Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 February 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 Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 127 139
Rank change year-on-year +44 +12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% -
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 1,464 2,336 2,870
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.23% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1,493 1,769
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £150 £225 £217
90th Percentile £562 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 138 167
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.52 £9.75
90th Percentile £43.30 £25.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in the East Midlands

Java Engineer
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 Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in the East Midlands

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Northamptonshire +38 9 - -
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £450 +4.35% 3
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) AWS
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) Microservices
4 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
4 9 (69.23%) Docker
4 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 8 (61.54%) Spring
5 8 (61.54%) OO
5 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
5 8 (61.54%) Terraform
5 8 (61.54%) Java 8
6 5 (38.46%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Python
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) C++
8 2 (15.38%) Azure
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) JIRA
8 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
8 2 (15.38%) GCP
9 1 (7.69%) Serverless
9 1 (7.69%) Postman
9 1 (7.69%) GitLab

Java Engineer 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) GCP
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Postman
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
1 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Java 8
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
2 8 (61.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google