Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 134 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.97% 11.66% 10.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.64% 37.79% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 63 79
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% +15.13%
10th Percentile £320 £319 £313
90th Percentile £538 £570 £555
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £23.00
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.00

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 376 217 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 44.82% 30.87% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 154 162
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.20%
10th Percentile £311 £281 £285
90th Percentile £525 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £187.50 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.00% +244.04% +186.84%
10th Percentile £42.50 £181.25 £27.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £193.75 £76.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -18.00% +24.22% +111.84%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +7 102 £400 -3.03% 10
Kettering - 2 £455 - 2
Corby - 2 £716 - 5
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 76 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (41.79%) Spring
3 46 (34.33%) OO
3 46 (34.33%) Test Automation
4 45 (33.58%) TDD
5 39 (29.10%) Microservices
6 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
7 36 (26.87%) Hibernate
8 34 (25.37%) Maven
9 32 (23.88%) Gradle
10 31 (23.13%) Spring Boot
11 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
11 30 (22.39%) Finance
11 30 (22.39%) JUnit
12 29 (21.64%) Java 8
13 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
14 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (17.91%) JIRA
15 24 (17.91%) XML
16 23 (17.16%) Cucumber
17 22 (16.42%) RESTful
18 21 (15.67%) Scrum
19 20 (14.93%) Unit Testing
19 20 (14.93%) Docker
20 19 (14.18%) SQL
21 18 (13.43%) HTML
21 18 (13.43%) Web Services
21 18 (13.43%) Java EE
22 17 (12.69%) JSON
22 17 (12.69%) Linux

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 14 (10.45%) Confluence
2 9 (6.72%) JBoss
3 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.24%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.75%) Apache
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.75%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.75%) CATIA
2 1 (0.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.75%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) npm
3 3 (2.24%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.24%) PaaS
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (1.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
1 2 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (0.75%) DHCP
2 1 (0.75%) DNS
2 1 (0.75%) DSL
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) IPsec
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
1 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.99%) MySQL
4 3 (2.24%) Big Data
4 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.24%) DB2
4 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.49%) Endeca
5 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospike
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.75%) HBase
6 1 (0.75%) OLTP
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 34 (25.37%) Maven
3 32 (23.88%) Gradle
4 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
4 30 (22.39%) JUnit
5 24 (17.91%) JIRA
6 23 (17.16%) Cucumber
7 17 (12.69%) Subversion
8 16 (11.94%) Selenium
9 13 (9.70%) SonarQube
10 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.48%) IntelliJ
11 6 (4.48%) JProfiler
12 5 (3.73%) Bitbucket
12 5 (3.73%) LoadUI
13 4 (2.99%) CA Release Automation
14 3 (2.24%) HP UFT
14 3 (2.24%) NetBeans
14 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (22.39%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (59.70%) Developer
2 55 (41.04%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.16%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) Android Developer
5 9 (6.72%) Java Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.99%) Tester
9 3 (2.24%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.49%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (1.49%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (1.49%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.49%) QA Tester
10 2 (1.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (41.79%) Spring
2 36 (26.87%) Hibernate
3 31 (23.13%) Spring Boot
4 24 (17.91%) XML
5 22 (16.42%) RESTful
6 18 (13.43%) HTML
6 18 (13.43%) Java EE
6 18 (13.43%) Web Services
7 17 (12.69%) JSON
7 17 (12.69%) SOAP
8 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
8 15 (11.19%) CSS
8 15 (11.19%) J2EE
9 14 (10.45%) HTML5
10 13 (9.70%) Android SDK
11 12 (8.96%) Ajax
11 12 (8.96%) Node.js
12 11 (8.21%) jQuery
13 8 (5.97%) .NET
13 8 (5.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.99%) Cloud Native
1 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
1 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
1 4 (2.99%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.49%) IVR
2 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.75%) DataPower
3 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Linux
2 16 (11.94%) Windows
3 13 (9.70%) Android
4 10 (7.46%) Mac OS
5 9 (6.72%) Unix
6 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.33%) OO
2 46 (34.33%) Test Automation
3 45 (33.58%) TDD
4 39 (29.10%) Microservices
5 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.67%) Scrum
7 20 (14.93%) Unit Testing
8 17 (12.69%) DevOps
9 13 (9.70%) Android Development
10 12 (8.96%) OOP
10 12 (8.96%) SDLC
11 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.72%) BDD
12 9 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.97%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.97%) TOGAF
13 8 (5.97%) Waterfall
14 7 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (5.22%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) Java 8
2 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.18%) SQL
4 10 (7.46%) Python
5 9 (6.72%) C
6 8 (5.97%) C#
6 8 (5.97%) Java 9
7 7 (5.22%) C++
8 5 (3.73%) Ruby
9 4 (2.99%) Go
9 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.49%) ES6
10 2 (1.49%) Groovy
10 2 (1.49%) PHP
10 2 (1.49%) R
11 1 (0.75%) AWK
11 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.49%) ISEB
3 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) PSD2
3 1 (0.75%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (14.93%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) Samba
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.73%) logstash
3 4 (2.99%) Grafana
3 4 (2.99%) Kibana
3 4 (2.99%) Puppet
4 3 (2.24%) Ansible
5 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.49%) Terraform
6 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.75%) Mesos
6 1 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Oracle
2 7 (5.22%) Perforce
3 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.99%) SAP
5 3 (2.24%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.24%) Pega
5 3 (2.24%) Talend
5 3 (2.24%) WSO2
6 2 (1.49%) Google
6 2 (1.49%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.75%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.75%) Capita
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
7 1 (0.75%) Civica
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) McAfee
7 1 (0.75%) Symantec
7 1 (0.75%) TIBCO