Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 158 157
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 18 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.86% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 33
East of England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £328
90th Percentile £588 £538 £600
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.53 -

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 4865 4626 5605
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 95.68% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2793 2671 3283
East of England median daily rate £410 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 371 535
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.41 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -19 8 £575 +9.52% 2
Suffolk +15 5 - -
Essex -14 2 £450 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire -18 2 £380 -18.93% 2
Bedfordshire -16 1 £475 +2.70%
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 21 November 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Spring
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Spring Boot
6 6 (33.33%) Docker
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Maven
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) JUnit
8 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.11%) Gradle
9 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
9 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (11.11%) HTML
9 2 (11.11%) API Development

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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) Liferay
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) JasperReports
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) French Language
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Spring
2 7 (38.89%) Spring Boot
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) JMS
6 1 (5.56%) SAML
6 1 (5.56%) Struts
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) API Development
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.56%) Mob Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Service Design
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Talend