The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Java Software Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 162 198
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.031% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £444 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £415 £410
% change year-on-year -1.20% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +29.87% -30.00%  

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 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
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 £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Games
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
5 3 (37.50%) API Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SDET
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (12.50%) GIS
7 1 (12.50%) JMeter
7 1 (12.50%) Finance

Java Software Engineer 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Leaflet
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLayers
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) API Testing
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SDET
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Loose Coupling
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Clojure
4 1 (12.50%) Haskell
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenAM
1 1 (12.50%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ForgeRock
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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