Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 26 16 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.82% 5.42% 7.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 12.80% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 45
10th Percentile £512 £365 £345
25th Percentile £513 £423 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £588 £592 £575
90th Percentile £614 £691 £675
East of England median daily rate £540 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £58.75 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year - +17.50% +29.03%
East of England median hourly rate £62.79 £26.29 £50.00
% change year-on-year +138.84% -47.42% +17.65%

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 229 125 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.63% 42.37% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 83 269
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
25th Percentile £363 £318 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £445
Median % change year-on-year - +6.74% +4.71%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £525
90th Percentile £602 £670 £634
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 38
10th Percentile £11.25 £39.55 £41.25
25th Percentile £20.18 £41.88 £42.00
Median hourly rate £33.70 £45.00 £46.25
Median % change year-on-year -25.11% -2.70% +5.11%
75th Percentile £54.06 £51.88 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.00 £50.38
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -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
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 16 October 2021. 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 0 25 £550 +4.76% 43
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps
3 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
3 10 (38.46%) React
3 10 (38.46%) Python
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) Docker
6 6 (23.08%) User Experience
6 6 (23.08%) GCP
6 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
6 6 (23.08%) AWS
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Scala
7 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (19.23%) Life Science
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Terraform
7 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Microservices
7 5 (19.23%) Azure
7 5 (19.23%) REST
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Full Stack Development
8 4 (15.38%) Technical Debt

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 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) AWS
1 6 (23.08%) GCP
2 5 (19.23%) Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Akamai
3 2 (7.69%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) BigQuery
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Spanner
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.69%) git-flow
4 2 (7.69%) GitLab
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) React Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Integration Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) React
2 6 (23.08%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) Kafka
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) JMS
6 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) Web Components
7 1 (3.85%) React Native
7 1 (3.85%) Redux
7 1 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Life Science
3 3 (11.54%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Full Stack Development
3 5 (19.23%) Microservices
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Debt
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Data Pipeline
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Scala
4 4 (15.38%) VBA
5 3 (11.54%) Go
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) ES6
6 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (19.23%) Terraform
3 3 (11.54%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Grafana
4 2 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Coveo
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore