Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 178 112 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.54% 9.05% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.63% 27.72% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 60 213
North East median daily rate £400 £394 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +8.62% -9.38%
10th Percentile £268 £299 £278
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -10.00%

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 486 404 1,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.71% 32.63% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 256 708
North East median daily rate £377 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +6.99% -8.72%
10th Percentile £263 £272 £256
90th Percentile £541 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 45
North East median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +38.46% +28.79%
10th Percentile £28.00 £24.30 £18.35
90th Percentile £41.25 £51.00 £36.74
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +6 148 £400 +3.23% 46
Durham +8 27 £400 - 5
Java
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 104 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (37.08%) DevOps
3 62 (34.83%) Jenkins
3 62 (34.83%) Linux
4 51 (28.65%) Open Source
5 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (26.40%) Git (software)
6 47 (26.40%) BDD
7 46 (25.84%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (24.72%) Spring
8 44 (24.72%) AngularJS
9 43 (24.16%) Test Automation
9 43 (24.16%) Python
10 42 (23.60%) Configuration Management
10 42 (23.60%) Ruby
11 41 (23.03%) Ansible
12 40 (22.47%) Puppet
13 36 (20.22%) JIRA
13 36 (20.22%) Perl
14 35 (19.66%) Oracle
15 34 (19.10%) C
15 34 (19.10%) Nagios
15 34 (19.10%) Bash Shell
16 33 (18.54%) PowerShell
16 33 (18.54%) C++
16 33 (18.54%) High Availability
16 33 (18.54%) Splunk
16 33 (18.54%) New Relic
16 33 (18.54%) Java 8

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 27 (15.17%) Tomcat
2 25 (14.04%) Apache
3 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.81%) JBoss
5 5 (2.81%) Jetty
6 4 (2.25%) CICS
6 4 (2.25%) Confluence
6 4 (2.25%) WildFly
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) FileNet
8 2 (1.12%) nginx
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) Liferay
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.12%) Maximo
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (17.98%) Datadog
3 6 (3.37%) PaaS
4 4 (2.25%) IaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.69%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.12%) GitHub
6 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) Boomi
7 1 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.56%) Linode
7 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) SMS
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) IPsec
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.84%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (12.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (5.06%) MySQL
4 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
7 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.12%) KNIME
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.56%) DataStage
9 1 (0.56%) KDB
9 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (34.83%) Jenkins
2 47 (26.40%) Git (software)
3 36 (20.22%) JIRA
4 23 (12.92%) TeamCity
5 19 (10.67%) Selenium
6 14 (7.87%) Gradle
7 12 (6.74%) JUnit
8 10 (5.62%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.62%) Liquibase
9 7 (3.93%) JMeter
10 5 (2.81%) Maven
10 5 (2.81%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.25%) GitLab
12 3 (1.69%) FindBugs
12 3 (1.69%) gulp
12 3 (1.69%) Hamcrest
12 3 (1.69%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (6.18%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.25%) Advertising
3 4 (2.25%) Legal
4 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (58.43%) Developer
2 70 (39.33%) Java Developer
3 39 (21.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (12.36%) Architect
5 15 (8.43%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.06%) Java Architect
7 7 (3.93%) Junior
7 7 (3.93%) Open Source Architect
7 7 (3.93%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (3.93%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Angular Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Java Technical Architect
8 6 (3.37%) Junior DevOps
8 6 (3.37%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Java Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.72%) AngularJS
1 44 (24.72%) Spring
2 30 (16.85%) Elastic Stack
3 29 (16.29%) Hibernate
3 29 (16.29%) RESTful
4 25 (14.04%) HTML
5 23 (12.92%) CSS
5 23 (12.92%) Kafka
6 22 (12.36%) J2EE
6 22 (12.36%) JPA
6 22 (12.36%) Web Services
7 21 (11.80%) Apache Camel
7 21 (11.80%) Node.js
8 16 (8.99%) REST
9 9 (5.06%) JSON
9 9 (5.06%) XML
10 8 (4.49%) SOAP
11 7 (3.93%) JDBC
11 7 (3.93%) JSP
12 6 (3.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) User Experience
4 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.37%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.25%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.69%) Blog
8 3 (1.69%) DataPower
8 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (1.12%) Robotics
10 1 (0.56%) Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
10 1 (0.56%) iPhone
10 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (34.83%) Linux
2 31 (17.42%) Windows
3 14 (7.87%) Unix
4 8 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.81%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (37.08%) DevOps
3 51 (28.65%) Open Source
4 47 (26.40%) BDD
5 43 (24.16%) Test Automation
6 42 (23.60%) Configuration Management
7 33 (18.54%) High Availability
8 32 (17.98%) TDD
9 27 (15.17%) Scrum
10 22 (12.36%) Microservices
10 22 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (12.36%) Software Engineering
11 20 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (8.99%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (7.87%) Web Development
15 13 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (6.74%) Front End Development
17 11 (6.18%) Kanban
17 11 (6.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.16%) Python
2 42 (23.60%) Ruby
3 36 (20.22%) Perl
4 34 (19.10%) Bash Shell
4 34 (19.10%) C
5 33 (18.54%) C++
5 33 (18.54%) Java 8
5 33 (18.54%) PowerShell
6 31 (17.42%) SQL
7 26 (14.61%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.49%) PHP
10 7 (3.93%) C#
10 7 (3.93%) Scala
11 3 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (1.12%) Go
12 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.56%) Jython
13 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.99%) Degree
3 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (17.98%) Docker
2 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) vSphere
3 2 (1.12%) Xen
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (23.03%) Ansible
2 40 (22.47%) Puppet
3 34 (19.10%) Nagios
4 29 (16.29%) Terraform
5 25 (14.04%) Kubernetes
6 23 (12.92%) Packer
7 12 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.69%) Matomo
9 2 (1.12%) Forum Sentry
10 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.56%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (19.66%) Oracle
2 33 (18.54%) New Relic
2 33 (18.54%) Splunk
3 9 (5.06%) IBM
4 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.25%) Google
5 4 (2.25%) VMware
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.12%) Axway
7 2 (1.12%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.12%) HP
7 2 (1.12%) Informatica
7 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.12%) Siebel
7 2 (1.12%) Sun
7 2 (1.12%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.56%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.56%) Xamarin