Period
to 18 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Agile Java Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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.

Agile Java Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 264 210
Rank change year-on-year +18 -54 -60
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 23 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.27% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 44
Central London median daily rate £588 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £451 £463 £466
90th Percentile £675 £700 £638
London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 7,918 8,605 7,054
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 94.85% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,052 6,680 5,337
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 138 84
Central London median hourly rate £20.82 £18.70 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.35% +10.26% -15.17%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.50 £12.41
90th Percentile £55.68 £39.73 £30.07
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% -2.27% +15.84%

Agile Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Agile Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Java Developer in Central London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Java Developer in Central London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Java Developer in Central London

Agile Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
City of London +6 20 £600 +3.45% 5
City of Westminster -16 3 £500 -13.04%
Agile Java Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, Agile Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Agile Java Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) BDD
4 13 (56.52%) Spring
5 12 (52.17%) Docker
5 12 (52.17%) Java 8
6 11 (47.83%) Microservices
6 11 (47.83%) REST
7 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
8 8 (34.78%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 8 (34.78%) Kafka
8 8 (34.78%) Kubernetes
9 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
9 7 (30.43%) Dropwizard
9 7 (30.43%) Gradle
9 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (30.43%) SOAP
9 7 (30.43%) HTTP
9 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Guice
9 7 (30.43%) Kanban
10 6 (26.09%) OWASP
10 6 (26.09%) Pair Programming
10 6 (26.09%) DNS

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.35%) Heroku
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) FTP
2 6 (26.09%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Gradle
3 6 (26.09%) Gatling
3 6 (26.09%) Geb
3 6 (26.09%) GitLab
3 6 (26.09%) gulp
3 6 (26.09%) Spock
4 4 (17.39%) Mockito
5 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Spring
2 11 (47.83%) REST
3 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 8 (34.78%) Kafka
5 7 (30.43%) Dropwizard
5 7 (30.43%) Guice
5 7 (30.43%) SOAP
5 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) Ember.js
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 6 (26.09%) OAuth
6 6 (26.09%) OAuth2
6 6 (26.09%) Ratpack
6 6 (26.09%) WireMock
7 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) BDD
4 11 (47.83%) Microservices
5 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Kanban
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (26.09%) OWASP
7 6 (26.09%) Pair Programming
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.70%) API Development
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Java 8
3 6 (26.09%) ES6
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Kubernetes
2 6 (26.09%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (17.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) SAP