Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 88 187 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.76% 14.31% 17.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.96% 36.52% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 134 183
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £299 £300 £273
90th Percentile £597 £498 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 339 512 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.73% 39.17% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 362 396
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £285 £260
90th Percentile £567 £525 £525
North East median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.21% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +110.26% -38.10%
10th Percentile £29.95 £19.98 £14.39
90th Percentile £44.00 £55.25 £28.68
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +110.53% +2.87%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -10 88 £400 +14.29% 41
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) DevOps
3 37 (42.05%) Linux
4 31 (35.23%) Jenkins
5 29 (32.95%) BDD
6 28 (31.82%) Puppet
6 28 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 26 (29.55%) Python
8 25 (28.41%) TDD
8 25 (28.41%) Open Source
8 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (27.27%) Scrum
9 24 (27.27%) Ruby
9 24 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 22 (25.00%) Ansible
11 21 (23.86%) Perl
12 19 (21.59%) SQL
12 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
13 18 (20.45%) Selenium
13 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (20.45%) Nagios
14 17 (19.32%) C
14 17 (19.32%) C++
14 17 (19.32%) Bash Shell
14 17 (19.32%) Splunk
14 17 (19.32%) New Relic
14 17 (19.32%) Datadog
15 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
15 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 16 (18.18%) Windows

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 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.09%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.95%) Confluence
4 6 (6.82%) FileNet
4 6 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.55%) JBoss
5 4 (4.55%) nginx
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.41%) IIS
6 3 (3.41%) Jetty
6 3 (3.41%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Maximo
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (19.32%) Datadog
4 5 (5.68%) Slack
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.41%) Google App Engine
6 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.27%) GitHub
8 1 (1.14%) BrowserStack
8 1 (1.14%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.14%) IaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Linode
8 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) SSL
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
2 4 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.55%) Network Security
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
3 3 (3.41%) DNS
3 3 (3.41%) FTP
3 3 (3.41%) IPsec
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (7.95%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.27%) Big Data
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.14%) DataStage
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (35.23%) Jenkins
2 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
3 18 (20.45%) Selenium
4 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 9 (10.23%) JIRA
7 8 (9.09%) Gradle
8 6 (6.82%) JUnit
8 6 (6.82%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.55%) Hamcrest
9 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.41%) Firebug
10 3 (3.41%) Subversion
10 3 (3.41%) Travis CI
11 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.27%) JMeter
11 2 (2.27%) Liquibase
11 2 (2.27%) Sahi
11 2 (2.27%) WATIR
12 1 (1.14%) GitLab
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Java Developer
3 22 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Project Leader
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (5.68%) Test Project Leader
7 4 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.41%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Junior
8 3 (3.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (15.91%) Web Services
2 13 (14.77%) HTML
2 13 (14.77%) Spring
3 11 (12.50%) CSS
3 11 (12.50%) XML
4 9 (10.23%) .NET
4 9 (10.23%) J2EE
4 9 (10.23%) RESTful
5 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.95%) Node.js
6 7 (7.95%) REST
7 6 (6.82%) jQuery
7 6 (6.82%) JSP
7 6 (6.82%) XSD
8 5 (5.68%) HTML5
8 5 (5.68%) JSON
8 5 (5.68%) Kafka
8 5 (5.68%) React
8 5 (5.68%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.68%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) DataPower
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Social Media
5 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) Blog
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.05%) Linux
2 16 (18.18%) Windows
3 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (12.50%) Unix
5 5 (5.68%) AIX
6 4 (4.55%) Android
7 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) CentOS
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) DevOps
3 29 (32.95%) BDD
4 28 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 25 (28.41%) Open Source
5 25 (28.41%) TDD
6 24 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 24 (27.27%) Scrum
7 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.91%) High Availability
8 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (13.64%) Kanban
10 11 (12.50%) Microservices
11 10 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (5.68%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.68%) MVC
13 5 (5.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) Ruby
3 21 (23.86%) Perl
4 19 (21.59%) SQL
5 17 (19.32%) Bash Shell
5 17 (19.32%) C
5 17 (19.32%) C++
6 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
7 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.82%) Scala
9 3 (3.41%) C#
9 3 (3.41%) Java 8
9 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 2 (2.27%) PHP
11 1 (1.14%) Go
11 1 (1.14%) Jython
11 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (31.82%) Puppet
2 22 (25.00%) Ansible
3 18 (20.45%) Nagios
4 15 (17.05%) Terraform
5 14 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (12.50%) Kubernetes
6 11 (12.50%) Packer
7 4 (4.55%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (1.14%) Grafana
8 1 (1.14%) Graylog
8 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.14%) Kibana
8 1 (1.14%) logstash
8 1 (1.14%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) New Relic
1 17 (19.32%) Splunk
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.82%) IBM
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Axway
4 4 (4.55%) Capita
4 4 (4.55%) Google
4 4 (4.55%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) Informatica
4 4 (4.55%) Siebel
4 4 (4.55%) Sun
4 4 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.27%) OpenText
6 1 (1.14%) Apple
6 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.14%) SaltStack