The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 10 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 52 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.61% 3.37% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.43% 3.53% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 11 4
Median daily rate £438 £470 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +52.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £510 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +25.73%
Java Developer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 425 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.86% 95.51% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 319 133
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Median hourly rate £16.61 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Sheffield region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Sheffield region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (52.78%) Spring
4 34 (47.22%) TDD
5 32 (44.44%) BDD
6 30 (41.67%) Scala
7 29 (40.28%) REST
8 27 (37.50%) Web Services
9 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
10 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
11 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
12 19 (26.39%) Groovy
13 18 (25.00%) Scrum
14 17 (23.61%) Clojure
14 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
15 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
15 15 (20.83%) Maven
16 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 12 (16.67%) Docker
16 12 (16.67%) Microservices
17 11 (15.28%) Gradle
18 10 (13.89%) Mockito
18 10 (13.89%) Spring Boot
18 10 (13.89%) MVC
18 10 (13.89%) SOAP
19 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
19 9 (12.50%) JUnit
19 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
19 9 (12.50%) Selenium
19 9 (12.50%) JSON

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.39%) Mule
3 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Network Security
1 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
2 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Redis
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.39%) Informix
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) Maven
3 11 (15.28%) Gradle
4 10 (13.89%) Mockito
5 9 (12.50%) JUnit
5 9 (12.50%) Selenium
5 9 (12.50%) Spock
6 8 (11.11%) EasyMock
6 8 (11.11%) jMock
7 7 (9.72%) Subversion
8 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.94%) Ant
10 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) Spring
2 29 (40.28%) REST
3 27 (37.50%) Web Services
4 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 10 (13.89%) SOAP
5 10 (13.89%) Spring Boot
6 9 (12.50%) JSON
6 9 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 8 (11.11%) J2EE
8 7 (9.72%) JSP
9 6 (8.33%) CSS
9 6 (8.33%) HTML
9 6 (8.33%) RESTful
10 5 (6.94%) Velocity
11 3 (4.17%) Dojo
11 3 (4.17%) Java EE
11 3 (4.17%) JRuby
11 3 (4.17%) JSR 168
11 3 (4.17%) Spring Web Flow
11 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) RIA
2 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) TDD
3 32 (44.44%) BDD
4 18 (25.00%) Scrum
5 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
6 12 (16.67%) Microservices
7 10 (13.89%) MVC
8 7 (9.72%) DevOps
8 7 (9.72%) Open Source
9 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.56%) Kanban
10 4 (5.56%) OO
11 3 (4.17%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.17%) Front End Development
11 3 (4.17%) SOA
12 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) Scala
3 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.39%) Groovy
5 17 (23.61%) Clojure
6 8 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Jython
8 2 (2.78%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) F5
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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