Period
to 20 July 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 20 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.

Dropwizard
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 622 729 749
Rank change year-on-year +107 +20 -37
Contract jobs citing Dropwizard 285 122 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 111 138
UK median daily rate £513 £533 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.76% +3.40% +14.44%
10th Percentile £389 £415 £389
90th Percentile £600 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £453
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.02% +6.47%
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 35,320 30,723 31,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.90% 32.25% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,869 21,233 22,104
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 381 401
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +7.36% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.02 £15.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dropwizard in the UK

Dropwizard
Top 14 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 20 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
England +128 271 £505 -6.05% 22
London +48 168 £550 +0.46% 8
UK excluding London +31 114 £450 -14.29% 15
North of England +56 82 £420 -2.33% 5
Yorkshire +20 46 £408 -5.23% 4
North West +22 36 £450 +2.86% 1
East of England +8 9 £538 +14.70% 2
Wales -7 8 £575 +9.52% 1
South East -37 8 £250 -52.38% 5
Scotland -43 3 £525 +27.27%
South West 0 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £438 - 2
Midlands - 2 £438 - 2
North East - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 280 (98.25%) Java
2 239 (83.86%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (63.51%) TDD
4 150 (52.63%) Java 8
5 144 (50.53%) Microservices
6 141 (49.47%) Spring
7 135 (47.37%) REST
8 127 (44.56%) BDD
9 109 (38.25%) Git (software)
10 107 (37.54%) Amazon AWS
11 92 (32.28%) Spring Boot
12 88 (30.88%) Docker
13 87 (30.53%) DevOps
14 82 (28.77%) Software Engineering
15 80 (28.07%) RESTful
16 79 (27.72%) MongoDB
16 79 (27.72%) NoSQL
17 75 (26.32%) JavaScript
18 74 (25.96%) HTTP
18 74 (25.96%) Hibernate
19 70 (24.56%) Test Automation
20 69 (24.21%) Linux
21 67 (23.51%) Gradle
22 65 (22.81%) Jenkins
22 65 (22.81%) HTML
23 64 (22.46%) Mockito
23 64 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
24 62 (21.75%) AngularJS
24 62 (21.75%) Pair Programming
25 60 (21.05%) Maven

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 52 (18.25%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (9.82%) Apache
3 16 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.86%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.40%) Mongoose
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) Jetty
6 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 107 (37.54%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.18%) Heroku
3 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.81%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (1.75%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.70%) Datadog
6 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (25.96%) HTTP
2 45 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 29 (10.18%) DNS
3 29 (10.18%) FTP
3 29 (10.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) AMQP
4 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (27.72%) MongoDB
1 79 (27.72%) NoSQL
2 45 (15.79%) Neo4j
3 32 (11.23%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (10.88%) Relational Database
5 28 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (4.56%) Big Data
6 13 (4.56%) MySQL
7 12 (4.21%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.81%) HBase
9 6 (2.11%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.70%) Endeca
11 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.35%) Event Store
12 1 (0.35%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 109 (38.25%) Git (software)
2 67 (23.51%) Gradle
3 65 (22.81%) Jenkins
4 64 (22.46%) Mockito
5 60 (21.05%) Maven
6 59 (20.70%) Cucumber
7 53 (18.60%) JUnit
8 34 (11.93%) gulp
8 34 (11.93%) IntelliJ
9 32 (11.23%) GitLab
10 28 (9.82%) Subversion
11 18 (6.32%) Spock
12 16 (5.61%) Gatling
12 16 (5.61%) Geb
13 15 (5.26%) JMeter
14 14 (4.91%) TestNG
15 8 (2.81%) Burp Suite
15 8 (2.81%) Protractor
15 8 (2.81%) SoapUI
15 8 (2.81%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (3.16%) Games
1 9 (3.16%) Publishing
2 8 (2.81%) Retail
3 6 (2.11%) Advertising
3 6 (2.11%) Banking
3 6 (2.11%) Finance
4 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 248 (87.02%) Developer
2 239 (83.86%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.84%) Senior Developer
3 48 (16.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 44 (15.44%) Agile Developer
4 44 (15.44%) Agile Java Developer
5 18 (6.32%) Architect
6 16 (5.61%) AWS Developer
7 13 (4.56%) Backend Developer
8 12 (4.21%) Cloud Developer
8 12 (4.21%) E-Commerce Developer
8 12 (4.21%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 12 (4.21%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 12 (4.21%) Java Web Developer
8 12 (4.21%) Web Developer
9 11 (3.86%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.16%) Tester
11 8 (2.81%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.81%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (2.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (49.47%) Spring
2 135 (47.37%) REST
3 92 (32.28%) Spring Boot
4 80 (28.07%) RESTful
5 74 (25.96%) Hibernate
6 65 (22.81%) HTML
7 62 (21.75%) AngularJS
8 54 (18.95%) Web Services
9 53 (18.60%) JAX-RS
10 51 (17.89%) SOAP
11 45 (15.79%) CSS
12 42 (14.74%) Guice
13 39 (13.68%) Node.js
14 37 (12.98%) Kafka
15 36 (12.63%) HTML5
16 31 (10.88%) Ratpack
17 29 (10.18%) OAuth
17 29 (10.18%) OAuth2
18 28 (9.82%) Java EE
19 26 (9.12%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.75%) Fintech
4 4 (1.40%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.40%) User Experience
5 3 (1.05%) Online Games
6 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (24.21%) Linux
2 58 (20.35%) Unix
3 27 (9.47%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.05%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (83.86%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (63.51%) TDD
3 144 (50.53%) Microservices
4 127 (44.56%) BDD
5 87 (30.53%) DevOps
6 82 (28.77%) Software Engineering
7 70 (24.56%) Test Automation
8 64 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (21.75%) Pair Programming
10 54 (18.95%) Scrum
11 51 (17.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 47 (16.49%) Domain-Driven Design
13 43 (15.09%) Continuous Deployment
14 41 (14.39%) Kanban
15 36 (12.63%) MVC
15 36 (12.63%) Web Development
16 34 (11.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 32 (11.23%) Multithreading
18 30 (10.53%) OWASP
19 24 (8.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 280 (98.25%) Java
2 150 (52.63%) Java 8
3 75 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 54 (18.95%) Groovy
5 50 (17.54%) SQL
6 31 (10.88%) Scala
7 28 (9.82%) ES6
7 28 (9.82%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.56%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.86%) Python
11 9 (3.16%) Ruby
12 7 (2.46%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.70%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.35%) Go
14 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.40%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.05%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.05%) Degree
6 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.86%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.05%) GDPR
3 2 (0.70%) GCP
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (30.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 45 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 29 (10.18%) Docker Swarm
3 22 (7.72%) Kibana
3 22 (7.72%) logstash
4 15 (5.26%) Puppet
5 14 (4.91%) Prometheus
6 13 (4.56%) Ansible
6 13 (4.56%) Grafana
7 9 (3.16%) Terraform
8 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.70%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Icinga
Vendors
1 17 (5.96%) Splunk
2 13 (4.56%) AppDynamics
3 9 (3.16%) Oracle
4 4 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.40%) New Relic
5 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.70%) FatWire
6 2 (0.70%) Progress
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Apigee
7 1 (0.35%) F5
7 1 (0.35%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Sybase