Period
to 12 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IntelliJ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IntelliJ over the 6 months to 12 May 2021 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.

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 566 600 662
Rank change year-on-year +34 +62 +23
Contract jobs citing IntelliJ 109 50 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.098% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 0.55% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 25 98
10th Percentile £360 £380 £374
25th Percentile £406 £400 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £512 £515 £475
Median % change year-on-year -0.68% +8.42% -9.52%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £555
90th Percentile £750 £618 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -14.40% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 - -

IntelliJ is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,709 9,042 18,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.25% 17.70% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,533 6,203 12,854
10th Percentile £338 £331 £331
25th Percentile £405 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year -0.40% +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £580 £579 £575
90th Percentile £656 £657 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 138 266
10th Percentile £26.75 £18.25 £22.75
25th Percentile £40.00 £38.69 £36.81
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -4.21% +7.51% +3.95%
75th Percentile £56.44 £54.45 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £63.23 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

IntelliJ
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IntelliJ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IntelliJ in the UK

IntelliJ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IntelliJ.

Daily rate trend for IntelliJ in the UK

IntelliJ
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IntelliJ over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IntelliJ in the UK

IntelliJ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IntelliJ.

Hourly rate trend for IntelliJ in the UK

IntelliJ
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing IntelliJ over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for IntelliJ in the UK

IntelliJ
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IntelliJ within the UK over the 6 months to 12 May 2021. 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 +63 96 £501 -8.17% 35
London -2 53 £525 -4.55% 14
UK excluding London +78 40 £428 -14.40% 21
Work from Home -231 36 £500 +25.79% 8
South East +44 15 £370 -30.35% 10
North of England - 12 £440 - 4
North West - 10 £440 - 3
East of England +30 5 - - 1
Midlands +6 4 £413 -23.61% 3
East Midlands - 4 £413 - 2
Scotland - 4 £525 -
Yorkshire - 2 £409 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing IntelliJ 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 IntelliJ.

1 89 (81.65%) Java
2 64 (58.72%) Git (software)
3 60 (55.05%) Jenkins
4 59 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (48.62%) Maven
6 50 (45.87%) JIRA
7 46 (42.20%) Test Automation
8 43 (39.45%) Docker
9 42 (38.53%) JUnit
10 40 (36.70%) Eclipse
11 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
12 36 (33.03%) Spring
12 36 (33.03%) REST
13 34 (31.19%) AWS
14 33 (30.28%) SQL
15 32 (29.36%) Python
16 29 (26.61%) Social Skills
17 26 (23.85%) Microservices
17 26 (23.85%) Visual Studio
17 26 (23.85%) Cucumber
17 26 (23.85%) BDD
17 26 (23.85%) QA
18 24 (22.02%) JSON
18 24 (22.02%) Scrum
18 24 (22.02%) Finance
18 24 (22.02%) Spring Boot
19 23 (21.10%) Postman
19 23 (21.10%) Selenium
19 23 (21.10%) Azure
20 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration

IntelliJ
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 21 (19.27%) Confluence
2 14 (12.84%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (11.93%) JBoss
4 10 (9.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (9.17%) WebLogic
5 8 (7.34%) Apache
6 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (2.75%) Anypoint
9 3 (2.75%) Jetty
9 3 (2.75%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (1.83%) Mule
11 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.92%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.19%) AWS
2 23 (21.10%) Azure
3 16 (14.68%) PaaS
4 10 (9.17%) SaaS
5 5 (4.59%) GitHub
6 4 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.67%) npm
7 3 (2.75%) GCP
8 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.83%) IaaS
8 2 (1.83%) Slack
9 1 (0.92%) Azure Service Fabric
9 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) Internet
2 6 (5.50%) HTTP
3 3 (2.75%) SSH
4 2 (1.83%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.92%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.42%) MySQL
5 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.59%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.59%) Impala
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.75%) Big Data
8 3 (2.75%) HBase
8 3 (2.75%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.75%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) DB2
10 1 (0.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 64 (58.72%) Git (software)
2 60 (55.05%) Jenkins
3 53 (48.62%) Maven
4 50 (45.87%) JIRA
5 42 (38.53%) JUnit
6 40 (36.70%) Eclipse
7 26 (23.85%) Cucumber
7 26 (23.85%) Visual Studio
8 23 (21.10%) Postman
8 23 (21.10%) Selenium
9 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio Code
10 16 (14.68%) PyCharm
11 15 (13.76%) SonarQube
12 14 (12.84%) Gradle
13 13 (11.93%) REST Assured
14 12 (11.01%) Appium
14 12 (11.01%) Bitbucket
14 12 (11.01%) TeamCity
15 10 (9.17%) Gatling
15 10 (9.17%) JMeter
General
1 29 (26.61%) Social Skills
2 24 (22.02%) Finance
3 19 (17.43%) Banking
4 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.26%) Retail
6 7 (6.42%) Front Office
7 6 (5.50%) Public Sector
8 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
8 5 (4.59%) Publishing
9 4 (3.67%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (3.67%) Private Banking
10 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.92%) Automotive
11 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Developer
2 38 (34.86%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Tester
4 13 (11.93%) QA Tester
5 12 (11.01%) Automation Tester
6 11 (10.09%) QA Automation Tester
7 9 (8.26%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Automation Developer
8 8 (7.34%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Backend Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Front Office Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (3.67%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.03%) REST
1 36 (33.03%) Spring
2 24 (22.02%) JSON
2 24 (22.02%) Spring Boot
3 21 (19.27%) Hibernate
3 21 (19.27%) HTML
4 20 (18.35%) AngularJS
5 19 (17.43%) XML
6 18 (16.51%) Node.js
7 14 (12.84%) HTML5
7 14 (12.84%) J2EE
7 14 (12.84%) SOAP
8 12 (11.01%) Gherkin
9 10 (9.17%) JPA
9 10 (9.17%) Play Framework
10 9 (8.26%) CSS
10 9 (8.26%) Kafka
10 9 (8.26%) RAML
10 9 (8.26%) RESTful
10 9 (8.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (9.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (9.17%) Private Cloud
2 10 (9.17%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (3.67%) Derivative
5 4 (3.67%) Equities
5 4 (3.67%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.67%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.75%) TWAP
6 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) VWAP
7 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.83%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Unix
3 12 (11.01%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) Android
4 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.50%) CentOS
5 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.75%) Debian
7 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.20%) Test Automation
3 26 (23.85%) BDD
3 26 (23.85%) Microservices
4 24 (22.02%) Scrum
5 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (19.27%) TDD
7 19 (17.43%) DevOps
8 17 (15.60%) QA Automation
8 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure Automation
9 15 (13.76%) Kanban
10 12 (11.01%) User Stories
11 11 (10.09%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (9.17%) Low Latency
12 10 (9.17%) Mathematics
12 10 (9.17%) Performance Testing
12 10 (9.17%) SDLC
13 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
13 9 (8.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (81.65%) Java
2 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.28%) SQL
4 32 (29.36%) Python
5 20 (18.35%) Bash Shell
5 20 (18.35%) Java 8
6 18 (16.51%) Ruby
7 16 (14.68%) Go
8 15 (13.76%) Scala
9 11 (10.09%) C++
9 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
10 8 (7.34%) TypeScript
11 6 (5.50%) Perl
11 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.59%) C#
12 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.75%) ClojureScript
13 3 (2.75%) Groovy
13 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) Degree
3 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.85%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 15022
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 43 (39.45%) Docker
2 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Puppet
1 17 (15.60%) Terraform
2 13 (11.93%) Consul
3 12 (11.01%) Kibana
4 11 (10.09%) logstash
5 10 (9.17%) Ansible
6 8 (7.34%) Kubernetes
7 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.59%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (2.75%) Salt
10 1 (0.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Google
4 8 (7.34%) VMware
5 7 (6.42%) New Relic
5 7 (6.42%) Splunk
6 6 (5.50%) webMethods
7 5 (4.59%) Adobe
7 5 (4.59%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (4.59%) Cloudera
7 5 (4.59%) IBM
7 5 (4.59%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.67%) CA
9 3 (2.75%) Axway
9 3 (2.75%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.75%) Sparx
9 3 (2.75%) Sybase
9 3 (2.75%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.75%) Xamarin