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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 262 312 374
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 451 404 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.77% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 324 223
Median daily rate £535 £525 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £397 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
England +22 409 £550 +4.76% 172
London +37 295 £563 +2.27% 89
City of London +36 95 £555 -3.47% 24
South East +6 33 £450 - 20
East of England +11 26 £460 -12.38% 11
North West +12 22 £450 -5.26% 16
Wales +10 17 £513 +36.66% 2
Manchester +10 17 £450 -5.26% 12
Northern Ireland - 17 £375 - 1
County Antrim - 16 £375 - 1
Belfast - 16 £375 - 1
South Wales +18 15 £513 +36.66% 2
Yorkshire -8 13 £450 -10.00% 11
Hertfordshire - 12 £525 - 5
Hampshire +34 10 £500 +33.33% 3
South West +18 10 £425 - 15
Newport - 9 £488 -
Leeds -5 8 £450 -10.00% 9
Oxfordshire -6 8 £475 - 2
West Yorkshire -10 8 £450 -10.00% 9
Essex -10 7 £350 -36.36% 2
Edinburgh +11 6 £376 +0.33% 3
Scotland -1 6 £376 -5.93% 5
Watford - 6 £525 - 3
Reading +6 5 - - 3
Berkshire +6 5 - - 4
Suffolk +4 5 £400 -11.11%
Ipswich +3 5 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands -6 5 £375 +15.38% 8
Oxford -7 5 £450 -2.70%

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 848 (100.00%) Java
2 632 (74.53%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (50.12%) TDD
4 364 (42.92%) Spring
5 279 (32.90%) Scrum
6 239 (28.18%) BDD
7 206 (24.29%) Finance
8 187 (22.05%) HTML
9 186 (21.93%) JavaScript
10 179 (21.11%) SQL
11 175 (20.64%) Hibernate
12 173 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
13 165 (19.46%) Git (software)
13 165 (19.46%) REST
13 165 (19.46%) Pair Programming
14 160 (18.87%) Banking
15 158 (18.63%) Web Services
16 157 (18.51%) CSS
17 156 (18.40%) Scala
18 142 (16.75%) Maven
19 137 (16.16%) Jenkins
20 136 (16.04%) Microservices
21 131 (15.45%) AngularJS
22 126 (14.86%) JUnit
22 126 (14.86%) RESTful
23 113 (13.33%) XML
24 110 (12.97%) JSON
25 109 (12.85%) Linux
26 104 (12.26%) HTML5
27 103 (12.15%) Python

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 53 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 48 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.60%) JBoss
4 34 (4.01%) WebSphere
5 21 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.12%) Apache
8 15 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (1.53%) Mule
11 12 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (1.18%) Jetty
12 10 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.06%) GemFire
14 8 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.94%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.94%) Mule ESB
15 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.71%) CMS
16 6 (0.71%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.71%) RMDS
3 5 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 99 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.19%) GitHub
3 33 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.94%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.24%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.24%) Heroku
8 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.42%) HTTP
2 29 (3.42%) RTSP
3 27 (3.18%) MQTT
4 9 (1.06%) Internet
5 6 (0.71%) AMQP
5 6 (0.71%) SSH
6 5 (0.59%) SSL
7 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.35%) Multicast
7 3 (0.35%) RTP
7 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.24%) FTP
8 2 (0.24%) SNMP
8 2 (0.24%) Telnet
9 1 (0.12%) Firewall
9 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.12%) LDAP
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
9 1 (0.12%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.56%) NoSQL
2 96 (11.32%) Big Data
3 92 (10.85%) MongoDB
4 79 (9.32%) Hadoop
5 76 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 47 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (4.95%) MySQL
9 21 (2.48%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.00%) HBase
10 17 (2.00%) SQL Server
11 15 (1.77%) Apache Hive
11 15 (1.77%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.53%) Neo4j
13 10 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.94%) MarkLogic
15 7 (0.83%) Hazelcast
15 7 (0.83%) Redis
16 6 (0.71%) OLTP
16 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 165 (19.46%) Git (software)
2 142 (16.75%) Maven
3 137 (16.16%) Jenkins
4 126 (14.86%) JUnit
5 58 (6.84%) Mockito
5 58 (6.84%) Subversion
6 53 (6.25%) JIRA
7 51 (6.01%) Eclipse
8 43 (5.07%) Cucumber
9 42 (4.95%) Gradle
10 40 (4.72%) Selenium
11 36 (4.25%) Ant
12 28 (3.30%) Mercurial
13 26 (3.07%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.77%) Hudson
15 14 (1.65%) CruiseControl
15 14 (1.65%) IntelliJ
16 13 (1.53%) Spock
16 13 (1.53%) TestNG
General
1 206 (24.29%) Finance
2 160 (18.87%) Banking
3 73 (8.61%) Investment Banking
4 69 (8.14%) Front Office
5 25 (2.95%) Retail
6 17 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.77%) Marketing
8 13 (1.53%) Advertising
9 11 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.18%) Electronics
11 8 (0.94%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (42.92%) Spring
2 187 (22.05%) HTML
3 175 (20.64%) Hibernate
4 165 (19.46%) REST
5 158 (18.63%) Web Services
6 157 (18.51%) CSS
7 131 (15.45%) AngularJS
8 126 (14.86%) RESTful
9 113 (13.33%) XML
10 110 (12.97%) JSON
11 104 (12.26%) HTML5
12 94 (11.08%) J2EE
13 92 (10.85%) SOAP
14 77 (9.08%) jQuery
15 74 (8.73%) JMS
16 71 (8.37%) Kafka
17 70 (8.25%) Java EE
18 68 (8.02%) CSS3
19 59 (6.96%) Spring MVC
20 45 (5.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.89%) Derivative
3 33 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.42%) Economics
5 28 (3.30%) Video on Demand
6 27 (3.18%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.95%) Equities
7 25 (2.95%) Mathematics
8 22 (2.59%) Fixed Income
8 22 (2.59%) User Experience
9 18 (2.12%) Virtual Team
10 17 (2.00%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.89%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (1.89%) Streaming Video
12 12 (1.42%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.42%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.85%) Linux
2 70 (8.25%) Unix
3 23 (2.71%) Windows
4 14 (1.65%) Android
5 13 (1.53%) Mac OS X
6 12 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (74.53%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (50.12%) TDD
3 279 (32.90%) Scrum
4 239 (28.18%) BDD
5 173 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
6 165 (19.46%) Pair Programming
7 136 (16.04%) Microservices
8 100 (11.79%) DevOps
9 99 (11.67%) Open Source
10 95 (11.20%) OO
11 93 (10.97%) Kanban
12 91 (10.73%) Multithreading
13 82 (9.67%) MVC
14 80 (9.43%) Software Engineering
15 73 (8.61%) E-Commerce
16 69 (8.14%) SOA
17 66 (7.78%) Mentoring
18 65 (7.67%) SDLC
19 62 (7.31%) Low Latency
20 45 (5.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 848 (100.00%) Java
2 186 (21.93%) JavaScript
3 179 (21.11%) SQL
4 156 (18.40%) Scala
5 103 (12.15%) Python
6 65 (7.67%) Clojure
7 62 (7.31%) Groovy
8 44 (5.19%) C#
9 38 (4.48%) Ruby
10 32 (3.77%) C
11 31 (3.66%) Haskell
11 31 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.59%) XPath
14 19 (2.24%) C++
15 15 (1.77%) Korn
16 14 (1.65%) Perl
17 12 (1.42%) Jython
18 9 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (5.07%) Security Cleared
2 42 (4.95%) Degree
3 15 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.94%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.95%) QA
2 11 (1.30%) FATCA
3 5 (0.59%) SDET
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 55 (6.49%) Docker
2 27 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.18%) HDFS
4 7 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (4.95%) Puppet
2 25 (2.95%) Ansible
3 10 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.83%) Packer
5 6 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.47%) Consul
6 4 (0.47%) Terraform
7 3 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.35%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.35%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.24%) Control-M
8 2 (0.24%) Kibana
8 2 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) MOM
9 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 99 (11.67%) Oracle
2 19 (2.24%) MuleSoft
3 18 (2.12%) TIBCO
4 17 (2.00%) IBM
5 16 (1.89%) Solace
6 15 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.18%) SAP
8 8 (0.94%) Adobe
8 8 (0.94%) Sybase
9 7 (0.83%) ForgeRock
10 6 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.71%) VMware
11 5 (0.59%) BEA
11 5 (0.59%) Google
11 5 (0.59%) Reuters
12 4 (0.47%) Sun
12 4 (0.47%) Talend
12 4 (0.47%) WorldPay
13 3 (0.35%) Charles River
13 3 (0.35%) Cloudera
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