The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £638 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 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.

Lead Java Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 159 199
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £638 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £625 £501
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
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 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Visualforce
5 4 (40.00%) Apex Code
5 4 (40.00%) SOQL
5 4 (40.00%) SOSL
5 4 (40.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) EAI
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
6 3 (30.00%) MOM
6 3 (30.00%) J2EE
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) UML
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) Mule
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospike
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) KDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) jMock
2 2 (20.00%) Mockito
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Visualforce
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (20.00%) GWT
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Struts
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) API Development
4 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) EAI
4 3 (30.00%) ERD
4 3 (30.00%) Service Design
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (30.00%) XML Parsing
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SOQL
2 4 (40.00%) SOSL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) MOM
2 1 (10.00%) Marathon
2 1 (10.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) comScore
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft