Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -21
Contract jobs citing Java 143 103 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.18% 12.39% 10.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.29% 34.22% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 64 143
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.14% -7.76%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £270
90th Percentile £572 £513 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 364 301 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.18% 36.22% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 193 502
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +8.33% -12.00%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £245
90th Percentile £554 £536 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 35
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +37.80% +31.94%
10th Percentile £29.95 £37.50 £28.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £50.00 £36.74
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.58
% change year-on-year -26.67% +38.13% +1.80%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Java.

1 89 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (51.05%) DevOps
3 63 (44.06%) Linux
4 52 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (35.66%) Open Source
6 50 (34.97%) BDD
7 45 (31.47%) Puppet
7 45 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (30.77%) Configuration Management
9 43 (30.07%) Jenkins
10 42 (29.37%) Ansible
10 42 (29.37%) Python
10 42 (29.37%) Test Automation
11 40 (27.97%) Ruby
11 40 (27.97%) Perl
12 35 (24.48%) TDD
13 34 (23.78%) Nagios
13 34 (23.78%) C
14 33 (23.08%) C++
14 33 (23.08%) PowerShell
14 33 (23.08%) Bash Shell
14 33 (23.08%) High Availability
14 33 (23.08%) Splunk
14 33 (23.08%) New Relic
15 32 (22.38%) Datadog
15 32 (22.38%) Data Centre
16 31 (21.68%) SQL
16 31 (21.68%) Windows
17 30 (20.98%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (20.98%) Terraform

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 10 (6.99%) Tomcat
1 10 (6.99%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.29%) JBoss
2 9 (6.29%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.90%) Apache
4 7 (4.90%) Jetty
5 6 (4.20%) FileNet
5 6 (4.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.80%) CICS
6 4 (2.80%) nginx
6 4 (2.80%) WildFly
7 3 (2.10%) Confluence
7 3 (2.10%) IIS
7 3 (2.10%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 52 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (22.38%) Datadog
4 6 (4.20%) PaaS
5 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.80%) IaaS
7 3 (2.10%) BrowserStack
7 3 (2.10%) Google App Engine
7 3 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.70%) Boomi
9 1 (0.70%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.70%) Linode
9 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.70%) SaaS
9 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) SSL
2 6 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.20%) Network Security
3 4 (2.80%) HTTP
4 3 (2.10%) DHCP
4 3 (2.10%) DNS
4 3 (2.10%) FTP
4 3 (2.10%) IPsec
4 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) Amazon Redshift
2 19 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.90%) MySQL
4 6 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.10%) Big Data
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.40%) KNIME
7 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) DataStage
8 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (30.07%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 23 (16.08%) TeamCity
4 18 (12.59%) Selenium
5 13 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.69%) JIRA
7 9 (6.29%) JUnit
8 8 (5.59%) Gradle
9 4 (2.80%) Maven
10 3 (2.10%) FindBugs
10 3 (2.10%) gulp
10 3 (2.10%) Hamcrest
10 3 (2.10%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.10%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.10%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.10%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.40%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.40%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.40%) Mockito
11 2 (1.40%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (4.90%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Legal
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
3 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (48.95%) Developer
2 48 (33.57%) Java Developer
3 40 (27.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (13.29%) Architect
5 8 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Junior
6 7 (4.90%) Open Source Architect
6 7 (4.90%) Open Source Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Test Leader
7 6 (4.20%) Java Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (4.20%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Project Leader
8 5 (3.50%) Angular Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (3.50%) Test Project Leader
9 4 (2.80%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.98%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (14.69%) J2EE
2 21 (14.69%) RESTful
3 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
3 17 (11.89%) Node.js
4 16 (11.19%) Spring
5 14 (9.79%) HTML
6 13 (9.09%) CSS
6 13 (9.09%) REST
6 13 (9.09%) Web Services
7 9 (6.29%) JSON
7 9 (6.29%) XML
8 8 (5.59%) SOAP
9 7 (4.90%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.90%) JDBC
10 6 (4.20%) .NET
10 6 (4.20%) Ajax
10 6 (4.20%) JSP
10 6 (4.20%) LDAP
10 6 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.38%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
4 8 (5.59%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.90%) DataPower
6 6 (4.20%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.50%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.80%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.40%) Blog
10 2 (1.40%) Robotics
11 1 (0.70%) Clustering
11 1 (0.70%) iPad
11 1 (0.70%) iPhone
11 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.70%) NHS
11 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.06%) Linux
2 31 (21.68%) Windows
3 14 (9.79%) Unix
4 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.90%) AIX
6 2 (1.40%) Android
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (51.05%) DevOps
3 51 (35.66%) Open Source
4 50 (34.97%) BDD
5 44 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 42 (29.37%) Test Automation
7 35 (24.48%) TDD
8 33 (23.08%) High Availability
9 20 (13.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (13.99%) Scrum
10 19 (13.29%) Microservices
11 18 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (8.39%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
15 11 (7.69%) Front End Development
15 11 (7.69%) OO
16 10 (6.99%) Kanban
17 9 (6.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.37%) Python
2 40 (27.97%) Perl
2 40 (27.97%) Ruby
3 34 (23.78%) C
4 33 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 33 (23.08%) C++
4 33 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 31 (21.68%) SQL
6 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.39%) Java 8
8 10 (6.99%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.90%) PHP
10 6 (4.20%) C#
11 2 (1.40%) Groovy
11 2 (1.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.70%) Go
12 1 (0.70%) Jython
12 1 (0.70%) R
12 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.39%) Degree
4 7 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (18.88%) Docker
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) Xen
4 2 (1.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (31.47%) Puppet
2 42 (29.37%) Ansible
3 34 (23.78%) Nagios
4 30 (20.98%) Terraform
5 23 (16.08%) Kubernetes
5 23 (16.08%) Packer
6 16 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.20%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (2.10%) Matomo
9 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.70%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) New Relic
1 33 (23.08%) Splunk
2 12 (8.39%) IBM
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle
3 11 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.20%) Axway
4 6 (4.20%) HP
4 6 (4.20%) Informatica
4 6 (4.20%) Siebel
4 6 (4.20%) Sun
4 6 (4.20%) VMware
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.80%) Google
7 2 (1.40%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.40%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.70%) Twitter
8 1 (0.70%) Zend