Period
to 19 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance Java Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 814 716
Rank change year-on-year +62 -98 +71
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 119 85 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.084% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 50 107
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +12.94% -
10th Percentile £363 £398 £350
90th Percentile £575 £539 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £41.15 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.15 - £55.00

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 94227 100844 108361
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.78% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 61904 65674 68860
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2803 3288 4165
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.26 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +1.46% +7.66%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.56 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +0.34% +6.06%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 +73 110 £475 -0.52% 7
London +68 86 £500 - 7
UK excluding London +24 33 £438 -7.89%
South East +3 8 £438 -6.91%
Wales +5 7 £568 +13.50%
East of England -19 7 £506 +6.58%
North of England - 6 £413 -
North West - 3 £413 -
Yorkshire - 3 £463 -
South West +8 2 £350 -14.63%
Scotland - 2 £413 -
West Midlands +25 1 £375 -21.88%
Midlands +22 1 £375 -21.88%

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared Java Developer in the job title.

1 119 (100.00%) Java
1 119 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 119 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (48.74%) Microservices
4 54 (45.38%) Git (software)
4 54 (45.38%) OO
5 53 (44.54%) Spring
6 51 (42.86%) REST
7 46 (38.66%) TDD
8 40 (33.61%) JIRA
8 40 (33.61%) Confluence
9 37 (31.09%) Spring Boot
10 35 (29.41%) Apache Camel
11 34 (28.57%) Scrum
12 31 (26.05%) Maven
12 31 (26.05%) JUnit
13 30 (25.21%) Test Automation
14 28 (23.53%) Relational Database
14 28 (23.53%) HTML
14 28 (23.53%) Linux
14 28 (23.53%) IntelliJ
15 26 (21.85%) RDBMS
15 26 (21.85%) Web Services
15 26 (21.85%) CQRS
15 26 (21.85%) RESTful
16 25 (21.01%) JMS
16 25 (21.01%) Hibernate
17 23 (19.33%) Java EE
17 23 (19.33%) Hadoop

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 40 (33.61%) Confluence
2 18 (15.13%) WildFly
3 13 (10.92%) Apache
3 13 (10.92%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.24%) Tomcat
5 10 (8.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) FileNet
6 1 (0.84%) Jetty
6 1 (0.84%) Liferay
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.76%) GitHub
2 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.52%) PaaS
3 3 (2.52%) Serverless
4 2 (1.68%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) SNMP
1 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.84%) AMQP
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 26 (21.85%) RDBMS
3 23 (19.33%) Hadoop
3 23 (19.33%) HBase
4 22 (18.49%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (16.81%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.24%) MongoDB
7 10 (8.40%) Big Data
8 8 (6.72%) MySQL
9 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.36%) Ingres
11 2 (1.68%) Redis
12 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.84%) DB2
12 1 (0.84%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.84%) Riak
Development Applications
1 54 (45.38%) Git (software)
2 40 (33.61%) JIRA
3 31 (26.05%) JUnit
3 31 (26.05%) Maven
4 28 (23.53%) IntelliJ
5 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
5 22 (18.49%) Mockito
6 20 (16.81%) Vagrant
7 18 (15.13%) Checkstyle
7 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
7 18 (15.13%) Liquibase
7 18 (15.13%) SonarQube
8 13 (10.92%) GitLab
9 11 (9.24%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.88%) Selenium
11 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
12 5 (4.20%) Grunt
13 4 (3.36%) Protractor
14 3 (2.52%) git-flow
14 3 (2.52%) gulp
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Electronics
2 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.56%) Marketing
2 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.84%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.54%) Spring
2 51 (42.86%) REST
3 37 (31.09%) Spring Boot
4 35 (29.41%) Apache Camel
5 28 (23.53%) HTML
6 26 (21.85%) RESTful
6 26 (21.85%) Web Services
7 25 (21.01%) Hibernate
7 25 (21.01%) JMS
8 23 (19.33%) Java EE
9 22 (18.49%) JAX-RS
9 22 (18.49%) WireMock
10 21 (17.65%) CSS
11 18 (15.13%) Drools
11 18 (15.13%) HTML5
11 18 (15.13%) Lambda Expressions
12 16 (13.45%) JSON
13 13 (10.92%) CSS3
14 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
15 10 (8.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (12.61%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.72%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Unix
3 18 (15.13%) VMS
4 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.20%) Windows
5 4 (3.36%) Solaris
6 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.74%) Microservices
3 54 (45.38%) OO
4 46 (38.66%) TDD
5 34 (28.57%) Scrum
6 30 (25.21%) Test Automation
7 26 (21.85%) CQRS
8 22 (18.49%) Domain-Driven Design
9 21 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
10 20 (16.81%) BDD
11 19 (15.97%) OOA/OOD
12 18 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (15.13%) DevOps
13 15 (12.61%) OOD
13 15 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (7.56%) Data Ingestion
15 9 (7.56%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (7.56%) Programme Management
16 8 (6.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (16.81%) SQL
3 18 (15.13%) JPQL
4 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.20%) Python
6 4 (3.36%) C#
6 4 (3.36%) PHP
7 2 (1.68%) Lua
7 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.84%) Scala
8 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 119 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) WCAG
2 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.52%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) Oracle
2 9 (7.56%) SAP
3 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.52%) Perforce
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.84%) Capita
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Informatica
6 1 (0.84%) Talend
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO