Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Java Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.72% 3.90% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 4.10% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 32
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £418 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +5.03% -0.63%
10th Percentile £290 £369 £325
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -16.17% +11.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £42.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £41.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 657 585 914
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 94.97% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 299 601
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £208 £250
90th Percentile £546 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 57 63
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +28.71%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.50 £57.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +33.93% +36.59% -16.33%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) API Development
5 4 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (16.67%) React
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (16.67%) Sass
7 2 (16.67%) LESS
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) XML

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) RESTful
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) LESS
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) HATEOAS
6 1 (8.33%) JSON Schema
6 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
6 1 (8.33%) Swagger
6 1 (8.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) API Development
3 4 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Clojure
5 1 (8.33%) Dart
5 1 (8.33%) Elixir
5 1 (8.33%) Erlang
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) Haskell
5 1 (8.33%) Kotlin
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) Rust
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian