The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 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.

Java Web Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 160 186
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.032% 0.088% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.093% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £575 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +26.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £375 £321
% change year-on-year -33.33% +16.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.25 -

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 2952 3240 4937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.16% 95.18% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2287 2586 3734
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 £310 £308 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +8.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Java Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Java Web 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 Java Web Developer in the City of London.

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

Java Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Web Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Web Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Java Web 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 Java Web Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking

Java Web Developer 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle