Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 379 557
Rank change year-on-year -58 +178 +47
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 465 685 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.66% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 599 286
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £400 £368 £328
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -7.03% +15.63% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 90163 104539 107877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58468 68039 66795
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2893 3098 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +2.26%

Agile Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 July 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 16 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
England -71 404 £525 +2.44% 44
London -79 246 £550 +3.29% 29
UK excluding London +19 218 £430 -7.03% 16
North of England +12 76 £438 -2.78% 3
North West +34 49 £450 -2.70% 2
Northern Ireland - 49 £413 -
South East -2 40 £525 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire -26 20 £425 -5.56% 1
East of England -14 19 £525 +10.53% 7
Midlands +20 13 £419 +3.08%
South West +2 10 £428 +13.25%
North East +52 7 £350 -12.50%
Scotland +35 7 £425 +8.97%
East Midlands -11 7 £400 -20.00%
West Midlands +29 6 £450 +18.42%
Wales -2 4 £573 +43.13% 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 465 (100.00%) Java
1 465 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (56.34%) TDD
3 183 (39.35%) Spring
4 131 (28.17%) BDD
5 127 (27.31%) Scrum
6 122 (26.24%) Banking
7 109 (23.44%) Finance
7 109 (23.44%) Test Automation
8 108 (23.23%) JavaScript
9 102 (21.94%) Microservices
10 96 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
11 91 (19.57%) Pair Programming
11 91 (19.57%) Web Services
12 83 (17.85%) OO
13 81 (17.42%) Investment Banking
14 75 (16.13%) HTML
14 75 (16.13%) AngularJS
15 74 (15.91%) REST
15 74 (15.91%) Git (software)
16 70 (15.05%) SQL
17 69 (14.84%) Scala
18 67 (14.41%) Hibernate
19 66 (14.19%) RESTful
20 65 (13.98%) CSS
21 64 (13.76%) DevOps
21 64 (13.76%) Data Structures
22 62 (13.33%) MongoDB
23 59 (12.69%) Jenkins
24 57 (12.26%) Kanban

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 31 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (4.52%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.15%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.94%) Apache
5 9 (1.94%) Confluence
5 9 (1.94%) JBoss
6 8 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.29%) WebSphere Process Server
8 5 (1.08%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.22%) Jetty
12 1 (0.22%) Mule
12 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.58%) GitHub
3 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.51%) HTTP
2 2 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 39 (8.39%) NoSQL
3 32 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.45%) Big Data
5 22 (4.73%) Hadoop
6 21 (4.52%) MySQL
7 18 (3.87%) HBase
7 18 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.51%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.51%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.29%) Redis
12 5 (1.08%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.08%) DB2
13 4 (0.86%) Sqoop
14 3 (0.65%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 74 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 59 (12.69%) Jenkins
3 48 (10.32%) Maven
4 42 (9.03%) JUnit
5 36 (7.74%) Cucumber
6 31 (6.67%) Mockito
7 25 (5.38%) Selenium
8 22 (4.73%) IntelliJ
9 19 (4.09%) JIRA
10 16 (3.44%) WebDriver
11 15 (3.23%) Gradle
12 9 (1.94%) Subversion
13 8 (1.72%) Grunt
13 8 (1.72%) gulp
14 7 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.51%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.51%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.29%) JMeter
16 5 (1.08%) Eclipse
16 5 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 122 (26.24%) Banking
2 109 (23.44%) Finance
3 81 (17.42%) Investment Banking
4 32 (6.88%) Front Office
5 7 (1.51%) Games
6 6 (1.29%) Retail
7 2 (0.43%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (39.35%) Spring
2 91 (19.57%) Web Services
3 75 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 75 (16.13%) HTML
4 74 (15.91%) REST
5 67 (14.41%) Hibernate
6 66 (14.19%) RESTful
7 65 (13.98%) CSS
8 43 (9.25%) HTML5
9 34 (7.31%) JSON
10 31 (6.67%) React
11 30 (6.45%) Java EE
12 29 (6.24%) J2EE
12 29 (6.24%) SOAP
13 26 (5.59%) Spring Boot
14 25 (5.38%) Dropwizard
14 25 (5.38%) Node.js
14 25 (5.38%) Play Framework
15 23 (4.95%) Kafka
16 22 (4.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.76%) Data Structures
2 47 (10.11%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.01%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (2.15%) Derivative
6 10 (2.15%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.29%) Equities
7 6 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.29%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.65%) iPad
9 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.65%) User Experience
10 2 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.43%) Blog
10 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.22%) Robotics
11 1 (0.22%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.74%) Linux
2 23 (4.95%) Unix
3 10 (2.15%) Android
4 7 (1.51%) Windows
5 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (56.34%) TDD
3 131 (28.17%) BDD
4 127 (27.31%) Scrum
5 109 (23.44%) Test Automation
6 102 (21.94%) Microservices
7 96 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (19.57%) Pair Programming
9 83 (17.85%) OO
10 64 (13.76%) DevOps
11 57 (12.26%) Kanban
12 55 (11.83%) Functional Programming
13 50 (10.75%) Software Engineering
14 38 (8.17%) Open Source
15 30 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (6.45%) Unit Testing
16 27 (5.81%) Multithreading
16 27 (5.81%) MVC
17 25 (5.38%) Mentoring
18 24 (5.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 465 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 70 (15.05%) SQL
4 69 (14.84%) Scala
5 32 (6.88%) Python
6 26 (5.59%) Groovy
7 19 (4.09%) Ruby
8 13 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.58%) ES6
9 12 (2.58%) Go
10 11 (2.37%) C#
11 10 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.08%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.65%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.65%) Perl
13 3 (0.65%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.43%) C++
14 2 (0.43%) PHP
14 2 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.08%) Degree
4 4 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.81%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.43%) EMIR
3 2 (0.43%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (7.96%) Docker
2 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.43%) HDFS
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.22%) Varnish
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.80%) Ansible
2 7 (1.51%) Puppet
3 6 (1.29%) Grafana
3 6 (1.29%) Kibana
3 6 (1.29%) logstash
4 5 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.86%) Oozie
6 3 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.65%) Terraform
7 2 (0.43%) rkt
8 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.22%) Consul
8 1 (0.22%) Control-M
8 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (7.74%) Oracle
2 8 (1.72%) New Relic
2 8 (1.72%) Splunk
3 6 (1.29%) AppDynamics
4 5 (1.08%) Cloudera
5 4 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.86%) Perforce
6 3 (0.65%) Google
6 3 (0.65%) Murex
6 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.65%) VMware
7 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.43%) BEA
7 2 (0.43%) Sybase
7 2 (0.43%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.22%) Calypso
8 1 (0.22%) IBM
8 1 (0.22%) Informatica
8 1 (0.22%) Remedy
8 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
East London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £37 to £37 per hour £37 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
TRG
Rate: 500-550 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago