Period
to 23 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 20 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 51 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.76% 7.96% 10.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.00% 16.55% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 46
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -12.12%
10th Percentile £263 £317 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £531
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £465 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +26.02% +5.43% -9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £31.25 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +355.56%

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 300 278 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 45.66% 48.10% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 134 160
Cambridge median daily rate £438 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £299 £300 £261
90th Percentile £589 £525 £516
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £441 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +16.12% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 36
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +1.19% -
10th Percentile £21.69 £18.50 £32.75
90th Percentile £54.90 £53.50 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.81%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019, 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 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Git (software)
3 22 (43.14%) Python
3 22 (43.14%) Linux
4 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
4 19 (37.25%) JIRA
4 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
5 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (25.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.49%) SQL
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle
6 13 (25.49%) Spring
7 11 (21.57%) Scrum
7 11 (21.57%) Windows
7 11 (21.57%) Internet
8 10 (19.61%) Unix
8 10 (19.61%) Selenium
8 10 (19.61%) RESTful
8 10 (19.61%) REST
9 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 9 (17.65%) Internet of Things
9 9 (17.65%) OO
9 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) Smart City
9 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (15.69%) Java 8
10 8 (15.69%) Degree

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 7 (13.73%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.88%) GitHub
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.92%) Office 365
5 2 (3.92%) Serverless
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
1 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.92%) HBase
5 2 (3.92%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.96%) GIS
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
2 19 (37.25%) JIRA
3 13 (25.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (19.61%) Selenium
5 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
5 7 (13.73%) Maven
6 5 (9.80%) Hudson
6 5 (9.80%) Subversion
7 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.92%) ERwin
8 2 (3.92%) gulp
8 2 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.96%) Ant
9 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.96%) Protractor
General
1 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
5 2 (3.92%) Data Scientist
5 2 (3.92%) ETL Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Spring
2 10 (19.61%) REST
2 10 (19.61%) RESTful
3 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 9 (17.65%) HTML
4 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
4 7 (13.73%) Web Services
5 6 (11.76%) CSS
5 6 (11.76%) Node.js
6 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
6 5 (9.80%) HTML5
7 4 (7.84%) React
7 4 (7.84%) Spring Boot
7 4 (7.84%) XML
8 3 (5.88%) Ajax
8 3 (5.88%) JPA
8 3 (5.88%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) XHTML
9 2 (3.92%) Grails
9 2 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Internet of Things
1 9 (17.65%) Smart City
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Life Science
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.96%) Derivative
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Unix
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
3 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.57%) Scrum
5 9 (17.65%) OO
5 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
7 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
7 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.73%) DevOps
7 7 (13.73%) ETL
7 7 (13.73%) TDD
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) Open Source
9 5 (9.80%) Analytics
9 5 (9.80%) Microservices
9 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
10 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
10 4 (7.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Python
2 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) Java 8
4 8 (15.69%) Perl
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) C++
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) Groovy
8 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.92%) R
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.92%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.92%) PhD
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) KVM
2 2 (3.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Ansible
3 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.88%) Rancher
4 3 (5.88%) Salt
5 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.92%) Terraform
6 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.96%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.88%) Talend
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.96%) Marketo
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) Tagetik