The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 70 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.68% 8.09% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.29% 20.10% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 11
Average daily rate £450 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +31.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £505 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Java
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
239 194 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 43.30% 40.25% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 128 88
Average daily rate £390 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £28.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 63 £450 +12.50% 18
Doncaster +5 1 £475 +46.15%
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 61 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.43%) Linux
3 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 39 (30.23%) Git (software)
4 37 (28.68%) Jenkins
5 36 (27.91%) Unix
6 34 (26.36%) SQL
7 33 (25.58%) Tomcat
7 33 (25.58%) MongoDB
8 31 (24.03%) Spring
9 28 (21.71%) DevOps
10 27 (20.93%) Maven
10 27 (20.93%) TDD
11 25 (19.38%) HTML
11 25 (19.38%) Web Services
11 25 (19.38%) Puppet
12 24 (18.60%) BDD
12 24 (18.60%) Scrum
13 21 (16.28%) nginx
13 21 (16.28%) NoSQL
13 21 (16.28%) Docker
14 20 (15.50%) Oracle
15 19 (14.73%) CSS
16 18 (13.95%) MVC
16 18 (13.95%) Finance
16 18 (13.95%) CentOS
16 18 (13.95%) GitLab
16 18 (13.95%) RESTful
16 18 (13.95%) Scala
17 17 (13.18%) GitHub

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 33 (25.58%) Tomcat
2 21 (16.28%) nginx
3 11 (8.53%) JBoss
3 11 (8.53%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.98%) Apache
5 8 (6.20%) Node.js
5 8 (6.20%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (5.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (5.43%) Confluence
7 6 (4.65%) SAS
8 5 (3.88%) IIS
8 5 (3.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.55%) CMS
11 2 (1.55%) FileNet
11 2 (1.55%) Jetty
11 2 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) BigMachines
1 2 (1.55%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) GitHub
2 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.55%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) HTTP
2 4 (3.10%) LDAP
3 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.55%) DHCP
4 2 (1.55%) DNS
4 2 (1.55%) FTP
4 2 (1.55%) IPsec
4 2 (1.55%) SMS
5 1 (0.78%) FCoE
5 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) Multicast
5 1 (0.78%) NAS
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
5 1 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.78%) VLAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) MongoDB
2 21 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 17 (13.18%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.53%) MySQL
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.88%) CouchDB
8 4 (3.10%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.55%) Big Data
10 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.55%) DB2
10 2 (1.55%) QlikView
11 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.78%) HBase
11 1 (0.78%) Informix
Development Applications
1 39 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 37 (28.68%) Jenkins
3 27 (20.93%) Maven
4 18 (13.95%) GitLab
5 17 (13.18%) Artifactory
6 14 (10.85%) Mockito
7 12 (9.30%) Subversion
8 10 (7.75%) JIRA
9 7 (5.43%) Gradle
9 7 (5.43%) Selenium
10 6 (4.65%) Ant
10 6 (4.65%) jMock
10 6 (4.65%) JUnit
11 5 (3.88%) Spock
12 4 (3.10%) EasyMock
12 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.33%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.33%) Liquibase
13 3 (2.33%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.10%) Billing
4 4 (3.10%) Local Government
5 3 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (57.36%) Developer
2 51 (39.53%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.08%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Administrator
8 6 (4.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Agile Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.88%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (3.10%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) Spring
2 25 (19.38%) HTML
2 25 (19.38%) Web Services
3 19 (14.73%) CSS
4 18 (13.95%) RESTful
5 17 (13.18%) Hibernate
6 16 (12.40%) J2EE
7 14 (10.85%) JSON
7 14 (10.85%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (10.85%) REST
7 14 (10.85%) SOAP
8 12 (9.30%) HTML5
8 12 (9.30%) Middleware
9 10 (7.75%) XML
10 9 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.98%) Spring MVC
11 7 (5.43%) CSS3
12 6 (4.65%) MCollective
12 6 (4.65%) Play Framework
12 6 (4.65%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.88%) iSeries
3 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
4 2 (1.55%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.55%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) DataPower
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.43%) Linux
2 36 (27.91%) Unix
3 18 (13.95%) CentOS
4 12 (9.30%) Windows
5 11 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.65%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.71%) DevOps
3 27 (20.93%) TDD
4 24 (18.60%) BDD
4 24 (18.60%) Scrum
5 18 (13.95%) MVC
6 15 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.75%) Microservices
8 10 (7.75%) Release Management
9 9 (6.98%) ETL
9 9 (6.98%) OO
10 8 (6.20%) SDLC
10 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.43%) Kanban
12 6 (4.65%) CRM
12 6 (4.65%) Data Management
12 6 (4.65%) OOP
12 6 (4.65%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.36%) SQL
3 18 (13.95%) Scala
4 15 (11.63%) Perl
4 15 (11.63%) Python
5 14 (10.85%) Groovy
5 14 (10.85%) Ruby
6 13 (10.08%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.75%) PHP
7 10 (7.75%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.20%) Clojure
8 8 (6.20%) Go
9 6 (4.65%) Erlang
9 6 (4.65%) Jython
10 5 (3.88%) C
11 3 (2.33%) C++
12 2 (1.55%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) Docker
2 6 (4.65%) Ceph
2 6 (4.65%) GlusterFS
3 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.55%) KVM
4 2 (1.55%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) NFS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.78%) SRDF
5 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) Puppet
2 12 (9.30%) Nagios
3 11 (8.53%) Graphite
3 11 (8.53%) Opsview
4 10 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.98%) Ansible
5 9 (6.98%) Control-M
6 6 (4.65%) HAProxy
6 6 (4.65%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.65%) logstash
7 5 (3.88%) Salt
8 2 (1.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (15.50%) Oracle
2 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.65%) VMware
4 5 (3.88%) Splunk
4 5 (3.88%) Sybase
5 4 (3.10%) NetCracker
6 3 (2.33%) IBM
6 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.55%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.55%) BMC
7 2 (1.55%) Google
7 2 (1.55%) Pega
7 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.55%) SAP
7 2 (1.55%) Siebel
7 2 (1.55%) Tableau
7 2 (1.55%) Vitria
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.78%) EMC
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