Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Lead Java Developer
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 705 766
Rank change year-on-year -25 +61 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 78 159 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.16% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.16% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 116 74
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £386 £413 £383
90th Percentile £636 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83303 96531 97420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.12% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54418 63584 61482
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2635 2831 3798
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in England

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Java Developer in England

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Java Developer in England

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Java Developer in England

Lead Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
London -59 45 £538 -2.27% 9
South East +24 14 £525 +16.67% 3
North of England +46 13 £440 -2.49% 3
Yorkshire +38 10 £440 -15.63% 2
Midlands +14 5 £425 -9.57% 1
East Midlands -1 5 £425 -5.56%
North West +32 2 £340 -32.00% 1
North East +44 1 £450 +9.09%
South West - 1 £400 - 1
Lead Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Lead 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 England region featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (62.82%) Spring
4 31 (39.74%) TDD
5 22 (28.21%) Finance
6 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 20 (25.64%) Microservices
8 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
8 19 (24.36%) DevOps
8 19 (24.36%) Banking
9 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 18 (23.08%) RESTful
10 17 (21.79%) Scrum
11 16 (20.51%) Oracle
11 16 (20.51%) Docker
12 15 (19.23%) Spring Boot
12 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (19.23%) SQL
12 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
13 14 (17.95%) SOA
13 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
13 14 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (16.67%) J2EE
14 13 (16.67%) JUnit
14 13 (16.67%) Apache Camel
15 12 (15.38%) JIRA
16 11 (14.10%) HTML
16 11 (14.10%) Web Services
16 11 (14.10%) JMS
16 11 (14.10%) Puppet

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.82%) Jetty
3 8 (10.26%) JBoss
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.13%) Confluence
6 3 (3.85%) Apache
6 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.56%) CMS
7 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.56%) Mule
7 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.54%) Big Data
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.69%) MySQL
4 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.85%) QlikView
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.56%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.56%) HBase
9 1 (1.28%) Aerospike
9 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.28%) DB2
9 1 (1.28%) KDB
9 1 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.67%) JUnit
4 12 (15.38%) JIRA
5 9 (11.54%) TeamCity
6 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
6 8 (10.26%) Maven
7 7 (8.97%) Hudson
8 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.41%) Mockito
8 5 (6.41%) Selenium
8 5 (6.41%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.13%) MyEclipse
10 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (2.56%) Subversion
12 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.28%) jMock
12 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 9 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Front Office
5 5 (6.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (62.82%) Spring
2 18 (23.08%) RESTful
3 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 15 (19.23%) Spring Boot
4 13 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 13 (16.67%) J2EE
5 11 (14.10%) HTML
5 11 (14.10%) JMS
5 11 (14.10%) Web Services
6 10 (12.82%) REST
7 9 (11.54%) Node.js
8 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.26%) SOAP
8 8 (10.26%) XML
9 6 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (7.69%) CSS
9 6 (7.69%) JPA
9 6 (7.69%) jQuery
9 6 (7.69%) JSON
10 5 (6.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income
3 7 (8.97%) Derivative
4 5 (6.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.28%) iSeries
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) TDD
3 20 (25.64%) Microservices
4 19 (24.36%) DevOps
5 17 (21.79%) Scrum
6 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (17.95%) SOA
8 10 (12.82%) MVC
8 10 (12.82%) Open Source
9 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.54%) OO
10 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
11 7 (8.97%) Service Design
11 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (7.69%) High-Frequency Trading
13 5 (6.41%) BDD
13 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 8 (10.26%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.13%) Scala
5 4 (5.13%) SOQL
5 4 (5.13%) SOSL
6 2 (2.56%) Groovy
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Puppet
2 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.41%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) MOM
5 1 (1.28%) Marathon
5 1 (1.28%) Mesos
5 1 (1.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.85%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) Informatica
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Tableau
4 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.28%) comScore
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Solace
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