The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £488 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.

Lead Java Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 154 189
Rank change year-on-year +9 +35  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £488 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £575 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £638 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -18.85% +9.37%  
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 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%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) CRM
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (44.44%) Visualforce
5 4 (44.44%) Apex Code
5 4 (44.44%) SOQL
5 4 (44.44%) SOSL
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) XML Parsing
6 3 (33.33%) API Development
6 3 (33.33%) Service Design
6 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (33.33%) ERD
6 3 (33.33%) MOM
6 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT

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 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) Mule
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) jMock
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Mockito
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Visualforce
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
3 2 (22.22%) GWT
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) API Development
4 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (33.33%) ERD
4 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) XML Parsing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source Development
5 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Apex Code
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SOQL
2 4 (44.44%) SOSL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
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