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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 55 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.58% 5.22% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.79% 16.44% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 6
Average daily rate £475 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
173 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.72% 31.74% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 45 51
Average daily rate £375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £40.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Linux
3 35 (33.02%) MongoDB
4 32 (30.19%) Jenkins
5 30 (28.30%) Tomcat
6 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
7 27 (25.47%) Unix
8 26 (24.53%) Maven
8 26 (24.53%) Puppet
8 26 (24.53%) DevOps
9 25 (23.58%) nginx
9 25 (23.58%) TDD
10 24 (22.64%) HTML
11 23 (21.70%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
12 22 (20.75%) BDD
12 22 (20.75%) Perl
12 22 (20.75%) SQL
12 22 (20.75%) CSS
13 21 (19.81%) HTTP
13 21 (19.81%) CentOS
14 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
16 18 (16.98%) Apache
16 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
16 18 (16.98%) Node.js
17 17 (16.04%) WebSphere
17 17 (16.04%) J2EE
18 16 (15.09%) Nagios
19 15 (14.15%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (28.30%) Tomcat
2 25 (23.58%) nginx
3 18 (16.98%) Apache
3 18 (16.98%) Node.js
4 17 (16.04%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.49%) IIS
5 9 (8.49%) Jetty
6 8 (7.55%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (5.66%) JBoss
8 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.89%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.89%) Drupal
10 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.89%) FileNet
10 2 (1.89%) SAS
11 1 (0.94%) CMS
11 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) BigMachines
1 2 (1.89%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.55%) Google App Engine
3 8 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.89%) GitHub
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) SaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) HTTP
2 11 (10.38%) DNS
3 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.49%) IPsec
4 9 (8.49%) SSL
5 8 (7.55%) DHCP
5 8 (7.55%) FTP
6 7 (6.60%) LDAP
7 4 (3.77%) SNMP
8 3 (2.83%) IMAP
8 3 (2.83%) SMTP
8 3 (2.83%) VPN
9 2 (1.89%) Network Security
9 2 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.89%) POP3
9 2 (1.89%) SMS
9 2 (1.89%) VLAN
10 1 (0.94%) Firewall
10 1 (0.94%) Internet
10 1 (0.94%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.70%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.38%) MySQL
5 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.72%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.77%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (2.83%) Big Data
9 3 (2.83%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.89%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.94%) QlikView
11 1 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.53%) Maven
3 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
4 14 (13.21%) GitLab
5 13 (12.26%) Artifactory
6 10 (9.43%) Cucumber
7 9 (8.49%) Mockito
8 7 (6.60%) Selenium
9 5 (4.72%) JIRA
9 5 (4.72%) Subversion
9 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.83%) Liquibase
12 2 (1.89%) JMeter
12 2 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.94%) JConsole
13 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Billing
2 4 (3.77%) Local Government
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (50.00%) Developer
2 35 (33.02%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Digital Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Scala Developer
11 4 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
12 3 (2.83%) Digital Analyst
12 3 (2.83%) Java Scala Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) HTML
2 22 (20.75%) CSS
3 17 (16.04%) J2EE
4 15 (14.15%) HTML5
5 14 (13.21%) Hibernate
6 13 (12.26%) Spring
7 12 (11.32%) .NET
7 12 (11.32%) REST
8 10 (9.43%) CSS3
8 10 (9.43%) jQuery
8 10 (9.43%) Web Services
9 9 (8.49%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.55%) Servlets
11 7 (6.60%) Middleware
11 7 (6.60%) RESTful
12 6 (5.66%) JAX-RS
12 6 (5.66%) Play Framework
12 6 (5.66%) SOAP
13 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) iSeries
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.94%) DataPower
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.74%) Linux
2 27 (25.47%) Unix
3 21 (19.81%) CentOS
4 9 (8.49%) Mac OS X
4 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.55%) Windows
6 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.83%) Debian
8 1 (0.94%) AIX
8 1 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) DevOps
3 25 (23.58%) TDD
4 22 (20.75%) BDD
5 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
7 14 (13.21%) Open Source
7 14 (13.21%) Scrum
8 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.49%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.49%) Microservices
10 8 (7.55%) OO
10 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.55%) Web Development
11 7 (6.60%) CRM
11 7 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.66%) Kanban
12 6 (5.66%) OOP
12 6 (5.66%) SDLC
13 5 (4.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.75%) Perl
2 22 (20.75%) SQL
3 15 (14.15%) Ruby
4 11 (10.38%) PHP
5 10 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.43%) Python
5 10 (9.43%) Scala
6 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.77%) Go
9 3 (2.83%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) Jython
9 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.89%) C
11 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.94%) Clojure
11 1 (0.94%) Groovy
11 1 (0.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) QA
2 6 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.38%) Docker
3 9 (8.49%) Xen
4 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.89%) Varnish
6 1 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.94%) KVM
6 1 (0.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (24.53%) Puppet
2 16 (15.09%) Nagios
3 14 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (12.26%) Opsview
5 5 (4.72%) Ansible
6 3 (2.83%) Control-M
6 3 (2.83%) Graphite
6 3 (2.83%) logstash
6 3 (2.83%) Salt
7 2 (1.89%) Grafana
7 2 (1.89%) Kibana
7 2 (1.89%) Uchiwa
7 2 (1.89%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.94%) Cacti
8 1 (0.94%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.94%) Mesos
8 1 (0.94%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) VMware
3 12 (11.32%) Oracle
4 8 (7.55%) Google
5 4 (3.77%) NetCracker
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.83%) Splunk
7 2 (1.89%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.89%) BMC
7 2 (1.89%) Percona
7 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.89%) Siebel
8 1 (0.94%) Dell
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) New Relic
8 1 (0.94%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.94%) Tableau
8 1 (0.94%) Twitter
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