Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 289 243 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.70% 7.68% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.99% 20.12% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 174 150
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £434 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +2.66% +5.63%
10th Percentile £298 £306 £275
90th Percentile £538 £575 £514
England median daily rate £506 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +6.53% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00
England median hourly rate £40.15 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.65% -1.25% +8.11%

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 1,112 1,208 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.32% 38.19% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 762 652
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £244
90th Percentile £538 £538 £486
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -42.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.85 £12.93
90th Percentile £58.56 £42.50 £42.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 January 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 20 January 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
Nottinghamshire +15 124 £425 -2.86% 68
Northamptonshire +2 95 £420 -6.67% 41
Leicestershire -11 17 £463 +34.06% 15
Derbyshire +7 12 £363 -3.33% 14
Lincolnshire +1 6 £475 +22.58% 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 206 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.03%) SQL
3 75 (25.95%) Oracle
4 72 (24.91%) Spring
4 72 (24.91%) Test Automation
5 66 (22.84%) Scrum
6 56 (19.38%) RESTful
7 54 (18.69%) JUnit
8 53 (18.34%) E-Commerce
9 52 (17.99%) TDD
10 51 (17.65%) Finance
11 50 (17.30%) Selenium
12 47 (16.26%) Jenkins
13 46 (15.92%) BDD
14 44 (15.22%) Maven
15 43 (14.88%) Cucumber
15 43 (14.88%) Git (software)
16 42 (14.53%) JSON
16 42 (14.53%) JavaScript
17 40 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (13.84%) Microservices
18 39 (13.49%) Java EE
19 38 (13.15%) DevOps
20 36 (12.46%) J2EE
21 34 (11.76%) HTML
22 33 (11.42%) XML
23 32 (11.07%) Web Services
23 32 (11.07%) C#
23 32 (11.07%) Unit Testing
24 31 (10.73%) NoSQL

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 17 (5.88%) JBoss
2 11 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.08%) CMS
5 5 (1.73%) Apache
6 4 (1.38%) Documentum
6 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.69%) Jetty
8 2 (0.69%) Liferay
8 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.35%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.81%) Boomi
3 7 (2.42%) SaaS
4 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.38%) GitHub
5 4 (1.38%) iPaaS
6 3 (1.04%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.04%) PaaS
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.35%) npm
8 1 (0.35%) Route 53
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.11%) Internet
2 5 (1.73%) HTTP
3 3 (1.04%) DSL
3 3 (1.04%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.73%) NoSQL
2 20 (6.92%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.54%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.81%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.46%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.42%) Big Data
10 6 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.04%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.69%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.69%) dBASE
13 2 (0.69%) Redis
13 2 (0.69%) Riak
14 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (18.69%) JUnit
2 50 (17.30%) Selenium
3 47 (16.26%) Jenkins
4 44 (15.22%) Maven
5 43 (14.88%) Cucumber
5 43 (14.88%) Git (software)
6 30 (10.38%) JIRA
7 24 (8.30%) WebDriver
8 19 (6.57%) Gradle
9 13 (4.50%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.46%) Calabash
11 8 (2.77%) Gatling
11 8 (2.77%) Protractor
11 8 (2.77%) SonarQube
12 7 (2.42%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.42%) JProfiler
13 6 (2.08%) git-flow
14 5 (1.73%) gulp
14 5 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (1.73%) webpack
General
1 51 (17.65%) Finance
2 29 (10.03%) Retail
3 19 (6.57%) Banking
4 9 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.08%) Marketing
6 4 (1.38%) Advertising
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (53.29%) Developer
2 103 (35.64%) Java Developer
3 33 (11.42%) Architect
4 22 (7.61%) Android Developer
5 17 (5.88%) Analyst
6 16 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.19%) Test Leader
8 14 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.84%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.50%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.15%) Java Architect
10 12 (4.15%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.15%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 12 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.46%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.46%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (24.91%) Spring
2 56 (19.38%) RESTful
3 42 (14.53%) JSON
4 39 (13.49%) Java EE
5 36 (12.46%) J2EE
6 34 (11.76%) HTML
7 33 (11.42%) XML
8 32 (11.07%) Web Services
9 31 (10.73%) Hibernate
10 26 (9.00%) AngularJS
10 26 (9.00%) CSS
11 23 (7.96%) Android SDK
11 23 (7.96%) SOAP
12 21 (7.27%) REST
13 20 (6.92%) .NET
14 18 (6.23%) Node.js
15 17 (5.88%) Spring Boot
16 16 (5.54%) JMS
17 14 (4.84%) React
18 13 (4.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.81%) User Experience
4 10 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.73%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.38%) Replication
8 3 (1.04%) NHS
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.03%) Linux
2 23 (7.96%) Android
3 14 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.15%) Unix
5 7 (2.42%) Windows
6 5 (1.73%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.91%) Test Automation
3 66 (22.84%) Scrum
4 53 (18.34%) E-Commerce
5 52 (17.99%) TDD
6 46 (15.92%) BDD
7 40 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (13.84%) Microservices
8 38 (13.15%) DevOps
9 32 (11.07%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.30%) OO
10 24 (8.30%) Open Source
11 23 (7.96%) Android Development
11 23 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.27%) Kanban
12 21 (7.27%) SDLC
13 18 (6.23%) OOP
14 17 (5.88%) Software Engineering
15 16 (5.54%) B2C
15 16 (5.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.03%) SQL
2 42 (14.53%) JavaScript
3 32 (11.07%) C#
4 19 (6.57%) Python
5 10 (3.46%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.46%) Ruby
5 10 (3.46%) Scala
5 10 (3.46%) XPath
5 10 (3.46%) XQuery
6 8 (2.77%) Apple Swift
6 8 (2.77%) Perl
6 8 (2.77%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.08%) PHP
7 6 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.73%) C++
8 5 (1.73%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.38%) Go
10 3 (1.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (6.23%) Degree
2 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.81%) Sun Certification
4 10 (3.46%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.11%) ISEB
6 7 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.27%) QA
2 5 (1.73%) HL7
3 3 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.69%) CDISC
4 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.69%) GxP
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (8.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.42%) Ansible
1 7 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.38%) Puppet
3 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.69%) Salt
4 2 (0.69%) Terraform
5 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 75 (25.95%) Oracle
2 11 (3.81%) Dell
2 11 (3.81%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.46%) Perforce
4 5 (1.73%) Capita
4 5 (1.73%) OpenText
5 4 (1.38%) hybris
5 4 (1.38%) SAP
6 3 (1.04%) Informatica
6 3 (1.04%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.04%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe
7 2 (0.69%) Apple
7 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.69%) Google
7 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.35%) ATG
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com