The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Programmer
Rank 635 634 621
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.002% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £375 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Java Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Senior Java Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Java Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 9 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 Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 +3 3 £575 +53.33%
Scotland - 3 £375 -
London - 2 £588 -
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £575 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £400 -

Senior Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) JSF
6 5 (35.71%) Java EE
6 5 (35.71%) JPA
6 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (28.57%) Java SE
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) OpenText Process Suite
7 4 (28.57%) Maven
7 4 (28.57%) JRules
7 4 (28.57%) Jython

Senior Java Programmer 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 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) Toad
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Hudson
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Bower
6 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) Gatling
6 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
6 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) Java EE
4 5 (35.71%) JPA
4 5 (35.71%) JSF
5 4 (28.57%) EJB
5 4 (28.57%) Java SE
5 4 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (28.57%) JRules
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) Flask
7 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
8 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (7.14%) XSD
8 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Process Management
2 4 (28.57%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Jython
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft