The median contractor rate for a Java Applications Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Application Developer
England / London
Rank 392 426 393
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 14 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.045% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.048% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 19
Median daily rate £350 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £336 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -15.95% -  

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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Applications Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Applications Developer in London

Java Applications 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 Java Applications Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
City of London - 1 - - 2
Java Applications Developer
England

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) Spring
5 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) J2EE
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
7 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (29.41%) RESTful
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) React
7 5 (29.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
8 4 (23.53%) Ant
8 4 (23.53%) RAD
8 4 (23.53%) SOA
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (11.76%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
2 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) Ant
4 3 (17.65%) ERwin
5 2 (11.76%) JDeveloper
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) React
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) EJB
5 3 (17.65%) JMS
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) JSTL
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) RAD
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Google