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 3 months to 28 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing Java 93 127 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.61% 13.54% 14.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.89% 35.47% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 58
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 358 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.05% 38.17% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 225 170
Median daily rate £358 £315 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +3.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.02% -42.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 91 £350 +7.69% 23
Sunderland +5 2 - - 1
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Java.

1 132 (72.93%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (55.80%) Scala
3 78 (43.09%) Automated Testing
3 78 (43.09%) Ruby
4 74 (40.88%) Selenium
5 65 (35.91%) Test Automation
6 63 (34.81%) TDD
6 63 (34.81%) Jenkins
7 57 (31.49%) Scrum
8 54 (29.83%) Open Source
9 53 (29.28%) Spring
10 52 (28.73%) Linux
10 52 (28.73%) Cucumber
11 50 (27.62%) C#
12 48 (26.52%) Git (software)
12 48 (26.52%) RESTful
12 48 (26.52%) QA
13 47 (25.97%) JIRA
14 45 (24.86%) Python
14 45 (24.86%) Confluence
14 45 (24.86%) Gherkin
15 43 (23.76%) Automation Testing
15 43 (23.76%) JUnit
16 41 (22.65%) Web Services
17 40 (22.10%) .NET
17 40 (22.10%) HTML
17 40 (22.10%) Unit Testing
18 39 (21.55%) Play Framework
19 36 (19.89%) BDD
19 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration

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 45 (24.86%) Confluence
2 10 (5.52%) Apache
2 10 (5.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.52%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.97%) JBoss
4 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) Documentum
6 2 (1.10%) FileNet
6 2 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.10%) Jetty
6 2 (1.10%) Liferay
6 2 (1.10%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.10%) nginx
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.08%) GitHub
2 7 (3.87%) IaaS
2 7 (3.87%) PaaS
2 7 (3.87%) SaaS
3 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.66%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.66%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.10%) Route 53
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.55%) G Suite
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.26%) HTTP
2 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.87%) SSL
4 5 (2.76%) Internet
5 4 (2.21%) LDAP
6 2 (1.10%) DHCP
6 2 (1.10%) DNS
6 2 (1.10%) FTP
6 2 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.10%) IPsec
7 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.60%) MongoDB
2 15 (8.29%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.52%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.66%) MySQL
8 3 (1.66%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.10%) HBase
9 2 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.55%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 74 (40.88%) Selenium
2 63 (34.81%) Jenkins
3 52 (28.73%) Cucumber
4 48 (26.52%) Git (software)
5 47 (25.97%) JIRA
6 43 (23.76%) JUnit
7 31 (17.13%) WebDriver
8 22 (12.15%) SoapUI
9 20 (11.05%) RSpec
9 20 (11.05%) Subversion
10 13 (7.18%) HP UFT
10 13 (7.18%) Sahi
10 13 (7.18%) WATIR
11 5 (2.76%) Maven
12 4 (2.21%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.21%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.66%) Ant
13 3 (1.66%) Gradle
13 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (3.31%) Games
2 5 (2.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (49.72%) Developer
2 56 (30.94%) Java Developer
3 49 (27.07%) Tester
4 44 (24.31%) Automation Tester
5 31 (17.13%) Scala Developer
6 25 (13.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 25 (13.81%) Selenium Tester
7 19 (10.50%) Java Scala Developer
8 15 (8.29%) Agile Tester
9 13 (7.18%) Java Automation Tester
10 11 (6.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (5.52%) QA Tester
12 9 (4.97%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.42%) Analyst
13 8 (4.42%) QA Engineer
14 7 (3.87%) Agile Developer
14 7 (3.87%) Agile Java Developer
14 7 (3.87%) Ruby Developer
14 7 (3.87%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.28%) Spring
2 48 (26.52%) RESTful
3 45 (24.86%) Gherkin
4 41 (22.65%) Web Services
5 40 (22.10%) .NET
5 40 (22.10%) HTML
6 39 (21.55%) Play Framework
7 34 (18.78%) CSS
8 33 (18.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 32 (17.68%) REST
9 32 (17.68%) XML
10 31 (17.13%) JSON
11 30 (16.57%) Spring MVC
12 23 (12.71%) HTML5
13 21 (11.60%) ASP.NET
14 20 (11.05%) Ajax
14 20 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (10.50%) CSS3
15 19 (10.50%) Django
16 17 (9.39%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Smartphone
2 10 (5.52%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.42%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.21%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.21%) User Experience
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) NHS
7 2 (1.10%) DataPower
7 2 (1.10%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.73%) Linux
2 29 (16.02%) Unix
3 18 (9.94%) Windows
4 10 (5.52%) AIX
5 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.21%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.21%) Solaris
6 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.21%) zOS
7 3 (1.66%) Android
7 3 (1.66%) MVS
8 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.10%) VME
8 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.55%) VMS
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (72.93%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (43.09%) Automated Testing
3 65 (35.91%) Test Automation
4 63 (34.81%) TDD
5 57 (31.49%) Scrum
6 54 (29.83%) Open Source
7 43 (23.76%) Automation Testing
8 40 (22.10%) Unit Testing
9 36 (19.89%) BDD
9 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (19.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (19.34%) Kanban
10 35 (19.34%) Microservices
11 34 (18.78%) MVC
11 34 (18.78%) User Stories
12 32 (17.68%) API Testing
12 32 (17.68%) Software Engineering
13 30 (16.57%) DevOps
14 25 (13.81%) Configuration Management
14 25 (13.81%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (55.80%) Scala
2 78 (43.09%) Ruby
3 50 (27.62%) C#
4 45 (24.86%) Python
5 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
6 32 (17.68%) Groovy
7 29 (16.02%) SQL
8 14 (7.73%) Perl
9 9 (4.97%) VB
10 8 (4.42%) C
11 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.10%) ABAP
14 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.55%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.55%) Jython
14 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.55%) PHP
14 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (26.52%) QA
2 9 (4.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.76%) WCAG
4 1 (0.55%) SDET
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.73%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) LXC
3 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Xen
4 1 (0.55%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 29 (16.02%) Puppet
2 15 (8.29%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.52%) Ansible
3 10 (5.52%) Terraform
4 3 (1.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.10%) Control-M
5 2 (1.10%) Forum Sentry
5 2 (1.10%) Mesos
6 1 (0.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 24 (13.26%) Atlassian
2 20 (11.05%) Google
3 19 (10.50%) Oracle
4 8 (4.42%) CA
5 7 (3.87%) IBM
6 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.21%) HP
8 4 (2.21%) Informatica
8 4 (2.21%) Sun
9 3 (1.66%) SAP
9 3 (1.66%) webMethods
10 2 (1.10%) Axway
10 2 (1.10%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.10%) Pega
10 2 (1.10%) Siebel
10 2 (1.10%) VMware
11 1 (0.55%) Apigee
11 1 (0.55%) OpenText
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