Period
to 15 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 18 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 54 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.99% 7.99% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 8.46% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 29
Northamptonshire median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +22.18%
10th Percentile £348 £321 £313
90th Percentile £550 £520 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% -0.59%
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 722 591 907
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.40% 94.41% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 355 641
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% -
10th Percentile £292 £200 £225
90th Percentile £556 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 30
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.75 £11.09 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.06% -7.63% -4.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £19.03 £13.75 £22.94
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +11.54% -3.70%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +14 43 £400 -1.23% 5
Java Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 42 (77.78%) Spring
3 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (61.11%) Spring Boot
5 28 (51.85%) JUnit
6 26 (48.15%) Maven
7 22 (40.74%) Microservices
8 19 (35.19%) Java 8
8 19 (35.19%) Hibernate
9 16 (29.63%) J2EE
10 15 (27.78%) REST
11 13 (24.07%) Docker
11 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
11 13 (24.07%) OO
11 13 (24.07%) Scrum
11 13 (24.07%) TDD
12 12 (22.22%) Selenium
12 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 11 (20.37%) Gradle
13 11 (20.37%) JIRA
13 11 (20.37%) Web Services
13 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.52%) Subversion
14 10 (18.52%) Ajax
14 10 (18.52%) HTML
14 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (18.52%) HTML5
14 10 (18.52%) BDD
15 9 (16.67%) RAML
15 9 (16.67%) jQuery

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%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) Mule
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) npm
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) Aerospike
2 2 (3.70%) OLTP
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) JUnit
2 26 (48.15%) Maven
3 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.22%) Selenium
4 11 (20.37%) Gradle
4 11 (20.37%) JIRA
5 10 (18.52%) Subversion
6 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
7 7 (12.96%) CA Release Automation
7 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
7 7 (12.96%) HP UFT
8 6 (11.11%) Mockito
9 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
9 3 (5.56%) LoadUI
9 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (77.78%) Spring
2 33 (61.11%) Spring Boot
3 19 (35.19%) Hibernate
4 16 (29.63%) J2EE
5 15 (27.78%) REST
6 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.37%) Web Services
8 10 (18.52%) Ajax
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
8 10 (18.52%) HTML5
9 9 (16.67%) jQuery
9 9 (16.67%) RAML
10 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 8 (14.81%) Java EE
10 8 (14.81%) Node.js
10 8 (14.81%) Spring Security
11 7 (12.96%) RESTful
11 7 (12.96%) Swagger
11 7 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Microservices
3 13 (24.07%) OO
3 13 (24.07%) Scrum
3 13 (24.07%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) BDD
5 7 (12.96%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (12.96%) Open Source
5 7 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) SOA
9 3 (5.56%) API Development
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.56%) Kanban
9 3 (5.56%) OOD
9 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) Java 8
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) ActionScript
5 4 (7.41%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (5.56%) Java 9
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.96%) Puppet
3 5 (9.26%) Terraform
4 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) CA Agile Central
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat