Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java 11 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 11 over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 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 SE 11
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 417 392 790
Rank change year-on-year -25 +398 -
Contract jobs citing Java 11 337 81 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.32% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 0.74% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 53 17
10th Percentile £480 £415 £393
25th Percentile £513 £450 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £650 £563 £675
90th Percentile £700 £675 £685
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +14.90% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £71.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £71.00 - -

Java 11 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 25,480 11,016 34,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.87% 42.93% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,475 7,791 24,124
10th Percentile £352 £313 £325
25th Percentile £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £706 £700 £650
UK median daily rate £520 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.63% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 220 558
10th Percentile £17.17 £12.63 £18.13
25th Percentile £24.75 £21.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £57.50 £47.58 £51.63
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.66 £56.48
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £44.96
% change year-on-year +14.65% -12.70% +8.33%

Java 11
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java 11 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java 11 in England

Java 11
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 11 in England.

Daily rate trend for Java 11 in England

Java 11
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java 11 in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Java 11 in England

Java 11
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 11 within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
London -10 229 £600 +14.29% 80
East of England -34 39 £565 +18.95% 8
North of England -56 31 £540 +20.00% 7
North West -46 14 £540 +20.00% 7
South East - 13 £620 - 5
North East - 12 £625 -
Midlands - 9 £501 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £501 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £488 -
South West - 4 £576 - 5
Java 11
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Java 11 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 England region with a requirement for Java 11.

1 337 (100.00%) Java
2 227 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (67.36%) Spring
3 207 (61.42%) Microservices
4 206 (61.13%) Java 8
5 184 (54.60%) TDD
6 159 (47.18%) Spring Boot
7 138 (40.95%) AWS
8 115 (34.12%) BDD
9 104 (30.86%) Docker
10 96 (28.49%) Scrum
11 86 (25.52%) DevOps
12 80 (23.74%) Kubernetes
13 78 (23.15%) MySQL
14 76 (22.55%) Pair Programming
15 75 (22.26%) REST
16 71 (21.07%) Jenkins
17 70 (20.77%) JIRA
18 69 (20.47%) Git (software)
18 69 (20.47%) Kafka
19 64 (18.99%) SQL
20 63 (18.69%) Oracle
21 62 (18.40%) Mockito
22 59 (17.51%) GCP
22 59 (17.51%) Social Skills
23 58 (17.21%) Finance
24 57 (16.91%) JUnit
25 55 (16.32%) Multithreading
26 53 (15.73%) Confluence
27 50 (14.84%) Software Engineering

Java 11
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 53 (15.73%) Confluence
2 15 (4.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (4.15%) CMS
3 14 (4.15%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.78%) Apache
5 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.59%) JBoss
7 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Mule
8 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 138 (40.95%) AWS
2 59 (17.51%) GCP
3 46 (13.65%) Azure
4 29 (8.61%) Serverless
5 25 (7.42%) GitHub
6 22 (6.53%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (5.64%) OpenShift
8 17 (5.04%) Amazon ECS
9 14 (4.15%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (2.37%) PaaS
11 7 (2.08%) GitHub Actions
12 4 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.19%) SaaS
13 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.59%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.15%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) Broadband
2 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.15%) MySQL
2 47 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 44 (13.06%) NoSQL
4 33 (9.79%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (7.12%) MongoDB
7 21 (6.23%) Redis
8 7 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.48%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.59%) GIS
12 2 (0.59%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.30%) CockroachDB
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 71 (21.07%) Jenkins
2 70 (20.77%) JIRA
3 69 (20.47%) Git (software)
4 62 (18.40%) Mockito
5 57 (16.91%) JUnit
6 41 (12.17%) Maven
7 17 (5.04%) Checkstyle
8 13 (3.86%) Bitbucket
9 11 (3.26%) GitLab
9 11 (3.26%) Gradle
9 11 (3.26%) Grunt
9 11 (3.26%) gulp
10 8 (2.37%) EasyMock
10 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.37%) TestNG
11 7 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.08%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.08%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.48%) Ant
12 5 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 59 (17.51%) Social Skills
2 58 (17.21%) Finance
3 38 (11.28%) Banking
4 29 (8.61%) Retail
5 25 (7.42%) Front Office
6 16 (4.75%) Marketing
7 13 (3.86%) Public Sector
8 12 (3.56%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (2.08%) Automotive
10 6 (1.78%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.19%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.89%) Electronics
13 3 (0.89%) Legal
13 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.59%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 280 (83.09%) Developer
2 259 (76.85%) Java Developer
3 57 (16.91%) Senior Developer
4 56 (16.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (5.04%) Java Engineer
6 14 (4.15%) Backend Developer
7 13 (3.86%) Core Java Developer
8 9 (2.67%) Cloud Developer
8 9 (2.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (2.67%) Technical Leader
9 7 (2.08%) Architect
9 7 (2.08%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (2.08%) Java Architect
9 7 (2.08%) Lead Developer
10 6 (1.78%) AWS Architect
10 6 (1.78%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 6 (1.78%) Azure Architect
10 6 (1.78%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (1.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 6 (1.78%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (67.36%) Spring
2 159 (47.18%) Spring Boot
3 75 (22.26%) REST
4 69 (20.47%) Kafka
5 41 (12.17%) J2SE
6 39 (11.57%) React
7 31 (9.20%) Web Services
8 30 (8.90%) RESTful
8 30 (8.90%) XML
9 29 (8.61%) Swagger
10 27 (8.01%) CSS
11 25 (7.42%) Apache Camel
12 16 (4.75%) JDBC
13 15 (4.45%) CSS3
13 15 (4.45%) JSON
13 15 (4.45%) OSGi
13 15 (4.45%) Preactjs
13 15 (4.45%) SOAP
13 15 (4.45%) Spring Security
13 15 (4.45%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.45%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.86%) Social Media
7 12 (3.56%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.97%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.97%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.37%) Legacy Code
10 8 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (2.08%) Fixed Income
11 7 (2.08%) User Experience
12 3 (0.89%) Derivative
12 3 (0.89%) NHS
12 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.59%) Legacy Systems
13 2 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.54%) Linux
2 23 (6.82%) Unix
3 10 (2.97%) Debian
3 10 (2.97%) VMS
4 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (61.42%) Microservices
3 184 (54.60%) TDD
4 115 (34.12%) BDD
5 96 (28.49%) Scrum
6 86 (25.52%) DevOps
7 76 (22.55%) Pair Programming
8 55 (16.32%) Multithreading
9 50 (14.84%) Software Engineering
10 48 (14.24%) Test Automation
11 39 (11.57%) E-Commerce
12 36 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (10.09%) User Stories
14 33 (9.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 32 (9.50%) Epics
16 25 (7.42%) Continuous Deployment
16 25 (7.42%) Unit Testing
17 24 (7.12%) Analytics
18 23 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 337 (100.00%) Java
2 206 (61.13%) Java 8
3 64 (18.99%) SQL
4 44 (13.06%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.75%) Python
6 11 (3.26%) Go
6 11 (3.26%) Scala
7 5 (1.48%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.89%) C
9 3 (0.89%) C++
9 3 (0.89%) Kotlin
9 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.59%) Groovy
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (9.79%) OCPJP
1 33 (9.79%) Sun Certification
2 28 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 27 (8.01%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.48%) Degree
5 4 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.15%) Accessibility
2 7 (2.08%) QA
3 3 (0.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (30.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 80 (23.74%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.93%) Terraform
3 10 (2.97%) Grafana
4 5 (1.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.59%) Kibana
5 2 (0.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 63 (18.69%) Oracle
2 33 (9.79%) Sun
3 23 (6.82%) Google
4 15 (4.45%) Adobe
5 7 (2.08%) Perforce
5 7 (2.08%) VMware
6 6 (1.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.48%) Splunk
8 4 (1.19%) SAP
9 3 (0.89%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.89%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.89%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.89%) Pega
9 3 (0.89%) Solace
9 3 (0.89%) WSO2
10 2 (0.59%) CA
10 2 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.59%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.59%) IBM
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat