The median contractor rate for a Agile Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Agile Java Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 325 480
Rank change year-on-year -92 +155  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 204 381 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.68% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.72% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 345 145
Median daily rate £500 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £405
% change year-on-year -2.63% +17.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44568 53178 53123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.59% 95.11% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28942 34715 32199
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1550 2120
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Agile Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Java Developer in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Java Developer in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Java Developer in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Java Developer in the UK

Agile Java Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
England -81 198 £500 -2.91% 32
London -80 103 £534 +1.66% 16
South East +7 27 £525 +5.52% 5
North West +27 26 £438 -6.66% 4
City of London -40 20 £625 +19.04% 5
East of England +6 15 £525 +7.69% 3
Cheshire +38 11 £450 +16.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £398 -24.28%
Yorkshire -11 11 £475 +5.55% 3
Hertfordshire +5 10 £571 +11.46% 2
West Yorkshire -13 9 £525 +16.66% 3
Manchester +1 7 £425 -10.52% 2
Leeds -7 7 £425 -5.55% 3
Chester - 7 £463 - 1
Hampshire +10 6 £525 +5.00% 1
East Midlands -8 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Merseyside - 6 £425 -
North East +10 5 £350 -22.22%
Tyne and Wear +8 5 £350 -22.22%
Surrey +4 5 £463 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 5 £350 -22.22%
Milton Keynes +4 4 £398 -24.28%
Essex -7 4 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -11 4 £580 +17.17% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £388 -
Liverpool - 4 £463 -
Scotland +37 3 - - 1
West Midlands +21 3 £500 +17.64%
Knutsford +8 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Hatfield -8 3 £525 +10.52%

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Agile 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 featuring Agile Java Developer in the job title.

1 458 (100.00%) Java
1 458 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (67.03%) TDD
3 206 (44.98%) Spring
4 170 (37.12%) Scrum
5 164 (35.81%) BDD
6 123 (26.86%) Microservices
7 99 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 87 (19.00%) Pair Programming
9 85 (18.56%) SQL
10 81 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (17.47%) HTML
12 79 (17.25%) RESTful
12 79 (17.25%) REST
13 78 (17.03%) Hibernate
14 76 (16.59%) Banking
15 75 (16.38%) Web Services
16 73 (15.94%) Finance
17 70 (15.28%) MongoDB
18 65 (14.19%) DevOps
19 61 (13.32%) Git (software)
20 57 (12.45%) OO
21 56 (12.23%) CSS
21 56 (12.23%) AngularJS
22 53 (11.57%) Kanban
23 51 (11.14%) Software Engineering
23 51 (11.14%) Maven
24 49 (10.70%) Scala
25 48 (10.48%) Linux
26 47 (10.26%) NoSQL

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 29 (6.33%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.93%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.62%) Apache
7 10 (2.18%) Confluence
7 10 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.97%) JBoss
9 8 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.44%) Mule
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.22%) GemFire
14 1 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.40%) GitHub
3 9 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (1.31%) Twilio
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.22%) AMQP
2 1 (0.22%) Firewall
2 1 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.22%) FTP
2 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.28%) MongoDB
2 47 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 41 (8.95%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (6.77%) Big Data
5 20 (4.37%) MySQL
6 18 (3.93%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.06%) SQL Server
9 12 (2.62%) HBase
10 11 (2.40%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.75%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.75%) Redis
13 6 (1.31%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.31%) RethinkDB
14 5 (1.09%) DB2
15 4 (0.87%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 61 (13.32%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.14%) Maven
3 44 (9.61%) Jenkins
4 37 (8.08%) JUnit
5 34 (7.42%) Cucumber
6 27 (5.90%) JIRA
6 27 (5.90%) Mockito
7 25 (5.46%) Subversion
8 19 (4.15%) Selenium
9 17 (3.71%) Gradle
10 16 (3.49%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.40%) IntelliJ
12 8 (1.75%) NUnit
13 5 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.09%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.87%) JBehave
14 4 (0.87%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (16.59%) Banking
2 73 (15.94%) Finance
3 31 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.28%) Front Office
5 11 (2.40%) Games
6 10 (2.18%) Retail
7 3 (0.66%) Back Office
7 3 (0.66%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (44.98%) Spring
2 80 (17.47%) HTML
3 79 (17.25%) REST
3 79 (17.25%) RESTful
4 78 (17.03%) Hibernate
5 75 (16.38%) Web Services
6 56 (12.23%) AngularJS
6 56 (12.23%) CSS
7 41 (8.95%) HTML5
8 40 (8.73%) J2EE
9 39 (8.52%) Spring Boot
10 32 (6.99%) XML
11 31 (6.77%) JSON
12 30 (6.55%) Java EE
13 28 (6.11%) Node.js
14 21 (4.59%) Dropwizard
14 21 (4.59%) JPA
14 21 (4.59%) React
14 21 (4.59%) SOAP
15 20 (4.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (2.18%) Equities
4 8 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.31%) Derivative
7 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.87%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.87%) Social Media
8 3 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (0.66%) User Experience
9 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.44%) Fintech
9 2 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.22%) iPad
10 1 (0.22%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.48%) Linux
2 34 (7.42%) Unix
3 15 (3.28%) Android
4 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.31%) Windows
6 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (67.03%) TDD
3 170 (37.12%) Scrum
4 164 (35.81%) BDD
5 123 (26.86%) Microservices
6 87 (19.00%) Pair Programming
7 81 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (14.19%) DevOps
9 57 (12.45%) OO
10 53 (11.57%) Kanban
11 51 (11.14%) Software Engineering
12 36 (7.86%) SDLC
13 32 (6.99%) Mentoring
13 32 (6.99%) Unit Testing
14 31 (6.77%) Low Latency
15 28 (6.11%) E-Commerce
15 28 (6.11%) Open Source
16 24 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (5.24%) Continuous Deployment
17 23 (5.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 458 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 85 (18.56%) SQL
4 49 (10.70%) Scala
5 28 (6.11%) Python
6 26 (5.68%) Ruby
7 21 (4.59%) C#
8 17 (3.71%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.06%) Go
10 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.62%) Groovy
12 4 (0.87%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.87%) Clojure
13 3 (0.66%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.66%) PHP
14 2 (0.44%) C
14 2 (0.44%) C++
15 1 (0.22%) ES6
15 1 (0.22%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.75%) Sun Certification
4 7 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.09%) Degree
6 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.84%) QA
2 8 (1.75%) SLA
3 4 (0.87%) SDET
4 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.66%) EMIR
4 3 (0.66%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (9.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (2.62%) Ansible
2 11 (2.40%) Puppet
3 6 (1.31%) Grafana
3 6 (1.31%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.87%) logstash
4 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.66%) Kibana
5 3 (0.66%) rkt
5 3 (0.66%) Terraform
6 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.44%) Oozie
7 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.22%) Consul
7 1 (0.22%) Control-M
7 1 (0.22%) MOM
7 1 (0.22%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 42 (9.17%) Oracle
2 8 (1.75%) BEA
3 7 (1.53%) Splunk
4 4 (0.87%) Ab Initio
4 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.87%) Facebook
4 4 (0.87%) Perforce
4 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.66%) AppDynamics
5 3 (0.66%) Murex
5 3 (0.66%) Sybase
5 3 (0.66%) Talend
5 3 (0.66%) VMware
6 2 (0.44%) Apple
6 2 (0.44%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.44%) Google
6 2 (0.44%) IBM
6 2 (0.44%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.44%) SAP
6 2 (0.44%) Terracotta
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