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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Java 20 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.76% 13.13% 11.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% 25.54% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 34
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 184 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.95% 51.40% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 107 171
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.00%) HTML
4 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
5 20 (40.00%) HTML5
6 19 (38.00%) REST
7 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (32.00%) TDD
9 14 (28.00%) Spring
10 13 (26.00%) SQL
10 13 (26.00%) XML
10 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
10 13 (26.00%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 12 (24.00%) Mercurial
11 12 (24.00%) CSS
11 12 (24.00%) jQuery
12 11 (22.00%) JSON
12 11 (22.00%) MVC
12 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (22.00%) BDD
12 11 (22.00%) User Experience
13 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
13 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 9 (18.00%) Node.js
14 9 (18.00%) Scala
14 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
14 9 (18.00%) WebStorm
14 9 (18.00%) IntelliJ

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 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (8.00%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (10.00%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (24.00%) Mercurial
4 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (18.00%) IntelliJ
5 9 (18.00%) WebStorm
6 7 (14.00%) Maven
6 7 (14.00%) Subversion
7 6 (12.00%) JUnit
7 6 (12.00%) Mockito
8 5 (10.00%) Grunt
8 5 (10.00%) gulp
8 5 (10.00%) Jasmine
8 5 (10.00%) Selenium
9 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (6.00%) PhantomJS
10 2 (4.00%) Android Studio
10 2 (4.00%) JIRA
10 2 (4.00%) Mocha
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Android Developer
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.00%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) HTML
2 20 (40.00%) HTML5
3 19 (38.00%) REST
4 14 (28.00%) Spring
5 13 (26.00%) XML
6 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (24.00%) CSS
6 12 (24.00%) jQuery
7 11 (22.00%) JSON
8 9 (18.00%) Node.js
9 8 (16.00%) CSS3
10 7 (14.00%) Angular 2
10 7 (14.00%) RESTful
10 7 (14.00%) XML Schema
11 6 (12.00%) .NET
11 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (12.00%) JPA
12 5 (10.00%) Sass
12 5 (10.00%) Web Services
13 4 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (22.00%) User Experience
3 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (8.00%) Graphic Design
6 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.00%) Online Games
8 1 (2.00%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Android
3 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (32.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) BDD
4 11 (22.00%) MVC
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) BPMN
7 7 (14.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (12.00%) Android Development
8 6 (12.00%) API Design
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (12.00%) Information Security
8 6 (12.00%) Open Source
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Web Development
9 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 9 (18.00%) Scala
5 8 (16.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) Groovy
6 6 (12.00%) PHP
7 5 (10.00%) C#
8 4 (8.00%) Dart
8 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.00%) ECMAScript
9 3 (6.00%) ES6
9 3 (6.00%) Ruby
10 2 (4.00%) R
11 1 (2.00%) ABAP
11 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.00%) Clojure
11 1 (2.00%) Erlang
11 1 (2.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) Vertica
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
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Harvey Nash plc
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