The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 61 47
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 120 68 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.64% 2.70% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 2.80% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 42 65
Median daily rate £475 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £361 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -1.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

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 2026 2429 2565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.21% 96.62% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1417 1450
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 165 253
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.90% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 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
Hertfordshire +29 53 £525 +13.51% 11
Essex +9 42 £422 +5.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £313 -13.79% 12
Bedfordshire -2 6 £381 -2.86% 2
Norfolk +2 5 £405 -11.95% 3
Suffolk -5 2 - - 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (70.74%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (53.71%) TDD
4 83 (36.24%) Spring
5 68 (29.69%) Web Services
6 66 (28.82%) HTML
7 65 (28.38%) JavaScript
7 65 (28.38%) BDD
8 59 (25.76%) Hibernate
9 57 (24.89%) SQL
10 52 (22.71%) DevOps
11 51 (22.27%) XML
12 50 (21.83%) Oracle
13 45 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (19.65%) OO
14 44 (19.21%) CSS
15 40 (17.47%) Scrum
15 40 (17.47%) Jenkins
16 38 (16.59%) Git (software)
17 37 (16.16%) Unix
18 36 (15.72%) Linux
19 35 (15.28%) REST
20 34 (14.85%) J2EE
20 34 (14.85%) RESTful
21 30 (13.10%) Software Engineering
21 30 (13.10%) Finance
21 30 (13.10%) HTML5
21 30 (13.10%) AngularJS
22 29 (12.66%) E-Commerce
23 28 (12.23%) Mentoring

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 21 (9.17%) WebSphere
2 20 (8.73%) WebLogic
3 16 (6.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (5.68%) JBoss
5 8 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.62%) CMS
6 6 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.18%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.18%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.31%) Confluence
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.87%) Apache
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Adobe Campaign
1 10 (4.37%) Unica
2 5 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.93%) LDAP
2 5 (2.18%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.87%) SSL
3 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.87%) VoIP
3 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.79%) Relational Database
2 23 (10.04%) MongoDB
2 23 (10.04%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.55%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.37%) Big Data
6 10 (4.37%) MySQL
7 8 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (3.06%) MariaDB
8 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.06%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.31%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 40 (17.47%) Jenkins
2 38 (16.59%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.35%) Maven
4 22 (9.61%) JUnit
5 19 (8.30%) Ant
6 18 (7.86%) Selenium
7 13 (5.68%) JIRA
8 12 (5.24%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.24%) Gradle
8 12 (5.24%) Subversion
9 11 (4.80%) Eclipse
10 10 (4.37%) Mockito
10 10 (4.37%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.06%) XDoclet
12 6 (2.62%) AccuRev
12 6 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.62%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.75%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.75%) WebStorm
General
1 30 (13.10%) Finance
2 12 (5.24%) Retail
3 8 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.75%) Automotive
4 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Electronics
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.24%) Spring
2 68 (29.69%) Web Services
3 66 (28.82%) HTML
4 59 (25.76%) Hibernate
5 51 (22.27%) XML
6 44 (19.21%) CSS
7 35 (15.28%) REST
8 34 (14.85%) J2EE
8 34 (14.85%) RESTful
9 30 (13.10%) AngularJS
9 30 (13.10%) HTML5
10 24 (10.48%) JPA
10 24 (10.48%) JSP
11 23 (10.04%) Ajax
12 19 (8.30%) jQuery
12 19 (8.30%) RxJava
13 17 (7.42%) SOAP
14 16 (6.99%) JSON
14 16 (6.99%) Spring MVC
15 15 (6.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.99%) Data Structures
3 15 (6.55%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.37%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.75%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.31%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) FMCG
9 2 (0.87%) IPTV
9 2 (0.87%) Life Science
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) DataPower
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.16%) Unix
2 36 (15.72%) Linux
3 21 (9.17%) Android
4 17 (7.42%) Apple iOS
5 14 (6.11%) Windows
6 8 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (70.74%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (53.71%) TDD
3 65 (28.38%) BDD
4 52 (22.71%) DevOps
5 45 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (19.65%) OO
6 40 (17.47%) Scrum
7 30 (13.10%) Software Engineering
8 29 (12.66%) E-Commerce
9 28 (12.23%) Mentoring
10 24 (10.48%) Web Development
11 22 (9.61%) Automated Testing
11 22 (9.61%) MVC
12 20 (8.73%) Kanban
12 20 (8.73%) Microservices
13 19 (8.30%) Android Development
13 19 (8.30%) Open Source
14 17 (7.42%) SOA
15 16 (6.99%) B2C
15 16 (6.99%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 229 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (28.38%) JavaScript
3 57 (24.89%) SQL
4 24 (10.48%) Scala
5 17 (7.42%) Groovy
6 14 (6.11%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.24%) Clojure
7 12 (5.24%) Go
7 12 (5.24%) Rust
8 11 (4.80%) C#
8 11 (4.80%) PHP
9 10 (4.37%) F#
10 7 (3.06%) C
10 7 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.18%) C++
12 3 (1.31%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.31%) Python
13 2 (0.87%) Haskell
13 2 (0.87%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (6.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.87%) PhD
4 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (8.30%) Puppet
2 14 (6.11%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 50 (21.83%) Oracle
2 25 (10.92%) Adobe
3 20 (8.73%) IBM
4 8 (3.49%) Google
5 7 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.06%) Sybase
6 4 (1.75%) Omniture
7 3 (1.31%) SAP
8 2 (0.87%) FatWire
8 2 (0.87%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.44%) hybris
9 1 (0.44%) Infor
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.44%) Sun
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day until 31st December 2017 (likelihood of extension)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Cambridge
People Source Consulting
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