Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 54 69 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.52% 9.41% 8.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 30.94% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 99
10th Percentile £340 £308 £318
25th Percentile £389 £346 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £423 £438
Median % change year-on-year +0.59% -3.43% +2.94%
75th Percentile £493 £481 £538
90th Percentile £550 £530 £613
England median daily rate £550 £540 £525
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%

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 342 223 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.62% 30.42% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 141 566
10th Percentile £213 £243 £263
25th Percentile £306 £310 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £375 £389
Median % change year-on-year +3.47% -3.54% -2.81%
75th Percentile £450 £475 £475
90th Percentile £530 £525 £538
England median daily rate £518 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.51% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
10th Percentile £18.50 £35.70 £30.30
25th Percentile £20.00 £39.94 £39.19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -46.67% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £40.25 £48.94 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.10 £51.15 "
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 25 £435 +38.10% 9
Nottinghamshire -13 19 £400 -21.95% 20
Leicestershire -25 5 £445 +5.33% 11
Derbyshire -16 3 £413 -17.09% 5
Lincolnshire - 2 £475 - 4
Java
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
3 12 (22.22%) Azure
3 12 (22.22%) BDD
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Microservices
4 11 (20.37%) Linux
4 11 (20.37%) Banking
4 11 (20.37%) Spring
5 10 (18.52%) Oracle
5 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 10 (18.52%) Social Skills
6 9 (16.67%) DevOps
6 9 (16.67%) JIRA
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.81%) C#
7 8 (14.81%) Python
7 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
7 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
8 7 (12.96%) .NET
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.96%) RAML
8 7 (12.96%) Swagger
9 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.11%) J2EE
9 6 (11.11%) Web Services

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 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Documentum
2 2 (3.70%) FileNet
2 2 (3.70%) Mule
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Azure
2 4 (7.41%) AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) OpenShift
2 4 (7.41%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) npm
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CodeCommit
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (1.85%) Force.com
5 1 (1.85%) GCP
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.85%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) DMZ
3 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.26%) Data Lake
2 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.26%) MariaDB
2 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) HBase
4 2 (3.70%) Impala
4 2 (3.70%) Metadata
4 2 (3.70%) Metadata Repository
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Spark SQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.67%) JIRA
3 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.11%) Selenium
5 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 4 (7.41%) JMeter
5 4 (7.41%) JUnit
5 4 (7.41%) Maven
5 4 (7.41%) Protractor
6 3 (5.56%) Bower
6 3 (5.56%) gulp
6 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (5.56%) Mockito
7 2 (3.70%) Ant
7 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.70%) eggPlant
7 2 (3.70%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (20.37%) Banking
2 10 (18.52%) Social Skills
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Architect
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Spring
2 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) RAML
2 7 (12.96%) Swagger
3 6 (11.11%) J2EE
3 6 (11.11%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.26%) REST
4 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
5 4 (7.41%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.56%) JDBC
6 3 (5.56%) JPA
6 3 (5.56%) Middleware
6 3 (5.56%) Node.js
6 3 (5.56%) React
6 3 (5.56%) SOAP
6 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
6 3 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
3 12 (22.22%) BDD
3 12 (22.22%) Microservices
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.67%) DevOps
5 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Architectural Design
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) SDLC
8 4 (7.41%) User Stories
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.56%) C++
4 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.70%) Groovy
5 2 (3.70%) Java 8
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) R
6 1 (1.85%) SOQL
6 1 (1.85%) SOSL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) PingFederate
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.85%) Kibana
4 1 (1.85%) logstash
4 1 (1.85%) Nessus
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) Databricks
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Pega
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Ping Identity
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.70%) Teradata
4 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.85%) Alibaba
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Xerox