.13%) Datadog
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.53%) HTTP
2 32 (4.08%) RTSP
3 25 (3.19%) MQTT
4 8 (1.02%) RTP
5 7 (0.89%) Internet
6 6 (0.77%) SSH
7 5 (0.64%) AMQP
8 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.51%) Multicast
8 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.38%) LDAP
10 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.26%) SSL
11 1 (0.13%) Firewall
11 1 (0.13%) FTP
11 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.13%) Skype
11 1 (0.13%) STUN
11 1 (0.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.61%) NoSQL
2 87 (11.10%) MongoDB
3 85 (10.84%) Big Data
4 72 (9.18%) Relational Database
5 59 (7.53%) Hadoop
6 44 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (4.59%) MySQL
9 26 (3.32%) Oracle Database
9 26 (3.32%) SQL Server
10 17 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.91%) HBase
12 14 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.53%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.40%) DB2
16 10 (1.28%) Hazelcast
16 10 (1.28%) Neo4j
17 9 (1.15%) KDB
17 9 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 143 (18.24%) Jenkins
2 136 (17.35%) Git (software)
3 133 (16.96%) Maven
4 89 (11.35%) JUnit
5 57 (7.27%) Mockito
6 51 (6.51%) JIRA
6 51 (6.51%) Subversion
7 42 (5.36%) Gradle
8 39 (4.97%) Cucumber
9 36 (4.59%) Selenium
10 35 (4.46%) Ant
11 34 (4.34%) Eclipse
12 21 (2.68%) Hudson
12 21 (2.68%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.40%) CruiseControl
13 11 (1.40%) Spock
14 10 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.28%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.15%) EasyMock
15 9 (1.15%) JBehave
General
1 188 (23.98%) Finance
2 176 (22.45%) Banking
3 90 (11.48%) Front Office
4 87 (11.10%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.81%) Retail
6 11 (1.40%) Games
7 9 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.89%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) Advertising
10 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.51%) Marketing
11 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.38%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (43.75%) Spring
2 165 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 158 (20.15%) HTML
4 157 (20.03%) REST
5 126 (16.07%) Web Services
6 124 (15.82%) CSS
7 104 (13.27%) XML
8 98 (12.50%) JMS
9 94 (11.99%) AngularJS
10 91 (11.61%) JSON
10 91 (11.61%) RESTful
11 87 (11.10%) J2EE
12 81 (10.33%) Java EE
13 71 (9.06%) SOAP
14 70 (8.93%) jQuery
15 62 (7.91%) HTML5
16 59 (7.53%) Kafka
17 43 (5.48%) JSP
18 42 (5.36%) Spring Boot
18 42 (5.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (5.74%) Derivative
3 37 (4.72%) Equities
4 36 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.46%) Fixed Income
6 26 (3.32%) Video on Demand
7 25 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
7 25 (3.19%) Public Cloud
8 24 (3.06%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.68%) Streaming Video
10 17 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.91%) Market Risk
12 14 (1.79%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.79%) User Experience
13 13 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.53%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.15%) Credit Risk
16 8 (1.02%) Grid Computing
16 8 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.41%) Linux
2 90 (11.48%) Unix
3 24 (3.06%) Android
4 21 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.30%) Windows
6 14 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (49.74%) TDD
3 228 (29.08%) BDD
4 221 (28.19%) Scrum
5 154 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
6 151 (19.26%) Microservices
7 133 (16.96%) Pair Programming
8 108 (13.78%) DevOps
9 104 (13.27%) Multithreading
10 88 (11.22%) OO
11 71 (9.06%) Kanban
11 71 (9.06%) Low Latency
12 70 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 67 (8.55%) Mentoring
14 61 (7.78%) MVC
14 61 (7.78%) Open Source
15 59 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 58 (7.40%) SDLC
17 52 (6.63%) SOA
18 46 (5.87%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 784 (100.00%) Java
2 185 (23.60%) SQL
3 151 (19.26%) JavaScript
4 112 (14.29%) Scala
5 99 (12.63%) Python
6 43 (5.48%) PL/SQL
7 36 (4.59%) Shell Script
8 34 (4.34%) C#
9 33 (4.21%) Groovy
10 28 (3.57%) C
11 26 (3.32%) Ruby
12 24 (3.06%) Clojure
13 19 (2.42%) C++
13 19 (2.42%) Haskell
14 18 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.17%) XPath
16 14 (1.79%) Perl
17 13 (1.66%) Korn
18 7 (0.89%) ES6
18 7 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 41 (5.23%) Degree
2 37 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.66%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.53%) MiFID
2 9 (1.15%) EMIR
3 8 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.02%) FATCA
3 8 (1.02%) QA
4 7 (0.89%) SLA
5 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 69 (8.80%) Docker
2 7 (0.89%) HDFS
3 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (3.57%) Puppet
2 22 (2.81%) Ansible
3 15 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.64%) Terraform
6 4 (0.51%) Consul
6 4 (0.51%) Packer
7 3 (0.38%) Kibana
7 3 (0.38%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.38%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Oozie
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 124 (15.82%) Oracle
2 31 (3.95%) TIBCO
3 16 (2.04%) IBM
4 15 (1.91%) MuleSoft
4 15 (1.91%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.79%) Adobe
5 14 (1.79%) Solace
6 10 (1.28%) Google
7 8 (1.02%) BEA
7 8 (1.02%) Brightcove
7 8 (1.02%) Sybase
8 7 (0.89%) Fidessa
9 6 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.77%) VMware
9 6 (0.77%) WorldPay
10 5 (0.64%) Sun
11 4 (0.51%) Murex
11 4 (0.51%) Reuters
12 3 (0.38%) ATG
12 3 (0.38%) SAP
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