Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 655 475 694
Rank change year-on-year -180 +219 -107
Contract jobs citing IntelliJ 158 56 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.00% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 37 63
10th Percentile £401 £315 £414
25th Percentile £490 £386 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £520
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -13.46% +15.56%
75th Percentile £675 £550 £597
90th Percentile £761 £669 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £434 £500
% change year-on-year +13.54% -13.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £63.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.50 - -

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 15,323 5,584 14,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 17.91% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,556 3,940 9,926
10th Percentile £363 £317 £325
25th Percentile £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £615 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 74 202
10th Percentile £25.50 £26.73 £21.53
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £37.88
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.31 £53.50 £51.00
90th Percentile £70.88 £61.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for IntelliJ in the UK

IntelliJ
Top 15 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 19 October 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 -171 132 £595 +32.22% 33
London -125 95 £625 -3.55% 10
UK excluding London -145 46 £493 +13.54% 22
Work from Home -200 43 £523 +23.30% 8
South East -82 19 £400 - 6
Scotland - 7 £425 -
North of England -98 6 £483 +7.22% 2
East of England -40 5 £643 - 7
Northern Ireland -3 4 £475 +10.47%
North West -61 3 £540 +50.00% 2
Midlands -80 3 £525 +66.67% 2
West Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
South West - 2 £625 - 5
North East - 2 £419 -
Yorkshire -65 1 £550 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 150 (94.94%) Java
2 107 (67.72%) Jenkins
3 105 (66.46%) Git (software)
4 94 (59.49%) Spring
5 92 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (51.27%) Maven
7 64 (40.51%) SQL
8 62 (39.24%) Spring Boot
9 57 (36.08%) TDD
10 55 (34.81%) Oracle
11 54 (34.18%) Microservices
12 53 (33.54%) JIRA
13 50 (31.65%) Social Skills
14 49 (31.01%) Eclipse
15 46 (29.11%) Scrum
16 45 (28.48%) Test Automation
17 44 (27.85%) Docker
18 41 (25.95%) Java 8
18 41 (25.95%) Finance
19 38 (24.05%) JUnit
19 38 (24.05%) REST
20 37 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (22.78%) JSON
21 36 (22.78%) BDD
21 36 (22.78%) AWS
21 36 (22.78%) Banking
22 35 (22.15%) XML
22 35 (22.15%) Relational Database
23 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
24 32 (20.25%) JavaScript

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 20 (12.66%) Confluence
2 19 (12.03%) Apache Spark
2 19 (12.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.49%) JBoss
5 14 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (6.33%) Apache
7 9 (5.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (5.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.27%) CMS
8 2 (1.27%) WildFly
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.63%) Mule
9 1 (0.63%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.78%) AWS
2 27 (17.09%) Azure
3 20 (12.66%) GitHub
4 12 (7.59%) GCP
5 7 (4.43%) OpenShift
6 6 (3.80%) PaaS
7 3 (1.90%) IaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.27%) Apigee
8 2 (1.27%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.27%) Serverless
8 2 (1.27%) Slack
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.63%) Google Play
9 1 (0.63%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) HTTP
2 5 (3.16%) Intranet
3 3 (1.90%) FTP
3 3 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.15%) Relational Database
2 25 (15.82%) Big Data
3 22 (13.92%) Oracle Database
3 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
4 21 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (9.49%) RDBMS
6 13 (8.23%) Apache Hive
7 12 (7.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 12 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (7.59%) Parquet
8 11 (6.96%) MongoDB
8 11 (6.96%) MySQL
8 11 (6.96%) NoSQL
9 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (5.06%) Tableau
10 5 (3.16%) DB2
10 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.16%) Impala
10 5 (3.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 107 (67.72%) Jenkins
2 105 (66.46%) Git (software)
3 81 (51.27%) Maven
4 53 (33.54%) JIRA
5 49 (31.01%) Eclipse
6 38 (24.05%) JUnit
7 28 (17.72%) Bitbucket
7 28 (17.72%) Gradle
8 24 (15.19%) Cucumber
8 24 (15.19%) TeamCity
9 23 (14.56%) Selenium
10 20 (12.66%) Visual Studio
11 19 (12.03%) Subversion
12 18 (11.39%) Postman
13 17 (10.76%) SonarQube
14 14 (8.86%) Appium
15 13 (8.23%) Mockito
16 12 (7.59%) Hudson
16 12 (7.59%) Visual Studio Code
17 10 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (31.65%) Social Skills
2 41 (25.95%) Finance
3 36 (22.78%) Banking
4 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.06%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.06%) Retail
6 7 (4.43%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.80%) Front Office
8 3 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.63%) Law
10 1 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 97 (61.39%) Developer
2 71 (44.94%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (8.23%) Tester
6 12 (7.59%) Analyst
6 12 (7.59%) Big Data Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Data Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Automation Tester
7 11 (6.96%) Backend Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Technical Leader
9 6 (3.80%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) QA Automation Tester
9 6 (3.80%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.16%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (59.49%) Spring
2 62 (39.24%) Spring Boot
3 38 (24.05%) REST
4 36 (22.78%) JSON
5 35 (22.15%) XML
6 27 (17.09%) Web Services
7 26 (16.46%) HTML
8 22 (13.92%) RESTful
9 21 (13.29%) Hibernate
10 20 (12.66%) React
11 18 (11.39%) AngularJS
11 18 (11.39%) SOAP
12 17 (10.76%) HTML5
12 17 (10.76%) J2EE
13 14 (8.86%) CSS
13 14 (8.86%) JDBC
13 14 (8.86%) Node.js
14 13 (8.23%) OAuth
14 13 (8.23%) OAuth2
15 12 (7.59%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.33%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (4.43%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.43%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.80%) Legacy Applications
5 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.90%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.90%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.90%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.27%) TWAP
8 2 (1.27%) VWAP
9 1 (0.63%) DataPower
9 1 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.62%) Unix
2 24 (15.19%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Windows
4 7 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (3.80%) Android
5 6 (3.80%) CentOS
6 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.08%) TDD
3 54 (34.18%) Microservices
4 46 (29.11%) Scrum
5 45 (28.48%) Test Automation
6 37 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (22.78%) BDD
8 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
9 31 (19.62%) DevOps
10 20 (12.66%) Multithreading
11 18 (11.39%) Mentoring
12 16 (10.13%) Front End Development
12 16 (10.13%) SOLID
13 15 (9.49%) Computer Science
14 14 (8.86%) Backlog Management
14 14 (8.86%) Clean Code
14 14 (8.86%) Performance Testing
15 13 (8.23%) Full Stack Development
15 13 (8.23%) MVC
15 13 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 150 (94.94%) Java
2 64 (40.51%) SQL
3 41 (25.95%) Java 8
4 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.19%) Scala
6 16 (10.13%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.86%) Kotlin
7 14 (8.86%) Python
8 12 (7.59%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.96%) Java 11
10 10 (6.33%) C++
11 9 (5.70%) C#
11 9 (5.70%) Ruby
12 8 (5.06%) Bash Shell
13 7 (4.43%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.53%) ES6
14 4 (2.53%) Go
15 3 (1.90%) Perl
16 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.23%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) DBS Check
3 6 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) PhD
5 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.92%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (27.85%) Docker
2 3 (1.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (15.82%) Kubernetes
2 15 (9.49%) Oozie
3 14 (8.86%) Kibana
4 12 (7.59%) logstash
4 12 (7.59%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (6.96%) Ansible
6 8 (5.06%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (5.06%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (5.06%) Puppet
7 4 (2.53%) Terraform
8 3 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.27%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.63%) Packer
10 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 55 (34.81%) Oracle
2 14 (8.86%) CA
2 14 (8.86%) CA Agile Central
3 9 (5.70%) Google
4 8 (5.06%) Adobe
4 8 (5.06%) IBM
5 7 (4.43%) Splunk
5 7 (4.43%) webMethods
6 5 (3.16%) Murex
6 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.16%) Sybase
7 4 (2.53%) Apple
7 4 (2.53%) Cadence
8 3 (1.90%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.27%) Databricks
9 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.63%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft