The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £471 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 29 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.96% 3.33% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.45% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £471 - £608
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
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 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 49 58 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.08% 96.67% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 119 335
Median daily rate £600 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £675 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

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

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 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 Docklands, London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (40.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Hazelcast
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) Market Making
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) GitHub
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver

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 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Endeca
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) FpML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Market Making
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera