Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Dropwizard skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dropwizard over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Dropwizard
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 665 681 750
Rank change year-on-year +16 +69 -88
Contract jobs citing Dropwizard 223 202 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 158 118
UK median daily rate £488 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £394 £406 £320
90th Percentile £655 £600 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -12.20% +20.59% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dropwizard is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36,035 32,354 32,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.29% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,391 22,723 22,288
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 369 377
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £15.94 £18.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.38 £52.50 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.10% +12.23% -4.00%

Dropwizard
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dropwizard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dropwizard in the UK

Dropwizard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dropwizard.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dropwizard in the UK

Dropwizard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dropwizard over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dropwizard in the UK

Dropwizard
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dropwizard within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
England +56 206 £475 -9.52% 22
UK excluding London -2 119 £450 -12.20% 16
London +4 102 £550 - 15
North of England +34 66 £450 +5.88% 5
North West +15 36 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +11 29 £431 +1.47% 4
Wales -52 15 £513 -1.20% 9
East of England +17 14 £538 +2.38%
Midlands -2 10 £450 -
West Midlands -13 10 £450 -
South West -19 7 £450 +0.33%
South East -22 7 £250 -52.38% 2
North East - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dropwizard 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 with a requirement for Dropwizard.

1 222 (99.55%) Java
2 180 (80.72%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (68.16%) Java 8
4 146 (65.47%) TDD
5 139 (62.33%) Microservices
6 138 (61.88%) Spring
7 111 (49.78%) Spring Boot
8 90 (40.36%) REST
9 85 (38.12%) DevOps
10 81 (36.32%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (34.08%) BDD
11 76 (34.08%) Docker
12 72 (32.29%) MongoDB
13 71 (31.84%) Git (software)
14 65 (29.15%) Hibernate
15 60 (26.91%) IntelliJ
16 57 (25.56%) HTTP
17 54 (24.22%) JavaScript
18 53 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (23.77%) Gradle
19 52 (23.32%) HTML
20 51 (22.87%) Linux
20 51 (22.87%) Domain-Driven Design
21 50 (22.42%) Software Engineering
22 48 (21.52%) Test Automation
23 46 (20.63%) NoSQL
24 44 (19.73%) Elasticsearch
25 43 (19.28%) Jenkins
26 42 (18.83%) CSS
27 39 (17.49%) TCP/IP

Dropwizard
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (19.73%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.83%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.93%) Apache
4 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 81 (36.32%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.56%) Heroku
3 17 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.14%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (2.24%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.79%) GitHub
7 3 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.90%) Datadog
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.45%) Apigee
9 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.56%) HTTP
2 39 (17.49%) TCP/IP
3 28 (12.56%) DNS
3 28 (12.56%) FTP
3 28 (12.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (32.29%) MongoDB
2 46 (20.63%) NoSQL
3 31 (13.90%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (11.66%) Neo4j
5 24 (10.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (10.76%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.73%) Big Data
7 13 (5.83%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.59%) Event Store
9 5 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.24%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.90%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.90%) Redis
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 71 (31.84%) Git (software)
2 60 (26.91%) IntelliJ
3 53 (23.77%) Gradle
4 43 (19.28%) Jenkins
5 38 (17.04%) Cucumber
6 36 (16.14%) Maven
7 35 (15.70%) Mockito
8 34 (15.25%) gulp
9 29 (13.00%) GitLab
10 21 (9.42%) JUnit
11 15 (6.73%) JMeter
12 14 (6.28%) Subversion
13 13 (5.83%) Spock
14 11 (4.93%) Gatling
14 11 (4.93%) Geb
15 10 (4.48%) JIRA
16 7 (3.14%) Burp Suite
16 7 (3.14%) Protractor
16 7 (3.14%) SoapUI
16 7 (3.14%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (4.48%) Advertising
2 5 (2.24%) Banking
3 4 (1.79%) Games
3 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Publishing
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Finance
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 195 (87.44%) Developer
2 188 (84.30%) Java Developer
3 56 (25.11%) Agile Developer
3 56 (25.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 43 (19.28%) AWS Developer
5 29 (13.00%) Senior Developer
5 29 (13.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (5.38%) Lead Developer
6 12 (5.38%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (4.93%) Tester
8 10 (4.48%) Backend Developer
9 9 (4.04%) Technical Leader
10 8 (3.59%) Technical Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Agile Tester
12 6 (2.69%) Senior Agile Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Software Engineer
13 4 (1.79%) Junior
13 4 (1.79%) Junior Developer
13 4 (1.79%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (61.88%) Spring
2 111 (49.78%) Spring Boot
3 90 (40.36%) REST
4 65 (29.15%) Hibernate
5 52 (23.32%) HTML
6 42 (18.83%) CSS
7 39 (17.49%) AngularJS
7 39 (17.49%) Guice
8 37 (16.59%) Web Services
9 36 (16.14%) RESTful
10 31 (13.90%) HTML5
10 31 (13.90%) JAX-RS
10 31 (13.90%) SOAP
11 29 (13.00%) OAuth
11 29 (13.00%) Ratpack
12 28 (12.56%) OAuth2
13 26 (11.66%) Ember.js
14 22 (9.87%) Kafka
15 18 (8.07%) Java EE
15 18 (8.07%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.90%) Fintech
4 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.45%) Online Games
5 1 (0.45%) PKI
5 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.87%) Linux
2 38 (17.04%) Unix
3 14 (6.28%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.90%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (80.72%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (65.47%) TDD
3 139 (62.33%) Microservices
4 85 (38.12%) DevOps
5 76 (34.08%) BDD
6 53 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (22.87%) Domain-Driven Design
8 50 (22.42%) Software Engineering
9 48 (21.52%) Test Automation
10 36 (16.14%) Pair Programming
11 33 (14.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (13.45%) Scrum
13 28 (12.56%) OWASP
14 26 (11.66%) Kanban
15 21 (9.42%) Continuous Deployment
15 21 (9.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 20 (8.97%) Multithreading
17 17 (7.62%) Web Development
18 15 (6.73%) MVC
19 14 (6.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (99.55%) Java
2 152 (68.16%) Java 8
3 54 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.90%) SQL
5 26 (11.66%) ES6
5 26 (11.66%) TypeScript
6 24 (10.76%) Groovy
7 13 (5.83%) Scala
8 9 (4.04%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.35%) Python
11 2 (0.90%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.24%) Degree
4 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 76 (34.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (17.49%) Kubernetes
2 28 (12.56%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (6.73%) Kibana
3 15 (6.73%) logstash
4 13 (5.83%) Ansible
5 10 (4.48%) Prometheus
6 8 (3.59%) Grafana
7 3 (1.35%) Puppet
8 2 (0.90%) Terraform
9 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (5.83%) Oracle
2 10 (4.48%) Splunk
3 8 (3.59%) AppDynamics
4 6 (2.69%) Progress
5 5 (2.24%) New Relic
6 3 (1.35%) Adobe
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.90%) Google
7 2 (0.90%) hybris
8 1 (0.45%) SAP