Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 98 95 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.18% 7.88% 12.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.08% 18.81% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 100
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £309
90th Percentile £475 £495 £525
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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% -76.00%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £31.90
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.39% -16.05%

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 407 505 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.11% 41.87% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 241 327
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £279 £230 £263
90th Percentile £525 £475 £512
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 47
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.70 £23.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.60 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +9 56 £425 +13.33% 76
Peterborough -6 20 £375 +13.21% 2
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) Test Automation
3 37 (37.76%) Web Services
4 36 (36.73%) REST
5 28 (28.57%) JSON
6 26 (26.53%) Python
7 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
8 22 (22.45%) E-Commerce
8 22 (22.45%) XML
8 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
9 19 (19.39%) Mule
9 19 (19.39%) Selenium
9 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
10 18 (18.37%) HTML
11 17 (17.35%) Spring
11 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
12 16 (16.33%) CSS
13 15 (15.31%) J2EE
13 15 (15.31%) Oracle
13 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (14.29%) SQL
14 14 (14.29%) Scrum
15 13 (13.27%) Linux
15 13 (13.27%) Open Source
16 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (11.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (11.22%) Scala
17 11 (11.22%) HTML5
17 11 (11.22%) Finance
18 10 (10.20%) OO

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 19 (19.39%) Mule
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.04%) SAS
2 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) Slack
3 2 (2.04%) vREST
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) HTTP
1 4 (4.08%) Wireless
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.04%) Junos
2 2 (2.04%) OpenFlow
2 2 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (1.02%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) SMS
3 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (5.10%) Big Data
3 5 (5.10%) Redis
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.08%) DB2
5 3 (3.06%) Data Lake
5 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) OLAP
5 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.06%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) HBase
6 2 (2.04%) Impala
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.39%) Selenium
3 11 (11.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (8.16%) JIRA
4 8 (8.16%) JUnit
5 7 (7.14%) Mockito
6 6 (6.12%) JMeter
7 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.10%) IntelliJ
7 5 (5.10%) Maven
7 5 (5.10%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.10%) WebStorm
8 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.08%) git-flow
8 4 (4.08%) Subversion
8 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.06%) GoogleTest
9 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Back Office
3 4 (4.08%) Law
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Integration Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.12%) Tester
9 5 (5.10%) Administrator
9 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.08%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Architect
11 3 (3.06%) MicroStrategy Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.76%) Web Services
2 36 (36.73%) REST
3 28 (28.57%) JSON
4 22 (22.45%) XML
5 18 (18.37%) HTML
6 17 (17.35%) Spring
7 16 (16.33%) CSS
8 15 (15.31%) J2EE
9 11 (11.22%) HTML5
10 10 (10.20%) .NET
11 8 (8.16%) React
11 8 (8.16%) SOAP
12 7 (7.14%) Apache Camel
13 6 (6.12%) RESTful
13 6 (6.12%) Spring Boot
14 5 (5.10%) CSS3
14 5 (5.10%) jQuery
14 5 (5.10%) Memcached
14 5 (5.10%) XML Schema
15 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
5 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Debian
4 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.04%) Unix
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) Test Automation
3 22 (22.45%) E-Commerce
4 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.29%) Scrum
6 13 (13.27%) Open Source
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.20%) BDD
8 10 (10.20%) OO
9 8 (8.16%) Microservices
9 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.16%) TDD
10 7 (7.14%) API Development
11 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.12%) OOP
11 6 (6.12%) SDLC
12 5 (5.10%) ETL
12 5 (5.10%) Information Security
12 5 (5.10%) Migration
12 5 (5.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) Python
2 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.29%) SQL
4 11 (11.22%) Scala
5 10 (10.20%) Perl
6 8 (8.16%) C++
7 7 (7.14%) PHP
8 6 (6.12%) C#
8 6 (6.12%) Groovy
8 6 (6.12%) Java 8
9 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.08%) Ruby
10 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.06%) C
11 2 (2.04%) R
12 1 (1.02%) ES6
12 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.02%) CISM
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Rancher
2 2 (2.04%) Terraform
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) MuleSoft
3 4 (4.08%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.08%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (3.06%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco
5 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.04%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.04%) Juniper
5 2 (2.04%) MapR
6 1 (1.02%) Apigee
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) Pega
6 1 (1.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.02%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.02%) WSO2