Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 95 39
Rank change year-on-year +39 -56 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.91% 2.63% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 2.89% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 54
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -11.59% +9.33%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £475 £575
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 867 2146 1435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.24% 91.13% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 1530 925
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £241 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £518 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 103 83
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £27.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +38.46% +27.87%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.26 £11.80
90th Percentile £47.33 £31.30 £36.85
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -33.96% +49.13% +13.44%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Tyne and Wear

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Tyne and Wear

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Tyne and Wear

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Tyne and Wear

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +41 29 £425 +13.33% 4
Sunderland +3 7 £338 +3.85%
Java Developer
North East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) TDD
4 16 (44.44%) Spring
5 14 (38.89%) XML
6 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) CSS
6 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (36.11%) BDD
7 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) Open Source
8 11 (30.56%) Microservices
9 10 (27.78%) JSON
10 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.00%) JSP
10 9 (25.00%) MVC
11 8 (22.22%) SOAP
11 8 (22.22%) JUnit
11 8 (22.22%) Scrum
11 8 (22.22%) REST
12 7 (19.44%) Scala
12 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
12 7 (19.44%) DevOps
12 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
12 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
12 7 (19.44%) HTTP
12 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 7 (19.44%) SSL

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) JBoss
3 4 (11.11%) Confluence
4 3 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Slack
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) HTTP
1 7 (19.44%) SSL
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) JUnit
3 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.11%) Firebug
4 4 (11.11%) Gradle
4 4 (11.11%) Hamcrest
4 4 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) JBehave
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Spring
2 14 (38.89%) XML
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (27.78%) JSON
6 9 (25.00%) JSP
7 8 (22.22%) REST
7 8 (22.22%) SOAP
8 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.67%) RESTful
9 5 (13.89%) Java EE
9 5 (13.89%) JPA
9 5 (13.89%) jQuery
10 4 (11.11%) .NET
10 4 (11.11%) EJB
10 4 (11.11%) Node.js
10 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
10 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
10 4 (11.11%) XSD
11 3 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) TDD
3 13 (36.11%) BDD
4 11 (30.56%) Microservices
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
5 9 (25.00%) MVC
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) DevOps
7 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
7 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
9 5 (13.89%) Kanban
9 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.11%) SDLC
10 4 (11.11%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) Scala
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.78%) GeoWebCache
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Google
1 4 (11.11%) InterSystems
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Apigee