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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 253 361 434
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +73
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 524 295 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 228 136
Median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 27 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
England +137 487 £525 +9.83% 134
London +75 294 £550 +4.76% 70
City of London +68 86 £550 +2.32% 19
Yorkshire +66 67 £450 - 12
South East +30 63 £500 +13.63% 20
West Yorkshire +56 62 £450 - 7
Leeds +49 58 £450 - 4
North West +13 34 £500 +25.00% 16
Manchester +6 24 £500 +25.00% 13
Scotland -33 23 £375 - 10
Edinburgh +9 15 £375 -9.09% 6
South West -8 14 £375 -11.76% 9
Surrey +2 12 £525 +16.66% 9
Hampshire - 10 £390 - 2
West Sussex - 10 £525 - 1
Cheshire -7 9 £475 +20.63% 1
Chester +3 8 £475 +5.55%
Kent - 8 £575 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 7 £375 -21.54% 3
Glasgow -10 7 £425 +1.19% 4
Worthing - 7 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £360 -2.37% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Milton Keynes +6 5 £360 -2.37% 1
South Yorkshire -1 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Leatherhead -12 5 £525 +16.66%
Sheffield -15 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Camberley - 5 £525 - 1
Brighton - 5 £563 - 3
Southampton - 5 - - 1

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 963 (100.00%) Java
2 609 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
3 493 (51.19%) Spring
4 458 (47.56%) TDD
5 301 (31.26%) HTML
6 294 (30.53%) Scrum
7 291 (30.22%) JavaScript
8 262 (27.21%) Finance
9 233 (24.20%) REST
10 219 (22.74%) Hibernate
11 210 (21.81%) Maven
11 210 (21.81%) BDD
12 207 (21.50%) Pair Programming
13 195 (20.25%) CSS
14 192 (19.94%) Oracle
15 190 (19.73%) Web Services
16 184 (19.11%) Git (software)
17 181 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
18 180 (18.69%) SQL
19 173 (17.96%) Banking
20 153 (15.89%) Linux
21 149 (15.47%) RESTful
22 143 (14.85%) JUnit
23 137 (14.23%) XML
24 135 (14.02%) HTML5
25 133 (13.81%) OO
25 133 (13.81%) J2EE
26 128 (13.29%) Scala
27 124 (12.88%) AngularJS
27 124 (12.88%) Jenkins

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
1 114 (11.84%) Tomcat
2 81 (8.41%) Node.js
3 45 (4.67%) Apache
4 40 (4.15%) JBoss
5 33 (3.43%) Jetty
6 28 (2.91%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
8 16 (1.66%) Apache TomEE
9 15 (1.56%) Mule
10 14 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.25%) Confluence
11 12 (1.25%) GlassFish
12 11 (1.14%) nginx
12 11 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.04%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.93%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
17 6 (0.62%) CMS
18 4 (0.42%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.62%) OpenText Process Suite
4 4 (0.42%) BigMachines
4 4 (0.42%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.31%) RMDS
6 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.21%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.88%) GitHub
3 18 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.66%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.62%) SaaS
10 5 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.52%) Bluemix
10 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.31%) PaaS
13 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.10%) Boomi
14 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.52%) HTTP
2 33 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.93%) Internet
4 7 (0.73%) SSL
5 6 (0.62%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.21%) AMQP
6 2 (0.21%) DSL
7 1 (0.10%) Broadband
7 1 (0.10%) Firewall
7 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (12.46%) NoSQL
2 109 (11.32%) MySQL
3 91 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 78 (8.10%) Relational Database
5 58 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 43 (4.47%) Oracle Database
7 40 (4.15%) Neo4j
8 35 (3.63%) Big Data
8 35 (3.63%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (2.70%) SQL Server
10 25 (2.60%) Hazelcast
11 18 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.25%) DB2
15 11 (1.14%) Impala
16 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 210 (21.81%) Maven
2 184 (19.11%) Git (software)
3 143 (14.85%) JUnit
4 124 (12.88%) Jenkins
5 98 (10.18%) Subversion
6 96 (9.97%) Mockito
7 78 (8.10%) Eclipse
8 67 (6.96%) JIRA
9 61 (6.33%) Cucumber
10 43 (4.47%) Gradle
11 42 (4.36%) Ant
12 33 (3.43%) Selenium
13 32 (3.32%) IntelliJ
14 25 (2.60%) Mercurial
15 20 (2.08%) TeamCity
16 19 (1.97%) JMeter
17 16 (1.66%) Hamcrest
18 15 (1.56%) EasyMock
19 14 (1.45%) Hudson
20 12 (1.25%) JProfiler
General
1 262 (27.21%) Finance
2 173 (17.96%) Banking
3 62 (6.44%) Front Office
4 52 (5.40%) Investment Banking
4 52 (5.40%) Retail
5 27 (2.80%) Marketing
6 20 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.56%) Electronics
9 10 (1.04%) Games
10 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Legal
11 4 (0.42%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.10%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (51.19%) Spring
2 301 (31.26%) HTML
3 233 (24.20%) REST
4 219 (22.74%) Hibernate
5 195 (20.25%) CSS
6 190 (19.73%) Web Services
7 149 (15.47%) RESTful
8 137 (14.23%) XML
9 135 (14.02%) HTML5
10 133 (13.81%) J2EE
11 124 (12.88%) AngularJS
12 91 (9.45%) CSS3
13 90 (9.35%) jQuery
14 84 (8.72%) JSON
15 82 (8.52%) SOAP
16 78 (8.10%) JPA
17 76 (7.89%) Java EE
18 70 (7.27%) JMS
19 53 (5.50%) JSP
20 52 (5.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.37%) Derivative
2 58 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 57 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (3.22%) Fixed Income
6 19 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.77%) Equities
8 14 (1.45%) iPad
8 14 (1.45%) Social Media
9 12 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
11 10 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.83%) Fintech
14 7 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (0.73%) Grid Computing
14 7 (0.73%) User Experience
15 6 (0.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 5 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 153 (15.89%) Linux
2 120 (12.46%) Unix
3 36 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 14 (1.45%) Windows
5 12 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.42%) Android
6 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.42%) Solaris
7 3 (0.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (47.56%) TDD
3 294 (30.53%) Scrum
4 210 (21.81%) BDD
5 207 (21.50%) Pair Programming
6 181 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (13.81%) OO
8 121 (12.56%) Kanban
9 105 (10.90%) Multithreading
10 101 (10.49%) Open Source
11 85 (8.83%) Microservices
11 85 (8.83%) OOP
12 81 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 75 (7.79%) SOA
14 74 (7.68%) Low Latency
15 72 (7.48%) Software Engineering
16 71 (7.37%) Mentoring
17 58 (6.02%) Unit Testing
18 57 (5.92%) MVC
19 51 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 963 (100.00%) Java
2 291 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 180 (18.69%) SQL
4 128 (13.29%) Scala
5 92 (9.55%) Python
6 66 (6.85%) Groovy
7 49 (5.09%) PL/SQL
8 40 (4.15%) Clojure
9 36 (3.74%) Ruby
10 29 (3.01%) C#
11 27 (2.80%) Perl
12 21 (2.18%) C++
12 21 (2.18%) Jython
13 15 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.35%) PHP
15 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.83%) AspectJ
17 6 (0.62%) C
17 6 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
17 6 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 49 (5.09%) Degree
2 41 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.08%) QA
2 18 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) FATCA
System Software
1 30 (3.12%) Docker
2 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.10%) iptables
Systems Management
1 34 (3.53%) Puppet
2 8 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.73%) Graphite
4 4 (0.42%) MOM
5 3 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.21%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.10%) Kibana
7 1 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) Oozie
7 1 (0.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 192 (19.94%) Oracle
2 27 (2.80%) Google
3 26 (2.70%) Sybase
4 18 (1.87%) SAP
5 17 (1.77%) IBM
6 16 (1.66%) CyberSource
7 14 (1.45%) ION Trading
8 12 (1.25%) VMware
9 10 (1.04%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.04%) Calypso
9 10 (1.04%) Murex
9 10 (1.04%) Siebel
9 10 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.73%) SOASTA, Inc
11 6 (0.62%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.52%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.42%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.42%) Facebook
14 3 (0.31%) Twitter
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago