Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 13 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 148 97 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.19% 10.64% 12.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.47% 31.29% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 53 205
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £292 £276
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.10% -12.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 375 310 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.03% 33.99% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 200 669
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -15.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £254
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.62% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +37.80% -11.74%
10th Percentile £27.75 £18.80 £27.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +28.79%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +6 141 £400 +4.92% 48
Sunderland -1 7 £407 +20.59%
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Java.

1 93 (62.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.92%) DevOps
3 59 (39.86%) Linux
4 52 (35.14%) Open Source
5 48 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (31.76%) BDD
7 42 (28.38%) Python
7 42 (28.38%) Jenkins
8 41 (27.70%) Configuration Management
8 41 (27.70%) Puppet
8 41 (27.70%) Ruby
9 40 (27.03%) Ansible
10 39 (26.35%) Test Automation
11 36 (24.32%) Perl
12 34 (22.97%) C
12 34 (22.97%) Nagios
12 34 (22.97%) Bash Shell
13 33 (22.30%) PowerShell
13 33 (22.30%) C++
13 33 (22.30%) New Relic
13 33 (22.30%) High Availability
13 33 (22.30%) Splunk
14 32 (21.62%) Datadog
14 32 (21.62%) Data Centre
15 31 (20.95%) Docker
15 31 (20.95%) Windows
15 31 (20.95%) TDD
16 30 (20.27%) Elastic Stack
17 29 (19.59%) Terraform

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 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.38%) Apache
4 5 (3.38%) JBoss
4 5 (3.38%) Jetty
5 4 (2.70%) CICS
5 4 (2.70%) Confluence
5 4 (2.70%) WildFly
6 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.35%) FileNet
7 2 (1.35%) nginx
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Documentum
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Liferay
8 1 (0.68%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Maximo
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (21.62%) Datadog
3 6 (4.05%) PaaS
4 4 (2.70%) IaaS
5 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.35%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.35%) GitHub
6 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Boomi
7 1 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.68%) Linode
7 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Internet
1 3 (2.03%) SSL
2 2 (1.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) IPsec
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (15.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.41%) MySQL
4 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.03%) Big Data
6 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.35%) KNIME
7 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.68%) DataStage
8 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.68%) KDB
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (28.38%) Jenkins
2 26 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 23 (15.54%) TeamCity
4 17 (11.49%) JIRA
5 16 (10.81%) Selenium
6 12 (8.11%) JUnit
7 11 (7.43%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.41%) JMeter
9 6 (4.05%) Maven
10 5 (3.38%) GitLab
10 5 (3.38%) Gradle
10 5 (3.38%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.03%) gulp
11 3 (2.03%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.35%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.35%) FindBugs
12 2 (1.35%) Hamcrest
12 2 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 9 (6.08%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Advertising
3 4 (2.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (52.03%) Developer
2 47 (31.76%) Java Developer
3 39 (26.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.19%) Architect
5 15 (10.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (5.41%) Java Architect
7 7 (4.73%) Junior
7 7 (4.73%) Open Source Architect
7 7 (4.73%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Junior DevOps
8 6 (4.05%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) Java Technical Architect
9 5 (3.38%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.70%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.27%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (18.24%) RESTful
3 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
4 23 (15.54%) HTML
5 22 (14.86%) CSS
5 22 (14.86%) Spring
6 21 (14.19%) Node.js
7 20 (13.51%) J2EE
8 19 (12.84%) Web Services
9 14 (9.46%) REST
10 8 (5.41%) Hibernate
10 8 (5.41%) JSON
11 7 (4.73%) JDBC
11 7 (4.73%) JSP
11 7 (4.73%) SOAP
11 7 (4.73%) XML
12 6 (4.05%) Ajax
12 6 (4.05%) Spring Boot
13 5 (3.38%) .NET
14 4 (2.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.08%) User Experience
4 6 (4.05%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.70%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.03%) DataPower
7 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.35%) Blog
8 2 (1.35%) NHS
8 2 (1.35%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.86%) Linux
2 31 (20.95%) Windows
3 13 (8.78%) Unix
4 8 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.38%) AIX
6 2 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.92%) DevOps
3 52 (35.14%) Open Source
4 47 (31.76%) BDD
5 41 (27.70%) Configuration Management
6 39 (26.35%) Test Automation
7 33 (22.30%) High Availability
8 31 (20.95%) TDD
9 25 (16.89%) Scrum
10 22 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (14.19%) Microservices
12 20 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (10.14%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (9.46%) Web Development
16 12 (8.11%) Software Engineering
16 12 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (7.43%) Front End Development
17 11 (7.43%) Kanban
18 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.38%) Python
2 41 (27.70%) Ruby
3 36 (24.32%) Perl
4 34 (22.97%) Bash Shell
4 34 (22.97%) C
5 33 (22.30%) C++
5 33 (22.30%) PowerShell
6 29 (19.59%) SQL
7 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.43%) Java 8
9 10 (6.76%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.41%) PHP
11 6 (4.05%) C#
12 5 (3.38%) Scala
13 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) Go
14 1 (0.68%) Jython
14 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) Degree
4 7 (4.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (20.95%) Docker
2 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) vSphere
3 2 (1.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (27.70%) Puppet
2 40 (27.03%) Ansible
3 34 (22.97%) Nagios
4 29 (19.59%) Terraform
5 25 (16.89%) Kubernetes
6 23 (15.54%) Packer
7 12 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.03%) Matomo
9 2 (1.35%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (1.35%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.68%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) New Relic
1 33 (22.30%) Splunk
2 15 (10.14%) Oracle
3 8 (5.41%) IBM
4 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.70%) VMware
6 3 (2.03%) Google
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.35%) Axway
7 2 (1.35%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.35%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) Informatica
7 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.35%) Siebel
7 2 (1.35%) Sun
8 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.68%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.68%) Twitter