The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / North East
Rank 43 18 36
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 67 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.07% 7.70% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 8.08% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 16
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £297 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 691 829 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.31% 95.29% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 557 336
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the North East

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in the North East

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the North East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the North East

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in the North East

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 41 £350 +7.69% 9
Durham -3 1 £350 -22.22%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (53.33%) Spring
4 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.00%) Microservices
5 29 (48.33%) Git (software)
6 26 (43.33%) Linux
7 25 (41.67%) TDD
8 24 (40.00%) MVC
9 22 (36.67%) Scala
10 20 (33.33%) Spring MVC
11 19 (31.67%) .NET
11 19 (31.67%) Play Framework
12 18 (30.00%) HTML
12 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
12 18 (30.00%) Ruby
12 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (28.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
14 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
14 16 (26.67%) Puppet
14 16 (26.67%) MongoDB
14 16 (26.67%) C#
14 16 (26.67%) DevOps
15 15 (25.00%) Scrum
16 14 (23.33%) CSS
16 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
17 12 (20.00%) JIRA
17 12 (20.00%) XML
17 12 (20.00%) Hibernate

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 8 (13.33%) JBoss
2 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) Liferay
7 1 (1.67%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.67%) G Suite
2 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.67%) DocumentDB
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (20.00%) JIRA
4 9 (15.00%) JUnit
5 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.00%) Subversion
7 5 (8.33%) IntelliJ
7 5 (8.33%) Maven
8 3 (5.00%) Ant
8 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.00%) Gradle
8 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.33%) Selenium
9 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) Spring
2 20 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 19 (31.67%) .NET
3 19 (31.67%) Play Framework
4 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (30.00%) HTML
5 17 (28.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (23.33%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (20.00%) XML
8 11 (18.33%) REST
9 9 (15.00%) JSON
10 8 (13.33%) SOAP
11 7 (11.67%) J2EE
12 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
13 4 (6.67%) HTML5
13 4 (6.67%) JPA
13 4 (6.67%) jQuery
13 4 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Microservices
3 25 (41.67%) TDD
4 24 (40.00%) MVC
5 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
6 16 (26.67%) DevOps
7 15 (25.00%) Scrum
8 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.33%) Web Design
11 4 (6.67%) BDD
12 3 (5.00%) API Design
12 3 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (5.00%) Open Source
12 3 (5.00%) SOA
12 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.67%) Scala
4 18 (30.00%) Ruby
5 16 (26.67%) C#
6 10 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.67%) Groovy
8 1 (1.67%) Jython
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Puppet
2 10 (16.67%) Terraform
3 8 (13.33%) Ansible
4 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.67%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (3.33%) Informatica
3 2 (3.33%) webMethods
4 1 (1.67%) Apigee
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) OpenText
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