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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 21 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.95% 4.98% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 5.32% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 6
Median daily rate £431 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £385 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
382 263 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.79% 93.59% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 168 110
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.76 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 July 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (54.55%) Spring
4 24 (43.64%) TDD
4 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.18%) Hibernate
5 21 (38.18%) Scala
6 20 (36.36%) BDD
6 20 (36.36%) Web Services
7 19 (34.55%) Maven
8 18 (32.73%) REST
9 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
9 16 (29.09%) Groovy
10 13 (23.64%) JUnit
10 13 (23.64%) MVC
11 12 (21.82%) Scrum
11 12 (21.82%) J2EE
11 12 (21.82%) Clojure
12 11 (20.00%) Mockito
12 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 11 (20.00%) JSON
12 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
13 10 (18.18%) HTML
13 10 (18.18%) Spring MVC
13 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
14 9 (16.36%) SOAP
14 9 (16.36%) Subversion
15 8 (14.55%) JSP
15 8 (14.55%) Gradle
16 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Liferay
3 1 (1.82%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.82%) Informix
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Maven
2 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (23.64%) JUnit
4 11 (20.00%) Mockito
5 9 (16.36%) Subversion
6 8 (14.55%) Gradle
7 7 (12.73%) jMock
8 6 (10.91%) Ant
8 6 (10.91%) Selenium
8 6 (10.91%) Spock
9 5 (9.09%) EasyMock
10 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
10 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
11 3 (5.45%) IntelliJ
12 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (7.27%) Banking
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) Spring
2 21 (38.18%) Hibernate
3 20 (36.36%) Web Services
4 18 (32.73%) REST
5 12 (21.82%) J2EE
6 11 (20.00%) JSON
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
7 10 (18.18%) Spring MVC
8 9 (16.36%) SOAP
9 8 (14.55%) JSP
10 6 (10.91%) CSS
10 6 (10.91%) Velocity
11 5 (9.09%) XML
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
12 4 (7.27%) Spring Web Flow
13 3 (5.45%) JPA
13 3 (5.45%) JRuby
13 3 (5.45%) JSR 168
13 3 (5.45%) Middleware
13 3 (5.45%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) TDD
3 20 (36.36%) BDD
4 13 (23.64%) MVC
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 5 (9.09%) Microservices
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) DevOps
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) Kanban
9 3 (5.45%) OO
10 2 (3.64%) AOP
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.64%) ETL
10 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) Scala
4 16 (29.09%) Groovy
5 12 (21.82%) Clojure
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Jython
9 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) Sybase
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) F5
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat