Period
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The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 111 84
Rank change year-on-year -21 -27 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 7 7 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.36% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 35
10th Percentile £545 £512 £467
25th Percentile - £538 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £575 £520
Median % change year-on-year - +10.58% -0.95%
75th Percentile £594 £613 £531
90th Percentile £596 £646 £554
England median daily rate £650 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 - -
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
75th Percentile £57.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £71.73 -
% change year-on-year -23.32% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 2,256 1,767 1,910
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.53% 91.79% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,369 1,012 1,178
10th Percentile £185 £150 £183
25th Percentile £319 £239 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £523 £525
90th Percentile £675 £588 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 241 122
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.55
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £18.65 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.56% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.44 £29.69
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.00%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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

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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the East of England.

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 6 months to 25 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Essex -4 6 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
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 25 June 2022, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Boot
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Confluence
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Microservices
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Batch
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
5 3 (42.86%) User Experience
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
5 3 (42.86%) CI/CD
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter

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 5 (71.43%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (14.29%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Checkstyle
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Spring Boot
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Batch
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) J2SE
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) JWT
6 1 (14.29%) Kafka
6 1 (14.29%) React
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Swagger
6 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Legacy Applications
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) CI/CD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle