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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 272 339 377
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 449 367 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.64% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 283 204
Median daily rate £525 £513 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £475 £384
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +23.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 - -

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +76 422 £525 - 154
London +58 290 £550 - 77
City of London +48 83 £550 -4.34% 22
North West +20 39 £500 +5.26% 17
Manchester +12 37 £500 +5.26% 13
South East +15 36 £475 +4.39% 20
Yorkshire +22 21 £475 -2.06% 8
East of England -1 21 £465 -7.00% 11
Leeds +19 15 £500 +37.93% 6
West Yorkshire +19 15 £500 +37.93% 6
Scotland -8 13 £360 -7.09% 5
Hertfordshire +4 12 £465 - 7
Oxfordshire 0 12 £450 -2.70% 8
Hampshire +23 11 £575 +53.33% 2
Edinburgh +19 11 £355 -8.38% 3
Oxford -5 10 £450 - 4
South West +20 9 £450 +1.40% 6
Watford - 9 £460 - 2
Wales +22 7 £450 +20.00% 3
East Sussex - 7 £525 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 6 £456 -7.82% 2
Sheffield 0 6 £456 -7.82% 2
Belfast - 6 £380 - 2
County Antrim - 6 £380 - 2
Brighton - 6 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £463 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £380 - 2
South Wales +25 5 £438 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -14 5 £375 -31.81% 5
Luton - 5 £525 -

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 905 (100.00%) Java
2 629 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (49.28%) TDD
4 422 (46.63%) Spring
5 307 (33.92%) Scrum
6 250 (27.62%) Finance
7 244 (26.96%) BDD
8 230 (25.41%) JavaScript
9 210 (23.20%) HTML
10 197 (21.77%) Pair Programming
11 186 (20.55%) Maven
11 186 (20.55%) CSS
11 186 (20.55%) Git (software)
12 181 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 176 (19.45%) Hibernate
14 174 (19.23%) Web Services
14 174 (19.23%) Scala
15 170 (18.78%) SQL
16 168 (18.56%) REST
17 161 (17.79%) RESTful
18 159 (17.57%) AngularJS
19 158 (17.46%) Banking
20 151 (16.69%) JUnit
21 141 (15.58%) Microservices
22 139 (15.36%) HTML5
23 134 (14.81%) XML
24 130 (14.36%) Jenkins
25 128 (14.14%) OO
26 122 (13.48%) JSON
27 117 (12.93%) Linux

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 78 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 49 (5.41%) JBoss
3 37 (4.09%) Apache Spark
4 35 (3.87%) WebSphere
5 23 (2.54%) Apache
6 20 (2.21%) Jetty
7 17 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.55%) Mule
10 13 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (1.22%) Mule ESB
13 10 (1.10%) nginx
14 8 (0.88%) Confluence
15 5 (0.55%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.44%) GemFire
17 3 (0.33%) Documentum
17 3 (0.33%) GlassFish
18 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 9 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.44%) RMDS
3 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 102 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (7.40%) GitHub
3 31 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.77%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.55%) PaaS
9 4 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.33%) Boomi
11 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.11%) Heroku
12 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.87%) HTTP
2 24 (2.65%) MQTT
2 24 (2.65%) RTSP
3 6 (0.66%) AMQP
3 6 (0.66%) SSH
3 6 (0.66%) SSL
4 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.33%) Internet
5 2 (0.22%) FTP
5 2 (0.22%) SNMP
5 2 (0.22%) Telnet
6 1 (0.11%) Multicast
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.93%) NoSQL
2 92 (10.17%) MongoDB
3 71 (7.85%) Hadoop
4 68 (7.51%) MySQL
5 66 (7.29%) Big Data
6 64 (7.07%) Relational Database
7 48 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.54%) SQL Server
11 20 (2.21%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.88%) HBase
13 16 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.66%) Neo4j
15 12 (1.33%) Hazelcast
16 11 (1.22%) Data Mining
17 10 (1.10%) Impala
18 9 (0.99%) DB2
18 9 (0.99%) Redis
19 5 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 186 (20.55%) Git (software)
1 186 (20.55%) Maven
2 151 (16.69%) JUnit
3 130 (14.36%) Jenkins
4 86 (9.50%) Eclipse
5 72 (7.96%) Subversion
6 65 (7.18%) JIRA
7 61 (6.74%) Mockito
8 43 (4.75%) Mercurial
9 41 (4.53%) Selenium
10 40 (4.42%) IntelliJ
11 39 (4.31%) Ant
11 39 (4.31%) Cucumber
12 37 (4.09%) Gradle
13 26 (2.87%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.44%) JBehave
15 13 (1.44%) TestNG
16 12 (1.33%) GitLab
16 12 (1.33%) Hudson
General
1 250 (27.62%) Finance
2 158 (17.46%) Banking
3 57 (6.30%) Front Office
4 49 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 38 (4.20%) Retail
6 20 (2.21%) Marketing
7 15 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.99%) Advertising
9 9 (0.99%) Electronics
9 9 (0.99%) Games
10 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (46.63%) Spring
2 210 (23.20%) HTML
3 186 (20.55%) CSS
4 176 (19.45%) Hibernate
5 174 (19.23%) Web Services
6 168 (18.56%) REST
7 161 (17.79%) RESTful
8 159 (17.57%) AngularJS
9 139 (15.36%) HTML5
10 134 (14.81%) XML
11 122 (13.48%) JSON
12 112 (12.38%) SOAP
13 98 (10.83%) CSS3
14 94 (10.39%) J2EE
15 76 (8.40%) jQuery
16 75 (8.29%) Node.js
17 62 (6.85%) Java EE
18 57 (6.30%) Kafka
19 54 (5.97%) JMS
19 54 (5.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (5.41%) Derivative
4 36 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.76%) Video on Demand
6 24 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.10%) User Experience
9 15 (1.66%) Equities
9 15 (1.66%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.33%) Streaming Video
11 12 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.22%) Economics
12 11 (1.22%) Fintech
13 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
15 8 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 117 (12.93%) Linux
2 61 (6.74%) Unix
3 16 (1.77%) Windows
4 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.66%) Android
6 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.22%) CentOS
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (49.28%) TDD
3 307 (33.92%) Scrum
4 244 (26.96%) BDD
5 197 (21.77%) Pair Programming
6 181 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 141 (15.58%) Microservices
8 128 (14.14%) OO
9 115 (12.71%) Kanban
10 108 (11.93%) Open Source
11 90 (9.94%) SOA
12 86 (9.50%) OOP
13 83 (9.17%) Multithreading
14 80 (8.84%) DevOps
14 80 (8.84%) E-Commerce
15 75 (8.29%) MVC
16 69 (7.62%) Software Engineering
17 66 (7.29%) Mentoring
18 54 (5.97%) Low Latency
19 53 (5.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 905 (100.00%) Java
2 230 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 174 (19.23%) Scala
4 170 (18.78%) SQL
5 87 (9.61%) Python
6 81 (8.95%) Groovy
7 79 (8.73%) Clojure
8 36 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 35 (3.87%) Ruby
10 30 (3.31%) C#
11 29 (3.20%) C
12 21 (2.32%) Haskell
13 16 (1.77%) Jython
13 16 (1.77%) Perl
14 15 (1.66%) XPath
15 13 (1.44%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.33%) C++
17 9 (0.99%) AspectJ
17 9 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
17 9 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (3.43%) Degree
2 30 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.55%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.22%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.65%) QA
2 8 (0.88%) FATCA
3 7 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.44%) SDET
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (4.86%) Docker
2 42 (4.64%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.99%) HDFS
4 7 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.22%) GeoWebCache
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) iptables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 46 (5.08%) Puppet
2 15 (1.66%) Ansible
3 6 (0.66%) Packer
4 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.33%) Consul
5 3 (0.33%) Control-M
5 3 (0.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.33%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.33%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.33%) Terraform
6 2 (0.22%) Kibana
6 2 (0.22%) Oozie
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 106 (11.71%) Oracle
2 20 (2.21%) MuleSoft
3 15 (1.66%) IBM
4 14 (1.55%) VMware
5 13 (1.44%) Sybase
6 10 (1.10%) SAP
6 10 (1.10%) Solace
7 9 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 9 (0.99%) TIBCO
8 8 (0.88%) Murex
9 7 (0.77%) ForgeRock
10 6 (0.66%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.66%) Calypso
10 6 (0.66%) ION Trading
11 5 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.55%) Facebook
12 4 (0.44%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.44%) Google
12 4 (0.44%) Reuters
12 4 (0.44%) Sun
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago