Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 102 91 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.37% 10.20% 14.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.82% 31.16% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 82 195
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £300
90th Percentile £553 £538 £490
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
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 342 292 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.13% 32.74% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 214 601
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -14.63%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £271
90th Percentile £566 £579 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £449 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.25% +14.29% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 16
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -6.45% +49.04%
10th Percentile £44.30 £17.70 £33.66
90th Percentile £47.93 £47.66 £55.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% +59.57%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 62 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.29%) Microservices
3 32 (31.37%) DevOps
3 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 32 (31.37%) Spring
4 29 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (28.43%) Test Automation
4 29 (28.43%) SQL
4 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
5 28 (27.45%) Node.js
6 27 (26.47%) JIRA
7 26 (25.49%) MongoDB
8 25 (24.51%) Scrum
9 24 (23.53%) CSS
9 24 (23.53%) TDD
9 24 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 24 (23.53%) Selenium
9 24 (23.53%) Cucumber
10 23 (22.55%) BDD
10 23 (22.55%) HTML
10 23 (22.55%) Linux
11 22 (21.57%) Python
12 21 (20.59%) Docker
13 20 (19.61%) Open Source
13 20 (19.61%) REST
14 19 (18.63%) JUnit
14 19 (18.63%) RESTful
14 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
15 18 (17.65%) GitLab
16 17 (16.67%) Confluence

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 17 (16.67%) Confluence
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.92%) Apache
4 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.92%) JBoss
4 4 (3.92%) nginx
4 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.96%) Documentum
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.98%) Liferay
7 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.78%) GitHub
2 11 (10.78%) Slack
3 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.88%) Route 53
4 6 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.92%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.94%) IaaS
7 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.96%) Boomi
7 2 (1.96%) PaaS
7 2 (1.96%) SaaS
8 1 (0.98%) Akamai
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.92%) SSL
4 3 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.98%) BGP
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) DNS
5 1 (0.98%) FTP
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) Intranet
5 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.98%) NAS
5 1 (0.98%) OSPF
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) MongoDB
2 16 (15.69%) MySQL
2 16 (15.69%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.86%) Big Data
5 7 (6.86%) Sqoop
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.92%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.92%) HBase
7 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.92%) Spark SQL
8 3 (2.94%) DB2
9 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.98%) KDB
10 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
2 27 (26.47%) JIRA
3 24 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 24 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 24 (23.53%) Selenium
4 19 (18.63%) JUnit
5 18 (17.65%) GitLab
6 13 (12.75%) Maven
7 12 (11.76%) JMeter
8 9 (8.82%) SonarQube
9 7 (6.86%) Subversion
10 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.90%) Gatling
11 4 (3.92%) Ant
11 4 (3.92%) Grunt
11 4 (3.92%) gulp
11 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.92%) Sublime Text
11 4 (3.92%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Electronics
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (50.00%) Developer
2 39 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.88%) Tester
7 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Agile Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (2.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.37%) Spring
2 28 (27.45%) Node.js
3 24 (23.53%) CSS
4 23 (22.55%) HTML
5 20 (19.61%) REST
6 19 (18.63%) RESTful
7 17 (16.67%) Web Services
8 16 (15.69%) JSON
8 16 (15.69%) XML
9 15 (14.71%) Hibernate
9 15 (14.71%) SOAP
10 14 (13.73%) J2EE
11 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.75%) jQuery
12 12 (11.76%) HTML5
13 9 (8.82%) .NET
14 8 (7.84%) Spring Boot
15 7 (6.86%) JSP
16 6 (5.88%) Java EE
16 6 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.94%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) CESG
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) DataPower
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Linux
2 11 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (9.80%) Unix
4 6 (5.88%) CentOS
5 5 (4.90%) Windows
6 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.29%) Microservices
3 32 (31.37%) DevOps
4 29 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (28.43%) Test Automation
5 25 (24.51%) Scrum
6 24 (23.53%) TDD
7 23 (22.55%) BDD
8 20 (19.61%) Open Source
9 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
10 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
12 11 (10.78%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.80%) Web Development
14 9 (8.82%) OO
14 9 (8.82%) User Stories
15 7 (6.86%) Analytics
15 7 (6.86%) API Design
15 7 (6.86%) API Development
15 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
2 29 (28.43%) SQL
3 22 (21.57%) Python
4 13 (12.75%) Scala
5 11 (10.78%) Java 8
6 10 (9.80%) Ruby
7 9 (8.82%) C#
8 5 (4.90%) Groovy
8 5 (4.90%) PHP
9 4 (3.92%) Haskell
9 4 (3.92%) Perl
9 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.94%) XPath
11 2 (1.96%) C
11 2 (1.96%) C++
11 2 (1.96%) XQuery
12 1 (0.98%) ABAP
12 1 (0.98%) COBOL
12 1 (0.98%) Korn
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CISMP
4 1 (0.98%) CISSP
4 1 (0.98%) GIAC
4 1 (0.98%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) Docker
2 7 (6.86%) Apache Flume
2 7 (6.86%) HDFS
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Puppet
2 11 (10.78%) Grafana
2 11 (10.78%) Terraform
3 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.86%) Prometheus
5 6 (5.88%) Ansible
5 6 (5.88%) Packer
5 6 (5.88%) Rancher
6 5 (4.90%) Kibana
7 1 (0.98%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.98%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Black Duck
3 5 (4.90%) Google
4 4 (3.92%) Adobe
4 4 (3.92%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.92%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) webMethods
5 3 (2.94%) Pega
6 2 (1.96%) Dell
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.98%) BMC
7 1 (0.98%) EMC
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.98%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.98%) Solace
7 1 (0.98%) Splunk
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.98%) Xamarin