Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 80 152 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.11% 15.75% 12.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.42% 38.10% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 110 65
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £345 £263 £300
90th Percentile £654 £559 £500
North East median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -
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 263 399 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.53% 41.35% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 292 201
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.71% +3.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £263
90th Percentile £583 £550 £528
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £53.50 £33.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.12% -25.00% +35.06%
10th Percentile £44.18 £28.00 £15.45
90th Percentile £57.35 £41.25 £49.78
North East median hourly rate £48.25 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +46.21% -26.67% +55.17%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 77 £475 +18.75% 42
Gateshead - 1 £490 - 3
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) Jenkins
3 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.00%) DevOps
5 22 (27.50%) SQL
6 20 (25.00%) Node.js
7 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
8 18 (22.50%) JUnit
9 17 (21.25%) Maven
9 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
10 16 (20.00%) TDD
10 16 (20.00%) Spring
10 16 (20.00%) Linux
11 15 (18.75%) Oracle
11 15 (18.75%) Microservices
12 14 (17.50%) REST
12 14 (17.50%) Open Source
12 14 (17.50%) Hibernate
13 13 (16.25%) Scrum
13 13 (16.25%) JIRA
13 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (16.25%) Cucumber
14 12 (15.00%) Selenium
14 12 (15.00%) JMeter
14 12 (15.00%) Web Services
15 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.75%) Spring Boot
16 10 (12.50%) SOAP
16 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
16 10 (12.50%) MySQL

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 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.25%) Confluence
2 9 (11.25%) Jetty
3 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.25%) Apache
6 4 (5.00%) IIS
7 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.75%) JBoss
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.50%) Mongrel
8 2 (2.50%) nginx
9 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.25%) Documentum
9 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.50%) Slack
4 5 (6.25%) BrowserStack
5 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.00%) PaaS
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.75%) GitHub
6 3 (3.75%) Route 53
6 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.50%) IaaS
7 2 (2.50%) SaaS
8 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.25%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) FTP
2 2 (2.50%) IPsec
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) MySQL
2 9 (11.25%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.75%) DB2
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.25%) HSQLDB
8 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) Jenkins
2 18 (22.50%) JUnit
3 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 17 (21.25%) Maven
4 13 (16.25%) Cucumber
4 13 (16.25%) JIRA
5 12 (15.00%) JMeter
5 12 (15.00%) Selenium
6 8 (10.00%) git-flow
6 8 (10.00%) GitLab
7 4 (5.00%) Gradle
7 4 (5.00%) Mockito
8 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.75%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.50%) Hudson
9 2 (2.50%) Subversion
9 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (60.00%) Developer
2 29 (36.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Architect
6 3 (3.75%) Consultant
6 3 (3.75%) Integration Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Scrum Master
6 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Data Manager
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Node.js
2 16 (20.00%) Spring
3 14 (17.50%) Hibernate
3 14 (17.50%) REST
4 12 (15.00%) Web Services
5 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.75%) Spring Boot
6 10 (12.50%) SOAP
7 9 (11.25%) HTML
7 9 (11.25%) Java EE
8 8 (10.00%) CSS
8 8 (10.00%) hapi
8 8 (10.00%) jQuery
8 8 (10.00%) XML
9 7 (8.75%) .NET
9 7 (8.75%) React
10 6 (7.50%) Apache Camel
10 6 (7.50%) J2EE
10 6 (7.50%) JSF
11 5 (6.25%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Mashup
3 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) DevOps
3 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
4 16 (20.00%) TDD
5 15 (18.75%) Microservices
6 14 (17.50%) Open Source
7 13 (16.25%) Scrum
8 9 (11.25%) BDD
9 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.00%) Kanban
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
10 7 (8.75%) QA Automation
10 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Front End Development
11 6 (7.50%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.25%) Thought Leadership
13 4 (5.00%) SOA
13 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.50%) SQL
3 8 (10.00%) Python
4 6 (7.50%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) COBOL
4 6 (7.50%) Java 8
4 6 (7.50%) Scala
5 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) XPath
7 1 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (5.00%) ISEB
1 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.50%) CCNP
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) NDS
2 2 (2.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Xen
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Ansible
2 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.00%) Terraform
3 3 (3.75%) Grafana
3 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.75%) Packer
3 3 (3.75%) Prometheus
3 3 (3.75%) Rancher
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.75%) Black Duck
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.25%) ICL
6 1 (1.25%) Pega
6 1 (1.25%) SAP