Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 740 758 789
Rank change year-on-year +18 +31 +47
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 100 143 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 98 58
UK median daily rate £513 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £450 £410 £363
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 84,712 96,852 91,118
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.85% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,596 63,397 59,173
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,887 3,140 2,794
UK median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.03% -3.74% -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% -5.26%

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 22 August 2019.

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 12 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 22 August 2019. 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 +22 92 £506 -7.95% 4
London 0 50 £550 - 4
UK excluding London +75 46 £475 +5.56%
Midlands +41 19 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands +46 14 £475 +5.56%
South East +24 9 £525 +16.67%
South West -15 9 £450 -
East Midlands +24 5 £500 +18.34%
Scotland - 4 £538 -
Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
North of England - 3 £525 -
East of England +25 2 £500 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Java
1 100 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (51.00%) Spring
4 50 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (44.00%) Microservices
6 43 (43.00%) TDD
7 42 (42.00%) AWS
8 41 (41.00%) Git (software)
8 41 (41.00%) Jenkins
9 38 (38.00%) Java 8
10 34 (34.00%) Maven
11 33 (33.00%) REST
12 32 (32.00%) SOAP
12 32 (32.00%) Kubernetes
13 31 (31.00%) Scrum
14 30 (30.00%) JUnit
15 28 (28.00%) BDD
15 28 (28.00%) Public Sector
16 27 (27.00%) Amazon EC2
16 27 (27.00%) Web Services
17 26 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (26.00%) Spring Boot
18 25 (25.00%) Docker
18 25 (25.00%) Mockito
19 24 (24.00%) RESTful
20 23 (23.00%) Linux
20 23 (23.00%) SonarQube
21 22 (22.00%) Amazon RDS

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 14 (14.00%) Apache
2 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.00%) Confluence
3 6 (6.00%) JBoss
4 3 (3.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 42 (42.00%) AWS
2 27 (27.00%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (21.00%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (12.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (12.00%) Amazon S3
4 12 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (12.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 11 (11.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 11 (11.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (5.00%) Azure
7 3 (3.00%) GitHub
8 2 (2.00%) Apigee
8 2 (2.00%) Boomi
8 2 (2.00%) Google Docs
8 2 (2.00%) Slack
8 2 (2.00%) Yarn
9 1 (1.00%) IaaS
9 1 (1.00%) PaaS
9 1 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (22.00%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (20.00%) Big Data
4 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.00%) HBase
7 4 (4.00%) Cloudera CDH
7 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.00%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.00%) MySQL
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (41.00%) Git (software)
1 41 (41.00%) Jenkins
2 34 (34.00%) Maven
3 30 (30.00%) JUnit
4 25 (25.00%) Mockito
5 23 (23.00%) SonarQube
6 19 (19.00%) DbUnit
6 19 (19.00%) jMock
7 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.00%) JIRA
8 4 (4.00%) FindBugs
8 4 (4.00%) Gradle
8 4 (4.00%) Log4j
8 4 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.00%) Selenium
8 4 (4.00%) Subversion
9 3 (3.00%) GitLab
9 3 (3.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 28 (28.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.00%) Spring
2 33 (33.00%) REST
3 32 (32.00%) SOAP
4 27 (27.00%) Web Services
5 26 (26.00%) Spring Boot
6 24 (24.00%) RESTful
7 21 (21.00%) AngularJS
8 19 (19.00%) PowerMock
9 18 (18.00%) Hibernate
9 18 (18.00%) JSON
9 18 (18.00%) Kafka
10 16 (16.00%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (13.00%) XML
12 12 (12.00%) Apache Camel
13 11 (11.00%) JMS
13 11 (11.00%) JPA
14 10 (10.00%) Apache NiFi
15 9 (9.00%) HTML
16 8 (8.00%) J2EE
16 8 (8.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) CentOS
3 6 (6.00%) Debian
3 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (44.00%) Microservices
4 43 (43.00%) TDD
5 31 (31.00%) Scrum
6 28 (28.00%) BDD
7 19 (19.00%) Kanban
7 19 (19.00%) Migration
7 19 (19.00%) Open Source
8 12 (12.00%) BPMN
8 12 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (12.00%) OO
8 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.00%) Coaching
10 10 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 10 (10.00%) Data Transformation
11 9 (9.00%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (9.00%) Data Encryption
11 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (38.00%) Java 8
3 14 (14.00%) Python
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 10 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.00%) Groovy
7 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.00%) C++
9 2 (2.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Docker
2 10 (10.00%) Postfix
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 15 (15.00%) Ansible
3 4 (4.00%) Terraform
4 2 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) Google
3 5 (5.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.00%) Axway
5 2 (2.00%) Dell
5 2 (2.00%) Fiorano
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) Intel
5 2 (2.00%) Jitterbit
5 2 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.00%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) Talend
5 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.00%) webMethods
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe