Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 117 147 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.12% 13.99% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.74% 33.11% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 102 80
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £309
90th Percentile £688 £556 £538
North East median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
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 302 444 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.02% 42.25% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 339 219
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £540 £553
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +38.46% -16.13%
10th Percentile £26.45 £33.65 £24.60
90th Percentile £57.00 £48.75 £37.25
North East median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.33%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 -1 115 £438 -2.78% 22
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.72%) Jenkins
3 50 (42.74%) AWS
4 48 (41.03%) Test Automation
5 44 (37.61%) Linux
6 40 (34.19%) Docker
7 38 (32.48%) DevOps
7 38 (32.48%) Spring
8 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 33 (28.21%) Kubernetes
10 32 (27.35%) Microservices
11 31 (26.50%) Oracle
12 30 (25.64%) Web Services
13 29 (24.79%) Python
14 28 (23.93%) Puppet
15 26 (22.22%) Scrum
16 25 (21.37%) SOAP
16 25 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (20.51%) Ansible
17 24 (20.51%) XML
18 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
19 22 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
19 22 (18.80%) PowerShell
19 22 (18.80%) Azure
19 22 (18.80%) C++
20 21 (17.95%) Maven
21 20 (17.09%) TDD
21 20 (17.09%) HTTP
21 20 (17.09%) Kanban

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 12 (10.26%) nginx
2 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.13%) Apache
3 6 (5.13%) IIS
3 6 (5.13%) Jetty
3 6 (5.13%) Mongrel
3 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.27%) JBoss
5 3 (2.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.71%) CMS
6 2 (1.71%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.71%) WildFly
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.74%) AWS
2 22 (18.80%) Azure
3 16 (13.68%) Serverless
4 14 (11.97%) Datadog
5 11 (9.40%) OpenShift
6 9 (7.69%) GCP
7 8 (6.84%) PaaS
7 8 (6.84%) SaaS
8 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (5.13%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.71%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.71%) Slack
10 1 (0.85%) Force.com
10 1 (0.85%) GitHub
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) HTTP
2 6 (5.13%) DHCP
2 6 (5.13%) DNS
2 6 (5.13%) FTP
2 6 (5.13%) IPsec
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 11 (9.40%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (6.84%) Spotfire
6 7 (5.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.27%) GIS
8 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.27%) MySQL
9 2 (1.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
4 21 (17.95%) Maven
5 12 (10.26%) Selenium
6 11 (9.40%) JIRA
6 11 (9.40%) TeamCity
7 9 (7.69%) Gatling
8 8 (6.84%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.98%) JUnit
9 7 (5.98%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.13%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.13%) SonarQube
10 6 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (5.13%) Travis CI
11 4 (3.42%) Hudson
11 4 (3.42%) JMeter
12 3 (2.56%) Burp Suite
12 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.56%) GitLab
General
1 14 (11.97%) Public Sector
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Front Office
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (51.28%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) TIBCO Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Tester
7 5 (4.27%) Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) Spring
2 30 (25.64%) Web Services
3 25 (21.37%) SOAP
4 24 (20.51%) XML
5 20 (17.09%) REST
5 20 (17.09%) Spring Boot
6 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
7 16 (13.68%) .NET
7 16 (13.68%) JDBC
8 15 (12.82%) HTML
8 15 (12.82%) JMS
8 15 (12.82%) JSON
9 14 (11.97%) JPA
9 14 (11.97%) React
10 12 (10.26%) Hibernate
10 12 (10.26%) TIBCO EMS
11 11 (9.40%) CSS
12 10 (8.55%) jQuery
12 10 (8.55%) Node.js
12 10 (8.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.82%) Public Cloud
4 12 (10.26%) Algorithms
5 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
5 10 (8.55%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) Derivative
7 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Linux
2 14 (11.97%) Unix
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.03%) Test Automation
3 38 (32.48%) DevOps
4 32 (27.35%) Microservices
5 26 (22.22%) Scrum
6 25 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (17.09%) Kanban
7 20 (17.09%) TDD
8 18 (15.38%) BDD
8 18 (15.38%) Build Automation
9 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (14.53%) Open Source
10 16 (13.68%) Integration Testing
11 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
12 13 (11.11%) Coaching
12 13 (11.11%) ITIL
12 13 (11.11%) OO
12 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.26%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.79%) Python
3 22 (18.80%) C++
3 22 (18.80%) PowerShell
4 18 (15.38%) SQL
5 17 (14.53%) C
5 17 (14.53%) C#
5 17 (14.53%) Shell Script
6 16 (13.68%) Bash Shell
6 16 (13.68%) Perl
6 16 (13.68%) Ruby
7 14 (11.97%) Java 8
8 12 (10.26%) Scala
8 12 (10.26%) XPath
9 10 (8.55%) TypeScript
10 7 (5.98%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.56%) Go
12 2 (1.71%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.56%) HND
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) WCAG
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (34.19%) Docker
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (28.21%) Kubernetes
2 28 (23.93%) Puppet
3 24 (20.51%) Ansible
4 22 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (11.97%) Nagios
6 11 (9.40%) Terraform
7 10 (8.55%) Packer
8 6 (5.13%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.71%) Nessus
10 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.85%) Kibana
10 1 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Oracle
2 14 (11.97%) New Relic
2 14 (11.97%) Splunk
3 12 (10.26%) TIBCO
4 9 (7.69%) Google
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.13%) VMware
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow