The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.78% 3.51% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 3.70% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £588 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £615
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London. 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 56 54 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 94.92% 94.74% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 68
Median daily rate £550 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +8.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Docklands, London

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Docklands, London

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Docklands, London

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Docklands, London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (33.33%) Market Risk
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Front Office
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Cucumber

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 1 (11.11%) KDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (11.11%) FpML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) JMX
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Market Making
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase