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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Java 96 106 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.98% 16.18% 15.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.85% 42.74% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 42
Median daily rate £350 £318 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -3.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 235 248 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.01% 37.86% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 156 117
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £14.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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.

1 140 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.54%) Scala
3 74 (36.63%) Linux
4 73 (36.14%) Ruby
5 69 (34.16%) Automated Testing
5 69 (34.16%) Selenium
6 65 (32.18%) TDD
7 64 (31.68%) Open Source
8 56 (27.72%) Test Automation
8 56 (27.72%) Jenkins
8 56 (27.72%) Scrum
9 51 (25.25%) Cucumber
10 49 (24.26%) Spring
10 49 (24.26%) JIRA
11 48 (23.76%) C#
11 48 (23.76%) Git (software)
12 47 (23.27%) Confluence
13 46 (22.77%) SQL
14 45 (22.28%) Web Services
15 44 (21.78%) RESTful
16 43 (21.29%) .NET
16 43 (21.29%) Unix
16 43 (21.29%) Python
17 42 (20.79%) QA
17 42 (20.79%) DevOps
18 40 (19.80%) Gherkin
18 40 (19.80%) Windows
19 38 (18.81%) HTML
20 37 (18.32%) Unit Testing
20 37 (18.32%) REST

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 47 (23.27%) Confluence
2 19 (9.41%) WebLogic
3 14 (6.93%) JBoss
4 11 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.46%) Apache
7 7 (3.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.97%) Tuxedo
8 6 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.48%) FileNet
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.98%) WildFly
11 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.49%) IIS
11 3 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.99%) Documentum
12 2 (0.99%) Jetty
12 2 (0.99%) SAS
12 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.99%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.50%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.45%) GitHub
2 10 (4.95%) IaaS
2 10 (4.95%) PaaS
2 10 (4.95%) SaaS
3 6 (2.97%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.49%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.50%) G Suite
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.50%) Route 53
6 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.89%) HTTP
2 14 (6.93%) SSL
2 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.95%) LDAP
4 5 (2.48%) Internet
4 5 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.98%) Network Security
6 2 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.99%) DNS
6 2 (0.99%) FTP
6 2 (0.99%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.87%) MongoDB
2 17 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.47%) MySQL
10 5 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.98%) DB2
12 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.99%) HBase
13 2 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 1 (0.50%) DocumentDB
14 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (34.16%) Selenium
2 56 (27.72%) Jenkins
3 51 (25.25%) Cucumber
4 49 (24.26%) JIRA
5 48 (23.76%) Git (software)
6 36 (17.82%) JUnit
7 27 (13.37%) WebDriver
8 18 (8.91%) SoapUI
9 17 (8.42%) RSpec
10 16 (7.92%) Subversion
11 13 (6.44%) HP UFT
11 13 (6.44%) Sahi
11 13 (6.44%) WATIR
12 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.98%) CA Gen
13 4 (1.98%) Log4j
14 3 (1.49%) Ant
14 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.49%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 7 (3.47%) Finance
2 4 (1.98%) Games
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (43.56%) Developer
2 52 (25.74%) Java Developer
3 42 (20.79%) Tester
4 37 (18.32%) Automation Tester
5 30 (14.85%) Scala Developer
6 22 (10.89%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 22 (10.89%) Selenium Tester
7 18 (8.91%) Java Scala Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.44%) Agile Tester
10 12 (5.94%) Architect
11 11 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.45%) Java Automation Tester
12 10 (4.95%) QA Tester
12 10 (4.95%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.46%) Analyst
13 9 (4.46%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (3.96%) Agile Developer
14 8 (3.96%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.26%) Spring
2 45 (22.28%) Web Services
3 44 (21.78%) RESTful
4 43 (21.29%) .NET
5 40 (19.80%) Gherkin
6 38 (18.81%) HTML
7 37 (18.32%) REST
8 36 (17.82%) XML
9 35 (17.33%) Play Framework
10 32 (15.84%) JSON
11 31 (15.35%) CSS
12 30 (14.85%) Ruby on Rails
13 26 (12.87%) Spring MVC
14 21 (10.40%) ASP.NET
15 20 (9.90%) HTML5
16 19 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (9.41%) Django
17 18 (8.91%) Ajax
18 17 (8.42%) CSS3
19 16 (7.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (6.93%) Smartphone
2 13 (6.44%) Mainframe
3 11 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.95%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (3.47%) User Experience
6 5 (2.48%) DataPower
7 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) NHS
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (36.63%) Linux
2 43 (21.29%) Unix
3 40 (19.80%) Windows
4 27 (13.37%) AIX
5 15 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.93%) Windows Server
6 14 (6.93%) zOS
7 11 (5.45%) Solaris
8 8 (3.96%) MVS
9 7 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.98%) HPUX
10 4 (1.98%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.49%) Android
12 2 (0.99%) VME
12 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (34.16%) Automated Testing
3 65 (32.18%) TDD
4 64 (31.68%) Open Source
5 56 (27.72%) Scrum
5 56 (27.72%) Test Automation
6 42 (20.79%) DevOps
7 37 (18.32%) Automation Testing
7 37 (18.32%) Unit Testing
8 36 (17.82%) Microservices
9 35 (17.33%) Kanban
10 33 (16.34%) BDD
11 32 (15.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (15.35%) Configuration Management
12 31 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (14.36%) Software Engineering
13 29 (14.36%) User Stories
14 28 (13.86%) MVC
15 27 (13.37%) API Testing
16 20 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.54%) Scala
2 73 (36.14%) Ruby
3 48 (23.76%) C#
4 46 (22.77%) SQL
5 43 (21.29%) Python
6 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
7 28 (13.86%) Perl
8 27 (13.37%) Groovy
9 17 (8.42%) VB
10 14 (6.93%) Shell Script
11 12 (5.94%) C
12 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.99%) ABAP
14 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.50%) C++
15 1 (0.50%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.50%) PHP
15 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) Degree
4 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (20.79%) QA
2 9 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.49%) WCAG
4 1 (0.50%) SDET
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.91%) Docker
2 8 (3.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.48%) LXC
5 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.99%) Xen
7 1 (0.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 36 (17.82%) Puppet
2 23 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.95%) Terraform
4 9 (4.46%) Ansible
5 8 (3.96%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.47%) Control-M
7 5 (2.48%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.50%) Mesos
9 1 (0.50%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 33 (16.34%) Oracle
2 24 (11.88%) Atlassian
3 19 (9.41%) IBM
4 17 (8.42%) CA
4 17 (8.42%) Google
5 12 (5.94%) HP
6 11 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.45%) Sun
7 9 (4.46%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.47%) Informatica
9 6 (2.97%) Axway
10 5 (2.48%) Siebel
10 5 (2.48%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.98%) VMware
12 2 (0.99%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.99%) Pega
12 2 (0.99%) SAP
12 2 (0.99%) webMethods
13 1 (0.50%) Apigee
13 1 (0.50%) Borland
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