The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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 Developer
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1489 1069 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.16% 4.94% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 5.19% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 879 859
London median daily rate £550 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% +3.50%  
10th Percentile £400 £363 £358
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £111.25
England median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +29.57% -5.33%  

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 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
10th Percentile £306 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £640 £631
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in London

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 Java Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in London

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 Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +9 303 £563 +5.63% 62
Croydon -3 30 £500 +17.64% 1
Canary Wharf -1 6 £625 +13.63%
Westminster +4 1 £563 +28.57%
Docklands, London -2 1 £471 -
Bromley -4 1 £575 +31.42%
Uxbridge -4 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 £350 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 2617 (99.89%) Java
2 1301 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 942 (35.95%) Spring
4 863 (32.94%) TDD
5 732 (27.94%) Banking
6 725 (27.67%) Finance
7 576 (21.98%) SQL
8 546 (20.84%) JavaScript
9 478 (18.24%) Front Office
10 471 (17.98%) Microservices
11 465 (17.75%) HTML
12 460 (17.56%) Multithreading
13 433 (16.53%) Scrum
13 433 (16.53%) REST
14 403 (15.38%) Linux
15 393 (15.00%) Oracle
16 379 (14.47%) Git (software)
17 376 (14.35%) BDD
18 371 (14.16%) Investment Banking
19 365 (13.93%) AngularJS
20 358 (13.66%) Hibernate
21 350 (13.36%) Low Latency
22 343 (13.09%) Maven
23 339 (12.94%) Electronic Trading
24 337 (12.86%) Web Services
25 335 (12.79%) OO
26 330 (12.60%) CSS
27 323 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
28 309 (11.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 307 (11.72%) Jenkins

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
1 154 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 149 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 108 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 87 (3.32%) Apache
5 84 (3.21%) WebSphere
6 72 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 70 (2.67%) Confluence
7 70 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 68 (2.60%) JBoss
9 38 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 35 (1.34%) Mule
11 33 (1.26%) Apache Solr
12 32 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 32 (1.22%) CMS
13 22 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.61%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.61%) MQSeries
14 16 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.076%) InVision
4 2 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.076%) Weka
5 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 81 (3.09%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 15 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.15%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
6 3 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 3 (0.11%) Global One
7 2 (0.076%) Endur
7 2 (0.076%) Postilion
7 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.076%) RMDS
7 2 (0.076%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.038%) Actimize
8 1 (0.038%) BASE24
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.038%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 259 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.72%) GitHub
4 40 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
6 25 (0.95%) Twilio
7 24 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.53%) OpenShift
9 13 (0.50%) PaaS
10 11 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.27%) SaaS
12 7 (0.27%) Slack
13 6 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.19%) IaaS
14 5 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.48%) HTTP
2 28 (1.07%) Internet
3 16 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.23%) Intranet
5 6 (0.23%) SSL
6 5 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
6 5 (0.19%) LDAP
7 4 (0.15%) Firewall
7 4 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.15%) SMS
8 2 (0.076%) DSL
8 2 (0.076%) FTP
8 2 (0.076%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.076%) SSH
9 1 (0.038%) MQTT
9 1 (0.038%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.038%) Network Security
9 1 (0.038%) RTSP
9 1 (0.038%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (9.47%) NoSQL
2 239 (9.12%) MongoDB
3 224 (8.55%) Big Data
4 213 (8.13%) Relational Database
5 200 (7.63%) Hadoop
6 163 (6.22%) MySQL
7 152 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 130 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
9 102 (3.89%) SQL Server
10 74 (2.82%) HBase
11 73 (2.79%) RDBMS
12 59 (2.25%) KDB
13 43 (1.64%) DB2
14 41 (1.56%) Apache Hive
15 39 (1.49%) Oracle Database
16 32 (1.22%) Kdb+
17 30 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (1.07%) Redis
19 25 (0.95%) MarkLogic
20 21 (0.80%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 379 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 343 (13.09%) Maven
3 307 (11.72%) Jenkins
4 248 (9.47%) JUnit
5 151 (5.76%) Cucumber
6 140 (5.34%) JIRA
7 133 (5.08%) Mockito
8 130 (4.96%) Subversion
9 115 (4.39%) TeamCity
10 98 (3.74%) Selenium
11 85 (3.24%) IntelliJ
12 81 (3.09%) Gradle
13 73 (2.79%) Ant
14 52 (1.98%) Eclipse
15 38 (1.45%) NUnit
16 34 (1.30%) Hudson
17 33 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 32 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
18 32 (1.22%) TestNG
19 31 (1.18%) gulp
General
1 732 (27.94%) Banking
2 725 (27.67%) Finance
3 478 (18.24%) Front Office
4 371 (14.16%) Investment Banking
5 78 (2.98%) Retail
6 53 (2.02%) Games
7 49 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 40 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.26%) Marketing
10 25 (0.95%) Publishing
11 23 (0.88%) Advertising
12 19 (0.73%) Back Office
13 18 (0.69%) Law
13 18 (0.69%) Legal
14 15 (0.57%) Electronics
14 15 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
17 3 (0.11%) French Language
17 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (35.95%) Spring
2 465 (17.75%) HTML
3 433 (16.53%) REST
4 365 (13.93%) AngularJS
5 358 (13.66%) Hibernate
6 337 (12.86%) Web Services
7 330 (12.60%) CSS
8 279 (10.65%) HTML5
9 261 (9.96%) RESTful
10 250 (9.54%) XML
11 218 (8.32%) Spring Boot
12 215 (8.21%) J2EE
13 190 (7.25%) JMS
14 185 (7.06%) JSON
15 173 (6.60%) Kafka
16 169 (6.45%) Node.js
17 167 (6.37%) SOAP
18 130 (4.96%) Java EE
19 128 (4.89%) Spring MVC
20 122 (4.66%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 309 (11.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 239 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
3 231 (8.82%) Equities
4 181 (6.91%) Fixed Income
5 163 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
6 160 (6.11%) Derivative
7 128 (4.89%) Computer Science
8 84 (3.21%) Data Structures
9 70 (2.67%) Fintech
10 64 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
11 58 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 55 (2.10%) User Experience
13 51 (1.95%) Market Risk
14 50 (1.91%) Algorithms
15 35 (1.34%) Credit Risk
15 35 (1.34%) Virtual Team
16 31 (1.18%) Client/Server
17 29 (1.11%) N-Tier
18 28 (1.07%) Grid Computing
19 17 (0.65%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 403 (15.38%) Linux
2 256 (9.77%) Unix
3 84 (3.21%) Windows
4 30 (1.15%) Android
5 19 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.42%) Solaris
10 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.038%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.038%) VMS
13 1 (0.038%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1301 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (32.94%) TDD
3 471 (17.98%) Microservices
4 460 (17.56%) Multithreading
5 433 (16.53%) Scrum
6 376 (14.35%) BDD
7 350 (13.36%) Low Latency
8 339 (12.94%) Electronic Trading
9 335 (12.79%) OO
10 323 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
11 294 (11.22%) Test Automation
12 269 (10.27%) DevOps
13 223 (8.51%) Pair Programming
13 223 (8.51%) SDLC
14 214 (8.17%) Software Engineering
15 201 (7.67%) MVC
16 178 (6.79%) Open Source
17 126 (4.81%) Kanban
18 125 (4.77%) E-Commerce
19 118 (4.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2617 (99.89%) Java
2 576 (21.98%) SQL
3 546 (20.84%) JavaScript
4 283 (10.80%) Scala
5 180 (6.87%) C#
6 162 (6.18%) Python
7 152 (5.80%) C++
8 91 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 90 (3.44%) Groovy
10 80 (3.05%) Shell Script
11 63 (2.40%) Ruby
12 55 (2.10%) C
13 52 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 40 (1.53%) Go
15 28 (1.07%) Perl
16 21 (0.80%) ES6
17 20 (0.76%) Apex Code
18 17 (0.65%) Kotlin
19 15 (0.57%) Clojure
20 14 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 136 (5.19%) Degree
2 134 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 96 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.27%) PhD
8 6 (0.23%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.19%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.038%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.038%) Brainbench
10 1 (0.038%) ISEB
10 1 (0.038%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.66%) MiFID
2 83 (3.17%) QA
3 24 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (0.84%) EMIR
5 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.076%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.076%) FATCA
8 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 228 (8.70%) Docker
2 23 (0.88%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.38%) HDFS
4 9 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (0.34%) Shibboleth
5 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.076%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.076%) GridGain
7 2 (0.076%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.038%) Varnish
8 1 (0.038%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.038%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (3.40%) Ansible
2 78 (2.98%) Puppet
3 70 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.61%) Terraform
6 13 (0.50%) Oozie
7 10 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.38%) Kibana
8 9 (0.34%) Grafana
9 7 (0.27%) MOM
10 6 (0.23%) Control-M
10 6 (0.23%) Mesos
10 6 (0.23%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.15%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.11%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.11%) Marathon
12 3 (0.11%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.076%) Consul
13 2 (0.076%) Rancher
13 2 (0.076%) rkt
Vendors
1 393 (15.00%) Oracle
2 116 (4.43%) TIBCO
3 114 (4.35%) ION Trading
4 99 (3.78%) Sybase
5 49 (1.87%) IBM
6 44 (1.68%) Microsoft
7 41 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.45%) Adobe
9 34 (1.30%) SAP
10 31 (1.18%) Solace
11 29 (1.11%) Perforce
12 28 (1.07%) Bloomberg
13 27 (1.03%) Google
13 27 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.80%) MuleSoft
14 21 (0.80%) Syncfusion
15 20 (0.76%) Currenex
15 20 (0.76%) DevExpress
15 20 (0.76%) New Relic
16 19 (0.73%) Murex
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 month initial contract (Long term opportunities)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago