Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 49 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.13% 4.34% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.55% 4.58% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 54
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +29.23% +12.07%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £300
90th Percentile £475 £496 £444
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £363
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.10% +3.57%
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 748 699 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 94.72% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 459 533
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £280 £225 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £383
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.27% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.28 £9.30
90th Percentile £20.95 £15.00 £30.78
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.66% +0.70% -

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 July 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 20 July 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 +9 37 £410 - 4
Java Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (85.71%) Spring
3 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (63.27%) OO
5 28 (57.14%) Maven
5 28 (57.14%) Hibernate
6 25 (51.02%) TDD
7 24 (48.98%) JUnit
8 22 (44.90%) Microservices
9 21 (42.86%) Spring Boot
9 21 (42.86%) Java 8
10 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
11 17 (34.69%) XML
12 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
13 14 (28.57%) Java EE
13 14 (28.57%) JSON
13 14 (28.57%) Gradle
13 14 (28.57%) SOAP
13 14 (28.57%) Web Services
13 14 (28.57%) Subversion
13 14 (28.57%) Finance
14 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
14 12 (24.49%) J2EE
14 12 (24.49%) RESTful
15 10 (20.41%) jQuery
15 10 (20.41%) SDLC
15 10 (20.41%) Ajax
16 9 (18.37%) Banking
16 9 (18.37%) Oracle
16 9 (18.37%) Jenkins

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 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) Maven
2 24 (48.98%) JUnit
3 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
4 14 (28.57%) Gradle
4 14 (28.57%) Subversion
5 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
6 8 (16.33%) SonarQube
7 7 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 6 (12.24%) IntelliJ
8 6 (12.24%) JProfiler
8 6 (12.24%) Selenium
9 4 (8.16%) JIRA
10 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.12%) CA Release Automation
10 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
10 3 (6.12%) LoadUI
10 3 (6.12%) NetBeans
10 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.04%) Cobertura
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (85.71%) Spring
2 28 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 21 (42.86%) Spring Boot
4 17 (34.69%) XML
5 14 (28.57%) Java EE
5 14 (28.57%) JSON
5 14 (28.57%) SOAP
5 14 (28.57%) Web Services
6 12 (24.49%) J2EE
6 12 (24.49%) RESTful
7 10 (20.41%) Ajax
7 10 (20.41%) jQuery
8 7 (14.29%) JPA
9 6 (12.24%) HTML
10 5 (10.20%) HTML5
10 5 (10.20%) RAML
10 5 (10.20%) REST
10 5 (10.20%) WireMock
10 5 (10.20%) XSLT
11 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
1 7 (14.29%) Mac OS
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) OO
3 25 (51.02%) TDD
4 22 (44.90%) Microservices
5 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.41%) SDLC
7 8 (16.33%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) OOP
8 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) RAD
10 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.20%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) Kanban
11 3 (6.12%) Open Source
11 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
11 3 (6.12%) SOLID
11 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (42.86%) Java 8
3 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Java 9
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Perforce
3 3 (6.12%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.04%) Capita