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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 4 13 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 16.84% 7.23% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.06% 20.00% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -38.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

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 34 30 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 35.79% 36.14% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 29
Median daily rate £370 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Peterborough over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Peterborough

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Peterborough

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) Selenium
4 14 (37.84%) Automation Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
5 13 (35.14%) Appium
5 13 (35.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (35.14%) WebDriver
5 13 (35.14%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) Eclipse
5 13 (35.14%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) JBehave
7 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
7 9 (24.32%) SOA
7 9 (24.32%) Back Office
8 8 (21.62%) Regression Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Banking
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
8 8 (21.62%) QA
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
9 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.22%) Information Security
10 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.22%) Adobe
10 6 (16.22%) J2EE

Java
Top Related 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 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.81%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) Appium
2 13 (35.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (35.14%) Eclipse
2 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (35.14%) WebDriver
3 10 (27.03%) JBehave
4 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Back Office
3 8 (21.62%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Dutch Language
4 2 (5.41%) German Language
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
1 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) J2EE Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.22%) Apache Flex
4 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) J2EE
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.81%) Java EE
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) VMS
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Automation Testing
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
4 9 (24.32%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) Regression Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Presales
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Microservices
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.70%) Temenos
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