Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 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
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 771 808
Rank change year-on-year -13 +37 -49
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 99 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.076% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.080% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 41 44
UK median daily rate £523 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.11% -1.10% +13.75%
10th Percentile £410 £363 £402
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £448
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.23% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £57.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,076 86,968 101,571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,247 56,247 65,952
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,875 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +18.96%

SC Cleared Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in the UK

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in the UK

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared Java Developer over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared Java Developer in the UK

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in the UK

SC Cleared Java Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England -11 98 £525 +16.67% 5
London 0 78 £538 +13.16% 4
UK excluding London -49 20 £450 +2.86% 1
South East -28 12 £450 +2.86%
South West +9 4 - -
Midlands -19 2 £435 +16.00% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £420 - 1
East of England -3 1 - -
Wales -16 1 £375 -28.57%
West Midlands -19 1 £450 +20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring SC Cleared Java Developer in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) Java
1 99 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 99 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (45.45%) Java 8
4 36 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 36 (36.36%) Java EE
5 35 (35.35%) Microservices
6 28 (28.28%) REST
6 28 (28.28%) Maven
7 27 (27.27%) JSON
7 27 (27.27%) JIRA
8 26 (26.26%) OO
9 25 (25.25%) Test Automation
9 25 (25.25%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (25.25%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (24.24%) XML
10 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
11 23 (23.23%) Spring
11 23 (23.23%) DevOps
12 22 (22.22%) Confluence
12 22 (22.22%) Amazon S3
12 22 (22.22%) RESTful
12 22 (22.22%) TDD
12 22 (22.22%) Drools
12 22 (22.22%) Tomcat
13 20 (20.20%) Scrum
13 20 (20.20%) CQRS
14 19 (19.19%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (19.19%) Unix

SC Cleared 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 22 (22.22%) Confluence
1 22 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 16 (16.16%) WildFly
3 6 (6.06%) Apache Solr
3 6 (6.06%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.02%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.02%) JBoss
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) FileNet
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.25%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.04%) Serverless
4 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.02%) Heroku
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.02%) npm
6 1 (1.01%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.02%) AMQP
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) SNMP
3 1 (1.01%) SSH
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 16 (16.16%) RDBMS
3 10 (10.10%) Big Data
4 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.07%) HBase
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.02%) MySQL
7 2 (2.02%) Redis
8 1 (1.01%) DB2
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.28%) Maven
3 27 (27.27%) JIRA
4 18 (18.18%) JUnit
4 18 (18.18%) SonarQube
5 17 (17.17%) Mockito
6 16 (16.16%) Checkstyle
6 16 (16.16%) Liquibase
6 16 (16.16%) Vagrant
7 12 (12.12%) Cucumber
7 12 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.09%) Selenium
9 6 (6.06%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.04%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.02%) Gradle
11 2 (2.02%) Grunt
11 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.02%) Mocha
11 2 (2.02%) Protractor
11 2 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.02%) Law
2 1 (1.01%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) Java EE
2 28 (28.28%) REST
3 27 (27.27%) JSON
4 25 (25.25%) RabbitMQ
5 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
5 24 (24.24%) XML
6 23 (23.23%) Spring
7 22 (22.22%) Drools
7 22 (22.22%) RESTful
8 19 (19.19%) JMS
9 16 (16.16%) JAX-RS
9 16 (16.16%) Lambda Expressions
9 16 (16.16%) WireMock
10 15 (15.15%) Node.js
11 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
12 11 (11.11%) Apache Camel
12 11 (11.11%) Web Services
13 10 (10.10%) Spring Boot
14 8 (8.08%) Kafka
15 6 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Unix
2 16 (16.16%) VMS
3 12 (12.12%) Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (1.01%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) Debian
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Microservices
3 26 (26.26%) OO
4 25 (25.25%) Test Automation
5 23 (23.23%) DevOps
6 22 (22.22%) TDD
7 20 (20.20%) CQRS
7 20 (20.20%) Scrum
8 19 (19.19%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (17.17%) BDD
9 17 (17.17%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (16.16%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (9.09%) Open Source
13 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.07%) OOD
14 7 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (6.06%) Coaching
15 6 (6.06%) Data Architecture
15 6 (6.06%) Data Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (45.45%) Java 8
3 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.16%) JPQL
5 9 (9.09%) SQL
6 6 (6.06%) Groovy
7 5 (5.05%) C#
7 5 (5.05%) Python
8 3 (3.03%) C++
8 3 (3.03%) Scala
9 2 (2.02%) C
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
10 1 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 99 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 99 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Docker
2 6 (6.06%) HDFS
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Terraform
2 8 (8.08%) Ansible
3 7 (7.07%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.02%) Puppet
5 1 (1.01%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (3.03%) Google
2 2 (2.02%) MuleSoft
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle
2 2 (2.02%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.01%) Apigee
3 1 (1.01%) Axway
3 1 (1.01%) Dell
3 1 (1.01%) Fiorano
3 1 (1.01%) IBM
3 1 (1.01%) Jitterbit
3 1 (1.01%) Talend
3 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.01%) VMware
3 1 (1.01%) webMethods