Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £422 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 60 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 122 92 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.50% 2.92% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 3.07% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 63
East Midlands median daily rate £422 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £528 £470
England median daily rate £525 £500 £474
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.60% +5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.36% +9.73% -12.28%

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 2,579 2,993 3,145
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.05% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,839 1,976
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.60%
10th Percentile £231 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 161 126
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.61% +3.65%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £28.00 £45.00 £41.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88% +0.11%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +5 56 £400 -5.33% 8
Nottinghamshire +22 40 £500 +17.65% 19
Leicestershire +19 20 £419 -20.24% 8
Derbyshire +15 4 £500 +17.65%
Lincolnshire +6 2 £550 +33.33% 4
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (50.82%) Spring
4 51 (41.80%) JUnit
5 43 (35.25%) Web Services
6 38 (31.15%) Spring Boot
7 36 (29.51%) HTML
8 35 (28.69%) Scrum
9 34 (27.87%) Java EE
10 29 (23.77%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.77%) CSS
11 28 (22.95%) Tomcat
11 28 (22.95%) Maven
11 28 (22.95%) Hibernate
11 28 (22.95%) Test Automation
11 28 (22.95%) Microservices
12 27 (22.13%) TDD
13 26 (21.31%) Docker
14 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
15 24 (19.67%) J2EE
15 24 (19.67%) HTML5
15 24 (19.67%) REST
16 23 (18.85%) Jenkins
16 23 (18.85%) SQL
17 22 (18.03%) XML
17 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
17 22 (18.03%) JSON
17 22 (18.03%) BDD
18 21 (17.21%) DevOps

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 28 (22.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.38%) JBoss
3 4 (3.28%) Confluence
4 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Mule
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon S3
3 9 (7.38%) npm
4 8 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.46%) PaaS
6 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.82%) IaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.20%) DB2
3 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.28%) MySQL
5 3 (2.46%) Big Data
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.64%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.64%) OLTP
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 51 (41.80%) JUnit
2 28 (22.95%) Maven
3 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
4 23 (18.85%) Jenkins
5 20 (16.39%) Selenium
6 18 (14.75%) JIRA
7 17 (13.93%) Subversion
8 15 (12.30%) Cucumber
8 15 (12.30%) Gradle
9 8 (6.56%) NetBeans
10 7 (5.74%) Bitbucket
10 7 (5.74%) CA Release Automation
10 7 (5.74%) HP UFT
10 7 (5.74%) Mockito
11 6 (4.92%) LoadUI
11 6 (4.92%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.92%) Spock
11 6 (4.92%) Travis CI
12 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.46%) Ant
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (50.82%) Spring
2 43 (35.25%) Web Services
3 38 (31.15%) Spring Boot
4 36 (29.51%) HTML
5 34 (27.87%) Java EE
6 29 (23.77%) CSS
7 28 (22.95%) Hibernate
8 24 (19.67%) HTML5
8 24 (19.67%) J2EE
8 24 (19.67%) REST
9 22 (18.03%) JSON
9 22 (18.03%) XML
10 17 (13.93%) AngularJS
10 17 (13.93%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (11.48%) RESTful
12 11 (9.02%) Ajax
12 11 (9.02%) CSS3
12 11 (9.02%) jQuery
13 10 (8.20%) RAML
13 10 (8.20%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.69%) Scrum
3 28 (22.95%) Microservices
3 28 (22.95%) Test Automation
4 27 (22.13%) TDD
5 22 (18.03%) BDD
6 21 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (17.21%) DevOps
7 19 (15.57%) OO
8 13 (10.66%) API Development
9 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.38%) Open Source
11 8 (6.56%) Build Automation
11 8 (6.56%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Kanban
11 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.56%) SDLC
11 8 (6.56%) Web Development
12 7 (5.74%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (23.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.85%) SQL
4 20 (16.39%) Java 8
5 12 (9.84%) Groovy
6 5 (4.10%) C#
6 5 (4.10%) Python
7 4 (3.28%) ActionScript
7 4 (3.28%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (3.28%) Java 9
7 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) Degree
4 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) PSD2
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 26 (21.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.56%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.56%) Puppet
3 3 (2.46%) Terraform
4 2 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Oracle
2 7 (5.74%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (3.28%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.28%) Perforce
4 1 (0.82%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (0.82%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.82%) SAP