Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 17 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.13% 3.93% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 8.82% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 24
Leicestershire median daily rate £463 £345 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.06% -21.14% +34.62%
10th Percentile £303 £250 £286
90th Percentile £550 £430 £456
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £438 £423
% change year-on-year -2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - £8.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 265 238 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 48.71% 44.49% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 134 154
Leicestershire median daily rate £335 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.20% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £244 £216
90th Percentile £495 £438 £445
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Leicestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.46% +4.67%
10th Percentile £15.65 £23.83 £15.84
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.63 £43.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -42.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 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
Leicester -7 12 £463 +34.06% 8
Loughborough -1 1 £225 -25.00% 1
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Android SDK
2 5 (29.41%) Android Development
2 5 (29.41%) RxJava
2 5 (29.41%) Kotlin
2 5 (29.41%) Retrofit
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) Scala
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Java EE
4 3 (17.65%) React
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching

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 1 (5.88%) CICS
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Boomi
1 1 (5.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) git-flow
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) jspm
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) React Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Android SDK
1 5 (29.41%) RESTful
1 5 (29.41%) Retrofit
1 5 (29.41%) RxJava
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) Java EE
3 3 (17.65%) React
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Ext JS
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
4 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
4 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Android Development
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) EAI
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) Kotlin
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL
5 1 (5.88%) ES6
5 1 (5.88%) ES7
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) ATG
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) OpenText
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat