The median contractor rate for a Agile Java Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Java Developer
London / City of London
Rank 139 99 154
Rank change year-on-year -40 +55  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 16 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 1.83% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.92% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 38
Median daily rate £625 £525 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -5.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £390
% change year-on-year +5.26% +21.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.63 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2886 3173 4864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.40% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2526 3664
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Agile Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Java Developer in the City of London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Java Developer in the City of London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Java Developer in the City of London

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Agile 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 City of London region featuring Agile Java Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) TDD
3 24 (80.00%) BDD
4 12 (40.00%) Microservices
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) Spring
7 9 (30.00%) Kanban
8 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
8 7 (23.33%) Refactoring
8 7 (23.33%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Dropwizard
10 5 (16.67%) Maven
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.67%) Scala
10 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Derivative
11 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
12 3 (10.00%) Ansible
12 3 (10.00%) Docker
12 3 (10.00%) API Design
12 3 (10.00%) Kotlin
12 3 (10.00%) RxJava
12 3 (10.00%) REST
12 3 (10.00%) Kafka

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) MQTT
2 1 (3.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (10.00%) Hazelcast
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (20.00%) Dropwizard
3 3 (10.00%) Guava
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) JMS
3 3 (10.00%) Kafka
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) RxJava
4 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
4 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.33%) Akka
5 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.33%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) Fintech
3 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) TDD
3 24 (80.00%) BDD
4 12 (40.00%) Microservices
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
6 7 (23.33%) Refactoring
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) API Design
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Web Design
10 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.33%) User Stories
10 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) Scala
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Groovy
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Apple
1 1 (3.33%) Google
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago