Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 105 95 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.56% 10.24% 13.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.85% 30.94% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 83 202
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £300
90th Percentile £552 £538 £488
North East median daily rate £431 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +4.55% +17.86% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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 391 307 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.34% 33.08% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 217 618
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £449 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.25% +14.29% -13.58%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £273
90th Percentile £563 £577 £513
North East median daily rate £427 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.75% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% +59.57%
10th Percentile £37.25 £17.70 £30.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.66 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% +92.31%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +4 102 £450 +5.88% 43
Sunderland -2 1 - - 2
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 63 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Microservices
3 33 (31.43%) DevOps
3 33 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 33 (31.43%) Spring
4 30 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 30 (28.57%) SQL
4 30 (28.57%) Node.js
5 29 (27.62%) Jenkins
5 29 (27.62%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (25.71%) JIRA
7 26 (24.76%) Scrum
7 26 (24.76%) MongoDB
8 25 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 25 (23.81%) CSS
8 25 (23.81%) Selenium
9 24 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 24 (22.86%) TDD
9 24 (22.86%) HTML
10 23 (21.90%) Linux
10 23 (21.90%) BDD
11 22 (20.95%) Python
12 21 (20.00%) REST
12 21 (20.00%) Docker
13 20 (19.05%) Open Source
14 19 (18.10%) JUnit
14 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
14 19 (18.10%) RESTful
15 18 (17.14%) GitLab
16 17 (16.19%) Confluence

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 (16.19%) Confluence
2 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) Apache
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.81%) JBoss
4 4 (3.81%) nginx
4 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.86%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.90%) Documentum
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.95%) Liferay
7 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.48%) GitHub
2 11 (10.48%) Slack
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (5.71%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.71%) Route 53
4 6 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.81%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.86%) IaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.90%) Boomi
7 2 (1.90%) PaaS
7 2 (1.90%) SaaS
8 1 (0.95%) Akamai
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) HTTP
2 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.81%) SSL
4 3 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) BGP
5 1 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) FTP
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.95%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.95%) NAS
5 1 (0.95%) OSPF
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) MongoDB
2 16 (15.24%) MySQL
2 16 (15.24%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.67%) Big Data
5 7 (6.67%) Sqoop
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.81%) HBase
8 4 (3.81%) Spark SQL
9 3 (2.86%) DB2
10 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.95%) KDB
11 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Jenkins
2 27 (25.71%) JIRA
3 25 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 25 (23.81%) Selenium
4 24 (22.86%) Git (software)
5 19 (18.10%) JUnit
6 18 (17.14%) GitLab
7 13 (12.38%) Maven
8 12 (11.43%) JMeter
9 9 (8.57%) SonarQube
10 7 (6.67%) Subversion
11 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.76%) Gatling
11 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.81%) Ant
12 4 (3.81%) Grunt
12 4 (3.81%) gulp
12 4 (3.81%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (3.81%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (51.43%) Developer
2 40 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.71%) Tester
7 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.43%) Spring
2 30 (28.57%) Node.js
3 25 (23.81%) CSS
4 24 (22.86%) HTML
5 21 (20.00%) REST
6 19 (18.10%) RESTful
7 17 (16.19%) Web Services
8 16 (15.24%) JSON
8 16 (15.24%) XML
9 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 15 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 15 (14.29%) SOAP
10 14 (13.33%) J2EE
11 13 (12.38%) jQuery
12 12 (11.43%) HTML5
13 9 (8.57%) .NET
14 8 (7.62%) Spring Boot
15 7 (6.67%) JSP
15 7 (6.67%) React
16 6 (5.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) NHS
4 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) DataPower
5 1 (0.95%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (9.52%) Unix
4 6 (5.71%) CentOS
5 5 (4.76%) Windows
6 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Microservices
3 33 (31.43%) DevOps
4 30 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 29 (27.62%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (24.76%) Scrum
7 24 (22.86%) TDD
8 23 (21.90%) BDD
9 20 (19.05%) Open Source
10 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 11 (10.48%) Integration Testing
13 11 (10.48%) Web Development
14 9 (8.57%) OO
14 9 (8.57%) User Stories
15 7 (6.67%) Analytics
15 7 (6.67%) API Design
15 7 (6.67%) API Development
15 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 30 (28.57%) SQL
3 22 (20.95%) Python
4 13 (12.38%) Scala
5 11 (10.48%) Java 8
6 10 (9.52%) Ruby
7 9 (8.57%) C#
8 5 (4.76%) Groovy
8 5 (4.76%) PHP
9 4 (3.81%) Haskell
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
9 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.86%) XPath
11 2 (1.90%) C
11 2 (1.90%) C++
11 2 (1.90%) XQuery
12 1 (0.95%) ABAP
12 1 (0.95%) COBOL
12 1 (0.95%) Korn
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) CISMP
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) GIAC
4 1 (0.95%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Docker
2 7 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 7 (6.67%) HDFS
3 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) Puppet
2 11 (10.48%) Grafana
2 11 (10.48%) Terraform
3 8 (7.62%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.67%) Prometheus
5 6 (5.71%) Ansible
5 6 (5.71%) Packer
5 6 (5.71%) Rancher
6 5 (4.76%) Kibana
7 1 (0.95%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.95%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) Black Duck
3 5 (4.76%) Google
4 4 (3.81%) Adobe
4 4 (3.81%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.81%) SAP
4 4 (3.81%) webMethods
5 3 (2.86%) Pega
6 2 (1.90%) Dell
6 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.95%) BMC
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.95%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.95%) Solace
7 1 (0.95%) Splunk
7 1 (0.95%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) Xamarin