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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 17 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.96% 5.15% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 5.43% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 5
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

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
343 405 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.08% 94.85% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 274 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 80 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.75%) TDD
4 35 (43.75%) Spring
5 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (40.00%) BDD
6 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
7 26 (32.50%) Web Services
7 26 (32.50%) REST
8 22 (27.50%) Scala
9 19 (23.75%) Linux
10 18 (22.50%) CSS
10 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
11 16 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 16 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 15 (18.75%) Scrum
12 15 (18.75%) Unix
12 15 (18.75%) Docker
12 15 (18.75%) Microservices
13 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
13 14 (17.50%) Mac OS X
13 14 (17.50%) HTML
13 14 (17.50%) SQL
14 13 (16.25%) Web Development
14 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
14 13 (16.25%) Spring Boot
15 12 (15.00%) DevOps
15 12 (15.00%) RESTful
15 12 (15.00%) Tomcat

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 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.75%) Jetty
3 2 (2.50%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) GitHub
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
2 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) Redis
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) jMock
2 10 (12.50%) Mockito
3 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) Selenium
4 8 (10.00%) EasyMock
4 8 (10.00%) Spock
5 6 (7.50%) Subversion
6 5 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.25%) TestNG
7 4 (5.00%) Gradle
8 3 (3.75%) JUnit
8 3 (3.75%) Maven
9 2 (2.50%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.25%) Ant
10 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Electronics
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) Spring
2 26 (32.50%) REST
2 26 (32.50%) Web Services
3 18 (22.50%) CSS
4 16 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (17.50%) HTML
6 13 (16.25%) Spring Boot
7 12 (15.00%) RESTful
8 11 (13.75%) SOAP
9 9 (11.25%) Node.js
10 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) Apache Camel
11 4 (5.00%) Spring MVC
12 3 (3.75%) Apache CXF
12 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
13 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (2.50%) HTML5
13 2 (2.50%) Java EE
13 2 (2.50%) Java SE
13 2 (2.50%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 5 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Unix
3 14 (17.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) TDD
3 32 (40.00%) BDD
4 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 15 (18.75%) Microservices
6 15 (18.75%) Scrum
7 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.25%) Web Development
8 12 (15.00%) DevOps
9 11 (13.75%) Front End Development
9 11 (13.75%) Line Management
9 11 (13.75%) OO
9 11 (13.75%) Visualisation
10 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.75%) Open Source
12 6 (7.50%) Pair Programming
12 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.50%) Scala
4 14 (17.50%) SQL
5 11 (13.75%) Ruby
6 10 (12.50%) Clojure
6 10 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (8.75%) Groovy
8 2 (2.50%) C#
8 2 (2.50%) Go
9 1 (1.25%) Jython
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.75%) Ansible
3 3 (3.75%) Kibana
3 3 (3.75%) logstash
4 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (3.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
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