Period
to 27 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 59 134
Rank change year-on-year -13 +75 -89
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 71 40 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.85% 2.75% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.99% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 21
10th Percentile £443 £413 £325
25th Percentile £478 £444 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £400
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -20.00%
75th Percentile £594 £538 £488
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - -
Median hourly rate £56.00 - -
75th Percentile £60.00 - -
90th Percentile £67.20 - -
England median hourly rate £65.54 £58.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +13.00% +22.11% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 2,304 1,336 3,301
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.38% 91.82% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,283 789 2,021
10th Percentile £160 £150 £180
25th Percentile £300 £256 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £413
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
75th Percentile £546 £501 £500
90th Percentile £638 £575 £588
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 170 270
10th Percentile £12.26 £12.23 £10.98
25th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate £15.24 £19.59 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.20% +18.71% -
75th Percentile £28.41 £45.00 £28.63
90th Percentile £50.77 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +6 46 £574 +21.48% 1
Hertfordshire -18 18 £550 +7.32% 10
Cambridgeshire -25 6 £425 -5.56% 8
Suffolk -13 1 £550 +83.33% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 of England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (66.20%) Spring
3 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (54.93%) Spring Boot
5 37 (52.11%) Microservices
6 36 (50.70%) AWS
7 35 (49.30%) Scrum
8 34 (47.89%) CI/CD
9 33 (46.48%) Software Engineering
10 32 (45.07%) Java 8
11 31 (43.66%) Confluence
12 29 (40.85%) Test Automation
12 29 (40.85%) JIRA
13 28 (39.44%) Oracle
14 27 (38.03%) Data Management
15 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (35.21%) TDD
16 25 (35.21%) Continuous Deployment
17 23 (32.39%) Jenkins
17 23 (32.39%) Java 11
17 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
17 23 (32.39%) BDD
17 23 (32.39%) MySQL
18 21 (29.58%) Software Architecture
19 19 (26.76%) Public Sector
20 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database
20 18 (25.35%) Hybrid Cloud
20 18 (25.35%) Pair Programming
20 18 (25.35%) J2SE
21 17 (23.94%) Docker

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 31 (43.66%) Confluence
2 7 (9.86%) JBoss
3 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.70%) AWS
2 13 (18.31%) Azure
3 8 (11.27%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.23%) GitHub
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (2.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) MySQL
2 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.82%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) Ingres
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (40.85%) JIRA
2 23 (32.39%) Jenkins
3 14 (19.72%) Checkstyle
3 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.27%) JUnit
4 8 (11.27%) Maven
5 6 (8.45%) Selenium
6 5 (7.04%) JMeter
6 5 (7.04%) LoadRunner
6 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (2.82%) Flyway
8 2 (2.82%) Gradle
8 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.82%) Postman
8 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.41%) Mockito
9 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (26.76%) Public Sector
2 17 (23.94%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Automotive
5 4 (5.63%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.63%) Finance
5 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) Spring
2 39 (54.93%) Spring Boot
3 18 (25.35%) J2SE
4 13 (18.31%) JSON
5 11 (15.49%) REST
6 10 (14.08%) Apache Camel
6 10 (14.08%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (12.68%) RESTful
8 8 (11.27%) JMS
9 7 (9.86%) SOAP
10 6 (8.45%) Spring Batch
11 5 (7.04%) jBPM
11 5 (7.04%) Middleware
11 5 (7.04%) Web Services
11 5 (7.04%) XML
12 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
13 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.23%) Kafka
13 3 (4.23%) Node.js
14 2 (2.82%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (18.31%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.82%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.11%) Microservices
3 35 (49.30%) Scrum
4 34 (47.89%) CI/CD
5 33 (46.48%) Software Engineering
6 29 (40.85%) Test Automation
7 27 (38.03%) Data Management
8 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (35.21%) Continuous Deployment
9 25 (35.21%) TDD
10 23 (32.39%) BDD
11 21 (29.58%) Software Architecture
12 18 (25.35%) Pair Programming
13 12 (16.90%) DevOps
13 12 (16.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 11 (15.49%) Epics
14 11 (15.49%) User Stories
15 9 (12.68%) Functional Programming
15 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
15 9 (12.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (45.07%) Java 8
3 23 (32.39%) Java 11
4 11 (15.49%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) Bash
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) OCPJP
3 12 (16.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Ansible
2 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.82%) Terraform
4 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) Sun
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.04%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.63%) WSO2
6 3 (4.23%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.82%) BEA
7 2 (2.82%) Checkmarx
7 2 (2.82%) Informatica
7 2 (2.82%) Pega
7 2 (2.82%) webMethods
8 1 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) Dynatrace