The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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 Application Developer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 411 414
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 8 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.073% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.077% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 17
Median daily rate £419 £397 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -11.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £345 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -7.89% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Developer in London

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Applications Developer in London

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Applications Developer in London

Java Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Applications Developer in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Java Applications 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 Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) Spring
3 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) J2EE
5 11 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) Linux
6 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
8 8 (36.36%) SOA
8 8 (36.36%) Ant
8 8 (36.36%) HTML
8 8 (36.36%) XML
8 8 (36.36%) Spring MVC
8 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (36.36%) React
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) Open Source
9 7 (31.82%) Node.js
9 7 (31.82%) Unix
9 7 (31.82%) JMS
10 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (27.27%) EJB
10 6 (27.27%) JSP
10 6 (27.27%) Servlets
10 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
10 6 (27.27%) ERwin
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite

Java Applications 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 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) ERwin
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 5 (22.73%) Mercurial
4 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) JDeveloper
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (4.55%) Gradle
6 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
1 13 (59.09%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) J2EE
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) React
3 8 (36.36%) Spring MVC
3 8 (36.36%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) JMS
4 7 (31.82%) Node.js
5 6 (27.27%) EJB
5 6 (27.27%) JSP
5 6 (27.27%) JSTL
5 6 (27.27%) Servlets
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) RAD
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Task Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) OCPJP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.55%) Google