Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 268 649 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.06% 13.09% 10.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.58% 34.71% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 408 328
East of England median daily rate £450 £508 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% +14.37% +4.41%
10th Percentile £297 £338 £310
90th Percentile £644 £600 £554
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 26
East of England median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +10.43% +0.62%
10th Percentile £35.63 £34.11 £25.82
90th Percentile £42.88 £58.41 £63.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +3.90%

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 1,369 1,870 1,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.08% 37.72% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 1,124 1,094
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £288
90th Percentile £593 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 80 129
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +9.88% -1.97%
10th Percentile £22.13 £15.12 £19.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.34% +5.24% +3.56%

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 13 December 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
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 13 December 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
Hertfordshire -7 92 £450 -11.76% 43
Cambridgeshire -15 71 £475 -1.81% 89
Essex -16 38 £475 -9.52% 22
Suffolk +2 37 £375 -11.76% 3
Norfolk +22 19 £525 +23.53% 2
Bedfordshire -11 11 £273 -50.45% 7
Java
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 140 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (34.33%) Git (software)
3 86 (32.09%) Linux
4 80 (29.85%) Python
5 70 (26.12%) JavaScript
6 69 (25.75%) Scrum
7 67 (25.00%) AWS
8 56 (20.90%) DevOps
9 55 (20.52%) TDD
10 53 (19.78%) Software Engineering
11 49 (18.28%) Test Automation
12 48 (17.91%) Web Services
13 47 (17.54%) HTML
14 46 (17.16%) JIRA
15 45 (16.79%) Jenkins
16 44 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (15.67%) C++
17 42 (15.67%) SQL
17 42 (15.67%) IBM
18 38 (14.18%) CSS
18 38 (14.18%) E-Commerce
18 38 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
19 37 (13.81%) AngularJS
20 35 (13.06%) Unix
21 34 (12.69%) Microservices
22 33 (12.31%) Degree
22 33 (12.31%) WebSphere
23 32 (11.94%) Security Cleared
24 31 (11.57%) Terraform
25 30 (11.19%) React

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 33 (12.31%) WebSphere
2 25 (9.33%) Apache
3 24 (8.96%) Confluence
4 22 (8.21%) CMS
5 16 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (5.22%) nginx
6 14 (5.22%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.85%) Apache Spark
7 13 (4.85%) JBoss
8 9 (3.36%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.24%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.87%) Anypoint
11 5 (1.87%) SAS
12 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.49%) Sketch
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (8.96%) Magento
2 4 (1.49%) Shopify
3 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 67 (25.00%) AWS
2 28 (10.45%) Azure
3 19 (7.09%) Amazon S3
3 19 (7.09%) Serverless
4 17 (6.34%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (4.85%) GCP
6 11 (4.10%) Akamai
6 11 (4.10%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (3.36%) GitHub
9 7 (2.61%) CloudFront
10 6 (2.24%) AWS Step Functions
11 5 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.87%) PaaS
12 4 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.49%) Route 53
12 4 (1.49%) SaaS
12 4 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.97%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.24%) Broadband
3 6 (2.24%) HTTP
4 3 (1.12%) DNS
4 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.75%) DHCP
5 2 (0.75%) Internet
5 2 (0.75%) IPv4
5 2 (0.75%) IPv6
5 2 (0.75%) SSL
5 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.37%) 3G
6 1 (0.37%) 4G
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) SMS
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.09%) MySQL
2 18 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (3.73%) BigQuery
5 10 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.99%) Big Data
8 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.24%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.49%) Power BI
11 4 (1.49%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.12%) DB2
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 92 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 46 (17.16%) JIRA
3 45 (16.79%) Jenkins
4 24 (8.96%) Eclipse
5 22 (8.21%) Grunt
6 20 (7.46%) Bower
6 20 (7.46%) Jasmine
6 20 (7.46%) Karma Test Runner
6 20 (7.46%) Selenium
7 15 (5.60%) Visual Studio
8 14 (5.22%) NetBeans
9 13 (4.85%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.85%) SoapUI
10 12 (4.48%) Maven
11 11 (4.10%) Artifactory
11 11 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (2.99%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.99%) GitLab
12 8 (2.99%) JUnit
12 8 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 29 (10.82%) Games
2 23 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.84%) Finance
4 16 (5.97%) Aerospace
4 16 (5.97%) Military
5 13 (4.85%) Retail
6 10 (3.73%) Billing
7 6 (2.24%) Banking
8 5 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
10 2 (0.75%) Law
10 2 (0.75%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (40.67%) Developer
2 35 (13.06%) Java Developer
3 23 (8.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (8.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (7.09%) Software Engineer
5 17 (6.34%) Analyst
5 17 (6.34%) React Developer
5 17 (6.34%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.22%) Architect
7 13 (4.85%) Consultant
7 13 (4.85%) Java Engineer
8 11 (4.10%) Magento Developer
9 10 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.36%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (2.99%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.61%) Tester
13 6 (2.24%) C++ Developer
13 6 (2.24%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.91%) Web Services
2 47 (17.54%) HTML
3 38 (14.18%) CSS
4 37 (13.81%) AngularJS
5 30 (11.19%) jQuery
5 30 (11.19%) Node.js
5 30 (11.19%) React
6 29 (10.82%) Sass
7 26 (9.70%) .NET
7 26 (9.70%) Spring
7 26 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (8.21%) Spring Boot
9 20 (7.46%) XML
10 18 (6.72%) J2EE
10 18 (6.72%) Semantic HTML
10 18 (6.72%) XHTML
11 17 (6.34%) Dojo
12 16 (5.97%) LESS
13 14 (5.22%) Qt
14 13 (4.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.45%) User Experience
2 20 (7.46%) Vector Graphics
3 18 (6.72%) W3C
4 12 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.49%) PKI
8 4 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.75%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.09%) Linux
2 35 (13.06%) Unix
3 22 (8.21%) Windows
4 15 (5.60%) Android
5 9 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.49%) CentOS
8 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.75%) Scrum
3 56 (20.90%) DevOps
4 55 (20.52%) TDD
5 53 (19.78%) Software Engineering
6 49 (18.28%) Test Automation
7 44 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (14.18%) E-Commerce
8 38 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (12.69%) Microservices
10 29 (10.82%) BDD
11 26 (9.70%) Mentoring
12 25 (9.33%) Configuration Management
12 25 (9.33%) Wireframes
13 24 (8.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 24 (8.96%) Kanban
14 22 (8.21%) Front End Development
14 22 (8.21%) Unit Testing
15 20 (7.46%) Sprint Planning
16 19 (7.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 80 (29.85%) Python
2 70 (26.12%) JavaScript
3 42 (15.67%) C++
3 42 (15.67%) SQL
4 28 (10.45%) C
5 27 (10.07%) C#
5 27 (10.07%) PHP
6 18 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.60%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.10%) GLSL
8 11 (4.10%) HLSL
8 11 (4.10%) Perl
8 11 (4.10%) Ruby
9 10 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.24%) Java 8
11 5 (1.87%) Go
11 5 (1.87%) R
12 4 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (12.31%) Degree
2 32 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB
5 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.12%) CISSP
6 3 (1.12%) SANS
7 2 (0.75%) CEH
7 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.37%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.75%) COBIT
4 2 (0.75%) MISRA
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (8.96%) Docker
2 8 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.37%) LXC
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (11.57%) Terraform
2 24 (8.96%) Ansible
3 18 (6.72%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.24%) Kibana
5 5 (1.87%) logstash
5 5 (1.87%) Puppet
5 5 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.49%) Packer
7 3 (1.12%) Grafana
7 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.12%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.75%) Mesos
8 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (15.67%) IBM
2 30 (11.19%) Oracle
3 20 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.97%) Sitecore
5 11 (4.10%) Atlassian
6 9 (3.36%) hybris
7 7 (2.61%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.87%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.87%) SnapLogic
9 4 (1.49%) Google
9 4 (1.49%) Ping Identity
9 4 (1.49%) Splunk
9 4 (1.49%) Talend
10 3 (1.12%) Acunetix
10 3 (1.12%) HP
10 3 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.12%) Virgin Media
11 2 (0.75%) Qualys
11 2 (0.75%) Tableau
11 2 (0.75%) Xamarin