Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 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.

Lead Java Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 242 268
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 26 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.062% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 10
City of London median daily rate £600 £595 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +3.39% +21.05%
10th Percentile £494 £484 £409
90th Percentile £738 £623 £649
Central London median daily rate £600 £597 £550
% change year-on-year +0.46% +8.59% +10.00%
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 6729 6429 8864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.57% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 5109 6969
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 £270
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 79 129
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Lead 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 Lead Java Developer in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Lead 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 Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Spring
4 9 (34.62%) Banking
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) Low Latency
7 6 (23.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 6 (23.08%) REST
7 6 (23.08%) GemFire
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (19.23%) Front Office
8 5 (19.23%) Microservices
9 4 (15.38%) BDD
9 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) JBoss
9 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
9 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (15.38%) Retail
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (15.38%) Jetty
10 3 (11.54%) Multithreading

Lead Java 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 6 (23.08%) GemFire
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) Jetty
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) Grunt
3 2 (7.69%) gulp
3 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Build Forge
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Front Office
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Dropwizard
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) Hystrix
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) Java SE
5 2 (7.69%) OpenCL
5 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) Scalatra
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Low Latency
3 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) ION Trading
1 2 (7.69%) New Relic
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle