The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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 Web Developer
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 426 411
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 22 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.039% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 22
Median daily rate £625 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £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 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Web Developer in London

Java Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Web Developer in London

Java Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Web Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Web Developer in London

Java Web 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 Web Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Web Developer in London

Java Web 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 Web Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 3 £498 -17.08%
Java Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Web Development
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (51.43%) Banking
4 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) HTML
5 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 15 (42.86%) Investment Banking
6 15 (42.86%) REST
7 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (40.00%) Spring
8 13 (37.14%) CSS
9 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
10 10 (28.57%) HTML5
10 10 (28.57%) Selenium
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 10 (28.57%) Maven
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
11 9 (25.71%) Low Latency
11 9 (25.71%) Front Office
11 9 (25.71%) Multithreading
12 8 (22.86%) MVC
12 8 (22.86%) JUnit
12 8 (22.86%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (20.00%) Apache Camel
13 7 (20.00%) Scrum
13 7 (20.00%) jQuery
14 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
14 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
15 5 (14.29%) React

Java Web 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 8 (22.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
5 2 (5.71%) Jetty
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Maven
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) JUnit
3 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.43%) Ant
5 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.57%) Hudson
6 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
6 3 (8.57%) Liquibase
7 2 (5.71%) Mockito
7 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.86%) Sublime Text
General
1 18 (51.43%) Banking
2 15 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Front Office
5 3 (8.57%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) REST
3 14 (40.00%) Spring
4 13 (37.14%) CSS
5 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
6 10 (28.57%) HTML5
6 10 (28.57%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 5 (14.29%) J2EE
8 5 (14.29%) JSON
8 5 (14.29%) React
8 5 (14.29%) SOAP
8 5 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
10 3 (8.57%) Ajax
10 3 (8.57%) FreeMarker
10 3 (8.57%) RESTful
10 3 (8.57%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Web Development
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (25.71%) Low Latency
5 9 (25.71%) Multithreading
6 8 (22.86%) MVC
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Workflow
10 3 (8.57%) Collateral Management
10 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.57%) OO
10 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Groovy
4 1 (2.86%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Progress
2 3 (8.57%) Sybase
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft