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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Engineer
UK
Rank 576 614 606
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 25 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.045% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 10
Median daily rate £460 £500 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +21.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +6.06%
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 25 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 27 February 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 +12 21 £475 -5.00% 30
London +17 10 £475 -5.00% 11
North West - 7 £600 - 1
South East +22 4 £375 - 5
Merseyside - 3 £600 -
Liverpool - 3 £600 -
Edinburgh +23 2 £396 -
Scotland +20 2 £396 -
Wiltshire +3 2 £375 +4.16%
Swindon +3 2 £375 +4.16%
South West 0 2 £375 +4.16% 5
Reading - 2 £375 -
Oxford - 2 £375 - 1
City of London - 2 £550 - 3
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Bath - 2 £375 -
Somerset - 2 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 4
Wales - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 £560 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (58.49%) Software Engineering
4 26 (49.06%) Spring
5 16 (30.19%) Scrum
6 15 (28.30%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) TDD
6 15 (28.30%) BDD
7 13 (24.53%) Open Source
7 13 (24.53%) Microservices
7 13 (24.53%) Spring Boot
7 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.87%) CSS
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
8 10 (18.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
9 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.98%) RESTful
9 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
9 9 (16.98%) HTML
9 9 (16.98%) Unix
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
10 8 (15.09%) MySQL
10 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.09%) JIRA
10 8 (15.09%) Kanban
10 8 (15.09%) DevOps
10 8 (15.09%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle
12 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared

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 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Ethereum
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.77%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) BGP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Redis
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Event Store
6 1 (1.89%) Impala
6 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.55%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Spring
2 13 (24.53%) Spring Boot
3 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) RESTful
5 6 (11.32%) Java EE
5 6 (11.32%) React
5 6 (11.32%) REST
6 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.43%) JMS
7 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.55%) Ember.js
7 4 (7.55%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) JSP
8 3 (5.66%) Node.js
9 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.77%) AWT
9 2 (3.77%) J2EE
9 2 (3.77%) Swing
9 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Equities
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Wiki
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) BBC
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) Software Engineering
3 16 (30.19%) Scrum
4 15 (28.30%) BDD
4 15 (28.30%) TDD
5 13 (24.53%) Microservices
5 13 (24.53%) Open Source
6 10 (18.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (15.09%) Coaching
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.09%) DevOps
7 8 (15.09%) Kanban
8 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.55%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.66%) High Availability
9 3 (5.66%) MVC
9 3 (5.66%) Network Management
9 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Python
4 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) R
6 2 (3.77%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.89%) Go
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) SOQL
7 1 (1.89%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Graphite
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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