Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 20 September 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 26 6
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 111 71 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.34% 5.63% 12.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.18% 13.45% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 77
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £340 £257 £313
90th Percentile £578 £493 £525
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £13.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.08% -70.79% +11.25%
10th Percentile £33.38 £13.00 £41.45
90th Percentile £43.13 £13.00 £47.35
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +11.11% -10.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 459 528 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.64% 41.84% 47.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 256 284
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 70 47
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £24.75 £33.20 £31.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.78 £54.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +8.75% +0.63% +6.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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 +12 60 £425 +12.96% 99
Peterborough +15 31 £500 +87.79% 8
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 50 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Test Automation
3 41 (36.94%) REST
3 41 (36.94%) Web Services
4 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.93%) Python
6 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
6 28 (25.23%) JSON
7 25 (22.52%) Software Engineering
8 22 (19.82%) Spring
8 22 (19.82%) Jenkins
9 21 (18.92%) E-Commerce
10 20 (18.02%) SOAP
10 20 (18.02%) Mule
11 19 (17.12%) HTML
12 18 (16.22%) CSS
12 18 (16.22%) Finance
13 17 (15.32%) Microservices
13 17 (15.32%) React
13 17 (15.32%) J2EE
13 17 (15.32%) Linux
13 17 (15.32%) Selenium
13 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (14.41%) Oracle
15 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (12.61%) .NET
17 13 (11.71%) XML
17 13 (11.71%) HTML5
18 12 (10.81%) OO
18 12 (10.81%) AngularJS

Java
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 20 (18.02%) Mule
2 9 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.80%) JBoss
4 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.80%) SAS
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.90%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.90%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.80%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.80%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 2 (1.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Serverless
4 2 (1.80%) vREST
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.90%) Slack
5 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Wireless
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.90%) Junos
3 1 (0.90%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.90%) SMS
3 1 (0.90%) VLAN
3 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Redis
2 7 (6.31%) MySQL
3 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.60%) DB2
4 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) GIS
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.90%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.90%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.82%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.32%) Selenium
4 7 (6.31%) JIRA
5 6 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.41%) git-flow
5 6 (5.41%) JUnit
5 6 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.50%) Maven
6 5 (4.50%) Mockito
6 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.70%) JMeter
8 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.70%) Subversion
8 3 (2.70%) WebStorm
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Law
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (53.15%) Developer
2 22 (19.82%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Integration Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Architect
6 11 (9.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Python Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Backend Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 4 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Python Software Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) REST
1 41 (36.94%) Web Services
2 28 (25.23%) JSON
3 22 (19.82%) Spring
4 20 (18.02%) SOAP
5 19 (17.12%) HTML
6 18 (16.22%) CSS
7 17 (15.32%) J2EE
7 17 (15.32%) React
8 14 (12.61%) .NET
9 13 (11.71%) HTML5
9 13 (11.71%) XML
10 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.01%) jQuery
12 9 (8.11%) Spring Boot
13 8 (7.21%) Memcached
14 7 (6.31%) CSS3
14 7 (6.31%) RESTful
15 6 (5.41%) Apache Camel
15 6 (5.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Fintech
6 3 (2.70%) LIMS
6 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.90%) Social Media
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Android
2 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.50%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Debian
4 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Test Automation
3 25 (22.52%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 17 (15.32%) Microservices
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.81%) OO
8 10 (9.01%) API Development
9 9 (8.11%) BDD
10 8 (7.21%) Open Source
10 8 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (7.21%) Scrum
10 8 (7.21%) Wireframes
11 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
11 7 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (5.41%) DevOps
12 6 (5.41%) TDD
12 6 (5.41%) Web Development
13 4 (3.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.93%) Python
3 11 (9.91%) Ruby
4 10 (9.01%) Perl
4 10 (9.01%) Scala
5 9 (8.11%) C
6 8 (7.21%) C++
6 8 (7.21%) SQL
7 5 (4.50%) C#
7 5 (4.50%) Java 8
7 5 (4.50%) PHP
8 4 (3.60%) Go
9 3 (2.70%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) ES6
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) R
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.70%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.90%) CISM
3 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) GCP
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Firmware
2 5 (4.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Ansible
1 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.80%) Rancher
3 1 (0.90%) Mesos
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) MuleSoft
3 6 (5.41%) Google
4 5 (4.50%) IBM
5 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.80%) Apigee
6 2 (1.80%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) New Relic
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) WSO2
7 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.90%) Facebook
7 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.90%) Juniper
7 1 (0.90%) MapR
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) Talend
7 1 (0.90%) WorldPay