Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 563 612 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.03% 13.70% 8.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.24% 35.07% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 402 283
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £313
90th Percentile £588 £550 £548
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 26
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £36.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.42% +2.71%
10th Percentile £18.26 £31.00 £35.88
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.20 £61.00
England median hourly rate £41.25 £39.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -0.31% +6.67%

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 1,802 1,745 1,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.50% 39.07% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,024 1,042 1,045
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £293 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 127 181
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £29.70 £26.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Hertfordshire -3 209 £475 -5.00% 102
Essex 0 136 £513 +26.15% 54
Cambridgeshire -10 105 £369 +1.79% 142
Bedfordshire -2 52 £450 +16.13% 19
Norfolk +6 36 £425 +9.32% 16
Suffolk -2 24 £413 +3.13% 4
East Anglia 0 1 - - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 288 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (28.42%) Spring
3 156 (27.71%) TDD
4 153 (27.18%) SQL
5 141 (25.04%) Web Services
6 131 (23.27%) Finance
7 128 (22.74%) Jenkins
8 126 (22.38%) JavaScript
8 126 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
9 124 (22.02%) Oracle
10 121 (21.49%) Git (software)
11 119 (21.14%) Maven
12 117 (20.78%) Scrum
13 113 (20.07%) RESTful
14 107 (19.01%) JSON
14 107 (19.01%) XML
15 105 (18.65%) Test Automation
16 99 (17.58%) SOAP
17 94 (16.70%) Linux
18 93 (16.52%) E-Commerce
19 88 (15.63%) HTML
20 87 (15.45%) JUnit
21 86 (15.28%) J2EE
22 85 (15.10%) JIRA
23 84 (14.92%) REST
24 83 (14.74%) Python
25 81 (14.39%) BDD
26 72 (12.79%) SOA
26 72 (12.79%) Selenium
27 69 (12.26%) DevOps

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 60 (10.66%) WebSphere
2 57 (10.12%) JBoss
3 48 (8.53%) Confluence
4 43 (7.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 43 (7.64%) Tomcat
5 33 (5.86%) Mule
6 27 (4.80%) Oracle Service Bus
7 25 (4.44%) Apache
8 22 (3.91%) WebLogic
9 19 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.66%) Apache ServiceMix
11 14 (2.49%) Apache Spark
12 12 (2.13%) CMS
13 9 (1.60%) Apache Pig
14 7 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 6 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.71%) IIS
17 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.36%) HipChat
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (3.73%) Magento
2 7 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.66%) GitHub
4 13 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.07%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.07%) IaaS
8 5 (0.89%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (0.53%) PaaS
11 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.18%) Boomi
12 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.18%) npm
12 1 (0.18%) Serverless
12 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.80%) HTTP
2 21 (3.73%) Internet
3 15 (2.66%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.49%) SSL
5 11 (1.95%) Firewall
6 5 (0.89%) Wireless
7 4 (0.71%) SNMP
8 3 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.53%) SMS
8 3 (0.53%) VPN
9 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.36%) DHCP
9 2 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
9 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 37 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.51%) DB2
3 31 (5.51%) MySQL
4 29 (5.15%) RDBMS
5 26 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.55%) Big Data
6 20 (3.55%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.02%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.84%) DbVisualizer
9 15 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.49%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.95%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.60%) Geospatial Data
13 9 (1.60%) GIS
13 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.42%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 128 (22.74%) Jenkins
2 121 (21.49%) Git (software)
3 119 (21.14%) Maven
4 87 (15.45%) JUnit
5 85 (15.10%) JIRA
6 72 (12.79%) Selenium
7 68 (12.08%) Cucumber
8 64 (11.37%) SoapUI
9 35 (6.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 35 (6.22%) Gradle
9 35 (6.22%) TeamCity
10 32 (5.68%) Subversion
11 30 (5.33%) WebDriver
12 29 (5.15%) Ant
13 26 (4.62%) JBehave
14 21 (3.73%) JMeter
15 20 (3.55%) SpecFlow
16 19 (3.37%) Bitbucket
17 16 (2.84%) Protractor
18 14 (2.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 131 (23.27%) Finance
2 67 (11.90%) Retail
3 44 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 38 (6.75%) Marketing
5 35 (6.22%) Telecoms
6 34 (6.04%) Electronics
7 8 (1.42%) Banking
7 8 (1.42%) Games
8 5 (0.89%) Automotive
9 4 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Law
10 3 (0.53%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Military
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (54.71%) Developer
2 189 (33.57%) Java Developer
3 55 (9.77%) Senior Developer
4 40 (7.10%) Agile Developer
5 38 (6.75%) Architect
6 37 (6.57%) Integration Developer
6 37 (6.57%) SQL Developer
7 26 (4.62%) Analyst
7 26 (4.62%) Tester
8 23 (4.09%) Consultant
8 23 (4.09%) Software Engineer
9 22 (3.91%) Agile Java Developer
9 22 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (3.91%) SOA Developer
10 21 (3.73%) Test Engineer
11 20 (3.55%) JSP Developer
12 18 (3.20%) Automation Tester
13 17 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.02%) Senior Agile Developer
13 17 (3.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (28.42%) Spring
2 141 (25.04%) Web Services
3 113 (20.07%) RESTful
4 107 (19.01%) JSON
4 107 (19.01%) XML
5 99 (17.58%) SOAP
6 88 (15.63%) HTML
7 86 (15.28%) J2EE
8 84 (14.92%) REST
9 67 (11.90%) AngularJS
10 63 (11.19%) CSS
11 57 (10.12%) .NET
12 56 (9.95%) Middleware
13 46 (8.17%) Hibernate
14 44 (7.82%) Spring MVC
15 41 (7.28%) Apache Camel
16 40 (7.10%) jQuery
17 37 (6.57%) XSLT
18 34 (6.04%) HTML5
19 30 (5.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.30%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.20%) Virtual Team
5 16 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.13%) User Experience
9 10 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.78%) RIA
10 9 (1.60%) DataPower
11 7 (1.24%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.07%) Animation
13 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.53%) Clustering
15 3 (0.53%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.53%) LIMS
15 3 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 94 (16.70%) Linux
2 58 (10.30%) Unix
3 36 (6.39%) Windows
4 30 (5.33%) Android
5 16 (2.84%) AIX
6 15 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.66%) Solaris
7 11 (1.95%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.53%) HPUX
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.53%) VMS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (27.71%) TDD
3 126 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (20.78%) Scrum
5 105 (18.65%) Test Automation
6 93 (16.52%) E-Commerce
7 81 (14.39%) BDD
8 72 (12.79%) SOA
9 69 (12.26%) DevOps
10 66 (11.72%) Kanban
11 60 (10.66%) MVC
12 50 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 48 (8.53%) OO
14 45 (7.99%) API Development
14 45 (7.99%) Microservices
14 45 (7.99%) Software Engineering
15 38 (6.75%) Open Source
16 36 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (6.39%) ITIL
17 33 (5.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 153 (27.18%) SQL
2 126 (22.38%) JavaScript
3 83 (14.74%) Python
4 53 (9.41%) Perl
5 42 (7.46%) Ruby
6 41 (7.28%) C#
7 38 (6.75%) C
8 37 (6.57%) PHP
9 36 (6.39%) Scala
10 35 (6.22%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.80%) C++
11 27 (4.80%) XPath
12 24 (4.26%) Groovy
13 20 (3.55%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.49%) R
14 14 (2.49%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.60%) AWK
15 9 (1.60%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.55%) Degree
3 17 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.07%) ISEB
6 5 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.71%) CISM
8 3 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.36%) CCNA
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) PhD
9 2 (0.36%) RHCE
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.68%) QA
2 11 (1.95%) SLA
3 9 (1.60%) WCAG
4 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.71%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) AS 2805
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (6.22%) Docker
2 16 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.24%) vSphere
5 5 (0.89%) vCloud
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.18%) RHEV
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (4.26%) Ansible
2 14 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.49%) Puppet
3 10 (1.78%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.60%) Grafana
5 7 (1.24%) Terraform
6 6 (1.07%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 5 (0.89%) Rancher
8 4 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.36%) Packer
9 2 (0.36%) vMotion
10 1 (0.18%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.18%) Mesos
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 124 (22.02%) Oracle
2 59 (10.48%) Atlassian
3 57 (10.12%) IBM
4 40 (7.10%) SAP
5 33 (5.86%) WSO2
6 31 (5.51%) hybris
7 20 (3.55%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.02%) Google
9 15 (2.66%) New Relic
10 14 (2.49%) VMware
11 13 (2.31%) Microsoft
12 11 (1.95%) AppDynamics
13 10 (1.78%) Intershop
14 9 (1.60%) Adobe
14 9 (1.60%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.42%) HP
15 8 (1.42%) Sybase
16 7 (1.24%) BMC
16 7 (1.24%) Remedy
17 6 (1.07%) Sun