The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 28 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.60% 1.74% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 1.78% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £263 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.24% +19.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 287 393 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.18% 97.76% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 250 182
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 23
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) HTML5
5 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) Spring
6 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) REST
7 7 (33.33%) Open Source
7 7 (33.33%) JSON
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
8 6 (28.57%) Scala
8 6 (28.57%) JPA
8 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (28.57%) BDD
8 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 5 (23.81%) Android Development
9 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 5 (23.81%) Mockito
9 5 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (23.81%) Android

Java Developer Skill Set
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 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
3 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
7 2 (9.52%) Data Lake
7 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (9.52%) HBase
7 2 (9.52%) MySQL
7 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
3 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 5 (23.81%) Mockito
4 4 (19.05%) IntelliJ
4 4 (19.05%) WebStorm
5 3 (14.29%) Maven
6 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (9.52%) Selenium
6 2 (9.52%) Subversion
7 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
4 7 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (28.57%) JPA
6 4 (19.05%) Android SDK
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) XML Schema
7 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) iOS SDK
7 3 (14.29%) Kafka
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
8 2 (9.52%) React
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
2 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 5 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) BPMN
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.52%) MapReduce
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Service Design
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (4.76%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Scala
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Groovy
6 3 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.76%) XPath
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Hortonworks
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
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