Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 114 75 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.33% 11.18% 13.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.53% 33.63% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 96
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £340 £311
90th Percentile £538 £550 £578
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 340 223 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 39.77% 33.23% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 150 213
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £300
90th Percentile £488 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.58% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +125.35%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Northamptonshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Northamptonshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Northamptonshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Northamptonshire

Java
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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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 +13 95 £380 -8.98% 15
Corby - 1 - - 1
Kettering - 1 £410 - 2
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 70 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (45.61%) Spring
3 36 (31.58%) JUnit
3 36 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 36 (31.58%) Spring Boot
4 35 (30.70%) Jenkins
5 34 (29.82%) Maven
6 33 (28.95%) Scrum
7 32 (28.07%) Git (software)
8 31 (27.19%) Microservices
9 30 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 30 (26.32%) JIRA
9 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 29 (25.44%) TDD
10 29 (25.44%) Gradle
11 26 (22.81%) Selenium
11 26 (22.81%) HTML
11 26 (22.81%) OO
12 24 (21.05%) Finance
12 24 (21.05%) HTML5
13 22 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (19.30%) Hibernate
13 22 (19.30%) CSS
14 21 (18.42%) Cucumber
14 21 (18.42%) Java 8
15 20 (17.54%) J2EE
15 20 (17.54%) Subversion
16 19 (16.67%) DevOps
17 17 (14.91%) Docker
17 17 (14.91%) Opscode Chef

Java
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 13 (11.40%) Confluence
2 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.89%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) CATIA
1 1 (0.88%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.89%) npm
2 4 (3.51%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (0.88%) DHCP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) DSL
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) IPsec
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) Big Data
3 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.63%) HBase
5 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.75%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.75%) OLTP
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.88%) GIS
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (31.58%) JUnit
2 35 (30.70%) Jenkins
3 34 (29.82%) Maven
4 32 (28.07%) Git (software)
5 30 (26.32%) JIRA
6 29 (25.44%) Gradle
7 26 (22.81%) Selenium
8 21 (18.42%) Cucumber
9 20 (17.54%) Subversion
10 10 (8.77%) CA Release Automation
11 9 (7.89%) Bitbucket
11 9 (7.89%) HP UFT
11 9 (7.89%) SoapUI
12 8 (7.02%) LoadUI
13 7 (6.14%) SonarQube
14 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
14 4 (3.51%) Mockito
15 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
16 2 (1.75%) IntelliJ
16 2 (1.75%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (69.30%) Developer
2 57 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Android Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Architect
5 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.51%) Data Scientist
7 3 (2.63%) Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Java Architect
7 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Test Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Tester
7 3 (2.63%) UI Developer
8 2 (1.75%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (1.75%) Junior
8 2 (1.75%) Junior Developer
8 2 (1.75%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (1.75%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.61%) Spring
2 36 (31.58%) Spring Boot
3 30 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 26 (22.81%) HTML
5 24 (21.05%) HTML5
6 22 (19.30%) CSS
6 22 (19.30%) Hibernate
7 20 (17.54%) J2EE
8 17 (14.91%) Web Services
9 15 (13.16%) Ajax
9 15 (13.16%) REST
10 14 (12.28%) Node.js
10 14 (12.28%) RESTful
11 13 (11.40%) Android SDK
12 12 (10.53%) Java EE
12 12 (10.53%) jQuery
13 10 (8.77%) Android NDK
13 10 (8.77%) CSS3
13 10 (8.77%) Ionic Framework
13 10 (8.77%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) IVR
4 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Android
2 11 (9.65%) Linux
3 10 (8.77%) Windows
4 6 (5.26%) Unix
5 5 (4.39%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 33 (28.95%) Scrum
4 31 (27.19%) Microservices
5 29 (25.44%) TDD
6 26 (22.81%) OO
7 22 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.67%) DevOps
9 14 (12.28%) BDD
9 14 (12.28%) Unit Testing
10 13 (11.40%) Android Development
11 11 (9.65%) Pair Programming
12 10 (8.77%) Cryptography
12 10 (8.77%) Open Source
12 10 (8.77%) Secure Coding
13 9 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (7.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 21 (18.42%) Java 8
3 11 (9.65%) C++
3 11 (9.65%) SQL
4 10 (8.77%) C
4 10 (8.77%) Python
5 6 (5.26%) Java 9
5 6 (5.26%) Scala
6 4 (3.51%) ActionScript
6 4 (3.51%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.75%) ES6
8 2 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.88%) AWK
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.63%) Degree
1 3 (2.63%) ISEB
1 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) PSD2
1 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.89%) Puppet
3 5 (4.39%) Terraform
4 3 (2.63%) Ansible
5 2 (1.75%) Control-M
5 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.88%) logstash
6 1 (0.88%) Mesos
6 1 (0.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (3.51%) Perforce
3 4 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (1.75%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.75%) Pega
5 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix
5 1 (0.88%) Civica
5 1 (0.88%) ESRI
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat