Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 32 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.52% 4.47% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.97% 4.64% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £420 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.18% -4.51%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £275
90th Percentile £526 £450 £485
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £373
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.75% -1.32%
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 646 884 755
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.62% 96.40% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 646 507
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £205 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £572
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -12.73%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +4 19 £400 +23.08% 5
Java Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (97.78%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (95.56%) Spring
4 26 (57.78%) Java EE
5 25 (55.56%) Maven
5 25 (55.56%) Hibernate
6 24 (53.33%) J2EE
7 23 (51.11%) SQL
8 22 (48.89%) JUnit
8 22 (48.89%) Oracle
9 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
9 20 (44.44%) RESTful
10 18 (40.00%) TDD
11 17 (37.78%) Web Services
12 16 (35.56%) Scrum
13 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
14 14 (31.11%) OO
15 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
16 12 (26.67%) JPA
17 11 (24.44%) Finance
18 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
19 9 (20.00%) Microservices
19 9 (20.00%) Gradle
19 9 (20.00%) Banking
20 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
20 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
20 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
20 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
20 8 (17.78%) SOAP
20 8 (17.78%) 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 6 (13.33%) JBoss
1 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
2 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Maven
2 22 (48.89%) JUnit
3 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
4 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.00%) Gradle
6 7 (15.56%) IntelliJ
6 7 (15.56%) JProfiler
7 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
9 4 (8.89%) JIRA
10 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) Spring
2 26 (57.78%) Java EE
3 25 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 24 (53.33%) J2EE
5 20 (44.44%) RESTful
6 17 (37.78%) Web Services
7 12 (26.67%) JPA
8 8 (17.78%) SOAP
8 8 (17.78%) Spring Boot
9 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 6 (13.33%) JSON
10 6 (13.33%) REST
11 5 (11.11%) JMS
12 4 (8.89%) Ajax
12 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.89%) jQuery
13 3 (6.67%) OAuth
13 3 (6.67%) Swagger
14 2 (4.44%) EJB
14 2 (4.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 18 (40.00%) TDD
4 16 (35.56%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) OO
6 9 (20.00%) Microservices
7 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
7 8 (17.78%) SDLC
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.56%) OOP
9 5 (11.11%) RAD
9 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.89%) API Development
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.67%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Web Development
12 2 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Perforce
3 3 (6.67%) Capita