The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Java Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 82 149
Rank change year-on-year -8 +67  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 74 88 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.26% 2.65% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 49
Median daily rate £625 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £513 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.55% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3125 3181 5524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2394 2584 4248
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 100
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 155 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (58.06%) Finance
4 71 (45.81%) Banking
5 63 (40.65%) TDD
6 55 (35.48%) Spring
7 50 (32.26%) Multithreading
8 46 (29.68%) Unix
9 45 (29.03%) Linux
9 45 (29.03%) Front Office
10 33 (21.29%) Oracle
11 32 (20.65%) Low Latency
12 31 (20.00%) SQL
12 31 (20.00%) Investment Banking
13 29 (18.71%) Hibernate
14 27 (17.42%) OO
15 23 (14.84%) Maven
15 23 (14.84%) NoSQL
16 22 (14.19%) Scala
16 22 (14.19%) Big Data
16 22 (14.19%) DevOps
17 21 (13.55%) HTML
18 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
18 20 (12.90%) BDD
19 19 (12.26%) Oracle Coherence
20 18 (11.61%) Equities
20 18 (11.61%) Pair Programming
20 18 (11.61%) Electronic Trading
21 17 (10.97%) Cucumber
21 17 (10.97%) Docker

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 19 (12.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (7.74%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.16%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.52%) Apache
5 6 (3.87%) Mule
5 6 (3.87%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.94%) DataSynapse
6 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.94%) GemFire
7 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Actimize
1 1 (0.65%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.87%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) RTP
2 1 (0.65%) RTSP
2 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.84%) NoSQL
2 22 (14.19%) Big Data
3 15 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (6.45%) Hazelcast
5 8 (5.16%) KDB
5 8 (5.16%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.52%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.52%) Kdb+
7 4 (2.58%) DB2
7 4 (2.58%) MySQL
8 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.29%) HBase
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.29%) Tick Data
10 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Maven
2 17 (10.97%) Cucumber
3 16 (10.32%) JUnit
4 13 (8.39%) JIRA
5 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.81%) Mockito
7 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
8 7 (4.52%) Gradle
9 6 (3.87%) EasyMock
9 6 (3.87%) Selenium
9 6 (3.87%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.23%) Subversion
11 3 (1.94%) Ant
12 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.29%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.29%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.65%) jMock
General
1 90 (58.06%) Finance
2 71 (45.81%) Banking
3 45 (29.03%) Front Office
4 31 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.48%) Spring
2 29 (18.71%) Hibernate
3 21 (13.55%) HTML
4 16 (10.32%) CSS
4 16 (10.32%) Node.js
5 14 (9.03%) JMS
6 12 (7.74%) J2EE
7 11 (7.10%) Middleware
8 10 (6.45%) XML
9 8 (5.16%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (5.16%) Java EE
9 8 (5.16%) JPA
9 8 (5.16%) JSON
9 8 (5.16%) Kafka
9 8 (5.16%) REST
9 8 (5.16%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (4.52%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.52%) Apache Camel
10 7 (4.52%) RESTful
10 7 (4.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Equities
2 13 (8.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (7.10%) Derivative
4 10 (6.45%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.81%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.16%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.52%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.87%) Fintech
8 6 (3.87%) Market Risk
9 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.58%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.94%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.29%) TWAP
12 2 (1.29%) VWAP
13 1 (0.65%) Clustering
13 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.68%) Unix
2 45 (29.03%) Linux
3 15 (9.68%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.87%) Solaris
6 2 (1.29%) Android
6 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.65%) TDD
3 50 (32.26%) Multithreading
4 32 (20.65%) Low Latency
5 27 (17.42%) OO
6 22 (14.19%) DevOps
7 20 (12.90%) BDD
8 18 (11.61%) Electronic Trading
8 18 (11.61%) Pair Programming
9 17 (10.97%) Microservices
10 15 (9.68%) Functional Programming
10 15 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.03%) Investment Management
11 14 (9.03%) MapReduce
11 14 (9.03%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.03%) Software Delivery
12 12 (7.74%) Risk Management
13 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.10%) Open Source
14 10 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 155 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (20.00%) SQL
3 22 (14.19%) Scala
4 20 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.32%) Python
6 14 (9.03%) Go
6 14 (9.03%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.74%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.23%) C#
10 3 (1.94%) Groovy
10 3 (1.94%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.29%) C++
11 2 (1.29%) Haskell
12 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.65%) SOQL
12 1 (0.65%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) MiFID
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.39%) Puppet
2 9 (5.81%) Ansible
3 7 (4.52%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.23%) Grafana
4 5 (3.23%) Kibana
4 5 (3.23%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (21.29%) Oracle
2 11 (7.10%) TIBCO
3 6 (3.87%) IBM
3 6 (3.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.23%) Solace
4 5 (3.23%) Splunk
4 5 (3.23%) StreamBase
5 3 (1.94%) Sybase
6 2 (1.29%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.29%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.65%) ATG
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) Brightcove
7 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.65%) Perforce
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Vertica
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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