The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 28 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.66% 4.26% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 4.42% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £485 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 284 339 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.04% 96.31% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 199 315
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 6 (46.15%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) Spring
7 4 (30.77%) Web Development
7 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) Angular 2
7 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
8 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (23.08%) React
8 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (23.08%) Scala
8 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (23.08%) REST
8 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
8 3 (23.08%) XSLT

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) Mockito
2 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Angular 2
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) React
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) LESS
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Smart City
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) BPMN
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Service Design
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Groovy
4 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Clojure
5 1 (7.69%) Dart
5 1 (7.69%) Elixir
5 1 (7.69%) Erlang
5 1 (7.69%) ES6
5 1 (7.69%) Haskell
5 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
5 1 (7.69%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin