The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% 0.21% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.21% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £265 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.55% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £44.00
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 404 469 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.61% 97.71% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 225 378
Median daily rate £475 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 109 44
Median hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.93% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £45.00
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Essex

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Adobe
3 6 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Ant

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) LESS
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) EclipseLink
4 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (10.00%) OSGi
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (30.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) B2C
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Content Management
6 3 (30.00%) RAD
6 3 (30.00%) SEO
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) SOLID
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) FatWire
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Omniture
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle