Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 28 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 56 114 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.54% 6.26% 11.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.36% 16.94% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 71 232
Median daily rate £454 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £310 £335 £346
90th Percentile £520 £575 £550
England median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% -11.11% +12.50%

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 275 673 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.01% 36.96% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 414 687
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £275 £300
90th Percentile £513 £550 £550
England median daily rate £485 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -0.51% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £30.60 £16.20 £14.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.25 £49.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.23
% change year-on-year -13.79% +3.01% +5.57%

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 3 December 2020.

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 3 December 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
Leicestershire +29 24 £468 +10.65% 5
Nottinghamshire -4 15 £344 -31.25% 17
Northamptonshire -2 9 £358 -10.63% 3
Derbyshire +5 3 £440 +0.57%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 22 (39.29%) DevOps
4 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 20 (35.71%) AWS
6 16 (28.57%) SQL
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (26.79%) Python
8 14 (25.00%) Scrum
8 14 (25.00%) REST
9 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
9 13 (23.21%) HTML
10 12 (21.43%) Web Services
10 12 (21.43%) XML
10 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 11 (19.64%) Azure
11 11 (19.64%) BDD
11 11 (19.64%) User Experience
11 11 (19.64%) SOAP
12 10 (17.86%) Spring
12 10 (17.86%) Linux
12 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
12 10 (17.86%) HTML5
12 10 (17.86%) Microservices
12 10 (17.86%) Public Sector
13 9 (16.07%) Spring Boot
13 9 (16.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
13 9 (16.07%) .NET

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 6 (10.71%) Mule
1 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) Appian
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Azure
3 5 (8.93%) IaaS
4 4 (7.14%) Datadog
4 4 (7.14%) npm
4 4 (7.14%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.79%) Firebase
6 1 (1.79%) Office 365
6 1 (1.79%) PaaS
6 1 (1.79%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) Power BI
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.57%) Big Data
4 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.57%) HBase
4 2 (3.57%) Impala
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.50%) JIRA
5 6 (10.71%) Maven
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
6 5 (8.93%) Gradle
6 5 (8.93%) JUnit
6 5 (8.93%) Subversion
7 4 (7.14%) Android Studio
7 4 (7.14%) CA Release Automation
7 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 4 (7.14%) Mockito
7 4 (7.14%) NetBeans
7 4 (7.14%) REST Assured
8 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.36%) Xcode
9 2 (3.57%) NWDI
General
1 10 (17.86%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.93%) Law
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Site Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) React Developer
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) CSS
2 14 (25.00%) REST
3 13 (23.21%) HTML
4 12 (21.43%) Web Services
4 12 (21.43%) XML
5 11 (19.64%) SOAP
6 10 (17.86%) HTML5
6 10 (17.86%) Spring
7 9 (16.07%) .NET
7 9 (16.07%) Spring Boot
8 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.50%) J2EE
8 7 (12.50%) jQuery
9 6 (10.71%) RESTful
10 5 (8.93%) Node.js
10 5 (8.93%) React Native
10 5 (8.93%) Swagger
10 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.14%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.79%) CMDB
7 1 (1.79%) iPad
7 1 (1.79%) iPhone
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Android
2 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) DevOps
3 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 14 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
6 10 (17.86%) Microservices
7 9 (16.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (14.29%) API Development
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.50%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (10.71%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.93%) Data Sharing
11 5 (8.93%) Open Source
11 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) Python
4 9 (16.07%) Objective-C
5 8 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) Go
6 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
7 5 (8.93%) Ruby
8 4 (7.14%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) ABAP
9 2 (3.57%) Java 8
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.79%) C
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) NCSC
2 2 (3.57%) NIST
2 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.57%) HDFS
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
1 5 (8.93%) Terraform
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Grafana
4 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (7.14%) Google
3 4 (7.14%) New Relic
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 3 (5.36%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.57%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) Talend
5 2 (3.57%) Teradata
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Siemens