Period
to 23 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £606 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 39 78
Rank change year-on-year -22 +39 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 2 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.64% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.70% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
10th Percentile £567 £419 £390
25th Percentile £573 £420 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £606 £444 £450
Median % change year-on-year +36.62% -1.39% +5.88%
75th Percentile £648 £470 £528
90th Percentile £661 £473 £564
East of England median daily rate £540 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -5.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 629 286 1,108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.73% 91.37% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 181 663
10th Percentile £146 £225 £208
25th Percentile £281 £313 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £435 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.17% +2.35% -
75th Percentile £525 £530 £525
90th Percentile £606 £613 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 32 111
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.55 £10.25
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.92% -1.52% -5.71%
75th Percentile £14.75 £35.31 £46.00
90th Percentile £19.48 £48.63 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.42 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.93% +25.00% -7.67%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in Cambridgeshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 23 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 4 £606 +34.72% 9
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (25.00%) Terraform
4 1 (25.00%) Grafana
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven
4 1 (25.00%) GitLab
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (25.00%) Kibana
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) AWS
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (25.00%) Artifactory

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven
2 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) Grafana
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM