Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 300 309
Rank change year-on-year +28 +9 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 99 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 56 63
South East median daily rate £500 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% +20.00%
10th Percentile £424 £400 £353
90th Percentile £588 £582 £550
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley +13 59 £500 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 31 £475 +18.75% 1
Oxfordshire 0 17 £525 +16.67% 2
West Sussex +7 16 £480 -5.19% 1
Surrey -7 16 £500 -4.76% 2
Berkshire +10 11 £525 +3.96% 2
Hampshire -3 5 £531 +1.19% 2
East Sussex -10 3 £588 +11.90% 2
Senior Java Developer
England

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

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

1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (59.60%) Spring
3 45 (45.45%) TDD
4 41 (41.41%) Web Services
5 37 (37.37%) Hibernate
6 35 (35.35%) REST
7 33 (33.33%) Microservices
8 25 (25.25%) SQL
8 25 (25.25%) Maven
9 24 (24.24%) SOA
10 23 (23.23%) MVC
11 22 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (22.22%) BDD
12 21 (21.21%) Jenkins
13 20 (20.20%) AngularJS
13 20 (20.20%) JMS
13 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
14 19 (19.19%) Scrum
14 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (18.18%) DevOps
15 18 (18.18%) J2EE
16 17 (17.17%) JUnit
16 17 (17.17%) SOAP
16 17 (17.17%) Tomcat
17 16 (16.16%) XML
17 16 (16.16%) Eclipse
17 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
17 16 (16.16%) Java EE
17 16 (16.16%) WebSphere

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (17.17%) Tomcat
2 16 (16.16%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.10%) Apache
3 10 (10.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.05%) Confluence
5 5 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) PaaS
3 10 (10.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.10%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.02%) Serverless
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.01%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Endeca
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Maven
2 21 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.17%) JUnit
4 16 (16.16%) Eclipse
5 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.10%) JIRA
7 7 (7.07%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.06%) Ant
8 6 (6.06%) Selenium
8 6 (6.06%) Subversion
9 5 (5.05%) Mockito
10 3 (3.03%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.02%) GitLab
11 2 (2.02%) Grunt
11 2 (2.02%) gulp
11 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.01%) git-flow
12 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.01%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (15.15%) Banking
2 13 (13.13%) Finance
3 11 (11.11%) Automotive
4 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) French Language
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (59.60%) Spring
2 41 (41.41%) Web Services
3 37 (37.37%) Hibernate
4 35 (35.35%) REST
5 20 (20.20%) AngularJS
5 20 (20.20%) JMS
6 18 (18.18%) J2EE
7 17 (17.17%) SOAP
8 16 (16.16%) Java EE
8 16 (16.16%) XML
9 15 (15.15%) Spring Boot
10 14 (14.14%) Spring MVC
11 13 (13.13%) Node.js
12 12 (12.12%) React
13 11 (11.11%) jQuery
13 11 (11.11%) XSLT
14 10 (10.10%) EJB
14 10 (10.10%) HTML
14 10 (10.10%) RESTful
15 9 (9.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.45%) TDD
3 33 (33.33%) Microservices
4 24 (24.24%) SOA
5 23 (23.23%) MVC
6 22 (22.22%) BDD
6 22 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (19.19%) Scrum
8 18 (18.18%) DevOps
9 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
10 15 (15.15%) Pair Programming
11 14 (14.14%) Kanban
12 8 (8.08%) CRM
12 8 (8.08%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (8.08%) Refactoring
12 8 (8.08%) SDLC
12 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.07%) Process Improvement
13 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
14 6 (6.06%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (25.25%) SQL
3 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.10%) Go
4 10 (10.10%) Ruby
5 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.05%) Scala
6 4 (4.04%) XPath
7 3 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) ES6
8 2 (2.02%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Java 9
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Ansible
1 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.07%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) Oozie
3 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Google
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.02%) New Relic
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.01%) hybris
5 1 (1.01%) PayPal
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO