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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Engineer
Rank 626 620 601
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 20 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.045% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 14
Median daily rate £500 £480 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +23.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £480 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.00%
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 2016.

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 20 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 29 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 +5 20 £500 +4.16% 14
London -1 9 £588 +23.68% 6
South East +2 6 £418 -13.02% 3
Surrey - 3 £360 -
North West +2 2 £400 - 1
Cheshire -5 2 £400 - 1
Chester - 2 £400 -
Kent - 2 £650 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £475 -1.04% 1
Oxford 0 1 £475 -3.55% 1
Telford - 1 £500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Tonbridge - 1 £700 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (50.00%) Spring
4 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.09%) HTML
5 15 (34.09%) CSS
5 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
5 15 (34.09%) DevOps
6 14 (31.82%) Scrum
7 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 13 (29.55%) BDD
8 12 (27.27%) J2EE
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
10 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 10 (22.73%) HTML5
11 9 (20.45%) REST
11 9 (20.45%) CSS3
11 9 (20.45%) SDLC
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle
11 9 (20.45%) JSP
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (18.18%) Kanban
12 8 (18.18%) HTTP
13 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
13 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
13 7 (15.91%) MVC
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.91%) JUnit

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 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
1 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Jetty
3 5 (11.36%) Node.js
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 4 (9.09%) nginx
5 3 (6.82%) Mule
5 3 (6.82%) Mule ESB
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.55%) Confluence
6 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.27%) JBoss
7 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) AdWords
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) Heroku
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) DHCP
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) FTP
3 4 (9.09%) IPsec
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) AMQP
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) Redis
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) JUnit
2 7 (15.91%) Maven
3 6 (13.64%) Selenium
4 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 5 (11.36%) Mockito
5 4 (9.09%) Ant
5 4 (9.09%) Gradle
6 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.55%) Checkstyle
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) FindBugs
8 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.27%) FishEye
8 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.27%) RSpec
8 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) Spring
2 15 (34.09%) CSS
2 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 12 (27.27%) J2EE
4 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 10 (22.73%) HTML5
5 9 (20.45%) CSS3
5 9 (20.45%) JSP
5 9 (20.45%) REST
6 7 (15.91%) Java EE
7 6 (13.64%) Servlets
7 6 (13.64%) Web Services
8 5 (11.36%) .NET
9 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.09%) JMS
9 4 (9.09%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
9 4 (9.09%) XML
10 3 (6.82%) Akka
10 3 (6.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) Derivative
1 2 (4.55%) Fintech
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.27%) MPEG
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) DevOps
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) BDD
5 11 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) SDLC
7 8 (18.18%) Kanban
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
8 7 (15.91%) MVC
8 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Scala
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Haskell
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Clojure
8 1 (2.27%) Go
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) etcd
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Ansible
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 1 (2.27%) WorldPay