Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 769 742
Rank change year-on-year +44 -27 +41
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 133 73 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 85
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £381 £412 £360
90th Percentile £575 £564 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
UK median hourly rate £41.15 - £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.15 - £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 95,355 90,942 102,616
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.77% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,296 59,277 65,662
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,830 3,246 3,765
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.74%

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 17 February 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 13 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 17 February 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 +58 128 £525 +10.53% 4
London +53 114 £550 +10.00% 3
UK excluding London -10 19 £478 +6.11% 1
South West +18 5 £450 +2.86% 1
Wales -8 4 £568 +19.47%
South East -26 4 £450 +4.35%
North of England +29 3 £413 -
North West - 2 £413 -
Midlands +7 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Scotland -16 1 £388 -3.13%
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £563 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
1 133 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 133 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 100 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (54.14%) Git (software)
4 66 (49.62%) OO
5 62 (46.62%) Microservices
6 56 (42.11%) REST
6 56 (42.11%) JIRA
7 54 (40.60%) Maven
8 53 (39.85%) Test Automation
9 51 (38.35%) Hibernate
10 46 (34.59%) Java EE
10 46 (34.59%) Confluence
11 45 (33.83%) CQRS
12 43 (32.33%) RESTful
12 43 (32.33%) JUnit
13 41 (30.83%) JMS
13 41 (30.83%) Relational Database
14 40 (30.08%) Domain-Driven Design
14 40 (30.08%) RDBMS
14 40 (30.08%) TDD
15 39 (29.32%) Dependency Injection
16 38 (28.57%) Spring
17 37 (27.82%) Vagrant
18 36 (27.07%) JAX-RS
18 36 (27.07%) Mockito
18 36 (27.07%) WireMock
18 36 (27.07%) Drools
18 36 (27.07%) VMS

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 46 (34.59%) Confluence
2 35 (26.32%) WildFly
3 13 (9.77%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.51%) JBoss
6 4 (3.01%) Apache
7 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.50%) FileNet
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.75%) Jetty
9 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.77%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.51%) Serverless
4 3 (2.26%) PaaS
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.50%) GitHub
5 2 (1.50%) Heroku
6 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) AMQP
1 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.83%) Relational Database
2 40 (30.08%) RDBMS
3 26 (19.55%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 11 (8.27%) HBase
5 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.77%) MySQL
7 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.01%) Redis
8 3 (2.26%) Big Data
8 3 (2.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.75%) Event Store
9 1 (0.75%) GIS
9 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 72 (54.14%) Git (software)
2 56 (42.11%) JIRA
3 54 (40.60%) Maven
4 43 (32.33%) JUnit
5 37 (27.82%) Vagrant
6 36 (27.07%) Mockito
7 35 (26.32%) Checkstyle
7 35 (26.32%) Liquibase
7 35 (26.32%) SonarQube
8 22 (16.54%) Jenkins
9 13 (9.77%) Selenium
10 10 (7.52%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.26%) Cucumber
11 7 (5.26%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.76%) Protractor
12 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.50%) Ant
13 2 (1.50%) git-flow
13 2 (1.50%) gulp
13 2 (1.50%) webpack
General
1 5 (3.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Banking
2 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.11%) REST
2 51 (38.35%) Hibernate
3 46 (34.59%) Java EE
4 43 (32.33%) RESTful
5 41 (30.83%) JMS
6 38 (28.57%) Spring
7 36 (27.07%) Drools
7 36 (27.07%) JAX-RS
7 36 (27.07%) WireMock
8 35 (26.32%) Lambda Expressions
9 27 (20.30%) Web Services
10 26 (19.55%) JSON
11 18 (13.53%) Node.js
12 16 (12.03%) J2EE
13 14 (10.53%) HTML
14 13 (9.77%) Apache Camel
14 13 (9.77%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (9.02%) Spring Boot
15 12 (9.02%) XML
16 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.51%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) VMS
2 35 (26.32%) Unix
3 12 (9.02%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (49.62%) OO
3 62 (46.62%) Microservices
4 53 (39.85%) Test Automation
5 45 (33.83%) CQRS
6 40 (30.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 40 (30.08%) TDD
7 39 (29.32%) Dependency Injection
8 35 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
9 25 (18.80%) DevOps
10 23 (17.29%) Scrum
11 20 (15.04%) OOD
12 19 (14.29%) BDD
12 19 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.77%) Performance Optimisation
14 10 (7.52%) MVC
15 9 (6.77%) Open Source
15 9 (6.77%) Pair Programming
16 8 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
17 7 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (26.32%) JPQL
3 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.28%) SQL
5 10 (7.52%) Groovy
6 8 (6.02%) Scala
7 6 (4.51%) PHP
7 6 (4.51%) Python
8 3 (2.26%) Ruby
9 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 133 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) OCP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.50%) WCAG
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.51%) Terraform
3 4 (3.01%) Puppet
4 3 (2.26%) Ansible
5 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (6.02%) Google
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle
2 4 (3.01%) Perforce
3 2 (1.50%) IBM
3 2 (1.50%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.75%) Capita
4 1 (0.75%) Informatica
4 1 (0.75%) TIBCO