Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 550 565
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 75 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.078% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.082% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 12
London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £458 £413 £427
90th Percentile £575 £548 £525
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 43,231 37,764 41,318
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.01% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,253 26,925 29,686
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 508 527
London median hourly rate £21.70 £22.42 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +17.99% -1.76%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.56% +11.43%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -14 35 £550 -
Central London -32 7 £475 +2.70%
West London - 1 - -
SC Cleared Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 75 (100.00%) Java
1 75 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (60.00%) Java 8
4 37 (49.33%) Java EE
5 33 (44.00%) Git (software)
6 31 (41.33%) Microservices
7 28 (37.33%) JSON
7 28 (37.33%) Maven
8 27 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 27 (36.00%) OO
8 27 (36.00%) REST
9 26 (34.67%) Test Automation
9 26 (34.67%) JIRA
10 25 (33.33%) RESTful
11 23 (30.67%) CQRS
12 22 (29.33%) Domain-Driven Design
12 22 (29.33%) JMS
13 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (26.67%) Mockito
14 20 (26.67%) JUnit
14 20 (26.67%) XML
14 20 (26.67%) SonarQube
15 19 (25.33%) WildFly
15 19 (25.33%) Liquibase
15 19 (25.33%) WireMock
15 19 (25.33%) Linux Command Line
15 19 (25.33%) 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 19 (25.33%) Confluence
1 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
1 19 (25.33%) WildFly
2 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.67%) Heroku
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) npm
4 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) RDBMS
1 19 (25.33%) Relational Database
2 16 (21.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) Redis
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.67%) HBase
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (37.33%) Maven
3 26 (34.67%) JIRA
4 20 (26.67%) JUnit
4 20 (26.67%) Mockito
4 20 (26.67%) SonarQube
5 19 (25.33%) Checkstyle
5 19 (25.33%) Liquibase
5 19 (25.33%) Vagrant
6 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.33%) Selenium
8 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.67%) Grunt
9 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.33%) jMock
10 1 (1.33%) Mocha
10 1 (1.33%) Protractor
General
1 3 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) Java EE
2 28 (37.33%) JSON
3 27 (36.00%) Hibernate
3 27 (36.00%) REST
4 25 (33.33%) RESTful
5 22 (29.33%) JMS
6 21 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (26.67%) XML
8 19 (25.33%) Drools
8 19 (25.33%) JAX-RS
8 19 (25.33%) Lambda Expressions
8 19 (25.33%) WireMock
9 17 (22.67%) Node.js
9 17 (22.67%) Spring
10 13 (17.33%) Web Services
11 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
12 9 (12.00%) J2EE
13 7 (9.33%) Guice
14 4 (5.33%) JSF
14 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Unix
1 19 (25.33%) VMS
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) Microservices
3 27 (36.00%) OO
4 26 (34.67%) Test Automation
5 23 (30.67%) CQRS
6 22 (29.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 19 (25.33%) Dependency Injection
7 19 (25.33%) OOA/OOD
7 19 (25.33%) TDD
8 18 (24.00%) DevOps
9 17 (22.67%) Scrum
10 14 (18.67%) BDD
11 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.33%) Pair Programming
13 5 (6.67%) OOD
13 5 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
14 4 (5.33%) MVC
15 3 (4.00%) Kanban
15 3 (4.00%) Open Source
16 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (60.00%) Java 8
3 19 (25.33%) JPQL
4 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) Groovy
5 7 (9.33%) Scala
5 7 (9.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.67%) C#
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Terraform
2 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Google
2 2 (2.67%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) VMware