The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 3 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs citing Java 67 59 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.98% 14.01% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.85% 33.33% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 7
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £558 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +10.50%

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
164 177 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 46.46% 42.04% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 47
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -58.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Java.

1 97 (63.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (39.47%) TDD
3 47 (30.92%) Linux
4 44 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 44 (28.95%) BDD
5 42 (27.63%) Web Services
5 42 (27.63%) Git (software)
6 40 (26.32%) REST
7 38 (25.00%) Spring
8 34 (22.37%) DevOps
9 32 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (20.39%) Ruby
10 31 (20.39%) Python
11 30 (19.74%) CSS
12 29 (19.08%) Docker
13 27 (17.76%) Configuration Management
14 26 (17.11%) Unix
14 26 (17.11%) HTML
15 25 (16.45%) Scrum
15 25 (16.45%) Scala
16 24 (15.79%) Jenkins
17 23 (15.13%) Node.js
17 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
17 23 (15.13%) Web Development
18 22 (14.47%) HTTP
19 21 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (13.82%) MongoDB
20 20 (13.16%) Mentoring
20 20 (13.16%) NoSQL
21 19 (12.50%) Selenium

Java
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 15 (9.87%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.63%) CMS
4 4 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.97%) Apache
5 3 (1.97%) Jetty
5 3 (1.97%) nginx
6 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.66%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) Liferay
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) GitHub
2 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.63%) IaaS
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.66%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.66%) Force.com
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.47%) HTTP
2 13 (8.55%) SSL
3 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.66%) FCoE
5 1 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) Multicast
5 1 (0.66%) NAS
5 1 (0.66%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.82%) MongoDB
1 21 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.18%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.87%) Redis
5 3 (1.97%) Big Data
5 3 (1.97%) MySQL
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.32%) HBase
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 42 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 19 (12.50%) Selenium
4 12 (7.89%) Mockito
5 11 (7.24%) Bitbucket
5 11 (7.24%) jMock
6 10 (6.58%) Spock
7 9 (5.92%) EasyMock
7 9 (5.92%) Subversion
8 7 (4.61%) Maven
9 6 (3.95%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.95%) Gradle
10 5 (3.29%) JUnit
10 5 (3.29%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.29%) TestNG
10 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.63%) JIRA
12 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.32%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.32%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (8.55%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (69.74%) Developer
2 82 (53.95%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.87%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.55%) Architect
5 11 (7.24%) Agile Developer
5 11 (7.24%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.61%) Automation Tester
7 7 (4.61%) Java Architect
7 7 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Tester
8 6 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.29%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (3.29%) Java Technical Architect
9 5 (3.29%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (3.29%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.63%) Web Services
2 40 (26.32%) REST
3 38 (25.00%) Spring
4 30 (19.74%) CSS
5 26 (17.11%) HTML
6 23 (15.13%) Node.js
7 19 (12.50%) SOAP
8 17 (11.18%) Hibernate
9 15 (9.87%) RESTful
10 14 (9.21%) Spring Boot
11 11 (7.24%) XML
12 9 (5.92%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.61%) Java EE
14 6 (3.95%) XSD
15 5 (3.29%) Gherkin
15 5 (3.29%) Spring MVC
15 5 (3.29%) WSDL
16 4 (2.63%) Apache Camel
16 4 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
16 4 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) User Experience
2 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.29%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Blog
5 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.66%) iSeries
6 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.92%) Linux
2 26 (17.11%) Unix
3 18 (11.84%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.92%) CoreOS
5 8 (5.26%) RancherOS
6 4 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
7 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (63.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (39.47%) TDD
3 44 (28.95%) BDD
4 34 (22.37%) DevOps
5 32 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (17.76%) Configuration Management
7 25 (16.45%) Scrum
8 23 (15.13%) Web Development
9 20 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 18 (11.84%) Microservices
10 18 (11.84%) Open Source
11 15 (9.87%) Front End Development
12 14 (9.21%) Automated Testing
12 14 (9.21%) OO
13 13 (8.55%) Line Management
14 12 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (7.24%) Prototyping
15 11 (7.24%) Visualisation
16 10 (6.58%) Kanban
16 10 (6.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 31 (20.39%) Python
2 31 (20.39%) Ruby
3 25 (16.45%) Scala
4 17 (11.18%) SQL
5 11 (7.24%) Clojure
6 10 (6.58%) Go
6 10 (6.58%) Groovy
7 5 (3.29%) C#
7 5 (3.29%) PHP
8 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) VB
10 1 (0.66%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.66%) Jython
10 1 (0.66%) Korn
10 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) FATCA
System Software
1 29 (19.08%) Docker
2 8 (5.26%) etcd
2 8 (5.26%) flannel
3 3 (1.97%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) Xen
5 1 (0.66%) HDFS
5 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.66%) KVM
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.66%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.66%) SRDF
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Kubernetes
1 14 (9.21%) Puppet
2 9 (5.92%) Ansible
3 8 (5.26%) Consul
3 8 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (5.26%) Marathon
3 8 (5.26%) Mesos
3 8 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (5.26%) Rancher
4 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.97%) Kibana
5 3 (1.97%) logstash
5 3 (1.97%) Salt
6 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.66%) Nagios
7 1 (0.66%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle
2 3 (1.97%) SAP
3 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe
4 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco
4 1 (0.66%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.66%) EMC
4 1 (0.66%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.66%) IBM
4 1 (0.66%) Intel
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.66%) NetApp
4 1 (0.66%) New Relic
4 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.66%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.66%) Solace
4 1 (0.66%) Splunk
4 1 (0.66%) WSO2
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