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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 5 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing Java 70 69 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.29% 16.08% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.63% 51.49% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 7
Median daily rate £450 £490 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +48.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £348 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
186 134 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.96% 31.24% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 100 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £284 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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.

1 104 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.00%) TDD
3 47 (26.86%) Linux
4 44 (25.14%) JavaScript
5 42 (24.00%) Spring
6 41 (23.43%) BDD
7 40 (22.86%) Web Services
8 38 (21.71%) REST
9 36 (20.57%) DevOps
10 34 (19.43%) Scala
11 31 (17.71%) Git (software)
11 31 (17.71%) HTTP
12 30 (17.14%) WebSphere
12 30 (17.14%) Docker
13 29 (16.57%) Unix
14 28 (16.00%) MongoDB
15 27 (15.43%) Hibernate
15 27 (15.43%) Ruby
16 26 (14.86%) Scrum
17 25 (14.29%) Jenkins
18 24 (13.71%) Node.js
18 24 (13.71%) Security Cleared
19 23 (13.14%) SC Cleared
19 23 (13.14%) J2EE
19 23 (13.14%) GitHub
20 22 (12.57%) Oracle
21 21 (12.00%) Python
21 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (11.43%) HTML
22 20 (11.43%) Finance

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 30 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.57%) WebSphere Portal
4 13 (7.43%) Apache
4 13 (7.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (6.86%) OpenStack
6 9 (5.14%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (4.00%) FileNet
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (3.43%) IIS
8 6 (3.43%) nginx
9 5 (2.86%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.86%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (2.29%) Confluence
11 3 (1.71%) CICS
11 3 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.14%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.14%) GitHub
2 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.29%) IaaS
3 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) HTTP
2 19 (10.86%) SSL
3 16 (9.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.29%) LDAP
5 5 (2.86%) FCoE
5 5 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 5 (2.86%) LAN
5 5 (2.86%) Multicast
5 5 (2.86%) NAS
5 5 (2.86%) Network Security
5 5 (2.86%) SAN
5 5 (2.86%) WAN
6 4 (2.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.57%) Firewall
7 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 18 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (8.57%) Redis
5 12 (6.86%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.29%) HBase
7 10 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
9 7 (4.00%) Big Data
9 7 (4.00%) MySQL
10 6 (3.43%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.86%) Sqoop
12 4 (2.29%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.71%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.71%) Informix
13 3 (1.71%) OLAP
14 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.29%) Selenium
4 13 (7.43%) Bitbucket
5 10 (5.71%) Maven
6 9 (5.14%) EasyMock
6 9 (5.14%) jMock
6 9 (5.14%) Mockito
6 9 (5.14%) Spock
7 6 (3.43%) Gradle
7 6 (3.43%) JUnit
8 5 (2.86%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.86%) JIRA
9 4 (2.29%) Subversion
10 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.14%) TestNG
12 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 20 (11.43%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Marketing
4 2 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (55.43%) Developer
2 81 (46.29%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Architect
4 18 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Agile Developer
5 17 (9.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Administrator
6 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.14%) WebSphere Administrator
8 8 (4.57%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Big Data Architect
10 6 (3.43%) Consultant
10 6 (3.43%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.43%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.43%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.00%) Spring
2 40 (22.86%) Web Services
3 38 (21.71%) REST
4 27 (15.43%) Hibernate
5 24 (13.71%) Node.js
6 23 (13.14%) J2EE
7 20 (11.43%) HTML
8 18 (10.29%) Spring Boot
9 15 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
9 15 (8.57%) RESTful
9 15 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (8.00%) XML
11 11 (6.29%) CSS
11 11 (6.29%) Middleware
12 10 (5.71%) SOAP
13 7 (4.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.00%) JSP
13 7 (4.00%) Spring MVC
14 6 (3.43%) XSLT
15 5 (2.86%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.57%) iSeries
2 8 (4.57%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.43%) Clustering
4 4 (2.29%) DataPower
5 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.71%) RIA
5 3 (1.71%) User Experience
6 2 (1.14%) Blog
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.86%) Linux
2 29 (16.57%) Unix
3 13 (7.43%) CoreOS
4 12 (6.86%) RancherOS
5 8 (4.57%) Windows
6 6 (3.43%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.86%) Solaris
8 4 (2.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.00%) TDD
3 41 (23.43%) BDD
4 36 (20.57%) DevOps
5 26 (14.86%) Scrum
6 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (9.71%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.14%) Microservices
8 16 (9.14%) Pair Programming
9 14 (8.00%) Web Development
10 13 (7.43%) Open Source
11 12 (6.86%) Security Hardening
12 9 (5.14%) High Availability
12 9 (5.14%) Kanban
12 9 (5.14%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (4.57%) OO
13 8 (4.57%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.14%) JavaScript
2 34 (19.43%) Scala
3 27 (15.43%) Ruby
4 21 (12.00%) Python
5 19 (10.86%) Groovy
6 18 (10.29%) Perl
7 16 (9.14%) SQL
8 15 (8.57%) Clojure
9 12 (6.86%) Go
10 10 (5.71%) Jython
11 8 (4.57%) C#
11 8 (4.57%) PHP
12 6 (3.43%) C
13 5 (2.86%) VB
14 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.71%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.14%) SOQL
16 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Degree
3 1 (0.57%) HP ASE
3 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 30 (17.14%) Docker
2 12 (6.86%) etcd
2 12 (6.86%) flannel
3 10 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.43%) Xen
5 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.86%) KVM
5 5 (2.86%) NFS
5 5 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.86%) SRDF
5 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.71%) HDFS
7 2 (1.14%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (9.71%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.86%) Consul
2 12 (6.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (6.86%) Marathon
2 12 (6.86%) Mesos
2 12 (6.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (6.86%) Rancher
3 9 (5.14%) Puppet
4 7 (4.00%) Ansible
5 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.71%) Salt
7 2 (1.14%) Kibana
7 2 (1.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Packer
8 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (12.57%) Oracle
2 17 (9.71%) IBM
3 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.57%) Cisco
5 7 (4.00%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.86%) DataSynapse
6 5 (2.86%) EMC
6 5 (2.86%) Intel
6 5 (2.86%) NetApp
6 5 (2.86%) Sybase
6 5 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.86%) VMware
7 3 (1.71%) F5
8 2 (1.14%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.14%) IFS
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Informatica
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
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