Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 119 314 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.72% 11.51% 12.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.60% 30.05% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 212 181
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -15.40% +13.33%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £288
90th Percentile £538 £500 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £461
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.04% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -57.14%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +14.29%

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 402 1045 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.84% 38.32% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 727 460
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £257
90th Percentile £538 £506 £560
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 20
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.88 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +46.20% +29.51%
10th Percentile £25.50 £22.13 £12.43
90th Percentile £48.92 £41.20 £39.18
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +5 108 £413 +17.86% 17
Durham +10 7 £400 +26.98% 7
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Java.

1 80 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.66%) Scala
3 43 (36.13%) TDD
3 43 (36.13%) Scrum
4 40 (33.61%) JavaScript
5 36 (30.25%) HTML
5 36 (30.25%) Linux
5 36 (30.25%) Open Source
6 35 (29.41%) SQL
6 35 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 34 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 34 (28.57%) Spring
7 34 (28.57%) JSON
8 33 (27.73%) Selenium
9 32 (26.89%) CSS
10 31 (26.05%) SOAP
11 30 (25.21%) XML
11 30 (25.21%) DevOps
12 27 (22.69%) Kanban
13 26 (21.85%) WebDriver
14 24 (20.17%) Puppet
15 23 (19.33%) Cucumber
15 23 (19.33%) BDD
15 23 (19.33%) Oracle
15 23 (19.33%) Microservices
16 22 (18.49%) C#
16 22 (18.49%) Web Services
17 21 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (17.65%) Ruby
18 20 (16.81%) JUnit

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 16 (13.45%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.92%) Confluence
3 11 (9.24%) JBoss
3 11 (9.24%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 9 (7.56%) IIS
5 8 (6.72%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.20%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.36%) FileNet
8 3 (2.52%) Apache
8 3 (2.52%) CMS
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.84%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.52%) Maximo
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.84%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.20%) Heroku
3 4 (3.36%) IaaS
3 4 (3.36%) PaaS
3 4 (3.36%) Slack
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.52%) Serverless
5 2 (1.68%) Boomi
5 2 (1.68%) Datadog
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.68%) npm
6 1 (0.84%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.84%) G Suite
6 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.84%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) SSL
2 8 (6.72%) HTTP
3 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.20%) LDAP
4 5 (4.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (13.45%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.45%) Oracle Database
3 15 (12.61%) MySQL
4 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.40%) InterSystems Cache
5 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.04%) Big Data
9 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.84%) DataStage
12 1 (0.84%) GIS
12 1 (0.84%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 35 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 33 (27.73%) Selenium
3 26 (21.85%) WebDriver
4 23 (19.33%) Cucumber
5 20 (16.81%) JUnit
6 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
7 13 (10.92%) JIRA
8 11 (9.24%) RSpec
9 8 (6.72%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.36%) Firebug
10 4 (3.36%) Gradle
10 4 (3.36%) Hamcrest
10 4 (3.36%) Subversion
11 3 (2.52%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (1.68%) Grunt
12 2 (1.68%) gulp
12 2 (1.68%) Maven
12 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 12 (10.08%) Games
2 4 (3.36%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Developer
2 39 (32.77%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.45%) Architect
4 11 (9.24%) Tester
5 10 (8.40%) Automation Tester
5 10 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Digital Architect
5 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Scala Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Agile Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.25%) HTML
2 34 (28.57%) JSON
2 34 (28.57%) Spring
3 32 (26.89%) CSS
4 31 (26.05%) SOAP
5 30 (25.21%) XML
6 22 (18.49%) Web Services
7 19 (15.97%) RESTful
8 17 (14.29%) HTML5
8 17 (14.29%) REST
9 15 (12.61%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.61%) JSP
10 14 (11.76%) Node.js
11 10 (8.40%) Apache Camel
11 10 (8.40%) jQuery
12 9 (7.56%) .NET
12 9 (7.56%) CSS3
12 9 (7.56%) GWT
12 9 (7.56%) XSD
13 8 (6.72%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 7 (5.88%) Smartphone
1 7 (5.88%) User Experience
2 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.20%) DataPower
3 5 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.25%) Linux
2 11 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (9.24%) Unix
3 6 (5.04%) Android
3 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.20%) AIX
5 4 (3.36%) Windows
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.13%) Scrum
2 43 (36.13%) TDD
3 36 (30.25%) Open Source
4 34 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 30 (25.21%) DevOps
6 27 (22.69%) Kanban
7 23 (19.33%) BDD
7 23 (19.33%) Microservices
8 17 (14.29%) OO
8 17 (14.29%) SOA
9 15 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.61%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.76%) Front End Development
10 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 14 (11.76%) User Stories
11 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
12 12 (10.08%) Test Scripting
13 11 (9.24%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.66%) Scala
2 40 (33.61%) JavaScript
3 35 (29.41%) SQL
4 22 (18.49%) C#
5 21 (17.65%) Ruby
6 18 (15.13%) Python
7 11 (9.24%) Groovy
8 7 (5.88%) Perl
9 5 (4.20%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.52%) COBOL
12 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.68%) C
12 2 (1.68%) C++
12 2 (1.68%) XPath
12 2 (1.68%) XQuery
13 1 (0.84%) Jython
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.68%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
2 11 (9.24%) WCAG
3 9 (7.56%) HL7
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Docker
2 6 (5.04%) LXC
3 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.84%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) Puppet
2 17 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.04%) Ansible
4 5 (4.20%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (2.52%) Nagios
6 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.68%) Packer
6 2 (1.68%) Terraform
7 1 (0.84%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Oracle
2 12 (10.08%) Google
3 10 (8.40%) InterSystems
4 9 (7.56%) IBM
5 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.04%) HP
7 5 (4.20%) Axway
7 5 (4.20%) Informatica
7 5 (4.20%) Siebel
7 5 (4.20%) Sun
8 4 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.36%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.52%) OpenText
10 2 (1.68%) Apigee
10 2 (1.68%) Capita
10 2 (1.68%) Cisco
10 2 (1.68%) Dell
10 2 (1.68%) New Relic
10 2 (1.68%) Splunk