Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 23 7
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 71 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.56% 6.26% 10.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.45% 12.75% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 42
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.92% -5.28%
10th Percentile £263 £320 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £484 £360 £388
% change year-on-year +34.38% -7.10% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £15.73 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.18% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £15.73 £44.50
% change year-on-year +170.18% -64.65% -1.11%

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 331 345 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 44.55% 49.08% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 175 174
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £284 £300 £277
90th Percentile £520 £491 £484
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 66 39
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.00 £41.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +4.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £36.25 £33.13 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £53.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Java.

1 34 (47.89%) Git (software)
2 31 (43.66%) Jenkins
3 30 (42.25%) Test Automation
4 29 (40.85%) Python
5 27 (38.03%) Linux
6 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
8 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (22.54%) Selenium
9 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
10 15 (21.13%) Spring
10 15 (21.13%) JIRA
10 15 (21.13%) Oracle
11 14 (19.72%) HTML
12 13 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (16.90%) RESTful
13 12 (16.90%) HTML5
13 12 (16.90%) CSS
13 12 (16.90%) Degree
13 12 (16.90%) Ruby
14 11 (15.49%) OO
14 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.49%) React
14 11 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (14.08%) Windows
15 10 (14.08%) Internet
16 9 (12.68%) Firmware
16 9 (12.68%) Web Services
16 9 (12.68%) Spring Boot
16 9 (12.68%) Microservices

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 4 (5.63%) Apache
1 4 (5.63%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.63%) Confluence
1 4 (5.63%) JBoss
1 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.82%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) WildFly
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.23%) Serverless
4 2 (2.82%) Apigee
4 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.82%) GitHub
4 2 (2.82%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Slack
5 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 8 (11.27%) Wireless
3 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.41%) Junos
4 1 (1.41%) OpenFlow
4 1 (1.41%) SNMP
4 1 (1.41%) SSH
4 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Redis
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.82%) GIS
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.41%) Flink
7 1 (1.41%) Scylla
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (47.89%) Git (software)
2 31 (43.66%) Jenkins
3 16 (22.54%) Selenium
4 15 (21.13%) JIRA
5 13 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (9.86%) Hudson
7 6 (8.45%) Subversion
7 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.04%) git-flow
8 5 (7.04%) Maven
9 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.23%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.23%) Protractor
9 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.82%) JDeveloper
10 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.82%) VisualVM
10 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
1 4 (5.63%) Law
1 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Java Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Python Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) Spring
2 14 (19.72%) HTML
3 12 (16.90%) CSS
3 12 (16.90%) HTML5
3 12 (16.90%) RESTful
4 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.49%) React
5 9 (12.68%) REST
5 9 (12.68%) Spring Boot
5 9 (12.68%) Web Services
6 7 (9.86%) Memcached
7 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.04%) CSS3
8 5 (7.04%) Gherkin
8 5 (7.04%) SOAP
9 4 (5.63%) Java EE
10 3 (4.23%) LESS
10 3 (4.23%) Node.js
10 3 (4.23%) Sass
10 3 (4.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Internet of Things
1 8 (11.27%) Smart City
2 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) LIMS
4 3 (4.23%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.04%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Unix
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Test Automation
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (22.54%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.49%) OO
5 11 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (12.68%) Design Thinking
6 9 (12.68%) Microservices
7 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.27%) TDD
8 7 (9.86%) API Development
8 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.86%) DevOps
8 7 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.86%) Wireframes
9 6 (8.45%) Scrum
10 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
10 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) Python
2 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.90%) Ruby
4 8 (11.27%) Java 8
5 7 (9.86%) Perl
5 7 (9.86%) SQL
6 5 (7.04%) C#
6 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) Scala
7 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.63%) C
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.82%) Go
9 2 (2.82%) Groovy
10 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Rust
10 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Firmware
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) KVM
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Ansible
3 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.23%) Salt
6 2 (2.82%) Rancher
6 2 (2.82%) Terraform
7 1 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.41%) Mesos
7 1 (1.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) WSO2
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.41%) Juniper
4 1 (1.41%) Pega
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) Tagetik
4 1 (1.41%) Talend