Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -26
Contract jobs citing Java 32 7 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.26% 1.95% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.85% 5.60% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 35
10th Percentile - £369 £380
25th Percentile £413 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +9.29%
75th Percentile £550 £530 £575
90th Percentile £570 £557 £695
East of England median daily rate £540 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +11.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £56.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +30.23% - -

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 249 125 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.11% 34.82% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 230
10th Percentile £325 £290 £313
25th Percentile £363 £314 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £448
Median % change year-on-year - +6.15% +5.29%
75th Percentile £538 £547 £525
90th Percentile £588 £676 £625
East of England median daily rate £475 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +10.63% +1.03% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 38
10th Percentile £12.30 £24.53 £41.70
25th Percentile £26.16 £31.94 £42.00
Median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £55.94 £47.13 £50.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £49.38 £51.08
East of England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +2.27%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Cambridgeshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge +11 30 £525 +10.53% 49
Peterborough -32 2 - - 3
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 15 (46.88%) React
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 11 (34.38%) CI/CD
4 10 (31.25%) Banking
4 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 9 (28.13%) iPad
5 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.00%) Microservices
6 8 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
7 7 (21.88%) GCP
7 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
7 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
7 7 (21.88%) Node.js
7 7 (21.88%) REST
7 7 (21.88%) Data Management
7 7 (21.88%) Spring
7 7 (21.88%) Python
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) AWS
8 6 (18.75%) DevOps
9 5 (15.63%) User Experience
9 5 (15.63%) Terraform
9 5 (15.63%) Scala
9 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.63%) Web Development
9 5 (15.63%) Degree

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 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) GCP
2 6 (18.75%) AWS
3 4 (12.50%) Apigee
3 4 (12.50%) Kong
4 3 (9.38%) Akamai
4 3 (9.38%) Azure
5 2 (6.25%) Algolia
5 2 (6.25%) Amplience
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.25%) CloudFront
5 2 (6.25%) Serverless
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (3.13%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
1 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) BigQuery
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Spanner
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Gradle
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) git-flow
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1 (3.13%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 4 (12.50%) React Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) React
2 7 (21.88%) Node.js
2 7 (21.88%) REST
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
2 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
3 4 (12.50%) OAuth
3 4 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 4 (12.50%) OpenID
4 3 (9.38%) Kafka
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) Java EE
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) React Native
6 1 (3.13%) Redux
6 1 (3.13%) Web Components
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) iPad
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (34.38%) CI/CD
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Full Stack Development
4 8 (25.00%) Microservices
5 7 (21.88%) Data Management
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) BDD
8 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.50%) Event-Driven
8 4 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Event-Driven Programming
8 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 4 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Kotlin
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) ES6
6 1 (3.13%) Go
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (15.63%) Terraform
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) ForgeRock
1 4 (12.50%) Okta
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Elastic Path
4 1 (3.13%) Coveo
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore