The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Java Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 40 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 3.72% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 3.94% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 28
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £345 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 544 558 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.52% 94.42% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1203 2009
Median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £145 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £506 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 97 315
Median hourly rate £19.38 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.62% +94.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 5 £400 - 25
Peterborough 0 1 £313 -12.28%
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) RESTful
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) REST
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Angular 2
7 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (15.79%) React
8 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (15.79%) Scala
8 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (15.79%) TypeScript

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.26%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.53%) Mockito
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 7 (36.84%) RESTful
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) REST
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) Angular 2
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) React
6 3 (15.79%) XML Schema
6 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.53%) JPA
7 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Smart City
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (10.53%) Android Development
6 2 (10.53%) BPMN
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Service Design
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Clojure
6 1 (5.26%) Dart
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Elixir
6 1 (5.26%) Erlang
6 1 (5.26%) ES6
6 1 (5.26%) Haskell
6 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
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