Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 24 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
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +13
Contract jobs citing Java 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 20.69% 5.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Home Counties median daily rate £325 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.14% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -43.75% +10.34%

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 Home Counties with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Home Counties
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 10 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 34.48% 45.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Home Counties median daily rate £355 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% -23.68% +15.15%
10th Percentile £320 £285 £375
90th Percentile £380 £426 £488
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the Home Counties

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in the Home Counties.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in the Home Counties

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in the Home Counties.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Java.

1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Akka
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Akka
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow