The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 27 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.32% 9.47% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 10.04% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 1
Median daily rate £488 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +1.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 194 229 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.57% 94.24% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 160 87
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) Scrum
3 20 (68.97%) BDD
4 18 (62.07%) TDD
4 18 (62.07%) Spring
5 16 (55.17%) REST
6 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
6 14 (48.28%) Apache Camel
7 13 (44.83%) Microservices
8 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
8 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
9 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) RESTful
9 10 (34.48%) Spring Boot
10 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) CSS
11 8 (27.59%) HTML
11 8 (27.59%) OO
11 8 (27.59%) JIRA
11 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
12 7 (24.14%) GitLab
12 7 (24.14%) HBase
12 7 (24.14%) Mockito
12 7 (24.14%) Confluence
12 7 (24.14%) Maven
12 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
12 7 (24.14%) JUnit

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 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (24.14%) HBase
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 7 (24.14%) GitLab
3 7 (24.14%) JUnit
3 7 (24.14%) Maven
3 7 (24.14%) Mockito
4 5 (17.24%) DbUnit
4 5 (17.24%) Gradle
4 5 (17.24%) jMock
4 5 (17.24%) SonarQube
5 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
5 4 (13.79%) Selenium
6 3 (10.34%) Grunt
6 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
6 3 (10.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (6.90%) Subversion
8 1 (3.45%) Ant
8 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 16 (55.17%) REST
3 14 (48.28%) Apache Camel
4 10 (34.48%) RESTful
4 10 (34.48%) Spring Boot
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) J2EE
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) PowerMock
9 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
10 3 (10.34%) Node.js
11 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
11 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
11 2 (6.90%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) BDD
2 20 (68.97%) Scrum
3 18 (62.07%) TDD
4 13 (44.83%) Microservices
5 8 (27.59%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Kanban
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) Data Ingestion
9 3 (10.34%) MVVM
9 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
9 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
10 2 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) Go
4 2 (6.90%) Groovy
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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