Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 659 478 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.96% 9.42% 11.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.72% 24.12% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 265 302
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £358 £311 £300
90th Percentile £600 £581 £540
England median daily rate £513 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 20
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +4.56%
10th Percentile £31.57 £31.25 £30.30
90th Percentile £53.34 £63.75 £45.18
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -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 1,898 1,982 1,819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.33% 39.06% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,191 1,101 1,063
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £234
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 128 130
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.25 £16.11 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +16 284 £525 +2.44% 34
Hertfordshire +3 157 £485 +7.78% 61
Cambridgeshire +7 123 £425 +21.43% 132
Suffolk +13 54 £450 +9.09% 10
Bedfordshire 0 40 £550 +22.22% 10
Norfolk -24 4 £425 -5.56% 5
East Anglia - 1 - - 17
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 362 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (33.69%) Web Services
3 184 (27.92%) TDD
4 174 (26.40%) Spring
4 174 (26.40%) Oracle
5 154 (23.37%) SQL
6 153 (23.22%) Linux
7 150 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
8 141 (21.40%) Finance
9 140 (21.24%) Scrum
10 139 (21.09%) SOAP
11 134 (20.33%) Java 8
12 131 (19.88%) RESTful
13 130 (19.73%) Microservices
14 129 (19.58%) Git (software)
15 127 (19.27%) Jenkins
16 126 (19.12%) DevOps
17 124 (18.82%) Test Automation
18 121 (18.36%) JavaScript
19 112 (17.00%) JIRA
20 111 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
21 110 (16.69%) XML
22 106 (16.08%) REST
23 100 (15.17%) Software Engineering
24 96 (14.57%) Python
24 96 (14.57%) Greenfield Project
25 94 (14.26%) JSON
26 93 (14.11%) SAP
26 93 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
27 92 (13.96%) SOA

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 78 (11.84%) Mule
2 65 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 61 (9.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 58 (8.80%) Confluence
5 50 (7.59%) WebLogic
6 40 (6.07%) Apache
6 40 (6.07%) Tomcat
7 32 (4.86%) WebSphere
8 27 (4.10%) Apache Spark
9 19 (2.88%) JBoss
10 18 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (2.12%) nginx
13 13 (1.97%) IIS
14 11 (1.67%) Jetty
14 11 (1.67%) Mongrel
15 8 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.76%) CMS
18 4 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) HipChat
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 150 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.16%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.10%) GitHub
5 19 (2.88%) Amazon EMR
6 18 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (1.67%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.61%) PaaS
10 3 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.46%) Heroku
10 3 (0.46%) IaaS
10 3 (0.46%) Office 365
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
10 3 (0.46%) Serverless
10 3 (0.46%) vREST
11 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 30 (4.55%) HTTP
3 22 (3.34%) Ethernet
4 19 (2.88%) SSL
5 15 (2.28%) DNS
5 15 (2.28%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (2.12%) FTP
7 13 (1.97%) IPsec
8 11 (1.67%) DHCP
9 8 (1.21%) Broadband
9 8 (1.21%) Wireless
10 6 (0.91%) Firewall
10 6 (0.91%) Internet
11 4 (0.61%) VPN
12 3 (0.46%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.46%) SNMP
12 3 (0.46%) SSH
13 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.30%) IGMP
13 2 (0.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.35%) MySQL
2 35 (5.31%) Hadoop
3 34 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 31 (4.70%) Big Data
5 29 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 24 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.49%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 19 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.58%) Amazon Athena
10 17 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.43%) Sybase ASE
12 14 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.67%) Pentaho
14 8 (1.21%) Redis
15 6 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.91%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 129 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 127 (19.27%) Jenkins
3 112 (17.00%) JIRA
4 90 (13.66%) Maven
5 54 (8.19%) Selenium
6 48 (7.28%) Eclipse
7 45 (6.83%) SoapUI
8 41 (6.22%) JUnit
9 30 (4.55%) Cucumber
10 28 (4.25%) Subversion
11 25 (3.79%) Visual Studio
12 22 (3.34%) NetBeans
13 21 (3.19%) GitLab
13 21 (3.19%) JMeter
14 20 (3.03%) Gradle
15 14 (2.12%) Toad
16 13 (1.97%) CA Gen
16 13 (1.97%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.82%) Bitbucket
17 12 (1.82%) Robot Framework
General
1 141 (21.40%) Finance
2 89 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 83 (12.59%) Marketing
4 78 (11.84%) Manufacturing
5 77 (11.68%) Electronics
6 22 (3.34%) Military
7 20 (3.03%) Aerospace
8 18 (2.73%) Retail
9 6 (0.91%) Banking
9 6 (0.91%) Law
10 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Avionics
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 357 (54.17%) Developer
2 236 (35.81%) Java Developer
3 82 (12.44%) Senior Developer
4 57 (8.65%) Integration Developer
4 57 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (6.98%) Architect
6 44 (6.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (5.77%) Analyst
8 37 (5.61%) Tester
9 32 (4.86%) Agile Developer
10 28 (4.25%) SOA Developer
11 27 (4.10%) Software Engineer
12 25 (3.79%) Automation Tester
13 24 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
14 23 (3.49%) Lead Developer
14 23 (3.49%) Test Analyst
15 22 (3.34%) Data Engineer
15 22 (3.34%) Senior Agile Developer
16 19 (2.88%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (33.69%) Web Services
2 174 (26.40%) Spring
3 139 (21.09%) SOAP
4 131 (19.88%) RESTful
5 110 (16.69%) XML
6 106 (16.08%) REST
7 94 (14.26%) JSON
8 86 (13.05%) Spring Boot
9 80 (12.14%) HTML
10 77 (11.68%) J2EE
10 77 (11.68%) Middleware
11 66 (10.02%) .NET
12 64 (9.71%) Apache Camel
12 64 (9.71%) CSS
13 61 (9.26%) AngularJS
14 47 (7.13%) HTML5
15 45 (6.83%) Hibernate
16 41 (6.22%) Spring MVC
17 40 (6.07%) XSLT
18 39 (5.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.57%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (1.97%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.21%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.21%) User Experience
8 6 (0.91%) Fintech
9 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.76%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.61%) Animation
10 4 (0.61%) Clustering
10 4 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.61%) Replication
11 3 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 153 (23.22%) Linux
2 73 (11.08%) Unix
3 70 (10.62%) Windows
4 16 (2.43%) Android
4 16 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.06%) Solaris
7 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) VMS
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (27.92%) TDD
3 140 (21.24%) Scrum
4 130 (19.73%) Microservices
5 126 (19.12%) DevOps
6 124 (18.82%) Test Automation
7 111 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (15.17%) Software Engineering
9 93 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
10 92 (13.96%) SOA
11 75 (11.38%) Programme Management
12 74 (11.23%) Digital Marketing
13 66 (10.02%) OO
14 63 (9.56%) MVC
15 62 (9.41%) Configuration Management
15 62 (9.41%) Open Source
16 59 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
17 51 (7.74%) BDD
18 50 (7.59%) E-Commerce
19 47 (7.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 154 (23.37%) SQL
2 134 (20.33%) Java 8
3 121 (18.36%) JavaScript
4 96 (14.57%) Python
5 65 (9.86%) Perl
6 55 (8.35%) C++
7 54 (8.19%) Ruby
8 44 (6.68%) C#
9 42 (6.37%) Scala
10 35 (5.31%) XPath
11 34 (5.16%) PL/SQL
12 33 (5.01%) Shell Script
13 32 (4.86%) C
14 28 (4.25%) Groovy
15 27 (4.10%) Go
16 25 (3.79%) T-SQL
17 16 (2.43%) GLSL
17 16 (2.43%) HLSL
17 16 (2.43%) PHP
18 11 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.53%) Degree
3 38 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 20 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (2.73%) ISEB
7 6 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.46%) CCNA
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CCNP
10 2 (0.30%) CISSP
10 2 (0.30%) IRCA
10 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.30%) PhD
10 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.64%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) GDPR
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) ECSS
4 1 (0.15%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 69 (10.47%) Docker
2 15 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.67%) Xen
4 10 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.37%) Firmware
6 2 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 77 (11.68%) Ansible
2 36 (5.46%) Puppet
3 23 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.19%) Terraform
5 10 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.61%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.61%) Kibana
9 3 (0.46%) Mesos
10 2 (0.30%) Grafana
10 2 (0.30%) Rancher
10 2 (0.30%) Salt
10 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.15%) logstash
11 1 (0.15%) Oozie
11 1 (0.15%) SCCM
11 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 174 (26.40%) Oracle
2 93 (14.11%) SAP
3 62 (9.41%) WSO2
4 61 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 39 (5.92%) webMethods
6 24 (3.64%) Google
7 23 (3.49%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.73%) IBM
9 16 (2.43%) Sybase
10 15 (2.28%) VMware
11 14 (2.12%) Informatica
11 14 (2.12%) Pega
12 13 (1.97%) Adobe
12 13 (1.97%) BEA
13 11 (1.67%) hybris
13 11 (1.67%) Talend
14 9 (1.37%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.91%) New Relic
16 5 (0.76%) JDA