The median contractor rate for a Lead Java Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Lead Java Developer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 558 583
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 35 94 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.18% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.19% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 67 38
Median daily rate £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -13 33 £475 -5.00% 34
London -37 15 £556 +1.13% 18
South East +41 9 £600 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire -4 5 £600 -4.15%
Yorkshire +17 4 £431 -4.16% 3
City of London +1 4 £638 +2.00% 3
East Midlands -9 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Derbyshire -14 4 £425 -5.55%
Oxford - 4 £600 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £438 -
York - 3 £438 -
Scotland +43 2 £388 - 2
Surrey - 2 - -
North West +20 1 £340 -32.00% 2
West Sussex +16 1 - -
Leeds +15 1 £400 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +14 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Worthing +14 1 - -
Edinburgh +14 1 £325 - 2
Manchester +10 1 £340 -32.00% 1
Berkshire - 1 £295 - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Newbury - 1 £295 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Lead 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 Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Spring
3 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 25 (37.31%) TDD
5 23 (34.33%) Finance
6 20 (29.85%) HTML
7 19 (28.36%) Oracle
7 19 (28.36%) Banking
7 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
8 17 (25.37%) Hibernate
8 17 (25.37%) SOA
9 14 (20.90%) SQL
9 14 (20.90%) J2EE
9 14 (20.90%) XML
10 13 (19.40%) JUnit
10 13 (19.40%) Apache Camel
10 13 (19.40%) DevOps
11 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
11 12 (17.91%) Open Source
11 12 (17.91%) Web Services
11 12 (17.91%) SOAP
11 12 (17.91%) MVC
12 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 11 (16.42%) Fixed Income
12 11 (16.42%) JIRA
12 11 (16.42%) CSS
12 11 (16.42%) Eclipse
12 11 (16.42%) RESTful
12 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration

Lead 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 9 (13.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.97%) Confluence
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) Jetty
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.99%) Mule
6 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (4.48%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Big Data
2 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) MySQL
5 5 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.48%) HBase
8 2 (2.99%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.99%) QlikView
9 1 (1.49%) Aerospike
9 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.49%) DB2
9 1 (1.49%) KDB
9 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.40%) JUnit
3 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.42%) Eclipse
4 11 (16.42%) JIRA
5 9 (13.43%) Mockito
5 9 (13.43%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.96%) Maven
7 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.97%) Hudson
8 4 (5.97%) jMock
8 4 (5.97%) MyEclipse
9 3 (4.48%) Subversion
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (2.99%) Selenium
11 1 (1.49%) GitLab
11 1 (1.49%) Gradle
11 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 9 (13.43%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) Spring
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
3 17 (25.37%) Hibernate
4 14 (20.90%) J2EE
4 14 (20.90%) XML
5 13 (19.40%) Apache Camel
6 12 (17.91%) SOAP
6 12 (17.91%) Web Services
7 11 (16.42%) CSS
7 11 (16.42%) RESTful
8 9 (13.43%) REST
9 8 (11.94%) Java EE
10 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.45%) JMS
10 7 (10.45%) JPA
10 7 (10.45%) Node.js
11 6 (8.96%) JSON
11 6 (8.96%) Spring MVC
12 5 (7.46%) EJB
12 5 (7.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Fixed Income
2 8 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.45%) Derivative
4 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.99%) iPad
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.49%) iSeries
8 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.49%) STB
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience
8 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) TDD
3 17 (25.37%) SOA
4 13 (19.40%) DevOps
5 12 (17.91%) MVC
5 12 (17.91%) Open Source
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) Microservices
6 11 (16.42%) Multithreading
6 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) OO
8 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.94%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (10.45%) Low Latency
10 7 (10.45%) Service Design
10 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.96%) High-Frequency Trading
12 5 (7.46%) UML
13 4 (5.97%) CRM
13 4 (5.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) Groovy
5 4 (5.97%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.97%) SOQL
5 4 (5.97%) SOSL
6 3 (4.48%) Scala
6 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) MOM
1 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Marathon
3 1 (1.49%) Mesos
3 1 (1.49%) Oozie
3 1 (1.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.48%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
4 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.49%) comScore
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Solace
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago