Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 54 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.57% 4.34% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 4.63% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 40
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £341 £340 £310
90th Percentile £475 £533 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 771 648 778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 93.78% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 415 581
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £296 £206 £293
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.75 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.15% -2.87% -22.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.26 £8.80
90th Percentile £18.15 £14.81 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 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 6 months to 22 September 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
Northampton +17 45 £403 -1.83% 3
Java Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (75.93%) Spring
3 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (50.00%) OO
5 25 (46.30%) Maven
6 24 (44.44%) Hibernate
6 24 (44.44%) JUnit
7 22 (40.74%) TDD
7 22 (40.74%) Spring Boot
8 21 (38.89%) Microservices
8 21 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
9 19 (35.19%) Java 8
10 18 (33.33%) Finance
11 17 (31.48%) Subversion
12 16 (29.63%) Java EE
13 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
13 13 (24.07%) Gradle
13 13 (24.07%) Web Services
13 13 (24.07%) XML
14 12 (22.22%) SOAP
14 12 (22.22%) Scrum
15 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
16 10 (18.52%) RESTful
16 10 (18.52%) JSON
16 10 (18.52%) Banking
16 10 (18.52%) Oracle
17 9 (16.67%) J2EE
17 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 9 (16.67%) Ajax

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 7 (12.96%) JBoss
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) npm
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Aerospike
2 2 (3.70%) OLTP
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Maven
2 24 (44.44%) JUnit
3 21 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 17 (31.48%) Subversion
5 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
5 13 (24.07%) Gradle
6 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
7 9 (16.67%) Selenium
8 8 (14.81%) SonarQube
9 6 (11.11%) Bitbucket
9 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 6 (11.11%) LoadUI
9 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
11 3 (5.56%) CA Release Automation
11 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
11 3 (5.56%) JIRA
11 3 (5.56%) JProfiler
11 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
12 1 (1.85%) JBehave
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) Spring
2 24 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 22 (40.74%) Spring Boot
4 16 (29.63%) Java EE
5 13 (24.07%) Web Services
5 13 (24.07%) XML
6 12 (22.22%) SOAP
7 10 (18.52%) JSON
7 10 (18.52%) RESTful
8 9 (16.67%) Ajax
8 9 (16.67%) J2EE
9 8 (14.81%) HTML
9 8 (14.81%) HTML5
10 7 (12.96%) RAML
10 7 (12.96%) WireMock
11 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 6 (11.11%) JPA
12 5 (9.26%) CSS
12 5 (9.26%) jQuery
12 5 (9.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Mac OS
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) OO
3 22 (40.74%) TDD
4 21 (38.89%) Microservices
4 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Scrum
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) OOP
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
8 6 (11.11%) Kanban
8 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
9 5 (9.26%) BDD
9 5 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (9.26%) SOA
10 4 (7.41%) OOD
10 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.56%) RAD
11 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) Java 8
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Java 9
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Terraform
3 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Perforce
3 3 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat