Period
to

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £574 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 105 80 54
Rank change year-on-year -25 -26 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 33 42 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.31% 2.12% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.31% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 64
10th Percentile £416 £390 £450
25th Percentile £500 £454 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £574 £509 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.83% -0.73% +5.13%
75th Percentile £587 £562 £538
90th Percentile £607 £615 £556
England median daily rate £638 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +10.87% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
10th Percentile £58.28 - -
25th Percentile £66.94 - -
Median hourly rate £75.25 £56.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +33.19% - -
75th Percentile £77.08 - -
90th Percentile £77.22 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £63.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +4.35%

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 2,274 1,822 1,879
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.56% 92.16% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,386 1,046 1,161
10th Percentile £182 £150 £185
25th Percentile £316 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £468 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.45% -2.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £524 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 254 119
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.08 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +3.86%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 24 £575 +17.95% 1
Hertfordshire -10 5 £750 +42.86% 8
Cambridgeshire -21 2 £469 -22.68% 7
Suffolk -11 1 £450 +15.38%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Java Developer contract jobs required 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 of England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Spring
3 18 (54.55%) Agile
3 18 (54.55%) Microservices
4 14 (42.42%) Spring Boot
4 14 (42.42%) AWS
4 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
5 13 (39.39%) JSON
5 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
8 10 (30.30%) REST
8 10 (30.30%) JMS
8 10 (30.30%) CI/CD
9 9 (27.27%) DevOps
9 9 (27.27%) Confluence
9 9 (27.27%) JIRA
10 8 (24.24%) Spring Batch
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle
10 8 (24.24%) JUnit
11 7 (21.21%) J2EE
11 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.21%) TDD
11 7 (21.21%) Ansible
11 7 (21.21%) Docker
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (18.18%) Full Stack Development
12 6 (18.18%) Functional Programming
12 6 (18.18%) RabbitMQ

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 9 (27.27%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (9.09%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (3.03%) Apigee
4 1 (3.03%) GCP
4 1 (3.03%) npm
4 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) DynamoDB
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Metadata
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) JUnit
4 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.15%) JMeter
4 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
5 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.09%) Gradle
6 3 (9.09%) JDeveloper
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
8 1 (3.03%) Ant
8 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
8 1 (3.03%) GitLab
8 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 3 (9.09%) Automotive
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 3 (9.09%) Social Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Spring
2 14 (42.42%) Spring Boot
3 13 (39.39%) JSON
4 10 (30.30%) JMS
4 10 (30.30%) REST
5 8 (24.24%) Spring Batch
6 7 (21.21%) J2EE
7 6 (18.18%) CSS
7 6 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (18.18%) RESTful
7 6 (18.18%) SOAP
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) Node.js
8 5 (15.15%) React
8 5 (15.15%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) JAX-RS
9 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Legacy Applications
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile
1 18 (54.55%) Microservices
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) CI/CD
5 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Full Stack Development
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Programming
8 6 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (12.12%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (9.09%) Data Management
10 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
10 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
10 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Bash
5 2 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (3.03%) Grafana
2 1 (3.03%) Kibana
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) AppDynamics
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Dynatrace
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Teradata