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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 154 159 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.11% 8.97% 9.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.77% 26.37% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 86 143
10th Percentile £413 £390 £355
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £511 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% +2.25% -
75th Percentile £600 £597 £550
90th Percentile £675 £628 £605
England median daily rate £600 £545 £541
% change year-on-year +10.09% +0.69% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 9
10th Percentile £45.88 £42.00 £11.07
25th Percentile £47.50 £47.44 £12.24
Median hourly rate £60.06 £56.50 £21.57
Median % change year-on-year +6.30% +161.94% -56.86%
75th Percentile £75.60 - -
90th Percentile £77.03 - £41.40
England median hourly rate £63.56 £58.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% +26.09% -8.00%

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 779 603 891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.91% 34.01% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 339 572
10th Percentile £291 £228 £313
25th Percentile £408 £353 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.69%
75th Percentile £596 £538 £525
90th Percentile £657 £613 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 51 26
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.50 £14.12
25th Percentile £47.50 £22.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate £56.00 £40.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% +61.94% -48.00%
75th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £48.38
90th Percentile £67.78 £54.50 £53.13
England median hourly rate £50.77 £41.66 £43.75
% change year-on-year +21.87% -4.78% -1.69%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Java in the East of England

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Java in the East of England

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Java in the East of England

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Java in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -9 64 £625 +19.05% 42
Essex 0 56 £561 +12.25% 10
Cambridgeshire -8 21 £513 -12.77% 46
Suffolk -13 9 £475 +21.79% 4
Bedfordshire -18 3 - - 13
Norfolk -4 1 £400 +10.34% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 94 (61.04%) Agile
2 64 (41.56%) Software Engineering
3 52 (33.77%) Social Skills
4 50 (32.47%) C++
5 49 (31.82%) Linux
6 46 (29.87%) Microservices
7 45 (29.22%) Spring
8 44 (28.57%) AWS
9 41 (26.62%) Security Cleared
9 41 (26.62%) JavaScript
10 40 (25.97%) CI/CD
11 39 (25.32%) C#
12 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
13 36 (23.38%) Git (software)
14 35 (22.73%) Presentation Skills
15 34 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (22.08%) TDD
15 34 (22.08%) Eclipse
16 33 (21.43%) Windows
16 33 (21.43%) SC Cleared
16 33 (21.43%) Jenkins
16 33 (21.43%) REST
17 31 (20.13%) Spring Boot
17 31 (20.13%) Scrum
18 29 (18.83%) Ethernet
18 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
18 29 (18.83%) Visual Studio
18 29 (18.83%) Synthetic Environment
19 28 (18.18%) Python
20 27 (17.53%) Validation

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 18 (11.69%) Confluence
2 7 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.95%) Apache
6 3 (1.95%) JBoss
6 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.30%) CMS
7 2 (1.30%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.65%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Shopify
2 2 (1.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.30%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.65%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.57%) AWS
2 27 (17.53%) Azure
3 13 (8.44%) GCP
4 9 (5.84%) GitHub
4 9 (5.84%) Serverless
5 7 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (3.90%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.60%) Akamai
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (2.60%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.95%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (1.95%) Apigee
9 2 (1.30%) Algolia
9 2 (1.30%) Amplience
9 2 (1.30%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.30%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.30%) npm
9 2 (1.30%) Vercel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.83%) Ethernet
1 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.19%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) 802.15
4 1 (0.65%) AMQP
4 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.65%) SpaceWire
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.25%) Presto
5 4 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.60%) MySQL
5 4 (2.60%) Spotfire
6 3 (1.95%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.30%) GIS
7 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 36 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.08%) Eclipse
3 33 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 29 (18.83%) Visual Studio
5 23 (14.94%) JIRA
6 14 (9.09%) JUnit
6 14 (9.09%) Selenium
7 10 (6.49%) JMeter
7 10 (6.49%) NetBeans
7 10 (6.49%) SoapUI
8 8 (5.19%) Gradle
9 7 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.55%) LoadRunner
10 5 (3.25%) Maven
10 5 (3.25%) Postman
10 5 (3.25%) webpack
11 4 (2.60%) GitLab
11 4 (2.60%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (33.77%) Social Skills
2 35 (22.73%) Presentation Skills
3 11 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 11 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 10 (6.49%) Finance
4 10 (6.49%) Military
5 9 (5.84%) Retail
6 7 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.90%) Automotive
8 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.60%) Banking
10 3 (1.95%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.30%) Electronics
11 2 (1.30%) Law
12 1 (0.65%) Avionics
12 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (45.45%) Developer
2 43 (27.92%) Java Developer
3 29 (18.83%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
6 18 (11.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Architect
10 7 (4.55%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (3.25%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.60%) Backend Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Tester
14 3 (1.95%) R Developer
14 3 (1.95%) React Developer
14 3 (1.95%) SailPoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.22%) Spring
2 33 (21.43%) REST
3 31 (20.13%) Spring Boot
4 25 (16.23%) Web Services
5 23 (14.94%) Node.js
5 23 (14.94%) React
6 21 (13.64%) JSON
7 16 (10.39%) CSS
7 16 (10.39%) HTML
8 15 (9.74%) RESTful
9 14 (9.09%) .NET
9 14 (9.09%) XML
10 13 (8.44%) JMS
10 13 (8.44%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (8.44%) SOAP
11 12 (7.79%) HTML5
11 12 (7.79%) Spring Batch
12 11 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 11 (7.14%) Kafka
13 10 (6.49%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) User Experience
2 9 (5.84%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.60%) Legacy Applications
5 4 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.95%) Data Fabric
6 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.95%) iPad
7 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.30%) Life Science
7 2 (1.30%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.30%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) PACS
8 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.82%) Linux
2 33 (21.43%) Windows
3 12 (7.79%) Unix
4 2 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.04%) Agile
2 64 (41.56%) Software Engineering
3 46 (29.87%) Microservices
4 40 (25.97%) CI/CD
5 34 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (22.08%) TDD
6 31 (20.13%) Scrum
7 29 (18.83%) Synthetic Environment
8 27 (17.53%) Validation
9 26 (16.88%) DevOps
10 24 (15.58%) Visualisation
11 23 (14.94%) Unit Testing
12 22 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 17 (11.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (11.04%) Mathematics
14 16 (10.39%) Full Stack Development
15 15 (9.74%) E-Commerce
16 12 (7.79%) Open Source
17 11 (7.14%) BDD
17 11 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.47%) C++
2 41 (26.62%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.32%) C#
4 28 (18.18%) Python
5 24 (15.58%) SQL
6 13 (8.44%) C
6 13 (8.44%) TypeScript
7 11 (7.14%) Scala
8 10 (6.49%) GLSL
8 10 (6.49%) HLSL
9 8 (5.19%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.90%) Go
10 6 (3.90%) VBA
11 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.60%) ES6
12 4 (2.60%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.60%) Perl
12 4 (2.60%) PHP
12 4 (2.60%) R
13 3 (1.95%) Bash
Qualifications
1 41 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 33 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.64%) Degree
4 7 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.95%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.30%) PhD
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCAD
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.30%) DICOM
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.65%) LOINC
3 1 (0.65%) NCSC
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 23 (14.94%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) Kubernetes
2 13 (8.44%) Ansible
3 6 (3.90%) Terraform
4 3 (1.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.65%) Bugsnag
5 1 (0.65%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.65%) Grafana
5 1 (0.65%) Icinga
5 1 (0.65%) Istio
5 1 (0.65%) Kibana
5 1 (0.65%) Packer
5 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.04%) Oracle
3 9 (5.84%) AppDynamics
4 8 (5.19%) IBM
5 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.90%) SAP
6 5 (3.25%) Adobe
6 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.25%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.60%) Google
7 4 (2.60%) hybris
7 4 (2.60%) Splunk
8 3 (1.95%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.30%) Coveo
9 2 (1.30%) Elastic Path
9 2 (1.30%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.30%) Luciad
9 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.30%) Teradata
9 2 (1.30%) Xerox