Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 72 69
Rank change year-on-year +32 -3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 128 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.65% 2.52% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 2.67% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 59 65
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £361 £330 £313
90th Percentile £519 £528 £475
England median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.83 £38.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +8.64% -7.78%

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 2,616 3,001 3,070
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 94.55% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,625 1,836 1,919
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £235
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 162 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £43.08 £42.38 £25.20
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +6 56 £405 -3.63% 8
Nottinghamshire +11 35 £450 +5.88% 19
Leicestershire +17 23 £425 -15.00% 7
Derbyshire +17 8 £500 +17.65% 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (53.91%) Spring
4 41 (32.03%) Java EE
4 41 (32.03%) OO
5 40 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 39 (30.47%) JUnit
6 39 (30.47%) Microservices
7 38 (29.69%) Web Services
8 37 (28.91%) TDD
9 36 (28.13%) Spring Boot
10 35 (27.34%) Git (software)
11 34 (26.56%) Java 8
12 33 (25.78%) Test Automation
12 33 (25.78%) XML
13 30 (23.44%) JSON
13 30 (23.44%) Scrum
13 30 (23.44%) Maven
14 27 (21.09%) HTML
15 25 (19.53%) Docker
16 24 (18.75%) JavaScript
16 24 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (17.97%) Tomcat
18 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
18 22 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (17.19%) DevOps
19 21 (16.41%) SC Cleared
19 21 (16.41%) RESTful
19 21 (16.41%) Finance
19 21 (16.41%) CSS

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 23 (17.97%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.25%) JBoss
3 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.16%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.91%) npm
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.91%) DB2
3 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.56%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.56%) Big Data
5 2 (1.56%) OLTP
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (30.47%) JUnit
2 35 (27.34%) Git (software)
3 30 (23.44%) Maven
4 19 (14.84%) Cucumber
5 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
5 18 (14.06%) Subversion
6 16 (12.50%) Gradle
7 15 (11.72%) Selenium
8 10 (7.81%) Eclipse
9 8 (6.25%) JIRA
9 8 (6.25%) NetBeans
9 8 (6.25%) SonarQube
10 7 (5.47%) Bitbucket
11 6 (4.69%) Ant
11 6 (4.69%) LoadUI
11 6 (4.69%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.91%) IntelliJ
13 4 (3.13%) JProfiler
13 4 (3.13%) Mockito
14 3 (2.34%) Spock
General
1 21 (16.41%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (53.91%) Spring
2 41 (32.03%) Java EE
3 40 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 38 (29.69%) Web Services
5 36 (28.13%) Spring Boot
6 33 (25.78%) XML
7 30 (23.44%) JSON
8 27 (21.09%) HTML
9 21 (16.41%) CSS
9 21 (16.41%) RESTful
10 18 (14.06%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (13.28%) HTML5
12 16 (12.50%) J2EE
12 16 (12.50%) SOAP
13 14 (10.94%) AngularJS
14 12 (9.38%) JPA
15 11 (8.59%) REST
16 10 (7.81%) Ajax
17 8 (6.25%) CSS3
17 8 (6.25%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Mac OS
2 7 (5.47%) Windows
3 3 (2.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.03%) OO
3 39 (30.47%) Microservices
4 37 (28.91%) TDD
5 33 (25.78%) Test Automation
6 30 (23.44%) Scrum
7 22 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (17.19%) DevOps
8 14 (10.94%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.16%) BDD
10 11 (8.59%) SDLC
11 10 (7.81%) API Development
11 10 (7.81%) OOP
12 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.25%) Kanban
13 8 (6.25%) Web Development
14 6 (4.69%) Deployment Automation
14 6 (4.69%) Pair Programming
15 5 (3.91%) Front End Development
15 5 (3.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (26.56%) Java 8
3 24 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.84%) SQL
5 8 (6.25%) Groovy
6 7 (5.47%) Java 9
7 5 (3.91%) C#
7 5 (3.91%) Python
8 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.03%) Degree
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (19.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.13%) Puppet
4 3 (2.34%) Terraform
5 2 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Oracle
2 7 (5.47%) Perforce
3 3 (2.34%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.78%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (0.78%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.78%) SAP