Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 516 565 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.00% 11.59% 10.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.77% 29.43% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 331 344
East of England median daily rate £441 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £278 £305
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £461
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.04% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 36
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.56% +19.55%
10th Percentile £15.86 £30.88 £23.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +14.29%

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 2002 1920 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.79% 39.40% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1132 1287
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 138 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.89 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.38 £52.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -3 155 £444 -3.53% 60
Essex -3 127 £513 +46.43% 11
Cambridgeshire -7 111 £350 -12.50% 81
Bedfordshire -7 51 £450 -2.70% 12
Norfolk -2 50 £400 -11.11% 10
Suffolk -5 22 £413 -6.99% 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 283 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (36.24%) Spring
3 168 (32.56%) TDD
4 149 (28.88%) SQL
5 137 (26.55%) Web Services
6 135 (26.16%) JavaScript
7 131 (25.39%) Finance
7 131 (25.39%) JSON
8 122 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
9 118 (22.87%) XML
10 110 (21.32%) Oracle
11 107 (20.74%) Maven
12 103 (19.96%) HTML
13 102 (19.77%) Git (software)
14 97 (18.80%) Scrum
15 95 (18.41%) Jenkins
16 91 (17.64%) Linux
17 89 (17.25%) RESTful
18 87 (16.86%) REST
19 84 (16.28%) MVC
20 80 (15.50%) Test Automation
21 78 (15.12%) SOA
22 76 (14.73%) SOAP
23 75 (14.53%) J2EE
24 74 (14.34%) AngularJS
25 72 (13.95%) BDD
25 72 (13.95%) Unix
26 69 (13.37%) JIRA
27 68 (13.18%) JUnit
28 64 (12.40%) .NET

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 55 (10.66%) JBoss
2 54 (10.47%) Tomcat
3 47 (9.11%) Mule
4 45 (8.72%) Confluence
5 44 (8.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 39 (7.56%) WebSphere
7 32 (6.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 32 (6.20%) WebLogic
8 28 (5.43%) Apache
9 15 (2.91%) Apache Spark
10 12 (2.33%) CMS
10 12 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.55%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
14 6 (1.16%) Apache Pig
14 6 (1.16%) IIS
15 5 (0.97%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.39%) Simulink
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.78%) Magento
2 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.39%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.26%) GitHub
4 10 (1.94%) IaaS
5 8 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.55%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.16%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.16%) PaaS
7 6 (1.16%) SaaS
8 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.58%) npm
9 2 (0.39%) Boomi
9 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.59%) HTTP
2 26 (5.04%) SSL
3 25 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.46%) Internet
5 12 (2.33%) LDAP
6 7 (1.36%) Firewall
6 7 (1.36%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.78%) SNMP
8 3 (0.58%) DHCP
8 3 (0.58%) SMS
8 3 (0.58%) VPN
8 3 (0.58%) Wireless
9 2 (0.39%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.39%) FTP
9 2 (0.39%) SpaceWire
9 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.85%) Relational Database
2 40 (7.75%) SQL Server
3 33 (6.40%) MySQL
4 30 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 27 (5.23%) RDBMS
6 23 (4.46%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.91%) Big Data
9 15 (2.91%) DB2
10 13 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (2.13%) Redis
12 9 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.55%) Sybase ASE
14 7 (1.36%) DbVisualizer
14 7 (1.36%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 107 (20.74%) Maven
2 102 (19.77%) Git (software)
3 95 (18.41%) Jenkins
4 69 (13.37%) JIRA
5 68 (13.18%) JUnit
6 47 (9.11%) Cucumber
7 46 (8.91%) Selenium
8 38 (7.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (6.98%) SoapUI
10 31 (6.01%) Gradle
11 28 (5.43%) WebDriver
12 27 (5.23%) Subversion
13 26 (5.04%) TeamCity
14 20 (3.88%) Ant
14 20 (3.88%) Eclipse
15 18 (3.49%) Protractor
16 17 (3.29%) Mockito
17 15 (2.91%) JBehave
18 14 (2.71%) Bitbucket
18 14 (2.71%) Jasmine
General
1 131 (25.39%) Finance
2 58 (11.24%) Retail
3 38 (7.36%) Manufacturing
4 33 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 32 (6.20%) Marketing
6 26 (5.04%) Electronics
7 12 (2.33%) Banking
7 12 (2.33%) French Language
7 12 (2.33%) Games
8 8 (1.55%) Automotive
8 8 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.78%) Avionics
9 4 (0.78%) Publishing
10 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 312 (60.47%) Developer
2 188 (36.43%) Java Developer
3 53 (10.27%) Senior Developer
4 48 (9.30%) Agile Developer
5 46 (8.91%) Integration Developer
6 41 (7.95%) SQL Developer
7 36 (6.98%) Architect
8 31 (6.01%) JSP Developer
9 30 (5.81%) Senior Agile Developer
9 30 (5.81%) SOA Developer
10 23 (4.46%) Consultant
11 22 (4.26%) Tester
12 17 (3.29%) Agile Java Developer
12 17 (3.29%) Android Developer
12 17 (3.29%) Automation Tester
13 16 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (2.91%) Angular Developer
15 14 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
16 13 (2.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (36.24%) Spring
2 137 (26.55%) Web Services
3 131 (25.39%) JSON
4 118 (22.87%) XML
5 103 (19.96%) HTML
6 89 (17.25%) RESTful
7 87 (16.86%) REST
8 76 (14.73%) SOAP
9 75 (14.53%) J2EE
10 74 (14.34%) AngularJS
11 64 (12.40%) .NET
12 62 (12.02%) CSS
12 62 (12.02%) Middleware
13 57 (11.05%) Spring MVC
14 52 (10.08%) XSLT
15 50 (9.69%) JSP
16 49 (9.50%) HTML5
17 47 (9.11%) Apache Camel
18 46 (8.91%) Spring Boot
19 42 (8.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.91%) User Experience
6 13 (2.52%) RIA
7 11 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.74%) Animation
8 9 (1.74%) DataPower
9 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.78%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.58%) Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.58%) LIMS
11 3 (0.58%) Robotics
12 2 (0.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.64%) Linux
2 72 (13.95%) Unix
3 43 (8.33%) Android
4 39 (7.56%) Windows
5 28 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 26 (5.04%) Mac OS X
7 19 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (3.68%) Solaris
8 15 (2.91%) AIX
9 10 (1.94%) HPUX
10 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (32.56%) TDD
3 122 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (18.80%) Scrum
5 84 (16.28%) MVC
6 80 (15.50%) Test Automation
7 78 (15.12%) SOA
8 72 (13.95%) BDD
9 58 (11.24%) DevOps
10 57 (11.05%) E-Commerce
11 54 (10.47%) Kanban
12 46 (8.91%) Software Engineering
13 41 (7.95%) API Development
14 39 (7.56%) Microservices
15 38 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
16 37 (7.17%) OO
17 33 (6.40%) ITIL
18 32 (6.20%) Configuration Management
19 29 (5.62%) SDLC
19 29 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (28.88%) SQL
2 135 (26.16%) JavaScript
3 58 (11.24%) Python
4 41 (7.95%) PL/SQL
5 39 (7.56%) Ruby
6 34 (6.59%) XPath
7 29 (5.62%) C
7 29 (5.62%) Perl
8 28 (5.43%) C#
9 24 (4.65%) C++
10 23 (4.46%) Groovy
11 17 (3.29%) PHP
12 14 (2.71%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.52%) Scala
13 13 (2.52%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.13%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.16%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 20 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.68%) Degree
3 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.78%) CISM
5 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.39%) CCNA
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.39%) ISEB
6 2 (0.39%) PhD
6 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) CISA
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.62%) QA
2 8 (1.55%) SLA
2 8 (1.55%) WCAG
3 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) DO-254
4 2 (0.39%) ECSS
5 1 (0.19%) AS 2805
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (5.04%) Docker
2 16 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.36%) vSphere
5 5 (0.97%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.97%) HDFS
5 5 (0.97%) vCloud
6 3 (0.58%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.58%) Firmware
6 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (6.59%) Ansible
2 12 (2.33%) Puppet
3 10 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (1.16%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.97%) Grafana
6 5 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.78%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.78%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.78%) Terraform
8 3 (0.58%) Packer
9 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.39%) vMotion
10 1 (0.19%) Mesos
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 110 (21.32%) Oracle
2 40 (7.75%) Atlassian
3 39 (7.56%) IBM
4 37 (7.17%) WSO2
5 31 (6.01%) SAP
6 21 (4.07%) Cloudera
7 17 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.91%) VMware
9 13 (2.52%) Microsoft
10 11 (2.13%) Google
10 11 (2.13%) New Relic
11 10 (1.94%) hybris
12 8 (1.55%) Sybase
13 7 (1.36%) Adobe
13 7 (1.36%) HP
14 6 (1.16%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.97%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.97%) Talend
15 5 (0.97%) webMethods
15 5 (0.97%) Xamarin