Period
to 17 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 15 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 101 288 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.98% 13.04% 18.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.27% 32.21% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 198 204
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £351 £425
% change year-on-year +13.88% -17.35% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -57.14%
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -57.14%

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 313 894 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.02% 40.47% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 648 408
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £271 £260 £270
90th Percentile £554 £511 £550
North East median daily rate £384 £350 £386
% change year-on-year +9.64% -9.39% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £34.33 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +32.03% -9.57%
10th Percentile £17.70 £26.65 £13.30
90th Percentile £47.66 £55.10 £40.45
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £32.58 £19.50
% change year-on-year +30.46% +67.06% -29.09%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +2 97 £413 +17.44% 10
Sunderland -7 3 £338 +3.85%
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Java.

1 72 (71.29%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.57%) Scrum
3 39 (38.61%) Scala
4 38 (37.62%) TDD
5 36 (35.64%) JavaScript
6 34 (33.66%) SQL
7 33 (32.67%) HTML
7 33 (32.67%) Open Source
8 32 (31.68%) Jenkins
9 31 (30.69%) DevOps
9 31 (30.69%) Test Automation
9 31 (30.69%) Linux
10 30 (29.70%) CSS
10 30 (29.70%) Selenium
11 28 (27.72%) JSON
12 26 (25.74%) Spring
12 26 (25.74%) BDD
12 26 (25.74%) XML
13 25 (24.75%) SOAP
13 25 (24.75%) Kanban
14 24 (23.76%) Microservices
15 22 (21.78%) Cucumber
16 21 (20.79%) WebDriver
17 20 (19.80%) Puppet
17 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (19.80%) Web Services
17 20 (19.80%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (17.82%) C#
19 17 (16.83%) OO
19 17 (16.83%) JSP

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 15 (14.85%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.87%) Confluence
3 9 (8.91%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (8.91%) IIS
3 9 (8.91%) JBoss
4 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.96%) FileNet
7 3 (2.97%) Apache
8 2 (1.98%) CMS
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.94%) Slack
2 5 (4.95%) Heroku
3 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.98%) Boomi
4 2 (1.98%) Datadog
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.98%) npm
4 2 (1.98%) Serverless
5 1 (0.99%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.99%) G Suite
5 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.99%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) SSL
2 8 (7.92%) HTTP
3 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.95%) LDAP
4 5 (4.95%) Network Security
5 2 (1.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (12.87%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.89%) MySQL
4 10 (9.90%) InterSystems Cache
5 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.94%) Big Data
7 5 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.99%) DataStage
10 1 (0.99%) GIS
10 1 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 32 (31.68%) Jenkins
2 30 (29.70%) Selenium
3 22 (21.78%) Cucumber
4 21 (20.79%) WebDriver
5 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
6 16 (15.84%) JUnit
7 13 (12.87%) JIRA
8 8 (7.92%) RSpec
9 7 (6.93%) SoapUI
10 6 (5.94%) Firebug
10 6 (5.94%) Gradle
10 6 (5.94%) Hamcrest
11 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.97%) Subversion
13 2 (1.98%) Grunt
13 2 (1.98%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.98%) JMeter
13 2 (1.98%) Sahi
13 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.98%) WATIR
General
1 9 (8.91%) Games
2 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (50.50%) Developer
2 35 (34.65%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Architect
4 12 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Agile Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Tester
6 8 (7.92%) Digital Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.93%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Scala Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.67%) HTML
2 30 (29.70%) CSS
3 28 (27.72%) JSON
4 26 (25.74%) Spring
4 26 (25.74%) XML
5 25 (24.75%) SOAP
6 20 (19.80%) Web Services
7 17 (16.83%) JSP
8 15 (14.85%) RESTful
9 14 (13.86%) HTML5
9 14 (13.86%) Node.js
9 14 (13.86%) REST
10 10 (9.90%) Apache Camel
10 10 (9.90%) XSD
11 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.91%) GWT
11 9 (8.91%) jQuery
12 8 (7.92%) Spring Security
13 7 (6.93%) .NET
13 7 (6.93%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.94%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.95%) DataPower
2 5 (4.95%) User Experience
3 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.69%) Linux
2 11 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Unix
4 5 (4.95%) AIX
5 4 (3.96%) Android
5 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.97%) Windows
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (71.29%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.57%) Scrum
3 38 (37.62%) TDD
4 33 (32.67%) Open Source
5 31 (30.69%) DevOps
5 31 (30.69%) Test Automation
6 26 (25.74%) BDD
7 25 (24.75%) Kanban
8 24 (23.76%) Microservices
9 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (16.83%) OO
11 14 (13.86%) Front End Development
11 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
13 11 (10.89%) SOA
14 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
14 10 (9.90%) User Stories
15 9 (8.91%) Software Architecture
15 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) Scala
2 36 (35.64%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.66%) SQL
4 18 (17.82%) C#
5 17 (16.83%) Ruby
6 13 (12.87%) Python
7 9 (8.91%) Groovy
8 7 (6.93%) Perl
9 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.98%) C
11 2 (1.98%) C++
11 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.98%) XPath
11 2 (1.98%) XQuery
12 1 (0.99%) Jython
12 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) QA
2 9 (8.91%) HL7
3 8 (7.92%) WCAG
4 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) LXC
3 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.99%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) Puppet
2 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.95%) Ansible
3 5 (4.95%) Forum Sentry
4 3 (2.97%) Nagios
5 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.98%) Packer
5 2 (1.98%) Terraform
6 1 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.99%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) Google
3 10 (9.90%) InterSystems
4 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.94%) HP
5 6 (5.94%) IBM
5 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.95%) Axway
6 5 (4.95%) Informatica
6 5 (4.95%) Siebel
6 5 (4.95%) Sun
7 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.97%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.98%) Capita
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco
8 2 (1.98%) Dell
8 2 (1.98%) New Relic
8 2 (1.98%) OpenText
8 2 (1.98%) Splunk
9 1 (0.99%) VMware