Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 22 June 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 541 563 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.17% 12.61% 9.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.71% 31.86% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 369 302
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £275 £289
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
England median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 21
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £31.13 £29.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.75 £47.75 £46.07
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.17% +6.58% -5.00%

Java is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,654 1,767 1,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.19% 39.58% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 1,061 978
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £255
90th Percentile £569 £548 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 119 122
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £30.00 £21.38
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in the East of England

Java
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 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in the East of England

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in the East of England

Java
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 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the East of England

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in the East of England

Java
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 June 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 +3 198 £525 +16.67% 47
Hertfordshire -5 162 £475 -9.52% 78
Cambridgeshire +2 91 £400 - 104
Bedfordshire -3 50 £450 - 21
Suffolk +14 34 £450 - 18
Norfolk -23 6 £488 +34.48% 9
East Anglia - 3 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 269 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (29.21%) TDD
3 153 (28.28%) Web Services
4 143 (26.43%) Oracle
5 118 (21.81%) SQL
6 116 (21.44%) Test Automation
6 116 (21.44%) Jenkins
7 115 (21.26%) Spring
8 111 (20.52%) XML
9 107 (19.78%) Finance
9 107 (19.78%) RESTful
9 107 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (19.04%) JSON
11 102 (18.85%) SOAP
12 99 (18.30%) Linux
13 98 (18.11%) Python
14 97 (17.93%) JavaScript
14 97 (17.93%) Maven
15 93 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
16 92 (17.01%) Git (software)
16 92 (17.01%) DevOps
17 91 (16.82%) REST
18 89 (16.45%) Scrum
19 81 (14.97%) E-Commerce
20 75 (13.86%) Greenfield Project
21 73 (13.49%) Java 8
21 73 (13.49%) HTML
22 72 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
23 70 (12.94%) SOA
23 70 (12.94%) Software Engineering

Java
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 59 (10.91%) Mule
2 53 (9.80%) WebSphere
3 52 (9.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 45 (8.32%) Oracle Service Bus
5 36 (6.65%) Apache Spark
6 27 (4.99%) Confluence
7 25 (4.62%) Apache
8 23 (4.25%) JBoss
9 21 (3.88%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.66%) CMS
11 9 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.66%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.48%) Apache Airflow
12 8 (1.48%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.48%) Luigi
12 8 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (1.29%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.55%) HipChat
5 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (3.33%) Magento
2 6 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 93 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.99%) GitHub
3 26 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
6 19 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.74%) PaaS
9 3 (0.55%) IaaS
9 3 (0.55%) Slack
9 3 (0.55%) vREST
10 2 (0.37%) Heroku
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.18%) Office 365
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.36%) HTTP
2 22 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.40%) SSL
4 12 (2.22%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.11%) Firewall
6 5 (0.92%) DNS
6 5 (0.92%) Internet
6 5 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (0.74%) VPN
7 4 (0.74%) Wireless
8 3 (0.55%) Broadband
8 3 (0.55%) FTP
8 3 (0.55%) IPsec
9 2 (0.37%) BGP
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.37%) RTCP
9 2 (0.37%) RTP
9 2 (0.37%) SNMP
9 2 (0.37%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.39%) Big Data
2 37 (6.84%) Hadoop
3 35 (6.47%) MySQL
4 31 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (5.73%) SQL Server
5 28 (5.18%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
7 24 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (4.25%) DB2
8 23 (4.25%) NoSQL
9 20 (3.70%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.51%) Amazon Athena
10 19 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
11 18 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.40%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.66%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.48%) DbVisualizer
14 8 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
14 8 (1.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 116 (21.44%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.93%) Maven
3 92 (17.01%) Git (software)
4 65 (12.01%) JIRA
5 60 (11.09%) Selenium
6 56 (10.35%) JUnit
7 45 (8.32%) Cucumber
8 42 (7.76%) SoapUI
9 25 (4.62%) Subversion
10 24 (4.44%) Eclipse
10 24 (4.44%) Gradle
11 19 (3.51%) JMeter
12 16 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (2.77%) GitLab
14 14 (2.59%) Ant
14 14 (2.59%) Bitbucket
14 14 (2.59%) Visual Studio
14 14 (2.59%) WebDriver
15 13 (2.40%) Mockito
15 13 (2.40%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (19.78%) Finance
2 64 (11.83%) Manufacturing
3 63 (11.65%) Telecoms
4 59 (10.91%) Electronics
5 58 (10.72%) Marketing
6 43 (7.95%) Retail
7 12 (2.22%) Military
8 11 (2.03%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.92%) Automotive
9 5 (0.92%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Avionics
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (47.87%) Developer
2 150 (27.73%) Java Developer
3 65 (12.01%) Senior Developer
4 52 (9.61%) Integration Developer
5 41 (7.58%) Analyst
6 31 (5.73%) Architect
7 30 (5.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
9 27 (4.99%) Tester
10 26 (4.81%) Data Engineer
10 26 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 23 (4.25%) Big Data Engineer
11 23 (4.25%) SOA Developer
12 22 (4.07%) Java Engineer
13 20 (3.70%) Automation Tester
13 20 (3.70%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.96%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.77%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (28.28%) Web Services
2 115 (21.26%) Spring
3 111 (20.52%) XML
4 107 (19.78%) RESTful
5 103 (19.04%) JSON
6 102 (18.85%) SOAP
7 91 (16.82%) REST
8 73 (13.49%) HTML
9 68 (12.57%) J2EE
10 61 (11.28%) Middleware
11 55 (10.17%) CSS
12 54 (9.98%) Apache Camel
13 42 (7.76%) XSLT
14 39 (7.21%) AngularJS
14 39 (7.21%) WireMock
15 37 (6.84%) Swagger
16 34 (6.28%) Spring Boot
17 33 (6.10%) .NET
18 27 (4.99%) HTML5
19 24 (4.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.86%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.77%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.03%) User Experience
8 10 (1.85%) Animation
9 9 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.74%) NHS
13 3 (0.55%) Clustering
13 3 (0.55%) IPTV
13 3 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.55%) RIA
13 3 (0.55%) Vector Graphics
13 3 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.30%) Linux
2 45 (8.32%) Unix
3 34 (6.28%) Windows
4 18 (3.33%) Android
5 16 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.85%) Solaris
7 6 (1.11%) VMS
8 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.74%) AIX
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.37%) CentOS
11 2 (0.37%) Debian
11 2 (0.37%) Fedora
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (29.21%) TDD
3 116 (21.44%) Test Automation
4 107 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (17.01%) DevOps
6 89 (16.45%) Scrum
7 81 (14.97%) E-Commerce
8 72 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (12.94%) SOA
9 70 (12.94%) Software Engineering
10 69 (12.75%) Microservices
11 68 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
12 66 (12.20%) OO
13 60 (11.09%) BDD
14 56 (10.35%) Programme Management
15 55 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
16 46 (8.50%) MVC
17 45 (8.32%) Open Source
18 42 (7.76%) Kanban
19 35 (6.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (21.81%) SQL
2 98 (18.11%) Python
3 97 (17.93%) JavaScript
4 73 (13.49%) Java 8
5 53 (9.80%) C++
6 52 (9.61%) Scala
7 50 (9.24%) Perl
8 39 (7.21%) XPath
9 38 (7.02%) Ruby
10 36 (6.65%) C#
11 33 (6.10%) C
12 30 (5.55%) PHP
13 25 (4.62%) Groovy
14 20 (3.70%) PL/SQL
15 17 (3.14%) Bash Shell
16 13 (2.40%) R
17 12 (2.22%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.66%) Go
19 8 (1.48%) GLSL
19 8 (1.48%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 33 (6.10%) Degree
1 33 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.99%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.85%) ISEB
4 10 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.55%) PhD
7 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.37%) CCNA
7 2 (0.37%) CCNP
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.37%) RHCE
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) ECSS
3 2 (0.37%) PMO
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 54 (9.98%) Docker
2 12 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) RHEV
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (9.43%) Ansible
2 19 (3.51%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.96%) Terraform
4 14 (2.59%) Puppet
5 12 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.85%) Consul
7 8 (1.48%) Rancher
8 7 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.74%) Mesos
9 4 (0.74%) Salt
10 3 (0.55%) Grafana
10 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.55%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.37%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.18%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.18%) Kibana
12 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 143 (26.43%) Oracle
2 66 (12.20%) SAP
3 52 (9.61%) WSO2
4 48 (8.87%) IBM
5 35 (6.47%) Atlassian
6 29 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 24 (4.44%) hybris
8 18 (3.33%) webMethods
9 14 (2.59%) Google
10 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.29%) Adobe
11 7 (1.29%) Pega
12 6 (1.11%) BEA
12 6 (1.11%) Capita
12 6 (1.11%) Informatica
12 6 (1.11%) New Relic
12 6 (1.11%) Talend
12 6 (1.11%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.92%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.92%) VMware