The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 April 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Java 32 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 12.03% 10.95% 16.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.51% 38.98% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 25
Median daily rate £420 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £454 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.44% -4.06%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 79 59 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 29.70% 28.10% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 52
Median daily rate £340 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £187.50 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1604.54% -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.24 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.15% +5.55%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Northampton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Northampton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Northampton over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Northampton

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Java.

1 27 (50.94%) Banking
2 26 (49.06%) Oracle
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (37.74%) Finance
5 19 (35.85%) J2EE
6 17 (32.08%) Spring
7 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (30.19%) SQL
7 16 (30.19%) OO
8 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
8 15 (28.30%) jQuery
9 14 (26.42%) Performance Testing
9 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
10 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
10 13 (24.53%) Ajax
10 13 (24.53%) Unix
11 11 (20.75%) HTML
11 11 (20.75%) CSS
11 11 (20.75%) IBM
11 11 (20.75%) TDD
11 11 (20.75%) JPA
12 10 (18.87%) Ganglia
12 10 (18.87%) SOAP
12 10 (18.87%) nmon
12 10 (18.87%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
12 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
12 10 (18.87%) Test Planning
12 10 (18.87%) AppDynamics
13 9 (16.98%) Microservices

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 5 (9.43%) JBoss
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.66%) Big Data
6 3 (5.66%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) HBase
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.98%) Gradle
3 9 (16.98%) IntelliJ
4 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
4 8 (15.09%) JProfiler
5 7 (13.21%) JIRA
5 7 (13.21%) JUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.89%) Lombardi
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 27 (50.94%) Banking
2 20 (37.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Digital Architect
6 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) J2EE
2 17 (32.08%) Spring
3 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
3 15 (28.30%) jQuery
4 13 (24.53%) Ajax
5 11 (20.75%) CSS
5 11 (20.75%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) JPA
6 10 (18.87%) SOAP
7 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.98%) Web Services
7 9 (16.98%) XML
8 7 (13.21%) JSON
9 6 (11.32%) CSS3
9 6 (11.32%) HTML5
9 6 (11.32%) JSP
9 6 (11.32%) Servlets
9 6 (11.32%) XSLT
10 5 (9.43%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (9.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) DataPower
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.19%) OO
2 14 (26.42%) Performance Testing
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (18.87%) Test Planning
4 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.98%) Microservices
5 9 (16.98%) Performance Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
6 8 (15.09%) DevOps
6 8 (15.09%) Volume Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
7 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) RAD
9 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
9 5 (9.43%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.19%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
3 2 (3.77%) R
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) Groovy
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Ganglia
1 10 (18.87%) nmon
2 9 (16.98%) Tivoli
2 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) IBM
3 10 (18.87%) AppDynamics
4 8 (15.09%) Perforce
5 5 (9.43%) hybris
6 2 (3.77%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Kony
7 1 (1.89%) Sencha
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase