Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 88 94 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.72% 14.24% 11.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.35% 32.98% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 84
Northamptonshire median daily rate £463 £420 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% -1.75% +22.14%
10th Percentile £318 £288 £313
90th Percentile £596 £488 £584
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +12.00%
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 272 285 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.22% 43.18% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 176 195
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +4.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £304 £266 £281
90th Percentile £556 £531 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +5.13% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £45.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.84% +71.43% +14.13%
10th Percentile £14.49 £18.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £15.46 £47.50 £38.28
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +100.00%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 69 £400 +19.40% 12
Corby -3 1 - - 1
Java
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 59 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 43 (48.86%) Spring
4 36 (40.91%) TDD
5 31 (35.23%) Maven
6 30 (34.09%) Microservices
7 27 (30.68%) Docker
7 27 (30.68%) Hibernate
7 27 (30.68%) Scrum
8 26 (29.55%) JUnit
9 25 (28.41%) CSS
9 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
10 23 (26.14%) BDD
11 22 (25.00%) Selenium
12 21 (23.86%) J2EE
12 21 (23.86%) HTML
13 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
13 20 (22.73%) Gradle
14 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
15 18 (20.45%) JIRA
16 17 (19.32%) Java 8
17 16 (18.18%) REST
17 16 (18.18%) OO
18 15 (17.05%) Web Services
18 15 (17.05%) Node.js
18 15 (17.05%) Terraform
19 14 (15.91%) Front End Development
19 14 (15.91%) HTML5
19 14 (15.91%) DevOps
19 14 (15.91%) Git (software)

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 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.82%) Confluence
3 4 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.27%) Mule
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) npm
3 4 (4.55%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) SNMP
3 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.27%) HBase
4 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (35.23%) Maven
2 26 (29.55%) JUnit
3 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
4 22 (25.00%) Selenium
5 20 (22.73%) Gradle
6 18 (20.45%) JIRA
7 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
8 12 (13.64%) Subversion
9 10 (11.36%) CA Release Automation
9 10 (11.36%) Cucumber
9 10 (11.36%) HP UFT
10 6 (6.82%) Mockito
10 6 (6.82%) Xcode
11 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.41%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.41%) NetBeans
12 2 (2.27%) LoadUI
12 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (5.68%) Banking
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
1 5 (5.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (71.59%) Developer
2 42 (47.73%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.82%) MuleSoft Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Android Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Backend Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Data Scientist
7 4 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.41%) Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.41%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 43 (48.86%) Spring
3 27 (30.68%) Hibernate
4 25 (28.41%) CSS
5 21 (23.86%) HTML
5 21 (23.86%) J2EE
6 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
7 16 (18.18%) REST
8 15 (17.05%) Node.js
8 15 (17.05%) Web Services
9 14 (15.91%) HTML5
10 12 (13.64%) Ajax
10 12 (13.64%) jQuery
11 10 (11.36%) Gherkin
11 10 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (10.23%) GraphQL
13 8 (9.09%) Redux
14 7 (7.95%) Spring Security
14 7 (7.95%) Swagger
15 6 (6.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Data Structures
1 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Android
2 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Unix
3 5 (5.68%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) HPUX
5 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.91%) TDD
3 30 (34.09%) Microservices
4 27 (30.68%) Scrum
5 23 (26.14%) BDD
6 16 (18.18%) OO
7 14 (15.91%) DevOps
7 14 (15.91%) Front End Development
7 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.64%) SDLC
9 11 (12.50%) SOLID
10 10 (11.36%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 10 (11.36%) Open Source
10 10 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 7 (7.95%) Android Development
12 7 (7.95%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.32%) Java 8
3 13 (14.77%) Python
3 13 (14.77%) Scala
4 11 (12.50%) C++
4 11 (12.50%) SQL
5 10 (11.36%) C
6 7 (7.95%) Apple Swift
6 7 (7.95%) Kotlin
6 7 (7.95%) Ruby
7 6 (6.82%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.55%) ActionScript
9 4 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (4.55%) Go
10 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.14%) AWK
11 1 (1.14%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.14%) C-shell
11 1 (1.14%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) ISEB
1 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 27 (30.68%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) NFS
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Terraform
2 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.36%) Kubernetes
3 10 (11.36%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) Control-M
4 2 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) Ansible
5 1 (1.14%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (9.09%) MuleSoft
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) HP
3 1 (1.14%) NetApp
3 1 (1.14%) Pega
3 1 (1.14%) Perforce
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.14%) Splunk