Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 223 208
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 15 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 13
City of London median daily rate £650 £624 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +4.92% +3.39%
10th Percentile £538 £521 £373
90th Percentile £725 £751 £638
Central London median daily rate £650 £613 £595
% change year-on-year +6.12% +3.03% +3.39%
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 6,295 6,624 5,825
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 94.45% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,849 5,226 4,511
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 109 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.65 £18.70 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.40% +4.89% -10.86%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.50 £30.81
Central London median hourly rate £20.57 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% +10.00% -15.00%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Spring
2 9 (60.00%) Docker
3 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (40.00%) Java 8
5 5 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (33.33%) ES6
5 5 (33.33%) Dropwizard
5 5 (33.33%) Ratpack
5 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (33.33%) GitLab
5 5 (33.33%) gulp
5 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 5 (33.33%) Gradle
5 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (33.33%) OAuth2
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) FTP
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS

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 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Heroku
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) FTP
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) GitLab
2 5 (33.33%) Gradle
2 5 (33.33%) gulp
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Mockito
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 5 (33.33%) Guice
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) Kafka
3 5 (33.33%) OAuth
3 5 (33.33%) OAuth2
3 5 (33.33%) Ratpack
3 5 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Microservices
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (6.67%) API Design
6 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Java 8
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) ES6
3 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible