The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 30 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 19 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.57% 1.75% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 1.84% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+21.52% -0.68%
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
389 217 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.51% 95.18% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 136 126
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 18 (51.43%) MongoDB
4 17 (48.57%) HTML
5 16 (45.71%) CSS
5 16 (45.71%) BDD
6 15 (42.86%) SQL
7 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
7 13 (37.14%) Node.js
8 12 (34.29%) NoSQL
8 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
8 12 (34.29%) Spring
9 11 (31.43%) Maven
9 11 (31.43%) REST
10 10 (28.57%) HTML5
10 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (25.71%) Mockito
11 9 (25.71%) CSS3
12 8 (22.86%) Scala
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
13 7 (20.00%) Unix
13 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 7 (20.00%) HTTP
13 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
13 7 (20.00%) Scrum
13 7 (20.00%) jQuery
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (37.14%) Node.js
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
4 3 (8.57%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) MongoDB
2 12 (34.29%) NoSQL
3 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (14.29%) MySQL
5 5 (14.29%) Neo4j
6 4 (11.43%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) Maven
3 9 (25.71%) Mockito
4 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
5 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
7 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
7 3 (8.57%) GitLab
7 3 (8.57%) JIRA
7 3 (8.57%) Liquibase
8 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (11.43%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
4 12 (34.29%) Spring
5 11 (31.43%) REST
6 10 (28.57%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) CSS3
8 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (17.14%) JAX-RS
9 6 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (14.29%) RESTful
10 5 (14.29%) SOAP
10 5 (14.29%) Web Services
11 4 (11.43%) Ajax
11 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.43%) J2EE
11 4 (11.43%) JSON
11 4 (11.43%) Play Framework
12 3 (8.57%) CakePHP
13 2 (5.71%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 16 (45.71%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) Kanban
5 6 (17.14%) Microservices
5 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) OOP
6 5 (14.29%) Web Design
7 4 (11.43%) CRM
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Scala
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
7 3 (8.57%) Go
8 2 (5.71%) Python
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) Clojure
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) Opsview
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) NetCracker
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Percona
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