The median contractor rate for a Java Web Developer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Web Developer
England / London
Rank 395 412 395
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Web Developer 13 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.036% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.038% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Median daily rate £431 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £371 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £369 £330
% change year-on-year -32.20% +11.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 -

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 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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 -2 1 £575 -4.16%
Java Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Web Development
3 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 13 (52.00%) Spring
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) Finance
8 10 (40.00%) Scrum
8 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (32.00%) SOAP
10 7 (28.00%) Banking
10 7 (28.00%) Apache Camel
10 7 (28.00%) HTML5
10 7 (28.00%) REST
11 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (24.00%) Maven
11 6 (24.00%) Web Services
11 6 (24.00%) React
12 5 (20.00%) TDD
12 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
12 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (16.00%) jQuery
13 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
13 4 (16.00%) Subversion
13 4 (16.00%) XML
13 4 (16.00%) JSP
13 4 (16.00%) MySQL
13 4 (16.00%) Oracle

Java Web 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 3 (12.00%) JBoss
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) Jetty
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) Ant
3 4 (16.00%) JUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) Mockito
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) Grunt
6 1 (4.00%) gulp
6 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
4 2 (8.00%) Games
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 7 (28.00%) Apache Camel
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 7 (28.00%) REST
6 6 (24.00%) React
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) JSP
7 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (12.00%) CSS3
8 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Fintech
2 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Microservices
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) API Design
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe