The median contractor rate for a Java Software Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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 Software Developer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 404 392
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 21 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 22
Median daily rate £463 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -8.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £323 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £559 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £395 £369
% change year-on-year +9.36% +7.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% -2.42%  

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 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
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 £295 £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 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software 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 Software Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 -6 1 £600 +26.31% 4
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (49.12%) Spring
4 19 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 17 (29.82%) TDD
6 16 (28.07%) Scrum
7 15 (26.32%) SQL
7 15 (26.32%) Microservices
8 14 (24.56%) Finance
8 14 (24.56%) Docker
9 13 (22.81%) BDD
9 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 11 (19.30%) JSON
11 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
11 11 (19.30%) Kanban
12 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
12 10 (17.54%) CSS
12 10 (17.54%) Web Services
13 9 (15.79%) Spring Boot
13 9 (15.79%) OO
13 9 (15.79%) HTML
13 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
13 9 (15.79%) Ruby
13 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
14 8 (14.04%) REST
14 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
14 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
14 8 (14.04%) RESTful
14 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared

Java Software 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 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (1.75%) Documentum
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (1.75%) WebORB
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.04%) JUnit
4 6 (10.53%) IntelliJ
4 6 (10.53%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) Selenium
5 5 (8.77%) Maven
6 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.02%) JBehave
6 4 (7.02%) Mockito
6 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (5.26%) Ant
7 3 (5.26%) Moq
7 3 (5.26%) Robot Framework
7 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.26%) Subversion
7 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Games
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) Spring
2 11 (19.30%) JSON
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
3 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 9 (15.79%) Spring Boot
5 8 (14.04%) REST
5 8 (14.04%) RESTful
6 7 (12.28%) XML
7 6 (10.53%) HTML5
7 6 (10.53%) Node.js
7 6 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.77%) Ajax
8 5 (8.77%) SOAP
8 5 (8.77%) Struts
9 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.02%) JMS
9 4 (7.02%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (7.02%) Social Media
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Derivative
6 2 (3.51%) Equities
6 2 (3.51%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) TWAP
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) VWAP
7 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 17 (29.82%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Scrum
5 15 (26.32%) Microservices
6 13 (22.81%) BDD
7 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 11 (19.30%) Kanban
9 9 (15.79%) OO
10 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.53%) DevOps
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.53%) Open Source
11 6 (10.53%) SDET
12 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 6 (10.53%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Scala
6 5 (8.77%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) Clojure
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) Haskell
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 20022
2 1 (1.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Facebook
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Triple Point
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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