The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 35 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.16% 6.48% 11.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 17.95% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £505 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.65% 36.11% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 47 55
Average daily rate £425 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.39 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -46.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £12.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Linux
3 29 (38.16%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 26 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (31.58%) DevOps
7 23 (30.26%) Puppet
7 23 (30.26%) NoSQL
8 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
9 18 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (21.05%) MongoDB
10 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 16 (21.05%) HTML
10 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 15 (19.74%) .NET
12 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
13 13 (17.11%) Open Source
13 13 (17.11%) Docker
13 13 (17.11%) Perl
13 13 (17.11%) VMware
13 13 (17.11%) Scrum
14 12 (15.79%) J2EE
14 12 (15.79%) HTML5
14 12 (15.79%) CentOS
14 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (15.79%) WebSphere
15 11 (14.47%) Google
15 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
15 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.47%) Apache
3 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.84%) IIS
3 9 (11.84%) nginx
3 9 (11.84%) Jetty
4 6 (7.89%) Node.js
5 4 (5.26%) CMS
5 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.26%) Alfresco
5 4 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (5.26%) Drupal
6 2 (2.63%) JBoss
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.32%) CICS
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) BASE24
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (10.53%) Google App Engine
2 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) DNS
1 9 (11.84%) HTTP
2 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.53%) IPsec
2 8 (10.53%) SSL
2 8 (10.53%) DHCP
2 8 (10.53%) FTP
3 7 (9.21%) ATM
4 2 (2.63%) AMQP
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) LDAP
5 1 (1.32%) DMZ
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) NoSQL
2 16 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.84%) CouchDB
4 6 (7.89%) MySQL
4 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.95%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.32%) HBase
7 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.84%) Maven
4 6 (7.89%) JUnit
5 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.26%) Yeoman
6 4 (5.26%) Selenium
7 3 (3.95%) Build Forge
7 3 (3.95%) JIRA
7 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.95%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.63%) Redmine
8 2 (2.63%) Hudson
8 2 (2.63%) Valgrind
8 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.63%) Subversion
9 1 (1.32%) Ant
9 1 (1.32%) PVCS
9 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (14.47%) Games
2 9 (11.84%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) Java Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (21.05%) HTML
3 15 (19.74%) .NET
4 12 (15.79%) J2EE
4 12 (15.79%) HTML5
5 11 (14.47%) Kafka
5 11 (14.47%) CSS
6 9 (11.84%) RESTful
7 8 (10.53%) CSS3
7 8 (10.53%) Servlets
7 8 (10.53%) Spring
8 6 (7.89%) Web Services
9 4 (5.26%) Symfony
9 4 (5.26%) REST
9 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.95%) MCollective
10 3 (3.95%) Spring Integration
10 3 (3.95%) Dojo
10 3 (3.95%) SOAP
10 3 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Private Cloud
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile Games
2 4 (5.26%) Online Games
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.63%) iSeries
4 2 (2.63%) DTV
4 2 (2.63%) STB
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) CentOS
2 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.53%) UNIX
3 8 (10.53%) Windows
4 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (31.58%) DevOps
4 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.11%) Scrum
5 13 (17.11%) Open Source
6 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.47%) TDD
6 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.84%) SOA
7 9 (11.84%) SDLC
8 8 (10.53%) Microservices
8 8 (10.53%) Data Management
8 8 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.58%) BDD
10 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.26%) Workflow
11 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (3.95%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.95%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 13 (17.11%) Perl
4 11 (14.47%) SQL
5 6 (7.89%) PHP
5 6 (7.89%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) Ruby
5 6 (7.89%) Scala
6 5 (6.58%) Go
6 5 (6.58%) C#
6 5 (6.58%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) Lua
8 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.63%) Jython
8 2 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Docker
2 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Xen
4 2 (2.63%) vCloud
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) Squid
5 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (30.26%) Puppet
3 9 (11.84%) Salt
4 8 (10.53%) Graphite
5 5 (6.58%) Ansible
6 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.95%) Nagios
7 3 (3.95%) Pingdom
8 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.32%) SCOM
9 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Google
4 8 (10.53%) Splunk
5 4 (5.26%) Percona
5 4 (5.26%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.95%) New Relic
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Lotus
8 1 (1.32%) Sun
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
Sheffield
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago