The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 204 261
Rank change year-on-year -14 +57  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 228 252 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.16% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.22% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 234 146
Median daily rate £588 £538 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.30% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £647 £645
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London -13 74 £625 +13.63% 20
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 446 (100.00%) Java
2 270 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (41.93%) Finance
4 180 (40.36%) Spring
5 176 (39.46%) TDD
6 154 (34.53%) Banking
7 113 (25.34%) Front Office
7 113 (25.34%) Multithreading
8 86 (19.28%) HTML
9 82 (18.39%) JavaScript
9 82 (18.39%) SQL
10 80 (17.94%) Hibernate
11 79 (17.71%) Investment Banking
12 77 (17.26%) Scrum
12 77 (17.26%) Oracle
12 77 (17.26%) Low Latency
13 76 (17.04%) BDD
14 75 (16.82%) Unix
15 74 (16.59%) Microservices
16 71 (15.92%) Linux
17 66 (14.80%) Maven
17 66 (14.80%) Electronic Trading
18 62 (13.90%) Git (software)
18 62 (13.90%) CSS
19 58 (13.00%) Scala
20 57 (12.78%) OO
21 54 (12.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 53 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
23 52 (11.66%) AngularJS
23 52 (11.66%) JMS

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (6.73%) Oracle Coherence
2 23 (5.16%) Apache Spark
3 18 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.69%) Apache
7 9 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.35%) Mule
9 5 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.12%) GemFire
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.90%) CMS
10 4 (0.90%) Confluence
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.67%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.67%) Liferay
11 3 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.45%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.22%) Actimize
2 1 (0.22%) BondVision
2 1 (0.22%) Endur
2 1 (0.22%) Global One
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.57%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (0.90%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.47%) HTTP
2 3 (0.67%) SSH
3 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.45%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) LDAP
3 2 (0.45%) SMS
4 1 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.22%) RTP
4 1 (0.22%) RTSP
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 46 (10.31%) Big Data
3 40 (8.97%) MongoDB
4 27 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (5.83%) MySQL
5 26 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 23 (5.16%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.81%) KDB
7 17 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.14%) Hazelcast
9 13 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.69%) DB2
10 12 (2.69%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.24%) HBase
11 10 (2.24%) Kdb+
12 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (14.80%) Maven
2 62 (13.90%) Git (software)
3 48 (10.76%) Jenkins
4 36 (8.07%) JUnit
5 27 (6.05%) Cucumber
6 26 (5.83%) JIRA
7 22 (4.93%) Gradle
8 20 (4.48%) Mockito
8 20 (4.48%) TeamCity
9 17 (3.81%) Selenium
10 13 (2.91%) Subversion
11 10 (2.24%) Ant
12 6 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.35%) EasyMock
13 5 (1.12%) Hudson
13 5 (1.12%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.90%) Spock
15 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 187 (41.93%) Finance
2 154 (34.53%) Banking
3 113 (25.34%) Front Office
4 79 (17.71%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.02%) Games
6 6 (1.35%) Back Office
7 5 (1.12%) Advertising
8 4 (0.90%) Legal
8 4 (0.90%) Retail
9 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (40.36%) Spring
2 86 (19.28%) HTML
3 80 (17.94%) Hibernate
4 62 (13.90%) CSS
5 52 (11.66%) AngularJS
5 52 (11.66%) JMS
6 48 (10.76%) REST
7 47 (10.54%) HTML5
8 46 (10.31%) RESTful
9 39 (8.74%) J2EE
10 37 (8.30%) SOAP
11 35 (7.85%) XML
12 34 (7.62%) Web Services
13 32 (7.17%) Node.js
14 28 (6.28%) Java EE
14 28 (6.28%) Middleware
15 26 (5.83%) jQuery
16 25 (5.61%) Kafka
17 24 (5.38%) JSON
18 20 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (11.66%) Fixed Income
3 48 (10.76%) Equities
4 47 (10.54%) Derivative
5 42 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 18 (4.04%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (3.36%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.91%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.47%) Market Risk
12 9 (2.02%) Fintech
13 7 (1.57%) User Experience
14 6 (1.35%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.35%) Grid Computing
14 6 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (1.12%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.90%) Reference Data
17 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.82%) Unix
2 71 (15.92%) Linux
3 20 (4.48%) Windows
4 8 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.57%) Solaris
6 4 (0.90%) Android
6 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (39.46%) TDD
3 113 (25.34%) Multithreading
4 77 (17.26%) Low Latency
4 77 (17.26%) Scrum
5 76 (17.04%) BDD
6 74 (16.59%) Microservices
7 66 (14.80%) Electronic Trading
8 57 (12.78%) OO
9 53 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (11.43%) Pair Programming
11 50 (11.21%) DevOps
11 50 (11.21%) Test Automation
12 33 (7.40%) Mentoring
13 30 (6.73%) Open Source
14 28 (6.28%) Kanban
15 26 (5.83%) Risk Management
16 24 (5.38%) MVC
17 23 (5.16%) Software Engineering
18 22 (4.93%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 446 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (18.39%) JavaScript
2 82 (18.39%) SQL
3 58 (13.00%) Scala
4 46 (10.31%) Python
5 26 (5.83%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.61%) Groovy
7 21 (4.71%) C#
8 18 (4.04%) PL/SQL
9 17 (3.81%) Go
10 11 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.02%) C++
12 8 (1.79%) Clojure
13 6 (1.35%) Ruby
14 5 (1.12%) Jython
15 4 (0.90%) Korn
15 4 (0.90%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.90%) Perl
16 3 (0.67%) ES6
17 2 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (4.71%) Degree
2 14 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.67%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.38%) MiFID
2 8 (1.79%) EMIR
3 7 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (1.57%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (7.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.45%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (5.16%) Puppet
2 13 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.69%) Ansible
4 7 (1.57%) Grafana
5 5 (1.12%) Kibana
5 5 (1.12%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.45%) Marathon
6 2 (0.45%) Mesos
6 2 (0.45%) Terraform
7 1 (0.22%) Control-M
7 1 (0.22%) Oozie
7 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 77 (17.26%) Oracle
2 25 (5.61%) TIBCO
3 11 (2.47%) IBM
4 10 (2.24%) ION Trading
4 10 (2.24%) Solace
5 9 (2.02%) Sybase
6 8 (1.79%) Fidessa
6 8 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.57%) Splunk
8 5 (1.12%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.12%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.12%) Perforce
8 5 (1.12%) StreamBase
9 4 (0.90%) Adobe
9 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.67%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.67%) Google
10 3 (0.67%) SAP
10 3 (0.67%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
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