Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 655 529 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.16% 10.45% 11.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.82% 27.34% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 321 332
East of England median daily rate £510 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £339 £310 £269
90th Percentile £600 £544 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 29
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +0.62% +9.28%
10th Percentile £32.42 £25.82 £30.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%

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 1,881 1,935 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.78% 38.23% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,079 1,102
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 128 136
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £41.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -1.37% +9.50%
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.23 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.57% +2.89% +3.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +12 300 £525 +2.44% 23
Hertfordshire 0 151 £510 +14.93% 60
Cambridgeshire +5 127 £488 +37.32% 102
Suffolk +5 44 £425 +4.62% 8
Bedfordshire -4 33 £550 +22.22% 16
Norfolk -23 4 £425 - 7
East Anglia - 1 - - 24
Java
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 368 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (32.21%) Web Services
3 179 (27.33%) Spring
4 177 (27.02%) Oracle
5 176 (26.87%) Linux
6 174 (26.56%) TDD
7 155 (23.66%) SQL
8 153 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
9 145 (22.14%) Jenkins
10 143 (21.83%) DevOps
11 142 (21.68%) Git (software)
12 140 (21.37%) Scrum
13 138 (21.07%) Microservices
14 133 (20.31%) JIRA
15 130 (19.85%) SOAP
16 129 (19.69%) Finance
17 124 (18.93%) Test Automation
18 123 (18.78%) Java 8
19 112 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
20 110 (16.79%) RESTful
21 109 (16.64%) JavaScript
22 106 (16.18%) REST
23 98 (14.96%) XML
24 94 (14.35%) Software Engineering
25 90 (13.74%) Python
25 90 (13.74%) Ansible
26 88 (13.44%) Unix
27 87 (13.28%) Spring Boot
28 84 (12.82%) SOA
29 83 (12.67%) Business Intelligence

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 73 (11.15%) Confluence
1 73 (11.15%) Mule
2 57 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 52 (7.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 52 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 41 (6.26%) Tomcat
4 41 (6.26%) WebSphere
5 37 (5.65%) Apache
6 23 (3.51%) JBoss
7 20 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.90%) Apache Spark
9 17 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (2.29%) IIS
11 14 (2.14%) nginx
12 13 (1.98%) WildFly
13 11 (1.68%) Jetty
13 11 (1.68%) Mongrel
14 10 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.92%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.15%) HipChat
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
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
1 153 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.51%) GitHub
5 19 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.68%) Google App Engine
7 10 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.92%) Serverless
10 5 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.46%) Office 365
11 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.46%) SaaS
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.31%) IaaS
12 2 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.82%) HTTP
3 21 (3.21%) Ethernet
4 15 (2.29%) SSL
5 14 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 13 (1.98%) DNS
6 13 (1.98%) FTP
7 12 (1.83%) DHCP
8 11 (1.68%) Broadband
8 11 (1.68%) IPsec
9 10 (1.53%) Internet
10 8 (1.22%) Wireless
11 4 (0.61%) Firewall
11 4 (0.61%) SpaceWire
12 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.31%) PuTTY
13 2 (0.31%) SSH
14 1 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.15%) VLAN
14 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.62%) MySQL
2 39 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 26 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 22 (3.36%) Big Data
6 22 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.21%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.60%) Sybase ASE
9 16 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (2.44%) Pentaho
10 14 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (1.22%) Redis
14 6 (0.92%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.92%) Endeca
14 6 (0.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 145 (22.14%) Jenkins
2 142 (21.68%) Git (software)
3 133 (20.31%) JIRA
4 78 (11.91%) Maven
5 51 (7.79%) Selenium
6 50 (7.63%) JUnit
7 47 (7.18%) Eclipse
8 41 (6.26%) SoapUI
9 30 (4.58%) Subversion
10 28 (4.27%) Cucumber
11 25 (3.82%) Visual Studio
12 21 (3.21%) NetBeans
13 20 (3.05%) JMeter
14 18 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.75%) GitLab
15 17 (2.60%) Artifactory
16 16 (2.44%) Robot Framework
17 15 (2.29%) TeamCity
18 14 (2.14%) Ant
19 13 (1.98%) Toad
General
1 129 (19.69%) Finance
2 78 (11.91%) Telecoms
3 74 (11.30%) Marketing
4 67 (10.23%) Manufacturing
5 65 (9.92%) Electronics
6 22 (3.36%) Aerospace
7 21 (3.21%) Military
8 19 (2.90%) Retail
9 7 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.92%) Banking
11 5 (0.76%) Law
12 4 (0.61%) Avionics
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Back Office
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 357 (54.50%) Developer
2 246 (37.56%) Java Developer
3 74 (11.30%) Senior Developer
4 54 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 51 (7.79%) Integration Developer
6 49 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 44 (6.72%) Architect
8 36 (5.50%) Tester
9 33 (5.04%) Analyst
10 29 (4.43%) Lead Developer
11 28 (4.27%) Agile Developer
12 24 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 24 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (3.36%) Automation Tester
13 22 (3.36%) Lead Java Developer
14 21 (3.21%) SOA Developer
14 21 (3.21%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.75%) Java Engineer
15 18 (2.75%) Senior Agile Developer
15 18 (2.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (32.21%) Web Services
2 179 (27.33%) Spring
3 130 (19.85%) SOAP
4 110 (16.79%) RESTful
5 106 (16.18%) REST
6 98 (14.96%) XML
7 87 (13.28%) Spring Boot
8 82 (12.52%) J2EE
9 78 (11.91%) JSON
10 73 (11.15%) .NET
11 71 (10.84%) HTML
12 70 (10.69%) Middleware
13 65 (9.92%) AngularJS
14 57 (8.70%) CSS
15 54 (8.24%) Apache Camel
16 44 (6.72%) Hibernate
17 43 (6.56%) HTML5
18 41 (6.26%) Spring MVC
19 40 (6.11%) Node.js
20 39 (5.95%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.52%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 9 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.07%) Fintech
8 6 (0.92%) Internet of Things
8 6 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 6 (0.92%) Smart City
8 6 (0.92%) User Experience
9 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.76%) Clustering
9 5 (0.76%) Replication
10 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 176 (26.87%) Linux
2 88 (13.44%) Unix
3 75 (11.45%) Windows
4 17 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.68%) Android
6 10 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.07%) Solaris
8 6 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.76%) CentOS
10 4 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (26.56%) TDD
3 143 (21.83%) DevOps
4 140 (21.37%) Scrum
5 138 (21.07%) Microservices
6 124 (18.93%) Test Automation
7 112 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (14.35%) Software Engineering
9 84 (12.82%) SOA
10 83 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (10.69%) Configuration Management
12 64 (9.77%) Programme Management
13 63 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
14 61 (9.31%) Open Source
14 61 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (9.16%) MVC
15 60 (9.16%) OO
16 49 (7.48%) BDD
17 45 (6.87%) Kanban
18 44 (6.72%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 155 (23.66%) SQL
2 123 (18.78%) Java 8
3 109 (16.64%) JavaScript
4 90 (13.74%) Python
5 66 (10.08%) Perl
6 54 (8.24%) Ruby
7 49 (7.48%) C#
7 49 (7.48%) C++
8 40 (6.11%) Shell Script
9 38 (5.80%) PL/SQL
10 32 (4.89%) C
11 30 (4.58%) Scala
11 30 (4.58%) T-SQL
12 29 (4.43%) Go
13 28 (4.27%) XPath
14 24 (3.66%) Groovy
15 17 (2.60%) GLSL
15 17 (2.60%) HLSL
16 16 (2.44%) PowerShell
17 14 (2.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 42 (6.41%) Degree
4 25 (3.82%) ISTQB
5 24 (3.66%) ISEB
6 18 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) IRCA
11 2 (0.31%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) GDPR
3 3 (0.46%) ECSS
3 3 (0.46%) MIL-STD-1553
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (11.76%) Docker
2 15 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.68%) Xen
5 9 (1.37%) Firmware
6 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.46%) vSphere
7 2 (0.31%) HDFS
7 2 (0.31%) KVM
7 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) Squid
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 90 (13.74%) Ansible
2 46 (7.02%) Puppet
3 32 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (3.97%) Terraform
5 12 (1.83%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (1.53%) Kibana
7 7 (1.07%) logstash
8 4 (0.61%) Salt
9 3 (0.46%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.31%) Grafana
10 2 (0.31%) Mesos
10 2 (0.31%) Rancher
10 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.31%) vRealize
10 2 (0.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.15%) Nagios
11 1 (0.15%) SCCM
11 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 177 (27.02%) Oracle
2 80 (12.21%) SAP
3 70 (10.69%) Microsoft
4 56 (8.55%) WSO2
5 43 (6.56%) webMethods
6 31 (4.73%) IBM
7 25 (3.82%) Google
8 19 (2.90%) Atlassian
9 17 (2.60%) Sybase
10 16 (2.44%) BEA
11 15 (2.29%) Adobe
11 15 (2.29%) Informatica
11 15 (2.29%) Pega
11 15 (2.29%) VMware
12 12 (1.83%) hybris
13 11 (1.68%) MuleSoft
13 11 (1.68%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.53%) Talend
15 7 (1.07%) AppDynamics
15 7 (1.07%) New Relic