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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 25 May 2022 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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 45 24 20
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 50 51 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.61% 5.35% 7.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.26% 18.35% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 40
10th Percentile £362 £315 £349
25th Percentile £421 £340 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £489 £398 £463
Median % change year-on-year +22.96% -14.05% +2.78%
75th Percentile £538 £450 £506
90th Percentile £570 £510 £531
England median daily rate £600 £545 £540
% change year-on-year +10.09% +0.93% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £20.25 - -
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
75th Percentile £22.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £58.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +26.09% -8.00%

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 377 278 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.24% 29.17% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 202 216
10th Percentile £313 £214 £276
25th Percentile £360 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £571 £499 £521
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
10th Percentile £18.92 £15.28 £27.60
25th Percentile £20.25 £21.38 £35.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.45% -27.37% +31.94%
75th Percentile - £47.50 £49.13
90th Percentile - - £51.70
England median hourly rate £50.77 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +19.46% -2.30% -2.25%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +10 21 £488 +22.64% 15
Northamptonshire -18 14 £485 +33.06% 26
Derbyshire -6 9 £500 +21.21% 1
Leicestershire -14 5 £450 +5.88% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £440 - 7
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 (36.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Agile
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) Azure
4 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (24.00%) Microservices
5 12 (24.00%) Social Skills
6 11 (22.00%) AWS
6 11 (22.00%) Scrum
7 10 (20.00%) HTML
7 10 (20.00%) Oracle
7 10 (20.00%) OO
7 10 (20.00%) Analytics
7 10 (20.00%) CI/CD
8 9 (18.00%) React
8 9 (18.00%) .NET
8 9 (18.00%) C#
8 9 (18.00%) Python
8 9 (18.00%) Selenium
9 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (16.00%) TDD
9 8 (16.00%) XML
9 8 (16.00%) User Experience
9 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.00%) Docker
9 8 (16.00%) Node.js
10 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (14.00%) RESTful
10 7 (14.00%) UX Design

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 (8.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (2.00%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Azure
2 11 (22.00%) AWS
3 5 (10.00%) Firebase
3 5 (10.00%) SaaS
4 4 (8.00%) Fivetran
4 4 (8.00%) Power Platform
4 4 (8.00%) Serverless
4 4 (8.00%) Snowflake
5 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.00%) GCP
6 1 (2.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.00%) Looker
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) Power BI
4 4 (8.00%) SAP BW
4 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) Tableau
5 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.00%) SQLPlus
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) JUnit
3 5 (10.00%) Android Studio
3 5 (10.00%) git-flow
3 5 (10.00%) Gradle
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.00%) Gatling
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) JMeter
4 4 (8.00%) Maven
4 4 (8.00%) MSTest
4 4 (8.00%) Spock
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.00%) REST Assured
6 2 (4.00%) Sourcetree
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (24.00%) Social Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Public Sector
4 5 (10.00%) Finance
5 4 (8.00%) Retail
6 3 (6.00%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Data Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.00%) React Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 3 (6.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Tester
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) React
3 8 (16.00%) Node.js
3 8 (16.00%) XML
4 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 7 (14.00%) RESTful
4 7 (14.00%) SOAP
4 7 (14.00%) Spring
5 6 (12.00%) Web Services
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) React Native
6 5 (10.00%) Redux
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Core
7 4 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (8.00%) Enzyme
7 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.00%) JDBC
7 4 (8.00%) Jest
7 4 (8.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.00%) EPoS
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Android
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile
2 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (24.00%) Microservices
4 11 (22.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) Analytics
5 10 (20.00%) CI/CD
5 10 (20.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
7 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 7 (14.00%) UX Design
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) ETL
8 6 (12.00%) SOLID
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) OOD
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.00%) Change Management
10 4 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.00%) C
7 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 4 (8.00%) ABAP
8 4 (8.00%) C++
8 4 (8.00%) ES6
8 4 (8.00%) PHP
8 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Accessibility
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.00%) Terraform
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.00%) Grafana
4 1 (2.00%) Kibana
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) Adyen
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Solace