Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 99 117 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.84% 12.34% 7.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.24% 33.91% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 94 55
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -4.19%
10th Percentile £315 £317 £296
90th Percentile £538 £585 £508
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £434 £425
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00

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 246 345 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 39.36% 36.39% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 229 137
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.71%
10th Percentile £270 £288 £275
90th Percentile £533 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.79% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -42.67%

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 January 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 January 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 +4 47 £350 -17.65% 6
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 91 (91.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (54.55%) Spring
3 40 (40.40%) E-Commerce
4 38 (38.38%) SQL
4 38 (38.38%) Oracle
4 38 (38.38%) JUnit
5 36 (36.36%) Java EE
6 33 (33.33%) Maven
7 30 (30.30%) Scrum
7 30 (30.30%) TDD
8 29 (29.29%) Hibernate
8 29 (29.29%) J2EE
9 28 (28.28%) Test Automation
10 24 (24.24%) Finance
11 22 (22.22%) RESTful
12 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
13 20 (20.20%) Web Services
14 18 (18.18%) OO
14 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
15 17 (17.17%) BDD
15 17 (17.17%) Microservices
16 16 (16.16%) Relational Database
16 16 (16.16%) Waterfall
16 16 (16.16%) SOAP
16 16 (16.16%) RDBMS
17 15 (15.15%) Banking
17 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
18 14 (14.14%) JPA
19 13 (13.13%) SDLC
19 13 (13.13%) JIRA

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 10 (10.10%) JBoss
2 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.04%) Documentum
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.02%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 16 (16.16%) RDBMS
2 16 (16.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (38.38%) JUnit
2 33 (33.33%) Maven
3 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
5 13 (13.13%) JIRA
6 12 (12.12%) Cucumber
6 12 (12.12%) Selenium
7 11 (11.11%) Gradle
8 7 (7.07%) IntelliJ
8 7 (7.07%) JProfiler
8 7 (7.07%) SonarQube
9 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.02%) Ant
10 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.02%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.02%) JMeter
10 2 (2.02%) NUnit
10 2 (2.02%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (60.61%) Developer
2 50 (50.51%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Architect
4 8 (8.08%) Java Architect
4 8 (8.08%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Agile Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Scrum Master
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Database Developer
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Database Developer
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.55%) Spring
2 36 (36.36%) Java EE
3 29 (29.29%) Hibernate
3 29 (29.29%) J2EE
4 22 (22.22%) RESTful
5 20 (20.20%) Web Services
6 16 (16.16%) SOAP
7 14 (14.14%) JPA
8 13 (13.13%) HTML
9 12 (12.12%) REST
10 10 (10.10%) Spring Boot
11 9 (9.09%) JMS
12 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.06%) CSS
12 6 (6.06%) jQuery
12 6 (6.06%) JSON
12 6 (6.06%) Node.js
13 4 (4.04%) CSS3
13 4 (4.04%) Gherkin
13 4 (4.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (91.92%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.40%) E-Commerce
3 30 (30.30%) Scrum
3 30 (30.30%) TDD
4 28 (28.28%) Test Automation
5 18 (18.18%) OO
6 17 (17.17%) BDD
6 17 (17.17%) Microservices
7 16 (16.16%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.13%) SDLC
9 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
10 10 (10.10%) Kanban
11 9 (9.09%) OOP
12 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.07%) CRM
13 6 (6.06%) DevOps
13 6 (6.06%) Open Source
13 6 (6.06%) Planning Poker
14 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.02%) C#
3 2 (2.02%) Jython
3 2 (2.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Perforce
3 5 (5.05%) Capita
4 4 (4.04%) OpenText
5 3 (3.03%) hybris
5 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.02%) Adobe
6 2 (2.02%) Apple
6 2 (2.02%) Google
6 2 (2.02%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Infor