Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Java Developer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 78 86
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 95 78 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.98% 2.40% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.50% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 40
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.75% -1.32%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £525 £470 £478
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.15 £37.38 £42.75
% change year-on-year +10.10% -12.57% +22.14%

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 3031 3115 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.88% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1946 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 128 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +9 45 £420 - 5
Nottinghamshire +20 28 £425 - 8
Leicestershire -3 11 £525 +52.17%
Derbyshire -6 6 £463 +37.04% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £413 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 95 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (67.37%) Spring
3 40 (42.11%) Oracle
4 38 (40.00%) SQL
5 36 (37.89%) JUnit
6 34 (35.79%) Maven
7 33 (34.74%) Java EE
8 32 (33.68%) J2EE
9 30 (31.58%) Hibernate
10 27 (28.42%) RESTful
11 25 (26.32%) E-Commerce
12 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
13 22 (23.16%) Jenkins
14 20 (21.05%) Web Services
14 20 (21.05%) TDD
15 18 (18.95%) Scrum
15 18 (18.95%) NoSQL
16 17 (17.89%) Spring Boot
16 17 (17.89%) Finance
17 15 (15.79%) XML
17 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
17 15 (15.79%) Gradle
18 14 (14.74%) Microservices
18 14 (14.74%) OO
19 13 (13.68%) JPA
20 11 (11.58%) Test Automation
20 11 (11.58%) Banking
21 10 (10.53%) Sun Certification
21 10 (10.53%) JSON

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 (6.32%) JBoss
1 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (3.16%) DSL
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.42%) RDBMS
2 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (37.89%) JUnit
2 34 (35.79%) Maven
3 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
4 22 (23.16%) Jenkins
5 15 (15.79%) Gradle
6 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.37%) IntelliJ
6 7 (7.37%) JProfiler
7 5 (5.26%) JIRA
7 5 (5.26%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) Gatling
9 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.05%) git-flow
9 1 (1.05%) Hudson
9 1 (1.05%) Mockito
9 1 (1.05%) MyEclipse
9 1 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (67.37%) Spring
2 33 (34.74%) Java EE
3 32 (33.68%) J2EE
4 30 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 27 (28.42%) RESTful
6 20 (21.05%) Web Services
7 17 (17.89%) Spring Boot
8 15 (15.79%) XML
9 13 (13.68%) JPA
10 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.53%) JSON
11 9 (9.47%) HTML
12 8 (8.42%) SOAP
13 7 (7.37%) JMS
14 6 (6.32%) REST
15 5 (5.26%) Angular 2
16 4 (4.21%) Ajax
16 4 (4.21%) jQuery
16 4 (4.21%) Node.js
17 3 (3.16%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Android
1 3 (3.16%) Linux
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
1 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
1 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 20 (21.05%) TDD
4 18 (18.95%) Scrum
5 14 (14.74%) Microservices
5 14 (14.74%) OO
6 11 (11.58%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.53%) SDLC
8 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.42%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.37%) OOP
10 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.32%) API Development
11 6 (6.32%) DevOps
12 5 (5.26%) RAD
12 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.16%) Android Development
13 3 (3.16%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (3.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.26%) Scala
4 5 (5.26%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) Go
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.05%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) Perforce
3 3 (3.16%) Capita
4 1 (1.05%) Xamarin