Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 214 224
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 34 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 12
City of London median daily rate £575 £563 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £475 £463 £529
90th Percentile £713 £638 £654
Central London median daily rate £575 £563 £625
% change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00% +4.17%
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 6,687 6,360 6,451
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.54% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,243 4,889 5,176
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £301
90th Percentile £681 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £459
% change year-on-year +1.01% +7.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 75 69
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +4.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £36.71
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.04% -1.62% +5.56%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (76.47%) Spring
3 23 (67.65%) Microservices
4 19 (55.88%) Java 8
4 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (55.88%) TDD
5 17 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (44.12%) REST
7 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
7 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 13 (38.24%) HTML
8 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
9 12 (35.29%) Docker
9 12 (35.29%) Kubernetes
10 11 (32.35%) Guice
10 11 (32.35%) Finance
11 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
12 9 (26.47%) Big Data
12 9 (26.47%) Kafka
12 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
12 9 (26.47%) CSS
12 9 (26.47%) RESTful
12 9 (26.47%) Maven
13 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
13 8 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
13 8 (23.53%) OWASP
13 8 (23.53%) OAuth
13 8 (23.53%) SOAP

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 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
1 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) Heroku
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
1 8 (23.53%) FTP
1 8 (23.53%) HTTP
1 8 (23.53%) SSL
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (26.47%) Big Data
4 8 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.76%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Maven
3 8 (23.53%) GitLab
3 8 (23.53%) Gradle
3 8 (23.53%) gulp
4 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) Spring
2 17 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 15 (44.12%) REST
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
5 11 (32.35%) Guice
6 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
6 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) Kafka
6 9 (26.47%) RESTful
7 8 (23.53%) Dropwizard
7 8 (23.53%) Ember.js
7 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
7 8 (23.53%) HTML5
7 8 (23.53%) OAuth
7 8 (23.53%) OAuth2
7 8 (23.53%) Ratpack
7 8 (23.53%) SOAP
8 5 (14.71%) HATEOAS
8 5 (14.71%) JSON
8 5 (14.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.71%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
4 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Microservices
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
3 8 (23.53%) OWASP
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) BDD
5 5 (14.71%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Kanban
5 5 (14.71%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
5 5 (14.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) Java 8
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) ES6
4 8 (23.53%) TypeScript
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Kubernetes
2 8 (23.53%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle