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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 87 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.05% 9.81% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.01% 26.62% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 24 7
Median daily rate £495 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £319 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £503 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
223 139 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.38% 36.87% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 92 46
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +12.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 2016, 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 66 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.09%) Linux
3 40 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 34 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 31 (22.79%) Unix
6 30 (22.06%) Spring
6 30 (22.06%) DevOps
7 27 (19.85%) Jenkins
7 27 (19.85%) WebSphere
8 26 (19.12%) TDD
8 26 (19.12%) Web Services
9 25 (18.38%) SQL
9 25 (18.38%) GitHub
10 24 (17.65%) J2EE
11 23 (16.91%) Finance
11 23 (16.91%) Hibernate
11 23 (16.91%) Groovy
11 23 (16.91%) Docker
12 22 (16.18%) REST
12 22 (16.18%) Oracle
13 20 (14.71%) HTML
13 20 (14.71%) Scala
14 19 (13.97%) Banking
14 19 (13.97%) Perl
14 19 (13.97%) IBM
14 19 (13.97%) BDD
14 19 (13.97%) NoSQL
15 18 (13.24%) MongoDB
15 18 (13.24%) Scrum
15 18 (13.24%) HTTP

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 27 (19.85%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.29%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (9.56%) Apache
4 12 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.62%) Confluence
6 9 (6.62%) nginx
6 9 (6.62%) OpenStack
6 9 (6.62%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (5.15%) FileNet
9 6 (4.41%) IIS
9 6 (4.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (3.68%) Apache Pig
10 5 (3.68%) Apache Spark
11 3 (2.21%) CICS
11 3 (2.21%) SAS
12 2 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.38%) GitHub
2 10 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) HTTP
2 10 (7.35%) LDAP
2 10 (7.35%) SSL
3 9 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.41%) FCoE
4 6 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (4.41%) iSCSI
4 6 (4.41%) LAN
4 6 (4.41%) Multicast
4 6 (4.41%) NAS
4 6 (4.41%) SAN
4 6 (4.41%) WAN
5 4 (2.94%) Internet
5 4 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.29%) Hadoop
4 12 (8.82%) HBase
5 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.88%) Big Data
6 8 (5.88%) MySQL
7 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.15%) Redis
8 6 (4.41%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.68%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.68%) Sqoop
10 3 (2.21%) Couchbase
10 3 (2.21%) DB2
10 3 (2.21%) Informix
10 3 (2.21%) OLAP
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (19.85%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.50%) Maven
4 11 (8.09%) Selenium
5 10 (7.35%) JIRA
5 10 (7.35%) JUnit
5 10 (7.35%) Subversion
6 9 (6.62%) Gradle
7 8 (5.88%) Mockito
8 6 (4.41%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.41%) GitLab
8 6 (4.41%) jMock
8 6 (4.41%) Spock
9 5 (3.68%) Ant
9 5 (3.68%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.68%) EasyMock
9 5 (3.68%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.68%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.21%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 19 (13.97%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Marketing
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Electronics
5 2 (1.47%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Developer
2 51 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Architect
4 16 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Analyst
6 11 (8.09%) Administrator
7 8 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
8 7 (5.15%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.15%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Big Data Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
9 6 (4.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.06%) Spring
2 26 (19.12%) Web Services
3 24 (17.65%) J2EE
4 23 (16.91%) Hibernate
5 22 (16.18%) REST
6 20 (14.71%) HTML
7 17 (12.50%) XML
8 16 (11.76%) Middleware
9 14 (10.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 13 (9.56%) RESTful
10 13 (9.56%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (8.09%) JSON
11 11 (8.09%) Node.js
12 9 (6.62%) CSS
12 9 (6.62%) JSP
12 9 (6.62%) SOAP
12 9 (6.62%) Spring MVC
13 7 (5.15%) XSLT
14 6 (4.41%) MCollective
14 6 (4.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) iSeries
3 5 (3.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.94%) DataPower
5 3 (2.21%) RIA
6 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.09%) Linux
2 31 (22.79%) Unix
3 16 (11.76%) Windows
4 13 (9.56%) CoreOS
5 7 (5.15%) RancherOS
6 6 (4.41%) Solaris
7 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.47%) CentOS
8 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.47%) zOS
9 1 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.06%) DevOps
3 26 (19.12%) TDD
4 19 (13.97%) BDD
5 18 (13.24%) Scrum
6 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.56%) MVC
7 12 (8.82%) Release Management
8 11 (8.09%) Pair Programming
9 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.62%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.15%) High Availability
12 7 (5.15%) Security Hardening
13 6 (4.41%) Benchmarking
13 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.41%) Test Automation
14 5 (3.68%) ETL
14 5 (3.68%) Microservices
14 5 (3.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.38%) SQL
3 23 (16.91%) Groovy
4 20 (14.71%) Scala
5 19 (13.97%) Perl
6 16 (11.76%) Ruby
7 14 (10.29%) Go
7 14 (10.29%) Python
8 12 (8.82%) Clojure
8 12 (8.82%) Jython
9 6 (4.41%) C
9 6 (4.41%) Erlang
9 6 (4.41%) PHP
10 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.68%) C#
11 3 (2.21%) HiveQL
11 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.21%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) HP ASE
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.91%) Docker
2 13 (9.56%) etcd
2 13 (9.56%) flannel
3 11 (8.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.41%) Ceph
4 6 (4.41%) GlusterFS
4 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.41%) KVM
4 6 (4.41%) NFS
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.41%) SRDF
4 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.41%) Xen
5 3 (2.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 13 (9.56%) Kubernetes
1 13 (9.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (6.62%) Puppet
3 8 (5.88%) Mesos
4 7 (5.15%) Ansible
4 7 (5.15%) Consul
4 7 (5.15%) Marathon
4 7 (5.15%) Rancher
5 6 (4.41%) Graphite
5 6 (4.41%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.41%) logstash
5 6 (4.41%) rkt
6 4 (2.94%) Control-M
7 2 (1.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle
2 19 (13.97%) IBM
3 9 (6.62%) Cisco
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.62%) Sybase
4 8 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 6 (4.41%) DataSynapse
5 6 (4.41%) EMC
5 6 (4.41%) Intel
5 6 (4.41%) NetApp
5 6 (4.41%) TIBCO
5 6 (4.41%) VMware
6 3 (2.21%) F5
6 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.47%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.47%) IFS
7 2 (1.47%) Pega
7 2 (1.47%) SAP
7 2 (1.47%) Vitria
8 1 (0.74%) Siebel
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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