Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Java Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Agile Java Developer
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 317 314
Rank change year-on-year -55 -3 +98
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 273 317 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.71% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 277 279
London median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £423 £400
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Agile Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Java Developer in London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Java Developer in London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Java Developer in London

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Java Developer in London

Agile Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Central London -30 35 £550 - 9
West London +2 19 £503 -7.59% 3
South London -30 12 £450 -20.00%
North London - 4 £400 -
Agile Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Agile 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 London region featuring Agile Java Developer in the job title.

1 273 (100.00%) Java
1 273 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (57.88%) TDD
3 118 (43.22%) Spring
4 91 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 82 (30.04%) BDD
5 82 (30.04%) Microservices
6 81 (29.67%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (27.47%) REST
8 70 (25.64%) Hibernate
8 70 (25.64%) SQL
9 67 (24.54%) Software Engineering
10 66 (24.18%) Banking
11 65 (23.81%) Web Services
12 64 (23.44%) Scrum
13 63 (23.08%) Scala
14 58 (21.25%) Finance
15 56 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 54 (19.78%) Kanban
17 52 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
18 51 (18.68%) RESTful
18 51 (18.68%) Open Source
18 51 (18.68%) NoSQL
19 50 (18.32%) AngularJS
20 47 (17.22%) Investment Banking
20 47 (17.22%) Test Automation
21 44 (16.12%) DevOps
22 43 (15.75%) Maven
23 42 (15.38%) HTML
23 42 (15.38%) High Availability

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 38 (13.92%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.49%) Apache
3 13 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.30%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.10%) JBoss
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.73%) Confluence
8 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.73%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.73%) GitHub
4 2 (0.73%) Heroku
4 2 (0.73%) npm
4 2 (0.73%) Serverless
4 2 (0.73%) Trello
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) HTTP
2 5 (1.83%) SSL
3 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.73%) DNS
4 2 (0.73%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.68%) NoSQL
2 29 (10.62%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (8.06%) MySQL
4 18 (6.59%) Hadoop
5 17 (6.23%) Big Data
6 15 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.66%) HBase
10 8 (2.93%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.56%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.83%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.83%) DB2
13 4 (1.47%) Redis
14 2 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 43 (15.75%) Maven
2 41 (15.02%) Jenkins
3 38 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 38 (13.92%) Mockito
4 26 (9.52%) Selenium
5 24 (8.79%) JUnit
6 18 (6.59%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.23%) WebDriver
8 14 (5.13%) Subversion
9 12 (4.40%) gulp
9 12 (4.40%) IntelliJ
10 10 (3.66%) Grunt
11 7 (2.56%) jMock
11 7 (2.56%) Liquibase
12 6 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.20%) DbUnit
12 6 (2.20%) JIRA
12 6 (2.20%) JMeter
13 5 (1.83%) GitLab
13 5 (1.83%) Jasmine
General
1 66 (24.18%) Banking
2 58 (21.25%) Finance
3 47 (17.22%) Investment Banking
4 32 (11.72%) Front Office
5 20 (7.33%) Retail
6 13 (4.76%) Games
7 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (43.22%) Spring
2 75 (27.47%) REST
3 70 (25.64%) Hibernate
4 65 (23.81%) Web Services
5 51 (18.68%) RESTful
6 50 (18.32%) AngularJS
7 42 (15.38%) HTML
8 41 (15.02%) Kafka
9 39 (14.29%) CSS
10 36 (13.19%) HTML5
11 32 (11.72%) SOAP
12 30 (10.99%) J2EE
13 29 (10.62%) XML
14 26 (9.52%) React
15 24 (8.79%) J2SE
16 21 (7.69%) JSON
16 21 (7.69%) Play Framework
17 18 (6.59%) Dropwizard
18 17 (6.23%) Spring Boot
19 16 (5.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.92%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 23 (8.42%) Fixed Income
4 15 (5.49%) Derivative
5 14 (5.13%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (4.76%) Data Structures
7 11 (4.03%) Online Games
8 10 (3.66%) Replication
9 6 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.20%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.47%) Fintech
11 3 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.73%) User Experience
13 1 (0.37%) Blog
13 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.37%) Equities
13 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.62%) Unix
2 16 (5.86%) Linux
3 7 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (57.88%) TDD
3 91 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 82 (30.04%) BDD
4 82 (30.04%) Microservices
5 81 (29.67%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (24.54%) Software Engineering
7 64 (23.44%) Scrum
8 54 (19.78%) Kanban
9 51 (18.68%) Open Source
10 47 (17.22%) Test Automation
11 44 (16.12%) DevOps
12 42 (15.38%) High Availability
13 34 (12.45%) Migration
14 32 (11.72%) Multithreading
15 30 (10.99%) Domain-Driven Design
15 30 (10.99%) E-Commerce
15 30 (10.99%) OO
16 25 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 273 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (25.64%) SQL
3 63 (23.08%) Scala
4 56 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.79%) Groovy
6 17 (6.23%) Ruby
7 16 (5.86%) Python
8 15 (5.49%) ES6
9 12 (4.40%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.56%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.47%) C#
12 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.73%) Java 9
12 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.73%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.37%) C++
13 1 (0.37%) Clojure
13 1 (0.37%) Haskell
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 13 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.45%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (13.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.59%) Kibana
1 18 (6.59%) logstash
2 16 (5.86%) Grafana
3 4 (1.47%) Ansible
3 4 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (9.52%) Oracle
2 24 (8.79%) Splunk
3 22 (8.06%) AppDynamics
4 10 (3.66%) New Relic
5 5 (1.83%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.47%) Google
6 4 (1.47%) Solace
6 4 (1.47%) Talarian
7 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.37%) BEA
7 1 (0.37%) Progress
7 1 (0.37%) VMware