Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 139 108 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.13% 11.79% 12.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.17% 33.96% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 201
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £285
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% -15.79%
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 374 318 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.70% 34.72% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 211 694
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £282 £275 £255
90th Percentile £555 £550 £505
North East median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.15% +20.94%
10th Percentile £31.70 £19.90 £28.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.05 £40.60
North East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +38.46% +62.50%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +6 134 £413 - 62
Sunderland -1 5 £407 +20.59% 1
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 91 (65.47%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.85%) DevOps
3 46 (33.09%) Linux
4 42 (30.22%) TDD
4 42 (30.22%) BDD
5 41 (29.50%) Open Source
6 40 (28.78%) Jenkins
7 38 (27.34%) Microservices
8 36 (25.90%) Test Automation
8 36 (25.90%) SQL
9 35 (25.18%) JavaScript
9 35 (25.18%) Git (software)
10 34 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (24.46%) Spring
10 34 (24.46%) Node.js
11 31 (22.30%) JIRA
11 31 (22.30%) Scrum
12 28 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (20.14%) RESTful
13 27 (19.42%) CSS
13 27 (19.42%) REST
14 26 (18.71%) J2EE
14 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
14 26 (18.71%) Selenium
15 25 (17.99%) Software Engineering
15 25 (17.99%) HTML
15 25 (17.99%) JUnit
15 25 (17.99%) Web Services
15 25 (17.99%) Python
16 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (12.23%) Confluence
2 15 (10.79%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.04%) JBoss
6 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.60%) Jetty
8 4 (2.88%) Apache
8 4 (2.88%) CICS
8 4 (2.88%) nginx
8 4 (2.88%) WildFly
9 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.44%) FileNet
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.72%) CMS
11 1 (0.72%) Documentum
11 1 (0.72%) IIS
11 1 (0.72%) Liferay
11 1 (0.72%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.19%) Slack
4 9 (6.47%) Datadog
4 9 (6.47%) GitHub
5 8 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.32%) PaaS
7 5 (3.60%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (3.60%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.60%) Route 53
7 5 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (2.88%) IaaS
9 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.44%) BrowserStack
10 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.72%) Boomi
11 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) HTTP
2 6 (4.32%) SSL
3 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.16%) Internet
5 2 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) DNS
6 1 (0.72%) Firewall
6 1 (0.72%) FTP
6 1 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (12.23%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.07%) MySQL
4 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.16%) Big Data
7 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.44%) DB2
8 2 (1.44%) KNIME
9 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.72%) KDB
9 1 (0.72%) SQLite
9 1 (0.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.18%) Git (software)
3 31 (22.30%) JIRA
4 26 (18.71%) Selenium
5 25 (17.99%) JUnit
6 21 (15.11%) Cucumber
7 14 (10.07%) GitLab
7 14 (10.07%) Maven
8 13 (9.35%) JMeter
9 10 (7.19%) SonarQube
10 7 (5.04%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.32%) Gradle
11 6 (4.32%) gulp
11 6 (4.32%) Subversion
12 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.88%) Gatling
12 4 (2.88%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.88%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.88%) WebDriver
13 3 (2.16%) Ant
General
1 11 (7.91%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.60%) Marketing
4 4 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (56.83%) Developer
2 50 (35.97%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (15.11%) Architect
5 14 (10.07%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Automation Tester
6 8 (5.76%) Java Architect
6 8 (5.76%) Tester
7 7 (5.04%) Open Source Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Java Technical Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Junior
8 5 (3.60%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.46%) Node.js
1 34 (24.46%) Spring
2 28 (20.14%) RESTful
3 27 (19.42%) CSS
3 27 (19.42%) REST
4 26 (18.71%) J2EE
5 25 (17.99%) HTML
5 25 (17.99%) Web Services
6 24 (17.27%) AngularJS
7 17 (12.23%) JSON
8 16 (11.51%) SOAP
9 15 (10.79%) Elastic Stack
9 15 (10.79%) Hibernate
10 14 (10.07%) XML
11 10 (7.19%) JSP
11 10 (7.19%) Spring Boot
12 9 (6.47%) HTML5
12 9 (6.47%) jQuery
13 8 (5.76%) JDBC
14 7 (5.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.32%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.60%) User Experience
5 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.16%) DataPower
7 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.44%) NHS
7 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.44%) Robotics
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.09%) Linux
2 13 (9.35%) Windows
3 12 (8.63%) Unix
4 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.60%) CentOS
6 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (65.47%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.85%) DevOps
3 42 (30.22%) BDD
3 42 (30.22%) TDD
4 41 (29.50%) Open Source
5 38 (27.34%) Microservices
6 36 (25.90%) Test Automation
7 34 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (22.30%) Scrum
9 26 (18.71%) Configuration Management
10 25 (17.99%) Software Engineering
11 24 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (10.79%) Web Development
13 13 (9.35%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (9.35%) OO
14 12 (8.63%) Kanban
15 11 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (7.91%) High Availability
16 10 (7.19%) MVC
16 10 (7.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.90%) SQL
2 35 (25.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (17.99%) Python
4 18 (12.95%) Ruby
5 15 (10.79%) Java 8
5 15 (10.79%) Perl
6 11 (7.91%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.91%) C
7 10 (7.19%) C++
7 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.76%) C#
9 7 (5.04%) Scala
10 6 (4.32%) PHP
11 4 (2.88%) Groovy
12 3 (2.16%) Haskell
12 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.16%) XPath
13 2 (1.44%) XQuery
14 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) Degree
3 6 (4.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (17.27%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.72%) HDFS
4 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (17.27%) Puppet
2 17 (12.23%) Terraform
3 15 (10.79%) Ansible
4 13 (9.35%) Kubernetes
5 11 (7.91%) Packer
6 10 (7.19%) Nagios
6 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.76%) Grafana
8 5 (3.60%) Prometheus
8 5 (3.60%) Rancher
9 3 (2.16%) Kibana
9 3 (2.16%) Matomo
10 2 (1.44%) Forum Sentry
11 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle
2 10 (7.19%) New Relic
2 10 (7.19%) Splunk
3 6 (4.32%) IBM
4 5 (3.60%) Black Duck
4 5 (3.60%) Google
5 3 (2.16%) Adobe
5 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.16%) SAP
5 3 (2.16%) VMware
5 3 (2.16%) webMethods
6 2 (1.44%) Axway
6 2 (1.44%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) Informatica
6 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.44%) Siebel
6 2 (1.44%) Sun
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.72%) Xamarin