Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 188 193
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing Java SE 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% 0.26% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.84% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
East of England median daily rate £613 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +206.25% -55.56% +5.88%
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -

Java SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,333 1,423 1,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.12% 30.52% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 888 813
East of England median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 35
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £33.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +15.33% -7.31%
10th Percentile £14.20 £29.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £60.25 £63.75 £45.34
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the East of England

Java SE
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 SE in the East of England.

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

Java SE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java SE in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

Java SE
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 SE within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Essex +7 3 £369 -7.81% 1
Hertfordshire -12 2 £750 +328.57% 1
Java SE
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Java SE.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Java 8
4 2 (40.00%) QF-Test
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (40.00%) HP ALM
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Mesos
4 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson

Java SE
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 2 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) QF-Test
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) JAXB
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) JSTL
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) SAX
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight
3 2 (40.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java 8
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle