Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 38 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 187 214 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.90% 4.70% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 4.92% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 164 121
East of England median daily rate £435 £444 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.97% +13.78% -8.24%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £313
90th Percentile £538 £548 £575
England median daily rate £503 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.79% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
East of England median hourly rate £39.25 £34.25 £37.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.60% -8.87% +317.61%
10th Percentile £35.95 £29.93 £36.33
90th Percentile £43.08 £39.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £41.15 £37.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +9.73% -12.28% +22.14%

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 4,532 4,350 4,867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.63% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,624 2,479 2,794
East of England median daily rate £413 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 353 501
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
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 17 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
Hertfordshire -5 89 £513 -2.38% 38
Essex -5 42 £450 +28.57% 20
Cambridgeshire -17 28 £365 -10.70% 30
Suffolk +7 13 £425 +13.33% 2
Norfolk -8 13 £398 +7.80% 2
Bedfordshire -17 2 £475 +30.14% 6
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (66.31%) Spring
3 109 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (36.90%) TDD
5 62 (33.16%) SQL
6 61 (32.62%) JavaScript
7 54 (28.88%) Web Services
8 51 (27.27%) MVC
8 51 (27.27%) JSON
9 50 (26.74%) Finance
10 48 (25.67%) J2EE
11 46 (24.60%) HTML
12 45 (24.06%) Maven
13 44 (23.53%) Git (software)
14 43 (22.99%) Spring MVC
14 43 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (22.46%) XML
16 41 (21.93%) JUnit
16 41 (21.93%) REST
17 40 (21.39%) Scrum
18 39 (20.86%) RESTful
19 38 (20.32%) Oracle
20 37 (19.79%) AngularJS
20 37 (19.79%) Jenkins
21 36 (19.25%) BDD
22 32 (17.11%) SOAP
23 30 (16.04%) JSP
23 30 (16.04%) CSS
23 30 (16.04%) Kanban
23 30 (16.04%) Hibernate

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 27 (14.44%) JBoss
2 17 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.56%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
5 11 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 10 (5.35%) Confluence
7 8 (4.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.21%) Mule
8 6 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.67%) Apache
10 4 (2.14%) CMS
11 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.07%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.53%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) HTTP
2 7 (3.74%) LDAP
3 2 (1.07%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) SMS
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.16%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.49%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.42%) MySQL
4 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.74%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.60%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.07%) DB2
9 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.07%) Redis
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.53%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (24.06%) Maven
2 44 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 41 (21.93%) JUnit
4 37 (19.79%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.09%) JIRA
6 15 (8.02%) Cucumber
6 15 (8.02%) SoapUI
7 10 (5.35%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.81%) Mockito
9 8 (4.28%) Gradle
10 7 (3.74%) Ant
10 7 (3.74%) IntelliJ
11 6 (3.21%) Grunt
11 6 (3.21%) gulp
11 6 (3.21%) Subversion
12 5 (2.67%) AccuRev
12 5 (2.67%) Selenium
13 3 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (26.74%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Retail
3 9 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.74%) French Language
5 4 (2.14%) Automotive
5 4 (2.14%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.07%) Electronics
6 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (66.31%) Spring
2 54 (28.88%) Web Services
3 51 (27.27%) JSON
4 48 (25.67%) J2EE
5 46 (24.60%) HTML
6 43 (22.99%) Spring MVC
7 42 (22.46%) XML
8 41 (21.93%) REST
9 39 (20.86%) RESTful
10 37 (19.79%) AngularJS
11 32 (17.11%) SOAP
12 30 (16.04%) CSS
12 30 (16.04%) Hibernate
12 30 (16.04%) JSP
13 29 (15.51%) Spring Boot
14 22 (11.76%) HTML5
14 22 (11.76%) jQuery
15 14 (7.49%) .NET
15 14 (7.49%) Apache Camel
16 13 (6.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.35%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.74%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.60%) User Experience
6 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.07%) DataPower
6 2 (1.07%) Robotics
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.70%) Linux
1 20 (10.70%) Unix
2 7 (3.74%) Mac OS X
2 7 (3.74%) Windows
3 4 (2.14%) Android
4 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
4 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) HPUX
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.90%) TDD
3 51 (27.27%) MVC
4 43 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (21.39%) Scrum
6 36 (19.25%) BDD
7 30 (16.04%) API Development
7 30 (16.04%) Kanban
8 28 (14.97%) OO
9 21 (11.23%) Microservices
10 20 (10.70%) SOA
11 19 (10.16%) Web Development
12 18 (9.63%) Test Automation
13 17 (9.09%) DevOps
13 17 (9.09%) Pair Programming
14 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
15 13 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.95%) Continuous Deployment
16 12 (6.42%) SDLC
17 11 (5.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (33.16%) SQL
3 61 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 17 (9.09%) Groovy
5 17 (9.09%) Scala
6 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.28%) C
8 7 (3.74%) Kotlin
8 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.67%) C++
10 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.60%) C#
10 3 (1.60%) Python
10 3 (1.60%) Ruby
11 2 (1.07%) Perl
11 2 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (4.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 38 (20.32%) Oracle
2 13 (6.95%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.74%) IBM
4 7 (3.74%) Sybase
5 6 (3.21%) New Relic
6 5 (2.67%) hybris
7 4 (2.14%) Adobe
8 3 (1.60%) CA
8 3 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.60%) SAP
9 2 (1.07%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.07%) WSO2
10 1 (0.53%) ATG
10 1 (0.53%) Blue Martini
10 1 (0.53%) Capita
10 1 (0.53%) Demandware
10 1 (0.53%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.53%) Talend
10 1 (0.53%) Xamarin