Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 126 109 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.21% 7.80% 11.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.56% 17.69% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 63
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £484 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.21% -9.68% +0.65%
10th Percentile £289 £176 £263
90th Percentile £591 £505 £525
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £15.73 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.18% -64.65% -1.11%
10th Percentile £41.25 £13.45 £41.45
90th Percentile £43.75 £16.95 £47.35
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year +10.43% +0.62% +9.28%

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 493 616 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.86% 44.09% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 296 265
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 78 56
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32.68 £33.03 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.31
% change year-on-year +9.88% -1.97% +10.17%

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 15 December 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
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 15 December 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 +13 69 £400 +2.56% 87
Peterborough -1 33 £500 +53.85% 4
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 56 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.48%) Test Automation
3 41 (32.54%) Python
4 39 (30.95%) REST
5 37 (29.37%) Web Services
6 36 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 33 (26.19%) Jenkins
8 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
9 29 (23.02%) Linux
9 29 (23.02%) JIRA
10 24 (19.05%) Spring
10 24 (19.05%) SOAP
11 22 (17.46%) Mule
12 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 21 (16.67%) Finance
13 20 (15.87%) Selenium
13 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (15.08%) Ruby
14 19 (15.08%) J2EE
14 19 (15.08%) AngularJS
15 18 (14.29%) HTML
15 18 (14.29%) Oracle
15 18 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (13.49%) Perl
16 17 (13.49%) .NET
16 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
16 17 (13.49%) React
17 16 (12.70%) Microservices
17 16 (12.70%) DevOps
18 15 (11.90%) 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 22 (17.46%) Mule
2 15 (11.90%) Confluence
3 9 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.17%) Apache
4 4 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.17%) JBoss
4 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.59%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) WildFly
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) HipChat
1 1 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.79%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.38%) GitHub
4 3 (2.38%) Serverless
5 2 (1.59%) Apigee
5 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.59%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.59%) IaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Office 365
5 2 (1.59%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.59%) PaaS
5 2 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) Slack
6 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Internet
2 7 (5.56%) Wireless
3 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.79%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.79%) Junos
4 1 (0.79%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.79%) SMS
4 1 (0.79%) SNMP
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) VLAN
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) MySQL
1 7 (5.56%) Redis
2 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.59%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.79%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 36 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 33 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 29 (23.02%) JIRA
4 20 (15.87%) Selenium
5 13 (10.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (8.73%) JUnit
7 7 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.56%) Hudson
7 7 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.97%) git-flow
8 5 (3.97%) Maven
8 5 (3.97%) Subversion
9 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.38%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.38%) JMeter
10 3 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.17%) Law
4 3 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (51.59%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.94%) Architect
3 10 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (4.76%) Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Python Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Site Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Tester
9 4 (3.17%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.17%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.95%) REST
2 37 (29.37%) Web Services
3 24 (19.05%) SOAP
3 24 (19.05%) Spring
4 19 (15.08%) AngularJS
4 19 (15.08%) J2EE
5 18 (14.29%) HTML
6 17 (13.49%) .NET
6 17 (13.49%) React
7 14 (11.11%) CSS
7 14 (11.11%) JSON
7 14 (11.11%) RESTful
8 13 (10.32%) HTML5
9 10 (7.94%) RAML
9 10 (7.94%) Spring Boot
10 8 (6.35%) jQuery
11 7 (5.56%) Memcached
11 7 (5.56%) XML
12 6 (4.76%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.76%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Internet of Things
1 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
1 8 (6.35%) Smart City
2 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.17%) Fintech
5 4 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.38%) LIMS
6 3 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Linux
2 10 (7.94%) Windows
3 7 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.97%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.97%) Unix
5 4 (3.17%) Android
5 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.48%) Test Automation
3 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
6 16 (12.70%) DevOps
6 16 (12.70%) Microservices
7 13 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 11 (8.73%) OO
10 9 (7.14%) Design Thinking
10 9 (7.14%) TDD
11 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.35%) Scrum
12 7 (5.56%) API Development
12 7 (5.56%) BDD
12 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 7 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) Python
2 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.08%) Ruby
4 17 (13.49%) Perl
5 15 (11.90%) SQL
6 14 (11.11%) C++
7 12 (9.52%) C
8 9 (7.14%) C#
8 9 (7.14%) Go
8 9 (7.14%) Java 8
9 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.76%) Scala
10 5 (3.97%) PHP
11 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.38%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.59%) Groovy
14 1 (0.79%) Rust
14 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CISM
4 1 (0.79%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Firmware
2 6 (4.76%) Docker
3 2 (1.59%) KVM
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Puppet
2 7 (5.56%) Ansible
3 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.38%) Salt
6 2 (1.59%) Rancher
6 2 (1.59%) Terraform
7 1 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.79%) Mesos
7 1 (0.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) MuleSoft
3 6 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.59%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco
5 2 (1.59%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.59%) New Relic
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
5 2 (1.59%) Talend
5 2 (1.59%) VMware
5 2 (1.59%) WSO2
6 1 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.79%) Pega
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Tagetik