Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 60 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 102 101 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.48% 3.23% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 3.39% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 77 84
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +11.19% +5.36%
10th Percentile £361 £319 £300
90th Percentile £508 £475 £463
England median daily rate £513 £490 £460
% change year-on-year +4.59% +6.52% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -11.76% +0.59% +5.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,778 2,979 3,122
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.30% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,678 1,820 1,873
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 134 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.66% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.35 £9.62
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Northamptonshire +8 49 £425 +3.03% 7
Leicestershire +18 19 £425 -5.56% 5
Nottinghamshire -16 18 £413 -2.94% 14
Derbyshire +7 9 £500 +21.21%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (66.67%) Spring
3 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (45.10%) Hibernate
5 42 (41.18%) OO
6 37 (36.27%) TDD
7 36 (35.29%) Microservices
8 35 (34.31%) Java 8
9 34 (33.33%) Maven
10 32 (31.37%) Java EE
11 31 (30.39%) XML
12 30 (29.41%) JUnit
12 30 (29.41%) Spring Boot
13 28 (27.45%) Web Services
13 28 (27.45%) JSON
14 26 (25.49%) Git (software)
14 26 (25.49%) JavaScript
15 24 (23.53%) Test Automation
16 21 (20.59%) RESTful
17 20 (19.61%) Scrum
17 20 (19.61%) Tomcat
18 18 (17.65%) HTML
19 17 (16.67%) J2EE
19 17 (16.67%) SOAP
20 15 (14.71%) Finance
20 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
20 15 (14.71%) Gradle
21 14 (13.73%) DevOps
21 14 (13.73%) AngularJS
21 14 (13.73%) JPA

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (19.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.94%) JBoss
2 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Liferay
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.90%) npm
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
1 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (33.33%) Maven
2 30 (29.41%) JUnit
3 26 (25.49%) Git (software)
4 15 (14.71%) Gradle
5 14 (13.73%) Subversion
6 13 (12.75%) Cucumber
7 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
8 10 (9.80%) Eclipse
9 9 (8.82%) Selenium
10 8 (7.84%) SonarQube
11 6 (5.88%) IntelliJ
11 6 (5.88%) JIRA
11 6 (5.88%) JProfiler
12 5 (4.90%) Ant
13 4 (3.92%) Mockito
14 3 (2.94%) CA Release Automation
14 3 (2.94%) gulp
14 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
14 3 (2.94%) LoadUI
14 3 (2.94%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.67%) Spring
2 46 (45.10%) Hibernate
3 32 (31.37%) Java EE
4 31 (30.39%) XML
5 30 (29.41%) Spring Boot
6 28 (27.45%) JSON
6 28 (27.45%) Web Services
7 21 (20.59%) RESTful
8 18 (17.65%) HTML
9 17 (16.67%) J2EE
9 17 (16.67%) SOAP
10 14 (13.73%) AngularJS
10 14 (13.73%) JPA
11 13 (12.75%) CSS
11 13 (12.75%) jQuery
11 13 (12.75%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (9.80%) Ajax
12 10 (9.80%) HTML5
13 7 (6.86%) REST
14 6 (5.88%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
1 3 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) Windows
3 7 (6.86%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) Debian
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) OO
3 37 (36.27%) TDD
4 36 (35.29%) Microservices
5 24 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.61%) Scrum
7 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.73%) DevOps
8 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.80%) OOP
9 10 (9.80%) SDLC
10 7 (6.86%) Web Development
11 6 (5.88%) API Development
11 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.88%) RAD
11 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.90%) Kanban
13 4 (3.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) Java 8
3 26 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.73%) SQL
5 6 (5.88%) Java 9
6 3 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) Scala
8 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.98%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) Perforce
3 3 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (0.98%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.98%) Capita
4 1 (0.98%) hybris