The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £556 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.

Lead Java Developer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 370 398
Rank change year-on-year -27 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 15 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 20
Median daily rate £556 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £650 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in London

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Java Developer in London

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Java Developer in London

Lead 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 Lead Java 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 -3 4 £638 +2.00% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Lead Java Developer
England

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

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

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Banking
4 16 (44.44%) Spring
4 16 (44.44%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 11 (30.56%) Fixed Income
7 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
7 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 9 (25.00%) RESTful
8 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (25.00%) XML
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
9 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (22.22%) Apache Camel
10 7 (19.44%) DevOps
10 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
10 7 (19.44%) Microservices
10 7 (19.44%) Open Source
10 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (19.44%) Scrum
10 7 (19.44%) Derivative
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
10 7 (19.44%) SOA
11 6 (16.67%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) J2EE
11 6 (16.67%) Front Office

Lead 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 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
3 2 (5.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospike
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) HBase
4 1 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.78%) KDB
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) JUnit
5 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) jMock
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Mockito
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (47.22%) Banking
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Spring
2 9 (25.00%) RESTful
2 9 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) CSS
5 6 (16.67%) J2EE
6 5 (13.89%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) Middleware
7 4 (11.11%) Visualforce
8 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
8 3 (8.33%) JSON
8 3 (8.33%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) XML Schema
8 3 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (5.56%) JMS
9 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Fixed Income
2 7 (19.44%) Derivative
2 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) iSeries
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
3 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
4 7 (19.44%) Microservices
4 7 (19.44%) Open Source
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) SOA
5 6 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
8 3 (8.33%) ERD
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 4 (11.11%) Groovy
4 4 (11.11%) SOQL
4 4 (11.11%) SOSL
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) MOM
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Marathon
2 1 (2.78%) Mesos
2 1 (2.78%) Oozie
2 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.33%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.56%) Informatica
4 2 (5.56%) Tableau
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.78%) comScore
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Solace
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago