The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 114 117
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 24 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 8
Median daily rate £538 £438 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2395 2535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.34% 96.57% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1396 1427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 166 249
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.34% -2.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hertfordshire +12 15 £550 +29.41% 2
Essex -2 9 £350 -17.64% 3
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (83.33%) TDD
4 21 (43.75%) BDD
5 18 (37.50%) DevOps
6 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
9 12 (25.00%) Adobe
9 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
10 11 (22.92%) Android
10 11 (22.92%) Spring
10 11 (22.92%) Degree
10 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.83%) Scrum
11 10 (20.83%) Microservices
11 10 (20.83%) Android Development
11 10 (20.83%) iOS Development
12 9 (18.75%) OO
13 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) Unix
15 6 (12.50%) CSS
15 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
15 6 (12.50%) Puppet
15 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) Big Data
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Ant
2 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Gradle
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) EasyMock
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Spring
2 6 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) Ajax
4 4 (8.33%) J2EE
4 4 (8.33%) jQuery
4 4 (8.33%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) Java EE
5 3 (6.25%) JPA
5 3 (6.25%) JSP
5 3 (6.25%) REST
5 3 (6.25%) XHTML
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (4.17%) LESS
6 2 (4.17%) RxJava
6 2 (4.17%) Sass
6 2 (4.17%) SOAP
6 2 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Android
1 11 (22.92%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Solaris
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (83.33%) TDD
3 21 (43.75%) BDD
4 18 (37.50%) DevOps
5 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
8 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (20.83%) Android Development
9 10 (20.83%) iOS Development
9 10 (20.83%) Microservices
9 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 9 (18.75%) OO
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
11 4 (8.33%) Open Source
11 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 4 (8.33%) Service Design
12 3 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Clojure
4 2 (4.17%) F#
4 2 (4.17%) Go
4 2 (4.17%) Groovy
4 2 (4.17%) Haskell
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Rust
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (6.25%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) FatWire
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Omniture
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago