Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 654 481 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.22% 10.32% 10.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.54% 26.41% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 275 322
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £351 £279 £300
90th Percentile £600 £586 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 24
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.58% -16.38%
10th Percentile £31.33 £31.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £70.78 £63.75 £43.48
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.17% +12.50% -10.00%

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 1,840 1,821 1,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.19% 39.07% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,141 1,043 1,085
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 122 129
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £16.52 £17.92 £24.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.33% +4.17%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +8 285 £525 +14.75% 48
Hertfordshire +2 161 £485 -5.37% 55
Cambridgeshire +18 110 £425 +21.43% 109
Bedfordshire -5 49 £500 +5.26% 14
Suffolk +17 45 £450 - 14
Norfolk -23 6 £488 +39.29% 9
East Anglia - 4 - - 43
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 326 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (30.73%) Web Services
3 184 (28.13%) TDD
4 182 (27.83%) Oracle
5 151 (23.09%) Spring
6 147 (22.48%) SQL
7 143 (21.87%) Finance
8 134 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
9 132 (20.18%) SOAP
10 131 (20.03%) RESTful
11 130 (19.88%) XML
11 130 (19.88%) Linux
12 123 (18.81%) DevOps
13 122 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
14 121 (18.50%) Jenkins
15 119 (18.20%) JavaScript
16 117 (17.89%) Test Automation
17 115 (17.58%) JSON
18 113 (17.28%) Java 8
19 108 (16.51%) Microservices
19 108 (16.51%) Scrum
20 107 (16.36%) REST
21 101 (15.44%) Python
21 101 (15.44%) Git (software)
22 97 (14.83%) Maven
23 94 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
24 93 (14.22%) Greenfield Project
25 90 (13.76%) SAP
26 87 (13.30%) SOA
27 86 (13.15%) J2EE

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 80 (12.23%) Mule
2 63 (9.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 58 (8.87%) Oracle Service Bus
4 53 (8.10%) WebSphere
5 43 (6.57%) WebLogic
6 38 (5.81%) Apache
7 35 (5.35%) Apache Spark
7 35 (5.35%) Confluence
8 28 (4.28%) Tomcat
9 17 (2.60%) JBoss
10 13 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (1.83%) IIS
11 12 (1.83%) Jetty
11 12 (1.83%) Mongrel
11 12 (1.83%) nginx
12 11 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (1.22%) CMS
13 8 (1.22%) Luigi
13 8 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) HipChat
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (0.92%) Magento
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 134 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (5.20%) GitHub
4 29 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (3.36%) Amazon EMR
6 21 (3.21%) Amazon Kinesis
7 20 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.83%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.61%) PaaS
11 3 (0.46%) IaaS
11 3 (0.46%) Office 365
11 3 (0.46%) Slack
11 3 (0.46%) vREST
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
12 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.31%) Heroku
12 2 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 37 (5.66%) HTTP
3 21 (3.21%) SSL
4 18 (2.75%) Ethernet
5 16 (2.45%) DNS
6 14 (2.14%) FTP
6 14 (2.14%) IPsec
7 12 (1.83%) DHCP
7 12 (1.83%) Software-Defined Networking
8 8 (1.22%) Broadband
9 6 (0.92%) Internet
10 4 (0.61%) VPN
11 3 (0.46%) Firewall
12 2 (0.31%) BGP
12 2 (0.31%) RTCP
12 2 (0.31%) RTP
12 2 (0.31%) SMS
12 2 (0.31%) SNMP
12 2 (0.31%) TACACS
12 2 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.34%) MySQL
2 44 (6.73%) Hadoop
3 37 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 36 (5.50%) Big Data
5 30 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
6 27 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (3.67%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.21%) Amazon Athena
10 21 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
10 21 (3.21%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.75%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (2.45%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.38%) DB2
14 9 (1.38%) Pentaho
15 8 (1.22%) Redis
16 7 (1.07%) Sybase ASE
17 6 (0.92%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 121 (18.50%) Jenkins
2 101 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 97 (14.83%) Maven
4 75 (11.47%) JIRA
5 52 (7.95%) Selenium
6 44 (6.73%) JUnit
7 39 (5.96%) SoapUI
8 38 (5.81%) Eclipse
9 35 (5.35%) Cucumber
10 26 (3.98%) JMeter
10 26 (3.98%) Subversion
11 24 (3.67%) Gradle
12 20 (3.06%) GitLab
12 20 (3.06%) Visual Studio
13 18 (2.75%) NetBeans
14 17 (2.60%) Toad
15 15 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (2.29%) CA Gen
16 13 (1.99%) Bitbucket
17 12 (1.83%) Calabash
General
1 143 (21.87%) Finance
2 81 (12.39%) Telecoms
3 79 (12.08%) Manufacturing
4 76 (11.62%) Marketing
5 73 (11.16%) Electronics
6 34 (5.20%) Retail
7 18 (2.75%) Military
8 16 (2.45%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.76%) Automotive
9 5 (0.76%) Back Office
9 5 (0.76%) Law
10 4 (0.61%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Avionics
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 329 (50.31%) Developer
2 200 (30.58%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.08%) Senior Developer
4 66 (10.09%) Integration Developer
5 43 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (6.42%) Analyst
7 41 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (6.12%) Architect
9 38 (5.81%) Tester
10 32 (4.89%) AWS Engineer
11 30 (4.59%) Data Engineer
12 26 (3.98%) Big Data Engineer
12 26 (3.98%) SOA Developer
13 25 (3.82%) Automation Tester
14 23 (3.52%) Agile Developer
15 22 (3.36%) Software Engineer
16 21 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
17 20 (3.06%) Java Engineer
17 20 (3.06%) Test Analyst
18 18 (2.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (30.73%) Web Services
2 151 (23.09%) Spring
3 132 (20.18%) SOAP
4 131 (20.03%) RESTful
5 130 (19.88%) XML
6 115 (17.58%) JSON
7 107 (16.36%) REST
8 86 (13.15%) J2EE
9 77 (11.77%) HTML
10 75 (11.47%) Middleware
11 69 (10.55%) Apache Camel
12 68 (10.40%) Spring Boot
13 57 (8.72%) CSS
14 55 (8.41%) .NET
15 49 (7.49%) AngularJS
16 45 (6.88%) XSLT
17 41 (6.27%) WireMock
18 39 (5.96%) HTML5
18 39 (5.96%) Swagger
19 33 (5.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.22%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.53%) Animation
7 10 (1.53%) User Experience
8 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.61%) NHS
12 3 (0.46%) BBC
12 3 (0.46%) Fintech
12 3 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 130 (19.88%) Linux
2 64 (9.79%) Unix
3 55 (8.41%) Windows
4 25 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.36%) Android
6 9 (1.38%) Solaris
7 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.61%) CentOS
11 3 (0.46%) VMS
12 2 (0.31%) Debian
12 2 (0.31%) Fedora
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (28.13%) TDD
3 123 (18.81%) DevOps
4 122 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (17.89%) Test Automation
6 108 (16.51%) Microservices
6 108 (16.51%) Scrum
7 94 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (13.30%) SOA
9 83 (12.69%) Software Engineering
10 76 (11.62%) OO
11 72 (11.01%) E-Commerce
11 72 (11.01%) Programme Management
12 70 (10.70%) Digital Marketing
13 69 (10.55%) Open Source
14 64 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (9.33%) Configuration Management
16 57 (8.72%) MVC
17 54 (8.26%) BDD
18 41 (6.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 147 (22.48%) SQL
2 119 (18.20%) JavaScript
3 113 (17.28%) Java 8
4 101 (15.44%) Python
5 65 (9.94%) Perl
6 53 (8.10%) C++
7 52 (7.95%) Scala
8 46 (7.03%) Ruby
9 40 (6.12%) XPath
10 35 (5.35%) Shell Script
11 32 (4.89%) C#
12 31 (4.74%) PL/SQL
13 29 (4.43%) C
14 27 (4.13%) Groovy
15 20 (3.06%) PHP
16 17 (2.60%) Go
17 15 (2.29%) T-SQL
18 14 (2.14%) Bash Shell
19 13 (1.99%) GLSL
19 13 (1.99%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 54 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.96%) Degree
4 25 (3.82%) ISTQB
5 23 (3.52%) ISEB
5 23 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.46%) PhD
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CCNA
9 2 (0.31%) CCNP
9 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) OCP
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) ECSS
2 2 (0.31%) GDPR
2 2 (0.31%) PMO
2 2 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.15%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 66 (10.09%) Docker
2 14 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.83%) Xen
4 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 79 (12.08%) Ansible
2 28 (4.28%) Puppet
3 22 (3.36%) Terraform
4 18 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.60%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.53%) Consul
7 8 (1.22%) Rancher
8 7 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.61%) Mesos
10 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.46%) Salt
10 3 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.31%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.15%) Kibana
12 1 (0.15%) Oozie
12 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.15%) SCCM
12 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (27.83%) Oracle
2 90 (13.76%) SAP
3 66 (10.09%) WSO2
4 58 (8.87%) Microsoft
5 40 (6.12%) IBM
5 40 (6.12%) webMethods
6 31 (4.74%) Atlassian
7 30 (4.59%) Google
8 17 (2.60%) Pega
9 15 (2.29%) BEA
9 15 (2.29%) Informatica
10 14 (2.14%) VMware
11 13 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.83%) hybris
12 12 (1.83%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.38%) Adobe
13 9 (1.38%) Talend
14 7 (1.07%) Sybase
15 6 (0.92%) Capita
15 6 (0.92%) TIBCO