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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 6 months to 16 May 2022 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
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 26 22
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 50 53 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.67% 5.84% 7.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.05% 19.34% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 43
10th Percentile £359 £315 £353
25th Percentile £421 £340 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £489 £395 £450
Median % change year-on-year +23.73% -12.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £517 £458 £510
90th Percentile £570 £526 £536
England median daily rate £600 £538 £543
% change year-on-year +11.63% -0.92% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £20.25 - -
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
75th Percentile £22.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £56.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year +15.04% +22.83% -4.96%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 383 274 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.14% 30.18% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 202 227
10th Percentile £313 £214 £277
25th Percentile £360 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £415 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £569 £487 £521
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 10
10th Percentile £20.25 £15.28 £16.47
25th Percentile £33.13 £21.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £38.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.45% -9.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile - £47.50 £48.60
90th Percentile £46.00 - £50.05
England median hourly rate £50.77 £41.31 £43.00
% change year-on-year +22.90% -3.93% -1.62%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the East Midlands

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Java in the East Midlands

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Java in the East Midlands

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +7 19 £488 +23.42% 19
Northamptonshire -19 13 £475 +30.32% 29
Derbyshire -7 10 £500 +21.21% 1
Leicestershire -13 6 £450 +1.12% 6
Lincolnshire - 2 £383 - 6
Java
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 18 (36.00%) Agile
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) Azure
4 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (24.00%) Social Skills
7 11 (22.00%) AWS
7 11 (22.00%) Analytics
7 11 (22.00%) Microservices
8 10 (20.00%) Python
8 10 (20.00%) CI/CD
9 9 (18.00%) C#
9 9 (18.00%) Oracle
9 9 (18.00%) OO
9 9 (18.00%) Selenium
9 9 (18.00%) User Experience
10 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.00%) RESTful
10 8 (16.00%) UX Design
10 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (16.00%) QA
10 8 (16.00%) SOAP
10 8 (16.00%) .NET
10 8 (16.00%) HTML
11 7 (14.00%) XML
11 7 (14.00%) JIRA
11 7 (14.00%) Spring
11 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.00%) TDD

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 4 (8.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (2.00%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Azure
2 11 (22.00%) AWS
3 6 (12.00%) Firebase
4 5 (10.00%) SaaS
5 4 (8.00%) Fivetran
5 4 (8.00%) Power Platform
5 4 (8.00%) Serverless
5 4 (8.00%) Snowflake
6 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.00%) GCP
7 1 (2.00%) IaaS
7 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.00%) Looker
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.00%) Power BI
4 4 (8.00%) SAP BW
4 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) Tableau
5 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Android Studio
3 6 (12.00%) git-flow
3 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) JUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Gatling
5 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.00%) Gradle
6 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.00%) JMeter
6 3 (6.00%) Maven
6 3 (6.00%) MSTest
6 3 (6.00%) Spock
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (4.00%) REST Assured
8 1 (2.00%) Locust
8 1 (2.00%) Postman
General
1 12 (24.00%) Social Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 5 (10.00%) Public Sector
5 4 (8.00%) Retail
6 3 (6.00%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) React Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Data Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
1 8 (16.00%) RESTful
1 8 (16.00%) SOAP
2 7 (14.00%) React
2 7 (14.00%) Spring
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) Node.js
3 6 (12.00%) React Native
3 6 (12.00%) Redux
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
4 5 (10.00%) CSS
4 5 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (8.00%) BAPI
5 4 (8.00%) JDBC
5 4 (8.00%) RAML
5 4 (8.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) SAP ALE
5 4 (8.00%) SAP Basis
5 4 (8.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.00%) EPoS
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Android
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
2 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (22.00%) Analytics
3 11 (22.00%) Microservices
4 10 (20.00%) CI/CD
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) UX Design
7 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) ETL
8 6 (12.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) OOD
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) SOLID
10 4 (8.00%) Change Management
10 4 (8.00%) DevOps
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL
10 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.00%) C
6 6 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.00%) ABAP
7 4 (8.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.00%) ES6
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) DataWeave
10 1 (2.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Accessibility
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.00%) Terraform
3 3 (6.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.00%) Grafana
4 1 (2.00%) Kibana
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Adyen
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) Solace