The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 22 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Java 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.17% 9.18% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 31.03% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Median daily rate £266 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 29 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 20.65% 29.59% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 27
Median daily rate £300 £363 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +13.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Peterborough

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Java.

1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Microservices
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) Appium
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (21.05%) Big Data
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) JBehave
7 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
7 4 (21.05%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (21.05%) VMS
7 4 (21.05%) HTTP
7 4 (21.05%) JBoss
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Windows

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (21.05%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Appium
1 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (21.05%) JBehave
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
1 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Environment Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (21.05%) Java EE
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) VMS
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
2 5 (26.32%) Microservices
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Temenos