Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 January 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 11 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 94 278 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.09% 13.63% 19.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.52% 33.37% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 201 198
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £296
90th Percentile £538 £488 £550
North East median daily rate £413 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -57.14%
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -57.14%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 308 833 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.05% 40.85% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 616 402
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £275 £274 £281
90th Percentile £577 £513 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 16
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +59.57% -21.67%
10th Percentile £17.70 £30.10 £13.81
90th Percentile £47.66 £55.25 £40.88
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +92.31% -29.09%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Tyne and Wear

Java
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Tyne and Wear

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Tyne and Wear

Java
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Tyne and Wear

Java
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 90 £425 +21.43% 23
Sunderland -3 3 £338 +3.85%
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Java.

1 68 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (46.81%) Scrum
3 38 (40.43%) Scala
4 36 (38.30%) TDD
5 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
5 33 (35.11%) Open Source
6 31 (32.98%) HTML
7 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
8 29 (30.85%) Test Automation
9 28 (29.79%) Selenium
9 28 (29.79%) SQL
10 27 (28.72%) CSS
10 27 (28.72%) JSON
10 27 (28.72%) Kanban
10 27 (28.72%) DevOps
11 26 (27.66%) Linux
12 24 (25.53%) XML
12 24 (25.53%) Spring
12 24 (25.53%) BDD
13 23 (24.47%) SOAP
13 23 (24.47%) Microservices
14 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
14 20 (21.28%) WebDriver
15 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (20.21%) Web Services
15 19 (20.21%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
17 16 (17.02%) Ruby
17 16 (17.02%) Puppet
17 16 (17.02%) JSP

Java
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 13 (13.83%) Confluence
1 13 (13.83%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.26%) JBoss
5 3 (3.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.13%) CMS
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.06%) FileNet
7 1 (1.06%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.38%) Slack
2 5 (5.32%) Heroku
3 3 (3.19%) IaaS
3 3 (3.19%) PaaS
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.13%) Boomi
4 2 (2.13%) Datadog
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) npm
4 2 (2.13%) Serverless
5 1 (1.06%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.06%) G Suite
5 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.06%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) HTTP
1 8 (8.51%) SSL
2 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) SMS
4 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (13.83%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.70%) MySQL
4 9 (9.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.51%) InterSystems Cache
6 5 (5.32%) Big Data
6 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.06%) DataStage
9 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 28 (29.79%) Selenium
3 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
3 20 (21.28%) WebDriver
4 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 15 (15.96%) JUnit
6 13 (13.83%) JIRA
7 7 (7.45%) RSpec
7 7 (7.45%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.38%) Firebug
8 6 (6.38%) Gradle
8 6 (6.38%) Hamcrest
9 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.19%) Subversion
10 2 (2.13%) Grunt
10 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.13%) JMeter
10 2 (2.13%) Sahi
10 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.13%) WATIR
General
1 7 (7.45%) Games
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Agile Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Digital Architect
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Agile Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Tester
6 7 (7.45%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Scala Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) HTML
2 27 (28.72%) CSS
2 27 (28.72%) JSON
3 24 (25.53%) Spring
3 24 (25.53%) XML
4 23 (24.47%) SOAP
5 19 (20.21%) Web Services
6 16 (17.02%) JSP
7 15 (15.96%) REST
8 14 (14.89%) HTML5
8 14 (14.89%) Node.js
8 14 (14.89%) RESTful
9 10 (10.64%) XSD
10 9 (9.57%) jQuery
11 8 (8.51%) .NET
11 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.45%) Apache Camel
12 7 (7.45%) CSS3
12 7 (7.45%) GWT
12 7 (7.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.32%) User Experience
3 4 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) DataPower
6 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Unix
4 4 (4.26%) Android
4 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.19%) Windows
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (46.81%) Scrum
3 36 (38.30%) TDD
4 33 (35.11%) Open Source
5 29 (30.85%) Test Automation
6 27 (28.72%) DevOps
6 27 (28.72%) Kanban
7 24 (25.53%) BDD
8 23 (24.47%) Microservices
9 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (12.77%) Front End Development
10 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.70%) SOA
12 10 (10.64%) OO
12 10 (10.64%) User Stories
13 9 (9.57%) MVC
13 9 (9.57%) Software Architecture
14 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) Scala
2 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.79%) SQL
4 16 (17.02%) Ruby
5 15 (15.96%) C#
6 12 (12.77%) Python
7 9 (9.57%) Groovy
8 4 (4.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.19%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) C
10 2 (2.13%) C++
10 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.13%) XPath
10 2 (2.13%) XQuery
11 1 (1.06%) Jython
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
1 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) QA
2 7 (7.45%) HL7
2 7 (7.45%) WCAG
3 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) LXC
3 1 (1.06%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) Puppet
2 10 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.32%) Ansible
4 3 (3.19%) Nagios
5 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.13%) Packer
5 2 (2.13%) Terraform
6 1 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.06%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (1.06%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 10 (10.64%) Google
3 8 (8.51%) InterSystems
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.19%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.13%) Capita
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.13%) Dell
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) New Relic
7 2 (2.13%) OpenText
7 2 (2.13%) Splunk
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.06%) Siebel
8 1 (1.06%) Sun
8 1 (1.06%) VMware