The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £594 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Lead Java Developer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 394 372
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 22 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 31
Median daily rate £594 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £472 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £665 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -18.85% +6.06%  
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 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 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 -6 6 £488 -22.00% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £619 -
Lead Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Spring
4 18 (41.86%) Banking
5 14 (32.56%) Finance
5 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (32.56%) Open Source
6 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) XML
7 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
7 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
7 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
8 10 (23.26%) Workflow
9 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
10 8 (18.60%) SDLC
10 8 (18.60%) J2EE
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle
10 8 (18.60%) CSS
11 7 (16.28%) SOAP
11 7 (16.28%) HTML
11 7 (16.28%) Fixed Income
11 7 (16.28%) RESTful
11 7 (16.28%) Multithreading
11 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) REST
11 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
12 6 (13.95%) Data Transformation
12 6 (13.95%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (13.95%) DevOps
12 6 (13.95%) Microservices

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 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
1 3 (6.98%) Confluence
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Mule
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) Hazelcast
4 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) HBase
5 1 (2.33%) KDB
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) JUnit
3 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Mockito
5 2 (4.65%) jMock
5 2 (4.65%) Maven
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Hudson
6 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.33%) JBehave
6 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 18 (41.86%) Banking
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) Spring
2 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
2 11 (25.58%) XML
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) J2EE
4 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) REST
4 7 (16.28%) RESTful
4 7 (16.28%) SOAP
5 6 (13.95%) J2SE
5 6 (13.95%) Middleware
6 5 (11.63%) Web Services
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) Apache Camel
7 4 (9.30%) JMS
7 4 (9.30%) Visualforce
8 3 (6.98%) jQuery
8 3 (6.98%) JSON
8 3 (6.98%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Fixed Income
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Derivative
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) BBC
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Open Source
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.26%) Workflow
5 8 (18.60%) SDLC
6 7 (16.28%) Multithreading
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.95%) Data Transformation
7 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 6 (13.95%) Economics
7 6 (13.95%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (13.95%) Microservices
7 6 (13.95%) Migration
7 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.95%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) SOA
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 4 (9.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Apex Code
4 4 (9.30%) Groovy
4 4 (9.30%) SOQL
4 4 (9.30%) SOSL
5 1 (2.33%) Clojure
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PA-DSS
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) MOM
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Oozie
2 1 (2.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.98%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.65%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.65%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) hybris
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
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