Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Java Developer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 60 13
Rank change year-on-year +50 -47 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 148 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 16.99% 2.82% 12.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.77% 3.02% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 12 19
Croydon median daily rate £500 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -0.59% -
10th Percentile £410 £355 £340
90th Percentile £575 £450 £490
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 833 496 325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 93.23% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 311 208
Croydon median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £311
90th Percentile £650 £563 £525
South London median daily rate £491 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +15.59% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +37.60%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £20.85 £18.00
% change year-on-year +98.63% +15.83% +12.50%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Croydon

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Croydon

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Croydon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Croydon

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Croydon region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (59.46%) Security Cleared
4 85 (57.43%) Microservices
5 66 (44.59%) REST
5 66 (44.59%) Git (software)
6 62 (41.89%) SC Cleared
7 61 (41.22%) OO
8 60 (40.54%) JIRA
9 59 (39.86%) Confluence
10 58 (39.19%) TDD
11 56 (37.84%) JUnit
12 55 (37.16%) Mockito
13 54 (36.49%) RESTful
14 47 (31.76%) Spring
15 46 (31.08%) Scrum
16 45 (30.41%) Maven
17 43 (29.05%) Test Automation
18 40 (27.03%) CQRS
19 39 (26.35%) JMS
20 38 (25.68%) PostgreSQL
20 38 (25.68%) Domain-Driven Design
20 38 (25.68%) JAX-RS
21 37 (25.00%) BDD
21 37 (25.00%) Apache Camel
22 36 (24.32%) SonarQube
23 33 (22.30%) Hibernate
24 32 (21.62%) Web Services
25 30 (20.27%) WireMock
26 29 (19.59%) Jenkins

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 59 (39.86%) Confluence
2 27 (18.24%) Tomcat
3 25 (16.89%) WildFly
4 11 (7.43%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.76%) Apache
6 7 (4.73%) OpenStack
6 7 (4.73%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.38%) JBoss
8 3 (2.03%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.14%) GitHub
3 12 (8.11%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (18.92%) HBase
3 27 (18.24%) Relational Database
4 26 (17.57%) RDBMS
5 23 (15.54%) Hadoop
5 23 (15.54%) NoSQL
6 17 (11.49%) Big Data
7 7 (4.73%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.73%) MySQL
8 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.68%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 66 (44.59%) Git (software)
2 60 (40.54%) JIRA
3 56 (37.84%) JUnit
4 55 (37.16%) Mockito
5 45 (30.41%) Maven
6 36 (24.32%) SonarQube
7 29 (19.59%) Jenkins
8 26 (17.57%) Vagrant
9 25 (16.89%) Checkstyle
9 25 (16.89%) Liquibase
10 21 (14.19%) Cucumber
11 17 (11.49%) IntelliJ
12 16 (10.81%) GitLab
13 12 (8.11%) DbUnit
13 12 (8.11%) jMock
14 8 (5.41%) Selenium
15 7 (4.73%) MSTest
15 7 (4.73%) NUnit
16 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
17 3 (2.03%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Banking
2 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Electronics
3 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.59%) REST
2 54 (36.49%) RESTful
3 47 (31.76%) Spring
4 39 (26.35%) JMS
5 38 (25.68%) JAX-RS
6 37 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 33 (22.30%) Hibernate
8 32 (21.62%) Web Services
9 30 (20.27%) WireMock
10 28 (18.92%) Spring Boot
11 27 (18.24%) Drools
12 25 (16.89%) Java EE
12 25 (16.89%) Lambda Expressions
13 23 (15.54%) AngularJS
14 22 (14.86%) HTML
15 18 (12.16%) HTML5
16 16 (10.81%) CSS
16 16 (10.81%) J2EE
17 15 (10.14%) SOAP
18 13 (8.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (6.08%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.57%) VMS
2 25 (16.89%) Unix
3 17 (11.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (57.43%) Microservices
3 61 (41.22%) OO
4 58 (39.19%) TDD
5 46 (31.08%) Scrum
6 43 (29.05%) Test Automation
7 40 (27.03%) CQRS
8 38 (25.68%) Domain-Driven Design
9 37 (25.00%) BDD
10 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (17.57%) Dependency Injection
12 25 (16.89%) OOA/OOD
13 24 (16.22%) DevOps
14 13 (8.78%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.11%) E-Commerce
15 12 (8.11%) Kanban
15 12 (8.11%) OOD
16 9 (6.08%) Technical Architecture
17 8 (5.41%) Open Source
18 7 (4.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (16.89%) JPQL
3 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.41%) SQL
5 7 (4.73%) Scala
6 3 (2.03%) Groovy
6 3 (2.03%) PHP
7 2 (1.35%) R
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 88 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 62 (41.89%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (12.84%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) HDFS
2 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.35%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (14.86%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.41%) Ansible
3 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (6.08%) Oracle
2 4 (2.70%) Perforce
3 3 (2.03%) Adobe
4 2 (1.35%) SAP
4 2 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (0.68%) Capita
5 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.68%) hybris