Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 16 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 300 286 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.21% 9.09% 7.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.47% 22.47% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 179 196
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.67% -1.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £500 £490 £465
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.38% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% +9.33% -6.25%

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 1,226 1,273 1,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.74% 40.48% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 807 661
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £236
90th Percentile £525 £501 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +20.51% +56.00%
10th Percentile £18.33 £21.05 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £64.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Java as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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 +3 113 £405 -4.71% 24
Nottinghamshire -8 80 £425 +6.25% 39
Leicestershire +18 57 £423 -6.11% 15
Derbyshire +20 27 £475 +12.43% 4
Lincolnshire 0 5 - - 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 180 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (34.00%) Spring
3 94 (31.33%) Test Automation
4 93 (31.00%) TDD
5 67 (22.33%) Git (software)
6 63 (21.00%) JSON
6 63 (21.00%) DevOps
7 62 (20.67%) JavaScript
7 62 (20.67%) SQL
8 60 (20.00%) OO
9 58 (19.33%) Hibernate
10 57 (19.00%) Scrum
10 57 (19.00%) XML
11 56 (18.67%) Microservices
12 54 (18.00%) Web Services
13 49 (16.33%) Oracle
13 49 (16.33%) Maven
14 47 (15.67%) Jenkins
15 46 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
16 45 (15.00%) Java EE
16 45 (15.00%) Java 8
17 44 (14.67%) Cucumber
18 41 (13.67%) JUnit
19 40 (13.33%) Selenium
19 40 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
19 40 (13.33%) Spring Boot
20 38 (12.67%) HTML
21 37 (12.33%) SOAP
21 37 (12.33%) BDD
21 37 (12.33%) RESTful

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 29 (9.67%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.33%) JBoss
3 14 (4.67%) Confluence
4 9 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.67%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.67%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.67%) WildFly
6 7 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.67%) CMS
7 5 (1.67%) Mule
8 3 (1.00%) Apache
8 3 (1.00%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.67%) CICS
9 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) CATIA
2 1 (0.33%) HipChat
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.33%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.67%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.67%) Boomi
4 9 (3.00%) npm
5 6 (2.00%) PaaS
6 5 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.33%) IaaS
7 4 (1.33%) iPaaS
7 4 (1.33%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.33%) SaaS
8 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) GitHub
10 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) SSL
2 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) DHCP
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) DSL
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) IPsec
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.33%) NoSQL
1 19 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.67%) MySQL
5 9 (3.00%) Big Data
5 9 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.67%) Apache Hive
6 8 (2.67%) DB2
7 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.67%) Endeca
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 49 (16.33%) Maven
3 47 (15.67%) Jenkins
4 44 (14.67%) Cucumber
5 41 (13.67%) JUnit
6 40 (13.33%) Selenium
7 31 (10.33%) Gradle
8 30 (10.00%) JIRA
9 19 (6.33%) Subversion
10 14 (4.67%) SonarQube
11 13 (4.33%) Eclipse
12 12 (4.00%) SoapUI
13 10 (3.33%) IntelliJ
14 9 (3.00%) gulp
15 8 (2.67%) Bitbucket
16 6 (2.00%) CA Release Automation
16 6 (2.00%) JDeveloper
16 6 (2.00%) JProfiler
16 6 (2.00%) WebDriver
16 6 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 32 (10.67%) Finance
2 16 (5.33%) Banking
3 14 (4.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Games
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
6 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (55.67%) Developer
2 104 (34.67%) Java Developer
3 45 (15.00%) Architect
4 24 (8.00%) Analyst
5 20 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 17 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.00%) Tester
8 12 (4.00%) Developer in Test
8 12 (4.00%) Integration Developer
9 11 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.33%) Android Developer
10 10 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.00%) Automation Tester
12 8 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.67%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.00%) Applications Support
13 6 (2.00%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.00%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (34.00%) Spring
2 63 (21.00%) JSON
3 58 (19.33%) Hibernate
4 57 (19.00%) XML
5 54 (18.00%) Web Services
6 45 (15.00%) Java EE
7 40 (13.33%) Spring Boot
8 38 (12.67%) HTML
9 37 (12.33%) RESTful
9 37 (12.33%) SOAP
10 35 (11.67%) J2EE
10 35 (11.67%) REST
11 32 (10.67%) AngularJS
11 32 (10.67%) CSS
12 24 (8.00%) HTML5
13 23 (7.67%) Node.js
14 18 (6.00%) JSP
15 16 (5.33%) JPA
15 16 (5.33%) jQuery
15 16 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.67%) User Experience
5 5 (1.67%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.67%) DataPower
8 2 (0.67%) FMCG
8 2 (0.67%) IVR
8 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.00%) Linux
2 28 (9.33%) Windows
3 22 (7.33%) Unix
4 14 (4.67%) Android
5 12 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.33%) VMS
8 2 (0.67%) Solaris
8 2 (0.67%) zOS
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (31.33%) Test Automation
3 93 (31.00%) TDD
4 63 (21.00%) DevOps
5 60 (20.00%) OO
6 57 (19.00%) Scrum
7 56 (18.67%) Microservices
8 40 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (12.33%) BDD
10 27 (9.00%) E-Commerce
11 24 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.67%) SDLC
13 19 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.67%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.67%) OOP
15 16 (5.33%) Kanban
15 16 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (5.00%) SOA
17 14 (4.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.67%) JavaScript
1 62 (20.67%) SQL
2 45 (15.00%) Java 8
3 25 (8.33%) C#
3 25 (8.33%) Python
4 21 (7.00%) PL/SQL
5 19 (6.33%) Scala
6 12 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.67%) C++
8 8 (2.67%) R
8 8 (2.67%) XPath
8 8 (2.67%) XQuery
9 6 (2.00%) C
9 6 (2.00%) Go
9 6 (2.00%) Java 9
9 6 (2.00%) Ruby
10 5 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.33%) ES6
11 4 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.00%) Degree
4 5 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.00%) ISEB
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.33%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (11.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.67%) HDFS
2 2 (0.67%) Samba
2 2 (0.67%) vCloud
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (5.33%) Puppet
3 10 (3.33%) Ansible
4 8 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.00%) logstash
6 4 (1.33%) Grafana
6 4 (1.33%) Kibana
7 2 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.67%) Oozie
7 2 (0.67%) Rancher
7 2 (0.67%) Terraform
7 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.33%) Mesos
8 1 (0.33%) OpenView
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (16.33%) Oracle
2 17 (5.67%) Red Hat
3 11 (3.67%) Dell
4 8 (2.67%) Google
4 8 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.33%) Perforce
6 6 (2.00%) IBM
7 5 (1.67%) HP
7 5 (1.67%) SAP
8 4 (1.33%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.33%) Capita
8 4 (1.33%) RapidMiner
8 4 (1.33%) Tableau
8 4 (1.33%) Talend
9 3 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.00%) Pega
9 3 (1.00%) VMware
9 3 (1.00%) WSO2
10 2 (0.67%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.67%) hybris