The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.51% 4.66% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 4.72% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 11
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 362 360 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 96.02% 98.63% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 273 278
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 11 £410 +26.15% 3
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) J2EE
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) Ajax
5 19 (65.52%) JSON
5 19 (65.52%) Eclipse
6 17 (58.62%) JSP
6 17 (58.62%) Spring
7 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 13 (44.83%) JBoss
8 13 (44.83%) Banking
8 13 (44.83%) Java EE
9 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
9 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
10 11 (37.93%) Oracle
10 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
10 11 (37.93%) Web Development
10 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
10 11 (37.93%) JSF
10 11 (37.93%) Web Application Development
11 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
11 10 (34.48%) JPA
11 10 (34.48%) jQuery
11 10 (34.48%) TDD
11 10 (34.48%) IntelliJ
11 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
11 10 (34.48%) Ant
11 10 (34.48%) JUnit
11 10 (34.48%) XML
12 9 (31.03%) Finance

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (44.83%) JBoss
2 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
3 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) DB2
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Eclipse
2 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (34.48%) Ant
3 10 (34.48%) IntelliJ
3 10 (34.48%) JUnit
4 9 (31.03%) JIRA
5 7 (24.14%) Gradle
6 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.69%) JProfiler
7 5 (17.24%) Maven
8 3 (10.34%) JBehave
8 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
9 2 (6.90%) Subversion
10 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
10 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (44.83%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) J2EE
2 20 (68.97%) Ajax
3 19 (65.52%) JSON
4 17 (58.62%) JSP
4 17 (58.62%) Spring
5 13 (44.83%) Java EE
6 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
6 11 (37.93%) JSF
7 10 (34.48%) JPA
7 10 (34.48%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) SOAP
8 8 (27.59%) XSLT
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 6 (20.69%) Servlets
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) EJB
11 5 (17.24%) HTML5
11 5 (17.24%) Struts
12 4 (13.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Web Application Development
2 11 (37.93%) Web Development
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) OO
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
6 5 (17.24%) RAD
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) CMMI
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Groovy
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Perforce
3 1 (3.45%) Chordiant
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Kony
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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