Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Java 327 253 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.97% 8.00% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.36% 20.84% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 162 205
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £329 £332 £291
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -10.00%

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 1,153 1,214 1,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.20% 38.41% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 794 722
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £296 £269 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.00 £47.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +16.56% +120.27%
10th Percentile £16.40 £20.95 £14.04
90th Percentile £49.00 £64.00 £76.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +3 124 £400 -15.79% 32
Nottinghamshire 0 94 £425 - 61
Leicestershire +25 64 £425 -5.56% 20
Derbyshire +28 22 £475 +11.76% 10
Lincolnshire +6 6 - - 7
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 197 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (32.11%) Spring
3 101 (30.89%) Test Automation
4 84 (25.69%) TDD
5 83 (25.38%) Git (software)
6 78 (23.85%) DevOps
7 76 (23.24%) Scrum
8 69 (21.10%) JavaScript
9 66 (20.18%) Jenkins
10 62 (18.96%) Web Services
11 61 (18.65%) Microservices
12 60 (18.35%) Java EE
13 59 (18.04%) JSON
13 59 (18.04%) OO
14 58 (17.74%) Maven
14 58 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
15 56 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (17.13%) XML
15 56 (17.13%) HTML
15 56 (17.13%) SQL
16 55 (16.82%) Hibernate
16 55 (16.82%) Docker
17 51 (15.60%) Cucumber
18 48 (14.68%) Oracle
18 48 (14.68%) CSS
19 47 (14.37%) JUnit
20 46 (14.07%) Finance
21 45 (13.76%) BDD
21 45 (13.76%) Selenium
22 43 (13.15%) 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 33 (10.09%) Tomcat
2 25 (7.65%) Confluence
3 20 (6.12%) JBoss
4 10 (3.06%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.45%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.45%) Mule
6 7 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (2.14%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.83%) CMS
7 6 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.92%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.92%) WildFly
11 2 (0.61%) Apache
11 2 (0.61%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.61%) SAS
12 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.61%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) CATIA
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.31%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 58 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.50%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.06%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.45%) npm
6 7 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.83%) Boomi
8 4 (1.22%) PaaS
8 4 (1.22%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (0.92%) SaaS
10 2 (0.61%) IaaS
10 2 (0.61%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.31%) GitHub
11 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.83%) HTTP
2 5 (1.53%) Internet
3 3 (0.92%) Firewall
4 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.61%) SSL
4 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) DSL
5 1 (0.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.03%) NoSQL
2 22 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.50%) MySQL
5 14 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.67%) Big Data
7 11 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.06%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.14%) DB2
12 6 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.92%) HBase
16 2 (0.61%) Aerospike
16 2 (0.61%) Endeca
16 2 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 83 (25.38%) Git (software)
2 66 (20.18%) Jenkins
3 58 (17.74%) Maven
4 51 (15.60%) Cucumber
5 47 (14.37%) JUnit
6 45 (13.76%) Selenium
7 40 (12.23%) JIRA
8 37 (11.31%) Gradle
9 30 (9.17%) Subversion
10 17 (5.20%) Bitbucket
11 15 (4.59%) SoapUI
12 14 (4.28%) SonarQube
13 9 (2.75%) Eclipse
13 9 (2.75%) JMeter
13 9 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (2.45%) HP UFT
14 8 (2.45%) JDeveloper
14 8 (2.45%) LoadUI
14 8 (2.45%) NetBeans
15 7 (2.14%) gulp
General
1 46 (14.07%) Finance
2 16 (4.89%) Banking
3 15 (4.59%) Retail
4 6 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 197 (60.24%) Developer
2 125 (38.23%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.76%) Architect
4 20 (6.12%) Analyst
5 19 (5.81%) Java Architect
6 18 (5.50%) Tester
7 17 (5.20%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.59%) Developer in Test
9 14 (4.28%) Android Developer
10 13 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (3.67%) Integration Developer
12 11 (3.36%) Automation Tester
12 11 (3.36%) Technical Architect
13 10 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.75%) Agile Developer
14 9 (2.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 9 (2.75%) UI Developer
15 8 (2.45%) Lead Developer
15 8 (2.45%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (32.11%) Spring
2 62 (18.96%) Web Services
3 60 (18.35%) Java EE
4 59 (18.04%) JSON
5 56 (17.13%) HTML
5 56 (17.13%) XML
6 55 (16.82%) Hibernate
7 48 (14.68%) CSS
8 43 (13.15%) Spring Boot
9 38 (11.62%) RESTful
10 36 (11.01%) AngularJS
10 36 (11.01%) HTML5
10 36 (11.01%) REST
11 35 (10.70%) SOAP
12 34 (10.40%) J2EE
13 24 (7.34%) CSS3
13 24 (7.34%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (5.81%) Node.js
15 16 (4.89%) Kafka
16 15 (4.59%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.45%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.45%) User Experience
4 7 (2.14%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.61%) FMCG
8 2 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.62%) Linux
2 28 (8.56%) Windows
3 19 (5.81%) Unix
4 18 (5.50%) Android
5 10 (3.06%) Mac OS
6 7 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.53%) VMS
8 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.61%) CentOS
9 2 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (30.89%) Test Automation
3 84 (25.69%) TDD
4 78 (23.85%) DevOps
5 76 (23.24%) Scrum
6 61 (18.65%) Microservices
7 59 (18.04%) OO
8 56 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (13.76%) BDD
10 32 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 28 (8.56%) Configuration Management
12 27 (8.26%) E-Commerce
12 27 (8.26%) SDLC
13 22 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (6.12%) Kanban
16 19 (5.81%) API Development
16 19 (5.81%) Mentoring
17 18 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (5.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.10%) JavaScript
2 56 (17.13%) SQL
3 43 (13.15%) Java 8
4 26 (7.95%) Python
5 19 (5.81%) PL/SQL
5 19 (5.81%) Scala
6 16 (4.89%) C#
7 14 (4.28%) C++
7 14 (4.28%) Groovy
8 12 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.36%) C
10 8 (2.45%) R
10 8 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.83%) Java 9
12 5 (1.53%) VB
12 5 (1.53%) XPath
12 5 (1.53%) XQuery
13 2 (0.61%) ES6
13 2 (0.61%) Jython
13 2 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 35 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.26%) Degree
4 9 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.53%) ISEB
5 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.03%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) PSD2
3 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (16.82%) Docker
2 4 (1.22%) vCloud
2 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.61%) HDFS
4 2 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (5.81%) Ansible
2 19 (5.81%) Puppet
3 16 (4.89%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.14%) Terraform
5 4 (1.22%) OpenView
5 4 (1.22%) SCOM
5 4 (1.22%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.61%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.61%) Control-M
6 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.61%) Oozie
6 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.31%) logstash
7 1 (0.31%) Mesos
Vendors
1 48 (14.68%) Oracle
2 16 (4.89%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.75%) Google
3 9 (2.75%) SAP
4 8 (2.45%) HP
4 8 (2.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.45%) VMware
5 6 (1.83%) Dell
5 6 (1.83%) Perforce
6 4 (1.22%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.22%) hybris
6 4 (1.22%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.22%) RapidMiner
6 4 (1.22%) Tableau
6 4 (1.22%) Talend
7 3 (0.92%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.92%) WSO2
8 2 (0.61%) Splunk
8 2 (0.61%) Twitter