Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 3
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +26
Contract jobs citing Java 111 131 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.79% 11.61% 16.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.62% 23.06% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 67 158
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -8.98%
10th Percentile £214 £275 £313
90th Percentile £488 £535 £486
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £44.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.65% +1.71% +26.81%
10th Percentile £13.45 £41.45 £36.60
90th Percentile £16.95 £47.35 £72.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.26 £37.06
% change year-on-year +7.35% +0.54% +19.55%

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 630 568 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.24% 50.35% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 274 461
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £285 £238 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 0 49 £328 -9.66% 1
Cambridge -14 43 £400 +3.23% 72
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.84%) Spring
3 41 (36.94%) JSON
4 33 (29.73%) RESTful
5 32 (28.83%) Finance
5 32 (28.83%) Web Services
6 31 (27.93%) XML
7 30 (27.03%) Git (software)
7 30 (27.03%) REST
8 29 (26.13%) J2EE
9 28 (25.23%) SQL
9 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
9 28 (25.23%) Tomcat
9 28 (25.23%) Scrum
10 27 (24.32%) JIRA
11 26 (23.42%) JBoss
12 25 (22.52%) .NET
13 24 (21.62%) API Development
14 23 (20.72%) Atlassian
14 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (19.82%) Maven
15 22 (19.82%) JUnit
15 22 (19.82%) SOAP
16 21 (18.92%) jQuery
16 21 (18.92%) BDD
17 20 (18.02%) Confluence
17 20 (18.02%) HTML
17 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
18 19 (17.12%) SDLC
18 19 (17.12%) PL/SQL

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 28 (25.23%) Tomcat
2 26 (23.42%) JBoss
3 20 (18.02%) Confluence
4 12 (10.81%) Mule
4 12 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (9.91%) WebLogic
6 7 (6.31%) Apache
7 5 (4.50%) Mule ESB
8 4 (3.60%) IIS
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.80%) SAS
9 2 (1.80%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.80%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) GitHub
2 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) SNMP
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.70%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) DHCP
3 2 (1.80%) HTTP
3 2 (1.80%) SMS
4 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) SAN
4 1 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.90%) VLAN
4 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.31%) MySQL
4 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 27 (24.32%) JIRA
3 22 (19.82%) JUnit
3 22 (19.82%) Maven
4 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
5 16 (14.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (14.41%) SoapUI
6 15 (13.51%) Selenium
7 12 (10.81%) TeamCity
8 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.21%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.41%) NUnit
11 5 (4.50%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.50%) Gradle
11 5 (4.50%) JMeter
12 4 (3.60%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.60%) JBehave
12 4 (3.60%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.60%) WebStorm
13 3 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (62.16%) Developer
2 42 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.01%) Applications Support
4 9 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (7.21%) UI Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Tester
7 6 (5.41%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Scrum Master
8 5 (4.50%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.84%) Spring
2 41 (36.94%) JSON
3 33 (29.73%) RESTful
4 32 (28.83%) Web Services
5 31 (27.93%) XML
6 30 (27.03%) REST
7 29 (26.13%) J2EE
8 25 (22.52%) .NET
9 22 (19.82%) SOAP
10 21 (18.92%) jQuery
11 20 (18.02%) HTML
12 17 (15.32%) AngularJS
13 16 (14.41%) CSS
14 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
14 11 (9.91%) Hibernate
15 7 (6.31%) HTML5
15 7 (6.31%) Node.js
16 6 (5.41%) Gherkin
17 5 (4.50%) Velocity
17 5 (4.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.91%) User Experience
3 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.70%) LIMS
7 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Android
2 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) Scrum
3 24 (21.62%) API Development
4 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (18.92%) BDD
6 19 (17.12%) SDLC
6 19 (17.12%) SOA
7 14 (12.61%) Kanban
7 14 (12.61%) TDD
8 13 (11.71%) Defect Management
8 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.01%) ATDD
10 10 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (9.01%) ITIL
11 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) User Stories
12 6 (5.41%) Manual Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Open Source
12 6 (5.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
1 28 (25.23%) SQL
2 19 (17.12%) PL/SQL
3 10 (9.01%) Python
4 9 (8.11%) C++
5 8 (7.21%) PHP
6 7 (6.31%) C#
6 7 (6.31%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.50%) Scala
8 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.60%) Ruby
9 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.70%) Dart
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) COBOL
10 2 (1.80%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.80%) CCNA
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.90%) PhD
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.80%) vMotion
2 1 (0.90%) Packer
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Atlassian
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) HP
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Citrix
5 2 (1.80%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.80%) Google
5 2 (1.80%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.80%) NetApp
5 2 (1.80%) ProCurve
5 2 (1.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) QAD
6 1 (0.90%) SAP