The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5  
Contract jobs citing Java 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 1.75% 4.31% 6.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 15.63% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £423 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £277 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £378 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Derby
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 82 32 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 35.96% 27.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 52 85
Median daily rate £400 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £171 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £386 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Derby

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Derby.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Derby

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Derby.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Derby

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Derby region with a requirement for Java.

1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Mockito
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) JPA
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Physics

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Mockito
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) JPA
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau