Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 538 605
Rank change year-on-year +49 +67 -48
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 126 99 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.21% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 17
London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £433 £363 £455
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
England median daily rate £550 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +15.79% -1.04% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £41.15 -
% change year-on-year +21.51% - -

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 43,410 43,867 42,731
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,374 31,732 30,384
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 555 548
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.10% +0.79%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.20 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.29 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.07% +2.47% +2.01%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +31 92 £550 +2.33%
Central London -26 1 £425 +6.25%
SC Cleared Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Java
1 126 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 85 (67.46%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (62.70%) Microservices
4 73 (57.94%) Git (software)
5 71 (56.35%) Test Automation
6 70 (55.56%) Java 8
7 67 (53.17%) Relational Database
8 65 (51.59%) SonarQube
9 64 (50.79%) Java EE
10 62 (49.21%) REST
11 58 (46.03%) JIRA
11 58 (46.03%) Confluence
12 56 (44.44%) Hibernate
13 55 (43.65%) Maven
14 54 (42.86%) Drools
15 52 (41.27%) RESTful
16 51 (40.48%) JUnit
17 50 (39.68%) OO
17 50 (39.68%) JMS
18 49 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
18 49 (38.89%) JAX-RS
19 48 (38.10%) CQRS
19 48 (38.10%) JPQL
19 48 (38.10%) Vagrant
19 48 (38.10%) WildFly
19 48 (38.10%) Liquibase
19 48 (38.10%) Lambda Expressions
19 48 (38.10%) WireMock

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 58 (46.03%) Confluence
2 48 (38.10%) WildFly
3 14 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 12 (9.52%) JBoss
5 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.56%) Apache Solr
7 6 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (4.76%) Apache Spark
7 6 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.38%) CMS
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.79%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.76%) Apigee
3 6 (4.76%) Boomi
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.17%) npm
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.17%) AMQP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (53.17%) Relational Database
2 48 (38.10%) RDBMS
3 12 (9.52%) Big Data
4 11 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.14%) HBase
6 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.59%) MySQL
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 73 (57.94%) Git (software)
2 65 (51.59%) SonarQube
3 58 (46.03%) JIRA
4 55 (43.65%) Maven
5 51 (40.48%) JUnit
6 48 (38.10%) Checkstyle
6 48 (38.10%) Liquibase
6 48 (38.10%) Mockito
6 48 (38.10%) Vagrant
7 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 12 (9.52%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.76%) IntelliJ
9 6 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (3.17%) Gradle
10 4 (3.17%) Mocha
10 4 (3.17%) Protractor
11 2 (1.59%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.59%) Grunt
11 2 (1.59%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 2 (1.59%) Legal
2 1 (0.79%) Electronics
2 1 (0.79%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.79%) Marketing
2 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.79%) Java EE
2 62 (49.21%) REST
3 56 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 54 (42.86%) Drools
5 52 (41.27%) RESTful
6 50 (39.68%) JMS
7 49 (38.89%) JAX-RS
8 48 (38.10%) Lambda Expressions
8 48 (38.10%) WireMock
9 19 (15.08%) Spring
10 18 (14.29%) JSON
11 17 (13.49%) Velocity
12 16 (12.70%) Apache Camel
13 15 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (10.32%) Spring Boot
15 11 (8.73%) XML
16 9 (7.14%) Kafka
17 8 (6.35%) IBM Integration Bus
17 8 (6.35%) Middleware
18 7 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (38.10%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.10%) Unix
1 48 (38.10%) VMS
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (67.46%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (62.70%) Microservices
3 71 (56.35%) Test Automation
4 50 (39.68%) OO
5 49 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
6 48 (38.10%) CQRS
6 48 (38.10%) Domain-Driven Design
6 48 (38.10%) OOA/OOD
7 30 (23.81%) DevOps
8 27 (21.43%) Open Source
9 25 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (15.08%) TDD
11 17 (13.49%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (12.70%) Task Automation
13 12 (9.52%) BDD
14 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (55.56%) Java 8
3 48 (38.10%) JPQL
4 17 (13.49%) Groovy
5 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.97%) SQL
7 4 (3.17%) C#
7 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.38%) Python
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 36 (28.57%) Docker
2 8 (6.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.35%) Ansible
3 6 (4.76%) Terraform
4 4 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (6.35%) MuleSoft
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle
2 6 (4.76%) Axway
2 6 (4.76%) Dell
2 6 (4.76%) Fiorano
2 6 (4.76%) Jitterbit
2 6 (4.76%) Talend
2 6 (4.76%) TIBCO
2 6 (4.76%) webMethods
3 2 (1.59%) Google
3 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.79%) SAP