Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 80 110 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.63% 10.40% 11.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.42% 23.21% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 70 97
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -15.15% +4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £305
90th Percentile £525 £501 £538
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +355.56% -77.50%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +4.23% -11.25%

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 412 474 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.28% 44.80% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 221 276
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £269 £230 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £49.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.47% +2.98%

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 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 May 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 -7 44 £425 +21.43% 85
Peterborough -16 16 £338 +10.20% 4
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) Test Automation
3 33 (41.25%) REST
4 28 (35.00%) Web Services
5 27 (33.75%) JSON
6 23 (28.75%) XML
7 19 (23.75%) Python
8 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
8 17 (21.25%) HTML
8 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
8 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
9 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 16 (20.00%) SQL
10 15 (18.75%) Mule
11 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
11 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (17.50%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) Oracle
12 13 (16.25%) Linux
12 13 (16.25%) Spring
13 12 (15.00%) CSS
13 12 (15.00%) Scrum
13 12 (15.00%) Finance
14 11 (13.75%) Docker
14 11 (13.75%) C++
14 11 (13.75%) J2EE
14 11 (13.75%) Selenium
14 11 (13.75%) Scala
15 10 (12.50%) Open Source
15 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 15 (18.75%) Mule
2 5 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.25%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
4 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Route 53
4 1 (1.25%) Serverless
4 1 (1.25%) Slack
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Junos
3 1 (1.25%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.25%) SMS
3 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Big Data
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) DB2
3 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.75%) OLAP
4 3 (3.75%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.50%) HBase
5 2 (2.50%) Impala
6 1 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.75%) Selenium
4 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (8.75%) JUnit
6 6 (7.50%) Mercurial
6 6 (7.50%) Mockito
7 5 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 5 (6.25%) JIRA
7 5 (6.25%) JMeter
7 5 (6.25%) Maven
7 5 (6.25%) WebStorm
8 3 (3.75%) GoogleTest
8 3 (3.75%) Subversion
9 2 (2.50%) Hudson
10 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.25%) JBehave
10 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Back Office
3 3 (3.75%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Integration Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Tester
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) REST
2 28 (35.00%) Web Services
3 27 (33.75%) JSON
4 23 (28.75%) XML
5 17 (21.25%) HTML
6 14 (17.50%) .NET
7 13 (16.25%) Spring
8 12 (15.00%) CSS
9 11 (13.75%) J2EE
10 6 (7.50%) Apache Camel
10 6 (7.50%) HTML5
10 6 (7.50%) SOAP
10 6 (7.50%) XML Schema
11 5 (6.25%) jQuery
12 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.00%) Akka
12 4 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (5.00%) Play Framework
13 3 (3.75%) Ajax
13 3 (3.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) VMS
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Debian
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) Test Automation
3 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
4 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.00%) Scrum
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.50%) Open Source
7 9 (11.25%) TDD
8 8 (10.00%) OO
8 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.75%) BDD
10 6 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (6.25%) Analytics
11 5 (6.25%) ETL
11 5 (6.25%) Front End Development
11 5 (6.25%) Information Security
11 5 (6.25%) Machine Learning
11 5 (6.25%) Microservices
11 5 (6.25%) MVC
11 5 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) Python
2 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (13.75%) C++
4 11 (13.75%) Scala
5 9 (11.25%) Perl
6 7 (8.75%) C#
6 7 (8.75%) Java 8
6 7 (8.75%) PHP
7 6 (7.50%) C
7 6 (7.50%) Groovy
7 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.50%) R
10 1 (1.25%) Clojure
10 1 (1.25%) Erlang
10 1 (1.25%) Haskell
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) PhD
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Rancher
2 4 (5.00%) Terraform
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.25%) Packer
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.00%) IBM
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.75%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.50%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.50%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.50%) MapR
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) Facebook
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) Juniper
5 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.25%) Perforce