Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 109 239 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.89% 9.74% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.09% 26.70% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 181 182
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £341 £350 £289
90th Percentile £568 £575 £538
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.20
% change year-on-year -22.22% +9.22% +3.97%

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 571 895 1,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.07% 36.46% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 616 698
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £405 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +4.85% +5.10%
10th Percentile £275 £304 £260
90th Percentile £502 £550 £538
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +57.41%
10th Percentile £16.20 £14.62 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.25 £56.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -8 53 £450 -5.26% 58
Northamptonshire -6 25 £400 -11.11% 11
Derbyshire +5 15 £513 -5.53% 9
Leicestershire -12 15 £450 -7.69% 19
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) SQL
3 33 (30.28%) AWS
3 33 (30.28%) DevOps
4 28 (25.69%) Spring
4 28 (25.69%) Oracle
5 24 (22.02%) TDD
5 24 (22.02%) Test Automation
5 24 (22.02%) Microservices
5 24 (22.02%) Spring Boot
6 23 (21.10%) Docker
7 21 (19.27%) SOAP
7 21 (19.27%) Web Services
7 21 (19.27%) Kubernetes
8 20 (18.35%) Linux
9 19 (17.43%) XML
9 19 (17.43%) Azure
9 19 (17.43%) Selenium
10 18 (16.51%) RESTful
10 18 (16.51%) C#
10 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
10 18 (16.51%) Java 8
11 17 (15.60%) REST
12 16 (14.68%) QA
13 15 (13.76%) JSON
13 15 (13.76%) JIRA
13 15 (13.76%) Scrum
13 15 (13.76%) Terraform
13 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (12.84%) Finance

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 10 (9.17%) Confluence
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 3 (2.75%) Mendix
4 3 (2.75%) ThingWorx
5 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.75%) Eikon
3 2 (1.83%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.28%) AWS
2 19 (17.43%) Azure
3 11 (10.09%) Boomi
4 7 (6.42%) GCP
5 3 (2.75%) Amazon Neptune
5 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.83%) IaaS
6 2 (1.83%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.83%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.83%) Serverless
7 1 (0.92%) Apigee
7 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.92%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.92%) Trello
7 1 (0.92%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.50%) MySQL
5 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.59%) Big Data
7 4 (3.67%) DB2
8 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.83%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.83%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.83%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.83%) Power BI
9 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Selenium
2 15 (13.76%) JIRA
3 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.01%) Maven
4 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
4 10 (9.17%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.17%) JUnit
5 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.50%) Postman
6 6 (5.50%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.59%) Protractor
8 4 (3.67%) GitLab
8 4 (3.67%) Subversion
9 3 (2.75%) Gradle
9 3 (2.75%) Grunt
9 3 (2.75%) gulp
9 3 (2.75%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.75%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.83%) REST Assured
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Public Sector
2 5 (4.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Police
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Java Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Architect
4 8 (7.34%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Senior Java Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.59%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Tester
8 4 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Designer
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) Spring
2 24 (22.02%) Spring Boot
3 21 (19.27%) SOAP
3 21 (19.27%) Web Services
4 19 (17.43%) XML
5 18 (16.51%) RESTful
6 17 (15.60%) REST
7 15 (13.76%) JSON
8 14 (12.84%) XSD
9 12 (11.01%) HTML
10 11 (10.09%) CSS
10 11 (10.09%) Node.js
11 10 (9.17%) .NET
11 10 (9.17%) XSL
12 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
13 7 (6.42%) React
14 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
14 6 (5.50%) HTML5
15 5 (4.59%) CSS3
15 5 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) User Experience
2 6 (5.50%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.83%) e-Health
6 2 (1.83%) LIMS
6 2 (1.83%) PACS
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Linux
2 14 (12.84%) Unix
3 9 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.50%) Windows
5 2 (1.83%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
6 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) DevOps
3 24 (22.02%) Microservices
3 24 (22.02%) TDD
3 24 (22.02%) Test Automation
4 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (13.76%) Scrum
5 14 (12.84%) BDD
6 13 (11.93%) OO
6 13 (11.93%) SOA
7 12 (11.01%) Project Delivery
8 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.17%) Analytics
9 10 (9.17%) EAI
9 10 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (8.26%) UML
11 8 (7.34%) SDLC
12 7 (6.42%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.94%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) C#
2 18 (16.51%) Java 8
2 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
4 11 (10.09%) Python
5 10 (9.17%) Shell Script
5 10 (9.17%) XPath
5 10 (9.17%) XQuery
6 6 (5.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.59%) C++
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.67%) PHP
9 3 (2.75%) C
9 3 (2.75%) Groovy
10 2 (1.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.92%) Go
11 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.75%) ISEB
5 3 (2.75%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) HL7
3 1 (0.92%) PSD2
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) Docker
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) Kubernetes
2 15 (13.76%) Terraform
3 3 (2.75%) Ansible
3 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (25.69%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) Dell
3 9 (8.26%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.50%) SAP
5 4 (3.67%) Sun
5 4 (3.67%) VMware
6 2 (1.83%) Google
6 2 (1.83%) hybris
6 2 (1.83%) Informatica
6 2 (1.83%) Perforce
7 1 (0.92%) Adobe
7 1 (0.92%) Axway
7 1 (0.92%) CA
7 1 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.92%) Software AG
7 1 (0.92%) Splunk
7 1 (0.92%) WSO2