Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 812 717
Rank change year-on-year +52 -95 +57
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 134 85 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.087% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 59 103
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.94% -
10th Percentile £363 £406 £352
90th Percentile £575 £561 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £428
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.11% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £41.15 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.15 - -

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 98027 97874 106867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.71% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64935 63838 68154
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2864 3312 4055
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +44 125 £500 +5.26% 1
London +65 107 £525 +5.00% 1
UK excluding London -1 27 £438 -7.89%
South East -14 8 £475 +1.06%
Wales -2 7 £568 +13.50%
North of England - 4 £413 -
North West - 3 £413 -
Midlands +27 2 £375 -21.88%
West Midlands +18 2 £375 -23.47%
South West 0 2 £350 -14.63%
Scotland -5 2 £413 +21.32%
East of England -17 2 £563 +18.42%
Yorkshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Java
1 134 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (69.40%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (50.75%) Microservices
4 66 (49.25%) Git (software)
4 66 (49.25%) OO
5 62 (46.27%) REST
6 54 (40.30%) Spring
7 52 (38.81%) JIRA
8 50 (37.31%) TDD
9 49 (36.57%) Confluence
10 44 (32.84%) Maven
11 43 (32.09%) JUnit
11 43 (32.09%) Test Automation
12 40 (29.85%) Hibernate
13 36 (26.87%) Java EE
13 36 (26.87%) RESTful
13 36 (26.87%) CQRS
14 34 (25.37%) JMS
15 33 (24.63%) Spring Boot
16 32 (23.88%) JAX-RS
16 32 (23.88%) Relational Database
16 32 (23.88%) Domain-Driven Design
16 32 (23.88%) Dependency Injection
16 32 (23.88%) Mockito
16 32 (23.88%) WireMock
17 31 (23.13%) Apache Camel
17 31 (23.13%) RDBMS
18 30 (22.39%) Vagrant

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 49 (36.57%) Confluence
2 27 (20.15%) WildFly
3 11 (8.21%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.72%) Apache
4 9 (6.72%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.22%) JBoss
6 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.49%) FileNet
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
8 1 (0.75%) Liferay
8 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.72%) GitHub
3 8 (5.97%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.24%) PaaS
4 3 (2.24%) Serverless
5 2 (1.49%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) SNMP
1 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.49%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.75%) AMQP
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.88%) Relational Database
2 31 (23.13%) RDBMS
3 28 (20.90%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (17.91%) Hadoop
4 24 (17.91%) HBase
5 21 (15.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (8.21%) MongoDB
7 8 (5.97%) Big Data
7 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.22%) MySQL
9 3 (2.24%) DB2
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.49%) Redis
11 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.75%) GIS
11 1 (0.75%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 66 (49.25%) Git (software)
2 52 (38.81%) JIRA
3 44 (32.84%) Maven
4 43 (32.09%) JUnit
5 32 (23.88%) Mockito
6 30 (22.39%) Vagrant
7 27 (20.15%) Checkstyle
7 27 (20.15%) IntelliJ
7 27 (20.15%) Liquibase
7 27 (20.15%) SonarQube
8 26 (19.40%) Jenkins
9 13 (9.70%) Cucumber
10 12 (8.96%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.97%) GitLab
11 8 (5.97%) Selenium
12 7 (5.22%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.73%) Protractor
14 3 (2.24%) git-flow
14 3 (2.24%) gulp
14 3 (2.24%) webpack
General
1 13 (9.70%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Electronics
2 8 (5.97%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.97%) Marketing
2 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (46.27%) REST
2 54 (40.30%) Spring
3 40 (29.85%) Hibernate
4 36 (26.87%) Java EE
4 36 (26.87%) RESTful
5 34 (25.37%) JMS
6 33 (24.63%) Spring Boot
7 32 (23.88%) JAX-RS
7 32 (23.88%) WireMock
8 31 (23.13%) Apache Camel
9 29 (21.64%) Web Services
10 28 (20.90%) Drools
11 27 (20.15%) Lambda Expressions
12 26 (19.40%) JSON
13 24 (17.91%) HTML
14 16 (11.94%) CSS
15 15 (11.19%) HTML5
16 13 (9.70%) J2EE
17 10 (7.46%) CSS3
17 10 (7.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (11.19%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.97%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.64%) Unix
2 28 (20.90%) VMS
3 22 (16.42%) Linux
4 5 (3.73%) Windows
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (69.40%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.75%) Microservices
3 66 (49.25%) OO
4 50 (37.31%) TDD
5 43 (32.09%) Test Automation
6 36 (26.87%) CQRS
7 32 (23.88%) Dependency Injection
7 32 (23.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (20.15%) OOA/OOD
8 27 (20.15%) Scrum
9 22 (16.42%) DevOps
10 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (14.93%) OOD
11 18 (13.43%) BDD
12 15 (11.19%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.46%) Performance Optimisation
15 8 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (5.97%) MVC
15 8 (5.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (20.15%) JPQL
3 23 (17.16%) SQL
4 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.48%) PHP
6 4 (2.99%) Groovy
6 4 (2.99%) Python
6 4 (2.99%) Scala
7 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.49%) C#
8 2 (1.49%) Lua
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.24%) Degree
4 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) OCP
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) WCAG
2 2 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (17.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.99%) Ansible
3 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.49%) Puppet
4 2 (1.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) SAP
3 4 (2.99%) Perforce
4 3 (2.24%) Google
5 2 (1.49%) IBM
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.75%) Capita
6 1 (0.75%) Informatica
6 1 (0.75%) Talend
6 1 (0.75%) TIBCO