Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 183 301 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.87% 10.52% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.37% 24.71% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 198 181
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £416 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £319
90th Percentile £638 £550 £535
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.98% +4.88% +7.89%

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 818 1,218 1,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 39.65% 42.56% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 770 792
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 25
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £15.37 £17.68 £19.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £61.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 82 £500 +21.21% 25
Northamptonshire -12 50 £400 -1.23% 7
Leicestershire -6 29 £463 +9.47% 10
Derbyshire 0 13 £363 -23.68% 7
Java
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.87%) CSS
3 51 (27.87%) Spring
4 50 (27.32%) SQL
4 50 (27.32%) Jenkins
5 48 (26.23%) Scrum
6 47 (25.68%) HTML
6 47 (25.68%) Docker
7 46 (25.14%) DevOps
8 44 (24.04%) Maven
9 43 (23.50%) Linux
10 42 (22.95%) Git (software)
11 38 (20.77%) Web Services
12 37 (20.22%) Test Automation
13 36 (19.67%) Hibernate
14 35 (19.13%) Security Cleared
15 34 (18.58%) TDD
16 32 (17.49%) Microservices
16 32 (17.49%) BDD
17 30 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (15.85%) JUnit
18 29 (15.85%) Gradle
19 27 (14.75%) Spring Boot
20 26 (14.21%) Terraform
20 26 (14.21%) Waterfall
21 25 (13.66%) Puppet
21 25 (13.66%) Ansible
22 24 (13.11%) Opscode Chef

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 19 (10.38%) Confluence
1 19 (10.38%) JBoss
2 16 (8.74%) Apache
3 15 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.73%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.10%) OpenShift
3 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.64%) Coveralls
5 3 (1.64%) Serverless
6 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.09%) GitHub
6 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) HTTP
2 6 (3.28%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.09%) SNMP
4 2 (1.09%) VLAN
5 1 (0.55%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.55%) SSL
5 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.20%) DB2
3 14 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.56%) MySQL
5 10 (5.46%) Big Data
5 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.73%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.73%) HBase
9 4 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.19%) Impala
10 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Ignite
12 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.55%) Redis
12 1 (0.55%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 50 (27.32%) Jenkins
2 44 (24.04%) Maven
3 42 (22.95%) Git (software)
4 29 (15.85%) Gradle
4 29 (15.85%) JUnit
5 21 (11.48%) JIRA
6 19 (10.38%) Cucumber
7 18 (9.84%) Selenium
8 15 (8.20%) Bitbucket
9 10 (5.46%) MSBuild
10 8 (4.37%) NetBeans
11 7 (3.83%) Xcode
12 6 (3.28%) JMeter
13 5 (2.73%) Ant
14 4 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.19%) GitLab
14 4 (2.19%) IntelliJ
14 4 (2.19%) SonarQube
14 4 (2.19%) Subversion
14 4 (2.19%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (12.02%) Finance
2 12 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (2.19%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Front Office
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (51.37%) Developer
2 61 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.21%) Architect
4 21 (11.48%) Lead Developer
4 21 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (10.93%) Lead Java Developer
6 12 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) Java Architect
8 9 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Java Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.83%) AWS Developer
10 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 5 (2.73%) Environment Manager
11 5 (2.73%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Platform Engineer
12 4 (2.19%) RPG Developer
12 4 (2.19%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.87%) CSS
1 51 (27.87%) Spring
2 47 (25.68%) HTML
3 38 (20.77%) Web Services
4 36 (19.67%) Hibernate
5 27 (14.75%) Spring Boot
6 24 (13.11%) Node.js
7 23 (12.57%) .NET
8 22 (12.02%) AngularJS
9 19 (10.38%) Kafka
9 19 (10.38%) REST
10 14 (7.65%) HTML5
10 14 (7.65%) Struts
11 12 (6.56%) Apache NiFi
11 12 (6.56%) XSLT
12 11 (6.01%) JSP
12 11 (6.01%) RESTful
12 11 (6.01%) XSD
13 10 (5.46%) Gherkin
13 10 (5.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.37%) User Experience
2 5 (2.73%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.09%) HP Superdome
5 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.55%) AS400
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.55%) Clustering
6 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.55%) LIMS
6 1 (0.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Linux
2 19 (10.38%) Windows
3 15 (8.20%) Unix
4 12 (6.56%) Android
5 10 (5.46%) CentOS
6 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.09%) HPUX
9 1 (0.55%) Debian
9 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.23%) Scrum
3 46 (25.14%) DevOps
4 37 (20.22%) Test Automation
5 34 (18.58%) TDD
6 32 (17.49%) BDD
6 32 (17.49%) Microservices
7 30 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (14.21%) Waterfall
9 24 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (13.11%) Unit Testing
10 22 (12.02%) SDLC
11 20 (10.93%) Configuration Management
12 18 (9.84%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.20%) Technical Debt
14 13 (7.10%) ETL
15 12 (6.56%) Android Development
15 12 (6.56%) Front End Development
16 11 (6.01%) Continuous Deployment
16 11 (6.01%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.79%) JavaScript
2 50 (27.32%) SQL
3 18 (9.84%) Groovy
4 14 (7.65%) Java 8
4 14 (7.65%) Python
4 14 (7.65%) Scala
4 14 (7.65%) TypeScript
5 12 (6.56%) C
6 11 (6.01%) C++
7 9 (4.92%) Apple Swift
7 9 (4.92%) Objective-C
7 9 (4.92%) Ruby
8 8 (4.37%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.19%) RPG
9 4 (2.19%) RPG IV
10 3 (1.64%) C#
10 3 (1.64%) Go
10 3 (1.64%) Jython
10 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.20%) Degree
4 5 (2.73%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.64%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.09%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (25.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.64%) NFS
3 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.55%) Samba
4 1 (0.55%) Squid
4 1 (0.55%) Varnish
4 1 (0.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (14.21%) Terraform
2 25 (13.66%) Ansible
2 25 (13.66%) Puppet
3 24 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (10.93%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.73%) Nagios
6 4 (2.19%) Oozie
7 2 (1.09%) Netcool
7 2 (1.09%) Salt
7 2 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.55%) Cacti
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.55%) MIIS
8 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
1 12 (6.56%) Splunk
2 11 (6.01%) Oracle
3 9 (4.92%) AppDynamics
4 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.19%) SAP
5 4 (2.19%) Talend
5 4 (2.19%) WSO2
6 3 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.64%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.09%) Google
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) NetApp
7 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.09%) VMware
8 1 (0.55%) Ariba
8 1 (0.55%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.55%) Sage
8 1 (0.55%) TIBCO