Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 10 3
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Java 89 250 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.27% 13.69% 19.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.43% 32.38% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 193 174
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £285
90th Percentile £538 £498 £530
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% -1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
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 313 772 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.60% 42.28% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 588 368
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £395 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -7.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £277 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £540
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £391 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.79% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +98.72% -29.09%
10th Percentile £24.60 £20.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £55.25 £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +92.31% -32.17%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) Scrum
3 35 (39.33%) TDD
3 35 (39.33%) Scala
4 34 (38.20%) Open Source
5 30 (33.71%) Test Automation
5 30 (33.71%) Jenkins
6 29 (32.58%) Kanban
7 27 (30.34%) Selenium
8 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
8 26 (29.21%) Linux
8 26 (29.21%) Microservices
9 25 (28.09%) BDD
10 24 (26.97%) DevOps
11 23 (25.84%) HTML
12 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
12 21 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.35%) Web Services
14 19 (21.35%) WebDriver
15 18 (20.22%) Node.js
15 18 (20.22%) CSS
16 17 (19.10%) SQL
16 17 (19.10%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (17.98%) Spring
17 16 (17.98%) JSON
18 15 (16.85%) Ruby
19 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
19 14 (15.73%) JUnit
19 14 (15.73%) XML

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 14 (15.73%) Confluence
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) FileNet
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) Jetty
6 1 (1.12%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.12%) nginx
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Slack
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Heroku
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.25%) Boomi
3 2 (2.25%) Datadog
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) npm
4 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) HTTP
1 6 (6.74%) SSL
2 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) DHCP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) FTP
3 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.12%) IPsec
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
3 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (15.73%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.36%) MySQL
4 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.74%) Big Data
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Jenkins
2 27 (30.34%) Selenium
3 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
4 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
5 19 (21.35%) WebDriver
6 14 (15.73%) JIRA
6 14 (15.73%) JUnit
7 7 (7.87%) RSpec
8 6 (6.74%) Firebug
8 6 (6.74%) Gradle
8 6 (6.74%) Hamcrest
8 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.37%) Subversion
10 2 (2.25%) Grunt
10 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.25%) JMeter
10 2 (2.25%) Sahi
10 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.25%) WATIR
General
1 7 (7.87%) Games
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Developer
2 24 (26.97%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.47%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Digital Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Technical Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Tester
6 7 (7.87%) Agile Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Agile Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) HTML
2 19 (21.35%) Web Services
3 18 (20.22%) CSS
3 18 (20.22%) Node.js
4 16 (17.98%) JSON
4 16 (17.98%) Spring
5 14 (15.73%) HTML5
5 14 (15.73%) REST
5 14 (15.73%) XML
6 13 (14.61%) SOAP
7 11 (12.36%) RESTful
7 11 (12.36%) XSD
8 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.11%) JSP
10 8 (8.99%) .NET
10 8 (8.99%) CSS3
10 8 (8.99%) jQuery
10 8 (8.99%) Spring Boot
11 7 (7.87%) Play Framework
11 7 (7.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) DataPower
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Unix
4 4 (4.49%) Android
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.25%) Windows
7 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) Scrum
3 35 (39.33%) TDD
4 34 (38.20%) Open Source
5 30 (33.71%) Test Automation
6 29 (32.58%) Kanban
7 26 (29.21%) Microservices
8 25 (28.09%) BDD
9 24 (26.97%) DevOps
10 21 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
12 12 (13.48%) Front End Development
12 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (11.24%) User Stories
15 9 (10.11%) Coaching
15 9 (10.11%) Software Architecture
16 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
16 8 (8.99%) SOA
16 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) Scala
2 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.10%) SQL
4 15 (16.85%) Ruby
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 9 (10.11%) C#
7 7 (7.87%) Groovy
8 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.37%) Perl
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) C
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.25%) XPath
9 2 (2.25%) XQuery
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
2 7 (7.87%) WCAG
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Docker
2 4 (4.49%) LXC
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Puppet
2 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.49%) Terraform
4 3 (3.37%) Ansible
5 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.25%) Nagios
5 2 (2.25%) Packer
6 1 (1.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.12%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (1.12%) Grafana
6 1 (1.12%) Graylog
6 1 (1.12%) Kibana
6 1 (1.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.49%) Capita
4 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco
4 2 (2.25%) Dell
4 2 (2.25%) New Relic
4 2 (2.25%) OpenText
4 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 1 (1.12%) Axway
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Informatica
5 1 (1.12%) Siebel
5 1 (1.12%) Sun
5 1 (1.12%) VMware