The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £447 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 88 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.73% 4.04% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 4.20% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 75
Median daily rate £447 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £226 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.39% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £28.90 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.45 £35.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1395 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 199 251
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 43 £450 +104.54% 9
Hertfordshire +11 27 £525 +23.52% 14
Norfolk +4 8 £350 -22.22%
Cambridgeshire -9 7 £385 -3.75% 29
Bedfordshire -9 3 £475 +35.71% 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (69.46%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (55.67%) TDD
4 82 (40.39%) Spring
5 68 (33.50%) HTML
6 63 (31.03%) SQL
7 59 (29.06%) XML
8 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 58 (28.57%) Linux
9 56 (27.59%) Web Services
10 54 (26.60%) Oracle
11 52 (25.62%) Hibernate
12 50 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (23.15%) CSS
14 46 (22.66%) Unix
15 45 (22.17%) Jenkins
15 45 (22.17%) Relational Database
16 43 (21.18%) OO
17 41 (20.20%) BDD
18 40 (19.70%) REST
19 39 (19.21%) DevOps
20 37 (18.23%) Microservices
20 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
20 37 (18.23%) Test Automation
20 37 (18.23%) J2EE
20 37 (18.23%) MVC
21 33 (16.26%) Finance
21 33 (16.26%) MySQL
22 32 (15.76%) Web Development
22 32 (15.76%) Spring MVC

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 28 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 27 (13.30%) JBoss
3 20 (9.85%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.94%) CMS
7 6 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.46%) Apache
8 5 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.46%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.97%) Confluence
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.48%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.48%) Unica
3 2 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.46%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.34%) LDAP
2 12 (5.91%) HTTP
3 3 (1.48%) SSL
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) VoIP
4 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.17%) Relational Database
2 33 (16.26%) MySQL
3 22 (10.84%) MariaDB
3 22 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.43%) Big Data
6 9 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.43%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.46%) MarkLogic
8 5 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.97%) DB2
9 4 (1.97%) Ingres
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (22.17%) Jenkins
2 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.78%) JUnit
4 21 (10.34%) Mockito
5 20 (9.85%) Maven
6 14 (6.90%) Subversion
7 12 (5.91%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.93%) Ant
8 10 (4.93%) Selenium
9 8 (3.94%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.45%) JIRA
11 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.46%) AccuRev
12 5 (2.46%) Gradle
13 4 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.48%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.48%) Rational Application Developer
14 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.48%) XDoclet
15 2 (0.99%) JMeter
General
1 33 (16.26%) Finance
2 5 (2.46%) Publishing
2 5 (2.46%) Retail
3 4 (1.97%) Marketing
3 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.48%) Automotive
4 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (40.39%) Spring
2 68 (33.50%) HTML
3 59 (29.06%) XML
4 56 (27.59%) Web Services
5 52 (25.62%) Hibernate
6 47 (23.15%) CSS
7 40 (19.70%) REST
8 37 (18.23%) J2EE
9 32 (15.76%) Spring MVC
10 29 (14.29%) JPA
11 28 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 24 (11.82%) HTML5
12 24 (11.82%) JSP
13 22 (10.84%) EclipseLink
14 19 (9.36%) SOAP
15 18 (8.87%) JAAS
15 18 (8.87%) RxJava
16 17 (8.37%) JAXB
16 17 (8.37%) RESTful
17 15 (7.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.32%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.94%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.94%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.46%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.46%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.48%) User Experience
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
8 2 (0.99%) IPTV
8 2 (0.99%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) DataPower
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) RIA
9 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.57%) Linux
2 46 (22.66%) Unix
3 20 (9.85%) Mac OS X
4 17 (8.37%) Windows
5 12 (5.91%) Android
6 9 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.43%) Solaris
7 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (69.46%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (55.67%) TDD
3 50 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (21.18%) OO
5 41 (20.20%) BDD
6 39 (19.21%) DevOps
7 37 (18.23%) Microservices
7 37 (18.23%) MVC
7 37 (18.23%) Test Automation
8 32 (15.76%) Web Development
9 28 (13.79%) Scrum
10 27 (13.30%) Mentoring
11 21 (10.34%) SOA
12 18 (8.87%) Continuous Deployment
13 16 (7.88%) E-Commerce
13 16 (7.88%) Open Source
14 12 (5.91%) B2C
14 12 (5.91%) Pair Programming
15 11 (5.42%) Configuration Management
15 11 (5.42%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (31.03%) SQL
3 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.32%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.90%) Groovy
6 9 (4.43%) C
6 9 (4.43%) Scala
6 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.94%) C#
7 8 (3.94%) Clojure
7 8 (3.94%) Rust
8 7 (3.45%) F#
8 7 (3.45%) Go
9 5 (2.46%) PHP
10 4 (1.97%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.99%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) Python
13 1 (0.49%) Delphi
13 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (6.90%) Puppet
2 8 (3.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) Oracle
2 17 (8.37%) IBM
3 12 (5.91%) Adobe
4 9 (4.43%) Sybase
5 6 (2.96%) Google
6 5 (2.46%) Omniture
6 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.97%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.48%) FatWire
9 2 (0.99%) SAP
9 2 (0.99%) Sun
10 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.49%) New Relic
10 1 (0.49%) Serena
10 1 (0.49%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.49%) WSO2
10 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
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