Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 288 290 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.85% 9.66% 7.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.68% 23.85% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 184 207
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £297 £308 £263
90th Percentile £550 £537 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% -3.13%

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 1,216 1,216 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.60% 40.51% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 759 639
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +13.08% -5.80%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £225
90th Percentile £525 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +6.15% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +97.37%
10th Percentile £14.73 £18.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £64.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 +6 111 £410 -2.38% 29
Nottinghamshire -3 102 £413 +3.13% 40
Leicestershire +3 28 £425 -1.16% 18
Derbyshire +1 19 £475 +16.92% 6
Lincolnshire +4 5 £550 +37.50% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 189 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.29%) Spring
3 83 (28.82%) TDD
4 79 (27.43%) Test Automation
5 65 (22.57%) Microservices
6 63 (21.88%) SQL
7 59 (20.49%) Git (software)
8 56 (19.44%) OO
9 55 (19.10%) JavaScript
9 55 (19.10%) Scrum
9 55 (19.10%) JSON
10 52 (18.06%) Hibernate
11 50 (17.36%) Oracle
12 49 (17.01%) Maven
12 49 (17.01%) Java 8
13 48 (16.67%) XML
14 46 (15.97%) Web Services
15 45 (15.63%) Selenium
16 44 (15.28%) Cucumber
16 44 (15.28%) Jenkins
17 43 (14.93%) DevOps
17 43 (14.93%) BDD
18 42 (14.58%) RESTful
19 41 (14.24%) Linux
20 39 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (13.19%) SOAP
21 38 (13.19%) JUnit
22 37 (12.85%) C#
22 37 (12.85%) REST
22 37 (12.85%) Spring Boot

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 21 (7.29%) JBoss
2 17 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.47%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.78%) Confluence
6 8 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.78%) WildFly
7 7 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (2.43%) CMS
8 6 (2.08%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.74%) Apache
9 5 (1.74%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.74%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.69%) CICS
11 2 (0.69%) Jetty
11 2 (0.69%) Mule
11 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.35%) HipChat
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.25%) Boomi
4 9 (3.13%) SaaS
5 8 (2.78%) iPaaS
5 8 (2.78%) PaaS
6 6 (2.08%) npm
7 4 (1.39%) IaaS
8 3 (1.04%) GitHub
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.69%) Serverless
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) IPsec
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
3 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.64%) NoSQL
2 17 (5.90%) Relational Database
2 17 (5.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.21%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.47%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.13%) MySQL
8 7 (2.43%) Big Data
8 7 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.08%) DB2
9 6 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.74%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.04%) Redis
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.69%) Endeca
13 2 (0.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 59 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 49 (17.01%) Maven
3 45 (15.63%) Selenium
4 44 (15.28%) Cucumber
4 44 (15.28%) Jenkins
5 38 (13.19%) JUnit
6 27 (9.38%) Gradle
7 25 (8.68%) JIRA
8 16 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 13 (4.51%) Subversion
10 12 (4.17%) WebDriver
11 11 (3.82%) gulp
11 11 (3.82%) IntelliJ
11 11 (3.82%) SonarQube
12 8 (2.78%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.43%) webpack
14 6 (2.08%) CA Release Automation
14 6 (2.08%) JProfiler
14 6 (2.08%) Protractor
15 5 (1.74%) Gatling
General
1 30 (10.42%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Retail
3 15 (5.21%) Banking
4 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.74%) Marketing
5 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.04%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 150 (52.08%) Developer
2 97 (33.68%) Java Developer
3 46 (15.97%) Architect
4 22 (7.64%) Analyst
4 22 (7.64%) Java Architect
5 16 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 13 (4.51%) Test Analyst
6 13 (4.51%) Tester
7 12 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 10 (3.47%) Android Developer
8 10 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.13%) Test Engineer
10 8 (2.78%) Automation Tester
10 8 (2.78%) Developer in Test
10 8 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (2.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 8 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (32.29%) Spring
2 55 (19.10%) JSON
3 52 (18.06%) Hibernate
4 48 (16.67%) XML
5 46 (15.97%) Web Services
6 42 (14.58%) RESTful
7 38 (13.19%) SOAP
8 37 (12.85%) REST
8 37 (12.85%) Spring Boot
9 36 (12.50%) HTML
10 33 (11.46%) AngularJS
11 31 (10.76%) CSS
12 29 (10.07%) Node.js
13 28 (9.72%) Java EE
14 26 (9.03%) J2EE
15 23 (7.99%) .NET
16 20 (6.94%) HTML5
17 19 (6.60%) jQuery
18 16 (5.56%) Ajax
19 15 (5.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.78%) User Experience
4 7 (2.43%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.08%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.39%) Replication
7 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.69%) DataPower
8 2 (0.69%) IVR
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.24%) Linux
2 23 (7.99%) Unix
3 21 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (6.94%) Windows
5 11 (3.82%) Android
6 10 (3.47%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.74%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.69%) CentOS
8 2 (0.69%) Solaris
8 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.69%) zOS
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (28.82%) TDD
3 79 (27.43%) Test Automation
4 65 (22.57%) Microservices
5 56 (19.44%) OO
6 55 (19.10%) Scrum
7 43 (14.93%) BDD
7 43 (14.93%) DevOps
8 34 (11.81%) E-Commerce
9 30 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.29%) OOP
13 18 (6.25%) SDLC
13 18 (6.25%) SOA
14 16 (5.56%) UML
14 16 (5.56%) Web Development
15 15 (5.21%) MVC
15 15 (5.21%) Open Source
15 15 (5.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.88%) SQL
2 55 (19.10%) JavaScript
3 49 (17.01%) Java 8
4 37 (12.85%) C#
5 26 (9.03%) Python
6 17 (5.90%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.86%) Scala
8 14 (4.86%) XPath
8 14 (4.86%) XQuery
9 8 (2.78%) Go
9 8 (2.78%) Ruby
10 7 (2.43%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.08%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.08%) R
12 5 (1.74%) ES6
12 5 (1.74%) Java 9
13 4 (1.39%) C++
13 4 (1.39%) Perl
13 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.17%) Degree
3 10 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.39%) ISEB
6 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.46%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) HL7
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) Samba
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.51%) Puppet
3 9 (3.13%) Ansible
4 6 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.08%) logstash
5 4 (1.39%) Grafana
5 4 (1.39%) Kibana
5 4 (1.39%) Terraform
6 2 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.69%) Rancher
6 2 (0.69%) Salt
6 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.35%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 50 (17.36%) Oracle
2 21 (7.29%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.25%) Dell
4 6 (2.08%) Perforce
5 5 (1.74%) IBM
6 4 (1.39%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.39%) Capita
6 4 (1.39%) Google
6 4 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.39%) RapidMiner
6 4 (1.39%) SAP
6 4 (1.39%) Tableau
6 4 (1.39%) Talend
7 3 (1.04%) Automation Anywhere
7 3 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.04%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.04%) Pega
7 3 (1.04%) WSO2
8 2 (0.69%) BeyondTrust
8 2 (0.69%) Xamarin