Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a SC Cleared Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 198 194
Rank change year-on-year +60 -4 -
Contract jobs requiring a SC Cleared Java Developer 20 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.060% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.063% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
England median daily rate £514 £546 £550
% change year-on-year -5.91% -0.73% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £41.15
% change year-on-year -30.00% +21.51% -

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 2,969 4,786 4,559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 95.41% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,810 2,977 2,837
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £213
90th Percentile £586 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 151 187
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £9.98
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared Java Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 February 2020. 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 +21 20 £500 +11.11%
Solihull - 1 - -
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 22 February 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) JPA
2 19 (95.00%) Hibernate
2 19 (95.00%) Spring
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Microservices
3 18 (90.00%) SonarQube
3 18 (90.00%) DbUnit
3 18 (90.00%) Mockito
3 18 (90.00%) BDD
3 18 (90.00%) Amazon SQS
3 18 (90.00%) PowerMock
3 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (90.00%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (90.00%) TDD
3 18 (90.00%) JUnit
3 18 (90.00%) SOAP
3 18 (90.00%) Web Services
3 18 (90.00%) ActiveMQ
3 18 (90.00%) jMock
3 18 (90.00%) Maven
3 18 (90.00%) Scrum
3 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (90.00%) Postfix
3 18 (90.00%) RESTful
3 18 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (90.00%) AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon SQS
1 18 (90.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) DbUnit
1 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (90.00%) jMock
1 18 (90.00%) JUnit
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
1 18 (90.00%) Mockito
1 18 (90.00%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (55.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Hibernate
1 19 (95.00%) JPA
1 19 (95.00%) Spring
2 18 (90.00%) ActiveMQ
2 18 (90.00%) PowerMock
2 18 (90.00%) RESTful
2 18 (90.00%) SOAP
2 18 (90.00%) Web Services
3 16 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) REST
4 10 (50.00%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (95.00%) Microservices
2 18 (90.00%) BDD
2 18 (90.00%) Scrum
2 18 (90.00%) TDD
3 16 (80.00%) BPMN
4 15 (75.00%) Open Source
5 13 (65.00%) Kanban
6 8 (40.00%) Biometrics
6 8 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Postfix