The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 557 560
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 33 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 54
Median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £431 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £665 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -24.44% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 41107 49028 48272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.61% 95.21% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26821 32442 29747
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1373 1399 1938
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 21 £588 -1.05% 12
South East +20 6 £295 -33.78% 6
North West +23 2 £340 -24.86% 2
South West - 2 £378 - 4
North East +12 1 £450 -
East Midlands -15 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Lead Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.79%) Spring
4 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
5 23 (34.33%) TDD
6 22 (32.84%) Finance
7 18 (26.87%) Banking
8 17 (25.37%) Oracle
8 17 (25.37%) HTML
9 16 (23.88%) SQL
10 15 (22.39%) XML
10 15 (22.39%) Hibernate
10 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
11 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
12 13 (19.40%) Scrum
12 13 (19.40%) CSS
13 12 (17.91%) Web Services
13 12 (17.91%) J2EE
13 12 (17.91%) Middleware
13 12 (17.91%) SOA
13 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
13 12 (17.91%) Open Source
14 11 (16.42%) RESTful
14 11 (16.42%) Microservices
14 11 (16.42%) SOAP
15 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
15 10 (14.93%) JIRA
15 10 (14.93%) REST
15 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (13.43%) Jenkins

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 6 (8.96%) Apache
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.97%) Confluence
3 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) Mule
5 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
1 4 (5.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
2 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 3 (4.48%) HBase
5 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.99%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) QlikView
6 1 (1.49%) Aerospike
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.49%) KDB
6 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) JIRA
3 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.43%) JUnit
4 8 (11.94%) Mockito
5 7 (10.45%) Maven
5 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.46%) jMock
7 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.97%) Subversion
8 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.99%) Hudson
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.99%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) Ant
9 1 (1.49%) Gradle
9 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.49%) MyEclipse
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Banking
3 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Front Office
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) Spring
2 17 (25.37%) HTML
3 15 (22.39%) Hibernate
3 15 (22.39%) XML
4 13 (19.40%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) J2EE
5 12 (17.91%) Middleware
5 12 (17.91%) Web Services
6 11 (16.42%) RESTful
6 11 (16.42%) SOAP
7 10 (14.93%) REST
8 8 (11.94%) Apache Camel
9 7 (10.45%) JMS
9 7 (10.45%) Spring MVC
10 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.96%) Java EE
10 6 (8.96%) Node.js
11 5 (7.46%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (7.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Fixed Income
2 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.46%) Derivative
4 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) BBC
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) TDD
3 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
4 13 (19.40%) Scrum
5 12 (17.91%) Open Source
5 12 (17.91%) SOA
5 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.42%) Microservices
7 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) DevOps
8 8 (11.94%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (11.94%) MVC
8 8 (11.94%) Workflow
9 7 (10.45%) OO
9 7 (10.45%) UML
10 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.46%) Low Latency
11 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.46%) SDLC
12 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Groovy
5 5 (7.46%) Scala
6 4 (5.97%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
6 4 (5.97%) SOQL
6 4 (5.97%) SOSL
7 3 (4.48%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) Clojure
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PA-DSS
1 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.49%) Varnish
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) MOM
2 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Marathon
3 1 (1.49%) Mesos
3 1 (1.49%) Oozie
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.48%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.99%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
4 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) comScore
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Solace
5 1 (1.49%) VMware