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 21 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 34 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.13% 4.30% 4.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.28% 10.42% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £302 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.34% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £384 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
186 144 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 38.99% 41.26% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 91 69
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +2.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
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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 +4 24 £413 +36.47% 24
Doncaster - 2 £325 -
Rotherham - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.07%) Web Services
5 15 (26.32%) WebSphere
5 15 (26.32%) CouchDB
5 15 (26.32%) NoSQL
6 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
6 14 (24.56%) Oracle
7 13 (22.81%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (22.81%) Kafka
7 13 (22.81%) Spring
8 12 (21.05%) UNIX
9 11 (19.30%) XML
9 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 11 (19.30%) Splunk
9 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (19.30%) CentOS
9 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (19.30%) Docker
9 11 (19.30%) DevOps
9 11 (19.30%) Salt
9 11 (19.30%) Microservices
9 11 (19.30%) Graphite
10 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
10 10 (17.54%) J2EE
11 9 (15.79%) .NET
11 9 (15.79%) HTTP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 15 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (5.26%) Apache
7 2 (3.51%) Jetty
7 2 (3.51%) NetWeaver
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 2 (3.51%) JBoss
8 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.75%) CICS
8 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.75%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) DMZ
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.51%) NAS
3 2 (3.51%) AMQP
3 2 (3.51%) FCoE
3 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.51%) Multicast
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) CouchDB
1 15 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
3 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.53%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.26%) DB2
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.75%) DataStage
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) JUnit
3 6 (10.53%) Maven
4 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
5 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.26%) Ant
6 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.51%) TestNG
8 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) Toad
8 1 (1.75%) JMeter
8 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.75%) LSMW
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 13 (22.81%) Spring
2 13 (22.81%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (22.81%) Kafka
3 11 (19.30%) XML
4 10 (17.54%) J2EE
5 9 (15.79%) .NET
6 8 (14.04%) HTML
6 8 (14.04%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (8.77%) Middleware
7 5 (8.77%) REST
8 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.02%) SOAP
8 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.02%) JMS
8 4 (7.02%) WSDL
9 3 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.04%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
3 4 (7.02%) Online Games
4 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (3.51%) iSeries
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) DTV
6 1 (1.75%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.75%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) UNIX
3 11 (19.30%) CentOS
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows
5 3 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
2 11 (19.30%) Microservices
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.04%) Data Management
4 8 (14.04%) TDD
5 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) BDD
7 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 4 (7.02%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) SOA
8 4 (7.02%) ATDD
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (5.26%) CRM
9 3 (5.26%) Workflow
9 3 (5.26%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.51%) Benchmarking
10 2 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Perl
3 6 (10.53%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.02%) Jython
6 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) ABAP
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Xen
3 2 (3.51%) NFS
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) SRDF
3 2 (3.51%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (19.30%) Salt
1 11 (19.30%) Graphite
2 8 (14.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Splunk
3 5 (8.77%) SAP
4 4 (7.02%) Intel
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 2 (3.51%) Software AG
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.75%) Perforce
7 1 (1.75%) Sun
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