Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 June 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 164 154 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.71% 11.90% 10.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.47% 31.82% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 164
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £270
90th Percentile £550 £494 £504
England median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +7.89% -5.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 490 484 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.98% 37.40% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 317 539
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £263 £285 £258
90th Percentile £526 £525 £521
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 32
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +43.23% +54.98%
10th Percentile £30.65 £12.58 £16.08
90th Percentile £47.60 £48.55 £36.45
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the North East

Java
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in the North East

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the North East over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in the North East

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in the North East

Java
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 within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 139 £407 +16.29% 18
Durham +10 22 £400 +9.59% 9
Java
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Java.

1 96 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.63%) DevOps
3 61 (37.20%) Jenkins
4 58 (35.37%) Linux
5 50 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (28.05%) Git (software)
6 46 (28.05%) Open Source
7 45 (27.44%) Puppet
7 45 (27.44%) Spring
8 43 (26.22%) Python
8 43 (26.22%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (25.61%) BDD
9 42 (25.61%) Test Automation
10 41 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 40 (24.39%) Oracle
12 39 (23.78%) AngularJS
12 39 (23.78%) Ansible
13 38 (23.17%) Perl
13 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 38 (23.17%) Ruby
14 32 (19.51%) Nagios
15 31 (18.90%) C
15 31 (18.90%) C++
15 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
15 31 (18.90%) PowerShell
15 31 (18.90%) Bash Shell
15 31 (18.90%) Splunk
15 31 (18.90%) New Relic
15 31 (18.90%) Datadog
16 30 (18.29%) Data Centre

Java
Co-occurring 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 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
2 30 (18.29%) Apache
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.49%) JBoss
6 8 (4.88%) FileNet
6 8 (4.88%) Jetty
6 8 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (3.05%) nginx
9 4 (2.44%) CICS
9 4 (2.44%) IIS
9 4 (2.44%) Mongrel
9 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.44%) WildFly
10 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.22%) Confluence
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Maximo
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 50 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (18.90%) Datadog
4 7 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.66%) PaaS
6 4 (2.44%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.44%) IaaS
7 3 (1.83%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.22%) GitHub
8 2 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.22%) Slack
9 1 (0.61%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.61%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) SSL
2 6 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (3.66%) Network Security
3 5 (3.05%) HTTP
4 4 (2.44%) DHCP
4 4 (2.44%) DNS
4 4 (2.44%) FTP
4 4 (2.44%) IPsec
4 4 (2.44%) SMS
4 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.22%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (13.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.27%) MySQL
5 6 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.44%) Big Data
8 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.22%) KNIME
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.61%) DataStage
10 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 61 (37.20%) Jenkins
2 46 (28.05%) Git (software)
3 30 (18.29%) JIRA
4 22 (13.41%) TeamCity
5 16 (9.76%) Gradle
5 16 (9.76%) Selenium
6 13 (7.93%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.10%) Liquibase
8 6 (3.66%) JUnit
9 5 (3.05%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.44%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.44%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.83%) FindBugs
11 3 (1.83%) Hamcrest
11 3 (1.83%) Maven
11 3 (1.83%) Subversion
12 2 (1.22%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.22%) jMock
12 2 (1.22%) Mockito
12 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (6.10%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.22%) Banking
3 2 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (54.88%) Developer
2 63 (38.41%) Java Developer
3 36 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (10.37%) Architect
5 10 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.27%) Test Leader
6 7 (4.27%) Web Developer
7 6 (3.66%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 6 (3.66%) Java Engineer
7 6 (3.66%) Project Leader
7 6 (3.66%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.05%) Angular Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Junior
8 5 (3.05%) Junior DevOps
8 5 (3.05%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.05%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Test Project Leader
9 4 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.44%) Spring
2 39 (23.78%) AngularJS
3 29 (17.68%) Elastic Stack
3 29 (17.68%) RESTful
4 25 (15.24%) Kafka
5 24 (14.63%) Hibernate
5 24 (14.63%) Web Services
6 22 (13.41%) JPA
7 21 (12.80%) Apache Camel
8 19 (11.59%) J2EE
9 18 (10.98%) HTML
10 17 (10.37%) CSS
11 12 (7.32%) Node.js
12 11 (6.71%) REST
13 10 (6.10%) JSON
13 10 (6.10%) JSP
14 9 (5.49%) SOAP
14 9 (5.49%) XML
15 8 (4.88%) .NET
15 8 (4.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 8 (4.88%) User Experience
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.66%) DataPower
4 6 (3.66%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.05%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.44%) Social Media
7 3 (1.83%) Blog
7 3 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.22%) Robotics
8 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.37%) Linux
2 29 (17.68%) Windows
3 15 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.54%) Unix
5 7 (4.27%) AIX
6 2 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.63%) DevOps
3 46 (28.05%) Open Source
4 42 (25.61%) BDD
4 42 (25.61%) Test Automation
5 41 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 30 (18.29%) High Availability
7 28 (17.07%) TDD
8 26 (15.85%) Scrum
9 21 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
12 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (9.76%) Microservices
14 14 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (7.93%) Kanban
16 10 (6.10%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (6.10%) Front End Development
17 9 (5.49%) Web Development
17 9 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.22%) Python
2 38 (23.17%) Perl
2 38 (23.17%) Ruby
3 31 (18.90%) Bash Shell
3 31 (18.90%) C
3 31 (18.90%) C++
3 31 (18.90%) PowerShell
4 30 (18.29%) Java 8
5 24 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 23 (14.02%) SQL
7 6 (3.66%) PHP
8 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.44%) Scala
10 2 (1.22%) C#
10 2 (1.22%) Go
10 2 (1.22%) Groovy
11 1 (0.61%) Jython
11 1 (0.61%) R
11 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.54%) Degree
4 4 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 26 (15.85%) Docker
2 7 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.05%) Xen
4 2 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (27.44%) Puppet
2 39 (23.78%) Ansible
3 32 (19.51%) Nagios
4 29 (17.68%) Terraform
5 22 (13.41%) Kubernetes
5 22 (13.41%) Packer
6 16 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.66%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.61%) Grafana
8 1 (0.61%) Graylog
8 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.61%) Kibana
8 1 (0.61%) logstash
8 1 (0.61%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (24.39%) Oracle
2 31 (18.90%) New Relic
2 31 (18.90%) Splunk
3 14 (8.54%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.93%) IBM
5 7 (4.27%) VMware
6 6 (3.66%) Axway
6 6 (3.66%) HP
6 6 (3.66%) Informatica
6 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.66%) Siebel
6 6 (3.66%) Sun
7 5 (3.05%) Google
8 2 (1.22%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.22%) Capita
8 2 (1.22%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.22%) OpenText
8 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.61%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.61%) Zend