Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 305 280 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.19% 8.79% 7.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.83% 23.12% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 179 196
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £332 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £520 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% -7.50%

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 1,058 1,211 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.81% 38.01% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 785 791
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £13.13
90th Percentile £48.88 £59.13 £62.75
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +6.67% +1.35%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -2 104 £400 -11.11% 18
Nottinghamshire 0 96 £450 +5.88% 50
Leicestershire +40 65 £425 -15.00% 22
Derbyshire +21 25 £500 +18.34% 7
Lincolnshire +8 7 £550 +33.33% 6
Java
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 175 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.51%) Test Automation
3 85 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 84 (27.54%) Spring
5 77 (25.25%) Scrum
5 77 (25.25%) Jenkins
6 75 (24.59%) DevOps
7 67 (21.97%) Git (software)
8 62 (20.33%) HTML
9 61 (20.00%) Web Services
10 58 (19.02%) JUnit
10 58 (19.02%) Docker
11 54 (17.70%) CSS
12 53 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
13 52 (17.05%) TDD
13 52 (17.05%) Selenium
14 50 (16.39%) Maven
14 50 (16.39%) SQL
14 50 (16.39%) Security Cleared
15 49 (16.07%) JSON
15 49 (16.07%) Java EE
16 48 (15.74%) JIRA
16 48 (15.74%) Microservices
17 47 (15.41%) Finance
18 45 (14.75%) SC Cleared
19 44 (14.43%) J2EE
19 44 (14.43%) Python
20 43 (14.10%) HTML5
21 42 (13.77%) BDD

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 34 (11.15%) Tomcat
2 28 (9.18%) Confluence
3 15 (4.92%) JBoss
4 10 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.28%) Mule
5 8 (2.62%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.31%) Apache
7 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.66%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Drupal
10 1 (0.33%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.33%) CATIA
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.66%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.66%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.33%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.57%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.93%) OpenShift
4 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.61%) npm
5 9 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.31%) PaaS
7 4 (1.31%) Tricentis Tosca
8 3 (0.98%) SaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Apigee
9 1 (0.33%) Boomi
9 1 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.62%) HTTP
2 4 (1.31%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.98%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) Internet
4 2 (0.66%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) DSL
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.87%) Hadoop
2 23 (7.54%) NoSQL
3 21 (6.89%) Big Data
4 19 (6.23%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.26%) MySQL
7 12 (3.93%) DB2
7 12 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.30%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.64%) HBase
11 4 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.66%) Aerospike
12 2 (0.66%) OLTP
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.33%) GIS
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 77 (25.25%) Jenkins
2 67 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 58 (19.02%) JUnit
4 52 (17.05%) Selenium
5 50 (16.39%) Maven
6 48 (15.74%) JIRA
7 41 (13.44%) Cucumber
8 36 (11.80%) Gradle
9 28 (9.18%) Subversion
10 20 (6.56%) Bitbucket
11 14 (4.59%) SoapUI
12 11 (3.61%) HP UFT
13 10 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (2.95%) JMeter
15 8 (2.62%) JDeveloper
15 8 (2.62%) LoadUI
15 8 (2.62%) NetBeans
15 8 (2.62%) SonarQube
15 8 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 47 (15.41%) Finance
2 13 (4.26%) Retail
3 11 (3.61%) Banking
4 4 (1.31%) Marketing
5 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 203 (66.56%) Developer
2 122 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 26 (8.52%) Architect
4 20 (6.56%) Tester
5 19 (6.23%) Android Developer
5 19 (6.23%) Developer in Test
6 17 (5.57%) Automation Tester
7 16 (5.25%) Analyst
8 15 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 15 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 13 (4.26%) Selenium Tester
11 12 (3.93%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.93%) Test Automation Developer
12 11 (3.61%) Agile Tester
13 10 (3.28%) Integration Developer
14 9 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.95%) Scala Developer
14 9 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (27.54%) Spring
2 62 (20.33%) HTML
3 61 (20.00%) Web Services
4 54 (17.70%) CSS
5 49 (16.07%) Java EE
5 49 (16.07%) JSON
6 44 (14.43%) J2EE
7 43 (14.10%) HTML5
8 41 (13.44%) REST
8 41 (13.44%) XML
9 40 (13.11%) AngularJS
10 38 (12.46%) Spring Boot
11 35 (11.48%) Hibernate
12 30 (9.84%) RESTful
13 26 (8.52%) CSS3
14 24 (7.87%) Node.js
15 23 (7.54%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (6.89%) SOAP
17 17 (5.57%) Kafka
17 17 (5.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.28%) User Experience
4 8 (2.62%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.64%) iPad
5 5 (1.64%) iPhone
5 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.31%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.98%) Clustering
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.18%) Linux
2 26 (8.52%) Android
2 26 (8.52%) Windows
3 13 (4.26%) Unix
4 12 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.64%) VMS
6 4 (1.31%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.66%) CentOS
7 2 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.51%) Test Automation
3 77 (25.25%) Scrum
4 75 (24.59%) DevOps
5 53 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (17.05%) TDD
7 48 (15.74%) Microservices
8 42 (13.77%) BDD
9 33 (10.82%) OO
10 26 (8.52%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.21%) Android Development
11 22 (7.21%) API Development
11 22 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.89%) Configuration Management
12 21 (6.89%) E-Commerce
13 20 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (6.56%) SDLC
14 19 (6.23%) Kanban
15 16 (5.25%) Pair Programming
15 16 (5.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 85 (27.87%) JavaScript
2 50 (16.39%) SQL
3 44 (14.43%) Python
4 22 (7.21%) Java 8
5 21 (6.89%) Groovy
6 19 (6.23%) Scala
7 18 (5.90%) C#
8 15 (4.92%) C++
9 13 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.61%) C
10 11 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.95%) Apple Swift
12 8 (2.62%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.64%) VB
15 4 (1.31%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.31%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (1.31%) Java 9
16 3 (0.98%) ABAP
17 2 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 45 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.80%) Degree
4 16 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.98%) ISEB
7 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.92%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) PSD2
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.66%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (19.02%) Docker
2 4 (1.31%) vCloud
3 3 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (6.89%) Ansible
2 21 (6.89%) Puppet
3 17 (5.57%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.95%) Kibana
4 9 (2.95%) logstash
5 7 (2.30%) Terraform
6 4 (1.31%) Control-M
6 4 (1.31%) OpenView
6 4 (1.31%) SCOM
6 4 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.31%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.98%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.66%) Nagios
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.33%) Mesos
9 1 (0.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (13.77%) Oracle
2 12 (3.93%) SAP
3 10 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.95%) Hortonworks
5 8 (2.62%) HP
5 8 (2.62%) MuleSoft
6 7 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (2.30%) Google
6 7 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.30%) VMware
7 5 (1.64%) hybris
8 4 (1.31%) Perforce
9 3 (0.98%) Cisco
10 2 (0.66%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.66%) Pega
10 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.66%) Splunk
10 2 (0.66%) Twitter
11 1 (0.33%) Blue Prism