The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 April 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Java 26 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.09% 9.03% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 22.32% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 9
Median daily rate £405 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.44% -4.06%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 156 112 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 54.55% 40.43% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 91
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Leicestershire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Leicestershire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Leicestershire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Leicestershire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 20 £450 +50.00% 4
Loughborough - 2 £550 -
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Java.

1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) Java EE
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) Spring
5 9 (23.68%) .NET
5 9 (23.68%) Linux
5 9 (23.68%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) Python
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
7 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.42%) Change Management
7 7 (18.42%) ITSM
7 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle ADF
7 7 (18.42%) Adobe
7 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
7 7 (18.42%) User Experience
7 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
8 6 (15.79%) REST

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 7 (18.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Boomi
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Grunt
4 3 (7.89%) gulp
4 3 (7.89%) jMock
5 2 (5.26%) git-flow
5 2 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Mocha
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) Java EE
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 9 (23.68%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) Spring
5 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle ADF
6 6 (15.79%) CSS3
6 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 6 (15.79%) REST
6 6 (15.79%) RESTful
7 5 (13.16%) Spring Boot
8 4 (10.53%) JPA
8 4 (10.53%) JSON
8 4 (10.53%) React
9 3 (7.89%) Ember.js
9 3 (7.89%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.42%) User Experience
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) OO
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Change Management
5 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
5 7 (18.42%) ITSM
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) OOD
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) API Design
8 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.89%) Open Source
8 3 (7.89%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.63%) ES6
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) OCMJD
2 2 (5.26%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter