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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Java 49 30 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.34% 8.02% 18.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.83% 28.30% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 59
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £319 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 120 106 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.23% 28.34% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 111
Median daily rate £356 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% +71.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 31 £425 +21.42% 6
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.42%) J2EE
2 42 (42.42%) E-Commerce
3 39 (39.39%) Oracle
4 32 (32.32%) JavaScript
5 31 (31.31%) Banking
6 28 (28.28%) Ajax
6 28 (28.28%) JBoss
7 24 (24.24%) Spring
8 23 (23.23%) Finance
9 22 (22.22%) Eclipse
9 22 (22.22%) JSON
10 21 (21.21%) jQuery
11 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
11 20 (20.20%) JSP
12 19 (19.19%) Scrum
12 19 (19.19%) Java EE
13 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
13 18 (18.18%) JSF
13 18 (18.18%) OO
13 18 (18.18%) SQL
14 17 (17.17%) CSS
15 16 (16.16%) Unix
15 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
15 16 (16.16%) Web Application Development
15 16 (16.16%) WebSphere
15 16 (16.16%) Performance Testing
16 15 (15.15%) MongoDB
16 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
16 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database

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 28 (28.28%) JBoss
2 16 (16.16%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 9 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.05%) Endeca
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.04%) Big Data
4 4 (4.04%) Redis
5 3 (3.03%) DB2
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.02%) HBase
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
3 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.13%) Ant
5 11 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 10 (10.10%) Gradle
7 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 9 (9.09%) JIRA
7 9 (9.09%) JProfiler
7 9 (9.09%) Selenium
8 8 (8.08%) JUnit
9 6 (6.06%) Subversion
10 2 (2.02%) Maven
10 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.01%) Grunt
11 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.01%) Lombardi
General
1 31 (31.31%) Banking
2 23 (23.23%) Finance
3 10 (10.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 32 (32.32%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.22%) Analyst
3 22 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 20 (20.20%) Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Digital Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Performance Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Performance Test Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Azure Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) J2EE
2 28 (28.28%) Ajax
3 24 (24.24%) Spring
4 22 (22.22%) JSON
5 21 (21.21%) jQuery
6 20 (20.20%) JSP
7 19 (19.19%) Java EE
8 18 (18.18%) JSF
9 17 (17.17%) CSS
10 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
11 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
12 13 (13.13%) HTML
12 13 (13.13%) SOAP
13 12 (12.12%) JPA
14 10 (10.10%) Struts
14 10 (10.10%) XML
15 9 (9.09%) Web Services
16 8 (8.08%) HTML5
17 7 (7.07%) CSS3
17 7 (7.07%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.01%) DataPower
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Unix
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.42%) E-Commerce
3 19 (19.19%) Scrum
4 18 (18.18%) OO
5 16 (16.16%) Performance Testing
5 16 (16.16%) Web Application Development
6 15 (15.15%) Microservices
7 13 (13.13%) BDD
7 13 (13.13%) TDD
7 13 (13.13%) Web Development
8 12 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (12.12%) Test Planning
8 12 (12.12%) Test Strategy
9 11 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
10 10 (10.10%) DevOps
10 10 (10.10%) Performance Engineering
10 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.10%) Volume Testing
11 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (2.02%) C
3 2 (2.02%) R
3 2 (2.02%) Scala
4 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.01%) Groovy
4 1 (1.01%) Perl
4 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Squid
2 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Ganglia
1 11 (11.11%) nmon
1 11 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 11 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 5 (5.05%) Graphite
2 5 (5.05%) logstash
3 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.01%) Kibana
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) IBM
3 11 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 9 (9.09%) Perforce
5 5 (5.05%) hybris
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.02%) Veritas
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.01%) F5
7 1 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (1.01%) Kony
7 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Sencha
7 1 (1.01%) Sybase
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