The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 19 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Java 161 111 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.11% 6.93% 9.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.88% 22.84% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 119
Median daily rate £413 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +1.51% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 622 486 689
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 39.05% 30.36% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 319 433
Median daily rate £363 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 16
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £47.15 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the East Midlands

Java
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 in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in the East Midlands

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in the East Midlands

Java
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 in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the East Midlands

Java
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 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +6 52 £425 +13.33% 13
Nottinghamshire +4 40 £425 +6.25% 28
Leicestershire -7 25 £405 +35.00% 15
Derbyshire -13 14 £400 +8.10% 2
Lincolnshire +2 8 £400 +60.00% 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 127 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.21%) J2EE
3 89 (31.79%) JavaScript
4 87 (31.07%) Spring
5 80 (28.57%) Oracle
6 67 (23.93%) Web Services
7 61 (21.79%) Git (software)
8 56 (20.00%) SQL
8 56 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 52 (18.57%) E-Commerce
10 51 (18.21%) HTML
11 49 (17.50%) Scrum
12 48 (17.14%) Java EE
13 47 (16.79%) Finance
13 47 (16.79%) Linux
14 46 (16.43%) CSS
15 45 (16.07%) JBoss
16 43 (15.36%) JSP
16 43 (15.36%) Jenkins
17 40 (14.29%) Eclipse
17 40 (14.29%) TDD
18 38 (13.57%) Microservices
19 35 (12.50%) JPA
20 34 (12.14%) Ajax
20 34 (12.14%) OO
21 33 (11.79%) XML
21 33 (11.79%) .NET
21 33 (11.79%) Banking
21 33 (11.79%) JSON
21 33 (11.79%) Oracle Database

Java
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 45 (16.07%) JBoss
2 26 (9.29%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.36%) Apache
5 11 (3.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.50%) CMS
8 6 (2.14%) IIS
8 6 (2.14%) iPlanet
9 5 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.07%) Confluence
11 3 (1.07%) CoreMedia CMS
11 3 (1.07%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Demantra
1 4 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SnowdropKCS
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.57%) IaaS
4 6 (2.14%) GitHub
5 4 (1.43%) Boomi
5 4 (1.43%) Datadog
5 4 (1.43%) Heroku
5 4 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.43%) SaaS
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.71%) PaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Slack
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.29%) Firewall
2 8 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.14%) BIG-IP
3 6 (2.14%) HTTP
4 4 (1.43%) SAN
5 3 (1.07%) LDAP
6 2 (0.71%) FTP
6 2 (0.71%) Internet
6 2 (0.71%) NAS
6 2 (0.71%) Skype
6 2 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.79%) Oracle Database
2 26 (9.29%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 24 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.07%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.36%) MySQL
7 10 (3.57%) DB2
8 9 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.21%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.50%) Big Data
9 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.79%) Endeca
11 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.43%) DB2 UDB
12 4 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (21.79%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.36%) Jenkins
3 40 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 29 (10.36%) Maven
5 24 (8.57%) JIRA
6 23 (8.21%) Selenium
7 19 (6.79%) Ant
7 19 (6.79%) JUnit
8 17 (6.07%) Cucumber
9 14 (5.00%) Gradle
9 14 (5.00%) IntelliJ
10 13 (4.64%) Subversion
11 10 (3.57%) JProfiler
12 9 (3.21%) Mockito
13 8 (2.86%) Hudson
14 7 (2.50%) gulp
15 6 (2.14%) git-flow
15 6 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (2.14%) MSTest
16 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (16.79%) Finance
2 33 (11.79%) Banking
3 24 (8.57%) Retail
4 11 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.50%) Billing
6 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 4 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (55.71%) Developer
2 98 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.86%) Architect
4 35 (12.50%) Analyst
5 26 (9.29%) Test Analyst
6 25 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (4.64%) HTML Developer
9 11 (3.93%) HTML CSS Developer
10 9 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.21%) Technical Test Analyst
11 8 (2.86%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (33.21%) J2EE
2 87 (31.07%) Spring
3 67 (23.93%) Web Services
4 56 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 51 (18.21%) HTML
6 48 (17.14%) Java EE
7 46 (16.43%) CSS
8 43 (15.36%) JSP
9 35 (12.50%) JPA
10 34 (12.14%) Ajax
11 33 (11.79%) .NET
11 33 (11.79%) JSON
11 33 (11.79%) XML
12 32 (11.43%) jQuery
13 30 (10.71%) SOAP
14 29 (10.36%) AngularJS
15 24 (8.57%) RESTful
16 21 (7.50%) HTML5
16 21 (7.50%) JSF
16 21 (7.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.00%) User Experience
4 12 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.43%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Clustering
8 3 (1.07%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.07%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.71%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.79%) Linux
2 32 (11.43%) Unix
3 20 (7.14%) Windows
4 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.50%) VMS
6 6 (2.14%) AIX
6 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.14%) Solaris
7 5 (1.79%) Android
8 4 (1.43%) HPUX
8 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.71%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.57%) E-Commerce
3 49 (17.50%) Scrum
4 40 (14.29%) TDD
5 38 (13.57%) Microservices
6 34 (12.14%) OO
7 29 (10.36%) Software Engineering
8 28 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (7.86%) SDLC
9 22 (7.86%) Web Application Development
10 21 (7.50%) BDD
10 21 (7.50%) Front End Development
10 21 (7.50%) MVC
10 21 (7.50%) Test Strategy
11 20 (7.14%) DevOps
11 20 (7.14%) Performance Testing
12 17 (6.07%) Data Modelling
12 17 (6.07%) Open Source
13 16 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.79%) JavaScript
2 56 (20.00%) SQL
3 24 (8.57%) Python
4 19 (6.79%) C#
5 16 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.14%) Ruby
8 5 (1.79%) ActionScript
8 5 (1.79%) Go
8 5 (1.79%) PHP
9 4 (1.43%) C++
9 4 (1.43%) R
9 4 (1.43%) Scala
10 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.71%) C
11 2 (0.71%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
12 1 (0.36%) COBOL
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.79%) Degree
2 10 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.43%) HNC
4 4 (1.43%) HND
5 3 (1.07%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.36%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.36%) WAI
5 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (5.71%) Docker
2 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.79%) Squid
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.71%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (4.29%) Ansible
2 11 (3.93%) Ganglia
2 11 (3.93%) nmon
2 11 (3.93%) Puppet
2 11 (3.93%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 9 (3.21%) Graphite
3 9 (3.21%) logstash
3 9 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (2.14%) Kibana
5 6 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.43%) Grafana
6 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.43%) Packer
7 3 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.00%) IBM
4 11 (3.93%) Adobe
4 11 (3.93%) AppDynamics
4 11 (3.93%) VMware
5 9 (3.21%) Perforce
5 9 (3.21%) SAP
6 8 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.50%) F5
7 7 (2.50%) hybris
8 6 (2.14%) BEA
8 6 (2.14%) Cisco
8 6 (2.14%) Sun
9 5 (1.79%) Splunk
10 4 (1.43%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.43%) Dell
10 4 (1.43%) EMC
10 4 (1.43%) HP
10 4 (1.43%) Software AG
Leicester, Leicestershire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday