Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 159 127 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.03% 13.20% 10.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.41% 34.79% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 76 153
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £269
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 414 365 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.13% 37.94% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 236 515
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £285 £256
90th Percentile £538 £504 £500
North East median daily rate £363 £353 £325
% change year-on-year +2.84% +8.46% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +46.55% +85.01%
10th Percentile £30.30 £11.73 £22.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £49.98 £36.74
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -16.67% +46.09% +68.40%

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 July 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 18 July 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 0 153 £400 +14.29% 28
Sunderland +3 6 £407 - 1
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 99 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.65%) DevOps
3 68 (42.77%) Linux
4 54 (33.96%) Open Source
5 53 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (32.08%) BDD
7 47 (29.56%) Puppet
8 45 (28.30%) Test Automation
8 45 (28.30%) Python
8 45 (28.30%) Jenkins
9 44 (27.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 43 (27.04%) Configuration Management
11 40 (25.16%) Perl
11 40 (25.16%) Ruby
11 40 (25.16%) Ansible
12 37 (23.27%) TDD
13 34 (21.38%) Nagios
14 33 (20.75%) C
14 33 (20.75%) C++
14 33 (20.75%) PowerShell
14 33 (20.75%) Splunk
14 33 (20.75%) Bash Shell
14 33 (20.75%) New Relic
15 32 (20.13%) Datadog
15 32 (20.13%) Data Centre
15 32 (20.13%) High Availability
15 32 (20.13%) SQL
16 31 (19.50%) Windows
16 31 (19.50%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (18.87%) Terraform

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 13 (8.18%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.29%) Apache
3 10 (6.29%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.66%) JBoss
5 8 (5.03%) FileNet
5 8 (5.03%) Jetty
5 8 (5.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (3.14%) nginx
9 4 (2.52%) CICS
9 4 (2.52%) Confluence
9 4 (2.52%) IIS
9 4 (2.52%) Mongrel
9 4 (2.52%) WildFly
10 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Maximo
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 53 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (27.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (20.13%) Datadog
4 7 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.77%) PaaS
6 5 (3.14%) IaaS
7 4 (2.52%) Google App Engine
7 4 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.89%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.26%) GitHub
9 2 (1.26%) Slack
10 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.63%) Boomi
10 1 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.63%) Linode
10 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) SSL
2 6 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (3.77%) Network Security
3 5 (3.14%) HTTP
4 4 (2.52%) DHCP
4 4 (2.52%) DNS
4 4 (2.52%) FTP
4 4 (2.52%) IPsec
4 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (14.47%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (6.29%) MySQL
4 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.52%) Big Data
7 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) KNIME
8 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.63%) DataStage
9 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 29 (18.24%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.47%) TeamCity
4 19 (11.95%) Selenium
5 14 (8.81%) Cucumber
6 12 (7.55%) JIRA
7 9 (5.66%) JUnit
8 8 (5.03%) Gradle
9 5 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.52%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.52%) Subversion
10 4 (2.52%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.89%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.89%) FindBugs
11 3 (1.89%) gulp
11 3 (1.89%) Hamcrest
11 3 (1.89%) Maven
12 2 (1.26%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.26%) jMock
General
1 11 (6.92%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.89%) Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.26%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (51.57%) Developer
2 52 (32.70%) Java Developer
3 39 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) Architect
5 14 (8.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Junior
6 7 (4.40%) Open Source Architect
6 7 (4.40%) Open Source Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Test Leader
6 7 (4.40%) Web Developer
7 6 (3.77%) Angular Developer
7 6 (3.77%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 6 (3.77%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (3.77%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Project Leader
8 5 (3.14%) Java Architect
8 5 (3.14%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.14%) Test Project Leader
9 4 (2.52%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.50%) Elastic Stack
2 29 (18.24%) RESTful
3 27 (16.98%) AngularJS
4 25 (15.72%) Spring
5 24 (15.09%) Web Services
6 23 (14.47%) J2EE
7 22 (13.84%) HTML
8 21 (13.21%) Node.js
9 20 (12.58%) CSS
10 14 (8.81%) REST
11 11 (6.92%) JSON
12 10 (6.29%) XML
13 9 (5.66%) .NET
13 9 (5.66%) SOAP
14 8 (5.03%) JSP
14 8 (5.03%) Spring Boot
15 7 (4.40%) Hibernate
15 7 (4.40%) JDBC
15 7 (4.40%) Kafka
16 6 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Data Centre
2 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.03%) User Experience
4 6 (3.77%) DataPower
4 6 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.14%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.52%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.89%) Social Media
8 2 (1.26%) Blog
8 2 (1.26%) Robotics
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 68 (42.77%) Linux
2 31 (19.50%) Windows
3 15 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.81%) Unix
5 7 (4.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.65%) DevOps
3 54 (33.96%) Open Source
4 51 (32.08%) BDD
5 45 (28.30%) Test Automation
6 43 (27.04%) Configuration Management
7 37 (23.27%) TDD
8 32 (20.13%) High Availability
9 23 (14.47%) Scrum
10 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (12.58%) Microservices
13 18 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (8.81%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (8.18%) Front End Development
15 13 (8.18%) Kanban
15 13 (8.18%) Software Engineering
16 12 (7.55%) Continuous Deployment
17 11 (6.92%) TOGAF
18 10 (6.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.30%) Python
2 40 (25.16%) Perl
2 40 (25.16%) Ruby
3 33 (20.75%) Bash Shell
3 33 (20.75%) C
3 33 (20.75%) C++
3 33 (20.75%) PowerShell
4 32 (20.13%) SQL
5 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.55%) Java 8
7 10 (6.29%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.40%) PHP
9 5 (3.14%) C#
10 3 (1.89%) Scala
11 2 (1.26%) Groovy
12 1 (0.63%) Go
12 1 (0.63%) Jython
12 1 (0.63%) R
12 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (16.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.92%) Degree
4 7 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.98%) Docker
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Xen
4 2 (1.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (29.56%) Puppet
2 40 (25.16%) Ansible
3 34 (21.38%) Nagios
4 30 (18.87%) Terraform
5 23 (14.47%) Kubernetes
5 23 (14.47%) Packer
6 17 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.77%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (1.89%) Matomo
9 1 (0.63%) Grafana
9 1 (0.63%) Graylog
9 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.63%) Kibana
9 1 (0.63%) logstash
9 1 (0.63%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (20.75%) New Relic
1 33 (20.75%) Splunk
2 19 (11.95%) Oracle
3 14 (8.81%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.55%) IBM
5 7 (4.40%) VMware
6 6 (3.77%) Axway
6 6 (3.77%) HP
6 6 (3.77%) Informatica
6 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.77%) Siebel
6 6 (3.77%) Sun
7 5 (3.14%) Google
8 2 (1.26%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.26%) Capita
8 2 (1.26%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.26%) OpenText
8 2 (1.26%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) Zend