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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
UK
Rank 270 295 354
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +59
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 374 376 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.74% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 294 214
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £639 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £441 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +6.96%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +21 339 £538 +2.38% 166
London +41 242 £575 - 77
City of London +38 79 £600 +3.22% 24
South East -16 31 £444 +3.80% 32
East of England +1 21 £516 -6.13% 9
North West +20 14 £500 +16.61% 11
South West +10 11 £375 -6.25% 7
Northern Ireland -16 11 £361 +11.15%
Wales - 11 £513 -
Hertfordshire - 11 £525 - 5
Scotland +17 10 £388 -3.12% 8
County Antrim -11 10 £360 +10.76%
Belfast -12 10 £360 +10.76%
South Wales - 10 £519 -
Leeds -3 9 £450 -1.09% 11
West Yorkshire -5 9 £450 -1.09% 12
Yorkshire -16 9 £450 -0.55% 14
Edinburgh +10 8 £388 +3.33% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £350 -1.40% 5
Liverpool - 7 £500 -
Merseyside - 7 £500 -
Berkshire +11 6 £425 -10.52% 9
Hampshire +10 6 £500 +35.13% 5
Milton Keynes 0 6 £350 -1.40% 4
Essex -6 6 £350 -36.93% 2
Newport - 6 £519 -
Reading -3 5 - - 4
Cheshire +20 4 £406 -4.41% 1
West Midlands -6 4 £375 - 4
Oxfordshire -7 4 £475 +5.55% 6

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 826 (100.00%) Java
2 619 (74.94%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (50.12%) TDD
4 360 (43.58%) Spring
5 261 (31.60%) Scrum
6 242 (29.30%) BDD
7 189 (22.88%) Finance
8 185 (22.40%) SQL
9 179 (21.67%) JavaScript
10 178 (21.55%) HTML
11 174 (21.07%) Hibernate
12 171 (20.70%) Banking
13 168 (20.34%) REST
13 168 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
14 160 (19.37%) Pair Programming
15 151 (18.28%) Git (software)
15 151 (18.28%) Jenkins
16 146 (17.68%) Microservices
16 146 (17.68%) CSS
17 138 (16.71%) Maven
18 134 (16.22%) Web Services
19 131 (15.86%) Scala
20 107 (12.95%) Linux
21 105 (12.71%) JUnit
21 105 (12.71%) Oracle
21 105 (12.71%) AngularJS
22 104 (12.59%) DevOps
23 103 (12.47%) RESTful
24 102 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
25 99 (11.99%) Multithreading

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 52 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 45 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.72%) WebSphere
4 28 (3.39%) JBoss
5 23 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.66%) Oracle Coherence
7 21 (2.54%) Apache
8 19 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (1.69%) Mule
11 11 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (1.09%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (1.09%) GemFire
13 8 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.97%) CMS
13 8 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (0.85%) Jetty
14 7 (0.85%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.73%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 102 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.12%) GitHub
4 13 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.09%) PaaS
6 6 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.48%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.36%) Heroku
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Datadog
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.02%) HTTP
2 34 (4.12%) RTSP
3 27 (3.27%) MQTT
4 9 (1.09%) Internet
5 8 (0.97%) RTP
6 7 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.73%) AMQP
7 6 (0.73%) SSH
8 4 (0.48%) Multicast
8 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.24%) FTP
9 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.24%) LDAP
9 2 (0.24%) Telnet
10 1 (0.12%) Firewall
10 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.12%) Skype
10 1 (0.12%) SSL
10 1 (0.12%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.74%) NoSQL
2 95 (11.50%) Big Data
3 94 (11.38%) MongoDB
4 75 (9.08%) Hadoop
5 68 (8.23%) Relational Database
6 44 (5.33%) MySQL
7 43 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.30%) SQL Server
10 14 (1.69%) Apache Hive
10 14 (1.69%) HBase
11 13 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.33%) Redis
13 10 (1.21%) Hazelcast
13 10 (1.21%) Neo4j
14 8 (0.97%) DB2
14 8 (0.97%) MarkLogic
14 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 151 (18.28%) Git (software)
1 151 (18.28%) Jenkins
2 138 (16.71%) Maven
3 105 (12.71%) JUnit
4 58 (7.02%) Mockito
5 55 (6.66%) Subversion
6 54 (6.54%) JIRA
7 42 (5.08%) Cucumber
8 40 (4.84%) Gradle
9 39 (4.72%) Selenium
10 36 (4.36%) Ant
10 36 (4.36%) Eclipse
11 27 (3.27%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.06%) Hudson
12 17 (2.06%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.82%) Spock
14 14 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.57%) CruiseControl
16 11 (1.33%) JBehave
17 9 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 189 (22.88%) Finance
2 171 (20.70%) Banking
3 83 (10.05%) Investment Banking
4 81 (9.81%) Front Office
5 24 (2.91%) Retail
6 14 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.57%) Advertising
7 13 (1.57%) Marketing
8 10 (1.21%) Games
9 9 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.97%) Electronics
11 5 (0.61%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (43.58%) Spring
2 178 (21.55%) HTML
3 174 (21.07%) Hibernate
4 168 (20.34%) REST
5 146 (17.68%) CSS
6 134 (16.22%) Web Services
7 105 (12.71%) AngularJS
8 103 (12.47%) RESTful
9 97 (11.74%) JSON
9 97 (11.74%) XML
10 93 (11.26%) JMS
11 89 (10.77%) J2EE
12 82 (9.93%) jQuery
13 79 (9.56%) HTML5
14 76 (9.20%) SOAP
15 71 (8.60%) Java EE
16 69 (8.35%) Kafka
17 53 (6.42%) CSS3
17 53 (6.42%) Spring MVC
18 44 (5.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (4.60%) Derivative
3 30 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.63%) Equities
4 29 (3.51%) Economics
5 28 (3.39%) Video on Demand
6 27 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 26 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 21 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
8 21 (2.54%) Mathematics
8 21 (2.54%) Streaming Video
8 21 (2.54%) Virtual Team
9 20 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.42%) User Experience
10 18 (2.18%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.94%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.82%) Market Risk
13 13 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.95%) Linux
2 68 (8.23%) Unix
3 22 (2.66%) Android
4 19 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.18%) Windows
6 13 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (74.94%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (50.12%) TDD
3 261 (31.60%) Scrum
4 242 (29.30%) BDD
5 168 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
6 160 (19.37%) Pair Programming
7 146 (17.68%) Microservices
8 104 (12.59%) DevOps
9 99 (11.99%) Multithreading
10 91 (11.02%) OO
11 85 (10.29%) Kanban
12 77 (9.32%) Open Source
13 76 (9.20%) Software Engineering
14 71 (8.60%) MVC
15 69 (8.35%) E-Commerce
16 63 (7.63%) Mentoring
17 62 (7.51%) Low Latency
18 58 (7.02%) SDLC
19 57 (6.90%) SOA
20 45 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 826 (100.00%) Java
2 185 (22.40%) SQL
3 179 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 131 (15.86%) Scala
5 99 (11.99%) Python
6 46 (5.57%) Groovy
7 44 (5.33%) Clojure
8 38 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.36%) C#
10 34 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.87%) C
12 29 (3.51%) Ruby
13 27 (3.27%) Haskell
14 21 (2.54%) XPath
15 18 (2.18%) C++
16 17 (2.06%) Korn
17 16 (1.94%) Bash Shell
18 14 (1.69%) Perl
19 8 (0.97%) Go
20 7 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (5.21%) Degree
2 38 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.57%) DV Cleared
3 13 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.45%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.69%) QA
2 11 (1.33%) FATCA
3 6 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.73%) EMIR
3 6 (0.73%) MiFID
3 6 (0.73%) SLA
4 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.36%) SDET
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 69 (8.35%) Docker
2 16 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.21%) HDFS
4 7 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (4.24%) Puppet
2 24 (2.91%) Ansible
3 13 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.85%) Packer
5 6 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.61%) Terraform
7 4 (0.48%) Consul
7 4 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.36%) Kibana
8 3 (0.36%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.36%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.24%) Control-M
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.12%) MOM
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (12.71%) Oracle
2 28 (3.39%) TIBCO
3 22 (2.66%) MuleSoft
4 18 (2.18%) Solace
5 17 (2.06%) IBM
6 14 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.33%) Adobe
8 9 (1.09%) Google
8 9 (1.09%) Sybase
9 8 (0.97%) Brightcove
9 8 (0.97%) SAP
10 7 (0.85%) BEA
10 7 (0.85%) Fidessa
10 7 (0.85%) VMware
11 6 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.73%) Sun
11 6 (0.73%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.61%) Reuters
13 4 (0.48%) Murex
13 4 (0.48%) Talend
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 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
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago