Period
to 18 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer in Test was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Java Developer in Test
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 254 237
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer in Test 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.093% 0.099% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.10% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £365 £413 £413
90th Percentile £523 £523 £478
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,068 6,688 6,362
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.02% 94.99% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,722 5,245 4,889
City of London median daily rate £515 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £681 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 131 75
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +3.31% -4.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £58.60 £28.55 £30.45
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.69
% change year-on-year +12.30% +0.04% -1.62%

Java Developer in Test
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Java Developer in Test
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 Java Developer in Test in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Test in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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

Java Developer in Test Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, Java Developer in Test 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 City of London region featuring Java Developer in Test in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SDET
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Microservices
4 3 (50.00%) Gradle
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (33.33%) Mockito
5 2 (33.33%) Dropwizard
5 2 (33.33%) BrowserStack
5 2 (33.33%) Jetty
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
6 1 (16.67%) React
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (16.67%) Java EE

Java Developer in Test Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
4 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SDET
2 4 (66.67%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA