Period
to 21 September 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 70 40
Rank change year-on-year +27 -30 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 53 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.54% 2.64% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.78% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 96
Median daily rate £315 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £303 £374 £361
90th Percentile £440 £539 £519
England median daily rate £550 £540 £513
% change year-on-year +1.85% +5.37% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +7.59%

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 486 1,906 2,613
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.01% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 1,132 1,625
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £134 £185 £213
90th Percentile £523 £572 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 126 160
Median hourly rate £16.44 £14.28 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.13% -7.87% +11.83%
10th Percentile £9.83 £10.41 £10.34
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.20 £43.08
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.47
% change year-on-year +50.00% +8.28% -1.23%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the East Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the East Midlands.

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 21 September 2020. 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
Leicestershire +41 5 £423 +69.00%
Northamptonshire +21 4 £315 - 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) REST
3 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
5 6 (46.15%) SOAP
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (46.15%) Mule
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
6 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) Gradle
6 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (30.77%) RAML
6 4 (30.77%) Swagger
6 4 (30.77%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (30.77%) SOLID
6 4 (30.77%) npm
6 4 (30.77%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) HTML

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 6 (46.15%) Mule
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) npm
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Cognito
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) CA Release Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Gradle
2 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
2 4 (30.77%) IntelliJ
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) JUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Mockito
2 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) REST
1 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Node.js
4 4 (30.77%) RAML
4 4 (30.77%) Spring Security
4 4 (30.77%) Swagger
4 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) SOLID
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java 8
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
1 4 (30.77%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
2 2 (15.38%) Talend
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO