The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Developer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 15 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 38 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.60% 4.12% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 4.33% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 9
Median daily rate £410 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £313 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
427 485 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.61% 95.10% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 336 218
Median daily rate £400 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Yorkshire region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +11 32 £420 +5.00% 8
Doncaster -1 2 £378 +20.80%
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (45.05%) TDD
4 40 (43.96%) Spring
5 35 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 33 (36.26%) BDD
7 30 (32.97%) Git (software)
8 28 (30.77%) Web Services
9 26 (28.57%) REST
10 22 (24.18%) Scala
11 21 (23.08%) Linux
12 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (20.88%) NoSQL
14 18 (19.78%) CSS
15 17 (18.68%) Hibernate
16 16 (17.58%) Scrum
16 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
16 16 (17.58%) Unix
16 16 (17.58%) SQL
16 16 (17.58%) Microservices
17 15 (16.48%) Docker
17 15 (16.48%) Mac OS X
17 15 (16.48%) RESTful
18 14 (15.38%) Web Development
18 14 (15.38%) HTML
18 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
18 14 (15.38%) Spring Boot
19 13 (14.29%) DevOps
19 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
19 13 (14.29%) SOAP

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.30%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.30%) Jetty
4 2 (2.20%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) NoSQL
2 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (32.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) jMock
2 10 (10.99%) Mockito
3 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.89%) Selenium
4 8 (8.79%) EasyMock
4 8 (8.79%) Spock
5 6 (6.59%) Subversion
6 5 (5.49%) Mercurial
6 5 (5.49%) TestNG
7 4 (4.40%) Gradle
8 3 (3.30%) JUnit
8 3 (3.30%) Maven
9 2 (2.20%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.10%) Ant
10 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Electronics
2 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.30%) Marketing
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) Spring
2 28 (30.77%) Web Services
3 26 (28.57%) REST
4 18 (19.78%) CSS
5 17 (18.68%) Hibernate
6 15 (16.48%) RESTful
7 14 (15.38%) HTML
7 14 (15.38%) Spring Boot
8 13 (14.29%) SOAP
9 9 (9.89%) Node.js
10 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.49%) Spring MVC
12 4 (4.40%) Apache Camel
12 4 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (4.40%) J2EE
12 4 (4.40%) JSON
12 4 (4.40%) XML
13 3 (3.30%) Apache CXF
13 3 (3.30%) Java EE
14 2 (2.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
1 5 (5.49%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.40%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) Unix
3 15 (16.48%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.05%) TDD
3 33 (36.26%) BDD
4 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
5 16 (17.58%) Microservices
5 16 (17.58%) Scrum
6 14 (15.38%) Web Development
7 13 (14.29%) DevOps
7 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 13 (14.29%) OO
8 12 (13.19%) Line Management
9 11 (12.09%) Front End Development
9 11 (12.09%) Visualisation
10 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Open Source
11 7 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.59%) Pair Programming
12 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) Scala
4 16 (17.58%) SQL
5 11 (12.09%) Ruby
6 10 (10.99%) Clojure
6 10 (10.99%) Python
7 7 (7.69%) Groovy
8 2 (2.20%) C#
8 2 (2.20%) Go
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) Jython
9 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) Docker
2 4 (4.40%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
2 4 (4.40%) Kibana
2 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.40%) logstash
3 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle
2 3 (3.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.10%) VMware
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