Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 44 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 41 39 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.88% 3.42% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.63% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 70
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £418 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +10.60% -5.63%
10th Percentile £307 £365 £319
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £385
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -16.00% +316.67%

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 1334 1073 1515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 94.12% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 517 885
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £172 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £535
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 103 133
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.55 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.35 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Peterborough +3 17 £325 -8.77% 2
Cambridge -16 12 £350 -16.17% 5
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (75.61%) JSON
3 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (60.98%) Spring
5 21 (51.22%) API Development
6 20 (48.78%) J2EE
7 19 (46.34%) Web Services
7 19 (46.34%) XML
7 19 (46.34%) RESTful
8 16 (39.02%) jQuery
9 14 (34.15%) JBoss
9 14 (34.15%) Tomcat
9 14 (34.15%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (31.71%) JUnit
10 13 (31.71%) JIRA
10 13 (31.71%) Atlassian
10 13 (31.71%) Maven
11 12 (29.27%) .NET
11 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
12 11 (26.83%) REST
12 11 (26.83%) SOA
12 11 (26.83%) Oracle
12 11 (26.83%) SOAP
12 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
12 11 (26.83%) Mule
13 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
13 10 (24.39%) Scrum
13 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database

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 14 (34.15%) JBoss
1 14 (34.15%) Tomcat
2 11 (26.83%) Mule
3 9 (21.95%) Confluence
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (9.76%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) JIRA
1 13 (31.71%) JUnit
1 13 (31.71%) Maven
2 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.44%) FishEye
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) JSON
2 25 (60.98%) Spring
3 20 (48.78%) J2EE
4 19 (46.34%) RESTful
4 19 (46.34%) Web Services
4 19 (46.34%) XML
5 16 (39.02%) jQuery
6 12 (29.27%) .NET
7 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.83%) REST
7 11 (26.83%) SOAP
8 6 (14.63%) HTML
9 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
9 5 (12.20%) CSS
10 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.76%) XSLT
11 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
12 2 (4.88%) Angular 2
12 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
12 2 (4.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) API Development
3 11 (26.83%) SOA
4 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
4 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 9 (21.95%) Kanban
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Prototyping
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.88%) BDD
10 2 (4.88%) Web Development
11 1 (2.44%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.44%) High Availability
11 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.88%) Scala
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Clojure
6 1 (2.44%) Dart
6 1 (2.44%) Elixir
6 1 (2.44%) Erlang
6 1 (2.44%) ES6
6 1 (2.44%) Haskell
6 1 (2.44%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Atlassian
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle