The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / North East
Rank - 66 56
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.10% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £310 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £391 £400
% change year-on-year -23.32% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 294 258 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.62% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 175 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Java SE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the North East

Java SE
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 SE in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java SE in the North East