Period
to 20 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 20 March 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.

Java Developer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 9 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +44 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 119 161 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 13.46% 14.45% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.81% 15.36% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 108 7
Croydon median daily rate £525 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +22.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £424 £410 £353
90th Percentile £628 £585 £475
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £425
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 862 1,048 402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 94.08% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 732 242
Croydon median daily rate £520 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £375 £356 £213
90th Percentile £638 £669 £575
South London median daily rate £500 £493 £425
% change year-on-year +1.52% +15.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £14.63 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.32% -53.57% +93.85%
10th Percentile £26.20 £13.30 £21.50
90th Percentile £58.10 £29.41 £42.70
South London median hourly rate £43.01 £38.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year +10.99% -11.43% +108.33%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019, 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 Croydon region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (59.66%) Git (software)
4 68 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 66 (55.46%) TDD
6 60 (50.42%) Spring
7 57 (47.90%) BDD
8 55 (46.22%) Amazon AWS
9 54 (45.38%) JUnit
10 53 (44.54%) Scrum
10 53 (44.54%) RESTful
11 51 (42.86%) Open Source
11 51 (42.86%) Maven
12 50 (42.02%) Web Services
12 50 (42.02%) Java 8
13 49 (41.18%) Apache Camel
13 49 (41.18%) SonarQube
14 48 (40.34%) Mockito
15 47 (39.50%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (39.50%) Spring Boot
16 46 (38.66%) Security Cleared
17 45 (37.82%) SOAP
18 42 (35.29%) DbUnit
19 41 (34.45%) SC Cleared
19 41 (34.45%) Kanban
19 41 (34.45%) jMock
19 41 (34.45%) PowerMock
20 40 (33.61%) Amazon EC2
20 40 (33.61%) J2EE
20 40 (33.61%) E-Commerce

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 18 (15.13%) Confluence
2 13 (10.92%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.04%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.20%) JBoss
5 5 (4.20%) WildFly
6 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 55 (46.22%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (33.61%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.72%) GitHub
4 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.84%) Serverless
5 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) HBase
2 14 (11.76%) Big Data
3 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.40%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (59.66%) Git (software)
2 68 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 54 (45.38%) JUnit
4 51 (42.86%) Maven
5 49 (41.18%) SonarQube
6 48 (40.34%) Mockito
7 42 (35.29%) DbUnit
8 41 (34.45%) jMock
9 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
9 18 (15.13%) JIRA
10 8 (6.72%) Selenium
11 7 (5.88%) GitLab
12 5 (4.20%) IntelliJ
13 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket
13 4 (3.36%) Gerrit
13 4 (3.36%) Gradle
14 2 (1.68%) JMeter
15 1 (0.84%) Appium
15 1 (0.84%) Checkstyle
15 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (3.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Legal
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.42%) Spring
2 53 (44.54%) RESTful
3 50 (42.02%) Web Services
4 49 (41.18%) Apache Camel
5 47 (39.50%) Spring Boot
6 45 (37.82%) SOAP
7 41 (34.45%) PowerMock
8 40 (33.61%) J2EE
9 21 (17.65%) Kafka
9 21 (17.65%) REST
10 11 (9.24%) Java EE
11 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.88%) HTML
12 7 (5.88%) JAX-RS
12 7 (5.88%) JMS
12 7 (5.88%) JSON
13 6 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (5.04%) Velocity
14 5 (4.20%) CSS
14 5 (4.20%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.68%) PKI
4 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
2 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (55.46%) TDD
3 57 (47.90%) BDD
4 53 (44.54%) Scrum
5 51 (42.86%) Open Source
6 47 (39.50%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (34.45%) Kanban
8 40 (33.61%) E-Commerce
9 39 (32.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 31 (26.05%) Microservices
11 22 (18.49%) DevOps
11 22 (18.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.88%) CQRS
14 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
15 6 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.04%) Task Automation
15 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (42.02%) Java 8
3 12 (10.08%) Python
4 11 (9.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.40%) Groovy
6 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.52%) JPQL
8 2 (1.68%) ES6
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) C#
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) Security Cleared
2 41 (34.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.20%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 39 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 39 (32.77%) vSphere
2 34 (28.57%) Docker
3 7 (5.88%) HDFS
4 3 (2.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.84%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.84%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.04%) Ansible
2 6 (5.04%) Terraform
3 4 (3.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (3.36%) Kibana
3 4 (3.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) VMware
2 4 (3.36%) Guidewire
2 4 (3.36%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.84%) Google
4 1 (0.84%) Hyland
4 1 (0.84%) SAP