Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Java Developer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +53 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 256 155 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 21.60% 16.08% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.59% 16.85% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 104 9
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.05% -1.18%
10th Percentile £430 £410 £355
90th Percentile £575 £575 £450
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
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 1,133 920 498
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.44% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 616 299
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.76% -1.76%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £256
90th Percentile £625 £666 £535
South London median daily rate £500 £488 £419
% change year-on-year +2.56% +16.42% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -60.99% +161.11%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.88 £21.00
90th Percentile £46.55 £22.44 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £21.20
% change year-on-year -1.25% +88.68% +6.00%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Croydon

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Thornton Heath - 2 £513 -
Java Developer
South London

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 198 (77.34%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (55.08%) Security Cleared
4 135 (52.73%) SC Cleared
5 132 (51.56%) Git (software)
6 124 (48.44%) Jenkins
7 116 (45.31%) Java 8
8 109 (42.58%) SonarQube
9 105 (41.02%) TDD
10 101 (39.45%) Microservices
11 100 (39.06%) JUnit
12 99 (38.67%) RESTful
12 99 (38.67%) Maven
13 98 (38.28%) Test Automation
14 94 (36.72%) Mockito
15 91 (35.55%) OO
16 89 (34.77%) Amazon AWS
17 83 (32.42%) Continuous Integration
18 79 (30.86%) REST
19 77 (30.08%) Relational Database
20 73 (28.52%) Spring
20 73 (28.52%) Confluence
21 71 (27.73%) JIRA
22 65 (25.39%) Scrum
23 64 (25.00%) Java EE
24 61 (23.83%) Docker
24 61 (23.83%) BDD
25 60 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
25 60 (23.44%) Hibernate
26 57 (22.27%) Drools

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 73 (28.52%) Confluence
2 53 (20.70%) WildFly
3 49 (19.14%) Tomcat
4 43 (16.80%) WebLogic
5 36 (14.06%) OpenStack
5 36 (14.06%) WebSphere
6 19 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (5.08%) Apache Solr
8 8 (3.13%) Apache Spark
9 7 (2.73%) JBoss
10 2 (0.78%) Apache
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 89 (34.77%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (15.23%) GitHub
3 38 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (13.67%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (30.08%) Relational Database
2 60 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (20.31%) RDBMS
4 42 (16.41%) MySQL
5 39 (15.23%) NoSQL
6 25 (9.77%) HBase
7 22 (8.59%) Big Data
8 15 (5.86%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.52%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.17%) Redis
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 132 (51.56%) Git (software)
2 124 (48.44%) Jenkins
3 109 (42.58%) SonarQube
4 100 (39.06%) JUnit
5 99 (38.67%) Maven
6 94 (36.72%) Mockito
7 71 (27.73%) JIRA
8 49 (19.14%) Checkstyle
8 49 (19.14%) Liquibase
8 49 (19.14%) Vagrant
9 44 (17.19%) DbUnit
10 39 (15.23%) GitLab
11 38 (14.84%) jMock
12 36 (14.06%) MSTest
12 36 (14.06%) NUnit
13 32 (12.50%) Cucumber
14 20 (7.81%) Selenium
15 10 (3.91%) IntelliJ
16 7 (2.73%) Gradle
17 4 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (3.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.17%) Retail
3 2 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (38.67%) RESTful
2 79 (30.86%) REST
3 73 (28.52%) Spring
4 64 (25.00%) Java EE
5 60 (23.44%) Hibernate
6 57 (22.27%) Drools
7 56 (21.88%) JMS
7 56 (21.88%) Web Services
8 55 (21.48%) JAX-RS
9 52 (20.31%) Apache Camel
9 52 (20.31%) Spring Boot
9 52 (20.31%) WireMock
10 51 (19.92%) Lambda Expressions
11 47 (18.36%) SOAP
12 43 (16.80%) J2EE
13 38 (14.84%) PowerMock
14 33 (12.89%) Kafka
15 21 (8.20%) Velocity
16 16 (6.25%) JSON
17 11 (4.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.14%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.52%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.17%) NHS
5 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.14%) Unix
1 49 (19.14%) VMS
2 21 (8.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (77.34%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (41.02%) TDD
3 101 (39.45%) Microservices
4 98 (38.28%) Test Automation
5 91 (35.55%) OO
6 83 (32.42%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (25.39%) Scrum
8 61 (23.83%) BDD
9 55 (21.48%) Open Source
10 54 (21.09%) CQRS
11 53 (20.70%) Domain-Driven Design
12 51 (19.92%) Dependency Injection
12 51 (19.92%) OOA/OOD
13 47 (18.36%) DevOps
14 39 (15.23%) Kanban
15 38 (14.84%) E-Commerce
16 33 (12.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 30 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
18 21 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (45.31%) Java 8
3 51 (19.92%) JPQL
4 28 (10.94%) Groovy
5 15 (5.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.52%) Python
7 8 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.13%) SQL
8 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (55.08%) Security Cleared
2 135 (52.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.56%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.78%) PMO
1 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 61 (23.83%) Docker
2 35 (13.67%) vSphere
3 33 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.47%) HDFS
5 3 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 53 (20.70%) Ansible
2 46 (17.97%) Kubernetes
3 37 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (14.45%) Puppet
4 14 (5.47%) Terraform
5 6 (2.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.78%) Kibana
6 2 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (16.02%) Oracle
2 35 (13.67%) VMware
3 10 (3.91%) Guidewire
3 10 (3.91%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.39%) Hyland
5 1 (0.39%) Pega
5 1 (0.39%) SAP