Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 43 68 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.09% 10.78% 15.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.46% 20.12% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 105
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £316 £301 £313
90th Percentile £525 £525 £520
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Cambridge median hourly rate £15.73 - £45.00
10th Percentile £13.45 - £36.55
90th Percentile £16.95 - £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £44.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -64.65% +1.71% +26.81%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 338 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.87% 53.57% 53.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 182 332
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £486 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 39 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -7.25% -9.21%
10th Percentile £33.13 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £65.50 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cambridge

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Cambridge

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Cambridge

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
4 11 (25.58%) RESTful
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.26%) REST
5 10 (23.26%) Web Services
5 10 (23.26%) XML
6 9 (20.93%) Spring
6 9 (20.93%) JSON
7 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
7 8 (18.60%) CSS
7 8 (18.60%) BDD
8 7 (16.28%) Android
8 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
8 7 (16.28%) MySQL
8 7 (16.28%) Python
8 7 (16.28%) TDD
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) jQuery
9 6 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) SQL
9 6 (13.95%) PHP
9 6 (13.95%) TypeScript
9 6 (13.95%) User Experience
9 6 (13.95%) API Development
9 6 (13.95%) HTML5

Java
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 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (4.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SNMP
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) JUnit
4 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) Selenium
5 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
5 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
5 4 (9.30%) WebStorm
6 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.65%) Grunt
7 2 (4.65%) gulp
7 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.65%) JMeter
7 2 (4.65%) Mockito
7 2 (4.65%) PhantomJS
7 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Android Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Automation Developer
4 3 (6.98%) iOS Developer
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.65%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) RESTful
3 10 (23.26%) REST
3 10 (23.26%) Web Services
3 10 (23.26%) XML
4 9 (20.93%) JSON
4 9 (20.93%) Spring
5 8 (18.60%) CSS
6 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
6 6 (13.95%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) Node.js
8 3 (6.98%) .NET
8 3 (6.98%) Ajax
8 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
8 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.98%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.98%) XSLT
9 2 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.98%) LIMS
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.60%) BDD
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) API Development
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Android Development
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) Microservices
7 4 (9.30%) Prototyping
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) SOA
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.98%) Kanban
8 3 (6.98%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) PHP
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) TypeScript
4 5 (11.63%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.98%) Dart
6 3 (6.98%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) ECMAScript
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) Erlang
8 1 (2.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) HL7
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.65%) vMotion
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Packer
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
1 4 (9.30%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.65%) NetApp
3 2 (4.65%) ProCurve
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft