Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 251 209
Rank change year-on-year +20 -42 +79
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 9 2 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.030% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.031% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 61
City of London median daily rate £500 - £650
10th Percentile £420 - £575
90th Percentile £565 - £675
Central London median daily rate £500 - £650
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 6642 6353 8750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.51% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 5051 6871
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £38.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +9.09%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 4 (44.44%) Microservices
7 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (33.33%) Android
7 3 (33.33%) Spring Security
7 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (33.33%) React Native
7 3 (33.33%) React
8 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Web Services
9 1 (11.11%) HTML
9 1 (11.11%) Maven
9 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
9 1 (11.11%) OAuth
9 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (11.11%) RESTful
9 1 (11.11%) Scala
9 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (11.11%) Marketing
9 1 (11.11%) HTML5

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 (11.11%) Mule
1 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) React Native
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Security
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Java Concurrency
6 1 (11.11%) OAuth
6 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Loose Coupling
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Clojure
3 1 (11.11%) Haskell
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
1 1 (11.11%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock
1 1 (11.11%) SAP