Period
to 17 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 191 173
Rank change year-on-year +33 -18 +27
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.021% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £451 £450 £350
90th Percentile £486 £450 £400
England median daily rate £513 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -26.32% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,164 4,818 4,095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 94.42% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,726 2,912 2,582
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £243 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 214 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £15.49 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -3.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.46 £32.94 £44.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.51 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.08% +0.03% -2.63%

SC Cleared Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured SC Cleared Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in the West Midlands

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared Java Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared Java Developer in the West Midlands

SC Cleared Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +25 14 £475 +5.56%
SC Cleared Java Developer
England

SC Cleared Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region featuring SC Cleared Java Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) RESTful
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) PowerMock
2 13 (92.86%) SonarQube
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (92.86%) DbUnit
2 13 (92.86%) Mockito
2 13 (92.86%) jMock
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (85.71%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (78.57%) Open Source
5 10 (71.43%) BDD
5 10 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
5 10 (71.43%) TDD
5 10 (71.43%) Kanban
5 10 (71.43%) Scrum
6 9 (64.29%) Hibernate
6 9 (64.29%) BPMN

SC Cleared Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) DbUnit
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (92.86%) jMock
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
2 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) Mockito
2 13 (92.86%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) RESTful
2 13 (92.86%) PowerMock
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
5 9 (64.29%) Hibernate
5 9 (64.29%) JPA
6 8 (57.14%) REST
6 8 (57.14%) Spring Cloud
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
8 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) Kanban
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) BPMN
4 9 (64.29%) Microservices
4 9 (64.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (7.14%) API Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
5 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java 8
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) VMware