Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 740 758 825
Rank change year-on-year +18 +67 -88
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 150 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 66 49
UK median daily rate £550 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.58% +11.76%
10th Percentile £410 £369 £395
90th Percentile £575 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 96,600 93,694 102,007
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.92% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,416 61,277 66,597
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,154 2,815 3,199
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

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 September 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 8 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 September 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 +32 139 £550 +19.57% 11
London +13 112 £550 +15.79% 6
UK excluding London -25 37 £450 - 5
South East -7 13 £450 -1.37% 3
Wales -22 11 £456 -19.70%
Midlands -8 9 £423 +12.67%
East Midlands - 9 £423 -
South West - 4 £450 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Java
1 150 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 150 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 83 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (51.33%) Microservices
4 75 (50.00%) Java 8
4 75 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 74 (49.33%) Java EE
6 70 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 65 (43.33%) JIRA
8 63 (42.00%) Hibernate
8 63 (42.00%) SonarQube
9 62 (41.33%) Relational Database
9 62 (41.33%) Confluence
9 62 (41.33%) REST
10 61 (40.67%) Maven
11 59 (39.33%) JUnit
12 55 (36.67%) OO
12 55 (36.67%) JMS
13 54 (36.00%) Drools
14 53 (35.33%) Unix
14 53 (35.33%) RESTful
15 50 (33.33%) Mockito
15 50 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
16 49 (32.67%) Linux Command Line
17 48 (32.00%) Lambda Expressions
17 48 (32.00%) WireMock
17 48 (32.00%) WildFly
17 48 (32.00%) Liquibase
17 48 (32.00%) Domain-Driven Design

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 62 (41.33%) Confluence
2 48 (32.00%) WildFly
3 30 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.67%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.00%) JBoss
7 5 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.33%) Apache
10 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.67%) CMS
11 1 (0.67%) FileNet
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (14.67%) Amazon S3
3 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.00%) Boomi
5 2 (1.33%) npm
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) GitHub
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.67%) SNMP
3 2 (1.33%) AMQP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) SSH
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.33%) Relational Database
2 48 (32.00%) RDBMS
3 12 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.00%) Big Data
5 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.33%) HBase
5 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.67%) DB2
7 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 65 (43.33%) JIRA
3 63 (42.00%) SonarQube
4 61 (40.67%) Maven
5 59 (39.33%) JUnit
6 50 (33.33%) Mockito
7 48 (32.00%) Checkstyle
7 48 (32.00%) Liquibase
7 48 (32.00%) Vagrant
8 28 (18.67%) Jenkins
9 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.67%) Artifactory
11 6 (4.00%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (2.67%) Subversion
13 3 (2.00%) NetBeans
14 2 (1.33%) DbUnit
14 2 (1.33%) Jasmine
14 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (0.67%) Military
1 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.33%) Java EE
2 63 (42.00%) Hibernate
3 62 (41.33%) REST
4 55 (36.67%) JMS
5 54 (36.00%) Drools
6 53 (35.33%) RESTful
7 48 (32.00%) JAX-RS
7 48 (32.00%) Lambda Expressions
7 48 (32.00%) WireMock
8 29 (19.33%) JSON
8 29 (19.33%) XML
9 28 (18.67%) Spring
10 27 (18.00%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (12.67%) Spring Boot
12 17 (11.33%) J2EE
13 14 (9.33%) SOAP
14 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
14 13 (8.67%) Apache Camel
14 13 (8.67%) Velocity
14 13 (8.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (32.67%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.67%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.33%) Unix
2 48 (32.00%) VMS
3 15 (10.00%) Linux
4 7 (4.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) CentOS
5 1 (0.67%) Debian
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (51.33%) Microservices
3 70 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 55 (36.67%) OO
5 50 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 48 (32.00%) CQRS
6 48 (32.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 48 (32.00%) OOA/OOD
7 35 (23.33%) DevOps
8 21 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (13.33%) Open Source
10 16 (10.67%) TDD
11 13 (8.67%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.00%) BDD
12 12 (8.00%) Task Automation
13 10 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.00%) Scrum
15 7 (4.67%) Mentoring
16 6 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (50.00%) Java 8
3 48 (32.00%) JPQL
4 20 (13.33%) Groovy
5 16 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.33%) Python
7 12 (8.00%) SQL
8 5 (3.33%) C#
9 3 (2.00%) C++
10 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.33%) C
10 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.67%) Scala
11 1 (0.67%) XPath
11 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 150 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Docker
2 7 (4.67%) HDFS
3 2 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (14.67%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.33%) Ansible
3 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.67%) Terraform
4 2 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.67%) SELinux
5 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle
2 5 (3.33%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.00%) Apigee
3 3 (2.00%) Axway
3 3 (2.00%) Cisco
3 3 (2.00%) Dell
3 3 (2.00%) Fiorano
3 3 (2.00%) Google
3 3 (2.00%) Jitterbit
3 3 (2.00%) Talend
3 3 (2.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.00%) webMethods
4 2 (1.33%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) NetIQ