Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 525 586 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.20% 12.39% 11.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.01% 33.64% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 367 333
East of England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £361 £325 £275
90th Percentile £606 £600 £582
England median daily rate £525 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 27
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +5.00% +25.39%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.15 £30.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £66.56 £63.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +9.33%

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 1,640 1,742 1,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.11% 36.83% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1,061 1,069
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £281 £275
90th Percentile £588 £563 £563
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 68 118
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £16.43 £25.73
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.63 £52.91
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.95% +0.07% +10.67%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -1 231 £516 -1.67% 17
Hertfordshire +2 152 £475 - 42
Cambridgeshire -11 83 £500 +19.05% 91
Bedfordshire +1 26 £450 -7.69% 12
Suffolk -2 26 £425 -5.56% 11
Norfolk -1 5 £420 -13.85% 7
East Anglia +13 2 - - 18
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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.

1 328 (62.48%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (37.71%) TDD
3 168 (32.00%) Oracle
4 166 (31.62%) Git (software)
5 165 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
6 156 (29.71%) Web Services
7 154 (29.33%) Spring
8 141 (26.86%) Microservices
9 133 (25.33%) Linux
10 131 (24.95%) Jenkins
11 129 (24.57%) Scrum
12 120 (22.86%) Java 8
13 110 (20.95%) SOAP
14 101 (19.24%) BDD
15 97 (18.48%) JIRA
16 96 (18.29%) JavaScript
17 95 (18.10%) Unix
18 90 (17.14%) RESTful
19 88 (16.76%) Python
20 86 (16.38%) Finance
21 85 (16.19%) SQL
22 83 (15.81%) MySQL
23 82 (15.62%) Spring Boot
24 79 (15.05%) SOA
25 76 (14.48%) E-Commerce
25 76 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
25 76 (14.48%) SAP
26 74 (14.10%) DevOps
27 73 (13.90%) Telecoms
28 72 (13.71%) XML

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 65 (12.38%) WebSphere
2 61 (11.62%) Mule
3 59 (11.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 57 (10.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 31 (5.90%) Confluence
6 25 (4.76%) CMS
7 24 (4.57%) Apache
8 20 (3.81%) Tomcat
9 18 (3.43%) Apache Spark
9 18 (3.43%) WebLogic
10 16 (3.05%) Apache Solr
11 15 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 15 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (2.67%) JBoss
13 7 (1.33%) SAS
13 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.14%) nginx
14 6 (1.14%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.19%) Simulink
3 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 29 (5.52%) Magento
2 4 (0.76%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.57%) Maximo
3 3 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 165 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (3.62%) Serverless
5 15 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.71%) GitHub
9 6 (1.14%) SaaS
10 5 (0.95%) Akamai
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.76%) Algolia
11 4 (0.76%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.57%) Amazon SageMaker
12 3 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.95%) Ethernet
2 25 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.14%) DHCP
3 6 (1.14%) DNS
3 6 (1.14%) WAN
4 5 (0.95%) Broadband
4 5 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.95%) MPLS
4 5 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (0.95%) Wireless
5 4 (0.76%) Internet
6 3 (0.57%) BGP
6 3 (0.57%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (0.57%) HTTP
6 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.57%) Multicast
7 2 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.19%) FTP
8 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.81%) MySQL
2 48 (9.14%) Oracle Database
3 33 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (3.24%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.29%) Apache Hive
7 12 (2.29%) Big Data
7 12 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.90%) Amazon Aurora
9 10 (1.90%) DB2
10 9 (1.71%) Oracle OWB
11 7 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
11 7 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.14%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 166 (31.62%) Git (software)
2 131 (24.95%) Jenkins
3 97 (18.48%) JIRA
4 59 (11.24%) JUnit
5 58 (11.05%) Maven
6 50 (9.52%) SoapUI
7 43 (8.19%) Selenium
8 31 (5.90%) Cucumber
9 29 (5.52%) Eclipse
10 28 (5.33%) Artifactory
11 26 (4.95%) Visual Studio
12 24 (4.57%) NetBeans
13 23 (4.38%) Grunt
14 20 (3.81%) Bower
15 18 (3.43%) GitLab
15 18 (3.43%) Jasmine
15 18 (3.43%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
17 15 (2.86%) Subversion
18 14 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 86 (16.38%) Finance
2 73 (13.90%) Telecoms
3 59 (11.24%) Electronics
3 59 (11.24%) Manufacturing
4 58 (11.05%) Marketing
5 45 (8.57%) Retail
6 36 (6.86%) Games
7 27 (5.14%) Aerospace
8 26 (4.95%) Military
9 11 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.14%) Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Automotive
12 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 3 (0.57%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Avionics
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 271 (51.62%) Developer
2 187 (35.62%) Java Developer
3 73 (13.90%) Senior Developer
4 63 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 37 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 36 (6.86%) Lead Developer
7 33 (6.29%) Architect
8 30 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
9 25 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 25 (4.76%) Tester
10 23 (4.38%) Analyst
11 21 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.62%) Software Engineer
14 18 (3.43%) Test Analyst
15 14 (2.67%) Integration Developer
16 12 (2.29%) C Developer
16 12 (2.29%) Data Engineer
16 12 (2.29%) Lead Architect
17 11 (2.10%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (29.71%) Web Services
2 154 (29.33%) Spring
3 110 (20.95%) SOAP
4 90 (17.14%) RESTful
5 82 (15.62%) Spring Boot
6 72 (13.71%) XML
7 63 (12.00%) Middleware
8 61 (11.62%) Apache Camel
9 57 (10.86%) JSON
10 54 (10.29%) J2EE
11 52 (9.90%) .NET
12 48 (9.14%) HTML
13 46 (8.76%) REST
14 39 (7.43%) AngularJS
15 38 (7.24%) CSS
16 34 (6.48%) Node.js
17 30 (5.71%) XSLT
18 28 (5.33%) Java EE
19 27 (5.14%) jQuery
19 27 (5.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.19%) User Experience
4 20 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (3.81%) Vector Graphics
5 16 (3.05%) W3C
6 13 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.10%) Life Science
9 9 (1.71%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.33%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.95%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.38%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 133 (25.33%) Linux
2 95 (18.10%) Unix
3 54 (10.29%) Windows
4 45 (8.57%) CentOS
5 15 (2.86%) Android
6 5 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (62.48%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (37.71%) TDD
3 141 (26.86%) Microservices
4 129 (24.57%) Scrum
5 101 (19.24%) BDD
6 79 (15.05%) SOA
7 76 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
7 76 (14.48%) E-Commerce
8 74 (14.10%) DevOps
9 70 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 70 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 67 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (11.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 58 (11.05%) Digital Marketing
12 58 (11.05%) Programme Management
13 56 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (7.62%) Kanban
15 36 (6.86%) OO
16 31 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 120 (22.86%) Java 8
2 96 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 88 (16.76%) Python
4 85 (16.19%) SQL
5 62 (11.81%) C++
6 46 (8.76%) C
7 34 (6.48%) C#
8 29 (5.52%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.00%) GLSL
9 21 (4.00%) HLSL
9 21 (4.00%) PHP
9 21 (4.00%) Ruby
9 21 (4.00%) XPath
10 20 (3.81%) Perl
11 14 (2.67%) Scala
12 13 (2.48%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.10%) Groovy
13 11 (2.10%) R
14 9 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.29%) Degree
4 19 (3.62%) ISTQB
5 18 (3.43%) ISEB
6 16 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.86%) OCPJP
7 15 (2.86%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.76%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.38%) CEH
10 2 (0.38%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.38%) PhD
10 2 (0.38%) SANS
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.14%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) OASIS TOSCA
3 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) MISRA
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 66 (12.57%) Docker
2 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) Squid
3 5 (0.95%) Varnish
3 5 (0.95%) vSphere
4 4 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (10.48%) Ansible
2 45 (8.57%) Terraform
3 30 (5.71%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.10%) Puppet
5 8 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.95%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.57%) Rancher
8 3 (0.57%) Salt
8 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.38%) Nessus
9 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.19%) Kibana
10 1 (0.19%) Nmap
10 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.19%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 168 (32.00%) Oracle
2 76 (14.48%) SAP
3 60 (11.43%) WSO2
4 49 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 46 (8.76%) IBM
6 43 (8.19%) Talend
7 32 (6.10%) Microsoft
8 21 (4.00%) Google
8 21 (4.00%) hybris
9 15 (2.86%) Sitecore
9 15 (2.86%) Sun
10 10 (1.90%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.71%) VMware
11 9 (1.71%) webMethods
12 8 (1.52%) Informatica
13 7 (1.33%) WorldPay
14 6 (1.14%) BEA
14 6 (1.14%) Pega
15 5 (0.95%) EMC
15 5 (0.95%) Riverbed