Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -36 +11 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 48 53 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.33% 8.88% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.68% 25.00% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 70
10th Percentile £360 £297 £325
25th Percentile £405 £315 £387
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +8.11%
75th Percentile £515 £460 £538
90th Percentile £542 £506 £589
England median daily rate £563 £525 £530
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.94% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
England median hourly rate £61.40 £44.50 £46.34
% change year-on-year +37.97% -3.96% +6.52%

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 411 212 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.48% 35.51% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 147 463
10th Percentile £274 £247 £269
25th Percentile £320 £307 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £403 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.81% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £434 £481
90th Percentile £550 £497 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
10th Percentile £17.10 £22.20 £25.71
25th Percentile £17.50 £36.00 £40.31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +8.43%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.75 "
England median hourly rate £45.48 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.27% -16.67% +6.47%

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 +5 24 £463 +46.83% 13
Nottinghamshire -24 12 £525 +5.00% 26
Derbyshire -7 5 £475 +16.56% 8
Lincolnshire - 4 £325 - 9
Leicestershire -31 3 £445 +5.33% 9
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) Selenium
3 14 (29.17%) DevOps
4 13 (27.08%) Azure
4 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 12 (25.00%) AWS
5 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
6 11 (22.92%) RAML
6 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.92%) JIRA
6 11 (22.92%) Spring
6 11 (22.92%) Banking
7 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 10 (20.83%) Spring Boot
7 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.75%) BDD
8 9 (18.75%) REST
8 9 (18.75%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) QA
9 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) Python
9 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
10 7 (14.58%) Swagger
10 7 (14.58%) MariaDB
10 7 (14.58%) RESTful
10 7 (14.58%) SOA

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 (8.33%) Mule
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Azure
2 12 (25.00%) AWS
3 5 (10.42%) Firebase
4 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 4 (8.33%) PaaS
5 3 (6.25%) Datadog
6 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.17%) GitHub
6 2 (4.17%) npm
6 2 (4.17%) SaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (2.08%) GCP
7 1 (2.08%) IaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) IPv4
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) MQTT
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.58%) MariaDB
3 6 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.25%) Big Data
5 3 (6.25%) HBase
5 3 (6.25%) Impala
5 3 (6.25%) Metadata
5 3 (6.25%) Metadata Repository
5 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.25%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.08%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) JIRA
3 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 5 (10.42%) Android Studio
5 5 (10.42%) git-flow
5 5 (10.42%) Postman
6 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (8.33%) GitLab
6 4 (8.33%) REST Assured
6 4 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 3 (6.25%) JMeter
8 2 (4.17%) Gradle
8 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.17%) Maven
8 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Social Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.42%) React Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (2.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) RAML
1 11 (22.92%) Spring
2 10 (20.83%) Spring Boot
3 9 (18.75%) REST
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 7 (14.58%) J2EE
4 7 (14.58%) RESTful
4 7 (14.58%) Swagger
5 6 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (10.42%) React Native
6 5 (10.42%) Redux
7 4 (8.33%) SOAP
8 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.25%) HTML
8 3 (6.25%) JDBC
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) Node.js
8 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.17%) Ajax
9 2 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) DevOps
4 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
7 7 (14.58%) Migration
7 7 (14.58%) SOA
8 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.33%) API Development
9 4 (8.33%) Architectural Design
9 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (8.33%) Kanban
9 4 (8.33%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (12.50%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) Objective-C
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Java 11
7 3 (6.25%) Java 8
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) Jython
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (6.25%) HDFS
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.33%) Terraform
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.25%) Databricks
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) Teradata
4 2 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.17%) hybris
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Alibaba
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.08%) Pega
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.08%) Xerox