Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 22 5
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 128 242 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.45% 10.85% 16.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.65% 29.80% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 151 148
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.14% +0.14% +24.78%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £254
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
North East median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 359 812 477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.71% 36.40% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 518 318
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £285 £254 £250
90th Percentile £508 £500 £502
North East median daily rate £355 £325 £347
% change year-on-year +9.23% -6.47% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% +85.01% -51.77%
10th Percentile £11.73 £22.75 £10.10
90th Percentile £49.98 £36.74 £40.25
North East median hourly rate £42.00 £28.75 £17.07
% change year-on-year +46.09% +68.40% -48.27%

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 July 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 20 July 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 +17 122 £350 -4.11% 10
Sunderland -1 6 - - 1
Java
North East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 101 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (64.06%) Scala
3 75 (58.59%) Test Automation
4 55 (42.97%) Selenium
5 54 (42.19%) Spring
6 53 (41.41%) Jenkins
7 52 (40.63%) Ruby
8 50 (39.06%) TDD
9 43 (33.59%) JUnit
10 41 (32.03%) Scrum
11 40 (31.25%) RESTful
12 38 (29.69%) Git (software)
13 37 (28.91%) JIRA
13 37 (28.91%) C#
14 36 (28.13%) Gherkin
14 36 (28.13%) Cucumber
15 35 (27.34%) HTML
16 34 (26.56%) CSS
16 34 (26.56%) Python
16 34 (26.56%) Confluence
16 34 (26.56%) QA
17 33 (25.78%) Linux
18 32 (25.00%) Play Framework
19 31 (24.22%) REST
19 31 (24.22%) JSON
19 31 (24.22%) Unit Testing
20 30 (23.44%) Kanban
20 30 (23.44%) Web Services
21 29 (22.66%) MVC
21 29 (22.66%) Open Source

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 34 (26.56%) Confluence
2 13 (10.16%) JBoss
3 10 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.25%) Apache
5 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.34%) FileNet
8 2 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.34%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.56%) Route 53
3 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.78%) G Suite
3 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) HTTP
2 5 (3.91%) SSL
3 4 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (3.13%) LDAP
3 4 (3.13%) Network Security
4 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) MongoDB
1 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) DocumentDB
7 1 (0.78%) GIS
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (42.97%) Selenium
2 53 (41.41%) Jenkins
3 43 (33.59%) JUnit
4 38 (29.69%) Git (software)
5 37 (28.91%) JIRA
6 36 (28.13%) Cucumber
7 25 (19.53%) WebDriver
8 19 (14.84%) SoapUI
9 18 (14.06%) RSpec
10 17 (13.28%) Subversion
11 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.13%) Maven
13 3 (2.34%) Ant
13 3 (2.34%) Gradle
13 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.56%) jMock
14 2 (1.56%) Mockito
15 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
15 1 (0.78%) JBehave
General
1 10 (7.81%) Games
2 2 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (54.69%) Developer
2 41 (32.03%) Java Developer
3 39 (30.47%) Tester
4 35 (27.34%) Automation Tester
5 21 (16.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 21 (16.41%) Selenium Tester
6 20 (15.63%) Scala Developer
7 13 (10.16%) Java Scala Developer
8 11 (8.59%) Agile Tester
8 11 (8.59%) Java Automation Tester
9 9 (7.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (5.47%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.69%) Agile Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Android Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Architect
12 5 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.19%) Spring
2 40 (31.25%) RESTful
3 36 (28.13%) Gherkin
4 35 (27.34%) HTML
5 34 (26.56%) CSS
6 32 (25.00%) Play Framework
7 31 (24.22%) JSON
7 31 (24.22%) REST
8 30 (23.44%) Web Services
9 28 (21.88%) Ruby on Rails
10 25 (19.53%) HTML5
11 24 (18.75%) Spring MVC
12 22 (17.19%) Ajax
13 21 (16.41%) Django
14 20 (15.63%) CSS3
15 17 (13.28%) .NET
15 17 (13.28%) Guice
15 17 (13.28%) SOAP
15 17 (13.28%) XML
16 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Smartphone
2 9 (7.03%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.69%) User Experience
6 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.13%) DataPower
7 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.78%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) Unix
3 7 (5.47%) Android
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.13%) AIX
7 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (58.59%) Test Automation
3 50 (39.06%) TDD
4 41 (32.03%) Scrum
5 31 (24.22%) Unit Testing
6 30 (23.44%) Kanban
7 29 (22.66%) MVC
7 29 (22.66%) Open Source
7 29 (22.66%) User Stories
8 28 (21.88%) API Testing
8 28 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (21.09%) Software Engineering
10 25 (19.53%) Exploratory Testing
11 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (18.75%) Performance Testing
12 23 (17.97%) BDD
13 22 (17.19%) Microservices
14 21 (16.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (15.63%) Usability Testing
16 19 (14.84%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (64.06%) Scala
2 52 (40.63%) Ruby
3 37 (28.91%) C#
4 34 (26.56%) Python
5 26 (20.31%) Groovy
6 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.38%) SQL
8 5 (3.91%) Perl
9 4 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.78%) Jython
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.56%) QA
2 8 (6.25%) WCAG
3 2 (1.56%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) LXC
3 1 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) Puppet
2 12 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.91%) Ansible
4 4 (3.13%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.34%) Terraform
6 2 (1.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Google
2 19 (14.84%) Atlassian
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle
4 6 (4.69%) Informatica
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.13%) Axway
5 4 (3.13%) HP
5 4 (3.13%) IBM
5 4 (3.13%) Siebel
5 4 (3.13%) Sun
6 3 (2.34%) Apigee
6 3 (2.34%) webMethods
7 2 (1.56%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.78%) CA
8 1 (0.78%) OpenText
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
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