Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance Java Developer
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 573 553
Rank change year-on-year +69 -20 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 114 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.065% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 22 14
London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £419 £425 £345
90th Percentile £575 £561 £525
England median daily rate £538 £475 £469
% change year-on-year +13.16% +1.23% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.15 - £57.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,494 39,222 41,710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.92% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,420 27,936 29,570
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 565 642
London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +13.16% +6.35%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.89 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.57 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

SC Cleared Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured SC Cleared Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in London

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in London

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared Java Developer in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared Java Developer in London

SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared Java Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London - 47 £550 -
Central London -22 9 £465 +3.33%
East London - 1 £550 -
West London - 1 - - 2
SC Cleared Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, SC Cleared Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring SC Cleared Java Developer in the job title.

1 114 (100.00%) Java
1 114 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 114 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 91 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (57.02%) Git (software)
4 61 (53.51%) OO
4 61 (53.51%) Microservices
5 53 (46.49%) REST
6 52 (45.61%) JIRA
6 52 (45.61%) Maven
7 51 (44.74%) Test Automation
8 49 (42.98%) Hibernate
9 45 (39.47%) Confluence
9 45 (39.47%) Java EE
10 41 (35.96%) RESTful
10 41 (35.96%) CQRS
11 40 (35.09%) JMS
11 40 (35.09%) JUnit
12 39 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
13 38 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
13 38 (33.33%) RDBMS
13 38 (33.33%) Relational Database
14 37 (32.46%) TDD
15 36 (31.58%) VMS
15 36 (31.58%) Mockito
15 36 (31.58%) Drools
15 36 (31.58%) JAX-RS
15 36 (31.58%) Vagrant
15 36 (31.58%) WireMock
16 35 (30.70%) Lambda Expressions

SC Cleared 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 45 (39.47%) Confluence
2 35 (30.70%) WildFly
3 11 (9.65%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.51%) Apache
6 4 (3.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.75%) GitHub
3 2 (1.75%) Heroku
4 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 38 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 24 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.77%) HBase
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.02%) MySQL
5 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 3 (2.63%) Redis
7 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (57.02%) Git (software)
2 52 (45.61%) JIRA
2 52 (45.61%) Maven
3 40 (35.09%) JUnit
4 36 (31.58%) Mockito
4 36 (31.58%) Vagrant
5 35 (30.70%) Checkstyle
5 35 (30.70%) Liquibase
5 35 (30.70%) SonarQube
6 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
7 11 (9.65%) Selenium
8 7 (6.14%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.26%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.51%) Protractor
12 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.75%) git-flow
13 2 (1.75%) gulp
13 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
2 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) REST
2 49 (42.98%) Hibernate
3 45 (39.47%) Java EE
4 41 (35.96%) RESTful
5 40 (35.09%) JMS
6 36 (31.58%) Drools
6 36 (31.58%) JAX-RS
6 36 (31.58%) WireMock
7 35 (30.70%) Lambda Expressions
8 34 (29.82%) Spring
9 25 (21.93%) JSON
10 19 (16.67%) Web Services
11 15 (13.16%) Node.js
12 12 (10.53%) J2EE
12 12 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (9.65%) Spring Boot
13 11 (9.65%) XML
14 10 (8.77%) Apache Camel
15 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
15 9 (7.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.70%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) VMS
2 35 (30.70%) Unix
3 6 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (79.82%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.51%) Microservices
2 61 (53.51%) OO
3 51 (44.74%) Test Automation
4 41 (35.96%) CQRS
5 39 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
6 38 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 37 (32.46%) TDD
8 35 (30.70%) OOA/OOD
9 24 (21.05%) DevOps
10 19 (16.67%) OOD
10 19 (16.67%) Scrum
11 18 (15.79%) BDD
11 18 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (11.40%) Performance Optimisation
13 9 (7.89%) MVC
13 9 (7.89%) Pair Programming
14 7 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
16 5 (4.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (30.70%) JPQL
3 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.77%) SQL
5 8 (7.02%) Groovy
5 8 (7.02%) Scala
6 6 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 114 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Google
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) Perforce
4 2 (1.75%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.88%) Capita