The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 27 June 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 33 5
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28  
Contract jobs citing Java 34 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.74% 8.28% 15.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.19% 23.73% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 80 62
Median daily rate £323 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +0.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 109 472 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.23% 34.89% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 299 129
Median daily rate £373 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.40% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 30 2
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.06% -9.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Java.

1 110 (83.97%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (69.47%) Scala
3 85 (64.89%) Test Automation
4 61 (46.56%) Ruby
5 60 (45.80%) Selenium
6 58 (44.27%) Jenkins
7 52 (39.69%) TDD
8 51 (38.93%) Scrum
9 50 (38.17%) Spring
10 45 (34.35%) JIRA
11 44 (33.59%) JUnit
12 43 (32.82%) C#
12 43 (32.82%) Cucumber
13 42 (32.06%) RESTful
13 42 (32.06%) Confluence
14 41 (31.30%) Git (software)
15 40 (30.53%) Python
16 38 (29.01%) Gherkin
17 36 (27.48%) Play Framework
18 35 (26.72%) Linux
18 35 (26.72%) HTML
18 35 (26.72%) QA
19 34 (25.95%) REST
20 33 (25.19%) Unit Testing
21 32 (24.43%) Kanban
21 32 (24.43%) Open Source
22 31 (23.66%) Microservices
22 31 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
23 30 (22.90%) JSON
23 30 (22.90%) CSS

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 42 (32.06%) Confluence
2 8 (6.11%) Apache
3 6 (4.58%) JBoss
3 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.58%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.40%) GitHub
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.53%) Route 53
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.76%) G Suite
4 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.21%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (12.21%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.82%) MySQL
6 3 (2.29%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.76%) DocumentDB
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (45.80%) Selenium
2 58 (44.27%) Jenkins
3 45 (34.35%) JIRA
4 44 (33.59%) JUnit
5 43 (32.82%) Cucumber
6 41 (31.30%) Git (software)
7 30 (22.90%) WebDriver
8 23 (17.56%) RSpec
9 19 (14.50%) SoapUI
10 17 (12.98%) Subversion
11 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.05%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.29%) Ant
12 3 (2.29%) Gradle
12 3 (2.29%) Maven
12 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.53%) jMock
13 2 (1.53%) Mockito
14 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
14 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 10 (7.63%) Games
2 2 (1.53%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (53.44%) Developer
2 43 (32.82%) Java Developer
2 43 (32.82%) Tester
3 39 (29.77%) Automation Tester
4 24 (18.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 24 (18.32%) Selenium Tester
5 23 (17.56%) Scala Developer
6 15 (11.45%) Java Scala Developer
7 14 (10.69%) Agile Tester
8 11 (8.40%) Java Automation Tester
9 9 (6.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (6.11%) QA Tester
10 8 (6.11%) Test Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Architect
12 6 (4.58%) Agile Developer
12 6 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (3.82%) Android Developer
13 5 (3.82%) Digital Developer
13 5 (3.82%) Linux Developer
13 5 (3.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (38.17%) Spring
2 42 (32.06%) RESTful
3 38 (29.01%) Gherkin
4 36 (27.48%) Play Framework
5 35 (26.72%) HTML
6 34 (25.95%) REST
7 31 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 30 (22.90%) CSS
8 30 (22.90%) JSON
8 30 (22.90%) Web Services
9 27 (20.61%) Spring MVC
10 23 (17.56%) HTML5
11 22 (16.79%) Django
12 21 (16.03%) Ajax
13 19 (14.50%) CSS3
14 18 (13.74%) .NET
15 17 (12.98%) Guice
16 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET
16 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (10.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Smartphone
2 10 (7.63%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.58%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.72%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Unix
3 7 (5.34%) Android
4 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (83.97%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (64.89%) Test Automation
3 52 (39.69%) TDD
4 51 (38.93%) Scrum
5 33 (25.19%) Unit Testing
6 32 (24.43%) Kanban
6 32 (24.43%) Open Source
7 31 (23.66%) Microservices
8 30 (22.90%) User Stories
9 29 (22.14%) MVC
10 28 (21.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (20.61%) API Testing
12 25 (19.08%) Exploratory Testing
12 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
13 24 (18.32%) Performance Testing
14 23 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (17.56%) Web Testing
15 21 (16.03%) BDD
15 21 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (16.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 91 (69.47%) Scala
2 61 (46.56%) Ruby
3 43 (32.82%) C#
4 40 (30.53%) Python
5 26 (19.85%) Groovy
6 21 (16.03%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.34%) SQL
8 4 (3.05%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.76%) Jython
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.72%) QA
2 9 (6.87%) WCAG
3 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Docker
2 4 (3.05%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) Puppet
2 10 (7.63%) Ansible
2 10 (7.63%) Terraform
3 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Atlassian
2 18 (13.74%) Google
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) webMethods
5 2 (1.53%) Informatica
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) Apigee
6 1 (0.76%) CA
6 1 (0.76%) OpenText
6 1 (0.76%) SAP
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