Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 15 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 37 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.69% 8.05% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.94% 17.57% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 15
Leicestershire median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £368 £234 £268
90th Percentile £540 £478 £468
East Midlands median daily rate £423 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £23.00 -

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 310 239 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 56.06% 45.79% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 148 184
Leicestershire median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £195 £213
90th Percentile £483 £447 £412
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Leicestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48% -17.14%
10th Percentile £25.50 £33.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.50 £42.20 £36.35
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +64.21% -32.14%

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 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 -6 28 £450 +35.85% 7
Loughborough - 2 £550 -
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) .NET
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Adobe
4 8 (21.62%) Java EE
4 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (18.92%) REST
5 7 (18.92%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.92%) Banking
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) ITSM
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (18.92%) CSS
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
6 6 (16.22%) Spring
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) RESTful

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 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Boomi
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) AMQP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.70%) MQTT
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
1 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Grunt
2 2 (5.41%) gulp
2 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Mocha
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
1 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) HTML
3 8 (21.62%) Java EE
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) HTML5
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle ADF
4 7 (18.92%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.22%) CSS3
5 6 (16.22%) RESTful
5 6 (16.22%) Spring
6 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
7 4 (10.81%) Ember.js
7 4 (10.81%) Node.js
7 4 (10.81%) React
8 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.11%) JPA
8 3 (8.11%) SOAP
9 2 (5.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) ITSM
2 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
5 4 (10.81%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) API Design
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.41%) API Development
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) Microservices
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.70%) Content Management
8 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.41%) ES6
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Adobe
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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