Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 132 112 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.93% 9.17% 11.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.35% 28.64% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 89 208
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +13.88% -17.35%
10th Percentile £295 £306 £300
90th Percentile £530 £538 £500
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.95% -0.94%

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 501 391 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.70% 32.02% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 267 705
North East median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £260
90th Percentile £550 £546 £506
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 24
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +67.06%
10th Percentile £25.68 £24.60 £20.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.00 £54.80
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 December 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 December 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 +1 109 £428 +3.64% 52
Durham +2 19 £369 -7.81% 5
Java
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 73 (55.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) Test Automation
2 39 (29.55%) DevOps
2 39 (29.55%) Microservices
3 37 (28.03%) Node.js
4 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.27%) SQL
5 35 (26.52%) Linux
5 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
6 34 (25.76%) Spring
7 33 (25.00%) Selenium
7 33 (25.00%) CSS
8 32 (24.24%) TDD
9 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
9 31 (23.48%) BDD
10 30 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (22.73%) HTML
11 29 (21.97%) JIRA
12 27 (20.45%) Software Engineering
12 27 (20.45%) Open Source
13 25 (18.94%) MongoDB
13 25 (18.94%) Scrum
13 25 (18.94%) AngularJS
14 24 (18.18%) Docker
15 23 (17.42%) REST
15 23 (17.42%) Python
16 22 (16.67%) JUnit
17 21 (15.91%) Cucumber
18 20 (15.15%) J2EE
19 19 (14.39%) MySQL

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 17 (12.88%) Confluence
2 13 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.06%) Apache
3 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.79%) nginx
5 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.03%) JBoss
5 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.76%) Documentum
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) Liferay
8 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.09%) GitHub
4 10 (7.58%) Slack
5 5 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.79%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (3.79%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.79%) Route 53
5 5 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.03%) Google Analytics
7 3 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.27%) Boomi
7 3 (2.27%) IaaS
7 3 (2.27%) PaaS
7 3 (2.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.76%) Datadog
8 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (3.03%) SSL
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) SMS
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) MongoDB
2 19 (14.39%) MySQL
3 18 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.85%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (7.58%) Data Mining
6 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.79%) Big Data
7 5 (3.79%) Sqoop
8 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.03%) HBase
8 4 (3.03%) Spark SQL
9 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.27%) DB2
9 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
2 33 (25.00%) Selenium
3 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
4 29 (21.97%) JIRA
5 22 (16.67%) JUnit
6 21 (15.91%) Cucumber
7 15 (11.36%) GitLab
8 12 (9.09%) HP UFT
8 12 (9.09%) JMeter
8 12 (9.09%) Maven
9 11 (8.33%) SoapUI
10 8 (6.06%) SonarQube
10 8 (6.06%) Subversion
11 7 (5.30%) gulp
12 6 (4.55%) Gradle
13 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.79%) Gatling
13 5 (3.79%) Grunt
13 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
14 4 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (10.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Advertising
2 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 3 (2.27%) Electronics
3 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Legal
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (53.03%) Developer
2 45 (34.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Architect
3 16 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 11 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Tester
5 9 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 5 (3.79%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Open Source Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Open Source Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.03%) Node.js
2 34 (25.76%) Spring
3 33 (25.00%) CSS
4 30 (22.73%) HTML
5 25 (18.94%) AngularJS
6 23 (17.42%) REST
7 20 (15.15%) J2EE
8 19 (14.39%) Hibernate
8 19 (14.39%) RESTful
9 18 (13.64%) Web Services
10 17 (12.88%) XML
11 16 (12.12%) jQuery
11 16 (12.12%) JSON
12 13 (9.85%) SOAP
13 12 (9.09%) .NET
14 10 (7.58%) HTML5
15 8 (6.06%) Java EE
15 8 (6.06%) Kafka
15 8 (6.06%) React
16 7 (5.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.52%) NHS
3 2 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) DataPower
4 1 (0.76%) iPad
4 1 (0.76%) iPhone
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.52%) Linux
2 12 (9.09%) Unix
3 9 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Windows
5 5 (3.79%) CentOS
6 4 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) DevOps
2 39 (29.55%) Microservices
2 39 (29.55%) Test Automation
3 32 (24.24%) TDD
4 31 (23.48%) BDD
5 30 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (20.45%) Open Source
6 27 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 25 (18.94%) Scrum
8 16 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 16 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.85%) Web Development
10 11 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
11 10 (7.58%) OO
12 8 (6.06%) Analytics
12 8 (6.06%) Project Management
12 8 (6.06%) Software Architecture
13 7 (5.30%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 36 (27.27%) SQL
2 23 (17.42%) Python
3 15 (11.36%) Java 8
4 14 (10.61%) Scala
5 13 (9.85%) C#
6 12 (9.09%) Ruby
7 10 (7.58%) VB
8 7 (5.30%) PHP
9 6 (4.55%) Perl
9 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.79%) Groovy
11 4 (3.03%) Haskell
11 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.03%) XPath
12 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.27%) C
12 3 (2.27%) C++
12 3 (2.27%) XQuery
13 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
2 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (18.18%) Docker
2 5 (3.79%) Apache Flume
2 5 (3.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) Puppet
2 10 (7.58%) Grafana
2 10 (7.58%) Terraform
3 8 (6.06%) Ansible
3 8 (6.06%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.55%) Packer
4 6 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.79%) Rancher
6 4 (3.03%) Kibana
7 3 (2.27%) Matomo
8 2 (1.52%) Nagios
9 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle
2 6 (4.55%) Google
3 5 (3.79%) Black Duck
4 4 (3.03%) Adobe
4 4 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.03%) SAP
4 4 (3.03%) webMethods
5 3 (2.27%) Dell
6 2 (1.52%) New Relic
6 2 (1.52%) Splunk
7 1 (0.76%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.76%) Pega
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.76%) Solace
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin