Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +22
Contract jobs citing Java 285 232 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.08% 7.20% 8.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.41% 22.70% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 193 177
East Midlands median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £273
90th Percentile £550 £523 £580
England median daily rate £493 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +5.91% +3.33% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +9.89%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1272 1022 1240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.52% 31.73% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 663 792
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.09% +5.08%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £213
90th Percentile £503 £488 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 26
East Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.36% +64.21% -32.14%
10th Percentile £31.38 £13.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.00 £76.75 £39.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +1.45%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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 +17 98 £400 -5.88% 29
Northamptonshire +1 81 £438 +4.17% 11
Leicestershire -15 38 £450 +38.46% 7
Derbyshire -15 21 £423 +14.19% 6
Lincolnshire -3 13 £400 +6.67%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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.

1 128 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.53%) Spring
3 76 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 69 (24.21%) J2EE
5 65 (22.81%) Git (software)
6 58 (20.35%) Web Services
7 56 (19.65%) Oracle
8 53 (18.60%) Hibernate
9 52 (18.25%) Finance
10 50 (17.54%) Java EE
11 49 (17.19%) HTML
12 47 (16.49%) TDD
13 42 (14.74%) Banking
14 41 (14.39%) SQL
14 41 (14.39%) CSS
15 40 (14.04%) Linux
16 38 (13.33%) JSON
17 37 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (12.98%) Jenkins
17 37 (12.98%) JBoss
18 36 (12.63%) Test Automation
19 35 (12.28%) Scrum
20 34 (11.93%) OO
21 33 (11.58%) JPA
21 33 (11.58%) Microservices
22 32 (11.23%) Eclipse
22 32 (11.23%) Maven
23 31 (10.88%) XML
23 31 (10.88%) RESTful
23 31 (10.88%) Unit Testing

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 37 (12.98%) JBoss
2 27 (9.47%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.96%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (3.16%) Apache
5 9 (3.16%) CMS
5 9 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.81%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.75%) IIS
8 4 (1.40%) CoreMedia CMS
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.70%) Confluence
10 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) Documentum
11 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.70%) Pega PRPC
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.21%) IaaS
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.11%) G Suite
5 4 (1.40%) Boomi
5 4 (1.40%) SaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
6 2 (0.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.86%) Internet
2 7 (2.46%) HTTP
2 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.11%) Firewall
4 4 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.70%) LDAP
5 2 (0.70%) SAN
5 2 (0.70%) Skype
5 2 (0.70%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) AMQP
6 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.35%) MQTT
6 1 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.07%) MySQL
1 23 (8.07%) Relational Database
2 20 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 19 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.96%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.81%) Big Data
8 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.40%) DB2
11 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.05%) HBase
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.70%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.35%) Impala
Development Applications
1 65 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.98%) Jenkins
3 32 (11.23%) Eclipse
3 32 (11.23%) Maven
4 24 (8.42%) JIRA
5 20 (7.02%) Gradle
5 20 (7.02%) JUnit
6 18 (6.32%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.61%) Selenium
8 14 (4.91%) IntelliJ
9 13 (4.56%) Ant
10 11 (3.86%) Mockito
11 10 (3.51%) JProfiler
12 7 (2.46%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.11%) gulp
14 5 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.75%) Grunt
14 5 (1.75%) Hudson
14 5 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (1.75%) MyEclipse
General
1 52 (18.25%) Finance
2 42 (14.74%) Banking
3 20 (7.02%) Retail
4 9 (3.16%) Billing
5 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (60.00%) Developer
2 103 (36.14%) Java Developer
3 32 (11.23%) Architect
4 24 (8.42%) Analyst
5 23 (8.07%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (6.32%) Test Analyst
7 14 (4.91%) Android Developer
8 13 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (4.56%) HTML Developer
9 12 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.86%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Java Architect
11 10 (3.51%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Agile Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (2.81%) Digital Architect
12 8 (2.81%) QA Engineer
13 7 (2.46%) Agile Java Developer
13 7 (2.46%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (30.53%) Spring
2 69 (24.21%) J2EE
3 58 (20.35%) Web Services
4 53 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 50 (17.54%) Java EE
6 49 (17.19%) HTML
7 41 (14.39%) CSS
8 38 (13.33%) JSON
9 33 (11.58%) JPA
10 31 (10.88%) RESTful
10 31 (10.88%) XML
11 30 (10.53%) JSP
12 28 (9.82%) Ajax
13 27 (9.47%) .NET
14 26 (9.12%) SOAP
15 22 (7.72%) AngularJS
16 21 (7.37%) jQuery
17 20 (7.02%) HTML5
18 19 (6.67%) JMS
18 19 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.61%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.81%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.46%) User Experience
7 6 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.70%) iPad
10 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.70%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.04%) Linux
2 24 (8.42%) Unix
3 22 (7.72%) Android
4 12 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.21%) Windows
5 9 (3.16%) VMS
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.49%) TDD
3 36 (12.63%) Test Automation
4 35 (12.28%) Scrum
5 34 (11.93%) OO
6 33 (11.58%) Microservices
7 31 (10.88%) Unit Testing
8 27 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 27 (9.47%) SDLC
9 22 (7.72%) Software Engineering
10 18 (6.32%) Android Development
10 18 (6.32%) Test Strategy
11 17 (5.96%) BDD
11 17 (5.96%) Front End Development
11 17 (5.96%) Web Application Development
12 16 (5.61%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.61%) Migration
12 16 (5.61%) Open Source
13 15 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 41 (14.39%) SQL
3 28 (9.82%) Python
4 12 (4.21%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.21%) Ruby
5 10 (3.51%) C#
6 9 (3.16%) Go
6 9 (3.16%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.11%) C++
8 5 (1.75%) ActionScript
8 5 (1.75%) Perl
8 5 (1.75%) PHP
8 5 (1.75%) Scala
9 4 (1.40%) R
10 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.70%) C
11 2 (0.70%) ES6
12 1 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (4.91%) Degree
2 6 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.75%) ISEB
4 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.35%) HL7
2 1 (0.35%) WAI
2 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.16%) Kibana
2 8 (2.81%) Grafana
2 8 (2.81%) logstash
3 7 (2.46%) Ansible
3 7 (2.46%) Ganglia
3 7 (2.46%) nmon
4 6 (2.11%) Puppet
4 6 (2.11%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.05%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.35%) Ambari
8 1 (0.35%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.35%) Mesos
8 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (19.65%) Oracle
2 12 (4.21%) Adobe
3 10 (3.51%) Google
3 10 (3.51%) SAP
4 9 (3.16%) IBM
4 9 (3.16%) Perforce
5 7 (2.46%) AppDynamics
6 6 (2.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.40%) Cisco
7 4 (1.40%) Dell
7 4 (1.40%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.70%) hybris
8 2 (0.70%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.70%) Pega
8 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.70%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.35%) Kony
9 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.35%) Sencha
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