The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Clojure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clojure over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Clojure
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 562 591
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29  
Contract jobs citing Clojure 29 87 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 63 25
Median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £403 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £687 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £426 £700
% change year-on-year +49.56% -39.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Clojure is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19570 21317 20804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.53% 38.15% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13462 14639 13526
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 469 433
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Clojure
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Clojure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Clojure in the UK

Clojure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clojure in the UK

Clojure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clojure over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clojure in the UK

Clojure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clojure in the UK

Clojure
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clojure within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -18 28 £586 +11.66% 14
London -20 19 £550 - 10
Hertfordshire - 4 £675 -
East of England - 4 £675 -
North West +36 3 £425 -15.00%
Manchester +12 3 £425 -15.00%
Hatfield - 3 £675 -
South West +5 2 - - 2
City of London -11 2 £575 +9.52% 5
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Scotland +40 1 £325 - 1
Glasgow +2 1 £325 - 1
Salford - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clojure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Clojure.

1 62 (87.32%) Java
2 46 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (54.93%) DevOps
4 37 (52.11%) Scala
5 34 (47.89%) Puppet
5 34 (47.89%) TDD
6 32 (45.07%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (39.44%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (39.44%) OO
8 27 (38.03%) Ansible
9 26 (36.62%) Go
9 26 (36.62%) Git (software)
10 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
11 23 (32.39%) BDD
11 23 (32.39%) Python
12 21 (29.58%) OOD
12 21 (29.58%) Docker
13 20 (28.17%) Data Structures
13 20 (28.17%) F#
13 20 (28.17%) Ruby
14 18 (25.35%) Algorithms
14 18 (25.35%) Rust
15 17 (23.94%) Scrum
15 17 (23.94%) Groovy
15 17 (23.94%) Complexity Analysis
16 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (22.54%) Maven
16 16 (22.54%) JIRA
16 16 (22.54%) Linux
16 16 (22.54%) Gradle

Clojure
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 6 (8.45%) Apache Spark
1 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) Confluence
2 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 32 (45.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) GitHub
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.82%) Datadog
5 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.41%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.49%) MySQL
2 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.27%) Big Data
4 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.82%) HBase
7 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) Flink
8 1 (1.41%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (36.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
3 16 (22.54%) Gradle
3 16 (22.54%) JIRA
3 16 (22.54%) Maven
4 15 (21.13%) Ant
5 8 (11.27%) Subversion
6 5 (7.04%) Spock
6 5 (7.04%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.63%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.23%) EasyMock
8 3 (4.23%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (4.23%) jMock
8 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.23%) Mockito
8 3 (4.23%) Selenium
9 2 (2.82%) Hudson
9 2 (2.82%) JMeter
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Scala Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Scala Developer
7 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
11 2 (2.82%) Scala Software Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Spring
2 12 (16.90%) REST
3 9 (12.68%) CSS
3 9 (12.68%) HTML
3 9 (12.68%) Node.js
4 8 (11.27%) HTML5
4 8 (11.27%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (11.27%) RxJava
5 6 (8.45%) Akka
5 6 (8.45%) CSS3
5 6 (8.45%) Kafka
6 5 (7.04%) JRuby
6 5 (7.04%) JSON
6 5 (7.04%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) SOAP
6 5 (7.04%) Web Services
7 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.63%) J2EE
7 4 (5.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Data Structures
2 18 (25.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) BBC
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.41%) Online Games
6 1 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) CentOS
4 2 (2.82%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.93%) DevOps
3 34 (47.89%) TDD
4 28 (39.44%) OO
5 23 (32.39%) BDD
6 21 (29.58%) OOD
7 17 (23.94%) Complexity Analysis
7 17 (23.94%) Scrum
8 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.90%) Open Source
10 11 (15.49%) ATDD
10 11 (15.49%) Microservices
10 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.68%) Functional Programming
12 8 (11.27%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (11.27%) Pair Programming
13 7 (9.86%) SOA
14 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
15 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
15 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) Java
2 37 (52.11%) Scala
3 26 (36.62%) Go
4 23 (32.39%) Python
5 20 (28.17%) F#
5 20 (28.17%) Ruby
6 18 (25.35%) Rust
7 17 (23.94%) Groovy
8 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.68%) Haskell
9 9 (12.68%) Perl
10 8 (11.27%) SQL
11 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
11 5 (7.04%) C#
11 5 (7.04%) Jython
11 5 (7.04%) ML
12 2 (2.82%) C
12 2 (2.82%) C++
12 2 (2.82%) Erlang
12 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) QA
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (47.89%) Puppet
2 28 (39.44%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (38.03%) Ansible
4 10 (14.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.63%) Mesos
5 4 (5.63%) Terraform
6 3 (4.23%) Kibana
6 3 (4.23%) logstash
7 2 (2.82%) Salt
8 1 (1.41%) Consul
8 1 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.41%) Packer
8 1 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Atlassian
1 4 (5.63%) Splunk
2 3 (4.23%) Cloudera
2 3 (4.23%) Google
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.82%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Snowplow
4 1 (1.41%) Sun