The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 6 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 39 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.38% 11.97% 5.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.84% 27.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 12
Median daily rate £350 £413 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £323 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +11.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
157 164 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.84% 43.62% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 91 93
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Java.

1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (25.00%) Android
4 15 (25.00%) REST
4 15 (25.00%) Android Development
5 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.33%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) Android SDK
6 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
6 13 (21.67%) HTML5
7 12 (20.00%) XML
7 12 (20.00%) Scrum
8 11 (18.33%) Web Services
8 11 (18.33%) BDD
8 11 (18.33%) RESTful
8 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
8 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
8 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
9 10 (16.67%) Data Structures
9 10 (16.67%) Node.js
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.67%) PHP
9 10 (16.67%) jQuery
9 10 (16.67%) Selenium
10 9 (15.00%) JSON
10 9 (15.00%) Subversion
10 9 (15.00%) SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.67%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.67%) Mule
4 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.33%) Big Data
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.33%) HBase
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) Selenium
4 9 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (15.00%) Subversion
5 7 (11.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (10.00%) Android Studio
6 6 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 4 (6.67%) JUnit
8 3 (5.00%) JIRA
8 3 (5.00%) Mockito
9 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.33%) WebStorm
10 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.67%) Maven
10 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.67%) NUnit
10 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Java Android Developer
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) REST
2 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) Android SDK
3 13 (21.67%) HTML5
4 12 (20.00%) XML
5 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
5 11 (18.33%) RESTful
5 11 (18.33%) Web Services
6 10 (16.67%) jQuery
6 10 (16.67%) Node.js
7 9 (15.00%) .NET
7 9 (15.00%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) Spring
9 6 (10.00%) CSS
9 6 (10.00%) Material Design
10 5 (8.33%) iOS SDK
10 5 (8.33%) RxJava
11 4 (6.67%) CSS3
11 4 (6.67%) J2EE
11 4 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.67%) Online Games
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Android
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Android Development
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) BDD
6 8 (13.33%) Web Development
7 7 (11.67%) Memory Management
7 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
7 7 (11.67%) OO
7 7 (11.67%) Service Design
8 6 (10.00%) MVC
8 6 (10.00%) Open Source
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.67%) API Design
10 4 (6.67%) SDLC
11 3 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.00%) MapReduce
11 3 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.67%) PHP
3 9 (15.00%) Python
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 5 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (3.33%) Groovy
6 2 (3.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.67%) R
7 1 (1.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
1 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) ISEB
1 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) CDISC
2 1 (1.67%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Grafana
1 2 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Google
2 2 (3.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.67%) Apple
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.67%) IBM
3 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.67%) PagerDuty
3 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Vertica
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