Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 57 79
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 91 101 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.69% 3.39% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 3.56% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 46
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
90th Percentile £593 £538 £450
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £38.00
% change year-on-year +9.36% +8.29% -13.14%

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 2,342 2,841 3,006
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 95.34% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,509 1,757 1,885
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £219 £217 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 165 137
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £23.73 £47.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +2 51 £475 +13.10% 7
Nottinghamshire +15 37 £500 +17.65% 18
Leicestershire +12 4 £475 -9.52% 6
Lincolnshire +5 3 £550 - 1
Derbyshire 0 1 - -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (69.23%) Spring
4 46 (50.55%) JUnit
5 45 (49.45%) Maven
6 43 (47.25%) Spring Boot
7 38 (41.76%) Web Services
8 36 (39.56%) HTML
8 36 (39.56%) Hibernate
9 33 (36.26%) Microservices
10 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
10 30 (32.97%) CSS
11 25 (27.47%) TDD
11 25 (27.47%) Docker
12 23 (25.27%) Java 8
13 22 (24.18%) J2EE
13 22 (24.18%) Test Automation
14 21 (23.08%) BDD
14 21 (23.08%) REST
14 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 20 (21.98%) SQL
15 20 (21.98%) OO
15 20 (21.98%) Scrum
16 18 (19.78%) HTML5
16 18 (19.78%) JIRA
16 18 (19.78%) Selenium
17 16 (17.58%) Java EE
17 16 (17.58%) Tomcat
17 16 (17.58%) AngularJS
17 16 (17.58%) Gradle

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 16 (17.58%) Tomcat
2 15 (16.48%) JBoss
3 9 (9.89%) Confluence
4 3 (3.30%) Mule
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.69%) npm
3 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.20%) PaaS
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.09%) DB2
3 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Aerospike
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (50.55%) JUnit
2 45 (49.45%) Maven
3 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 18 (19.78%) JIRA
4 18 (19.78%) Selenium
5 16 (17.58%) Gradle
6 14 (15.38%) Subversion
7 10 (10.99%) CA Release Automation
7 10 (10.99%) HP UFT
8 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
9 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
10 7 (7.69%) NetBeans
11 6 (6.59%) Mockito
12 4 (4.40%) Spock
12 4 (4.40%) Travis CI
13 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
13 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
13 3 (3.30%) LoadUI
13 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.20%) JMeter
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (69.23%) Spring
2 43 (47.25%) Spring Boot
3 38 (41.76%) Web Services
4 36 (39.56%) Hibernate
4 36 (39.56%) HTML
5 30 (32.97%) CSS
6 22 (24.18%) J2EE
7 21 (23.08%) REST
8 18 (19.78%) HTML5
9 16 (17.58%) AngularJS
9 16 (17.58%) Java EE
10 14 (15.38%) RESTful
11 13 (14.29%) Ajax
11 13 (14.29%) jQuery
12 12 (13.19%) Node.js
12 12 (13.19%) Swagger
13 10 (10.99%) JSP
13 10 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (9.89%) Gherkin
15 8 (8.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 7 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.26%) Microservices
3 25 (27.47%) TDD
4 22 (24.18%) Test Automation
5 21 (23.08%) BDD
6 20 (21.98%) OO
6 20 (21.98%) Scrum
7 13 (14.29%) DevOps
8 11 (12.09%) Open Source
9 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.99%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.79%) Web Development
11 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.69%) ETL
11 7 (7.69%) Technical Debt
11 7 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.27%) Java 8
4 20 (21.98%) SQL
5 5 (5.49%) Groovy
6 4 (4.40%) ActionScript
6 4 (4.40%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (3.30%) C#
7 3 (3.30%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (13.19%) Kubernetes
3 11 (12.09%) Puppet
4 9 (9.89%) Terraform
5 3 (3.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (5.49%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) Perforce
5 1 (1.10%) WSO2