Period
to 24 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 115 144 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.31% 13.87% 15.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.59% 35.21% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 100 170
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £297 £300 £273
90th Percentile £588 £493 £503
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £361
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.11% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 364 409 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.79% 39.40% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 283 427
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £363 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £259 £300 £259
90th Percentile £530 £525 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £361 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +3.21% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 17
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.49% +111.19%
10th Percentile £30.30 £17.65 £15.70
90th Percentile £42.25 £55.20 £36.66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.66
% change year-on-year -12.50% +22.49% +3.67%

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 May 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 May 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 67 (58.26%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.96%) DevOps
3 47 (40.87%) Linux
4 40 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 40 (34.78%) Puppet
4 40 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 39 (33.91%) BDD
6 38 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (31.30%) Open Source
8 35 (30.43%) Python
8 35 (30.43%) Configuration Management
9 33 (28.70%) Ruby
9 33 (28.70%) Perl
9 33 (28.70%) Ansible
10 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (23.48%) Nagios
11 27 (23.48%) TDD
11 27 (23.48%) Terraform
12 26 (22.61%) New Relic
12 26 (22.61%) Datadog
12 26 (22.61%) C
12 26 (22.61%) C++
12 26 (22.61%) PowerShell
12 26 (22.61%) Bash Shell
12 26 (22.61%) Splunk
13 25 (21.74%) High Availability
13 25 (21.74%) Data Centre
14 24 (20.87%) Elastic Stack
14 24 (20.87%) Windows
14 24 (20.87%) Scrum

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 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.70%) Apache
4 8 (6.96%) FileNet
4 8 (6.96%) JBoss
4 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (4.35%) Confluence
7 5 (4.35%) Jetty
7 5 (4.35%) nginx
8 4 (3.48%) IIS
8 4 (3.48%) Mongrel
9 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.87%) CICS
11 1 (0.87%) CMS
11 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Maximo
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (22.61%) Datadog
4 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.48%) Google App Engine
5 4 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.48%) Slack
6 3 (2.61%) BrowserStack
6 3 (2.61%) IaaS
6 3 (2.61%) PaaS
7 2 (1.74%) GitHub
8 1 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.87%) Linode
8 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) SSL
2 6 (5.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.22%) Network Security
3 5 (4.35%) HTTP
4 4 (3.48%) DHCP
4 4 (3.48%) DNS
4 4 (3.48%) FTP
4 4 (3.48%) IPsec
4 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 14 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.22%) MySQL
4 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.74%) Big Data
6 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.87%) DataStage
7 1 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.39%) TeamCity
4 19 (16.52%) Selenium
5 15 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.83%) Gradle
6 9 (7.83%) JIRA
7 6 (5.22%) JUnit
8 5 (4.35%) Hamcrest
8 5 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.48%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.61%) FindBugs
10 3 (2.61%) Subversion
11 2 (1.74%) Firebug
11 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.74%) JMeter
11 2 (1.74%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.74%) Sahi
11 2 (1.74%) WATIR
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Developer
2 35 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 32 (27.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Architect
5 7 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.09%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.22%) Project Leader
7 5 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Test Project Leader
8 4 (3.48%) Angular Developer
9 3 (2.61%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (2.61%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Junior DevOps
9 3 (2.61%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (14.78%) Spring
3 16 (13.91%) Web Services
4 13 (11.30%) J2EE
4 13 (11.30%) RESTful
5 12 (10.43%) XML
6 11 (9.57%) HTML
7 10 (8.70%) .NET
7 10 (8.70%) CSS
8 9 (7.83%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.96%) JSON
9 8 (6.96%) REST
10 7 (6.09%) JSP
10 7 (6.09%) Node.js
10 7 (6.09%) Spring Boot
11 6 (5.22%) Kafka
11 6 (5.22%) LDAP
11 6 (5.22%) Software Packaging
11 6 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.22%) DataPower
5 4 (3.48%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.48%) Social Media
5 4 (3.48%) User Experience
6 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.87%) Blog
8 1 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Linux
2 24 (20.87%) Windows
3 15 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.30%) Unix
5 7 (6.09%) AIX
6 3 (2.61%) Android
7 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.87%) CentOS
8 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (58.26%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.96%) DevOps
3 40 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 39 (33.91%) BDD
5 36 (31.30%) Open Source
6 35 (30.43%) Configuration Management
7 27 (23.48%) TDD
8 25 (21.74%) High Availability
9 24 (20.87%) Scrum
10 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (14.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (13.04%) Microservices
14 12 (10.43%) Kanban
15 11 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
16 8 (6.96%) OO
16 8 (6.96%) Workflow
17 5 (4.35%) Change Control
17 5 (4.35%) Software Architecture
17 5 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) Python
2 33 (28.70%) Perl
2 33 (28.70%) Ruby
3 26 (22.61%) Bash Shell
3 26 (22.61%) C
3 26 (22.61%) C++
3 26 (22.61%) PowerShell
4 21 (18.26%) SQL
5 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.96%) Java 8
7 4 (3.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.61%) Scala
9 2 (1.74%) C#
9 2 (1.74%) Groovy
9 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) Go
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
10 1 (0.87%) R
10 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.87%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (34.78%) Puppet
2 33 (28.70%) Ansible
3 27 (23.48%) Nagios
3 27 (23.48%) Terraform
4 20 (17.39%) Kubernetes
4 20 (17.39%) Packer
5 15 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.22%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.87%) Grafana
7 1 (0.87%) Graylog
7 1 (0.87%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.87%) Kibana
7 1 (0.87%) logstash
7 1 (0.87%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) New Relic
1 26 (22.61%) Splunk
2 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.30%) Oracle
4 9 (7.83%) IBM
5 6 (5.22%) Axway
5 6 (5.22%) HP
5 6 (5.22%) Informatica
5 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.22%) Siebel
5 6 (5.22%) Sun
6 5 (4.35%) Google
6 5 (4.35%) VMware
7 2 (1.74%) Capita
7 2 (1.74%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.74%) OpenText
8 1 (0.87%) Apple
8 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.87%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.87%) SaltStack