The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Engineer
UK
Rank 558 597 578
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 33 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.044% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 6
Median daily rate £451 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £357 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 - -

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
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 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
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 £11.12 £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 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Senior Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Senior Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 29 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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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 +47 26 £473 -5.50% 27
London +18 15 £488 -2.50% 5
North West +30 8 £600 +50.00%
Scotland +31 5 £338 -
Glasgow - 4 £338 -
South East +23 3 £375 -25.00% 6
Liverpool - 3 £600 -
Merseyside - 3 £600 -
City of London -8 2 £538 +6.17% 1
Preston - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh +23 1 £430 -
South West +18 1 £375 +4.16% 9
Swindon +8 1 £375 +4.16%
Oxford +4 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Wiltshire +2 1 £375 +4.16%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £375 -25.00% 3
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
Somerset - 1 £375 - 7
West Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Bath - 1 £375 - 1
Reading - 1 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
Swansea - 1 - -

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 24 (43.64%) Spring
5 16 (29.09%) BDD
6 15 (27.27%) Linux
6 15 (27.27%) TDD
7 14 (25.45%) Scrum
8 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.00%) Microservices
9 11 (20.00%) Open Source
9 11 (20.00%) JIRA
9 11 (20.00%) Spring Boot
10 10 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (16.36%) DevOps
11 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.36%) RESTful
11 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
11 9 (16.36%) Unix
11 9 (16.36%) Finance
11 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.55%) HTML
12 8 (14.55%) CSS
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle
13 7 (12.73%) SQL
13 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
13 7 (12.73%) Coaching
14 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
14 6 (10.91%) NoSQL

Senior Java Engineer 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 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Mule
4 2 (3.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Jetty
5 1 (1.82%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.64%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) Event Store
6 1 (1.82%) Impala
6 1 (1.82%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Riak
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.27%) JUnit
7 3 (5.45%) Selenium
7 3 (5.45%) Subversion
8 2 (3.64%) Ant
8 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) Gradle
9 1 (1.82%) Hudson
9 1 (1.82%) JBehave
9 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) Spring
2 11 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 9 (16.36%) RESTful
4 8 (14.55%) CSS
4 8 (14.55%) HTML
5 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.09%) J2EE
6 5 (9.09%) Java EE
6 5 (9.09%) JMS
6 5 (9.09%) Swing
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) AWT
7 4 (7.27%) React
7 4 (7.27%) Regular Expression
8 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.45%) Ember.js
8 3 (5.45%) Node.js
8 3 (5.45%) REST
9 2 (3.64%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.64%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) BBC
4 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.82%) Equities
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.09%) BDD
4 15 (27.27%) TDD
5 14 (25.45%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) Microservices
6 11 (20.00%) Open Source
7 10 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.36%) DevOps
9 7 (12.73%) Coaching
10 6 (10.91%) Kanban
10 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
13 3 (5.45%) ATDD
13 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
13 3 (5.45%) Network Management
13 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Groovy
7 2 (3.64%) R
7 2 (3.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Ansible
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Graphite
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago