The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 30 March 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 / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing Java 17 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 13.60% 1.26% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.57% 4.08% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £390 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.13
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.63%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 49 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 28.00% 30.82% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 33
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £437 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Middlesex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Middlesex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Middlesex

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Java.

1 21 (53.85%) Web Services
2 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle
6 13 (33.33%) Spring
7 12 (30.77%) MVC
8 11 (28.21%) Finance
8 11 (28.21%) Legal
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.21%) MySQL
8 11 (28.21%) Python
8 11 (28.21%) Java EE
8 11 (28.21%) Mule
8 11 (28.21%) Mule ESB
9 9 (23.08%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) C#
11 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (15.38%) DevOps
12 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) C++
12 6 (15.38%) C
13 5 (12.82%) XML
13 5 (12.82%) Linux
13 5 (12.82%) Maven
13 5 (12.82%) Scrum

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 11 (28.21%) Mule
1 11 (28.21%) Mule ESB
2 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) InfluxDB
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 4 (10.26%) Ant
2 4 (10.26%) Gradle
3 1 (2.56%) AppScan
3 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
1 11 (28.21%) Legal
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SCCM Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) Web Services
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
2 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) Spring
4 11 (28.21%) Java EE
5 5 (12.82%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) Sensu
7 3 (7.69%) .NET
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE
8 2 (5.13%) jBPM
8 2 (5.13%) JSON
8 2 (5.13%) Spring Security
8 2 (5.13%) WinForms
9 1 (2.56%) D3.js
9 1 (2.56%) JMS
9 1 (2.56%) REST
9 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Kanban
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) OOP
9 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.13%) Microservices
9 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.13%) Prototyping
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) C
4 6 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) Ada
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Tcl
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) UniBasic
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CEH
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
1 4 (10.26%) Fluentd
1 4 (10.26%) Graphite
1 4 (10.26%) logstash
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Salt
1 4 (10.26%) StatsD
1 4 (10.26%) ZABBIX
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Redback
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) Sun