Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +36
Contract jobs citing Java 105 132 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.24% 12.48% 13.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.82% 25.68% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 130
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £174 £263 £313
90th Percentile £508 £526 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £29.50 £41.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.05% -36.92% +88.41%
10th Percentile £14.56 £39.50 £57.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £46.50 £72.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% +2.74% +1.39%

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 558 514 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.76% 48.58% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 226 329
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +4.83%
10th Percentile £269 £220 £269
90th Percentile £500 £513 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £396 £380
% change year-on-year +7.32% +4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 45 55
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £31.32
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £41.38 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.09% +4.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Peterborough 0 47 £325 -18.75% 4
Cambridge -13 44 £425 +13.33% 125
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) Spring
4 31 (29.52%) XML
4 31 (29.52%) Finance
5 30 (28.57%) JSON
5 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 28 (26.67%) JIRA
6 28 (26.67%) Scrum
6 28 (26.67%) .NET
7 27 (25.71%) J2EE
8 26 (24.76%) RESTful
9 24 (22.86%) JBoss
9 24 (22.86%) Tomcat
10 23 (21.90%) Atlassian
11 22 (20.95%) SOAP
11 22 (20.95%) Web Services
12 21 (20.00%) Python
12 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 21 (20.00%) SDLC
13 20 (19.05%) API Development
14 19 (18.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 19 (18.10%) Oracle
14 19 (18.10%) JavaScript
14 19 (18.10%) Maven
14 19 (18.10%) Confluence
14 19 (18.10%) REST
14 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (17.14%) PL/SQL
15 18 (17.14%) JUnit

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 24 (22.86%) JBoss
1 24 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 19 (18.10%) Confluence
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.67%) Apache
6 5 (4.76%) Mule
7 4 (3.81%) IIS
8 3 (2.86%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.95%) CMS
9 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.95%) SAS
9 1 (0.95%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) GitHub
3 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) Route 53
4 1 (0.95%) Serverless
4 1 (0.95%) Slack
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Wireless
2 4 (3.81%) SNMP
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.86%) Firewall
3 3 (2.86%) VPN
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.90%) SMS
4 2 (1.90%) VLAN
5 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.95%) FTP
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.95%) Junos
5 1 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.95%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) SSL
5 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (5.71%) MySQL
3 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 3 (2.86%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.86%) OLAP
6 3 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.95%) GIS
8 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.95%) HBase
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 28 (26.67%) JIRA
3 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (18.10%) Maven
5 18 (17.14%) JUnit
6 16 (15.24%) SoapUI
7 15 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (13.33%) Selenium
9 12 (11.43%) TeamCity
10 6 (5.71%) Bitbucket
10 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.71%) WebDriver
11 5 (4.76%) Gradle
11 5 (4.76%) JMeter
12 4 (3.81%) JBehave
12 4 (3.81%) NUnit
13 3 (2.86%) FitNesse
13 3 (2.86%) GoogleTest
13 3 (2.86%) Robot Framework
13 3 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (47.62%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Applications Support
4 8 (7.62%) Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) UI Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Development Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Python Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.48%) Spring
2 31 (29.52%) XML
3 30 (28.57%) JSON
4 28 (26.67%) .NET
5 27 (25.71%) J2EE
6 26 (24.76%) RESTful
7 22 (20.95%) SOAP
7 22 (20.95%) Web Services
8 19 (18.10%) REST
9 17 (16.19%) jQuery
10 13 (12.38%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.38%) HTML
11 11 (10.48%) .NET Framework
12 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.67%) CSS
14 5 (4.76%) Node.js
14 5 (4.76%) Velocity
15 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
15 4 (3.81%) Kafka
15 4 (3.81%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.62%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.71%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.86%) LIMS
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.90%) Life Science
6 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) VMS
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.95%) Debian
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) Scrum
3 21 (20.00%) SDLC
4 20 (19.05%) API Development
5 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 17 (16.19%) SOA
6 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.33%) BDD
7 14 (13.33%) Kanban
8 13 (12.38%) Defect Management
9 10 (9.52%) ATDD
9 10 (9.52%) ITIL
10 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.62%) TDD
12 7 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.71%) Functional Testing
13 6 (5.71%) Microservices
13 6 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) Python
3 19 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.14%) PL/SQL
5 15 (14.29%) C++
6 10 (9.52%) PHP
7 9 (8.57%) C#
8 7 (6.67%) Perl
9 5 (4.76%) C
9 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.76%) Scala
10 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.86%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) Clojure
11 1 (0.95%) Dart
11 1 (0.95%) Erlang
11 1 (0.95%) Groovy
11 1 (0.95%) Haskell
11 1 (0.95%) R
11 1 (0.95%) Rust
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Docker
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.95%) RHEV
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.81%) Terraform
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
2 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.90%) Packer
2 2 (1.90%) Rancher
2 2 (1.90%) vMotion
3 1 (0.95%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Atlassian
2 19 (18.10%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco
3 4 (3.81%) HP
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix
5 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) NetApp
5 2 (1.90%) ProCurve
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.95%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.95%) Juniper
6 1 (0.95%) MapR
6 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.95%) Perforce
6 1 (0.95%) QAD
6 1 (0.95%) SAP