Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Java Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 235 200
Rank change year-on-year -10 -35 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 39 31 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.43% 0.38% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.40% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 67
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £525 £513 £435
90th Percentile £675 £625 £675
London median daily rate £575 £540 £550
% change year-on-year +6.48% -1.82% +10.00%
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 8,688 7,673 7,714
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 94.88% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,739 5,911 6,001
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 106 93
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.00 £33.25 £49.56
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.28% +1.92%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -3 38 £575 +4.55% 9
Agile Java Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) TDD
3 25 (64.10%) Spring
3 25 (64.10%) Microservices
4 23 (58.97%) Java 8
5 21 (53.85%) Docker
6 20 (51.28%) BDD
7 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
8 18 (46.15%) AngularJS
8 18 (46.15%) Dropwizard
9 17 (43.59%) HTML
9 17 (43.59%) HTML5
10 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
12 14 (35.90%) Guice
12 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
12 14 (35.90%) HTTP
12 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
12 14 (35.90%) ES6
13 12 (30.77%) Ratpack
13 12 (30.77%) Spring Boot
13 12 (30.77%) gulp
13 12 (30.77%) Gradle
13 12 (30.77%) Ember.js
13 12 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (30.77%) OAuth2
13 12 (30.77%) TypeScript
13 12 (30.77%) GitLab
13 12 (30.77%) Docker Swarm

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 12 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) Heroku
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
1 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) FTP
2 12 (30.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.77%) GitLab
2 12 (30.77%) Gradle
2 12 (30.77%) gulp
3 9 (23.08%) Gatling
4 8 (20.51%) Geb
4 8 (20.51%) JUnit
4 8 (20.51%) Mockito
4 8 (20.51%) Spock
5 6 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) The Grinder
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Spring
2 18 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 18 (46.15%) Dropwizard
3 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 17 (43.59%) HTML5
4 14 (35.90%) Guice
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) Ember.js
5 12 (30.77%) OAuth
5 12 (30.77%) OAuth2
5 12 (30.77%) Ratpack
5 12 (30.77%) REST
5 12 (30.77%) SOAP
5 12 (30.77%) Spring Boot
6 8 (20.51%) WireMock
7 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 5 (12.82%) Kafka
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
10 1 (2.56%) React
10 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Derivative
1 6 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) TDD
3 25 (64.10%) Microservices
4 20 (51.28%) BDD
5 12 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (30.77%) OWASP
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Pair Programming
9 6 (15.38%) DevOps
9 6 (15.38%) Kanban
9 6 (15.38%) Low Latency
9 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.13%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Java 8
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) ES6
5 12 (30.77%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.26%) Clojure
7 2 (5.13%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Jython
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (15.38%) Ansible
3 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Progress
2 1 (2.56%) IBM