The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / East Midlands
Rank 41 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 66 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.42% 2.16% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 2.24% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 30
Median daily rate £400 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1441 1562 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.52% 96.48% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 923 856
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +2 18 £415 +27.69% 8
Nottinghamshire +10 17 £406 -6.60% 16
Derbyshire 0 10 £381 -
Leicestershire -3 7 £451 +28.71% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (71.74%) Spring
3 59 (64.13%) J2EE
4 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (52.17%) Hibernate
6 40 (43.48%) Eclipse
7 38 (41.30%) SQL
8 35 (38.04%) JSP
9 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
9 34 (36.96%) Java EE
10 31 (33.70%) Maven
11 30 (32.61%) Web Services
11 30 (32.61%) XML
12 26 (28.26%) SOAP
12 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
13 25 (27.17%) Oracle
13 25 (27.17%) JBoss
14 24 (26.09%) JPA
15 23 (25.00%) HTML
15 23 (25.00%) Ajax
15 23 (25.00%) JSON
15 23 (25.00%) TDD
16 21 (22.83%) Finance
16 21 (22.83%) Ant
17 20 (21.74%) Struts
17 20 (21.74%) XSLT
17 20 (21.74%) jQuery
18 19 (20.65%) JUnit
19 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
20 16 (17.39%) OO

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 25 (27.17%) JBoss
2 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.09%) CMS
7 1 (1.09%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Skype
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.04%) DB2
4 11 (11.96%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.87%) DB2 UDB
6 9 (9.78%) MySQL
6 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.35%) Big Data
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (43.48%) Eclipse
2 31 (33.70%) Maven
3 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
4 21 (22.83%) Ant
5 19 (20.65%) JUnit
6 14 (15.22%) Subversion
7 12 (13.04%) IntelliJ
7 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 11 (11.96%) Gradle
8 11 (11.96%) JIRA
9 7 (7.61%) JProfiler
10 6 (6.52%) Mockito
11 5 (5.43%) Hudson
12 3 (3.26%) JBehave
12 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
13 2 (2.17%) jMock
13 2 (2.17%) Selenium
13 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
14 1 (1.09%) Bower
14 1 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (71.74%) Spring
2 59 (64.13%) J2EE
3 48 (52.17%) Hibernate
4 35 (38.04%) JSP
5 34 (36.96%) Java EE
6 30 (32.61%) Web Services
6 30 (32.61%) XML
7 26 (28.26%) SOAP
8 24 (26.09%) JPA
9 23 (25.00%) Ajax
9 23 (25.00%) HTML
9 23 (25.00%) JSON
10 20 (21.74%) jQuery
10 20 (21.74%) Struts
10 20 (21.74%) XSLT
11 14 (15.22%) CSS
11 14 (15.22%) JSF
11 14 (15.22%) Struts2
12 13 (14.13%) EJB
12 13 (14.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.26%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.09%) DataPower
4 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) VMS
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) TDD
3 16 (17.39%) OO
3 16 (17.39%) Scrum
4 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce
4 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.30%) Web Application Development
5 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.13%) Open Source
7 12 (13.04%) Web Development
8 11 (11.96%) MVC
9 10 (10.87%) Performance Testing
9 10 (10.87%) SDLC
10 9 (9.78%) RAD
11 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.52%) UML
14 5 (5.43%) BDD
14 5 (5.43%) Data Protection
14 5 (5.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (41.30%) SQL
3 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.17%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.17%) C
5 2 (2.17%) C++
5 2 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) Groovy
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.17%) OCMJD
2 2 (2.17%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Perforce
3 3 (3.26%) Adobe
3 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.09%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.09%) ESRI
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Kony
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.09%) Sybase
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