Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 220 234
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 25 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.43% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.46% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 5
City of London median daily rate £650 £600 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +0.93% +5.69%
10th Percentile £475 £480 £455
90th Percentile £725 £738 £693
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £597
% change year-on-year - +0.46% +8.59%
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 6,718 6,761 6,233
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 94.61% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,285 5,368 4,932
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 93 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.69% -4.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £30.75 £50.62
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%

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 16 December 2018.

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

Lead Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 4 £575 -
Lead Java Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Lead Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Spring
3 21 (84.00%) Microservices
4 20 (80.00%) Spring Boot
4 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
6 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (68.00%) HTML
7 17 (68.00%) MongoDB
7 17 (68.00%) Docker
8 16 (64.00%) Kubernetes
8 16 (64.00%) Java 8
9 13 (52.00%) CSS
10 12 (48.00%) SOAP
10 12 (48.00%) Linux
10 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (48.00%) FTP
10 12 (48.00%) HTTP
10 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
10 12 (48.00%) DNS
10 12 (48.00%) SSL
10 12 (48.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (48.00%) HTML5
10 12 (48.00%) Heroku
10 12 (48.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (48.00%) OAuth
10 12 (48.00%) Guice
10 12 (48.00%) OWASP
10 12 (48.00%) Dropwizard
10 12 (48.00%) Ratpack

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 12 (48.00%) Apache Spark
1 12 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (16.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (48.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
1 12 (48.00%) FTP
1 12 (48.00%) HTTP
1 12 (48.00%) SSL
1 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (48.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (48.00%) Big Data
2 12 (48.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.00%) Redis
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (48.00%) GitLab
2 12 (48.00%) Gradle
2 12 (48.00%) gulp
3 9 (36.00%) Maven
4 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Spring
2 20 (80.00%) Spring Boot
3 17 (68.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (48.00%) Dropwizard
5 12 (48.00%) Ember.js
5 12 (48.00%) Guice
5 12 (48.00%) HTML5
5 12 (48.00%) Kafka
5 12 (48.00%) OAuth
5 12 (48.00%) OAuth2
5 12 (48.00%) Ratpack
5 12 (48.00%) REST
5 12 (48.00%) SOAP
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (16.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Microservices
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 12 (48.00%) OWASP
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) Java 8
4 12 (48.00%) ES6
4 12 (48.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Kubernetes
2 12 (48.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk