Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 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.

Dropwizard
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 671 623
Rank change year-on-year +20 -48 +99
Contract jobs citing Dropwizard 228 208 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.66% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 170 241
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £406 £325 £370
90th Percentile £600 £588 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £430
% change year-on-year +21.21% -4.07% -
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 33062 31482 32380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.03% 30.55% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23383 21768 22317
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 352 566
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.78 £14.51 £14.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £54.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +1.33% +9.49%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 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
England -17 174 £525 +5.00% 21
UK excluding London +35 114 £500 +21.21% 12
London -1 113 £540 +0.93% 12
Wales +26 50 £519 +9.21% 3
North of England +33 31 £438 +9.38% 3
Yorkshire +29 16 £425 -5.56% 1
North West -8 15 £475 +25.00% 2
South East +5 13 £525 -8.70% 2
South West -7 7 £463 +10.05% 1
East of England -18 6 £525 +40.00% 1
Midlands +12 4 £600 +65.52% 2
East Midlands - 3 £600 -
Scotland - 3 £413 -
West Midlands +18 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dropwizard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Dropwizard.

1 227 (99.56%) Java
2 200 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (67.98%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (56.14%) Web Services
5 127 (55.70%) JavaScript
6 124 (54.39%) HTML
7 115 (50.44%) Git (software)
8 113 (49.56%) CSS
9 100 (43.86%) TDD
10 99 (43.42%) MongoDB
11 95 (41.67%) Software Engineering
12 90 (39.47%) REST
13 88 (38.60%) Test Automation
14 86 (37.72%) BDD
15 84 (36.84%) NoSQL
16 82 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (34.65%) Groovy
18 76 (33.33%) RESTful
19 72 (31.58%) Spring
19 72 (31.58%) Scrum
20 68 (29.82%) Domain-Driven Design
21 65 (28.51%) HTML5
21 65 (28.51%) Pair Programming
22 63 (27.63%) Open Source
23 62 (27.19%) AngularJS
23 62 (27.19%) Python
23 62 (27.19%) Microservices
24 59 (25.88%) SQL
25 58 (25.44%) MVC
26 57 (25.00%) Kanban

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 26 (11.40%) Apache
1 26 (11.40%) Tomcat
2 17 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.75%) nginx
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.88%) JBoss
4 2 (0.88%) Jetty
4 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Mongoose
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 155 (67.98%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (16.23%) Serverless
3 36 (15.79%) PaaS
4 14 (6.14%) Heroku
5 11 (4.82%) Google Analytics
6 9 (3.95%) GitHub
7 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.32%) SaaS
9 3 (1.32%) Slack
10 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.88%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.88%) Route 53
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.23%) HTTP
2 25 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.82%) DNS
3 11 (4.82%) FTP
3 11 (4.82%) SSL
4 7 (3.07%) Internet
5 2 (0.88%) Firewall
5 2 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (43.42%) MongoDB
2 84 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 34 (14.91%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (12.72%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (6.58%) Neo4j
7 11 (4.82%) Event Store
8 6 (2.63%) Redis
9 5 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.75%) MySQL
11 3 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.88%) Big Data
12 2 (0.88%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.88%) DB2
12 2 (0.88%) HDInsight
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 115 (50.44%) Git (software)
2 52 (22.81%) IntelliJ
3 49 (21.49%) Jenkins
4 46 (20.18%) JUnit
5 44 (19.30%) gulp
6 39 (17.11%) Cucumber
7 37 (16.23%) Grunt
8 35 (15.35%) Gradle
9 23 (10.09%) Mockito
10 21 (9.21%) TestNG
11 11 (4.82%) JMeter
12 10 (4.39%) Gatling
12 10 (4.39%) GitLab
12 10 (4.39%) JIRA
12 10 (4.39%) Spock
13 9 (3.95%) Geb
13 9 (3.95%) Selenium
14 5 (2.19%) Maven
14 5 (2.19%) webpack
15 3 (1.32%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (8.33%) Finance
2 8 (3.51%) Games
2 8 (3.51%) Retail
3 4 (1.75%) Marketing
3 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.32%) Electronics
4 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (82.89%) Developer
2 166 (72.81%) Java Developer
3 28 (12.28%) Agile Developer
4 27 (11.84%) Agile Java Developer
5 22 (9.65%) Senior Developer
5 22 (9.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (6.14%) Cloud Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (4.82%) E-Commerce Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Architect
9 10 (4.39%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Java Web Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Senior Agile Developer
10 8 (3.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 7 (3.07%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Java Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (56.14%) Web Services
2 124 (54.39%) HTML
3 113 (49.56%) CSS
4 90 (39.47%) REST
5 76 (33.33%) RESTful
6 72 (31.58%) Spring
7 65 (28.51%) HTML5
8 62 (27.19%) AngularJS
9 56 (24.56%) Node.js
10 48 (21.05%) Play Framework
11 41 (17.98%) React
12 40 (17.54%) Spring Boot
13 35 (15.35%) Hystrix
13 35 (15.35%) Scalatra
14 34 (14.91%) SOAP
15 25 (10.96%) Guice
16 22 (9.65%) Ratpack
17 16 (7.02%) JAX-RS
17 16 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (6.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.14%) Algorithms
2 14 (6.14%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.07%) Minimum Viable Product
3 7 (3.07%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.75%) User Experience
6 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.88%) iPad
6 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.98%) Linux
2 37 (16.23%) Unix
3 10 (4.39%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.88%) CentOS
6 2 (0.88%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (43.86%) TDD
3 95 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 88 (38.60%) Test Automation
5 86 (37.72%) BDD
6 82 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (31.58%) Scrum
8 68 (29.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 65 (28.51%) Pair Programming
10 63 (27.63%) Open Source
11 62 (27.19%) Microservices
12 58 (25.44%) MVC
13 57 (25.00%) Kanban
14 46 (20.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 46 (20.18%) Web Development
15 41 (17.98%) CQRS
15 41 (17.98%) SOA
16 38 (16.67%) Front End Development
16 38 (16.67%) Refactoring
17 37 (16.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (99.56%) Java
2 127 (55.70%) JavaScript
3 79 (34.65%) Groovy
4 62 (27.19%) Python
5 59 (25.88%) SQL
6 42 (18.42%) Scala
7 22 (9.65%) Ruby
8 13 (5.70%) ES6
9 12 (5.26%) Kotlin
10 10 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.39%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.95%) Clojure
11 9 (3.95%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.51%) C#
12 8 (3.51%) Go
13 4 (1.75%) Perl
14 2 (0.88%) PHP
14 2 (0.88%) R
15 1 (0.44%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.95%) Degree
5 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (24.56%) QA
2 8 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (7.02%) Ansible
1 16 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
3 11 (4.82%) Grafana
4 10 (4.39%) Kibana
4 10 (4.39%) logstash
4 10 (4.39%) Puppet
5 5 (2.19%) Terraform
6 3 (1.32%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.44%) Graylog
Vendors
1 35 (15.35%) New Relic
2 12 (5.26%) Google
3 10 (4.39%) AppDynamics
3 10 (4.39%) Splunk
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle
5 3 (1.32%) SAP
6 2 (0.88%) Databricks
6 2 (0.88%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) Progress
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft