The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.66% 5.25% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 5.48% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 10
Median daily rate £405 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £296 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £434 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 365 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.46% 95.80% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 890 952
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 69
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £33.75 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 2 £361 +11.15%
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) J2EE
3 22 (81.48%) Ajax
4 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (66.67%) Eclipse
5 18 (66.67%) JSON
6 17 (62.96%) Spring
7 15 (55.56%) JSP
8 14 (51.85%) Banking
9 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
9 13 (48.15%) TDD
9 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
9 13 (48.15%) SQL
9 13 (48.15%) jQuery
10 12 (44.44%) JPA
10 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
11 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
11 11 (40.74%) Java EE
11 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
11 11 (40.74%) SOAP
11 11 (40.74%) JBoss
11 11 (40.74%) Finance
11 11 (40.74%) IntelliJ
12 10 (37.04%) JSF
12 10 (37.04%) OO
12 10 (37.04%) Gradle
13 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 9 (33.33%) JProfiler
13 9 (33.33%) Web Application Development
13 9 (33.33%) Relational Database

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 11 (40.74%) JBoss
1 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
2 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 11 (40.74%) IntelliJ
4 10 (37.04%) Gradle
5 9 (33.33%) Ant
5 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (33.33%) JIRA
5 9 (33.33%) JProfiler
6 8 (29.63%) JUnit
7 2 (7.41%) Maven
7 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) J2EE
2 22 (81.48%) Ajax
3 18 (66.67%) JSON
4 17 (62.96%) Spring
5 15 (55.56%) JSP
6 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
6 13 (48.15%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) JPA
8 11 (40.74%) Java EE
8 11 (40.74%) SOAP
9 10 (37.04%) JSF
10 9 (33.33%) XML
11 7 (25.93%) XSLT
12 6 (22.22%) EJB
12 6 (22.22%) Servlets
12 6 (22.22%) Struts
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
13 5 (18.52%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (14.81%) CSS
14 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) DataPower
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
5 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Web Development
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.93%) Data Protection
6 7 (25.93%) RAD
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.70%) AOP
10 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
10 1 (3.70%) Project Management
10 1 (3.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
1 9 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) Chordiant
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Kony
2 1 (3.70%) Sybase