Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 11 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 263 290 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.73% 9.66% 7.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.37% 25.94% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 200 171
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +3.55%
10th Percentile £350 £299 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £525 £506 £475
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.53% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.15 £39.75
% change year-on-year +12.07% +1.01% -0.63%

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 927 1,118 1,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.82% 37.24% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 730 759
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £249
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +20.77% +76.87%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.50 £15.85
90th Percentile £49.13 £58.56 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Northamptonshire +1 106 £416 -0.95% 24
Nottinghamshire -4 94 £475 +11.76% 40
Leicestershire +32 40 £463 - 27
Derbyshire +18 16 £543 +49.66% 3
Lincolnshire -1 4 £550 +15.79% 4
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 151 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.56%) Spring
3 73 (27.76%) JavaScript
4 71 (27.00%) Docker
5 70 (26.62%) Test Automation
6 65 (24.71%) Jenkins
7 64 (24.33%) Microservices
8 61 (23.19%) Scrum
9 60 (22.81%) Web Services
10 59 (22.43%) Maven
11 58 (22.05%) JUnit
12 56 (21.29%) Git (software)
13 54 (20.53%) Spring Boot
14 53 (20.15%) CSS
14 53 (20.15%) HTML
15 52 (19.77%) DevOps
16 49 (18.63%) SQL
16 49 (18.63%) Selenium
17 46 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
17 46 (17.49%) TDD
18 41 (15.59%) JIRA
18 41 (15.59%) Hibernate
19 38 (14.45%) BDD
20 37 (14.07%) REST
20 37 (14.07%) Finance
20 37 (14.07%) Python
21 36 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (13.69%) HTML5
22 34 (12.93%) AngularJS
22 34 (12.93%) Degree

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 25 (9.51%) Confluence
2 22 (8.37%) JBoss
2 22 (8.37%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.18%) Apache
4 10 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.66%) Mule
6 6 (2.28%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.14%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) CICS
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Drupal
9 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) WildFly
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) EngageOne
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.76%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.38%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.42%) npm
4 8 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.04%) OpenShift
5 7 (2.66%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.14%) PaaS
7 3 (1.14%) Tricentis Tosca
8 2 (0.76%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Apigee
9 1 (0.38%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) HTTP
2 5 (1.90%) Firewall
3 4 (1.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.27%) NoSQL
2 22 (8.37%) Hadoop
3 19 (7.22%) Big Data
4 18 (6.84%) SQL Server
5 15 (5.70%) DB2
6 11 (4.18%) MySQL
7 10 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.80%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.90%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.90%) HBase
11 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.76%) Aerospike
12 2 (0.76%) OLTP
13 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.38%) GIS
13 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.38%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 65 (24.71%) Jenkins
2 59 (22.43%) Maven
3 58 (22.05%) JUnit
4 56 (21.29%) Git (software)
5 49 (18.63%) Selenium
6 41 (15.59%) JIRA
7 32 (12.17%) Cucumber
8 27 (10.27%) Gradle
9 24 (9.13%) Subversion
10 15 (5.70%) Bitbucket
11 10 (3.80%) HP UFT
12 9 (3.42%) SoapUI
12 9 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (3.04%) NetBeans
14 7 (2.66%) CA Release Automation
14 7 (2.66%) Spock
14 7 (2.66%) Travis CI
15 6 (2.28%) JMeter
15 6 (2.28%) Mockito
15 6 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (14.07%) Finance
2 16 (6.08%) Retail
3 9 (3.42%) Banking
4 5 (1.90%) Marketing
5 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (64.26%) Developer
2 103 (39.16%) Java Developer
3 28 (10.65%) Architect
4 19 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (6.84%) Tester
6 16 (6.08%) Automation Tester
7 14 (5.32%) Android Developer
7 14 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.94%) Lead Developer
8 13 (4.94%) Lead Java Developer
8 13 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.56%) Agile Developer
9 12 (4.56%) Analyst
9 12 (4.56%) Developer in Test
9 12 (4.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 12 (4.56%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.80%) Agile Tester
10 10 (3.80%) Test Automation Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (31.56%) Spring
2 60 (22.81%) Web Services
3 54 (20.53%) Spring Boot
4 53 (20.15%) CSS
4 53 (20.15%) HTML
5 41 (15.59%) Hibernate
6 37 (14.07%) REST
7 36 (13.69%) HTML5
8 34 (12.93%) AngularJS
9 32 (12.17%) J2EE
10 31 (11.79%) Node.js
10 31 (11.79%) RESTful
11 27 (10.27%) Java EE
12 26 (9.89%) JSON
13 21 (7.98%) XML
14 18 (6.84%) SOAP
15 17 (6.46%) CSS3
16 16 (6.08%) Gherkin
17 15 (5.70%) Swagger
18 13 (4.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.56%) User Experience
2 11 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.90%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.90%) iPad
4 5 (1.90%) iPhone
5 4 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.14%) Clustering
6 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Fintech
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.27%) Linux
2 22 (8.37%) Windows
3 21 (7.98%) Android
4 12 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.04%) Unix
6 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.76%) CentOS
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.62%) Test Automation
3 64 (24.33%) Microservices
4 61 (23.19%) Scrum
5 52 (19.77%) DevOps
6 46 (17.49%) TDD
7 38 (14.45%) BDD
8 36 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.17%) OO
10 27 (10.27%) Computer Science
11 22 (8.37%) E-Commerce
11 22 (8.37%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.60%) Android Development
13 18 (6.84%) SDLC
14 17 (6.46%) Configuration Management
14 17 (6.46%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (5.32%) API Development
18 13 (4.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.76%) JavaScript
2 49 (18.63%) SQL
3 37 (14.07%) Python
4 24 (9.13%) Java 8
5 19 (7.22%) Groovy
6 13 (4.94%) C#
7 12 (4.56%) Scala
8 11 (4.18%) Apple Swift
9 10 (3.80%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.42%) C++
11 7 (2.66%) C
11 7 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.90%) ES7
13 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.90%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.52%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.52%) Go
15 3 (1.14%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 34 (12.93%) Degree
2 32 (12.17%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.14%) ISEB
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) COBIT
3 3 (1.14%) PSD2
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (27.00%) Docker
2 9 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.76%) vCloud
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (6.84%) Ansible
3 17 (6.46%) Kubernetes
4 16 (6.08%) Puppet
5 14 (5.32%) Terraform
6 9 (3.42%) Kibana
6 9 (3.42%) logstash
7 4 (1.52%) Control-M
7 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.14%) CloudHub
8 3 (1.14%) Nagios
8 3 (1.14%) OpenView
8 3 (1.14%) SCOM
8 3 (1.14%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 34 (12.93%) Oracle
2 13 (4.94%) SAP
3 12 (4.56%) VMware
4 10 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.42%) Hortonworks
6 8 (3.04%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.66%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.52%) hybris
9 4 (1.52%) WSO2
10 3 (1.14%) Google
10 3 (1.14%) HP
10 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.76%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.76%) Pega
11 2 (0.76%) Perforce
11 2 (0.76%) Splunk
12 1 (0.38%) Monetate
12 1 (0.38%) RedPrairie